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New West 7

New West 7

Exhibition from August 1, 2017 to August 31, 2017

Van Dop Gallery presents the New West 7 – Angela Au Hemphill, Teressa Bernard, Jim Walsh ( aka J.Charles), Leslie Poole, Lanta Meng, Gabor Gasztonyi, and Jerry MacLaughlin - a group of artists who live and work in the City OF New Westminster. Gallery owner and creator of the New West Cultural Crawl, Trudy Van Dop, appropriately coined the name for this local group of artists in a reference to the famous Canadian group of painters, the Group of Seven. Much like the original Group of Seven, the seven artists featured in the upcoming New West exhibition each hold a significant amount of acclaim as nationally celebrated artists.

PRESS RELEASE:

New West 7 presented by the Van Dop Gallery – a group of artists who live and work in the City of New Westminster. The New West 7 POP UP exhibition from October 30 to November 1 invites all art lovers and collectors from all over Greater Vancouver. Gallery owner and creator of the New West Cultural Crawl, Trudy Van Dop, coined the name for this local group of artists in a reference to the famous Canadian group of painters, the Group of Seven. Much like the original Group of Seven, the seven artists featured in the upcoming New West exhibition each hold significant acclaim as nationally celebrated artists.

Gabor Gasztonyi is New Westminster’s own fine art and street photographer. His 2010 publication “A Room in the City” is a critically acclaimed work exhibiting the lives of many of Vancouver’s downtown East Side residents. Sharing a studio with Gasztonyi is Jerry Maclaughlin; an established artist with over 20 years of experience and as many solo exhibitions. Leslie Poole, a lifelong New Westminster local, is one of Canada’s most celebrated and exhibited artists with over one hundred solo exhibitions in Canada and the US during his active forty-year career. Angela Au Hemphill is a local painter belonging to the Federation of Canadian Artists with international recognition, winning the 2010 Spilsbury Gold Medal award. Jim Walsh (painting under the alias J. Charles) is a local photographer, painter and teacher a vibrant artist whose career began in New York. His work has been exhibited across Canada and the US. Teressa L. Bernard, also an FCA artist, was Silver medalist in the 2007 Spilsbury Medal Show. With an extensive exhibition history, her work can be found in collections across the country. New to Van Dop Gallery is artist Lanta Meng.

Representing over 80 other Canadian artists, the Van Dop Gallery is a unique gallery experience; a Curated New West Architecture Designed Experience, presenting The Art of Living. A New Art Experience

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