Leave a Light on in the Wild

Julian Forrest July 25th - October 2nd 2019

This is not a Century for Paradises, oil on canvas 2017

This exhibition titled Leave a Light on in the Wild presents several vibrant oil paintings by Julian Forrest. Julian is an artist based in Edmonton Alberta and has been an Associate Professor in Fine Arts at the University of Alberta since 2008. The subject of the majority of his work is male identity and masculinity. He continues to explore this subject in this exhibition where he  “addresses issues of human existence and attempts to unravel a story that has no fixed beginning or end”.

Opening Reception July 25th, 2019 6:00pm – 8:00pm  at the VPAG

The Vernon Public Art Gallery invites you and a guest to the opening reception of Leave a Light on in the Wild by Julian Forrest, First Impressions by UBCO printmaking students and Impressions of the Valley by Mackie Lake House Artist in Residence: Terri Heinrichs. Come on by to hear about their creative processes and techniques. Admission is by donation and coffee, tea and cookies will be served.

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