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J. C. HEYWOOD: IN LIVING COLOUR

Exhibition Runs May 12 – June 9, 2012
ARTIST TALK: Thursday, May 10, 7pm
OPENING & EXHIBITION TOUR WITH ARTIST: Saturday, May 12, 2:30pm

J. C. (John Carl) Heywood has been making art for over 50 years, concentrating primarily on printmaking using screenprint, etching, lithography, vectographs and digital prints. This exhibition showcases his exuberant and varied approaches to working with colour, composition, form and texture, in both prints and paintings. In Living Colour provides an opportunity for discussion on the origins, relationships, and processes of Heywood's creations, was well as his multiple approaches to image-making. Admission to exhibit and all events are free, and all are welcome.

ARTIST BIO

Born in Toronto, and spending a great deal of time in Galt, J. C. Heywood has an art career that spans 50 years. Since beginning at the Ontario College of Art in 1959, he has continuously made art. According to Heywood, "Creating images is the most wonderful of games...It is like swinging on a rope out into a river: a focus that engages me mentally, sensually, physically, spiritually...a meditation, a joy." His work has been shown in exhibitions around the world, and is included in numerous pubic collections. For more information about J. C. Heywood and his work visit http://www.jcheywood.com/index.html.

CAMBRIDGE GALLERIES PRESTON

435 King Street East
Cambridge ON N3H 3N1

GALLERY HOURS:

Monday to Thursday 12 - 8:30pm
Friday 12 – 5:30pm
Saturday 9:30am 5:30pm
Sunday 1 – 5pm*
*closed Sundays Victoria Day weekend through to Labour Day weekend


MEDIA CONTACT:

Victoria Ford
Publicity and Promotions Specialist
Cambridge Libraries and Galleries
vford@cambridgelibraries.ca
519.621.0640 x 187


Images: J. C. Heywood, New Hi-Power (KV321), 2010-2011. Acrylic and Giclée on canvas.