Summer is well underway, and perhaps you've already checked out our choices for Top 5 Art Galleries in Vancouver. In that case, here is the next 5 we would like to recommend!
5. Winsor Gallery
258 East 1st Street, Avenue #2, Vancouver, BC
Founded by Jennifer Winsor in 2002, Windsor Gallery has distinguished itself locally, nationally, and internationally as a premier source for contemporary art. Their dedication to developing strong relationships with emerging and established artists has helped them accrue one of the most attractive portfolios of talent in Vancouver. Winsor Gallery proudly represents several critically acclaimed and award-winning artists, and continue to modernize the contemporary art scene through promotion, collaboration, and thoughtful curation... as well as an annual bloc party to showcase the most experimental, progressive, and contemporary art on the West Coast.
4. Catriona Jeffries
274 East 1ST Avenue, Vancouver, BC
Established in 1994, Catriona Jeffries is internationally recognized for its continuous and rigorous contribution to contemporary art discourse. Located in a large converted auto parts warehouse in East Vancouver, the gallery is also known to tackle ambitious curatorial collaborations, off-site projects and specially commissioned work. The gallery’s primary focus is on representing artists of international prominence but whose methods have emerged from conceptual art histories of Vancouver. Continual dialogue between artists, writers, curators, museums and private collections also allow Catriorna Jeffires to curate projects that contextualize the work of gallery artists within a historical trajectory, while also working with other artists through exhibition research.
3. Bau-Xi Gallery Ltd.
3045 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
Established by Paul Huang in 1965, the Bau-Xi Gallery has grown to be one of Vancouver’s revered galleries featuring West Coast artists. As the oldest commercial gallery in Vancouver, the Bau-Xi has a long history of being front and centre in the the modern art scene. Its reputation is known for excellence, adherence to the highest standards in art quality, as well as its impeccable service to clients and artists alike. It has now expanded to include the Bau-Xi Gallery and Bau-Xi Photo in Toronto, and remains committed to the promotion of exceptional contemporary fine art.
2. Chali-Rosso Art Gallery
549 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC
Established in 2005 on South Granville’s Gallery Row, the Chali-Rosso Art Gallery is a commercial art space featuring graphic works from the most well known Modern Masters. Since its inception, it has quadrupled its gallery size, and has expanded into a new location in the heart of Vancouver. The historical works dsiplayed are all originals, and no reproductions of any kind are sold from the Gallery. Each work is accompanied with meticulous documentation and a certificate guaranteeing authenticity, making the Chal-Rosso Art Gallery a perfect place to shop for deeply invested collectors and appreciators.
1. Centre A
229 East Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC
As a seaport city, Vancouver is home to a myriad of cultures and histories. Centre A (or, Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art) focuses on showcasing artworks that contribute in building and understanding the history and dynamic between Asia and Canada within the Northwest.. Located in the heart of Vancouver’s Chinatown, Centre A’s diverse, engaging and educational pieces explore the presence of Asia within Canadian imagination. A means for broader cultural productivity, immigration, democracy, and cultural evolution are but some of the diverse and prolific topics explored by the artists they curate.
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