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SNOWBIRDS: STRANGERS IN PARADISE: Margaret Hantiuk

Sun. September 27th - Sun. September 27th Xchanges Gallery (All Ages)
11am - 4pm
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Visual Arts: Painting
A series of oil paintings based on wintertime travels to Mexico, chronicling the annual migration of retired Canadians to warmer climes. This collision of two very different cultures creates an interesting narrative: the ‘snowbirds’ are at leisure while the Mexicans are struggling to get by, but the Mexicans are at home, the snowbirds are not: the climate, terrain and culture are a dislocation.

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Margaret Hantiuk (painting in oils/drawing in mixed media)

EDUCATION: - VISA North Park Residency, 2018 - McCombe/Kreye residency, through VISA, Jan-May, 2016 - VISA: (Vancouver Island School of Art) 2008-18: Painting, drawing - MISSA (Metchosin Summer School of the Arts) Residency, 2008 - Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Arts (Honours), UVic, 1983 - Alberta College of Art, Calgary, (ACAD) 1976-78... more info
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