May 21st – June 12th, 2016
Reception: Thursday, May 26th, 2016 6-9 PM, Artist Talk @ 7pm
loop Gallery is pleased to announce Crossing Lines, a new exhibition by Thelma Rosner.
Concern about national and religious conflict has been the subject of much of Rosner’s recent artistic practice. The Cross Stitch paintings in this exhibit consider issues of tribalism and conflict that seem to be epidemic in our world. The paintings contain direct references to both Afghan war rugs and Palestinian cross stitch embroidery. In their labour intensive and repetitive process, they also bring to mind the desire of war’s innocent victims for a return to ordinary domestic routine.
Thelma Rosner studied painting at the University of Western Ontario with Paterson Ewen.
Her recent work is presented in installations involving painting, digital printmaking and sculpture. Its subject matter often refers to social and political issues.Her work has been exhibited in Canada, the USA and England. She has received grants from the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council.