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Meow Wow; A Cat & Lady Art Show

Time spent with cats is never wasted. - Sigmund Freud


There is no denying that cat culture is incredibly popular. Cats have held a captive audience in works of art, literature, in the home and today on the internet featuring prominently in many internet memes. While these depictions have been both positive and negative, one cannot deny the staying power of the imagery associated with cats, particularly their relationship with women. Witches familiars, ancient fertility goddesses, crazy cat ladies, Japanese cat girls and sexy leather clad feline villain women all show different sides of the ongoing relationship between cats and women in a cultural sense. Why are people drawn to cats this way?


Meow Wow explores these relationships by having a selected group of women artists come together and show their cat themed artwork in one location. Each artist has been free to interpret the show theme of cats and women as they see fit. Each has a unique artistic style and approach that makes for a varied and interesting group show.


The artists have also teamed up with Cat Busters and will be donating 10% of all art sales to the cause!


Artists Included are:


Jen Ballantine


Sherry Garcia


Alise-Ann Glover www.a-aglover.com 


Jessica Mundell www.i-m.co/jessicamundell/JMNM/home


Jen Saxena http://www.jensaxena.com/ 


Andrea Scott http://www.andreascottart.net/ 


Meg Simmons http://megsimmons.carbonmade.com 


Jenni St-Onge www.jennstonge.ca/ 


Mélanie Tranchemontagne www.melaniet.com/ 


Marnie White www.marniewhite.org/ 


Sarah Woodcock https://www.facebook.com/EyeOfNewtJewelryAndArt


Please join us between 7pm-11pm on Wednesday, August 6th 2014 at Steam Whistle Brewing (255 Bremner Blvd) for the opening of this exciting gallery show. The exhibit will also be on display during the month of August 2014.


About Steam Whistle Gallery:


Steam Whistle Brewing hosts monthly art exhibitions in their Gallery to showcase local creative talent.  Although many exhibitors are established artists, some are showing for the first time.  Steam Whistle does not charge rent for their gallery space, nor is a commission earned on any works that are sold.  At the close of each show, one piece from the show (of the artist’s choice) is donated to their permanent collection bringing further profile to artists through the thousands of visitors to the brewery annually.


All exhibitions are open free to the public- Monday to Thursday from 12 noon to 6 pm, Friday and Saturday from 11 am -6pm, and Sunday from 11am to 5 pm.  Steam Whistle Brewing - The Roundhouse - 255 Bremner Blvd.  Toronto. (south of the CN Tower) 416 362 2337 x 246


 

Event Details

Date: Wednesday, August 06, 2014
End Date: Sunday, August 31, 2014
Event Type: Art
Location: Steam Whistle Brewing (255 Bremner Blvd)
Time: Opening Reception August 6th, 7-11pm
Ticket: Complimentary