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Balancing Act: Troy Moth | Yvonne Wiegers
April 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Please join Studio Sixty Six for their inaugural exhibition, Balancing Act, featuring Troy Moth + Yvonne Wiegers at our new location, 858 Bank St., Suite 102, April 13th from 6 to 9 pm!
bar, hors d’oeuvres, accessible
Cover art work: Yvonne Wiegers, Troy Moth
Troy Moth and Yvonne Wiegers are artists whose works center around the instability of the world and its’ environment; paired in this exhibition to show two perspectives of the same spectrum.
Canadian artist, photographer and film director, Troy Moth has worked for numerous commercial and editorial clients, including Architectural Digest, Conde Nast Traveller, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Rolling Stone, GQ, Greenpeace and many others. He has also exhibited his work nationally in Victoria, Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal as well as Internationally in New York, Kansas, Italy and Switzerland. Many pieces from in this exhibition have been also purchased by Art Gallery of Victoria for their permanent collection. Troy has received many awards including, Magenta flash forward, Applied Arts and Toronto alternative film festival – best director.
Moth’s iconic images are featured on art gallery walls and trendy t-shirts alike, famed for their stark, smoky portrayals of landscapes and creatures, of both the human and non-human variety. When Troy is not off adventuring and photographing in the wilds he lives and works at his studio and home in Tahsis, BC.
Ottawa based artist Yvonne Wiegers has exhibited in Canada, United States, Sri Lanka and Russia. She has a B.A. (University of Guelph) and a MFA (University of Calgary) garnering the department’s nomination for the Governor General’s Medal. As an artist, Yvonne attempts to put order in the chaotic overflow of life by distilling principal themes into intricate drawings and paintings.
Wiegers states, “Accumulations obsess me. The number of stars in the sky, the number of carbon dioxide molecules in the atmosphere and the number of people on the planet are the impetus for my work. My latest work investigates the ideas of presence, accumulation and proliferation.”