[sh]OUT: Dialectics and Diversity in postmodern Canada
Opening reception: Saturday June 21, 2:00pm Extended exhibition hours for World Pride 2014
[sh]OUT is a survey of work by emerging sculptor Jane Hook whose practice examines the iconic. From exploring the shifting institution of family [during the raging debates over same sex marriage], to tensions with nature, to social impacts on long held pedagogies and ideologies, to probing the private psychologies of the individual attempting to reconcile fantasy, reality, potential and place - [sh]OUT asks the viewer to situate themselves in their beliefs and then rethink them. Hook uses a variety sculptural techniques and mediums to explore issues of societal expectation, human impact and self-image. Jane Hook is a Cambridge, Ontario based sculptor born in London, England. She graduated with a BA in psychology, a Master’s degree in Social Work and left PhD studies to obtain a Fine Arts degree from OCAD. Her work is in private and public collections and has been exhibited in Canada and abroad. She has received various awards as well as regional and provincial grants.
Angela/Virgin Mary: Library Manager and Interceder of Wisdom and Knowledge to the masses
Venus de Here and Now
Loving Couple #1
Dr. A.M./ Superman: Naturopath and Fighter of Social ills.