2018 sees a new incarnation for LandArt called Art on the Hall.
There will be a series of mural style paintings on panels attached to the building created by Cam Novak and local youth artists. Melanie Thompson will also be installing two basketry and found object pieces on Mahon Hall, helping to decorate the building for the 50th anniversary of Artcraft. Opening on June 8th.
2017. The Basketry Guild of Salt Spring.
The Basketry Guild of Salt Spring celebrated their 20th anniversary by surrounding Mahon hall with a number of installations. The theme was “Nests” and these were to be found on the building, out in the open, hidden in bushes and scaling the large Fir tree next to the road, outside the hall.
June 26 – September 20 2016
114 Rainbow Rd, Salt Spring Island, BC
Opening w/ Artists on Site:
July 8 6:00-8:00pm
LandArt @ ArtCraft presents four outdoor installations around Mahon Hall this summer. The artists install their work through the month of June. The official opening celebration of LandArt will be on Friday, July 8, between 6 and 8pm. At this time the artists will be on site to talk to visitors about their installations.
LandArt @ ArtCraft supports experimental and responsive landscape art installations that stimulate interest and community engagement with the arts and our outdoor environment. These installations present an outdoor extension to the ArtCraft showcases inside Mahon Hall, encouraging artists and viewers to experience artwork in, on and around our beautiful island gallery.
Installations are created primarily of natural and found materials. Attention is given to the environmental interaction and impact of the chosen materials. The installations have no negative impact on the site, during installation, exhibition or removal. All installations will be removed from the site at the end of the exhibition, leaving no trace of this diverse and engaging collection.
2016 LandArt Installations:
Diana Lynn Thompson