Vent Over Tea is proud to present Frames of Mind, an inclusive art exhibition speaking on the themes of mental health, identity, and community happening December 2-10, 2023. The exhibition highlights the talent of artists from all ages, experiences, and backgrounds.
This exhibition is in partnership with My Friend Frankie, a creative network that prioritizes three key principles: creators, community, and local businesses.
Some artist pieces will be available for sale during the vernissage as well as through the Coups de pinceaux, coups de ciseaux website.
🗓️ Saturday December 2, 2023
📍 Galerie d’art Coups de pinceaux, coups de ciseaux
(4603 St Laurent Blvd, Montreal, Quebec H2T 1R2)
🍷 Drinks and snacks will be provided!
Sunday – Wednesday: Closed
Thursday : 5–7 p.m.
Friday: 5–7 p.m.
Saturday: 12–3 p.m.
Our digital edition of the exhibition will showcase the talent of our exhibiting artists as well as other artists in the community.
Using multiple different artistic practices, artist 02 expresses the longing for peaceful better days, the want of belonging and the existential dread that looms over. Yet, does it in a bright and cute way!
Victor Boyer was born in 2001 in Montréal, Canada. From a young age, he was obsessed with drawing, in his teens, he befriended a number of local graffiti artists and discovered a deep curiosity in art history, this led him to start experimenting with other mediums, such as tattooing, mural painting, watercolor and oil painting.
Sarah Béguineau, a Montreal-based artist of Caribbean and French heritage, uses her art to celebrate the beauty of melanin and reclaim her identity as a Black woman. Inspired by her personal journey and the lack of representation she experienced growing up, her work features faceless figures, allowing for universal identification, black woman and black figures. She prominently incorporates gold, symbolizing pride in her roots and community. Her art consistently explores themes of Black love, empowerment, and beauty, reflecting her personal experiences and inspiring others in her community.
Sébastien is a multidisciplinary artist who uses many different visual mediums to create work that deals with spiritual and psychological themes. He draws inspiration from world mythologies and visionary experiences provoked by psychedelics/plant medicines; as well as archetypal symbols such as those of the Tarot and Jungian psychoanalysis.
Adriana Herrera is a multi-media artist originally from Atlanta, GA now based in Montreal. Although her main occupation is digital animation, she began painting again during the pandemic as a means of channelling the emotions she couldn’t simply put into words during that harsh time. Going through a discovery phase, she likes to experiment with different styles, colours and mediums depending on what she is feeling and uses different characters to express them.
Sandra Thach is a Chinese Canadian visual artist born in 2000 in Montréal, her mediums are mainly paintings and drawings. Even since a child, she loves to draw and paint things that she encountered in her life; she loves the fact that she can communicate her thoughts, feelings and many more life experience through her art.
Karolina believes art is everything. She likes to portray many subjects, from cityscapes, landscapes, animals, to cyborgs, horror and darkness, working with beautiful and uncomfortable themes. She has been painting for 20 years and graduated from NSCAD University with a BFA in interdisciplinary art. She uses a variety of mediums, from watercolor, ink, pencil, to digital, textile, and photography. She is also an animator and writer with umami animations.
Emery is an intermedia artist and disability advocate, utilizing a variety of technologies and mediums. Most recently, she’s been interested in exploring animation and reinterpreting disability history through digital art.
Amanda Brown (MSc) is a researcher at McGill University in the Department of Human Genetics and fosters her personal passion for art through work with textiles and garment design, embroidery, sketched works, and painting.
Dimitri Copper is a multimedia artist whose practice is primarily based in theater design. They are drawn to the ways that mediums ranging from puppetry to printmaking can be used to communicate themes and concepts to a wide variety of audiences.
ate agit is the artist name of Fatima Barron. Fatima is a queer, neurodivergent, second-generation Filipina organizer, artist, and cultural worker. She is a self-taught artist motivated by the stories and issues faced by the Filipino community and other marginalized peoples. Her work aims to play with familiar sights and reimagine them to highlight the collective struggle and strength of the people.
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