Submitted by Deanna Berrington
The latest exhibition at the Artym Gallery features two accomplished professional artists who reside in B.C. Rod Charlesworth and David Langevin. The doors open at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 15th with a display of their newest works, and these two renowned artists will be at the Artym between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
This is an incredible opportunity to meet two internationally renowned Canadian artists who have spent their artistic careers (nearly 50 years between the two of them!) chronicling the wild landscapes of Canada on their canvases.
David Langevin has been painting professionally for nearly 20 years. He also has four post secondary degrees in Fine Arts and related fields from various schools. Originally from Quebec, he has made B.C. his home for many years now, and paints the rugged wild of this province as well as the rest of Canada. His impressively textured landscapes with their placid glacial water and their craggy boulders have amazing depth, while his signature tree portraits explore the individuality and apparent personality of a small grove of aspen with a fir or even a single evergreen.
Rod Charlesworth is primarily a self-taught artist who has been painting for close to 30 years and is heavily influenced by not only the quintessential Canadian artists Tom Thompson and the Group of Seven, but also by the artists who originally inspired them the Impressionists. His landscapes span the country geographically, with paintings in this show from Haida Gwaii all the way to Newfoundland, with a focus on Western Canada. His strong brush strokes and bright colours create enthralling modern examinations of familiar scenes. They are intense, immediate and dramatic.
Everyone is welcome to come down, see their latest works and have a chat with them. The exhibition will continue until Sunday, June 23rd, and all works can be found online at www.artymgallery.com.