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Image: Installation view of Shaheer Zazai: SForEtoE, exhibition at the Art Gallery at Evergreen, Evergreen Cultural Centre, 2023. Photo: Rachel Topham Photography.

Engage with art in and around the Art Gallery at Evergreen.

The Art Gallery at Evergreen (AGE) presents a curated series of public artworks in our neighbourhood. These temporary installations can be found on the Evergreen Cultural Centre lake-side lobby windows and at the Lafarge Lake-Douglas Skytrain Station.

Our Outdoor Exhibitions are presented in conjunction with our gallery exhibition programming and create opportunities for gallery and park visitors, transit users and passersby to engage with contemporary art in accessible, outdoor public settings. Visit us to learn more.

Image: Silas Ng, Bach Suite No. 2 (from Music in My Eyes series), 2020-, digital scan from large format film. Courtesy of the artist.

Silas Ng
Music in My Eyes, 2020-

March – September 2024
Evergreen Cultural Centre Lobby Windows

Vancouver-based artist Silas Ng has been fascinated with classical music since childhood. He explores movement, vibration and the visual experience of music through his series Music in My Eyes (2020). Working from his experience as a Deaf artist, Ng photographs performances of quick, energetic gestures and the long draw of the bow across the strings to demonstrate how “volume can be shown through action.”

Silas Ng is a multidisciplinary artist who explores identity, language and sound through images. His work involves photography and other mediums including drawing, painting and sculpture. He combines these mediums to express his perspective of multiculturalism and communication as a Deaf Chinese Canadian person. Ng reinterprets and transforms his experiences and relationships with his many cultures through images to break the invisible boundaries of language. Ng studied photography at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, and is a recent MFA graduate from the School for the Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver. 

This work is part of the 2024 Capture Photography Festival Selected Exhibition Program.  

Image: Sarah Anne Johnson, CLIFBD2, 2023, inkjet print with oil paint and gold leaf, 60 x 40 in. Courtesy of the artist.

Sarah Anne Johnson
Woodland
(2020-)

March 2024 – March 2025
Lafarge Lake-Douglas SkyTrain Station

The magic of the forest comes to life in Sarah Anne Johnson’s artwork Woodland (2020–)a series of eight whimsical and psychedelic photographs that traces the four seasons across Lafarge Lake–Douglas SkyTrain Station. In these works, the artist portrays what she calls the “healing power of the forest” through a kaleidoscope of colours. Her colour prisms bring to light unseen dimensions found within nature.

Sarah Anne Johnson lives and works in Winnipeg, MB. She holds an MFA from the Yale School of Art and a BFA from the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg. Johnsons work has been exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions internationally, including at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; and Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown, PEI. She is the recipient of many grants and awards and her work is included in several distinguished collections, such as the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; and Vancouver Art Gallery. Johnson is represented by Yossi Milo Gallery, New York; Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto; and Division Gallery, Montreal. 

This work is presented in partnership with TransLink and the Art Gallery at Evergreen | Evergreen Cultural Centre. This work is part of the 2024 Capture Photography Festival Selected Exhibition Program.  

We acknowledge that Evergreen Cultural Centre Society operates on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem First Nation). We thank the kʷikʷəƛ̓əm who continue to live on these lands and care for them, along with the waters and all that is above and below.