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St. Lawrence College graduates display art in 6th Annual Alumni Show


BROCKVILLE – St. Lawrence College is pleased to announce the 6th Annual Alumni Juried Show, “Art Matters”. The exhibit will be on view at the Marianne van Silfhout Gallery on the Brockville campus from June 21 to July 20, 2013.  The opening reception will be held on Friday, June 21 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.


Viewers to this year’s Alumni Show will see a variety of artistic expressions including paintings in oil, watercolour, acrylics, and mixed media, as well as photography and sculpture by 30 artists: Cindy Arthurs, Bev Ashford, Karen Atcheson, Audrey Bain, David Barker, Belia Brandon, Sue Carlisle, Bernard Clark, Britt Derbyshire, Sophia Doyle, Helen Fenton, Elsie Gallinger, Heather Griffith, Marg Grothier, Arlene Hare, Keith Hare, Jyneen Horton, Mike Laking, Kathy Lavender, Solange Leman, Hanna Maria MacNaughton, Elaine McClintock, John McClintock, Pam McKinnon, Jesse McMahon, Laura Metansinine, Dee Moore, Mary-Louise Scappaticci, Henry Vyfvinkel, and Marilyn White.


The Marianne van Silfhout Gallery provides excellent learning opportunities for students in the Visual & Fine Arts – Creative Arts program at St. Lawrence College’s Brockville campus in the area of curatorial practices. The placement and hanging of artwork for the “Art Matters” show was done with assistance from three recent Fine Arts graduates – Chris Chrysler, Paige Lee, and Dee Moore – who utilized their knowledge and skill gained from the program to create a visually appealing display of our Alumni’s art.


Featured in our foyer gallery, “Contemporary Book Arts in Eastern Ontario”, an exhibit of 13 artists from the region.




Gallery Hours

Tuesday to Friday 10 am to 8 pm

Monday and Saturday 10 am to 4 pm


About the Art Gallery

The Marianne van Silfhout Gallery is a state-of-the-art community art gallery located at the front atrium of the Brockville campus of St. Lawrence College and is a focus for the visual arts for Brockville and the larger Eastern Ontario area. Creation of the gallery was made possible by the generous bequest from the Estate of Marianne van Silfhout, a graduate of the Fine Arts program at St. Lawrence College, and other contributors to the St. Lawrence College Foundation.


About St. Lawrence College

With three friendly campuses in Brockville, Cornwall, and Kingston, St. Lawrence College is an integral part of the economic vibrancy of Eastern Ontario. St. Lawrence College is a close-knit community of 6,700 full-time students from Canada and from more than 40 countries worldwide, with more than 70,000 alumni. As part of ongoing sustainability initiatives, the College recently completed the installation of more than 1,600 solar modules on the roofs of our Kingston and Brockville campuses, the largest solar roof-top installation of any post-secondary institution in Canada. In addition to this investment in our campus infrastructure we have recently completed a multi-million dollar revitalization of our Cornwall campus. The college has many exciting Applied Research projects in progress, as well, our Corporate Learning and Performance Improvement group has helped more than 200 organizations grow and prosper. Hundreds enroll in our part-time and distance education courses each year. We work with thousands of clients annually at our Employment Service locations in Kingston, Sharbot Lake, Sydenham, and Ottawa.


Denise Wing

Communications Officer

Marketing & Communications

St. Lawrence College

Brockville, Cornwall, Kingston

T 613-345-0660, ext. 2261