The Marianne van Silfhout Gallery at St. Lawrence College is pleased to present HINDSIGHT, an exhibition of works by artist Ginny Snowdon Trousdale. The exhibit is on view until April 6, 2023, with a reception on Saturday, March 18 from 1-3pm.
Through large mixed-media paintings, the artist explores the process of moving from difficulty to opportunity. "These works were born in response to a crisis in my life. The word 'crisis' can describe many kinds of situations, but all involve an element of danger or challenge and a turning point which determines the outcome. This crucial point, the incipient moment of change, comes through the crisis. The potential opportunity that can come from a crisis cannot be rushed, it has its own rhythm and requirements, it is earned. During the creation of these works, I was immersed between these two poles of difficulty and opportunity,” says Ginny Snowdon Trousdale.
“Hindsight is a perspective that is not granted in the experiences, but only comes when they are behind us. It is in the gaining of new knowledge and understanding that we can see a situation differently. Our perspective is changed. With endurance and steadfastness, I have come out of the crisis a different person than the one who entered it.”
Learn more about the artist.
Tuesday to Friday: 10am to 8pm
Monday and Saturday: 10am to 4pm
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.