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The Next Generation, Young Artists in the Comox Valley
North Island College Students 2021

Pearl Ellis Gallery Jun 24, 2021 – Jul 17, 2021

Young artists featured at Pearl Ellis Gallery

“The Next Generation: Young Artists in the Comox Valley” showcases several emerging visual artists, all of them former students of G.P.Vanier, Highland Secondary or Mark R. Isfeld Secondary. Most have gone on to study at the NIC School of Fine Art + Design Diploma Program and then successfully transferred to University Arts Programs such as Emily Carr University of Art + Design or University of Victoria. Several of the students were previous winners of the Pearl Ellis Gallery Bursary, created to help young artists pursue post-secondary studies in art. 

Artists in the show include: Eva Bozerocka, Charley Bridges, Cami Bull, Lauren Correia, Kaiya Cross, Desiree De Koninck, Acacia Goble, Sage Hickey, Leah Hodge, Brooke-Lin Jestico, Mackenzie Macleod, Naomi Manifold, Chantal Morfitt, John O’Brennan, Telia Poje, Grace Riley, Sierra Sampson, Caitlin Sanderson, Sebastian Robles Servin, Jess Smith, Emilie Van Holderbeke, Tyler Wenmann and Keegan White.

COVID protocols are in place. Gallery capacity is limited to six people at a time. 

"And Home Again"
by Chantal Morfitt
"The Winged Victory of Samothrace"
by Jess Smith
"Let It Rain, Let Her Rest"
by Eva Bozerocka
by Tyler Wenmann
"Monkey Diptych"
by Lauren Correia
by Keegan White
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