Michael Pittman – Nightlights

October 3 – 17, 2015

Manifesting as experimental projection devices, Michael Pittman’s Nightlights reference certain bedtime rituals that are intertwined with the artist’s own personal narrative. They are essentially handmade multi-slide projectors, capable of producing simple moving pictures. A mannered, slightly cinematic ominousness underlies the repetitive motion of the images produced, and a sense of loss is communicated by the… Read More

Coco Guzman – Los Fantasmas / The Ghosts

Sept. 4 - Oct. 14, 2015

Los Fantasmas / The Ghosts is a visual exploration of the silenced contemporary history of Spain. The fight against fascism during the Spanish war and the years of Franco’s fascist dictatorship now inspires hundreds of thousands of people in present-day Spain, who are fighting oppressive government policies and advocating for the recovery of their silenced… Read More

Shannon Leigh Pomeroy

September 25 – September 26, 2015

Shannon Leigh Pomeroy is the winner of the HOLD FAST 2015 Art Sprint Eastern Edge Award! As the winner, she will present a short exhibition of her work in the Rogue Gallery, opening this Friday at 7pm. All rendered with an 8B pencil, the images Shannon will present in Lines on Paper: Digital Pilgrimages and… Read More


August 13 - 16, 2015

HOLD FAST is a four-day celebration of contemporary art held each August in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. The festival is organized by Eastern Edge Gallery, the province’s first artist-run-centre. HOLD FAST is a maelstrom of creative energy. HOLD FAST is the anchor and the storm. Building on the energy of our previous festivals (previously… Read More

Jamie Ross and Jade Yumang

June 13 – July 22, 2015

Artists Jade Yumang (Vancouver/New York) and Jamie Ross (Montreal) present a two-part exhibition exploring queer form and ancestry. Read the exhibition essay by Sholem Krishtalka. Artist talk + Opening reception: June 13th at 7pm Facebook event here About the artists: Jamie Ross is a linguist, diviner and visual artist born above a buried river. His… Read More