Perth Huron Exhibition

Perth Huron Exhibition

June 7 - September 27, 2009

2009 Juror: Rhona Wenger

For over 25 years, Gallery Stratford has presented the Perth Huron Exhibition to acknowledge the work of local artists. Open to artists from both counties, the work is juried by a local artist or art administrator each year. The result is an eclectic mix of works in all media representing a wealth of concepts and subjects.

In 2009, the Gallery was pleased to receive 95 submissions.

About the Juror: Rhona Wenger is a respected director, curator and writer from the Hamilton area. She is currently the Director and Curator of the Grimsby Public Art Gallery. She was previously the Director/Curator of the Art Gallery of Northumberland in Cobourg. She has worked at The Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery in Owen Sound as Assistant Curator/Registrar in addition to the Art Gallery of Peterborough. Ms. Wenger studied Art History and Classical Studies at Queen's University in Kingston, receiving her B.A. Honours and her M.A. in Art History

Click here to read the 2009 Juror Statement

Exhibition Sponsor:

Insurance Central Limited

Image: Leslie Watts, "Young Man with Coffee Cream", Egg tempera on birch panel, 2009. Winner of the 2009 People's Choice Award.