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The Art Dealers Association of Canada (ADAC) is a national not-for-profit organization founded in 1966. ADAC maintains a high standard of connoisseurship and adherence to ethical practice within the profession. Dealers are selected for their knowledge and scholarship in their respective fields of expertise.

The ADAC's goal is to promote and support the visual arts and Canadian Art Market through advocacy and public outreach, undertaking vital programming and professional development initiatives aimed at building a national and international profile for Canadian commercial galleries.

 

Upcoming Exhibitions

Wing Songs – Sheri Bakes

Bau-Xi Gallery presents Wind Songs, a new body of work by Vancouver painter Sheri Bakes. At the core of Sheri Bakes’ painting practice is an interest in evoking…

“Of Tristia, Forlorn!” Michelle Nguyen

On display in the Upper Gallery this September is ‘Of Tristia, Forlorn!’, Michelle Nguyen’s debut exhibition at Bau-Xi Gallery. Stemming from a childhood fascination with…

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John McEwen – A Passing Gust of Wind

John McEwen – A Passing Gust of Wind   The Olga Korper Gallery presents "A Passing Gust of Wind", new works by John McEwen on…

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New Acquisitions of Canadian Historical Works

John Little, Place Royale, St. Paul Street, Montreal (1961) Exhibition of new acquisitions of historical works, including works by John Little, Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Alfred Pellan,…

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Selected Works by Jean Soucy

Jean Soucy, Nature morte (c. 1941) After thirty years of successful career as a draftsman, painter and art teacher, Jean Soucy puts an end to…

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New Works by our Contemporary Artists

Cécile Buysse, Dans la montagne Exhibition of new works by our contemporary artists, including works by Guylaine Beauchemin, Cécile Buysse, Claude de Gaspé Alleyn, Élène…

Annie Baillargeon : Cosmologie des chambres

Galerie D'Este is pleased to present Cosmologie des chambres from Quebec based artist Annie Baillargeon. In this exhibition, the artist creates tension when she deliberately infuses…

Phil Irish Peak Velocity

Phil Irish Peak Velocity Exhibition dates: September 6 - October 6, 2017 Opening Reception: September 9, 2-5pm Mountain peaks and explosive colours in Irish’s painted…

Harold Town: Collages from the 1950s

opening reception: Saturday, September 9th 2-6pm exhibition runs: September 9th - October 14th, 2017

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Larry Towell: Union Station

Exhibition Dates: September 9 – October 14, 2017 Opening Reception: Saturday, September 9, 2-5pm The Stephen Bulger Gallery is pleased to present “Union Station” our…

Yechel Gagnon – “Midwinter Thaw”

Opening Reception: Saturday, September 16, 2017: 2-4 P.M. Artist in Attendance. Gagnon’s visual language gained much of its syntax through working with plywood; the themes…

Jonathan Forrest – “Building Blocks of Colour”

Newzones is pleased to present “Building Blocks of Colour”, a solo exhibition by Jonathan Forrest. Part of the vibrant next generation of Saskatchewan's abstract painters,…

JENNIFER WALTON Blaze, 2017, Oil on canvas, 30 x 30 inches, 76 x 76 cm
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JENNIFER WALTON Fire, Water, Ice & Snow

JENNIFER WALTON Fire, Water, Ice & Snow September 16 - October 28, 2017 Reception with the artist, Wednesday September 27, 5 - 8 pm Jennifer…

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Time to Play

The 19th century saw the rise of children as subject matter in paintings, not only in portraits but in their daily activities.  This exhibition includes…

Rana Rochat – “Works on Paper”

Opening Reception: Saturday, October 28, 2017: 2 - 4 PM.   Newzones is pleased to present “Works on Paper”, a solo exhibition by Rana Rochat.…

Dianne Bos – “The Sleeping Green”

Opening Reception: Saturday, October 28, 2017: 2-4 PM.  Dianne Bos in attendance. Newzones is pleased to be hosting a book signing of "The Sleeping Green"…

Glenn Priestley Paintings & Drawings

Now Representing Glenn Priestley      

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Destination: The Great White North

Artists across the vast nation of Canada have created a National identity based on the overwhelming influence of the natural surroundings and recognizable locations. In…

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