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Private: Garrett Gilbart

Garrett Gilbart is a sculptor with a unique artistic approach, specializing in the creation of intricate works using salvaged steel objects. With a background in welding and fabrication, and formal training from Sir Sanford Fleming College, NSCAD University, and the Gerrit Rietveld Academie. Garrett’s work focuses on the cultural and personal significance of objects and tools, exploring the fading aura of utility and often incorporates historical textile patterns and motifs from the Arts and Craft movement.

“My work often involves found objects, such as tools, that have been reworked and overgrown with steel foliage based on the native plants from around my farm. I am often brought heirloom tools to work on as commissioned pieces. My practice revolves around notions of labour, history and the natural world.” – Garrett Gilbart

Exhibitions

Light In The Tall Grass, 2020, graphite and watercolour on paper, 42"x 47"

seams and strata

Nov 23, 2023 to Mar 17, 2024

Indwelling, 2022, mixed media, 36" x 36" (from the 2022 exhibition: Between the Lines)

It’s All About ART: Preview Exhibition

Oct 6, 2023 to Oct 22, 2023

Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour: Selections Exhibition

It’s All About ART Online Auction Preview

Haze, acrylic on canvas

Why I Left, 2022, oil on canvas KAST 2022 Selections Exhibition

Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour: Selections

Jul 9, 2022 to Oct 2, 2022

Regular Hours: Wednesday to Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm. Admission is by Donation.

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