Get Off Your Chair!

SUDBURY, ON – April 17– Artists on Elgin is proud to announce that their exhibit for the month of May will comprise of the work of textile artist, Gillian Schultze in her inaugural solo exhibition titled ‘Get Off Your Chair!’. The opening reception will be held on Saturday May 5, from 12pm-4pm.

Drawing on images from nature, Gillian encourages the public to go outdoors with images of wild mushrooms, birds, and butterflies, as well as the spirited and aw-inspiring beauty of Georgian Bay, French River, and Killarney.

She has used fabric, thread, paint, and dyes to create brightly coloured depictions of her favourite places and details in Northern Ontario. Some pieces have also been creatively crafted and reproduced to upholster a variety of chairs, which will also be featured in the show. The images on the chairs are an invitation to get outside and experience the majesty of Mother Nature.

Artists on Elgin encourages and welcomes the public to an opening reception which will include free handmade gifts crafted by Gillian for the first 50 guests! The exhibit itself will run from May 1-31.

Artists on Elgin is located at 168 Elgin Street, and is open Monday to Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Artists on Elgin is a project of its parent organization, The Northern Artist Gallery, where artists can exhibit, promote and sell their work in an attractive and professional gallery space. The aim is to build mutually beneficial partnerships between the artists and the community by addressing the business and marketing needs of the local art industry. Artists on Elgin is the ideal place to find that perfect gift for any occasion. Visit us online at, or on Facebook and Instagram. 

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Media contact:
Lauren Babcock-Rimore
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The Northern Artist Gallery / Artists on Elgin
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