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Art

The DeFacto Gallery is an ever changing facet of Mulberry Coffeehouse. Since the coffeehouse opened we have been supporting our local Hamilton artists as a place to exhibit, and sell their works.  Art exhibits change monthly following the Art crawl schedule of the second friday of every month. To submit your work to be considered for the Gallery, please use the form to the left.

The DeFacto Gallery is an ever changing facet of Mulberry Coffeehouse. Since the coffeehouse opened we have been supporting our local Hamilton artists as a place to exhibit, and sell their works.  Art exhibits change monthly following the Art crawl schedule of the second friday of every month. To submit your work to be considered for the Gallery, please use the form to the left.

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Current & Past Exhibits


August’s Featured Artist: Catharine Yantsis


BIOGRAPHY

Ms. Yantsis’ deep rooted adoration for artistic pursuits and self-expression have shaped her career path. Her current pursuits lie in creating abstract paintings which explore her nationality and identity through structure, mark making and geometric forms along with stitching. Works can be found on paper, canvas and personal documents. The results - thought provoking paintings that challenge the viewer’s perspective and recognition.

Her work is represented in private and public collections – most notably – The Ron Joyce Children’s Hospital and is available through the Art Gallery of Hamilton’s Art Rental and Sales Department.

Her studies include Sheridan College,  by Ryerson University  where she earned  a BAA in the field of Interior Design and most recently Independent Mentored Studies through Dundas Valley School of Art.


July’s Featured Artist: Adriel van Vliet


Artist Bio & Statement 

Adriel van Vliet is a Hamilton based artist who has been painting for over 25 years.

With this group of paintings he is focusing on connecting nature with nature. The animal subject is created on wooden canvas and joined even further with the lines burned into the wood.

Adriel is working to promote animal life in it's natural habitat.

Within his craft personally, he believes in the process. The journey. The actual time connecting with the colour, the substrate and the subject. He feels where a painting ends for him is the end of his journey. Where it takes someone else, is theirs.


June’s Featured Artist: Laura Sorbara


Artist Bio & Statement
Laura Sorbara is an artist who's born and raised in Hamilton. Laura got her honour's bachelor of studio arts from McMaster University in 2011. 

This body of work is about the relationship between seemingly mundane everyday tasks and the way mental illness impacts these activities. Simple pleasures are swept aside as mental illness permeates every part of the sufferer's life. Coffee with friends, household chores, even showering all become inexplicably insurmountable when depression settles in. I hope to create a dialogue about how lonely and isolating mental illness can be; people are usually less alone than they think, and it's important to know this.

May’s Featured Artist: Alannah Tassone


Artist Bio

Alannah Tassone was born in Hamilton, Ontario. She is an abstract artist whose primary working medium is resin. Other mediums in her work include fluid acrylics, water-based glass paints, pigmented powders, and alcohol inks on wood panel. Her process takes several days to complete, as each piece is constructed of many layers in order to create depth.

Artist Statement

As an artist, I am constantly looking for inspiration, always open to my surroundings, paying attention to details using all five senses. Most of what inspires me to create comes from the environment, and the ocean. I am attracted to all things that embody nature – not only in the deep-blues and verdant greens, but also in the feeling of the elements and structure of the landscape. Working with resin (a pouring medium) allows me to create fluid-like displays, unique from other work.


Summer Hours


Mulberry is introducing it's new summer hours starting May 1st

 

Monday-Tuesday - 7am - 10pm

Wednesday - Friday - 7 am - Midnight

Saturday - 8 am - Midnight

Sunday - 8 am - 8 pm

 

Come enjoy the nice weather and late nights at Mulberry!!