Personal Memory and Urban Landscapes at Gallery 78

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Dreamlike Memories and Let’s Travel: Two new exhibitions on display at Gallery 78 until April 10.

A collage of Terry Drahos’ works.

Gallery 78 is proud to introduce Nova Scotia artist, Terry Drahos and her new work from the series Dreamlike Memories, where she explores themes of personal memory, home, and family history. See her oil paintings, created from painting layers of stencils based on old photographs and maps, on the second floor at the gallery. On the main floor is Let’s Travel, a show featuring drawings, paintings, and photography of big cities and small locales around the globe. As we cannot travel right now, the Gallery invites you to travel the world through art.

More about Terry Drahos:

Originally from Chicago, IL, Terry Havlis Drahos received her Bachelor of Design from Southern Illinois University and Bachelor of Education at Acadia and NSCAD Universities, specializing in Art and Technology. 

Increasingly involved in the Nova Scotia arts community, Drahos has served on the board of directors for numerous arts organizations. She founded and directed public art and education project “Uncommon Common Art” (2008-2019). Growing the organization from an ad hoc group of artists to a registered charity recognized in national arts publications.

Her artwork often examines social identity and perceptions. Drahos has exhibited nationally, and is the recipient of numerous grants and awards. She is passionate about art education dividing her time between her studio and sharing the love of making with children. 

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