Check out Victoria's "Commute" Art Exhibit on Downtown Bus Shelters

Six bus shelters now showcase art in Victoria’s Commute, a series of original artworks by local, emerging artists.The Commute bus shelter exhibit provides emerging artists the opportunity to participate in public art and exhibit their artworks in Victoria.

A pilot project in partnership with PATTISON Outdoor Advertising, Commute will exhibit up to 18 artworks on downtown bus shelters from now until the end of June 2019. (RIGHT: Mother Daughter by Margaret Briere)

Featured artists will include: Margaret Briere, Dan Eastabrook, Alysha Farling, Kerri Flannigan, Emily Geen, Christoph James, Mike Lathrop, Amber Lomax, Renée Nault, Libby Oliver, Peruzzo, Shawn Pomeroy, Gillian Staples, Austin Willis, and Eriq Wong.

The first set of artworks to be showcased are:

  • Coming Home by Margaret Briere –Yates and Broad Streets
  • Mother Daughter by Margaret Briere – Yates and Broad Streets
  • Human Salad, by Christoph James –Yates Street between Blanshard and Quadra Streets
  • Goldstream Trees by Mike Lathrop – Johnson and Quadra Streets
  • The Commons by Libby Oliver – Yates and Ormond Streets
  • Feeling Measurements – Fathom 09 (Megan) by Kerri Flannigan – Yates Street between Camosun Street and Fernwood Road

The temporary installation is designed to encourage dialogue and new ways of thinking about neighbourhoods and public spaces, inspire local artists, and cultivate future public artists and audiences.

The featured artworks will rotate every four months. The first set will be displayed from July to October 2018; the second set from November 2018 to February 2019, and the third set from March – June 2019.

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