Alexandrya Eaton

Exhibition

Everything is Gonna Be Fine

Feb 16 - Jun 2, 2019

art bank catalogue cover
  • art bank catalogue cover
  • 0 cm × 0 cm
  • Beaverbrook Art Gallery
  • Fredericton, New Brunswick

Psi-kewk keti mewi
Tout va bien aller
Everything is gonna be fine
Wela'sitew na

A group exhibition celebrating 50 Years of the New Brunswick Art Bank. Curated by 3e collective: Emilie Grace Lavoie, Erin Goodine and Emma Hassencahl-Perley.

"In a similar intention of honouring female role models, Working Mothers by Alexandrya Eaton idolizes the working woman in bright colours. Four abstract figures are depicted in motion, as if playing hopscotch on the sidewalk. The figure is repeated through the scene, moving towards the left, either running or in a rush. Eaton's colour palette is mainly cool with moments of warm tones. The brush strokes are wide, the texture of the paint thickly applied. Working Mothers highlights the importance of strong women in our society, portrayed as everyday superheroes. It is relatable in the sense that we know these women - they are our mothers, aunts, grandmothers, friends, etc. - and we are these women, too. Eaton draws inspiration from her family history and the strong women in her life, such as her late grandmother, who she has depicted many times in her recent artwork." ~ Emma Hassencahl-Perley

Working Mothers
  • Working Mothers
  • Acrylic on Canvas
  • 76 cm × 76 cm
Installation, Beaverbrook Art Gallery. 'Working Mothers', shown here with works by Nancy Morin (Chair with Skull, 1994) and Yvon Gallant (Untitled, 1978).
Installation, Beaverbrook Art Gallery. 'Working Mothers', shown here with works by Nancy Morin (Chair with Skull, 1994) and Yvon Gallant (Untitled, 1978).