BlackFlash presents Golden Hour: Exhibition | Fundraiser | Conversation


Golden Hour
Exhibition | Fundraiser | Conversation

Hosted by BlackFlash
September 1-12

Opening Night Preview: Thursday, September 2nd 6-9 PM
The GALLERY / art placement, 238 3rd Avenue South, Saskatoon
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Golden Hour is a thoughtfully curated selection of contemporary Canadian artworks that highlight the unique practices of artists working today. The event features an exhibition, fundraiser, and full schedule of programming: artist talks, panel discussions, workshops, and curatorial tours. Golden Hour aims to bring the public closer to their local art community by increasing the visibility of local and national artists and demonstrating the merits of collecting Canadian art.

Participating artists include:
Zoë Schneider
Farihah Aliyah Shah
Julie Oh
Maia Stark
Shellie Zhang
Liz Ikiriko
Amalie Atkins
Marie Lannoo
Sandra Semchuk
Adrian Stimson


Farihah Aliyah Shah, Prefix, Untitled: P8, 2016. Digital inkjet print, 51 x 76 cm. Edition 1/3.

Golden Hour is hosted in-person at The GALLERY / art placement in downtown Saskatoon and virtually at Artworks go on sale, in-person and online, on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 9 AM CST. Participating artists are offered 50% of the sale price and the remainder will assist BlackFlash’s ongoing mission to support artists through meaningful discourse, education, and production.

Golden Hour also features an exciting roster of free public events, including: artist talks by Sandra Semchuk and Farihah Aliyah Shah, a studio tour with painter Marie Lannoo, a workshop with Maia Stark, a grotto tour with Zoë Schneider, and a conversation between contemporary art collectors Crystal Bueckert and Troy Gronsdahl. Please visit our website for ongoing updates and new additions to the schedule.


Marie Lannoo, Essential Nothingness, 2021. Acrylic on canvas, 28 x 35.5 x 2.5 cm.

BlackFlash has been providing invaluable opportunities for Prairie artists, writers, and curators for over 38 years. Founded in 1983 by The Photographer’s Gallery in Saskatoon, BlackFlash has an incredible legacy of innovation, perseverance, and leadership in the arts and is one of the longest-running publications in Canada. BlackFlash nourishes our local and national art community by upholding diverse voices, promoting energetic debate, and addressing urgent issues.

Thank you so much to our incredible sponsors: Art Placement, Jon Aschenbrener, Carey Shaw Photography, Sask Lotteries, Phelan Francis Design, SaskGalleries, Nokomis Craft Ales, Lucky Bastard Distillers

Golden Hour is hosted in a partially accessible venue; it does not have an accessible public washroom.


Liz Ikiriko, We Make it Sacred, 2021. Framed colour inkjet print, 26.5 x 20.5 cm. Edition 1/10.

Questions? Please contact:
PO Box 7381 Station Main
Saskatoon, SK S7K 4J3

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