Matthew Trueman: voices in a cool wet darkness

Winter 2023 Exhibition at Latcham Art Centre

Matthew Trueman, still from A Walk in the Woods in the Dark, 2022. Courtesy of the artist.

Matthew Trueman
voices in a cool wet darkness

Friday, January 20 – Saturday, March 4, 2023
Reception: Friday, January 20, 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Admission free. All welcome.

Latcham Art Centre is pleased to present a solo exhibition by London, Ontario-based artist Matthew Trueman. Informed by a background in engineering, woodworking and visual art, Trueman’s work for this show includes video, sound, kinetic sculpture, and reclaimed natural materials, which work in concert to present a more-than-human perspective on forest life cycles. voices in a cool wet darkness transforms the gallery with monumental, resonant tree trunks, artworks that move and warble, and a recent video that offers an alternative vantage point on our shared landscape.

Please join us for the opening reception on Friday, January 20, 2023, from 7:00 to 9:00 PM. Remarks will begin at 7:30 PM. Latcham Art Centre gratefully acknowledges the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville for their support of this exhibition.

About the artist:
Matthew Trueman is an artist based in London, Ontario. He works primarily in sculpture, site-responsive installation, and video exploring Western culture’s relationship with the landscape through technology. Trueman received his Master of Fine Art from Western University. In 2021, his work was included in the group exhibition Written on the Earth, for which there was an accompanying catalogue, at McIntosh Gallery (London, ON). His recent series of site-responsive installations, Instruments for Landscapes: Black Rocks, was the recipient of the 2019 Environmental Award at Ocean Alliance in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Trueman has had previous exhibitions at DNA Artspace (London, ON), McMaster Museum of Art (Hamilton, ON), Thames Art Gallery (Chatham, ON) and Museum London for Nuit Blanche. His photographic works have been published in So Long South Street by Huron and Erie Press.

About Latcham Art Centre:
Latcham Art Centre is a public art gallery that inspires the community to engage with arts and culture through dedicated exhibitions of contemporary art that reflect a range of artistic media and the cultural diversity of our province. Latcham Art Centre offers vibrant education programs that cultivate creativity and experimentation through classes, workshops, artist talks, and tours. Latcham Art Centre is located in Stouffville, Ontario, 45 minutes northeast of Toronto with free parking and is accessible via GO Transit. The Gallery is open to the public and admission is free.

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Gallery Hours:
Monday: 10 AM – 5 PM
Tuesday: 10 AM – 5 PM
Wednesday: 10 AM – 8 PM
Thursday: 10 AM – 8 PM
Friday: 10 AM – 5 PM
Saturday: 10 AM – 5 PM
Sunday: Closed

For more information please contact:
Tyler Durbano, Curator
Latcham Art Centre

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