VIGF Exhibitors Featured in Group of Seven Guitar Project
The Group of Seven Guitar Project, which opened this weekend at the the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, features seven acoustic guitars from seven renowned Canadian luthiers, each tasked with creating one-of-a-kind instruments representing a specific Group of Seven painter.
Four VIGF exhibitors are among the luthiers participating in this project (listed below with their respective artists):
- Linda Manzer (Lawren Harris)
- Sergi de Jonge (J.E.H. MacDonald)
- Grit Laskin (F.H. Varley)
- Jean Larrivée (A.Y. Jackson)
Also included in the Group of Seven Guitar Project are:
- Tony Duggan-Smith (Arthur Lismer)
- David Wren (Franklin Carmichael)
- George Gray (Frank Johnston)
The eighth guitar, inspired by Tom Thomson, will be a group effort by all the 7 luthiers working together.
The Group of Seven Guitar Project is on exhibit May 6 - October 9 at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection.