WHAT is celebrating our 12th year and we are very excited about our program!
We have 13 core artists that you know and love that have created outstanding pieces for the show. Here is WHAT you need to know about this year's program!
VIP Advance Viewing: Thursday, May 6 (12pm to 6 pm)
Opening Weekend: Friday, May 7 – Sunday, May 9, 2021 (12pm to 6pm daily)
Closing Weekend: Friday, May 14 – Sunday, May 16 (12pm to 6pm daily)
Guests to the Gallery may reserve half hour time slots to come and view the show by booking directly the online appointment scheduling tool (link to follow) or by contacting Paul Elia Gallery directly at 905-296-8850. Maximum 8 persons will be allowed inside the gallery at all times. Separate entrances and exits are available to limit contact between guests.
The gallery will enforce strict COVID Guidelines & Protocols by which all persons entering the gallery must wear a face covering which covers the nose, mouth and chin as required under City of Hamilton By-Law 20-155 (unless exempt) and adhere to all the gallery’s guidelines which will be posted. The gallery will be laid out as a single designated one way route through the space and there will be a large outdoor space where guests can spread out and socialize while still maintaining a safe distance.
Note: The in person show will be subject to City of Hamilton Covid Guidelines. If there are still shutdowns in May and the situation does not allow for an in-person gallery show, WHAT will continue as an online exhibit only. See the COVID-19 UPDATE section below.
Information on how to view and purchase work online will be posted when available.
Inspired by patterns, repetition, nature and architecture, Elizabete creates elegant, handmade, sterling silver and 3D printed nylon jewellery with a contemporary aesthetic.
Using acrylic paint and soft pastel mediums, Leverton explores a theme common to the urban experience – how community connects us all.
Paul Elia creates photo-based illustrations depicting post-industrial cityscapes of Hamilton. Framed panorama prints available in large and small limited editions.
Siobhan strives to capture moods and movements through design and vibrant texturized glass. Light ‘dances’ through her stained glass.
I am a maker of handmade contemporary pottery that brings joy to everyday celebrations of food, family and friends.
JudyBlue will be showcasing her latest mixed media landscapes.
I love to paint the everyday world around me with an added twist.
Amanda is a representational oil painter who resides in Hamilton. Her work looks at everyday moments of beauty and joy.
I tell Stories with STUFF.
Intimate wearable jewelry scale pieces to large-scale wall hangings and free-standing sculptures from found, vintage materials.
Lee is a landscape style artist born in Hamilton. Lee has his artwork exhibited in studios and homes across Canada, the USA and Europe.
Atelier J hand-crafts original jewellery that celebrates YOU. Our designs use clean lines and a pop of colour. Our jewellery is beautifully unique. Like you!
This collection features paintings from Hamilton, Owen Sound, Nottawa and a particular focus on Canoe Lake, located in Algonquin Park,ON
Hugh’s wood turned pieces balance elegance and creativity with practicality. You will enjoy his bowls, peppermills, ornaments and other unique items for many years to come!
Due to City of Hamilton guidelines, the 2021 West Hamilton Artists Tour will be a gallery show and will be available in-person and online.
The in-person show will be at the Paul Elia Gallery and will enforce strict Covid Guidelines & Protocols:
Note: If it is anticipated that there will still be shutdowns in May and the situation does not allow for an in-person gallery show, WHAT will continue as an online exhibit only. This decision will be announced on Friday, April 26, 2021