The Stunning Bird Hanging With The “Strange Fellows” At Charles Clarke

unnamed

Strange Fellows Brewing is doing something great, and I’m not just talking about the Nocturnum Dark India Pale Ale that was on tap when I last visited. If you’ve ever been, you’ve likely checked out the Charles Clarke Gallery, maybe with out even knowing it. This crisp, clean white annex off the tasting room is programmed to showcase local emerging artists; you can marvel, wet your whistle and buy some art all in one stop!

IMG_6447-(1)

Currently on view is Robert Spooner’s exhibition, Okavango. The show reveals glimpses of this region in Africa – one of the world’s largest inland deltas, located in northern Botswana. This is where Spooner – a Strange Fellow’s regular, veterinarian, and photographer at large – spends time each year, sharing his expertise with the people and their animals. His intimate relationship with the place is plainly evident in his photos. The image of the Lilac Breasted Roller, with its striking colour palette, immediately caught my eye. Hang it as a statement piece anywhere that needs a colour pop.

Artists: Robert Spooner | Piece: The Lilac Breasted Roller
Price: $250.00 | Gallery: Charles Clarke Gallery @ Strange Fellows Brewery (Now ­- Aug. 28)

EXPLORE THIS NEIGHBOURHOOD

There are 0 comments

We Want This Lunar ‘Orbit’ Light So We Can Play God at the Dinner Table

The collectible piece by South African artist Jesse Ede was designed to mimic the movement of a moon around a planet.

When the Smoke Clears, We Want a Weekend Away in This Mountain Lookout

Set in the midst of 160 acres of private land, this mountain lookout was built in 2009, modelled after the early 20th century fire lookouts.

We Want to Brighten Our Shelf with Lyndsay Sung’s Adorable New Cookbook

It's physically impossible not to crack the spine of this kawaii cookbook (featuring 30 colourful recipes) without also cracking a smile.

We Want to Glide Above False Creek on This Newfangled Beast of a Machine

Developed in Puerto Rico, the Lift eFoil allows its rider to cruise silently above the surface of the water at speeds up to 40 km an hour.