February is Black History Month and Canadians are invited to celebrate and acknowledge the achievements and stories of Black Canadians. Reflecting and honoring the legacy and contributions of the country’s Black communities both past and present, acclaimed Guelph portrait artist and GAC member Laurie McGaw shares her portrait paintings along of African Canadians featuring familiar faces in Guelph and Canadian greats like jazz pianist Oscar Peterson. The group exhibition featuring Laurie McGaw and guest artists was held in her studio at 28C Douglas St earlier this month.
Portrait exhibition celebrating Black History Month at Laurie McGaw Gallery, 28C Douglas St
Photo credit: Barbara Salsberg Mathews