Phantoms in the Front Yard Present: Bloodlines
Vancouver figurative art collective Phantoms in the Front Yard are excited to present their latest
show, Bloodlines. The group features established Canadian artists Michael Abraham, Jeremiah
Birnbaum, Jay Senetchko, Marcus Macleod, Paul Morstad, and with curator Pennylane Shen. For
each exhibition, one group member has proposed a theme that the entire group then develops
The collaborative nature of this process continues to result in exciting work from exhibition to
exhibition. In Bloodlines, the artists present a collection of deeply personal, carefully considered
interpretations of their lineages, and how this affects their understanding of themselves and their
place in Canadian culture. Investigating this theme unearthed distant connections to European and
Slavic ancestry; requiring each member to negotiate previously held beliefs and memories of their
Apart from First Nations, everyone in the diverse country of Canada ultimately hails from
somewhere else. Because of this, the artists feel their personal reflections will be widely shared by
others and are excited to welcome all to view the tangible results.
For further information:
Please contact Pennylane Shen at 778.999.7436 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Advance preview of exhibition and interview opportunities are available upon request.