In the Mood for Love – An Exhibition Featuring Chinese and Canadian Female Artists

January 31, 2018



The “In the Mood for Love” exhibition organized by Poly Culture North America and China Gauguin Culture Media Co., Ltd. will be opening on December 12, 2017 at the Poly Culture Art Center.

This exhibition serves as part of the Canada 150 celebrations and promotes cultural exchange. This exhibition features carefully selected works from 21 female artists from China and Canadian female artists and is the first joint exhibition in Vancouver of female artists from both China and Canada. The female artists part of this exhibition are highly influential and well recognized in the international art community. Through a comprehensive presentation of various materials and mediums, an exploration can be made into female art philosphy and aesthetic consciousness coming from vastly different cultural backgrounds.

The outstanding works by the 27 female artists from China and Canada will bring to the North American audience a unique and rare visual experience in Vancouver this winter.


Exhibition Details

Organizers: Poly Culture North America Investment Co., Ltd., Beijing Gauguin Culture Media Co., Ltd.

Co-organizers: Poly Culture Art Center

Chief Planners: Chen Yi, Amelia Gao

Academic Director: Fu Yijing

Curator: Dong Huiping

Exhibition Venue: Poly Culture Art Center, #100-905 West Pender St., Vancouver

Exhibition Time: December 12, 2017 – January 31, 2018, Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM

Special Dates: Please note that the art center will not be open to the public on the following dates, we apologize for any inconvenience.

          December 12 – 10:00AM to 2:00PM

December 13 – 10:00AM to 1:00PM

December 16 – 12:00PM to 3:30PM

Presenting Artists

China: Shen Ling, Chen Xi, Cai Jin, Yu Chen, Gao Qian, Zhang Yanzi, Peng Wei, Dong Huiping, Jiang Jie, Xiao Lu, Teng Fei, Zhang Fan, Geng Xue, Lv Yue, Ji Yujie, Cui Xiuwen, Zhou Lan, Wang Limin, Xiao Suhong, Kang Lei, Shao Yiyang

Canada: Emily Carr, Marianna Gartner, Rita Letendre, Frances Semple, Dorothy Knowles, Carollyne Yardley

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Exhibition Preview

Cai Jin, Landscape No.88, 2013-2014, 40cm × 40cm


Yu Chen, Red Boy No. 4, 2010, 120cm × 150cm, Mixed media


Emily Carr, Sunshine, 38” × 24”, Oil on paper on canvas


Dorothy Knowles, Blue Iris, 2007, 24” × 30”, Acrylic on canvas