Message from the Director
As we begin 2017, this year not only celebrates Canada’s 150th birthday, but also the 175th anniversary of Roberts Gallery. Every January, we enjoy receiving new works by all of our contemporary artists, creating our annual Artists Choice exhibition.
This show started as “December Choice”, which consisted of small works only. By 1972, the show had been so well received, we decided to change the name of the exhibition to “Artists Choice”, and display the works on both floors of the gallery.
This exhibition allows us to start the year off on a strong note, being able to celebrate and show off our entire stable of contemporary artists. As big of a production this show may be, we always enjoy seeing what new and creative endeavors our artists have been up to.
2017 also marks our 45th annual Artists Choice exhibition.
— Paul T. Wildridge