Showing 114 results

Archival Description
Eyelevel Gallery fonds Cultural Activities-Archives Text With digital objects
Print preview View:

Ken Martin : recent works

Item is a handbill or pamphlet for an art exhibition of Ken Martin's recent works at Eye Level Gallery from September 8 to 27th.

List of first directors of Eye Level Gallery Society

Item is a list of the first directors of the Eye Level Gallery Society, created on November 21, 1974. The list identifies ten individuals who were to serve on the board until November 18, 1975: John Greer (artist), David Haigh (artist), Joyce Hanson (artist), Julia Schmitt Healy (artist), Mary Kenny (photographer), Keith Laws (accountant), Karl MacKeeman (artist), Hatti Prentiss (writer), Donald Purdy (businessman), and Roger Savage (artist).

Minutes of a meeting of the Eye Level Gallery Board of Directors

Item is handwritten set of minutes of the second meeting of the Board of Directors of Eye Level Gallery, held at an unknown location on November 28, 1974. Present members were John Greer, David Haigh, Karl MacKeeman, Julia Schmitt Healy, and Roger Savage. The lack of any non-artists meant the board did not have quorum according to the rules outlined in the minutes of the first meeting. Nevertheless, the board had a full meeting and made a number of decisions, including the approval of a Michael Fernandes show in January 1975. The board also expressed hope that the Nova Scotia Department of Recreation would "help solve" a budget deficit by providing funds. The membership's early interest in the documentation of the gallery's activities are reflected in the board's decision to photograph each show but not provide an honorarium to photographers.

Meeting minutes from the Eyelevel Gallery Board of Directors

Item is a handwritten set of minutes of a meeting the Board of Directors of Eyelevel Gallery held at an unknown location on December 19, 1974. Members present were Joyce Hanson, David Haish, Roger Savage, Hatti Prentiss, Julia Healy and John Greer with an absentee vote. The meeting discussed a Brunswick Street location, the gallery's budget, press release policies, and exhibitions at the Eyelevel Gallery for artists on the gallery's board.

General meeting announcement

Item is a typed memo by Eye Level Gallery notifying the general members about a meeting held on March 20, 1975 at the gallery's location at 5785 West Street in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The letter is from Julia Healy, the Co-ordinator for the Board of Directors of the Eye Level Gallery.

Notes from a board meeting held on October 30, 1975

Item consists of notes, minutes from a board meeting, and a proposal from the Atlantic Print Workshop Association. Issues discussed at the meeting involved old business from the last meeting, a new location, charges and costs of facilities, and events.

Minutes from an Eye Level Gallery core meeting held on December 18, 1975

Item is a typed set of meeting minutes for a core meeting at Eye Level Gallery. Members present included Roger Savage, John Greer, Ron Shuebrook, Jon Purdy, Janet Dunbrack, Karl MacKeeman, Joyce Hanson and Peter Leverman. Topics discussed at this meeting included finances, employees, the gallery's operating hours, the gallery's facilities and a schedule of upcoming shows during the Winter and Spring of 1976.

Minutes from a Board meeting held on September 25, 1975

Item is a set of meeting minutes from a board meeting, which was attended by Hatti Prentiss, Roger Savage, Janet Dunbrack, Karl MacKeeman, Michael Fernandes, Joyce Hanson and Sue Beaver. Various issues were discussed, including administrative business, projects and events happening at Eye Level.

Minutes from a general members meeting held on October 16, 1975

Item consists of meeting minutes from a general members meeting at the Eye Level Gallery. Topics discussed at this meeting included nominating members, the gallery's budget, a new space, a Atlantic Print workshop, the Last Tango auction, the gallery's cleanliness, calendar project, life drawing classes and a visual arts conference. Item also has a list of the attendees of the meeting.

Memo the general members of Eye Level Gallery

Item consists of a memo to the general members of Eye Level Gallery about the gallery's recent change "to combine a core group with a membership". The memo also addresses dissatisfaction among the members of the gallery, and that proposals regarding the issues would be welcome to be sent to the gallery's board.

Museum Assistance Programmes : [report]

Item is a typed document entitled "Museum Assistance Programmes" from the National Museums of Canada organization based in Ottawa. The report lists the different methods an institution can qualify to receive funding.

Meeting minutes from March 20, 1975

File is a typed document of minutes from a first general meeting at the Eye Level Galley held on March 20, 1975. Present at the meeting at the Chair of the Board, Hatti Prentise, 17 other members and 1 guest. The agenda for the meeting was regarding a discussion of 14 questions asked to the board of directors by the general members present at the meeting. The file minutes also contains a list of memberships of the Eye Level Gallery in 1974-1975.

Letter to the Joseph Howe Festival

Item is a letter to the Joseph Howe Festival from Roger Savage regarding an exhibition of recent work by artists happening at the Eye Level Gallery.

Minutes from a Board meeting held on August 28, 1975

Item is minutes from a board members meeting which was attended by Hattie Prentice, John Greer, Karl MacKeeman, David Sayer, and Joyce Hanson. The meeting addressed a variety of issues, such as recent events at the gallery, funding, board members and future shows.

Minutes from June 26, 1975 board meeting

Item consists of handwritten minutes from a board meeting of the Eye Level Gallery from June 26, 1975. Present as the meeting was Roger Savage, John Greer, Julia Schmitt Healy, Karl MacKeeman and Hatti Prentiss. The meeting discussed various issues related to the operation of the gallery.

Minutes from a board meeting held on November 27, 1975

Item consists of meeting minutes. This meeting discussed various topics, such as policies, membership, events, and the operational structure of the gallery itself. Item also contains a document showing the format for show proposals. Item also includes a list of suggested modifications to the Eye Level Gallery in order to obtain success which was presented at this meeting.

Resignation letters from Sue Beaver and Ron Shuebrook

Item is a resignation letter from Sue Beaver from the Co-ordinator position and Ron Shuebrook from the Board of Directors and General Membership at Eye Level Gallery. Sue writes eight reasons for her resignation from the Co-ordinator position on January 15, 1976, which includes a lack of respect, unrealistic attitudes regarding money, lack of firm definitions and policies and practices which she regards as immoral and unethical. Ron writes in his letter from January 21, 1976 that there are many reasons for his resignation, which includes a lack of professionalism, a financial crisis of the gallery which was a result of unprofessional behaviour, and his move to Canning, Nova Scotia which left him feeling disconnected from the gallery.

Also included in the item is a letter to members of the Eye Level Gallery stating an urgent matter has come up and a meeting needed to happen on January 15, 1976 at Eye Level by Michael Fernandes and Sue Beaver. A letter addressed to Sue Beaver from Brenda Wallace, the Visual Arts Officer for the Program of Assistance to Art Galleries and Museums states her acceptance of Beaver's resignation from the Eye Level Gallery.

Minutes from a general membership meeting held on January 29, 1976

Item is a typed record of meeting minutes from a General Membership meeting. Items discussed included a Board Members report by Hatti Prentiss, a financial report by Roger Savage, and a proposal by Garry Conway. Item also includes the proposal to the Eye Level Gallery by Garry Conway, which included changing the name of the Co-ordinator position to "Director" as the title reflects the role more appropriately. He also proposes that the policies of the gallery will be the responsibility of the Board of Directors. Conway ends his proposal by stating his interest in taking on the role of the Co-ordinator or Director position.

Minutes from a Board of Directors meeting held on January 29, 1976

Item is a Board of Directors meeting minutes at Eye Level Gallery. Members present includes Roger Savage, John Greer, Peter Leverman, Joyce Hanson, Karl MacKeeman and Garry Conway. The board accepted the resignations of Ron Shuebrook, Michael Fernandes and Janet Dunbrack. Other items discussed included: opening of a new bank account, funds to send Gary Conway to a conference on alternative galleries in Ottawa, and a motion to charge 30% commission on the sale of artwork. Roger Savage provided a financial report.

Item also includes a resignation letter by Keith Laws from the Director of the Gallery position from January 29, 1976.

Letter to Ron Shuebrook regarding resignation

Item is a letter to Ron Shuebrook from Garry Conway about Shuebrook's resignation from the Eye Level Gallery's Board of Directors. Conway acknowledges the reasons for Shuebrook's resignation, but states that it is the lack of management and administration skills that have lead to the current dismay that the gallery is in.

Minutes from Board of Directors meeting held on February 4, 1976

Item consists of minutes from a Board of Directors meeting. Members present included Peter Leverman, Roger Savage, Joyce Hanson and Karl MacKeeman. Topics discussed were regarding equipment, insurance, fees for artists, an auction to be in April, and a life drawing class.

Minutes of a board of directors meeting held on May 27, 1976

Item consists of minutes from a Board of Directors meeting where Prentiss, Greer, Ssavage, Conway and Hanson were present. Issues discussed at the meeting included "old business" from the last meeting and new topics such as: funding, membership, core meetings, press releases, and facilities.

Minutes from a board of directors meeting held on May 4, 1976

Item consists of meeting minutes which had members Greer, Savage, MacKeeman, Hanson, and Leverman present. Topics discussed at this meeting includes: life-drawing sessions, gallery closing over July and August, a Vancouver-based performance group "Circus Minimus" performing at the gallery, finances, Halifax City Grant, CANPAC, funding, facilities, and future exhibits.

Recommendations to the board of directors

Item is a typed set of recommendations "concerning the reorganization of the structure and status of general membership and Board of Directors of Eye Level Gallery." This document reflects the results of a meeting held on November 27, 1975, when the gallery changed its membership structure to be a core group with a membership, which had affected fees, commitment and the Board of Directors.

Letter from Ron Savage requesting Items to be added to a meeting agenda

Item is a handwritten note from Ron Savage to Susan Beaver about the tasks that needed to be completed before a Canada Council representative was at Eye Level Gallery. Ron also wrote about items to be added to the agenda of the next meeting, in order to get others to help out in the preparation of the gallery space for the Canada Council, and for the general public.

Report to the members of Eye Level Gallery

Item is a report sent to the members of Eye Level Gallery to make note of and bring awareness to the important issues that were discussed at the last Board of Directors meeting. Sue Beaver resigned from the position of Co-ordinator, which was accepted by the Board. Ron Savage presented on a financial report of the gallery's funds, which was a "discovery that the Gallery is in serious financial difficulties". Michael Fernandes presented a proposal for the structural reorganization of Eye Level Gallery.

Minutes from board meeting held on May 24, 1977

Item consists of minutes from a Board of Directors meeting where Roger Savage, Peter Leverman, Garry Conway, John Greer and Marina Stewart attended. The meeting began with a "review of old business" from the last meeting, which included board members, exhibitions, and catalogues. The meeting also discussed issues about grants, committee members, exhibitions and the slide bank.

Minutes from board meeting held on May 24, 1977

Item consists of minutes from a Board of Directors meeting at Eye Level Gallery which had Roger Savage, Peter Leverman, Garry Conway, John Greer and Marina Stewart present. The meeting discusses both new and old businesses, which had included grants, exhibitions and Roger Savage resigning from the Board of Directors.

Minutes from a board meeting held on March 3, 1977

Item consists of minutes from a Board of Directors meeting at the Eye Level Gallery. The members present at the meeting were Roger Savage, John Greer, Peter Leverman, Marina Stewart, Garry Conway and Felicity Redgrave (observer). Topics discussed at the meeting included: equipment, business tax, a part-time assistant, grant applications and exhibitions.

Parallel cooperative galleries : [report]

Item consists of a report entitled "Parallel Cooperative Galleries", which was created to assist artists in serving the needs of their artistic community. There are eligibility guidelines for this assistance, an outline for the operating, programming and salary expenses that are eligible to be assisted with, and a guideline for applications for assistance.

Karl MacKeeman's resignation letter

Item consists of a letter from Karl MacKeeman stating his resignation from the Eye Level Gallery, as he cannot maintain close contact with the gallery while living outside Nova Scotia.

Exhibitions and events at Eye Level Gallery

Item consists of a list of exhibitions and events that occurred at Eye Level Gallery between October, 1977 and June, 1981. The list identifies the year, the artist, the title and the medium or material of the exhibitions.
Results 1 to 50 of 114