Art exhibition to celebrate love of bicycles

Call it velocipedephilia. The gallery SB Contemporary Art is teaming up with Canada South Eco Tours to present “For the Love of Bikes,” a community art exhibition in celebration of Windsor’s 54th Via Italia Race and bicycle culture, through September 22.

The nature of the show will help it to attract a variety of viewers, says Victor Romão, a visual arts instructor and three-time UWindsor grad (BFA 1991, BEd 1992, MFA 2010). He will exhibit a new 22" x 28" drawing, entitled With the greatest of ease, executed in acrylic ink on watercolour paper.

“This show will include all sorts of works from artists at every level—from students to amateurs to professionals,” he says. “The curator really works to tie the gallery in with what’s going on in the community.”

Romão will be among the participating artists in attendance at a free public reception celebrating the show’s opening, Thursday, August 30, at 7 p.m. SB Contemporary Art is located at 1017 Church Street, just south of Erie Street.