District Library Gallery

Eric GoldsteinERic Goldstein at the District Library Gallery

May 21 - July 15, 2014
Opening Reception: Sat, May 24, 2:00-4:00pm

District Library Gallery
Lynn Valley Main Library
1277 Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver
Mon-Fri 9am-9pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 12-5pm
(closed Sundays June to September)

By distilling the basic elements of colour, texture, movement and line from landscapes, Eric’s abstract frames endeavour to portray nature’s sublime order; not as he thinks of them but as he feels: unspoken, indescribable and sometimes chaotic.

Nature is not always as it appears. Thinking and emotions play a big part in how we see nature. When Picasso said, “I paint objects as I think of them, not as I see them”, I believe that he was saying that he intellectualizes about the subject without the effect of feeling emotions.Ultimately, my constructed frames attempt to express emotional narratives with kinetic energy.

Eric honed his skills as a fine artist at Rhode Island School of Design. Inspired by the success of being the cinematographer on a grad student’s film project, Eric set out to earn a degree in Film and Video from the California Institute of the Arts.

Now based in West Vancouver, BC, Eric has had a long and productive career as a cinematographer and a fine artist. Eric has photographed over 30 features and televised movies of the week. His work has garnered several awards: an Eastman Kodak Cinematography Award for his contribution to the Oscar nominated short, Contact, a Best Cinematography nomination at BC’s Leo Awards for Zero Sum, and a Best Cinematography Award for How’s My Driving, at the International High Definition Festival, and recently received a Gemini nomination for The Last Days of The Raven.


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