Entertainment

Bunnies meet zombies in a new exhibit

Imagine if Bugs Bunny starred in 28 Days Later, and you have Death Town Bunnies.
Death Town Bunnies is the The Arts Station’s latest exhibit showcasing the new works by local artist and musician, Troy Cook.
“Ever since I was a kid I’ve been interested in rabbits,” said Cook.
For almost as long as he’s been interested in rabbits, he’s been painting and drawing them too.
Cook said the rabbits crossed over to the post-apocalyptic about three years ago.
“This world that I work from, it is a world in the future and there are zombies and post-apocalyptic elements,” he said.
Cook said that the inspiration for the paintings also came from watching the changes he’s seen happen around town.
He describes the style of the paintings as being pop surrealist and abstract.
“The rabbits are often more realistic and the backgrounds are a bit more chaotic,” said Cook.
He feels that his exhibit will be something out of the ordinary for The Arts Station.
“It will be a bit more thought provoking than the usual paintings of mountains and landscapes,” said Cook.
“I hope that people find some humour in the paintings but also recognize the morose seriousness,” he said.
The opening reception for Death Town Bunnies is Thursday, February 24 at 7 p.m. The show will continue until Tuesday, March 29.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

B.C. teachers endorse six-year deal
 
Castlegar included on Dr. Hook farewell tour
 
It’s sculpture time again
Cranbrook author launches new book
 
Halo coming to the Studio Stage Door in Cranbrook
 
Celtic Thunder returns to South Okanagan Events Centre
Collier plans to entertain, shock
 
Nelson to welcome Beach House
 
Viswanathan long-listed for Giller

Community Events, September 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 18 edition online now. Browse the archives.