PSA: New Art Exhibitions Opening In Port Coquitlam

The City of Port Coquitlam invites the public to two new art exhibitions in Leigh Square featuring the work of visual artists Jen Candela, Lyndsay McKay, Christina Norberg, and Arleigh Wood. The Michel Wright Gallery and Outlet Gallery in Leigh Square will be re-opening to the public for in-person exhibition viewings on Saturdays starting July 17 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Join the artists for a free virtual opening reception on Thursday, July 15 from 4 to 5 p.m. The artists will be present to share their work and creative process with attendees. RSVP to

The Michael Wright Art Gallery in the Gathering Place presents Support Structures by Jen Candela and Lyndsay McKay. Through a series of sculptural and two-dimensional works, Candela and McKay explore the constantly evolving dependencies that exist between objects, bodies, and environments using a range of materials including bioplastics, cardboard, and fungal cultures.

The Outlet Gallery presents Our Terrestrial Spirit by Christina Norberg and Arleigh Wood. In this collection of works, the artists explore our inseperable connection to the natural world. Through their multi-layered artwork, these artists investigate the importance of connection to the land in both the physical and spiritual realm.

The exhibitions will run until September 22, 2021. Visit for more information, including interviews with the artists and images of their artwork.

The Michael Wright Gallery and Outlet Gallery feature a rotating program of exhibitions by local and regional artists. Both galleries are free to the public.

For more information on arts, culture, and heritage programs visit or call 604-927-8440.



Ximena Ibacache
Acting Manager of Communications
City of Port Coquitlam
Tel 604.927.5499