The Wardens
Solo Exhibition
Hamilton Artists Inc
May 10 - June 24, 2011

At Hamilton Artists Inc., Goodchild invites the viewer into the world of the Wardens through a maze of canvas arches and rooms. Reminiscent of a travelling spiritual show, the rooms contain objects, text, mysterious games and textile hangings that lead the viewer to question childhood preconceptions and ideas of self-improvement. Through toys, puppets and game boards, Goodchild is commenting on a reluctance in our culture to “take up the mantle” of adulthood while at the same time reveling in the magic of youth, believing that to bear the responsibility of maturity you must remain open to the beauty and wonder of life.