Annual Historic Canadian Art Exhibition
March 11 - 25 2017
OPENING RECEPTION: MARCH 11, 1-4PM
This exhibition features historic works by important Canadian artists. Included in this exhibition include works by members of the Group of 7, Ted Harrison, Robert Pilot Takao Tanabe, Maxwell Bates, Toni Onley, Gordon Smith, Joseph Plaskett and more.
Since her first prints appeared in the collection in 2004, Ningeokuluk has been one of Kinngait studio’s most celebrated artists. She has a comprehensive knowledge of Inuit legends and a fine sense of design and composition. These elements have made many of her prints highly sought after by collectors. Ningeokuluk has had numerous solo shows of her bold and resplendent drawings and some of her work has been featured in exhibitions in major public galleries and museums.
Megan Dietrich is a multimedia artist interested in popular culture, colours and textures, and their relationship to our visual experience. She uses acrylic paint, pencil, ink, charcoal and other media to produce emotional and introspective markmaking that carries the eye. After a brief stint in studio art training, Megan finished her degree at the University of Victoria in 2012 and worked in a number of creative industries including film/television, art education and graphic design.
B. 1943 Quesnel B.C.
Harry Stanbridge studied painting with Don Jarvis and Takao Tanabe at the Vancouver School of Art (now the Emily Carr College of Art + Design) from 1963 to 1968. After moving to Victoria, he taught art at Spectrum High School from 1978 to 2003 while maintaining a regular studio practice and exhibiting regularly throughout British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario.