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During the course of Pitseolak's influential career as an artist she created more than 7,000 drawings depicting her experiences in traditional Inuit culture and life. Pitseolak's first images were published in a Cape Dorset print collection in 1960 and appeared in each subsequent collection until her death in 1983.
Kiakshuk (Keeakshook) was born in 1886 on the south coast of Qikiqtaaluk (Baffin Island), Nunavut. He would move with his family to the Andrew Gordon Bay area east of Cape Dorset (Baffin Island) in the early 1900s. His name has become synonymous with the early prints from Cape Dorset.Read More
Baffin Island, Nunavut Territory
Napachie Pootoogook was known both for her prints and, later in her career, for her original drawings. Napachie is known for documenting ancestral stories of camp life and legend. Since the 1960s her work has been a highlight of the Cape Dorset Print Collection. Her work was shaped by her experience as the last of a generation to live 'on the land' in a traditional way.Read More
Lucy Qinnuayuak (1915 - 1982) was a prolific Inuit artist, from Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory. She is known for illustrations of her favourite theme, birds, depicted singularly or in groups, in various situations and relationships.Read More
A historic and contemporary fine art gallery serving the community of Victoria and the surrounding area. The Gallery showcases art from both established and emerging Canadian artists to local and international visitors to Victoria. Madrona Gallery prides itself on providing a welcoming environment to new and established art collectors alike.
Madrona Gallery is pleased to announce Colours of Summer IX, our yearly group exhibition of selections from our contemporary and historic collection. Included are new works by contemporary artists such as Rick Bond, Meghan Hildebrand, John Lennard, Halin de Repetigny, Nicholas Bott, April Mackey, Itee Pootoogook, Ningiukulu Teevee, and many more. These works are complemented by historic works by artists such as Takao Tanabe, Ted Harrison, Joseph Plaskett and Jack Shadbolt.
March 9th to 23rd, 2019
In Pocket Estates, Hildebrand presents a collection of large scale works incorporating new techniques to her distinct style of repetitive improvised symbolic motifs.
With larger scale work Hildebrand incorporates larger fields of colour, incorporating a variety of paint applications and creating a sense of depth and perspective. Following her past solo exhibition at Madrona Gallery in 2017,
April 27 - May 10
Opening Reception April 27
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.
Madrona Gallery respectfully acknowledges the Lekwungen peoples, on whose traditional lands the gallery stands on.
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