Robert Genn: A Lifetime of Painting
January 19 - February 2nd 2019
Madrona Gallery is pleased to present a major retrospective exhibition of Robert Genn’s paintings from the late 1960’s to the 2000’s.
SHUVINAI ASHOONA: November 3 - 17
Madrona Gallery is pleased to announce a solo show of work by Shuvinai Ashoona. Shuvinai Ashoona was born in 1961 in Cape Dorset, NU. She has been instrumental in reshaping contemporary Inuit art. Her drawings break from tradition and challenge stereotypes by incorporating references to the past and present alongside her own highly imaginative and individual subject matter. Internationally, she is recognized as one of Canada’s premier artists.
December 2 - 31 2017
Opening Reception: December 2, 1-4pm
Diana Thorneycroft b. 1956
Diana Thorneycroft is an artist based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She has exhibited internationally, and her work can be found in noteworthy public collections such as the National Gallery of Canada, the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Winnipeg Art Gallery, the Art Gallery of Alberta, the Canadian Museum of Civilization, the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, the Royal Bank of Canada, the Bank of Montreal, and TD Bank. Thorneycroft has won numerous awards, including an Assistance to Visual Arts Long-term Grant from the Canada Council, several Senior Arts Grants from the Manitoba Arts Council and a Fleck Fellowship from the Banff Centre for the Arts. Thorneycroft's photography was featured in the 2002 Phaidon Press publication, Blink, which presented the work of 100 rising stars in photography.
B. 1934-2012, Nunavut Territory. Lucy Tasseor began making soap stone sculptures in the early 1960s and had a prolific career that lasted more than four decades. The majority of Tasseor’s sculptures portray domestic subjects with people or familial groups represented through clusters of faces.
Peter McFarlane is a well established artist based on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. Over his career he has worked in many different media. What connects all of his work is the re-contextualizing of everyday objects to bring awareness to people's interactions with objects and place.