May 11 - 25
Opening Reception May 11
Clayton Anderson was born and raised in West Vancouver, British Columbia. Between 1984 and 1988 Anderson earned a degree in Visual Communications from the Alberta College of Art & Design. After a brief experience in the advertising department of Western Living and Vancouver magazines Anderson turned to painting exclusively in 1991.
June 8 - 21
Opening Reception June 8
A respected artist in the middle east, this Iraqi born artist immigrated to Canada in 2009, currently living in Vancouver. Hashim Hannoon graduated from the Institute of Fine Arts-Baghdad in 1979. He received his Bachelor of Sculpture from the College of Fine Arts-Baghdad in 1999 and is a Member of Iraqi Artistic Forming Assembly and the Babylon Assembly of French Arts.
June 22 - July 6
Opening Reception June 22
Madrona Gallery is proud to present Inuit Masterworks, an exhibition featuring drawings, carvings, and prints by leading Inuit artists. Highlighted are works by, Pauta Saila, Shuvinai Ashoona, John TikTak, Pitaloosie Saila, Kenojuak Ashevak, and many more.
Judy Blake has been working with clay since the mid 1970's when she attended the New Brunswick Craft School (now the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design).
Although she has worked primarily as a functional potter since graduating, for the past ten years Judy has been pursuing her longtime passion for smoke-fired pottery. Her works include sawdust-firing, pit-firing, raku and saggar-firing.
Onley is one of British Colombia's most iconic painters. His paintings are part of many institutions' permenant collections, such as the Tate (UK), Victoria and Albert Museum (UK), Museum of Modern Art (NYC), National Gallery Of Canada, Vancouver Art Gallery, and many others. He was an elected member of the Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts, and in 1999 was elected to be a member of the Order of Canada.
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.