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Fall/Winter 2002 issue

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Galleries West

Vol 1 No 3    ISSN No. 1703-2806

Editor: Jennifer MacLeod

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"Sacred Stream series"

Return of the Figure

The figure is in the foreground of the art world again— from an increase in commissioned portraits to cheeky young painters like New York’s Cecily Brown whose randy rabbit images were featured in the June issue of Artnews. more

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For the past 40 years, the sculptor Katie Ohe has been quietly and tastefully endowing Calgary’s public places, galleries and private collections with dynamic contemporary sculptures. more

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Jamie Evrard’s sumptuous monotypes and oil paintings reflect the artist’s elegant lifestyle. From her homebase in Vancouver, Evrard spends much of the year travelling including an annual month’s retreat at her family’s Tuscan villa. more

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Born in Morocco and now residing in Vancouver, Alain Attar’s abstract paintings evoke feelings on many levels. Perhaps this is because, before he became a full-time painter, Attar worked as a psychoanalyst. more

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“If I didn’t live in Alberta I might not be a landscape painter,” says Jean Pilch. A Calgary resident for 30 years, Pilch grew up on a farm in Northern Alberta and began painting when she was nine years old. more

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It is not very often that one finds an artist whose studio sits on a ridge 7,800 feet up in the mountains. For two weeks at a time in the summer, however, Michael Mathews works in a fire tower in the Columbia valley, keeping his eyes open for fires. more

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Katherine Lakeman is inspired by the wonder of the natural world. A landscape painter in the summer, Lakeman works on location in the Columbia Icefields and the Monashees, where she can capture the natural light and beauty of her surroundings. more

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Saskatoon artist Ian Rawlinson explores a seemingly mundane subject in his paintings: suburban neighbourhoods at night. Rawlinson’s luminous paintings take us to backyard vantage points, from which we see the shadows of after-dark. more

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Joe Fafard laughs easily. A mirthful laugh that fills a few seconds and then sits on idle. Ready to resonate with the next delightful thought or curious insight. That’s the way Fafard interacts with the world…one bemusing discovery to the next. more

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