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Spring 2005 issue

Spring 2005 cover

Galleries West

Vol 4 No 1    ISSN No. 1703-2806

Editor: Jennifer MacLeod

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The portrait in all of us lurks behind a lifesize cut-out that is our self-perception – the way we see ourselves; the way we think we look, perhaps the way we are. more

NEWS

Assiniboia Gallery’s April show of new work from Ted Godwin, his wife Phyllis Godwin and their daughter Teddi Ruth Driedger, marks the first time the three artists have exhibited their work together. more

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Calgary-based landscape painter Sharon Thirkettle has spent almost a year going in a whole new direction as an artist. more

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When he first came to Canada from the Netherlands in 1965, Peter John Voormeij was a young man trained in the realist schools of painting. more

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Douglas Haynes believes the Toledo Series is his “most important body of work, whether or not it’s the best.” more

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"Rodney Graham:A Little Thought" makes its third North American appearance February 5 to May 8, 2005 at the Vancouver Art Gallery. more

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John McKee, one of Canada’s senior impressionist painters, helped establish the genre of the large-scale western landscape. more

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This solo show is intended to bring West Coast attention to a body of work by a significant senior Canadian artist from Quebec who was one of the signatories to Paul-Emile Borduas's l948 "Refus global manifesto." more

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Robert Wilson found his calling in turning wood that is still wet with life. more

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Vancouver painter Bobbie Burgers creates florals that overwhelm, and make you feel alive. more

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E. J. Hughes has long been regarded as one of British Columbia’s most 
significant painters, one of a handful of Canadian artists whose work now commands high six-figure prices. more

HISTORICAL ART & AUCTIONS

There are several key themes in Vancouver painter Richard Cole’s oil landscapes. There is the forest floor, which Cole likes to get close to in order to produce what he calls his “frozen moments of a nature walk.” more

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It makes sense that painter Conrad Ouchi has friends in the auto body business. His works on canvas and hardboard are burnished to a high gloss, almost an industrial finish. more

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Landscape painter David Alexander might document the coast of Newfoundland or paint a volcanic wasteland in Iceland, but he keeps returning to a handful of archetypal Canadian vistas. more

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Randolph T. Parker grew up in Huntsville, Ontario, and currently lives and works on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. more

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One of the Regina Five and co-founder of the visiting artist workshops at Emma Lake, Kenneth Lochhead connected Regina with the wider art world. more

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After more than two years working on a collection of traditional and contemporary pieces in mixed media, First Nations carver Richard Hunt is ready to show his latest work. more

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As you stroll through The Banyan Tree Gallery, amid wrought iron furniture and fragrant incense and candles, a rainbow of dyed textiles leads to the luminous Moorish-arched door and window paintings of Mohd Shakeel. more

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