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Summer 2003 issue

Summer 2003 cover

Galleries West

Vol 2 No 2    ISSN No. 1703-2806

Editor: Jennifer MacLeod

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Natural historian and photographer Tom Willock captures, in striking black and white images, the waterfalls, rivers, skies, mountain peaks and flora of Southern Alberta, particularly of the Waterton area in which he now resides. more

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No bargains were to be had on the third Sunday in March when EnCana Corp. auctioned selected pieces from its extensive art holdings. more

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Gordon Smith has often described himself as being "one hundred artists deep" - meaning that he has always been open to the influence of others. more

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The influence of the 1960s Plasticien movement in Montreal is an important component in David Bolduc's easel-sized paintings. more

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Already a master of traditional stained glass techniques, Lee Brady is now pushing the glass envelope in his production of contemporary vessels. more

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Ceramics artist Jordan van Sewell is a much-loved member of Winnipeg's visual arts community. more

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Citing the late art historian and critic, Sir Ernst Gombrich, Robert Lemay investigates the play of light and shadow in his exquisite oil paintings of still-lifes. more

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Philip Craig often sells out his shows on the first day, so expect a crowd at Diana Paul Galleries June 14 at the opening of a new exhibition of his work. more

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Wanda Koop is one of the best-known painters in Canada. After 33 years, she paints with the ease, fluency and attentiveness of a Zen master. more

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Margot Thomson captures "the atmosphere of her landscapes" in work that is informed by her childhood. more

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Ewa Tarsia explains, "I was born into a family of artists in Starogard Gdanski, Poland. I studied at the School of Art in Gdynia, but my first prints were made at my uncle's large studio." more

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Dawn breaks cold over Columbia Icefield, each breath a sharp reminder that we are intruders in this bleak, frozen landscape. At 7 am the rising sun cuts an icy wedge across the blackness, infusing the upper reaches with a clean artist’s light. more

NEWS

Linda Brock paints faces, not portraits. It is the mood of her subjects - not their likeness - that interests her. more

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A respected artist and teacher, Steve Gouthro has influenced many young artists with his careful compositions, large-scale, figurative paintings and detailed cross-hatched drawings and prints. more

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In "Seduction by Color," painter Colette Gouin, known to many as Colette Nilsen, offers large canvases filled with vivid florals. more

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"Athens on the Fraser" - the Photos of H. G. Cox features photographs in the Pictorialist tradition taken in the Vancouver area and shown around the world in the 1920s and '30s. more

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Matthew Wheeler breaks all the rules of photography. He makes his own lenses out of river ice and cleans them with his fingers, rubbing and polishing with the palm of his hand. more

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Fantastic, erotic, powerful characters inhabit the mind and art of Charles Malinsky, a former Alberta College of Art & Design instructor now living with his wife Marilyn in Madrid, Spain. more

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Sumptuous colours and swooping brushstrokes characterize the elegant floral paintings of Vancouver artist Bobbie Burgers. more

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