Winchester Galleries features Canadian painters William Perehudoff and Sandra Meigs; "disquiet" work by internationally acclaimed painter Marianna Gartner; collectible bronzes by Joe Fafard, Jeremy Mangan's Pacific Northwest paintings, and Canadian and American historical works.
Winchester Galleries Takes Important Canadian and American Work to the Seattle Art Fair, August 3 – 6, 2017
VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA – Gunter Heinrich, President of Winchester Galleries, is pleased to announce the gallery’s participation in the 2017 Seattle Art Fair. “We look forward to bringing stellar examples of Canadian and American art from our galleries to the fair,” said Heinrich.
Winchester Galleries (BOOTH C31) will feature work by important Canadian colour field painter and Order of Canada recipient William Perehudoff; the enigmatic paintings of Sandra Meigs - winner of the Gershon Iskowitz Award and Governor General’s Prize for the Visual Arts, she will have a solo exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario in January 2018; internationally acclaimed artist Marianna Gartner, whose paintings have been described as “disquiet” and “haunting” is the only Canadian artist profiled in Reading Pictures by Alberto Manguel, a book which considers her work alongside that of Picasso and Caravaggio; the collectable bronze sculpture of Joe Fafard will include a monumental wolf and several figurative works of artists including Egon Schiele and Lucian Freud; and introducing the riveting Pacific Northwest landscapes of Tacoma-based painter Jeremy Mangan and the compelling narrative work of Cree artist Kent Monkman who addresses the shameful historical treatment of Canadian aboriginals by British and French colonizers. Alongside these artists will be select Canadian and American historical works by Mark Tobey, Jim Dine, Kenneth Noland, Jean Paul Riopelle, Emily Carr, Helen Frankenthaler, Phillip Guston and Rita Letendre. For information and advance images: [email protected] 250-595-2777 / 250-386-2777