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  • Roy Arden

    Roy Arden (b. 1957 in Vancouver) lives in Vancouver; the primary subject of his photographs. Arden graduated from Emily Carr College of Art and Design with a bachelor in Photography and Interdisciplinary Studies in 1982. He has been exhibiting since the late 1970s and in the past 5 years has produced digital video works. Recent solo exhibitions include Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, England and Galerie Tanit, Munich, with forthcoming ones at the Charles H. Scott Gallery and the Vancouver Art Gallery. His work has been included in significant groups exhibitions such as the Busan Biennale 2004, Kunstmuseum Basel, 2004, Intertidal: Vancouver Art and Artists, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerpen, 2006 and the major photography exhibition organized in conjunction with the 2005 reopening of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

  • Lorna Brown

    Lorna Brown is a Vancouver artist, curator and educator. Since 1984 her work has been shown in exhibitions at Dazibao, Montreal; Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver; Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver; Gallery 44, Toronto; Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa; Taipei Fine Arts Museum; and Artspeak, Vancouver, among others. Her recent independent curatorial projects include Set and Group Search: art in the library. Director/Curator of Artspeak 1999–2004.

  • Corinne Carlson

  • Panya Clark

  • Allyson Clay

  • Christine Davis

  • Stan Douglas

    Stan Douglas is a visual artist who lives and works in Vancouver. His media works have been exhibited nationally and internationally in venues such as Documenta IX.

  • Frank Gaudet

  • Brenna George

  • Will Gorlitz

  • Mark Grady

  • Arni Haraldsson

    Born in Iceland in 1958 and based in Vancouver since 1979, Arni Haraldsson has been exhibiting his work nationally and internationally since the the mid-1980s. He received his Master of Fine Arts from the University of British Columbia in 1990, and currently teaches at Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design. Since the late-1980s, ths scope of Haraldsson’s photographic work has expanded from an exploration of the lost aspirations of the utopian principle of modernism to an emphasis on the design and social life of the city. His interest in the city as subject centres on the the notion of urban space as a type of monad which encapsulates the characteristic features of the social and economic structure of our present age.

  • Keith Higgins

  • Roy Kiyooka

  • Katherine Kortikow

  • Laiwan

    Laiwan has exhibited her installation works, bookworks and videotapes nationally and internationally since 1983. She was the founder of Vancouver’s Or Gallery and has received numerous awards for her contribution to the visual arts. She has taught at the MFA Interdisciplinary Arts Program at Goddard College, Washington State, USA since 2001. Laiwan’s website can be found at www.laiwanette.net

  • Laura Lamb

  • Donna Leisen

    Donna Leisen studied at Emily Carr College of Art and Design and Vancouver Community College, graduating in Photography, Printmaking and Jewellery Art and Design.

    Her work consists of 19th Century photographic printing techniques, the Van Dyke and Cyanotype, hand bookbinding, photo-etching, as well as works in metal, primarily silver, gold and niobium, with a special interest in ancient Greek and Roman metal working techniques.

  • Mark Lewis

    Mark Lewis holds a B.A with honours in Photography, Film and Video from the Harrow College of Art in London, England. Lewis has also been awarded numerous times by the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council throughout his professional career.

  • Sara Leydon

    Sara Leydon was born in 1959 in Saskatchewan, Canada. Leydon obtained a bachelor in Fine Arts from the Program University of Regina, and a diploma in Interdisciplinary/History of Media from Emily Carr College of Art and Design.

  • Robert Linsley

  • Ken Lum

    Ken Lum is a Vancouver based artist. His work is concerned with issues of identity, especially as they relate to image production in contemporary urban society. Lum has participated in Documenta XI, Shanghai Biennale, Sydney Biennale, Carnegie International, Sáo Paulo Bienal, Venice Biennale, and Johannesburg Biennale. His writing has been published in Art & Text, Art Margins, and Nka: The Journal of Contemporary African Art and Art & Collections. He is Founding Editor of Yishu: The Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art. More recently, Lum has been working on a number of public art commissions in Vancouver, Vienna, Toronto, Stockholm, Zurich, and Leiden that involve a language of critical urban politics. Lum was made a Guggenheim Fellow in 1998, and awarded a Killam Award for Outstanding Research.

  • Lani Maestro

  • Phillip McCrum

  • Doug Munday

    Doug Munday graduated from Emily Carr College of Art and Design in 1986 obtaining a bachelor in Interdisciplinary Studies.

  • Edward Poitras

  • Anne Ramsden

    Anne Ramsden was born in 1952 in Kingston, Ontario. Ramsden obtained a BA from the Queen’s University, a BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, and a MFA from the Université Concordia.

  • Ellen Ramsey

  • Nancy Shaw

  • Bob Sherrin

  • Reid Shier

    Reid Shier is Director of Presentation House Gallery in North Vancouver. He has curated numerous exhibitions locally, nationally and internationally. He is an artist and critical writer, and was one of the founding editors of Boo Magazine, which he co-edited from 1994 to 1998.

  • Kathy Slade

  • David Steele

  • Mina Totino

    Mina Totino lives and works in Vancouver. In 1982 she received a diploma in art from Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design. Her work has been exhibited at Belkin Gallery, Vancouver; Charles H Scott Gallery, Vancouver; Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver; Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver; Oboro Gallery, Montreal; Diaz Contemporary, Toronto; Galerie Likofabrik, Berlin; and the Latvian Center of Contemporary Art, Riga.

  • Henry Tsang

  • Kelly Wood

  • Laurel Woodcock

  • Worksite

Exhibitions

  • Artspeak: 5th Anniversary, Exhibition and Sale

    DONNA LEISEN, DAVID STEELE, DOUG MUNDAY, WORKSITE, LAURA LAMB, ARTISTS'S BOOKWORKS, MARK GRADY, REID SHIER, ROB LINSLEY, LAIWAN, ROBERT SHERIN, SFU STUDENT WORK, PATRONS, STAN DOUGLAS, BRENNA GEORGE, MARK LEWIS, HENRY TSANG, ROY ARDEN, ALLYSON CLAY, KATHERINE KORTIKOW, BEHIND THE SIGN, ANNE RAMSDEN, CORINNE CARLSON, CHRISTINE DAVIS, LAUREL WOODCOCK, AMI RUNAR HARALDSSON, KATHY SLADE, PHILLIP MCCRUM, EDWARD POITRAS, WILL GORLITZ, KELLY WOOD, NANCY SHAW, KEN LUM, LORNA BROWN, ROY KIYOOKA, KEITH HIGGINS, ELLEN RAMSEY, SARA LEYDON, MARTHA TOWNSEND, MINA TOTINO, FRANK GAUDET, LANI MAESTRO, PANYA CLARK
    February 22–March 23, 1991

Talks & Events

Artspeak: 5th Anniversary, Exhibition and Sale

DONNA LEISEN, DAVID STEELE, DOUG MUNDAY, WORKSITE, LAURA LAMB, ARTISTS'S BOOKWORKS, MARK GRADY, REID SHIER, ROB LINSLEY, LAIWAN, ROBERT SHERIN, SFU STUDENT WORK, PATRONS, STAN DOUGLAS, BRENNA GEORGE, MARK LEWIS, HENRY TSANG, ROY ARDEN, ALLYSON CLAY, KATHERINE KORTIKOW, BEHIND THE SIGN, ANNE RAMSDEN, CORINNE CARLSON, CHRISTINE DAVIS, LAUREL WOODCOCK, AMI RUNAR HARALDSSON, KATHY SLADE, PHILLIP MCCRUM, EDWARD POITRAS, WILL GORLITZ, KELLY WOOD, NANCY SHAW, KEN LUM, LORNA BROWN, ROY KIYOOKA, KEITH HIGGINS, ELLEN RAMSEY, SARA LEYDON, MARTHA TOWNSEND, MINA TOTINO, FRANK GAUDET, LANI MAESTRO, PANYA CLARK
February 22–March 23, 1991