LORNA BROWN, LAURA LAMB, DOUG MUNDAY, REID SHIER, NANCY SHAW, DEANNA FERGUSON, KATHRYN MACLEOD
June 5–June 29, 1987
Curated by Glenn Alteen, Ellen Ramsey and Cate Rimmer
3 Gallery show curated by respective curators and presented at Charles H. Scott Gallery
Review: Vanguard Sept/Oct ’87, by Colleen Fee
Grunt Or Artspeak, an exhibition featuring a selection of work representing three local alternative galleries, Grunt, Or and Artspeak, will be at the Charles H. Scott Gallery from June 5 through 28, 1987. The opening reception will be from 8-10p, Friday evening, June 5, and a reading by members of Artspak/Kootenay School of Writing (K.S.W.) will take place in the Scott Gallery at 3pm Saturday, June 13.
The guest curators, Glenn Alteen, Ellen Ramsey and Cate Rimmer have included works by sixteen ‘young’ artists. Representing the Grunt will be: Dav MacNab, Gary Ouimet, Bill Rennie, Garry Ross and Hillary Wood; the Or: Daniel Congdon, Sheila Hall, Catherine Jones and Warren Murfitt; and Artspeak: Lorna Brown, Laura Lamb, Doug Munday, Reid Shier, and Nancy Shaw, Deanna Ferguson and Kathryn MacLeod.
The exhibition will transfert the ‘character’ of these alternative galleries, stiguating them in a more central locations with a much broader audience than they normally reach.
For the large part, the Artists in Grunt Or Artspeak share a similar academic background having received training from either an art college or university, Their work however, varies greatly in both subject matter and presentation ranging from video and photo-textual work to assemblage and painting.