Summer Select – Featured Artist: Marcelle Ferron

Marcelle Ferron was born in Louisville, near Trois-Rivières, Québec in 1924. After studying at L’École des Beaux-Arts de Québec with Jean-Paul Lemieux, Marcelle Ferron moved to Montréal where she met Paul-Émile Borduas, who was her mentor, and immersed herself in the cultural and political happenings of the avant-garde Automatistes....

The Endless Play of Words and Images: An Interview with Michael Smith

Robert Enright Border Crossings Magazine Volume 42, Number 3, Issue N.164, 2024 As Michael Smith tells us in the following interview, his interest in poetry began in earnest when he entered the Bachelor program at the Falmouth School of Art in the early 1970s. He had the good...

Carol Wainio: Recent Paintings and Drawings at the Arsenal in New York

by Ann McCoy in Brooklyn Rail In Carol Wainio’s pictorial realm the fabled creatures of Jean de La Fontaine and Aesop, haberdashery-clad rabbits, and children plucked from Victorian illustrated postcards dwell in forests that are part Gustave Doré, part Jean-Antoine Watteau, and are expressionistically rendered. This is...

Jen Aitken: Romantic Gestures

Opening Thursday, April 25, 2024 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Jen Aitken will be in attendance. Snacks and beverages will be served. Artist’s Talk Saturday, April 27 at 1:00 p.m. Opening and Artist's Talk held in conjunction with the Art Dealers Association of Canada Art Hop  TrépanierBaer is thrilled to present Romantic Gestures by Jen Aitken, the artist's...

Save the Date – Jen Aitken Romantic Gestures

On the occasion of the opening of the Art Dealers Association of Canada’s first Canadian Art Hop on Thursday, April, 25th , TrépanierBaer is thrilled to present  Romantic Gestures by Jen Aitken, an exhibition featuring the artist’s most recent series of small scale sculptures and  accompanying drawings. Please join us as we celebrate...

Michael Smith: Sea of Change at Beaverbrook Art Gallery

May 25th – November 7th Official Opening, July, 18th, 2024 Catalogue with text by Nancy Tousley Published by Goose Lane Editions with Beaverbrook Art Gallery TrépanierBaer is pleased to announce Michael Smith will be the subject of a solo exhibition at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in Fredericton, New Brunswick,...

Carol Wainio at Arsenal Contemporary Art, New York

Arsenal Contemporary Art New York is pleased to present a solo exhibition of recent paintings and drawings by Carol Wainio, in partnership with Trépanier-Baer Gallery, Calgary, Alberta. As if emerged from the fever dream of an abstract painter, Carol Wainio’s pictures blend history, ecology, traditional children’s literature...

ANALOGOUS: Alicia Henry, Luanne Martineau, Evan Penny

Opening Saturday, March 16, 2024 TrépanierBaer is thrilled to open the spring season with Analogous an exhibition featuring works by Alicia Henry, Luanne Martineau, and Evan Penny, artists for whom the representation of the body figures as an overarching and recurring theme in their practices.  The exhibition invites the viewer to...

Han Sungpil in Conversation with David Christensen

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Remarks begin at 5:30 p.m. David Christensen will lead a conversation with Han Sungpil as they walk through the exhibition Canadian Fever on Wednesday, February 21. You won't want to miss out on this unique opportunity to hear comments and insights regarding...

New Work by DaveandJenn

On View TrépanierBaer is pleased to announce the release of a new major work by DaveandJenn. You can get lost in this kingdom, 2024 Acrylic paint on layered resin 31” x 46.25” ...

Weekend Notice: Han Sungpil & Chris Cran

On View : Chris Cran In the early 1990s Chris Cran turned to half tone technology invented by William Henry Fox Talbot, one of the early pioneers of photography, to make a visually intriguing, grand, and paradoxical suite of portraits, still life and hand gesture paintings. This...

Schedule Change for Han Sungpil Talk

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Talk begins at 5:30 p.m.  Han Sungpil’s talk and walk through of the exhibition Canadian Fever originally scheduled for Tuesday, February 6, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 21, from  5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. We look forward to seeing you at the...

Le 1700 La Poste fête ses 10 ans avec Carol Wainio

La Presse Jean Siag 10 octobre 2023 La galerie d’art fondée par Isabelle de Mévius célèbre ses 10 ans d’existence cet automne avec Réenchantement, très riche exposition des œuvres les plus récentes de la prolifique peintre ontarienne Carol Wainio. Dans ses grands tableaux très denses, les paysages extérieurs dominent, dans une...

EXPOSURE 2024 at TrépanierBaer

Han Sungpil: Canadian Fever Artist in attendance Opening Saturday, February 3, 2024 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Exhibition continues through to March 2, 2024 In conjunction with the 2024 Exposure Photography Festival, TrépanierBaer Gallery is delighted to present the work of Canadian/Korean artist Han Sungpil in his first Canadian solo...

Han Sungpil: Canadian Fever

Opening Saturday, February 3, 2024 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Artist in attendance The exhibition continues through to March 2, 2024 TrépanierBaer Gallery is delighted to present the work of Canadian/Korean artist Han Sungpil in his first Canadian solo exhibition. Titled Canadian Fever, the exhibition will feature fifteen (15) recent...

Vikky Alexander: World Light

Opening Saturday, November 18, 2023 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Forthcoming Artist Talk and Tour in December TrépanierBaer is pleased to present Vikky Alexander: World Light, an exhibition of new and recent works.  World Light marks the release of Alexander's Castello series, that will be shown along with works from her...

Discovering Oscar Cahen: The Warrior – Toronto Film Premiere

Toronto Premiere Screening Discovering Oscar Cahén: The Warrior A documentary film by Howard Brull Tuesday, November 21, 2023 Paradise Theatre 1006 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M6H 1M2 Doors: 6:00 p.m. Screening: 7:00 p.m. Q & A: 8:00 p.m. To RSVP for this event, please click here. TrépanierBaer in collaboration with the Cahén Archives and Feheley Fine...

Sarah Stevenson: A Minor Catastrophe

With guest artist Holly King Opening Saturday, October 14, 2023 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.   TrépanierBaer is pleased to present Sarah Stevenson: A Minor Catastrophe. This exhibition is anchored by new and recent sculptures by Sarah Stevenson, and collaborative photographs by Sarah Stevenson and Holly King. Sarah Stevenson uses vibrant metal wire...

Sarah Stevenson: A Minor Catastrophe

With guest artist Holly King Opening Saturday, October 14, 2023 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. TrépanierBaer is pleased to present Sarah Stevenson: A Minor Catastrophe. This exhibition is anchored by new and recent sculptures by Sarah Stevenson, and collaborative photographs by Sarah Stevenson and Holly King. Sarah Stevenson uses vibrant metal wire...

Discovering Oscar Cahen: The Warrior – Film Premiere at Contemporary Calgary

Canadian Premiere Screening Discovering Oscar Cahén: The Warrior A documentary film by Howard Brull Tuesday, October 10, 2023 Contemporary Calgary Theater (formally the Pleiades Theatre) 701-11 Street SW Calgary Doors: 6:00 p.m. Screening: 7:00 p.m. Q & A: 8:00 p.m. To RSVP for this event, please click here.  TrépanierBaer in collaboration with the Cahén Archives and Feheley Fine...

Fall 2023 Programme

TrépanierBaer's fall programme is topped up with events, art fairs and exhibitions at the gallery and other locations across Canada. You won't want to miss out on any of the listings below -  mark you calendars now! Calgary October 10 at Contemporary Calgary  Canadian Premiere of the documentary film Discovering Oscar Cahén:The Warrior Doors...

FrAmEd – John Hall and Ron Moppett: 1964-2023

TrépanierBaer Gallery and Loch Gallery Opening Saturday, September 9, 2023 Time: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at both locations Artists in Attendance ADAC Calgary Art Hop Affiliated Events: Nancy Tousley, Curator, and Artists Tour Saturday, September 9, 2023 TrépanierBaer at 1:00 PM Mary-Beth Laviolette, Curator, and Artists Tour Saturday, September 9, 2023 Loch Gallery at...

Essay by John Hall on Chambers, 2020

In writing about my painting Chambers, I must begin with a general note, and that is that I tend to pay less attention to a painting’s iconographic content than to its formal and technical qualities. Composition, size, and surface qualities generally matter more to me...