August 2, 2017

Greek Idyll for Three Western Artists

Galleries West
July 28, 2017

Works by three Western Canadian artists are on an idyll in the Greek isles until Aug. 20 as part of an exhibition, Open Horizons, organized by a Calgary curator to mark both Canada’s 150th anniversary and 75 years of diplomacy between Greece and Canada.

The artists – Calgary’s Ron Moppett, Saskatoon’s Allyson Glenn and Vancouver’s Colleen Heslin – push the boundaries and hierarchies of art, says independent curator Caterina Pizanias, who organized the show for the Cultural Foundation of Tinos, an island popular with Greek artists and intellectuals.

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Image credit:
Ron Moppett
GHOST, 2017
Mixed media
7 feet x 9 feet x 5 feet