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The Artists and their Works

 

Linda Foulds was born and raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and currently lives in Corner Brook, NL. She completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual) at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College/Memorial University of Newfoundland in 2003. She has exhibited her prints, paintings and objects in Corner Brook and St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Vancouver, B.C. Linda has taught printmaking, drawing and watercolour through the Mini-Enrichment Program in Corner Brook and Community Education at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College. Her work is held in private collections and Department of Tourism and Culture, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Linda’s solo exhibition, "Colours of Morocco", has supported by a project grant from the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council.
 

Three wrapped spoons from the series “Colours of Morocco”
Rayon thread wrapped around hand-carved wooden spoons
2003
each spoon approximately 24 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm

Barb Hunt lives in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada. She studied art at the University of Manitoba and completed her MFA at Concordia University, Montreal in 1994. Her art practice is based in textiles, with a focus on the rituals of mourning, particularly those of Newfoundland. Her current work is about the devastation of war - knitting anti-personnel land mines in pink wool and creating works from camouflage army fatigues. Her work has been shown in solo and group exhibitions across Canada and internationally. She has been the recipient of many grants, including Canada Council for the Arts, and she received the President’s Award for Outstanding Research from Memorial University of Newfoundland, where she teaches in the Visual Art Program at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College. She has also been awarded residencies in Canada, Paris and Ireland.

Newfoundland
Knitted wool
2001

approximately 20 x 25 cm

 

Shirley Greer is a visual artist living in Pasadena, Newfoundland and Labrador. She pursued a formal art education in her mid 50’s and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual) from Sir Wilfred Grenfell College/Memorial University of Newfoundland in 2003, and was the recipient of the University Gold Medal for Academic Excellence.Since graduation, Shirley has exhibited her prints and book works in juried and invitational shows in Canada and Italy. She has completed residencies at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College and St. Michael’s Printshop.Shirley has taught workshops with the Labrador Creative Arts Festival, at St. Michael’s Printshop in St. John’s, NL, the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica in Venice, Italy (where she was also visiting artist), with the Learning Through The Arts program throughout Western Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as with the ArtsWork program for teachers. She has also taught Serigraphy in the Visual Arts Program at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College.Shirley has received supporting grants for her work from the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts. Her work is held in teaching, public and private collections throughout Canada, and has been published in journals.

My Little Yellow House
Screenprint
2006

image size: 40.5 x 25.5 cm

Marlene MacCallum is an artist and teacher living and working in Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador since 1990. She received her BFA degree in Studio Arts in 1981 from Concordia University, Montréal, Québec and MVA degree in Printmaking in 1984 from the University of Alberta, Edmonton. She has been teaching visual arts at the university level since 1985 and is currently a full Professor in the Visual Arts Program of Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Memorial University.
Between 1985 and 2007, Marlene MacCallum exhibited prints, photographs and book works in more than 80 solo, invited and juried group exhibitions in 13 countries. She has been a visiting artist and lecturer in Canada, the United States, Northern Ireland and Brazil. Selected awards include Honorable Mention at the Atlanta Book Prize, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia in 2000 for the book work Domestic Arcana and Grand Prize Winner for the “Biennale Internationale d’Estampe Contemporaine de Trois-Rivières” in 1999 for a group of photogravure prints. Between 1989 and 2007, she was awarded a total of 25 grants in support of her work from The Canada Council for the Arts, The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council, Memorial University and, most recently, The Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada Research/Creation Grant Program (as principal  investigator).  Her works are held in over 25 public collections in Canada, the UK and the United States. Marlene MacCallum was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts in 2006. Her most recent exhibition, The Architectural Uncanny, opened at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery and will be touring during 2007-08.

Untitled image from the book work pink story: sinistral
Photogravure
2004

image size: 19 x 20 cm

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