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February 16 to May 21, 2017
Janet Macpherson: A Canadian Bestiary is an unprecedented group of installations where the artist uses her unique visual language to convey a very personal view of Canada. Through four immersive installations that include sound design by Justin Haynes and Janet Macpherson, and video projections by Renée Lear, Macpherson revisits moments in Canadian history and questions commonly-held conceptions about the North, identity, and our relationship to landscape.
Join Kelvin Browne (Executive Director & CEO) as he discusses the special exhibition A Canadian Bestiary with artist Janet Macpherson, video artist Renée Lear, and curator Karine Tsoumis.
The Gardiner Museum is Canada’s national museum of ceramics. It is one of a small number of specialized museums of ceramics in the world. Ceramic is the term we use to describe any object, whether created for practical, ritual, or ornamental use, that is made of clay and fired. There are many different types of […]
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JANET MACPHERSON earned her Bachelor degree in philosophy from York University, and studied ceramics at Sheridan College. She holds an MFA with a focus on ceramics from The Ohio State University. Janet has been the recipient of research and project grants from The Canada Council for the Arts, was nominated for the RBC Emerging Artist People’s Choice Award in 2012, and was the 2013 Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics. Janet was an artist-in-residence at Harbourfront Centre from 2011 to 2014 and recently completed an international residency at Zentrum fur Keramik in Berlin, Germany. She has shown her work extensively in Canada and the United States. Janet lives and works in Toronto.
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