Gillian King: Artist talk
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 6 PM | Free
This event will take place in the Councillors Lounge at City Hall (110 Laurier Avenue W, Ottawa).
Join artist Gillian King for a look at her new work, past trajectories, and life after MFA. Refreshments will be served.
Gillian King is a painter from Winnipeg, Manitoba. A recent graduate of the University of Ottawa’s Master of Fine Arts program, King’s thesis exhibition Becoming Animal was featured at the Ottawa Art Gallery in 2016.
King is the recipient of the 2017 RBC Emerging Artist Award. Her paintings have been exhibited nationally and internationally, including Megacaldera (2017), an exhibition at the University of Wisconsin-Marinette Fine Art Gallery, Curing Soil (2016), PDA Projects, Ottawa, Peau/Skin (2017) at La Maison des Artistes, Winnipeg, ab Next (2017), Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, among others.
She is the recipient of the 2017 Nancy Petry Award, an annual juried prize awarded to support artistic research in Europe for one year. King plans to use the funding to live and work in Berlin, Germany in 2017-18. She will also be completing an independent artist residency at NES in Skagaströnd, Iceland in 2018.
Location: Councillors Lounge at City Hall (110 Laurier Avenue W, Ottawa)