Painter Laurel Smith speaks in Art Now, March 20 in Recital Hall, 12 noon

Friday, March 20, 2009 - 6:00am - 7:00am
Event Location: 
Recital Hall 12:00 noon March 20, 2009

 

Laurel Smith is a contemporary minimal painter who lives and works in Calgary, Canada. She received a BFA from the Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, MFA from Concordia University, Montreal, and is currently a PhD student in the University of Calgary’s Education program. She is the recipient of several awards including: Canada Council for the Arts; Alberta Foundation for the Arts; Eastern Canada Winner of the RBC Investments 6th Annual Painting Competition; The Brucebo Foundation; Concordia University Fellowship; Sheila Hugh MacKay Foundation; and the Illingworth Kerr Travel Award and Academic Achievement Award. Her works are in public and private collections and the subject of exhibition reviews and catalogues. Exhibitions include the Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art, The RBC Canadian Painting Competition, Neo-Minimalism among others. Her paintings are represented by Peak Gallery in Toronto and Herringer Kiss Gallery in Calgary. For more information please visit
Attached image: Apres nous le deluge, acrylic on aluminum, 91.5cm x 3.5m Photo credit: Don Lee