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Visiting Artist Elizabeth McIntosh discusses her ideas about painting

February 17, 2014 - 10:00 AM

“I am interested in the practice of painting that finds its embodiment in a continuous elaboration and modulation of form, without commitment to a fixed result.”
–        Elizabeth McIntosh

The art of Elizabeth McIntosh reveals itself through multiple visual interpretations and understandings, her bold work shying away from aesthetic resolution. McIntosh operates in an unguarded manner, her subjective process inviting the direct appreciation of the perceptual experience. Reflecting on the painter’s role, she redefines limiting categories such as abstraction and figuration, to convincingly propose sophisticated, intriguing and intangible pictorial worlds.

McIntosh will discuss her work in a free public lecture at UBC Okanagan on Tuesday, February 25, from noon to 1:15 p.m. in Room CCS223, Creative and Critical Studies Building. Onsite pay parking is available.

Elizabeth McIntosh received her bachelor of fine arts (Honours) from York University in Toronto, and her master of fine art from Chelsea College of Art in London, U.K.

Recent solo exhibitions include Pink Nude, Diaz Contemporary (2012), Three Oranges at Exercise in Vancouver (2011), Violet’s Hair at the Contemporary Art Gallery in Vancouver (2010-2011), A Good Play at Diaz Contemporary in Toronto (2010), and Cut Out at Goodwater in Toronto (2009). In 2013 she was the recipient of the prestigious VIVA Award in Vancouver. McIntosh lives in Vancouver where she is an associate professor at Emily Carr University.

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