Artist-in-Residence: Genevieve Robertson

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE: Genevieve Robertson
OPEN STUDIO: Tuesday 18 December 2018, from 2 to 4pm

From 5 December 2018 through 5 January 2019, Genevieve Robertson will use Access Gallery to develop new work for her forthcoming exhibition, carbon study: walking in the dark. The gallery will be closed to the public during this time. Join us at Genevieve’s open studio, on 18 December from 2 to 4pm.

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Genevieve Robertson is a drawing-based interdisciplinary artist with a background in environmental studies. She holds an MFA from Emily Carr University (2016) and a BFA from NSCAD University (2009). Robertson has exhibited her artwork in venues including the Libby Leshgold Gallery (Vancouver), The Walter Philips Gallery (Banff), The Pensacola Museum (USA), the Nanaimo Art Gallery (Nanaimo), Touchstones Museum (Nelson), Or Gallery (Vancouver), the New Gallery (Calgary) and the James May Gallery (USA). Genevieve presently resides in Nelson, B.C. where she serves as Executive Director for Oxygen Arts Centre. Her work is informed by a personal and intergenerational history of resource labour in remote forestry camps on the West Coast of British Columbia.

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Image: Access Gallery documentation.