Lorène Bourgeois: Large Drawings

Media Release
Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts
906.688.5550 x 4765

Lorène Bourgeois: Large Drawings
October 18 – November 18, 2016
Opening Reception: Thursday, October 20, 5 – 8 pm

The Art Gallery at the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts is pleased to present “Large Drawings” by Lorène Bourgeois.  The artist and Brock University instructor will present a series of large-scale representations of humans, animals, clothing and nakedness. The exhibition will include 10 – 12 highly detailed drawings mounted directly on the wall. The artist will attend the opening reception and thereafter be available by appointment.

Born in France, Lorène Bourgeois completed her training in Paris, Philadelphia, and Halifax. A Fulbright recipient, she holds an MFA from NSCAD University. Her artwork has been exhibited widely in Canada as well as in France, Korea, Russia, and the United States.  Her work is held in numerous collections, including the Canada Council Art Bank, the Banff Centre for the Arts, the Department of Foreign Affairs, the National Bank of Canada, the Richmond Hill Public Library, the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Ernst and Young, Senvest, Hart House, and the Donovan Collection.  Lorène Bourgeois lives and works in Toronto, and she teaches drawing in the Department of Visual Arts at Brock University.

To view Lorène Bourgeois’ website, click here
Free Community Event
Art Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 1 – 5 pm
Lorène Bourgeois gratefully acknowledges the support of the Ontario Arts Council.

Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, 
15 Artists’ Common,
St. Catharines, ON L2R 0B5

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Media inquiries:
Marie Balsom, 905.688.5550 x 4765,
or email: mbalsom@brocku.ca

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