Under the creative direction of a visual merchandizing team, shops, studios, hotels, offices, galleries & other street front window locations are paired with outstanding work from a selected group of craft-based artists & designers. What transpires is an inspiring walkable outdoor ‘gallery’ paying tribute to the spirit of outstanding creativity and craftsmanship.
Additional Gallery George Event
Please Note: The 6th annual much-loved ParkerArtSalon is going Canada-wide this year featuring an online auction with Waddingtons Auctioneers, raising funds for the Beedie Luminaries Foundation. “Essential Travel” is the title of the auction, which will be hosted at the Pendulum Gallery for public viewing from May 3-28, while bidding commences onlinea across the country from May 6-16. Additionally, visitors can also visit a curated selection of the works of more than 60 Parker Street Studios artists at the GALLERY GEORGE—conveniently located next to the Parker Street Studios—with two consecutive exhibitions running May 6-16 and May 20-31.
About the artist:
Monique Martin is an internationally recognized multi-disciplinary artist from Saskatoon. She has exhibited her artwork in more than 260 significant solo, invited and juried group exhibitions in ten countries. More than 50 of these were solo exhibitions in public galleries. Renowned international curators have selected her artwork for various exhibitions worldwide.
Her work often uses significant symbols or comments on contemporary social issues. Monique creates bodies of work rather individual pieces and focuses on specific concepts, she undertakes extensive research prior to creating her work, often incorporating historically significant symbols and images to express her ideas. Her works push the boundaries of standard printmaking: enormous scale printmaking, installation based printmaking and working with three dimensions in printmaking.