Under Water: new paper cut works and over eighty unique drawings exploring themes of under water life, sea monsters, and the imaginary.
Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain is proud to present a solo exhibition of current work by Ed Pien featuring exquisite new paper cut works and over eighty unique drawings exploring themes of under water life, sea monsters, and the imaginary. All works are available at www.pfoac.com, and a text by Karl-Gilbert Murray is published online.
Ed Pien is a multidisciplinary artist based in Toronto. He was selected by Artistic Directors Gerald McMaster (Curator, AGO) and Catherine de Zegher (former Guest Curator, Department of Drawings, MoMA) to participate in the18th Biennale of Sydney, and by Denise Markonish to present a new work at MassMOCA in 2012. Of note in 2013, a two person show with Kara Walker is planned at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Pien has exhibited nationally and internationally including the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; the Drawing Centre, New York; Museum of Art and Design, New York; Centro Nacional é las Artes, Mexico City; the Goethe Institute, Berlin; Middlesbrough Art Gallery, UK; W139, Amsterdam; Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver; The Contemporary Art Museum in Monterrey, Mexico; Bluecoat, Liverpool; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto and La Biennale de Montreal 2000 and 2002. His ambitious large-scale installations, drawings and paper cuts are featured in the permanent collections of the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. Pien’s featured participation in the 2012 Sydney Biennale solidified the importance and influence of his work at an international level
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