deluge contemporary art

May 7 to June 4, 2016

Forsyth Evans Brown

Matthew Brown
Gary Evans
Michelle Forsyth

Special Closing Friday, June 3, 7pm

Matthew Brown works with painting and drawing. He completed his BFA at the University of Victoria and MFA at Concordia University, Montreal. Brown has exhibited throughout Canada, including The Vancouver Art Gallery, MOCCA (Toronto), Clint Roenisch Gallery (Toronto), and Tracey Lawrence Gallery (Vancouver).  His work has been reviewed in Contemporary, Border Crossings, Canadian Art and Frieze magazines and he was twice  a finalist in the RBC Painting Competition.

Gary Evans was born in Weston Super Mare, England and resides in Alliston, Ontario. Evans work in contemporary painting challenges traditional notions of perception and experience of the Canadian landscape. Of his more than 20 solo exhibitions highlights include the exhibition Seeing Things: The Paintings of Gary Evans, curated by Stuart Reid, which toured across Canada between 2000 and 2002, as well as a survey of paintings, Station, at The Art Gallery ff Windsor in 2008. Evans’ work can be seen  in the upcoming Further Afield, a concise survey of painting and new collages at the MacLaren Art Centre in Barrie in July 2016. Evans is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design and an instructor at the School of Design & Visual Art at Georgian College.

Michelle Forsyth holds an MFA from Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ) and a BFA from the University of Victoria. Her work has been included in exhibitions at venues including Mulherin + Pollard, (New York), Zaum Projects (Lisbon, Portugal), Pentimenti Gallery (Philadelphia), Auxiliary Projects (Brooklyn), The Hunterdon Museum of Art (Clinton, NJ), The Charleston Heights Arts Center (Las Vegas), Mercer Union (Toronto) and Deluge Contemporary Art. Forsyth has been the recipient of grants from the Canada Council for the Arts, Artist Trust (Seattle) and was awarded the Larry Sommers Memorial Fellowship (Seattle Print Arts). She currently serves on the board of CARFAC Ontario and has taught at Pratt Institute (New York), Brooklyn College, University of Southern Maine (Gorham), Washington State University (Pullman) and is currently an associate professor at OCAD University (Toronto).

© Deluge Contemporary Art, 2016
Deluge Art Gallery, Victoria, BC, Canada
Canadian Art, Art Gallery Greater Victoria