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Jerry Pethick
1935 - 2003

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Location:
Hornby Island BC
Catriona Jefferies Gallery, Vancouver BC

"I like the entertainment value of ideas when I'm working. It keeps me alive while I'm doing the work, so the work stays alive. It's got to be 'not boring' to you or it's going to be boring to everybody else."

Born in London, Ontario

Education:
Christ the King College, University of Western Ontario 1956
Diploma in Art, Chelsea Polytechnic, London, England 1957-60
Sculpture, A.R.C.A., Royal College of Art, London, England, 1961-64

Selected Exhibitions:
"Traverse", Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, BC 2001
"Drawing Room", Art Gallery of Mississauga,
Mississauga, ON 2001 / Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS 2001 / Musee Regional de Rimouski, Rimouski, PQ 2000 / Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, BC 1999
"Facing History", Presentation House Gallery,
North Vancouver, BC 2001
"Out of the Corner of an Eye", Center of Contemporary Art, Seattle, Washington US 2000
"Collection", Open Space, Victoria, BC 1999
"Straw Tower", London Regional Art Gallery,
London, ON 1998

Selected Awards, Accomplishment:
Claudia de Hueck Art and Science Research Fellowship, National Gallery of Canada 1998
Exhibition Grant, British Columbia Arts Council 1997
Dimensional Imaging Technology, Research Assessment Project; Tokyo, Canada Council Japan-Canada Fund and Tanabe Corporation 1994
Canada Council "A" Grant 1984
US Patent - Sand-based stability system for Holography 1969

 

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