June 28 - October 15, 2023

Gathie Falk



Organized by The McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Curated by Sarah Milroy

Revelations celebrates the work of legendary Canadian artist Gathie Falk and her contribution to art in Canada over the last 60 years.

This exhibition is organized and circulated by the McMichael Canadian Art Collection with support from the Government of Canada.

About the Exhibition

Gathie Falk: Revelations is presented by Glenbow at The Edison. The exhibition runs from June 28 to October 15, 2023. 

is an impressive collection of art created by well-known Canadian artist Gathie Falk, spanning more than 60 years.

Floating cabbages, glossy apples, grapefruits, cherries, flower beds and the night sky explode with playful and whimsical colours. Embracing the simplicity of everyday objects, Falk invites audiences to see the world with curiosity and wonder.

A visionary and experimental artist, Falk covers a wide range of art forms including video, sculpture, ceramics, painting and performance art. 

About the Artist

Gathie Falk is one of Canada’s most respected and beloved artists. She received international recognition for her paintings, ceramic sculptures and pioneering work in installation and performance art.

Born in Manitoba to Mennonite parents, she moved to Vancouver in her early teens and became a teacher. From humble beginnings, she experimented with two- and three-dimensional art.

At 95, her expansive work covers a range of mediums. Playful, vibrant and highlighting the importance of the ordinary, Falk embraces imperfection, texture and personal meaning in her art. 

She is a winner of the 2013 Audain Prize for Lifetime Achievement in the Visual Arts, a recipient of the Order of Canada, the Gershon Iskowitz Prize, the Order of British Columbia and the Governor General’s Award in Visual Arts. 

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