Doreen Lindsay in Gaspé (2012)Doreen Lindsay lives and works in Montreal, Quebec since 1959. Her intense interest in her immediate environment developed from her involvement during the 1970s with Powerhouse, a women’s art gallery, where she realized that the personal life experiences of each women artist could sustain their work.
EXHIBIT: PLANTS: INDIGENOUS AND CAPTURED
Musée de la Gaspésie | 80 boulevard de Gaspé, Gaspé | View map
Beginning June 17, 2012 (open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Combining her experience of painting, printmaking, and photography, Doreen Lindsay has produced images from her life experiences over the past forty year period. She has created photographic projects based on her family (J’exist, a photo-lithographic series in 1976, Mother and Daughter, a colour xeroxed series); her garden (Cyanotypes); a neighbourhood flower conservatory (Conservatory 2001, hand painted photographs of plants growing inside a metal and glass flower conservatory); and travelling, in 1993 and 1995, with her husband photographer Gabor Szilasi (Driving across America,hand-painted photographs).
EXHIBIT PRESENTED AT THE RENCONTRES: PLANTS: INDIGENOUS AND CAPTURED
Six archival processed 38 cm x 38 cm black and white photographs and three 75 cm x 80 cm. All handcoloured by oil. A selection of the most frequently seen trees and grasses photographed while driving across America in 1993 and 1995, juxtaposed with a triptych of plants contained and maintained by caretakers in a metal and glass conservatory.
Recent significant group exhibits
- « Liens familiaux / Family Ties », Galerie d’art Stewart Hall, Centre cultural de Pointe-Claire, Pointe-Claire (Québec)
- Art Bank, Ottawa (Ontario)
- Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal (Québec)
- London Art Gallery, London (Ontario)
Distinctions or awards
- Artist in residence : Art, Environment and Land Use, The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff (Alberta)
- Les Femmeuses, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Longueuil, Québec, p. 63.
- L’estampe originale au Québec : 1980-1990, Bibliothèque nationale du Québec et Conseil québécois de l’estampe, p. 118.
- La collection : tableau inaugural, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Québec.