On Saturday October 26th, Jeannie Thib passed away with the same grace and elegance in which she lived.
A celebration of Jeannie’s life will be held on Tuesday, November 12, 6:00pm-8.30pm at the Power Plant, Toronto, Ontario.
If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Marnie Mandel, at mmandel @thepowerplant.org
Jeannie Thib was born in North Bay, Ontario, and received a BFA from York University, Toronto. She has been exhibiting sculptures, site works, drawings, and print-based works nationally and internationally since the 1980s.
Contemporary will honour Thib in a forthcoming tribute exhibition, opening February 1, 2014. Her current solo exhibition Hyperflat, curated by Tila Kellman for the St. Mary’s University Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, is touring to the Rodman Hall Art Centre, St. Catharines, Ontario and Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia in 2013–14. Recent solo exhibitions include B and K Projects, Copenhagen, Denmark, and Maison Patrimoniale de Barthète, Boussan, France, with recent group exhibitions at Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre, Canberra, Australia; Owen’s Art Gallery, Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick; and Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Thib’s work is represented in numerous public collections including the National Gallery of Canada, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal, Oakville Galleries and the Washington DC Convention Center. She was commissioned to create several permanent public artworks for the Royal Bank Centre Dexia in Toronto, Metrogate Park, Downsview Memorial Parkette, the Toronto Transit Commission, and in Medicine Hat, Alberta, for the Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre. Thib was awarded artist residencies at the Canada Council Paris Studio in France, Stichting Kunst and Complex in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and Megalo in Canberra, Australia, among others. Recent publications include the solo exhibition catalogue Lure: The Map as Art published by Princeton Architectural Press and edited by Katherine Harmon, and catalogues for the exhibitions Paper Doll and After Landscape at The Tree Museum.
Tuesday, November 12, 6:00pm-8.30pm at the Power Plant
231 Queens Quay West
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8 Canada
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