Third Quarter Summary

Pete Smith

June 28 - July 26, 2014

Third Quarter Summary

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In this exhibition in the Gallery II Main Space, artist Pete Smith continues the work he originally presented at the Whitby Station Gallery in his exhibition, Initial Public Offering. For Third Quarter Summary, he will be presenting large scale, abstract paintings that are based on individual still frames of an animation Smith made entitled "Blind Carbon Copy". The original animation will also be presented, along with a mural painted on site by the artist in the WKP Kennedy Gallery space.

About the artist:

Pete Smith is an artist, critic and sometimes curator who was born and raised in North Bay, but currently lives in Bowmanville, Ontario. He has exhibited his work extensively since completing his BFA from York University in 1998 and his MFA from the University of Guelph in 2007. Recent solo exhibitions include: Generation Four at p|m Gallery in Toronto (2014), Initial Public Offering at Station Gallery in Whitby (2013). Blind Carbon Copy at p|m Gallery in Toronto (2012), 200805861 at Joan Ferneyhough Contemporary in North Bay (2012), New Drawings at Colorida Exposicoes in Lisbon, Portugal (2012) and Proverbs for Paranoids at Elissa Cristall Gallery in Vancouver (2010). Smith has held teaching positions at OCAD University, The University of Guelph, The University of Western Ontario and The University of Toronto. His writings on art have appeared in Canadian Art and Border Crossings magazines. His exhibition, New Frontier opens at Kelowna Art Gallery in January of 2015. Pete Smith is represented in Toronto by p|m Gallery, in North Eastern Ontario by Joan Ferneyhough Contemporary and in British Columbia by Elissa Cristall Gallery.

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