Ottawa Artist Norman Takeuchi Scrolling exhibition

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Exhibition

2022年3月18 2022年4月30
11:00a.m. - 6:00p.m.

Studio sixtysix Art Gallery
858 Bank Street, Suite 101
Ottawa, Ontario, K1S3W3
Canada


Studio Sixty Six is proud to present esteemed Japanese Canadian artist Norman Takeuchi’s new series of paintings for his solo exhibition Scrolling.

"Occasionally it becomes necessary to take a break from the demands of painting. A detour from the usual routine provides relief and can simultaneously be rewarding. Scrolling was a welcome detour for me; a decision to simply paint for the joy of making images, to indulge in inventions and improvisations while employing previously learned lessons.

"This body of work was an opportunity to delve further into a key component of my practice, abstraction. The abstract motifs of my previous works are kept active within the rectangular format of Japanese scrolls. In turn, these organic and geometric forms are surrounded by decorative Japanese patterns. The Scrolling paintings attest to the delight in the exploration of colour combinations and they show that making paintings can be playful." Norman Takeuchi, Ottawa, ON

Born in Vancouver, some of his earliest memories are of the interior of BC where his parents were forced to relocate during World War II. Ultimately graduating from the Vancouver School of Art in 1962, he went to London, England, to concentrate on painting, and again in 1967 with a Canada Council grant. In 1996, he left a design career to focus on art. He has since participated in many solo and group exhibitions. His work is represented in permanent collections of the Royal Ontario Museum, Canadian War Museum, Ottawa Art Gallery, Canada Council Art Bank, City of Ottawa, Carleton University Art Gallery, and in private collections in Canada and abroad.

info@studiosixtysix.ca

Gallery Hours: Wednesday to Saturday, 11am — 6pm

 

Masaji . 更新日 2022年3月19日


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