Oblique Stories

Gary Pearson, Hotel Room, 2002, oil/canvas, Under the Blue Palms, 2005, oil/canvas

Oblique Stories

Dates: 27 August - 23 September

Opening: Friday 26 August, 6pm

Artist: Gary Pearson

An exhibition of paintings produced during a six week residency at Sydney College of the Arts.


Gary Pearson will be a visiting artist at Sydney College of the Arts in August 2005. At the conclusion of his residency, Gary will be exhibiting at the SCA Galleries a series of paintings produced throughout the residency as well as earlier video work.

Gary Pearson was educated at the University of Victoria (B.F.A. 1980) and the University of Saskatchewan (M.A. 1983). He is a recognized painter, video artist, and writer whose work has been included in solo and group exhibitions in Canada, the United States, and Europe since the early 1980s. Pearson has received numerous awards in recognition of his contribution to Canadian art including the 1991 VIVA award, and a Studio Award/International Studio Program from the Institute for Contemporary Art PS.1/MOMA, New York, (1990/91). Gary Pearson has been based in Kelowna, B.C., since 1991 and is an Associate Professor in Fine Arts at Okanagan University College, Kelowna BC, Canada