Marion Wagschal

Country: Canada

Title:  Carnival (diptych)

Medium: Oil on canvas and metal leaf

Size: 182.9 x 175.3 cm

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Wagschal was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and has lived in Montreal, Canada for over 40 years. She received her BA in Fine Arts and her MA in Art Education from Concordia University, Montreal. Presently, Wagschal teaches Painting and Drawing for the Department of Painting and Drawing in the Fine Arts Faculty at Concordia University. Her work consists of large-scale figurative oil paintings which often feature the human image as a metaphor of lived experience today. She is represented by Galerie Bellefeuelle.

Her selected solo exhibitions include: Leonard & Ellen Bina Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, 1995; Museé de Joliette, Quebec, 1994; Arts Gallery of Concordia, Montreal, 1991; U.B.C. Fine Arts Gallery, Vancouver, 1988; Accounts, Centre Saidye Bronfman, Montreal, 1988; Galerie Don Stewart, Montreal, 1984; Galerie Waddington, Montreal, 1980; and Galerie Marlborough-Godard, Montreal, 1973 and '75.

Her selected group exhibitions include: 10th Anniversary, Maison de la Culture, N.D.G., 1994; Violence & Human Co-Existence, Galerie Trois Points, Montreal, 1992; Les Femmeuses, Pratt & Whitney, Montreal, 1990-'92; Totems, Galerie Circa, Montreal, 1989; Montréal sur papier, Centre Saidye Bronfman, Montreal, 1989; Montréal-Berlin, Lavallin, Montreal, 1988; Dessins d'artistes Canadiens, Gilles Gherbrandt, Montreal, 1985; Art actuel, Air Canada, Place Ville-Marie, Montreal, 1983; Art et Féminisme, Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, 1982; Forum 76, Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, Montreal, 1976; and Important Canadian Drawings, Galerie B, Montreal, 1975.
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