Mount Allison Visiting Artist Program Presents: Elizabeth McIntosh

The Visiting Artist Program at Mount Allison University in Sackville, NB presents: Elizabeth McIntosh!
Wednesday February 3rd, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts, room 302

The Visiting Artist Program is presented collaboratively by Mount Allison University’s Fine Arts Department, the Owens Art Gallery, and Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre and is made possible through support from the Canada Council for the Arts.

Thursday February 4th

As part of the Visiting Artist Program, McIntosh will be visiting the studios of artists in town. While the morning will be spent in the studios of Mount Allison University Fine Arts students, there are a few spots available for artists from the community in the afternoon. If you are interested in visiting with Elizabeth in your studio please email before 5 pm on Wednesday February 3rd. Time slots available are 3:30 pm, 4 pm and 4:30 pm.


‘I am interested in the practice of painting that finds its embodiment in a continuous elaboration and modulation of form, without commitment to a fixed result.’

Elizabeth McIntosh was born in Ontario and lives in Vancouver where she is an Associate Professor at Emily Carr University of Art and Design. She received her Honors Bachelor of Fine Art from York University in Toronto, and her Masters of Fine Art from Chelsea College of Art in London UK.

Recent exhibitions include Szalon, Logan Centre, University of Chicago (2014), Fairy Bread at Diaz Contemporary in Toronto (2014), Persian Rose Chartreuse Muse at Equinox in Vancouver (2014) and Violet’s Hair at the Contemporary Art Gallery in Vancouver (2011) She is the recipient of numerous awards including the Canada Council for the Arts International Residency Program at the ISCP in New York (2015) and the VIVA Award in Vancouver (2013). Her works are held in the collections of the National Gallery of Canada, Musee D’Art Contemporain, the Art Gallery of Ontario, and the Vancouver Art Gallery amongst others. In 2010, ECU Press published a monograph of her work called A Good Playwith essays by Monika Szeweczyk and Jan Verwoert. McIntosh’s work will be featured in the upcoming edition, Vitamin P3: New Perspectives in Painting, published by Phaidon Press (Fall of 2016).

McIntosh is represented by Diaz Contemporary in Toronto where she has an exhibition scheduled for spring 2016. For more information please refer to her website