Contemporary Art | Andrew Valko, R.C.A.

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NY 2016

Technique: linocut/silkscreen, ed. 1/40

Dimensions: 33 x 36 3/4 in.

Price: $1,575.00


About the Artist

Born 1957 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Came to Canada in 1968. Received his Diploma in Graphic Design and Applied Arts from the Red River Community College in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Also had the opportunity to study printmaking with Toshi Yoshida at Yoshida Hanga Academy in Tokyo, Japan. The artist's exhibition credits include numerous solo exhibitions in the following galleries:

Galerie Franklin Silverstone, Montreal, Quebec;

Nancy Poole's Studio, Toronto, Ontario;

Cardigan-Milne Gallery and Thomas Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba;

Assiniboia Gallery and Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan;

Newzones Gallery, Calgary, Alberta;

Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia;

Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta;

Gallery 1C03, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba;

Rosemont Art Gallery, Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Centre, Regina, Saskatchewan;

The Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon, Manitoba;

Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia and Mayberry Fine Art, Toronto, Ontario.

He has also participated in many group shows, both nationally and internationally. In addition, the artist has been represented at numerous prestigious international art fairs. Andrew is a recipient of numerous awards and commissions. These include being elected to The Royal Canadian Academy of The Arts, receiving Manitoba Arts Council grants, the commission from Canada Post Corporation to illustrate four Pan American Games stamps and the 125th Anniversary of the RCMP commemorative stamp; as well as, a design for a fifty-cent piece for the Royal Canadian Mint. His work is represented in an array of corporate and private collections around the world, and he has made commissioned art for well-regarded public institutions.

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