Nelson native Kristy Gordon has exhibited her work in solo and group exhibitions throughout Canada, the United States, Europe and China at venues including the European Museum of Modern Art in Barcelona, Spain, the National Academy Museum, NYC and Flowers Gallery, NYC.
As a three-time recipient of theElizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, her work has won numerous awards and honours. She has received residencies at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, China; ShanghaiUniversity in China; OCAD University Florence, Italy; and has apprenticed with Odd Nerdrum in Norway and France. Gordon’s work and art writing have been featured in publications, including The Artist’s Magazine, International Artist and Fine Art Connoisseur.
In this edition of The Daily Dose, Editor Jeff Sawyer sits down with Kristy to explore her deeply steeped conceptual realism motifs and narrative figurative portraiture styles, and what guides her instincts and approach as a painter and a remarkably gifted artist.
Check out Sawyer's feature about Kristy Gordon in The Daily Dose.