Artist Joy Walker
Title Helps You Grow #8/14
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Size 20 x 25.5 in. / 50.8 x 64.8 cm.
Frame Size 24.25 x 30.5 x 1.5 in.
Sold $350 Estimate $250 - $350
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed
corporate collection, Calgary
Joy Walker ~ [b.1942] Canadian
Joy Walker is a Montreal born, Toronto-based artist whose work takes the form of sculpture, video, drawing and printmaking. Her approach is guided by intuition and is marked by a strong interest in process, materiality and play. Her work has been exhibited widely, including 8eleven Gallery, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery [Toronto], Plug-In Institute of Contemporary Art [Winnipeg], Truck Gallery [Calgary], Dunlop Gallery [Regina], Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, [Halifax], Rodman Hall [St. Catharines, ON], Cambridge Galleries [ON], Venice [Italy], NYC, Chicago, and Miami. Walker’s works are held in several private and public collections including those of Cambridge Galleries [ON], le Musee d’art Contemporain de Montreal [QC], The National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives [ON], BMO Financial Group Corporate Art Collection, Grant Thornton LLP, and TD Bank.
a previous Southern Alberta Art Gallery exhibition titled To Garland a Room was held in 1980
included in Twelve Canadian Artists, by J.Murray, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, 1980 and The Ontario Collection, by F.Bayer, pg.362, Ontario Heritage Foundation see artist's website at www.joywalker.ca; represented by MKG127, Toronto