Landon Mackenzie is an acclaimed Canadian artist with paintings held in many prestigious collections including the National Gallery of Canada, Vancouver Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Ontario and Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Her works on paper and large format canvases have been shown in over ninety exhibitions in Canada and internationally. Mackenzie is the first Full Professor at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Through her role as a guest artist at many Canadian and international art departments and residency projects, she has influenced students for over 30 year. The recipient of the Inaugural Ian Wallace Award for Excellence in Teaching, Mackenzie also received both the Golden and the Diamond Jubilee Queen Elizabeth II Medals for her outstanding contribution to culture in Canada. In the fall of 2014 Mackenzie presents a two-person show with the artist Emily Carr at the Vancouver Art Gallery.
Landon Mackenzie is pleased to be joining a group of artists in Powell River, BC in June 2014 to lead a 3-day intensive workshop as a guest-visiting artist. The workshop is scheduled for Friday June 13-15.
Through group critique, discussion and casual lectures, Mackenzie will share her perspective on finding routes to experimentation, and awareness of one’s practice. Through encouragement and challenge she will review recent work of participants while creating a space to make works on site over a long weekend that is intended as a useful injection of group and individual learning.
As part of Mackenzie’s residency she will be taking part in the PR Voices event “Converging Visions: Listening, Learning, Understanding” at the Tla’amin Salish Centre in Sliammon. Artists are encouraged to bring an artwork about “place” to share at this innovative event on building bridges between Tla’amin Nation and the Powell River Region, Saturday June 14th from 1-4pm. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for registration