Power Talks

Ian Wallace: The Financial District – The Economy of the Picture

Ian Wallace has been exhibiting since the late 1960s and is one of Canada’s most respected senior artists. A teacher at the Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design from 1972 to 1998, Wallace has contributed to the development of contemporary Canadian art for over forty years. In 2004 he received the Governor General’s Award in Visual Arts and in 2009 he received the Molson Prize, both from the Canada Council for the Arts. He has had numerous exhibitions in Canada and the U.S., and a three-part survey of his work was held at Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen in Düsseldorf, Witte de With in Rotterdam and Kunsthalle Zurich in 2008.