Brenda Draney, Toast, 2022. Oil on canvas, 152 x 122 cm. Courtesy the artist and Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver. Image courtesy Catriona Jeffries. Photo: Rachel Topham Photography.
Join us for the first public program of Winter 2023 season at The Power Plant! Happening on Saturday, February 4, this In Conversation event will engage artist Brenda Draney and The Power Plant's Nancy McCain & Bill Morneau Curatorial Fellow Jacqueline Kok, who curated Draney's exhibition Drink from the river. Speakers will discuss the evolution of Draney's work in the context of her exhibition at The Power Plant.
Brenda Draney (b. 1976, Sawridge First Nation, Treaty 8, with a strong connection to Slave Lake; based in Edmonton) has been featured in exhibitions at the Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff (2019); Fogo Island Arts (2019); Oakville Galleries (2018); Kitchener-Waterloo Gallery (2017); Audain Gallery, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver (2017); National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (2016); Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton (2015); and Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon (2013). In 2014, Draney was the recipient of the Eldon and Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Arts Prize, and she won the 2009 RBC Painting Competition. She is represented by Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver.