The exhibition opens on Saturday, October 13, with Scott Plear and John King in attendance from 1-4 pm
Scott Plear (RCA) – Artist Statement
Scott Plear, born in Vancouver in 1952, is graduated from the University of British Columbia with bachelor’s degrees in both Science and Fine Arts. He was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Art in 2004 and he has painted for more than 35 years. Plear is an important artist who has exhibited solo on the west coast and in Ontario but also in United Kingdom, United States, and even in Zambia. TD Waterhouse Canada Inc , Art Bank, Canada Council, Ottawa, Ontario, SITQ – Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Montreal. Triangle Arts Association (Ltd.), New York, New York. From 1986 to 2013, Plear was a faculty member in the Fine Arts Department of Langara College and has served terms as department chair and division chair during that time. He attended the Emma Lake Artist’s workshops five times from 1977 to 2000 and has completed several major commissions for Bentall Kennedy between 2007 and 2011.