Shary Boyle Reveals All!

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Speakers’ Series with Shary Boyle
Wednesday, May 20, 2015. 7:00pm
Yuill Family Gallery @ Medalta


On May 20th, internationally-exhibiting artist Shary Boyle will be speaking about and showing images of her edgy and engrossing art practice, which spans ceramics, painting, installations with overhead projectors and cut outs, film, video and performance. And of course she will talk in detail about her Venice Biennale adventure representing Canada in 2013.

Don’t miss Shary Boyle’s amazing performance in Lethbridge on May 19th, Spell To Bring Lost Creatures Home, accompanied by musician Christine Fellows. For information and tickets for the Lethbridge performance, please call the Southern Alberta Art Gallery at 403.327.8770 or email


Shary Boyle is well-known for her bold and fantastical narrative explorations of the figure, through sculpture, drawing, painting, installation and performance. Her multidisciplinary practice – at once spirited, oneiric and poetic – mines the history of porcelain figurines, animist mythologies and arcane techniques to create a symbolic language uniquely her own.

Boyle is the recipient of the Gershon Iskowitz Prize (2009) and the Hnatyshyn Foundation Award (2010), and represented Canada with her project Music for Silence at the 55th Venice Biennale in 2013. In 2015 Shary Boyle participated in the exhibit in Shine a Light at the National Gallery of Canada, and presented her latest audio-visual performance collaboration Spell To Bring Lost Creatures Home on a 15-date tour from the Western Arctic to Newfoundland.

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