Adaskins Collect Jorgensen

Flemming Jorgensen, Mount Baker 1980
Flemming Jorgensen, Mount Baker 1980

July 3 – August 11, 1997

McPherson Library Gallery

Curated by Caroline Riedel

An exhibition of works by Flemming Jorgensen from the collection of Murray and Dorothea Adaskin, including sculptures, prints and watercolour paintings. The relationship between the Adaskins and Jorgensen began in 1973 at a show of Jorgensen’s work in Saskatoon. They bonded over mutual interest in fresh and unique style in artistic philosophies.

Visit our inventory system here to see dozens more of Jorgensen’s works. UVic’s archives will have a large number of photographs and exhibition related materials available to the public.

About the Artist:

Flemming Jorgensen RCA has been an esteemed member of the Victoria artistic community since he began painting and teaching her in the early 1960s. Born in Aalborg, Denmark in 1934, Jorgensen immigrated to Canada in 1956. He is a co-founder of the Metchosin Internatonal Summer School of the Arts. He is a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.