Rocks and Shadows: Exploring the works of Judith Foster

Judith Foster
Judith Foster

August 26 – October 25, 2009 | Legacy Art Gallery Downtown

October 16 – November 15, 2009 | Legacy Maltwood (at Mearns Centre – McPherson Library)

Curated by Julia Hulbert, Caitlin Cuthbert, Sarah Delaney, and Cindy Vance

Engage with the creative processes of renowned printmaker Judith Foster and discover the methods and techniques behind this precise art form. The exhibit showcases a playful sampling from different points in her career, from New York mezzotints to Okanagan woodcuts.

Judith Foster (1930-2000) was an American born printmaker who documented her creative processes through meticulous record keeping. These archives, on display, including process materials, personal notations and progress prints provide a window into the methods and techniques that Foster engaged with to create such powerful works of art.

Please note that the exhibit has be extended and expanded and will briefly show in two locations in mid-October. After October 26, 2009 the entire exhibit will be on display in the McPherson Library Gallery at the University of Victoria.