What's to Come:

An Outsider Art Survey in a Window

July 31 - August 30, 2020

Outsiders and Others Art Society is excited to share with Vancouver a collection of works by outsider artists from Canada and beyond.

 

This exhibit is an opportunity to learn about the genre of Outsider Art by viewing works by some artists that are respected in the field.

Howard Finster (USA, 1916-2001) was an American artist and Baptist minister from Georgia. Heclaimed to be inspired by God to spread the gospel through the design of his swampy land intoParadise Garden, a folk art sculpture garden with over 46,000 pieces of art.


www.paradisegardenfoundation.org/

Howard Finster

Yoke of Faith

Silk screen on fabric

Open edition

18" x 13"

$495

George Gordienko (Canada, 1928-2002), was a Canadian professional wrestler and artist. Born of first generation Ukrainian and Cossack-Canadian parents in North Winnipeg, Manitoba.


www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Gordienko

George Gordienko

Untitled (grouping)

Mixed media on found wood

24” x 6” 

$495

George Gordienko

Mad Hatter

Mixed media on found wood

29” x 8” x 8"

$895

George Gordienko

Untitled (small head)

Mixed media on found wood

6” x 3" x 3"

$150

Amy Rice (USA), is a fine artist and printmaker from the Midwest who creates work that connects to childhood memeories of growing up on a farm.


www.amy-rice-qvit.squarespace.com

Amy Rice

Installation Project

Stencil with mixed media

20.5” x 16.5”

$795 framed

Amy Rice

Closed System (You Have Been the Wind in My Sails)

Stencil with mixed media

16.5” x 20.5”

$795 framed

Damian Michaels (Australia), At the age of eight, Michaels experienced his first epiphany, in the form of a visitation from his dead cousin Annie. Michaels has experienced various levels of openness to visionary experience, although he believes that in general children ‘experience déjà vu and other phenomena more regularly than adults’, who are somewhat ‘dulled to their world’.
www.rawvision.com/articles/damian-michaels-ordinary-everyday-extraordinary

Damian Michaels

Untitled (00189)

Ink on paper

8” x 11.5”

$695

Damian Michaels

Untitled (00191)

Ink on paper

5.75” x 8.25”

$595

Anne Grgich (USA), is one of the most original and innovative of the group of American artists known as “Outsiders.” Completely self-taught, her work was the cover story of Raw Vision Magazine in 2004, she became known for her impassioned, expressionistic faces and figures.
www.annegrgich.com

Anne Grgich

Butterfly Girl

12” x 12”

Mixed media

$495

Fahima Lalli (USA), is from Afghanistan and has always been a spiritual person. At one point in her life she started waking up in the middle of the night finding that she has created images that represent faces which she feels are lost souls. All of her work is created in an unconcious state.

Fahima Lalli

20 Faces

Acrylic on paper

10” x 8”

Not For Sale

Jack Procter (Canada), is a painter, sculptor and maker of intricate collages. Inspired by
Alexander Calder, Joan Miro, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, the Inuit, Frank Stella, Henri Matisse and Jean Dubuffet, Procter’s “RAW ART RAW VISION” draws upon intuition, design, assemblage, and the art outsider French movement of art brut, "raw art" or "rough art" often associated with the work of Dubuffet.

Jack Procter

Lippy Potato Head video

Jack Procter

Lippy Potato Head

25” x 17” x 10”

Enamel on wood and metal

$225

W. C. Rice (USA, 1930-2004), a visionary folk figure, was born in Bibb County, Alabama. Rev. Rice was, by his own appraisal, not an artist but a born again man on a mission to save souls and warn others of the dangers of sinful living.


www.spacesarchives.org/explore/search-the-online-collection/cross-garden/

W.C. Rice

Hell is Hot

3.5” x 31”

Paint on found object

$350

Bill Borden (USA), loves to create images of the everyday in bold colours, and with strong lines.  This heavy hand is consistent in all of his work which is part of it's power and connection to pop art of the 60's.

Bill Borden

Telephone

Pencil, pastel on paper

6.5” x 5”

$95 framed

Bill Borden

Watermelon

Pencil, pastel on paper

6.5” x 5”

$95 framed

Mr. Imagination (USA, 1948-2012), also know as Gregory Warmack, was an American outsider artist who worked in a variety of forms and his work often made use of sandstone and bottlecaps.


www.americanart.si.edu/artist/mr-imagination-gregory-warmack-5849

Gregory Warmack aka Mr. Imagination

Snake

Mixed media

44” long

$395