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Current Resident: Jul 1, 2019–Dec 31, 2019

Canada Council for the Arts

Studio #201


Walter Scott

Walter Scott is an interdisciplinary artist working across comics, drawing, video, performance and sculpture. Contemporary questions of representation, cultural production, popular culture and narrative construction are central to his practice. His comic series, Wendy, chronicles the continuing misadventures of a young artist in a satirical version of the contemporary art world.

Walter Scott has exhibited work at Remai Modern, Saskatoon; Francois Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles; and Musée d’art contemporain de Montreal, among others.

Current Resident: Oct 1, 2019–Dec 31, 2019

Wang Shikuo Foundation, Today Art Museum

Studio #202


Chunhua Zhang

Chunhua Zhang considers painting as a medium that maximizes freedom of expression, one that allows him to communicate with his viewers through texture and traces of repeated alteration. In his works, scenes and objects appear in the “past tense.”

Chunhua Zhang participated in the 13th Havana Biennial; 11th Florence biennale 2017; and is involved in the contemporary Chinese art scene in Toronto. 

Current Resident: Oct 1, 2019–Dec 31, 2019

Sobey Art Awards

Studio #204


Lou Sheppard

Lou Sheppard works with score, systems of notation, translation and metaphor to explore the performative powers of data and language. They have worked with a wide variety of source texts-diagnostic criteria from the DSM V, field recordings of birdsong, sea ice tracking data, executive management principles, government policy among others, to create scores, musical compositions, choreographies, and performances. Their work often leads them to collaborate with other artists, including musicians, visual artists and performing artists.

Lou Sheppard has exhibited work at the Toronto Biennial; Simon Fraser University, Vancouver; and the Antarctic Biennial, Antarctica/Moscow, among others.

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