biography of Gathie FALK (1928)

Birth place: Alexander, Manitoba

Addresses: Vancouver, BC

Profession: Sculptor, painter

Studied: Univ. British Columbia, art educ.

Exhibited: Younger Vancouver Sculptors, Univ. British Columbia, 1968; solo show, Douglas Gallery, Vancouver, 1968; New Vancouver Art, Newport Harbor Art Mus., Univ California, Santa Barbara, 1969; Works Mostly on Paper, Inst. Contemp Art, Boston, 1970; two-man show, 29 Pieces, Vancouver Art Gallery, 1970. Awards: Arts bursary, Canadian Council, 1968, 1969 & 1971.

Work: Vancouver Art Gallery, BC; Faculty Club & Brock Collection, Univ. British Columbia; Dept. External Affairs Collection, Canada; Toronto Dominion Bank Collection. Commissions: Two ceramic & paint wall murals, Dept. External Affairs Bldg., 1972.

Comments: Preferred media: clay.

Sources: WW73; Elfleda Wilkinson (author), Artists of Pacific, Canada, Nat. Film Board, 1971; Karen Wilkin, Canadian art in the West," Art in America (May 1972)."