APRIL 1 TO APRIL 25
OPENING RECEPTION: FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 6:30 - 9 PM
The Red Head Gallery is pleased to present Shiver, an exhibition by artist Elaine Whittaker.
THERE IS NO PASSION SO CONTAGIOUS AS THAT OF FEAR.
Michel de Montaigne
*EBOLA * INFLUENZA* MEASLES* SARS* WEST NILE VIRUS*
DON’T STAND TOO CLOSE
COVER YOUR MOUTH
WASH YOUR HANDS
PRECARIOUS BODILY BALANCE
THE DISORDER OF MINERALIZED ERUPTIONS
THE DISRUPTION OF MIGRATING MICROBES
THE CHAOS OF MULTIPLE IMMERSIONS
- Elaine Whittaker & Ruth Roach Pierson
Elaine Whittaker is a Canadian artist inspired by an aesthetic in which art and science intersect. Her artworks have been shown in group and solo exhibits, nationally and internationally. These include, among others, Science Gallery (Dublin, Ireland), Plug In Institute for Contemporary Art (Winnipeg), Red Head Gallery (Toronto), Ontario Science Centre (Toronto), Yukon Arts Centre Gallery (Whitehorse), McMaster Museum of Art (Hamilton), Kunsthaus Santa Fe (San Miguel de Allende, Mexico), and the Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit (Michigan). She has been an invited participant in residencies, workshops and festivals on science and art, and her work has been featured in literary, academic, medical, and scientific periodicals, websites and blogs. She is a recipient of grants from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Toronto Arts Council, and holds a BFA (York University, Toronto), a Fine Arts diploma (Toronto School of Art), and a BA (Carleton University, Ottawa).