SEPTEMBER 14-28, BAU-XI GALLERY PRESENTS SHERI BAKES
Empathy for the Earth
Sheri Bakes is a contemporary Canadian painter whose work explores light and atmospheric motion (wind) in nature. She received a BFA from Emily Carr University of Art and Design in 1998, and began exhibiting with the Bau-Xi Gallery in 2002. Sheri Bakes lives and works on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
Kevin Chong wrote for the Globe and Mail, “Her brooding wind-swept scenes highlight tensions not only between the sky and land, but also between the physical landscape and the world of the mind.”
Bakes’ work has been placed in numerous private collections across North America and Europe, and in permanent collections with Emaar Properties, Dubai, UAE, Enunciate Conferencing, Toronto Dominion Bank, UBC Psychiatric Hospital, Vancouver General Hospital, St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, BC. and Swedish Hospital in Seattle. Sheri Bakes is represented by Bau-Xi Gallery in Vancouver and Toronto, and Foster/White Gallery in Seattle.
Born in Melbourne, Australia, Christou immigrated to Canada in 1969 and is a graduate of the Emily Carr College of Art and Design. She lives and works in East Vancouver.
Opening reception: Saturday, September 14
3045 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3J9
604 733 7011