The Caetani Centre is currently hosting mixed-media artist Roberta Pyx Sutherland for a two-week residency. The work created during her stay will be celebrated with a weekend pop-up exhibition.
Roberta Pyx Sutherland is a visual artist living in Victoria BC. Sutherland lived and worked in her studio in Enderby in the 1990’s and is well known in the Okanagan art scene. Her education includes a BFA from the University of Victoria, study at Emily Carr University of Art and Design, the University of Sheffield UK, Ikebana Ohara School, and residencies at the Banff Centre.
This exhibit will focus on large scale drawings that reflect an enduring connection to the land and kind friends in the valley. Sutherland is collected by the Canada Council Art Bank, numerous private and public collections. Her recent sculpture created at the Mount Subasio UNESCO world heritage site in Assisi received the Juror’s Award of excellence at the Sooke Fine Art Show.
The Caetani Cultural Centre offers artists and writers creative living and working spaces in an independent community atmosphere for self-directed residencies, providing time, support and room for creativity, at affordable rates. Open to emerging and established visual artists in any medium. Writers, musicians, curators, cultural researchers, musicians and performing artists are also welcome and encouraged to apply. Applications for all 2018 residencies at the Caetani Centre are now open and available online.
The Reception and Gallery Hours are open to the public and free of charge.
For more information please visit our website http://www.caetani.org