David Sorensen - Studio 3.0



Biographical Notes

By Victoria Baster

(Excerpt from catalogue 1996)

David Sorensen • Acculturation • Grids and Screens • by Victoria Baster

Two juried exhibitions of 1976 included his work; Spectrum Canada, a national touring exhibition organized by the Royal Canadian Academy, and Forum 76 at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. His work was also shown in Vancouver in 1977 in the exhibition, Surfacing Systems, at the University of British Columbia Fine Arts Gallery.

The University of Sherbrooke’s Cultural Centre presented his oils on canvas pad in the 1978 exhibition Visual Arts in the Eastern Townships; and in 1980, his large abstract paintings on canvas were shown in New York in a three person exhibition, and smaller works in a group exhibition in Boston. In the same year. He was then represented in an exhibition of the Canada Council Art Bank which was shown in Montreal and at Harbourfront in Toronto.

Creation Quebec 81, the third juried biennale of painting at the Saidye Bronfman Centre in Montreal, included Sorensen’s work. Another exhibition drawn from the collection of the Canada Council Art Bank also included his work in their presentation in the Charles Scott Gallery at the Emily Carr College of Art and Design in Vancouver in 1982.

In 1989 he exhibited sculpture in Criterium 89, in Mt.Orford, Quebec. Then le Musee de Beaux Artes de Sherbrooke, in Quebec included his works at the Musee des nos Maisons in 1991,and again in 1992.

Solo exhibitions of Sorensen’s work have been held in Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver and Hamilton, from the 1960’s onwards.




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