Jerry Pethick - Where Sidewalks Leap Upon the Table

Jerry Pethick
’Where Side­walks Leap Upon The Table’

Works on paper: 1966 — 2000


Catri­ona Jef­fries is pleased to announce ‘Where side­walks leap upon the table’, an exhi­bi­tion of works on paper by Jerry Pethick made between 1966 and 2000. Pethick (1935 – 2003) was born in Lon­don, Ontario and in 1957 moved to Lon­don, UK to study at the Chelsea Col­lege of Art and later at the Royal Col­lege of Art. In 1968 he moved to Ann Arbor and then San Fran­cisco and in 1975 moved per­ma­nently to Hornby Island, British Colum­bia, where he lived and worked until the end of his life. A forth­com­ing solo exhi­bi­tion of his work will take place at the Van­cou­ver Art Gallery in 2015. Solo exhi­bi­tions include Big­ger than a book, wilder than a tree: Christina Mackie and Jerry Pethick, Catri­ona Jef­fries, Van­cou­ver (2012); Simon Fraser Uni­ver­sity Gallery (2011); Catri­ona Jef­fries, Van­cou­ver (2008); Typol­ogy of Space, Con­tem­po­rary Art Gallery, Van­cou­ver (2004); Draw­ing Room, Art Gallery of Mis­sis­sauga; Art Gallery of Nova Sco­tia; Musée Regional de Rimouski, Que­bec (2001); Out of the Cor­ner of an Eye, Cen­ter of Con­tem­po­rary Art, Seat­tle (2000); Straw Tower, Lon­don Regional Art Gallery, Lon­don, Ontario (1998); The Fur­ther World, Cana­dian Embassy, Tokyo (1997); Notion of Noth­ing, Stadt­ga­lerie, Saar­brucken (1994); Still Veils, The Power Plant, Toronto (1992); La Dot / Tran­si­tion in Progress, 49th Par­al­lel Cen­tre for Con­tem­po­rary Cana­dian Art, New York; Crousel Robelin BAMA, Paris (1985–86); Traces of Dis­cov­ery, Cana­dian Cul­tural Cen­tre, Paris; Van­cou­ver Art Gallery (1984–86); The Eskimo / Krieghoff Prox­im­ity Device: A Cul­tural Osmo­sis, Van­cou­ver Art Gallery (1979); Space Arrays, Nova 1 Gallery, Berke­ley (1972). His work has been included in numer­ous inter­na­tional group exhi­bi­tions and a selec­tion of mono­graphs and artists’ books have been pub­lished on his work since the late 1970s. For fur­ther infor­ma­tion or press enquires please con­tact Catri­ona Jef­fries or Anne Low at +1 604 736 1554.