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.

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