SKIOLD, Birgit

Nancy Petry colour Xerox transfer titled ‘Identite’, numbered 10/ 25 copies



Nancy Petry colour Xerox transfer titled ‘Identite’ printed on hand made wove paper. Signed, titled and numbered 10/ 25 copies, by the artist in pencil. Fine

Image size 11.5 x 18cm (4.5 x 7 inches)

Sheet size 30 x 30cm (11.75 x 11.75 inches)

This was plate 87, as published in ‘A Tribute to Birgit Skiold’ , 1983.

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Nancy Petry [Canadian 1931 ]

Born in Montreal, Nancy Petry lives and works in Montreal and London, England. She holds a Bachelor in Fine Arts degree from McGill University, where she studied painting with John Lyman and John Fox. She went on to pursue her studies in Paris with Henri Goetz at l’Académie de la Grande Chaumière; with William Hayter at l’Atelier 17 and with Stanley Jones at the Slade School of Fine Art, University College, London. She also studied at the London Film-makers’ Co-operative with Jenny Okun. Nancy Petry has been awarded grants from both the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ministère des affaires culturelles du Québec. Her artistic career has taken her across continents.

During her artistic career, Nancy Petry has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions in galleries, art centres, and museums, as well as being a key player in prestigious artistic demonstrations and happenings.

She had a retrospective at the Musée des beaux-arts de Mont-Saint-Hilaire, in 2008. Nancy Petry was one of the first artists to venture into the realm of abstract art in Québec and in Canada, blazing one of the most beautiful trajectories in the course of a spectacular artistic career.

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