Art Gallery of Alberta

Curator’s Introduction:
Alberta Mistresses of the Modern

Curator’s Introduction
Alberta Mistresses of the Modern with Mary-Beth Laviolette

Friday, March 9, 6 pm
Ledcor Theatre, Art Gallery of Alberta
$15 / $10 AGA Members
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Mary-Beth Laviolette is the curator of the exhibition Alberta Mistresses of the Modern: 1935-1975. Born in Edmonton, Laviolette is a graduate of Carleton University in Ottawa, and spent ten years in the province specializing in arts journalism. She covered the visual arts for Arts National on CBC national radio, then returned to Alberta in 1982, where she wrote articles for a variety of newspapers and gallery publications, as well as co-founding and co-editing Artichoke(1989-2005), a visual arts magazine. She published An Alberta Art Chronicle in 2005 and Alberta Art and Artists: An Overview with Patricia Ainslie in 2008. Laviolette currently lives in Canmore, Alberta.