Chris Cran RCA is a Canadian visual artist living in Calgary, Alberta. He graduated in 1979 from the Alberta College of Art and Design in Calgary. He has exhibited nationally and internationally, most recently at the Glenbow Museum (2019) Mylona Gallery in Zurich, Switzerland (2018) and at the National Gallery of Canada (2016) in a large survey exhibition (1984 – 2016) that combined exhibitions from the Art Gallery of Alberta (2015) and the Southern Alberta Art Gallery (2015). He received the ACAD Alumni Award of Excellence in 2011 and the Doug and Lois Mitchell Outstanding Calgary Artist Award in 2014. As well, he was awarded the Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s Lawrence J. Burpee Medal in 2018. He is represented by Trépanier Baer Gallery in Calgary, Clint Roenisch Gallery in Toronto and Wilding Cran Gallery in Los Angeles.
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