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Marianne Scott


a portrait photograph of Marianne Scott alongside Robert Sinclair's Diagonal Flip    Robert Sinclair's Diagonal Flip, 1979 


“I have found Sinclair's work compelling for decades, first discovering his work in the early 70's on my lunch hour tours of galleries in Toronto. The first painting I purchased is a watercolour by Sinclair that I continue to enjoy to this day.

Having looked at many of Sinclair's ‘roads,’ I often think of him when I am in the mountains. His roads appearing and disappearing abruptly, then perhaps reappearing again in the distance, the negative space of the sky, the sense of almost being close to the peak of the mountain always give me a sense of wonder. This for me is one of the powers of art – causing the viewer to contemplate the world from another perspective and wonder what might be around the corner.”

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Marianne Scott is a long-time member of the AGA and the former owner of the Scott Gallery in Edmonton. She has served in many capacities as a volunteer, including Chair of the Gallery Walk Association of Edmonton, Chair of the Edmonton Arts Council, Chair of the Salute to Excellence Committee, President of the Rotary Club of Edmonton Glenora and serving on the executive of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. She was a founder of Volunteer Alberta and served on the Board of Volunteer Canada.

Currently, Marianne continues to volunteer on special projects and indulge in travel, always looking at art.   

Image Credit:
Robert Sinclair
Diagonal Flip, 1979
Acrylic on canvas
Art Gallery of Alberta Collection, gift of Mr. Ron Kaplansky, Toronto, 1990


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