Charlotte Wilson-Hammond RCA

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artist’s statement

My work explores images and associations with the land, earth and sea using mixed media to convey the depth of sensuality and fragility of the world.

selected biography

Charlotte Wilson-Hammond is a visual artist living and working on Nova Scotia’s Eastern Shore. For over thirty-five years Charlotte has actively advocated for the Arts, provincially and nationally. She is a founding member of Visual Arts Nova Scotia, Eye Level Gallery and the Nova Scotia Coalition on Arts and Culture. As well she served on the Board of Governors of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Canadian Artists Representation, Canadian Conference of the Arts and is a life governor of Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Currently, Wilson Hammond is on the boards of Visual Arts Nova Scotia (ex-officio), the Nova Scotia Talent Trust, and The Cultural Federations of Nova Scotia. In 2004 Charlotte received the Portia White Prize and established a scholarship for visual arts students.

Wilson-Hammond’s recent  exhibitions include Landscape with Thighs, a 30 year retrospective at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, curated by Peter Dykhuis, In/Finite at Zwickers Gallery, Inverness Centre for the Arts, in 2006 ARTsPLACE in Annapolis Royal, and White Canvases at St. Mary’s University Art gallery, 2012, ‘Bird Maps‘, Corridor Gallery VANS, SKY/SEA exhibited at ARTsPLACE, Annapolis Royal, St. Francis Xavier Art Gallery in 2015 and Pavia Gallery, Halifax in 2016.

Wilson-Hammond’s next solo exhibition, In/Visible opens at ARTsPLACE in May, 2018 and St. Francis Xavier Art Gallery in November 2018 with curatorial essays by Katie Belcher and Bruce Campbell. This work was supported by both Creation and Presentation Grants from Arts Nova Scotia.

Charlotte Wilson-Hammond was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy in 2006.

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One Response to Charlotte Wilson-Hammond RCA

  1. It looks good….although it’s been over 40 years that I have been an artist and arts advocate.
    To add to recent exhibitions: SKY/SEA, Chapel Gallery, ARTsPLACE..Annapolis Royal, 2014.

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