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The Elsie Scherle Art Gallery at the Last Mountain Lake Cultural Centre (LMLCC) inRegina Beach, SK is pleased to announce an exciting upcoming pair of exhibitions: Continua: New Workby Leesa Streifler and Continua: Shared Foundation.The two shows are closely related. Continua: Shared Foundation features the work of eight studentswho were in Streifler’s first painting and drawing class in 1986 and who are still active in the province’svibrant art community: Michel Boutin, Diana Chabros, Holly Fay, Ernie Klinger, Jennifer McRorie, ErikNorbraten, Sheila Nourse, and Wendy Peart. The show is curated by Leesa Streifler.Continua: New Work by Leesa Streifler showcases a series of large-scale paintings created afterStreifler’s move to Winnipeg in 2019 upon retiring from the University of Regina. Streifler was aprofessor in the university’s Visual Art Department from 1986-2019 and is a prominent Canadian artist.Her work is in many collections, including the National Gallery of Canada.“In my position as a professor of Visual Art at the U of R, I had the privilege of nurturing artists inSaskatchewan for over three decades, and this exhibition showcases current work by my first class ofstudents who are all still practicing artists,” says Streifler.The exhibitions open August 7th and run until October 17th. There will be a closing reception on October 17th at 1:30.
Leesa Streifler is a Canadian artist who was born and raised in Winnipeg. She received her BFA Honours from the University of Manitoba, and then moved to New York where she attended Hunter College, receiving her MFA in 1983. After living in New York for six years she moved to Regina to be on faculty in the Visual Arts Department at the University of Regina. She taught painting and drawing for over three decades, retiring in 2019. Streifler is currently living in Winnipeg and focusing on her art practice which includes painting, drawing, text and photography focusing on the female body as an expressive site of cultural and social affect. She has exhibited throughout Canada and has received support from national and provincial granting bodies. Her work is included in major public collections including the National Gallery of Canada, the Winnipeg Art Gallery, the MacKenzie Art Gallery, the Dunlop Art Gallery, the Winnipeg Art Gallery, the University of Regina, the University of Saskatchewan, SK Arts (formerly the Saskatchewan Arts Board), and the Canada Council Art Bank.