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Artist April Matisz
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Media graphite, acrylic, and oil on yupo paper
Dated 2021
Size 24.75 x 39.25 x 1 in. / 62.9 x 99.7 x 2.5 cm.
Frame Size 30.75 x 45.25 x 1.25 in.
Sold $550 Estimate $400 - $800

Notes
signed with initials and dated lower right; framed with archival mat and special glass

Reference
April Matisz had a solo exhibition titled Gathering near and far, still at the Southern Alberta Art Gallery in 2023

Provenance
donated by the artist; proceeds from this work go to the Southern Alberta Art Gallery [SAAG], Lethbridge - for more information on the gallery, visit saag.ca


Biographical Information
April Matisz ~ [21st century] Canadian
see artist's website at aprilmatisz.net

April Matisz is an artist and mother living in Lethbridge, Alberta. She holds a degree in Biology [UVIC 2005] and Art Studio [UofL 2009]. She was awarded the RCA C.D Howe Scholarship for Art and Design for her undergraduate art studio work and an internship at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. She is the recipient of two Alberta Foundation for the Arts grants. Her painting series, Bodies Birthing Bodies, was recently purchased by the AFA for their collection. She is currently pursuing her MFA at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design.
Matisz’s practice spans drawing, printmaking, painting, and ceramics. Her research interests are varied: she explores the creatures and complex processes that make up the natural world, as well as the natural processes that have created us and continue to shape our lives. Her work draws on her knowledge of the sciences, as well as environmental philosophy and phenomenology.

Historical Results for this Artist

Sold
CAD $550 - Paddle # 102813
Bidding History
Paddle #
Date
Amount
102813
5/18/2024 12:57:33 PM
CAD $550
102776
5/18/2024 12:34:28 PM
CAD $500
102813
5/18/2024 11:45:05 AM
CAD $475
102776
5/18/2024 10:29:28 AM
CAD $450
102813
5/18/2024 9:22:17 AM
CAD $425
102776
5/18/2024 8:35:52 AM
CAD $400
102813
5/16/2024 7:09:32 PM
CAD $375
102802
5/13/2024 9:43:13 PM
CAD $350
102769
5/10/2024 2:21:51 PM
CAD $325
102776
5/10/2024 2:21:51 PM
CAD $300
102769
5/4/2024 8:24:36 PM
CAD $275

Biographical Information
April Matisz ~ [21st century] Canadian
see artist's website at aprilmatisz.net

April Matisz is an artist and mother living in Lethbridge, Alberta. She holds a degree in Biology [UVIC 2005] and Art Studio [UofL 2009]. She was awarded the RCA C.D Howe Scholarship for Art and Design for her undergraduate art studio work and an internship at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. She is the recipient of two Alberta Foundation for the Arts grants. Her painting series, Bodies Birthing Bodies, was recently purchased by the AFA for their collection. She is currently pursuing her MFA at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design.
Matisz’s practice spans drawing, printmaking, painting, and ceramics. Her research interests are varied: she explores the creatures and complex processes that make up the natural world, as well as the natural processes that have created us and continue to shape our lives. Her work draws on her knowledge of the sciences, as well as environmental philosophy and phenomenology.

Historical Results for this Artist

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