Thursday, 27 February 2014

Stephanie Vegh – Scratchings: Talon, Sting and Claw


Catching up: an exhibition in Canada last year

Stephanie Vegh – Scratchings: Talon, Sting and Claw

March 14 to April 6 2013

You can read about the artist's work on the Bronte Blog here.

The Gallery website has this statement: "Scratchings: Talon, Sting and Claw is a collection of detailed and intensive drawings by Hamilton artist Stephanie Vegh that rework book illustrations to create a new perspective on the past. This engaging show brings together new work with a growing body that has shown in Toronto and internationally."

Born in Hamilton, Stephanie Vegh studied Art and Comparative Literature at McMaster University before leaving for the Glasgow School of Art to complete her MFA.  She has returned to Hamilton where she continues to create art and write essays and reviews for various galleries and publications in Canada and the United Kingdom while staying active in Hamilton’s arts community.  Vegh is the Executive Director of the Hamilton Arts Council and is a member of the Supercrawl Curatorial Committee.  She is a two-time recipient of an Ontario Arts Council Visual Arts Project Grant and is currently represented in Hamilton by the Nathaniel Hughson Gallery.
The Nathaniel Hughson Art Gallery, 27 John Street North, Hamilton, Ontario  L8R 1H1.

The artist's own website can be found here.