Lecture // C2 - CITY HALL LOCATION
NEXT2015 / Tia Halliday
Thursday, November 12, 6:30 PM | FREE
@ C2 / Suite 104 – 800 Macleod Trail SE
Please join us on Thursday, November 12th as Tia Halliday's NEXT2015 residency comes to an end - featuring a series of performative, living sculptures produced and choreographed by Halliday over the duration of her residency, and an informal talk by the artist in the gallery space. Doors open at 6:30 PM, followed by a talk at 7:00 PM, and a second performance thereafter.
ARTIST BIO / Tia Halliday is a multi-disciplinary artist from Calgary, Aberta. As painter, performer, and choreographer her work investigates the sybiotic relationship of dance and performance to drawing, painting, and photography. Halliday holds a B.F.A. with Distinction from the Alberta College of Art and Design and an M.F.A. in Drawing and Painting from Concordia University. Halliday also attended both the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Ontario College of Art and Design. She has professionally exhibited her work and participated in various projects across Canada and Europe. Her work has been noted in such publications as the Washington Post and Canadian Art Online. Tia is currently represented by Herringer Kiss Gallery in Calgary and teaches at the Alberta College of Art and Design.
NEXT2015 / Sponsored by RBC Emerging Artists Project, NEXT2015 is the inaugural iteration of a new annual residency series at Contemporary Calgary. Four artists have been invited to work independently in the upper level of the gallery of a one-month period to produce temporary, site-specific works as part of a continuously evolving group exhibition on the main level, responding to and building upon the work and ideas of previous artists using the space.
Quartet in Transit / November 14 to December 10, 2015
In conjunction with NEXT2015. Exhibition continues until January 17, 2015.