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Colleen Brown

Hang up, bend and slump, low pressure Ohio


1 October - 12 November 2017


Unit 17 is pleased to present the first solo exhibition at the gallery by Colleen Brown — Hang up, bend and slump, low pressure Ohio. For this exhibition, held at the gallery's downtown space, Brown has brought together recent shaped paintings and sculptural work produced over the last three years. 

Colleen Brown (b. 1965) explores the relationships of objects and materials as a means of thinking through abstraction and social encounters. Brown lives in Vancouver and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Emily Carr University of Art + Design (Vancouver) and a Master of Fine Arts from the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson (New York). Recent group exhibitions and events include Vancouver Special: Ambivalent Pleasures, Vancouver Art Gallery; Form Play, Western Gallery, Bellingham; Good Neighbor, Hedreen Gallery, Seattle; Xenia, Airbnb, Seattle. Brown is the recipient of the 2016 Vancouver Portfolio Prize.

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