POSTPONED – Mary Shannon Will – People, Places and Things

January 1, 2021 - August 31, 2021

Please note the Nickle is NOT currently open.

Curated by Diana Sherlock, Mary Shannon Will: People, Places and Things is currently being installed at Nickle Galleries (opening dates TBC). The exhibition includes almost 100 abstract ceramic sculptures and process-based paintings, drawings, digital prints and mixed-media works produced by established Calgary artist Shannon Will between 1968 to 2020.

Diana Sherlock is a Calgary-based independent curator, writer and educator who’s recent curatorial projects include: New Maps of Paradise (2016) with Eric Moschopedis and Mia Rushton (Nickle Galleries, Calgary); In the making (2014–15) (Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary and Kenderdine College Art Galleries, Saskatoon); Folly: Château Mathieu (2009–14) (Mathieu, Normandy, France; Esplanade Art Gallery, Medicine Hat and Nickle Galleries, Calgary).

A recording of Diana Sherlock’s November 19, 2020 curatorial talk about the exhibition is available here.

Mary Shannon Will
Winter Rain for Frank, 1994
Acrylic on wood. NG.1995.001.000.
Collection of Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary.