The Yellow Box Gallery opens "Selections from the Bellagio Suite,” an exhibition of work by renowned Canadian artist Sky Pape on January 17th.
Opening Thursday, January 17th, St. Thomas University’s Yellow Box Gallery is excited to present, in one of the gallery’s more ambitious exhibitions, the work of renowned Canadian artist Sky Pape.

In her first solo exhibition in Canada, Pape will display “Selections from the Bellagio Suite” featuring recent works completed during her residency at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center in northern Italy.

The opening will be held Thursday, January 17, beginning with an artist’s talk at 4:00pm in McCain Hall, room 101. The opening will follow at 5:00pm, and the exhibition will be accompanied by a catalog with a critical essay by Jo Anna Isaak Ph.D., author, curator, educator and Chair of Art History at Fordham University in New York.

Pape is one of the most compelling and promising artists of her generation, offering a unique and transcendent interpretation of the landscape genre. Her work can be found in the Ontario Art Gallery collection as well as the Museum of Modern Art; the Guggenheim Museum; Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende, Kunst, Berlin; Brooklyn Museum of Art; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC; and the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara CA.

Pape’s work has been exhibited throughout America, and internationally in Japan, and Europe including Berlin, London, Dublin, Brussels, Antwerp, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Vienna, Zurich, Milan, and Barcelona.

The artist was born and raised in Ontario and attended Queen’s University before attending the Art Students League of New York. She has received numerous awards including support from the Canada Council, the Pollock Krasner Foundation, and the Bogliasco Foundation.