Work of the Week: Moonlight Sonata, In the Beginning

Date: Sep 18, 2017

The Work of the Week for September 18 - 25 is Moonlight Sonata, In the Beginning by Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert.

The Nickle Galleries at the University of Calgary hosted an exhibition The Writing on the Wall: Works of Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert, RCA from September 21 – December 16, 2017. This exhibition was the first major retrospective of Dr. Cardinal-Schubert since her death in 2009.

From the exhibition description on the Nickle Galleries website:

 The exhibition reflects the cyclical nature of Joane Cardinal-Schubert’s (1942-2009) work, including 60 pivotal pieces in painting, drawing, printmaking, collage, ceramic, and installation. 

The AFA Collection loaned 15 artworks for the exhibition, including one from the Government House Art Collection.

See additional works and read more about the artist on the AFA collection virtual museum.