Wendy Toogood – Letterpress
Wendy Toogood $75. Edition of 30. 8.5″ x 11″. Black and white print on cotton rag. 2014
Wendy Toogood $75. Edition of 30. 8.5″ x 11″. Black and white print on cotton rag. 2014.
Wendy is a consistent contributor to TNG throughout its history. To learn more about this print, click here: http://www.thenewgallery.org/c-r-e-a-m/
“Wendy Toogood graduated from the Alberta College of Art (Calgary) in 1969; she did post graduate work at the Instituto Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico in 1970. Toogood lived in Toronto from 1970 through 1974; during this time she spent six months touring extensively in Europe — she return to Calgary in 1974 and lived there until 2006 when she moved to Nakusp, BC. She was an Instructor at the Alberta College of Art & Design (ACAD) from 1975 to 2006.
Toogood has received a number of awards including: Canada Council grants; Alberta Achievement Award, 1984; Lieutenant Governor’s Award, Winnipeg Art Gallery (Best in Show: Reflections Exhibition), 1984; Prize for Excellence, and, The Outstanding Entry Award; Canadian Guild of Crafts, 1971; Canadian Guild of Crafts Exhibition, Toronto; work chosen by the National Gallery of Canada for the Four Hangings Exhibition, which toured Canada, 1970; in 1987 she was nominated for the Saidye Bronfman Award by the Alberta Craft Council. In 2002 she received an Alberta College of Art & Design Alumni Award of Excellence.” (http://www.stride.ab.ca/arc/archive_2008/wendy_toogood_main/wendy_toogood.html)