Sky Glabush at The Armory Show

The Armory Show

Sky Glabush
The Armory Show
September 8 - 11, 2022
Booth # 328

For the 2022 edition of The Armory Show, Philip Martin Gallery will present an installation of large scale, oil-and-sand-on-canvas paintings by London, Ontario-based Canadian artist Sky Glabush. Glabush's work examines painterly archetypes like portraiture, landscape, and still life. We see flowers, trees, buildings and individual portrait subjects rendered in vivid color, by way of strong line, and dynamic shape. Glabush's paintings include passages in oil and sand that play off brilliant areas of translucent color laid down with a brush. Glabush's work connects directly with personal vision in painting: the power of the human hand; a sense of mental recording; and a feeling of visual improvisation is paramount. Glabush's own experiences living and working in variety of places such as Saskatchewan, Belize, California and Amsterdam have informed his work. Sky Glabush’s paintings were recently on view at the National Gallery of Canada; in 2024, Sky Glabush’s work will be the subject of a touring solo exhibition organized by Museum London (London, ON). This is Glabush's Sky Glabush’s first solo show in New York.

Sky GLABUSH (b. 1970 Alert Bay, BC) received his BFA from the University of Saskatchewan (Saskatoon, SK) and his MA from the University of Alberta (Edmonton, AB). Sky Glabush’s paintings were recently on view at National Gallery of Canada alongside peers like Peter Doig. In 2024, Sky Glabush’s work will be the subject of a solo exhibition organized by Museum London (London, ON). The show will be accompanied by a catalog. Glabush's work was just included in the group exhibition, "Unnatural Nature: Post-Pop Landscapes," at Acquavella (New York, NY). His work was recently the subject of “Weight of Light” at Philip Martin Gallery (Los Angeles, CA). Previous exhibitions include “The Caged Lark,” Philip Martin Gallery (Los Angeles, CA); "Sky Glabush and Johannes Nagel," Cordonhaus Städtische Galerie Museum (Cham, Germany); “The Valley of Love,” Clint Roenisch Gallery (Toronto, ON); “Sky Glabush,” Projet Pangée (Montreal, QC); and “The Window is Also a Door,” Prosjektrom Normanns (Stavanger, Norway). Glabush's work has been included in exhibitions at University of Western Ontario (London, ON); Galerie de l’UQAM (Montréal, QC); and Rideau Hall (Ottawa, ON). Glabush is an associate professor of visual art at the University of Western Ontario (London, ON). Glabush’s work is included in such collections as National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa, ON); Alberta Foundation for the Arts (Calgary, AB); Bank of Montreal (Toronto, ON); Colart Collection (Montreal, QC); Ivey Collection (Toronto and London, ON); MacKenzie Art Gallery (Regina, SK); McIntosh Gallery, (London, ON); Mendel Art Gallery (Saskatoon, SK); Museum London (London, ON); University of Saskatchewan (Saskatoon, SK). His work has been featured in publications such as Tate Magazine, Bordercrossings Magazine, Canadian Art, Toronto Star, and Globe and Mail. Glabush lives and works in London, ON.

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September 9, 2022
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