“The Itinerant Artist” An Illustrated Lecture by J. C. Heywood

The Itinerant Artist, will focus on print workshops throughout the world at which Heywood has worked and how the experience of working in these divergent locations has influenced his artistic production.

Specializing in the media of screen printing and etching, J. Carl Heywood, Queen’s University Professor Emeritus, is one of the most respected print artists working in Canada today. He has a large retrospective exhibition of work titiled J.C. Heywood: A Life in Layers, opening on January 22 at the Burnaby Art Gallery. The opening reception is on Saturday January 26 from 1 to 3. The exhibition runs through March 9.

Heywood has exhibited widely nationally and internationally and his work is in many public collections such as the National Gallery in Ottawa, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Metropolitan Museum in New York, the Museé d’ Art Moderne in Paris.