DAVID T. ALEXANDER NEWLY INDUCTED TO THE ROYAL CANADIAN ACADEMY OF ARTS

Bau-Xi Gallery is pleased to announce David T. Alexander's induction into the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. Alexander joins late artists Alistair Bell, Ted Godwin, and Joseph Plaskett among the ranks of the RCA.

The Royal Canadian Academy of Arts is an honourary organization that celebrates the achievement of excellence and innovation by Canadian artists and designers across the country. The RCA’s membership is comprised of Canada’s most distinguished visual artists and designers who are selected through processes of nomination and election by their peers. Each year, the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts recognizes individuals like Alexander who have made invaluable contributions to the visual arts and design through the awarding of the RCA Medal.

David T. Alexander is an established, award-winning Canadian artist known for his landscapes and water reflection imagery. Alexander's work can be found in many prominent public, private and corporate collections throughout the world, including the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Museum of London, the University of Toronto, Concordia University in Montreal, the Museum of Art in Iceland, HBC Global Art Collection in New York, and in Embassies in Berlin, Beijing and Krakow. Corporate and private collections include those in major Canadian cities as well as in Dubai, Seoul, New York, Mumbai and Nice, among others. Alexander's signature landscapes and waterscapes represent his significant forty five year history in painting and drawing with a bold palette and gestural application.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

David T. Alexander studied at the Vancouver Art School and at Langara College before graduating with a BFA from Notre Dame University. In 1980, he moved to Saskatoon, SK to obtain his Master's degree while researching in New York, London and Paris. In 2006, Alexander was a special guest artist-in-residence at the Morris Graves Foundation in California. He continues to lives and work out of his studio in Lake Country, BC.

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ABOUT THE ROYAL CANADIAN ACADEMY OF ARTS

The Royal Canadian Academy of Arts celebrates the achievement of excellence and innovation by Canadian artists and designers across the country. The RCA encourages new generations of artists through their programs and facilitate the exchange of ideas about visual culture for the benefit of everyone. In addition to honouring artists and designers with the RCA distinction, members support the organization as it encourages younger generations of artists and designers through mentorships, scholarships and awards, and ensures the collection of works by living Canadian artists through purchase grants to regional public galleries.


For more information, visit the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts website here.

 

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