In/Visible #1 coloured pencil on digitally printed mylar.  3'x4 1/2'.  2015


Artists Statement

My work explores images and associations with the land, earth and sea as well as the human form using mixed media to convey the depth of sensuality and fragility of the world.


Biography

Charlotte Wilson-Hammond is a visual artist living and working on Nova Scotia’s Eastern Shore.  For the past thirty years Charlotte has been an active advocate for the Arts, provincially and nationally. She was a founding member of Visual Arts Nova Scotia, Eye Level Gallery and the Coalition For Arts and Culture.  As well she has served on the Board of Governors of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, the Canadian Conference of the Arts and Canadian Artists Representation.  She is currently  the past chair of the Nova Scotia Talent Trust, and ex officio to the Board of Visual Arts Nova Scotia.,as well as serving on the Board of the Cultural Federations of Nova Scotia.

In 2002 Wilson-Hammond was featured in a major retrospective exhibition ‘Landscape with Thighs’, curated by Peter Dykhuis at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.  In 2005 Wilson-Hammond exhibited new work titled In/Finite at the Inverness Centre for the Arts, and in 2006 at Arts/Place in Annapolis Royal. In 2010 this work was shown at Anna Leanowens  art gallery  in Halifax in support of The Nova Scotia Talent Trust. In 2004 Wilson-Hammond was awarded the Portia White Prize, a 25,000 dollar award honouring a senior artist in the Province of Nova Scotia.  With part of the award she established the Charlotte Wilson-Hammond Visual Arts Nova Scotia Scholarship administered through the Nova Scotia Talent Trust to a exceptional visual arts student.

More recent exhibitions include 'White Canvases' a collaboration project with Suzanne Swannie, culminating in a group show at St. Mary's University Art Gallery and traveling to Art Gallery of Peterborough, 'Bird Maps' shown at Visual Arts Nova Scotia, and 'SKY/SEA' exhibited at the Chapel Gallery, Annapolis Royal, Memory Lane Heritage Village,Pavia, Halifax, and St Francis Xavier Art Gallery.

In 2017 Wilson-Hammond received a creation grant from Arts Nova Scotia for the production of work which will be shown at ARTsPLACE, Annapolis Royal, Memory Lane Heritage Village and St. Francis Xavier Art Gallery in 2018.

Wilson-Hammond was elected to the RCA ( Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts) in the Spring of 2006.







email-

wilsonhammond@ns.sympatico.ca









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