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Lyn Carter: Beacon

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December 10, 2011 - September 8, 2015
Lyn Carter. Beacon (detail), 2011. Photo: K. Jennifer Bedford
Lyn Carter. Beacon (detail), 2011. Photo: K. Jennifer Bedford

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Queen's Square Lobby
1 North Square, Cambridge, ON
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In conjunction with Columna, the exhibition of works by Lyn Carter at Queen's Square, Cambridge Galleries is pleased to announce a publication and public art project launch on Saturday, December 10th with an informal talk and tour of the works with the artist. Created specifically for the atrium of the gallery, Beacon is the newest and largest work to date created by Carter well known for her intricate textile surfaces and unusual sculptural forms.

Lyn Carter: Material Becomings is a bilingual co-publication of works with essay by Corinna Ghaznavi which accompanies Lyn Carter's exhibitions at Cambridge Galleries (2011) and Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (2012).

Artist Profile
Lyn Carter
Lyn Carter was born in Toronto, Ontario. She completed her undergraduate work in Textile Design at the Ontario College of Art and Design in 1978 and in 1994 completed a Master of Fine Arts in...

Lyn Carter was born in Toronto, Ontario. She completed her undergraduate work in Textile Design at the Ontario College of Art and Design in 1978 and in 1994 completed a Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture from York University in Toronto. She has also completed studies at the Banff Centre of Fine Arts, Alberta. She is a sculptor and uses textile as a primary medium. Since 1986, Carter has exhibited her work extensively across Canada including solo shows at Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal ; Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton ; Red Head Gallery, Toronto ; Peak Gallery, Toronto and the White Water Gallery in North Bay . Her work has been included in group exhibitions at Gallery Stratford ; Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax; Thames Art Gallery, Chatham ; Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto ; Art in General Gallery, New York; The Winchester Gallery , England ; Edmonton Art Gallery ; Kitchener / Waterloo Art Gallery; and The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto. Carter is an active educator, writer and lecturer on the visual arts. She currently lives and works in Orton, Ontario.



  • Lyn Carter. Beacon (detail), 2011. Photo: K. Jennifer Bedford
    Lyn Carter. Beacon (detail), 2011. Photo: K. Jennifer Bedford

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City of Cambridge Canada Council for the Arts Ontario Arts Council