Subversion in Concrete
by Matthew Allan Clarke
The Art Incubator Gallery, January 10 – February 22, 2020
Opening Reception: Friday, January 10, from 7 pm – 10 pm
Harcourt House Artist Run Centre, 3rd floor, 10215 – 112 St, Edmonton
“The essential meaning in my art is the acknowledgment of a banal existence, and the deliberate, concentrated effort to cure that banality with forms that are arranged to be interesting. In this instance, taking a common element – concrete – and making high-impact abstract forms”.
Matthew Allan Clarke
Matthew Allan Clarke was trained by Peter Hide and Royden Mills at the University of Alberta, where he graduated from the sculpture program. His sculptures are inspired by Anthony Caro, Pablo Picasso, and Peter Hide. He has displayed in the University of Alberta Gallery at Halcyon Days in 2014, The Muttart Conservatory in 2015, The Whyte Ave Art Walk from 2013-2015, the Gay Pride Gallery in 2014 and 2015, and the Art Gallery of St. Albert in 2018.