Victoria-based artist Rick Leong introduces his current exhibition at the Richmond Art Gallery, discussing his work and how the gallery exhibition came together. Leong will share his insights on developing a body of work and proposal packages for exhibiting at various spaces including public, commercial and pop-up galleries as well as how to find and apply for artist residencies.
Participation is FREE, but pre-registration is required.
Register by emailing: Charis Au at CAu2@richmond.ca
Rick Leong obtained his MFA from Concordia University (Montreal, 2007). In 2008, he was a finalist in the Royal Bank of Canada’s Painting Competition, touring at venues such as the National Gallery of Canada, the Power Plant (Toronto) and the Contemporary Art Gallery (Vancouver). Leong’s work has been exhibited internationally and across Canada and is collected nationally including Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Senvest, Col’Art, the ALDO Group, and the Canada Council Art Bank. Leong is represented by Parisian Laundry, Montreal.