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BRENDAN TANG REVIEWED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, 05.19

Robin Laurence writes of Tang’s most recent Manga Ormolu works:

“Tang’s work also speaks to the ways in which technology is increasingly wed to the human body—and vice versa. This is evident in the way he treats the surfaces of the vessels as if they were skin, folded and wrinkled around protruding or extruding robotic components.”


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GALLERY JONES AT ART ON PAPER

Gallery Jones is excited to announce our participation in Art on Paper, taking place from March 7-10, 2019 at at PIER 36, New York. We will be presenting ceramic artist Brendan Lee Satish Tang in a solo exhibition. If you are in the area, we would love to see you at booth 805. 

For tickets contact Shane: shane@galleryjones.ca


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BRENDAN TANG EXHIBITED IN ITALIAN CERAMICS MUSEUM, 07.18

Brendan Tang has been chosen to participate in Ceramics Now at the Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche in Faenza (MIC) in Italy, as the only artist representing Canada. The museum celebrates the 80th anniversary of the Faenza Prize, recognizing excellence in ceramic art. This year 17 curators have chosen 53 artists from around the world to be included in the exhibition, June 30- October 7, 2018


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NIZAM AND TANG FEATURED IN PORTLAND, OR, 07.18

An upcoming exhibition at Elizabeth Leach Gallery in Portland, OR, Diverse Voices (July 19- September 1) will be highlighting seven Vancouver artists whose process-oriented work shows technical experimentation and innovation, curated by Rachel Rosenfield Lafo. Among the seven artists chosen are James Nizam and Brendan Tang.


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TANG AND NEUFELD EXHIBITED AT MNBAQ, 07.18

Works by two of our represented artists, Brendan Tang and Clint Neufeld are currently on display as part of a large exhibition Fait Main/Hand Made at the Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec, QC (June 14-September 3, 2018). More than 40 Canadian artists are included in this exhibition which acts as a sweeping overview of contemporary output in Canada.


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BRENDAN TANG AT THE YUKON ARTS CENTRE, 03.18

Brendan Tang’s joint exhibition with Sonny Assu, “Ready Player Two,” is on display at the Yukon Arts Centre March 8 – May 26, 2018, along with work by Whitehorse-based artist Mark Preston. “Ready Player Two” combines elements from science fiction, comic book, and gaming cultures to consider how these forms alternately reinforce and transcend racial boundaries in youth culture.


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BRENDAN TANG FEATURED IN CANADIAN PODCAST SERIES, 03.18

In January, Brendan Tang was interviewed by Claire Scherzinger for her podcast Overly Dedicated, a series featuring artists in Canada. In their 45-minute conversation, Scherzinger and Tang cover everything from Tang’s practice with ceramics to his interests in boardgames and science fiction.


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BRENDAN TANG EXHIBITION OPENS AT THE BAF, 01.18

On January 11th, Brendan Lee Satish Tang opened a new exhibition titled meatspace at the Burrard Arts Foundation (BAF) Gallery in Vancouver following his residency as the Winter 2017 Resident Artist. The exhibition will be open from January 11 – March 10, 2018.

According to the BAF Insider blog, Tang took advantage of the residency to continue his work in “re-situating motifs from the decorative arts into new contexts”. His initial inspiration was the curvilinear cloud motif found in Chinese ceramics and scroll paintings, reminiscent of the French Nouveau style.



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BRENDAN TANG WINS MAYOR’S ART AWARD, 10.17

Congratulations to Brendan Tang, who has received the Mayor’s Arts Award for Craft and Design in Vancouver for 2017. The Mayor’s Arts Awards recognize 25 of the “best and brightest” creative minds in the city, in a broad range of artistic disciplines from visual to culinary and literary arts.



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BRENDAN TANG A FINALIST FOR THE LEOWE PRIZE, 06.17

Brendan Lee Satish Tang has been mentioned in recent press as a finalist for the Spanish fashion house Leowe’s inaugural Craft Prize, an award recognizing expert craftmanship from around the world. Tang’s work, along with the other finalists, is currently on display at New York Chamber gallery.


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BRENDAN TANG EXHIBITED AT THE REACH GALLERY, 05.17

Work by Brendan Tang is featured in an upcoming exhibition Ready Player Two (May 25-September 3, 2017) at The Reach Gallery Museum in Abbotford, BC. The exhibition presents collaborative and independent works by Brendan Tang alongside interdisciplinary artist Sonny Assu, combining elements from science fiction, comic book, and gaming cultures to consider how the forms alternately reinforce and transcend racial boundaries in youth culture.

The Reach Gallery Museum describes the artistic interplay between the two artists in Ready Player Two as they address the activities of adolescence:

“In their individual practices, Tang and Assu frequently negotiate the material and conceptual dynamics of culture and ethnicity. Informed by their mixed-race backgrounds and experiences of Canadian life in the 1980s and 1990s, for this exhibition the artists bring together found objects, selections from previous bodies of work, and new collaborative pieces to create immersive spaces that evoke the adolescent sanctuaries of their time: the basement, the arcade, and the comic book store.”


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ART TORONTO 08.16

Gallery Jones is pleased to be participating in Art Toronto, 2016 and present a solo booth with Brendan Tang October 28 – 31.

Gallery Jones gratefully acknowledges the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.


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BRENDAN TANG: SOUVENIRS FROM EARTH

Exhibition Dates: September 10 – October 11, 2016


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BRENDAN TANG AT THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON, 07.13

Brendan Tang is being exhibited at The Blue and White exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston runs from February 20th through to July 14th, 2013.


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BRENDAN TANG’S IMPRESSIVE CV, 11.12

Brendan Tang’s work has recently been acquired by the Royal Bank of Canada, the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Canadian Museum of Civilization, the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, the Gardiner Museum and the Seattle Art Museum, among others. Moreover, there are a plethora of upcoming museum exhibitions featuring the artist, from the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, to the Surrey Art Gallery and the Richmond Art Gallery.


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BRENDAN TANG SHORT-LISTED FOR THE SOBEY ART AWARD, 07.10

Congratulations to Brendan Tang on his nomination to the short-list for the Sobey Art Award!  Brendan is representing the West Coast and the Yukon in this national competition honouring the best in contemporary art, with a top prize of $50,000.