Banff National Park (AB)

Centered around the concept of maintenance and acts of cleaning, restoration and repair, Douglas Scholes’ artistic practice is an archaeology of the present and the ordinary.

His work has been exhibited in numerous Canadian institutions, and he has completed residencies at SPACE Studios in London, UK (Canada Council for the Arts), the Banff Centre (Banff, Canada), La Maison Laurentine (Aubepierre-sur-Aube, France), Rad’Art (San Romano, Italy), Imagination Station (Detroit, USA), 3e impérial (Granby, Canada) and AdMare (Magdelen Islands, Canada). Scholes represents one-fifth of the artists’ collective Centre de recherche urbaine de Montréal (CRUM). He lives and works in Montréal.


Previous Works By Douglas Scholes

Wanderings of a Rubbish Picker  |  Exshaw, Alberta  |  2015  |  Photo: Sarah Fuller

Working with the pragmatic aesthetics in four parts / Esthétique pragmatique à l’œuvre en quatre temps  |  Granby, Quebec  |  2010-11  |   Photo: Patrick Beaulieu

Vestiges I  |  Magdalen Islands, Quebec  |  2013  |  Photo: Douglas Scholes

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