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Andrew Wright

Multidisciplinary artist Andrew Wright r.c.a. creates conceptually informed works in many media. He has also been preoccupied with using photography in traditional and decidedly non-traditional ways for over 25 years.

Wright has exhibited widely in Canada and abroad with shows in the U.S., the U.K., the E.U., Korea, China, and others. He has exhibited at such venues as the London Gallery West, Polygon Gallery, Vancouver, the Art Museum at the University of Toronto, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Ottawa Art Gallery, the University of California, Berkeley, Oakville Galleries, and the Today Art Museum, Beijing.

His works can be found in the collections of the National Gallery of Canada, the X'ian Art Museum, China, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, KWAG, the University of Toronto, the Ottawa Art Gallery, Canada House Canada’s High Commission in London, and private collections around the world.

He is the recipient of the 2019 Karsh Award for an “outstanding body of work and significant contribution to the artistic discipline in a photo/lens-based medium”. A multiple nominee for the Sobey Art Award, Wright was a semi-finalist in 2007. In 2011 Wright won the inaugural Gattuso Prize at Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival in Toronto. His work was also included in the the Milan-based magazine, Mould, curated by Joan Fontcuberta and he has shown alongside artists such as Michael Snow, Iain Baxter&, Wanda Koop, Ed Burtynsky, Rebecca Belmore, Robert Youds, Isabelle Hayeur.