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  • Artist Rick Madore - Home, Contact Info, Biography and Exhibitions
    never ending devotion to the creative process led him to begin chronically his life experiences through drawing pastel and eventually oil on canvas Today his focus is on portrait and figure as seen in the Africa Series and the Figure and Portrait Series Rick s work and subject matter is as diverse as his life experiences and is very much influenced by his extensive travel to many different countries His style has evolved through the experimentation with different techniques and ideas His love for discovery and investigation of new ideas has led him to incorporate his enjoyment of welding into his work to create mixed media paintings using steel wire and fabric on canvas as well as steel sculpture as seen in the Abstract And Mixed Media Series His main adoration and influences are that of the life and work of Picasso Braque Leger and Gris Rick began exhibiting his work in Ottawa Ontario in 2000 and has continued to show his work through community group exhibitions studio tours and private showings as well as through his website Many of his works are held in private collections in Canada Germany Australia and the USA In 2007 Rick was the recipient of the Ted Marshal Memorial Award with the Ottawa School of Art He has facilitated art programs and workshops for the National Art Gallery of Canada The Correctional Service of Canada the Orphan and Vulnerable Children s Program in Tanzania and in his private studio Exhibitions Solo Non Juried Exhibitions 2000 Heart of The Cottage Timothy s Coffee Ottawa Ontario 2001 Still Life Timothy s Coffee Ottawa Ontario 2002 Some of My Best Girlfriends Are Cows TruForm Fitness Centre Ottawa Ontario 2003 Transformations NuVogue Interiors Ottawa Ontario 2004 Filaments of My Imagination Francesco s Coffee House Ottawa Ontario 2008 Nuit

    Original URL path: http://www.rickmadore.ca/ (2015-02-25)
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