Hold It

12 paintings installed on a yellow wall.

Allyson Clay was born in Vancouver, Canada, and grew up in Burnaby B.C., Scheveningen, Holland, and Rome, Italy. She received her B.F.A. from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and her M.F.A from the University of British Columbia. Recent solo shows includeImaginary Standard Distance, a survey of work since 1988, curated by Karen Henry for the Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta, 2002 (most recently at the Dunlop Gallery in Regina, 2003, and traveling to cities across Canada including the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, fall, 2004). She is represented in collections across Canada including the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Art Gallery of Ontario, The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art in Toronto, and Canada Council Art Bank. She has exhibited locally, nationally and internationally, most recently at the Canadian Cultural Centre in Paris, Yokohama Citizen’s Gallery, Japan, and the Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan.