Virtual Walk of
The Boreal Poetry Garden
on the image above to start.
The artist gratefully
long-standing gratitude to The Canada Council for the Arts and the
& Labrador Arts Council.
art and mapping
landscape and poetry
phenomenology and art
phenomenology and poetry
place-based performance art
poetry art garden
poetry garden walk
site-specific performance art
Marlene Creates: Places, Paths, and Pauses
a touring retrospective exhibition
Susan Gibson Garvey and Andrea Kunard
organized by the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in partnership with Dalhousie
Fredericton, New Brunswick
September 23, 2017–January 21, 2018
Halifax, Nova Scotia
February 16–May 6, 2018
Thursday March 8, 2018 at 7 pm.
Confederation Centre Art Gallery
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
June 9–September 30, 2018
Carleton University Art Gallery
The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery
St. John's, Newfoundland
October 12, 2019–January 19, 2020
With a major
publication including essays by Susan Gibson Garvey, Andrea Kunard, Robert Macfarlane, and Joan
M. Schwartz; and an ekphrastic poem by Don McKay; co-published by Goose
Lane Editions and the Beaverbrook Art Gallery.
in Canada, 1960–2000 /
La photographie au Canada, 1960–2000
group exhibition curated by Andrea Kunard, organized by the Canadian
Photography Institute of the National Gallery of Canada
The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery,
St. John's, Newfoundland
January 27–April 22, 2018
Newfoundland Treasury of Terms for Ice and Snow
Glendon Gallery, Glendon College
February 1–March 29, 2018
Thursday February 1, 2018,
Gibson Garvey, Andrea Kunard, Robert Macfarlane, Don McKay, and Joan M.
Paths, and Pauses, Goose Lane Editions and the Beaverbrook
Gallery, Fredericton, 2017
also available in a French edition: Marlene
Creates : Lieux, sentiers et pauses
Luciano Benetton, Peggy Gale, and
Francesca Valente. Out of the Bush
Garden: Contemporary Artists from Central-Eastern Canada,
Mundi, Antiga Edizioni, Crocetta del Montello, Italy, 2017
Andrea Kunard. Photography in
Canada, 1960-2000 / La photographie au Canada, 1960–2000,
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 2017
Victoria Dickenson, Laura Brandon, Naomi Fontaine, Patricia Grattan,
Laurier Lacroix, Lee Maracle, and Gerald McMaster. The Good Lands: Canada Through the Eyes of
Artists, Figure 1 Publishing, Vancouver, BC, 2017
Rebecca Basciano, Jim Burant, Michelle Gewurtz, Catherine Sinclair, et
/ Nous connaître un peu nous-mêmes / We’ll all become
A Survey of Art in the Ottawa-Gatineau Region,
Art Gallery and Figure 1 Publishing, Vancouver, BC, 2017
& Professional memberships
associate member of PLaCE
(Place Location Context and Environment) International Research Centre,
University of the West of England, Bristol, UK.
appointed May 25, 2012.
member of the Walking
Artists Network, Institute for Performing Arts Development,
University of East London, UK.
member of the Ecoart Network,
appointed April 2013.
articles and reviews
by the Water: Marlene Creates and Fogo Island,”
Eva Crocker. “12
Years of Growth and Transformation in Marlene Creates’ Boreal Poetry
Garden,” The Overcast online,
St. John’s, posted July 18, 2017
Ray Cronin. “Marlene
Creates’ Natural Art,” Atlantic
Books Today, Halifax, Fall 2017, p.
Leah Sandals. “16
Art Shows to See This Fall,” Canadian
Art online, posted September 21, 2017
Gil McElroy. “Do No
Harm: Marlene Creates,” Re:Sculpt,
International Sculpture Centre,
Princeton, New Jersey, USA, posted October 25, 2017
Stephen Dale. “Creates
and Cahén in the Spotlight at the Beaverbrook,” National
Gallery of Canada online magazine, posted November 21, 2017
Joan Sullivan. “Underlying
all my work has been an interest in place,” The Telegram, St.
John’s, November 25, 2017, B10–11.