William Perehudoff, 1989, acrylic on canvas

2011 Acquisitions

The Mendel Art Gallery acquired 1,269 new works of art in 2011, bringing the number of objects in the permanent collection to 7,069, with a total value of nearly $16 million. Sixteen of the artworks were purchased, 14 with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Assistance Program (and one of the 14 with additional funds raised by the Gallery Group). The remaining 1,253 artworks were gifts.

2011 PURCHASES
Purchased from the artist with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Assistance program:

Lee Henderson
Transmission 14 of Babymonk, 2008
transmounted colour c-print

Lee Henderson
The Impact of Hyphenation in Wasps 10, 2008
transmounted colour c-print

The Cedar Tavern Singers aka Les Phonorealistes
The Mendel Art Gallery Music Video, 2010

Arnaud Maggs
Contamination 138/139, 2007,
digital photograph mounted on aluminum

Arnaud Maggs
Contamination 156/157, 2007
digital photograph mounted on aluminum

Arnaud Maggs
Contamination 164/165, 2007
digital photograph mounted on aluminum

Grant McConnell
The Maids, Niagara, 2010
acrylic on wood

Heather Nicol
Ha!, 2008
mixed media

Louise Noguchi
Ponderosa Ranch, 2004
transmounted digital print 1/3

Louise Noguchi
Blow-Back, 2004
transmounted digital print 1/3

Adrian Stimson
Shaman Exterminator on the Playa 1, 2005
digital print

Adrian Stimson
Shaman Exterminator on the Playa 2, 2005
digital print

Adrian Stimson
Shaman Exterminator Sunrise, 2005
digital print

Ian Abdulla
Camping Along the Creek…, 2009
acrylic on canvas

Ian Abdulla
My Uncle, Stepbrother and Myself…, 2009
acrylic on canvas

Purchased from the artist with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Assistance program and funds raised by the Gallery Group: Martin Bennett, Static Image, Painting/Blue/Bird/Police Point Park, 2007, oil on canvas.

2011 GIFTS
Gift of Linda Anderson Hughes:
Dorothy Knowles
Portrait of Linda Anderson Hughes, 1956
watercolour on paper

Gift of the artist:
Lee Henderson
glare – a series, 2007, 56
colour c-print photos

Gift of the artist:
Neal McLeod
Manitowêw (almighty voice), 2010
acrylic on birch
Neal McLeod, kâ-pah-pamâcahkwêw (Wandering Spirit), 2010, acrylic on birch

Gift of Jim and Lou Sadler:
Wynona Mulcaster
untitled (landscape), c.1979
acrylic on canvas

Gift of Ingrid M. Haase:
Siegfried Haase
Self Portrait, 1956
lithograph

Siegfried Haase
Three Bathers, 1967
lithograph

Siegfried Haase
Walk in a Spring Storm, 1967
woodcut on paper

Siegfried Haase
Herring Cove, Nova Scotia II, 1955
lithograph

Siegfried Haase
The Night, 1965
woodcut on paper

Siegfried Haase
Miracle, 1965
woodcut

Siegfried Haase
Curriculum Vitae, 1969
woodcut (triptych)

Siegfried Haase
The Mirror, 1965
woodcut

Siegfried Haase
Saint Paul’s, n.d. (c.1960s)
woodcut on rice paper

Siegfried Haase
Hedwig and Siegfried (The Couple), 1968
lithograph

Siegfried Haase
St. James the Greater, AD 44, 1967
woodcut (triptych)

Gift of John and Diane Dalzell:
Noni Mulcaster
A Little Road in France, 1959
watercolour on paper

Gift of Grit & Scott McCreath:
Ernest Lindner
untitled (Sunflower Fantasy), 1979
watercolour on paper

Gift of Lynne McLellan:
Mashel Teitelbaum
Self Portrait, 1979,
watercolour and graphite on paper

Gift of Jean Williamson:
Collection of 123 Inuit artworks
99 works in stone / bone / ivory, 13 ceramic pieces, 5 wall hangings, 5 paintings, 2 prints.

Gift of the artist:
Jeffrey Thomas
Bear Portrait No.1, 1984
archival b/w digital inkjet print

Jeffrey Thomas
Sense of Self, 1997
archival b/w digital inkjet print

Jeffrey Thomas
Indian Treaty No.1, 1987
archival b/w digital inkjet print

Jeffrey Thomas
Little White Lies, 1987
archival b/w digital inkjet print

Jeffrey Thomas
How Do You Measure Up?, 2011
archival b/w digital inkjet print

Jeffrey Thomas
FBI, Samuel de Champlain Monument, Ott. ON, 1984
arch b/w digital print

Gift of Charles Ringness:
Otto Donald Rogers
Vertical Form, 1978
steel sculpture

Gift of Pamela Gibson:
Roger Ing
8 Cokes and Tiger Face, 1987-88
enamel on canvas board

Roger Ing
untitled (Picasso print with coffee cup), n.d.
paint on poster board

Gift of the artist:
William Perehudoff
AC-89-054, 1989
acrylic on canvas

William Perehudoff
AC-89-021, 1989
acrylic on canvas

William Perehudoff
AC-82-023, 1982
acrylic on canvas

William Perehudoff
AC-61-00A, 1961
acrylic on canvas

William Perehudoff
OB-58-006
1958, oil on board

William Perehudoff
OB-58-002
1958, oil on board

Gift of the artist:
Dorothy Knowles
Snow (AC-007-81), 1981
acrylic on canvas

Dorothy Knowles
Barley Field & Blue Distance (OC-040-82), 1982
oil on canvas

Dorothy Knowles
Storm Coming (OC-014-84), 1984
oil on canvas

Dorothy Knowles
Prairie Road (OC-012-87), 1987
oil on linen
 
Dorothy Knowles
Yellow Leaves (OC-063-90), 1990
oil on linen
 
Dorothy Knowles
Smoky Day at Namekus Lake (OC-090-91), 1991
oil on linen

Dorothy Knowles
The Shore at Anglin Lake (AC-121-93), 1993
acrylic on canvas

Dorothy Knowles
AC-18-94, 1994
acrylic on canvas

Gift of Lewis Richardson:
Stephen Shore
The Giverny, 1977, 1982-3
portfolio of 24 colour photographs

Larry Fink
Oscars Portfolio
portfolio of 12 giclée prints

Gift of Norman Zepp & Judith Varga in memory of Peter Millard:
Dmytro Stryjek
Ukrainian Dancing, 1987
mixed media on card

Dmytro Stryjek
David Clayton Thomas, c.1976
mixed media on card

Dmytro Stryjek
Two Clergy, 1976
mixed media on card

Dmytro Stryjek
Couple, 1980
mixed media on card

Dmytro Stryjek
Portrait – 1920, 1971
mixed media on card

Dmytro Stryjek
Bishop, c.1980s
mixed media on card

Dmytro Stryjek,
Bishop, c.1980s
mixed media on card

Bob Boyer
See Ya Later Norm, 1986
acrylic on card

Jane Ash Poitras
Cree Newspaper, c.1985
acrylic on card

Noel Ducharme
Spirit Beaver, c.1982
acrylic on canvas

Robert Davidson
Spirit Helpers Helper, 1996
print 54/99

Otto Rogers
A New Garden in the Making, 1965
acrylic on paper

Richard Gorenko
Yes, We have many Beautiful Things, 1986
acrylic on paper

Jack Zepp
Friesen and Foothills, 1997
oil on board

Jack Zepp
Round Barn in the Valley, 1997
oil on board

Adrian Vinish
Why Not Cross the Violet Gap?, 1976
acrylic on canvas

Connie Freedy
Still life Line-up, 1985
gouche, oil, pastel

Paul Sisetski
Knocked Silly, 1989
acrylic on paper

Paul Sisetski
The Flame Starter, 1987
acrylic on paper

Paul Sisetski
They Eat Babies, 1989
acrylic on paper

Paul Sisetski
Hope You See Us Someday, 1989
acrylic on paper

Paul Sisetski
Robbing the Nest, 1987
acrylic on paper

Paul Sisetski
The Play, c.1987
acrylic on paper

Paul Sisetski
The Death Touch, 1987
acrylic on paper

Paul Sisetski
A Night in Hell, 1987
acrylic on paper

Edward Epp
Mountains Along Yangtse River, 1993
watercolour on paper

Lorenzo Dupuis
Yellow Sky, c.2001
oil on board

Alicia Popoff
Green Cat, c.1984
encaustic on board

Gift of Randall Anderson:
Rodney Graham,
The School of Velocity, c.1992,
silkscreen & offset lithography

Gift of Danny Baratz:
Lois Conner, 25 toned gelatin silver prints from the portfolio “Angkor Wat”, 1993

Gift of PAVED Arts:
Photographers Gallery Permanent Collection
968 photographs, with works by more than 125 artists, including:
Evergon
Robert Frank
Yousuf Karsh
Thaddeus Halownia
Brenda Pelkey
Thelma Pepper
Sandra Semchuk
Orest Semchisen
Jayce Salloum
Frances Robson
Henri Robideau
Robert Del Tredici
Antoon Dries
David O’Hara
Doug Townsend
Filip Tas
Gabor Szilasi
Don Hall
Vincenzo Pietropaolo
Alison Rossiter
Mark DeFraeye
Diane Evans
Pierre Ozorak
Sylvia Lisitza
Kenneth Straiton
Shelley Sopher
Michel Campeau

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