Alicia Popoff (1950-2015)
Alicia Popoff was born in 1950 in Saskatchewan. She received her BFA in 1979
and her MFA in 1984, both from the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon. Alicia’s
work has been exhibited across Canada in numerous exhibitions including exhibitions
in commercial art galleries such as The Gallery / Art Placement, Inc, Saskatoon;
Ken Segal Gallery, Winnipeg; Upstairs Gallery, Winnipeg and Galerie Rochon,
Toronto. Public museum shows include “Lost In The Garden”“,
1998, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon and “Passages: Theme With Variations”
, 1987, Mendel Art Gallery. Corporate collections include: Air Canada Collection,
Canada Council Art Bank, City of Regina, Dunlop Gallery, Great Western Life,
Kenderdine Gallery, Mackenzie Art Gallery, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatchewan
Arts Board, SaskTel, University Of Saskatchewan, University of Winnipeg, Royal
Bank, and Sask Power.
Please click on the following link for information on Alicia's travelling exhibition;
The Third Sound with Leslie Potter: http://www.thirdsound.ca
1984 Masters of Fine Arts, U. of S., Saskatoon.
1979 Bachelor of Fine Arts, with distinction, U. of S., Saskatoon.
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2008 Ken Segal Gallery, Winnipeg,Prairie Meditation
2006 Art Gallery of Regina, Essence and Flow
2006 Art Placement , Saskatoon, Time Within
2005 Ken Segal Gallery, Winnipeg, Spark
2000 Upstairs Gallery, Winnipeg, Lost In The Garden, Part 2.
1999-2000 Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatchewan tour, Lost In The Garden.
1998 Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Lost In The Garden.
1997 Upstairs Gallery, Winnipeg, Voyages.
1995 Galerie Rochon, Toronto, Spirit Garden Revisited.
1994 Gallery 1C03, University of Winnipeg, Spirit Garden.
1994 Upstairs Gallery, Winnipeg, Spirit Garden.
1994 Artworks, Saskatoon, Travelling To Birdland.
1993 Galerie Rochon, Toronto, New Urban Village, Part 2.
1992 Artworks, Saskatoon, Monsters In My Teacup.
1991 AKA Gallery, Saskatoon, Modern Myths: Lovers & Transitions
1991 Thomas Gallery, Winnipeg, We Were All Martians Once.
1990 Dufferin Gallery, Saskatoon, In Fugal Time: Vultures On The Rock.
1989 Thomas Gallery Winnipeg, Bird Creatures and Other Travelling Objects.
1987 Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Passages: Theme With Variations.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2014 Collaboration, STM Gallery, Saskatoon
2013 Art Placement, Saskatoon, The Third Sound: Alicia Popoff and Leslie Potter
2013 STM Gallery,Saskatoon, Art for Art's Sake
2012 STM Gallery,Saskatoon, Actualized Inspiration
2011 STM Gallery,Saskatoon, Celebrate the Arts
2010-2012 The Third Sound: Alicia Popoff and Leslie Potter (travelling exhibition)
2009 STM Gallery,Saskatoon, Coming Together
2009 Art Placement, Saskatoon,Top to Bottom
2008 Art Placement, Saskatoon,Gallery Artists Featuring Leslie Potter
2008 Art Placement, Saskatoon, Mid Winter Potpourri
2007 STM Gallery,Saskatoon, Concomitance
2007 Art Placement, Saskatoon, Fresh from the Studio
2006 STM Gallery,Saskatoon, One and All
2005 Art Placement, Saskatoon, New Directions
2004 Mendel Art Gallery,Saskatoon, Beneath the Surface, artists by artists
2004 Art Placement, Saskatoon, Group Show Featuring Louise Cook and Alicia Popof
2004 Parkridge Centre, Saskatoon, Id
2004 Art Placement, Saskatoon, The Intuitive Way
2002 Mendel Art Gallery, CARFAC Sask. Mentoring group show
2001 Parkridge Centre, Saskatoon, Waiting For Rain (three person)
1998 Artworks, Saskatoon, Continuum (A. Popoff & L. Potter).
SELECTED PUBLIC/CORPORATE COLLECTIONS
Air Canada Collection
Canada Council Art Bank
City of Regina
Dunlop Gallery, Regina
Great Western Life, Winnipeg
Kenderdine Gallery, Saskatoon
Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina
Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon
Saskatchewan Arts Board
University Of Saskatchewan
University of Winnipeg
SELECTED COMMISSIONS AND AWARDS
1999-2010 City of Saskatoon Leasing Program, Musicians Collaboration with Leslie
2009 Shaw Centre Corridor Installation,Saskatoon, New Growth sculpture installation
collaboration with Leslie Potter
2007 Saskatchewan Arts Board Independent Artists Grant, Visual Creative
2005 Saskatchewan Arts Board Independent Artists Grant, Visual Creative
2001-2005 City of Saskatoon Sculpture Leasing Program, Harpo & Pineapple
Sky, Collaborations with Leslie Potter.
2000 Saskatchewan Arts Board Grant,Visual Creative B
1999 Leighton Studio, Banff; Saskatchewan Arts Board Grant, Visual Creative
B; Leighton Studios Banff, AB
1990 Saskatchewan Arts Board Grant, Visual Creative B
1988 Canada Council Project Grant; Saskatchewan Arts Board Grant, Visual Creative
Art Bank Catalogue. Ottawa: Canada Council, 1992, 1988
Barham,Scott. Alicia Popoff, Nov.26-Dec 22, 2005, gallerieswest.ca
Christianson, Joseph. Thoroughly Modernist Alicia, Border Crossings, Vol.
8, No. 3, July. Winnipeg: Arts Manitoba Publ., 1989.
McPherson, Anne. Alicia Popoff: New Urban Village, Series 2., Canadian Art,
Vol. II, No. 1, Spring/March. Toronto: Key Publ. Co. Ltd., 1994
Miller,Cathryn. Alicia Popoff: Time Within Nov 18-Dec 7, 2006, Galleries West.
Millikin, Leslie. Alicia Popoff, LOST IN THE GARDEN, Artichoke, Vol. 2, No.
3, Fall/Winter. Vancouver: Artichoke Publishing, 1999.
Moppett, George. Alicia Popoff, Passages: Theme With Variations, Saskatoon:
Mendel Art Gallery, 1987.
Moppett, George. Alicia Popoff, Lost in the Garden,Saskatoon: Mendel Art Gallery,
Newman, Marketa. Biographical Dictionary of Saskatchewan Artists. Saskatoon:
Fifth House Publ., 1990
Richmond, Cindy. Saskatchewan Art: Tradition and Diversity, New Brunswick:
University Art Centre, 1987.
Robertson, Sheila. Together in Every Sense, Star-Phoenix, Accent, Saskatoon:
Hollinger Canadian Newspapers LP, March 17,1998.
Robertson, Sheila. Start with garden, and then grow, Weekend Arts, Saskatoon:
Hollinger Canadian Newspapers LP, November 14, 1998.
Zepp, Norman. Alicia Popoff: Essence and Flow, Exhibition Publication, Art GAllery
of Regina, Regina,SK.