Acrylic on canvas, 1988
55 x 60 centimeters
21.5 x 24 in.
Francoise Sullivan was born in 1925 in Montreal. In a career that has spanned six decades, she has worked fluidly between multiple media, gaining early acclaim for her work as a dancer and choreographer before incorporating painting, sculpture, and photography into her artistic practice. Francoise Sullivan was a member of Les Automatistes, a group of Montreal artists who used their work to advocate for artistic and social change during the 1940s and 1950s. Francoise Sullivan is a member of the Order of Canada and received the Governor General’s Award in the Visual and Media Arts in 2005.
Biography courtesy of: http://www.ago.net/new-and-classic-works-by-francoise-sullivan-to-go-on-display-at-ago