Bio

Howard Gurevich and Aliana Au at An Afternoon of Art and Opera, 2015. Photo by David Au.

Howard Gurevich and Aliana Au at An Afternoon of Art and Opera, 2015. Photo by David Au.

Aliana Au was born in Guandong, China. From 1967-1970 she studied Chinese painting with Professor Au Ho-Nien in Hong Kong.

From 1970-1973 she studied with professors R. E. Williams, Arnold Saper, Bob Sakowski, Ivan Eyre, George Swinton, and Robert Bruce at the School of Art, University of Manitoba.

From 1977-1978 she studied painting with Ivan Eyre and graduated in 1978 with a Diploma in Art. Au presently, resides and paints in Winnipeg.

Selected Exhibitions

2015 Art and Opera. Gurevich Fine Art, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

2014 Calligraphic Influences. Curator Patricia Bovey. Buhler Gallery, St. Boniface Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

2013 Here & Now. Gurevich Fine Art, Winnipeg, Manitoba.  

2012 The Spiritual From The Ordinary. Curator Patricia Bovey. Buhler Gallery, St-Boniface Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2010 Open Studio Exhibition, Donald Street Studio, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2005-1999 Exhibitions, Shelley Tadman Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2005-1995 Group Exhibitions, Site Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2001 Using the Human Figure, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon, Manitoba  Curator: Chris Reid

2000 Open Studio Exhibition, Donald Street Studio, Winnipeg

1999 Beyond Borders: Contemporary, Manitoba Chinese Canadian Art in Manitoba, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Curator: Don DeGrow

1998 Breaking the Line: When is a Drawing not a Drawing? Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Curator: Shirley Madill

1998 The Light Within: Manitoba Women In Art, Instituto Cabanas, Guadalajara, Mexico, Manitoba Legislative Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Curators: Dr. Sarah McKinnon and Alison Gillmor

1997 Generous View, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon, Manitoba, Curator: Glen Allison

1996 Open Studio Exhibit, Donald Street Studio, Winnipeg, Manitoba

1995-1998 Exhibitions, Melnychenko Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

1994 Aliana Au: The Warrior Series, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Curator: Shirley Madill

1993 Grand Jury II, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

1992 Open Studio Exhibition, Donald Street Studio, Winnipeg, Manitoba

1990 Sign of Support: Furniture Forms in Contemporary American Art, John Michael Kohler Art Centre, Sherboygan, Wisconsin, USA, Curator: Mark Leach

1988 Three Artists from Winnipeg, Moose Jaw Art Museum, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan; Swift Current National Exhibition Centre, Swift Current, Saskatchewan; Estevan National Exhibition Centre, Estevan, Saskatchewan; Rosemount Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan, Curator: Gerald Jessop

1985 Seasons, Uptown Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

1982 Alberta Corporations Collect Realism, Muttart Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

1981 Occurrences: Four Manitoba Painters, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Curator: Elizabeth Legge

1980 CKRC Art Manitoba Juried Painting Exhibition, Manitoba Archives Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

1979 Exhibition, Janet Ian Cameron Gallery: University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Awards

1992    Short-Term Grant: The Canada Council

1992    Visual Arts "A" Grant: Manitoba Arts Council

1985    Material Grant: Manitoba Arts Council

1980    Purchase Award: CJRC/CKWG Jury Art Exhibition, Winnipeg, Manitoba

1979    Poject Grant: Manitoba Arts Cuncil

1978    First Prize, Paiin ver Art Exhibition, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Articles and Reviews

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Catalogues and Brochures

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Collections

Alberta And Southern Gas Company Ltd: Calgary, Alberta

Bell Information System: Toronto, Ontario

Burke, Newman & Co: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Canada Council Art Bank: Ottawa, Ontario

CKRC-CKWG Radio Station: Winnipeg, Manitoba

CKY Television: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Cargill Ltd: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Ceridian Canada Ltd: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Globe General Agencies: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Great-West Life Assurance Co: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Ltd: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Investors Syndicate Ltd: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Loewen Windows: Steinbach, Manitoba

Mgeu: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Manitoba Arts Council, Visual Art Bank: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Manitoba Gaming Control Commission: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Manitoba Hydro: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Nabisco Brands Ltd: Toronto, Ontario

Pitblado Buchwald Asper: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Price Waterhouse Coopers Inc: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Province Of Manitoba: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Reed Stenhouse: Calgary, Alberta

Richardson Greenshields: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Royal Commonwealth Society: London, England

Scurfield Tapper Cuday: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Taylor McCaffrey: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Toronto Dominion Bank: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Uaac: Grand Forks, North Dakota, Usa

Upjohn Company Of Canada: Don Mills, Ontario

Westin Resources Ltd: Calgary, Alberta

Winnipeg Art Gallery: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Wordsnorth Communication Services Ltd: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Private Collections

Private Collections In Canada, USA, and Europe