STEPHEN SHORTT

Stephen Shortt is remarkable in the breadth and scope of his achievements and skills and is an important and internationally recognized Canadian artist. Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Shortt studied at the Chelsea School of Art in London and later emigrated to Canada. He is the recipient of a number of Canada Council grants as well as a grant from the Quebec Ministry of Cultural Affairs. Shortt's work has enjoyed wide exposure throughout Canada as well as the United States in an exhibition history which dates back to 1975. He has participated in group exhibitions at such notable venues as The Alternative Museum. New York City; Le Mois de la photo. Montreal; Gallery 101, Ottawa; Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy; and Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, England; among numerous others. Over the last decade he has created a unique body of original paintings and limited edition prints exploring the history and iconography of the healing arts.

GARY NICKARD, CURATOR BURDEN GALLERY
APERTURE FOUNDATION
NEW YORK CITY

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