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Contemporary Art Gallery

555 Nelson Street
Vancouver, Canada
Open from Tuesday to
Sunday 12 pm → 6 pm

Admission always free
22 Jun 24·12:00 PM

Saturday Session

Rebecca Brewer on Rochelle Goldberg

Photo: Michelle Mackenzie

One Saturday each month, CAG invites a guest host to lead walkthroughs of our current exhibitions, offering their insights and response to the works on view. This June, we welcome Rebecca Brewer to speak on the work of Rochelle Goldberg.


ASL interpretation is available on request. Requests can be accommodated up to 5 days in advance. Please contact to book or for more information.


No advance registration required.


Rebecca Brewer makes use of painterly abstraction to explore the overlooked and under-considered in the human and natural worlds. Working primarily in oil on wood, the artist has also produced large-scale felted tapestries and pigmented resin compositions. Using the specificities of material and the mechanisms of our perception, the artist creates an expressionistic, dynamic tension between representation and abstraction that tests our assumptions of the work’s process and its subjects. Brewer's solo exhibitions include Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver; Frye Art Museum, Seattle; Oakville Galleries, Canada (with Rochelle Goldberg); and Exercise, Vancouver, with group exhibitions including the Nanaimo Art Gallery; Vancouver Art Gallery; Marcelle Alix, Paris; and Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff. Brewer was the winner of the 2011 RBC Canadian Painting Competition.