for the month of september,
Dean Bauche will be exhibiting his outstanding collection of acrylic and encaustic work, Visual Tension.
come see this exhibit today, and meet Dean Bauche during culture days, September 26-28.
Art for Life...While I live I will Grow
Dean Bauche is a professional artist, curator, educator and adjudicator. Dean has 22 years of museum experience as the Director of Galleries for the City of North Battleford.
Dean works in both traditional and new media but is best known for his evocative watercolors and oil paintings.
Dean’s art work has won many awards and can be found in national publications as well as private and public collections across Canada including the collection of former Prime Minister John Turner.
Dean is a frequent adjudicator for the Organization of Saskatchewan Art Councils and is a popular art educator and guest artist across Western Canada. Over the years, his unique approach to art education has made him a leader in the use of SMART technology.
His award winning educational publications are now recommended by Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Alberta Learning and are in every school in Saskatchewan.
Dean is a frequent art adjudicator for the Organization of Saskatchewan Art Councils and is a popular art educator and guest artist across Western Canada and the United States.
Dean was awarded the Lieutenant Governor’s Commemorative Medal during Saskatchewan’s centennial by Lt. Governor Dr. Lynda Haverstock, “in recognition of his outstanding contribution to his community and province as curator, artist, mentor and teacher”. Dean is currently active on Tourism Saskatchewan’s President’s Committee for Arts and Culture and works out of his own studio located in Battleford Saskatchewan.
In 2012 Dean received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his contribution to the promotion of aboriginal arts and professional development of artists and curators.
Dean’s involvement with the Flin Flon Creighton area goes back to the first NorVA Retreat in 2011. It was held in Denare Beach, Saskatchewan and brought 33 artists to the village nestled on Amisk Lake. Dean continued the following year to return to Flin Flon as a mentor to five NorVA artists. He offered the community three workshops ranging from design to encaustic.
This year Dean has brought his show Visual Tension to our community for the month of September leading up to Culture Days. It is strikingly beautiful and sure to inspire creative fires across genres. He is the NorVA featured artist. His schedule begins September 25 with a talk at NorVA to open his show and the Square Foot Auction. Friday he will offer two sessions of instruction about Portraits vs Cartooning, Saturday he is available to the public for a talk and Q and A about his show “Visual Tension” and his arts practice. In the evening he will take a lead role in a collaborative art session during Wild Rice at the Channing Auditorium. On Sunday the Pictures at an Exhibition will be held at NorVA and Mark Kolt is sure to address Dean’s work. That evening the first session of the two night Encaustic workshop will be held. Dean’s experience as an educator and administrator has been valuable to the artists here in the north and now his art work is sure to touch even more people through the show that NorVA has sponsored along with generous support from the Northern Neighbourhood Revitalization Corporation.
Sales of Dean’s Work
Prices are indicated on the tags of the works that are available for sale. Dean’s work will continue on tour until the end of January 2015. Art works purchased will not be available until the tour has been completed.