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Item Name: Painting
Title: Saskatchewan Landscape, Triptych II
Maker: Avis Rasmussen
Year: 1992
Materials: oil on board
Measurements: 24 x 28" framed each
ID Number: ART 055
Legal Status: ART RENTAL

Extended Label Info: Avis Rasmussen(?-) is a Victoria painter and printmaker. She has had a lifelong passion for painting in the ever-changing light of the Pacific coast. This inspired her to travel, seeking other coasts and rivers to paint in France, Italy, England and the US. In the '70's Avis majored in painting at The University of Victoria as well as minoring in Printmaking with Pat Martin Bates, obtaining a BFA and an MEd in Counseling and Art Curriculum.. She has participated in international exhibitions in Pretoria, South Africa (2000), with the International School of Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture in Montecastello di Vibio, Italy (2003) and Hastings, New Zealand (2006). Avis is adept at authentic relief printmaking, using linocuts, monoprints and collographs, being a member of the Ground Zero Printmaker's Studio in Victoria.