Wednesday, June 12, 2019


14 June 2019 through 28 July 2019
Reception for the artist Thursday 13 June 2019, 6-9pm

Curated by Steven Tong

A selection of recent olfactory objects and painting by Megan Hepburn. Created over nine months at residencies in Sofia, Bulgaria and Vermont, USA, this exhibition questions the temporality and endurance of an internal life or mind conditioned by terminal illness and loss.

The artist gratefully acknowledges the support of the Canada Council for the Arts and the British Columbia Arts Council in the making of this work.⁣
⁣Megan Hepburn is an artist currently based in the unceded territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. Her work is grounded in painting and perfumery, and has exhibited nationally and internationally since 2006. Hepburn's work has been recognized by the Joseph Plaskett Award for Painting, the RBC Painting Competition, The Salzburg Society of Friends of the Summer Academy and The Vermont Studio Centre among others. Recent exhibitions include Megan Hepburn and Hannah Yuill at Kombinat in Sofia, Bulgaria, Banana Dust at Spare Room, Vancouver and Dark Sands Ask Why You Talk So Fast at Deluge Contemporary in Victoria, Canada.