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Matt Gould

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Multi-faceted award-winning artist Matt Gould was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The impulse to create has always been a motivating force in his life and he has found through painting, drawing, singing, acting, writing, stage directing, design and fibre art. Gould has lived in Toronto, France, Vancouver, Mayerthorpe, as well as cruise ships in Alaska, the Caribbean, New York and Bermuda. Gould currently resides in Red Deer, Alberta. His visual art is found in a numerous corporate and private collections across Canada and Europe as well as in the United States. Gould has also had the privilege of illustrating Joy KMulti-faceted award-winning artist Matt Gould was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The impulse to create has always been a motivating force in his life and he has found through painting, drawing, singing, acting, writing, stage directing, design and fibre art. Gould has lived in Toronto, France, Vancouver, Mayerthorpe, as well as cruise ships in Alaska, the Caribbean, New York and Bermuda. Gould currently resides in Red Deer, Alberta. His visual art is found in a numerous corporate and private collections across Canada and Europe as well as in the United States. Gould has also had the privilege of illustrating Joy Kogawa’s book “Naomi’s Road”, Kipling’s “Rikki Tikki Tavi” as well as Cora Weber-Pillwax’s “Billy’s World” which appears in both English and Cree.ogawa’s book “Naomi’s Road”, Kipling’s “Rikki Tikki Tavi” as well as Cora Weber-Pillwax’s “Billy’s World” which appears in both English and Cree.

Gay Art a Mother Can Enjoy

The pieces in this show are reflections on the words, wit and wisdom created by, for, about and against the gay male experience by people like short story author Thomas Glaves and poets Walt Whitman and Mark Doty. I even got my then 89-year-old mother to write a bit. There is a portrait of her -- look ma, no penises! -- entitled "My Lady of Mayerthorpe."
11/23/2012 02:54 EST