They fought. I watched.
graphite on paper
11.75” x 16.5”
Estimate $2,800 framed
Courtesy of the artist and Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto
Derek Liddington’s work holds a continuous interest in cultural memory and its iterations through abstraction, representation, and modernist forms of visual language. He has a BFA from NSCAD University and an MFA from Western University. Liddington’s work has been shown internationally, including performances in Athens and Onagawa, and select presentations in Toronto (AGO), Madrid (ARCO), Berlin (Art Berlin Contemporary), and New York (Frieze Art Fair, NADA). Liddington has had recent solo exhibitions at Cambridge Galleries, SAAG (Lethbridge), AKA Artist Run Center (Saskatoon), and the AGYU (Toronto). Liddington has had multiple publications on his work, most recently a catalogue published jointly by the SAAG and AGYU with texts by Emelie Chhangur. Liddington has been the recipient of numerous public and foundation grants, including support from the Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council and Canada Council for the Arts as well as being a finalist for the Toronto Friends of the Visual Arts.