Artist. Brian Fisher was born in Uxbridge, England in 1939. He attended the Regina College of Art, the University of Saskatchewan, the Vancouver School of Art (now the Emily Carr University of Art + Design), and the Academia de Belle Arti (Rome). His first solo exhibition was at the New Design Gallery in Vancouver in 1965. Fisher would go on to be included in solo and group exhibitions at institutions such as the Musée des beaux-art de Montréal, the University of British Columbia Fine Arts Gallery, the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, the National Gallery of Canada, the Vancouver Art Gallery, the University of Manitoba, Bau-Xi Gallery (Toronto and Vancouver), and the Art Gallery at York University. Fisher’s work is included in the collections of Canada Council Art Bank, the National Gallery of Canada, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Musée des beaux-art de Montréal. Fisher has held several teaching positions, such as at the Vancouver School of Art (1964-1965), the University of British Columbia (1968), the University of Calgary (1969), the Banff Summer Workshop (1973), and the University of Regina (1976-1980).
Discrete project sites documenting the work of specific artists and collectives in detail.
Essays and conversation providing a context for exploring the Project Sites and Archives.
Video interviews conducted between December 2008 and May 2009 reflecting on Vancouver’s art scene in the sixties.