Artist. Gordon Payne was born in 1933. He studied at Washington State College and the University of British Columbia. Payne began painting in the 1950s, and was associated with the Op Art movement in Vancouver during the 1960s. His work has been included in solo and group exhibitions at institutions such as the Vancouver Art Gallery, the University of British Columbia Fine Arts Gallery, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Robson Square Media Centre, M.C. Duthie Gallery, and the Burnaby Art Gallery. A long time resident of Hornby Island, Payne has continued his painting practice, making abstractions informed by a dynamic relation to the natural world.
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.