Gwen Curry

(Canadian, born 1950)

Canadian artist Gwen Curry explores the natural environment. Her artworks focus on plants and animals, both living and extinct. She has worked in a wide range of media including installation, works on paper, sculpture, painting, printmaking, photography, public commissions, and design.

Curry was born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Victoria in 1974. She received a Master of Fine Arts degree from Arizona State University in 1978. She was an Associate Professor of art at the University of Victoria from 1978 to 1994, before turning full time to her artistic practice. She is based on Vancouver Island.