Gwen Curry

(Canadian, born 1950)

Canadian artist Gwen Curry explores the natural environment. Her artworks focus on flora and fauna, 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 1978-1994, before turning full time to her artistic practice. She is based on Vancouver Island.