More About Bader, Edward
Edward Bader was born in Lethbridge, Alberta and has had a passion for visual culture in the form of comic books, commercial illustration to traditional fine art. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Lethbridge (1974-1979) and holds a Masters of Fine Arts, (Drawing/Painting), from the University of Calgary (1993) and Interdisciplinary MA in Popular Culture with Distinction from Brock University (2007). He has taught at the University of Calgary, The University of Lethbridge and The Alberta College of Art and Design. Since 1998, Edward has been a tenured instructor at Grande Prairie Regional College teaching art history, drawing, and digital media.
His practice, employing primarily drawing and painting, has encouraged reflection around the interrelationship between our environment and how history, society, and culture determine our experience of it.
For the past 40 years Edward has exhibited drawings, paintings and new media projects widely throughout the Province of Alberta in numerous solo and group exhibitions including the Alberta Biennale of Contemporary Art 2000, White Wall Gallery, Toronto, 2012, Paul Kuhn Fine Arts, Calgary, 2016, Artspace, Montreal Fierte, 2017, SLAM, Seattle Leather Arts Media, Seattle Washington, 2018, Pride in Art, Queer Arts Festival, Vancouver, British Columbia and upcoming group show at the DENCKER SCHNEIDER Gallery, Berlin in 2019.
His works are represented in the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Collection, The Canada Council Art Bank, the University of Lethbridge, Grande Prairie Regional College, QE2 Hospital collection and the City of Calgary plus numerous private collections.