Christopher Kier

Christopher Kier
Site Series 2007 - Study X
mixed media on mylar

38 ins x 49.5 ins

Estimate: $3800
Price Realised: $4400

Art With Heart Auction
Date of Auction: 10/16/2007
Lot 64

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Christopher Kier, born in Toronto in 1959, is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto. He is widely respected for his encaustic wax and mixed-media works on both canvas and Mylar. Kier handles this technically-challenging medium with such deliberation and grace that his works take on a remarkable depth and permanence. He is now also working with digital and word- based imagery. While his choice of media has changed, these newer works retain Kier’s iconic signature style and maintain the powerful ethereal sensibility of his encaustic pieces.

Kier was a founding member of both “Bandit,” the artist group, and LOOP, an artist-run gallery in Toronto.

Birth Location:
Toronto, ON

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