- September 29, 1984 to October 15, 1984
"The Pope Show features the works of 15 artists, each work a comment on Pope John Paul II's visit to Canada or the Catholic Church or organized religion. Many were satirical, many were political" (from Voice article).
By Danielle Peacock, Dawn Richards, Garry Ross, Hillary Wood, Jean McRae, John Crossen, Kempton Dexter, Lalo, Lorna Mulligan, Maggie Putnam, Spike, Susan McKinley
artist | 1 ProgramArtists John Crossen
“Chuck Crate was born in Ontario and came west with the Alaska Highway development and has since – except for a stint in the Navy – remained a “”westerner””. Chuck has lived in five provinces-including Saskatchewan-Alberta and British Columbia-and in both territories. Although keenly interested in art from his high school days and active in experimental photography for a number of years-Chuck did not begin his serious work in collage-and-paint until 1975-when teaching on the Blackfoot Reservation. Although he feels that his style is uniquely his own-Chuck feels that he has probably been influenced from many sources-particularly by the European Surrealists de Chirecto-Dali and Max Ernest-by native Indian artists (particularly Beardy)