Valerie Palmer




signed; signed, titled and dated 97/98 on the stretcher
46 ins x 46 ins; 116.8 cms x 116.8 cms

November 27, 2017

Estimate $8,000-$12,000

Realised: $43,200

Price Realised: $43,200

Valerie Palmer is a Michipicoten Bay-based painter whose realist works situate her human subjects in the psychologically-charged landscapes and domestic environments of Northern Lake Superior.

Palmer received her BFA from the University of Manitoba in 1973, and has exhibited throughout Canada. She is represented by the Loch Gallery, Toronto and her work is held in numerous private and public collections, including the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick; the Art Gallery of Algoma, Saulte Ste. Marie; and the Art Gallery of Sudbury.

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