1     a top curator pick

Artist Dean Drever curated by experimental art explorer Michael Klein

Michael klein portrait
Dean's work is always so beautifully fabricated that one is first seduced by the object, then repelled by the content of the work. It's in the tension between these two feelings that the strength of the work lies.”

EXPERIMENTAL ART EXPLORER • ARTIST • GALLERY MKG127

Michael Klein has brought the names of experimental Canadian talent into the forefront of Toronto's contemporary art scene. He is the founder and director of Gallery MKG127, a permanent fixture in Toronto since 2007. As an artist, Michael has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions across Canada for over 25 years.

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2     an investigative photo documentary

Exclusive 22-page photo documentary from our investigative journalist team in collaboration with award-winning photojournalist Ryan Walker. Location: Toronto, Canada. Copyright Wondereur 2018.

MEET with artist Dean Drever curated by experimental art explorer Michael Klein.

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PHOTOJOURNALIST FOR WONDEREUR RYAN WALKER

The recipient of numerous awards and distinctions, including a Magnum Photos scholarship and Magenta Foundation Award, Ryan Walker recently completed a MFA in Documentary Media at Ryerson University. His work has been exhibited in Canada and the United States.

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3     an artist to invest in

Exclusive career analysis and market overview from our investigative journalist team.

GET the facts behind Dean Drever’s success, career development and price. The value of his art is expected to significantly increase in the next few years.

PRESENT IN 7 NOTABLE COLLECTIONS
Including the Vancouver Art Gallery
15 SOLO EXHIBITIONS
4 in the last 5 years
38 GROUP EXHIBITIONS
7 in the last 5 years
4 INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS
1 in the last 5 years
1 SOLO EXHIBITION CATALOGUE
Including the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie
4 GROUP EXHIBITION CATALOGUES
Including Villa Toronto, Esker Foundation
2 AWARDS & GRANTS
Including the Enbridge Emerging Artist Award
Price Relative Indicator
PRI 1
Career Span
21 years
Prestige Category - Exhibition Venues
A+

Key Dates

2015 Top artist pick for gallery director Michael Klein for Wondereur
2015 Villa Toronto, Canada
2013 "Pass the Hat," Public art commission, Esker Foundation, Calgary, Canada
2011 Bear with Salmon, Public art commission, Epcor Tower, Edmonton, Canada
2011 "Black and White," Solo show, Gallery MKG127, Toronto and Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2005 "Another Other," Group show, Cooper Gallery, Dundee, Scotland
1997 BFA, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Canada
1970 Born in Canada

Dean Drever's Brain Map

Delve into this sculptor's universe by exploring the artists and thinkers who have played an important role in his process. This Wondereur investigation reveals this larger creative context, both past and present.

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Artist Portfolio

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handpicked works by Dean Drever exclusively on Wondereur