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Alana MacDougall

Unconscious Adaptations

an exhibit by Alana MacDougall

Dec 15, 2023 – June 15, 2024

Artist Statement

Alana’s work draws on the abstract qualities of medical imaging and the psychological impact of the familiar appearing foreign. Layered drawings and sculpted forms with multiple associations explore the unnerving nature of the unknown and our instinct to find reflections of ourselves in objects and images.

Reflecting on the vulnerability and temporal nature of our bodies and consciousness, the work incorporates fragile material, finite movement, and forms with manifold meanings.


Artist Biography

Biography: Alana holds a Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) from the University of Manitoba and a Master of Fine Art from the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. She is a multi-disciplinary artist working primarily in drawing and sculpture. She has an active exhibition record and shows in Canada, the United States, and abroad.

Her work has earned her several awards, and the Winnipeg Arts Council and the Manitoba Arts Council have recently awarded her production grants. Alana has taught as a sessional instructor at the University of Manitoba since 2018.


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