Currently working in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Ian Funke-McKay graduated from NSCAD University (BFA ’14). Recently Ian co-showed the Showdown at Hermes Gallery and was a participant of the Vermont Studio Center residency program. With a focus on painting, he is currently building specialized emblems, figurines, and displays that are combined for exhibition purposes. Inspired by the medieval craft of heraldry, Ian looks to explore traditional and experimental uses of colour. His projects have received the support of Arts Nova Scotia and he works seasonally as a visual arts instructor at the Ross Creek Centre for the Arts. Visit Ian's website at ianfunkemckay.com.
Ian Funke-McKay's solo exhibition, Fate's Four Favours, will run from May 5th to 27th at the Ice House Gallery. Opening Reception: Friday, May 5th from 7-9pm.