Holger Kalberg | New Artist
Holger Kalberg was born in Germany and currently lives and works in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He graduated from Emily Carr University (BFA, 2001) and the Chelsea School of Art in London (MFA, 2007). Kalberg has been shortlisted for the RBC Painting Competition on three separate occasions, and served on the jury for the 2013 award. Kalberg has recently exhibited at the Vancouver Art Gallery, the University of Manitoba, the Belkin Satellite Gallery, and the Agnes Etherington Art Centre. His work is collected by the Royal Bank of Canada, the Vancouver Art Gallery, TD Bank, the Belkin Gallery, and numerous other public and private collections.
Holger Kalberg, Interview, Sink/Swim
I would describe the theme for the series as uncertainty. Personal uncertainty in relation to family histories but also uncertainty in relation to our current as global issues.
Holger Kalberg, Border Crossings Magazine
Throughout the 30 years he has been making art, initially in Germany where he was born, then in Vancouver and London, UK, where he was