‘My Life in Art’ – Talk by Joseph Calleja at the Gozo Centre

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'My Life in Art' - Talk by Joseph Calleja at the Gozo CentreThe Gozo Centre for Art & Crafts is holding a public talk hosted by the Head of School, entitiled ‘My Life in Art,’ by Joseph Calleja, a visual artist.

The introduction to the talk will be given by art curator Theresa Vella. After the talk the audience will have the opportunity to meet the artist.

Gozitan born artist Joseph Calleja, was born in Xewkija, in 1924, Calleja emigrated to Canada in 1958, living and teaching art in Hamilton between 1960 and 1968, before settling in Toronto Ontario.

Calleja has been working in Sculpture, Kinetics, Painting, Print-making and Photography since he arrived in Canada in 1958. He has exhibited widely there and abroad. His works are featured in numerous collections including the National Gallery of Canada, Hamilton Art Gallery and Museum of Fine Art Malta.

The talk, which will be delivered in English, is being held on Friday, the 10th of May, at the Gozo Centre for Art & Crafts, JF De Chambray Street in Ghajnsielem, starting at 6.00pm.

For further information please email gozo.art.sch@gov.mt.

The painting shown above is displayed at the Residence of the Maltese High Commission in Forest Hills, Washington DC.

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