Gwendolyn (“Wendy”) Borglum is a lifelong learner and creative force: award-winning artist and pianist, professional writer and
editor, print-published travel writer and photographer, inventive culinaire, avid perennial gardener and designer, mother of three children, and much more. She enjoys art as a journey–experimenting with different techniques and exploring many media. Within a
notable range, she strives to create work that is contemporary yet timeless; personal yet universal; characterized by an elegance of
design, and, at times, haunting ambiguity.
The Magic Hour, photograph
Wendy holds degrees in Studio Arts and the History of Art and
Architecture (double major, highest honours), as well as English (high honours). She began her university studies as a piano major–competing for and winning a full four-year music performance scholarship in her first year. In photography and water media she is completely self taught. She draws upon her diverse creative background to inform and enrich every artistic decision. To date, her work has been included in over thirty-five juried regional and national exhibitions in Canada and the United States, in gallery, art institute, and museum settings.
She has lived in Calgary, Alberta for twenty-one years,
and part-time in the Columbia river valley of British Columbia
for seventeen. She is a dual citizen of Canada and the US.
She currently sells work privately, through the Leighton Art Centre Gallery in Calgary, select local businesses, and through juried shows.
Among others, in recent years her work has shown in juried exhibitions on the walls of: Alberta Society of Artists Gallery, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Art Gallery of Alberta, Leighton Art Centre, Calgary Stampede Western Showcase, Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, Calgary Municipal Building, and the new, architecturally renowned Calgary Central Library.