Chuck Stake

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Bio:


Chuck Stake (b.1947, birth name Donald Edward Mabie) is a Canadian mail artist and trading card artist who has been active in the international mail art network since 1971. He founded Chuck Stake Enterprizes in Toronto in 1972 and heads the Canadian Correspondence Art Gallery. “Mabie has been drawing, performing, assembling, trading and mailing art for over three decades. He has had some twenty solo exhibitions in Canada and Europe, and has participated in numerous group exhibitions and performance events across Canada, in the United States, Europe and Japan. He is credited with presenting the first performance work in Calgary in 1968” (http://staffweb.uleth.ca/ffa/events/display.asp?ID=3778)

 

Publications:


“ The Trade’s the Thing”. Alberta College of Art and Design (newsletter). Issue. 6, Winter 2002. www.acad.ab.ca/publications.html


Sources for obtaining more information about the artist:


Collaboration collapse : an international artist-stamps project ... Kassel 1985-1987, an international collaboration project, collab, collap, collab, collap. Kassel : Kunstraum : Zentrum für künstlerische Perforation, [1987]

The Stride Gallery. “AFTER THE OPERA AND/OR AFTER DEFINITELY NOT THE OPERA” http://www.stride.ab.ca/archive_01/04_01/exhibit_mst_a.html

Perneczky, Geza. Network Atlas: World and Publications by the People of the First Network. Soft Geometry, Cologne. http://www.c3.hu/~perneczky/atlas.html (updated April 2003). Vol. 2, pp. 95-97.

 

Birthname obtained from Artists in Canada database and University of Lethbridge accessed on May 26, 2005.


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