CV / Exhibitions

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015 Book Seeds, 8th Festival of the Artist’s Book and Small Editions, Plaça Sant Just (”Plaça dels Llibres Imaginats”, Barrio Gòtico) Barcelona, Spain, curated by Elisa Pellacani: artist book, “Seeds”

2015 Book Seeds, 8th Festival of the Artist’s Book and Small Editions, Palazzo Casotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy, curated by Elisa Pellacani: artist book, “Seeds”

2015 New York Art Book Fair, The Center for Books Arts, NY, NY: artist book, “On the Margins”

2015 Artists’ Book Cornucopia VI, Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, CO: artist book “Dear Bridgett”


2014 Toronto International Book Fair, Toronto, Canada, CBBAG booth: artist books, “Echo”, “Dear Bridgett”, “The Mica Hypothesis”, “The Darkness”, On the Margins”, “Embalm”

2014 The New York Art Book Fair, MoMA PS1, NY,NY, presented by Printed Matter Inc., The Center for Book Arts (NY) booth: artist book “Dear Bridgett”


2013 Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild Regional Chapter Exhibition, CBBAG Conference, Calgary: a selection of my artist books from 2009-2012

2013 BookArtObject Edition Four, Quiet Room at the Bower Ashton Library, University of the West of England, Bristol UK, curated by Sarah Bodman: artist book “The Darkness”

2013 A Book About Death Australia, Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, New South Wales, curated by Julie Barratt and Heather Matthew: excerpt from artist book “Echo”


2012 Udkant/On the Margins, Doverodde Book Arts Festival IV & Symposium 2012, Denmark: artist book “On the Margins”

2012 The New Book, 5th Festival of the Artist’s Book and Small Editions, Barcelona, Spain, curated by Elisa Pellacani: artist book “What is held in memory”

2012 “Bookmarks IX Infiltrating the Library System 2011-2012″ TOURING: art&fiction, Switzerland / Edinburgh College of Art Library, Edinburgh, Scotland / Fleet Library at Rhode Island School of Art and Design, Providence RI / Orkney Library and Archive, Kirkwall, Orkney / Université Jean Monnet Saint-Etienne, Bibliothèque universitaire Tréfilerie, France / Wascana Campus Library, The Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology (SIAST), Regina SK, Canada / Yateley Library, Yateley, UK


2011 Bookopolis 2011, Asheville Bookworks, West Ashville, North Carolina: artist book, “The Mica Hypothesis”

2011 The Un(framed) Photograph: Artist Members Annual Exhibition, The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY: artist book, “Dear Bridgett”

2011 The Courageous and the Beautiful, Exhibition for Breast Cancer Awareness and Charity Gala, Cottonwood Center for the Arts in partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure of Southeastern Colorado, Herbertson Gallery, Colorado Springs, CO: artist book, “Echo”

2011 ABAD The Ties that Bind, The Second Avenue Firehouse Gallery, Bay Shore, NY, curated by LuAnn Palazzo

2011 The Hanky Project, Upstairs at the Napier Gallery, Melbourne: artist book “E”

2011 “In the air”, Doverodde Book Arts Festival III, Hurup Thy, Denmark: artist book: “Dementia”

2011 Use a Book, 4th Festival of the Artist’s Book and Small Editions, Barcelona, Spain, curated by Elisa Pellacani: artist book “Embalm”

2011 “Earthwork”, Art & Science Gallery, Central Booking, Dumbo, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Maddy Rosenberg: artist book, “The Mica Hypothesis”

2011 “Bookmarks IX Infiltrating the Library System 2011-2012″, Centre for Fine Print Research, UWE Bristol School of Creative Arts, Bristol, UK: edition of 100 Bookmarks

2011 The Hanky Project, Grafton Regional Gallery, Grafton, New South Wales: artist book “E”

2011 A Book About Death: Life, Elizabeth Stone Harper Gallery, Harper Center for the Arts at Presbyterian College, Clinton, South Carolina, curated by Ann Stoddard, College Curator


2010 The Hanky Project, Barratt Galleries, Alstonville, New South Wales, curated by Julie Barratt: artist book “E”

2010 The Story is the Thing, Tuggeranong Arts Centre Australian Capital Territory, Greenway Canberra ACT, curated by Jane Heather Schauer, The ACT Writers Centre: artist book, “Echo”

2010 Beyond Books, invitational pre-exhibit to Inventive Structures, Books Beyond the Codex, curated by Paulette Rosen, juried by Hedi Kyle, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT: artist book “Echo”

2010 no-ISBN, Salon für Kunstbuch, Liepzig, Austria, curated by Bernhard Cella: artist book “Echo”

2010 Square Foot, AWOL Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada: two paintings

2010 The Human Book, 3rd Festival of the Artist’s Book and Small Editions, Barcelona, Spain, curated by Elisa Pellacani: artist book “Echo”

2010 Pagine Uniche, Biblioteca Civica di Brugherio, Milan, Italy, curated by Elisa Pellacani: photographs by Sylvia Gutirrez Sanchez of artist book “Echo”

2010 Artists’ Book Cornucopia, Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, CO: artist book “Echo”

2010 Labyrint 09 Writings and Observations, curated by Johanna Molvin and Pia Sandström, Tumba, Sweden: artist book “Echo”

2010 “Bill Poster contemporary Poster and Postcard exhibition”, Hand Held Gallery, Melbourne, Australia: artist book “Echo” and series of limited edition posters

2010 “Place of Interest”, Doverodde Book Arts Festival II, Hurup Thy, Denmark: artist book, “Dear Bridgett”

2010 Re-exhibitions of A Book About Death:

Ray Johnson and A Book About Death, SAL Art Gallery at the CW Post Campus of Long Island University, curated by LuAnn Palazzo and Joan Harrison, Brookville, NY

Belknap Mill, curated by John Moriarty and Melissa McCarthy, Laconia, New Hampshire

The Fluxmuseum, curated by Cecil Touchon, Fort Worth, Texas

RNG Gallery, curated by Viv Maudlin, Louise Millmann and Robert Gilmer, Omaha, Nebraska

MUBE (Museu Brasileiro da Escultura), curated by Angela Ferrara, São Paulo, Brazil

The Tabernacle MoMA Wales, curated by Sonja Benskin Mesher, Machylleth, Wales, UK

San Diego State University, Steppling Art Gallery, curated by Bibiana Padilla Maltos and Sheila Dollente, Calexico, California, US

Vladimir Nazor Public Library, curated by Natasa Stanisic and Ivana Rezek, Zagreb, Croatia

Exit 11 Contemporary Art, Belgium

ASA Art Gallery, curated by Natasa Stanisic and Ivana Rezek, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina


2009 Inaugural exhibition of A Book About Death: Emily Harvey Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2009 Re-exhibitions of A Book About Death:

Queen’s Museum of Art, curated by Louise Weinberg, Queens, NY, USA

Otis College of Art and Design, curated by Mara Thompson, Los Angeles, CA, USA

River Mill Art Gallery, Westfield, NJ, USA

South End Open Studios, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

The Sexta Literary Arts Festival, Tijuana, Mexico

Ripe Art Gallery, curated by Cherie Via, Greenlawn, NY, USA

Future exhibits to be held in Montreal, Beijing, China with a re-exhibition planned at The Museum of Modern Art.

2009 Square Foot, AWOL Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada: two painting

2009 Cancer Council Victoria Arts Awards, Melbourne, Australia. Touring exhibition throughout regional Victoria: Mollison’s of Kyneton, Shepparton Art Gallery, Meeniyan Art Gallery: artist book, “Echo”

2009 “Island”, Doverodde Book Arts Festival I, Hurup Thy, Denmark: artist book “The Mica Hypothesis”


2008 Square Foot, AWOL Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada: two paintings

COLLECTIONS

Bruce Peel Special Collections Library, University of Alberta, Canada: artist book, “Echo”

Labyrint Archive, Tumba, Sweden: artist book, “Echo”

York University, Toronto, Canada: artist book, “Echo”

Salon für Kunstbuch, Vienna, Austria: artist book, “Echo”

MoMA Wales, Wales, UK: A Book About Death

MUBE (Museu Brasileiro da Escultura), São Paulo, Brazil: A Book About Death

MOMA NY, Permanent Collection, New York: A Book About Death

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Balch Research Library, Los Angeles: A Book About Death

PUBLICATIONS and TALKS

June 2012, “1000 Artists’ Books: Exploring the Book as Art”, authors: Sandra Salamony and Peter and Donna Thomas. Published by Quarry Books: artist book featured, “Embalm”

May 2012, Keynote speaker, Doverodde Book Arts Festival IV & Symposium, Hurup Thy, Denmark

November 2011, “Made with Meaning: Content and Structure in the Book Arts”, author: Maureen Piggins. Article published in Book Arts arts du livre Canada, Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild, Toronto, Canada

June 2010, “The Visit”, author: Maureen Piggins. Poem published in “Her Mark”, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago. Juried by Maureen Seaton.

AFFILIATIONS

Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

CARFAC, Toronto, Canada

Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild, Toronto, Canada

EDUCATION

2003-2004 B.F.A., OCADU, Drawing & Painting, Toronto, ON, Canada

1992-1994 A.O.C.A., Ontario College of Art, Drawing & Painting, Toronto, ON, Canada

1990-1992 University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada, (Science, Visual Arts and English)

RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

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