Born in Toronto, Canada.

Lives and works in Toronto, Canada and London, UK

 

EDUCATION

MASTERS OF FINE ARTS, 2017

Chelsea College of Art, UAL, London, England

LIFE DRAWING AND SCULPTURE, 1987

Ontario College of Art and Design University, Toronto,  Ontario

BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS (SPECIALIZED HONOURS / STUDIO), 1982 – 1986

University of Guelph,  Guelph,  Ontario

INDEPENDENT STUDY 1985

Tony Scherman

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015

Cuban Missile Crisis, Propeller, Toronto

2013

Song to the Siren, Environment Film Festival, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

Song to the Siren, Propeller, Toronto (NOW Must See Show)

Anunaki Princesses, Galerie 240, Ottawa

2012

Song to the Siren, Red Fish Gallery, New York

Nibiru,  Balzacs Gallery, Toronto

2011

Nibiru, Propeller, Toronto  (NOW Must See Show)

2010

Jane Doe, Propeller, Toronto  (NOW Must See Show)

Jane Doe, Kennedy Gallery, North Bay

2009

The Measure of a Little While, Red Fish Gallery, New York

2008

The Land of Nod, Propeller, Toronto

2007

The Perfumed Garden, Propeller, Toronto

Milly, Maggy, Molly and May, Nathalie Rose (RAW), Toronto

Echo, Hag Atelier, Toronto

2006

The Handless Maiden, Propeller, Toronto
2005

Skeletons, Atelier 111 Gallery, Toronto

2004

Monument to the Burning Times, ZYPR Gallery, Toronto

By Rose, By Satiny Bosom, Wagner Rosenbaum Gallery, Toronto

2003

Glass Coffins, Hag Atelier, Toronto

Eros, BdV Gallery, Toronto

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

Ravaged House, Safehouse Gallery, London, UK

Degree Show, Chelsea College of Art, London, UK

Interim, Triangle Gallery, London, UK

Nasty Women, MAFA Gallery, London, UK (Affiliated with Nasty Women NYC)

#Made at Chelsea, MAFA Gallery, London, UK

2016

Counter Practice, Cookhouse Gallery, London, UK

Salies de Peintre, Le Congres, Salies-de-Bearn, France

2015

Big Top, Wonder Gallery, Toronto

The Super Naughty Show, Wonder Gallery, Toronto

Black and White Ball, Propeller, Toronto

2014

Big Top, Gallery 99, Toronto

Black and White Ball, Propeller, Toronto

2013

Off the Wall, Propeller, Toronto

Block Party, Flying Pony Gallery, Toronto

The Million Dollar Monster Show, 99 Gallery, Toronto

13, Nuit Blanche, Propeller, Toronto

The Super Naughty Show, Wonder Gallery, Toronto

Black and White Ball, Propeller, Toronto

Salon, Propeller, Toronto

2012

Off the Wall, Propeller, Toronto

Four Floors, Balzacs Gallery, Distillery, Toronto

Galaxy 2012, Index Gallery, Toronto

The Amazing Sci Fi Show, Gallery 99, Toronto

The Super Naughty Show, Gallery 99, Toronto

Go Figure, Propeller, Toronto

Doors Open, Distillery District, Toronto

The Million Dollar Monster Show, 99 Gallery, Toronto

Square Foot Show, Twist Gallery, Toronto

Political Acts, Propeller, Toronto

We Care, Toronto Women’s Bookstore, Toronto

Black and White Ball, Propeller, Toronto

Salon, Propeller, Toronto

The Amazing Sci Fi Show, Roncy Street Gallery, Toronto

2011

Christmas Show, Engine Gallery, Distillery, Toronto

Four Floors, Balzacs Gallery, Distillery, Toronto

The Super Naughty Show, Roncy Street Gallery, Toronto

St James Circus, Distillery District, Nuit Blanche, Toronto

Under the Sea, Case Goods Building Distllery, Toronto

15th Anniversary Show, Propeller, Toronto

Black and White Ball, Propeller, Toronto

2010

Bene Corpo Way Station, Distillery District, Toronto (Performance Art Nuit Blanche)

The One I Love the Most, Propeller, Toronto

2009

Christmas Show, Balzacs Gallery, Distillery, Toronto

Square Foot Show, AWOL Gallery, Toronto

Go Figure, Propeller, Toronto

Case Goods Group Show, Case Goods Building Distllery, Toronto

Portrayed, Propeller, Toronto

Bad Acid, Propeller, Toronto

(sub)Missive, Corridor Gallery, University of Leeds, England

Toronto Artist Project, Liberty Grande, Toronto

Salon, Propeller, Toronto

2008

Recession-Proof Festive Season Art Show, Propeller, Toronto

Push/Pull, Octopus Project, Toronto

Salon, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto

2007

Gimme Shelter, Red Fish Gallery, New York

Inside/Out, Case Goods Building Distillery, Toronto

Gallery Artists, Engine Gallery, Toronto

The Hunger Project, Pasqua Amati, Toronto

2 x 2 Show, Propeller, Toronto

11 Members Show, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto

2006

Great Art, Glad Heart, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto

Artist Open House, Currys Studios, Toronto 

Non Random Happenings, Toronto

2004

Creative Spaces, Artscape, Toronto 

2003

Group Show, Pegasus Studios, Toronto

Collage 2003, Toronto

 

PUBLIC GALLERIES

2013

Song to the Siren, Environment Film Festival, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

2010

Jane Doe, Kennedy Gallery, North Bay

 

CURATED AND JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2017

Ravaged House, Safehouse Gallery, London,UK

2015

Juror, TOAE Painting Category, Toronto

2011 – 2015

Black and White Ball, Propeller, Toronto

2012

Go Figure, Propeller, Toronto

2007

Eleven, Propeller, Toronto

 

ARTIST TALKS

2015

Cuban Missile Crisis, Haliconian Club, Toronto

Creativity and Inspiration, Don Valley Art Club, Toronto

2014

The History of Encaustic, Don Valley Art Club, Toronto

The History of Encaustic, Art Guild of Scarborough, Toronto

Creativity and Inspiration, McMichael Gallery, Toronto

2013

Song to the Siren, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

Song to the Siren, TIFF, Toronto

 

REPRESENTATION

Canvas Gallery, Toronto

 

RESIDENCIES

Convento Artist Residency, Mertola, Portugal, 2014

Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto, 2002, 2013, 2016

 

MEDIA

Bravo BookTV Interview

 

PUBLICATIONS

“This Artist Isn’t Starving. Heather Gentleman is Part Painter, Part Entrepreneur”, National Post, October 2015

Sarah Dunn, “Sounding the Sirens”, Local Magazine, April 16th, 2014

Natasha Milijasevic, “Mythmaking: The Movement Needs Muses.”, Alternatives Journal, October 24, 2014

 

ARTICLES

“Black and White Ball IV”, Art Toronto,ca., January 30, 2014

 

SELF PUBLISHED ARTIST BOOKS

Cuban Missile Crisis, 2015

Nibiru, 2011

Jane Doe, 2010

The Perfumed Garden, 2005

The Handless Maiden, 2001

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 

FREELANCE, London, UK ● 2017
Art Instructor
Private workshops in Encaustic.

ARTICULATIONS, Toronto, ON ● 2016
Art Instructor
Developed and taught workshops in Water Soluble Wax Paint.

VOICE INTEGRATIVE SCHOOL, Toronto, ON ● 2015-2016
Art Instructor
Developed and taught TDSB curriculum Grade 7 and Grade 8 Art

HAG ATELIER, Toronto, ON ● 2010-2016
Studio School Owner / Art Instructor
Developed and taught classes and workshops for adults and teens in Encaustic, Drawing, Painting, Sculpture and Mixed Media.

PROPELLER GALLERY, Toronto, ON ● 2006-2016
Selection Committee Chair and Board Member
Responsible for committee vetting new artists for membership; Responsible with fellow board members with decision making regarding gallery operations; Coordinating Black and White Ball Exhibition;  Hanging Exhibits; Gallery Sitting

C1 ARTSPACE, Toronto, ON ● 2006-2007
Art Instructor
Developed and taught courses and workshops in Encaustic.

CURRY’S ART SCHOOL, Toronto, ON ● 2003-2011
Art Instructor
Developed and taught 8 week courses and workshops in Acrylic Technique, Classical Portraiture Life Painting, Life Drawing, Art Fundamentals and Encaustic.

HAG ATELIER, Toronto, ON ● 2003-2010
Gallery Owner
Curated exhibits of local and international artists.

PEGASUS STUDIOS, Toronto, ON ● 2001-2006
Art Instructor
Developed and taught weekly classes in Mixed Media and created program.

INNER CITY ANGELS, Toronto, ON ● 2001-2005
Art Instructor
Developed and taught workshops in painting and printmaking in schools throughout the TDSB.

TORONTO PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD, Toronto, ON ● 2001-2005
Art Instructor
Established curriculum for Canadian Artists Workshops

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF DESIGN TECHNOLOGY, Toronto, ON ● 2004
Art Instructor
Acted as occasional replacement instructor for Advertising Design and Art Direction courses.

ART DIRECTOR  Toronto, ON ● 1987- 2003
Worked  with corporate clients and Advertising Agencies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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