CV 2014 (selected)


Represented in Toronto by LE Gallery

Selected Exhibition History

Solo & Two and Three Person

2014            We All Go Down Together, LE Gallery, Toronto ON
2014            The Keeper of Nothingness, The Vernon Public Art Gallery, Vernon BC [catalogue]
2013            The Keeper of Nothingness, LE Gallery, Toronto ON
2013            RotoZero, YYZ Artists Outlet, Toronto ON
2012            Seldom Seen, Rails End Gallery, Haliburton, ON [catalogue]
2011            There Are Many Like It, But This One Is Mine, Le Gallery, Toronto ON
2010            Totems, LE Gallery, Toronto ON
2010            Expressions of Force, Art Gallery of South Western Manitoba, Brandon, MB
2009            Trading Greens For Tans, Le Gallery, Toronto ON
2009            War: A Family Affair, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, ON (w/ Elaine Goebel)
2009            It's Great to be a Man in Times Like These, Rodman Hall, St. Catharines ON; BMFA, Collingwood ON
2008            The Man in Romance, Toronto Art Gallery, Toronto ON
2008            Domestic Violence, ASpace (Inner Space member’s gallery), Toronto ON
2008            Time Heals All Wounds, Craig Scott Gallery, Toronto ON
2008            Domestic Violence, CRAM, St. Catharines ON
2007             Visiting Artist Residency Exhibition, Open Studio, Toronto ON (w/ Diyan Achjadi)
2006            You Wanna Go? We’ll Go, Le Gallery, Toronto ON
2005            Out of Bounds, The Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, BC (w/ Scott Trelevan)
2004            The Hero Book*, Birganart, Toronto ON
2001            A Thousand Plans, A Thousand Failures, West Wing Art Space, Toronto ON

Group

2014            Forging a Nation: Canada Goes to War, The Military Museums, Calgary AB [catalogue]
2013            Experiencing Perspectives: 2013-2014, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Mississauga ON
2013            Sketchy, Blankspace, Oslo, Norway
2012            RMG Exposed, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery,Oshawa ON
2012            60 Painters, Humber College School of Arts and Media, Etobicoke ON [catalogue]
2012            A Brush with War, The Military Museums, Calgary AB [catalogue]
2011            That’s So Gay, The Gladstone Hotel, Toronto ON
2011            A Brush with War, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria BC [catalogue]
2011            Diabolique, The Military Museum, Calgary AB [catalogue]
2011            LE Sept, LE Gallery, Toronto ON
2011            Drawing 2011 [juried], John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto ON
2010            A Brush with War, Canadian War Museum, Ottawa ON; Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton NB
2010            Diabolique, La Galerie de l’UQAM, Montreal QC, Kenderdine Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Oakville Galleries, Oakville ON
2009             CFAP Participants Exhibition, Department of National Defence Headquarters, Ottawa, ON
2009            Diabolique, The Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, SK
2009            LE Cinq, LE Gallery, Toronto ON
2009            A Brush with War, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, ON; Museum London,             London ON
2008            Workin’ It, Headbones Gallery, Toronto ON
2007            Showcase 07, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge ON
2007            O Pathetic Fallacy, The Green Lantern, Chicago IL
2006            Narrative?, Headbones Gallery, Toronto ON
2005            Experiment 400/5, UIC, Chicago IL
2004            Crossing Borders II, Ohio State University, Columbus OH
2003            Cambridge Galleries Juried Exhibition, Cambridge ON
2003            If I Ruled the World, Redhead Gallery, Toronto ON [catalogue]
2002            And Infinite Justice For All: The War Show, ArtSystem, Toronto ON
2001            Weather's Here, Wish You Were Beautiful, ArtSystem, Toronto ON


Books & Publications

2013            Crucibles and Fulcrums, essay for Matt Bahen exhibiton, “Striking Fire Out of The Rock”
2012            Like a Witch From a Fire, essay for “60 Painters” [catalogue]
2012            Breakin’ it Down, Buildin’ it Up, Catalogue essay for Robert Truszkowski exhibition, “The 2012            Embedded on the Homefront, Heritage House [anthology]
2009            Interview with Andrew Morrow, “Drain Journal of Art and Culture” Issue 10, Cold
2009            At War, “CV2” Vol. 31 Issue 3
2007             Pure Hate, “Kiss Machine” #15
2006             A Good Father/Son Bonding Story “Kiss Machine” #13
2006            The Hero Book, Cumulus Press/Conundrum Press


Residencies

2011 CFAP selected artist
2010 Klondike Institute for Art and Culture Residency, Dawson City, YK
2006 Visiting Artist Residency, Open Studio, Toronto ON
2006 CFAP (Canadian Forces Artist Programme) Selected Artist, Gagetown, NB w/2RCR


Education

2004 M.F.A., Visual Arts, York University, Toronto, ON
1999 Post-Graduate New Media Design Diploma Sheridan College, Oakville, ON (high honours/top candidate)
1997 B.F.A., Okanagan University College. Kelowna, BC (Granted through University of Victoria) (with distinction)


Awards
2014            Production Grant (mid-career), Toronto Arts Council
2012            Winner, Best documentary photo, RMG Exposed.
2012            The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, Governor General
2012            Project Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2011            York University Research Grant
2010            Travel Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2010            Visual Arts Grant, Emerging, Ontario Arts Council
2007             Project Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2007             Visual Arts Grant, Emerging, Ontario Arts Council
2005            Visual Arts Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2005            Samuel Sarick Purchase Prize, York University
2004            Art@Suite500, Purchase prize, Schulich School of Business


Articles/Reviews
2014            Balzer, David, Our Editors’ Preview Picks for Art Toronto, Canadian Art Online, October
2014            Gessell, Paul, The Art of War (and Peace), Galleries West, F/W 2014
2014            Forging a Nation interview, CTV Calgary and Canada AM, Jan 22
2013            Woods, Michael, Artists program helps sketch a rare glimpse of Canadian military life, “The Ottawa Citizen, Nov. 08
2013            Balzer, David, The Twitter Critic, “The Globe and Mail”, May 24, 2013
2013            Krishtalka, Sholem, The Twitter Critic, “The Globe and Mail”, Jan 17, 2013
2012            Doan, Holly (Producer), Our Times, CPAC, [tv]
2011            Zerbisias, Antonia, An artist’s warring states of mind, The Toronto Star, Nov. 12, IN1
2011            Clark, Bob, Art of war, “Calgary Herald”, August 12
2011            Morse, Jennifer, War Art: Scott Waters, “Legion Magazine”, March/April 2011
2010            Matthews, Sara, Tracing the Human, “Public 42”, Winter 2010, Traces
2010            Gessell, Paul, Beaverbrook’s Battles, “Telegraph-Journal”, Sept. 18, 2010
2010            Balzar, David, Arms Out, “Eye Weekly”, Aug. 04
2010            Sandals, Leah, The Guns Are Drawn, “The National Post”, July 24, AL 8
2009            Anderson, Jack, Review: Diabolique, “Canadian Art”, Winter 2009
2009            Dault, Gary, Gallery Going, “The Globe and Mail”, June 06
2009            Littleton, Lori, War artist finds his sense of purpose, “St. Catharines Standard”, Jan. 30
2008            Findlay, Gillian, War Artists, “The Current”, CBC Radio One, Nov. 11
2008            Sandals, Leah, East-end Eclecticism, “The National Post, Mar. 22
2008            Balzer, David, Eye Candy, “Eye Weekly”, Mar. 20
2008            Ghomeshi, Jian, CBC Radio One, “Q”, Mar. 17
2008            Jager, David, Scott Waters Soldiers On, “Now Weekly” Mar. 13
2007            Martin, Lateef, [review of “The Hero Book”] “Matrix”, Summer 2007, issue 77
2007            Carr, Angela, Men Behaving Badly, “Montreal Review of Books”, Spring 2007
2006            Enclosed Encounters of a Military Kind, Border Crossings, Issue 100
2006            CBC Montreal (Radio Canada), “All in a Weekend”, Nov. 04
2004            Osborne, Catherine. Army Daze, “The National Post” April 24, TO 10

 

Talks and Lectures
2014            UAAC Conference, OCADU, Toronto ON
2014            Exhibition talk, The Vernon Public Art Gallery, Vernon BC
2013            CFAP Panel Discussion, Canadian War Museum, Ottawa ON
2013            Visiting Artist Talk, JNAAG, Sarnia ON
2012            Panel discussion, The Military Museums, Calgary AB
2011            Visiting artist lecture, Red Deer College, Red Deer AB
2011            Visiting artist lecture, Family Portraits, The Military Museums, Calgary AB
2011            Symposium presenter, Military Art Now, The Canadian War Museum, Ottawa ON
2010            Residency talk, Klondike Institute of Art and Culture, Dawson, Yukon
2010            Guest Lecturer, Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo ON
2009            Exhibition talk, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina SK
2009            Visiting artist talk, Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts, Collingwood ON
2009            Guest lecturer, Brock University, St. Catharines ON
2009            Exhibition talk, Rodman Hall, St. Catharines ON
2007            Residency talk, Open Studio, Toronto ON
2007            Visiting artist talk, York University, Toronto ON
2005            Exhibition talk, The Alternator Gallery, Kelowna BC