EXHIBITIONS

2015-16

Kaleidescopic Animalia, Glenbow Museum,Calgary, Alberta, group

2014

Erosion of a Mineralogist (Time Hunter), Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, ON, solo

2010

Ticket To Ride , University of Waterloo Art Gallery, Waterloo,ON, CA, group show
Survey Select- Narrative Art , The Wonderbread Factory,San Diego, CA, group show, Catalogue
Sequential Desire, Thames Art Gallery , Chatham, ON, group show, Catalogue

 

2009

Sequential Desire, group show, Art Gallery of Algoma,Sault Ste. Marie, ON

Sequential Desire, group show, Gallery Lambton, Sarnia, Ontario (Touring exhibition)

 

2008

Darwin's Ghosts(Older than dirt), Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, U.S, solo

Through The Looking Glass, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta, group

Carte Blanche: Volume 2: Painting: MOCCA, Toronto,ON , group

Buildup, Ottawa Art Gallery, Dan Kennedy, Juan Carlos Noria, Michele Provost, Carol Wainio,Wendy Walgate,Wayne White, Ottawa, ON

The Big Gift: Calgary Celebrates Art from Canadians, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta

Sequential Desire (Evolution of the Animation Cel), group show,W.K.P Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, ON (touring exhibition)

Appropos, Edward Day Gallery, group show, Toronto, Ontario

Spitting Image, Galerie Art Mur,Montreal, Que., group show

 

2007

Lost in The Echo, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, ON, solo

 

2006

Dust of Oblivion, Jonathan LeVine Gallery,New York, NY, solo

Friendly Fire, Berman-Turner Projects, Ray Caesar, A.J.Fosik, Dan Kennedy, Jonathan Weiner,Santa Monica, California
The Voice Mansion (Yammerhead's return), Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, ON, solo

 

2005

Kidnapped, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, ON, solo

 

2004

Foreverland, C-Pop, Detroit, Michigan, solo

 

2003

Factory Broken Melody, Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto, ON, solo

Brilliant Disguise, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver B.C., solo

 

2002

Shack of Deals, Cambridge Gallery, Cambridge, ON, solo

Dark Side of Happy, group show, Gallery Stratford, Stratford, ON

 

2001

Harvest, Sable-Castelli Gallery,Toronto,ON, solo

 

2000

Widescreen, Sable-Castelli Gallery,Toronto,ON, solo

Intermission, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, B.C, solo
Anti-Aging, Dan Kennedy and Homer Watson, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, ON

Caught, Dan Kennedy, Bonnie Lewis, Niagara Artists Company (N.A.C.), St. Catherines,ON

 

1999

Phantom Empire, Perpetual Crisis,Hamilton Artists Inc., ON Catalogue Essay, John Massier, solo

 

1998

Deluxe, group show, Lonsdale Gallery, Tor.,ON

 

1997

White Water Gallery, Group Show, North Bay, ON

 

1994

In a Language of Distance (Whispering Pines Motor Inn),White Water Gallery, North Bay, ON, solo

 

AWARDS

Ontario Arts Council Grant- 2013, 2010, 2007, 2005, 2003, 1997,1993

Canada Council, B Grant- 2004, 1998, 1996

Canada Council, Project Grant- 2007, 1995, 1994, 1991

Toronto Arts Council Grant- 2001,1999,1996

Canada Council Travel Grant- 2006

Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Grant- 2014, 2010, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2000, 1999, 1997

Governor General Medal, O.C.A - 1983

EDUCATION


Ontario College of Art, Toronto, ON - (AOCA Diploma)-1978 -1983
Governor General Medal, O.C.A - 1983


Collections

 

Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta
University of Waterloo Art Gallery (UWAG), Waterloo, Ontario
Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario
Private collections in Canada, U.S. and the U.K.

 

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