2017-2018 Artist Highlights


Artist Exhibitions & Accomplishments

Congratulations to our talented artists for their recent public gallery exhibitions, honours and accomplishments.  We reflect on their past year and look forward to another successful year ahead.


Greg CurnoeAuthor James King published a long-awaited biography on Greg Curnoe.  Buy book HERE.

An early collage by Curnoe was also included in a Luhring Augustine Gallery exhibition featuring the personal collection of Larry Clark.


Susan Dobson

Susan Dobson had a solo exhibition of her “Viewfinder” photographs at Gallery Stratford, was featured on the cover of Prefix Photo Magazine and was included in Fotonoviembre 2017 in Tenerife, Spain (seen above).

We are also looking forward to an upcoming Spring 2018 solo exhibition featuring new work from her “Slide Library” series of photographs.


Aganetha Dyck completed her two-year, long-distance collaboration with the beekeepers at Temple University, Philadelphia and was included in “Animal Intent”, a show at apexart in NYC.  We are also pleased that two of Dyck’s figurines from her “Masked Ball Series” were acquired by Global Affairs this year.


Eyes as Big as Plates

The “Eyes as Big as Plates” photographers Riitta Ikonen and Karoline Hjorth launched their book featuring the photographs from the series.  The book was listed as a top holiday gift by New York Magazine.  Buy book HERE


Murray Favro enjoyed a solo exhibition at the Glenhyrst Art Gallery in Brantford.

Jason McLean

Canada 150 celebrations at public galleries were plentiful this year, with Will Gorlitz, Jason McLean and Diana Thorneycroft all included in exhibitions at the National Gallery of Canada. Will Gorlitz and Michael Smith were included in the Beaverbrook Art Gallery’s celebration of their permanent collection and re-hang.


Will Gorlitz

Will Gorlitz’s May exhibition was reviewed by Border Crossings Magazine.  Read review HERE.



Museum London organized a major retrospective for Brian Jones, the first in over 25 years.


James Kirkpatrick

James Kirkpatrick had an exhibition of his sound sculptures at NAISA North Media Arts Centre, an exhibition in Halifax and a pop-up show in London.  Kirkpatrick is busy preparing for his upcoming touring survey exhibition starting at JNAAG in Sarnia in November 2018.


Jason McLean

Jason McLean enjoyed a solo exhibition at the Glenhyrst Art Gallery in Brantford.  View show HERE



The collaborative room from our “Not Bad for London” exhibition was recently donated to the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery.  This past spring, they recreated the room exactly as we had it hanging in 2011.  View show HERE


Erik Olson

Erik Olson attended two artist residencies this year, one in LA and the other in Italy.  He also produced three new unique etchings with New Leaf Editions in Vancouver.  View online catalogue of prints HERE



Jenna Faye Powell enjoyed a solo exhibition at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa.  View show HERE


The National Gallery of Canada exhibited work by Ron Moppett and his son Damian Moppett as part of their Masterpiece in Focus series.


Diana Thorneycroft exhibited at the Whyte Museum in Banff, Alberta as well as at Canada House in London, UK.