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Yael Brotman

EDUCATION



University of Toronto, M.V.S. (Master of Visual Studies) 2007


University of Toronto, B.Ed., Art History


University of Manitoba, B.A. (Honours) English


SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selected)

2009

Loop Gallery, Toronto, The Mountain in Our Living Room

2008

Loop Gallery, Toronto, A Third Register of Space

2007

Open Studio Gallery, Toronto, Black and White Seeking Azure

2006  

Loop Gallery, Toronto, Rubble Redux

2005

Loop Gallery, Toronto, Off in the distance

George Gilmour Gallery, Open Studio, Toronto, I Guess I Need More Grace Than I Thought

2004

Premier Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Fable

2003

Odd Gallery, Klondike Institute of Art and Culture, Dawson YK, Shard

Loop Gallery, Toronto, Love in the Time of CNN

2002

Loop Gallery, Toronto, Safe House

Atelier Circulaire, Montreal, La Maison Sûre

Natural Light Window Gallery, Toronto, Diana and the Letter

2001

Natural Light Window Gallery, Toronto, Drive-by Art

2000

Angell Gallery, Toronto, Escutcheon

1998

George Gilmour Gallery, Open Studio, Toronto, Walk On Water

1997

Red Head Showcase, Toronto, Textile: The Opera

1995

Open Studio Gallery, Toronto, Interchange

The Gallery, Scarborough College, University of Toronto, Close Up, Far Away and Sideways



 

TWO/ THREE PERSON EXHIBITIONS (selected)


2006

Mount Saint Vincent University Gallery, Halifax NS, Open Images, Open Text

 

Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John's NL, Open Images:Open Narrative / Dreamline

2005

McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, ON, Leaving their mark

2003

Galerie Trois Pointes, Montreal

1996

Prince George Art Gallery, Prince George, BC, Dis/Locations III

1995

J.B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Dis/Locations II



GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected)


2010

Open Studio Print Sales Gallery, Toronto, Natural Order

 

Yukon Art Centre, Whitehorse, YK, Sense of Place

 

Thames Art Gallery, Chatham, ON, Sense of Place

 

Artscape Shaw Street Centre, Toronto, Art School (Dismissed)

 

Frick Fine Arts Building Gallery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, Art for Haiti

 

AR + SG (Rental and Sales Gallery), Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

2009

Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, 2nd China Sanbao International Printmaking Exhibition

 

The Art Centre, University of Toronto, Sense of Place

 

Doris McCarthy Gallery, University of Toronto Scarborough, Guilt By Association

2008-9

Airspace Gallery, Terminal 1, Toronto Pearson International Airport, Coming Home

2008

Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George, BC, Soliloquies

 

World Washi Summit, Toronto, Flex

 

Galerie Trois Pointes, Montreal, 20th Anniversary Exhibition

 

*new* Gallery, Toronto, Drawing On

2007

Windsor Printmakers’ Forum, Windsor, ON, A Sense of Place

 

Department of Art, University of Toronto, Negotiating The Social: Come Together Or Coming Apart (Rubble)

2006

York Quay Gallery, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Where she’s at
The Ink Shop Printmaking Center, Ithaca NY,
in cahoots

2004

Forest City Gallery, London, ON, Drawing on a Warm Thin Line

Galeria Juan Pardo Heeren, Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano, Lima, Peru, CA>PE

Artists Space, New York, NY

2003

Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Case Studies: Drawer

Open Studio Sales Gallery, Toronto, Field Trip

2002

Catalyst Arts, Belfast, Northern Ireland, From Ritual to Romance

Salle Augustin-Chenier, Ville Marie, PQ, 6th International Miniature Art Biennial

Latcham Gallery, Stouffville, ON, Moments

2001

Gallery 360°, Toronto, Open Studio @ 360

George Gilmour Gallery, Open Studio, Toronto, Waterline

2000

Archive Inc., Toronto, Architexture

1999

David Mirvish Books, Toronto, Big Sexy Print Show

1998

David Mirvish Books, Toronto, From Memory to Transformation II

The Station Gallery, Whitby ON, Plein air

Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby, ON

J.-C. Bergeron Gallery, Ottawa

A Space, Toronto, The Boxing Day Show

1997

McMullen Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Sightlines: International Symposium on Printmaking & Image Culture

92nd St. Y, New York, NY, Miriam's Cups Invitational

Lonsdale Gallery, Toronto, Ashkenaz: Dancing With The Leviathan

Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, ON, 24th Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts

The Station Gallery, Whitby, ON, Face

J.B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Spirit of the Place

179 John Street, Toronto, From Memory to Transformation

1996

Atelier Circulaire, Montreal, Face

York Quay Gallery, Toronto, Face

Salle Augustin-Chenier, Ville Marie, PQ, 3rd International Miniature Art Biennial

1995

The Station Gallery, Whitby, ON, Landmarks: Time or Place

179 John Street, Toronto, The 4 Show

Viridian Gallery, New York, NY, Canadian N.Y.C. Annual


Awards (selected)


Open Studio National Printmaking Awards, Honourable Mention, 2009
National & International Touring & Residencies Grant, Ontario Arts Council, 2008
Bursary, Visual Arts Summit, Canada Council for the Arts, 2007
Visual Arts Grant, Ontario Arts Council, 2005, 1999, 1995
Materials Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council, 2005, 2003, 1998, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1992, 1991
Artist Residency, Klondike Institute of Art and Culture, Dawson, YK, 2002
Travel Grant, Canada Council for the Arts, 2002, 1999
Creation/Production Grant, Canada Council for the Arts, 1999
Artist Residency and Scholarship, Leighton Art Colony, Banff Centre, Banff, AB 1999
Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation Scholarship, NB, 1998
Artist in Education Grant, Ontario Arts Council, 1998, 1997, 1996
Nick Novak Scholarship, Open Studio, Toronto, 1994


Collections (selected)

Accenture
Arthur Andersen
Artscape [Gibraltar Point]
Austin Cooper
Bank of Montreal
Canada Council Art Bank
Department of Foreign Affairs, Canada
Deutche Bank
Ernst & Young
Falconbridge Inc.
Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver BC
Ipsos/Reid
Odd Gallery, YK
Ray & Berndtson / Lovas Stanley
Royal Bank of Canada
Sanbao Museum, P.R. China
Station Gallery, Whitby ON
Toronto Stock Exchange
Torys LLP
Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George, BC
Tyco International
University of Alberta
University of Toronto
numerous private collections


Reviews, Catalogues, and Writings (selected


2010

Reproduction of image, Art School (Dismissed): A Photo-essay by Andrea Carson, viewoncanadianart.com

2009

Featured image, People, Places, and Prints review of Sense of Place, by K. Aagaard, www.torontoist.com, May 8

 

Catalogue, Sense of Place, A Cross-border Print Exhibition, produced by Windsor Printmaker’s Forum, for exhibition tour:   Windsor Printmaker’s Forum 2008, University of Toronto Art Centre 2009, Thames Art Gallery, London ON 2010, and Art Gallery of Sudbury ON 2011

2008

Review of World Washi Summit, by G.M. Dault, The Globe and Mail, June 14

 

Catalogue with image, World Washi Summit, Toronto
Critic’s Choice, of Drawing On, by P. Goddard, Toronto Star, March 27

2007

Catalogue, Negotiating The Social: Come Together Or Coming Apart, University of Toronto, Toronto (essay by D. Liss)
Review of
Black and White Seeking Azure, by D. Jager, Now Magazine, Toronto, January 25
Catalogue,
Black and White Seeking Azure, Open Studio (essay by R. Diederichs), Toronto

2006

Review of Where she’s at, by G.M. Dault, The Globe and Mail, December 23

Review of Rubble Redux, by G.M. Dault, The Globe and Mail, November 11

Review of Open Images/Open Text, by A. Nicoll, Visual Arts News, Summer

Reproduction of image, Open Images: Open Narrative / Dreamline, Avenue, National Post, April 6

2005

Curator's Lecture of Leaving their mark, by I. Mayrhofer, South 905, Cable 14, Hamilton, ON

Review of Leaving their mark, by A. Wenzowski, Brabant Newspapers, March 11

Review of Leaving their mark, by S. Pearsob, Artsbeat, March/April

Review of Leaving their mark, by E. Hujer, The Hamilton Spectator, March 7

Catalogue, Leaving their mark, McMaster Museum of Art (essay by A. McQueen), Hamilton, ON

Review of Off in the distance,by R.M. Vaughn, National Post, February 26

Review of Off in the distance, by G.M. Dault, The Globe and Mail, February 5

2004

Authored review of Yayoi Kusama exhibition, Artery, 9:3, Fall

2003

Review & photo of Shard, by A.Tyrrell, The Klondike Sun, August 1

Review of Shard, by C. Benthan, The Yukon News, July 17

Catalogue, Shard, ODD Gallery, Dawson

Review of Love in the Time of CNN, by G.M. Dault, The Globe and Mail, July 5

Reproduction, Love in the Time of CNN, Toronto Star, July 3

Catalogue, Love in the Time of CNN, Loop Gallery (essay by H.Webb), Toront

2002

Catalogue, Art With Heart, Casey House Foundation, Toronto

Authored review of S. Boyle exhibition, Canadian Art, Summer 2002

Review of Safe House by T. Hirschmann, Now Magazine, Toronto, June 13

Catalogue, Safe House, Loop Gallery, Toronto

Reproduction, La Maison Sûre, Mirror, Montreal, March 21

2000

Interview, Rogers Community Television, Architexture, May 18

Review of Escutcheon, by L. Hague, Lola, 6, summer issue

Review of Escutcheon, by G.M. Dault, The Globe and Mail, March 23




RELATED ACTIVITIES (selected)


2010

Juror for scholarships, Open Studio. Toronto

2009

Committee member (representing women artists), Sukkot Fundraising Event for Women's College Hospital

2008 -

Board member, Visual Arts Ontario

Art advisory committee chair, Visual Arts Ontario


2003 -

 

Lecturer, Department of Visual and Performing Arts, University of Toronto Scarborough


2003-

Executive, Loop Gallery, Toronto

2000 - 2004

Artist, Artists With Their Work Programme, Art Gallery of Ontario


1999 - 2002

Art Advisor, Literary Review of Canada, Denis Deneau, Helen Walsh (publ.), Toronto


1994 - 2004

Vice-Chair, Board of Directors, Open Studio, Toronto


1994 - 2007

Educator, Art and Social History, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto

 

 




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