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Education                                                                    

2004                                              York University Faculty of Graduate Studies

                                                      Graduate Programme in Visual Art- Photography

                                                      Master of Fine Arts

                                                      Toronto, ON, Canada

2004                                              York University Centre for the Support of Teaching

                                                      University Teaching Practicum Pedagogical Certificate

                                                      Toronto, ON, Canada

1999                                               Ontario College of Art & Design

        Associate of the Ontario College of Art & Design

        Photography Major, Honours

        Toronto, ON, Canada

1997                                              Sheridan College

                                                      Applied Photography, Honours

                                                      Oakville, ON, Canada

Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions                      

2013                                              The Soto/Hasid Project (solo-upcoming)

                                                      View Point Gallery

                                                      Halifax, NS

2012                                              TBA

                                                      Anna Leonowens Gallery

                                                      Halifax, NS

2012                                              Collective Vision

                                                      Loop Gallery

                                                      Toronto, ON

2012                                              The Soto/Hasid Project

                                                      Photographer’s Gallery- Guest Artist

       James North Art Collective

        Hamilton, ON

2012                                              OCAD U Alumni Association Exhibition

                                                      Gladstone Hotel

                                                      Toronto, ON

2011                                              2x

                                                      Eyelevel Gallery

                                                      Halifax NS

2011                                              Inaugural Exhibition

                                                      Meghan Fish Contemporary Art + Projects

                                                      Halifax, NS

2010                                              Triumph of the Therapeutic

                                                      Patrick Mikhail Gallery

                                                      Ottawa, ON

2010                                              Staged

                                                      Skew Gallery

                                                      Calgary, AB

2009/2010                                     Best of the Season

                                                      Patrick Mikhail Gallery

                                                      Ottawa, ON

2009                                              Microcosm

                                                      Patrick Mikhail Gallery

                                                      Ottawa, ON

2009                                              Zen and the Art of Arts

                                                      ASZC Gallery

                                                      Atlanta, GA

2009                                              13th International Photographic Art Exhibit

                                                      China Photographers Association

                                                      Lishui City, China

2009                                              The North York Project (Child is Father of the Man) (solo) as part of Contact 09

                                                      Loop Gallery

                                                      Toronto, ON

2008                                              In Retrospect: 15 Years of Photographic Pedagogy at NSCAD University

                                                      Anna Leonowens Gallery

                                                      Halifax, NS

2008                                              Decade

                                                      Katharine Mulherin Art Projects

                                                      Toronto, ON

2008                                              Staged (solo)

                                                      Studio 21

                                                      Halifax, NS

2008                                              Staged (solo)

                                                      Platform Gallery

                                                      Winnipeg, MB

2008                                              Showcase

                                                      Patrick Mikhail Gallery

                                                      Ottawa, ON

2007-2008                                     Staged (solo)

                                                      Patrick Mikhail Gallery

                                                      Ottawa, ON

2007                                              Flash Forward 2007-Magenta Foundation Competition Winners

                                                      Lennox Contemporary

                                                      Toronto, ON

2007                                              Flash Forward 2007-Magenta Foundation Competition Winners

       Kathleen Cullen Fine Art

                                                      New York, NY

2007                                              Staged (solo) as part of Contact 07

                                                      Loop Gallery

                                                      Toronto, ON

2007                                              The New (Parts I and II)

                                                      Patrick Mikhail Gallery

                                                      Ottawa, ON

2006                                              Canada Council Art Bank-Recent Acquisitions

                                                      Governor General’s Residence

                                                      Ottawa, ON

2006                                              Academic Spaces (solo)

                                                      Anna Leonowens Gallery

                                                      Halifax, NS

2005                                              Academic Spaces (solo)

                                                      Loop Gallery

                                                      Toronto, ON

2005                                              New York Affordable Contemporary Art Fair

                                                      New York, NY

2005                                              Square Foot IV at Project Spaceman

                                                      Brooklyn, NY

2004                                              Photo/Works I

                                                      Anna Leonowens Gallery

                                                      Halifax, NS

2004                                              Sacred/Profane

                                                      Redhead Gallery

                                                      Toronto, ON

2004                                              Palimpsest (solo)

                                                      a.w.o.l. gallery (contact 04)

                                                      Toronto, ON

2004                                              Art@Suite 500, Miles S. Nadal Management Centre

                                                      Suite 500, Ernst & Young Tower, TD Centre

                                                      Toronto, ON

2004                                              Crossing Borders II

                                                      Cleanspace Gallery, Ohio State University

                                                      Columbus, Ohio

2004                                              Rumble on the Edge of Town

       the gallery- York University

       Toronto, ON

2003                                              Instruction Zone

       Laidlaw Hall, The Living Arts Centre

                                                      Mississauga, ON

2003                                              Dig/Dug

       Koffler Gallery

                                                      Toronto, ON

2003                                              If I Ruled the World

       Red Head Gallery

                                                      Toronto, ON

2003                                              Art@Suite 500, Miles S. Nadal Management Centre

                                                      Suite 500, Ernst & Young Tower, TD Centre

                                                      Toronto, ON

2003                                              mfa 03 Graduate Student Exhibition

                                                      the gallery- York University

                                                      Toronto, ON

2002                                              Industrial Strength (solo)

       WCB Café                 

                                                      Toronto, ON              

2001                                              three short films, paper and a clarinet (solo)

       in Collaboration with Nicole Marchesseau, Electro-Acoustic Composer

        a.w.o.l gallery

                                                      Toronto, ON

2001                                              resounding Collaborator,

        Canadian Embassy

                                                      Tokyo, Japan

2000                                              Blindness

       a.w.o.l. gallery

                                                      Toronto, ON

2000                                              Expressions

       Laidlaw Hall, The Living Arts Centre

                                                      Mississauga, ON

2000                                              Bathurst Street- Installation

       The Koffler Gallery

                                                      Toronto, ON                                

2000                                              in Utero

       a.w.o.l. gallery (Contact 2000)

       Toronto, ON

1999                                              First Annual Student Exhibition of Reprographic Artwork

                                                      Visual Arts Ontario,

       Toronto ON

1999                                              within

       OCAD Gallery (Contact 99)

                      Toronto, ON

1999                                             Ampersand 14 – 1999 OCAD Photo Thesis Exhibition

      Gallery 76 & Rosalie Sharp Pavilion (Contact 99)

      Toronto, ON

1999                                              Embodiment

      OCAD Gallery

                                                      Toronto, ON

1998                                              Rrecent Work

       Utopia Café (Solo)

                                                      Toronto, ON

1998                                              Urinals

       Bus Gallery

                                                      Toronto, ON

1997                                              Sheridan College Graduate Exhibition

       Design Exchange

                                                      Toronto, ON

1997                                              Selected Works

        Indigo Café (Solo)

                                                      Toronto, ON                                                  

Teaching Appointments                                            

2012-2013                                     Assistant Professor (tenure-track)

PHOT 2000 Introductory Black and White Studio

FNDN 1310 Foundation Photography

PHOT 4000/4500 Advanced Photo Critique

PHOT 2000 Introductory Black and White Studio

2011-2012                                     Assistant Professor (tenure-track)

                                                      NSCAD University, Halifax NS

                                                      PHOT 4000/4500 Advanced Photo Critique

PHOT 2000 Introductory Black and White Studio

PHOT 3106 Architecture, Culture and Photography

PHOT 3611 Psychology of the Self

FNDN 1310 Foundation Photography

2010-2011                                     Assistant Professor (Tenure-track)

                                                      NSCAD University, Halifax NS

                                                      PHOT 3112 Decoding the Portrait

                                                      PHOT 2000B Introductory Black and White Studio

                                                      PHOT 3400 Documentary Photography

                                                      PHOT 2000 Introductory Black and White Studio

2009-2010                                     Assistant Professor (Tenure-track)

                                                      NSCAD University, Halifax NS

                                                      PHOT 4000/4500 Advanced Photo Critique

PHOT 2000 Introductory Black and White Studio

                                                      PHOT 3400 Documentary Photography

PHOT 2000 Introductory Black and White Studio

2008-2009                                     Assistant Professor

                                                      NSCAD University, Halifax NS

PHOT 2000 Introductory Black and White Studio

                                                      PHOT 3106 Architecture, Culture and Photography

PHOT 2000 Introductory Black and White Studio

                                                      FNDN 1310 Foundation Photography

2007-2008                                     Assistant Professor

                                                      NSCAD University, Halifax NS

PHOT 2000 Introductory Black and White Studio

                                                      PHOT 3106 Architecture, Culture and Photography

PHOT 2000 Introductory Black and White Studio

                                                      PHOT 3104 The Situated Portrait

2006-2007                                     Assistant Professor

                                                      NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

PHOT 2000 Introductory Black and White Studio

                                                      PHOT 3106 Architecture, Culture and Photography

                                                      PHOT 2000 Introductory Black and White Studio

                                                      PHOT 3104 The Situated Portrait

Summer 2006                              Lecturer

                                                      NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

                                                      PHOT 2000- Introductory Black and White Studio

2005-2006                                     Lecturer

                                                      NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

PHOT 2000 B Introductory Black and White Studio

                                                      PHOT 3106 Architecture, Culture and Photography

                                                      PHOT 2000 A Introductory Black and White Studio

                                                      PHOT 3104 The Situated Portrait

Summer 2005                              Instructor

                                                      NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

                                                      PHOT 2600- Introduction to Colour Photography

2004-2005                                     Lecturer

                                                      NSCAD University, Halifax, NS

PHOT 3104 The Situated Portrait

                                                      FNDN 1310 A: Foundation Photography

FNDN 1310 C: Foundation Photography

                                                      PHOT 2000 B Introductory Black and White Studio

2003-2004                                     Instructor

                                                      York University, Toronto, ON

FA/VISA 2060 A: Introduction to Black and White Photography

                                                      FA/VISA 2060 D: Introduction to Black and White Photography    

Summer 2003                              Teaching Assistant-Summer Section

FA/VISA 1006- The Photographic Experience

                                                      York University, Toronto, ON

2002-2003                                     Instructor

York University, Toronto, ON

FA/VISA 2060 A: Introduction to Black and White Photography

2000-2004                                     Photography 101, Photography 201, Photography 301, Photography for Children, Art Photography, Black and White Introductory Weekend Workshop, Pinhole Photography Weekend Workshop

Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, ON

 

Lectures/Activities                                                     

2010-2012                                     Board Member

       Photopolis Society: Halifax Festival of Photography

       Halifax, NS

2011                                              Moderator

                                                      Inside Photography: Issues, Practices and Perspectives Symposium

                                                      Life as a Photographer Panel

                                                      Halifax, NS

2011                                              Panelist

                                                      Spiritual Diversity Conference: The Challenge for Canada

                                                      Saint Mary’s University

                                                      Halifax, NS

2010-2011                                     Mentor

       Visual Arts Nova Scotia (VANS) Mentorship Program

                                                      Halifax, NS

2009                                              Artist’s Talk

                                                      University of New Mexico

                                                      Albuquerque, NM

2009                                              Artist’s Talk

                                                      Alberta College of Art and Design

                                                      Calgary, AB

2008                                              Artist’s Talk

                                                      Studio 21

                                                      Halifax, NS

2008                                              Artist’s Talk

                                                      Platform Gallery

                                                      Winnipeg, MB

2008                                              Guest Artist Lecture: Zen and the Art of Not Worrying About Making Art

                                                      Live Art Dance Productions Lecture Series

                                                      Dalhousie University Art Gallery

                                                      Halifax, NS

2007                                              Artist’s Talk

                                                      Patrick Mikhail Gallery

                                                      Ottawa, ON

2007                                              Artist’s Talk

                                                      Department of Fine Art

       Mount Allison University

                                                      Sackville, NB

2006                                              Artist’s Talk

                                                      Academic Spaces

                                                      Anna Leonowens Gallery

                                                      NSCAD University

       Halifax, NS                                                    

2005                                              Artist’s Talk

                                                      Zen and the Still Image

                                                      Atlantic Soto Zen Centre

                                                      Halifax, NS

2004                                              Artist’s Talk, Noon Hour Lecture Series

                                                      NSCAD University

                                                      Halifax, NS

2004                                              Undergraduate Selection Committee, York University

                                                      Toronto, ON

2004                                              Artist’s Talk

                                                      Ohio State University

       Columbus, Ohio

2004                                              Tenure and Promotion Committee, York University

                                                      Toronto, ON

2003                                              Panel Participant, “Dig/Dug”

       Koffler Gallery,

       Toronto, ON

2003                                              MFA Selection Committee

       York University

                                                      Toronto, ON

2003                                              Undergraduate Selection Committee

       York University

                                                      Toronto, ON

2003                                                              Artist’s Talk

       MA Program in Art History

       York University

                                                      Toronto, ON

2000                                              Selection Committee, OCAD Gallery

                                                      Toronto, ON

Awards/Collections                                              

2012                                              Private Collection Purchase

                                                      Halifax, NS

2009                                              Toronto International Art Fair (represented by Patrick Mikhail Gallery)

                                                      Toronto, ON

2008                                              Toronto International Art Fair (represented by Patrick Mikhail Gallery)

                                                      Toronto, ON

2008                                              Art with Heart Auction

                                                      Casey House Fundraiser

                                                      Toronto, ON

2008                                              Snap Auction

                                                      Aids Committee of Toronto (ACT) Fundraiser

                                                      Toronto, ON

2007                                              Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Competition Winner

                                                      Canada/US/UK

2006                                              Canada Council Art Bank Purchase

                                                      Ottawa, ON

2003                                              Ontario Graduate Scholarship

                                                      York University

                                                      Toronto, ON

2002                                              Graduate Entrance Scholarship

                                                      York University

                                                      Toronto, ON

1999                                              Ontario College of Art & Design

                                                      Nora Vaughan Scholarship

                                                      Toronto, ON

1999                                              Ontario College of Art & Design

                                                      Honourable Mention- Gallery 76 Award

                                                      Toronto, ON

1997                                              Sheridan College- Fuji Canada

                                                      Location Photography Award

                                                      Oakville, ON

Selected Publications/Reviews                                 

2012                                              Featured Artist Profile: http://www.visualarts.ns.ca/artist-feature-adrian-fish/

                                                      Visual Arts Nova Scotia

                                                      Halifax, NS

2012                                              The Globe and Mail, Surrealism Will Never Go Away, Globe Arts p. R2

                                                      OCAD University Alumni Exhibition Review

2012                                              Canadian Photography Online

                                                      Website Link Review

2011                                              Spiritual Diversity Conference: The Challenge for Canada

                                                      Conference Publication p.80-82

                                                      Halifax, NS

2011                                              OYEZ: A Group Exhibition of Photographers

                                                      Catalogue Publication, Halifax, NS

2011                                              2x: Visual Arts Nova Scotia Mentorship Program Publication

                                                      Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, NS

2010                                              The Critical Object ed. Jeanne Randolph (Cover Photograph)

                                                      Winnipeg, MB

2009                                              Flash Forward 2009 Magenta Foundation Publication

                                                      Toronto, ON

2009                                              Slate Gallery Guide (Cover)

                                                      May 2009 Volume XXX, No 3.

2008                                              Halifax Chronicle-Herald, Take a Seat, Arts Section, p. C12 Staged Review

                                                      Halifax, NS

2008                                              Canadian Art, In Review, Summer 2008, p. 94-95, Melanie Ward Publications

                                                      Toronto, ON

2008                                              Staged (text by Kim Nguyen)

                                                      Platform Gallery

                                                      Winnipeg, MB

2007                                              Ottawa Citizen, Artist in Concert, Arts Section p. R1, Staged Review

                                                      Ottawa, ON

2007                                              CHUO 89.1 FM Radio, Interview for Staged

                                                      Ottawa, ON

2007                                              Flash Forward 2007 Magenta Foundation Publication

                                                      Toronto, ON

2007                                              BuddhaDharma Magazine, Winter 2007 p.57, 58, 61, Shambhala Sun Publication

                                                      Boulder, CO

2007                                              Canadian Art Spring 2007 p.25, Melanie Ward Publications

                                                      Toronto, ON

2007                                              Toronto Life, October 2007, p.87, Toronto Life Publishing Co. Ltd.

                                                      Toronto, ON

2007                                              Beyond Magazine #15, spring 2007 p.33-34, Small Print Productions Ltd.,

                                                      Calgary, AB

2006                                              Butter Magazine #12 p.14, Kris Blizzard Publication,

                                                      Vancouver, BC

2005                                              Canadian Art Fall 2005 p.60, Melanie Ward Publications

       Toronto, ON

2005                                              Toronto’s Vital Signs, Toronto Community Foundation Publication, in association with the

                                                       Contact Festival p.29, Toronto, ON

2004                                              CBC Radio 3- Featured Artist (interactive website)

        December 10-16, 2004

      http://www.cbcradio3.com/issues/2004_12_10/index.cfm?page=02

2004                                              Sacred/Profane July 2004 p. 10a-11a, York University/Red Head Gallery Exhibition Catalogue, Toronto, ON

2003                                              Canadian Art Summer 2003 p. 24, Melanie Ward Publications, Toronto, ON

2003                                              North York Mirror- Dig/Dug II Artist Link Community with BJCC

                                                      Arts & Entertainment Section, p. 6, August 24, Toronto, ON

2003                                              Career Connection- Behind the Lens: A Snapshot on on Success

       The Toronto Sun, p. 1,3 November 12, Toronto, ON

2003                                              If I Ruled the World June/July 2003 p. 24-25 York University/Red Head Gallery Exhibition Catalogue, 

                                                      Toronto, ON

1999                                              Photo Life-Student Special September 1999, p. 13, Volume 24, Number 5, Apex Publications Inc.,

                                                       Toronto, ON

1999                                              Owl Magazine September 1999, p. 25, Odile Kurtzemann Publications,

        Toronto, ON

1999                                              Visceral Spring 1999, p. 14-15, OCAD Student Union Publications, Toronto, ON

1999                                              100- I Wanna Be Sedated, the Issue of Technology, #2, Spring 1999, p. 25-33, OCAD, Toronto, ON

1999                                              100-Spinning the Wheel, the Issue of Revolution, #1, Winter 1999, p.14-15, OCAD, Toronto, ON

1998                                              The Journal-Collective Diary of the Ontario College of Art & Design, April 1998, p. 3, OCAD, Toronto, ON

Representation/Affiliation                                          

Tatar Art Projects                                                                              tatarartprojects.ca

300 King St. E.            416.360.3822

Toronto, ON M5A 1K4

 

Loop Gallery                                                                                       loopgallery.ca

1273 Dundas St. W.

Toronto, ON M6J 1X8

 

Society for Photographic Education                                                  spenational.org

2530 Superior Ave.

Cleveland, OH 44114

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