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Richard Sewell

Coming Exhibitions

KWAG, Circling the Inverse Square, curated by Shannon Anderson. It will include the work of: Karilee          Fuglem, Jessica Eaton, Charles Stankievech, Marla Hlady, Adam David Brown, and Mr. Sewell.

Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, October 2013 to January 2014.

Loop, where/gpi-located, December 7 to 29, 2013, with Lynn Campbell, Loop Gallery, Toronto.

Solo Exhibitions

The Universe, Mercer Union, One Work, (Store front window installation), Toronto, 1995

Crystal City, & La diversité menacée The Station Gallery, Whitby, Ontario, 1995

Manitoba Printmakers Association, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1992

La diversité menacée, a printstallation in a live concert with original music by Michael Matthews, du Maurer Arts Limited New Music

Festival, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1992

La diversité menacée, a printstallation with original sound track by Michael Matthews, Red Head Gallery, Toronto, 1992

Printstallations, Art cite, Windsor, Ontario, 1992

Printstallations, Memorial University, St. John’s, Newfoundland, 1990

Printstallations, Erindale Campus, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Ont. 1990

Paratatic Image, A print installation, Agnes Hetherington Art Centre, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ont. 1985

The Drint Suite, A drawing installation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. 1982

Tic Tac Toe, Art Gallery of Ontario, (Contact Series), Toronto, 1982-84

Assorted editions, and prinstallation, Mira Goddard Gallery, Toronto, 1982

The Drint Suite, A drawing installation The Gallery/Stratford, Stratford, Ontario, 1981

Dimensional works and paintings, ACT Gallery, Toronto, 1978-1982

Assorted editions, including Tic Tac Toe, and the Starbuck/Sewell Suite, The Albert White Gallery, Toronto, 1977

Assorted dimensional works, The Adams and Yves Gallery, Toronto, 1970

Group Exhibitions

Miner for a Heart, curated by Yale Brotman, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 2011

Member’s Retrospective, Red Head Gallery, Toronto, 2000

Canadian Pavilion, Seville, Spain, Expo 92 (Selected from Art Bank, Canada Council)

Paper and Print: An Intimate Collection, curated by Libby Hague, Open Studio, Toronto, 1991

Winnipeg Printmakers Association, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1991

Eight Toronto Printmakers, curated by Stuart Reid, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, 1991

Contemporary Prints, curated by Jules Heller, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1988

New Work: Bessant, May, Parker, Sewell, Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta, 1988

AMMO, Brooklyn, New York, 1988

Face the FAX-Drawings sent by Phone, University of Toronto, Scarborough Campus, Toronto, 1987

Contemporary Canadian Prints, Beaver House, University of Edmonton, Alberta, 1986

Canadian Contemporary Printmakers in Australia, Australia, 1985\

Beyond the Repeatable Image, Heywood, Tamasauskas, Sewell, England, France, Spain, Scotland,

Belgium, 1984-86

British International Print Biennale, Bradford, England, 1984

An installation, Mutart Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, 1985

An installation, Off Centre Centre, Calgary, Alberta, 1985

Canadian Impressions in Japan, Osaka, Tokyo, Kobe, 1984-85

Canadian Contemporary Printmakers, Mexico, and USA, travelling, 1982-84

Canadian Contemporary Printmakers, Meta Galley, New York, New York, 1982

Canadian Contemporary Printmakers, Art Gallery at Harbourfront, Toronto, 1982

Canadian Contemporary Printmakers, Bronx Museum, New York, 1982

Ontario Society of Artists, Invitational Section, Toronto, 197

British International Print Biennale, Bradford, England, 1978.

GRAFEX, Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford, Ontario, 1978

GRAFEX, Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford, Ontario, 1976

Open Studio Exhibitions, various galleries from 1970 to 1984

First exhibition of Prints from Open Studio-University of Toronto, McMillan Building, Toronto, 1970

Survey 70, Realism(s), Art Gallery of Ontario, and Montreal Museum of Fine Art, 1970

Performance:

La diversité menacée, a printstallation in live concert with original music by Michael Matthews,

du Maurer Arts Limited New Music Festival, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1992.

A printstallation in live concert with original music by Michael Matthews,

du Maurer Arts Limited New Music Festival, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1990.

Concert, Glendon College with Karen Bowes-Sewell and William Buxton, CBC Radio, The New Music, 1982.

Performance Piece, with Karen Bowes-Sewell and William Buxton, St. Catherines, Rodman Hall, 1982.

Danceworks, with Karen Bowes-Sewell and William Buxton, Harbourfront, Toronto, 1981.

Concert, with Karen Bowes-Sewell and William Buxton, York University, Toronto, 1981.

Interludes, with Karen Bowes-Sewell and William Buxton, The Music Gallery, Toronto, 1980.

Piece for voice, computer generated sound, and printed set, with Billy Bridgeman and William Buxton, Paula Cooper Gallery, New

York, 1979.

A work in three parts, with Billy Bridgeman and William Buxton, Harbourfront, Toronto, 1979

Bibliography:

Miner for a Heart, by Brotman, Yael, Open Studio Publishing, Toronto, Ontario, 2011.

PRINTOPOLIS, International Symposium on Printmaking, presented by Open Studio, Toronto, Ontario,

Panel Moderator: Mechanical Veil: Print & Technology. 2010

Sights of Resistance, Approaches to Canadian Visual Culture, by Belton, Robert, University of Calgary Press, Calgary, Alberta, 2001.

A Public Room, Open Studio Twentieth Anniversary Catalogue, with essays by: Genereux, Linda; Stacey, Robert; Wylie, Liz, Wylie;

Open Studio, Toronto, Ontario, 1991.

Richard Sewell, Paratactic Images, by Dompierre, Louise, exhibition catalogue, Agnes Etherington Art Centre,

Kingston, Ontario, 1985

Printmaking Today, by Heller, Jules, University of Arizona Press, 1973.

Beyond the Repeatable Image, Exhibition Catalogue, by Beatty, Linda Belshaw, Visual Arts Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, 1984.

Anthology on Contemporary Issues in Printmaking Alberta, Jule, Walter, editor, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, 1983

Artmagazine 61, Toronto, Ontario (December 1982/February 1983)

Artswest, vol.7, no. 6 (June 1982).

Canadian Contemporary Printmakers, Exhibition Catalogue, by Cancel, Luis R. Director the Bronx Museum, and Green, Karen,

Director Fine Line Gallery, Toronto, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York, & The Fine Line Art Gallery, Toronto, 1982

The Drint Suite “An Excavation of a Drawing” by Boyle, William J.S., exhibition catalogue.

The Stratford Gallery, Stratford, Ontario, 1981.

Open Studio-Ten Years, Artviews, (fall, 1980.

‘Fine Art Prints: The Bonanza is far from over’ Toronto Life, 1980.

Open Studio: Ten Years; Anniversary Exhibition Catalogue by Heinrich, Theodore, Open Studio, Toronto, Ontario, 1980

Contact Toronto, Exhibition Pamphlet, by Finlay, Karen, AGO, 1980.

“Printmaking in Canada, Artmagazine 31/32, (March/April 1977)

‘This is not about dance but is rather about pictures moving and otherwise, Spill no.8 by Ollie, Jennifer, Toronto, 1977

‘Frontlines: Fine art from Stone and Stencil’, MacLean’s, (November, 1977).

Survey 70, Realism(s), Art Gallery of Ontario, and Montreal Museum of Fine Art, 1970-1971.

Collections:

Dr. Andre Plante, Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Michael Large, Toronto, Ontario

Bill Buxton, Toronto, Ontario

Art Bank, Canada Council, Ottawa

Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto

Nova Scotia Art Gallery, Halifax

Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University

The Gallery/Stratford, Stratford, Ontario

The Market City Gallery, City of Toronto Archives, Toronto

The Station Gallery, Whitby, Ontario

Toronto General Hospital, Toronto

Winnipeg Art Galley, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Prince Edward Island

Teaching:

Sheridan College, 1982-to 2011

Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, 1988 to 1990,

Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta, 1984 to 1986

University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 1981

Open Studio, Toronto, 1970 to 1982

Administration:

Board Member:

Oakville Arts Council- 1999-2002

Art Gallery of Mississauga 2006-2009

Sheridan College:

Art and Art History Program, Sheridan & UTM joint program. Coordinator, Associate Dean 1999-2003.

Crafts And Design Program, Co-ordinator, Associate Dean 1999-2003.

Art Fundamentals Program, Co-coordinator, Associate Dean 1999-2003.

Alberta College of Art, Chair, Committee for the First Faculty Union Bylaws, 1985-1986.

Print and Drawing Council of Canada; Chair, 1986 to 1991.

Extension, Canada’s only contemporary print and drawing gallery, co-founder with Rudolf Bikkers, Libby Hague, Liz Parkinson, and

other members of the PDCC.

Open Studio; Co-founder, Studio Manager, Studio Director1970 to 1982

Education:

University of Missouri, at Kansas City, BA, 1967

Kansas City Art Institute, 1966

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1964-65

Central Missouri State College, 1961-63

Personal:

Born, St. Louis, Missouri, 1942-

Canadian Citizen, 1973

Residence: Goosehouse, 2009-

8375 Goosemarsh Line

Grand Bend, Ontario, Canada, N0M 1T0


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Sheridan College Professor Emeritus (retired 2011)

School of Animation Arts & Design

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Oakville, Ontario, Canada, L6H 2L1

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