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Suzanne Nacha

Suzanne Nacha


Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2009                          Origin (paintings) Loop Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2009                          Origin (prints) Open Studio, Toronto, Canada

2003                          Parameters Galerie-Wellerdiek, Berlin, Germany

2003                          The Geology of Morals Pari Nadimi Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2003                          tracking a space of affects – Joan & Martin Goldfarb Centre, York University, Toronto, Canada

2001                 Terrane – Tatar Alexander Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2001                 Mined Sites – Mercer Union, Toronto, Canada

2000                 Minescapes – Modern Fuel Gallery, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

2000                          Land form 1080 Bus Gallery, 1080 Queen Street West, Toronto, Canada

1997                          What does happen – Faktorie Gallery, Toronto, Canada


Selected Group Exhibitions

2010                          Big/Small – curated by Patrick Macaulay, Harbourfront York Quay Centre, Toronto, Canada

2009                          Wish you were here – postcards from Toronto – curated by Katharine Mulherin, Gladstone Hotel Toronto, Canada

2008                          Decade – Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects, Toronto, Canada

2007                          Insomnia – Redhead Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2005                          Sliver – Ellisa Cristall Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2004                          Commitment and Diversity: Selected Work by faculty from OCAD – Lieutenant Governor’s Suite, Queens Park, Toronto, Canada

2003                          Crossing Borders – Hopkins Hall Gallery, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A.

2003                          Landing – curated by Patrick Macaulay, Harbourfront York Quay Centre, Toronto, Canada

2002                          Synthetic Psychosis – Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Canada

2000                          Tempus Fugit – The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

1999                          Personal Grounds curated by Elizabeth Fearon, 431 King Street W, Toronto, Canada

1998                 parables – Artist Collective Exhibition, 110 Spadina, Suite 604, Toronto, Canada

1996                             Metro Toronto Convention & Visitors Association, Selected Works, Toronto, Canada



2011                          Vermont Studio Center – Visiting Artist Residency, Johnson, Vermont, U.S.A.

2008                          Open Studio – Visiting Artist Residency, Toronto


Grants and Awards

2009                          Toronto Arts Council, Individual Artist Grant – Mid Career

2007                          Ontario Arts Council, Grant to Visual Artists – Mid Career

2003                          Dept of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Arts and Cultural Industries) - International Career Development Grant - Parameters, Berlin, Germany

2002                          Ontario Graduate Scholarship

2001                          Ontario Arts Council, Grant to Visual Artists - Emerging

2000                          OAC Exhibition Assistance Grant through the Art Gallery of Hamilton – Minescapes, Kingston Ontario, Canada

2000                          Ontario Arts Council, Grant to Visual Artists - Emerging

1999                          The Canada Council, Creation/Production Grant for Emerging Artists

1999                          Ontario Arts Council, Grant to Visual Artists - Emerging

1998                          Ontario Arts Council, Grant to Visual Artists – Emerging



Matthew Brower, Against Indifference: Suzanne Nacha at Open Studio, exhibition catalogue, Apr 30-May23 2009, Open Studio, Toronto, Canada.

Carte Blanche. Volume 2, Painting, The Magenta Foundation, Canada, 2008

Gary Michael Dault, "Suzanne Nacha at Pari Nadimi", The Globe and Mail, Canada, Oct 18, 2003, R19

"Parameters", Ex-Berliner - Visual Arts Highlights, Berlin, Germany, June 2003, P37

Carla Garnet, Rewind: "Synthetic Psychosis", Canadian Art 19, No 3, Fall 2002, 136

Sarah Milroy, "Critic's Choice: Synthetic Psychosis", The Globe and Mail, Canada, Apr 13, 2002, R23

David Liss, Synthetic Psychosis, exhibition catalogue, Mar 20-Apr 28, 2002, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Canada

Gary Michael Dault, "Suzanne Nacha at Tatar-Alexander", The Globe and Mail, Canada, Dec 22, 2001, R12

Dierdre Hanna, "Macho Mining", Now Magazine, Toronto, Canada, Mar 8, 2001, P77

Gary Michael Dault, "Critic's Choice: Mined Sites at Mercer Union", The Globe and Mail, Canada, Mar 10, 2001, R11

Gary Michael Dault, "Jack Jeffery, Suzanne Nacha and David Abecassis at Mercer Union", The Globe and Mail, Canada, Feb 24, 2001, R13

Jessica Wyman, Mining the Surface and More, Mercer Union exhibition catalogue essay, Feb 15-Mar 30 2001, Mercer Union, Toronto, Canada

Linda Jansma & Ihor Holubinsky, Tempus Fugit, Oshawa Art Gallery exhibition catalogue essay, Jan 13-Mar 26, 2000, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Canada

Gary Michael Dault, "Personal Grounds at 431 King Street West", The Globe and Mail, Canada, Sept 18, 1999, C5

Betty Ann Jordan, "John Ford and Suzanne Nacha at Faktorie", The Globe and Mail, Canada, Jul 26, 1997, C12



Department of Foreign Affairs, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

OMERS (Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement Board) Toronto, Ontario, Canada



2001 – 2003       York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (M.F.A.)

1991 – 1993       University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada (Bachelors – Fine Art)

1985 – 1989       McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (Bachelors – Geology & Geography)


Teaching & Lecturing

2006 – 2008       Sheridan Institute of Technology/UTM, Art & Art History Program, Oakville, Ontario, Canada

2003 – 2008       Ontario College of Art & Design, Drawing & Painting Department, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2005                 University of Guelph, Artist Talk, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

2004                 York University, lecturer, Visual Arts Department, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2003                 Sheridan/UTM, Art & Art History Program, Artist Talk, Oakville, Ontario, Canada

2003                 Ohio State University, Artist Talk, Department of Visual Arts, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A.

2000                 Modern Fuel Gallery, Artist Talk, Kingston, Ontario, Canada


email: suzanne@suzannenacha.com