The Canadian Art Database
 

   
Iain Baxter
& The N.E. Thing Company


Baxter has been a practicing artist since 1956,
in 1966-78 worked with Ingrid Baxter as the N.E. Thing Company.

EDUCATION

1964         Washington State University, Master of Fine Arts in Painting, Pullman, Washington
1962         University of Idaho, Master of Education, Moscow, Idaho
1961         Kyoto University, Department of Fine Arts, Kyoto, Japan
1959         University of Idaho, Bachelor of Science in Zoology, Moscow, Idaho
      
SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2000         Iain Baxter, Vacuum Forms, Catriona Jeffries Gallery1965, Vancouver, British Columbia
1999         N.E. THING CO.: Selected Works 1967-70, Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
1999         Animal Preserve, Catriona Jeffries Gallery Vancouver, British Columbia
1999         Walter Phillips Gallery, Iain Baxter, Landscape Work, Banff, Alberta, curated by Melanie Townsend
1997-98    Iain Baxter, Place Products & Phenomenon, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario
1996         Products, Place & Phenomenon, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
1996         Stuffed Animals – A Pod of Walruses,  Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
1996         You are now in the Middle of a N.E. Thing Co. Landscape: Works by Iain and Ingrid Baxter, 1965-1971, 
                Art Gallery of Windsor, Toronto, Ontario, organized by Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery,
                University of British Columbia, curated by Nancy Shaw and William Wood
1995         N.E. Thing Co. The Ubiquitous Concept, Oakville Galleries, Centennial Gallery, Oakville, Ontario,
                curated by Derek Knight
1994         Landscapes, Courtenay, Arts Alliance Gallery, British Columbia
1994         Landscapes and Still Lives, Gallery Moos, Toronto, Ontario
1994         NO-KNOW, Lake Galleries, Toronto, Ontario
1993         You are Now in the Middle of an N.E. Thing Co. Landscape, Fine Art Gallery, University of British Columbia,
                major retrospective, Vancouver, British Columbia
1992         Retrospective Exhibition of Iain Baxter’s Multiple Works 1960 – 1992Art Metropole, Media Works, , Toronto, Ontario
1991         Carmen Lamanna Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1990         Iain Baxter, Some Early Photography, Carmen Lamanna Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1988         White Winter Show, Faculty of Environmental Design Gallery, University of Calgary, Alberta
                (performance and exhibition shown on CNN TV)
1987         Food for Thought, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta
1985         Malaspina College, Nanaimo, British Columbia
1984         Polaroid Photo-Art, Peterborough Art Gallery, Peterborough, Ontario
1982         Baxter – Any Choice Works, 1965-70, Art Gallery of Ontario, Polaroid Photo-Art, Toronto, Ontario
1982         Valery Burton Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1981         Iain Baxter, Instataneous Response – Polaroid Photo Art, Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta
1981         Reflected Paris Beauty Spots, Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris, France
1981         Gemeentemuseum, Iain Baxter – Polaroid Photo Art, Den Haag, Holland
1980         Bau-Xi Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1980         Bau-Xi Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
1980         N.E. Thing Co. Ltd., Polaroid Works, The Hague, The Netherlands
1979         Earthworks:  Symposium, Seattle Civic Centre, Seattle, Washington
1977-78    Another 2 Projects:  People/Language & Eye Scream Restaurant, Vancouver Art Gallery,
                Vancouver, British Columbia
1976         Iain Baxter: Celebration of the Body, Agnes Etherington Gallery, for the 1976 Olympics, Queen’s University,
                Kingston, Ontario
1974         (Sensitivity Information, Language-Sex), Bau-Xi Gallery, N.E. Thing Co. Ltd. Vancouver, British Columbia
1974         (Sensitivity Information research on snow, ice, water, the North and the general phenomenon of winter),
                Peter Whyte Gallery, N.E. Thing Co. Ltd. Banff, Alberta
1973         N.E. Thing Co. Ltd. Project Department (VSI, MSI, SSI, ESI) = SI: Celebration of the ordinary, retro-aesthetics,
                lithograph-photographed, aesthetics of deception, singing, videotapes, language and colour, Hockey Team, Pisa –
                Galileo’s experiement seen, Loch Ness Monster, Half meal one year half meal, Reversal of Columbus’s voyage,
                Alphabet – 26 sculptures and They had issue) York University Gallery,  Toronto, Ontario
1971         N.E. Thing Co. Ltd., Sonnabend Gallery, New York, New York
1971         Richard Demarco Gallery, Cancellation, Edinburgh, Scotland
1971         Radio and T.V. Ads, N.E. Thing Co. Ltd.,, Univeristy of Alberta Fine Arts Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
1971         Display Videotaped/Videotape Displayed, N.E. Thing Co. Ltd., Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia
1971         Lithograph Photographed, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia
1971         N.E. Thing Co. Ltd., membership and activities, Vancouver Board of Trade, Vancouver, British Columbia
1970         Network, Transmission of V.S.I. between several schools and the N.E. Thing Co. Ltd. Headquarters in
                North Vancouver, using Telex and Telecopiers – hookups were establishedbetween Pacific Lutheran College,
                Tacoma, Henry Gallery, Seattle, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design,
                Halifax and Museum of Modern Art, New York
1970         N.E. Thing Co. Ltd., Booth, Data Processing Managers Association International Conference and Business Exposition, 
                Seattle, Washington
1970         Bayshore Inn, Data Information Processing Exhibition, Session 70, N.E. Thing Co. Ltd. Booth,
                Vancouver, British Columbia
1970         North American Time-Zone Photo-V.S.I. Simultaneity, N.E. Thing Co. Ltd., Photography and Publications Department,
                Protect-Rivikin Gallery, Washington
1969         N.E. Thing Co. Ltd., (Company Environment) National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
1969         Ecological Projects N.E. Thing Co., Charlottetown Confederation Centre, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
1969         Trans-V.S.I., Halifax – Vancouver Connection with Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and
                N.E. Thing Co. Ltd. By telex, telecopier, telephone and telegram
1969         Edmonton Art Gallery, Environmental Works, Edmonton, Alberta
1969         Ecological Projects, Project Department, N.E. Thing Co., Ltd., Washington State University, Pullman, Washington
1969         Building Structures N.E. Thing Co., Carmen Lamanna Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1969         Department Displays, N.E. Thing Co., Carmen Lamanna Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1968         Gallery 669, Los Angelos, California
1968         Piles, Fine Arts Gallery, University of British Columbia, Fine Arts Festival, Vancouver, British Columbia
1968         10 Year Product Review, N.E. Thing Co. Ltd., Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia
1968         A Fence, as Dance, Theatre, Music & Sculpture, N.E. Thing Co. Ltd., Tape Music Centre, Mills College, production,
                Oakland, California
1967         Douglas Gallery, N.E. Thing Co. Ltd., Centennial Project, Vancouver, British Columbia
1966         York University, Toronto, Ontario
1966         McIntosh Art Gallery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
1966         Norman MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
1966         Rolf Nelson Gallery, Los Angeles, California (2 shows, June and November)
1966         N.E. Thing Co Ltd., Albert White Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1966         Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
1966         N.E. Thing Co. Ltd., Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia
1966         Bagged Place, Fine Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, Exhibition/Installation/Environment,
                Festival of Fine Arts, Vancouver, British Columbia
1965         “Beauty through Destruction, Disintegration and Disappearance” The disappearance of 2 tons of ice by flame,
                rain and air, Festival of Fine Arts, Performance University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
1964         Washington State University, Pullman, Washington
1961         Yamanda Contemporary Gallery, Kyoto, Japan
1958         University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho
1956         Looking, Peyto Lake, Banff National Park, photo project, Banff, Alberta

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
                  
1999         Out of this Century, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
1999         Making it New!  Glenbow Museum, Curated by Bob McCaskal, Calgary, Alberta
1999         Sixteen Hundred Miles North of Denver, Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery, curated by Scott Watson,
                Vancouver, British Columbia
1999         Earthworks Revisited, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington (20th anniversary of Earthworks:
                Land Reclamation as Sculpture, 1979)
1997         Man, Machine & Marcel Duchamp, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta
1997         New Acquisitions, Art Gallery of Windsor Collection, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
1997         Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor Collects, Windsor, Ontario
1997         Geographies, City Museum, Corsica, France, Curated by Christophe Dominio
1995         Reconsidering the Object of Art, 1965-1975, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California,
                curated by Ann Goldstein and Anne Rorimer
1995         How Red Works, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario curated by Ihor Holubizky
1995         Managing 1967-1974, 20th Anniversary Exhibition from the collection of Art Metropole, Toronto, Ontario
1995         The Intermedia Society,  Art Metropole, Toronto
1995         Art Metropole:  20 Years of Publishing, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
1995         Mischief & Mirth, Oakville Art Gallery, Oakville, Ontario
1994         Conceptual Art: The NSCAD Connection 1967-1973, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia
1994         International Exhibition of Conceptual Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
1993         Faculty Exhibition, Mackenzie Hall, UAAC Conference Reception
1993         Reflecting Paradise, Expo 93, Canadian Pavillion, Taejon, Korea, curated by Jeffrey Spalding
1993         The Search for Colour:  A Survey of Selected Photographic Processes from the Permanent Collection,
                Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan
1993         Reopening Exhibition:  selections from the permanent collection, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
1993         Postcard Show, Common Ground, Windsor, Ontario
1993         Art on the Edge, Public Art Ideas Competition for Toronto’s Inner Harbour, Harbour Front Project, Toronto, Ontario
1993         Southwest Biennal 1993, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
1993         Art About Place, Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
1992         Gallery 76, On Line, Toronto, Ontario
1991         New Acquisitions, Art Metropole, Toronto, Ontario
1991         Projections, Castello di Rivara Gallery, Torino, Italy
1991         Carmen Lamanna Auction Exhibition, Carmen Lamanna Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1991         Learn to Read Art, Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
1990-91    Learn to Read art – Artist’ Books, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario
1990         Some Early Photography, Carmen Lamanna Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1989         Fear of Others: Art Against Racism, World Fair Pavilion, Vancouver, British Columbia
1989         Picturing California:  A Century of Photographic Genius, Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
1989         Members Exhibition, Royal Canadian Academy of Artists, Toronto, Ontario
1989         Art Exchange, University of Windsor Faculty at West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
1989         ,Annual Faculty Exhibition, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
1988         Opening Exhibition, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
1988         Nickle Art Gallery, Out-Side-In, Calgary, Alberta
1988         Survey ’88, Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta
1988         L’Artiste au Jardin, Rimuski Museum of Art, Rimuskim Quebec
1988         Lethbridge Collection, Calgary, Alberta
1988         Museum of Modern Art and Oakland Art Museum
1988         Faculty Exhibition, Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta
1987         Multiples Contemporary Prints from the Glenbow Collection, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta
1987         My Country is Winter, The New Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
1987         From Sea to Shining Sea, (Bagged Place), Power Plant Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1986         Faculty Show, Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta
1985         In Grande Scale:  touring exhibition, Vancouver, Toronto, Winnipeg          
1984         Selected View – Longstaff Collection 1959 – 84, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver British Columbia
1984         Beyond the Malahat, Open Space Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia
1984         Eroticism in Art (from the Canada Council Collection) Concordia Unviersity, Montreal, Quebec
1984         Sequences, Peterborough Art Gallery, Peterborough, Ontario
1984         Vancouver Art Gallery Vancouver Art and Artistis 1931 – 1983, Vancouver, British Columbia
1984         Museums by Artists, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
1982         Selections I, Koln, organised by Polaroid Corporation
1982         Selections I, Dusseldorf, organised by Polaroid Corporation
1982         Selections I, Copenhagen, organised by Polaroid Cororation
1981         Gemeentemuseum, Polaroid Works, Hague, Holland
1980         Pluralitiies (19 Canadians), National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
1980         Art Gallery of Ontario, 10 Canadians in the 80’s, Toronto, Ontario
1980         10 Canadians in the 80’s, Leverkusen
1980         10 Canadians in the 80’s, Brussels, Belgium
1980         10 Canadians in the 80’s, Copenhagen, Denmark
1979         Seattle Art Musuem, Earthworks, Seattle, Washington
1978         30 Canadian Sculptors at Harbourfront Gallery, Harbourfront Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1978         10 Canadian Artists, Kunstmuseum, Basel, Switzerland
1978         13 Cameras, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
1977         Transparencies, from Canada Council Art Bank Collection, toured Canadian capital cities for one year
1977         True Confections, Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, British Columbia
1976         West Coast Waves, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
1975         One of 17 Canadians Show, Vancouver Art GalleryVancouver, British Columbia, curated by Alvin Balkind
1974         One of 187 Canadians Show,  Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
1974         Investigations (N.E. Thing Co.), Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, New Brunswick
1973         Banff Centre Faculty Exhibition, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta
1973         North American Video Exhibition, Syracuse Art Museum, Syracuse, New York
1973         North American Video Exhibition, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington
1973         University of California Gallery, C. 7,500, Berkley, California, organised by Lucy Lippard
1972         Vesuvio Projects, Henry Gallery, Seattle, Washington, organised by Jan Van der Marek
1972         Realism, Emulsion and Ommission, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario
1972         Collection Art of the 70’s, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington
1972         Mail Art, Paris Biennial, Paris, France, curated by Jean Poinsot
1972         Soft Ware Show, Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York, organised by Jack Burnham
1971         49th Parallels, Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, organized by Dennis Young
1971         The Boardwalk, Protetch-Rivkin, Washington, DC
1971         Pacific City Loans Exhibition, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
1971         Lithographs, organized by Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and toured by the National Gallery of Canada
1971         Situation Concepts, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria
1971         Top Bos Art, Illinois State University Normal, Illinois
1971         Concept Art, Sir George Williams University, Montreal, Quebec
1971         Contact:  The Northwest, Seattle Centre, Seattle, Washrinton
1970         Almanac(h), C.B., National Film Board Still Photography Division, B.C., Ottawa, Ontario
1970         Information, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, organized by Kynanston McShine
1970         Conceptual Art and Conceptual Aspects, New York Cultural Center, New York, New York,
                organized by Donald Karshan
1970         Oberlin College, Art in the Mind, Ohio, organized by Athena Spear
1970         Art by Telephone, Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, organized by
                Jan Van der Marck (33 1/3 record)
1970         Vancouver Art Gallery, 950,000, Vancouver, British Columbia, organized by Lucy Lippard
1970         Concept Art, Art Povera, Land Art, Turin, Italy, organized by Germano Celant
1970         A Plastic Presence, Jewish Museum, New York, New York
1970         The Highway, Rich University, Houston, Texas, organized by Steven Prokopoff at the Institute of Contemporary Art,
                University of Pennsylvania
1970         Survey 70, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec
1970         Survey 70, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
1969         10th Sao Paolo Biennial, Paolo, Brazil, represented Canada with Greg Curnoe and Robert Murray, Sao 1969
1969         Seattle Art Museum, 577,087, Seattle Washington
1969         Place and Process, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, organized by William Kirby
1969         Concept Art, Leverkusen City Museum, Leverkusen, Germany, organized by Konrad Fischer
1969         Art Inside the Arctic Circle, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, organized by Lucy Lippard and William Kirby,
                projects carried out at Inuvik, North West Territories
1969         Simon Fraser University, May 19 – June 19, Vancouver, British Columbia, organized by Seth Sieglaub
1969         New Art of Vancouver, Newport Harbour Art Museum, Balboa, California, organized by T. Garver
1969         Survey 69, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec
1969         The Moon Show, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
1969         Ceramics, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia
1969         Return of Abstract Expressionsism, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, California
1969         Summer Show, catalogue as exhibition organized by Seth Sieglaub, artists included: 
                Carl Andre, Robert Barry, Daniel Buren, Jan Dibbets, Douglas Huebler, Joseph Kosuth, Sol LeWitt, Richard Long, Iain
                Baxter, N.E. Thing Col, LTd., Robert Smithson, Lawrence Weiner
1969         New York Museum, March, catalogue as exhibition organized by Seth Sieglaub, (31 artists each given 1 of 31 days),
                New York, New York
1969         Swan Gallery, Language III, New York, New York
1969         Canada Council Collection, toured Canada through National Gallery of Canada
1969         University of British Columbia, Photographs, Vancouver, British Columbia, organized by Charlotte Townsend
1969         12 x 11 x 31 12 x 13 12, San Francisco Institute of Art, San Francisco, California
1969         New Multiple Art, Arts Council of Great Britain, London, England
1969         Visual Arts Gallery, Groups, School of Visual Arts, New York, New York, organized by Lucy Lippard
1969         The Highway, ICA Gallery, University of Penn, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1969         Plastic Presence, New York and Milwaukee
1968         Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Younger Vancouver:  Cross Section, Victoria, British Columbia
1968         Paula Cooper Gallery, 28 Artists, New York, New York
1968         Canadian Art – Aujourd’hui, 14 Canadian artists, toured to: Brussels, Rome Paris, Lucerne,
                organised by the National Gallery of Canada
1968         Soft Sculpture, toured art galleries in major cities in the U.S.A., organised by Lucy Lippard for the
                American Federation of Arts
1968         New Media, New Directions, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, organised by Kynaston McShine
1968         Canada 101, Edinburgh Festival of Arts, Edingurgh, Scotland, organised by David Silcox
1968         Reflections/Transparency, California State College Gallery, Fullerton, California
1968         Canadian Artists 68, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, organised by Dennis Young
1968         7th Biennial of Canadian Art, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, organised by William Sietz
1968         West Coast Now, toured West Coast for one year:  L.A. San Fracisco, Portland, Seattle, organised by the
                Portland Art Museum
1968         Younger Vancouver Sculptors, Unviersity of British Columbia, Vancouver British Columbia, organised by
                Alvin Balkind
1968         Henry Saxe & N.E. Thing Col Ltd., toured capital cities in Canada for one year, organised by the
                National Gallery of Canada
1968         Third Triannial International Exhibition of Prints and Drawings, Chile, South America
1968         Fashion Show, N.E. Thing Co. Ltd., Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, British Columbia
1968         -Western Printmakers, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Vancouver
1967         4th National Burnaby Print Show, Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, British Columbia
1967         Perspective 67, Art Gallery of Ontario, Canadian Centennial Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario
1967         Centennial  Drawings, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
1967         Sculpture 67, City Hall Square, National Centennial Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario, organised by Dorothy Cameron
1967         Joy and Celebration,  University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
1967         Plastics, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
1967         Bronfman Collection of Canadian Art, Montreal Museum of Fine Art, Montreal, Quebec
1967         Statements 18 Canadian Artist, Norman MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
1967         Western Paintings 67, Centennial Commission Show, toured western Canada: 
                Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Regina, Winnipeg
1966         N.E. Thing Co. & Gary Lee Nova, toured western Canada:  Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Regina, Winnipeg
1966         Directions 66, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
1967         Painting 66, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
1967         Canadian Group of Painters, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario
1967         Canadian Group of Painters, Charlottetown Conferderation Gallery, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
1967         Newport Scupture Show, Newport Harbour Art Museum, Balboa, California
1967         Toys by Contemporary Artists, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
1967         Reflections, La Jolla Art Gallery, La Jolla, California
1965         Spring Show, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec
1965         Facets B.C., New Design Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
1965         Focus on Drawing, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
1965         Beyond Regionalism, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
1965         34th Annual Painting Show, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
1965         6th Biennial of Canadian Art, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
1965         6th Biennial of Canadian Art, London, England
1964         College in the 60’s, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
1964         Canadian Watercolors, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
1964         Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Spring Show, Montreal, Quebec
1964         33rd Annual Painting Show, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
1963         Drawings U.S.A., St. Paul Art Centre, St. Paul, Minnesota
1963         National Gallery of Canada, 5th Biennial Canada Art Exhibition, Ottawa, Ontario
1962         10th Annual Young Contemporaries of Canada Retrospective, London Public Library and Art Museum,
                London, Ontario
1961         Spring Show, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec
1960         Young Contemporaries, London Public Library and Art Museum, London, Ontario        

PROJECTS

1992         One Canada Video (5,000 miles of videotaped landscape; 100 hours of Canadian landscape)
1988         White Winter Snow (Internationally televised performance in Olympic Plaza, Calgary, Alberta)
1987         Sensitive Information Inc., product and graphic design company, Calgary, Alberta
1982-83    Creative Consultant to S. Oland, President, Labatt Brewing Co., Toronto, Ontario
1982         Instant America, 12,000 mile tour of America, sponsored by Polaroid Corporation, Boston, Massachussetts
1977         Eye Scream Restaurant, 2043 W. 4th Street, Vancouver, British Columbia
1976         Vancouver Magazine, co-founder, Vancouver, British Columbia
1974-75    Established a Cibachrome Photo Lab called N.E. Professional Photo Display Labs Ltd., Vancouver, British Columbia
1972         Edgeley Community Athletics, N.E. Thing Co. Ltd. Hockey team sponsorship, Downsview, Ontario
1970         Conceived and co-organised conference on Art and Computers at Simon Fraser Unviesrity,
                Vancouver, British Columbia
1970         Consultant on program concepts, CBC, Ottawa and CTV, Vancouver, British Columbia
1969         Organised conference on Sensitivity Information, Communications & Ramifications in connection with the N.E. Thing Co.
                Environment at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, participants included Brydon Smith, David Silcox,
                Lucy Lippard, Seth Seiglaub, John Chandler, Ann Brodzky, Don Theill, Dennis Reid, Mark Whitney,
                Greg Curnoe and Pierre Theberge
1965         Festival of Fine Arts, Designer of Visual Area of “Medium is the Message”, multisensory public happening,
                University of British Columbia, (described in “Kandy Kolored Tangarine Flaked Streamlined Baby”, by Tom Wolfe)
1963         National Gallery of Canada, Assistant to Russell Harper, Curator of Canadian Art, Ottawa, Ontario
                (Worked on Homer Watson exhibition and catalogue)
1960         Assistant to several curators, Glenbow Foundation, Calgary, Alberta (Compiled natural history material
                and biographies on artists in early west)
1959         Illustrator of bird and animal drawings for a Wildlife Guide to the Northern Rocky Mountains and a
                Wildlife Guide to California
1958–59    Research Assistant to Prof. Earl Larrison, (rodent population and ecology research in Raft River area
                of Southern Idaho and Utah, Biological Science Department, University of Idaho, summer projects

COLLECTIONS

Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
Art Metropole, Toronto, Ontario
Brock Hall Collection, Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario
Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, Michigan
Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, Netherlands
Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta
Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, California
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec
Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
Nickle Art Gallery, University of Calgary, Alberta
Norman MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, New Brunswick
Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Civic Centre, Oshawa, Ontario
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
Univeristy of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
Victoria Art Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia
York University, Toronto, Ontario

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
        
Teaching Appointments
1988-         University of Windsor, Department of Visual Arts, Professor, Windsor, Ontario
1985-88      Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta
 
PUBLISHED WRITINGS and ARTIST PROJECTS by Iain Baxter

1995         “Robert Smithson, A Recollection”, Robert Smithson Exhibition Catalogue, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
1992         “Media Works, N.E. Thing Co. Ltd. & Iain Baxter”, Art Metropole, Toronto, March, 1992
1992         Pryke, Ken, W. Soderlund.  Profiles of Canada, Oxford University Press, 1992
1990-91    Wayzgoose, interdisciplinary publication, University of Windsor, (edition of 200).
1988         Olympic Plaza, White Winter Snow performance, Calgary, Alberta, performance shown on CNN
1981         Baxter, Iain and Arends, Helena.  “Netherland Institute of Advanced Studies 10th Anniversary , 1971-81”,
                Netherland Institute of Advanced Studies, The Hague, Holland
1981         Iain Baxter:  Reflected Paris Polaroid Beauty Spots, Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris, France
1980         Fire, Generation, Paris, Artist/poet book, edition of 30, published by Gervais Jassaud
1979         Ever Ready, Iain Baxter, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, exhibition companion, Lethbridge, Alberta
1979         Vancouver Beauty Spots, Iain Baxter, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, exhibition companion, Lethbridge, Alberta
1979         Reflections:  Lethbridge, Iain Baxter, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, exhibition companion, Lethbridge, Alberta
1979         Thrown Camera Photographs, Iain Baxter, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, exhibition companion, Lethbridge, Alberta
1978         N.E. THING CO. LTD. Kunsthall Basel, Vol 1, Exhibition Catalogue, Kunsthall Basel, Switzerland
1978         N.E THING CO. LTD., Another Two Projects:  People/Language and Eye Scream, Vancouver Art Gallery,
                Vancouver, British Columbia
1976         N.E. THING CO. LTD., Celebration of the Body, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Ontario
1972         Made by Man/Woman, one act play written 1968, performed December 1972, Faculty Theatre Lab, Toronto, Ontario
1970         Press Release, Simon Fraser University to 150 international art critics, Vancouver, British Columbia
1970         Environment & Architecture, a published display of artist’ viewpoint, by
                Architecture Canada Magazine, Toronto, Ontario
1970         Book Supplement Show, organised by Seth Seiglaub, for Studio International Magazine, vol. 180, No, 924
1970         N.E. THING CO. LTD., North American Time Zone Photo-VSI Simultaneity, October 18, 1970, Edition III, Vancouver:
                N.E. THING CO. LTD., Edition of 111, Artists/photographers were Chris Pratt, Newfoundland, Gerald Ferguson,
                Halifax, Jack Chambers, London, Ken Lockeed, Winnipeg, Harry Savage, Edmonton, Iain Baxter, Vancouver
1970         N.E. THING CO.,, Trans-VSI Connection NSCAD-NETCO, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia
1969         Look at the N.E. THING CO./Voyez la Companie N.E. THING, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
1969         Report on the Activities of the N.E. THING CO. LTD., of North Vancouver, B.C.,
                National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
1968         N.E. THING CO. LTD., A Portfolio of Piles, U.B.C. Fine Arts Gallery, Edition of 555,
                University of British Columbia, Vancouver
1966         Report on the Teaching of Art Using Non-Verbal Techniques, Art Journal, University of Idaho and
                Washington State University, Summer 1966, pp. 370-71, published by the College Art Association of America
1961         Baxter, Baker, Larrison, Yocum.  Wildlife of the Northern Rocky Mountains, Vol. 6 of
                The American Wildlife Region Series),
                Illustrator, Naturegraph Co., Heraldsburg, California
1960         Baxter, Iain, J.W. & Larrison, Earl J.  “The Squirrels of Idaho”, Journal of Idaho Science, Vol 1, No. 41-62

BIBLIOGRAPHY
        
Catalogues
Iain Baxter: Landscape Works, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta, 1999
Making it New! (the big sixties show), Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, 1999
Sixteen Hundred Miles North of Denver, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver 1999
N.E. Thing Co. The Ubiquitous Concept, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario, 1995
Reconsidering the Object of Art, 1965-75, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California, 1995
Conceptual Art – An American Perspective, McFarland & Co., London, 1994
You are Now in the Middle of an N.E. Thing Co. Landscape, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, 1993
Reflecting Paradise, Expo ’93, Taejon, Korea, 1993
Media Works, Art Metropole, Toronto, Ontario, 1992
Fear of Others:  Art Against Racism, World Fair Pavilion, Vancouver, 1989
Picturing California:  A Century of Photographic Genius, Oakland Museum, Oakland, California, 1989
Out-Side-In, Nickle Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, 1988
L’Artiste au Jardin, Rimuski Museum of Art, Rimouski, Quebec, 1988
Crown Point Press Prints, Museum of Modern Art and Oakland Art Museum, 1988
From Sea to Shining Sea, Power Plant Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, 1987
Food for Thought, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta, 1987
Selected View-Longstaff Collector 1959-84, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, 1984
Sequences, Peterborough Art Gallery, Peterborough, Ontario, 1983
Vancouver Art and Artists 1931-83, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, 1983
Museums by Artist, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, 1983
Baxter – Any Choice Works, 1965 – 70, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, 1982
Iain Baxter, Instantaneous Response – Polaroid Photo Art, Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta, 1981
Reflected Paris Beauty Spots, Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris, France, 1981
Gemeentemuseum, Iain Baxter – Polaroid Photo Art, Den Haag, Netherlands, 1981
Pluralities, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, 1980
10 Canadians in the 80’s, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, 1980
Earthworks:  Symposium, Seattle Civic Centre, Seattle, Washington, 1979
10 Canadian Artists, Kunstmuseum, Basel, Switzerland, 1978
Another 2 Projects:  People/Language & Eye Scream Restaurant, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, 1977
Iain Baxter:  Celebration of the Body, Agnes Etherington Gallery, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, 1976
West Coast Waves, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1976
One of 17 Canadians Show, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, and Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, 1975
Sensitivity Information. Research by the N.E. Thing Co. Ltd. On Snow, Ice, Water, the North and the General Phenomenon of Winter,  Peter White Gallery, Banff, Alberta, 1973
Realism, Revulsion and Omission, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, 1972
Mail Art, Paris Biennale, Paris, France, 1972
49th Parallels, Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, 1971
Lithographs, National Gallery of Canada, 1971
Situation Concepts, Galerie im Taxipalais, Innsbruck, Austria, 1971
Information, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, 1970
Conceptual Art and Conceptual Aspects,  New York Cultural Centre, New York, New York, 1970
Art in the Mind, Oberlin College, Ohio, 1970
950,000, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, 1970
Concept Art – Art Povera:  Land Art, Turin, Italy, 1970
A Plastic Presence, Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, 1970
Survey 70, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec, 1969
Summer Show, (Seth Siegelaub), 1969
March, (Seth Siegelaub), 1969
A Plastic Presence, Jewish Museum New York, 1969
10th Sao Paulo Biennale, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1969
577,087, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, 1969
N.E. Thing Co., Ltd, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, 1969
Trans-V.S.I., 1969
Art by Telephone, Chicago, Illinois, Museum of Contemporary Art (Catalogue in form of 33 12 record), 1969
Concept Art, Leverkusen City Museum, Germany, 1969
New Art of Vancouver, Newport Harbour Art Museum, Balboa, California, 1969
March, New York Museum, New York, New York, 1969
New Multiple Art, Arts Council of Great Britain, London, England, 1969
Soft Sculpture, American Federation of Arts, 1968
New Media, New Directions, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, 1968
Younger Vancouver: Crossection ’68, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria 1968
Canada 101, Edinburgh Festival of Arts, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1968
Canadian Artists 68, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, 1968
7th Biennial of Canadian Art, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, 1968
West Coast Now, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon, 1968
Younger Vancouver Sculptors, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, 1968
Henry Saxe and N.E. Thing Co. Ltd., National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, 1968
Third Triennial International Exhibition of Prints and Drawings, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, 1968
Transparency/Reflection, Calstate College, Fullerton, California, 1968
4th National Burnaby Print Show, Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, British Columbia, 1967
Perspective 67, Canadian Centennial Exhibition, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, 1967
Centennial Drawings, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, 1967
Sculpture 67, National Centennial Exhibition, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, 1967
Joy and Celebration, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, 1967
Plastics, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, 1967
Statements, Norman MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan, 1967
Western Painting 67, Centennial  Commission Show, 1967
Painting 66, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, 1966
Toys by Contemporary Artists, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, 1966
Spring Show, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec, 1965
Focus on Drawing, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, 1965
Beyond Regionalism, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, 1965
34th Annual Painting Show, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, 1965
6th Biennial of Canadian Art, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, 1965
Canadian Watercolours, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, 1964
Spring Show, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec, 1964
33rd Annual Painting Show, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, 1964
Drawings U.S.A., St. Paul Arts Centre, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1963
5th Biennial Canadian Art Exhibition, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, 1963
10th Annual Young Contemporaries of Canada Retrospective, London Public Library and Art Museum, London, Ontario, 1962
Spring Show, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebect, 1961
Young Contemporaries, London Public Library and Art Museum, London, Ontario, 1960
Published Writing on Iain Baxter
“7 Fotografen Op Polaroid SX-70.”  Foto Magazine, pp. 36-52, August 1981
“Arts – In Search of Innovation”, Time, December 7, 1970
 “Concept Art,” Harper’s Bazaar, April 1970
“Discussion on Cultural Devolution in Canada”, C.B.C. Radio, Sept. 24, 1991
“Environment & Architecture”, published display of artists viewpoints, by Architecture Canada Magazine, Toronto, Ontario, 1970
“Iain Baxter:  Polaroid Photo Art”, Massacultuur, The Hague, Holland, HaagsGemeentemuseum
“Ideas & Inspiration, Contemporary Canadian Art”, Pebble Beach Interactive Inc., Ministry of Education, Province of Saskatchewan, 1996
“Jolly Bagman”, Time, September 1, 1967, pg. 4
“One Man Show – Iain Baxter”.  Art-Journal of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan, 1962, pp. 19-21
“Thirteen Essays on Photograph”, published by Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Ontario, 1991
“Trends, Art for Art’s Sake”  Time, February 28, 1969, pp. 46-49
A Report on the Art and Technology Program of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1967-71, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1971
Anderson, Jack.  “Fluffy brings new meaning to the word cute,” The Leader-Post (Regina), Dec 10, 1999
Art Gallery of Ontario, Selected Works, pg. 337, 1990
Atkins, Robert, “A Guide to Contemporary Ideas, Movements & Buzzwords”, Abbeville Press, Pg. 63, 1990
Atkinson, S. & Chisolm, D. “Windsor Postcard Project”, Opinion Magazine, Jan/Feb 1993
August 10, 1991
Balkind, Alvin.  “Vancouver Scene and Unscene”, Art in America, LVIII, No. 1, January 1970,
Beatty, Greg.  “Fluffy Art, Sophisticated Connotations,” Prairie Dog, Nov 4, 1999 p. 18
Bentley-Mays, John, “Iain Baxter, Exhibition, Carmen Lamanna Gallery”, Globe and Mail, Arts Section, Jan. 24, 1991
Bentley-Mays, John, “Iain Baxter, Exhibition, Some Early Photography, Carmen Lamanna Gallery”, Globe and Mail, Arts Section, June 8, 1990
Bentley-Mays, John, “Jeff Wall Exhibits”, Globe and Mail, Arts Section, Toronto, March 21, 1997
Bentley-Mays, John.  “Iain Baxter, The Anti-Art of Canadian Identity”.  Globe and Mail, Arts Section, April 28, 1992
Bentley-Mays, John.  “Survey of Pop’s Project Worthwhile for Fan or Foe”, Globe and Mail Arts Section, Oct. 24, 1992
Bentley-Mays, John.  “The Ambiguities of Roy Kiyooka”, Globe and Mail, Jan. 22, 1994
Bentley-Mays, John.  A Most Rebellious Group”, Globe and Mail, Visual Arts Section, Page C,
Board of Education, City of London, Ontario, Visual Arts Resource Document and Slide package
Bourdon, David.  “What on Earth”  Life Magazine, LXVI, No. 16, April 25, 1969, pp. 80-86
Bringhurst, R., et.al.  Contemporary Art in Canada, Vancouver, B.C., Douglas & McIntyre, 1983
Brown, R. Craig and J.M. Careless, editors.  The Canadians, 1867-1967, MacMillan Co., pp. 709 & 712
Burnett, David and Schiff, Marilyn.  Contemporary Canadian Art, Edmonton, 1983
Canadian Art – 1970 – 1980, Sound, Slide, Media Kit, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
Canadian Art, p. 15, Spring 1999
Canadian Who’s Who, University of Toronto Press, pg. 56, 1981
Carrington, John.  “Iain Baxter, Artist”.  Probe magazine, Issue #4, March 1992
Celant, Germano and Guest, Tim, Books By Artists, Published by Art Metropole, 1972
Celant, Germano.  OFFMedia, Nuove tecniche artiche: video disco, Publisher Dedalo Libri, Bari, Italy.  Pg. 88, 112, 144, 1977
Columbo, J.R., New Canadian Quotations,  Hurtig Publications, 1987, p. 171
Davis, Douglas.  “The Magic of Raw Life – New Photography”.  Newsweek, April 24, 1972, pp. 46-48, 1972
Drainie, Bronwyn, “The Mall and the Art Gallery of Windsor”, Globe and Mail, July 18, 1996
Fenton, Terry.  “Looking at Canadian Art”, Artforum, VII, No. 1, September 1968, pp. 55-60
Fleming, Marie, L.  Baxter – Any Choice Works, Toronto, Ontario, Art Gallery of Ontario, 1982
Fulford, Robert.  “A Reward for Frivolity”, Toronto Daily Star, February 1967
Garneau, David.  “Natural Double Takes,” Border Crossings, August 1999, p. 52-3
Garneau, David. “Springtime in the Rockies”, Vie des Arts, No. 174, p. 88, 1999
Garneau, David. “Taken’ a trip with Iain Baxter”, FFWD, p. 22, May 13 – May 19, 1999
Genereux, Linda, “Iain Baxter, Carmen Lamanna Gallery”, Artforum, April 1991, P. 134
Goldsmith, Barbara.  “Where is the Art”, Harper’s Bazaar, no. 3102, May 1970, pp. 144-47
Gopnik, Blake.  “Look back in wonder,” Globe and Mail, July 31, 1999
Graham, Colin.  “No Cocoon for Victoria”, The Times, 11 March 1966
Grescoe, Paul, “Steady, Now. Is This Art?” Canadian Magazine, Jan. 25, 1969
Grescoe, Paul.  “Steady Now.  Is This Art?”  Canadian Magazine, January 25, 1969,  pp. 14-17
Hamilton, Richard. Polaroid Portraits, Vo. 1, Stuttgart, London, Reykjavik: Editions, Hansjorg Mayer, 1962
Hanna, Deirdre, NOW Magazine, Arts Section, Toronto, Ontario, April 30, 1994
Hanna, Deirdre.  “Media Works Retrospective of Iain Baxter Revives Corporate Art Identity” Now Magazine, April 9-15, 1992, Toronto, Ontario
Hart, Diane.  “Mischief & Mirth: For the Love of Toys”, Beaver Newspaper, Oakville, May 5, 1995
Holubizky, Ihor, “Iain Baxter’s Landscapes”, Arts Alliance, Courtenay, British Columbia, August 1994
Howe, Bridget. “Landscape Works – an intriguing contemporary collection”, Wild Life, p. 25, April 1999
Hume, Christopher, “Iain Baxter, Exhibition, Carmen Lamanna Gallery”, The Toronto Star, Arts Section, Jan 25, 1991
Hutcheon, Linda.  “Splitting Images”, Contemporary Canadian Ironies, Oxford University Press, Toronto, Ontario, pp. 125-27, 1992
Jacobs, Jay, “The Iceman Commeth – Symptoms of the Seventies,” Art in America vol. 1 (Jan-Feb 1970)
Jacobs, Jay.  “The Iceman Commeth – Symptoms of the Seventies,” Art in America, Vol 1, Jan-Feb, 1970, p. 63
Janofsky, Michael.  “Calgary Tries a Snow Dance” The New York Times, pg. B8, Feb. 2, 1988
Johnson, Ellen. Modern Art and the Object, Harper & Row, New York, New York, 1976
Jones, Owen.  “Art – Anything You Can Get Away With”, Windsor Star, Entertainment Section,
Jones, Owen.  “Tough Job But Someone Has To Do It”, Windsor Star, January 29, 1993
Jones, Scott.  “Discovering the Defeatured Landscape”, Vancouver Anthology, Talon Books, Vancouver, British Columbia, pp. 247-65, 1992
June 10-17, 1999
Kangas, Matthew.  “Earthworks: Land Reclamation as Sculpture,” Vanguard, Feb. 1980
Karshan, Donald.  Conceptual Art and Conceptual Aspects, New York Cultural Centre, New York, New York
Kirby, Bill.  Art Bank, Catalogue 1972-92, The Canada Council, Ottawa, Ontario
Laviolette, Mary-Beth. “Landscape Artists Travel Different Roads”, Calgary Herald, p. ES4,
Learn to Read Art, Art Metropole, Publication, Basel Art Fair, June 1991
Learn to Read Art: Artists Book, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario,1990
Lee, J.J. “Cute and Cruel Meet in Iain Baxter’s Jarred Toy Animals”, Georgia Straight, p. 70,
Leider, Philip.  “Vancouver – Scene with No Scene”, artscanada, XXVI, Issue 109/110, June/July 1967, pp 1-8
Leighton, David.  Artists, Builders & Dreamers – 50 years at Banff School, McClelland & Stewart, 1982
Linderman, Earl W.  Teaching Secondary School Art, Published Wm. CC, Brown Company, 1971, p. 236-39.
Lippard, Lucy R.  “Iain Baxter:  New Spaces”  artscanada, XXVI, Issue 132/133, June 1969, pp. 3-7
Lippard, Lucy R.  “Notes in Review of Canadian Artists, ‘68”.  Artscanada, XXXVI, Issue 128/129 February 1969, pp. 25-27
Lippard, Lucy R.  Changing:  Essays in Art Criticism, New York, New York, E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc. 1971
Lippard, Lucy R.  Six Years: The Dematerialization of the Art Object from 1966-1972, New York:  Praeger Publishers Inc. 1973
Lippard, Lucy R. “Vancouver”  Art News, LXVII, No. 5, September 1968, pp. 26, 70-71
Lippard, Lucy, “Art Within the Arctic Circle,” Hudson Review no. 22 (Winter 1969-70)
Lowndes, Joan.  “Innocence Lost”  Vancouver Province, December 19, 1969
Lowndes, Joan.  “The Plastic World of Iain Baxter.  The Message is – VSI”.  Vancouver Province, February 3, 1967
Malcolmson, Harry.  “Sculpture in Canada”, Artforum, VI, No. 2, October 1967, pp. 40
Malone, Judith.  “Keyworks from the Sixties by Vancouver Artist Iain Baxter”, The Gallery, published by the Art Gallery of Ontario, Vol. 4, No. 2, Feb. 1982
May 22, 1999
McLean, Bob.  “Iain Baxter”,  Morning Magazine T.V. Show, CKCO-TV, 30 minutes, aired Sept. 3, 1992 and Mar. 10, 1993
McShine, Kynaston, ed.  Information, New York, New York, Museum of Modern Art, 1970
Mellen, Peter.  Landmarks of Canadian Art, Toronto, Ontario, McClelland & Stewart Ltd. 1978
Meyer, Ursula.  Conceptual Art, New York:  E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc., 1972
Millar, Jeremy.  “Ground Control,” Tate Magazine, Summer 1999
Milroy, Sarah.  “N.E. Thing Co.,”  Canadian Art Magazine Fast Forward Section, Page 25, Fall 1995
Milroy, Sarah. “A trickster who makes serious art”, Globe and Mail, p. C7, June 5, 1999
Mitchinson, Paul.  “The fine art of conserving… teddy bears?” National Post, Feb 5 2000
Morgan, Robert C.  Conceptual Art – An American Perspective, McFarland & Co., London, 1994
N.E. THING CO. LTD, Canada, X Biennial Sao Paulo, Ottawa, Ontario, National Gallery of Canada (Catalogue in form of a calendar), 1969
Nagle, Patrick, “The Artists of It”, Weekend Magazine, No. 28, 1966, pp. 30 – 31
October 14, 1995
Oliva, Bontio, Achillo, Europe/American the different Avant Guardes, Deco Press, p. 216, 1976
Pakassar, Helga. “Food for Thought,” Dandelion Journal, vol. 14, no. 2, Calgary, Alberta, p. 50-52, 1987
Paynter, Susan.  “N.E. THING Can Happen When You Meet Iain Maxter”, Seattle Post Intelligencer Northwest Today, July 19, 1970, pp. 6-7
Perry, Art.  “Baxter’s Magic: its all done with Mirrors”, Vancouver Province, December 13, 1981
Phillpot, Clive.  Ords & Wordworks”, Art Journal of College Art Association of America, Summer 1982, pp. 110 – 13
Picturing California:  A Century of Photographic Genius, published by Oakland Museum of Art, Fall 1989
Pinney, Marguerite.  “Art”.  Vancouver Life, III, NO. 7, May 1968, pp. 52-54
Plagens, Peter.  Sunshine Muse, contemporary art on the west coast,  Praeger, pg. 171, 1974
Pluralities/1980/Pluralities, Ottawa, Ontario, National Gallery of Canada, Corporation of the National Museums of Canada, 1980
Poinsot, Jean-Marc. Mail Art Communication, A Distance Concept, Paris, France, Editions CEDIC, 1971
Pollack, Jill, “One for the Record”, Saturday Review, Vancouver Sun, Jan. 2, 1993
pp. 123-26
Reid, Dennis.  A Concise History of Canadian Painting, Toronto, Oxford University Press
Richard, Alain Martin & Robertson, Clive.  Performance in Canada – 1970 – 1990, Coach House Press
Rigby Watson, Petra. “N.E.Thing Company”, Parachute 71, pp 45-46
Robins, Corine.  The Pluralist Era:  American Art 1968-1981
Rosenberg, Ann.  “Ann Illustrated Introduction to the N.E. THING CO. LTD.”  Capilano Review, no. 8/9 Fall 75/Spring 76, pp. 135-67
Rosenberg, Ann.  “Iain Baxter”, Vancouver Sun, 8 September 1967
Rosenberg, Ann.  “When Anything was art and art was N.E. Thing”.  Vancouver Sun, Saturday Review section, Feb. 27, 1993
Rosenburg, Ann.  “Tribute to a Cultural Maverick”, Saturday Review, Vancouver Sun, April 25, 1992
Sandiford, J. & Weihs, R.  Gallery walkabout, Workseen, Summer 1992
Scott, Michael. “An artist’s jarring vision”, Vancouver Sun, p. C5, June 2, 1999
Severson, Anne. “Extracurricular art activities”, FFWD, April 1-7, 1999
Shaw, Nancy.  “Expanded Consciousness and Company Types: Collaboration Since Intermedia and the N.E. Thing Co.,” in Vancouver Anthology: The Institutional Politics of Art.  Stan Douglas, ed.  Vancouver: Talon Books, 1991, pp. 85-103.
Shaw, Nancy.  “Expanded Consiousness and Company Types:  Collaboration Since Intermedia and the N.E. Thing Company”, Vancouver Anthology, Talon Books, Vancouver, B.C., pp. 85-103, 1992
Shirley, David L. “Impossible Art – What it is”.  Art in America, LVII, No. 3, May 1969, pp. 32-47
Silcox, David.  Christopher Pratt, McLellan and Stewart, pg. 20, 1982
Smithson, Robert.  “A Sedimentation of the Mind:  Earth Projects:  Artforum VII, No. 1, September 1968, pp. 44-50
Southwest Biennial 1993, Trillium Cable T.V., Channel 11, 30 minute show on exhibition, Iain Baxter studio visit, aired February, 1993
The Canadian Encyclopedia, vol. 1 & 3, 2nd edition, Edmonton, Alberta, Hurtig Publishers, pp. 123, 187, 1607, 1988
Thompson, David.  “A Canadian Scene”.  Studio International, No. 176, October 1968, pp. 152-57, November 1968, pp. 181-85, December 1968, pp. 241-45
Tousley, Nancy.  “Baxter’s Back”,  Canadian Art Magazine, p. 14, Winter, 1987
Townsend, Charlotte.  “N.E. THING Goes Across Continent” The Vancouver Sun, November 14, 1969
Townsend, William, ed., Canadian Art Today, Studio International, London, England, 1970
Townsend-Gault, Charlotte.  “Frame of Mind”, Viewpoints on Photography in Contemporary Canadian Art.  Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre for the Arts, Pages 13-14, 1993
Townsend-Gault, Charlotte.  “Iain Baxter and Jeffrey Spalding at James Ulrich Gallery,” Vanguard, Nov. 1983
Ward, Al.  “Toward a Creative Ethic”.  The Michigan Council for the Arts & Cultural Affairs, Arts Culture, Vol. 1, No.1, Detroit, Michigan, 1995
Watson, Petra.  “N.E. Thing Co., U.B.C. Fine Arts Gallery”, Feb. 19 – Mar. 17, 1993.  Review, Parachute Magazine #71, July, August, September, 1993, Pages 45-46
Watson, Scott.  “Hand of the Spirit, Documents of the Seventies”, University of British Columbia, Fine Arts Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., 1992
Watson, Scott.  “Vincent Trasov,”  exhibition catalogue, Fine Arts Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, 1991
White, Michael.  “Believing is Seeing”, Montreal Star, 14 June 1969
White, Robin.  “Iain Baxter/N.E. THING CO.”  View II, No. 4, September 1979, pp. 2-24, 1979
Wilson, Bill.  “In the Galleries”, Los Angeles Times, December 1966
Wood, William and Shaw, Nancy.  You are Now in the Middle of an N.E. Thing Co. Landscape, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, 1993
Wood, William.  “Capital & Subsidiary”,  The N.E. Thing Company and Conceptual Art, Parachute Magazine, pp. 12-16, illustrations, July, August, September, Issue #67, 1992
Wyman, Max and Alvin Balkind, “On Ferment and Golden Ages”, Vancouver Forum #1
Zeemans, Joyce.  “Video Activity of N.E. THING CO. LTD.”  artscanada XXX, Issue 182/183,