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Ron Benner

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2003        Re-viewed, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario.
2003        Trans/mission: Vectors, Expression, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec.
2003-02   Trans/mission: African Vectors, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario.
2002        Photographs 1997-2002, Colour by Schubert, London, Ontario.
1999        Capital Remains, London Regional Art and Historical Museums, London, Ontario.
1999        The Commodification of Life, public art project, 401 Richmond Street Building, Toronto, Ontario. (on-going).
1997/01   Trans/mission: Corn Vectors, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.
1997/01   The Commodification of Life, public project, Ontario New Democratic Party Convention,
                Hamilton Convention Centre, Hamilton, Ontario.
1997        In Digestion - Recent Acquisitions, London Regional Art & Historical Museums, London, Ontario.
1996/95   All That Has Value, national touring exhibition: McIntosh Gallery, University of Western
                Ontario and Covent Garden Market, London, Ontario; Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton,
                Alberta; Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia; Dunlop Art Gallery,
                Regina, Saskatchewan; curated by Peter White.
1995        ANTHRO-APOLOGIES, Peru 1979-80, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario.
1995        All That Has Value, McIntosh Gallery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.
1992        ¿Valia La Pena?/ Natívas De Las Américas, Billboard Installation, La Carboneria Sevilla, Spain.
1991        Selected Works 1976-90, Galerie Brenda Wallace, Montréal, Québec.
1989        Ron Benner: Other Lives, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario.(curated by Matthew Teitelbaum)
1988        Watercolours and Photo Works, studio exhibition, London Ontario.
1988        Bahia de Cochinos/ Bay of Pigs, Mercer Union, Toronto, Ontario.
1988        Ron Benner: Other Lives, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. (Curated by Matthew Teitelbaum)
1985        Erie ­ place of the puma, railway underpass installation, Wellington Street, London, Ontario.
1985        Recent Work, YYZ, Toronto, Ontario.
1984        Recent Work, Alternate Space, 515 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario.
1984        ¿Como se llama ... ?/How are you called...?, Galería Agora-DIF, Merida Yucatan, Mexico.
1984        Watercolours: Mexico Cuba, 1983/ 84, Auberge du Petit Prince, London, Ontario.
1984        Erie ­ place of the puma, cliff-face installation, Pearce Park, Lake Erie, Ontario.
1983        ¿Como se llama..?/ How are you called..? McIntosh Gallery, University of Western
                Ontario, London, Ontario.
1983        Watercolours: Lake Erie, Mexico, Newfoundland.
1982-83   Auberge du Petit Prince, London, ON.
1981        ANTHRO-APOLOGIES, Peru, 1979/80, YYZ, Toronto, Ontario.
1981        Anthro-Apologies/Cultural Schizophrenia, Peru, 1979-80, Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario.
1981        Watercolours 1975/ 81, Auberge du Petit Prince, London, Ontario.
1980        And when your streets are empty, Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario.
1978        Asado ­ through the eyes of young sheep, Véhicule Gallery, Montréal, Québec.
1978        Asado ­ through the eyes of young sheep, Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario.
1977        Photographic Work 1975/ 76.
1974        Recent Work, studio exhibition, London, Ontario.
1973        Recent Work, Trajectory Gallery, London, Ontario.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2004        Gateways & Gardens, (Trans/mission: Still Life), Grosvenor Lodge, University of
                Western Ontario, London, Ontario.
2003        Looking Left, Articule, Montréal, Québec.
2003        Orange (markets), Expression, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec.
2003        Bookworks on the Fence, organized by Red Tree Collective, Toronto, Ontario; Epicentro,
                Mexico City, Mexico and Museum of Vera Cruz, Mexico.
2002        To Eat or Not To Eat, Art Centre of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain.
2002        Out There is Somewhere: The Arctic in Pictures, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario.
2001        Continuities, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario.
2001        Pathways, McIntosh Gallery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.
2000        Logo City, Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario.
1999        Case Studies: Still Life, York Quay Centre, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Ontario.
1998        Fundamental Freedoms: The Artist and Human Rights, The National Gallery of
                Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
1998        Layers, Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
1998        Orientations, McIntosh Gallery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.
1998        Texte Counter - Text, Thielsen Gallery, London, Ontario. In conjunction with "Art History                 & Textuality" session, co-chaired by John O' Brian and Susan Douglas, Canadian University
                Art Association Conference, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.
1998        Fieldworks (Trans/mission: Papaya Vectors), Greenhouses, Department of Plant
                Sciences, an ArtLab project, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.
1998        Temps composé: La Donation Maurice Forget, Musée d'Art de Joliette, Québec.
1998        Freedom, Diversity, Pluralism, Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago, Chile.
1998        All That Has Value, Covent Garden Market, London, Ontario.
1998        A Gift for India, Sahmat, New Delhi, India. (touring).
1998        Foodculture (Transmission: Corn Vectors), ArtLab project, (curated by Barbara Fischer),
                University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.
1997        Southwest Biennial, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario. (curated by Robin Metcalfe)
1997        Track Records: Trains and Contemporary Photography, Oakville Galleries, Oakville,
                Ontario in collaboration with Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa.
                (national touring exhibition, curated by Marnie Fleming).
1995        AGW Southwest Biennial, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario. (guest juror: Jessica Bradley)
1995        Artists´ Gardens, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Ontario.
1994        Recent Acquisitions, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
1994        Artists´ Gardens, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Ontario.
1993        Temporal Borders, Image and Site, Galerie Wart Leonard, and Bina Ellen Art Gallery,
                Concordia University, Montreal, Québec.      
1993        A Cup for a Cup, Forest City Gallery and Valdi's Food Store, London, Ontario.
1993-03   Artists´ Gardens, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Ontario. (on-going artist project).
1993        A Brief Topography, Gibson Gallery, London, Ontario.
1993        Common Ground, Open Space, Victoria, British Columbia.
1992        Travelling Theory, National Gallery, Amman, Jordan.
1992        Travelling Theory, McIntosh Gallery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.
1992        Okanata, Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford, Ontario.
1991        In Control (billboard project, curated by Lorenzo Buj), Artcite, Windsor, Ontario.
1991        Okanata, A Space/ Workscene Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
1991        Mois de la Photo ­ As the Crow Flies, Maison de la Culture du Plateau, Montréal, Québec.
1991        War, Media and the "New World Order," C.I.A.C, Montréal, Québec, and Artcite, Windsor, Ontario.
1990        The Salvage Paradigm (curated by Janice Gurney), YYZ and Wynick/ Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
1990        Regionalism in Canadian Art ,Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery, Owen Sound, Ontario. (Curated by Sheila Butler)
1989        The Polysemos of Contemporary Photography, Galerie Brenda Wallace, Montréal, Québec.
1989        Two Works: Inti Raymi and Woman and Manta, Cross Cultural Learner Center, London, Ontario.
1988        Memory Track, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta (Curated by Helga Pakasaar).
1988        London/ Havana Exchange, Casa de Las Américas, Havana, Cuba.
1987        Invitational Exhibition, Cold City Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
1985        Drawing Exhibition, Embassy Cultural House, London, Ontario.
1985        Artists Against Intervention in Central America, Rivoli, Toronto, Ontario.
1985        Riot/ Calm/ Luxury, Art Gallery of Harbourfront, Toronto, Ontario. (Curated by Oliver Girling)
1985        The Artist Collects, London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario.
1984        New City of Sculpture, Gallery 76, Toronto, Ontario.
1984        How to die twice, McIntosh Gallery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.
1983        Benner/ Lake/ Reitzenstein, an Art Gallery of Ontario ´Artist With Their Work´ exhibition,
                Artspace, Peterborough, Ontario.
1983        Disarmament exhibition, Embassy Cultural House, London, Ontario.
1980        Merida/ London Exchange, Galería Fonapas, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico.
1979        Gallery Artists, Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario.
1978        Forest City Gallery Artists, St. Lawrence College, Kingston, Ontario.
1978        Performance, Art Gallery of Harbourfront, Toronto, Ontario.
1977        Forest City Gallery/ A Space Exchange, A Space, Toronto, Ontario.
1976        Selected London Sculpture, London Art Gallery, London, Ontario.
1976        Tom Benner/ Ron Benner: Selected Works 1972/ 76, Concordia University, Montréal, Québec. 
1976        Tom Benner/ Ron Benner: Selected Works 1972/ 76, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario.

COLLECTIONS

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
Art Gallery of St. Thomas/ Elgin, St. Thomas, Ontario
Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa
Casa De Las Americas, Havana, Cuba
London Regional Art and Historical Museums, London, Ontario
McIntosh Gallery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
Musée d'Art de Joliette, Québec
Museum London, London. Ontario
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario
Ontario Arts Council, Toronto, Ontario

VISITING ARTIST / LECTURES

2003        Expression, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec
2002        University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
2002        Museion, Gotenborg, Sweden
2002        Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario
2001        Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Ontario
1999        Okanagan University College and Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, British Columbia
1999        London Regional Art and Historical Museums, London, Ontario
1998        University of Toronto, School of Landscape Architecture, Toronto, Ontario
1998        York University, Faculty of Environmental Studies, Toronto, Ontario
1997        Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, British Columbia
1997        London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario
1997        University of Windsor, Department of Visual Arts, Windsor, Ontario
1997        Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario
1997        Lalit Kala Academy, Calcutta, India
1995        Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
1995        Fanshawe College, Visual Arts Department, London, Ontario
1995        University of Western Ontario, Department of Anthropology, London, Ontario
1995        McIntosh Gallery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
1993        Visual Arts Ontario, conference, Artists´ Housing, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
1992        Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Ontario
1991        Emily Carr College of Art, Vancouver, British Columbia
1990        Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta
1990        Centre for the Arts, Owen Sound, Ontario
1989        Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
1988        Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario
1988        Dundas Valley School of Arts, Dundas, Ontario
1988        Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Ontario
1988        Instituto Superior de Arte, Havana, Cuba
1988        Casa De Las Americas, Havana, Cuba
1988        Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
1988        Mercer Union, Toronto, Ontario
1987        University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario
1987        Banff School of Fine Art, Banff, Alberta
1983        Artspace, Peterborough, Ontario
1981        University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
1981        H.B. Beal Secondary School, London, Ontario
1976        Artist in the Schools Programme, London, Ontario

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Note: an asterisk (*) following an entry indicates an exhibition catalogue or brochure.

Antaki, Karen. Temporal Borders - Image and Site (catalogue) Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montréal, Québec.1993.*
Artists' Project, collaboration with text by Marwan Hassan, Public Magazine, issue 26, Toronto, Ontario.
Banning, Kass. The Salvage Paradigm. C Magazine, Toronto, Winter 1991.
Benner, Ron. Como se llama...?/ How are you called...?, McIntosh Gallery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, 1983.
Benner, Ron. Native to the Americas. Inside cover, Borderlines, Toronto, Ontario, no. 23 Winter 1991/92.
Benner, Ron. State of the Art. Embassy Cultural House, London, Ontario. 1983.
Benner, Ron. Tom Benner/ Ron Benner. Concordia University Art Gallery, Montreal, Québec. 1976.*
Bookart. Lomholt, Denmark: Formular Press, 1984.
Borsa, Joan. Industrial Impact. Artcite, Windsor, Ontario. 1988.*
Bowles, Sarah. Temporal Borders. The Link, Montreal, 21 September 1993.
Buj, Lorenzo. In Control: Artcite, Windsor, Ontario. 1993.
Butler, Sheila. Regionalism in Canadian Art. Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery, Owen Sound, Ontario. 1990.*
Campeau, Sylvain. Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal. Parachute, Montreal, Québec, no. 65 1992.
Corbeira, Dario. To Eat or Not To Eat, CASA, Salamanca, Spain. 2002.*
Cronin, Ray. Billboards ­ In Control. Fuse, Toronto, Ontario, Fall 1991.
Cronin, Ray. Sites of New Tradition. Parallelogramme, Toronto, Ontario, vol. 17, no. 3 1991.
Dewdney, Christopher. 5 Artists from London. Galeria Latinoamericana, Havana, Cuba 1988.*
Duncan, Ann. Temporal Borders. The Gazette, Montreal, Québec, October 2, 1993.
Findlay, Len. All That Has Value. Border Crossings, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Summer 1995.
Fischer, Barbara. Decalog: 1979-1989. Toronto, Ontario: YYZ, 1993.*
Fischer, Barbara. (editor). Foodculture. YYZ Books, Toronto/ArtLab, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, 2000.*
Flanagan, Regina. Artists Cultivate New Garden Forms. Public Art Review, Minneapolis, Minnessota, vol. 5, issue 9, no. l. Fall/ Winter 1993.
Fleming, Marnie.Track Records: Trains and Contmporary Photography (catalogue including essay by Lynne Kirby) Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario and the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Ontario, 1997.*
Gilbert, Jean-Pierre...et al, editors. So, To Speak. Artexte Editions, Montréal, Québec. 1998
Girling, Oliver. Riot/ Calm/ Luxury. Art Gallery of Harbourfront, Toronto, Ontario, 1985.*
Gravel, Claire. De la matiere ´a la substance. Le Devoir, Montreal, Québec, March 2, 1991.
Gravel, Claire. Outillages critique. les herbes rouge Montreal, Québec, no. 197, 1992.
Grenville, Bruce. The Post-Colonial Landscape, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and the Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, 1998.*
Grenville, Bruce. New City of Sculpture. C Magazine, Toronto, Ontario, 1984.*
Gurney, Janice. The Salvage Paradigm. YYZ/ Wynick-Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, 1990.*
Hansen, Henning, ed. Artist Project. KATALOG, Odense, Denmark, 5, no. 4 June 1993.
Horne, Stephen. Memory Track. C Magazine, Toronto, Ontario Spring 1989.
Madeleine Lennon. How to die twice, (catalogue), McIntosh Gallery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.
Kuspit, Donald. Free at Last. C Magazine, Toronto, Ontario, Winter 1983.
Lamontagne, Valeri. Installing Borders. Hour, Montreal, Québec. October 1993.
Laurence, Jocelyn. Ecology: Air, Earth, Water. Canadian Art, Toronto, Ontario, Winter 1989.
Lehmann, Henry. Temporal Borders. Mirror, Montreal, Québec, October 7, 1993.
McKabe, Kate. Selected London Sculpture. London, Ontario. 1976.*
MacKay, Mary. Other Lives. Windsor Star, (Windsor, Ontario), February 1, 1988.
Marie-Michèle Cron. Desespoir et tenacité des regards. Le Devoir, Montreal, Québec, 26 Septembre 1990.
Martin, Alain & Tinguley. Regard à Gauche/ Looking Left, Articule, Montréal, Québec, 2003.*
Matayas, Joe. All That Has Value. London Free Press (London, Ontario), February 11, 1995.
Merritt, David. Ron Benner: Other Lives. Parachute, Montreal, Québec, no. 57, 1990.
Pakasaar, Helga. Memory Track. Banff, Alberta: Walter Phillips Gallery, 1989.*
Patton, Andy. Trans/misson: Vectors, Expression, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, 2003.*
Podedworny, Carol. Okanata. C Magazine, Toronto, Ontario, Winter 1992.
Portis, Ben. All That Has Value. Parachute, Montreal, Québec, Fall 1995.
Rans, Goldie. Ron Benner, Forest City Gallery. Vanguard, Vancouver, February 1982.
Rans, Goldie. Ron Benner, McIntosh Gallery. Vanguard, Vancouver, May, 1982.
Robertson, Sheila. “A Unifying Concern.” Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, August 1, 1986.
Rocchi, James. All That Has Value. ID Magazine Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, March 3, 1995.
Ron Benner, Nick Johnson. London, Ontario: London Regional Art Gallery, 1987.*
Simon, Cheryl. Other Ways of Seeing. Canadian Art, Toronto, Ontario, Summer 1991.
Stacey, Robert, Terrence Heath and Vincent Varga. Source/ Derivations: Allan Harding MacKay. Windsor and Toronto: Art Gallery of Windsor and Archives of Canadian Art and Design, 1998.*
Teitelbaum, Matthew. Ron Benner: Other Lives Saskatoon, Mendel Art Gallery, 1988.*
Thomas, David. Selected Work: Galerie Brenda Wallace. Parachute, Montreal, Québec, no. 64, 1991.
Toquri McFarlane, Scott. Tras/mission: African Vectors, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario, 2002.*
Tuer, Dot. Decolonizing the Imagination. C Magazine, Toronto, Ontario, Spring 1992.
White, Peter. Ron Benner: All That Has Value, (catalogue) with texts by Peter White and Patrick Roy Mooney, McIntosh Gallery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, 1996.*
White, Peter, and Patrick Roy Mooney. All That Has Value: Ron Benner. London, Ontario: McIntosh Gallery, University of Western Ontario, 1995.*
Wood, William. Absent Celebration. C Magazine, Toronto, Ontario, Winter 1984.