The Canadian Art Database

Wayne Boucher


1972-75   BFA, Nova Scotia College of Art & Design - painting, drawing and lithography

1974       Banff Centre, Alberta, summer program 


1995        Life Drawing Instructor, ARCAC, ARTs PLACE, Annapolis Royal, NS.
1995        Chairman, Annapolis Region Community Arts Council, NS.
1993        Selection Committee, Young Nova Scotia Art, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.
1992        Artist in the Schools, Annapolis County, NS. Department of Tourism and Culture.
1990-91   Manager, King´s Theatre, Annapolis Royal´, A regional performing arts centre presenting the                performing and film arts. Returned to visual arts career in September 1991.
1989        Panelist, Canada Council Grants Seminar, Nova Scotia College of Art & Design.
1988        Speaker (CARFAC), "Copyright", Acadia University.
1988        Moderator (CARFAC), "Copyright", Nova Scotia College of Art & Design.
1988        Panelist, Canada Council Art Bank Information Session, St. Mary´s University Art Gallery.
1988        Panel Moderator, CARFAC National Meeting, National Gallery, Ottawa, ON.
1988        Instructor Painting and Drawing, ARCAC "Art Lark Program" (Canada Council Explorations).
1988        Jury Member, Canada Council Art Bank "Works on Paper".
1987-92   Curatorial Coordinator, Bowater Woodlands and Wildlife Art Exhibition.
1987-88   Instructor, Life Drawing.
1987        Workshop Coordinator, "The Business of Being an Artist".
1987        Conference Coordinator, CARFAC National Conference "Action Now", Church Point, NS.
1987        Jury Member, Nova Scotia Art Bank . 1985 Canada Council Art Bank Travelling Jury.
1985        Cultural Animator, Annapolis Royal Development Commission.
1984-85   Instructor, "Canadian Art History", Acadia University Continuing Education.
1983        Instructor, "Young Peoples Summer Art Program", Annapolis Royal, NS.
1981        Jury member, Nova Scotia Art Bank.
1977        Owner/Director, The Last Great Canadian Art Gallery, Annapolis Royal, NS.
1972-75   BFA, Nova Scotia College of Art & Design (painting, drawing, and lithography).
1974        Banff Centre, AB - summer program.
1970        Loyalist College (extensions), Belleville, ON. - painting.
1965        Ontario College of Art (extensions), Toronto, ON. - life drawing.


2006        Wayne Boucher, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS, September - October.
2002        Proscenium, ARTZONE, Charlottetown, PEI, November.
2002        Recent Spaces, ARTsPLACE, Annapolis Royal, NS, October - November.
2000        The Pilot Suite, I-Land Gallery, Toronto, ON, April 15 - May 10.
2000        Recent Works, James Baird Gallery, St. John's, NF, June 1 to 30.
1999        Signal Stories, ARTsPLACE, Annapolis Royal, NS, June 1 to September 30.
1998        Mixed Signals, Studio 21, Halifax, NS, November.
1997        Recent Works, James Baird Gallery, St. John's, NF, August 16 to September 10.
1996        Surfacing, Acadia University Art Gallery, Wolfville, NS, May.
1996        Surfacing, Dalhousie University Art Gallery, Curated by Susan Gibson Garvey, organized
               by Acadia University Art Gallery, March & April.
1996        Soaring, Lunenburg Art Gallery, October 1996, Lunenburg, NS.
1995        Anatomy of an Exhibition, ARTsPLACE, Annapolis Royal, NS.
1994        Alexander Gallery, Toronto, ON, May.
1994        Land's End, King's Theatre, Annapolis Royal, NS, March.
1992        Recent Works on Paper, Market House Gallery, Annapolis Royal, NS.
1986        Wayne Boucher: A Survey, curated by Susan Gibson Garvey, (Circulated by the Art
               Gallery of Nova Scotia).
1986        Petro Canada Gallery, Calgary, AB.
1986        Centennial Art Gallery, Oakville, ON.
1986        Centre Culture de l'Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC.
1986        College of Cape Breton Art Gallery, Sydney, NS.
1986        Acadia University Art Gallery, Wolfville, NS.
1985        A Survey, Susan Gibson - Curator, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS.
1984        Recent Works, MC Master University Art Gallery, Hamilton. ON.
1984        Recent Drawings, Studio 21, Halifax, NS.
1984        Recent Drawings, Market House Gallery, Annapolis Royal, NS.
1983        Recent Works, Acadia University Art Gallery, Wolfville, NS .
1977        Recent Works, Eye Level Gallery Halifax, NS.


2005        Group Show, Deutsche Werkstaetten Hellerau, Dresden, Germany, September.
2005        Group Show, Schloss Mochenthal, Ehingen, Germany, November.
2004        Galerie Saule, Petit Ruisseau, Co-operative, ongoing.
2004        Wayne Boucher & Kay Stanfield, Secord Gallery, Halifax, NS, June.
2003        About Colour, Agnes Bugera Gallery, Edmonton, AB, November.
2003        Figure Ground, Agnes Bugera Gallery, Edmonton, AB, March.
2003        Wayne Boucher and Suzanne Hill, ARTCONTACT, Fredericton, NB, June.
2002        Elemental with Claude Chaloux, Universite St-Ann, Church Point, NS.
2001        Wayne Boucher and Tom Forrestall, Art Sales and Rental Gallery, Art Gallery of Nova
               Scotia, March.
2001        Annapolis Valley Artists: Adams, Boucher, Corpas Neville, Leidl, Martin, Butler, &
               Mueller-Both, Argyle Fine Art, Halifax, NS, February 9 to March 7.
2001        From the Eastern Edge: Robert Bean, J. Gary Knowles, Andrea Cooper, Don
               Russell, Marlen Creates, Peter Dyjkhuis, Bill Rose, J.J. Lee, and Wayne Boucher,
               I-Land Gallery, Toronto, ON, December 2 to January 24, 2001.
2000        Westward Ho: A Guided Tour, Oscar Ho Hing-Kay, Curator. Wayne Boucher and
               Gerald Ferguson, Eye Level Gallery, Halifax, NS, July 4 - August 26, as part of a project
               by CAPS for HX: Halifax Exhibition of Contemporary Art.
1998        Landscape in Question - Wayne Boucher, Gerald Ferguson, Susan McEachern and
               Monica Tap, curated by Susan Gibson Garvey, Dalhousie Art Gallery.
1998        Responses - Wayne Boucher, Michael Fernandez, Jim Logan, Marilyn McAvoy,
               Wilma Needham, and Michel de Noncourt; curated by Virginia Stephan, Art Gallery of
               Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS, April 21 to June 21.
1998        The Painter's Newfoundland, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery, Cornerbrook,
               Newfoundland, February - March.
1997        The Painter's Newfoundland, Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's,
               NF, February 15 to April 12.
1996        Boucher, Brooks, & Walford, Alstadt Galerie, Bambera, Germany.
1996        Far and Wide, VANS Juried Show, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, September.
1996        Shifting Strata, Studio 21, Halifax, NS, April.
1995        Collective Viewing, Selections from the Nova Scotia Art Bank, St Mary´s University
               Art Gallery, Halifax, NS, Curated by Gordon Laurin, May 10 to June 18.
1994        Far and Wide, Visual Arts Nova Scotia, Dartmouth Heritage Museum, (Juried Exhibition).
1994        Art Expo, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, April.
1994        Extremes, Studio 21, Halifax, NS. January.
1993        Wayne Boucher and Susan Wood, Studio 21, Halifax, NS. September.
1991        Extremes, Studio 21, Halifax, NS.
1991        Art Pro 91, Studio 21, Halifax, NS.
1991        Arts Festival VIII, Annapolis Royal, NS.
1990        Three; Boucher, Evelyn, and Mueller, Glendon College: York University, Toronto, ON.
1989        Three; Boucher Evelyn, and Mueller, St. Mary´s University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS.
1988        Wayne Boucher and Leya Evelyn, Studio 21, Halifax, NS.
1988        Extremes, Studio 21 Halifax, NS.
1988        Wayne Boucher and Nyna Cropas, Inn Gallery, Kentville, NS.
1987        Visual Facts, Dalhousie University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS Organized; Visual Arts Nova Scotia.
1987        Eastern Perspectives, Quan Gallery, Toronto, ON.
1987        Charter Exhibition, Annapolis Royal, NS. (Juried).
1986        Apogee, Boucher, Tileston, and Wyman, Arts Festival III, Annapolis Royal, NS, An
               environmental installation work on the Bay of Fundy and multi-media performance piece.
1985        Horizon, Boucher, Tileston, and Wyman, King´s Theatre, Annapolis Royal, NS, A
                multi-media work involving image projections, dance, and sound.
1984        Ten Nova Scotian Artists, Albert White Gallery, Toronto, ON.
1983        Group Show, Fraser Memorial Art Gallery, Tatamagouche, NS.
1980        Annapolis Valley/Seven Artists, Boucher, Colville, Coyne, Forrestall, Gibson,
                Spencer, and Tolmie, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS
1979        Visual Record, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax. Organized by Visual Arts Nova Scotia.
1978        Wayne Boucher and John Neville, Studio 3, Hamilton, ON.
1976        Graphics Atlantic, Mt. St. Vincent University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS.
1975        Forged Forgeries, The Explorer Hotel, Yellowknife, North West Territories.


1993-95   Chairman, Annapolis Region Community Arts Council.
1992-93   Executive Committee - Secretary, King´s Theatre, Annapolis Royal.
1992        Co-Chairman, CAR/FAC NS (Canadian Artist Representation Nova Scotia).
1992        Board of Directors, ARCAC (Annapolis Royal Community Arts Council).
1989-91   Copyright Representative, CARFACNS 1985-89 Chairman, ARCAC.
1985-87   National Vice-Representative, CARFAC National.
1984        Provincial Representative, CARFAC National.
1978-79   Board of Directors, Visual Arts Nova Scotia.


Maria Kubacki. Arts Atlantic 49, pg. 19, Wayne Boucher & Susan Wood (Studio 21), Spring, 1994.
Gil McElroy. Visual Arts News, Winter, Wayne Boucher & Susan Wood, An Odd Pairing, 1993.
Susan Tileston. Visual Arts News, Vol. 14, Number 4, pg. 12, Wayne´s Work, Winter, 1992.
Robin Metcalfe. Arts Atlantic 37, THREE: Wayne Boucher, Leya Evelyn and Richard Mueller, Winter, 1990.
Elissa Barnard. Chronicle Herald, Chaos of abstract art really concerns order, -Boucher, & Evelyn Mueller, Sat, Dec. 2, 1989.
Dawn Rae Dowton. Arts Atlantic 32, Leya Evelyn and Wayne Boucher, Fall 1988.
Charlotte Townsend-Gault. Visual Facts, organized by Visual Arts Nova Scotia, Dalhousie University Art Gallery, An essay, 1987.
Gloria Hickey Arts Atlantic, Eastern Perspectives, Five Nova Scotia Artists, Spring, 1987.
Cliff Eyland. Vanguard, Wayne Boucher: A Survey, March, 1985.
Susan Gibson Garvey. Catalogue Essay, Wayne Boucher:A Survey, The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, 1985.
Ron Shuebrook. Catalogue Essay, Wayne Boucher: Recent Works, Acadia University Art Gallery, 1984.


2004        Juried Art Mural Competition, Grandd-Pré National Historic Site
2003        Elected Member of the Royal Canadian Academy (RCA)
2003        Nova Scotia Arts and Culture Partnership Council Creation Grant
2002        Canada Council Established Artist Creation Grant
2001        Nova Scotia Arts Council Creation Grant
1999        Nova Scotia Arts Council Presentation Grant
1999        Canada Council Travel Grant
1998        Nova Scotia Arts Council Creation Grant
1996        Nova Scotia Department of Tourism & Culture, Exhibitions Assistance
1995        Nova Scotia Department of Tourism & Culture, Exhibitions Assistance
1989        B Grant, Canada Council
1986        B Grant, Canada Council
1986        Media Grant, Nova Scotia Department of Tourism & Culture
1984        Canada Council Project Grant
1983        B Grant, Canada Council
1980        Travel Grant, Nova Scotia Department of Tourism & Culture
1976        Canada Council Project Grant


Acadia University Art Gallery
Air Canada
Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Atlantic Business Interiors
Canada Council Art Bank
Dalhousie Art Gallery
National Gallery of Canada
Nova Scotia Art Bank