The Canadian Art Database
 

   
Robert-Ralph Carmichael

EDUCATION

1959        A.O.C.A., Ontario College of Art, Toronto.
1964        Bachelor of Arts, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012        Walking Spirits (Paintings), Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.
2003        50 Years of Painting - Arts Council of Sault Ste. Marie & District, ON.
2000        The Fan Series (Paintings) - Electrum Gallery, Edmonton, AB.
1999        Tango (Paintings), Rodman Hall Art Gallery, St. Catharines, ON.
1998        9 Drawings, Cornwall Gallery, Sault Ste. Marie, ON. 
1997        Tango (Paintings), W.K.P. Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, ON.
1996        Tango (Paintings), Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.
1996        Studies and Reflections (Drawings), Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, AB.
1995        Studies and Reflections (Drawings), W.K.P. Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, ON.
1994        Studies and Reflections (Drawings), Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.
1994        Studies and Reflections (Drawings), Temiskaming Art Gallery, Haileybury, ON.
1993        Robert-Ralph Carmichael, Paintings from Sylvan Valley, Electrum Design Studio, Edmonton, AB.
1992        The Coming of Summer (ESC Capital Group/ Fleming & Smith Art Exhibition),
               Sault Ste. Marie, ON.
1989        Paintings, The Psychedelic Period, Fort St. Joseph, St. Joseph Island, ON.
1988        Robert Carmichael; Recent Drawings and Paintings, Meta Gallery, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.
1988        Paintings; Our Fragile Environment, Fort St. Joseph, St. Joseph Island, ON.
1986        Robert-Ralph Carmichael (Paintings), Ontario Place, Toronto, ON.
               organized by the Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.
1985        Paintings, Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery, Owen Sound, ON.
1984        Robert Carmichael (Paintings), Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.
1981        Paintings, Galerie Libre, Montreal, QC.
1980        Drawings, Paintings, Serigraphs, La Galleria, Sudbury, ON.
1980        Paintings, Northern Sun Gallery, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.
1979        Bob Carmichael Returns (Paintings), Sault Ste. Marie Public Library and The Pollyana Gallery,
               Sault Ste. Marie, ON.
1977        Drawings and Paintings, Nancy Poole's Studio, Toronto, ON.
1975        Drawings, Peter Whyte Gallery, Banff, AB.
1975        Paintings and Drawings, Wells Gallery, Ottawa; Nancy Poole’s Studio, Toronto, ON.
1974        Nude Drawings, Lefebvre Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB.
1974        Acrylic Paintings, Downstairs Gallery, Edmonton, AB.
1974        Drawings and Oaintings, Latitude '53 Gallery, Edmonton, AB.
1974        The Month Series (13 paintings), Downstairs Gallery, Edmonton, AB.
1974        Robert-Ralph Carmichael, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB.
1973        Creatures of Reflection, travelling exhibition of drawings sponsored by the Glenbow Alberta
               Institute, Calgary, AB.
1972        The Temptation of Aquarius (Paintings), Winnipeg Art Gallery; Winnipeg, MB.
               Peter Whyte Gallery, Banff, AB; Glenbow Alberta Institute, Calgary, AB.
1971        Oils and Acrylics, Students's Union Art Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.
1971        Paintings, Lefebvre Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2010        Four and Friends, Bruce Mines, ON. (20th Year)
2008        In Memory of: A Studio Review, Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.
2004        Corruption of Reality?Redefining Realism: Carmichael, Sloot, Wlasenko, Robert McLaughlin Gallery,
               Oshawa, ON.
1999        Rocks Trees Lakes, Fort St. Joseph, St. Joseph Island, ON.
1999        Drawings by Men, Cornwall Gallery, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.
1999        March Group Show, Cornwall Gallery, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.
1998        Miniatures, Cornwall Gallery, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.
1998        Summer Group Show, Cornwall Gallery, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.
1998        Algoma: The Seasons, Fort St. Joseph, St. Joseph Island, ON.
1997        From the Studio, Alberta House, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, USA.
1997        Algoma, Fort St. Joseph, St. Joseph Isalnd, ON.
1994        In My Presence, Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.
1991-92   Four and Friends, Bruce Mines, ON. (sponsored by the Bruce Mines Chamber of Commerce)
1991        The Coming of Summer, Meta Gallery, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.
1991        This Is Not Hockey Night in Canada, Virginia McCune Arts Center, Petoskey, Michigan, USA.
1983        Algoma Artists, Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.
1981        New Members Exhibition, Ontario Society of Artists, Arts and Letters Club, Toronto, ON.
1978        Other Realities: The Legacy of Surrealism in Canadian Art, Agnes Etherington Art Gallery,
               Queen’s University, Kingston, ON.
1977        Index 77, Downstairs Gallery, Edmonton, AB.
1977        50 Canadian Drawings, The Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB.
1976        Fall Show, Downstairs Gallery, Edmonton, AB.
1976        Circa 1966, Latitude '53 Gallery, Edmonton, AB.
1975        Fall Show, Downstairs Gallery, Edmonton, AB.
1974        Opening Exhibition, Galerie International, Ribe, Denmark.
1974        Brackendale, BC.
1974        Prairie '74, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB.
1974        Fall Show, Galerie Internationale, Denmark.
1974        Alberta Realists, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB.
1973        Alberta Contemporary Drawings, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB.
1974        For an Independent Hairy Hill, The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON.
1974        Paintings, Wells Gallery, Ottawa, ON.
1971        West '71, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB.
1970        Two Alberta Super Realists, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB.
1969        All Alberta ’69, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB.
1958-91   Watercolours and Drawings, (summer shows), St. Joseph Island Artisan Gallery,
               Richards Landing, ON.

COMMISSIONS

2001        "Moves" (Mural) - John Rhodes Community Centre, Sault Ste. Marie, ON
1992        Canada, (Mural) Shaw Industries, Rexdale, ON.
1989        The History of Sault Ste. Marie, (Mural) Water Tower Inn, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.

COIN & MEDAL DESIGNS

Minted by the Royal Canadian Mint, Ottawa, ON.

2012        "25th Anniversary of the Loonie" - (25¢ Numismatic Coin)
2007        "60th Wedding Anniversary of the Queen" - One Dollar Fine Silver Coin (Numismatic Coin)
               "Shinplaster" 300 Dollars (Gold) - 1923 Britannia (Numismatic Coin)
2004        "St Croix Island" - Silver Dollar - 400th Anniversary of First French Settlement in North America (Numismatic                Coin) & (Circulating 25¢ Coin)
2001        "Library of Parliament" 100 Dollars (Gold) - 125th Anniversary of it's opening
1998        Insulin, $100 gold numismatic coin, commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Nobel
               Prize awarded for the discovery of insulin.
1994        Vicker's Vedette, $20 gold/silver numismatic coin, Pioneers of Powered Flight in Canada, 1900-1949 series.
1993        Fairchild 71C, $20 gold/silver numismatic coin, Pioneers of Powered Flight in Canada, 1900-1949 series.
1993        Lockheed 14, $20 gold/ silver numismatic coin, Pioneers of Powered Flight in Canada, 1900-1949 series.
1991        INCO, Sudbury, ON. medallion to commemorate the opening of new plant by the Prince of Wales.
1990        Lancaster, $20 gold/ silver numismatic coin, Pioneers of Powered Flight in Canada, 1900-1949 series.
1988        Blacksmith silver dollar, commemorating the 250th anniversary of the Saint-Maurice Ironworks.
1988        Bowhead Whale, $100 gold numismatic coin.
1987        Loon, $1 circulating coin.
1987        Loon, $1 coin (numismatic version).

STAMP DESIGNS

Produced by Canada Post Corporate Ltd.

1998        Loon Stamp, $1 high-value definitive stamp, Wildlife series.

COLLECTIONS

Alberta Arts Foundation, Edmonton, AB.
Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault, Ste. Marie, ON.
Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, ON.
City of Sault Ste. Marie, ON. br> Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB.
Government of Ontario Art Collection, Queen’s Park, Toronto, ON.
Inco Ltd., Sudbury, ON.
Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, SK.
River Edge Foundation, Calgary, AB.
Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, ON.
Shaw Industries, Rexdale, ON.
Temiskaming Art Gallery, Haileybury, ON.
The University of Calgary, AB.
University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, AB.

Private collections.

GRANTS & AWARDS

1994        The honorary degree of Doctor of Letters was received at Algoma University College in Sault Ste. Marie, ON
               (An affiliate of Laurentian University, Sudbury)