The Canadian Art Database

Andy Fabo

Born: 1953, Calgary, Alberta, Canada


University of Calgary
Alberta College of Art, Calgary


2000 - 01   Spin Gallery (December) TIME MACHINE Toronto
                 Brock University Cultural Centre NEW WORK St. Catharines
1997          TPW Gallery THE SOMNILOQUIST Toronto
1995          Garnet Press Gallery THE RULES OF THE GAME Toronto
1992 - 93   Garnet Press Gallery DETRITUS Toronto
1991          Truck (Gallery) DIAGNOSIS/PANDEMIC Calgary
1991          Garnet Press ACCUMULATED DRAWINGS Toronto
1990          Wanton Optics APHASIA Toronto
1990          Rosemont Art Gallery DIAGNOSIS (curated by K. Regina,Sask. Schoonover, catalogue)
1990          MacIntosh Gallery RECENT WORK London, Ont. U. of Western Ontario
1989          Niagara Artists’ Co-op TECHNOLOGIES OF St. Catharines THE SELF Ont.
1989          Gallery 101 TECHNOLOGIES OF THE SELF Ottawa,
1987          Garnet Press A LANDSCAPE OF LOSS Toronto
1987          Forest City Gallery WESTERN FLESH & BLOOD London, Ont.
1986          Garnet Press WESTERN FLESH & BLOOD Toronto
1985          P.S. 1 RECENT WORK NYC
1980          The Funnel, Toronto SELF-PORTRAITS OF AN ALLEGED
1979          A Space STUDS Toronto


2001          Sir W.Grenfell Gallery THE MOTION OF LIGHT IN WATER Cornerbrook,
                 (Andy Fabo & Michael Balser) Nfld.
2000          Eyelevel Gallery BLUE CONVERGENCE Halifax, N.S.
                 (Fabo & Balser, curated by Annette Hurtig)
1994          Hallwalls ANDY FABO & MICHAEL BALSER Buffalo NY
                 (curated by Sarah Kellner)
1992          Canada House ANDY FABO & MICAH LEXIER London, U.K.
                 (curated by Michael Regan, brochure, catalogue)
1992          Chapter ANDY FABO & MICAH LEXIER Cardiff, Wales
1992          J.Hansard Gallery ANDY FABO & MICAH LEXIER Southampton,
1992          Power Plant FROM THE INTIMACY OF THE PAGE
                 (w/ Shelagh Keeley, curated by Louise Dompierre) Toronto
1992          Kamloops Art Gallery BOUND BY CONTRADICTION
                 (w/ S. Keeley, curated by Jann Bailey, artists’ book) Kamloops B.C.
1992          The Canadian Cultural Centre SINGING THE BODY EPHEMERAL
                 (w/ Stephen Andrews; curated by Annette Hurtig) Paris, France


2001          Hart House, U. of T. ST. SEBASTIAN Toronto
2001          Glenbow Museum 2001 AN ART ODYSSEY Calgary
2000          MacDonald Stewart TIM JOCELYN & CHROMAZONE Guelph Ont.
2000          Angell Gallery LOADED Toronto
2000          Paul Petro REAL MEN Toronto
2000          Pride Gallery GENDER LESS GENERATION Toronto
2000          Open Studio Gallery SEARCH (catalogue) Toronto Red Head Gallery REDROSPECTIVE Toronto
1999          Pari Nadimi Gallery YOUR PLACE OR MINE? Toronto
1999          Red Head STAMINA Toronto
1999          Harbourfront Ctr. TSA30 Toronto
1999          Paul Petro REMEMBER Toronto
1999          YYZ ANNIVERSARY Toronto
1998          Leo Kamen ART WITH HEART Toronto
1998          Paul Petro Untitled Toronto
1997          Saidye Bronfman Center REFIGUED HISTORIES/ Montréal, PQ
1997          REMEMBERED PASTS (curated , R.. Lee)
1997          Paul Petro Cont. Art EXQUISITE CHROMAZONE Toronto
1997          MacDonald Stewart TELLING STORIES Guelph, Ont.
1996          McMichael Gallery REGROUPING Kleinberg, Ont.
1996          303 Augusta WITHOUT SHAME Toronto
1995          Cambridge Darkroom ART/AIDS LINK (an Internet project) Cambridge, UK
1994          YYZ ROB-O-RAMA;(Rob Flack Tribute) Toronto
1994          White Columns STONEWALL N.Y.C.
1994          Hamilton Art Gallery LANGUAGE OF CULTURE Hamilton,
1993          Glenbow Gallery SECOND DECADE Calgary, Alta.
1993          Esmeralda Gallery URBAN CONDITION Mexico City
1993          Walter Phillips Gallery COMMUNITY Banff, Alta.
1991          Art Gallery of Hamilton LEARN TO READ ART Hamilton
1989          Wexner Center AIDS: CRISIS IN REPRESENTATION Columbus, Ohio
1989          Mercer Union HOMOGENIUS Toronto
1988          London Embassy House THE BODY AND SOCIETY
1987          Gallery 101 CAMERON CULTURE Ottawa, Ont.
1985          Walcheturm/Binz 39 FIRE & ICE Zurich, Switzerland
1985          Clocktower STUDIO ARTISTS NYC
1985          Grunwald Gallery COLLABORATIONS Toronto
1984          Camden Arts Centre VESTIGES OF EMPIRE London, U.K.
1984          Art Gallery of Ontario TORONTO PAINTING 84 Toronto
1984          Burlington Art Centre THE FIGURE: A SELECTION OF CANADIAN PAINTING
1983          Norman Mackenzie Gallery, Regina CHROMAZONE/CHROMATIQUE
1983          Articule TROIS ARTISTES DE TORONTO Montréal .
1982          Das Institut Unzeit O KROMAZONE Berlin (cat.)
1982          YYZ YYZ MONUMENTA Toronto
1982          Mercer Union COLLABORATIONS: MYTHOLOGIES T.O.
1981          ChromaZone MONDO CHROMA Toronto


2000          Inclusion Inside/out Festival Programme, (I Am a Voyeur, curated by Wanda Vanderstoop )
2000          Beyond the Helms of the Sensors June, 1993 (24 minute videotape)
1994          Inside/Out Festival Toronto
1994          Winnipeg Lesbian and Gay Film and Video Festival. Winnipeg
1993          LA Gay & Lesbian Video & Film Festival(cat.) Los Angeles
1993          Diagnosis March 1993 (Public Service Announcement-30 second and 1 minute versions)
1994          Mc Intosh Gallery 60 CYCLE ACTIVISM (curators:
1994          Michelle Gay & Kim Moodie) London Ont.
1994          Budapest Gay & Lesbian Festival Hungary
1994          Pacific Cinemateque Vancouver
1994          Vision TV (cable broadcasting) Alberta Canada
1994          Images Festival Toronto
1994          Mix Brasil Sao Paulo
1993          Inside Out Festival (cat.) Toronto
1993          Power Plant (Day Without Art) Toronto
1993          Blood Risk December 1989 (22 minute videotape)
1992          I.C.A. FOUR ARTISTS TAPES London, England
1992          Chapter BALSER & FABO Cardiff, Wales
1992          Medien Werkstatt Vienna, Austria
1992          Tirolerlandis Museum Innsbruck, Austria
1991          The World Media Arts Festival Osnabruck, Germany
1991          Video-Arco Madrid, Spain
1991          Video In DEMARCATIONS OF DESIRE Vancouver
1991          Wexner Center for the Arts Columbus, Ohio
1990          Artists’ Space JOINT VENTURES NYC
1990          Northern Visions - Images ‘90, Euclid Theatre (cat.) Toronto
1990          LA Gay & Lesbian Film & Video Festival (cat.) Los Angeles
1990          The Euclid ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS Toronto
1990          Forest City Gallery London, Ont.
1990          Neutral Ground Regina, Sask.
1989          Trinity Square Video Toronto
                 Survival of the Delirious September 1988 (15 minute videotape, also part of the VIDEO
                 AGAINST AIDS compilation tape produced by John Greyson and Bill Horrigan for Video Data
                 Bank and V Tape; a 3 tape 6 hr. collection that has shown extensively world wide), won the
                 Best new Narrative award at the Atlanta Film & Video Festival, 1989
1998          National Gallery of Canada Ottawa
1993          Grey Art Gallery FROM MEDIA TO METAPHOR:
1993          ART ABOUT AIDS (cat.) New York City
1993          Musée d’Art Contemporaine Montréal
1993          Art Gallery of Ontario Toronto
1992          The Institute of Contemporary Art London, U.K.
1992          Chapter Cardiff, Wales
1992          Goethe Institute Montréal
1992          Video In Vancouver
1990          National Gallery of Canada (cat) Ottawa
1990          Cuban Film & Video Festival Havana, Cuba
1990          Forest City Gallery London, Ont.
1989          Semaine Internationale de Video III (cat.) Geneva, Switz.
1989          DCTV Cable Broadcasting NYC
1989          World Video Festival, Kuykhuis (cat.) The Hague, Holland
1989          Atlanta Independent Film & Video Festival Atlanta, Georgia
1989           The World Health Organization Conference on AIDS Montréal
1989          The Collective for a Living Cinema NYC
1989          Centre for Art & Technology Karlsruhe, Germany The Kitchen NYC
1989          Images ‘89, The Euclid (cat.) Toronto
1989          The LA Gay & Lesbian Film & Video Festival (cat.) Los Angeles
1989          The Chicago Gay & Lesbian Film & Video Festival Chicago
1989          The Vancouver Art Gallery Vancouver
1989          Alliance Showcase Halifax, Nova Scotia
1989          Saw Gallery, ART AGAINST AIDS Ottawa
1989          Memorial University St. John’s, Newfoundland
1989          A Space, NAC, Hamilton Artists’ Inc.
1989          CROSS TIES (touring, cat.) Toronto, Hamilton, St. Catherine’s
1988          American Film Institute (cat) Los Angeles


Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario; Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta; Canada Council Art Bank; Hart House, U. of Toronto; The MacDonald Stewart Art Gallery, Guelph, Ontario; Kamloops Art Gallery, British Columbia; University of Ottawa, The Woodstock Art Gallery, Ontario; The Art Gallery at U. of T.; The McLaughlin Art Gallery, Oshawa, Ontario; Montbeliard Centre for Electronic Arts, France; National Gallery of Canada (video collection); Art Gallery of Ontario (video collection); Pacific Film Archives, California; Museum of Modern Art, NYC (video collection), NYC; Trinity Square Video, Toronto


Remembering Postmodernism, Mark Cheetham, 1991, Oxford University Press, Toronto,
          pages 13-18 ,117, bookplate page 118
Visions; Contemporary Art in Canada, edited by Robert Bringhurst, GeoffreyJames, Russel Keziere, and           Doris Shadbolt, Douglas & McIntyre Ltd., 1983;
The Snakes in the Garden; The Self and the City in Contemporary Canadian Art by John Bentley Mays,           pages 157-189, bookplate page 188
A Leap in the Dark; AIDS & Contemporary Cultures edited by Allan Klusacek and Ken Morrison,
          Véhicule Press (Artextes Editions), Montréal, 1992; Still Searching by John Greyson, page 88
Fluid Exchanges: Artist & Critics in the AIDS Crisis edited by James Miller, 1990, University of Toronto Press, "The Soul is the Prison of the Body": Fabo on Foucault by David White, pages 65-88,
           bookplates # 25-37
Splitting Images; Contemporary Canadian Irony, Linda Hutcheon, 1991, Oxford University Press, Toronto, Contemporary Canadian Art by David Burnett & Marylin Schiff Hurtig Publishers, Edmonton,
           1983, pages 285-286


refigured histories;remembered pasts 1997, Galerie du Centre des arts Saidye Bronfman,
           text by Robert W.G. Lee, curator
Andy Fabo & Micah Lexier, 1993, Canada House, London, England;
           texts by Carolyn Bell and Emmanuel Cooper, curated by Michael Regan
Andy Fabo-Diagnosis, 1990, Rosemont Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan,
           text by Eileen Egerton Lampard , introduction by curator Karen Schoonover
Toronto Painting, 1984, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, text by David Burnett, curator
ChromaZone/Chromatique, 1983, Norman Mackenzie Gallery, Regina Saskatchewan,
           catalogue essay by Rick Rhodes, introduction by Carol A. Phillips, curator and director