The Canadian Art Database

Shelagh Keeley


1977         BFA York University, Toronto, Ontario


2006         Ram Foundation, Rotterdam
2005         Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto
2005         Galerie Annette de Keyser, Antwerp
2005         Jindal steel factory, permanent site-specific installation, Mumbai, India
2004         Nature Morte Gallery, New Delhi, India
2003         Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto
2002         Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto
2001         Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University, New Brunswick
2001         Museum Library, Brooklyn Museum, New York
2000         Fragrance de Tendresse, The Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto
1999         Cencebaugh Contemporary, N.Y.C
1999         Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
1999         Axe Neo-7, Hull, Quebec
1998         Creslet Centre d’Art, Vaison La Romaine, France
1998         Art Book, Amsterdam
1998         David Jones Gallery, (collaboration with fashion designer Collette Dinnigan), Sydney & Adelaide, Australia
1997         Printed Matter, New York
1997         Galerie Annette de Keyser, Antwerp
1996         Centre d’Arts Plastiques de Saint-Fons, on-site installation, Lyon, France
1995         Indianapolis Museum of Art, on-site installation, Indianapolis, Indiana
1995         RAM Galerie, Rotterdam
1995-97    Galerie Aline Vidal, Paris
1994         Galerie Sous-Sol, Paris
1994         Centre d’Art Herblay, France
1994         John Gibson Gallery, New York
1994         Costin and Klintworth Gallery, Toronto
1993         James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles
1993         Galerie Lallouz-Watterson, Montreal
1993         Exit Art, New York
1992         The Contemporary Museum, on-site installation, Honolulu
1992         Axe Neo-7, Hull, Quebec
1992         Costin and Klintworth Gallery, Toronto
1991         Nexus Contemporary Art Center, on-site installation, Atlanta
1991         Granary Books, New York
1991         De Fabriek, Eindhoven
1990         Art Metropole, Toronto
1990         Costin and Klintworth Gallery, Toronto
1990         Mattress Factory, Pittsburg (installation)
1989         49th Parallel, New York (installation
1989         SF Camerawork, San Francisco
1989-88    Sagacho Exhibit Space, Tokyo
1989         101 Studio d'Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy
1989         Centro Culturale Canadese, Rome, Italy
1989         Franklin Furnace, New York
1989-87    Tomoko Ligouri Gallery, New York
1988         Grünwald Gallery, Toronto (1986/1984/1982)
1986         Presentation House Gallery, on-site installation, Vancouver
1986         Gallery White Art, Tokyo, Japan
1984         Embassy Cultural House, permanent installation, London, Canada


2006         Too Much Bliss: Twenty Years of Granary Books, Smith College Museum of Art, Mass.
2006         Permanent Collection, MOCCA, Toronto
2005         Material Devotion, Jaipur Heritage International Festival, on-site installation, Jaipur, India
2003         For the Record - Drawing Contemporary Life, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2003         Publishing Granary's Books: A Conversation in the Margins, Department of Special Collections, UCLA, San Diego,                 La Jolla, California
2002         The 25th Anniversary Selections Exhibition, The Drawing Center, NY
2002         Artist Books, Kohler Art Library, Special Collections, University of Wisconsin, Madison
2001         Kohler Arts Center, Blurry Lines, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
2000         Face à L'autre, FRAC Haute-Normandie, Rouen, France
2000         The End: An Independent Vision of Contemporary Culture, Exit Art, NY
2000         Sight / Insight: Visual Commentaries on the Physical World. The New York Public Library, NY
2000         End Papers 1890 - 1900 and 1990-2000, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
1999         Drawings, Annette de Keyser Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
1998         Raw Ideas, Large Scale Drawings, John Gibson Gallery, NY
1998         Jeux de Genres, Les Musees de la Ville de Paris, L'Espace Electra, Paris, France
1998         Interiors, Galerie Aline Vidal, Paris, France
1998         Five Years Together, Galerie Annette de Keyser, Antwerp, Belgium
1998         Books by Artists, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
1998         Process, Documentation and Fragments from the Mattress Factory's Archives, Pittsburgh
1997         The Pleasure of Reading, John Gibson Gallery, NY
1997         Mother Nature, John Gibson Gallery, NY
1996         Vital Signs, Part III, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
1996         Voyeurs Delight, Franklin Furnace, NY
1996         Odd Bodies, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
1995         Het VAAS, RAM Galerie, Rotterdam
1995         Chroniques New Yorkaises, Agnès B, NY
1993         Return of the Cadavre Exquis, The Drawing Center, NY
1993         Nineties, John Gibson Gallery, NY
1993         Chambres d'Hotel, on-site installation, Quebec City
1993         RAM Gallery, Rotterdam
1992-94    Drawn in the nineties, Independent Curators, Inc., travelling exhibition, NY
1992         Mostra da X Gravura, Museu da Gravura Cidad de Curitiba, Curitiba, Brazil
1992         Natural Science, John Gibson Gallery, NY
1992         La Fabbrica di Seta, on-site installation, Arezzo, Italy
1992         From the Intimacy of the Page, The Power Plant, Toronto
1991         Encounters with Diversity, P.S.1 Museum, NY
1991         Milanopoesia, Spazio Ansaldo, Milan, Italy
1991         Physical Relief, Hunter College Art Gallery, NY
1991         Contemporary Works from the Permanent Collection, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
1991         Helen Chadwick and Shelagh Keeley, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alta
1989         If You Lived Here:The City in Art, Theory and Social Activism, a project by Martha Rosler, DIA Art Foundation, NY
1989         Perugia Video and Film Festival, Perugia, Italy
1989         Lines of Vision, Blum Helman Warehouse, NY
1988         Flaneur, collaboration with Goro Namerikawa (Sankai Juku), Sagacho Exhibition Space, Tokyo, Japan
1987         Infermental 6, Berlin Film Festival, Berlin, Germany
1987         Immigrants and Refugees/Heroes or Villains, Exit Art, NY
1987         Selections 36, The Drawing Center, NY
1986         Dream Island/Nature Morta, Miyagi Museum, Sendai, Japan
1986         Selections, curated by Valerie Smith, Artist's Space, NY


2002         Triangle Artists Workshop, NY
2002         Artist in Residence, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
1995         Nexus Press Olympic Book Residency, Atlanta (representing North America)
1991         Pyramid Atlanta (mid-Atlantic grant), Washington, DC
1990         Lower East Side Printshop (special editions program), NY
1989         Edward Albee Fellowship
1989         Japan/Canada Award
Ontario Arts Council
Canada Council
Pollock Krasner Foundation


Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Artotheque, Centre d'Arts Plastiques, Lyons, France
Bibliotheques Nationale de France, Paris, France
The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa
The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii
Department de Seine Saint-Denis, France
Department of External Affairs, Ottawa
Edward Albee Foundation, NY
The Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities, Santa Monica, CA
Hart House, University of Toronto, Toronto
The Houghton Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass
Les Musés de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
The Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Museum of Modern Art, NYC
Musée d'Art Contemporain, Montreal
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
New York Public Library, Spencer Collection, NYC
The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh
The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto
The Progressive Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio
Refco Corporation, Chicago
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
Stanford University, The Green Library, Department of Special Collections, CA
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Sydney Lewis Collection, Virginia
University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
University Art Museum, University of Iowa, Iowa
University of New Mexico, Santa Fe
University of Toronto, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, Toronto
Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis, Minn.
Yale University Art Gallery, Conn.
Yale University, Beinecke Rare Books & Manuscript Library, Conn.