The Canadian Art Database
 

   
Katherine Knight

EDUCATION

MFA, University of Victoria, 1984
BFA, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, 1980

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2004       Wind and Water Ottawa Art (catalogue) Ottawa, ON
2002       Navigate, Archive Inc, Toronto, ON
2002       Aerostat, Durham Art Gallery, Durham, ON
2001       Aerostat and Related Works, Michael Gibson Gallery, London, ON
2001       I became unconscious, London Regional Art and Historical Art Gallery. London, ON
2000       Aerostat, Photo Passage, Harbourfront, Toronto, ON
1999       Aerostat, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, ON
1997       I became unconscious, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, ON
1996       I became unconscious, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1996       I became unconscious, Gallery TPW, Toronto, ON
1995       I became unconscious, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Al.
1995       Marguerite, Tom Thompson Memorial Art Gallery, Owen Sound, ON
1995       Marguerite, Agnes, Blanche and I Accept ..., Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery
1994       Marguerite, Agnes, Blanche and I Accept ..., Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art
1994       Gallery, Corner Brook, NFLD. (catalogue)
1993       Marguerite, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Sask.
1993       Marguerite, Gallery 44, Montréal, QC.
1992       Marguerite, Gallery 101, Ottawa, ON
1991       Reverie, Arts Court Gallery, Ottawa, ON
1989       Reverie, Simon Fraser University Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2005       Collecting 101, Michael Gibson Gallery, London, ON
2004       The Bigger Picture: Portraits from Ottawa, Ottawa Art Gallery
2004       Face to Face, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC
2003       Evoking Place, CMCP Travelling Exhibition, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, ON
2003       The Bigger Picture: Portraits from Ottawa, Ottawa Art Gallery
2003       Dig/Dug, Koffler Gallery, North York
2002       Works from the Permanent Collection, Museum London, London, ON
2002       Water...come to the edge, Art Gallery of Mississauga, ON
2002       Glo, Archive Inc, Toronto, ON
2002       Water and Stone, Lee Ka-Sing Gallery, Toronto, ON
2002       DocuLomo, Gallery Toronto Photographers Workshop, Toronto ON
2002       Songs from the Waterfront, York Quay Gallery, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON
2002       Evoking Place, CMCP travelling exhibition, McMaster Art Gallery, Hamilton, ON
2001       Glo, Archive Gallery, Toronto, ON
2001       Les Intrus, Mois de Photo, Montreal, Qc
2001       Argument, S.P.I.N., Toronto, ON Evoking Place, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography,               Ottawa, ON
2000       Arts2000, Stratford Art Gallery, Stratford, ON
2000       In Camera , Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery, Owen Sound, ON
1999       Fatherlands, Gallery 44, Toronto, ON
1999       Culture Slash Nation, Definitely Superior, Thunder Bay, ON
1997       Culture Slash Nation, Toronto Photographers Workshop, Toronto, ON
1995       Storyland: Narrative Vision and Social Space, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, AL
1993       Utopia: Islands, Rodman Hall, St. Catherines, ON
1991       Katherine Knight and Jean-Yves Vigneau, Arts Court Gallery, Ottawa, ON
1989       Works on Paper, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver, BC
1988       Inaugural Exhibition, Gallery T.O.O., Vancouver, BC
1986       Broken Muse, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
1986       Wordworks, 911 Gallery, Seattle, Washington, USA

HONOURS AND AWARDS

2000       The Duke and Duchess of York Award in Photography
2000       Canada Council Mid Career Grant
1996       Canada Council B Grant
1995       Toronto Art Council Writer's Grant
1994       Canada Council Project Grant
1993       Canada Council B Grant
1992       Canada Council Project Grant
1991       Ontario Arts Council Grant
1991       Regional Municipality of Ottawa Carleton Senior Artist Award
1986       Canada Council B Grant
1985       Canada Council Project Grant
1978       Canada Council Project Grant

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2000-now  Associate Professor, Visual Arts, York University
1996-2000 Dean, Faculty of Art, Ontario College of Art and Design
1994        Sessional Instructor, Georgian College
1994        Sessional Instructor, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
1993        Sessional Instructor, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
1982-84   Teaching Assistant, Department of Visual Art, University of Victoria

INVITATIONAL ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

2001 Artist in Residence, United Media Arts, Durham, ON
2001 Artist in Residence, Centre Nord-Est, St. Jean Port Joli, QUE: invited to participate in,
2001 "Les Intrus" a two part landscape research project combining an on site residency and outdoor installation
1995 Guest Artist, Open Studio, Toronto: Selected as Artist in residence to produce a print project.
1995 Guest Artist, Banff Centre for the Arts
1992 Guest Artist, Banff Centre for the Arts

EXHIBITIONS

1984        Spanning Niagara: The International Bridges 1848-1962 Buscaglia-Castellani Art Gallery
               of Niagara University Niagara Falls, New York
1984        Spanning Niagara: The International Bridges 1848-1962 National Museum of American
               History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
1985        Spanning Niagara: The International Bridges 1848-1962 Rodman Hall Arts Centre, St. Catharines, ON
1996        Remembering Ralph Greenhill National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

GUEST CURATOR

1965        Art of Early Photography National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
1976        The Camera as Engineer's Witness National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
1979        Documentary Photography in Canada 1850-1920 National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

LECTURES AND PANELS

2002       Moderator, Photo Conservation Practices -Practical tips for artists and collectors, AGO
              in conjunction with Contact 02
2001       Artist Lecture, Tom Thompson Memorial Art Gallery, Owen Sound, ON; Arctic College, Iqualit,
              Nuvat; Lecture, Printmaking Program
1996       Writing the Disaster: Narratives and "I became unconscious", Katherine Knight and
              Carol Laing, Toronto Photographers Workshop, Toronto, ON
1995       Artist Lecture, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, AL; Banff Centre for the Arts, AL;

              University of Guelph, Guelph, ON; University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AL
1994       Guest Artist Lecture Open Studio, Toronto, ON. 1993 Artist Lecture, Nova Scotia College of Art and               Design; Dunlop Art Gallery, Rodman Hall, St. Catharines, ON
1992       Artist Lecture, Sheridan College, Oakville, ON; Georgian College, Barrie, ON;
              Gallery 101, Ottawa, ON

MEMBERSHIPS

Member, Selection Committee, Gallery 44, 2002-
Member, Toronto Public Art Commission, 1997-
Canadian Artists Representation Ontario, 1991-
Board Member, Canadian Artists Representation, 1992-94

PUBLIC AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

Banff Centre for the Arts
The Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, ON
Department of Foreign Affairs, Canada
Fleur Magazine
McMaster University Art Gallery
Mississauga Art Gallery
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Museum/London
NestlÚ Corporation, Toronto, ON
Simon Fraser Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC
Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC
Tom Thompson Art Gallery, Owen Sound, ON

PUBLICATIONS

Wind and Water, Ottawa Art Gallery (catalogue), 2004
American Photography Annual, #17, 2001
Malahat Review (cover), #136, 2001
CV magazine, #36, 1997
Robert Frank, Thank You, Scalo Zurich, 1996

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Beattie, Grey, "Marguerite," The Leader Post, 26 July 1993
Clay, Allyson, Trigger: Katherine Knight, Sandra Meigs and Colette Urban (catalogue), Vancouver: Contemporary Art Gallery, 1991
Dault, Gary Michael, "Quietly transformative studies of stone and water," The Globe and Mail, Dec 14, 2002, R11
Gragg, Randy, "Well Shaped Words," The Weekly, 27 August 1986
Hakim, Mona and Michel, Franck. "Les Intrus," Le Mois de Photo, Le Pouvoir de L'Image/The Power of the Image (catalogue)
Keziere, Russell, "Katherine Knight," C Magazine, Fall 1993, #39, pgs. 70-71
Knight, Derek, Utopia: Islands (catalogue), St. Catherine's: Rodman Hall, 1993
Lacey, Liam, "Clouds of Contemplation," The Globe and Mail, 9 February 1989
Laing, Carol, "Five Strands in Order to Stop Time," I became unconscious (catalogue), Southern Alberta Art Gallery, 1996
Musiol, Marie-Jeanne, "Histories Croisees," Vie des Arts, no. 147, Summer 1992, pgs. 65-77
October Show Collective, The October Show (catalogue), Vancouver, 1985
Pakasaar, Helga and Wallace, Keith, Broken Muse (catalogue), Vancouver: Vancouver Art Gallery, 1987
Pollack, Jill, "Sculpture Talks," The Courier, 1988
Renaud, Jean-Franšois, Katherine Knight and Jean Yves Vigneau (catalogue), Ottawa: Ottawa Art Gallery, 1991
Sourkes, Cheryl, "Natural Force," Wind and Water, Ottawa Art Gallery (catalogue), 2004
Talve, Merike, Katherine Knight and Laura Vickerson (catalogue), Surrey: Surrey Art Gallery, 1991
___________, "Trigger," Vanguard, vol. 16 #4, Sept./Oct. 1987
Young, Jane, "Broken Muse," C Magazine, vol. 13, March 1987, pgs. 75-77
Wallace, Keith, Fresh Air (brochure), Kamloops: Kamloops Art Gallery, 1991