The Canadian Art Database
 

   
Miklos Legrady
310 Bathurst st.
Toronto ON.
M5T 2S3
647-292-1846
email:legrady@sympatico.ca
web: www.mikloslegrady.com

EDUCATION

1985          Master of Fine Arts, Photography and Media Studies, Concordia University, Montreal
1978          Bachelor of Science, Photography, Visual Studies Workshop / S.U.N.Y., Rochester, N.Y. / Purchase N.Y.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014          Click "Share" If  You Like, Roadside Attraction, Toronto, ON.
2010          Harcourt House, ARC, Edmonton, AB
2009          Paul Petro Special Projects, Toronto, ON
2008          Centennial College/Centre for Creative Communication, Toronto, ON
2008          Centennial College/Wallace Studio, Toronto, ON
2008          Durham Art Gallery, Durham, ON
2007          White Water Gallery, North Bay, ON
2007          Street interventions, Toronto, ON
2003          Loop Gallery, Toronto, ON
2002          Loop Gallery, Toronto, ON
2001          Cameron Public House, Toronto, ON
1997          Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany.
1996          K.O.A.P., gallery, New York, N.Y.
1995          The Limelight, New York, N.Y.
1994          Gas Station, New York, N.Y.
1994          Collective Unconscious, New York, N.Y.
1993          Gargoyle Mechanique Laboratory, New York, N.Y.
1993          Educational Alliance, New York, N.Y.
1991          Galerie Séquence, Chicoutimi, Qc.
1991          Artspace, Peterborough, ON
1991          Floating Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
1987          Focus Gallery,  Montréal, Qc.
1987          Vu Gallery, Québec, Québec.
1986          Photographers’ Union, Hamilton,
1985          Latitude  53 Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta.
1985          Garnet  Press, Toronto ON.
1985          Center Eye Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
1985          The National Arts Centre, Ottawa, ON.
1984          Optica Gallery, Montreal, Québec.
1984          Saw Gallery, Ottawa, ON.


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013           The In-Tension, epitelesis - Performance Art Foundation,
                 Athens Photography Festival 2013, Beton 7 Arts Gallery, Athens, Greece.
2013           Darkness at the Edge, curated by Thom Sokoloski, Propeller Gallery, Toronto ON
2013           Akimbo Art Promotions Toronto, ON
2013           Narrow and Wide, Scotiabank CONTACT 2013, IX Gallery, Toronto ON
2013           ARTIFACTS performance group, Feminist Art Conference, Toronto, ON
2012           ARTIFACTS performance group, Pentimenti, Gallery 1313, Toronto, ON
2012           ARTIFACTS performance group, Individual Points of Fiction, A Space, Toronto, ON
2012           Timeraiser, Framework Foundation, Ottawa ON
2012           Timeraiser, Framework Foundation, Edmonton  AB
2012           ArtToronto.ca fundraiser, Fran Hill Gallery, Toronto, ON
2012           Contacting Toronto, CONTACT Photo Festival, TTC subway platform screens, Toronto, ON
2012           Dreamworld Color, CONTACT Photo Festival, Junction Dundas West, Toronto, ON
2012           Artist's Book of the Moment, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, ON
2012           An Artists' Affair, Artists' Health Centre Foundation fundraising gala, Carlu, Toronto, ON
2012           Bank On Art, Artworks displayed on ATM machines, curated by Kelly McCray, Toronto, O
2012           Big Art Book digital anthology, Doris McCarthy Gallery, University of Toronto Scarborough, ON
2011           Timeless, curated by Moses Znaimer, Direct Energy Centre, CNE, and Twist Gallery, Toronto, ON
2011           Spin 7, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX
2011           Renewal, Courvoisier Collective, Toronto ON
2011           Passages, Art Gallery of Peel, Peel, ON
2011           Public bench Project, Liberty Village, Toronto, ON
2011           With Us At Every Age, CONTACT Photography Festival, I.M.A. Gallery, Ryerson U., Toronto, ON
2010           Gallery Artists, Moos Gallery, Toronto, ON
2010           Colliers, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
2010           Nuit Blanche, Evil Ducky and The Fountain of Doom, Moos Gallery/Milagio Rest., Toronto, ON
2010           (And) We All Fall Down: Cautionary Tales, 2-person show, Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby, ON
2010           Exposed: The Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON
2010           SNAP - AIDS committee, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, ON
2010           The Kingston Prize 2009, Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Waddington’s Auction House,
                 Toronto, ON, Acadian University Art Gallery, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Grand Theatre, Kingston, ON
2009           Area Artist Show, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, N.Y.
2008           Evil Ducky, Toronto School of Art, Toronto, ON
2008           Evil Ducky, Durham Gallery, Silent Auction, Durham, ON
2008           Timeraiser, Framework Fundation, Vancouver, BC
2008           Whodunit? Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto, ON
2008           No Bad Art 2008, Nuit Blanche, 401 Richmond, Art In The Hall, Toronto, ON
2008           Blink, CONTACT Photography Festival, Evil Ducky, Centennial College/Wallace Studios, Toronto, ON
2007           The Artworld Eats Its Own, with Artcrime: Ulysses Castellanos, sheetalina, Aliyyah Fazil,
                 Miklos Legrady. Alter Toronto, Gallery 1313, Toronto, ON
2007           Public bench Project, Liberty Village, Toronto, ON
2007           No Bad Art 2007, Nuit Blanche, Dyan Marie Projects, Bloor Nightlight, Toronto ON
2007           Snap to Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA
2007           The Kingston Prize, Honourable Mention, Canadian Portraiture - Painting competition, Kingston, ON
2007           PROPAGANDA III, (touring) START SOMA gallery, San Fransisco, CA
2007           12 ON 12, CCCA benefit, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON
2006           Photorama, TPW / Toronto Photography Workshop, Toronto, ON
2006           Paint Jam, Dyan Marie Projects, Toronto, ON
2006           Public bench Project, Liberty Village, Toronto, ON
2006           Nike/OCAD Benefit, Joga Bonito, Queen st. west, Toronto ON
2006           Toronto Art Expo, Toronto School of Art, Metro Convention Centre - Toronto ON.
2005           Ability, Steamwhistle Gallery, Toronto ON.
2005           Dexteritas , The Cryptic Canvas, Distillery District, Toronto, ON
2005           Queen west Art Scum Garage Sale, MOCCA,
                 Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto ON.
2005           5th Anniversary Group Show, Loop Gallery, Toronto, ON
2004           Slowtime?........ Cinematheque by Agricola de Cologne,
                 Le-musée Divisioniste Cologne, Germany
2003           Fanny Larouche Artspace, Toronto, ON.
2003           Artists Legal Advice Services (ALAS), Toronto, ON.
2003           December Group show, Loop Gallery, Toronto, ON.
2003           Works on Paper, Loop Gallery, Toronto, ON.
2002           L’academie Amiens, Amiens, France.
2003           Le Médiathèque du Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, QC.
2001           A Kodak Moment. Publikation Uden Navn. København Denmark
2001           Taking On Colour Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, ON
2001           Cultural Resistance, Studio Cleo, London,UK..
2001           Artcrimes, ARCO-EL MUNDO Net-Art, Madrid, Spain.
2001           ArtCrimes, Wigged.net. April - May 2001, New York, N.Y
2001           Holokaust, Art of / Art Against Torture and Execution
                  The Kaliningrad Branch of the National Center for Contemporary Art, Kaliningrad Russia,
2000           Holokaust, INFOS 2000 "net.art" Ljubljana, Slovenia.
2000           Holokaust, Rhizome Artbase, an online documentation and preservation archive for Internet art
                 http://www.rhizome.org/artbase New York, N.Y.
2000           ArtCrimes, Art on the Net 2000.
                 http://art.by.arena.ne.jp/mcmogatk/ Machida, Japan.
1999           Kosovo War, An Internet Project. Postmasters Gallery, New York, N. Y.
1998           Internet Kovek, Magyar Kulturahaz, Budapest, Hungary
1998           Internet Galaxy, Iparmuveszti Museum, Budapest, Hungary
                  Fluxus, Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
1997           Theatre of Objects, Yukon Arts Center, Whitehorse, Yukon
1997           Theatre of Objects Michigan State U., East Lansing. M.I
1996           The Tunnel, New York, N.Y.
1996           KOAP Gallery, New York, N.Y.
1995           Pseudo Inc., Prodigy Internet. New York, N.Y.
1993-1994    Le Réel et ces Simulacres, touring Canada.
1993           Artists in Residence, Interference Hologram Gallery, Toronto, ON
1992           Beau, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa ,ON
1991           Theatre of Objects, Exxon Cntr. Calgary, Alberta.
1991           Theatre of Objects, Musée de la Civilisation, touring Québec.
1991           Le Réel et ces Simulacres, Espace Contretype, Bruxelle, Belgique.
1991           Le Réel et ces Simulacres, St. Elmo, France.
1990           Optica Gallery, Montreal, Québ.
1989           Mirabile Visu (Faire Image), Musée de la Civilisation, Québec, Qué.
1989           Power Plays, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland.
1989           Power Plays, Canada House, London and tour of England.
1989           Foto Fest, Houston, Texas.
1988           Foto Fest, Houston, Texas.
1985           Garnet Press, Toronto, ON
1983           Latitudes & Parallels, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Man.
1978           Hansen Gallery, New York, N.Y.
1978           Optica Gallery, Montreal, Que.
1978           Open Studio, Victoria, B.C.
1977           National Film Board, Stills Photography Gallery, Ottawa, ON
1976           George Legrady / Miklos Legrady, A Space, Toronto, ON
1975           Chair Show, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
1975           Exposure, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

COLLECTIONS

Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa,Ontario
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, ON.
Fringe Research Holographics, Toronto, ON.
Nikon Canada Ltd., Montreal, Ontario
Ontario Arts Council, Toronto, ON.
Polaroid Corp., Boston, Massachusetts
University of Ottawa, ON.
Ryerson Polytechnial Institute, Toronto, ON.
Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
The Anonymous Art Awards, Rhizome Artbase, New York, N.Y.
A Kodak Moment, Rhizome Artbase, New York, N.Y.
Holokaust, Rhizome Artbase, New York, N.Y.
Center for the Study of Political Graphics, Los Angeles, CA.
Private collections

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2006-2012   Nuit Blanche Documentation website; web design/production,
                including video/photography documentation,
                for the City of Toronto and the Canadian Art Database, www.ccca.ca, Toronto, ON
2005-2012   Digital Art Instructor, Toronto School of Art.
2011          Short listed to paint the commissioned portrait of the Speaker of the House of Commons.
2001-2011   Art director, web designer, the Canadian Art Database, www.ccca.ca, Toronto, ON
2002-2009   Performance photography for FADO, Toronto performance series
2008          OAAG, videography for Art Institutions and the Feminist Dialectic, Toronto, ON
2002          7a*11d International Festival of Performance Art, October 31 - November 10, 2002
                 http://www.imageandtext.org.nz/bruce_work_scraping.html
2001          Roma Cszernysz @ Caffeine. Lola shotgun review. December
2001          Researcher, Sheridan College, Knowledge Transformation Environment, Oakville, ON
1999          CD-ROM production, Feature Films History series, Hungarian Film Institute, Budapest
1998          Visiting Professor, Internet Design, Fine Arts Academie. Budapest, Hungary.
1998          Narrative in Stalinist Newsreels of the 1950's: an Internet and CD-ROM project
                conceived by George Legrady, produced in association with George Legrady and
                Varga Ballas; produced in conjunction with the Hungarian Film Institute, Budapest,
                and the C3 Soros Foundation, Budapest
1997          CD ROM production, George Legrady's From Analog to Digital / Schloss Solitude.
                Stuttgart, Germany  http://www.fondation-langlois.org/legrady/
1995          Internship, Artists Space, New York
1994          Collective Unconscious Spoken Word, Columbia University Poetry, WKCR-FM
1994          Co-founder and associate director, the Collective Unconscious, New York
1994          Bosch Food Chain: performance artist and assistant director in a work by Dan Green,
                The Mustard Factory, Brooklyn, New York
1993          Associate director, Gargoyle Mechanique Laboratory. New York
1993          Jury for A.I.R., Fringe Research Holographics, Toronto, ON
1992          Special effects images, Oneira Films International, Beverly Hills, California
1992          Artist-in-residence, Polaroid Corp. Studio, New York.
1992          Artist-in-residence, Fringe Research Holographics, Toronto, ON
1991          Cultural representative, Québec/ Belgium Commission.
1991          “Critique of Contemporary Art”: 3 lectures at Artspace, Peterborough, ON
1990          Administration staff, Optica Gallery, Montreal
1987          “On The Creative Unconscious”: lecture at Vu Gallery,] Quebec City
1985          Computer animation at Colorization , Toronto, ON
1981          Researcher, McCord Museum Photographic Archives, Montreal
1980          Photography instructor, Dawson College, Montreal
1979          Graphic production, CBC French Language News, Toronto, ON
1977          Columnist, Afterimage, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, New York
1975          Researcher, W5 News, C.T.V., Toronto
1973          Photo-documentary project of the James Bay Cree Culture. O.F.Y. grant

GRANTS AND AWARDS

Ontario Arts Council grants, 1974, 1976, 1980, 1985
Canada Council Art grants, 1977-78, 1984-85
Canada Council Project Cost grants, 1975, 1981, 1983, 1985
Canada Council Travel grant 1991
Ministère des Affaires Culturelles (Québec), 1990

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Note: an asterisk [*] after an entry indicates an exhibition catalogue.

The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds, 180 magazine, 2007
Evil Ducky and The Fountain of Doom, Agency Magazine, Vancouver, BC. 2007
Evil Ducky and The Fountain of Doom, Grimm Magazine, Kitchener, ON. 2007

Beau. Ottawa: Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, 1992.*
Blackflash (Saskatoon) (1989).
Gosselin, Gaétan. “The question of politics in current Québec photography.”
Latitudes and Parallels. Winnipeg: Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1983.*
Miles, Geoff. “Miklos Legrady at Garnet Press.” Vanguard (Vancouver) (1985).
Mirabile Visu. Hull, Quebec: Musée de la Civilisation, 1990.*
“New Works: Artists’ Supplement.” C Magazine (Toronto), no. 7 (1985).
“Obsessive Love.” Cedar Tavern issue. Unbearables Magazine (New York), no. 2 (1995).
Power Plays. Edinburgh: Stills Gallery, 1989.*
Souvenir-Écran. Quebec: Vu Gallery, 1994.*
Chair Show. Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 1975.*
Exposure. Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 1975.*