The Canadian Art Database

Ernestine Tahedl RCA, OSA


Edmonton       The Agnes Bugera Gallery
Montreal         The Shayne Gallery
Oregon, USA   Silver Heron Art Gallery
Vancouver      Granville Fine Art
Toronto          Trias Gallery
Toronto          Gallery 133
Toronto          Canadian Fine Art
Toronto          Art Rental and Sales Gallery, Art Gallery of Ontario
Toronto          several art consultants


John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto
Chair of Management Committee, a volunteer committee that oversees as an independent organization, the John B. Aird Gallery at Queen's Park. It has a mandate to create awareness and exhibits of artworks by contemporary professional artists and artist societies in Ontario. The gallery was originally founded by the Ontario Ministry of Intergovernmental Affairs in collaboration with six visual arts organizations but is independent of the original sponsors

President, Board of Directors, John B. Aird Gallery. The Board has established registration as a Charitable Organization to enhance funding for programs.

Georgian College, Barrie, Ontario
Member, Art Fundamentals Advisory Committee for curriculum development.

Varley Art Gallery of Markham, Ontario
Member, Board of Directors of the Varley-McKay Art Foundation of Markham; member of the Arts Committee since 2008.


2012         The Nieder Österreichische Documentations Zentrum für Moderne Kunst, St. Poelten, Austria; Zagreb, Modererna
                Galerija, Croatia
2011         Agnes Bugera Gallery, Passages, Edmonton; John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto
2009         Sari Paintings, Agnes Bugera Gallery, Edmonton; John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto
2008         Universal Imagination, Samuel J. Zacks Gallery of Stong College, York University, North York, Ontario
1998         State Street Gallery, Sarasota, Florida, U.S.A.
1998         Four Canadians: Helen Lucas, Tom Miller, Louis DeNiverville, Ernestine Tahedl
1998         The Bugera/Kmet Galleries, Edmonton
1997         Two Visions, Helen Lucas and Ernestine Tahedl, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto
1996         The Bugera/Kmet Galleries, Edmonton
1995         Robert Langen Gallery
1995         Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo
1994         The Bugera/Kmet Galleries, Edmonton
1994         Galerie L´Autre Equivoque, Ottawa
1993         Wallace Galleries Ltd., Calgary
1993         Schieder and Associates Gallery Ltd., Toronto
1992         Schieder and Associates Gallery Ltd., Toronto
1991         Gallery on Whyte, Edmonton
1990         Gallery Quan-Schieder, Toronto
1989         Wallace Gallery, Calgary
1988         Gallery Quan-Schieder, Toronto
1987         The Shayne Gallery, Montreal
1987         Gallery Quan-Schieder, Toronto
1986         J. Arends Gallery, Edmonton
1986         Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford
1986         Gallery Quan, Toronto
1985         J. Arends Gallery, Edmonton
1984         Gallery Quan, Toronto
1983         La Collection Tudor, Montreal
1983         J. Arends Gallery, Edmonton
1983         Maison Louis-H. Lafontaine, Boucherville, Quebec
1982         Lefebvre Galleries, Edmonton
1982         McDowell Gallery, Toronto
1980         The Shayne Gallery, Montreal
1980         Lefebvre Galleries, Edmonton
1979         Vered International Art Gallery, East Hampton, New York
1978         McDowell Gallery, Toronto
1978         Centre culturel de Pointe Claire Stewart Hall
1978         Galerie d´art Manoir Rouville-Cambell, Mont St-Hilaire
1977         Gallery 93, Ottawa
1977         Lefebvre Gallery, Edmonton
1977         Goethe-Institut, Montreal
1976         Sisler Gallery, Toronto
1976         Galerie les deux B, St. Antoine sur Richelieu, Quebec
1974         Gallery 93, Ottawa
1974         Ecole de Beaux-Arts, Montpellier, France
1974         Cultural Center of Lower Austria
1973         Downstairs Gallery, Edmonton
1973         Galerie les deux B, St. Antoine sur Richelieu, Quebec
1972         Gallery 93, Ottawa
1972         Galerie les deux B, St. Antoine sur Richelieu
1971         Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria

Stained Glass
1980         Shayne Gallery, Montreal
1980         Lefebvre Galleries, Edmonton
1968         Canadian Guild of Crafts, Montreal


2011-12    Group exhibition, partners: a collaboration, a touring exhibition of collaborative artwork produced by pairs of emerging
                and experienced artists, through an educational partnership between the Ontario Society of Artists, the Woodstock Art
                Gallery, The University of Western Ontario and Fanshawe College, London Campus; Woodstock Art Gallery, Woodstock,
                The Japanese Paper Place Gallery, Toronto, Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora, Ont., John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ont.
2008         Hubert Gallery, New York
1998         Open Juried Show, Ontario Society of Artists, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto
1998         Earth Works, Royal Canadian Academy Members Show, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto
1997         Juried Travelling Show, Ontario Society of Artists, Ontario
1997         Opened Juried Show, Ontario Society of Artists, Art Gallery of Mississauga
1988         Stewart Hall Animators: Past - Present, Pointe-Claire, Quebec.
1988         Art Expressions - Juried Travelling Show Ontario Society of Artists
1988         Impression - Expression, Arts Center, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario
1987         Academician Printmakers RCA, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto
1987         Hanga Annual ´87, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan.
1987         Opening Show Academy House RCA, Toronto.
1987         3rd International Biennal Print Exhibition, 1987 ROC, Taipei, Taiwan.
1986         Hanga Annual ´86, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan.
1985         The Great Ontario Quilt Event, The Art Gallery at Harbourfront
1985         Artists´ Book Exhibition, City of Brampton Art Gallery,
1985         The Gallery and Library, Cambridge, Ontario, Grimsby Public Art Gallery
1985         Hanga Annual Print Exhibit, Metropolitan Museum of Fine Art, Tokyo, Japan.
1985         Second Cabo Frio International Print Biennel, Brazil
1985         International Biennial Print Exhibit, Taipei, Taiwan.
1985         7 Viewpoints, MacDonald Gallery, Toronto.
1985         Group Print Show, Chong-Quing, Sichuan, The People´s Republic of China.
1983         Rockford InternationalBiennal´83, Rockford, Illinois
1983         Cabo Frio International Print Biennal, Brazil.
1983         15th International Biennal of Graphic Art, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia.
1982         Conseil de la gravure du Quebec, Hong Kong.
1982         Eight Independents Exhibitions of Prints, Kanagawa ´82, Japan.
1981         The 3rd Seoul International Print Biennale, Seoul, Korea.
1980         RCA Centennial Contemporary Exhibition, Toronto.
1980         Les Metiers de l´art, Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, France.
1978         Conseil de la Peinture du Quebec, La Pleiade Gallery, New York.
1977         9th Burnaby Biennal Print Show.
1980-81    Wesleyan International Exhibition of Prints and Drawings, Macon Georgia;
                followed by a travelling show throughout the USA.

Stained Glass
1986         Contemporary Glass Screens, The Koffler Gallery, Toronto
1983         L´Art de la Verrerie, Musee Marsil, St. Lambert, Quebec
1982         Contemporary Canadian Glass, Wells Gallery, Ottawa
1980         Portfolio ´80, Gallery of Stratford, Ontario and tour to Cambridge, Toronto and Edmonton
1978         The Magic of Glass, Harbourfront Art Gallery, Toronto
1967         Centennial Craft Exhibition, Canadian Guild of Crafts, Montreal


Alberta Art Foundation, Edmonton, Alberta
Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario
Bowman Collection, Newmarket, Ontario
Collection External Affaire, Beijing, China
Collection External Affaire, Ottawa, Ontario
Ecole de beaux-arts, Montpellier, France
Goethe Institute, Montreal, Quebec
Government of Alberta
Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery, Japan
Lester Pearson Collection, Ottawa, Ontario
London Regional Art Gallery, Ontario
McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
Musee du Quebec, Quebec
Public Gallery of San Salvador, El Salvador
Public Gallery of the City, Vienna, Austria
Stewart Hall, Cultural Center, Pointe Claire, Quebec

ABN Bank, Toronto, Ontario
Abraham, Berkis and Assoc., Toronto, Ontario
Alberta Energy CoOperation
Alberta Telephone, Calgary, Alberta
Art Collection, L´Hotel, Toronto, Ontario
AT & T Canada Inc., Toronto, Ontario
AVCO Financial, Toronto, Ontario
AXA Insurance (Canada), Toronto, Ontario
Bank of Montreal, Toronto, Ontario
Bell Canada, Toronto, Ontario
Beneficial Canada, Toronto, Ontario
BT Bank of Canada, Toronto, Ontario
Camvec, Mississauga, Ontario
Canadian Pacific, Montreal, Quebec
Canadian Tire, Toronto, Ontario
Cassels Brock Blackwell, Toronto, Ontario
Chaiton and Chaiton, Toronto, Ontario
Chubb Insurance, Toronto, Ontario
CIBC, Toronto, Ontario
Citadel Assurance Inc., Toronto, Ontario
Clarkson Gordon, Toronto, Ontario
Coca-Cola Inc., Toronto, Ontario
Commercial Union Life Assurance, Toronto, Ontario
Cooper and Lybrand Ltd., Toronto, Ontario
CP Terminal 3 (Empress Lounge) Pearson Int. Airport, Toronto, Ontario
Craftwood Productions, Toronto, Ontario
Crown Plaza Hotel, Toronto, Ontario
Einfield and Company, Toronto, Ontario
Environics Research Group Ltd., Toronto, Ontario
Esso Resources, Calgary and Toronto
Fireman Regan, Toronto, Ontario
First Professional Mgmt. Inc., Toronto, Ontario
Gardiner Roberts, Toronto, Ontario
Goldfarb Consultants, Toronto, Ontario
Granite Club, Toronto, Ontario
Gulf Oil Canada, Calgary, Alberta
Harris Trust, Sarasota, Florida
Hiram Walker, Toronto, Ontario
Honda Corporation, Mississauga, Ontario
IIM Ltd., Toronto, Ontario
Imperial Life, Toronto, Ontario
Imperial Oil, Toronto, Ontario
Kraft Canada, Montreal, Ontario
Lancaster Financial, Toronto, Ontario
Laubacher Chemie Werke, Vienna, Austria
Lawson Leasing Ltd., Toronto, Ontario
Lindquist Avey MacDonald and Baskerville, Toronto, Ontario
Longley and Vickar, Toronto, Ontario
M.T. Associates, Toronto, Ontario
MacLean Hunter, Toronto, Ontario
Magna International, Markham, Ontario
ManuLife Real Estate, Toronto, Ontario
Marathon Realty, Toronto, Ontario
Mark Mickleborough Rogers Campbell, Toronto, Ontario
Mazda Canada, Toronto, Ontario
McCarney Greenwood Vottero Accountants, Toronto, Ontario
McKenna Gale Capital Inc., Toronto, Ontario
McKinsey And Company, Toronto, Ontario
Medcan Health Management, Toronto, Ontario
Merck Frosst Canada Inc., Montreal, Quebec
Microsoft, Toronto, Ontario
Midlan Walwyn, Toronto and Mississauga, Ontario
Morrain Atchison and Denman, Toronto, Ontario
National Cash Register, Toronto, Ontario
Nesbitt - Thomson, Calgary, Alberta
Norcount Control, Toronto, Ontario
Pan Canadian Petrolium, Calgary, Alberta
Personal Insurance Company, Toronto, Ontario
Premdor Inc., Toronto, Ontario
Readers Digest, Montreal, Quebec
Renfrew Insurance Brokers, Toronto, Ontario
Robert Wharton, Toronto, Ontario
Royal Bank of Canada, Montreal, Quebec
Royal Insurance, Toronto, Ontario
Sheraton Center, Montreal, Quebec
Somerville Construction, Toronto, Ontario
Teddington Ltd., Toronto, Ontario
Teleglobe Canada, Montreal, Quebec
Thomson Miller, Toronto, Ontario
Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Center
Touche Ross, Ottawa & Toronto, Ontario
Treuhand, Vienna, Austria
Unitel Communications Inc., Toronto & Calgary
Walter Mackenzie Health Science Centre, Edmonton, Alberta
Yam - Aischi Int., Montreal, Quebec
Zurich Life Canada, Toronto, Ontario


1990-94    St. Peter´s Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church, Toronto, Ontario
1989-91    Restoration - Christkoenigs Church, Klagenfurt, Austria
1987         Annunciation of the Lord Church, Gloucester, Ontario
1982         Bibliotheque Municipale de Ville de Varennes, Quebec
1982         Centre d´accueil, St. Bruno, Quebec
1982         Municipal Library, Greenfield Park, Quebec
1981         Residence, Judge et Mme J. Beauregard, Montreal
1971         L´edifice du revenue national, Quebec
1971         Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon
1971         Carefree Lodge, Toronto
1969         First Presbyterian Church, Regina
1968         Sculpture, McGill University Campus
1968         Sculpture, McGill University Campus
1968         Montreal Forum
1968         Carefree Lodge, Toronto
1968         Students Union, University of Alberta
1968         Cross Cancer Clinic Hospital, Edmonton
1967         Le Trianon, Montreal
1967         The Sanctuary, Canadian Pavilion, Expo ´67
1966         Federal Post-Office Terminal, Edmonton
1965         St. Timothy´s Anglican Church, Edmonton
1965         McKernan Baptist Church, Edmonton
1964         Sisters of the Holy Cross Chapel, Edmonton

Limited Editions
Portfolio of etchings "Circle of Energy" published 1981 in collaboration with
Artworld International of Edmonton and Victoria, Canada (48 copies)


Art Societies - Elected Positions
1996-97         President, Ontario Society of Artists
1992-96         Executive, Arts Toronto
1990-98         Board of Trustees, Arts Toronto
1989-91         Chairperson, Exhibition Committee Academy House Gallery, Royal Canadian Academy of Arts
1988-90         Vice-President, Royal Canadian Academy of Arts
1987-89         Vice-President, Ontario Society of Artists
1986-89         Member of Council, Ontario Society of Artists
1980-82         Member of Council, Royal Canadian Academy of Arts

Annual York Region Juried Exhibition, The Fredrick Horsman Varley Art Gallery of Markham
Perspectives Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, 1997/98
Fourth Annual Mississauga Arts Awards, Visual Arts Discipline
Regional Juried Art Exhibition, Thunder Bay Art Gallery
Art Salon 98, The Serbian Heritage Academy of Canada and Singidunum


International Art Info, Japan 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
A History of Art in Alberta 1905-1970, Nancy Townshend, Bayeux Arts, Inc., Calgary, Alberta, 2005, pp.196, 242-4, 257-60
Contemporary Stained Glass Artists, Kate Baden Fuller, ABC Black Publishers Ltd., London, United Kingdom, 2006, p.174.
"The Artist's Life: Ernestine Tahedl", Tickle Scratch Productions film for the Bravo television series - under the direction of Michael Glassbourg in 2007.
"Balancing Reality with Freedom" Ernestine Tahedl, Canada, International Artist, Issue 58, December/January 2008, pp.50-59
Les Vitraux d´Ernestine Tahedl, Claude-Lyse Gagnon, Vie des Arts, hiver 1967-68, pp.63-64
Ernestine Tahedl ou la feerie des couleurs, Lyse Montas, Le Medecin du Quebec, Vol. 6, juin 1980, pp.150-153
Ernestine Tahedl, Allied Arts Catalogue, Vol. 1, Oct. 1966
Allied Arts Medalist - Ernestine Tahedl, Architecture Canada, 7/66, p.212
Art for Buildings, Elizabeth Barr, Canadian Interiors, Vol. 17. Sept./Oct. 1980, pp.21-23
Born again glass, Laird O´Brien, The Review., Vol. 64, 1980, pp.14-21
Portfolio 80, Contemporary Stained Glass, 1980, pp.14-15, by Paul Bennett, Stratford, Ontario
Passionate Spirits - A history of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts 1880-1980, by Rebecca Sisler, Clarke Irwin, Toronto, 1980, pp.275
Who is Who in American Art 1978 - 1997
Who is Who in Canada 1980 - 1997
Printworld 1982 and 1983, Printworld Inc., Bala-Cynwyd, Penn., U.S.A.
Art Actuel au Quebec, par Guy Robert; Iconia, Mont Royal, Quebec 1983, pp.122-123, 170-171, 220-221
Contemporary Stained Glass, a Portfolio of Canadian Work, by Joel Russ and Lou Lynn, Doubleday, Toronto 1985, pp.56-67
Craft Focus 3 - Ontario Crafts Council, Ontario Craft - Summer 1988, p.5
Die Osterreichischen Maler, 20 Jahrhunderts Band 4. S-Z, Dr. Heinrich Fuchs - Wien, Austria, pp.158-165.
Verriers du Quebec, Guy Simard 1989, Editions - Marcel Broquet Inc., Quebec, pp. 111-120.
Stained Glass, Publisher Stained Glass Association of America, Spring 1995, World Edition.
Who’s Who of Canadian Women 1995 - 1997