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Ian Wallace

Born in 1943, in Shoreham, England of Canadian parents.
Canadian resident since 1944.
Now  residing in Vancouver, British Columbia since 1953.



EDUCATION

1968         University of British Columbia, Master of Art History, Vancouver, B.C.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE


1972-98    Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, B.C.
1970-87    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2001         Colin de Land Fine Art, New York, NY, U.S.A.
2001         My Heroes in the Street, Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1999         Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1999         Thomas March Gallery, Valencia, Spain.
1999         Galerie Meert Rihoux, Brussels, Belgium.
1998         Hamburg Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany.
1998         Clayoquot Protest (August 9, 1993) Sprengel Museum, Hannover and the
                Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden, Germany.
1997         Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1997         [new works] Ian wallace: genesta, Genesta, London, England.
1997         Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, QC.
1997         Galerie Fucares, Madrid, Spain.
1997         S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, ON.
1996         The Clayoquot Protest (August 9, 1993), Art Gallery of Windsor, North Vancouver, B.C.
1996         S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, ON.
1996         Galerie Tomas March, Valencia, Spain.
1996         Galerie Dels Angels, Barcelona, Spain.
1995         Sala Robayera, Miengo, Spain.
1995         Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1995         S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, ON.
1995         Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France.
1995         The Clayoquot Protest (August 9, 1993), Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, B.C.
1993         Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France.
1993         Galerie Meert Rihoux, Brussels, Belgium.
1993         Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, B.C.
1993         Galeria Tomas March, Valencia, Spain.
1992         Nicole Klagsbrun, New York, New York, U.S.A.
1992         Galerie Fucares, Madrid, Spain.
1992         Galleria Marco Noire, Turin, Italy.
1991         Galerie Rudiger Schottle, Munich, Germany.
1991         Galleria Sergio Casoli, Milan, Italy.
1991         Cold City, Toronto, ON.
1990         The Idea of the University, University of British Columbia Fine Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1990         Agnes Etherington Art Center, Queens University, Kingston, ON.
1990         Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY, U.S.A.
1990         Galeria Temple, Valencia, Spain.
1990         Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France.
1990         Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California, U.S.A.
1990         Hommage á Mondrian, De Vleeshal, Middleburg, Holland.
1989         Galerie Meert-Rihouz, Brussels, Belgium.
1989         Galerie Johnen & Schottle, Cologne, Germany.
1989         Maison de la Culture, St. Etienne, France.
1989         Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris, France.
1989         Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France.
1989         Cold City Gallery, Toronto, ON.
1988         Ian Wallace: Selected Works 1970-1987, Travelling itinerary;
                Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.  
                49th Parallel, New York, U.S.A.
                Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Sasktchwan.
                Power Plant, Toronto, ON.
                Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Sasktchwan.
                Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
                Cold City Gallery, Toronto, ON. 
                Canadian Cultural Centre, Rome, Italy.
                Or Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1987         Rudiger Schottle Gallery, Munich, Germany.
1986         Cold City Gallery, Toronto, ON.
1984         Or Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1983         Or Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1982         David Bellman Gallery, Toronto, ON.
1980         Optica Gallery, Montreal, QC.
1979         Vancouver Art Gallery, curated by Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker, Vancouver, B.C.
1978         Nova Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1976         Pender Street Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1975         Art Gallery of Ontario, curated by Alvin Balkind and Ronald Nasgaard, Toronto, ON.
1974         University of British Columbia Fine Arts Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2001          An Attack on Literature, Musee d’Art Modern et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland.
2001          Facing History: Portraits from Vancouver,Presentation House Gallery, curated by
                 Karen Love, North Vancouver, B.C.
2001          Alignments, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, ON.
2001          Arquitecturas del silencio,Museo Municipal de Malaga, Malaga, Spain
2001          PHAG, INC., New York, New York , U.S.A.
2000          D'histoire et de folklore de Cassel, Musee d’art, Carrefour Historique, Cassel, France.
2000          Pictures, positions and places, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
2000          Inside/Outside,Galerie Fucares, Madrid, Spain.
2000          Zerynthia, L’Ultimo Disegno del 1999, Rome, Italy.
2000          Accrochage IV, Galerie Meert Rihoux, Brussels, Belgium.
2000          Ni jeunes, ni vieux, mais bons, Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France.
2000          L’Invitation a la ville, Brussels, Belgium.
1999          Recollect,Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1999          In the City,FRAC Haute-Normandie, France.
1999          Esguards Distants, IVAM, Valencia, Spain.
1999          MAMCO, Geneva, Switzerland.
1999          Regionalism Reconstructed, IVAM, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan.
1998          Arquitecturn Racionalista Valenciana, IVAM, Valencia, Spain.
1998          Tell me a story,Le Magasin, Grenoble, France.
1998          Au nom du sport,Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France.
1998          Fast Forward/Archives, Hamburg Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany.
1997          Due West, FRAC Poitou-Charentes, Angouleme, France.
1997          Breve Rencontre, Caisse des Depots Consignations, Paris, France.
1997          L'oeil alerte, FRAC Bretagne, Chateau Giron, France.
1997          Road Movies in a Post Colonial Landscape, Portland Institute of Contemporary Art at The
                 Art Gym at Marylhurst College, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.
1996          Panoramas, La Criee, Centre d'art contemporain, Rennes, France.
1996          The Culture of Nature,Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, B.C.
1996          Mois de la Photo, Couvent des Cordeliers, Paris, France.
1996          C’est arrive pres de chez nous, FRAC Haut-Normandie, France.
1995          A Notion of Conflict, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
1995          Painting in the 90's, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria.
1995          Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, U.S.A.
1995          Milieu of the Order of Representation, S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, ON.
1995          The Sky is the Limit, Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France.
1995          Instants Photographiques,Musee d'Art Contemporaine de Montreal, Montreal, QC.
1995          Third International Photo Triennale, Esslingen, Germany.
1995          La Transparence dans l'art du XXeme siecle, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Le Havre, France.
1995          Artistes/Architectes, Nouveau Musee/Institute d'art contemporaine, Villeurbanne, France
1995          Vancouver 1965-1975: Contexts and Influences, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1995          Fin XXeme, FRAC Poitou-Charentes, Collection, Poitou-Charentes, France.
1995          Morceaux Choisis, Le Magasin, Grenoble, France
1995          David Clarkson, Steven Shearer, Ian Wallace, S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, ON.
1994          Mediatrix, Cold City Gallery, Toronto, ON.
1994          Sortir de Reserve,Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France.
1994          Barbara Bloom, Louise Lawler, Ian Wallace, Galerie Meert Rihoux, Brussels, Belgium.
1994          Marian Penner Bancroft, Christos Dikeakos, Ian Wallace, Catriona Jeffries Gallery,
                 Vancouver, B.C.
1994          Espaces Reveles, FRAC Bretagne, Rennes, France
1994          Espaces (In)Habitables, Ellen Gallery, Montreal, QC.
1993          Under the Paving Stones, Charles H Scott Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1993          Espace de l'Image, FRAC Bretagne, France.
1993          Canada: La Nouvelle Generation, Musee Roche-Sur-Yon,Roche-Sur-Yon, France.
1993          Autour du Livre,Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France.
1992          Cameres Indiscretes, Centre d'Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain,
                 Circulo de Belles Artes, Madrid, Spain.
1991          Recent Acquisitions, FRAC Corte, France.
1991          La revanche de l'image, Galerie Pierre Huber, Geneva, Switzerland.
1991          L'art conceptuel depuis les annees 70, Galerie Rudiger Schottle, Paris, France.
1991          Recent Acquisitions,Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
1991          Rendezvous des Amis,Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France.
1990          Construction in Process,The Artists' Museum, Lodz, Poland.
1990          Jardins de Bagatelle,Tanit Gallery, Munich, Germany.
1990          Publique/Privee,University of Rennes, France.
1989          Cold City Gallery, Toronto, ON.
1989          Canadian Biennal of Contemporary Art, National Gallery of Canada,
                 curated by Diana Nemiroff, Ottawa, ON.
1989          Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Photokunst, Stuttgart, Germany
1989          Photoprospekt 89,Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
1989          Accrochages II, Galerie Meert Rihoux, Brussels, Belgium
1988          The Discursive Field of Recent Photography, Artists Resource Center, Toronto, ON.
                 Curated by Tom Folland.
1988          Camouflage, Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, New York, U.S.A.
1988          Rodney Graham, Robert Kleyn, Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace, Studio Casoli, Rome, Italy.
1988          Cold City Exchange,Or Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1987          Blow Up/Zeitgeschichte, Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, curated by Tilman Osterwold,
                 Touring itinerary through Germany: Stuttgart, Berlin,  Hamburg, Hannover, 
                 Frankfurt,  Lucerne,& Bonn.
1987          Toyama Museum of Modern Art, Toyama Now, Toyama, Japan
1987          Heavenly Embrace, Baskerville and Watson Gallery, New York, New York, U.S.A.
                 Curated by Carole-Ann Klonarides.
1987          Stations, Montreal Center for Contemporary Art, Montreal, QC.
                 curated by Claude Gosselin.
1986          In the Tradition of Photography, Light Gallery, New York, New York, U.S.A.
1986          Vikky Alexander and Ian Wallace, Coberg Gallery, Vancouver, B.C
1986          Making History, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1986          Barbara Ess, Ian Wallace, James Welling, Galerie Johnen and Schottle, Cologne, Germany
1986          Vancouver Now,Walter J. Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta. Touring itinerary:
                 London Regional Art Gallery, London, ON.
                 Dazibao Gallery, Montreal, QC.
                 Winnipeg Art Galley, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
1986          Focus: Canada 1960-1985, Cologne International Art Fair, curated by Willard Holmes
1986          Camera Works,Or Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1985          Ken Lum, Rodney Graham, Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace,49th Parallel Center for Contemporary
                 Canadian Art, New York, New York, U.S.A.
1985          Visual Facts,Photography and Video by Nine Canadian Artist, Touring itinerary:
                 Third Eye Centre, Glasgow, Scotland.
                 Graves Gallery, Sheffield, England
                 Canada House, London, England.
1984          Photo Expansions, Open Space Gallery, Victoria, B.C. curated by Helga Pakasaar.
1984          Art and Photography, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.  Curated by Scott Watson.
1983          Photographic Sequences, Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, ON.
1979          Photo/Extended Dimensions, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
1977          From This Point of View, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
                 Curated by Alvin Balkind and Peter Malkin.
1977          PortraitXCamera, Sechelt Art Gallery, Sechelt, B.C.
1975          Narrative in Contemporary Art, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON.
1973          Trajectories 73, Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France.
                 Curated by Suzanne Page and Pierre Gaudibert.
1973          Pacific Vibrations, Vancouver Art Gallery, curated by Willard Holmes, Vancouver, B.C.
1973          West Coast Kinesis, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria B.C.
1972          Due West, Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, B.C.
1971          50 N - 73 W; Recent Conceptual Art, Saidye Bronfman Cultural Center, Montreal, QC. 1971                  Collage Show, University of British Columbia Fine Arts Gallery,Vancouver, B.C.
                 Curated by Christos Dikeakos,
1970          Four Artists: Tom Burrows, Duane Lunden, Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace, University of British                          Columbia Fine Arts Gallery,Vancouver, B.C.
1970          Sound Show, University of British Columbia Fine Arts Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1969          Vancouver Focus '69, Bau Xi Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1969          La Musee de Beaux-Arts, Survey '69, Montreal, B.C.
1969          The Photo Show: The Artist as Photographer, University of British Columbia, SUB Gallery,
                 Vancouver, B.C.
1969          Tom Burrows and Ian Wallace, Bau Xi Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1968          Ian Wallace and Duane Lunden, Simon Fraser University Gallery, Burnaby, B.C.
1968          Vancouver Focus '68, Bau Xi Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1968          Recent Vancouver Art, Douglas Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1968          Systems and Series,University of British Columbia Fine Arts Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1968          Ian Wallace and D'Arcy Henderson, University of British Columbia SUB Gallery,                                    Vancouver, B.C.
1967          Joy and Celebration, University of British Columbia Fine Arts Gallery,Vancouver, B.C.

CATALOGUES

Ian Wallace: Masculin/Feminin, Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery, Montreal, Quebec, 1999.
Fachadas Valencianas / La Piscina de las Arenas, Institut Valencia A’Art Modern, Valencia, Spain, 1998.
Ian Wallace: Clayquot Protest (August 9, 1993) Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany, 1998.
Ian Wallace: Clayquot Protest (August 9, 1993) Art Gallery of Windsor, Ontario, 1997.
Ian Wallace: Corner of the Studio/ El Taller, Sala Robayera, Miengo, Spain, 1995.
Las Pinturas de Valencia 1990, Galeria Temple, Valencia, Spain, 1990
Ian Wallace: The Idea of The University, Fine Arts Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 1990.
Hommage a Mondrian, de Vleeshal, Middelberg, Holland, 1990.
Ian Wallace: Images, Maison de la Culture de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne, France 1989.
Ian Wallace: Selected Works 1970 - 1987, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C. 1988.
Ian Wallace: Work 1979, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C. 1979.

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Published Writing On Ian Wallace

Heartney, Eleanor. "Ian Wallace at American Fine Arts at P.H.A.G 2002
Schwabsky, Barry. "Ian Wallace", Artforum, February 2002.
Coupland, Douglas. "Critical Mass", Globe and Mail, V1-2, May 12 2001.
Cotter, Holland. "Ian Wallace: New York City", New York Times, October 26 2001
Mahovsky, Trevor. "Radical, Beaurocratic, Melancholic, Schitzophrenic: Texts as Community", Canadian Art, pp 50-56, Summer 2001.
Olivares, Rosa, "Ian Wallace, Candida Hofer, Per Barclay", Arquitecturas Del Silencio, Museo Municipal, Malaga, Spain 2001.
Skarf, Shayna. "Border Patrol", Time Out New York, p 61, November 1-8 2001.
Gopnik, Blake. "Masters of All they Survey", Globe and Mail, p. R3, Tuesday November 28, 2000. Newlands, Anne. Canadian Art From Its Beginnings to 2000, Firefly Books, 2000.
Scott, Michael. "Art Gallery Reveals Its Riches in Impressive Show (Recollect)," Vancouver Sun,
Jan 19 2000.
Thom, Ian M. Art BC: Masterworks from British Columbia, Douglas & McIntyre and Vancouver Art Gallery, 2000.
Barton, Adriana. "Candid Cameras: Reflections of the city by Vancouver’s top contemporary artists," Where Vancouver,pp. 40-46. August 1999.
Richmond, Cindy. "Camera Caesura", Ian Wallace: Masculin/Feminin, Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery, Montreal, Quebec, 1999.
Aupetitallot, Yves, catalogue essay, Raconte-moi une histoire, Le Magasin, Grenoble, France, 1998. "Ian Wallace’s Clayquot Protest", Canadian Art, Contemporary Classic, pp. 52-57, Summer 1998. Brayshaw, Chris, "VIVA Art", The Vancouver Courier, Vol. 88, No. 37, 1998.
Higgs, Matthew. Review, Art Monthly, May 1997.
Mastai, Judith. Transversing Territory, Part II. Curator’s statement, Art Gym and PICA, Portland, Oregon, 1997.
Peiro, Juan Bta. "Ian Wallace", Cimal arte interncional, #48, 1997.
Scott, Michael, "50,000 VIVA Award goes to critic Lowndes and Painter Wallace",
The Vancouver Sun, 1997.
Vande Veire, Frank. "The Survival of the Aura", De geplooide voorstelling, De Gelaarsde kat, Brussels, Belgium, 1997.
Mastai, Judith, "Conceptual Bogeymen, Art and the Media in the city by the sea",
C Magazine, pp. 21-25, Spring 1996,
Laurence, Robin, "Review", The Vancouver Sun, June 1995.
Antaki, Karen "Inhabitable places" Ellen Gallery, Montreal, 1994.
Bedard, Catherine. "pour une approche excentrique…", Canada: une nouvelle generation, FRAC Pays de la Loire, 1993.
Mayer, Marc, "Canadian Irony", Canada Une Nouvelle Generation", Musee des Beaux-Arts et FRAC Franche-Compte, Dole, 1993.
Watson, Scott. Ian Wallace's Poverty, essay published in Frame of Mind, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta, 1993.
Lebovici, Elizabeth. La peinture inachevee, Cahiers de la Musee Nationale de l'art moderne,
Paris, France, March 1992.
Linsley, Robert. "Image Literatures", catalogue essay published in Cameras Indiscretes, Centre d'Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain, 1992.
Linsley, Robert. "Image Literatures", catalogue essay published in Cameras Indiscretes, Centre d'Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain, 1992.
Wall, Jeff, "Traditions and Countertraditions in Vancouver Art: A Deeper Background for Ken Lum's Work", essay published in Cameres Indiscretes, Centre d'Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, 1992 1991 -Lebredt, Gordon, "Between Two Hangings", Text, #6, Fall 1991.
Stals, Jose Lebrero. The Experience of an Image, Balkon 1991.
Watson, Scott. The Generic City and its Discontents, Artsmagazine, February 1991.
Jones, Bill. "Free Trade," Arts Magazine, pp. 37-43, Feb. 1991.
Avgikos, Jan. Review, Teme Celeste #26, July - October 1990.
Jones, Bill. Urban Wilderness? Artsmagazine, 1990.
Van der Veire, Frank, The Survival of the Aura, essay published in Hommage to Mondrian, De Vieeshal, Middelburg, 1990.
Watson, Scott. Ian Wallace: Critical Potentialities, essay published in exhibition catalogue The Idea of the University, Fine Arts Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. 1990.
Ainard, Dolene. Review, Art Press, June 1989.
Kleyn, Robert. "Art in the Era of Permanent Capitalism", Ian Wallace: Images, La Maison de la Culture de Saint-Etienne, (English and French), 1989.
Lambrecht, Luk. review, Artefactum, summer 1989.
Lambrecht, Luk. review, Flash Art, summer 1989.
Stals, Jose Lebrero, "The Experience of an Image", Balkon, 5/6, Summer, 1989.
Wall, Jeff. La Melancholie de la Rue: Idyll and Monochrome in the Work of Ian Wallace 1967-82, essay published in Ian Wallace: Images, La Maison de la Culture de Saint-Etienne, 1989 .
Berard, Serge. Review, Parachute 51, Summer 1988.
Chevrier, Jean-Francois. Another Objectivity, ICA, London,& Pezzi Museum of Contemporary Art, Prato, 1988.
Christof-Bakargiev, Carolyn. Graham, Kleyn, Wall, Wallace, Flash Art, October 1988.
Decter, Joshua, Review. Artsmagazine, September 1988.
Folland, Tom. The Discursive Field of Recent Photography, Catalogue essay, A.R.C., Toronto, 1988. Jones, Bill. review. Flash Art, Nov/Dec 1988.
Kleyn, Robert. "Art in the Era of Permanent Capitalism", C magazine, Fall 1988, reprinted in
Ian Wallace: Images, La Maison de la Culture de Saint- Etienne, (English & French) 1989.
Rhodes, Richard. Review. Artforum, December 1988.
Wall, Jeff. La Melancholie de la Rue: Idyll and Monochrome in the Work of Ian Wallace 1967-82, essay published in Ian Wallace: Selected Work 1970-1987, Vancouver Art Gallery, 1988.
Watson, Scott. Zeimal Canada Dry: Sechs Kunstler aus Vancouver, Wolkenkratzer Art Journal, Feb. 1988.
Wood, William. Ian Wallace: The Patient Wait, Vanguard, Sept/Oct 1988.
Blase, Christof. "Fotografie-in Szene gesetst", Artis, June 1987.
Campbell, James. "Ian Wallace", catalogue essay for Stations, CIAC, Montreal, 1987.
Dikeakos, Christos. Ian Wallace: Selected Work 1970-1987, catalogue essay for exhibition catalogue, Vancouver Art Gallery, 1987
Falk, Lorne and Lamoureux, Joanne. Stations: Tete a tete, Vanguard, November 1987.
Gale, Peggy. Outsiders In, Canadian Art, Summer 1987.
Genereux, Linda. review. Vanguard, Feb-Mar 1987.
Miller, Earl. review, C magazine, April 1987.
Miller, John. Stations, Artscribe, Nov/Dec 1987.
Osterwald, Tilman. Blow-Up: Zeiggeschinchte, catalogue essay published by Wurttemburgischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Feb 1987.
Serafin, Bruce, "Glamour and Prose: Ian Wallace and Vikky Alexander", C Magazine, summer 1986 Beck, Claudia. "Through the Looking Glass: Vancouver Photography in the Seventies", catalogue essay for Vancouver: Art and Artists 1931-1983, Vancouver Art Gallery, 1984.
1983 -Burnett, David and Schiff, Marilyn. Contemporary Canadian Art, Edmonton: Hurtig/ AGO, 1983 -Thompson, Ellen. Review. Vanguard, summer 1983.
Rhodes, Richard. Review. Vanguard, September 1982.
Cameron, Eric. "Semiology, Sensuousness and Ian Wallace", Artforum, Feb 1979.
Birnie-Danzker, Jo-Ann. Catalogue preface for Ian Wallace Work 1979, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C. 1979.
Emery, Tony. Review. Artscanada, Dec-Jan, 1979-80,  1978.
MacWilliams, David. Allegorical Imperatives, YVR, Feb 1978.
Fraser, Judy Williams. Collage Show, Artscanada, June 1971.
Townsend, Charlotte, Photo Show, Artscanada, June 1970.
Vazan, Bill. Survey 69, Vie des Arts, Fall 1969.
Pinney, Marguerite. Duane Lunden and Ian Wallace, ArtsCanada, Aug. 1968.

Publishd Writing & Artists Projcts By Ian Wallace

"Shelagh Keeley and the Idea of Drawing", essay for Shelagh Keeley exhibition catalogue published by Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University, 2001.
"Tom Burrows: How We Mean What We Say", catalogue essay published by the Bau-xi Gallery, Vancouver, 2000.
"Vikky Alexander: The Mirage of the Sublime," catalogue essay for Vikky Alexander: Vaux-le-Vicomte Panorama, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, 1999.
"Review: Kelly Wood", art/text, p. 82, May-July 1999.
"Back to School", Canadian Art, Fall 1996.
"Clayoquot Protest", Catalgoue essay for A Notion of Conflict, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 1995. Reprinted for Catalogue of the Solo Exhibition "Clayoquot Protest (Aug 3, 1993)" at Windsor Art Gallery, 1997; and Sprengel Museum, 1998.
"Corner of the Studio (1993), A description and reflection upon two recent works", January 1994. "Contemporary Canadian Photography and Territories of Difference", essay for La Mois de la Photo, Vox Populi, Montreal, 1993.
"The Idea of the University", catalogue essay for solo exhibition of the same title, Fine Arts Gallery, University of British Columbia, Feb. 1990 reprinted in Spanish in Arte: Proyectos e Ideas, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain, Ano 1, #0, Nov, 1992.
"Photography and the Monochrome: An Apologia, an Exegesis, an Interrogation", catalogue essay for Cameres Indiscretes, Centre d'Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, 1992; circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, 1992 1991.
"Photoconceptualism in Vancouver", Thirteen essays on Contemporary Canadian Photography, (ed. Martha Langford), Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Ontario, 1991.
"Hommage a Mondrian", catalogue essay for solo exhibition, De Vleeshal, Middelburg, Holland, 1990.
"Las Pinturas de Valencia, 1990", catalogue essay for solo exhibition, Galeria Temple,
Valencia, Spain 1990.
"Roy Arden: Image and After-Image", Vanguard, Feb 1987.
"The Megapolis of Modern Art", essay for exhibition catalogue for Artropolis, Vancouver, 1987.
"A Vanitas in Motion", essay for catalogue of Robert Kleyn exhibition, Canadian Cultural Institute, Rome, Italy, October 1987.
"Ricochet", catalogue essay for exhibition of same title, Sala Uno, Rome, 1986.
"Ken Lum: Image and Alter-Image", Vanguard, Dec 1986/Jan 1987, 1984.
"Jeff Wall's Transparencies", essay for exhibition catalogue of the same title, ICA London, 1984 1983 -"Canada: Anyone, Anywhere, Anything", Flash Art, March 1983; reprinted in The International Transavantgarde, ed. Achille Bonito Oliva, G. Politi, Milan, Italy, 1983.
"Painting in Spite of Art: David MacWilliam", essay for exhibition catalogue, Victoria Art Gallery, B.C. "Dan Graham at the David Bellman Gallery, Toronto", (review), Vanguard, September 1983. "Geoffrey James at Coburg Gallery, Vancouver", (review), Vanguard, September 1983.
"Literature, Transparent and Opaque", essay for exhibition catalogue Concrete Poetry, Fine Arts Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. 1969. Reprinted in The Avant-garde Tradition in Literature, edited by Richard Kostelanitz, Prometheus Books, 1982.
"The Era of Judgement: Documenta 7", Vanguard, Dec, 1982.
"Jeff Wall", essay for exhibition catalogue, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. November, 1982.
"Glen Toppings Remembered", YVR, May 1978.
"Revisionism and its Discontents", Vanguard, Sept. 1981.

COLLECTIONS

Art Gallery of North York, North York, ON.
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON.
Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, ON.
Bayerische Staatsgemaldesamnlungen, Munich, Germany.
Brock Hall Collection, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.
Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, ON.
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, ON.
Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain.
Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Ottawa, ON.
FRAC, Bretagne, France.
FRAC, Corte, France.
FRAC, Pays de la Loire, France.
FRAC, Roche-Sur-Yon, France.
Hewlet Packard, Vancouver, B.C.
IVAM, Valencia, Spain.
Lenbachaus, Munich, Germany.
McKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan.
Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, Washington, U.S.A.
Musee de l'Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne, France.
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, U.S.A.
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON.
Oakville Galleries, Oakville, ON.
Siemans Collection, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany.
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C.
Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey B.C.
University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta.
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
Walter J Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta.
Western Washington Hospitals, Washington, U.S.A.
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba.