The Canadian Art Database

Joyce Wieland

Born: Toronto, ON, Canada, 1931.
Graduated from Central Technical School, Toronto.


1990        The Art of Joyce Wieland; McMaster University Art Gallery, Hamilton, ON.
1990        Joyce Wieland: Middle and Late Works; Ron Moore Gallery, Hamilton, ON.
1989        Travelled to Ireland.
1988        Joyce Wieland Quilts, Paintings and Works on Paper; Canada House,
               London, England.
1988        Joyce Wieland Retrospective; Mackenzie Art Gallery, University of Regina,                Saskatchewan.
1987        Joyce Wieland Retrospective; Confederation Centre Art Gallery and Museum,                Charlottetown, PEI.
1987        Joyce Wieland Retrospective; Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB.
1987        Joyce Wieland Retrospective; Art Gallery of ON, Toronto, ON.
1987        Joyce Wieland Retrospective; The Arts and Letters Club, Toronto ON.
1987        Isaacs Gallery, Toronto ON.
1985        Joyce Wieland: A Decade of Painting; Concordia University, Montreal, QC.
1983        Isaacs Gallery, Toronto ON.
1982        Yajima Galerie, Montreal, QC.
1982        Joyce Wieland: New Paintings; Forest City Gallery, London ON.
198          Isaacs Gallery, Toronto ON.
1979-80   Pauline McGibbon Cultural Centre, Toronto ON.
1978        Joyce Wieland: Drawings from "The Far Shore"; National Gallery of Canada,
               Ottawa ON.
1974        Isaacs Gallery, Toronto ON.
1972        Joyce Wieland: Independent Canadian Art Show; University of Guelph Art Gallery,
               Guelph, ON.
1972        Isaacs Gallery, Toronto ON.
1971        True Patriot Love; National Gallery of Canada, ON.
1969        Joyce Wieland Retrospective; Glendon College Art Gallery, York University,
               Toronto, ON.
1968        Joyce Wieland Retrospective; 1957-1967; Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC.
1967        Isaacs Gallery, Toronto ON.
1966        20/20 Gallery, London, ON, ON.
1962        Isaacs Gallery, Toronto ON.
1960        Here and Now Gallery, Toronto, ON.
1960        Isaacs Gallery, Toronto ON.


1967-68   Wieland and Meredith (travelling exhibition) National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa ON.
1962        Drawings by Michael Snow and Joyce Wieland; Hart House Gallery,
               University of Toronto, ON.
1959        Gordon Raynor and Joyce Wieland; Greenwich Gallery, Toronto, ON.


1989        The Curators Choose; Art Gallery of ON, Toronto, ON.
1988        Fibre: Tradition/Transition Historic Textiles from Essex and
               Kent Counties and Contemporary Canadian Quilts;
               Art Gallery of Windsor, traveling in ON and to the Royal ON Museum, Toronto, ON.
1988        Royal Canadian Academy Show protesting Bill C-54; Toronto, ON.
1985-83   Canada Mikrokosma: An Exhibition of Contemporary Canadian Tapestries; Agnes                Etherington Centre, Kingston, ON. (travelling exhibition to Crystal Palace).
               Madrid, Spain; Textile Museum, Krefeld, Germany;
               Nord Gyllands Kuntsmuseum, Copenhagen, Denmeark; major centres in Canada.
1984        The Summer Show: works by Gathie Falk, Liz Magor and Joyce Wieland;
               Toronto Painting '84; Art Gallery of ON, Toronto, ON.
1984        Troisième Biennale de Tapisserie de Montreal, Canada:
               Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris, France.
1984        Reflections:Contemporary Art Since 1964 at the National Gallery of Canada;
               Ottawa, ON.
1984        Edge and Image: Concordia University Art Gallery, Montreal, QC
1984        Hearts: Hart House Gallery, University of Toronto, ON.
1983        Toronto Painting of the 1960s; Art Gallery of ON, Toronto, ON.
1983        New Perceptions: Portraiture; Art Gallery at Harbourfront, Toronto, ON.
1983        Contemporary Outdoor Scultpture at The Guild; Guild of All Arts, Toronto, ON.
1981        Twentieth Century Canadian Painting; National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan.
1980        Joyce Wieland and Judy Chicago; Powerhouse Gallery, Montreal, QC.
1978        Modern Canadian Painting in Canada: A Survey of Major Movements in
               Twentieth Century Art; Edmonton Art Gallery, Alberta.
1977-75   LandscapeCanada - Roots and Promise, Image and Symbol; (travelling exhibition)
               Art Gallery of ON, Toronto, ON.
1977        Canadian Tapestries '77; (travelling exhibition) Art Gallery of ON, Toronto, ON.
1976        O Canada; London Regional Art Gallery, London, ON.
1976        First Dalhousie Drawing Exhibition; Dalhousie Univesity Art Gallery,
               Halifax, Nova Scotia.
1974        Inaugural Exhibition for the National Museum of Man, Ottawa, ON.
1972        Comic Art Traditions; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON.
1970        Eight Artists From Canada; Tel-Aviv Museum, Israel.
1970        Survey 70 - Realism(e)s; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and Art Gallery of ON,
               Toronto. ON.
1970        Rothman's Art Gallery, Stratford, ON.
1969        The Wall Art for Architecture; (travelling exhibition) Art Gallery of ON, Toronto, ON.
1968        Canada 101; Edinburg International Festival, Scotland.
1968        Canada Art d'Aujoud hui; Musee National d'Art Moderne. Paris, France.
               (travelled to: Rome, Lausanne, Brussels)
1967        Painting in Canada; Canadian Government Building, Expo '67, Montreal, QC.
1967        Centennial Exhibition; Hudsons Galleries, Detriot Michigan, USA.
1966        Norman MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan.
1967        The Satirical in Art; York University Art Gallery, Toronto, ON.
1965        Conferderation Centre Art Gallery and Museum, Charlottetown, PEI.
1965        Graphics; University of Western ON, London, ON.
1965        Polychrome Construction: Dennis Burton, Donald Judd, Gordon Raynor,
               Michael Snow, David Weinrib, Joyce Wieland. Isaacs Gallery, Toronto, ON.
1965        Sixth Biennial of Canadian Painting: National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON.
1965        Interim Works by Four Artists: Richard Gorman, Robert Markle, Michael Snow,
               Joyce Wieland; Isaacs Gallery, Toronto, ON.
1965        Canadian Art Today; University of Waterloo Gallery, ON.  
1964        Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, USA.
1963         Canadian Art Today; University of Waterloo Gallery, ON.
1962        National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON.
1962        Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, USA.
1962        19 Canadian Painters; J.B. Speed art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
196-62     Dada: Dennis Burton, Arthur Coughtry, Greg Curnoe, Richard Gorman,
               Gordon Raynor, Michael Snow, Joyce Wieland; Isaacs Gallery, Toronto, ON.
1961        12th Annual Winter Exhibition; Art Gallery of Hamilton, ON.
1961        Canadian Art Today; University of Waterloo Gallery, ON.
1960        Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba.
1959        76th Annual Spring Exhibition; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, QC.
1957-58   Society of Cooperative Artists, Toronto, ON.
1957        Gallery of Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON.


1990        Via Rail Commission.
1989        Canada Council grants. 
1987        Cineplex Odeon Mural Commission.
1987        Toronto Arts Award.
1987        Mayoral Reception in her honour.
1987        YMCA Woman of Distinction Award
1987-85   ON Arts Council Grant.
1986        Canada Council grants.
1986        Member of the Arts and Letters Club, Toronto, ON.
1984        Canada Council grants.
1983        Officer of the Order of Canada.
1982-81   Laidlaw Foundation Commission, Toronto, ON.
1977        Bata Shoes Commission, Eatons Centre, Toronto, ON.
1977        Toronto Transit Commission, Spadina Line, Toronto, ON.
1976        Canadian Film Awards (3) for the film, The Far Shore.
1975        National Science Library Commission, Ottawa, ON.
1973        Member of the Royal Academy of Arts.
1972        Canadian Council Victor M. Lynch-Staunton Award.
1972        Bills Hat, Expanded Cinema, Cinecity, Toronto, ON.
1968        Canada Council grants.
1966        Canada Council grants.


1991        Visiting Woman Scholar/Artist, Queens University.
1990        Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor, McMaster University.
1989-88   Artist-in Residence, University of Toronto, Architecture.
1986-85   San Francisco Art Institute.
1971        Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.


The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen's University, Kingston, ON.
Art Gallery at Yale University.
Art Gallery at Princeton University.
Department of External Affairs, Ottawa, ON.
Norcen Energy Resources, Toronto, ON.
Right Honourable Pierre Trudeau, Ottawa, ON.
Northern Telecommunications, Toronto, ON.
Phyllis Lambert, Montreal, QC.
Dalhousie University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS.
Vancouver Art Gallery, BC.
Dr. R.G.N. Laidlaw, Toronto, ON.
Charles Bronfman, Westmount, QC.
Jules Loeb, Toronto, ON.
Garth Drabinsky, Los Angeles, California
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto ON
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, QC.
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba.
Confederation Art Gallery, Charlottetown, PEI.
Norman MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan.
Edmonton Art Gallery, Alberta.
McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.
Art Gallery of Windsor, ON.
Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, ON.
The Gallery, Stratford, ON.
McIntosh Art Gallery, University of Western Ontario, London, ON.
Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, ON.
Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB.
Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford, ON
Ministry of Industry and Tourism, Canada.
Toronto Dominion Bank, Canada.
MacDonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON.
City Trust, Vancouver, BC.
London Regional art Gallery, London, ON.
Crown Life, Toronto, ON.
Reed Paper, Toronto, ON
Brascan Ltd., Toronto, ON.
Magnasonic Ltd., Toronto, ON.