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Ian Carr-Harris

Ian was born in Victoria, British Columbia in 1941. He is an artist, writer and educator. He has a B.A. from Queen's University in Kingston, a B.L.S. from the University of Toronto and AOCA from the Ontario College of Art and Design. Major solo exhibitions of his work have taken place across Canada and abroad. His writings on art and artists have been published in Canadian Art, Parachute, C Magazine, and Vanguard, among others.

Ian has been on the faculty of the Ontario College of Art and Design since 1964, and is a full-time instructor in the Faculty of Foundation Studies. He has received several grants from the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council, and is currently represented by the Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto.

He currently lives and works in Toronto.

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Ian Carr-Harris. "Liz Magor in discussion with Ian Carr-Harris." C Magazine 11.Summer (1986)
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Carr-Harris, Ian. "A Space." C Magazine 16.December (1987)
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Carr-Harris, Ian. "Ironic Disguise: Al McWilliams at Cold City Gallery." C Magazine 16.December (1987)
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Carr-Harris, Ian. "A Far Country: Viewing the Isaacs Gallery." Small Villages: The Isaacs Gallery in Toronto, 1956-1991 Hamilton: The Art Gallery of Hamilton, 1991
[Viewing the Isaacs Gallery 1956-1991, 10 September to 10 November 1992]
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Carr-Harris, Ian. "Selected Statements." So, To Speak. Ed. Gilbert, J.P., Sylvie Gilbert and Lesley Johnston Montréal: Artextes Editions, 1999
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