Degrees

  Master of Fine Art, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario
  Bachelor of Fine Art, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, NS
  Diploma in Graphic Design, Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario

Employment

2003-present Associate Professor (2009), Department of Fine Arts, University of Waterloo
1998-2003 Lecturer, School of Fine Art and School of Media Arts and Imaging, Programmes of Fine Art, Time Based Art and MSc in Electronic Imaging, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee, UK
1994-1998 Sessional Instructor, Department of Fine Art and Music, University of Guelph
1997  Sessional Instructor, Dundas Valley School of Art, Dundas, Ontario

Solo and two person exhibitions

2015 Renann Isaacs Contemporary Art, Guelph, ON
2014 Systematic, Renann Isaacs Contemporary Art, Guelph, ON
2008 Apertura, 2 Person Exhibition, Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, ON
        In The Offing Wynick Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
2005 Always As If  Wynick Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
        Beyond/In Western New York  (Separate Gallery/9 Paintings) Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
2003 Scavenger’s Daughter Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS
        Scavenger’s Daughter Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
2000 Pucker Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
1999 Distilled (Two Person Exhibition) The Khyber Centre for the Arts, Halifax, NS
1998 A Wet Moon Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
1996-97 Perspective '96 (Four Person Exhibition) Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
1996 Now We Are Alone Together Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON
1993 Things of Beauty Common Ground Gallery, Windsor, Ontario 
1990 In / Secure - 18 Portraits on Glass The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta
1989 Fragile. Handle With Care (Two Person Exhibition) Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
1987 Studio to Street Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS

Selected group exhibitions

2017-18 Perfect Brightness: Discovery and Escape in Contemporary Photography, AGNS
2017  Living Image, The Halide Project, Philadephia, USA
2016  Red, Renann Isaacs Contemporary Art, Guelph, ON
2015  Toronto International Art Fair, Renann Isaacs, Toronto, ON
         Made In Paint, Sam and Adele Golden Art Gallery, New Berlin, NY, USA
         Beaux-arts des Amériques Gallery, Montreal, PQ
         Master Class, The Boarding House, Guelph, ON
2014  Next w/ Renann Isaacs, Toronto International Art Fair, Toronto,, ON
2013  Rouge, Renann Isaacs Contemporary Art, Guelph, ON
2012  Skin (curated by Sarah Fillmore), Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
2011  Framed (curated by Dave Divine), Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
         Noir (curated by Renann Isaacs), Renann Isaacs Contemporary Art, Guelph, ON
         25, Harbinger Gallery, Waterloo, ON
2009  Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON  
2008  Click, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS
         Contemporaries, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS
         Pulse 2: Film and Painting After The Image, Wynick Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
2008  Abstract Painting in Canada, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS
2008  From the Collection, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON
2007  Triangle DUMBO Arts Exhibition, New York, USA
2007  Toronto International Art Fair, Toronto, ON
2006  Pulse - Film and Painting After The Image  Mount St. Vincent Art Gallery, NS
2006  Abstraction  Diaz Contemporary, Toronto, ON
2006  Informal Ideas 01-06, Stand  Wynick Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
2005  Beyond/In Western New York  Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
2005  Toronto International Art Fair, Toronto, ON
2005  Sampler   Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario
2003  The Big Abstract Show   The Painting Centre, New York, USA
2003  Toronto International Art Fair, Toronto, ON
2001  Triangle  Ontario College of Art and Design Art Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2001  Toronto International Art Fair, Toronto, ON
2000  After a Few Drinks   In Collaboration with Catalyst Arts, Belfast, N.I.
2000  Fresh Paint, Wynick Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
2000  Gen Art Video Festival   New York, N.Y.
2000  Time  Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1999  Contingency and Continuity: Negotiating New Abstraction,  Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON
1999  Informal Ideas 98.3, Wynick Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON 
1999  Toronto Under 40   Art Gallery of Ontario (Art Sales and Rentals),Toronto, ON
1998  Layers   Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1998  Art Chicago ‘98   Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
1998  Informal Ideas 98.2 (Degrees of Abstraction), Wynick Tuck Gallery,
1997  Telling Stories: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON
1997  Informal Ideas 97.5 (Colour and the Square), Wynick Tuck Gallery, Toronto,ON
1997  Points Of Contact   Shirley Fiterman Gallery, New York, USA  
1997  Informal Ideas - 97.3, Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1997  ARCO   International Contemporary Art Fair, Parque Ferial Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
1997  Informal Ideas - 97.1, Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1996  1996  (Curated by Carol Podedworny) Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON
1996  Crossing Borders  Castellani Art Museum,  Niagara Falls, N.Y.
1995  Niche   Install-Art Collective Exhibition / Installations in Guelph, ON
1995  The Home Show, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON
1994  The Barn's Exhibit  Zavitz Gallery, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
1994  9   Gallery Moos, Toronto, Ontario
1993  1993 Southwest Biennial   The Art Gallery of Windsor, ON  
1992  (Past) Industrial   Buckham Gallery, Flint, Michigan
         Prison and Palace and Reverberation  The Lebel Gallery, University of Windsor 
1990  RED GREEN BLUE BLACK AND WHITE   The Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta
         La Bouche Dans Le Mur   The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta
1987  Ecphore '87,  Atlantic Artists' Exhibition, Halifax, NS

Catalogue/Peer Assessed essays

Bean, Robert.  Apertura: (2 person exhibition) Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, 2008.
Bradley, Jessica. Perspective 96:  (4 person exhibition) Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 1996-97.
Campbell, Nancy. Now We Are Alone Together. (solo exhibition) Guelph: Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, 1996.
Caperton, John. Living Image. (group exhibition) The Halide Project, Philadephia, USA, 2018.
Cronin, Ray. Scavenger's Daughter:  (solo exhibition) Halifax: Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, 2003.
Filmore, Sarah. Ned Pratt: One Wave: “Capturing the Elusive Instant.” Goose Lane Editions +The Rooms, 2018
Gibson, Dee. Cora Cluett: Scavenger's Daughter: (solo exhibition) Visual Arts News, Volume 25, Number 3, Winter 2004.
Golden, Mark. Made In Paint: (group exhibition) New Berlin: The Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts, Inc., 2015
Henderson, Kevin. Distilled: (2 person exhibition) Halifax: The Khyber Arts Centre, 1999
Hughes, Holly E. Beyond/In Western New York: Group Exhibition Catalogue. Buffalo: Albright Knox Art Gallery, 2005.
Hunter, Andrew. Sampler: Group Exhibition Catalogue. Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, 2005.
Mahon, Patrick. “Painting’s Hurts.” Parachute, no. 91 (July, August, September 1998): 29-33.
Moos, David. Queen Street Quarterly, vol. 3, no. 3 (fall 1999): cover and p. 43.
Moyes, Lianne. “Contemporary Feminist Baroque.” Tesera, no. 24 (summer 1998): 8-23 & 65.
Podedworny, Carol. 1996: (group exhibition) Hamilton: Art Gallery of Hamilton, 1996.
Shuebrook, Ron. Contingency and Continuity: Negotiating New Abstraction: (group exhibition) Guelph: Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, 1999.
Sullivan, Joan.  “The more you see.”  The Telegram, 29 December, 2018.

Exhibition reviews

Cronin, Ray. "Cora Cluett." C Magazine, no. 39 (fall 1993): 69-70.
Cronin, Ray. “Window Thing.” Canadian Art, no.4, vol. 16 (winter 1999): 88
Fischer, Nathalie-Roze. "Painters give off mixed signals." Now Magazine, 5-11 December, 1996, p85.
Goddard, Peter. "At the Galleries:  A Window on Wartime."  The Toronto Star, May 22, 2008.
Goddard, Peter. "Group show worth the fuss." The Toronto Star, 19 August, 2006
Golden, Mark. Made In Paint: New Berlin, NY, USA, 2015.
Gopnik, Blake. "Young painters look backward to find tomorrow's art." The Globe and Mail, 23 Nov., 1996
Gopnik, Blake. "The Insider." The Globe and Mail, 25 Oct., 1997, 26(C)
Huntington, Richard. "Exhibit of regional art has big range." The Buffalo News, 9 May 2005.
Huntington, Richard. "Biennial brimmed with artists' wit and wisdom." The Buffalo News. 15 May, 2005.
Jordan, Betty Ann. “Cora Cluett’s delectable messes.” The Globe and Mail, 2 May, 1998, 14(C).
Klages, Gregory. "Intimacy in the Time of Plague." Id Magazine, September-October, 1996, 29.
Milroy, Sara. "Toronto shuffles off to Buffalo - TO artists come on strong in this year's expanded version of a long-standing Buffalo event." The Globe and Mail, 1 June 2005.
Vernon, Terri Robin. "Ecphore 87." Arts Atlantic 8, no.2 (winter 1988): 14-15.

Bibliography: Books

Carte Blanche 2: Painting.  Magenta Foundation, 2008.
Nasgaard, Roald. Abstract Painting in Canada.  Douglas and McIntyre / AGNS. 2007.
Ned Pratt: One Wave. Goose Lane Editions, 2018.

Collections

Abers Diamond Corporation 
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia 
Blake, Cassel, Graydon 
BMO Financial Group/Bank of Montreal
Business Development Bank of Canada 
Canada Council Art Bank 
The Sam and Adele Golden Foundation
Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery (upcoming)
London Life Insurance Company 
Macdonald Stewart Art Centre 
McCarthy Tetrault 
Musagetes Foundation
Nova Scotia Provincial Art Bank 
Osler, Hoskin, Harcourt 
University of Guelph 
Private Collections

Awards

2018 Established Artist Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2015 Elected into the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts
2014  Ontario Arts Council Mid-Career Grant
2008  Ontario Arts Council Mid-Career Grant
2007  Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant
2006  University of Waterloo SSHRC Research Travel Grant
2005  Canada Council for the Arts Mid-Career Grant
2005  Learning Initiatives Fund Grant, University of Waterloo
2004  University of Waterloo SSHRC Seed Grant
2003  Canada Council for the Arts Mid–Career Grant
1999  Canada Council for the Arts Travel Grant
1998  Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant
1997  Governor General's Academic Gold Medal - University of Guelph
1997  Ontario Arts Council B Grant
1996  Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant
1994  University of Guelph Academic Graduate Scholarship
1992  Ontario Arts Council B Grant
         Canada Council for the Arts Short Term Grant
1989  Canada Council for the Arts Short Term Grant
1988  NSCAD Off-Campus Scholarship

Residencies

2014  Sam and Adele Golden Foundation Artist Residency, New Berlin, NY, USA
2003  Artist in Residence, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS
1997  Triangle International Artists’ Residency Program, New York, USA
1990  Banff Centre for the Arts, Photography Section, Alberta, Canada

Representation

2011 - present   Renann Isaacs Contemporary Art
1996 - 2012       Wynick/Tuck Gallery

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