Colwyn Griffith CV

Education

2011 York University, MFA, Toronto, ON
Dawson College Institute of Photography. Montreal, QC
BA, Film Studies Carleton University, Ottawa Canada

Solo Exhibitions

2011

Something About Time, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario (Catalogue)

2010

All You Can Eat, Expression, Centre d'exposition de Saint Hyacinthe, QC

2007

Colwyn Griffith: Empire Projects, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, AB Curator: Joan Stebbins (Catalogue)

Dollar Store, Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON Curator: Emily Falvey

2006

Eye Candy 3, Glendon Gallery York University, Toronto, ON

2004

Eye Candy 3, Eye Level Gallery, Halifax, NS

Eye Candy 3, Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, BC

2003

Eye Candy 3, Carleton University Gallery, Ottawa ON

2002

Eye Candy 1, Ottawa School of Art, Ottawa, ON

2001

Eye Candy 1, Platform, Winnipeg, MB

Group Exhibitions

2011

Eat Drink Man Woman, Art Gallery of Mississauga w/Kelly Mark, Dean Baldwin. Curator: Tara Marshall

2009

PEEP, Paysages Éphémères, Montreal, QC. Curator: Stéphane Bertrand

2008

Evidence: The Ottawa City Project, The Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON Curator: Emily, Falvey

2007

99 cents, Jersey City Museum of Art, Jersey City, NJ. Curator: Rocío Aranda-Alvarado

Space To create: Chashama Open Studios New York City February 25th Curated by Jenny Rogers

Inaugural Exhibition Gallery 461, Chashama, New York City

2005

Collaboration II, The Center for Emerging Visual Artists Philadelphia PA Curator: Bobbie Tilkens

Image & Imagination, Le Mois de la Photo, Montreal. Curator: Martha Langford. (Catalogue)

Hot Mush & Cold North, w/Edward Burtynsky, Ken Monkman, The Group of Seven, Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON. Curator: Emily Falvey

2004

Canadiana, w/Paul Butler, Simon Hughes, Don Mabie, Skew Gallery, Calgary, AB

Canadian Content, York Quay Centre, Harbourfront, Toronto, Ontario

2003

Proof 10, Gallery 44, Toronto, ON

2002

D'inquietantes expeditions w/Isabelle Hayeur & Yves Arcand VU Gallery

2000

Show 2000. Embassy of Canada, Tokyo, Japan

1999

Invisible Exhibition, Mitaka Arts Centre, Tokyo, Japan

Awards

2012 Samuel Sarick Purchase Award York University
2011 The Canada Council for the Arts (research/creation grant)
2008 The Canada Council for the Arts (research production grant)
2006-07 Chashama (1 year residency) New York City
2004 The Canada Council for the Arts (mid career production grant)
2002 The Canada Council for the Arts (emerging production grant)
2000 The Canada Council for the Arts (emerging production grant)

Collections

2012 York University
Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery
The Canada Council Art Bank
City of Ottawa
Private

Artist Talks

Ontario College of Art and DesignTorontoFebruary 2011
Lethbridge University, Lethbridge, Alberta, March 2007
Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, January, 2007
Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, BC, August 2004
Parks Canada, Gatineau QC, January 2004
Carleton University, Ottawa, November 2003

Publications

2011

Falvey, Emily, "Where Time Passes More Slowly," Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery (Catalogue essay)

2009

Falvey, Emily. "The Aesthetics of Inadequacy" Still, Esse Magazine, #65, January, 2009. p. 5-9

2008

Aranda-Alvarado, Rocío, Empire Projects, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge AB (catalogue)

2007

Sandals, Leah, "Bargain Hunter," The National Post (January 25)

Ann-Marie McQueen, "Discount items turned into to Art," Ottawa Sun, February 8, Ottawa

Higginson, Murray. "Art Review", Ottawa Citizen (January 24th)

Collins, Allison. "Dollarama!" The Ottawa Express (January 18th)

2006

Toronto, Canada. Magenta Publishing for the Arts. Flash Forward: Emerging Photographers from Canada, The United Kingdom, and the United States. November 2006. p. 148

Charest-Sigouin, Violaine, Edible Complex, Enroute Magazine November. p. 100-101

Douglas Coupland, "Photography in Canada" Carte Blanche, Photography Vol. # 1, Magenta Publishing for the Arts,Toronto Canada. p.62

Antle, Angela, Socket CBC Radio 1, July.

2005

Martha Langford et al. Image & Imagination Le Mois de la Photo, Montreal, Canada. McGill-Queen's University Press. p. 255-256

2004

Douglas, Coupland Souvenir of Canada 2 Douglas & McIntyre. Vancouver, Canada (Book) p.9 & inside cover

de Aguayo, Anna. Time and Identity in Colwyn Griffith's Canadian Food-Scapes, Alternator Gallery, BC, August

Nancy Tousley, "Critic's Pick" Calgary Herald, April 29, Calgary Toronto, Canada. PhotoEd Magazine. Canada, Spring

Mizgala, Johanna. "Consuming Nature: Colwyn Griffith's Eye Candy 3". Stride Gallery, Calgary, AB

2003

Evans, Robert. Junk Food Nation: Colwyn Griffith's Tourism Photographs November Ottawa, Canada. Carleton University Press.

2002

Suzanne Paquet. D'inquietantes Expeditions. VU Gallery