martha.eleen@sympatico.ca


Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

1984 Honours Graduate: Emily Carr College of Art and Design, Vancouver, Canada

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 AH! Arts and Heritage Centre, Warkworth, ON
2015 Loop Gallery, Toronto, ON
  W.K.P Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, ON
2014 Loop Gallery, Toronto, ON
2012 Loop Gallery, Toronto, ON
2010 Hokkaido Garou Gallery, Sapporo, Japan
2009 St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre, St. Thomas ON
  Loop Gallery, Toronto ON
2008 Loop Gallery, Toronto ON
2007 Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga ON
  Loop Gallery, Toronto ON
2006 Bai'tul Islam Mosque, Maple ON
  International Centre, Mississauga ON
  Gallery 1313, Toronto ON
2005 Cambridge Galleries/Preston, Cambridge ON
  Grimsby Public Gallery (two person show), Grimsby ON
2004 Gallery 1313, Toronto ON
2002 Foro de Arte y Cultura, Guadalajara, Mexico
  Centro de las Artes de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Mexico
2001 Art Gallery of Northumberland, Cobourg ON
   

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014
Suburbia,Harbourfront Centre, Toronto ON
2010
En Plein Air,Harbourfront Centre, Toronto ON
  The Greenbelt, curated by Patrick Macauley, various public galleries in the Greenbelt ON
  Building for Community,: Architecture Gallery, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto ON
  Big/Small: curated by Patrick Macauley, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto ON
2009 Fringe Benefits: curated by Ian Chodikoff; Mississauga Public Library, Mississauga ON
2008 Fringe Benefits: curated by Ian Chodicoff; Design Exchange, Toronto ON
  Flex: International Washi Summit, Loop Gallery, Toronto ON
2005 Evolution: Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver BC
  I Am: James Baird Gallery, St. John's NFLD
  WOOF: Fran Hill Gallery, Toronto ON
  Transitive: Kabat Wrobel Gallery, Toronto ON
  Bricks to Babel: Lehmann Leskiw Fine Art, Toronto ON
2004 Toronto School of Art Faculty Show: Spoke Club, Toronto ON
2003 Water: Art Gallery of Northumberland, Cobourg, ON
  Mesopotamian Artifacts: Forest City Gallery, London ON
  Permanent Collection: Art Gallery of Northumberland, Cobourg ON
  Mesopotamian Artifacts: A space, Toronto ON
2002 New Aquisitions: Art Gallery of Northumberland, Cobourg ON
  High Beam Festival (video), Adelaide Australia
1998 Portraits: WomanMade Gallery, Chicago USA
  The Hoarding Project (sculpture): Festival Hall construction site, Toronto ON
1997 Bank of Symbiosis: Ontario Hydro Building, Toronto ON

COLLECTIONS

  Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
  Art Gallery Of Northumberland, Cobourg ON
  Market Gallery, Toronto

TEACHING

2004 - present Toronto School of Art: Instructor of Painting and Drawing
2012 First Nations School, Drawing/Painting Workshops, Toronto ON
2010 Tuktoyaktuk Community Corporation, Tuktoyaktuk, NWT
 

LECTURES AND RESIDENCIES

2008 Tuktoyaktuk, NWT: Artist Residency
2007 Klondike Institute of Art and Culture: Artist Residency; Dawson City, Yukon
  Art Gallery of Mississauga: Workshop Series; Mississauga ON
  Thorncliffe Park: Outreach Program (TSA); Toronto ON
2006 Peace Village: Artist Residency; Maple ON
2005 Pouch Cove: Artist Residency; Pouch Cove NFLD
  Sheridan College: Artist Talk; Oakville ON
2002 Universidad de Monterrey: Artist Talk; Monterrey, Mexico

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2015 Canada Council: Production Grant
  Ontario Arts Council: Exhibition Assistance
2013 Canada Council: Production Grant
2012 Ontario Arts Council: Exhibition Assistance
2010 Canada Council: Travel Grant
2009 Ontario Arts Council: Exhibition Assistance
  Canada Council: Travel Grant
2007 Ontario Arts Council: Exhibition Assistance
2005 Canada Council: Travel Grant
2002 Ontario Arts Council: Production Grant
  Bank of Missions Fund: Travel Grant
  Ontario Arts Council: Exhibition Assistance
2001 Canada Council: Travel Grant
  Ontario Arts Council: Exhibition Assistance
2000 Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation: Production Grant
1999 Ontario Arts Council: Exhibition Assistance
1998 Ontario Arts Council: Exhibition Assistance
  Ontario Arts Council: Project Grant (The Hoarding Project)
1997 Toronto Arts Council: Project Grant (The Bank of Symbiosis)
  Ontario Arts Council: Production Grant (painting)
  Ontario Arts Council: Production Grant (video)

REVIEWS AND PUBLICATIONS

2012 The Globe and Mail: I Huck at Loop Gallery, R.M. Vaughn, Jan. 14. Pg. R16
2009 The Globe and Mail; Electrifying the bleakest of landscapes, by Gary Michael Dault: June 7, pg. R15
  The Globe and Mail;Distant Early Warning, Peter Goddard; April 5, pg. E4
2008 The Globe and Mail; The Gabe Etchings by Gary Michael Dault: June 7, pg. R15
  Toronto Star: Midnight on the Water; Peter Goddard; April 5, pg. E4
2007 CBC Radio: Morning Show; interview with Jeff Goodes; April 21. 9 am
  CBC Radio: Here and Now; interview with Lupe Rodrigues; Jan. 10, 5:30pm
  CanIndia News
  Eye Weekly: Peace Village by David Balzer; Jan. 18; pg. 34
  The Globe and Mail: Suburban, but by no means bland by Gary Michael Dault; Jan. 6; pg.R12
2006 The Capilano Review: Into The 905: The View From The Car; cover and portfolio; 2:48
  City Streets 2006 Calendar (May); The Artists Foundation, Toronto
  Drunken Boat #8: Canadian Strange by Sina Queyras; www. drunkenboat.com
2005 Hamilton Spectator: Suburban Living Portrayed With Skill by Elaine Hujer; Aug. 16
  The National Post: WOOF by R.M. Vaughn; July 2
  Globe and Mail: Martha Eleen: At Home in the Suburbs, by Gary Michael Dault; Jan. 27, pg. R23
  Grimsby Public Gallery (essay): Suburbscapes by Rhona Wenger, curator
  Cambridge Galleries (essay): Into the 905: The View From the Car by Ivan Jurakic, curator.
2004 Descant Literary Review: Suburbia issue, vol. 35#2; portfolio, pg. 47-57
  The Globe and Mail: Martha Eleen at Gallery 1313 by Gary Michael Dault; Jan. 10, pg. R18
  Mix Magazine : Artist Run Culture; vol.29 #3; pg.25
  The Toronto Sun: The Buzz, Jan.4; showcase pg. 7
  CBC TV News: Into the 905: The View From the Car; Jan. 6; 6pm
  CBC Radio: Here and Now; interview with Mariska Melnik; Jan. 13
2002 Canadian Chamber News (Mexico): One Landscape Tells Many Stories; Ken Emmond;vol.7 #1
2001 The Country Connection: Windy Valley by Ursula Pflug June pg. 45
  Art Gallery of Northumberland (essay): Windy Valley: Four Seasons in a Field by Dorette Carter
1999 Now Magazine: Sculptures delve into dislocation by Si Si Penaloza; March 18, pg.83
  Now Magazine: The new figures in Grange Park by Pat Capponi; March 25, pg.15
1998 Mix Magazine:The Hoarding Project; vol.24, #2
  The Globe and Mail: The Hoarding Project at the Festival Hall construction site by Gary Michael Dault Aug. 8
  The Globe and Mail: The Bank of Symbiosis by Gillian MacKay; Oct. 11