Nicholas Metivier Gallery

Born 1950, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Education

1970-1972 Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, Toronto (Media Studies)

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016 Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
Shattering Skies II, Han Gallery, Montreal
The Gallery, Art Placement, Saskatoon
2015 Peter Robertson Gallery, Edmonton
2014 Lakes & Ponds, Wallace Gallery, Calgary
The Gallery/Art Placement, Saskatoon
Shattering Sky, Han Art Gallery, Montreal
The Light Within, Peter Robertson Gallery, Edmonton
2013 Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
2012 Close to the Heart, The Gallery, Art Placement, Saskatoon
Southwest: Drawings and Paintings, Art Gallery of Swift Current, Swift Current, SK
2011 Southwest: Drawings and Paintings, Moose Jaw Art Gallery and Museum, Moose Jaw, SK
Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
Peter Robertson Gallery, Edmonton
2010 Lakes, Gallery Jones, Vancouver
The Gallery, Art Placement, Saskatoon
Peter Robertson Gallery, Edmonton
2009 From the Island, Kenderdine Gallery, University of Saskatchewan,
Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
The Gallery/Art Placement, Saskatoon
2008 Peter Robertson Gallery, Edmonton
2007 Michael Gibson Gallery, London
2006 Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
2005 Vanderleelie Gallery, Edmonton
Michael Gibson Gallery, London, Ontario
2004 Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
The Vanderleelie Gallery, Edmonton
Art Placement, Saskatoon
2002 Art Placement, Inc. Saskatoon
Buschlen-Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver
2001 Robert Vanderleelie Gallery, Edmonton
“Journeys in the Landscape”, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon Curator: George Moffat “Greg Hardy: The Panel Paintings”, organized by the Mendel Art Gallery
Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
Art Placement, Saskatoon
2000 Art Placement, Saskatoon
1999 Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary
Buschlen-Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver
1998 Robert Vanderleelie Gallery, Edmonton
1997 Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
Robert Vanderleelie Gallery, Edmonton
1996 The Gallery, Art Placement, Saskatoon
Buschlen-Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver
Robert Vanderleelie Gallery, Edmonton
1994 Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
Robert Vanderleelie Gallery, Edmonton
1993 Buschlen-Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver
1992 Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
1991 Canadian Art Gallery, Calgary
The Gallery, Art Placement, Saskatoon
1990 Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver
Galerie Elca London, Montreal
1989 Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
“Greg Hardy Paintings 1984-1989”, Mendel Art Gallery, (Confederation Centre, Charlottetown, P.E.I., Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Ontario,
Kitchener/Waterloo Art Gallery, Ontario, Edmonton Art Gallery, Alberta)
1988 Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
The Gallery, Art Placement, Saskatoon
1987 Galerie Elca London, Montreal
1986 Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
1985 The Gallery, Art Placement, Saskatoon
Galerie Elca London, Montreal
1984 Buschlen-Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver
1983 The Gallery, Art Placement, Saskatoon
1982 Canadian Art Gallery, Calgary
1975 Norman MacKenzie Gallery, Extension Division, Regina
Mendel Gallery, Saskatoon
1974 Shoestring Gallery, Saskatoon

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 My Landscape, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
2014 The Second Generation: Thirty Years Later, Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina
2014 Modern Visions, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon
2014 'Edge of Wilderness', Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
2013-14 The Land: Four Landscape Painters Gallery Jones, Vancouver, B.C.
2013 XuCun International Arts Festival, Xucun, China
2013 The Lay of the Land, Visions West Gallerry, Denver, CO, Bozeman, Livingston, Mo
2012 Summer Views, The Gallery, Art Placement, Saskatoon
2011 State of Nature: Western Canadian Landscapes from the AGA Collection, 1980 to the present Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton
2008 The Big Gift, The Glenbow Museum, Calgary
2007 “A Prairie Companion”, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax
From Where I Stand: Contemporary Landscapes by Canadian Artists, Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina
Vantage Point: A Selection of Recent Acquisitions, Museum London, London, ON
2006 “Under Skies”, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
2005 New Works, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
2003 Lodestar, Kenderdine Gallery, Saskatoon
2001 “Imagining Places and Travelling Spaces”, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina
2000 “Landscape and Memory”, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
1999 “Still Lives”, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
1998 "Aspects of Landscape", Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
"The Painter's Newfoundland", Art Gallery of Newfoundland, St. John's, Nfld.
1997 "Sources and Variations", Keyano Art Gallery, Fort MacMurray, Alberta
1996 "Saskatchewan Landscape", Kenderdine Gallery, Saskatoon
"Suncor Collects", Muttart Public Art Gallery, Calgary
"A Perspective on Drawing", The Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, Calgary
1994 Black and Greenberg Gallery, New York, New York
"Reflecting Paradise", Selections from the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery,
Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton
1993 "Reflecting Paradise", Expo 93, Taejon, Korea
Xayamaca Workshop Exhibition, Kingston, Jamaica
1992 "Legal Perspective: Selected Works from the Collection of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt",
McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Klineburg, Ontario
"Eco Art", International Conference on Ecology, Banco Bozano Simonsen, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1991 "Painting the Land", Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
1989 "The Flat Side of the Landscape: The Emma Lake Artists' Workshops", Mendel Art Gallery
1988 "Emma Lake 88 - A Canadian Legacy", Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver
"A Common Bond", Swift Current National Exhibition Centre
1986 "The Romantic Still Life", Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
1985 "The Second Generation - Fourteen Painters", Norman MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina
1983 "Contemporary Canadian Art", Edmonton Art Gallery
"Critics' Choice", Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
1982 "Emma Lake Now", Francis Morrison Gallery, Saskatoon
1980 "Saskatchewan Open", Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon
"Emma '79", Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton
"Painterly Landscape Art", Medicine Hat Art Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta
1977 "Figures, Still Lives and Landscape", David Mirvish Gallery, Toronto
1976 "Changing Visions, The Canadian Landscape", Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto and the Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton
"Young Contemporaries 76", London Art Gallery, Ontario
1975 "Young Contemporaries 75", London Art Gallery, Ontario
1974 "Prairie 74", Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton
Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina

awards

1983 Saskatchewan Arts Board, Senior Grant
1974/76/80 Saskatchewan Arts Board Grants
  R.C.A. member (Royal Canadian Academy)

commissions

2016 Scotiabank Conference Centre, Toronto
2016 Nordstroms Department Store, Toronto Eaton Centre
2015 Nordstroms Department Store, Vancouver
2013 Nordstroms Department Store, Ottawa
2005 Western Development Museum, Saskatoon, commissioned by Scotiabank
1988 Cineplex-Odeon Mural, Bricktown, Chicago, Illinois
1977-79 Designed and executed in collaboration with Randy Woolsey, a 4000 square foot clay mural for the Government of Saskatchewan, Sturdy Stone Building Eastside), Saskatoon

public collections

  Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton
Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa
Cenovus Energy, Calgary
Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton
Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown, P.E.I.
Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon
Norman McKenzie Art Gallery, Regina
Saskatchewan Arts Board, Regina
National Film Board (Stills Division)
Remai Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
University of Alberta, Edmonton
University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta
College of Agriculture, University of Saskatchewan
City of North Bay, Ontario
City of Estevan, Saskatchewan
City of Regina, Saskatchewan

corporate collections

  Air Canada
Bank of Canada
Toronto Dominion Bank, Toronto
Deutsche Bank, Toronto
Royal Bank, Toronto, Montreal
Bank of Montreal
Mercantile Bank
Canada Trust, Toronto
Canadian Embassy, External Affairs (San Jose, Beijing, Warsaw, Sydney, London. Los Angeles)
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan Mining and Development Corporation
Sask Tel
Scotiabank, Toronto, New York
Shell Oil, Calgary
Gulf Oil, Calgary
Imperial Oil, Calgary, Toronto
Nova Corporation, Calgary
Suncor Inc., Calgary
Hughes Petroleum Ltd., Edmonton
Canadian Airlines International
Defasco Steel, Hamilton
Westburne International Industries, Montreal
Teleglobe Canada, Montreal
McLean Hunter Publishers, Toronto
Hines International, Boston, Mass. (Gift to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)
Dupont Canada, Toronto
Canadian National, Real Estate Division
Pemberton Collection, Vancouver
Four Seasons Corporation, Toronto
Xerox Corporation, Toronto
Household International, Chicago
Osler Hoskins Harcourt, Toronto
Atlin Goldenberg, Toronto
Chivers Greckol & Kanee, Edmonton
Alexander Pringle Corporation, Edmonton
Chieftain International Inc., Edmonton
Private Collections in England, Australia, the United States and Canada

selected reviews and publications

  Vie des Artes 2014 Summer, English edition, Essay by Dorota Kozinska
Gregory Hardy - Shattering Sky, Han Art Gallery Catalogue 2014, Montreal, Essays by Karen WIlkin, Dorota Kozinska, preface by Jaclyn Griner
Southwest: Drawings and Paintings, Art Gallery of Swift Current, Moose Jaw Art Gallery and Museum 2011 catalogue - essay/questions by Robert Enright
Greg Hardy - from the Island - Kenderdine Art Gallery, Unversity Saskatchewan, Saskatoon 2009, forward by Kent Archer
Gregory Hardy, Mendal Art Gallery, 2001, essay by George Moffatt
Canadian Art, Winter 1997, Review, Donald Brackett
Financial Post, "Painterly Inclinations", Donald Brackett, September 13-15, 1997
The Edmonton Journal, March 7, 1997, Charles Mandel
Reflecting Paradise, 1993 Catalogue: Jeffrey Spalding
Books in Canada, May, 1992, Cover Reproduction
Gregory Hardy - Paintings 1984-1989 Catalogue: Karen Wilkin
Art Post 23, Vol. 4 No. 2, October/November 1986
Vanguard, Vol. 14 No. 10, D. Bentham, December 1985/January 1986
Vie Des Arts, Vol. XXX No. 121, December 1985, K. Carpenter, "Five Artists of Saskatoon"
The Second Generation: Fourteen Saskatchewan Painters, M. Parke-Taylor and N. Zepp Update, Vol. 4 No. 4, July/August, 1983, R. Bingham
Globe and Mail, Toronto, August 6, 1977, J. Purdie
Art Magazine/25, March/April, 1976, Jeanne Parkin
Changing Visions: The Canadian Landscape, Exhibition catalogue, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 1976, Karen Wilkin and Roald Nasgaard.