Nicholas Metivier Gallery

EDUCATION

1997 M.F.A., University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas
1994 B.F.A., Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas
1988 A.O.C.A., Associates Degree, Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Ontario

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 No Place, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2013 Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2012 Here, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
2011 Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2010 Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2009 Days to Night, Gallery Page and Strange, Halifax, Nova Scotia
2008 After Dark, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2007 Dusk to Night, Douglas Udell Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
2006 Dusk to Night, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
2005 Bilder, Galerie Renate Schroeder, Moenchengladbach, Germany
2004 Nocturnes: New paintings, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Ontario 
Commuter, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Ontario
2003 Mara Korkola, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
2002 No place 40-49, Lonsdale Gallery Project Room, Toronto
2001 No place, Lonsdale Gallery, Toronto
2000 Project Room, Lonsdale Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1997 Rocks and Houses, Satellite Space, Blue Star Art Complex, San Antonio, Texas
Midwest Landscapes, Picadilly Gallery, Wichita, Kansas
1996 ...You think of houses, Gallery E, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Collected Landscapes, Gallery E, The University of Texas at San Antonio
1994 Recent Landscapes, The McFarland Gallery, Wichita State University
1992 Mara Korkola, Scrimshaw, The Gallery, Oakville, Ontario
1991 Two Solo Exhibitions, The Carnegie Gallery, Dundas, Ontario
1990 Landscapes, Atikokan Centennial Museum, Ontario
1989 Mara Korkola: Landscapes, The Mandeville Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Night: Hans Op de Beeck & Mara Korkola, Ellephant, Montreal, Quebec
2015 The Art Collectors Starter Kit Show, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta 
2014 'Edge of Wilderness', Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
2013 Auto-Motive: World from the Windshield, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario
Scale, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
Chroma, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
2012 60 Painters, Humber College School of Arts and Media, Etobicoke, Ontario
Recent Work, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
2011 Natural Response, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2010 Sequence and Passage: Mara Korkola and Monica Tap, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, Ontario
25th Anniversary Show, Part I, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver BC
2009 The Winter Show, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver BC
2008 Small Works, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2007 Representation, Jenkins-Johnson Gallery, New York and San Francisco
2006 New Work, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
High Roads and Low Roads, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
And the Arts Center at Okaloosa-Walton College, McIlroy Gallery, Niceville, Florida
2005 Glanz & Gloria, Galerie Renate Schroeder, Moenchengladbach, Germany
Season Preview: New Work by Gallery Artists, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2004 Ten Years of Paintings: MFA Alumni, Satellite Space, San Antonio, Texas
2003 Small Immensities, The Painting Center, New York, NY
Alchemy and Mysticism #2, Toronto and Williamsburg, New York (presented by The Americas Society as a Satellite Program at Momenta Art)
The New Topography, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA 
Push Play, Mercer Union, Toronto
2002 Painting as Paradox, Artists Space, New York, NY
Introductions, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Let’s Get Lost, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, ON
Synthetic Psychosis, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto
The Spring Show, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver and Edmonton 
March Exhibition, Other gallery, Winnipeg
Superb Execution and Great Hangings, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton
2000 Re-negotiating Space, Community Gallery, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
You Think of Houses, The Space Gallery, St. John, NB
1999 Open Juried Exhibition, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, Jury Prize 
alfresco, Angell Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1997 MFA '96-'97, University of Texas at San Antonio Art Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Breakout, Satellite Space, Blue Star Art Complex, San Antonio, Texas
1996 Summer Survey, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, Ontario 
With Respect to Painting, Gallery 1203, San Antonio, TX
Poison, Satellite Space, Blue Star Art Complex, San Antonio, TX 
Great Plains National, Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS (catalogue)
15th Annual Library Print Show, University of Texas at San Antonio 
(“In Celebration of Woman’s History Month”) The Primary Object Gallery, San Antonio, TX 
Black and White, The Artist's Gallery, San Antonio, TX
1995 Profiles, Satellite Space, Blue Star Art Complex, San Antonio 
Texas Paint, The Artist's Gallery, San Antonio 
14th Annual Library Print Show, University of Texas at San Antonio 
Garbados Galeria Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano Miraflores, Lima, Peru
1994 interiors/exteriors, Pratt Community College Art Gallery, KS
1991 Notres Pays, Nos Amis, Scrimshaw Gallery, Oakville
Figures in the Landscape, The John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto
1990 Annual Juried Exhibition, Carabana Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, FL

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

  Belcourt Inc.
Bell Mobility
Bimcour Inc.
CHUBB
Fidelity Investments
FIT Institute
Hydro Quebec
OE
McCarthy Tetrault LLP
Ministry of Natural Resources 
Scotiabank
TD Bank
Western Petroleum Company

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2011 Sandals, Leah. Freshstarts, National Post. Toronto, Sept. 24
2010 Dick, Terence. Akimblog. Toronto. www.akimbo.ca/akimblog/?id=359
Howlett, Patrick. Akimblog. Cambridge. www.akimbo.ca/akimblog/?id=431
Reid, Robert. “Exhibition explores two approaches to landscape” The Record. Nov. 13
2009 Redfern, Christine. Time Spent Looking. Gallery Page and Strange, brochure essay. 
Carter Flinn, Sue. Akimblog. Halifax. www.akimbo.ca/akimblog/?id=287
2008 Carte Blanche, Vol 2: Painting, forward by Jane Urquhart, critical essay by Clint Roenisch: Magenta
Publishing for the arts, 2008
Dault, Gary Michael.  Visual Arts Review.  The Globe and Mail.  Febuary 16
Moy, Craig.  Hot Art.  Where.  p. 43.  Febuary.  (illustration). 
Tyyska, Allan.  Kaiku/Echo.  Vol. 18-2.  April
Harper's Magazine. Readings. And... p. 22. Nov.
2007 Glassbourg, Michael. The Artist's Life, Series Three. Mara Korkola (Painting). Video
2006 Bouchard, Gilbert A.  “Painting on the night shift” Edmonton Journal.  November 10.
Palladino-Craig, Allys and McLane, Preston.  High Roads and Low Roads: Anthems, dirges, myths.  Florida
State University Museum of Fine Arts catalogue.
2005 Blomen-Radermacher, Sigrid. “Bilder ohne Ort” Rheinsche Post.June 18.
2003 Dault, Julia. “Examining the daily drive” National Post. p. AL8. Jan. 22.
Enright, Robert. “Night Moves” Border Crossings. Vol. 22 No. 3, p. 12. August.
Harvey, Katharine. “Push Play”  Mercer Union catalogue.
Hirschmann, Thomas. “Source fresh” NOW. Vol. 22 No. 33, April 16.
Canadian Art. Fast Forward, Ontario. p.18 Vol.20, No. 4. Winter.
2002 Dahle, Sigrid. “Visually resonant exhibition broadens viewers’ thinking” Winnipeg Free Press.  
Mar  14.
Firstenberg, Lauri. Painting as Paradox. Artists Space catalogue. 
Garnet, Carla. “Synthetic Psychosis” Canadian Art. Rewind. p.136, Fall. 
Heti, Sheila. “MOCCA’s riches” NOW. Vol. 21 No. 33, April 18 (critic’s pick)
Heti, Sheila. “The Big Picture Feature” LOLA 13. p.38-39  Fall.
Johnson, Andrew. Canadian Art. p.90 Spring. 
Liss, David. Synthetic Psychosis. Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art catalogue. 
Maranda, Michael. Blackflash. (illustration) Vol. 20.1, p. 18-19. Fall. 
McCluskey, Sue. C Magazine. Issue 73, p.42  Spring. 
Milroy, Sarah. The Globe and Mail. “Critic’s Choice” Review p.R32  April 13.
The Globe and Mail. “Critic’s Choice” Art With Heart review p.R19  Oct. 26.
Raymond, Andrea. North York Mirror. April14.
Canadian Art. Fast Forward, International. (illustration) p.46 Fall.
Coupe. Issue 7: The Motion Picture. (illustration) p. 23. 
Coupe. Issue 8: The first annual design and images awards issue. (illustration).
2001 Hanna, Deirdre. “Place maps” NOW. Nov 22 (critic’s pick)
Matotek, Jennifer. “Second annual Toronto International Art Fair highlights work by contemporary Toronto
artists” 
The Medium Online. Oct. 22 (critic’s “10 favourite artists...at the 2001 TIAF”)
Vaughn, R. M. “The Year in Pictures” EYE. Dec 20 (critic’s #1 in “10 Best Art Moments for 2001
2000 Johnson, Andrew. “When I Think of Houses” (catalogue essay)
Smith, Colin H. “A Place Called Home” Saint John Times Globe. May 2
1999 Varin-Jarkowski, Karoline. “Of ‘Bizzareries and Delicatesse’” Echo. Sept. 30
1996 Arbuckle, Franklin. “OSA '96” (catalogue)
Freed, Douglass. “Great Plains National Exhibition” (catalogue) Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, Fort Hays State
University. 
Goddard, Dan R.  “Natural Interpretation.” San Antonio Express News. February 23 (reproduction).
“New Perspective On Painting.” San Antonio Express News.  p 1D. June 10.
Hays Lane, Allison. “With Respect to Painting.” Voices of Art.  p. 28. July/August.
Turk, Linda. “Exhibits look at habitats from inside and outside.” The Chronicle-Journal.  Aug. 4.
1995 Goddard, Dan R.  “Landscapes Stray From Traditional.” San Antonio Express News. May 4.
1994 Heck, Sarah. “McFarland Exhibit.” Sunflower.  (Wichita State University) No.62 Vol. XCVII, p. 2, “Wichita Arts”  (television) Feb. 9.
1991 Beswick, Helen. “Carnegie Show provided another birthday treat.” Dundas Star Journal.  Nov. 27.
Hart, Diane. “Exhibit cuts through ‘constitutional wrangling.” Oakville Beaver. June 30.
1990 Cunningham, Margaret. "One Woman Show.” Atikokan Progress. Jan. 10.
“Atikokan Centennial Museum curator busy from start.” The Times News. Feb. 1.

SELECTED AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS

2011 Ontario Arts Council Grant to Visual Artists: Mid-Career
2010 Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant
2007 Ontario Arts Council Grant to Visual Artists: Mid-Career
2005 Ontario Arts Council Grant to Visual Artists: Mid-Career
2003 Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant
2002 Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant Ontario Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant
2001 Canada Council for the Arts Emerging Artist Grant Ontario Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant
2000 Toronto Arts Council Grant
1998 Jury Prize, Open Juried Exhibition, Cambridge Galleries
1994-97 UTSA MFA Scholarship, San Antonio, Texas
1996 College of Fine Arts and Humanities Summer Scholarship
1995 UTSA Materials Grant, San Antonio, Texas
1987, 88 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Montreal, Quebec

SELECTED CHARITABLE DONATIONS

2011 Arts Open (in support of Arts for Children and Youth)
Off the hook. McLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Ontario
2010 Bayscapes Art Auction. Georgian Bay Land Trust, Toronto, Ontario
Off the hook. MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Ontario
2009 Off the hook. MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie Ontario
Arts Open (in support of Shoot With This)
2008 Arts Open (in support of Artheart Community Art Centre), Glen Abbey Golf Course, Oakville
Canadian Art Magazine Gallery Hop and Fundraiser 
Off the Hook MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie Ontario
2007 Arts Open (in support of Artheart Community Art Centre), Glen Abbey Golf Course, Oakville 
Off the hook. MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie Ontario
2005 Art with Heart, Casey House, Toronto
Canadian Art Magazine Gallery Hop and Fundraiser
2004 MacLaren Art Centre auction, Barrie, Ontario
2003 Partners in Art, 2002/2003 Project: partnering with the Art Gallery of Ontario to purchase a piece of contemporary art for the Gallery's permanent collection. 
Art with Heart, Casey House, Toronto
Mascara, Plug- In Institute of Contemporary Art, Winnipeg
2002 Art with Heart, Casey House, Toronto
Canadian Art Magazine Gallery Hop fundraiser
Collage Party! Power Plant Fundraiser at the Toronto International Art Fair
1995 Of Art Angels, AIGA art Auction