- Shelley Adler
- Ljubodrag Andric
- Stephen Appleby-Barr
- Michael Awad
- Matt Bahen
- Joachim Bandau
- Charles Bierk
- Jeffrey Blondes
- Edward Burtynsky
- Chuck Close
- Ric Evans
- Greg Hardy
- John Hartman
- Katharine Harvey
- Howard Hodgkin
- Izima Kaoru
- Yousuf Karsh
- Mara Korkola
|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
|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|
| Belcourt Inc. |
Western Petroleum Company
Ministry of Natural Resources
McCarthy Tetrault LLP
|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. |
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
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
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|