Stephen Andrews

Stephen Andrews was born in 1956 in Sarnia, Ontario. His work deals with memory, identity, the body and the body politic. He has exhibited his work in Canada, the U.S., Brazil, Scotland, France, India and Japan. He is represented in the collection of the National Gallery of Canada, as well as many other public and private collections.

Stephen Andrews' Website

  • Solo Exhibitions
    2014
    2013
    • Periferal, Galerie Division, Montreal
    2012
    • X, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
    2011
    • Stephen Andrews, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary
     
    2009
     
    • LOLA festival, London Ontario
     
    • Cartoon, Wilde Gallery, Berlinale Film Festival, Berlin
    2008
      The quick and the dead, Gallery Lambton , Sarnia
     
    • You and I, Queen Specific, Toronto
    2007
    • Cartoon, Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery Toronto
     
    • A deer in the headlights (remix), Platform Gallery Seattle
    2006
    • Forecast, JB Gallery Hart House U of T, Toronto
     
    • Apostles, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto>
     
    • Stephen Andrews, Commons Gallery UH Honolulu HI
     
    • A small part of something larger, Dunlop Art Gallery Regina, Toronto, Levine Gallery, LA
     
    • A deer in the headlights, Akau Gallery, Toronto
    2005
    • POV, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
    • Between before and after, Platform Gallery, Seattle WA
    • Dramatis Personae, Alliance Francaise, Toronto
    2004
    • The 1st part of the 2nd half, Participant Inc. New York
    • Stephen Andrews, Cue Art Foundation, New York
    2003
    • jpeg, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
    • The 1st part of the 2nd half, Nuova Icona, Venice; Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris
    2002
    • Team, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto; Zsa Zsa, Toronto
    • The 1st part of the 2nd half, Dazibao, Montreal
    2001
    • CMYK and more work from Album Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
    • Likeness, Helen and Morris Belkin Gallery, UBC, Vancouver; Art Gallery of Windsor
    2000
    • Drawings, Gallery Stratford, Stratford Ontario
    1999
    • hoi polloi, Justina Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto,
    • Excerpts from Sonnets, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
    1998
    • hoi polloi, Lombard Freid Fine Art, New York
    • Three Hundred and Sixty Five Pictures, Mount St Vincent, Halifax
    1997
    • The Weather, Lombard Freid Fine Art, New York
    1996
    • Three Hundred and Sixty Five Pictures, TPW , Toronto
    • Ghosts, Arcus Project, Moriya Japan
    1995
    • Personals, Project Room, Lombard Freid Fine Art , New York
    1994
    • SAFE, W139, Amsterdam, Holland
    1993
    • Facsimile, White Room Project, White Columns, New York
    • SAFE, Garnet Press Gallery, Toronto. Open Studio,Toronto
    • The Fruit Machine, University of Winnepeg, Winnepeg,
    1992
    • Facsimile, Oakville Galleries, Oakville. Macdonald Stewart Art Centre,
    • Singing The Body Ephemeral, with Andy Fabo, Canadian Cultural Services, Paris
    • Corporeal Knowledge, with Shelagh Keeley, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver
    1990
    • The Sins Of The Fathers, Garnet Press Gallery
    • Drawings, Laurentian Museum and Gallery, Sudbury
    1989
    • X.87-VIII.89, London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario.
    1988
    • Drawings, Grunt Vancouver. Garnet Press Gallery, Toronto.
    1987
    • Drum Suite, Garnet Press Gallery, Toronto.
    1986
    • New Drawings, Garnet Press Gallery, Toronto
    1984
    • Fish Stories From The Crypt, Garnet Press Gallery, Toronto
    Selected Group Exhibitions
    2012
    • Archival Dialogues, Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto
    • a dot went for a walk, ME Gallery, 798 Artzone, Beijing
    • Toronto/Berlin, Zweigstelle, Berlin
    2011
    • Decisive Moments, Somewhere Else, Trinity Square Video, Toronto
    2010/11
    • What It Is, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
    2010
    • Fax, Plug In ICA, Winnepeg
    • Conflict/Resolution, LOLA Arts Festival, London, ON
    • Hot Spot, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
    2009
    • War at a Distance, Toronto Photographer's Workshop, Toronto
    • Added Value, Platform Gallery, Winnepeg
    • Yokohama France Video Collection, Red Brick Warehouse Space No. 1, Yokohama, Japan
    • Things Fall Apart, Winkelman Gallery, New York
    2008
    • XI.93 - VIII.94, with Shelagh Keeley, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
      FAAS, GNO, Sudbury
    2007
    • Biennale de Montreal
    2006
    • Gifts go one way, Apex Gallery New York
    • This ain't no fooling around. Rubicon Gallery, Dublin Ireland
    • Andrews and Blanchon Kendall Art Gallery Miami
    • Out of the Blue, Abingtion Art Center, Jenkintown PA
    2005
    • Beyond Redemption, Belkin Satellite, Vancouver
    • Branded, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
    • Thought Crimes, Diverseworks, Houston TX
    • Contemporary Erotic Drawing, Diverseworks Houston, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum. Ridgefield, CT
    2004
    • Just My Imagination, Museum London
    2003
    • Sign and Sound, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    2002
    • Legion, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
    • Think Canada, Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, India
    2001
    • Crowds, Hunter College, New York
    • Subject Plural, CAM, Houston
    2000
    • Recollection Project, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, Toronto
    • Loaded, Angell Gallery, Toronto
    • Real Man, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
    • Dust on the Road, Harbour Front Gallery, Toronto
    1999
    • Skinjobs, Mount St Vincent, Halifax
    • Landtakes, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto
    1998
    • Ground Control, Lombard Freid Fine Art, New York
    • Residing in the Floating World, Oakville Galleries, Oakville On.
    1997
    • Refigured Histories/Remembered Pasts, Saidye Bronfman Centre, Montreal
    • How Do I Look?, Art Gallery of North York, Toronto.
    • Survey Results Show, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa.
    • Rococco Tattoo, The Power Plant, Toronto
    • Love, Love, Love, TPW, Toronto.
    • Dictons, Maxims et Proverbes, Galerie Christiane Chassay, Montreal.
    1996
    • Reflections Of The Soul, Art Gallery of North York, Toronto.
    1995
    • Foto Feis, Glasgow, Scotland.
    • On The Surface Of Things, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
    • Saving Face, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga.
    • Fagosites, University of Illinois, Chicago.
    • Autobiography, North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, N.D.
    1994
    • Hidden Values, McMichael Collection, Kleinburg.
    • Future Traditions In Canadian Art, Art Gallery of North York, Toronto.
    • Dark O'Clock, Museu De L'Arte Moderne, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Plug In, Winnepeg
    • In Number, Glendon College, York University, Toronto.
    • Je Crois Que Le Vent Les A Otes, Canadian Cultural Services, Paris
    • Centre St. Vincent, Herblay, France
    1993
    • Update '93, White Columns, New York.
    • Le Mois De La Photo, Centre Culturel Cote de Neiges, Montreal.
    • Tele-Aesthetics, Bard College, New York. curator Sandra Antelo-Suarez
    1992
    • Rethinking History, Mercer Union, Toronto.
    1991
    • Volumes, Red Head Gallery, Toronto.
    1989
    • Drawn From Drawn Upon, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto.
    • Homogenius 1, Mercer Union, Toronto.
    1987
    • Young Contemporaries, London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario.
    1985
    • Fire And Ice, Galerie Walcheturm, Zurich.
    1984
    • Expron, Caserne des Pompiers, Montreal.
    1983
    • Chromaliving, The Colonnade, Toronto.
    1982
    • O Kromazone, Institut Unzeit, Berlin.
    Selected Press
    2012
    2011
    2010
    • Frieze, April p.129 Dan Adler
    • Apparatur, The low punch of the quick and the dead, Sissel Marie Tonn
    • Bordercrossings #113, p.92, Added Value, Alison Gillmor
    • Ciel Variable Magazine CV85, War at a Distance, Amish Morrell
    2009
    • Xtra, Sholem Krishtalka, Dec 3
      Globe and Mail, Gary Michael Dault, Dec.
    2008
    • Harper’s October p. 79 illustration
      Globe and Mail, January, Sarah Milroy
    2007
    • Canadian Art, Winter, Picture Maker, Alexander Nagel
    2006
    • Trinidad and Tobago Express, Feb 19, Kayode James
    2005
    • Houston Press,Feb 17-23 K Plocek
      Canadian Art, Spring , Lorissa Sengara, p 78
      C Magazine, Summer,Joe Wolin, p 46
      Art News, January, Reena Jana, p 126
      Xtra, S Rogersom, p23
      Contemporary #70, Matthew Biro
    2003
    • Art Presse, September
    2002
    • Le Devoir, Etats Passagers, Jean-Claude Rochefort, p. E9
    • Toronto Star, Art by Numbers, Susan Walker
    • Lola, Summer, Jessie Caryl, p.68
    2001
    • Globe and Mail, July 14, Sarah Milroy
    • Detroit Free Press, Artists Represent...6.08.013G, Keri Guten Cohen
    • Room, Artist Creates..., 08.01, p.14, TK
    2000
    • Lola, Summer 2000, Marie Larson
    • Canadian Art, Spring 00 vol. 17 #1, Tom Folland
    • Globe and Mail, Oct. 16, Gary Michael Dault
    • Xtra, Oct, Kim Fullerton
    1999
    • Parachute, Winter 99, Tom Folland
    1997
    • Canadian Art, Winter 97, p. 32, Deborah Esch
    • Poliester, Summer 97, p. 56, Bill Arning
    • Art News June, p. 128, Alexander Nagel
    • Art and Text #58 August, p.81, Deborah Esch
    • Fuse Magazine #20, p. 32-33, Artist Project
    1996
    • Parachute #83, p. 49, Robert W.G. Lee
    • Mix Magazine Summer 96, p. 55 Artist Text
    1995
    • Border Crossings Summer, Deep Down Surfacing, Simon Herbert
    1994
    • Canadian Art Sprint 94 Vol. II, p.73, Betty Ann Jordan
    1993
    • Art Press 186 International Edition, p.28-30, Photographie, Regis Durand
    Catalogues and Publications
    2006
    • Based on a true Story, S Andrews, Cultural Politics Vol 2 Issue 3 p 381
    2005
    • Subtitles,edited by Atom Egoyan and Ian Balfour, Alphabet City #9
    2004
    • Stephen Andrews, Cue Art Foundation, Atom Egoyan
    2003
    • MosaiCanada: Sign and Sound, Wayne Baerwaldt, Keunhye Lim, Seoul Museum of Art
    2002
    • Lost in the Archives, Edited by Rebecca Comay, Alphabet City #7
    2001
    • Likeness, Annette Hurtig, Scott Watson, University of British Columbia
    1999
    • Canadian Art in the Twentieth Century, Joan Murray, Dundurn
    • Three Hundred and Sixty Five Pictures, TPW, catalogue essay Cheryl Sourkes
    1997
    • Survey Results Show, National Gallery of Canada, essay Janice Saleem
    • Autobiography, North Dakota Museum of Art, essay Laurel Reuter
    1996
    • Notebook Project, Contemporary Art Gallery
    • Three Hundred Sixty Five Pictures, TPW, brochure essay, Cheryl Sourkes
    • Arcus Project 95, Interactive Intercultural Residence in the Arts, Ibaraki, Japan
    1994
    • In Number, Glendon Gallery, York University
    • Je Crois Que Le Vent Les A Otes, Les Cahiers des Regards, Centre d'Art d'Herblay, essays Jean-Pierre Rehm and Michelle Theriault
    • Dark O'Clock, Plug In Editions, essays Wayne Baerwaldt and Deborah Esch
    1992
    • Facsimile, Oakville Galleries, essay Deborah Esch
    • Corporeal Knowledge, Charles H Scott Gallery, essay Greg Bellerby
    • Rethinking History, Mercer Union, essay Carol Podedworny
    1991
    • Hymne au Corps Ephemerel, Services Culturelles, essay Annette Hurtig
    1989
    • Drawn From Drawn Upon, Art Gallery of York University essay Loretta Yarlow
    • X.87-VIII89, London Regional Art Gallery, essay Bruce Russell
    1988
    • Positions, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, essay, Robert Windrum
    1987
    • Young Contemporaries, London Life, essay Marnie Fleming
    1985
    • Fire And Ice, Chromazone, essay William Wood
    1984
    • Desire, Chromazone, essay Andy Fabo
    1983
    • Chromaliving, Chromazone, essay Jennifer Oille
    • Trois Artistes De Toronto, Articule, essay Bruce Russell
    Film Festivals
    2008
    • On Message, Les Rencontres Internaitionales, Madrid, Berlin
    2007
    • Cartoon, The Quick and the Dead, On Creaturely Life, Aurora Festival, Norwich, UK
      On Message Rencontres International , Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
    2005
    • Quicktime Interruptus, Mardi Gras Film Festival, Sydney, Australia; Mix Festival, New York; OutFest, LA, The New Festival, NYC; Arcadi/NEMO, Paris; The Centre for Art tapes, Halifax; Canadian Film Centre, Toronto
    • The Quick and the Dead, Rehab Film Festival, Toronto
    2004
    • Quicktime Interruptus Austin GLIFF, Austin, TX; Rehab Film Festival, Toronto, ON; Inside Out Film Festival, Toronto
    Public Commissions
    2011
      A Small Part of Something Larger, Trump Tower Toronto
    Awards and Grants
    2007
    • Ontario Arts Council Project Grant
      Toronto Arts Council Project Grant
      Visual AIDS Bill Olander Award
      Canada Council Project Grant
    2005
    • Ontario Arts Council Project Grant
    2002
    • Toronto Arts Council, Project Grant
    2000
    • Canada Council, A Grant
    1998
    • Toronto Arts Council, Project Grant
    • Canada Council, A Grant
    1997
    • Ontario Arts Council, Project Grant
    1996
    • Canada Council, B Grant
    1995
    • Toronto Arts Council, Project Grant
    1994
    • Canada Council, B Grant
    1992
    • Canada Council, B Grant
    1991
    • Ontario Arts Council, Project Grant
    1990
    • Canada Council, B Grant
    1989
    • Canada Council, B Grant
    1985
    • Ontario Arts Council, Project Grant
    Collections
    • Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
    • Harvard, Schwartz Collection, Boston, MS
    • Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Ontario
    • National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    • Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto
    • Bank of Montreal, Toronto
    • The Donovan Collection, University of Toronto
    • The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.
    • Gallery Lambton, Sarnia, Ontario
    • Canada Council, Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario
    • Praxis Group, Vancouver, B.C.
    • Bailey and Company, Toronto, Ontario
    • Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario
    • Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Ontario
    • London Life Insurance Company, London, Ontario
    • Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario
    • Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario
    • City of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario
    • Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, B.C.
    • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt, Toronto