Jane Buyers

Selected Solo & Two Person Exhibitions
2015
  • Gather...Arrange...Maintain, Museum London, London, Ontario

2014
2010
  • Amend, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
2007
  • Images for Words/Memory for Things, Stratford Gallery, Stratford

2006
  • Into the Woods, with Mary Catherine Newcomb, Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo
 
2005/06
  • Inscriptions, Robert McLaughlin, Oshawa. Solo, curated exhibition, with catalogue. Travelling to Koffler Gallery, Toronto; UW Art Gallery, Waterloo.
2000
1998
  • Botanica Barocca, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Hart House, University of Toronto, Toronto
1997
  • The Pumphouse, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
  • Folio, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
  • Iconoclasts (with David Mcgee), McIntosh Gallery.London, Ontario
  • Burlington Cultural Centre, Burlington, Ontario
1996
  • Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario (catalogue)
1994
  • The Woodstock Art Gallery, Woodstock, Ontario
  • Garnet Press Gallery, Toronto
1992
  • Canadian Cultural Centre, Rome
  • Garnet Press Gallery, Toronto
Selected Group Exhibitions
2017
2016
  • Hang upon tomorrow and loose today (with Zachari Logan), A.K.A. Gallery, Saskatoon, SK
2012
2008
 
2007
  • Still Life, Harbinger Gallery, Waterloo.
2006
  • Art Fiction . Art Mur, Montreal.
 
2005
  • The Suitcase Show . Harbourfront, Toronto.
 
  • You Get What You Get. Akau, Toronto.
2004
  • Toronto International Art Fair, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
 
  • Art and Paper VI. Galerie d’art Jean-Claude-Bergeron, Ottawa.
2003
  • Genius Loci. Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery.
2002
  • Reading Without Words: Books as Objects . Gallery Stratford.
 
  • Lonsdale Gallery, Toronto. Artists’ Books.
2001
  • Herbarium . Art Gallery of Peterborough.
 

Chronicles: The Great Canadian Printmaking Competion. Edward Day Gallery, Toronto.

 
  • Great Lakes. Harbourfront Centre, Toronto.
2000
  • The Single Tree, London Regional Art Gallery (catalogue)
  • Cote cour, cote jardin, Galerie Art Mur, Montreal
1999
  • Ways to Remember,, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
  • TSA 30: Toronto School of Art 30th Anniversary Faculty Retrospective, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto.
  • Glendon Gallery, York University, Toronto. A Look Back
1996
  • Second Skin, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario (catalogue)
1994
  • X-Sightings, The Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, New York
1991
  • International group show, Simon Watson Gallery, New York, (national touring). Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut; Hall Walls, Buffalo, New York; New Langton Arts, San Francisco
  • Cambridge Gallery, Cambridge, 3 person. Tom Thompson Memorial Gallery, Owen Sound (provincial touring)
1990
  • Memory Work: The Post Modern Impulse in Canadian Art, London Regional Art Gallery, London (national touring)
  • Garden Project, Power Plant, Toronto
1986
  • The Interpretation of Architecture, Sandy Simpson Gallery, Toronto (catalogue)
1984
  • Something to do with Space, Art Gallery at Harbourfront, Toronto (catalogue)
  • The New City of Sculpture, YYZ, Toronto
1983
  • Chromaliving, Chromazone, Toronto
1982
  • O Kromazone, Das Institut Unzeit, Berlin
  • Monumenta, YYZ, Toronto
Public Commissions
2001
  • Golden Queen Hybrid, RIM Park, Waterloo, Ontario
  • Between The Acts, Theatre and Company, Kitchener, Ontario
2000
  • John Labatt Barley Field, Labatt Park, Waterloo, Ontario
1997
  • Agricultura, Donald Forster Sculpture Park, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario
Grants & Awards
2002
  • Elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts
  • Awarded Kitchener-Waterloo Arts Award for Visual Arts
2001
  • Honourable Mention, Ernst & Young Great Canadian Printmaking Competition
1996/97
  • Canada Council 'B' Grant
1995
  • UW Social Science and Humanities Grant Award
1994
  • Ontario Arts Council Project Grant
1993
  • Ontario Arts Council Project Grant
  • Ontario Arts Council Materials Assistance Grant
1991/92
  • Canada Council 'B' Grant
  • Ontario Arts Council Materials Assistance Grant
1990
  • Ontario Arts Council Project Grant
  • Canada Council Short Term/Project Cost Grant
1988
  • Ontario Arts Council Professional Grant
Selected Bibliography
2007
  • Descant: Margins and Borders , vol 38, no2, Summer 2007. P 151

 
  • 156. "Inscriptions" portfolio
 
  • The Coast, Dec. 13-20, 2007. p. 49, Jane Kansas, "Objects of affection"
2006
  • The Globe and Mail, Saturday, Oct 7, p. R16. Gary Michael Dault. “Natural Selection at Paul Petro Contemporary Art”.
 
  • The Globe and Mail, Saturday, November 15, .P. R12. Gary Michael Dault. “Black rose works make deep impression. “
 
  • ESPACE: Sculpture, Vol 75, Spring. p. 41. Margaret Rodgers
 
  • Fusion, Winter 2006, Vol. 30 No.1. Front cover, p.14-15, 23. Gil McElroy
 
  • Kitchener-Waterloo Record, Friday, February 24, 2006, p. D4. Robert Reid.
 
  • Hours, 28 septembre. p.4
 
  • Ici, 25 octobre, p. 51
 
  • Le Devoir, 14-15 octobre, p.E3.. Rene Viau.
 
  • Mirror, 11 octobre, p. 56. Christine Redfern. "Fiction Addiction"
2002
  • La Nazione, Florence, Italy. "L’opulenze che finanzia i restauri."
 
  • Catalogue, The Single Tree. Text by Laura Millard, "The Single Tree" exhibition, London Regional Art and Historical Museums, London, Ontario.
2000
  • Montreal Gazette, June 10, p. J2, Cultivating a garden of the imagination: where nature and culture meet, Henry Lehmann
  • The Record, Kitchener, July 14, p. B3 Ready for Harvest (photograph with caption)
  • The Record, Kitchener, July 22, p.E4, Sculpture commemorates brewing industry, Donna Cooper.
1999
  • Tessera: Coincidence of the Page, Volume 27. 58-59
  • Globe and Mail, December 18, Gillian MacKay.
1997
  • Kitchener-Waterloo Record, September 30, p.6. Robert Reid
  • Globe and Mail, November 22, p.C16 A garden of artistic delight, Gillian MacKay
  • Guelph Mercury, October 1. P.A5
  • Tessera: Work/Le Travail, Volume 22. P.68-70
  • Second Skin: Looking at the Garden Again (catalogue), Anne McPherson
1996
  • The Kitchener-Waterloo Record, Robert Reid, July 2
  • Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Folio (catalogue) Lynne Bell and Carol Podedworny
  • Globe and Mail , June 4, p.C3. John Bentley Mays
1995
  • C Magazine, Spring 1995, p. 56, Carol Podedworny.
1992
  • Globe and Mail, Kate Taylor, October 16th.
  • Citta Nuova (Rome). June
  • Catalogue, La Mèmoire postmoderne: Essai sur l'art contemporain, Mark Cheetham, postface de Linda Hutcheon.
1991
  • Catalogue. Remembering Post Modernism: Trends in Recent Canadian Art, Mark Cheetham with Linda Hutcheon. Oxford University Press.
1990
  • C Magazine, Issue 26, Summer '90, J. Andreae.
1989
  • Parachute, Spring/Summer, J. Andreae.
1986
  • Catalogue The Interpretation of Architecture, Andy Patton.
1985
  • C Magazine, Winter no. 4, Donald Kuspit.
Selected Collections
  • Department of Foreign Affairs
  • Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
  • National Capital Commission- Governor-General’s Residence, Ottawa
  • Museum of Contemporary Art , North York
  • Art Gallery of Hamilton
  • Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery
  • Citicorp Canada, First Canadian Place, Toronto
  • Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa
  • Detroit Edison
  • Ontario Hydro, Toronto
  • Canada Permanent Trust, Toronto
  • Toronto-Dominion Bank
  • First Federal Savings, Detroit
  • Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery
  • Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph
  • McDonald's Corporation, Chicago, Illinois
Visiting Artist
2006
  • Public lecture in conjunction with Inscriptions solo exhibition, University of Waterloo Art Gallery
2003
  • Guest artist, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax.
2001
  • Canada Council Visiting Artist, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay.
1999
  • Canada Council Visiting Artist, University of Saskatchewan. Saskatoon and University of Regina.
1991
  • Guest artist, Open Studio, Toronto.
 
  • Art Gallery of Peterborough. Sponsored by Art Gallery of Ontario “Artists’ with Their Work Program”. Lectures and workshops on sculpture, in conjunction with solo exhibition.
 
  • Tom Thompson Memorial Art Gallery, Owen Sound. Sponsored by Art Gallery of Ontario “Artists’ with Their Work Program”. Lectures and workshops on sculpture, in conjunction with solo exhibition.
 
  • Canada Council Visiting Artist, University of Windsor.
1990
  • Guest artist, Colour Xerox project, Visual Arts Ontario.
Papers Presented
2006
  • Invited public lecture- Wendy Wersch Memorial Lecture Series. Winnipeg
 
  • “Mending: The Art of Recuperation in the work of Recent Women Artists”
2002
  • 7th Conferenza Internazionale sulla Conservazione e IL Restauro, Florence Italy. Presented a paper ”On the Recuperative Impulse in Recent Art” for the panel Dal Testo al Testo.
2001
  • University Art Association of Canada Conference, University of Quebec, Montreal. Paper “Material Matters: Junk, Stuff. Things”, for panel THE ARTIST AS A MATERIAL CULTUROLOGIST OR THE MATERIAL CULTUROLOGIST AS AN ARTIST?
 
  • Visual Arts Ontario Career Management Training Course, Queens University, Kingston, The Fine Art of Being a Professional. “Making Art and Making a Living : How to Survive as an Artist”.
Education
1990
  • Master of Education (History and Philosophy), University of Toronto
1973
  • Honours B.A. (Visual Art) York University