Tony Urquhart Print Biography
 
Education
 
1958 Bachelor of Fine Art, Albright Art School, Buffalo, New York
1956 Diploma, Albright Art School, Buffalo, New York
1955 Yale Summer School
 
One-Person Exhibitions
 
2008 ThielsenGallery, London, Ontario, Still Life.
2007 Elora Art Centre, Elora Ontario.
2007 20 Gallery coast to coast virtual exhibition of box sculptures.
2006 Moore Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
2004 Moore Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
2003 Thielsen Gallery, London, Ontario
Museum London, London, Ontario
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
Galerie d’Art Jean Claude Bergeron, Ottawa, Ontario
2002 Art Gallery of Labrador & Nfld., St. John’s Nfld
Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario
University of Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario
Maclaren Art Centre, Barrie, Ontario
Moore Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Harbinger Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario
2001 Thielsen Gallery, London, Ontario
Gallery Lambton, Sarnia, Ontario
Gallery Stratford, Ontario
Thames Art Gallery, Chatham, Ontario
2000 Moore Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1998 Moore Gallery, Toronto. Ontario
1997 Harbinger Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario
Wynick/Tuck Gallery, 40th Anniversary exhibition, Toronto, January
1996 Galerie Veronique, Smagghe, Paris France
1994 Harbinger Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario
1993 Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. (May)
Dialogues of Reconciliation: The Imagination of Tony Urquhart,
Peterborough Art Gallery, Peterborough, February
1992 Magnum Books Gallery, Ottawa
Souvenir, Glendon Gallery, York University
Cells of Ourselves, K-W Art Gallery, December
Cells of Ourselves, University of Manitoba, October
Cells of Ourselves, Mount St. Vincent Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Cells of Ourselves, Memorial University, St. John’s, Newfoundland
1992 Dialogues of Reconciliation: The Imagination of Tony Urquhart, The Art
Gallery of the San Antonio Art Institute, San Antonio, Texas, July
Cells of Ourselves, Grimsby Art Gallery, Ontario, January
1992 Dialogues of Reconciliation: The Imagination of Tony Urquhart, Mary Porter
Sesnon Gallery, University of California, Santa Cruz, January
1991 Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. February
Cells of Ourselves, Rodman Hall, St. Catherines, Ontario
Cells of Ourselves, Tom Thomson Gallery, Owen Sound, Ontario
Cells of Ourselves, Art Gallery of St. Thomas, St. Thomas, Ontario
1992 Dialogues of Reconciliation: The Imagination of Tony Urquhart, The
Meridian Gallery, San Franciso, October
1990 One person drawing show from Cells of Ourselves, Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
Thielsen Gallery, London, Ontario. (10 bas relief, 2 box sculptures, 15 oil on paper, 8 prints)
1988 1988 World’s Apart, The Symbolic Landscapes of Tony Urquhart, Retrospective 117 works: drawing, painting and sculpture, London Regional Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Windsor, Hamilton Art Gallery and Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina.
1987 Bau-xi Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Bau-xi Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
Moore Gallery, Hamilton, Ontario
1986 Galerie Don Stewart, Montreal, September
Bau-xi Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. March
1985 Bau-xi Gallery, Vancouver, B.C. Spring
President’s Corridor, N.H. University of Waterloo, February
1984 Bau-xi Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. October 20 – November 8
1983 Bau-xi Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. May
1982 Bau-xi Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Wallack Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario
La Galerie Charlotte Frenette, Quebec City, November 21 – December 6
Bau-xi Gallery, Vancouver, B.C. November 1-18
Roderigue LeMay Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario
1981 Bau-xi Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., March 30-April 11.
1981 Thresholds, Bau-xi Gallery, Toronto, Ont. March 21 – April 9
1979 Confederation Centre, Charlottetown, December
1978 1978 25 Years: Tony Urquhart Retrospective: organized by Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, (December 1978); Windsor, (January, 1979); York University Gallery, Toronto, (February, 1979); Stratford, (May,1979); Hamilton Art Gallery, (July, 1979); Art Gallery of Brantford, (August, 1979); Thames Art Centre, Chatham, (October, 1979); Confederation Centre, Charlottetown, P.E.I., (December, 1979); Memorial University, St. John’s Newfoundland, (February, 1980); Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia, (April 1980); University of Victoria, Maltwood Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia, (August, 1980).
Bau-xi Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1977 Nancy Poole’s Studio, Toronto, Ontario
1975 Richard Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
1974 Edinboro State College, Edinboro, Pennsylvania
Sheridan College, Toronto, Ontario
Backroom Gallery, Victoria, B.C.
1974,75 Nancy Poole’s Studio, Toronto, Ontario
1972,73 Nancy Poole’s Studio, Toronto, Ontario
1972 University of Waterloo Art Gallery, 10 boxes, 20 drawings
The Isaacs Gallery, March 25
1971 Rodman Hall, St. Catherines and Concordia University, Montreal.
The Isaacs Gallery, April, 28
1970 Tony Urquhart – Reunion, retrospective, London Public Library and Art Museum.
1969 Pandora’s Box Gallery, Victoria, B.C.
1968 The Isaacs Gallery, November 19.
1966 The Isaacs Gallery, October 26.
1965 The Isaacs Gallery, May 14.
1964 The Isaacs Gallery, March 31.
1963 The Isaacs Gallery, February 13 – May 4.
1962 The Isaacs Gallery, April 20.
1961 The Isaacs Gallery, August.
1960 Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1959 Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
The Isaacs Gallery, September 19.
Waddington Gallery, Montreal.
1959-64 Hart House, University of Toronto, Ontario
1957 The Isaacs Gallery, October 15.
The Isaacs Gallery, January 12.
 
Selected Group Shows
 
2006 An Atlas of Drawings, Museum of Modern Art, New York.
2006 Carlton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ont.
2006 Art Gallery of Peterborough, Ontario.
2005 Art of the Sixties, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
2005

Isaccs Scene, University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, Ontario.

2005

Tony Urquhart x 2, Gallery Stratford, Ontario.

2005

Curated Exhibition, “Vimy and After; Drawings by Walter Seymour Allward.

2005

Agnes Etherington, Art Centre, Kingston, Ontario.

2005 Artist in Residence of the City of Kitchener, Ontario.
2004 Group Drawing Show, Thielsen Gallery, London, Ontario
1997 Moore Gallery, Inugarul exhibition, Toronto
1996 “Terre en Transit”, 7th National Biennial of Ceramique Art, Trois Rivieres, P.Q.
1995 Two-person show with Ron Bloore, Ron Moore Gallery, Hamilton, Ontario
Korean/Canada Exchange Exhibition: K-W Art Gallery, Kitchener and Hart House, University of Toronto.Ontario
Summer in the City, Harbinger Gallery.
1994 Printmakers at Riverside: Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, (Jan.),
MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie (April), Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton
(June), K-W Art Gallery, Kitchener (November).
1993 Heart of London Revisited, London Regional Gallery.
Crisis in Abstraction: National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Norman
Mackenzie Gallery, Regina; Glenbow Institute, Calgary, Hamilton Art Gallery, Hamilton
1992 Painting From 1960 to the Present, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery
1990 Fine Arts at Waterloo, 4th year student/faculty show at the Modern Languages Gallery
Blast from the Past, University of Waterloo, Ontario
1989 Artifact, Memory & Desire, Gallery/Stratford, 5 person summer show
Blue, Durham Art Gallery, Durham, Ontario
1988 Octagon Project (10 artists on a glacier), 6 days in August, Comox,
British Columbia, Exhibition, Comox, B.C. in December
Yellow, Durham Art Gallery, Durham, Ontario. (1 work)
1986 Art in a Box, Art Gallery of Brant, October
Making Their Mark, University of Waterloo Modern Languages Gallery
Blyth Festival, with Rob Skipper, August-September
1985 National Arts Centre, Art Bank Sculpture, December
Then & Now (Zacks Collection), Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario
Save Life on Earth, one of six Canadian artists invited to participate: opened
in October in Yugoslavia. Toured for two years to various countries
The Artist Collects, London Regional Art Centre, London, Ontario, September-October
Etchings with Hugh Mackenzie, Bau-Xi Gallery, Toronto, Ont. May 11-30
Art Bank works, Hull, Quebec, April 1 – May 3.
1984 Eccentricities, Centre for the Arts Gallery, University of Waterloo, September 6 – October 7.
UW Art Faculty Exhibition, Wilfrid Laurier Univesity, Concourse Gallery, March 28 – April 6
1983 The Hand Holding the Brush -Self Portraits by Canadian Artists from Robert
Hind to Michael Snow, London Regionals Art Gallery, touring 1983-1984
Paintings from the 1960’s, Bau Xi Gallery, Toronto, opened September
Two-Man show with Geoffry James, Gardens in Wide Landscape
Conference, Trinity College, University of Toronto, opened August 31
Regionalism in London Art in the 60’s, McIntosh Gallery, University of
Western Ontario
1982 La Sculpture au Canada Depuis 1970, University of Quebec Art Gallery, Montreal
Art Bank, Art Gallery of Algoma
Small sculpture, Harbourfront Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Elora Festival Group Show
Heritage and New Wave Part II: After the War 1945-1970, Rodman Hall, St. Catharines, Ontario.
1981 K-W Art Gallery, 25th Anniversary Exhibition.
1979 Sculpture ’79, Harbourfront Art Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1978 Sayde Bronfman Centre, Montreal
Six Artists: The Creative Process, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (with
Robert Harris, Alex Colville, John Gould, Macgregor and Lynne Donahue) Touring
Backroom Gallery, Victoria, B.C. with Hugh MacKenzie
Gallery House Sol, Georgetown, Ontario
1977 Harbourfront Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
UW Faculty Exhibition, Victoria Playhouse, Blyth, Ontario
Images of Sport, University of Waterloo Art Gallery
Western Ontario Annual, London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario
Artforms, K-W Art Gallery, Kitchener
1976-77 Changing Visions – The Canadian Landscape, Art Gallery of Ontario
1976 La Boite, Musee d’art modeme de la ville de Paris, Paris, France.
Gallery House Sol, Georgetown, Ontario with Barker Fairley and Andreas Dnenters.
Lynnwood Art Centre, Simcoe, Ontario with Nancy-Lou Patterson and Virgil Burnett
Backroom Gallery, Victoria, B.C. with Hugh Mackenzie
1975 Ontario Now, K-W Art Gallery and the Art Gallery of Hamilton
Western Ontario Annual, London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario
The Ontario Society of Painters in Watercolour, Anniversary Exhibition, Toronto.
The Ontario Community Collects, Art Gallery of Ontario. (touring)
Urquhart-Bates, Maison culturel, Paris, with P.M. Bates
Urquhart-Bates, Canada House, London, England, with P.M. Bates
1974 Present Company, Art Gallery of Ontario opening show
K-W Art Gallery with Bachinski and weinstein
New Landscapes, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
1973 Banque d’oeuvres d’art, Centre culturel canadien, Paris, France.
Drawing Biennial, Lugano, Switzerland.
1972 Toronto Painting 1953-1965, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa.
1968 Canadian Artists ’68, Art Gallery of Ontario.
1967 Heart of London, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, touring
Sculpture ’67, City Hall Plaza, Toronto, organized by the National Gallery.
Expo ’67, drawings and prints section, Canadian Pavilion.
1965 19 Canadian Painters, J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky.
1964 Surrealism in Canadian Painting, London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ont
Art of the Americas and Spain, Madrid, Barcelona, Rome, Paris.
1963 Biennale de la Jeunesse Paris, Musee d’art modeme, Paris, France
1962 Museum of Modern Art, New York City, “Recent acquisitions’
1958 20th International Biennial Watercolour Exhibition, Brooklyn, New York.
Guggenheim International, New York
The 1958 Pittsburgh Bicentennial International Exhibition of Contemporary
Paintings and Sculpture, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
1954 Ontario Society of Artists Annual, Toronto (inclusive) 1967