Alex R.M. Thompson || Curriculum Vitae

SOLO SHOWS
2018
Variations on Urban Planning. The George Gilmour Gallery. Toronto. September-October

2017
Abbozzo Gallery, featured artist. 401 Richmond Street, Toronto. February.

2016
Parthenon: Interim. Centre[3]. Hamilton. April-May.

2014
Walls and Windows. The Blue Dog, Brantford.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019
Exposure Photography Festival. Christine Klassen Gallery, Calgary. February.
The Artist Project. The Better Living Centre, Toronto. February.
Come Up To My Room. The Gladstone Hotel, Toronto. January.

2018
Print Matters. First Canadian Place, Toronto. November-January, 2019.
Artist Proof Sale. Open Studio, Toronto. November.
International Print Exchange. Green Door Printmaking Studio, Derby, United Kingdom. 
Impact 10. International Printmaking Conference, Santander, Spain.
Timeraiser. The Power Plant, Toronto. October.
The Printmaker. Stantec, Toronto. September.
Members' Ink. Open Studio, Toronto. May.
AGH Art Sale. Art Gallery of Hamilton. April.
The Artist Project. Exhibition Place, Toronto. February.

2017
Artist Proof Sale. Open Studio, Toronto. November-December.
Monochrome. Open Studio Sales Gallery, Toronto. October-November.
Carmichael Canadian Landscape Exhibition: Tradition Transformed. Orillia Museum of Art & History, Orillia. September-November.
Spectral Visions. Balzac's. Toronto. October.
Nuit Blanche Toronto. 401 Richmond, Toronto. September.
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition. Nathan Phillips Square. Toronto. July.
Timeraiser 150. The Power Plant, Toronto. May.
Members' Ink. Open Studio, Toronto. May.
Piece of Mind. Quest Art School + Gallery. Midland. March-May.
An Honest Farewell. Honest Ed's, Toronto.February.

2016
Artist Proof Sale. Open Studio, Toronto. November-December.
Works on Paper. Project Gallery, Toronto. October.
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition. Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto. July
These may (not) be places. Studio Sixty Six, Ottawa. June-August.
Glenhyrst Art Gallery Biennial Juried Exhibition. Glenhyrst Art Gallery, Brantford. May-July.
Within and Without. Capital One, Toronto.April-May.

2015
Art Toronto. Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto. October.
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition. Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto. September.
45th Anniversary Exhibition. Open Studio, Toronto. July-August.
Art Builds Artist. Gallery 1313, Toronto. July
Artist Proof Sale. Open Studio, Toronto. November-December.

2014 
No Place. Leaside Public Library, Toronto. December.
The Artist's Guild Collective Exhibition. J.E.H.MacDonald House, Vaughan. September
Art Spin 5th Annual Exhibition. 108 Vine Avenue, Toronto. June.

2013
Grad Ex, OCAD U graduate exhibition, Toronto. May.
Fourteen Forgeries, Gallery1313, Toronto. April.
The Art of the Figure, OCADU, Toronto. March.
Fresh-Faced, Oz Studios, Toronto. February.

2012
War and Peace, juried exhibition, Glenhyrst Art Gallery, Brantford. November-January, 2013.
Down the Rabbit Hole, TheSteamwhistle Brewery Gallery, Toronto. August.
Rock n Roll 4, Oz Studios, Toronto. April.
OCADU Annual Retrospective, OCADU, Toronto. April.
The Art of the Figure. OCADU, Toronto. March.
Ethereal Existence, The Gladstone Hotel, Toronto. January.

EDUCATION
2009-2013
The Ontario College of Art and Design University, Toronto, ON. Faculty of Printmaking

EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE
2018
Photo-etching Workshop Instructor. Open Studio, Toronto.

2016-present
Class Assistant, Faculty of Printmaking, OCADU, Toronto.

2014
Instructor, dry media workshop, Curry's Artist Materials, Toronto.

2013
Head Drama Instructor and art workshop leader, Theatre Ancaster's Stage Two.

2012
Rosin aquatint workshop instructor, OCAD U Intermediate Print Studio. March.

2009-2012
Associate Dance Instructor and art workshop leader, Theatre Ancaster's StageTwo.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
2017-present
Custom printer at Open Studio, Toronto.

2018
Artist talk, Stantec Inc. Toronto. November.
Jury member, OCAD University Graduate Exhibition. Toronto. May.
Jury member, Open Studio Awards. Toronto. June.


2017
Installer, The Living City, TheBrickworks, Toronto. November.
Barometric. 
Print portfolio with Open Studio. Toronto. August.
Working Title Press. Printer for Robin Bain and Mark Bath. Toronto. July.
Curator, 50/50. OCADU, Toronto. May.
Piece of Mind Print Exchange. Midland. March-May.

2016
Artist in residence, Centre[3], Hamilton. March.
Curator, Food and Conversation Speaker Series, Open Studio, Toronto.

2014
Salon Jacques 8. Artist's talk.Hamilton. August.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.Set design. Brantford Collegiate Institute, Brantford.
Dance costume design. For Janelle Beatty of Lisa Naves Dance Company, Simcoe.

2013
Jury member, Faculty of Printmaking. TheArt of the Figure. OCADU, Toronto. March.

2011-2014, 2017
OCADU Print Portfolio. Submitted a large edition to a portfolio each yearlisted.

GRANTS AND AWARDS
2018
Ontario Arts Council Visual Artists Creation Grant

2017
Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance

2013
OCADU Printmaking Medal.
The Bluma Appel Award
Shortlisted for the BMO 1st Art! invitational competition.

COMMUNITY FACILITATION
2017-present
Membership Committee, Open Studio, Toronto.

2013
First Thursday, Art Gallery ofOntario. Project facilitator. February and September.

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