CV: Alex Thompson 

The Ontario College of Art and Design, 100 McCaul Street, Toronto, ON. Faculty of Printmaking

Solo Shows
Variations on Urban Planning. Open Studio. Toronto. (upcoming)

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

Walls and Windows, The Blue Dog. 199 Brant Ave, Brantford. 

Group Exhibitions
AGH Art Sale.
Art Gallery of Hamilton. April. (upcoming)
The Artist Project. Exhibition Place, Toronto. February.

Artist Proof Sale. Open Studio, Toronto. November-December.
Monochrome. Open Studio Sales Gallery, Toronto. October-November (upcoming)
Carmichael Canadian Landscape Exhibition: Tradition Transformed. Orillia Museum of Art & History, Orillia. September-November.
Spectral Visions. Upstairs Gallery, 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.

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

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.

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.

Grad Ex, OCAD U graduate exhibition, Toronto. May.
Fourteen Forgeries, Gallery 1313, Toronto. April.
The Art of the Figure, OCADU, Toronto. March.
Fresh-Faced, Oz Studios, Toronto. February.

War and Peace, juried exhibition at Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, 20 Ava Road, Brantford. November- January, 2013.
Down the Rabbit Hole, The Steamwhistle Brewery Gallery, 255 Bremner Blvd, Toronto. August.
Rock n Roll 4, Oz Studios, 134 Ossington Ave, Toronto. April.
OCADU Annual Retrospective, OCADU, 100 McCaul Street, Toronto. April.
The Art of the Figure, The Great Hall of OCADU, 100 McCaul Street, Toronto. March.
Ethereal Existence, The Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West, Toronto. January.

Educational Experience
Class Assistant, Faculty of Printmaking, OCADU, Toronto.

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

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

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

Associate Dance Instructor and art workshop leader, Theatre Ancaster's Stage Two.

Professional Activities
Custom printer at Open Studio, Toronto.

Barometric. Print portfolio with Open Studio. Toronto. August.
Working Title Press. Printer for Robin Bain and Mark Bath. Toronto. July.
Piece of Mind Print Exchange. Midland. March-May.

Artist in residence, Centre[3], Hamilton. March.

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.

Jury member, Faculty of Printmaking. The Art of the Figure. OCADU, Toronto. March.

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

Grants and Awards
Ontario Arts Council Visual Artists Creation Grant

Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance

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

Best Print in Show, Honourable Mention. The Art of the Figure, OCADU, 100 McCaul Street, Toronto ON.
Third Year Printmaking Award, OCADU

Second Year Printmaking Award, OCADU

Community Facilitation
Membership Committee, Open Studio, Toronto.

Volunteer, Open Studio, Toronto, 

First Thursday, Art Gallery of Ontario. Project facilitator. February and September.

all images © Alex Thompson 2017
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