Elizabeth Fearon

Born 1970 in Toronto, Canada

Education:

2005 -          Donau Universität Krems, Austria, MFA candidate
2001 - 2002 Humber College, Post Graduate, Post Production Diploma
1990 - 1995 York University, B.F.A.

Solo and Duo Exhibitions:

2013 Every Living Minute ..., AWOL Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2013 ... to make it better., Grinder, Toronto, Canada
2006 comes the rain, curated by Rupen, The Natural Light Window, Toronto, Canada
2006 Homo Sapien,curated by Kim Sun Mi, Moon Art - Gallery With White, Seoul, South Korea
2005 Liminal: Contemporary Photography (with Ian Revell), curated by Lee Seo Young, Gallery LUX, Seoul, South Korea
2005 Video: the sedimentary suite, Gallery With White, Seoul, South Korea
2003 Video Works, +15 window, The New Gallery (A.R.C.), Calgary
2002 Curatorial Incubator: Block, Curated by Emelie Chhangur (catalogue produced), Vtape (A.R.C), Toronto
2001 buttress, (Essay by Sheldon Erentzen) The Natural Light Window, Toronto
2000 Squarefootage, (Essay by Carla Garnet) The Red Head Gallery, Toronto
2000 Swan Song 2000, Akau Framing Window Gallery, Toronto
1999 ME? Bus Gallery,Toronto
1998 "Would you do it if you didn't get paid?", Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto
1997 Busting, Luna Cafe, Toronto
1996 The Uterus Series, Queen Mother Cafe, Toronto
1995 Medicine House, Student Centre Gallery, York University, Toronto
1994 Arther Haberman Gallery, York University, Toronto
1990 Newmarket Public Library, Newmarket,Ontario

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2013 Proto, Collective XX. Essay by Virginia Eichhorn. Beaver Hall Gallery, Toronto, Canada.
2013 Hijacked, curated by Julian Higuerey Nunez, Al Borde, Maracaibo, Venezuela
2012 40th Anniversary, Zacks Gallery York University, Toronto, Canada
2012 Backyard: a fearonrevell project, 85 Carlaw Ave., Toronto, Canada
2011 Chain Letter, Samson Projects, Boston, USA
2009 MERCYFLOATMELTOVERFLOW, curated by Rupen, Off The Map Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2008 Striking Can Be Good For You, curated by Gita Hashemi and Krys Verrall, A Space (A.R.C.), Toronto, Canada
2006 Merz's Room: Media Scene In Seoul, curated by Wonjoo Park, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
2006 Light up the House of the painter Siji, curated by Wonjoo Park, Seoul, Korea
2006 Yeonhee-dong 195-12, PROJECT 001, curated by Jooyoung Lee, Seoul, Korea
2006 Propeller Turns 10. Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, Canada
2006 The Real Canadian, curated by Shai Ohayon. MOT Gallery, London, England.
2005 Square Foot. organized by AWOL, Project Spaceman, Brooklyn, NYC
2005 A Very Personal Look: Toronto Video Art from the 70s to the Present curated by Shay Gibson. The Art
Gallery of York University, Toronto
2004 On the verge III, curated by Reva Stone and Elvira Finnigan, video pool, Winnipeg
2004 The Gongju International Art Festival, Essay by Kim Young-Jai (catalogue produced), The Limlip Museum, Gongju, South Korea
2004 Square Foot, AWOL Gallery, Toronto
2003 pretty things pretty, Curated by Emelie Chhangur (zine produced), Canzine Festival, The Gladstone, Toronto
2003 25hrs, international video work from the past decade, Curated by Manuel Saiz, Luisa Ortinez, and Jorge Bravo, (catalogue produced), Barcelona, Spain
2003 The Slide Show, Curated by Instant Coffee, Zsa Zsa Gallery, Toronto
2002 Whole, A.W.O.L., Toronto
2002 The Adventure Continues, Curated by Phil Anderson, 1313, Toronto
2002 Twin Dogs II, Curated by Margaux Wiliamson, Art at the Union, Toronto
2002 Thank You, Art for the Radio, Curator /Host Chandra Bulucon, CKLN 88.1, Toronto
2002 Wegway Magazine, Artist Centerfold page, Toronto
2001 Thin Lizzy, Zsa Zsa, Toronto
2001 Standard, A.W.O.L. Gallery, Toronto
2001 Juried Exhibition, Juried by Anda Kubis, Lisa Neighbour, and Clint Roenisch, Cambridge Galleries (Public Gallery), Cambridge, On
2001 Video Potluck, Rivoli, Toronto
2001 Pleasure Dome, Open Screening Trinity Bellwoods Park, Toronto
2001 13 Canadians in NY, Curated by Stefan Schmuhl, Star 67, Brooklyn, NY
2001 Dead Teenagers, The West Wing, Toronto
2001 Meditation, Project Gallery, Toronto
2001 Re: Formation, V. MacDonnell Gallery, Toronto
2000 Record, part of the V. Macdonnell Gallery multi media series, V. Mac Donnell Gallery, Toronto
2000 Long Hot Summer, Curated by Peter Kingstone, A Space (A.R.C.), Toronto
2000 Dream, Curated by Juno Youn, S.P.I.N. Gallery, Toronto
2000 The Green Show, The Money House, Toronto
2000 Finding Home, A.W.O.L. Gallery, Toronto
2000 Lifespan, Meg Gallery, Toronto
1999 The Style Show, The Money House, Toronto
1999 Tag Team, collaboration with Natalie Waldburger, The Launch Pad, Toronto
1999 Gallery Largeness: Raw 2, Video Curated by Luis Jacob, Weave Art Complex, Toronto
1998 Tall Orders: on the spiritual in art, Curated by Gary Michael Dault, (Essay Printed) Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto
1998 Truck Stop 12: Mobile Art in Vans, (Zine produced), Toronto
1998 Artgig 5, The 360, Toronto
1998 Screen 2: Contemplating the electric skin, Curated by Stuart Reid, (Catalogue Produced) Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto
1998 The Drug Show, organized by CocoLeeta and David O David, (Zine Produced),Toronto
1997 The Sex Show, organized by CocoLeeta and David O David, Toronto

Auctions and Fundraisers:

2004 ThiNG, The New Gallery (A.R.C.), Calgary, Alberta
2003 Shadow Box Fundraiser, Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto
2002 Artist Unknown, S.P.I.N. Gallery, Toronto
2001 Christmas Fundraiser, The Red Head Gallery, Toronto
2000 No bigger than a bread box, The Red Head Gallery, Toronto
1999 Mighty Canadian Artists 7th Annual Fundraiser, The Red Head Gallery, Toronto
1999 Givins/Shaw Public School Art Auction, Angel Gallery, Toronto
1999 Mercer Union Fundraiser Auction, Leo Kamen Gallery, Toronto
1998 Raise The Roof, Charity Auction, The Great Hall, Toronto
1998 Art For Autism, Charity Auction, Toronto

Media:

Shahnavazy, Arian, Zacks through the ages, Excalibur, Nov. 7, 2012.
Vaughan, R.M., Backyard, The Globe and Mail, Aug. 11, 2012.
Dault, Gary Michael. Walking The Line #20: Making Angels, http://artpost.info/cafe/ Aug.28,2006.
Creativeweek: The Real Canadian, Creativeweek, (arts newspaper, London, England) July 2006, pg 17
SoonTae Hong, "Ian Revell and Elizabeth Fearon: Liminal", Sajin Yehsul (Korean Photographic Art Magazine), August 2005, pg 104
Tanaka, Maiko. Fearon Revell, Eat your friends magazine, vol.1, Fall 2004.
O'Brien, Bridget. Signs of the Unexpected, The Korea Times, April, 24, 2004.
Hirschmann, Thomas. Half Baked, Now Magazine, Nov. 28 - Dec. 4,2002.
Elson, Ashley. Visual Voice, Curatorial Incubator interview, CIUT 89.5 FM, Oct. 24, 2002.
Hanna, Deirdre. Fearless Fearon, Now Magazine, Nov. 15 - 21, 2001.
Hirschmann, Thomas. At the Galleries, The National Post, Sept. 2, 2000.
Maart, Rozena. "Where there is no limit to spirit,"Fuse Magazine,Vol.22 number 4, Feb. 2000.
Dault, Gary Michael. Gallery Going, The Globe and Mail,Feb.12, 2000.
Garnett, Carla. Art on Air, Lifespan interview, CKLN 88.1 FM, Feb. 10, 2000.
Dault,Gary Michael. Gallery Going, The Globe and Mail, Sept.18,1999.
Bulicon, Chandra. Quick Stop Art Spot: ME? Interview, CKLN 88.1 FM, June 23,1999.
Eichorn, Virginia Mac Donnell. "Identity and self explored in two photo exhibitions", Artfocus, #66, 1999.
Dault,Gary Michael. Gallery Going, The Globe and Mail, April 17,1999.
Artist Run Culture,Truck Stop 12, Mix, Winter 1999.
Woods, Nicola. "Truck Stop 12", Lola, Winter 1998.
Bulucon, Chandra. Quick Stop Art Spot: Truck Stop Interview, CKLN 88.1 FM, Nov. 18, 1998.
Sanati, Maryam. "Artists take their works to people friendly mall," The Globe and Mail,Oct. 12,1998.
Dault, Gary, Michael. Gallery Going, The Globe and Mail, Aug. 8, 1998.
Jordan, Betty Ann. Gallery Going, The Globe and Mail, May 10, 1997.
Scheff, Clara. "Elizabeth Fearon and Mark Holden," What's on Queen? March,1996.
Wilson, Jennifer. "Wedding,", The Medium, York University, March, 1995.

Curatorial Experience:

2004 Poster: a Fearon Revell project, (Tanya Read, Tomas Jonsson, Mary McKenzie, Rupen, Kartz Ucci, Marie de Sousa, Luis Jacob, Ho Tam, Martin Reis, Steve Armstrong, Richelle Forsey, Matt Schofield, edmund law, Ross Bonfanti,, Dale Thompson, Adam Lodzinski, David Wilcox, Jessica Thompson, and Myfanwy Ashmore) Seoul, South Korea, www.fearonrevellprojects.org

2001 - 2003 Curated Art for: The Queen Mother Café, The Rivoli, and The AKAU Window, Toronto

2001 - 2002 Radio Show: An exhibition of audio art, (Daniel Olson, Duncan MacDonald, Jessica Thompson, Luis Jacob, instant coffee, Caroline Cox & Tim Spelios, David O David, Ho Tam, Chandra Bulucon, Jubal Brown, Susan Fairbairn, Christy Thompson, Boss) 88.1 FM CKLN, Toronto

2000 Lifespan, (David Abecassis, Myfanway Ashmore, Elizabeth Fearon, Jason Savoy, and Jessica Thompson) Meg Gallery, Toronto

1999 Personal Grounds, (Frank Perna, Mark Holden, Howard Ross, Matthew Carver,
Gillian Iles, Nazy Sakhavarz, Fiona Smyth, Suzanne Nacha, CocoLeeta,
Marie de Sousa, John Scott, John Abrams, Ian Fraser), Toronto

Artist and Curators Talks:

2005 Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts: Poster, curators talk with co-curator Ian Revell, Toronto
2003 Alberta College of Art and Design (artist talk), Calgary
2002 curatorial Incubator: Block (artists talk), vtape (A.R.C.), Toronto
2001 Sacred Heart Catholic High School @ Khrome Gallery (artist talk), Toronto
1999 Personal Grounds, (Curators talk),Toronto
1999 Bus Gallery, (artist talk), Toronto
1998 The University of Toronto at Scarborough,(artist talk), Scarborough, On
1998 Sacred Heart Catholic High School, (artist talk), Newmarket, On

Art Related Work:

2015-ongoing Producer/interviewer, Wegway Television (youtube channel)
2000 - 2003 Host, Art On Air, CKLN 88.1 Radio, Toronto, ON
1999 - 2001 Art writer, Vie Des Art Magazine, Montreal, Qu
1999 - 2000 Art writer, Artfocus Magazine, Toronto, On
1997 - 1999 Executive Board Member at The Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, On
1992 Reorganization of Magna International's Corporate Art Collection, Markham, On

Grants and Scholarships:

2005 M Foundation Scholarship, €2000
2005 Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Project Grant, $1000
2001 The Canada Council for the Arts, Travel Grant, $500
2001 The Ontario Arts Council, Emerging Artist Production Grant, $3,000
2000 The Toronto Arts Council, Emerging Artist Production Grant, $4,000
2000 The Canada Council for the Arts, Emerging Artist Production Grant, $5,000
1999 Toronto Arts Council (Project Grant) $1,000

 

Video Works:

1994 Nipple Dog, approx 2min.
1998 *Snow Angels, approx. 5min
1999 *Sparkler, approx.7min
2001 *Block, approx.7min
2002 *turn the light out, 2 min 40 sec
2002 *fall, 2 min 40 sec
2002 *Marcus, (installation) 28 min
2004 * "C", approx. 3 min
2005 *"Redressing old wounds", approx 4 mins
2005 *"Body Dam", approx 5 mins

* = available through vtape, www.vtape.org

 

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