CV

CV

Tegan L. Smith                                                                tegansmith.ca
b. Nipawin, Saskatchewan, Canada                          smithteganlm@gmail.com
Lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada                            
  
Selected Solo Exhibitions
 
The Pharaoh’s Forearm and The King’s Foot, Harcourt House Gallery, Edmonton AL, 2014
Davenport Road c. 10,000 BCE, Roadside Attractions Gallery (Storefront Showcase),  Toronto ON, 2012
Floodgates, Red Head Gallery, Toronto ON, 2005
Warmer, Red Head Gallery, Toronto ON, 2003
Breathing Room, Gallery 96, Stratford ON, 2001
           
Selected Two Person Exhibitions and Collaborative Exhibitions
 
Mapping Presence, with Elaine Stewart, Process, Artscape Youngplace, Toronto ON, 2015
Walking Woman Incident, with Paula Bowley and Krys Verrall, Red Head Gallery Showcases, Toronto ON, 2001
Unseen Routine, Dead Tech Gallery, Chicago IL, 2000
SenseBus, Art and Robotics Group, InterAccess Gallery, Toronto ON, 1999
 
Selected Group Exhibitions
 
Through a Glass Lightly, aging with disability series, Window Box Gallery 1313, Toronto, 2019
Ontario Society of Artists Open Juried Show, Aird Gallery, Toronto, 2018
The Art of Health, Artists’ Health Centre, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto ON, 2010
Sheep, Sheep’s Public Gallery, Kyoto, Japan, 2008
Decade Show, Katherine Mulherin Gallery, Toronto ON, 2008
It’s About Time, New Gallery, Toronto ON, 2007 & 2008
Forest for the Trees, Circolo Culturale Il Gabbiano, La Spezia, Italy, 2007
Specimen, Connective Tissue Collective, Gallery 1313, Toronto ON, 2002
Mid Air, InterAccess Gallery, Toronto ON, 2001
Search (catalogue), Open Studio, Toronto ON, 2000
Fragile, Modest Contemporary Art Projects, Chicago IL, 2000
 
Tender Loving Stuff web project, 2010 –
 
Tender Loving Stuff blog, http://tenderlovingstuff.com
TLS YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/user/TLS1HO/videos
TLS Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/Tender-Loving-Stuff-310586688971029/
Haul Out – Goodbyes, ISEA Istanbul 2011, Turkey abstract
                       
Art Education
 
Master of Fine Arts Degree (Visual Arts), York University, Toronto ON, 1997
Bachelor of Fine Art Degree (Studio Art); Bachelor of Arts Degree, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, 1995
Courses at Emily Carr College of Art and Design, Vancouver BC; and University of Toronto,  Toronto ON
 
Selected Bibliography
                                   
Doug Johnson, “Artist Tegan Smith explores the nature of measurement”, Edmonton                                           Examiner, July 19, 2014
Donal O’Connor, “Gallery 96 show focuses on breathing”, Stratford Beacon Herald, September 22, 2001
Egon Von Barque, “Tegan Smith part of Mid Air”, Lola, Fall 2001: 80
Deirdre Hanna, “Flying High”, Now, June 7-13, 2001: 84
Gary Michael Dault, “Gallery Going”, The Globe and Mail, June 17, 2000: R12
Lori Waxman, “Fragile: A Sculpture by Tegan Smith”, F Newsmagazine, May 2000: 23
 
Selected Awards
 
Visual Arts Grant, Canada Council for the Arts, 2019
Residency Grant, Arts Abroad, Canada Council for the Arts 2018
Travel Grant, Media Arts, Canada Council for the Arts 2011
Grant to Visual Artists Level Two, Toronto Arts Council 2004
Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council 2003
Visual Arts Grant, Ontario Arts Council 2002
Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council 2001
Visual Arts, Grants to Professional Artists, Canada Council for the Arts 2000
Visual Arts Level 1 Grant. Toronto Arts Council 1999                      
Visual Arts Grant. Ontario Arts Council 1998           
Video Creative Development Grant. Canada Council for the Arts 1998                  
 
Selected Presentations and Articles
 
The Pharaoh’s Forearm and the King’s Foot, Artist Talk, Harcourt House Gallery, 2014
Nick Tobier, (with Krys Verrall) “Small cascade for a large city”, Exhibition Catalogue, YYZ Gallery, Toronto ON, 2006
“The Distances Between”, Uncommon Senses Conference. Concordia University, Montreal QC,  2000
“Organic Mechanics”, Lola. No. 4, Summer 1999: 51
“Scapegoats, Ghost Soldiers and Guinea Pigs”, (with Jake Boone) College Art Association, Los Angeles CA, 1999
 
Residencies
 
Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle, Western Australia, upcoming 2020
Can Serrat Residency, El Bruc, Spain, May 2019
Hospitalfield House Interdisciplinary Residency, Abroath, Scotland, November 2018 
Luminous Bodies Residency, Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto, July 2013                                                             http://luminousbodies.com/

Selected Art Activities

Trinity Square Video member, Toronto ON, 2005-   
It’s About Time, Fundraiser for Artists Health Centre (Volunteer work and art donation), Toronto ON, 2007-8 
Canadian Artists Representation/Le Front des Artistes Canadiens, Ontario, 1994-
InterAccess Electronic Media Arts Centre (Volunteer activities include Board Member 1999-2001), Toronto ON