Tegan L. Smith

b. Nipawin, Saskatchewan
based: Toronto, Ontario

Blog: Tender Loving Stuff
YouTube: TLS 1HO
Facebook: Tender Loving Stuff

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

OSA Open Juried Show, Aird Gallery, Toronto, April 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

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; 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

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

Selected Presentations and Articles

The Pharaoh’s Forearm and the King’s Foot, Artist Talk, Harcourt House Gallery, 2014
Haul Out – Goodbyes, ISEA Istanbul 2011, Turkey
Nick Tobier, “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