Prism – Colour, Surveillance, and Transparency. Arsenal Montreal Montreal, Quebec


Upcoming January 2015


Transparency Report. Art Mûr Gallery Montreal, Quebec Mar. 8 – Apr. 26, 2014
Phenomenon. Pulse Miami Miami, Florida Dec 5-8, 2013
Blue, Raw Gallery Winnipeg, Manitoba Nov. 1 – Dec. 21, 2013
Critical Cartographies, Dot Dash 3 Gallery Online, NY, US Apr. 4 – June 4, 2013
Blue, Abrons Arts Center Gallery Manhattan, NY, US Oct. 12 -  Nov 3, 2012
Red, Trafačka Gallery Prague, Czech Republic Mar. – Apr. 2012
Holocene, Neutral Ground Regina, Saskatchewan May 5 – July 28, 2012
4 Colour Separation, Art Mûr Gallery Montreal, Quebec Mar. 3 – Apr. 21 2012
Vision, Espace Virtuel Chicoutimi, Quebec Jan. 20 – Feb. 27, 2011
Stratachrome. Galerie de l’UQAM. Université du Québec à Montréal. Curator : Marie-Eve Beaupré Montreal, Quebec Sept. 9 – Oct.9, 2010
The Threshold of Form, Leo Kamen Gallery Toronto, Ontario Nov. 22 – Dec 30,2008
The Emergence of Perception, Art Mûr Gallery Montreal, Quebec Nov. 15 – Dec 20, 2008
Archaeology of Space, Rodman Hall Arts Centre, Brock University St. Catharines, Ontario May 31 – Sept. 7, 2008
Archaeology of Space, The Southern Alberta Art Gallery Lethbridge, Alberta Jan. 26 – Mar. 2, 2008
The Paradox of Power, Art Mûr Montreal, Quebec Apr. 26 – May 26, 2007
Escalator, Concordia University Montreal, Quebec Mar. 15, 2006
The Aesthetics of Speed, Leo Kamen Gallery Toronto, Ontario Nov. 19 – Dec 17, 2005
Lucid Forms, Third Avenue Gallery Vancouver, British Columbia Sept. 5 – 28, 2002




Cielo & Tierra. Galeria Impakto Lima, Peru May 12 – July 26, 2014
The Spectre of Catastrophe. Chromatic. Chalet du Mont-Royal Montreal, Quebec


May 24, 2014


Colour Interaction. Neubacher Shor Contemporary Toronto, Ontario Mar. 20 – Apr. 26, 2014

Ouvres Choisies de la Collection Loto-Québec. Maison de la Culture Mercier


Montreal, Quebec


Mar. 15 – Apr. 27, 2014


Chromatic Montreal, Quebec May 18 – 22, 2013
Scope Miami, Art Mûr Gallery Miami, Florida Dec. 4 – 9, 2012
The Limits, KWAG, Curator: Crystal Mowry Kitchener/Waterloo, Ontario Sept. 16 -  Jan. 8, 2011
Prague Biennial 5. Curator : Marius Tanasescu Prague, Czech Republic May 19 – Sept. 11, 2011
Extreme Gestures: A Showcase of Contemporary Art from Montréal’, Cultural Services of the Quebec Government Office in New York and the Québec Association of Contemporary Art Galleries – AGAC.. Curator: Denise Markonish New York. NY




March 5 – 6, 2011




Art Souterrian, Place Ville-Marie Montreal, Quebec Feb. 26 – Mar. 13, 2011
Raining Stars, Louis Vuitton Gallery, Curator: Jonathan Thompson Macau Sept 9. – Dec. 9.  2010
La terre est bleue comme une orange. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal. Curator : Stéphane Aquin Montreal, Quebec


Sept.1, 2010 – Mar. 7, 2011
ArtPrize 2010, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan Sept. 22 – Oct 10, 2010
Perdre le Nord,. Quebec. Curator : Marie-Eve Beaupré Saint-Jean-Port-Joli Sept. 3 -5,   2010
Sharjah Biennial 9: Provisions for the Future ,Director: Hoor Al Qasimi,  Artistic Director: Jack Persekian
Curators: Isabel Carlos, Tarek  Abou El Fetouh
Sharjah,United Arab Emirates


Mar. 16 – May 16, 2009



XIIe Sommet de la Francophonie/ 12th Francophonie Summit.Leaders Lounge. Québec City, Quebec Oct. 17 – 19, 2008
Toronto International Art Fair, Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Art Mûr Gallery, Montreal, Quebec 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011
Abracadabra, Art Mûr at Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, Ontario 2008
Haptic: CAFKA Biennial’,Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener & Area, City Hall Kitchener, Ontario 2007
Portraits d’artistes, Travelling exhibit at various Montreal venues.
Le Conseil des arts de Montréal, The Arts Council of Montreal
Montreal, Quebec









Concordia University in Montreal
Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) Sculpture
Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver
Bachelor of Visual Arts (B.F.A.) Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, Photography
Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany
Public Art and New Artistic Strategies. M.F.A. Student Residency
Central St. Martins College, London, England
Painting, Printmaking. B.F.A. Student Exchange




Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal/ The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Permanent Collection, Montreal, Quebec. ‘Abstract Object’ artwork.
Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec/ National Museum of Fine Arts of Quebec
Art Bank Collection, prêt d’œuvres d’art collection, Quebec City, Quebec. ‘Perceptible Consciousness’ and ‘Dark Matter’  artworks




Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec. Grant for Visual Art 2014
Jeunes Mécènes pour les Art Award, Le Conseil des arts de Montréal and Patrons 2013
Canada Council for the Arts Grant for NY Residency Unlimited Program 2012
Canada Council for the Arts. Grant for Visual Art 2010
Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec. Grant for Visual Art 2009
Alberta Foundation for the Arts. Grant for Visual Art 2008 & 2005
British Columbia Arts Council. Grant for Visual Art 2002 & 2003
Immigrants of Distinction Arts and Culture Award
Calgary Immigrant Aid Society, Alberta




Prague Biennale 5. Prague Biennale Photo 2. Giancarlo Politi, Editor Nicola Trezzi. Prague. 2010
Stratachrome: David Spriggs, Beaupré, Marie-Eve. Déry, Louise. Catalogue Publication.Galerie de l’UQAM Press. Montreal. 2010
Sharjah Biennial 9: Provisions for the Future, Books 1 and 2, Bidoun Press, UAE 2009
Relationscapes: Movement, Art, Philosophy, Manning, Erin. 
Interlude: Of Force Fields and Rhythm Contours—David Spriggs’s Animate Sculptures
MIT Press, Technologies of Lived Abstraction series, pp.143-153. Cambridge
David Spriggs: Archeology of Space. Catalogue Publication.
Essays by: Marie-Eve Beaupré, Mark Clintberg, Gordon Hatt, Charles Stankievech
Southern Alberta Art Gallery and Brock University Rodman Hall Arts Centre. 64 pages. Lethbridge, Canada.


BorderCrossings, Enright, Robert. ‘Blue’. Border Views.
Volume 32. Number 4. (Review of Blue at Raw Gallery). Winnipeg, Canada
Dec. 2013
Winnipeg Free Press, Cochrane, Steven Leyden. ‘Getting to Know Hue’. Print Edition. (Review ofBlue at Raw Gallery) Winnipeg, Canada Nov. 14, 2013



Visual News, Starr, Benjamin. ‘Immersive 3D Paintings on Layers of Transparent Film: An Interview with Artist David Spriggs’. USA Sept. 25, 2013



Scéne 1425, Forest, Fanny.  ‘Artiste à découvrir: David Spriggs | La couleur possédée (Interview on 4 Colour Separation). la-couleur-possedee. Montreal, Canada May 18, 2013



Verb, Macpherson, Alex. ‘Visual Artist David Spriggs Subverts Perspective in Holocene’. (Review of Holocene). p10, Winnipeg, Canada May 18 -24, 2012
Czech TV. [Ceskatelevize], Moravce , Ondřeje.  ’David Spriggs exhibits in Trafacka Materialized Colour’ [David Spriggs vystavuje v Trafačce zhmotněnou barvu] (Interview on exhibition Red)., Prague, Czech Republic Apr. 7th. 2012
Canadian Art Campbell, James. ‘David Spriggs’ (Review: Stratachrome), magazine, p. 146, Toronto, Canada Winter, 2010/11
Le Devoir, Charron, Marie-Eve. Dans l’épaisseur de l’image.  (Review : Stratachrome)De Visu, E7, Montreal, Canada Sept. 12, 2010
Flash Art, Catching, Rebecca. ‘Sharjah Biennial 9’,  Flash Art News (Review: Sharjah Biennial 9) International Edition, p84, Vol. XLII, No. 266. Italy May – June 2009
Asian Art News, Thomson, Jonathan. ’New Strategies for Exciting Art’ (Review: Sharjah Biennial 9)
, magazine, Volume 19. No. 3, pp.84-88
May – June 2009


Sculpture, McElroy, Gil. ’Toronto: David Spriggs, Leo Kamen Gallery’
(Review: The Threshold of Form), magazine, Vol. 28, #5, pp.75-6, USA
June, 2009
The National ’New Way’s of Seeing’, (Cover Story on Sharjah Biennial 9)
newspaper magazine, United Arab Emirates
Mar. 14, 2009
Art Papers, Belisle, Jean-Francois‘David Spriggs: Toronto, Montreal and Sharjah’
(Review: The Threshold of Form, Emergence of Perception, and Sharjah Biennial 9) 
, magazine, pp.46-7, USA
Jan. – Feb. 2009



The Globe & Mail,Dault, Gary Michel.’ David Spriggs at Leo Kamen Gallery’ (Review: The Threshold of Form) Toronto, Canada Dec. 13 , 2008
Goddard, Peter. ‘The Threshold of Form’ (Review)
Toronto Star, newspaper, Canada, E8
Dec. 18 , 2008
Eller, Erin. ‘Depth Perception: David Spriggs at Art Mûr’ (Review: Emergence of Perception)
MAG Mass Art Guide, p.12 , Canada
November, 2008
Landry, Mike. ‘The Threshold of Form’ (Review)

Things of Desire, Canada’s Alternative Art Weekly, Volume 1 Number 14 Canada

November 20-26, 2008
Depalma, Kristen. ‘ The Space Architect’ (Review: Archaeology of Space)
Pulse Niagra, newspaper magazine, Vol. 22 No. 30 . Lethbridge, Canada
Jul. 3 , 2008
‘See It: David Spriggs in Lethbridge, Southern Alberta Art Gallery…’
Canadian Art, (website article on Archaeology of Space) Lethbridge, Canada
Crevier, Lyne. ‘Estocade: Dans l’optique de David Spriggs; deconstruction rime avec reconstruction’ (Review: The Paradox of Power)
Ici, Montreal, newspaper magazine, p.45. Montreal, Canada
May, 2007
Anderson, Randall. ‘David Spriggs’ (Review: The Paradox of Power)
Border Crossings, magazine, Issue #103, pp.129-130, Winnipeg, Canada