CV

 SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Gold, Arsenal Montreal Montreal, Quebec Summer, 2017
David Spriggs. Arsenal Toronto Toronto, Ontario Summer 2017
Gold. Permutations of Light. Wood Street Art Gallery Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Jan. 20 – Apr. 2, 2017
PRISM. Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke Sherbrooke, Quebec Jun. 11– Oct. 2, 2016
PRISM,Arsenal Montreal Montreal, Quebec Jan. 30 – May 9, 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 Online Gallery New York, NY Apr. 4 – Jun. 4, 2013
 
Blue, Abrons Arts Center Gallery New York, NY Oct. 12– Nov. 3, 2012
 
Red, Trafačka Gallery Prague, Czech Republic Mar.– Apr. 2012
 
Holocene, Neutral Ground Regina, Saskatchewan May 5 – Jul. 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 Sep. 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 – Sep. 7, 2008
 
Archaeology of Space, Southern Alberta Art Gallery SAAG 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

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
C2, Gold, Arsenal Montreal Montreal, Quebec Summer, 2017
 E-merge, C2MTL, Arsenal Montreal Montreal, Quebec May 24-26, 2015

Jun. 19- Sep. 13, 2015

 

Security in Our Societies, Art Souterrain. Montreal, Quebec Feb 28 – Mar. 15, 2015
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 Sep. 16 – Jan. 8, 2011

 

Prague Biennial 5, Curator: Marius Tanasescu Prague, Czech Republic May 19 – Sep. 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

 

 

 

Mar. 5 & 6, 2011

 

 

 

Art Souterrian, Place Ville-Marie Montreal, Quebec Feb. 26 – Mar. 13, 2011
 
Raining Stars, Louis Vuitton Gallery

Curator: Jonathan Thompson

Macau Sep. 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

 

Sep.1, 2010 – Mar. 7, 2011

 

 
ArtPrize 2010, Grand Rapids Art Museum Grand Rapids, Michigan Sep. 22 – Oct. 10, 2010
Perdre le Nord, Quebec, Curator: Marie-Eve Beaupré Saint-Jean-Port-Joli Sep. 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

 

 

2007-2009

 

 

EDUCATION

Concordia University, Montreal
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Sculpture
2004-2007
   
Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver
Bachelor of Visual Arts (BFA) Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, Photography
1996-2000
   
Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany
Public Art and New Artistic Strategies, MFA Student Residency
2006
   
Central St. Martin’s College, London, England
Painting, Printmaking, BFA Student Residency
1999
MUSEUM COLLECTIONS
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

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS
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
1998

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

Residency Unlimited and Flux Factory, Queens, New York                                                                          2012

Trafačka, Prague, Czech Republic                                                                                                                     2012

 

PUBLICATIONS

PRISM. David Spriggs, Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke & Arsenal Montreal, Hard and Soft cover catalogue. Essay by Jean-Francois Belisle 2016
Art & Science. Islamic Arts Festival. Sharjah Art Museum, UAE 2015
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, p.143-153. Cambridge
2009

 

  
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
2008

 

 

 


SELECTED PERIODICALS AND MEDIA

 

Design Boom, David Spriggs’ Gold, ghostly figures turn the ‘wealth pyramid’ on its head

http://www.designboom.com/art/david-spriggs-gold-wood-street-art-galleries-stratachromic-02-21-2017/

Art F City, Doomed Capitalism And Psychedelic Escape

http://artfcity.com/2017/02/17/doomed-capitalism-and-psychedelic-escape-in-david-spriggs-and-matthijs-munniks-permutations-of-light-at-pittsburghs-wood-street-galleries/

 

Creators Vice, A Huge Gold Installation Flips the New York Stock Exchange Upside Down

https://creators.vice.com/en_au/article/huge-gold-installation-new-york-stock-exchange-upside-down

 

Fubiz, Golden Installations by David Spriggs

http://www.fubiz.net/2017/03/03/golden-installations-by-david-spriggs/

 

The Pitt News, Cultural District Gallery Crawl

http://pittnews.com/article/116038/arts-and-entertainment/cultural-district-gallery-crawl-local-international-artists/

 

Trib Live, Wood Street Galleries hosting ‘Permutations of Light’

http://triblive.com/aande/museums/11902770-74/wood-galleries-gold

 

Luxe.tv, Gold: the spirit of gold in a provocative Installation

http://www.luxe.tv/ASEN/watchDH.html?id=4799

 

CBS Pittsburgh Today Live. TV interview.

http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/show/pittsburgh-today-live/video-3607789-gallery-crawl/

E-Squared Magazine, Art & Science, Issue 2, p41- 46                                                                                2017

 

Le Devoir, Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke. L’été ne se fait pas attendre

Attitude, Design Magazine, Transparency, Interview, p 84-89, Portugal                                                Jul.-Aug., 2015

 

TAIDD, The Taichung Association of Interior Design & Decoration, Article, p112-115. Taiwan       Summer 2015

 

Wired Magazine, Flaherty, Joseph. ‘A Rainbow-Colored Horse That Takes Aim At Homeland              Mar. 5, 2015

Security’, http://www.wired.com/2015/03/rainbow-colored-horse-takes-aim-homeland-security/

USA

 

Creators Vice, Why is a Giant Rainbow Horseman Invading Montreal?

https://creators.vice.com/en_au/article/giant-rainbow-horseman-invading-montreal

Huffington Post, «Prism» de David Spriggs: l’omniprésence de la surveillance à l’Arsenal

http://quebec.huffingtonpost.ca/2015/01/31/prism-de-david-gribbs-lomnipresence-de-la-surveillance-a-larsenal_n_6583126.html

 

Art Bitch, Contemporary Art Review, D’Amico Stephanie. ‘David Spriggs-A Tale of Two Exhibits’.       Feb. 7, 2015

www.artbitch.ca/david-spriggs-a-tale-of-two-exhibits/. Toronto, Canada

Globe & Mail, Everett-Green, Robert. ‘Montreal Arsenal not a gallery not a musuem’.                         Feb. 7, 2015

Globe Arts R6, Toronto, Canada

THiNC. Interview with Artist David Spriggs

https://taylorholmes.com/2015/01/28/interview-with-artist-david-spriggs/

 

BorderCrossings, Enright, Robert. ‘Blue’. Border Views.                                                                               Dec. 2013

Volume 32. Number 4. Winnipeg, Canada

Winnipeg Free Press, Cochrane, Steven Leyden. ‘Getting to Know Hue’.                                                 Nov. 14, 2013

Print Edition. http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/columnists/

getting-to-know-hue-231864651.html. Winnipeg, Canada

Visual News, Starr, Benjamin. ‘Immersive 3D Paintings on Layers of Transparent Film:                         Sep. 25, 2013

An Interview with Artist David Spriggs’. http://www.visualnews.com/2013/09/25/

immersive-3d-paintings-layers-transparent-film-interview-artist-david-spriggs/#more-95171. USA

Scéne 1425, Forest, Fanny. ‘Artiste à découvrir: David Spriggs| La couleur.                                           May 18, 2013

http://www.scene1425.com/fr/magazine/artiste-a-decouvrir-david-spriggs-

la-couleur-possedee. Montreal, Canada

Verb, Macpherson, Alex. ‘Visual Artist David Spriggs Subverts Perspective in Holocene’, p. 10.         May 18 -24, 2012

Winnipeg, Canada

Czech TV [Ceskatelevize], Moravce , Ondřeje. ’David Spriggs exhibits in Trafacka                  Apr. 7th. 2012

Materialized Colour’ [David Spriggs vystavuje v Trafačce zhmotněnou barvu]. http://www.ceskatelevize.cz/ct24/kultura/171397-david-spriggs-vystavuje-v-trafacce-zhmotnenou-barvu/

Prague, Czech Republic

Canadian Art,Campbell, James. ‘David Spriggs’, p. 146, Toronto, Canada                                 Winter 2010/11

Art Prize, 90 Seconds: David Spriggs – Brian Kelly at ArtPrize                                                                     Oct. 4, 2010

 

Le Devoir, Charron, Marie-Eve. Dans l’épaisseur de l’image.                                                                      Sep. 12, 2010

De Visu, E7, Montreal, Canada

 

Flash Art, Catching, Rebecca. ‘Sharjah Biennial 9’, Flash Art News International Edition,                       May – Jun. 2009

Vol. XLII, No. 266, p. 84, Italy

Asian Art News, Thomson, Jonathan. ’New Strategies for Exciting Art’                                                     May – Jun. 2009

Volume 19. No. 3, p. 84-88

Sculpture, McElroy, Gil. ’Toronto: David Spriggs, Leo Kamen Gallery’                                                       Jun. 2009

Vol. 28, #5, p. 75-6, USA

The National, ’New Ways of Seeing’, (cover Story on Sharjah Biennial 9)                                 Mar. 14, 2009

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Art Papers, Belisle, Jean-Francois. ‘David Spriggs: Toronto, Montreal and Sharjah’, p. 46-7, USA        Jan. – Feb. 2009

The Globe & Mail, Dault, Gary Michel. David Spriggs at Leo Kamen Gallery’, Toronto, Canada             Dec. 13, 2008

Toronto Star, Goddard, Peter. ‘The Threshold of Form’ (Review) newspaper, Canada, E8                    Dec. 18, 2008

MAG Mass Art Guide, Eller, Erin. ‘Depth Perception: David Spriggs at Art Mûr’, p. 12, Canada            Nov., 2008

Pulse,Niagara. Depalma, Kristen. ‘The Space Architect’, Vol. 22 No. 30. Lethbridge, Canada               Jul. 3, 2008

Canadian Art, ‘See It: David Spriggs in Lethbridge, Southern Alberta Art Gallery’                                  2007

http://www.canadianart.ca/online/2008/01/24/david-spriggs/. Lethbridge, Canada

Ici, Crevier, Lyne. ‘Estocade: Dans l’optique de David Spriggs; deconstruction rime avec                    May 2007

reconstruction’, p. 45. Montreal, Canada

Border Crossings, Anderson, Randall. ‘David Spriggs’, Issue #103, p. 129-130, Winnipeg, Canada      2007