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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

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

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

Balance of Power. Chromatic. Chalet du Mont-Royal Montreal, Quebec May 24, 2014
 
Colour Interaction. Neubacher Shor Contemporary Toronto Mar. 20 – Apr. 26, 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, Qubec 2007-2009

 

EDUCATION

 

Concordia University in Montreal
Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) Sculpture
2004-2007
   
Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver
Bachelor of Visual Arts (B.F.A.) Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, Photography
1996-2000
   
Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany
Public Art and New Artistic Strategies. M.F.A. Student Residency
2006
   
Central St. Martins College, London, England
Painting, Printmaking. B.F.A. Student Exchange
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

 

MEDIA & PUBLICATIONS   

Selected Publications and Catalogues:   
   
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. 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
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.
2008
 
Selected Periodicals and Media:
 
BorderCrossings, Enright, Robert. ‘Blue’. Border Views.
Volume 32. Number 4. (Review of Blue at Raw Gallery)
Dec. 2013
   
Winnipeg Free Press, Cochrane, Steven Leyden. ‘Getting to Know Hue’. Print Edition. (Review of Blue at Raw Gallery) http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/columnists/getting-to-know-hue-231864651.html Nov. 14, 2013
   
Visual News, Starr, Benjamin. ‘Immersive 3D Paintings on Layers of Transparent Film: 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 Sept. 25, 2013
 
Scéne 1425, Forest, Fanny.  ‘Artiste à découvrir: David Spriggs | La couleur possédée (Interview on 4 Colour Separation). http://www.scene1425.com/fr/magazine/artiste-a-decouvrir-david-spriggs- la-couleur-possedee May 18, 2013
 
Verb, Macpherson, Alex. ‘Visual Artist David Spriggs Subverts Perspective in Holocene’. (Review of Holocene). p10 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). http://www.ceskatelevize.cz/ct24/kultura/171397-david-spriggs-vystavuje-v-trafacce-zhmotnenou-barvu/ Apr. 7th. 2012
 
Canadian Art Campbell, James. ‘David Spriggs’ (Review: Stratachrome), magazine, p. 146 Winter, 2010/11
 
Le Devoir, Charron, Marie-Eve. Dans l’épaisseur de l’image.  (Review : Stratachrome)De Visu, E7 Sept. 12, 2010
 
Flash Art, Catching, Rebecca. ‘Sharjah Biennial 9’,  Flash Art News (Review: Sharjah Biennial 9) International Edition, magazine,  p84, Vol. XLII, No. 266 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
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
Jan. – Feb. 2009