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Shelley Adler

Born in Edmonton, Alberta

Education

  • 1987 Master of Fine Arts, Boston University
  • 1983 Bachelor of Fine Arts, York University, Toronto
  • 1982 Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2015 Perspectives, Madison Gallery, La Jolla, California
  • 2014 The Nude Polaroids, Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford
    Women Painting Women, J. Cacciola Gallery, New York
    Body Language, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Solo Show
  • 2012 Four Portrayls, J. Cacciola Gallery, New York, Group show
    Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Solo Show
  • 2011 Eat Drink Man Woman, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Group Show
    Pulp Friction, Toronto, Solo Show
  • 2009 Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Solo Show
  • 2008 Blanche Volume 2: Painting, MOCCA, Toronto, Group Show
    The Figure, Sarah Myerscough Gallery, London England, Group Show
    Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, New York, Solo Show
  • 2006 Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Solo Show
    Making Room, Harbourfront, Toronto
    Home/Representation, York Quay Gallery, Harbourfront, Toronto
    Dyan Marie Projects, Paint Jam, Group Show
  • 2005 Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Group show
    Loop Gallery, Toronto, Two person show
  • 2004 Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto, Group show
  • 2003 State Gallery, Vancouver, Three person show
    Loop Gallery, Toronto, Two person show
  • 2002 State Gallery, Vancouver, Solo show
    Loop Gallery, Toronto, Two person show
  • 2001 Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto in Mississauga, Group show
  • 2000 Gallery 418, Montreal, Group show
    Loop Gallery, Toronto, Two person show
  • 1997 Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto in Mississauga, Group show
    Meg Gallery, Toronto, Group show
  • 1994 Samual J. Zacks Gallery, York University, Toronto, Solo show
    Here and Now Gallery, Toronto, Solo show
    Koffler Gallery, Toronto
    Canadian Painters

Bibliography

  • 2014 Shypula,Brian. Glenhyrst Bares It In New Exhibition, Brant News Sept. 5
  • 2012 Sandals, Leah. Putting a Good Face On It, National Post, Feb. 16
  • 2011 Whyte, Murray. Painting is Alive and Well, Toronto Star, May 24
  • 2009 Balzer, David. Eye Weekly, March 18
    Butler, Shelley. Shelley Adler's Romantic Loneliness in Toronto, Two Coats of Paint, March 18
  • 2008 Milroy, Sarah. "Curatorial celebrations? Try inventory stockpiles" Globe and Mail, Nov. 22
  • 2007 MacKay, Gillian. "Character Study: Shelley Adler's empathetic portraits in paint" Canadian Art, Fall 2007.
  • 2006 Dault, Gary Michael. "Exhibit A, Full Frontal" The Globe and Mail, Sept. 22.
  • 2005 Dault, Gary Michael. "The bliss of the big faces" The Globe and Mail, Mar. 25.
    Goddard, Peter.  "The blank faces of a quiet revolution" The Toronto Star, Mar. 31.
  • 2004 Goddard, Peter. "Meeting the Stars on the Rise" The Toronto Star, Jul. 31.
    Osbourne, Catherine. "The Big Picture" The National Post, Jul. 24.
  • 2002 Parry, Malcolm. The Vancouver Sun. p.B3, Oct. 22.
    Bennett, Diana. "Reading between the Sheets" Westender, Vancouver, Oct. 24.
    Dault, Gary Michael, "Moira Clark & Shelly Adler at Loop", Globe and Mail, Feb 16.
  • 2001 Dault, Gary Michael, "Mapping the Landscape or the Face", Globe and Mail, May 26.
    Millar, Sandy. "Artist Never Forgets a Face". The Mississauga News, May 9.
  • 2000 Paiement, Genevieve. "Meat is Material" Mirror, Montreal,  Oct .12.
  • 1999 MacKay, Gillian. "The Way of All Flesh". The Globe and Mail, Nov. 6.
  • 1998 Hume, Christopher. "Young Artists Learn to Exhibit Themselves" The Toronto Star, Oct. 18.
    MacKay, Gillian. "Canadian, Eh!". The Globe and Mail, Oct. 17.
  • 1997 MacKay, Gillian. "Capturing Ecstacy". The Globe and Mail, May. 16.
    C, Catalog essay by Catherine Osbourne pp. 6-7, May.

 

Selected Awards and Distinctions

  • 1997 Drawing Award, Blackwood Gallery
  • 1986 Nan Foundation Graduate Scholarship, Boston University