christopher kier
curriculum vitae

 

 

education                                           Ontario College of Art  (OCAD)         1982-1988               A.O.C.A.    1988
 

selected solo exhibitions

                         2005                      "Site"                                                    Fran Hill Gallery,  Toronto, ON                                                      
                         2004                      "Antiquitus"                                        Fran Hill Gallery,  Toronto, ON
                         2003                      "Reliquiae"                                          Newzones Contemporary Art,  Calgary, AB
                         2002                      "Detritus"                                            Fran Hill Gallery,  Toronto, ON
                         2001                      "Absentia Paintings"                        Newzones Contemporary Art,  Calgary, AB
                         2000                      "New Works"                                      Galerie St.Laurent+Hill,  Ottawa, ON
                         1999                      "Monumentum"                                 Newzones Contemporary Art,  Calgary, AB
                         1998                      "Poema"                                              Drabinsky and Friedland Gallery,  Toronto, ON
                                                "Topography"                                     Newzones Contemporary Art,  Calgary, AB
                         1997                      "New Works"                                       Galerie Lautre Equivoque,  Ottawa, ON
                                                 "Epoch"                                                Drabinsky and Friedland Gallery,  Toronto, ON
                         1996                      "Tableaux"                                          Drabinsky and Friedland Gallery,  Toronto, ON
                         1995                      "Redemption"                                    Newzones Contemporary Art,  Calgary, AB
                                                "Mysteries of Love"                          Drabinksy Gallery,  Toronto, ON
                         1994                      "Iconography"                                   Newzones Contemporary Art,  Calgary, AB
                                                "Veritatis Splendor"                          Art Gallery of Mississauga,  Mississauga, ON
                         1992                      "New Work"                                         Lake Galleries,  Toronto, ON
                                                 "The 28 Days"                                    Bandit (Independent Collective),  Toronto, ON
                                                 "New Work"                                        Patrick Doheny Fine Art,  Vancouver, BC
                         1991                       "New Work"                                        Lake Galleries,  Toronto, ON
                         1990                       "New Work"                                        Lake Galleries,  Toronto, ON
                         1989                       "New Work"                                        Bonnie Kagan Gallery,  Toronto, ON
                         1988                       "New Work"                                        The Welch Gallery,  Ottawa, ON
                                                 "Works on Paper"                             Weller-Potovsky Gallery,  Toronto, ON
                         1987                       "Works on Paper"                             Weller-Potovsky Gallery,  Toronto, ON

projects

                         2009                      "commodity"                      
                                                  window installation                          Howard Park Institute,  Toronto, ON
                         2001                      "Absentia-Part I"                               Loop Gallery,  Toronto, ON

 

selected group exhibitions 

                    2011                      "6 Painters"                                         Howard Park Institute,  Toronto, ON
                                                                 "Sunscreem"                                       Newzones Contemporary Art,  Calgary, AB
                                 2006                       "Summer Exhibition"                        Fran Hill Gallery,  Toronto, ON
                                 2005                        S.F.I.A.E. (San Francisco
                                                                  International Art Fair)                     Newzones Contemporary Art,  San Francisco, CA
                                 2004                        A.A.F. New York                                 Newzones Contemporary Art,  New York, NY
                                 2003                        Art Chicago                                        Newzones Contemporary Art,  Chicago, IL
                                                                  S.F.I.A.E.                                               Newzones Contemporary Art,  San Francisco, CA
                                                                  Art Miami                                            Newzones Contemporary Art,  Miami, FLA
                                 2002                        S.F.I.A.E.                                              Newzones Contemporary Art,  San Francisco, CA
                                                                  Art Miami                                            Newzones Contemporary Art,  Miami, FLA
                                 2001                       "Works on Paper"                              Fran Hill Gallery,  Toronto, ON
                                                                 "December Group Show"                 Fran Hill Gallery,  Toronto, ON
                                                                   Boston International
                                                                   Art Fair                                                Newzones Contemporary Art,  Boston, MA
                                                                  Art Miami                                             Newzones Contemporary Art,  Miami, FLA
                                 2000                        Boston International
                                                                   Art Fair                                                Newzones Contemporary Art,  Boston, MA
                                                                   Inagural Exhibition                           Loop Gallery,  Toronto, ON
                                 1997                        Art Seattle                                          Newzones Contemporary Art,  WA
                                 1996                        Art Seattle                                         Newzones Contemporary Art,  Seattle,WA
                                 1995                        Art Seattle                                         Newzones Contemporary Art,  Seattle, WA
                                 1994                        Art Seattle                                         Newzones Contemporary Art,  Seattle, WA
                                 1993                        Group Exhibiton                                Newzones Contemporary Art,  Seattle, WA
                                                                  Chicago International
                                                                  Art Expo                                               Lake Galleries,  Chicago, IL
                                                                  Art Frankfurt                                      Lake Galleries,  Frankfurt, Germany
                                 1992                        Chicago International
                                                                  Art Expo                                               Lake Galleries,  Chicago, IL
                                                                "Art Contemporain du Canada"       Ader Tajan Galleries,  Paris,  France,
                                                                  Inagural Exhibition                            Newzones Contemporary Art,  Calgary, AB
                                 1991                      "The X-mas Show"                              Lake Galleries,  Toronto, ON
                                                                "The Toronto Mask"                           Lake Galleries,  Toronto, ON
                                 1990                      "Small Works"                                      Lake Galleries,  Toronto, ON
                                                                 "Art VS the G.S.T."                              Lake Galleries,  Toronto, ON
                                 1989                       "Virtu 4"                                                Toronto, ON
                                 1988                        Inaugural Exhibition                         Gallery Burston-Roberts,  ON
                                                                  Group Exhibition                                 Bonnie Kagan Gallery,  Toronto, ON
                                 1987                        Group Exhibition                                 The Welch Gallery,  Ottawa, ON
                                                                  Group Exhibition                                 Weller-Potovsky Gallery,  Toronto, ON
                                 1986                        Group Exhibition                                 Weller-Potovsky Gallery,  Toronto, ON
                                                                  4 Artists                                                 Gallery 76,  Toronto, ON
                                                                 "Anniversary Show"                           Weller-Potovsky Gallery,  Toronto, ON
                                 1985                       "Photography"                                     Gallery 76,  Toronto, ON
                                                                 "Photography"                                     Pauline McGibbon Cultural Center,  Toronto, ON
                                                                   Group Show                                         The Weller Gallery,  Toronto,  ON
                                 1984                         Group Show                                         The Weller Gallery,  Toronto, ON



selected bibliography
                                                 

                                 2003                        Nancy Tousley,  "Critics Pick",  Calgary Herald, April 17th, Calgary, AB
                                 2002                        Sascha Hastings, "Kiers Coup",  Now Weekly, Oct 17-23, Toronto,  ON
                                 2000                        Anne Severson, "Christopher Kier", Vie Des Arts  (No.177), Montreal, QUE
                                 1999                        Anne Severson, "Visual Arts", FFWD Weekly, Calgary, Nov 4, Calgary, AB
                                 1997                        Gillian MacKay,    "Gallery Going", Th Globe and Mail, Toronto, March 29th, Toronto, ON
                                 1994                        Stuart Reid, "Veritatis Splendor", Art Gallery of Mississauga, June, Mississauga, ON
                                 1993                        Art Perry, "Art Review", Step Magazine, Vancouver B.C.
                                 1991                        George Olds,  "Primitive Power", Xtra Magazine, Oct 25th, Toronto, ON
                                 1990                        Radio Review, Donald Brackett,  C.J.R.T. Radio, Sept, Toronto, ON
                                 1990                        Christopher Hume, "Antique Delaers Art World Debut", The Toronto Star, May, Toronto, ON
                                 1989                        Richard T. Mesley,  Art Carlton,  Carlton University Press,  Ottawa, ON
                                 1988                        Nancy Beale,  "Visual Art", Ottawa Citizen, August 11th,  Ottawa, ON



selected collections

                                
Air Canada,  Ottawa, ON                                     
                                 Bank of Montreal,  Toronto, ON  (2012)
                                 Bank of Montreal,  Toronto, ON
                                 Bruce Stratton Architects,  Toronto, ON
                                 Burnet Duckworth Palmer,  Calgary, AB
                                 Carlton Univeristy Art Gallery,  Ottawa, ON
                                 Canlight Developement Corp,  Toronto, ON
                                 Canada Council Art Bank,  Toronto, ON
                                 Canadian Pacific Ltd.,  Calgary, AB
                                 Clarke, Henning & Co., Toronto, ON
                                 Contemporary Office Interiors,  Calgary, AB
                                 Corporate Responses Inc.,  Calgary, AB
                                 Dorset Exploration Ltd.,  Calgary, AB
                                 Ford Center for Performing Arts,  Vancouver, BC
                                 Goodman, Phillips & Vineberg,  Toronto, ON
                                 Gordon Private Client Corp.,.  Calgary, AB
                                 Hewlett-Packard Canada,  Mississauga, ON
                                 Hotel Intercontinental,  Toronto, ON
                                 Kenaidan Contracting Ltd,  Toronto, ON
                                 Monaco Construction Group,  Calgary, AB
                                 McDermid St. Lawrence Ltd.,  Toronto, ON
                                 M. Bellefontaine Consulting Inc.,  Toronto, ON
                                 Newalta,  Calgary, AB
                                 Norcen Energy Resources,  Calgary, AB
                                 Nordstroms,  Seattle, WA, U.S.A.
                                 Pan Canadian Petroleum LTD.,  Calgary, AB
                                 The Park Hyatt Hotel,  Toronto, ON
                                 Poco Petroleum Ltd.,  Calgary, AB
                                 Perdue Frederick Inc., Toronto, ON
                                 RXN Visions,  Calgary, AB
                                 Sharecom Industries,  Calgary AB
                                 Sidler and Company LLP,  Mississauga, ON
                                 Simon, Turnbull & Martin,  Washington, D.C.  U.S.A.
                                 Starwood Hotels,  Denver, CO, U.S.A.
                                                                   New York, New York, U.S.A.
                                                                   Phoenix, Az, U.S.A.
                                 The Swedish Foundation, Seattle, WA, U.S.A.
                                 Sun Life Canada,  Toronto, ON
                                 Sussex Capital Inc.,  Ottawa, ON
                                 Systems House Ltd., Ottawa, ON
                                 Vermuelen Group Inc.,  Vancouver, B.C.
                                 Vincorp,  Toronto/Niagara, ON
                                 Wilson Laycraft,  Calgary, AB

                                 Personal Collections,  Canada, U.K., Germany, France, U.S.A., Japan
 

   

      

 

                                                       
 



                                                                                                               
                      

                              
                                                    



                                                      
 

                       

                                                                   

                                                      

 all images copyright Christopher Kier 2014-2015