Evan Penny - Curriculum Vitae

curriculum vitae

Evan Penny

  • b.1953

    South Africa - Canadian Citizen

Studies

  • 1977 to 1978

    Alberta College of Art - Post Graduate Sculpture

  • 1971 to 1975

    Alberta College of Art - Honours

Teaching Positions

  • 1994 to 1997

    Toronto School of Art, Toronto

  • 1988 to 1989

    Ontario College of Art, Toronto

  • 1986 to 1988

    School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

  • 1982 to 1983

    Alberta College of Art, Alberta

Artist in Residence

  • Emma Lake Artist Workshop, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Snug Harbour Cultural Centre, Staten Island, New York

Selected Guest Lectures

  • New York Academy of Art, New York, New York
  • University of Akron, Akron, Ohio
  • Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland
  • University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario
  • University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
  • University of Toronto (Scarborough College), Toronto
  • Emily Carr College of Art, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
  • University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Ontario
  • University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, Illinois
  • Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2012

    Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada: Evan Penny RE FIGURED (catalogue)

    Fall 2012

  • MARCA, Cantanzaro, Italy: Evan Penny RE FIGURED (catalogue)

    March to April, 2012

  • 2011

    Rupertinum, Salzburg, Austria: Evan Penny RE FIGURED (catalogue)

    November 12 to February 20, 2011

  • Kunsthalle Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany: Evan Penny RE FIGURED (catalogue)

    June 2 to September 4, 2011

  • Sperone Westwater, New York: New Work

    February 25 to March 26, 2011

  • 2009

    Sperone Westwater, New York: New Work (catalogue)

  • 2007

    Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo: New Work

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    Flint Institute of Art. Flint, Michigan: Currents: Evan Penny

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    Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio: Currents: Evan Penny

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    Birch Libralato Gallery, Toronto: Evan Penny: Photographs

  • 2005

    Sperone Westwater, New York City: No One - In Particular (catalogue)

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    The Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario: Absolutely Unreal (catalogue)

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    Prairie Gallery, Grande Prarie, Alberta: Absolutely Unreal (catalogue)

  • 2004

    Glenbow Museum, Calgary: Absolutely Unreal (catalogue)

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    Museum London, London Ontario: Absolutely Unreal (catalogue)

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    Trépanier Baer Gallery, Calgary

  • 2003

    Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery: Selections from L. Faux Series

  • 2002

    Trépanier Baer Gallery, Calgary: L. Faux and Others

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    The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto:
    L. Faux and No One-In Particular

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    Goodwater Gallery, Toronto: L Faux: Tri-X

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    Galeria Segovia Issacs, Barcelona, Spain: No One-In Particular

  • 1999

    Galeria Fernando Latorre, Zaragosa, Spain (catalogue)

  • 1998

    Galeria Segovia Isaacs, Barcelona, Spain: New Work

  • 1997

    Trépanier Baer Gallery, Calgary: New Work

  • 1996

    Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto: Murray, Anamorphs + Body Forms, New Sculpture

  • 1995

    Artweek, Calgary (solo exhibition)

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    Trépanier Baer Gallery, Calgary: Figuring the Body; Three Projects

  • 1993

    I Space Gallery, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Chicago: Figuring the Body; Three Projects

  • 1992

    Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto: New Sculpture, Installations and Drawings in Wax

  • 1991

    Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island: Surface

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    49th Parallel, New York: Recent Work

  • 1987'88

    Six Gallery National Tour: Evan Penny: A Survey

  • 1986'84'82

    Wynick/Tuck, Toronto: New Sculpture

  • 1981

    Edmonton art Gallery, Edmonton: Recent Work

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2018

    Kunsthal Rotterdam, The Netherlands:
    RESHAPED REALITY: 50 Years of Hyperrealistic Sculpture
    March 2018 to July 2018

  • 2017

    National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia:
    RESHAPED REALITY: 50 Years of Hyperrealistic Sculpture
    October 20, 2017 to February 18, 2018

  • ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Denmark:
    RESHAPED REALITY: 50 Years of Hyperrealistic Sculpture
    February 4 to June 11, 2017

  • 2016

    Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Mexico:
    RESHAPED REALITY: 50 Years of Hyperrealistic Sculpture
    October 15, 2016 to January 8, 2017

  • Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Spain:
    RESHAPED REALITY: 50 Years of Hyperrealistic Sculpture
    June 7 to September 26, 2016

  • National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa: Human Scale (working title)
    March 11 to April 10th, 2016

  • Trépanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, Alberta: Haunting Holbein
    January 20 to February 27, 2016

  • 2015

    Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya, Japan: Visual Deception II: Into the Universe

  • 2014

    Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, Japan: Visual Deception II: Into the Universe

  • Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona: Lifelike

  • The Bunkamura Museum of Art, Shibuya-ku, Japan: Visual Deception II: Into the Universe

  • Jewish Museum Berlin, Berlin, Germany: Haut/ab! (Snip/it!)

  • Trépanier Baer Gallery — Calgary, Alberta: Sculpture

  • 2013

    Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas: Lifelike

  • New Orleans Museum, New Orleans, Louisiana: Lifelike

  • The Moving Museum, Gate Village, DIFC, Dubai: Tectonic

  • 2012

    Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota: Lifelike

  • Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz, Austria: The Naked Man

  • McClelland Gallery + Sculpture Park, Langwarrin, Australia: Double Vision

  • 2010

    Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain: Atopia. Art and the City in the 21st Century

  • The Flag Art Foundation, New York: Evan Penny & Size Does Matter

  • 2009

    Trépanier Baer Gallery — Calgary, Alberta: Evan Penny & Stephan Balkenhol

  • 2008

    Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany: Diana and Actaeon, The Forbidden Glimpse of the Naked Body

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    Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto: Transformation AGO inaugural installation

  • 2007

    Montréal Biennale, Montréal: Panagiota: Conversation
    Evan Penny and Michael Awad

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    The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY: All The More Real: Portrayals of Intimacy and Empathy

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    Robilant + Voena + Sperone, London UK: Freeze! A selection of works
    from a New York Collection

  • 2006

    Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland: The Expanded Eye (catalogue)

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    Museum Liner Appenzell, Switzerland: Die Ubere Hälfte

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    The Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, Connecticut, USA: Subject

  • 2005

    Kunsthalle in Emden, Germany: Die Ubere Hälfte

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    Städtische Museen Heilbronn: Die Ubere Hälfte

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    Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art: Figure It Out

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    Vancouver Art Gallery: Real Pictures

  • 2003

    Art Gallery of Ontario

  • 2001

    Galeria Fernando Latorre, Zaragoza, Spain: Confluencias

  • 1998

    I Space, Chicago, Illinois: Warm

  • 1997

    Galleria Segovia Isaacs, Barcelona, Spain

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    Wave Gallery, Toronto: Figuratively Speaking

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    Festival Internacional de Arte Ciudad de Medellin, Medellin, Columbia

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    The Power Plant, Toronto: Rococo Tattoo

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    Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga: Loving the Alien

  • 1995

    Space Gallery, Chicago: Wink Wink

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    Artweek Calgary, Calgary: Mysteries of the Flesh

  • 1994

    Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton:
    Cracks in the Modern: an exhibition of sculpture

  • 1992

    University of Akron, Akron: Figure's Edge

  • 1991

    The Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton: Practicing Beauty

  • 1984

    Gallery 76, Toronto: The New City of Sculpture

Selected Art Fairs

  • 2011

    Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

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    Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

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    Hong Kong International Art Fair, Hong Kong (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

  • 2010

    Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

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    Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

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    Tefaf Maastricht, Maastricht, Holland (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

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    Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

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    Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne, Australia (Trepanier Baer, Calgary)

  • 2009

    Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

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    Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

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    Tefaf Maastricht, Maastricht, Holland (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

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    Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

  • 2008

    Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

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    Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

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    Tefaf Maastricht, Maastricht, Holland (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

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    ARCO, Madrid, Spain (Trépanier Baer Gallery, Canada)

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    Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

  • 2007

    Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

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    Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

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    Tefaf Maastricht, Maastricht, Holland (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

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    ARCO, Madrid, Spain (Trépanier Baer Gallery, Canada)

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    Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

  • 2006

    art.fair, Cologne, Germany (Trépanier Baer, Calgary)

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    Toronto International Art Fair (Trépanier Baer, Calgary)

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    Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

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    Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

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    ARCO, Madrid, Spain (Trépanier Baer, Calgary)

  • 2005

    Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

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    Frieze Art Fair, London, U.K. (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

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    Toronto International Art Fair (Trépanier Baer, Calgary)

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    Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

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    Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

  • 2004

    Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

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    Frieze Art Fair, London, U.K. (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

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    Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy (Sperone Westwater, NYC)

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    ARCO, Madrid, Spain (Artcore Gallery, Toronto)

  • 2003

    FIAC, Paris, France (Artcore Gallery, Toronto)

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    Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami (Artcore Gallery, Toronto)

  • 2000'01'02'03

    Toronto International Art Fair (Trépanier Baer, Calgary)

Selected Public Collections

  • National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
  • Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio
  • Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York
  • Hudson Valley Center of Contemporary Art, USA
  • Flint Institute of Art, Flint, Michigan
  • National Portrait Gallery of Canada
  • Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
  • Museum London, London Ontario
  • Glenbow Museum, Calgary Alberta
  • Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Ontario
  • Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
  • Mendall Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Nickle Art Museum, Calgary, Alberta
  • Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario
  • Macdonald Stewart Art Gallery, Guelph, Ontario
  • Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Selected Public and Corporate Commissions

  • 1995

    220 Bay Street, Toronto, Canada: Pi

  • 1992

    Hyatt Regency Hotel, Roissy, France

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    City of Waterloo Recreation Centre, Waterloo, Ontario

  • 1989

    Donald Forster Sculpture Park, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario

Selected Bibliography

Please see: Bibliography>

Representation

Evan Penny is represented by: