Lorraine GILBERT

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Lorraine GILBERT
Professor of Photography and Chair, Associate Professor, Department of Visual Arts

1987 : MFA in Photography, Concordia University, Montréal Studies with Katherine Tweedie, Gabor Szilasi and Tom Gibson
1982 : Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, N.Y. Studies with Nathan Lyons , Keith Smith and Catherine Lord
1982 : Apeiron Workshops, Millerton, N.Y., Studies in photography with Peter Schlessinger
1982 : The Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada, Studies in photography with Hubert Hohn
1979 : Graduate Studies in Forestry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.
1977 : BSc in Environmental Biology (Honors), McGilll University, Montréal

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Lorraine GILBERT

Biography

Honours

2006 Elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts
2003 City of Ottawa, the first Yosouf and Malak Karsh Award 2003 The Canada Council, A Grant, City of Ottawa
2002 City of Ottawa Artist Grant
2000 Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton: Visual Arts
1998 Applied Arts Magazine Award, for Canadian Geographic
1994 Ottawa Public Art Program
1993,1994 Daimon artists' center, Hull, P.Q., Video production grant
1989,1992 Ontario Arts Council: photography and video
1994 The Canada Council, video
1987,1994,1998 Conseil des arts et des lettres du Quebec, Arts visuels
1984,1985 Concordia University, Montreal: Graduate Fellowships
1981,1982,1985,1988,1990,2003 The Canada Council, photography and visual arts
1979 The British Columbia Cultural Fund
1979,1980,1991 Banff Centre Scholarships

Selected Publications and reviews

  • Le Sujet Construit en Photographie, Catalogue, essay by Marion Bordier, published by Axe Néo 7, 2006.
  • Sans Traces, Catalogue, essay by Margrét Elísabet Ólafsdótir, published by Boréal Art/Nature, 2002.
  • Collections in Context, Document for the exhibition, essay by Rene Baert. 2002.
  • An Invested Nature, Document for the exhibition, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia. 2002.
  • Portraits from the New Forest, Catalogue for the exhibition, Carleton University Art Gallery, Essay: Robert Evans, 2001.
  • FieldWork, Catalogue, Essay by Justin Wonnacott, published by Boréal Art/Nature, 2001.
  • Bearings, Four Photographic Essays, Curator: François Dion, Gallery 101, Ottawa, 2001.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2006 Flora and Fauna, Karsh-Masson Public Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
2006Shaping The New Forest, Thunderbay Art Gallery, Thunderbay, Ontario, Canada
2005 Selected Works from The New Forest, Nelson Gallery, Universty of California at Davis, California
2001 Portraits from the NewForest, Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario
2000 La Mission Photographique de Gaspésie, Espace F, Matane, Québec.
1996 The Photo Passage at the Harbourfront Center, Toronto, Ontario. 1995 Les Lignes de mon Terrain, Axe-Néo 7, Hull, Québec.
1995 The Visual Studies Workshop Gallery, Rochester, N.Y, U.S.A.
1995 La Gare, Centre d'art contemporain, l'Annonciation, Québec.
1992 X-10 Gallery, Western Nevada Community College, USA.
1991 Shaping the New Forest, The Whyte Museum, Banff, Alberta.
1990 Allowable Cuts, The Or Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1988 The Promissed Land, Galerie Bourget, Montreal, Quebec.
1983 Université de Moncton, Centre Universitaire, Nouveau Brunswick.
1983 Night for Day, The Coburg Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia.
1981 Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario.
1981 Galerie Vu, Quebec, Quebec
1981 Two and three-persons Exhibitions
2009 The Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario (curator: Sandra Dyck, with Josée Dubeau and Jinny Yu)
2003 Le Chant, Galerie des Grands bains douches, Marseille, France (comissaire: Annie Molin Vasseur, avec Chantal Dahan et Marie-Jeanne Musiol)
2002 An Invested Nature, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia. (with Marlene Creates and Susan McEachern)
1991 Out of the Northwest, The Hartnet Gallery, Rochester, NY (with Frank Gohlke and Darius Kinsey )
1987 Galerie Optica, Montreal, Quebec ( with Stephan Kovaks )
1988 The Magic Image Gallery, Pickering, Ontario ( with Raymonde April )
1983 Photo Union Gallery, Hamilton, Ontario, (with Lynne Cohen)
1984 The Surrey Art Gallery, British Columbia , (with Cameron Matheson)

Selected Group Exhibitions

2008 The Winnipeg Art Gallery, currator: Jeffrey Thomas
2006 Le Sujet Construit, Axe Néo 7, Gatineau, Québec
2006 Heteropia : Works from the Collection, Ottawa Art Gallery, Ontario
2005 Empreintes, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Photography, Ottawa, Ontario
2005 Imagine un Musée, Centre d'art Contemporain des Laurentides, St-Jérome, Quebec
2005 Toxic Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario
2004 Recent Acquisitions, City of Ottawa Collection, City Hall Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario
2004 The Shadow of Production, Vancouver Art Gallery, British Columbia
2004 Face to Face, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, British Columbia
2002 Roundabout, York Quay Gallery, Contact 2002, Toronto, Ontario.
2002 Collections in Context, Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario.
2002 FieldWork/Sur le terrain, Studio XX, Montréal, Québec.
2001 FieldWork/Sur le terrain, G.I.V. web site, from the series: Periphery-Chronicles, http://www.givideo.org/
2000 Drawing with Light, The Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa.
2000 Centre national d'exposition, Jonquière, Québec, Art gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
1999 Hivernages, Le Vieux Palais, St. Jérome, Québec, Straumur International Art Center, Iceland.
1999 The Photography Lesson, Harbourfront Center, Contact 1999, Toronto.
1999 Reflections of the Artist, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. 1998 Before the Land, Behind theCamera, Galerie d'art de Sudbury, Ontario,
1999 Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery, Owen Sound, Ontario, The Illingworth Kerr Art Gallery, Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta.
1997 Dirty Work, Deleon White Gallery, ,Toronto, Ontario.
1997 En Cause: Brancusi, Axe Néo -7. Hull, Québec.
1996 The Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario.
1996 Before the Land, Behind the Camera, Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB.
1995 Before the Land, Behind the Camera, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa
1994 Fallen Timber, The Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington.
1994 Great Whale Artists Project, Kulturen Centrum Pianofabriek, Brussels, Belgium.
1994 Art/Work/Art in the Industrial workplace, Karsh-Masson Gallery, City Hall, Ottawa, Ontario.
1993 The Horizon is a Line, Gallery 44, Toronto, Ontario.
1993 The Great Whale Artists Project, circulating exhibition: University of Vermont Art Gallery, Burlington,
Vermont, Maison de la Culture Plateau Mont Royal, Montreal, Qc, Open Haven Museum, Amsterdam, 
1993 Association of Independant Artists, NYC., NY.
1992 Rephotographing the Land, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, N.S.
1990 Arbora Versa, The Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia.
1990 The Landscape- 8 Canadian Photographers, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, Ontario.
1990 The Northwestern Landscape, Marylhearst, Oregon, U.S.A.
1985 Polaroid Deux, Galerie Axe Néo-7, Hull, Quebec.
1982 New Canadian Photography, The Canadian Center of Photography, Toronto.
1980 Environments, NFB Stills Division, Ottawa, Ontario.
1979 The Alberta Selection, Edmonton House, Edmonton, Alberta.

Collections

The National Gallery of Canada
The Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, N.Y.
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
The Winnipeg Art Gallery
Ottawa Art Gallery, Ontario
The Vancouver Art Gallery
The National Archives of Canada
Polaroid Europe, International Collection, Amsterdam
The Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Ontario
The Carleton University Art Gallery
The Regional Municipality of Ottawa Carleton

Publications and reviews

  • Le Sujet Construit en Photographie, Catalogue, essay by Marion Bordier, published by Axe Néo 7, 2006.
  • Sans Traces, Catalogue, essay by Margrét Elísabet Ólafsdótir, published by Boréal Art/Nature, 2002.
  • Collections in Context, Document for the exhibition, essay by Rene Baert. 2002.
  • An Invested Nature, Document for the exhibition, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia. 2002.
  • Portraits from the New Forest, Catalogue for the exhibition, Carleton University Art Gallery, Essay: Robert Evans, 2001.
  • FieldWork, Catalogue, Essay by Justin Wonnacott, published by Boréal Art/Nature, 2001.
  • Bearings, Four Photographic Essays, Curator: François Dion, Gallery 101, Ottawa, 2001. o The Globe and Mail, review of Relections of the Artist, National Gallery of Canada, Oct. 1999.
  • La tête des eaux, Catalogue, Art/Nature project , published by Boréal Art/Nature, 1998.
  • Le Musée Virtuel, Vox Populi, (CDrom of photography from Québec), Montreal, Québec, 1998.
  • Now Magazine, Review by Nathalie-Roze Fischer, Toronto, August 1996.
  • Vie des Arts, Article by Marie-Jeanne Musiol, Montreal, Spring 1994.
  • Semiotext(e) Canada, published by Semiotext, N.Y.C., 1994.
  • The Horizon is a Line, catalogue, Gallery 44, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Rephotographing the Land, catalogue, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax,N.S., essay by Susan Gibson Garvey, 1992.
  • Out of the Northwest, exhibition catalogue with interviews, Hartnett Gallery, University of Rochester, N.Y., 1991.
  • Canadian Art, Jan.1991, (photograph) Published in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Arbora Versa, catalogue for exhibition, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, essay by Larry Bremner, 1990
  • Views, Review of The Landscape by Jane Perdue. Published by the Toronto Photographers Workshop, Nov.1990.
  • The Landscape - Eight Canadian Photographers, catalogue for the exhibition by David Barbour, The McMichael Canadian Art Collection. 1990.
  • Contemporary Canadian Photography, National Film Board Ottawa,Ontario, Hurtig. 1984.
  • Vanguard, Summer 1983, Review by Bob Sherrin, published in Vancouver, B.C.
  • Parachute, New Canadian Photography, review by Jeanne Randolph, published in Montreal. 1982.
  • Image Nation, Sept.1982, New Canadian Photograhy, published in Toronto, Ontario.

Complete resume available at www.lorrainegilbert.ca

L Gilbert - red pen
The Messengers (red pen) (detail) lambda on Duraflex, 2006
L Gilbert - grand bain
Installation of Field studies#6, for the group exhibition Le Chant at La Galerie des Grands Bains Douches, Marseille, France, November 2003
176 ink jet prints, 6 X 14.6 feet
L Gilbert - The Crossing
The Crossing, from "Icelandic walks", 16.8X56 inches, 2002-2005

Fields of Interest

  • Traditional and digital photography, video, publishing and graphic design
  • The science and biology of nature
  • Buddhist philosophy: to learn to know the nature of mind and reality
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