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Milly Ristvedt CV

  • 1942Born Kimberley, British Columbia
  • 1961-64Studies Vancouver School of Art (now Emily Carr Institute)
  • 2008B.A., (Honours) Art History, Queen's University, Canada.

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2008 State of Being, Galerie d’art d’Outremont, Montreal.
  • 2008 Galerie Eric Devlin, Montreal
  • 2003 The Art Company Threads. Montreal.
  • 2001 The Logic of Ambiguity The Ambiguity of Logic, the Open, Kingston.
  • 2001 Points of Departure, Modern Fuel, Kingston.
  • 1999 Change, Moore Gallery, Toronto.
  • 1997 Thinking in Colour, Arts Sutton, Sutton.
  • 1997 The Effect of Place, Edward Day Gallery, Kingston.
  • 1996 The Coloured Grid, Galerie Verticale, Laval.
  • 1994 Art Centre, Agnes Etherington, Kingston.
  • 1994 Moore Gallery, Hamilton.
  • 1992 Galerie Connexion, Fredericton.
  • 1991 Moore Gallery, Hamilton.
  • 1991 Klonaridis, Inc., Toronto.
  • 1990 Stewart Fine Arts, Montreal.
  • 1990 Galerie Don Stewart, Montreal.
  • 1989 Galerie Don Stewart, Montreal.
  • 1989 Klonaridis,Inc., Toronto.
  • 1987 Galerie Don Stewart, Montreal.
  • 1987 Klonaridis, Inc., Toronto.
  • 1985 Galerie Don Stewart, Montreal.
  • 1985 Klonaridis, Inc., Toronto.
  • 1985 Diptychs and Trios, Thunder Bay National Exhibition, Thunder Bay.
  • 1985 Moore Gallery Ltd., Hamilton.
  • 1984 Klonaridis, Inc., Toronto.
  • 1983 Galerie Don Stewart, Montreal.
  • 1983 High Contrasts, Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough.
  • 1982 Klonaridis, Inc., Toronto.
  • 1982 Martin Gerard Gallery, Edmonton.
  • 1982 Galerie Don Stewart, Montreal.
  • 1981 Klonaridis, Inc., Toronto.
  • 1980 Galerie Don Stewart, Montreal.
  • 1980 Martin Gerard Gallery, Edmonton.
  • 1979-80Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston.
    Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor.
    Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener.
    Milly Ristvedt-Handerek - Paintings of a Decade, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa.
  • 1979 Klonaridis, Inc., Toronto.
  • 1979 Galerie Jolliet, Quebec.
  • 1978 Galerie Jolliet, Quebec.
  • 1977 Algonquin College Gallery, Ottawa.
  • 1975 Galerie Jolliet, Quebec.
  • 1974 Galerie Jolliet, Quebec.
  • 1973 Musee d'Art Contemporain, Montreal.
  • 1971 Waddington Gallery, Montreal.
  • 1968, 69, 70 Carmen Lamanna Gallery, Toronto.

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2008 Soft Abs, Modern Fuel Artist Run Centre
  • 2003 Connected: Contemporary Art in Kingston, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston.
  • 2001 ECAS Ninth Annual, The Arts Barn, Edmonton.
  • 2001 Triangle Workshop Artists at OCAD, Atrium Gallery, Ontario College of Art, Toronto.
  • 1999 Les peintures, Galerie Rene Blouin/Galerie Lilian Rodriguez, Montreal.
  • 1999 35 Years Later, Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver.
  • 1998 Peinture Peinture, Belgo building, 372 St.Catherine W., Montreal.
  • 1998 Paintings, James Baird Gallery, St. John's.
  • 1998 50:50, Gallery 128, New York City.
  • 1997 Opening Show, Moore Gallery, Toronto.
  • 1996 16 X One - Inner Landscapes, Gallery One, Toronto.
  • 1996 Exhibition Ten, Edward Day Gallery, Kingston.
  • 1995 Triangle Artists' Workshop, 1995, La Tour du Roy Rene, Marseille.
  • 1995 Dynamics of Abstraction, The Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough.
  • 1995 Modernism Triumphant, Canadian Art of the 1960's, Winnipeg.
  • 1995 A Tribute to Alkis Klonaridis, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa.
  • 1995 The Klonaridis Group, Moore Gallery, Hamilton.
  • 1993 Masters of Abstraction/Newzones Today, Newzones Contemporary Art, Calgary.
  • 1993 Sheffield Lake '93, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston.
  • 1993 Hear to See II: Looking at Contemporary Art, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston.
  • 1989 Jack Bush & The Succeeding Generation, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston.
  • 1987 Colour & The Brush, Sarnia Public Library & Art Gallery, Sarnia.
  • 1982 Selections from the Westburne Collection, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton.
  • 1982 Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston.
  • 1982 Rodman Hall Art Centre, St. Catherines.
  • 1982 Laurentian University Art Centre, Sudbury.
  • 1981 Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton.
  • 1981 Art Gallery of Harbourfront, Toronto.
  • 1981 The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa.
  • 1981 London Regional Art Gallery, London.
  • 1981 Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor.
  • 1981 The Gallery, Stratford.
  • 1981 Viewpoint: 29 X 9, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener.
  • 1980-1 Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston.
  • 1980-1 Kingston/Windsor Exchange, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor.
  • 1979 Opening Show, Pauline McGibbon Cultural Centre, Toronto.
  • 1978-79 Tendance Actuelles au Quebec, Musee d'Art Contemporain, Montreal.
  • 1978 Opening Show, Klonaridis, Inc., Toronto.
  • 1977 Painting Now, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston.
  • 1976 Olympics, Montreal.
  • 1976 Abstractions, The Gallery, Stratford.
  • 1976 A Selection of Painting in Toronto, David Mirvish Gallery, Toronto.
  • 1973-75 Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton.
  • 1973-75 Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg.
  • 1973-75 Canada X Ten, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto.
  • 1972 Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton.
  • 1972 Diversity Canada East Exhibition, Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina.
  • 1971 5 Lyrical Colour Painters, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto.
  • 1970 Musee Cantonal, Lausanne.
  • 1970 3rd International Pioneer Galleries Exhibition, Musee d'Art Moderne, Paris.
  • 1970 l2th Winnipeg Biennia, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg.
  • 1968 7th Biennial of Canadian Painting, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa.
  • 1968 Canadian Artists '68, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto.
  • 1967 Centennial Awards Exhibition, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto.

Awards

  • 1994 Ontario Arts Council Grant
  • 1987 Canada Council Arts Grant "A"
  • 1997 Canada Council Arts Grant "B"
  • 1976 Canada Council Arts Grant "B"
  • 1975 Ontario Arts Council Grant
  • 1972 Canada Council Bursary
  • 1971 Canada Council Short Term Grant
  • 1970 12th Winnipeg Biennial Purchase Award
  • 1969 Canada Council Bursary
  • 1967 Centennial Purchase Award
  • 1967 Canada Council Bursary

Public Collections

  • Art Gallery of Ontario
  • Winnipeg Art Gallery
  • Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
  • Musee d'Art Contemporain, Montreal
  • Canada Council Art Bank
  • Art Gallery of Hamilton
  • Algonquin College Gallery
  • Agnes Etherington Art Centre
  • Sherbrooke University
  • Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa
  • Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery
  • University of Alberta
  • Boston Museum of Fine Arts
  • Musee de Quebec
  • University of Lethbridge
  • McMaster University, Hamilton
  • Harvard University, Cambridge
  • Cape Breton Museum
  • MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina
  • Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton
  • Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown
  • Vancouver Art Gallery
  • Glenbow Museum and Art Gallery
  • Foreign Affairs Canada

Corporate Collections

  • Shell Oil Canada Ltd.
  • Westburne Industries
  • Glandore Ltd.
  • Polysar
  • Moore Corp.
  • Secal-Alcan
  • Canada Development Corp.
  • American Can Co.
  • Lavelin, Inc.
  • Cryosan
  • Nova Corp.
  • Mercantile Bank
  • Petrocan
  • General Foods
  • First Western Resources Corp.
  • McLaughlin, Mohr, Massey
  • Burroughs Wellcome
  • Place Dupuis
  • Steinburg
  • Teleglobe

Selected References

  • 2001 Roald Nasgaard, Abstract Painting in Canada, Douglas & McIntyre and Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, p.124, 256 & 257.
  • 1999 Joan Murray, Contemporary Art in the Twentieth Century, Dundurn Press pp. 126 & 127.
  • 1997 Elizabeth Martin and Vivian Meyer, Female Gazes: Seventy-Five Women Artists, Second Story Press, pp. 138 & 139.
  • 1996 Art Le Sabord No. 42, pp 22 & 24.
  • 1995 Jules Heller and Nancy G. Heller, North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century, A Biographical Dictionary, Garland Reference Library of the Humanities pp. 470.
  • 1992 Maria Tippett, By a Lady: Celebrating Three Centuries of Art By Canadian Women, pp. 190, 191, 192 Viking.
  • 1988 Dennis Reid, A Concise History of Canadian Painting, Oxford.p.p. 389-90.
  • 1985 Barrie Hale 'Out of the Park - Modernist Painting in Toronto, l950-l980' Provincial Essays vol. 2, pp l7, 74,76, 77, 8l, 83, 84.
  • 1983 David Burnett & Marilyn Schiff, Contemporary Canadian Art Hurtig, p.p. 265 & 266.
  • 1981 Jean Tourangeau 'Milly Ristvedt, Dix ans de Peinture' Vie des Arts Printemps l02, 62-64.
  • 1981 Andrew Forster 'Klonaridis Showcase at Wells Gallery; Some Subtlety Amongst Visual Valentines' Ottawa Revue.
  • 1981 Glen Cumming, Catalogue Introduction Viewpoint 29 x 9.
  • 1981 Corinne Mandel 'Milly Ristvedt-Handerek' Artscanada March/April, 240/24l, 57.
  • 1980 Kay Woods 'Milly Ristvedt-Handerek' Artscanada April/May, 234/235, 35-36.
  • 1980 Jean Tourangeau 'Experiences Visuelles' Vie des Arts, Printemps no. 98, 83.
  • 1980 Kay Kritzweizer '29 x 9', Artmagazine, Feb/Mar, l0.
  • 1979 Karen Wilkin, Catalogue Introduction Milly Ristvedt-Handerek: Paintings of a Decade.
  • 1977 Frances K. Smith 'Painting Now' Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston.
  • 1976 Michael Greenwood 'A Selection of Painting in Toronto' Artscanada April'May, 204/205, 70-74.
  • 1972 Irwin and Myrna Gopnik 'Montrer All' Artscanada Spring, 166/l67/l68, 67-74.
  • 1971 Irwin and Myrna Gopnik 'In the Galleries, Montreal', Artscanada April/May, 154/155, 64.
  • 1970 Peter Norton 'Wintering the Toronto Galleries' Artscanada April, l42/l43, 68.
  • 1969 Barry Lord 'Three Young Canadians' art in america Jan-Feb, 1, 87-89.
  • 1969 J. Sutherland Brown 'Canada - Recent Shows' Arts Magazine April, vol. 43, 6, 52.

Lectures

  • 1997 Visiting Artist, Lakehead University
  • 1983 Visiting Artist, Graduate Visual Arts Programme, York University
  • 1981 Visiting Artist, Dundas Valley School of Art
  • 1980 Visiting Artist, York University
  • 1980 Personal Imperatives, Personal Expression Robert McLaughlin Gallery
  • 1980 Visiting Artist, University of Ottawa
  • 1978 On the Conservation of Art Queen's University, Art Conservation Programme
  • 1977 The Art of Jack Bush National Gallery of Canada
  • 1976 Colour and other Aspects of the Quality Problem Georgian College Design Arts
  • 1975/76 Contemporary Canadian Art, Georgian College Design Arts Department

Teaching Experience

  • 2007 Queen's University, Kingston
  • 2000 Sir Sanford Fleming College, Haliburton Campus
  • 1999 Queen's University, Kingston
  • 1989 Queen's University
  • 1985 University of Ottawa
  • 1983 University of Saskatchewan, Summer Session
  • 1978-79 Queen's University, Kingston
  • 1976 Banff School of Fine Arts
  • 1973-76 Georgian College of Applied Art & Technology, Barrie
  • 1973 Banff School of Fine Arts
  • 1972-73 Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, School of Art and Design
  • 1969-70 Artists' Workshop, Toronto
  • 1966-86 Workshops in colour and painting throughout Ontario

Other Professional Experience

  • 2008 RCA member of Visual Arts Alliance/l'Alliance pour les arts Visuels
  • 2006 - Chair, Advocacy Committee, Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts
  • 2004 Juror, Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts, 2005
  • 2004 Advisory Board Member, Union Gallery, Kingston
  • 2004 Inducted into the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts
  • 2003 Curator, Double Take, an exhibition of the work of Scott Wallis and Daniel Schneider, Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre
  • 2001-3 Vice-President, KAAI, Modern Fuel Gallery, Kingston
  • 2000 Board Member, KAAI, Modern Fuel Gallery, Kingston
  • 2000 Juror, Y2K, Second Regional Juried Exhibition Modern Fuel Gallery, Kingston
  • 1992-8 Founder and Coordinator, Sheffield Lake, Annual Women Artists One-week Workshop, Sheffield Lake, Ontario
  • 1996 Curator, Manoeuvres Sheffield Lake 1992-1995,Galerie Verticale, Laval
  • 1993-5 Co-curator, Carol Martyn - Art Making Life, a retrospective exhibition, The Gallery Stratford and the Art Gallery of Peterborough
  • 1995 Co-producer, Carol Martyn - Art Making Life catalogue
  • 1995 Triangle Artists' Workshop, Marseille
  • 1993 Guest Curator, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Sheffield Lake '93
  • 1991 Guest Curator, Kingston Artists' Association Inc., Matthew Stolte
  • 1990 Curator, Sheffield Artists' Exhibition, Vermeulen Gallery, Tamworth
  • 1989 Triangle Artist's Workshop
  • 1988 Emma Lake Artists' Workshop
  • 1986 Juror, Ontario Arts Council
  • 1985 Juror, Southwest 45, Art Gallery of Windsor
  • 1981 Panelist, Visual Arts Ontario Making It, the Artistic Challenge
  • 1980 Juror, Canada Council Art Bank
  • 1980 Emma Lake Artists' Workshop
  • 1979 Juror, Ontario Arts Council
  • 1978 Juror, Ontario Arts Council
  • 1971-73 Director and first President of Vehicule Art,Inc., Montreal
  • 1970-7l C.A.R. representative, Montreal