Vancouver, BC, Canada, b. 1963

 

Education

 

Emily Carr College of Art & Design

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

 

2018 — Selfless Help Books, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2016 — Mastery of Life, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2014 — Great Expectations, Division Gallery, Toronto ON

2013 — Lov Sic, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2013 — Sketch Book Drawings: A Twenty Year Survey, Fred Dorfman Projects, New York NY

2013 — I Love You, In Theory, Touchstone Nelson Museum of Art and History, Nelson BC

2013 — Submersions, Gallery 16, San Francisco CA

2012 — Willing to Learn, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2011 — Expectations, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto ON

2011 — La practica de la textulldad, Galeria OMR, Mexico City

2010 — The Winner Often Wept and was Kissed by the Loser, Galeria OMR, Mexico City

2010 — So The Band Broke Up and it Looks Like We Will Never Play Again, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto ON

2009 — Refusalon, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2009 — Drop Dead, Gorgeous, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York NY

2008 — Galería Fúcares, Madrid

2007 — Cattleships and Bruisers, Vanina Holasek Gallery, New York NY

2007 — It’s Over You Win, Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami Beach FL

2007 — Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto ON

2006 — Misguided by Invoices, Pierogi, Leitzig Germany

2006 — Galeria OMR, Mexico City

2006 — Galeria Cardi, Milan IT

2006 — Kidder Smith Gallery, Boston MA

2006 — Linc Art, San Francisco CA

2005 — Winlaw / The Lost Works, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto ON

2004 — Ploy, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2004 — Sperone, Rome IT

2003 — Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto ON

2003 — ConTEMPorary, New York NY

2003 — LINCREALART, San Francisco, CA

2003 — Kidder Smith Gallery, Boston MA

2003 — Galeria OMR, Mexico City

2002 — One Hundred Aker Woody, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2002 — Galería Fúcares, Madrid

2002 — Mary Boone Gallery, New York NY

2001 — Galeria Cardi, Milan

2001 — Dogen Haus, Leipsig Germany

2000 — Nicolo Sprovieri, London UK (two person)

1999 — Not Finished, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

1999 — Finishes I’ve Never Booked, Linda Kirkland Gallery, New York NY

1998 — My Influenza, Gian Enzo Sperone Gallery, Rome, Italy

1998 — Growth Stunts, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

1998 — Paintings, Linda Kirkland Gallery, New York NY

1996 — Hi Infidelity, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

1995 — You Ruined Me With Your Experiments, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

1994 — Spleen, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

1994 — Breeders, White Columns Gallery, New York NY

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2019 — Boyz Keep Swinging, Keyes Gallery, Sag Harbor NY

2014 — Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2014 — Out of Sight: New Acquisitions, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver BC

2014 — TOWER, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2014 — Homecoming, Division Gallery, Toronto ON

2014 — Group show, Jochen Hempel Gallery, Leipzig

2014 — Pierogi XX: Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Pierogi Brooklyn NY

2013 — Joe Amrhein, Reed Anderson, Graham Gillmore, Ati Mair, Jochen Hempel Gallery, Berlin

2013 — Shape Shifter, Division Gallery, Toronto ON

2013 — The Myth of the Given, Ashok Jain Gallery, New York NY

2013 — The Painting Project, A Shapshot of Painting in Canada, Galerie l’QAM, University of Quebec, Montreal QC

2012 — 20 YEARS, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2012 — Text as Image, Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York NY

2011 — Shore, Forest and Beyond, Art from the Audain Collection, Vancouver Art Gallery BC

2010 — Six Degrees of Separation: A New Generation of Canadian Artists, Claire Oliver Gallery, NY

2010 — Reality Check, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto ON

2010 — PASTED, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2009 — Assembly, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2009 — Clark & Faria Presents:, Clark & Faria, Toronto ON

2008 — Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection Museum of Modern Art, New York NY

2007 — Learn to Read, Tate Modern, London, England

2006 — Painting Show, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2003 — Futura Bold, Vancouver BC

2003 — Perogi, Brooklyn NY

2003 — Baechler-Colson-Gillmore, Galeria Cardi, Milan

2001 — Galería Fúcares, Almagro Spain

2001 — Ironical Instinct, Galleria Cardi, Milan Italy

2001 — Arte Americana, Ultimo Decennio, Ravenna Italy

2001 — Da Warhol 2000 – 35 Anni di Mostre fra Europa e America, Gian Enzo Sperone, Torino, Italy

2001 — New Words, Sprovieri Gallery, London, England

2000 — Full Serve, Kenny Schachter/Rove, New York NY

2000 — Pink, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco CA

1998 — Cinco Continentas a Una Ciudad, International Salon of Painting, Mexico City

1998 — Tongues and Ashes, Kitchener-Waterloo Gallery, Kitchener ON

1998 — Les Peintures, Galerie René Blouin / Galerie Lilian Rodriguez, Montreal, QC

1998 — Futura Bold, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver BC

1998 — The High Life, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

1998 — Refusalon Gallery, San Francisco CA

1998 — Whose Words, Dorsky Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Debra Bricker Balken)

1998 — Cambio, New York, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York NY (curated by Kenny Schachter)

1998 — Cambio, Mexico City, OMR Gallery, Mexico City

1998 — Pop Surrealism, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Aldrich CT

1998 — South Carolina Museum

1998 — Adopt A Highway, Dogenhaus Gallerie, Leipsig Germany

1998 — Group Show, Pari Nadimi Gallery, Toronto ON

1998 — Group Show, Catherine Clark Gallery, San Francisco CA

1997 — Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle WA

1997 — Lombard Fried Gallery, New York NY (curated by Kenny Schachter)

1997 — Below the Border / Above the Border, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco CA

1997 — Canadian Artists in the Big Apple, New York NY (curated by Glen Cumming)

1996 — Sex, Drugs and Explosives, London ArtForms, London England (curated by Kenny Schachter)

1996 — Temps Perdu, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

1996 — Taking Stock, 25 Broad Street New York NY (curated by Kenny Schachter)

1996 — Lombard Fried Gallery, New York NY (curated by Kenny Schachter)

1996 — Facing the Millennium; The Song Remains The Same, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington TX (curated by Kenny Schachter)

1996 — X – Sightings, Anderson Gallery, Buffalo NY

1996 — Field Days, Cerulean Embankments, Geoffery Young Gallery, Great Barrington MA

1996 — Refusalon Gallery, San Francisco CA (curated by B. Geoffery Young)

1995 — The Beauty Salon, Barbara Braathen Gallery, New York NY

1995 — OY!, 121 Greene Street, New York NY (curated by Kenny Schachter)

1995 — Group Show, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

1995 — Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington MA

1995 — Way Cool, Exit Art/The First World, New York NY

1995 — High Anxiety, New York NY (curated by Kenny Schachter)

1995 — Group Show, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

1995 — High Anxiety, 66 Crosby St., New York NY (curated by Kenny Schachter)

1995 — David Greenberg and Diego Cortez Present…, Taste Venue, New York NY

1994 — Update, White Columns Gallery, New York NY

1994 — The Entropy Show, 510 Gallery, New York NY

1994 — Group Show, Pat Hearn Gallery, New York NY

1994 — Group Show, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Barrington MA

1993 — For Sale, Flamingo East, New York NY

1993 — Urban Analysis, Barbara Braathen Gallery, New York NY

1992 — Soup to Nuts; Popart, its legacy in the age of consumption, Works Festival, Alberta College of Art, Edmonton AB

1991 — Lyrical Uses of Beauty, White Columns Gallery, New York NY

1990 — Art LA/90, (Diane Farris Gallery), Los Angeles CA

1990 — Artropolis ‘90, The Roundhouse, Vancouvers BC

1990 — Group Show, Bess Cutler Gallery, New York NY

1989 — Phrenology, The Art Gallery, New York NY

1989 — Gillmore, Grossman, Root, 49th. Parallel, New York NY

1989 — 4th International Triennial of Drawing, Kunsthalle, Nuremberg, West Germany

1988 — London Life Young Contemporaries, London Regional Art Gallery, London ON (toured nationally throughout 1988)

1987 — Art Cologne 87, (Diane Farris Gallery), Cologne, West Germany

1987 — Vancouver Painters, Paul Kuhn Fine Arts, Calgary AB

1986 — West Coast Painting: New Directions, Canada House, London, England

1986 — Four Vancouver Young Romantic Painters, Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris, France

1986 — Vancouver Now, Walter Phillips Gallery Banff V / London Regional Gallery, London ON / The Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg MB

1986 — Gillmore, Root, Totino, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver BC

1985 — The Young Romantics, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver BC

1985 — Canadian Painters, Thomas Barry Fine Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1985 — Drawing Show, Pitt International Galleries, Vancouver BC

1985 — Futura Bold, Pitt International Galleries, Vancouver BC

1984 — Warehouse Show, Vancouver BC

 

Collections

 

Audain Art Museum

Berkeley Art Museum

BMO Bank of Montreal Collection

Ghent Museum, Belgium

Gian Enzo Sperone, Italy

Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art

Museum of Modern Art, New York

NEMA Building, San Francisco CA

Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach CA

RCA Records, New York

Royal Bank of Canada

Simon Fraser University

The Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation, New York

University of Lethbridge, AB

Vancouver Art Gallery, BC

 

Selected Bibliography

 

2017 — Meet our Artists, Audain Art Museum, September 2 2017 (talk)

2014 — Moe, Karen. “Excavations, A Feminist Resistance Artist Dialogues with Graham Gillmore’s Lov Sic” Border Crossings Magazine, Vol 33 no 4 December

2012 — Corsano, Ortino. “Graham Gillmore” ArtUS

2011 — Rhodes, Richard. “Family Matters” Canadian Art Online, August

2010 — Wiener, Mike and DiGusta, Linda. “The Commonwealth Strikes Back – New Canadian Art in Chelsea” The Huffington Post, October 14

2009 — Canadian Art Online, “Graham Gillmore: Rejection Letters Redux” September

2007 — Graham Gillmore, with text by Douglas Coupland, Monte Clark Gallery

2004 — Breidenbach, Tom. “Graham Gillmore: Review of Kenny Schachter ConTEMPorary show” Artforum, February

2004 — Henderson, Lee. “Gillmore’s Ploy Tremendous” The Vancouver Sun, March 10

2003 — Adler, Dan. “Graham Gillmore” Artforum, March pg. 371

2003 — Balzer, David. “Language Arts” Eye.net, November

2003 — Henderson, Lee. “Gut Instinct” Toro Magazine, Winter

2003 — Henderson, Lee. “Graham Gillmore” Contemporary Magazine, No. 58

2003 — Dault, Gary Michael. “Seduced by Gillmore’s Cheeky Word-Paintings” The Globe & Mail, November

2003 — Osbourne, Catherine. “Mars – Venus Painting” The National Post, December 13

2000 — Turner, Grady. “Beautiful Dreamers, Emerging American Painters, Circa 2000” Flash Art, January / February

1999 — “Gillmore’s ideas evolve in works that are never really finished” The Vancouver Sun, April 19

1998 — Pincione, Tomasso. “My Influenza”, exhibition catalogue, Gian Enzo Sperone Gallery, Rome IT

1998 — Balken, Debra Bricker. “Graham Gillmore and Kenneth Goldsmith: Whose Words?” exhibition catalogue, Dorsky Gallery, New York NY

1998 — MacKay, Gillian. “Graham Gillmore, Carter Kuster and Medrie MacPhee at Pari Nadimi Gallery” The Globe and Mail, March 14

1998 — Klein, Richard. “The Popular Corpse: A Brief History” Pop Surrealism, exhibition catalogue, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Aldrich, CT

1997 — Laurence, Robin. “Deep Down Under”, Canadian Art, Winter

1997 — Rosenberg, Ann and Maria Porges. Below the Border / Above the Border, exhibition catalogue, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver; Catherine Clark Gallery, San Francisco

1996 — Barrett, David. “Sex and Drugs and Explosives” Art Monthly

1996 — Thomas, Katrin. “The Do-It-Yourself Dealers” The New York Times Magazine, September 1

1996 — Gustafson, Paula. “Painter Exploits Texts and Tension” The Georgia Straight, December 28

1995 — Frank, Peter. “L.A. International: Canadian and French Artists”, L.A. Weekly, August 18

1995 — Absolut L.A. International Biennial Invitational, exhibition catalogue, Monte Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, pp. 69

1995 — “Spleen”, Parachute, Issue 77

1995 — Scott, Michael. “Paint By Letter” The Vancouver Sun, December 21

1995 — Paris Review, Illustration, Summer, 135

1995 — “Manhattan galleries vie for work of young artist” The Vancouver Sun, November 16

1991 — Rosenberg, Ann, “Saturday Review” The Vancouver Sun, June 1

1988 — Grace, Sherrill. “Painting on the Edge, 1987” American Book Review, Spring

1987 — Godfrey, Stephen. “Hits and Misses on the West Coast Scene” The Globe and Mail, April 18

1987 — Godfrey, Elizabeth. The Vancouver Sun, February

1987 — “Drawings” The Vancouver Sun, February

1986 — Thomas, Gilda. “Four Young Painters of Vancouver” Vie Des Arts, December

1986 — Canada Today, “New Era of Painting on Show at Canada House” November, No. 13

1985 — “Review of The Young Romantics” The Globe and Mail, August

1985 — Watson, Scott. “Flesh and Void” C Magazine, Spring

1985 — Templeman-Kluit, Anne. “The Young Romantics” Vancouver Magazine, June

1985 — Johnson, Eve. “Painting Wild and Noisy” The Vancouver Sun, December 13