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Dinslaken, Germany, b. 1967

 

Education

 

Master of Fine Arts, Chelsea School of Art, 2007

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, 2001

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions


2022 — Sink/Swim, Monte Clark, Vancouver BC

2020 — New Works, Monte Clark, Vancouver BC 

2018 —  I was looking back to see if you were looking back at me to see me looking back at you,

Monte Clark, Vancouver

2016 — The Colony, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge AB

2014 — The Family, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2012 — And Then There Was Now, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2010 — Painting / Collage, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto ON

2009 — Stadiem, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, ON

2008 — Parallax, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2008 — Neubau, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto ON

2004 — Watercolours, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto ON

2003 — Painting, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2003 — Sideways, Galerie Hellebrand, Duisburg, Germany

2002 — Peripheral Real Estate, Atelier Gallery, Vancouver BC

2001 — Supermodern, Gallery Hellebrand, Duisburg, Germany

2001 — This Side Up, Gallery 83, Vancouver BC

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

  

2022  A portrait of spirits, Bark Berlin Gallery, Berlin, Germany 

2020 — September, Monte Clark, Vancouver BC

2019 — The Poetics of Space, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna BC 

2016 — Group exhibition Artist Residence, San Ramon, Costa Rica 

2015 — The Poetics of Space, Vancouver Art Gallery, BC

2014 — Cindy Sherman Meets Dzunuk’wa: From the Michael and Inna O’Brian Collection, Satellite Gallery, Vancouver BC

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

2013 — Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2012 — Reconfiguring Abstraction, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB

2011 — Surface, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto ON

2011 — Landscapes, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto ON

2010 — PASTED, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2010 — Holger Kalberg and Kristine Moran, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

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

2009 — Coupland / Kalberg / Goicolea / Gillmore / Girard, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2008 — Works on Paper, Galerie Bertrand & Gruner, Geneva, Switzerland

2007 — Masters Degree Show, Chelsea School of Art, London UK

2006 — Paint, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver BC

2006 — Painting Show, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2004 — Reciprocal Influences, Monte Clark Galleryc Toronto ON

2004 — Canadian Art Painting competition: A five-year retrospective RBC Financial Vancouver BC

2003 — Stills, Malerei und Zeichnung, Galerie Hellebrand, Duisburg, Germany

2003 — Toronto International Art Fair Toronto ON

2003 — Art Forum Berlin, Germany

2003 — Scope Art, Los Angeles CA

2003 — Collector, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2003 — Group Six, Tatar Alexander Gallery, Toronto ON

2002 — RBC Painting Award Show, Trepanier Baer Gallery Calgary, AB

2002 — Toronto International Art Fair, Toronto ON

2002 — Kulturwochenende, Innenhafen, Kulturzentrum Duisburg, Germany

2002 — Group Exhibition, Atelier Gallery, Vancouver BC

2002 — Welcome to the desert of the real, Faculty /Alumni show, Concourse Gallery, Emily Carr University of Art and Design – Curated by Randy Lee Cutler and Sharon Kahanoff

2001 — Fuse, Concourse Gallery, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver BC


Art Fairs


2018 — Toronto International Art Fair 

2017 — Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, Washington USA

2016 — Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, Washington USA

2015 — Feature Art Fair Toronto 

2015 — Toronto International Art Fair 

2011 — Toronto International Art Fair

2011 — Platform Art Fair, Los Angeles, California

2011 — The Armory Show, New York City 

2010 — Toronto International Art Fair

2008 — Toronto International Art Fair 

2008 — Art Chicago, Chicago Illinois

2008 — Toronto International Art Fair 

2007 — Toronto International Art Fair 

2006 — Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami Florida 

2004 — Toronto International Art Fair

2003 — Art Forum Berlin, Germany 

2003 — Toronto International Art Fair 

2003 — Scope Art, Los Angeles, California 

2002 — Toronto International Art Fair

 

Publications

 

Carte Blanche Volume 2

Paint, Exhibition Catalogue, Vancouver Art Gallery

RBC Painting Competition 10th Anniversary Publication

 

Awards

 

2020 — Research Leave Grant University of Manitoba

2015 — Research Leave Grant University of Manitoba

2015 — Creative Works Grant University of Manitoba

2013 — Creative Works Grant University of Manitoba

2007 — Finalist Celeste Art Prize London May

2007 — Canada Council Production Grant

2006 — Short-list, RBC Painting Award, Western Canada Finalist

2005 — Short-list, RBC Painting Award, Western Canada Finalist

2002 — Short-list, RBC Painting Award, Western Canada Finalist

2001 — Mary Plum Blade Award for Painting, Graduation Emily Carr University of Art and Design

 

Bibliography

 

2013 — Kear, Andrew. ‘Re-Configuring Abstraction’ Canadian Art Magazine, Spring 2013

2013 — Eyland, Cliff. ‘Re-Configuring Abstraction’ Border Crossings Magazine, issue 125 Spring

2008 — Dault, Gary Michael. The Globe and Mail February 16

2006 — Burnham, Clint. ‘Life and art are not always what they seem’ The Vancouver Sun August 3-9

2006 — Dault, Julia. ‘Creating new worlds with bits and pieces of this one’ National Post January 26

2006 — Dault, Gary Michael. ‘Painting a world where ruin is pretty’ The Globe and Mail January 28

2006 — Goddard, Peter. ‘Home sweet home – with a hint of menace’ Toronto Star February 4 2006.

2006 — Mackie, John. ‘Up-and-coming artists’ The Vancouver Sun July 20-26

2005 — Sengara, Lorissa. Park, Monte Clark Gallery, Canadian Art, Winter 2005, Vol. 22, No. 4, page 95

2003 — Fenske, Geraldine. ‘Kalte Oelmalerei von Kalberg’ WAZ May 9

2003 — Klucken, Peter. ‘Twin Peaks’ Rheinische Post May 9

2002 — Kahanoff, Sharon. Cutler, Randy Lee ‘ Welcome to the desert of the real

2001 — Klucken, Peter. ‘Orte ohne Tiefenschaerfe’ Rheinische Post Oct 26

2000 — Scott, Michael. ‘Emily Carr Grad Show’ Vancouver Sun May

 

Collections

 

TD Bank of Canada

Vancouver Art Gallery

Stikeman Elliott Toronto Collection

Collection of Jeremy Caddy, London UK

Royal Bank of Canada

Michael and Inna O’Brian Collection, Vancouver BC

Canada Council for the Arts, Art Bank Collection, Ottawa, Ontario

Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery University of British Columbia


Comissions 


St Michael’s Hospital, Li KA Shing Knowledge Institute, Toronto Ontario


Bibliography


2018 — Enright, Robert, ’The structure of connecting’ An Interview with Holger Kalberg. Border crossings

Magazine Issue 147 August 2018 p 108-118

https://bordercrossingsmag.com/article/the-structure-of-connecting

2016 — Steiner Shep, ‘Painting connected: More assembly required’. SAAG Catalogue June 2016

2015 — Jeffrey, Robin.’Exploring Cezanne and Space at the Vancouver Art Gallery”. National Gallery Canada

March 2015

2014 — Watson, Ann. ‘Out of Sight’ to be kept in mind: Vancouver Observer April 2014

2014 — Gupta, Soumya. ‘Cindy Sherman meets Dzunuk’wa at Satellite Gallery’. The Ubyssey Feb 2014

2014 — Turner, Michael. ‘Cindy Sherman meets Dzunuk’wa: From the Michael and Inna O’Brian Collection’.

Preview The Gallery Guide Feb 2014

2013 — Wood, Tara ‘Canadian artists leverage talent and business acumen to succeed’ Globe and Mail, Oct. 5, 2013

Thompson, Courtney ‘Materiality and surface: abstracting form. ArtSlant 2013

http://www.artslantstreet.com/articles/show/33232?print=1

2013 — Eyland,Cliff. ‘Re-configuring Abstraction’ Border Crossings no 125 spring 2013

2013 — Kear, Andrew.” Re-configuring Abstraction” Canadian Art, Spring 2013

2012 — Laurence,Robin.’ Cut and paste is a smart and visually engaging collage exhibit’. Georgia Straight, July

2012 — Passey, Kara. The Manitoban http://www.themanitoban.com/2012/11/re-configuring-

abstraction/12674/

2012 — Thacker, Sandra ‘Suspended structure in exhibit needs your imagination’ Snapshot CBC Manitoba

20/11/12V http://www.cbc.ca/manitoba/scene/other/2012/11/20/u-of-m-holger-kalberg/

2012 — Cochrane, Steven Leyden ‘Abstraction Revisited’ Winnipeg Free Press 29/11/12

2011 — Ryan, Carol Ann M. “ Holger Kalberg and Kristin Moran”

http://www.magentamagazine.com/5/exhibition-reviews/holger-kalberg-kristine-moran Magenta

Magazine, Winter 2011

2010 — Heth, Shannon. Montechristo Magazine,’ Time, space, matter’ Winter 2010

2010 — Nickel, Todd. Vancouver Review In the fold VR’s group of eight fall issue 2010

2009 — Kliner, Dion. Flash Art International Review Jan/Feb 2009

2008 — Camilleri, Maryann. Carte Blanche Vol. 2: Painting, Magenta Publishing for the Arts 2008

2008 — Mac Millan, Laurel. RBC Canadian Painting Competition Ten Years 2008 Edition

2008 — Dault, Gary Michael.‘Holger Kalberg at the Monte Clark Gallery’ The Globe and Mail Feb16 2008

2006 — Szewczyk, Monika ‘Paint, A Psychedelic Primer”, Catalogue Vancouver Art Gallery 2006

2006 — Goddard, Peter ‘Home sweet home with a hint of menace’ Toronto Star Feb 4, 2006

2006 — Dault, Gary Michael. ‘Painting a world of pretty ruin’ The Globe and Mail Jan 28, 2006

2006 — Dault, Julia. ‘Creating new worlds with the bits and pieces of this one‘ The National Post Jan 26 2006

2003 — Klucken,Peter ’Twin Peaks ’ Rheinische Post May 9 2003

2003 — Fenske, Geraldine „Kalte Oelmalerei von Kalberg’ West Deutsche Allgemeine Zeitung May 9 2003

Kahanoff, Sharon. Cutler, Randy Lee ‘Welcome to the desert of the real” 2002

2002 — Klucke, Peter ‘Orte ohne Tiefenschaerfe’ Rheinische Post Oct 26 2001

2000 — Scott, Michael ‘Emily Carr Grad Show’ Vancouver Sun May 2000


Educational/Proffesional Experience 


2022 — Jury Member Global Undergraduate Award Visual Arts Dublin, Ireland

2021 — Jury Member Global Undergraduate Award Visual Arts Dublin, Ireland 

2020 — Artist Collaboration, Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, UK

2018 — Artist Talk / workshop, Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, UK 

2017 — Speaker UAAC Conference Banff Centre for the Arts Oct 12-15, 2017, Banff, Alberta

2016 — Video Talk, “ SAAG | Holger Kalberg: The Colony – YouTube ”, uploaded June 28 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faSHvyZkKUM

2016 — Artist Talk / Presentation, Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, UK 

2016 — Artist Talk / Presentation, Artist Residence San Ramon, Costa Rica

2015 — Jury Member Salt Spring National Art Prize 

2013 — Jury Member 15 th RBC Canadian Painting Competition, National Gallery Ottawa

2013 — Speaker at Symposium ‘Art as career’ AXENO7, Gatineau, Quebec 

2011-2014 — Board Member AceArt Inc. Winnipeg, Manitoba

2011 — Associate Professor Painting, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, 2011 ongoing

2011 — Sessional Instructor, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary Pntg 451 Senior Studio 

2011 — Sessional Instructor, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary Pntg 320 Intermediate painting

2010 — Sessional Instructor, Simon Fraser University Vancouver FPA 263/ 363 Painting practices, Fall 2010

2009 — Artist Talk /Presentation “Contemporary issues in painting”, Concordia University, Montreal

2009 — Artist Talk /Presentation Mount Allison University, Sackville New Brunswick

2009 — Sessional Instructor, Foundation Year Material and Process ECUAD Vancouver 

2008/2009 — Sessional Instructor, Painting 200 Introductory Painting ECUAD Vancouver

2007 — Selection Committee Masters Program 2007 Chelsea College of Art 

2007 — Artist Talk and Presentation, “Contemporary Abstraction “Michael West Gallery, Newport UK 

2007 — Drawing / Painting Instructor, Goodenough College London, UK 12 Week Course

2007 — Lecture on recent developments in abstract painting, Goodenough College London UK 

2007 — Teaching Assistant, Foundation Program, University of Arts London, Chelsea College

2006 — Artist Talk and Presentation Vancouver Art Gallery ‘Paint ‘

2006 — BC Artists Symposium, Artist Talk, Whistler B.C