Vancouver, BC Canada b. 1968

 

Education

 

Simon Fraser University, Bachelor of Fine Arts

University of British Columbia, Master of Fine Arts

Selected Solo Exhibitions

 

Select Solo Exhibitions

 

2021 — True Pictures?, Sprengel Museum, Hannover DE

2021 — Made/Unmade, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2020 — Stephen Waddell, Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto ON (forthcoming)

2018 — Visible Light, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2016 — Dark Matter Atlas, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver BC

2014 — During the Day, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2012 — Inhabitants, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto ON

2012 — Einwohner, Baloise Art Forum, Basel

2011 — Stephen Waddell, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto

2010 — Stephen Waddell, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2009 — Flaneur, Galerie Tanit, Munich, Germany

2009 — Stadt Mensch/City Dwellers, Landesmuseum Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany

2008 — Stephen Waddell, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto ON

2008 — Stephen Waddell, 1998-2006, curated by Roy Arden, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver BC

2006 — Talents, curated by Felix Hoffman, C/O Berlin, Berlin

2006 — Mostly Unforeseen Encounters, curated by Martin Schwander, Kunstforum Baloise, Basel

2005 — Stephen Waddell, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2004 — Ten Photographs, Schirmer/Mosel Showroom, Munich

2004 — Stephen Waddell, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto ON

2003 — Stephen Waddell, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2001 — Stephen Waddell, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto ON

2001 — Stephen Waddell, Galerie Tanit, Munich

2000 — IL Killer, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2000 — Conspirators, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart

1998 — Stephen Waddell, Galerie K&S, Berlin

1997 — Stephen Waddell, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart

1992 — Subdivisions, Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver BC

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020 — Jelena and the Magic Flute, CSA Space, Vancouver BC

2015 — Eye to Eye, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver BC

2015 — Images that Speak, Satellite Gallery, Vancouver BC

2015 — Melancholy Bay, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver BC

2014 — Dream Location (curated), Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, BC

2012 — Builders: Canadian Biennial 2012, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa ON

2012 — Photographieren, Galerie Tanit, Munich

2011 — Capture, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto ON

2009 — 5×5 Castelló 09, Espai d’art contemporani de Castelló, Spain

2008 — Portraits, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto ON

2006 — Contact Photography Festival, Toronto ON

2005 — Temporary Import, curated by Susanne Titz, Berlin Art Forum

2005 — Emotion Pictures, curated be Dieter Roelstraete, MUHKA, Anterp

2005 — Real Pictures, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver BC

2004 — Direkte Malerei/Direct Painting, Städtische Kunsthalle, Mannheim

2004 — PILOT:1, Limehouse Hall, London

2004 — Looking at Painting, Galerie Tanit, Munich

2003 — Vacant Community, curated by Marianna Vecellio, Fondazione Adriano Olivetti, Rome

2003 — Quartieri Milano, Stephen Waddell + Gruppo A12, Openspace, Milan

2002 — Proposal for an Exhibition, curated by Claudia Beck and Andrew Gruft, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2001 — Arden, McFarland, Ursuliak, Waddell, Wall, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto ON

2001 — Solitude au Musée, Musée d’art Moderne, St.Etienne

2000 — Solitude im Museum, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart

1999 — Pictures of Pictures, Arnolfini, Bristol & The Norwich Gallery, Norwich

1999 — After Photography, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

1997 — Next to the City, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart

1995 — EAST international, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich Gallery

1994 — UBC MFA Graduate Show, UBC Fine Arts Gallery, Vancouver

 

Selected Bibilography

 

2018 — Stephen Waddell, Visible Light, Alison Sinkewicz, Canadian Art, October

2016 — The Natural Entropy of Things, an Interview with Stephen Waddell (cover), Meeka Walsh and

Robert Enright, Border Crossings Volume 35 no. 4 December

2016 — Stephen Waddell, Dark Matter Atlas, Vancouver Art Gallery, Galleries West, August 3, by Lorne Roberts

2014 — All the World’s a Stage, C Photo Volume 2 no.9, David Campany

2011 — Hunt and Gather (book), Steidl Publishers, Germany

2006 — Postmark Berlin (cover), Canadian Art Magazine, by Sascha Hastings

2006 — Talents, C/O Berlin (exhibition catalogue), Katrin Blum

2005 — Lost in Privacy, Vancouver Sun, by Clint Burnham

2004 — Restlessly Frigid Images of Solitude, the Globe and Mail, July 10 2004

2004 — The Contemplation of Sight Itself, The Photographs of Stephen Waddell, Art on Paper Magazine, by Jeff Wall

2003 — USE – Multiplicities; Uncertain States of Europe, Skira

2003 — Gruppo A12 + Stephen Waddell, Openspace

2001 — Gesicht in der Masse (Face in the Crowd), Süddeutsche Zeitung, Munich, by Anne Erfle

2000 — The Killer in the Photograph, National Post, by Cori Howard

2000 — After Photography (cover), Canadian Art Magazine, by Roy Arden

2000 — A Plot Unfolding: Stephen Waddell, in Solitude im Museum, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart / Musée d’art

Modern, St.Etienne France, by Shepherd Steiner

1999 — Pictures of Pictures, Norwich Gallery / The Arnolfini, Bristol, by Lynda Morris

1998 — Glance and Landscape / Blick und Landschaft, Stuttgart Berlin, by Daniel Kurajovic

1995 — East International, Norwich School of Art & Design, by Lynda Morris

1994 — UBC MFA Graduate Show, UBC Fine Arts Gallery, by Jeff Wall

 

Collections

 

Armand Hammer Collection, Los Angeles

Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa

Collection Bâloise, Basel

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Schirmer / Mosel Collection, Munich

Vancouver Art Gallery

 

Awards

 

2019 — Scotiabank Photography Award