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ELIZABETH D'AGOSTINO

EDUCATION

1995       BFA Honours, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

1998       MFA in Studio Art, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, USA

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 Other Collisions, Loop Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2018       Makeshift Tales, Alberta Printmakers, Calgary, Alberta

2016       Makeshift Tales, Open Studio Sales Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2016       Makeshift, Loop Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2015      Makeshift, Reynolds Gallery, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, British Columbia

2014       A Curious Assortment, Loop Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

              Some Assembly Required, George Gilmour Members’ Gallery, Open Studio, Toronto, Ontario

2013       Nature Collapse, Loop Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2010       Escape from the Land of the Wandering, George Gilmour Members’ Gallery, Open Studio, Toronto, Ontario

               Artifacts of the Self-Made, Loop Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2008       Under Leaf and Log, Loop Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2007       Recent Prints, Art Rental and Sales Gallery, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario

               Complicated Natures, Nick Novak Scholarship, Open Studio, Toronto, Ontario

               From the Bloom Dreams, Hamilton Printmakers Arts Association, Hamilton, Ontario

               Plenty, Rotunda Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario

               Plenty, Loop Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

               Memory Folios, Open Studio, George Gilmour, Members’ Gallery, Open Studio, Toronto, Ontario  

1999       Journals from the Silk Current, ARC Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018       Going to Ground, Southern Graphics Conference International, Las Vegas, Nevada

2017       Trace, Southern Graphics Conference International, Atlanta, Georgia

2016       Boundless and Borderless, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia

               Boundless and Borderless, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

2015       Dwell, St. Anne’s Anglican Church, Toronto, Ontario

2013       Boundless and Borderless, Station Gallery, Whitby, Ontario

               A Commitment to Washi: Canadian Artists Exploring Tosa Washi, Japanese Paper Place Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

               A Commitment to Washi: Canadian Artists Exploring Tosa Washi, Kochi Okayaku Ginza, Tokyo, Japan

2012       Re: Arrange, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Ontario

              Okanagan Print Triennial 2012, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, British Columbia

2011       Elizabeth D'Agostino, Mi Hyang Kim and Michelle Murillo, Malaspina Printmakers Society, Vancouver, British Columbia

2009      UpArt, Rooms of Wonder, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, Ontario

2008      Impressit, Galerie d’art St-Ambroise, Montreal, Quebec

2006       In Cahoots, The Inkshop and Olive Branch Press, Ithaca, New York

2004       Time and Place, Kala Fellowship Exhibition, Kala Art Institute Gallery, Berkeley, California

2003       Gros Morne Artist-in-Residence Exhibition, Discovery Centre, Woody Point, Newfoundland

               Tracing Times, Iziko: Museum of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

               Tracing Times, Gittens Gallery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

               Curtains: Open or Closed, Manhattan Graphics Center, New York, New York

               77th Annual International Exhibition, The Print Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2001       Incarnadine, Tusk Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2000      Curtains: Open or Closed, Gittens Gallery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

1999       Combined Talents – The Florida National, Florida State University Museum, Tallahassee, Florida

              International Juried Show ’99, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, New Jersey

1998       Le Petite IV, Alder Gallery, Eugene, Oregon

              Selected Mappings - A Journey into Earthscapes, Crossley Gallery, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida

              Memory, Moment, Memento, Mira Mar Gallery, Sarasota, Florida

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2013-18    Managing Director, Toronto School of Art, Toronto, Ontario

2004-12    Curriculum Coordinator, Toronto School of Art, Toronto, Ontario

2004-11    Printmaking Faculty, Ontario College of Art and Design University, Toronto, Ontario

2001-03    Professor, White Mountain Academy of the Arts, Elliot Lake, Ontario

1998-00    Instructor, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida

 

AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, RESIDENCIES

2018       Toronto Arts Council Newcomer and Refugee Artist Mentorship Program (Mentor)

2018       Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance

2017       Artist-in-Residence Sointula Shed, Sointula, British Columbia

2014       Hexagon, Special Projects Fellowship, Open Studio, Toronto

              Honourable Mention, Open Studio National Printmaking Awards, Toronto

              Artist-in-Residence, Anchor Graphics, Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois

2008      Honourable Mention, Printmaking, Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition

2007      Visual Arts: Emerging Artist Project Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2006      Artist-in-Residence, Frans Masareel Centrum, Kasterlee, Belgium

2005      Nick Novak Scholarship, Open Studio, Toronto, Ontario

2004      Fellowship, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, California

2003      Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont,

              Artist-in-Residence Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Parks Canada, St. John’s, Newfoundland

              Renaissance Graphic Arts Materials Award, The Print Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1998       Professional Development Grant, Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida

              Southern Illinois University Women’s Professional Studies, Carbondale, Illinois

1995-8    Graduate Teaching Assistantships, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Illinois

 

PRESENTATIONS, WORKSHOPS AND LECTURES

2014       Lecture, Open Studio, Hexagon Special Projects Fellowship, Toronto, Ontario

2014       Lecture, Anchor Graphics at Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois

2010       Q and A, Loop Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, moderated by Libby Hague and Yael Brotman

2009       Open Portfolio, Southern Graphics Council, Chicago, Illinois

2008       Visiting Artist, Lecture, University of South Dakota, Vermillion South Dakota

2007       Lecture, Nick Novak Scholarship Exhibition, Open Studio, Toronto, Ontario

2004       Lecture, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, California

2003       Workshop, Gros Morne National Park Discovery Centre, Woody Point, Newfoundland

2003       Lecture, “Meander”, Gros Morne National Park Discovery Centre, Woody Point, Newfoundland

 

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

Ernst and Young, London, Ontario, Canada

Frans Masareel Centrum, Kasterlee, Belgium

Japanese Paper Place, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, California, United States

Kay Hannah Associates, San Francisco, California, United States

National Bank, Canada

Open Studio, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Pearson International Airport, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

St Cuthbert’s Mill Paper Company, Somerset, England

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Bibliotheque et Archives Nationales, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Custom Carpet Commission, Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, Canada House, Ontario Room, London, England

Department of Foreign Affairs, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Library Collections, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Illinois, United States

North East Normal University, Normal, Illinois, United States

University of Changchun, Jilin, China

University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States, Canada

University of West Virginia, Morgantown, West Virginia, United States

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, United States

Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw State University, Georgia, United States

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Camper, Fred. “Fine Adjustments,” Chicago Reader, Section One, October 22, 1999.

Folwell, Matthew. “Evolving Printmaking,” Our Neighbourhood (Toronto), March, 2007.

Forbes, Tegan. “Truth and Isolation,” Okanagan Print Triennial 2012. Kelowna: Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, 2012.

Ghaznavii, Corinna. “2007 Scholarship Exhibitions: Elizabeth D’Agostino and Joseph Siu,” in Elizabeth D’Agostino, Complicated Natures; Joseph Siu, Specials. Toronto: Open Studio, 2007.

Gilbert, Barbara and Chris Mitchell.  BrochureupArt Contemporary Art Fair,” Gladstone Hotel, Rooms of Wonder, Toronto, October, 2009.

Kozinska, Dorota. “The Forgotten Art of Drawing,” vie des arts, Number 230, Vol. 47, Spring, 2013, p. 90.

Law, Jenn, “Makeshift Tales” Alberta Printmakers, Calgary, 2018

Television interview by ShawTV Sault Ste Marie, aired on program Thunder Bay Live, profile of Elizabeth D’Agostino, November, 2012.

Wylie, Liz. “Call of the Wild,” Makeshift, Kelowna: Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, 2015.

Wylie, Liz. “ Beauty of D’Agostino’s art might be distracting” Kelowna Capital News, Kelowna, 2015

Young, Jean D. “Combined Talents,” The Florida National. Tallahassee: Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, 1999.