Jeremy Laing

Selected Solo & Collaborative Exhibitions

2019
The Wall of Virginia Puff-Paint, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto, Canada (in collaboration with the Estate of Will Munro)

2011
Jeremy Laing, Royal Ontario Museum, Patricia Harris Gallery of Textiles and Costume, Toronto, Canada. Presentation of new acquisition to the permanent collection.

2005-2015
Twice yearly clothing collections presented during Fashion Week in New York and Toronto

2004
Extensions for Daily Perseverance, Toronto, Canada
Explosion LTTR, Art In General, New York, New York

2003
Virginia Puff-Paint, Zsa Zsa Gallery, Toronto, Canada (in collaboration with Will Munro)


Group Exhibitions

2019
Untitled, Erin Stump Projects, Toronto, Canada (forthcoming)

2018
The World According to GARP, Franz Kaka, Toronto, Canada

2017
Coat of Many Colours, The Loon, Toronto, Canada

2016
Chroma Lives, 21 Avenue Road, Toronto, Canada

2014
The Politics of Fashion, Design Exchange, Toronto, Canada
This Is Not A Toy, Design Exchange, Toronto, Canada

2012
History, Glamour, Magic, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, Canada. Collaborative work shown as part of Will Munro’s posthumous retrospective.

2004
Sinbad and the Rented World, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, Canada
Toronto Exchange Club, Parlour Projects, Brooklyn, New York
Sorry for the Inconvenience, Junction Arts Festival, Toronto, Canada

2002
Fashion Queen, Spin Gallery, Toronto, Canada


Screenings

2011
Inside the Pavillion of Virginia Puff-Paint, Museum of Modern Art, New York. Curated by AA Bronson as part of Queer Cinema from the Collection, Yesterday and Today.

2008
Inside the Pavillion of Virginia Puff-Paint, Impakt Festival, Utrecht, Holland. Curated by Arjon Dunnewind as part of Multiplicity of Desires.

2007
Inside the Pavillion of Virginia Puff-Paint, 53rd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany. Curated by AA Bronson as part of Kinomuseum.

2004
Inside the Pavillion of Virginia Puff-Paint, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, England. Curated by Lauren Cornell as part of the Ocularis program.


Artist Projects

2019
Art environment for Canadian Art Social
Art direction of Owen Pallett’s album Island

2017-Present
New Nails, Co-founder of the queer fundraiser art party series

2017
Mercer Union Multiplier edition

2016
Stripes and Dots Pajamas, in collaboration with Zin Taylor, for Fogo Island Arts

2015
Art Metropole Membership Token

2014
Fan the Flames, Curatorial project for AGO, First Thursdays
Hazlitt, Art Direction of Summer and Winter print issues
The Politics of Fashion, Exhibition Design, Design Exchange, Toronto
Print collaboration with Julia Dault
Artists’ Book Upgrade, Fundraiser Edition for C Magazine

2013
Print collaboration with Vanessa Maltese
Arts and Crafts 10th anniversary T-shirt project

2012
Print collaboration with Niall McClelland

2011
Print collaboration with Scott Treleaven

2010
Everything Must Go, Curatorial project for Art Toronto

2008
Print collaboration with Karen Azoulay

2007
Bed of Nails, Fundraiser Edition for Art Metropole

2005-2007
Costume Designer for various Toronto Dance Theatre productions

2003-2005
The Westside Stitches Couture Club, Co-founder, along with Will Munro


Arts Boards

2016-Present
Mercer Union: A Centre for Contemporary Art, Board of Directors

2012-2014
The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Board of Directors


Residencies

2016
Fogo Island Arts


Bibliography and Catalogues

2019
“Touch It –Jeremy Laing", Canadian Art, Winter 2019 Issue

2013
Pattern: 100 Designers, 10 Curators, Published by Phaidon

2012
Will Munro: History, Glamour, Magic, Catalogue published by the Art Gallery of York University

2010
“The Canadian School”, Jessica Johnson, Walrus Magazine

2008
Inside the Pavillion of Virginia Puff-Paint, Artist’s book published by the Art Gallery of York University

2007
“Jeremy Laing”, Alexandra Palmer, Descant, Issue 138

2003
Pissing In Paris, Self-published artist’s book
Suite 117, Self-published artist’s book


Awards

2014
CAFA, Womenswear Designer of the year, Toronto

2011
ANDAM Fashion Award Finalist, Paris, France

2008
Ryerson University Outstanding Recent Graduate Award

1998
Ryerson University President’s National Entrance Scholarship


Collections

National Gallery of Canada Library
Royal Ontario Museum
Private Collections