Bernie Miller

Solo Exhibitions
2010
    • Five Minute Mirror, May 01-September 29, Blackwood Gallery, Kaneef Centre, University of Toronto at Mississauga
2007
2004
    • Collision Monuments, Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris
1994
  • Bernie Miller, Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto
1994
  • Cornucopia, The Sculpture Garden, Toronto
1989
  • Bernie Miller, Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto
1989
  • Bernie Miller, Gallery Obscure, Quebec City
1986
  • Bernie Miller, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
1985
  • Future Use, Mercer Union, Toronto
1985
  • Radio Theory, Eye Level Gallery, Halifax
1982
  • Boundaries for a State of Grace Glendon Gallery, Toronto
1982
  • Bernie Miller, Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford
1980
  • Bernie Miller, Mercer Union, Toronto
1977
  • Notations, Galerie Scollard, Toronto
Group Collaborative Exhibitions
2014-15
  • Sensing the Future: Lázlo Moholy-Nagy and New Media, October 1, 2014 - January 12, 2015, Bauhaus-Archiv, Berlin
  • Sensing the Future: Lázlo Moholy-Nagy Media and the Arts, March 8 - May 31, Plug In ICA Winnipeg
2012
  • My Winnipeg 1: There's No Place Like Home, September 8 - October 7, Plug In ICA, Winnipeg
2011
  • My Winnipeg, June 23 - September 25, La Maison Rouge Paris, France
  • My Winnipeg, November 5 - May 20, 2012, M.I.A.M., Sète France
2010
  • Consumerism: I Shop Therefore I Am?, Cultural Olympiad, Screen 2010. CODE (Cultural Olympiad Digital Edition) Exibition #12 February 16 - March 31
2008
  • Dreamhouse, February 23 - April 5, Plug In ICA fundraiser exhibition
  • Paradise Lost and Found, February 29, Fort Garry Hotel, Border Crossings fundraiser and exhibition
2007
  • Eighteen Illuminations: Contemporary Art and Light, November 21 - March 2, 2008, The Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg
  • Casualty, September 14 - November 18, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina
  • Eighteen Illuminations: Contemporary Art and Light, September 8 - October 7, Saint Mary's University Art Gallery, Halifax
  • Casualty, March 1 - March 31, Gallery 1C03, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg
2006
  • Fabulous Fakes Pop Art with a Twist November 25 Plug In ICA, Winnipeg
 
  • On Paper 2 : Ideas of Order October 24 December 16,
 
  • The University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto
 
  • Eighteen Illuminations: Contemporary Art and Light September 8 October 22 The Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough
 
  • Eighteen Illuminations : Contemporary Art and Light May 18 July 2, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa,
 
  • Spring Fling: C Magazine fundraiser March 5, Leo Kamen Gallery, Toronto
2005
  • Eighteen Illuminations : Contemporary Art and Light November 26, January 29, Tom Thompson Memorial Art Gallery, Owen Sound, Ontario
2004
  • Informal Architecture November 30 December 22, University of Calgary, Alberta, Architecture Department Gallery
 
  • Objets + / -, with Jean Luc Bari, April 30 May 29 Centre d'art Passerelle de Brest, Brittany, France
 
  • Trauerspiel, January, 12 to 30 Gallery 111, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
2003
  • Blind Spot,October to December 5,Gallery 111, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg,
 
  • Termination of View, with Alan Tregebov, September 8 to October 17, Gallery 111, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
2003
  • The Uncanny: Experiments in Cyborg Culture,June 8, 2003, The Mendel, Saskatoon
 
  • Body Missing exhibition at: Freud Museum, London U.K., March 19 - April 27
2001
  • Abbatoirs by Artists, September 16 - November 11, The Mendel, Saskatoon
2000
  • Manifestation internationale d'Art de Quebec, Sept. 2 - October 18, L'Oeil de Poisson Gallery, Quebec City
 
  • Body Missing exhibition at: Goethe-Institut, Toronto, November 18 - December 21
 
  • Logo City May 20 - October 29, Blackwood Gallery, Kaneef Centre, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga
1999
  • XXYYZ 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Oct. 27 - Nov. 27, YYZ, Toronto
1998
  • Bernie Miller in collaboration with Alan Tregebov, March 7-28, Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto
1997
  • New Science, September 13-November 9, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton
 
  • WORK/SITE, June 12 - September 14, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
 
  • Body Missing exhibited at the following venues:
    Kungliga Konsthglskolan, Stockholm, Sweden
    Konstens Hus, Lule, Sweden
    Neue Gesellschaft fuer Bildende Kunst, Berlin, Germanyenice Biennale "Club Media aus der Kunst, (exhibition "Deep Storage), Munich, GermanyCentre of Contemporary Art, Warsaw.
1996
  • Fugue City a co-production with Jeanne Randolph, a contribution to Robert Ouellette's C.D. version of Virtual Metropolis in "Perspective on Perspective, Inter/access September 21-29
 
  • Electric City, October 17 - December 18, The Design Exchange, Toronto
  • Body Missing exhibited at the following venues:
    Edmonton Art Gallery in" The Post -Colonial Landscape Edmonton
    The Offenes Kulturhaus, Linz, Austria
    The National Gallery, OttawaCIAC (Centre Internationale d'Art Contemporain) Media Centre, Montreal

1995
  • The Monumental New City: Art and Community Mercer Union, Toronto
 
  • International Symposium of Electronic Art, Montreal, in Body Missing an Internet project by Vera Frenkel
1994
  • The Cabinet Project, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
1993
  • Proposals for the Toronto Inner Harbour York Quay Gallery, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
1991
  • Cross Roads, Art Gallery of York University Material Remains, McDonald Stewart Gallery, Guelph
1990
  • Material Remains, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver
 
  • Friends of the Grunwald, Grunwald Gallery, Toronto
 
  • Toward a History of the Found Object, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon
1989
  • Twenty-Five Years at the Mendel, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon
1988
  • Architettura: Astrazione, Salo Uno, Rome, Italy
 
  • Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery, Memorial University, Cornerbrook, NFLD
 
  • Walls on Fire, YYZ Artists Outlet, Toronto
 
  • Active Surplus, 49th Parallel, West Broadway, NY, NY
1987
  • Active Surplus Power Plant Gallery, Toronto
 
  • Waterworks, London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario
1986
  • Quick Draw, Gallery 76, McCaul Street, Toronto
 
  • Proposals for the Molson Aqua Sculpture, Community Gallery, 235 Queen's Quay West, Toronto
 
  • YYZ World Tour, Embassy Cultural House, Dundas Street, London, Ontario
 
  • Mapping the Surface, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon
1985
  • Urban Circuit, (N) On-Commercial Gallery, Vancouver
 
  • Mercer Union Benefit Show, Mercer Union, Toronto
 
  • Project: Colour Xerox, Visual Arts Ontario, Toronto
1984
  • The New City of Sculpture, organized by YYZ and Mercer Union, Toronto
 
  • Influencing Machines, YYZ, Toronto
1983
  • Chromaliving, former Harridge's Department Store, Colonnade Building, Toronto
1982
  • Monumenta, YYZ, Toronto
1981
  • The Beauty of Machines, Cambridge Art Centre, Cambridge
 
  • Factory 77 Gallery, Toronto
1979
  • Factory 77 Gallery, Toronto
1978
  • Artists-In-Residence Project, Galerie Scollard, International Sculpture Symposium, Toronto
1975
  • Chairs, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Commissions
2007
  • Finalist, Site No. 1, and 2, New Terminal Building, James A. Richardson International Airport, Winnipeg With Alan Tregebov
2004
  • Finalist, Centennial Library, Winnipeg, With Alan Tregebov
  • Finalist, Water Park City, Toronto, With Alan Tregebov
  • World Map Edmonton International Airport Edmonton, Alberta, with Alan Tregebov
2000
  • Finalist, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial competition, Washington D.C., U.S.A. with Alan Tregebov
1999
  • Not Fall Down Yolles Group Building, Queen Street East, Toronto, with Alan Tregebov
1998
  • Finalist, Air Canada Centre competition, Toronto with Alan Tregebov
1997
  • Finalist, Toronto Transit Commission, Spadina Parkette competition, with Alan Tregebov
1995-1996
  • Street Light, Davie Circle, Concord Pacific Place, Vancouver, with Alan Tregebov (for Concord Pacific Development Corporation)
1992
  • The Poet,The Fever Hospital, at Metro Hall, Toronto (for Marathon Realty)
1986
  • Learn to Throw Your Voice! Trumpet, Wall and Drive-Unit Harbourfront Lands, Toronto (for Molson Brewing Company)
Exhibition Catalogues
2007
  • Finalist, Site No. 1, and 2, New Terminal Building, James A. Richardson International Airport, Winnipeg With Alan Tregebov
2004
  • Finalist, Centennial Library, Winnipeg, With Alan Tregebov
  • Finalist, Water Park City, Toronto, With Alan Tregebov
  • World Map Edmonton International Airport Edmonton, Alberta, with Alan Tregebov
2000
  • Finalist, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial competition, Washington D.C., U.S.A. with Alan Tregebov
1999
  • Not Fall Down Yolles Group Building, Queen Street East, Toronto, with Alan Tregebov
1998
  • Finalist, Air Canada Centre competition, Toronto with Alan Tregebov
1997
  • Finalist, Toronto Transit Commission, Spadina Parkette competition, with Alan Tregebov
1995-1996
  • Street Light, Davie Circle, Concord Pacific Place, Vancouver, with Alan Tregebov (for Concord Pacific Development Corporation)
1992
  • The Poet,The Fever Hospital, at Metro Hall, Toronto (for Marathon Realty)
1986
  • Learn to Throw Your Voice! Trumpet, Wall and Drive-Unit Harbourfront Lands, Toronto (for Molson Brewing Company)
Curatorial Activity
2004
  • Public Art Jury, Banff Avenue Park, Town of Banff, October 27, 29 and December 7
1995-2000
  • Curatorial advisory board, Toronto Sculpture Garden
1999
  • Public Art Jury, Lakeshore Grounds, Lakeshore at Kipling, Etobicoke
1997
  • Co-curated with Dai Skuse Home Invasion, YYZ Artist's Outlet
1979-1996
  • Board of directors YYZ, Artist's Outlet, Toronto
1993
  • Public Art Jury, Adelaide Street, Toronto
1986
  • Paradise Now and Then, Toronto
  • Sculpture Garden, Toronto
Publications
2006
  • Cover Image on ECW Journal, eds. University of Waterloo, English department for article covering the proceedings of ABECAN 2005 conference (Brazilian Association of Canadian Studies) Article by Dr. Diana Brydon
 
  • It All Happened So Fast, Catalogue essay, As Far Away As Hope Stan Denniston exhibition, January 25 February 3, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver
2005
  • Catalogue essay, Becoming Digital for Michelle Gays exhibition: Have Less Be More, November 15, - January 11, Dunlop Gallery, Regina (ISBN 1894882164)
2002
  • Co-edited with Melony Ward, Crime and Ornament (Toronto: YYZ Books)
2001
  • " Red Goods, White Goods Money Value Art:State Funding, Free Markets, Big Pictures, YYZ Books, Editors Sally McKay, Andrew J. Paterson
1998
  • "Between de Sade and the Saga, (co-written with Jeanne Randolph) Parallax SnackLunch , ed. Alexander Pilis, St.Norbert Arts and Cultural Centre. St. Norbert, Manitoba
    • (co-written with Jeanne Randolph), catalogue for Stan Denniston at Olga Korper Gallery , February, "Carlo Cesta: Flourish, inc., Lola, no. 2 (summer) 1998
1995
  • co-written with Jeanne Randolph, C Magazine, spring issue "J, B, X and Y,(co-written with Jeanne Randolph) in Autobahn und Medien ed. PRINZGAU/podgorschek, Gruppe ABM, Vienna, Austria
1992
  • The City Within , ed. Jeanne Randolph, Banff Centre Press p. 28-34
1992
  • "Rhetoric and the Technopolis Text no.8. (summer issue) p.22-26
1990
  • Catalogue essay, John Mckinnon exhibition, Mercer Union, Toronto
Residencies
2004
  • Visual Arts Studio, Banff Centre for the Arts, Artist's residency Program, Informal Architecture, Fall session, The Banff Centre, Banff , Alberta
2000
  • Social Contemplation with Jeanne Randolph and Sigrid Dahle, St. Norbert Arts and Culture Centre, Manitoba, May 20-28
1992
  • Co-organizer and Advisor with Jeanne Randolph to Visual Arts Studio, Banff Centre for the Arts, Artist's residency Program, Technology, Rhetoric, and Utopia, winter session, The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta
1988
  • Canada Council's Paris Studio
1978
  • International Sculpture Symposium, Galerie Scollard, Toronto
Lectures
2004
  • Visual Arts Studio, Banff Centre for the Arts, Artist's residency Program, Informal Architecture, Fall session, The Banff Centre, Banff , Alberta
2000
  • Social Contemplation with Jeanne Randolph and Sigrid Dahle, St. Norbert Arts and Culture Centre, Manitoba, May 20-28
1992
  • Co-organizer and Advisor with Jeanne Randolph to Visual Arts Studio, Banff Centre for the Arts, Artist's residency Program, Technology, Rhetoric, and Utopia, winter session, The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta
1988
  • Canada Council's Paris Studio
1978
  • International Sculpture Symposium, Galerie Scollard, Toronto
Teaching
2002
  • Winter term session "Industrial and Kinetic Media, School of Fine Art and Music, University of Guelph
2002
  • Fall term session "Industrial Media and Method, School of Fine Art and Music, University of Guelph
Internet Projects
  • Body Missing
  • Virtual Metropolis
  • http://www.vmet.org
  • Reading Toronto
 
Reviews & Articles
2006
  • Uptown Taking Everything a Little Slowly by Stacey Abramson (Art Seen column) March 8, p.18
  • The Uniter Casualty Refusing to Fall Victim to Society by Ksenia Prints, Arts & Culture section, March 1, p.12
2005
  • Winnipeg Free Press Making a Millenium Statement by Morley Walker, April 23, pp. C1&2
2004
  • Border Crossings Volume 23 No. 1
  • Gothic Unconscious: Blind Spot Review by Amy Karlinsky February pg. 80-81
  • 20 minutes (Paris) No. 460 Thursday February 26 20 plans pour sortir, 1. Sculpture-Bernie Miller pg.24
  • BorderCrossings No.90, Book Review
  • Susan Kealey: Ordinary Marvel, edited by Jennifer Rudder, Why Stoics Box: Essays on Art and Society, by Jeanne Randolph, Crime and Ornament: The Arts and Popular Culture in the Shadow of Adolf Loos, edited by Bernie Miller and Melony Ward by Terence Dick pp 106-108, Ouest-France Thursday May 14
  • Miller et Barri : Objets +/- Passerelle, Winnipeg Free Press T.O.s loss gain for city art scene by Helen Fallding October 24, Pg. A-4
2004
  • Winnipeg Free Press Theres a Lot Going On in This Blind Spot, by Amy Karlinsky November 20 P. D6
  • C Magazine Bernie Miller Centre Cultural Canadien, Paris by Louise Asherson, Summer 2004, Issue #82, Pg 45
  • Border Crossings Gothic Unconscious: Blind Spot, By Amy Karlinski, Volume 23 #1, February 2004 pp, 80-81
2003
  • Tart Magazine, No. 13, Crime and Ornament, by Marianne Mays pp 4-5
2001
  • Mix, "Some Truths Embellished, by Jeanne Randolph, ppg.23-25, Vol.26 No.4, Spring 2001Money Value Art:State Funding, Free Markets, Big Pictures, "Reconsidering the Risks of Civic Public Art Funding, by Josephine Miller pp. 158-169, YYZ Books, Editors Sally McKay, Andrew J. Paterson
2000

Lola #7, "Logocity" by Catherine Osborne, Fall issue, Impact Campus, "L'ornementation hors d'elle-même", by Benoît Arsenault, Pg. 19,September 12

  • Azure, Signs and Wonders by R.M. Vaughan pg. 40 September/October
  • The Globe and Mail Signs prove consumer culture is more than just a straight sell by Blake Gopnik, pg. R-10, August 26
  • Le Devoir, "Recharger l'architecture by Bernard Lamarche, Pg. D-11, September 23 & 24
  • The Globe and Mail Critics Choice by Blake Gopnik, Pg. R-25, October 21
  • Mississauga News, The great outdoors calls young artists, by Katherine Sealey, pg. B-2, May 24
  • Mississauga News Art Comparison by Dominic Hay , August 20
  • The Medium The days of our lives, by Jude Lee, September 25
  • Xtra Art charts: Best visual art . . by Kim Fullerton, Pg. 24 (views) December 28
  • Media Television Mississauga: Logocity by Sheila Cameron, City TV, November 4,8,9 & 10, also on Canadian Learning Television, November 13-19
1999
  • Visuel(s) Revue d'Arts #6, (Visuel(s)is a quarterly magazine of visual art, architecture and design published in Rouen, France. Issue #6 is the first in a series focusing on the Canadian art scene The issue features the work of Vera Frenkel, Spring Hurlbut, Bernie Miller and Alain Paiement)
  • The Toronto Star, "Vancouver's public art works , by Judy Stoffman, pg. K16, September 25
1998
  • Canadian Architect, "Towards a Public Narrative by Gary Michael Dault, April issue Volume 43, No. 4, pg.21
  • Magazine, "Light into/out-of Dark (New Science) by Blair Brennan, Issue no.57, February-April, pg. 30
  • The Globe and Mail, "The Surprising Art of Paper Architecture, by John Bentley Mays,Visual Arts section pg. C18, March 28
1997
  • The Globe and Mail , "Sculpture lights up Vancouver's forgotten history by Adele Weder, Visual Arts, Saturday, August 2, pg C12
  • The Edmonton Journal, "Art Versus science: a brainy exhibit that forgets scientists are creative too by Charles Mandel, Visual Arts, Friday September 26, pg. F10
  • COLLAPSE, "(Tour of Public Art in Vancouver), by John Bird, Issue No. 3
  • Vue Weekly, "They Blinded Me with New Science by Jason Margolis Issue No. 103, September 18, pg.93
1996
  • The Globe and Mail, "Hanging out at the electronic Caf by John Bentley Mays, The Arts, Wednesday January 3, pg. C1
  • The Toronto Star , "Frenkel on cyberspace trail of stolen art by Susan Walke, January 6, pg K5
1995
  • Insite, .Vol. lV, No.6, July , Designers Diary section "Street Light: Public Art for Vancouver's Concord Pacific Place , July issue ppg 10-11
 
  • Now Magazine, "Bernie Miller's Cornucopia Probes Modern Consumerism by Deirdre Hanna, January 12-18, pg. 45
  • ARC, # 5 RetroCentre by Peter Legris, pg. 44
1994
  • Globe and Mail "Cornucopia questions consumerism by Kate Taylor, Saturday, November 19, Pg C19
  • The Toronto Star, "Garden's Cornucopia doesn't bear fruit by Christopher Hume, December 8, 1994, pg. J8

Sculpture Toronto, an Illustrated Guide to Toronto's Historic and Contemporary Sculpture, by June Ardiel, "Learn to Throw Your Voice", pg.26, "The Poet, The Fever Hospital" , pg. 39

 
  • Sightlines, Reading Contemporary Canadian Art edited by Jessica Bradley and Lesley Johnstone, "Mapping the Surface: The Process of Recent Toronto Sculpture" by Bruce Grenville, pg. 310 -photo of 'Future Use' pg. 215(originally published in Parachute No. 47 June/July/August, 1987:pg. 22-27. Revised from an earlier version published in "Mapping the Surface: The Process of Recent Toronto Sculpture”-Saskatoon, The Mendel Art Gallery, 1986.)
 
  • The Toronto Star, “A cabinet full of concepts” by Kate Taylor, February 2, Pg. C2
 

Parachute Winter Issue, Book Review “The City Within” By C.S.

1993
  • International Contract, The Poet, The Fever Hospital Artists statement for Designers Diary Vol. II, No. 4 February/March pg. 27
  • The Toronto Star, Still Life With Fruit Work In Progress column by Christopher Hume, November 27, Arts and Entertainment, pg. J13
1992
  • Canadian Art, Crossroads and Reading: Public Signs* Private Acts, by Peggy Gale, Spring, Pg. 64- Pg. 66
  • The Globe and Mail , Sculptural gems amid a visual calamity, by John Bentley Mays, October 23 Pg. C4
  • C , Sculpture in the Diminished Field by Ingrid Jenkner, Winter, No. 32, pg. 14-19
1991
  • The Globe and Mail , Site for sore eyes treated to some strong medicine, by Kate Taylor, Sept. 27 The Arts section pg. C7
  • Arts Magazine, Mo Better Modern, by Ihor Holubizky, February, Pg. 55-59
 
  • Excalibur, Pull Apart Your Campus: Why Artists Are Better Than Administrators, Editorial, October 9
 
  • Excalibur, Site-Specific Art On Cultures Cutting Edge by Lee-Anne Moore, October 9, Arts pg.
1990
  • Some Detached Houses, "Shoreline of broken dreams, by Jennifer Oille Sinclair, pg. 69
1989
  • The Toronto Star , "Sculptor Finally Finds a Home in Yorkville, by Christopher Hume, Sunday, June 25, Pg. C3
 
  • The Toronto Star "Whirlwind of Change Hits the Public Art Scene, A Critics Guide to Art on the Street, by Christopher Hume, Friday, Aug. 25, Pg. E16
  • C magazine "Bernie Miller/The Phase Show, by Ingrid Jenkner, Fall, no.23, Pg. 76
Collections
Anthony Kiendl
Architecture Archives University of Calgary
Archives of the City of Toronto
Art Bank
Art Gallery of Ontario
Artruro Nagel and Thérèse Bolliger
Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto
Bruce Grenville & Elizabeth McKenzie
City of Toronto
Concord Pacific Development Corporation
Deborah Sterling
Dr. Jeanne Randolph
Edmonton International Airport
Architecture School Gallery, University of Manitoba
Marathon Realty
Mendel Art Gallery
Molson Brewing Company
Paul Petro
Price Waterhouse
Royal Bank
Sala Uno (Rome, Italy)
Wasserman and Associates
Yolles Group