Maura Doyle


Maura Doyle's Website

Solo Exhibitions
2016
  • Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa
2015
2014
  • Who the Pot, YYZ Artists’ Outlet, Toronto
2013
  • New Age Beaver, Modern Fuel, Kingston
2012
2011
  • Bone Dump, Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Toronto
2010
2009
2007
2005
  • Monument to all Boulders in Vancouver and on Planet Earth, permanent public sculpture in conjunction with Or Gallery and City of Vancouver
2004
  • There’s a New Boulder in Town, Toronto Sculpture Garden, Toronto
  • The Mail Order Catalogue, The Add-on Edition, Retail by Artists Project, Art Metropole, Toronto
  • The Mail Order Catalogue, Satchel Gallery, Toronto
  • Chip Bags, Pantry Gallery, Vancouver
2003
  • 2003, Skol Gallery, Montreal
2003
  • Maura Doyle, Or Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2001
  • The Mail Order Catalogue, Double Issue, Gallery Le Deco, Tokyo Japan
1998
  • Giant Gumball, Dynamo Gallery, Vancouver
Selected Group Exhibitions
2015
  • Ontario Pick 3, Central Art Garage, Ottawa
  • Anatomica, Dalhousie University Art Gallery, Halifax
2014
2013
  • bones kneel in company, BLINK Gallery, Ottawa, ON
2012
2011
  • 5th KW/AG Biennial, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, curated by Robert Enright
 
  • So Many Letdowns Before We Get Up, Platform Centre for Photographic and Digital Arts, Winnipeg, curated by J.J. Kegan McFadden
2009
  • The Frontier is HereInverness County Centre for the Arts, Cape Breton, curated by Amish Morel
2008
  • Paul Butler Collage Party,Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto
2006
  • Paul Butler Collage Party, MOCCA, Toronto
  • Sometimes, we make it, sometimes, we use it, and lot of times, we hang out for it, Remo, Shibuya, Tokyo
2005
  • The Mail Order Catalogue, Paul Petro Special Projects, Toronto, ON
  • A Delicate Kinship, hpgrp (HaNNa Gallery), Ginza, Tokyo +Video Awards, +Gallery, Aichi-ken, Japan
  • Dedicated to you, but you weren’t listening, Power Plant Contemporary Art, Toronto
2004
  • Ziploc, AGOG Visual and Media Arts Festival, Guelph, ON
  • The Cave and the Island, White Columns, New York Cityand Kunstbuero, Vienna, Austria, Important Canadian Art - ZieherSmith Gallery, New York City
  • Confidence, Passagen Art Center, Linköping, Sweden
  • NADA Art Fair, ZieherSmith Gallery (NY), Miami Beach, USA
2003
  • Instant Coffee Trailer Painting Show, Luft Gallery, Toronto
2002
  • The Mail Order Catalogue, The Bookmobile/Mobile livres, CAN & USA
  • Small World, Gallery Le Deco, Tokyo, Japan & Sis Boom Ba, Toronto
2000
  • Sound Separation, Western Front, Vancouver
1999
  • Helen Pitt Awards Exhibition, Or Gallery, Vancouver
  • Lost, Annaleonowens Gallery, Halifax NS
  • Nog A Dog, Moonbase Gallery, Vancouver
Education
2006-2008
  • MFA University of Guelph, studio art
1998-1999
  • NSCAD, film studies & studio art
1996
  • Academy of Art, Rotterdam, Netherlands, photography & studio art
1992-1994
  • Canterbury High School, Ottawa, visual arts major
Bibliography
  • Agrell, Siri. "Gneiss boulders" National Post Oct 2, 2004: TO12
  • Connor, Kevin. "This is Art?" Toronto Sun Nov 15, 2011: Cover story.
  • Dyment, Dave. "Maura Doyle’s Art Services". C- Magazine 74 (Summer 2002): 46
  • Doyle, Maura. Interview by Rosemary Heather, Millions Magazine. Issue 5 (June 2014) 3-8.
  • Doyle, Maura & Annie Dunning. Interview with Dave Gerry, Global News. Global Television. Vancouver. April 1999.
  • Heather, Rosemary. "Maura Doyle and Sandy Plotnikoff as Opposites". Skol Publication 14th Ed. Montreal: 2003
  • Heather, Rosemary. "Who the Pot? Why so Primitive?" YYZ Artists’ Outlet: Home: Essays. May 2014.
  • Heath-Rawlings, Jordon. "A boulder approach" Toronto Star Nov 14, 2004:B2
  • Hermant, Sydney. "Two Girls and a Shopping Cart". Discorder March 1998: 8
  • Johnson, Paddy. "In Praise of Beavers" The L Magazine: Columns: Art Fag City. June 10 2009.
  • Maura Doyle: Castor Craftsmanship Canadian Art: Home: Online. May 21, 2009.
  • Milroy, Sarah. "Exploring collaboration". Globe and Mail April 5, 2004:R3
  • Morell, Amish "There’s no Such Thing as a New Boulder". Toronto Sculpture Garden, Toronto: fall 2004
  • Osborne, Catherine. "A Sly Comment on Hype". National Post Nov 1, 2003: TO7
  • Plotnikoff, Sandy. "The Mail Order Catalogue". Mix Magazine 25.3 (Spring 2000): 11
  • Reinhart, Anthony. "The Boulder and the Beautiful" Globe and Mail Oct 9,2004:M5
  • "INTELLIGENCE: A case of boulderdash" Globe and Mail June 18,2005:M2
  • Santizo, Igor. "Maura Doyle’s econo-play". d’or Or Gallery, Vancouver: 2003
  • Sasaki, Jon. "The Mail Order Catalogue". Broken Pencil Issue 20 (fall 2002): 77
  • Thorpe, Josh. "Maura Doyle’s Pots Recast Perception" Canadian Art: Home: Reviews. June 27, 2014.
Screenings / Performances
2004
  • GLN - Spaceship Earth, Tokyo Wonder Site, Shibuya, Tokyo
  • GLN - Spaceship Earth, CTM.05 Club Transmediale, Berlin
2003
  • GLN - Interpretative Music for Paintings - 1066 Project Space, Toronto
  • GLN - Images Festival - Innis College, Toronto
2002-03
  • Open Circuits Electronic Music Festival, Or Gallery, Vancouver
Published Book Works / Multiples
2009
  • Guide to Beaver Architecture: Sticks and Mud Reconsidered, artist’s book, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
2005
  • G.L.N Spaceship Earth, DVD album, commissioned by The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto
2009
  • Geologic Time Capsules Revealed, map/guide, Or Gallery, Vancouver
2004
  • There’s a New Boulder in Town,artist’s book, commissioned by Toronto Sculpture Garden
Artist Talks / Presentations
2013
  • Research in Art (RIA), Petra Halkes Salon, Ottawa
2012
  • University of Ottawa, Fine Arts Dept. Ottawa
2011
  • Art Metropole/Arts Librarians Society of North America, Toronto
2009
  • Sheridan College, Art & Art History Department, Oakville
2005
  • Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver
  • University of Guelph, School of Fine Art and Music, Guelph
2004
  • Crac, Stockholm, Sweden
2003
  • Skol Gallery, Montreal
Collections
  • City of Toronto (public art collection)
  • City of Vancouver (public art collection)
  • City of Ottawa
  • Fidelity Investments
  • TD Bank Group
Awards
2014
  • Chalmers Arts Fellowship, Ontario Arts Council
2014
  • Exhibition Assistance, Ontario Arts Council
2013
  • Project Grant to Visual Artists, Canada Council for the Arts
2012
  • Exhibition Assistance, Ontario Arts Council
2007
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, masters scholarship
2006
  • Canada Council Travel Grant
2005
  • Exhibition Assistance – Power Plant, Ontario Arts Council
  • Ontario Arts Council Mid-career Grant - Visual Arts
2004
  • Canada Council Emerging Artist Grant - Film and Video, w/ Tony Romano
2003
  • Exhibition Assistance - Mercer Union, Ontario Arts Council
2002
  • Canada Council Emerging Artist Grant - Visual Arts, w/ Annie Dunning
2001
  • Sponsored Exhibition - Gallerie LeDeco, Tokyo, Japan
1998
  • Helen Pitt Award, Vancouver
1997
  • Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design Scholarship, Vancouver
Residencies
2016
  • Collection Invitational, Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa
2005
  • Or Gallery, Vancouver
2003
  • Pantry Raid Residency, Vancouver
Related Professional Experience
2014
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Visual Art (Sculpture), University of Ottawa
2009
  • Fundraiser, Art Metropole Fundraising committee, Art Metropole, Toronto