Barbara Astman, Abbreviated CV

 

Education:

Graduate, Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Ontario, A.O.C.A., 1973

Associate Degree, Rochester Institute of Technology, School for American Craftsmen, Rochester, New York, 1970

 

Academic Appointments:

Professor, Faculty of Art, OCAD University, Toronto, Ontario, 2002-

Professor, Chair, Photography, Faculty of Art, Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto, Ontario, 2001-2001
Faculty, Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto, Ontario, 1975-2001 
Faculty, York University, Toronto, Ontario, 1978-1980

 

Community Involvement:

President, Board of Directors, Prefix (ICA) Institute of Contemporary Art, Toronto, Ontario, 2017-

Vice President, Board of Directors, Prefix (ICA) Institute of Contemporary Art, Toronto, Ontario, 2016-2017
Chair, Koffler Gallery Art Advisory Committee, Toronto, Ontario, 2014-

Canadian Curatorial Committee, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto Ontario, 2011-2013

Board of Trustees, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, 2009-2013
Art Committee, Baycrest Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, 2006-2011
Arts on Track Committee, Toronto Community Foundation, Toronto, Ontario, 2006-2010
Educational Advisory Committee, Education Department, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, 1999-2000
Board of Directors, Arts Foundation of Greater Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, 1989-1992

Appointed Member, City of Toronto Public Art Commission, Toronto, Ontario, 1986-1989
Chair: Toronto Arts Awards, Visual Arts Jury, Toronto, Ontario, 1988
Member, Curatorial Team: WaterWorks Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario, 1988

Board of Directors, Art Gallery at Harbourfront, Toronto, Ontario, 1983-1985

Coordinator of Colour Xerox Artists’ Program, Visual Arts Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, 1977-1983

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

Dancing With Che: Enter Through the Library, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Satellite space, Yellow Box Gallery, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, New Brunswick, 2016
Barbara Astman: Then and Now, Corkin Gallery Toronto, Ontario, 2016

Barbara Astman: Then and Now Part II, Corkin Gallery Toronto, Ontario, 2016

I as artifact, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, 2015

It’s All About Style, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, 2014

I as artifact, McIntosh Gallery, Western University, London, Ontario, 2014
Dancing With Che: Enter Through the Gift Shop, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Ontario, 2013
Untitled, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, 2013

Dancing With Che: Enter Through the Gift Shop, McMaster Museum of Art, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, 2012

Dancing With Che: Enter Through the Gift Shop, Museum of Contemporary Art, Calgary, Alberta, 2012
Dancing With Che: Enter Through the Gift Shop, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, British Columbia, 2011
Daily Collage, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, 2011

Wonderland, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, 2009
The Newspaper Series, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, 2007
Clementine Part I, II, III, Koffler Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, 2006
Revisiting Red and The Clementine Suite, Corkin Shopland Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, 2005

Clementine Part I, II & III, Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, Yukon, 2004

Barbara Astman: Clementine Part I, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, 2004
Dancing With Che, Corkin Shopland Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, 2003

Paris Postcard, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, 2001

Dreaming Impressionism, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, 1999
Modern Fuel Gallery, Kingston, Ontario, 1998
Scenes from a Movie for One, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, 1997
Barbara Astman: Personal/Persona: A 20-Year Survey Exhibition, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario; travelled to Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, British Columbia, Kitchener/Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario, and Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, 1995

The Gallery/Stratford, Stratford, Ontario, 1994
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Ontario, 1993
The Laurentian University Museum and Arts Centre, Sudbury, Ontario, 1992

Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, Ontario, 1992

Saint-Laurent Art Gallery, St. Lawrence College, Kingston, Ontario 1990

Sable-Castelli Gallery Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, 1990

Sable-Castelli Gallery Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, 1988

Sable-Castelli Gallery Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, 1986

Musée du Québec, Québec City, 1986

Vu, Centre d'animation et de diffusion de la photographie, Québec City, Québec, 1986

Sable-Castelli Gallery Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, 1984
Concordia Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montréal, Québec, 1984

Sable-Castelli Gallery Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, 1983

The Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, Alberta, 1983

Centre culturel canadien, Paris, France, 1982
The Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, Ontario, 1982

Sable-Castelli Gallery Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, 1982

Sable-Castelli Gallery Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, 1981

The Laurentian University Museum and Arts Centre, Sudbury, Ontario, 1981

The Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 1981
The Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta, 1981
The SUB Art Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, 1981

The Student Union Gallery, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, 1981

Sable-Castelli Gallery Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, 1980

Whitewater Gallery, North Bay, Ontario, 1980
Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Ontario, 1980

McIntosh Art Gallery, London, Ontario, 1980
Bruce Art Gallery, Canton, New York, 1980
Optica, Montréal, Québec, 1980

Sable-Castelli Gallery Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, 1979
Jean Marie Antoine Gallery, Annapolis, Maryland, 1979

Sable-Castelli Gallery Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, 1977

S.A.W. Gallery Inc., Ottawa, Ontario, 1976
National Film Board of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, 1975

Ryerson Photo Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, 1974

Baldwin Street Gallery of Photography, Toronto, Ontario, 1973

 

Public and Corporate Collections:

Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario

Andrew White Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario

Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, Ontario

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick

Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, France

Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario

Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Ontario

C.I.L. Corporation, Toronto, Ontario

Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Connor, Clark & Lunn, Toronto, Ontario and Vancouver, British Columbia

Department of Foreign Affairs, Ottawa, Ontario

Deutsche Bank Collection, Berlin, Germany

The Gallery/Stratford, Stratford, Ontario

The Government of Ontario Collection, Toronto, Ontario

George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York

Hewlett-Packard Canada, Ltd., Toronto, Ontario

John Labatt Limited Collection, London, Toronto, Ontario

Kitchener/Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario

Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, British Columbia

Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, British Columbia

Laurentian University Museum and Arts Centre, Sudbury, Ontario

Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan

McIntosh Gallery, Western University, London, Ontario

McMillan Binch, Toronto, Ontario

Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts

Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland

Museum Würth, Künzelsau, Germany

Nickle Arts Museum, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta

Nova Corporation, Calgary, Alberta

Osler Hoskins and Harcourt, Toronto, Ontario

Polysar Limited, Toronto, Ontario

Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto, Ontario

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Ontario

Sherman & Sterling, Toronto, Ontario

UBS, Switzerland

University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, Ontario

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England

Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia

Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut