Barbara Astman RCA CV

 

Education

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

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

 

Academic Appointments

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

2001 - 2002     Professor, Chair, Photography, Faculty of Art, Ontario College of Art &

                        Design, Toronto, Ontario

1975 - 2001     Faculty, Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto, Ontario

1978 - 1980     Faculty, York University, Toronto, Ontario

 

Community Involvement

2016                 Vice President, Board of Directors, Prefix (ICA) Institute of

                         Contemporary Art, Toronto, Ontario

2014                Chair, Koffler Gallery Art Advisory Committee, Toronto, Ontario

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

2009 - 2013     Board of Trustees, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario

2006 - 2011     Art Committee, Baycrest Hospital, Toronto, Ontario

2006 - 2010     Arts on Track Committee, Toronto Community Foundation, Toronto,

                        Ontario

1999 - 2000     Educational Advisory Committee, Education Department, Art Gallery of

                        Ontario, Toronto, Ontario

1989 - 1992     Board of Directors, Arts Foundation of Greater Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

1986 - 1989     Appointed Member, City of Toronto Public Art Commission, Toronto,

                        Ontario

1988                Chair: Toronto Arts Awards, Visual Arts Jury, Toronto, Ontario

1988                Member, Curatorial Team: WaterWorks Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario

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

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

                        Toronto, Ontario

 

Curatorial Practice

2007- 2010      The Emergence of Feminism: Changing the Course of Art, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, co-curated with assistant

                         curator, Georgiana Uhlyarik for Transformation AGO, featuring work from the 1960s and 1970s by Joyce Wieland,

                         Suzy Lake, Lisa Steele, and Barbara Astman. These artists’ use of performance, film, video, collage, textiles

                         and photography challenged issues of gender and identity and created new ways of seeing the world.

                         The installation was on view at the AGO from November 2008 to June 2010.

2016                 Guest Curator, Come Together, Propeller Gallery, Toronto

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016                Dancing with Che: Enter Through the Library, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, satellite space, Yellow Box Gallery, St. Thomas

                        University, Fredericton, NB

                        Looking: Then and Now, Corkin Gallery Toronto, Ontario

                       Then and Now II, Corkin Gallery Toronto, Ontario

                       Living Building ThinkingMcMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, ON

                      Portraits, Self and Others (It's Complicated), McIntosh Gallery, London, ON

                      Toronto: Tributes + Tributaries, 1971-1989, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

2015                I as artifact, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

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

                        I as artifact, McIntosh Gallery, Western University, London, Ontario

2013                dancing with che: enter through the gift shop, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Ontario

                        Untitled, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2012                dancing with che: enter through the gift shop, McMaster Museum of Art, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario

                        dancing with che: enter through the gift shop, Museum of Contemporary Art, Calgary, Alberta

2011                dancing with che: enter through the gift shop, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, British Columbia

                        Daily Collage, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2009                Wonderland, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2007                The Newspaper Series, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2006                Clementine Part I, II, III, Koffler Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2005                Revisiting Red and The Clementine Suite, Corkin Shopland Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

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

2004                Barbara Astman: Clementine Part I, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario

2003                dancing with che, Corkin Shopland Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2001                Paris Postcard, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

1999                Dreaming Impressionism, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

1998                Modern Fuel Gallery, Kingston, Ontario

1997                Scenes from a Movie for One, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

1995                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

1994                The Gallery/Stratford, Stratford, Ontario

1993                The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Ontario

1992                The Laurentian University Museum and Arts Centre, Sudbury, Ontario

                        Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, Ontario

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

1990                Sable-Castelli Gallery Ltd., Toronto, Ontario

1988                Sable-Castelli Gallery Ltd., Toronto, Ontario

1986                Sable-Castelli Gallery Ltd., Toronto, Ontario

                        Musée du Quebec, Quebec City

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

1984                Sable-Castelli Gallery Ltd., Toronto, Ontario

                        Concordia Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec

1983                Sable-Castelli Gallery Ltd., Toronto, Ontario

                        The Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, Alberta

1982                Centre culturel canadien, Paris, France

                        The Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, Ontario

                        Sable-Castelli Gallery Ltd., Toronto, Ontario

1981                Sable-Castelli Gallery Ltd., Toronto, Ontario

                        The Laurentian University Museum and Arts Centre, Sudbury, Ontario

                        The Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

                        The Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta

                        The SUB Art Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

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

1980                Sable-Castelli Gallery Ltd., Toronto, Ontario

                        Whitewater Gallery, North Bay, Ontario

                        Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Ontario

                        McIntosh Art Gallery, London, Ontario

                        Bruce Art Gallery, Canton, New York

                        Optica, Montreal, Quebec

1979                Sable-Castelli Gallery Ltd., Toronto, Ontario

                        Jean Marie Antoine Gallery, Annapolis, Maryland

1977                Sable-Castelli Gallery Ltd., Toronto, Ontario

1976                S.A.W. Gallery Inc., Ottawa, Ontario

1975                National Film Board of Canada, Ottawa

1974                Ryerson Photo Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

1973                Baldwin Street Gallery of Photography, Toronto, Ontario

 

Selected group exhibitions

2016                   Toronto: Tributes + Tributaries, 1971-1989, curated by Wanda Nanibush,

                           Assistant Curator of Canadian and Indigenous Art. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

                           Living Building Thinking, McMaster Museum of Art, curated by Ihor

                           Holubiziky, Senior Curator, McMaster Museum of Art, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON

                           Portraits, self and others (it’s complicated)  McIntosh Gallery, London, Ontario, curated by Director/Chief Curator James Patten.

                           Chronologies, Museum London curated by Cassandra Getty and Melanie Townsend, London, Ontario

                           Staging Abstraction, Art Gallery of Hamilton, curated by Melissa Bennet, Hamilton, Ontario

                           Look Again: Colour Xerography Art Meets Technology at the AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario 

                          The Double Bind: Conversations Between Modernism and Postmodernism, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta. 

 2014                  Herland, 60 Wall Gallery, Deutsche Bank, New York City

                           Art for a Century, 100 for the 100th, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton,Ontario

2013                   We're in the Library, Koffler Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Light My Fire: Some Propositions about Portraits and Photography, Part I, curated by Sophie Hackett, Art Gallery of Ontario

2012                   ContainR Art Festival, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Calgary, Alberta

                           Re-Story: Works from the Permanent Collection, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, British Columbia

                           Some Things Last a Long Time: Seeing the Self in Autobiographical Art,

                           McIntosh Gallery, Western University, London, Ontario

                           Freedom of Assembly, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario

                           Flowers & Photography, Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, Ontario

                           125 & 45: an interrogative spirit, McMaster Museum of Art, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario

2011                   Becoming: Photographs from the Collection of John and Ginny Soule, Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario

                           New Acquisitions, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, Massachusetts

2010                   Art at Work: Corporate Collecting Practices Today, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario

                          Natural.Disaster, McIntosh Gallery, Western University, London, Ontario 

                          Art School (Dismissed), Shaw Street School, Toronto, Ontario

2009                   Still Revolution: Suspended in Time, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Ontario

                           Beautiful Fictions, Photography at the AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario

                           Dancing While Driving, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2008                   CLICK, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia

                           The Luminous Body, Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, Ontario

                           The Presence of Portraits, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

                           Story Time: Narrative in Contemporary Art, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario

2007                   Nexus: Histories and Communities, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, British Columbia

                          Out of Body, Deutsche Bank, New York, New York

                          Framed: the Art of the Portrait, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario

                          Flat, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

                         Impulse Archaeology, WHITE BOX, New York, New York, travelled to Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Ontario

                         Reading the Picture, Confederation Centre of the Arts, Prince Edward Island

2006                 A Century of Art in Canada, Art Gallery of Peterborough,Peterborough, Ontario

                         Expressions, Kitchener/Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario

                         On Paper 2: Ideas of Order, University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto,Ontario

2005                 Les Revenants, Le Mois de la Photo, MAI, (Montreal, arts interculturels), Montreal, Quebec

2003                 Absolute Shape: Celebrating 50 Years of Collecting, Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan

                         The Found and the Familiar, Snapshots in Contemporary Canadian Art, TPW Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, travelled to Confederation Centre of the

                         Arts, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Gallery Connexion,Fredericton, New Brunswick, Art Gallery of Bishop’s University, Sherbrooke, Quebec

2002                 Docu Lomo, Gallery TPW, Toronto, Ontario Celebrating 60 Years, McIntosh Gallery, Western University, London,Ontario

                        Three Artists: Barbara Astman, John Massey, Reinhard Reitzenstein,Exceler@tor, Toronto, Ontario

2001                Osmosis: the passage, Kitchener/Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario

                        Taking on Colour: Technique in Colour Photography, Canadian Museum of
                        Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Ontario

                        Woman of Substance: Images from the Collection, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario

                        The Art of Mentoring, Lieutenant Governor’s Suite, Queen’s Park, Toronto, Ontario

2000                From the Collection: Flowerpieces, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Ontario

                        Photos géniques, Maison des arts de Laval, Montreal, Quebec

                        Reflections on the Artist: Portraits and Self Portraits, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

                        IMAGES, Photo Works From the Collection, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Ontario

1999                By Invitation, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario   

                        The Fine Line, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

                         The Photography Lesson, York Quay Gallery, Harbourfront Centre,Toronto, Ontario

1998                Home Base, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, British Columbia

1997                Narrative, Archive, Toronto, Ontario

                        Beyond the Frame, Joseph D. Carrier Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

1996                Looking Back II, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta

1995                Barbara Astman/Jiri Ladocha, Art Gallery of North York, North York, Ontario

                       How Red Works, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario

                       Que sont Les Pionniéres Devenues, Galerie Arts Technologiques, Montreal

1994                Suspensions, McIntosh Gallery, Western University, London, Ontario

                        OCA Faculty Exhibition, Terminal Art Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

                        Interconnexions Copigraphiques, Montage 93, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, New York

                        New Works in the Permanent Collection, Laurentian University Museum and Arts Centre, Sudbury, Ontario

                        Looking Back II, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta

                        Hidden Values: Canadian Corporations Collect, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, Ontario

1993                Artists with Their Work Exhibition, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

                        OCA Faculty Exhibition, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto

                        A Crowd of One, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario

1992                Astman/Dykhuis Exhibition, Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough,Ontario

1990                Rock, is there something you’re not telling me?, The Koffler Gallery, North York, Ontario

1989                Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, British Columbia

                        75 Works for 75 Years: Masterworks from the Permanent Collection of the Art Gallery of Hamilton,

                        Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario

1988                Scripta Manent, La Galerie des arts Lavalin, Montreal

                        1988 Persons Award Exhibition (Status of Women, Government of Canada), Salon of the National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Ontario

                        Canada-Mexico Photography Exhibition, Mexico City, Mexico

                        Porkkana Collection, Museum of C Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland

1987                Billboard Project, Olympic Arts Festival, Calgary, Alberta, billboards were installed across Canada

1986                Canada Collects: Contemporary Sculpture from the Art Bank, Washington Square, Washington, DC, travelled to

                        PPG Place, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Colony Square, Atlanta, Georgia, LTV Building, Dallas, Texas,

                        and San Diego Art Center, San Diego, California

                        Domiciles, Hallwalls Gallery, Buffalo, New York 

                        The Christmas Stocking, Laurentian University Museum and Arts Centre, Sudbury, Ontario

1985                Generation Polaroid, Forum des Halles, Paris, France

                       Visual Facts, Third Eye Centre, Glasgow, Scotland, travelled to Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield, England

                       Recent Canadian Sculpture – Selections from the Canada Council Bank,Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

1984                Edge and Image, Concordia Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec

                        Immediate Art, Burlington Cultural Centre, Burlington, Ontario

                        Art by Design, Canada House, London, England

                        Responding to Photography, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

                        Unconventional Photographic Images by Canadian Artists, Alvin Gallery, Stanley, Hong Kong

1983                Photographic Sequences, Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, Ontario

                        Women in Focus, Vancouver, BC

                        Recent Acquisitions, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario

                        Toronto: Women Artists: Three Decades, Gallery Quan, Toronto, Ontario

                        Chromaliving, The Colonnade, Toronto

                        The Hand Holding the Brush, London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario

1982                Sable-Castelli Gallery Ltd., Toronto, Ontario

1981                29 x 9, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario

                        Realism: Structure, and Illusion, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario

                        Xerox Art, A.C.T. Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

                        The Sable-Castelli Gallery Ltd., Toronto, Ontario

                        Reproduction Art, La Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal, Quebec

                        Xerographic Art, Motivation 5, Montreal, Quebec

                        Monumenta, YYZ Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

1980                The Innovative Image, Art Rental, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario

                        The Eye of the Beholder, Art Gallery at Harbourfront, Toronto, Ontario

                        Reflecting a Rural Consciousness, Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris, France

                        Toronto, Part 1, Alberta College of Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

                        Electroworks, Canadian Centre of Photography and Film, Toronto,

                        Ontario, travelled to George Eastman House, Rochester, New York

1979                Photo/Extended Dimensions, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

                        Alternative Imaging Systems, Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York

                        20 x 20 Italia/Canada, Galerie Luca Polazzoli, Milan, Italy

                        Translations: Images with New Forms, Factory 77, Toronto, Ontario

                        HF Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

                        Suzy Lake/Barbara Astman: Talking Photos, Artspace, Peterborough, Ontario

                        SX 70, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, New York

1978                The Canadian Connection, Neikrug Galleries, New York

                        National Film Board of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

                        Young Contemporaries ’78, London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario

                        Contemporary Canadian Photographic Portraits, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta

                        First Canadian Biennial of Prints and Drawings, Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta

1977                Harbourfront Art Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

                        Sable-Castelli Gallery Ltd., Toronto, Ontario

                        The Instant Image, Camerawork Gallery, San Francisco, California

                        Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD, Halifax, Nova Scotia

1976                New Photographics/76, Ellensburg, Washington

                        Women Photograph Men, Rockefeller Center, New York, NY

                        Figurative Works, Gallery 696, Rochester, New York

                        Alternatives, Camerawork Gallery, San Francisco, California

                        Forum ’76, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec

                        Colour Xerography, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario

                        100 Years: Evolution of the Ontario College of Art, Art Gallery of Ontario,Toronto, Ontario

1975                Erotica, Lankin Camerawork Gallery, San Francisco, California

                        Chairs, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario

                        Finger Lakes Exhibition, Rochester Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, New York

                        MFA Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York

                        New Photographics ’75, Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Central Washington State

                        College, Ellensburg, Washington

                        Photographics ’75, National Film Board of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

                        Breadth of Vision, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY

                        Exposure, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario

                        Déja Vue Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

 

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, Frederiction, New Brunswick

Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, France

Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario

Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Ontario

C.I.L. Corporation, Toronto

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

Hewlett-Packard Canada, Ltd., Toronto

International Museum of Photography, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York

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

UBS, Switzerland

University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, Ontario

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England

Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC

Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut

 

Public Art/Commissions, Awards and Related Activities

2007                National Magazine Award, Silver Award for the Newspaper Series as presented in Prefix Magazine, Toronto, Ontario

                        Private Commission, Present Tense, Christian Keesee, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

2006 - 2010     The Murano on Bay, public art exterior glass windows, Toronto, Ontario

2005                Loblaws Headquarters, three interior photographic murals, Brampton, Ontario

2003                Canadian Embassy in Berlin, public art exterior glass windows, Berlin, Germany

2000                Centre For Jewish Campus Life, University of Toronto, public art exterior glass windows in

                        collaboration with Susan Friedrich Architect Inc., Toronto, Ontario

1999                The Portal Project, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, interior photographic murals, Toronto, Ontario

1995                Simcoe Place Public Art Project, interior glass windows, Cadillac Fairview Corporation, Toronto, Ontario

1994                Police Service Award, Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Police, Hamilton, Ontario

1994                Simcoe Place Public Art Project, interior glass sculpture, Cadillac Fairview Corporation, Toronto, Ontario

1993                Bay/Hayter Public Art Project, Bay Hayter Developments, sidewalk of leaf patterned cement pavers, Toronto, Ontario

1992                Creating Dances in Ontario Schools, National Ballet of Canada, a collaborative dance performance

                        project with Menaka Thakkar, Robert Stevenson and selected students of Baythorn Public School, Toronto, Ontario

1991                City of Ottawa, Art in Public Places Program, St. Laurent Complex Recreation Project, an integrated

                        art and architecture project, Ottawa, Ontario

1988                Calgary Winter Olympics ’88, a 1300 square-foot inlaid floor for the Olympic Speed Skating Oval building,

                        and Billboard project, installed across Canada

1981                CIL Corporation, photographic mural, Toronto, Ontario

1980                CBS Records, Toronto, cover art for eponymously titled Loverboy album.

 

Selected Bibliography (Reviews, Articles, and Books)

2016                Knelman, Sara, Barbara Astman, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Canada,

                                   FRIEZE. COM, https://www.frieze.com/article/barbara-astman, June 3, 2016

                        Whyte, Murray, For Contact, Paul Butler at Division, Barbara Astman at

                                   Corkin, The Star, Entertainment, Visual Arts, thestar.com,

                                   Tuesday, May 3, 2016

                                   https://www.thestar.com/entertainment/visualarts/2016/05/03/f  or-contact-paul-butler-at-division-barbara-astman-at-corkin.html

                         Adams, James, The Contact Photography Festival exhibits the experts can’t

                                    wait to see, The Globe and Mail, Globe Arts, p. R3, April 30, 2016

                                    and-architecture/the-contact-photography-festival-exhibits-the-

                                    experts-cant-wait-to-see/article29797395/

                         Fasche, Melanie, The Artful City: Interview with Barbara Astman, Spacing

                                    Magazine, http://spacing.ca/toronto/2016/02/18/the-artful-city-

                                    interview-with-barbara-astman/

             Broda, Maggie, Fleck Contemporary Art Magazine, Interview with Artist

                        and OCAD U Professor: Barbara Astman, Spring/Summer

                        2016,Vol. 8, Issue 1, p. 20-21. Toronto, ON

2015                    Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum,

                                    NY,http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/eascfa/feminist_art_base/b

                                    arbaraastman

KhipuZ, Peru’s Contemporary Cultural Magazine, PARC: A Cultural

Phenomenon http://www.khipuz.com/parc-a-cultural-phenomenon/, April 2015

Morsch, Mike, The Vinyl Dialogues Volume II:Dropping the Needle, p. 239-

248, Biblio Publishing, Columbus Ohio

                          Whyte, Murray, On the Wall, I as Artifact, Toronto Star, Section E, p E4, September 1, 2015

                          Errett, Benjamin. “It’s all about style.” The National Post, Arts & Life, p.1,January 27.

                          Islander, Martin (producer). Online video profile, OCAD University,

                                       http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HBz7drlEYE.   

                          Lewington, Jennifer, “School’s out- and reinvented spaces are in”, The 

                                        Globe and Mail, November 13, p. B15.

                          Uhlyarik, Georgiana. “A Movie for One.” Canadian Art, Spring, p. 110-116.

2013                  Aang, Ashley. “One-on-One with Barbara Astman.” Lomography

                                        International Magazine, Toronto.

                          Anon, Flare, October, Vol. 35 / NO 10, page 38, Localist, Toronto, Fit to Print .

                          Cooley, Alison. “Old School is New Again in Artscape’s Latest Revamp.” Canadian Art Online.

                          Jager, David. “Che on the body.” Now Magazine, Art Reviews, July 4-11, Volume 32, Number 44, p. 48.

                          McNamara, Rea, Blouin, Barbara Astman Collaborates with Jonathan+Olivia on “Newspaper” Scarves, ARTINFO, Monday,

                                        Silhouettes,: http://blogs.artinfo.com/silhouettes/2013/10/17/barbara-astman-

                                        collaborates-with-jonathanolivia-on-newspaper-scarves/, October 21.

                          Schecter, Fran, NOW Magazine, Library love, Koffler fetes its school

                                        conection, Dec. 19-25, p. 62, Issue 1655 Vol. 33 No. 16.

                         Uhylarik, Georgiana. Highlights from the Collection of the Art Gallery of

                                        Ontario. Art Gallery of Ontario, ed. Jim Shedden, p. 289

                         Whyte, Murray, “Downtown, an uptown gallery finds a home”, Toronto

                                       Star, p E1+ E2, Monday November 18, Section E.

2012                  Leong, Melissa, SOLD, what three artists would buy at the important

                                       Canadian Art Auction at Sothebys. National Post, May 24, Visual Arts, p. AL 3.

                          Schecter, Fran, NOW Magazine, Fresh mashups, Collage persists in the

                                        digital age, August 23-30, Vol. 31 No. 52.

                          Van de Ven, Lisa. “Framing the evolution of Photography”, Globe and Mail, January 7, p. 8.

                         Whyte, Murray. “Freedom of Assembly, Oakville Galleries.” Toronto Star online edition, July 7.

                         Wylie, Liz. “Barbara Astman.” Canadian Art, Spring, p. 120.

2011                 Moser ,Gabrielle. “Barbara Astman, Corkin Gallery.” Artforum.com/critics’ pick, ARTFORUM, October.

                         Priegert, Portia. “Barbara Astman: Feature Preview,” Galleries West, Summer, Volume 10, Number 2, p. 30.

                         Wylie, Liz. “Astman takes a dance with che,” Kelowna Capital News (Kelowna, BC), April 27, p. B7.

2010                 Marr, Garry. “Art of the build,” National Post, June 5, p. 4

2009                 Blaikie, Fiona. CANADIAN ART/WORKS: A Resource for Primary, Junior,

                                        Intermediate and Senior Teachers. Thunder Bay: Lakehead University,

                                       Canadian Society for Education through Art, p. 73, 114, 195.

                          Dault, Gary Michael. “Barbara Astman and Sharon Switzer at the Corkin Gallery.” The Globe and Mail, December 5, p. R17.

                          Kostoff, Larissa. “Astman Opens AGO, Completes Major Public Art Project,” Sketch

                                       (newsletter of Ontario College of Art and Design University), January, p. 18-19.

                          Liss, David, and Bonnie Rubenstein. Still Revolution: Suspended in Time.

                                       Toronto: Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Contact Catalogue, p. 16-33

                          Uhylarik, Georgiana. Highlights from the Collection of the Art Gallery of Ontario. Ed. Jim Shedden,

                                        Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, p. 289.

                          Van de Ven, Lisa. “Home is where the art is,” National Post, January 24.

                          Whyte, Murray. “Barbara Astman’s Wonderland at Jane Corkin.” Toronto Star online edition, November 16.

                          Whyte, Murray. “Contact 2009, Photographic free-for-all finally gets some respect,” Toronto Star, April 30, p. E1; E6.

                          Whyte, Murray, “Beautiful Fictions,” Toronto Star, November, 5.

2008                  Goddard, Peter. “The lost art of portraits,” The Toronto Star, February 9, p.E15.

                         Glick, Julie. Online Interview, MAG Publication, (Mass Art Gallery)

                                       Toronto, WWW.MASSARTGUIDE.COM, April.

                        Graham, David. “Instant History: Developing into a thing of the past …

                                        Fade to Black,” Toronto Star, April 3, L1, 3.

2007                Cramp, Beverly. “Artworks in the law office: not just decoration,” The Lawyers Weekly,

                                       Vol. 27, No.13, August 10, p. 21.

                        Rhodes, Richard. “Toronto NOW.” Canadian Art, Volume 24, Number 4, Winter/December, p. 67-68.

                        Sandals, Leah. “Questions &Artist, the better way to recycle newspaper.” National Post, April 19, p. 5

2006                Canadian Portraits. Ed. Sharona Adamowicz-Clements, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, Ontario.

                        Carte Blanche Photography 1. Toronto: The Magenta Foundation, p. 14-15.

                        Dault, Julia. “A light on survival, loss and the future.” National Post, January 12, p. AL 10.

                        Holubizky, Ihor. The Clementine Suite. Toronto: Koffler Gallery, January.

                        Jordan, Betty Ann. “Barbara Astman,” Toronto Life, February, Vol. 40, No. 2, p. 100-1

                        Mays, John Bentley. “Canadian Embassy in Berlin.” Canadian Architect, February, Volume 51, Number 2, p. 33-38.

                        Ramulkan, Camille. “The Art for Heart for Casey House,” Luxe Magazine, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Nov. 2.

2005                Chalykoff, Leighann. “Photographer’s work creates a shadowy universe,” The Whitehorse Star, May 6, p. 41.

                        De Georgio.Lorianna. “Finding Colour in Blackness,” North York Town Crier, December, p. 9.

                        Garmet. Eldon. Impulse Archaeology. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, p. 266-67.

                        Keevil, Genesee. “Celebrating the ordinary,” The Yukon News, May 2, p. 12

                        Langford, Martha. “Image & Imagination.” Montreal: le Mois de la Photo à Montréal, p. 185-190.

                        Papoff, Lawrence. “Susan Friedrich, Designs for Living,” Lifestyles, Vol.33, No. 195, p. 38-40

                        Vaughan, RM. “The Big Picture.” National Post, April 30, p. TO 11.

2004                Browne, Kelvin. “It isn’t a snap”, National Post, February 7, SP, 1, 9

                        Brunet, Carrie. “UJA Federation of Toronto host first annual artist awards” Annex Guardian (Toronto), Oct. 15, p. 3

                        Enright, Robert. “Three Photographers: Barbara Astman, Ruth Kaplan, Lori Newdick.” Border Crossings, Volume 23, Number 1, p. 44-50.

                        Grant, Vanessa. “The life and inspiration behind the photos of Barbara Astman.” Centre of the City

                                      (Toronto), Volume 1, Number 5, November/December, p. 89-91.

                        Martin, E.Sandra, “Living the Dream”, MoneySense, February/March. Vol.6, No. 1, p. 47.

                        Wright, David. “On Sabbatical,” Sketch (newsletter of the Ontario College of Art and Design University), Spring, cover & p. 7-8.

2003                Wylie, Liz. “Barbara Astman.” Canadian Art, Fall, Volume 20, Number 3, p.139. 

2002                Walker, Susan. “Art by Numbers,” The Toronto Star, June 1, p. K6.

2001                Black, Debra, Mentors help crack the glass ceiling, International Women's Week, The Toronto Star, Monday, March 5, p. C1 & C8.

                        Mays, John Bentley. “The secret life of picture postcards.” National Post, September 8, p. F8.

2000                Coleman, A.D. “Letter from Toronto/New York, No. 86.” Photo Metro, Volume 18, Issue 157, San Francisco, California, p. 30-31.

                        Henighan, Tom. The Maclean’s Companion to Canadian Arts and Culture. Vancouver: Raincoast Books, p. 84; 90.

                        Outstanding People of the 20th Century. Cambridge, England

                        Penaloza, Si Si. “Toronto, An Art Scene Not to Be Missed.” Art News (New York), Volume 99, Number 9, October, p. 113-120.

                        Sykes, Claire. “Barbara Astman, Insider Profile.” Photo Insider, New Jersey, Volume 21, November /December, p. 36-39.

1999                2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of The 20th Century. Cambridge, England: International Biographical Centre.

                        2000 Outstanding Artists and Designers of the 20th Century. Cambridge, England: International Biographical Centre.

                       Canadian Who’s Who. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 

                       Dictionary of International Biography, Twenty-Eighth Edition. Cambridge, England: International Biographical Centre.

                       Murray, Joan. Canadian Art in the Twentieth Century. Toronto, Dundurn Press, p. 167-170.

                       Penaloza, Si Si. “Beautiful Blasphemy,” NOW, (Toronto), Vol. 18, Number 37, May 13-19, p. 40

1998               Holubizky, Ihor. “Barbara Astman-Jane Corkin Gallery.” art/text, Australia, Number 60, February-April, p. 97.

                       Mastin, Catharine M. Changing Spirits: Canadian Art of the 1960s and 70s. Kamloops: Kamloops

                                     Art Gallery, Kamloops, 1998, p. 8; 31-32.

1997                Bourduas, Céline. “LE MCPC, Une Vitrine Pur la Photographie Canadienne Contemporaine,” 

                                     Photo Selection Magazine, Dec 97/Jan 98. Volume 18, numero 1, Quebec, p. 43-45.

                       Jordan, Betty Ann. “Gallery Going: Barbara Astman and Eadweard Muybridge at Jane Corkin,”

                                    Globe and Mail, October 4, p. C13.

                       Jordan, Betty Ann. “Gallery Going: Narrative at Archive,” Globe and Mail, March 22, p. C11.

                       Saunders, Douglas. “Contemporary art’s corporate dividends,” Globe and Mail, January 18.

1996               Liss, David. “Montreal, Copy Art: What Happened To The Pioneers?”artfocus, Winter, Volume 4, Number 2, p. 20-23.

                       Lypchuk,Donna. “The Scene is Dead,” eye (Toronto), November 14, Vol. 6, Issue 5, p. 9.

                       Siebert, Sherrill. “Artist Astman gets personal with persona.” Sight lines, Loops Magazine, February.

                       Soodeen, Jeanine. “Performance ties works together,” Kamloops This Week, January 24, p. 27.

1995                Anon., “Barbara Astman: Personal/Person”, Insights, Spring, Volume 7, No. 1.

                        Anon., “Barbara Astman: Personal/Persona” Kitchener -Waterloo Art Gallery Calendar, Newsletter,

                                    Summer, Vol. X11, Number 2.

                        Bowen, Lisa Balfour. “Simply Red,” The Sunday Sun(Toronto), April 16, Contemporary Photographers. Detroit: St. James Press.

                        Bowen, Lisa Balfour. “The Artful City,” The Sunday Sun (Toronto), August 27, p. 10.

                        Fulford, Robert. “Photography and its discontents.” Canadian Art, Spring, Volume 12, Number 1, p. 56-65

                        Gooderham, Mary. “Work in Progress (97),” Globe and Mail, April 14, p. A13.

                        Hlynsky, David. “Like Smoke through a Keyhole: Symbolism and Metaphor in Contemporary

                                  Photography.” BLACKFLASH, Summer, Volume 13, Number 2.

                         Klages, Gregory “Explore Yourself.” id Magazine, May 25 – June 7, Volume 4, Number 15, p. 32.

                         Kosowan, Gene and E. Susan Witwicki. “Turn Her Loose,” Vue Weekly (Montreal), October 5-11, Issue # 3.

                         Mahoney, Jeff. “Barbara Astman,” The Spectator (Hamilton, Ontario), June 6, Section B, p. 1.

 1994                Anon., “Exhibitions reveal views on the nature of perception,” Western News, November 3, p. 9.

                         Swain, Robert. Hidden Values, Contemporary Canadian Art in Corporate Collections. Introduction

                                    by R. Fulford. Toronto/Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, p .84, 141.

1992                Tippet, Maria. By a Lady: Celebrating Three Centuries of Art by Canadian Women. Toronto: Penguin

                                     Books Canada Limited, p. 171-172.

1990                Hanna, Deirdre. “Astman’s fruitful metaphor probes the beauty of aging,” NOW Magazine (Toronto), September 6.

1989                Howell-Koehler, Nancy. The Creative Camera. Worcester, Mass.: Davis Publications Inc., p. 8, and colour insert.

1988                Mays, John Bentley, “Barbara Astman at the Sable Castelli Gallery,” Globe and Mail, April 22.

                        Weiner, Gary. “Barbara Astman: an Olympian Artist,” Irondequoit Press, New York, February 9.

                        Wylie, Liz. “Astman’s slick photos unveil myths of romance,” NOW Magazine (Toronto), April 14, p. 49.

1986                Perdue, Jane. “Astman’s Travels,” NOW Magazine (Toronto), March 13.

1985                Canadian Encyclopedia, The. (entry by Karyn Elizabeth Allen) Edmonton: Hurtig Publishers, Vol. I, p. 110.

                        Dowbiggin, Anna. “Instant Art,” Wardair World, January, p. 40-41.

1984                Bayer, Fern. The Ontario Collection. Toronto: Ontario Heritage Foundation and Fitzhenry & Whiteside, p. 275, 297, 298.

                        Bennett, Bryan, and Constance P. Hall, Discovering Canadian Art, Learning the Language.

                                   Toronto: Prentice Hall Canada Inc., p. 57.

                        Mays, John Bentley, “Astman gives plastic new meaning,” Globe and Mail, March 22, p. E-7.

                        Murray, Joan. “Astman’s Stepping Out,” The Art Post (Toronto), Vol. 2, No. 1, June/July, p. 9.

                        National Film Board of Canada: Contemporary Canadian Photography from the Collection of the National Film Board.

                                    (Foreward by Hugh MacLennan, Introduction by Martha Langford) Edmonton: Hurtig Publishers, p 110.

                        Turner, Ralph. “Art Exhibition from Ontario now at Canada House Gallery,” Canada Today/D’aujourd’hui, No. 6.

                                     London, England (Canadian High Commission), p. 15-16.

1983                Anon., “Art and Architecture,” Alberta Association of Architects’ Newsletter (Calgary), Vol. 2, No. 3, July, p. 11.

                        Burnett, David and Schiff, Marilyn. Contemporary Canadian Art. Edmonton: Hurtig Publishers, p. 207-208. 

                        Tousley, Nancy. “Linoleum resurfaces – in the form of art,” Calgary Herald, June 23.

                        White, Stephanie. “Michael Hayden, Barbara Astman. Calgary: Nickle Arts Museum,” Vanguard, Vol. 12, No. 7

1982                Anon. “Camera art exposed at Center,” The Paris Free Voice (Paris,France), Vol.5, No.4, April, p. 1.

                        Anon. Untitled short notice, Écoute Voir (Paris, France), No. 3, April, p. 12.

                        Mays, John Bentley, “Old linoleum gets new life,” Globe and Mail, June 12.

                        Parkin, Jeanne. Art in Architecture. Toronto: Visual Arts Ontario, p. 125.

1981                Anon. “Barbara Astman: experimenting with communication” Stages

                               Magazine (Lethbridge, Alberta), Vol. 1, No. 3, Fall, p. 20-21.

                        Bowen, Lisa Balfour. “Artist is red, black and fine,” Toronto Star, April 5.

                        McDougall, Arthur. “Barbara Astman, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, September 5 to 27,”

                                    Vanguard, Vol. 10, No. 9

                        Saint-Jacques, Rosanne. “Barbara Astman: Peut-Être un “Body Art” Photographique,” Parachute, Spring, No. 22, p. 40-41.

1980                Abbot, Louise. “Words and Images,” Afterimage (Rochester, N.Y.), November, p. 18.

                        Astman, Barbara. Untitled artist’s statement, Photo-Communiqué, Vol. 2, No. 3, Fall, pp. 40-41.

                        Burf, Kay. “Art: The Summer Show at the Still Photo Gallery: pictures to open our minds,” Ottawa Revue, July 6, p. 5.

                        Carroll, Nancy. “Barbara Astman, Sable-Castelli Gallery,Toronto, January 5 to 19,” Vanguard, Vol. 9. No. 2, March, p. 30.

                        Dault, Gary Michael. “Barbara’s blow-up ...,” Toronto Star, January 12,1980, p. F-7.

                        Freedman, Adele . “Portrait: Toronto,” Portfolio Magazine, April/May Vol. II, No. 2, p. 100-104.

                        Hazelgrove, Nancy. “Barbara Astman – Sable-Castelli Gallery,” Artists’ Review (Toronto), Vol. 3, No. 4.

                        Kieran, Michael. “Machine made for office allows copyart freedom,” Globe and Mail, December 1.

                        Langford, Martha. “The Wordworks of Barbara Astman,” Canadian Women’s Studies, Vol. 2, No. 3, p. 70-73.

                        Mays, John Bentley, “Xerography: the art of the stat,” Globe and Mail, May 31, p.11.

                        “Notices: Exhibits.” Afterimage (Rochester, NY), Vol. 7, No. 6, January, p.19.

                         Pawlenko, Lydia. “Barbara Astman, Sable-Castelli Gallery Ltd., January 5-19,”

                                    artscanada, Vol. XXXVII, No. 1, April/May, p. 39-40.

                         Purdie, James. “Gallery reviews,” Globe and Mail, January 12.

                         Purdie, James. “Through their Eyes,” City Woman, Fall, p. 55-61.

                         Reeves, John. “Art in a snap: SX-70 expressionism,” Toronto Life, June, p. 54-57.

                         Scholl, Jane D. “Press the button – and out comes art,” Smithsonian, Vol.II, No. 7, October.

1979                 Canning, Barbel. “Survey shows being a woman no handicap in photography – it may even be a plus,”

                                    Canadian Photography Magazine, Vol. 9, No. 12, January, p. 21-23.

                        Dault, Gary Michael. “Artist gets bound up in her work,” Toronto Star, January 9.

                        Freedman, Adele. “Gallery reviews,” Globe and Mail, March 10, p. 38.

                        Freedman, Adele  “Janus is the foder of the artworld”, Fanfare, August 4, p.9.

                        Freedman, Adele. “Creating with Xerox's 6500” Globe and Mail.

                        Kritzwiser, Kay. “Postcards return, thanks to xerography,” Globe and Mail.

1978                Dault, Gary Michael. “Photography: the impure narratives of Barbara Astman,”

                                      Saturday Night Magazine, Vol. 93, No. 5, June, p. 56-7.

                        Firpo, Patrick, Lesler Alexander, Claudia Katayangi, and Steve Ditlea. Copy Art. New York: Richard Marek Publishers, pp. 48-49.

                        Oxorn, Pearl. “NFB Exhibition: Photography – a “magic” medium,” Ottawa Journal, July 8, p. 30. 

                        Wade, Kent. Alternative Photographic Processes. New York: Morgan and Morgan Inc., colour insert.

1977                Haskell, Molly and Danielle B Hayes. Women Photograph Men. New York: William Morrow and Co. Inc., p. 118.

                        McWillie, Judith. “Exploring electrostatic print media,” Print Review (New York, Pratt Graphics Center), No. 7, p. 75-81.

                        Nations, Opal L. “The Man Who Entered Pictures, Barbara Astman at Sable-Castelli,”

                                       Only Paper Today, Vol. 4, No. 7, October, p. 6.

                        Zemans, Joyce. “Colour Xerography, Art Gallery of Ontario, October 26 – November 2, 1976,” artscanada,

                                       Vol. XXXIV, No. 1, March/April, p.62-63.

1976                Bodolai, Joe. “Six Exhibitions; Barbara Astman: Deja Vu Gallery of Photographic Art, January 6 - February 5”

                                       artscanada, Vol. XXXIII.

                       Richardson, J.E. “Toronto: Colour Xerography Show at the AGO,” artmagazine, Vol. 8, No. 30, December 1976/January, 1977.

                       Teres, Rosemary. “Three artists take modern look at the human figure,” Rochester Times-Union, June 12-19.

1975                Art Gallery of Ontario (with Gage Publishing Ltd.), Toronto. Exposure: Canadian Contemporary Photographers, p. 114.

                        National Film Board of Canada. The National Film Board Salutes International Women’s Year, 1975, reprinted as

                                       Monk, Lorraine, The Female Eye/Coup d’oeil féminin, Ottawa: National Film Board of Canada.

                        Van Dusen, Ray. “Photos and other Media” (undated review clipping from 1975), The Ottawa Citizen (on file at CMCP).

1974                Dault, Gary Michael. “Young Artist’s Sense of Humour comes through in Xerox Prints,” Toronto Star, 8 November.

1973                Martin, Robert. “Two Picasso shows cover wide range” (review), Globe and Mail, 8 September, p 28.

1966                The Canadian Encyclopedia Plus. (entry by Karyn Elizabeth Allen) Toronto, McCelland and Stewart, CD ROM.

 

Exhibition Catalogues

2014                McIntosh Gallery, Western University, London, Ontario, Barbara Astman I

                        as artifact, essays by Catherine Elliot Shaw and Georgiana Uhlyarik.

                        Deutsche ArtWorks, 60 Wall Gallery, Herland, Deutsch Bank, NYC, New York 2014 essay by Liz Christensen, Senior Curator/Director

2013                 Art Gallery of Peterborough/McMaster Museum of Art, Ontario. Flowers and Photography, curated by Carla Garnet, essays

                        by Edward Colless, Sally McKay and Carla Garnet.

                         Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Ontario.

                         Barbara Astman dancing with che: enter through the gift shop, essay by Liz Wylie.

2012                 McIntosh Gallery, Western University, London, Ontario. Some Things Last a Long Time, essay by Matthew Ryan Smith.

2011                 Art Gallery of Mississauga, Ontario. Art at Work: Corporate Collecting Practices Today, essay by

                         Geraldine Davis. Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, British Columbia.

                         Barbara Astman dancing  with che: enter through the gift shop, essay by Liz Wylie.

                         Nicol, Heather. Art School Dismissed. Toronto, Ontario: Lakeview Press.

2007                  Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, British Columbia. Nexus: Histories and Communities, essay by Liz Wylie.

2006                  Koffler Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. The Clementine Suite, essay by Ihor Holubizky.

2005                  Image & Imagination, Le Mois de la Photo a Montréal, Montreal, essay by Martha Langford.

2000                  Maison des Arts de Laval, Quebec. Photo Géniques, essay by Monique B.Weinmann.

                          Stacey, Robert. Into The Deep End, The Art of Mentoring at the Ontario College of Art & Design.

                          Toronto: Lieutenant Governor's Queen’s Park.

1995                  Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario. Barbara Astman: Personal/Persona A 20-Year Survey Exhibition, essay by Liz Wylie.

1990                  The Koffler Gallery, Toronto. Rock, is there something you’re not telling  me?, essay by Ihor Holubizky.

1989                  Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario. Seventy-Five Years (1914-1989).

                          George Eastman House, Rochester, New York. Electroworks, essay by Marilyn McCray.

London Regional Art and Historical Museums, London, Ontario. Selections

from the John Labatt Limited Collection.

1988                  Lavalin, Montreal. Scripta Manent, essays by Léo Rosshandler and Céline Mayrand

1985                  Direction des affaires culturelles de la Ville de Paris, Paris Audiovisuel. Génération Polaroid.

                          Third Eye Centre, Glasgow, Scotland: Visual Facts, essay by Michael Tooby.

1984                  Canada House Cultural Centre Gallery, London, England. Art by Design.

                          Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, Ontario: Photographic

Sequences, introduction by Jann Bailey.

Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, Alberta: Barbara Astman: Places, essay by

Karyn E. Allen.

Stacey, Robert. The Hand Holding the Brush: Self Portraits by Canadian

Artists. London: London Regional Art Gallery, p. 116-117.

1982                  Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, Ontario: Barbara Astman.

                          Centre culturel canadien, Paris. Barbara Astman: Rouge/Red, exhibitioncatalogue, essay by Karyn Allen.

Ontario House, Paris, France. Aperçu de l’art de l’Ontario (Ontario Art on View).

Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario. Viewpoint: Twenty-Nine by

Nine, essay by Glen E.Cumming.

Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario. Realism: Structure and

Illusion, curated by Judith and David Nasby.

National Film Board of Canada, Ottawa. Portraits.

Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta. Barbara Astman: Red, essay by Adele Freedman.

1980                  Alberta College of Art Gallery, Calgary, essay by Val Greenfield.

                          Art Gallery at Harbourfront. The Eye of the Beholder, essay by Anita Aarons.

McIntosh Gallery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario:

Barbara Astman, essay by Joyann Saunders. National Film Board of Canada, Ottawa. Words and Images.

                          Ontario College of Art, Toronto. Experimental Faculty, (includes an interview with Astman by Shelagh Alexander).

1979                  Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. Translations: Photographic Images with New Forms.

                          George Eastman House, Rochester, New York. Electroworks, essay by Marilyn McCray.

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

Translations: Photographic Images with New Forms.

                          Italia/Canada Committee for Cultural Exchange, Toronto. “20 x 20” Italia-Canada.

                          Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba: The Winnipeg Perspective, essay by Karyn Allen. 

1978                  Alberta College of Art Gallery, Calgary. First Canadian Bienniale of Prints and Drawings.

Edmonton Art Gallery. Sweet Immortality: A Selection of Photographic Portraits, curated by Doug Clark.

Edmonton Art Gallery. Sweet Immortality: A Selection of Photographic Portraits, 1978, curated by Doug Clark.

London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario. Young Contemporaries.

1977                  Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. 100 Years: Evolution of the Ontario College of Art.

1976                  Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. Colour Xerography, curated by Karyn Allen.

                          Central Washington State College, Ellensburg, Washington. New Photographics 76.

                          Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. Spectrum Canada.

1975                   National Film Board of Canada, Ottawa: Photography 1975.

 

 

Reproductions (no text, includes artist’s designed photo inserts)

2016                N+1 Literary publication, I as artifact# 12, p.108, Issue 25, Spring 2016, New York City, NY 2015               

                        Keeping Reflections Fresh: Top Educators Share Their Innovations in Health

                        Professional Education, Kent State University Press, Editors Allan Peterkin and Pamela Brett-MacLean

2008                Marche, Stephen. “Capitalism Taking Scalps,” Toronto Star, April 12,

                        Ideas, ID4, image only.

2006                Prefix Photo, Volume 7, Number 2, November, p. 50-55.

2003                ShotBox (Toronto), Secrets, Postcard Set.

2002                Saturday Night, Volume 117, Number 2, May, p. 7.

2000                Toronto Life, Volume 34, Number 12, August, p. 92-93.

1999                Canada: A Portrait, Ministry of Industry, Statistics Canada, p. 40

1996                Desperate Act 3, (Rochester, New York), Winter, cover art.

1986                C Magazine, # 9, Spring, Toronto, p. 28-32.

1981                Impulse (Toronto), Vol. 9, No.1, Spring, p. 11-12.

1980                Fireweed, No. 5 & 6, Winter, 1979/80, Spring, Toronto, p. 43-45.

1975                Impulse (Toronto), Vol. 4, No. 2, Spring, p. 12-14.

                        OVO Photo, No. 19, Jan/Feb. p. 10.

1974                Impressions, (Ottawa: National Film Board of Canada) p. 92, 9, 1974.

                        Impulse (Toronto), Vol. 4, Nos. 4/5, Summer, p. 55.

                        OVO Photo, No. 17/18, Sept/Oct., p. 67.

                       Image Nation, Toronto: Coach House Press, (n.d. ca mid 1970's), No. 12,

                       p. 10, 27-29

                       Image Nation 15, Toronto: Coach House Press, Hylnsky, David, Editor,

                       (n.d. ca mid 1970's), No. 15, p. 4; 42.

                      Image Nation 16, Toronto: Coach House Press, Puckering, Shirley, Editor,

                       (n.d. ca mid 1970's), No. 16, p. 6-12

 

Selected Lectures and Workshops

 

2015                Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

                        Canadian Art, Art Hop, Toronto, Ontario

                        Art Toronto, Feature Speaker Series, Toronto, Ontario

2014                Koffler Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

    University of Toronto, Conversations in the Art World, Toronto, Ontario

2012                McMaster Museum of Art, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario

                        Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario

2009                Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario

                        University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

2005                Klondike Institute of Art & Culture, Dawson City, Yukon

2004                Photo Educators Forum, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario

                        Yukon Art Centre, Whitehorse, Yukon

                        Koffler Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

                        Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario

                        Art Institute of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

2003                Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland

2001                Bishop Strachan School, Toronto, Ontario

                        Irondequoit High School, Rochester, New York

                        Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

1995                Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario

                        Vernon Public Art Gallery, Vernon, British Columbia

                        Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, British Columbia

                        University College of the Cariboo, Kamloops, British Columbia

                        Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta

                        University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta

                        Grant MacEwan Community College, Edmonton, Alberta

1994                Gallery/Stratford, Stratford, Ontario

                        McIntosh Gallery, Western University, London, Ontario

1993                The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Ontario

                        Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

1992                St. Lawrence College, Saint-Laurent Art Gallery, Kingston, Ontario

                        Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, Ontario

                        Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, Ontario

                        Laurentian University Museum and Arts Centre, Sudbury, Ontario

1986                London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario

                        University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

1981                Hamilton Art Gallery, Vistas Conference, Hamilton, Ontario

                        Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

                        Powerhouse, Montreal, Quebec

                        University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware

                        University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario

1980                Emily Carr College of Art, Vancouver, British Columbia

                        Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York

                        New York University, New York, New York

                        Canadore College, North Bay, Ontario

                        University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware

                        Laurentian University, Art Gallery and Museum, Sudbury, Ontario

                        Canadian Centre of Photography, Toronto

                        Alfred State University, Alfred, New York

                       The Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, (formerly known as the Bruce Art Gallery) St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York

                        Visual Studies Workshop, SPE Conference Rochester, New York

1979                Emily Carr College of Art, Vancouver, British Columbia

                        Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario

                        Dundas Valley School of Art, Dundas, Ontario

1978                Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec

                        The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta

                        International Museum of Photography, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York

                        Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick

1977                Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia

1976                The International Center for Photography, New York, New York

                        The Women’s Interart Center, New York, New York

                        St. Lawrence College, Kingston, Ontario