Leopold Plotek

Born 1948, Moscow, USSR. Lives and works in Montréal.

 

Education:

Slade School of Art, London

Sir George Williams University, Montréal

McGill University, Montréal

 

Academic Appointments:

Professor, Department of Studio Arts, Concordia University, Montréal

 

Curatorial Practice:

CONCEIVED IN COLOUR (Group Exhibition), McClure Gallery, Montréal, 2017

 

Solo Exhibitions:

No Work, Nor Device, Nor Knowledge, Nor Wisdom: Leopold Plotek, New and Selected Works, Koffler Art Gallery, Toronto, 2017

Workingman’s Dead, McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton (Catalogue), 2015

CAMPANI, McClure Art Gallery, Montréal (Catalogue), 2013

Hue and Cry, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, 2012-13

Workingman’s Dead, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie (Catalogue), 2012-13

The Instrument of a Place, HAN ART CONTEMPORARY, Montréal (Catalogue), 2012

Against Gravity: Leopold Plotek and the Imagery of Height, HAN ART CONTEMPORARY, Montréal (Catalogue), 2008

Galerie Eric Devlin, Montréal, 2006

Maison de la Culture Cote-des-Neiges, Montréal, 2005

Galerie Eric Devlin, Montréal, 2004

Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto, 2003

Galerie Eric Devlin, Montréal, 2002

Oeuvres inedits, Galerie d’art de la Ville d’Outremont, Montréal, 2001

Galerie Eric Devlin, Montréal, 2000

Galerie Eric Devlin, Montréal, 1999

Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto, 1999

Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto, 1997

Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto, 1995

Retrospective, Saidye Bronfman Centre, Montréal, 1993

Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto, 1993

Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto, 1991

A Five-Year Perspective, Concordia University Art Galleries, Montréal (Catalogue), 1990

Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto, 1988

Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto, 1986

Galerie Yajima, Montréal, 1983

Galerie Yajima, Montréal, 1982

Galerie Yajima, Montréal, 1981

Galerie Optica, Montréal, 1980

Vehicule Art, Montréal, 1976

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

Winged Victory, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, 2017-18

Pictures for an Exhibition: That's How the Light Gets In, Musée d’art contemporaian, Montréal, 2017-18

Living Building Thinking, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, 2015

Between the Cracks, OBORO, Montréal, 2011

Toronto International Art Fair, HAN ART CONTEMPORARY (Montréal), Toronto, 2008-12

International Art Fair, Carrousel de Paris, Eric Devlin (Montréal), Paris, 2005

ARTCITE, Musee d’art contemporain, Montréal, 2001

Biodome de Montreal, Montréal, 1997

Musee d’art contemporain, Montréal, 1995

49th Parallel, New York, 1989

Inaugural Exhibition, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1988

Canada House, London, 1985

Musee d’art contemporain, Montréal, 1982

Musee des Beaux-Arts, Montréal, 1982

 

Selected Public Collections:

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Musee d’art contemporain, Montréal

Musee National des Beaux-Arts du Québec, Québec City

The Canada Council, Ottawa

 

Selected Corporate Collections:

Banque Nationale du Canada

Loto-Quebec

Rio Tinto Alcan

Sun Life Financial

Capital Vision

Martineau Walker

Cossette Communications

Macmillan Binch

Petrocanada

Nova Corporation

Westburne Industries

Steelcase

Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec

La Peau de l’Ours

Senvest Collection

Joseph Battat Contemporary

Coll. Hydro-Quebec

McMaster Museum of Art