THADDEUS HOLOWNIA

 

Solo Museum and Institutional Exhibitions 

 

2017             Walden Revisited, Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY

                     The Nature of Nature: Photographs of Thaddeus Holownia 1976-2016, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS

2016             Dykelands, Government House, Fredericton, NB 

2015             Working in the Dark: An Homage to John Thompson, Galerie 12, Moncton, NB

                     Photography & bookwork collaboration, McRae Library, Dalhousie University, Truro, NS

                     Paris after Atget, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

2014             Ships Company Theatre Collection 1987–2012, Art Lab, Parrsboro, NS

                     Silver Ghost, Tides Institute and Museum of Art, Eastport, MA

2013             Silver Ghost, Tsongas Gallery, Walden Pond State Park, Concord, MA

2012             Water, University of New Brunswick Art Centre, Fredericton, NB 

2011             Paris after Atget, Beaux-Arts des Amériques, Montreal, QC

2010             Terra Nova Tides Institute and Museum of Art, Eastport, ME

                     Silver Ghost Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

2009             Silver Ghost, Acadia University Art Gallery, Wolfville, NS

2008             Silver Ghost, Andrew and Laura McCain Gallery, Florenceville, NB

2007             The Terra Nova Suite, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, ON

                     Anatomy Lesson-Moose, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

2006             The Terra Nova Suite, The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, St. John’s, NL

2005             Station: Irving Architectural Landscapes, Confederation Art Gallery, Charlottetown, PE

2004             Gros Morne Park Series, Gallery 78, Fredericton, NB

                     Walden Revisited, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

                     24 Tree Studies for Henry David Thoreau, Tsongas Gallery, Walden Pond, Concord, MA

                     Thaddeus Holownia: Series, Buckland Gallery, Saint John, NB

                     An Elemental Landscape: Sable Island, The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS 

2003             Anatomy of a Pipeline, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB

                     The Trout River Gulch, James Baird Gallery, St. John’s, NL

2002             Extended Vision: The Photography of Thaddeus Holownia 1975–1997, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City, Mexico

2001             Extended Vision: The Photography of Thaddeus Holownia 1975–1997, McMichael Gallery, Kleinberg, ON

                     Extended Vision: The Photography of Thaddeus Holownia 1975–1997, Tom Thompson Memorial Gallery, Owen Sound, ON 

                     Anatomy of a Pipeline, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

                     Ova Aves, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

2000             Jolicure Pond, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

                     Rockland Bridge, ABEC Exhibition Centre, Saint John, NB

                     Rockland Bridge and Ironworks, City of Saint John Gallery, NB

                     Extended Vision: The Photography of Thaddeus Holownia 1975–1997, Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS

                     Extended Vision: The Photography of Thaddeus Holownia 1975–1997, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB

                     Extended Vision: The Photography of Thaddeus Holownia 1975–1997, Jonquière Art Centre, Jonquière, QC

1999             Extended Vision: The Photography of Thaddeus Holownia 1975–1997, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB 

1998             Architecture, Annapolis Royal Art Centre, Annapolis Royal, NS

                     Rockland Bridge 1981–1995, Acadia University Art Gallery, Wolfville, NS

                     Our City, Our Walls, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

                     Extended Vision: The Photography of Thaddeus Holownia 1975–1997, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon, MB 

                     Extended Vision: The Photography of Thaddeus Holownia 1975–1997, The Canadian

                     Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, ON

1996             An Elemental Landscape: Sable Island, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS

                     Headlighting, 360 Gallery, CN Tower, Toronto, ON

                     Ironworks, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

1995             An Elemental Landscape: Sable Island, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB

                     An Elemental Landscape: Sable Island, Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON

                     Rockland Bridge 1981–1995, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON  

1993             Sable Island, The Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto, ON

1992             Headlighting, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, SK

1990             Headlighting, Mount St. Vincent Art Gallery, Halifax, NS

                     Headlighting, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON               

1988             Maritime Landscapes 1977–1987, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

1986             Dykelands, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON

1984             Dykelands, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB

                     Dykelands, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, PE

                     Headlighting I and II, University of Moncton, Moncton, NS

1982             Dykelands, McCord Museum, Montreal, QC

1978             Recent Discoveries, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, New Brunswick, NB

1976             Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University, Headlighting, NB

1975             University of Guelph, Urban Landscapes, ON

1974             Judy Jarvis Dance and Theatre Company, Toronto Workshop Productions Theatre, Toronto, ON

 

Group Museum and Institutional Exhibitions 

 

2016             Tantramar, Revisited, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB

2015             2 Solitudes, Faculty of Mount Allison University and the University of Moncton, Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts,

                     Sackville, NB

                     Nature Factory, 2 Rooms Contemporary Art Projects, Duntara, NL

                     Underexposed, RCA Photographers, Stewart Hall Art Gallery, Pointe Claire, QC

                     Framing the Atlantic: Contemporary Photographers of the Northeast Coast, Tides Institute and Museum of Art,

                     Eastport, ME

2014             Biannual Faculty Exhibition, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB

                     On Architecture And Structure, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON    

2013             Car Culture, Hecksher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY

                     Punctum, Clement Cormier Art Gallery, Université de Moncton, NB

2012             Inner Works, The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, St. John’s, NL

                     Diptych (with Karen Stentaford), Galerie 12, Moncton, NB

                     Swan Pond, O’ Swan Pond, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB 

2011              24 Tree Studies for Henry David Thoreau, Armory Show, New York, NY

                      Inbetween, Doris McCarthy Gallery, University of Toronto, Scarborough, ON

2010              Strathbutler Award Winners, New Brunswick Museum, Saint John, NB

2009              Alcuin Society Book Awards (Silver Ghost), Canadian Embassy Tokyo, Japan;

                      Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany; Leipzig Book Fair, Germany

2008              Water Planet: Beauty, Abundance, Abuse, New Mexico State Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2006              Faking Death: Canadian Art Photography, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY

2005              Broken Ground: Canadian Photographs from the New World, Kitchener- Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, ON;

                      Galerie Vaclav Spala, Prague, Czech Republic

2004              Broken Ground: Canadian Photographs from the New World, Martin-Gropius- Bau, Berlin, Germany

                      Exhibit A: Photography from Atlantic Canada, Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS

                      Considering Format, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB

                      Sable Island Photographs, The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS

2003              Atlantic Artists: A Selection, Andrew and Laura McCain Gallery, Florenceville, NB

                      The Palmer Project, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB

2002              Atlantic Artists: A Selection, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB

                      Fine Arts Faculty Biannual Exhibition, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB

2001              Monet’s Legacy: Series — Order and Obsession, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany

2000              Fathom Four, Deep Sea Festival, Aiken Bicentennial Centre, Saint John, NB

                      Fantasies and Dreams, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

                      Drawing With Light, Calgary Science Centre, Calgary, AB; Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS 

                      2000 Sackville Addresses, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB

                      Building Images: Architecture from 1857 – Present, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

                      Sport Illustrated, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

                      Sackville Observed, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB

1999              Those That Teach Do, Biannual Faculty Exhibition, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB

                      Arts2000, RCA Juried Exhibition, Stratford Gallery, Stratford, ON

1998              Drawing With Light, The Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, ON

1997              Travelling Light 1866–1998, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

                      Structures in the Landscape, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB

                      Realism Revisited, Struts Gallery, Sackville, NB

1996              Before the Land, Behind the Camera, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville NB; 

                      Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta College of Art, Calgary, AB

1994/95         Before the Land, Behind the Camera, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, ON 

1992              NB Art Bank Acquisitions, UNB Arts Centre, Fredericton, NB, University of Moncton Art Gallery, Moncton, NB

                      Beau, The Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, ON

                      Impact, Creighans Building, Moncton, NB

                      Landscape: Eight Canadian Photographers, McMichael Gallery, Kleinberg ON; Concordia University Gallery, Montreal, QC;

                      Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB; London Regional Art Gallery, London, ON

                      150 Years Children in Photography, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, NS;

                      Saidye Bronfman Centre, Montreal, QC; Winnipeg Art Gallery

1989              Winnipeg, MB; Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON; Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB

1987              Atques Ars, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB

1986              Art Takes All, Old Moncton Library Building, Moncton, NB

                      10 Ways of Looking at Landscapes, The Watson Gallery, Houston, TX

                       Photo Perspectives, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, BC       

1985/86         Canadian Contemporary Photography, Watson Gallery, Houston, TX

                       Contemporary Canadian Photography from The Collection of the National Film Board, Winnipeg Art Gallery,

                       Winnipeg, MB; The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON

1982               Seeing Double: A Survey of Contemporary Stereographic Imagery, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY

1980               Order of the Broom, Hamilton Art Gallery, Hamilton, ON

1979               Opening Exhibition, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

1978               Rolling Landscape, Toronto Subway Car 5780, Toronto, ON

                       Four Large Format Artists, National Film Board, Ottawa, ON

1976               Fringe Research, Western Front, Vancouver, BC

                      Holography, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC     

1975              Order of the Broom, Véhicule, Montreal, QC

                      Exposure, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

                      Business as Usual, A Space, Toronto, ON

1974              100 Years of Photography, Nice, France

1973              Southwest Regional, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, ON

 

Solo Gallery Exhibitions

 

2015             Galerie 12, Working in the Dark: An Homage to John Thompson, Moncton, NB

                     Corkin Gallery, Paris after Atget, Toronto, ON                                                                               

2013             Silver Ghost, Tsongas Gallery, Walden Pond State Park, Concord, MA

2010             Silver Ghost, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

2008             Silver Ghost, Andrew & Laura McCain Gallery, Florenceville, NB

2007             Anatomy Lesson, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON 

                     Collins Lefebvre Stoneberger Fine Art, Laminae, Westmount, QC, travelled to Galerie 12, Moncton, NB /

                     Ingrid Mueller Art and Concepts, Fredericton, NB / Peter Buckland Gallery, Saint John, NB

2005             Hollinger Collins Contemporary Art / Fog Forest Gallery, Radio Canada International Portfolio, Montreal, QC / Sackville NB

2004             Walden Pond Revisited, Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

                     Walden Pond Revisited, Tsongas Gallery, Walden Pond State Reservation, Concord, MA

2003             Trout River Gulch, James Baird Gallery, St. John’s, NL

                     Trout River Gulch, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

2001             Anatomy of a Pipeline, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

                    Ova Aves, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

2000            Jolicure Pond, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON 

1998            Our City Walls, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

1996            Headlighting, James Baird Gallery, St. John’s NL

1995            Rockland Bridge, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON 

1993            Sable Island, Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto, ON 

1990            Headlighting, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON 

1988            Maritime Landscapes: 1977-87, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

1984            St. John’s Wide View, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS

1979            East – West Portfolio, Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON

 

Collections 

 

Acadia University Art Gallery, Wolfville, NS

Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, ON

Air Canada Collection of Art, Toronto, ON

American Institute of Graphic Arts, New York, NY

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John’s, NL

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB

Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID

Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, ON

Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, QC

Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, ON

Canadian Wildlife Service, Sackville, NB

Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, PE

Connor, Clarke & Lunn, Toronto, ON

Columbia University, New York, NY

Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB

International Centre of Photography, New York, NY

Imperial Oil Art Collection, Toronto, ON

Ivy Foundation, Toronto, ON

Manufacturer’s Life, Toronto, ON

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

National Gallery of Art, Ottawa, ON

New Brunswick Art Bank, Fredericton, NB

New Brunswick Museum, Saint John, NB

Ontario Arts Council, Toronto, ON

Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB

Photographers Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, BC

Prudential Insurance Company of America, New York, NY

Public Archives of Canada, Ottawa, ON

Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, ON

Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery, Corner Brook, NL

Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS

Thoreau Institute, Lincoln, MA

Tides Institute and Art Museum, Eastport, ME

Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB

Xerox Collection of Art, Toronto, ON

Yale University Art of the Book Collection, New Haven, CT

 

Commissioned Work

 

2010             In press monograph, Eastport: A Community Portrait (with John Leroux), Tides Institute and Museum,

                     Eastport Maine, expected publication date 2016

1999             Motion, Fredericton, NB, photographs for collaborative Millennium project with composer Veronika Krausas

                     (Los Angeles), and writer André Alexis (Toronto)

1998             New Brunswick Highway Landscape Stamp, Canada Post, Ottawa, ON

1990             On Site, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, ON

1988             Large Aeolian Piano, Sound Symposium, St. John’s, NL, sound sculpture installation in collaboration

                     with Gordon Monoahan

 

Awards

 

2015             Order of New Brunswick, Province of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB

2014             ArtsNB Senior Creation Grant, Fredericton, NB

2013             Canada Council for the Arts, Visual Arts Award, Ottawa, ON

2011             Paul Paré Excellence Award, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB

2010             Marjorie Young Bell Fine Arts Foundation, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB

                     Learning from our backyard (with Karen Stentaford) Culture Works, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB Long Point

                     Landscapes

2009             ArtsNB Senior Creation Grant, Fredericton, NB Paris after Atget

2008             Paul Paré Excellence Award, Mount Alison University, Sackville, NB

2006             Paul Paré Medal of Excellence Award, Mount Allison University

2005             Marjorie Young Bell Fine Arts Foundation, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB Ships Company Archive

                     Paul Paré Excellence Award, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB

2002             Strathbutler Award, Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation, Saint John, NB

2001             Fulbright Fellowship, Fulbright Foundation for Educational Exchange between Canada and the United States      

2000/01        Paul Paré Medal of Excellence Award, Mount Allison University

2000             Arts 2000 Jury Award for Ironworks book, Royal Canadian Academy Exhibition, Stratford Gallery, ON

1998             Paul Paré Medal of Excellence Award, Mount Allison University

1978-97        Canadian Council

1987             Crake Research Foundation

1981/83        Marjorie Young Bell Research Fund

1975/76        Ontario Arts Council 

 

Bibliography

 

2014             Sanger, Peter, Working in the Dark: An Homage to John Thompson, Anchorage Press, Jolicure, NB

2012             Thurston, Harry and Holownia, Thaddeus, Ova Aves, Anchorage Press Jolicure, NB

2010             Leroux, John and Holownia, Thaddeus, St. Andrews Architecture 1604-1966, Gaspereau Press, Kentville, NS

2008             Thurston, Harry and Holownia, Thaddeus, Silver Ghost, Anchorage Press, Jolicure, NB

                     Steeves, Andrew, texts by Thurston, Harry and photographs by Holownia, Thaddeus, Silver Ghost, Anchorage Press

2007             Callahan, Mark, METAMORPHOSIS: Thaddeus Holownia’s Newfoundland, Canadian Notes and Queries #71, p. 65 - 69      

2006             Carte Blanche: A compendium of Canadian photographers, Magenta Publishing for the Arts, p. 75

                     Gary Michael Dault, Arborealis, CV Ciel Variable 71, p. 41

2005             McCabe, Shauna, STATION, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, P.E.I, 2005

                     Steeves, Andrew and Holownia, Thaddeus, Walden Pond Revisited, designed by

                     Corkin Shopland Gallery, Toronto, ON             

2004             Walden Pond Revisited, visual feature, The Walrus, July - Aug, 2004

                     Cousineau-Levine, Penny, Faking Death, McGill Queen University Press, 2004

2003             Enright, Robert, Anatomy of a Pipeline, Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB, 2003

2002             Enright, Robert, The Photography of Thaddeus Holownia, Border Crossings, 2002

2000             Gopnik, Blake, Thaddeus Holownia’s uses of beauty, The Globe and Mail, Feb 12, 2000

                     MacKay, Gillian, Thaddeus Holownia at Jane Corkin, The  Globe and Mail, Mar 11, 2000

1998             Langford, Barbara, The Banquet Years, Border Crossings, 1998

                     Extended Vision: The Photography of Thaddeus Holownia 1975-1997, Canadian Museum

                     of Contemporary Photography, ON

1995             Holownia, Thaddeus and Sanger, Peter, Ironworks, Anchorage Press, Jolicure, NB

1994             Tombs, Robert, Thaddeus Holownia, C Magazine, Winter 1994

1992             Beau, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, ON, 1992

1991             Eight Landscape Photographers, McMichael Gallery, Kleinburg, ON, 1991

1990             Vincent, Isabelle, Unique Installation Shines Headlights on the Car as Icon, The Globe and Mail, April 21, 1990

                     Cousineau, Penny, Water, Earth and Air, Canadian Art, Vol. 7, No. 4, Toronto, ON, 1989 Dykelands, with poems

                     by Douglas Lochhead, McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal, QC, 1989. Published as a trade edition with

                     a special signed and numbered edition of 150

1989             Thurston, Harry, The Devil’s Work is an Arc of Sand, Audubon Magazine, March Issue, New York, NY, 1989

1988             Malloy, Patricia, Thaddeus Holownia Maritime Images, Arts Atlantic, Issue 32, Fall

1987             People and Place, Acadiensis Press/Mount Allison University, Fredericton, NB, 1987

1986             Bentley Mays, John, Photos Capture Stark Beauty of Tantramar, The Globe and Mail, January 16, 1986

1985             Lean, Cheryl and Metson, Graham, Dykelands: Thaddeus Holownia, Arts Atlantic, Issue 21

1984             Hammock, Virgil, La Vision Tranquille de Thaddeus Holownia, Vie des Arts, Issue 116, Fall 1984

                     Barnard, Elissa, Dykelands: Breathless in Scope, Intimate in Detail, Halifax Chronicle-Herald, June 18, 1984

                     Contemporary Canadian Photography from the Collection of the National Film Board, Hurtig Publishers, Edmonton, AB

1981             McLelland & Stewart, Twelve Canadians, Contemporary Canadian Photography, Toronto, ON, 1981

 

Academic Appointments

 

1977-             Professor, Fine Arts/Photography, Mount Allison University Head of Department,  Fine Arts, Mount Allison

present        University                

 

 

Education

 

1979              BA (Fine Art and Communications) University of Windsor, Windsor Ontario