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August 13th - 28th, 2017

Canada C3 Expedition Visual Artist residency
LEG 9: Pond Inlet to Cambridge Bay 13 AUG - 26 AUG

Awarded the Canada C3 expedition Visual Artist residency for travel across the top of Canada in the High Arctic this August. Leslie Reid will join the icebreaker Polar Prince at Pond Inlet at the Northern tip of Baffin Island, and travel through the Northwest Passage to many Arctic sites and communities, including Beechey Island, Resolute Bay and Gjao Haven, and will disembark at Cambridge Bay. The trip will be an opportunity to continue her exploration of the Arctic and the effects of climate change on peoples and places in the North.

Canada C3 is the celebratory Canada 150 Signature Project organised by Students on Ice; it is an epic 150-day sailing journey from Toronto to Victoria via the Northwest Passage that will connect Canadians from coast to coast to coast. Artists, musicians, writers, journalists, scientists and athletes along with indigenous peoples and youth ambassadors will join the ship on each of its 15 legs around Canada’s three coasts.

Leslie Reid, Kingston, Ontario, June 4th, 2017

 

November 6th, 2017

The Good Lands: Canada Through the Eyes of Artists
A publication by curator Dr. Victoria Dickenson, contributors Dr. Gerald McMaster, Dr. Laura Brandon, Patricia Grattan, and Dr. Laurier Lacroix, with original essays by Naomi Fontaine and Lee Maracle, and a foreword by Senator Murray Sinclair.

Painting, Resolute II (Northwest Passage) 74°40’N; 94°55’W, 2016, from Mapping a Cold War, is featured.

More information at Figure 1 Publishing

"A book of images of this country as seen by our artists. This is a book to remind us that the land holds us, not we the land, and that we share our territories with the other sentient beings, with the forest and the grasslands, with the rocks and the rivers. This is a book to celebrate this place, a gift to Canadians to honour the beauty and power of our shared spaces, and a reminder that we all live by the gifts of the land. This is a book that acknowledges the power of art to reveal what is hidden, to make visible the landscapes of our imagination."
Chapters.ca / Amazon.ca

 

October 28th - 31st, 2016

Art Toronto
Galerie Laroche/Joncas, Booth C-72, Main Section

Paintings from Mapping a Cold War are featured.
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Resolute II (Northwest Passage) 74°40’N; 94°55’W,  2016

 

April 22nd - 24th, 2016

Papier Art Fair, Montreal
Galerie Laroche/Joncas

More information

Resolute II: 1951-07-08; 2013-08-15,  2016

 

February 26th – June 5th, 2016

Mapping a Cold War
A solo exhibition of paintings, video, historical and contemporary photographs from the artist’s residency with the Canadian Forces Artists Program in the Canadian North and High Arctic
Curator: Lindsey Sharman

Founders' Gallery at The Military Museums
4520 Crowchild Trail S.W.
Calgary, AB

More information: http://www.lesliereid.ca/artworks-mapping-a-cold-war.html

Resolute: Mosaic. Detail, 2015

Thank you to the military and civilian personnel who made this work possible.

Financial assistance from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council and the City of Ottawa is gratefully acknowledged.


 

Winter 2016

Galleries West, Spring 2016.
Mapping the North, an article by Paul Gessell, pp. 34-37.

Link to the article online

 

2016

Canada Council for the Arts Long-Term Grant

 

November 25th – December 23rd, 2015

10 year Anniversary Exhibition Part II
Group exhibition featuring Alan Belcher, Dan Brault, Gilles Mihalcean, Sylvie Readman, François Simard, Leslie Reid, Jana Sterbak

Galerie Laroche/Joncas
372 Ste-Catherine Ouest, suite 410
Montréal QC

 

November 8th, 2015 - January 31st, 2016

Group 6:
The Canadian Forces Artists Program, 2012-2013

Curator: Laura Brandon

Opening reception on Sunday, November 8th

Diefenbunker, Canada’s Cold War Museum
3929 Carp Road
Carp ON

Heartbeat, 2015
(video still)

 

October 23rd - 25th, 2015

Feature Art Fair, Toronto
Galerie Laroche/Joncas

Video presentation

Cape Pine: The Station, 2009
(video still)

Watch video:http://lesliereid.ca/video-the-station.html

 

Autumn 2015

Border Crossings, Sept-Nov 2015
Review by Petra Halkes of Glacial, Galerie Laroche/Joncas, Montreal, March-April 2015

Border Crossings, vol.34(3), issue 135, pp. 129-130

 

July 31st – October 10th, 2015

Big Bang:
Group Exhibition
Curator: Jason St-Laurent

SAW Gallery
67 Nicholas Street
Ottawa ON

 

April 30th – October 31st, 2015

Ontario at Âjagemô:
Group exhibition from the Collection of the Art Bank

Canada Council for the Arts
150 Eglin Street
Ottawa ON

 

2015-2016

RCA/Open Studio Inaugural Printmaking Fellowship, Toronto

 

March 2015

National Gallery of Canada Magazine

An Interview with Leslie Reid with Becky Rynor
The Proust Questionnaire: Leslie Reid

 

2015

City of Ottawa Arts Grant

 

March 5th - April 11th, 2015

Glacial:
A Solo Exhibition of New Paintings

Opening Reception Saturday March 7th, 3 to 6 p.m.

Galerie Laroche/Joncas
372 Ste-Catherine Ouest, suite 410
Montréal QC

Llewellyn I 59°04'N; 134°05'W, 2015
32" x 50", Oil and graphite on canvas

The exhibition Glacial is the result of the artist's participation with the Canadian Forces Artists Program. Thank you to the military and civilian personnel who made this work possible.

Financial assistance from the Ontario Arts Council and the City of Ottawa is gratefully acknowledged.



View all: http://www.lesliereid.ca/artworks-glacial.html

 

November 2014

Ottawa Magazine, Profiles
Profiles: Arctic inspires new art by Leslie Reid, an article by Paul Gessell, posted November 14, 2014. The article first appeared in the Winter 2014 issue of Ottawa Magazine

Link to the online article

 

Winter 2014

Ottawa Magazine, Winter 2014
Arctic Attraction, an article by Paul Gessell

Link to the magazine

 

June 5th, 2014

RIA Salon 52, Leslie Reid: Mapping Time
A Presentation by Leslie Reid

Arts Court
2 Daly Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario

Link to RIA Salon

 

2014

Ontario Arts Council Established Artist Grant

 

September 26th - October 9th, 2013

The Cape Pine Series:
A Solo Exhibition of New Paintings

Opening Reception Thursday, September 26th

Galerie St-Laurent+Hill
293 Dalhousie Street
Ottawa

Cape Pine: The Barrens, 2013
50" x 72", Oil on canvas

View all: http://www.lesliereid.ca/artworks-cape-pine.html

 

September 21st, 2013

Dark Light: Harecastle
Video Projection, 2013 (5min 15sec)
Exhibited as part of Nuit Blanche Supernova! 2013 (Ottawa-Gatineau)

Screening: September 21st, 6:21pm-4:22am

Galerie St-Laurent+Hill
293 Dalhousie Street
Ottawa

Dark Light: Harecastle, 2013
(video still)

Watch video: http://www.lesliereid.ca/video-harecastle.html

 

August 2013

Canadian Forces Artist Program
Travel with Canadian Forces Op Nanook to Whitehorse, Yukon; Yellowknife, N.W.T.; Resolute, Nunavut; Iqaluit, Nunavut.

Aerial Photography for the Mapping Time project.

 

June 24th, 2013

Leslie Reid: A Darkening Vision
Catalogue Publication

The catalogue for Leslie Reid: A Darkening Vision, the retrospective exhibition held at the Carleton University Art Gallery in the fall of 2011, has just been released. Diana Nemiroff, Curator of the exhibition and Director of the Gallery at the time, has written the extensive text for the catalogue. Patrick Coté has designed the beautiful and very inclusive hard cover book.

The catalogue launch takes place on Monday, June 24th at 5:00 p.m. in the Carleton University Art Gallery.

Leslie Reid: A Darkening Vision is available at the Gallery, through ABC Art Books Canada and Amazon.ca.

 

2013

City of Ottawa Arts Grant

 

November 1st 2012 - January 20th, 2013

Builders: The Canadian Biennial at the National Gallery of Canada
Opening November 1st

Two paintings, Cape Pine: The Road and Cape Pine: The Cairn, both 2011, recently purchased for the Gallery's collection are on view in this exhibition representing recent acquisitions by the National Gallery.

 

October 20th, 2012

Diana Nemiroff Symposium, Carleton University, Ottawa
Organised in honour of Diana Nemiroff.
Participant in the panel Artists and Museums/Galleries with Reesa Greenberg, Jonathan Shaughnessy, Carol Wainio and François Morelli.

 

Autumn 2012

Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal
Awarded for contributions to the Royal Canadian Academy of Art.

 

Monday, May 7th, 2012

An Embarrassment of Riches: The Collection in Focus
Recently purchased painting, Dargis II, 1976, on view in this group exhibition drawn from the Gallery's collection.

Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, May 7th to September 30th, 2012.

 

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

400 Women
Curated by Tamsin Challenger. Touring exhibition marking the death or disappearance of women along the Mexican-US border. A painting, Lourdes Gutierrez Rosales, 2011, one of the murdered women, on view.

At SugarCity, Amsterdam, May 3rd to 17th, 2012

 

Sunday, February 19th, 2012

New York book launch for The M Word:
Real Mothers in Contemporary Art

Eds. Myrel Chernick and Jennie Klein
Published by Demeter Press, 2011.

The anthology on artists working with issues of motherhood, includes the artist's article on maternal ambivalence and my work, as well as images from that period of painting.

Postmasters Gallery
459 W. 19th St, New York, NY
Sunday Feb. 19th
3pm - 5pm

The book is available through Demeter Press and Amazon.ca

 

January 19th - February 1st, 2012

BIG
Group Exhibition of large paintings by Christian Audet, John R. Barkley, Renée duRocher, Élène Gamache, Peter Hoffer, and Leslie Reid

Galerie St-Laurent+Hill
293 Dalhousie Street
Ottawa, ON K1N 7E5

 

November 16th - December 30th, 2011

Landscapes / Paysages
Group Exhibition with works by Ivan Chuikov, Janieta Eyre, Anselm Kiefer, Ron Martin, David Rabinovich, Leslie Reid, Richard Serra, Monika Weiss

Galerie Samuel Lallouz
1434, Sherbrooke Ouest, Suite 200
Montreal, QC

 

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Interview with artist Leslie Reid for "Leslie Reid: A Darkening Vision" at the Carleton University Art Gallery

Part 1: http://youtu.be/EJfmuJSo1Z8
Part 2: http://youtu.be/9CvgDZplW5M
Part 3: http://youtu.be/IaRMYvmYbbc

 

August 30th - October 30th, 2011

Leslie Reid: A Darkening Vision
A Retrospective Exhibition, curated by Diana Nemiroff
Carleton University Art Gallery

Opening Reception
Monday, 12 September, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Dialogue with Leslie Reid and Peter Thompson, School of Canadian Studies, Carleton University
Sunday, 18 September, 2:00 p.m.

Artist’s Talk
Sunday, 23 October, 2:00 p.m.

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2011

Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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