Kathy Slade

Education

1990
BA, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby/Vancouver

Solo Exhibitions

2013
It was a strange apartment; full of books…, with Lisa Robertson, Galerie Au 8 rue saint bon, Paris, France
2012
It was a strange apartment; full of books…, with Lisa Robertson, Malaspina Printmakers, Vancouver
2010
IS EVERYTHING GOING TO BE ALRIGHT?, Audain Gallery, Vancouver, BC
10 Riot Songs (Cranfield & Slade), Performance at Candahar Bar, Presentation House, Vancouver/North Vancouver
2008
KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF MY POWER SUPPLY, Savage School Window Gallery/ 7 Vyner Street, London UK
2006
52 Transactions, Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver
Chart, Tracey Lawrence Gallery, Vancouver
2004
Alas Poor Yorick, The Fred and Jock Gallery, Vancouver
2003
I Want it All I Want It Now, Or Gallery, Vancouver
2002
Embroidered Monochrome Propositions and Other New Work, Western Front Gallery, Vancouver
1997
Under the Skin, Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver (with Warren Murfitt)
1995
Fictional Portraits, Alternator Gallery, Kelowna
1993
by dint of groping and Skin, Or Gallery, Vancouver
1989
Deliberate Transgressions, Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013
Jewels, Galerie Au 8 rue saint bon, Paris, France
La Petite Collection, Galerie de l’UQAM, Montreal
2011
ΔΤΧ, Or Gallery Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Barroco Nova: Neo Baroque Moves in Contemporary Art, Museum London, London ON
On the Nature of Things, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, BC
2010
Die Perfekte Austellung, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany
No Soul For Sale, Tate Modern, London (UK)
CUE: Artists' Video, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Here You Are, Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver, BC
2009
Citygarden Video Installation, St. Louis Contemporary Art Museum/Citygarden, St. Louis, MO
How Soon is Now, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Volume 5, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin, Ireland
Celebrity of the Self: Tim Lee, Shannon Oksanen, Stephen Shearer, Kathy Slade, Althea Thauberger, Weekend Leisure, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, BC
2008
Hold On, Or Gallery, Vancouver
2007
Common Threads, Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown, PEI; Illingsworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary, AB
Idiot Joy Showland, IFC Center, New York, NY
Idiot Joy Showland, Nuit Blanche, Artcore Gallery, Toronto, ON
Mutter ReGina: Rita McBride, Discoteca Flaming Star, Jay Batlle, David Gray, Michael Mahalchick, RH Quaytman, Glen Rubsamen, Kimberly Sexton and Kathy Slade, Whitney Live, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2006
Cristoph Keller Presents ..., Meyer Reigger Gallerie, Karlsruhe, Germany
The Rhubarb Society: Anne Collier, Adam McEwen, Jonathan Middleton, John Pilson, Kathy Slade, Tracey Lawrence Gallery, Vancouver
A Thing Called Love, Neon Gallery, Brösarp, Sweden
2005
Post No Bills, White Columns, New York
I'm a Fan, Tracey Lawrence Gallery, Vancouver
Liste 05, Basel, Switzerland
More is More, Tracey Lawrence Gallery, Vancouver
2004
2048 km: Robert Arndt, Euan Macdonald, Kathy Slade, Ron Terada, Mungo Thomson, Kerry Tribe, Anne Walsh and Ed Ruscha, Or Gallery, Vancouver
At Play, Liu Haisu Art Museum, Shanghai
Confidence, Passagen Konsthall, Linkoping, Sweden
2003
Sweet and Sour: Althea Thauberger, Kathy Slade, Shannon Oksanen, Cathy Daley and Janet Werner, Tracey Lawrence Gallery, Vancouver
Thinking Textile, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond BC
2002
Think Big / Voir Grand, Galerie Liane et Danny Taran, Centre des Arts Saidye Bronfman, Montreal
Binocular Parallax, Consolidated Works, Seattle
The Village, Or Gallery, Vancouver
Documents Exhibition, Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong
1997
framed, Or Gallery, Vancouver
1992
Helen Pitt Awards Show, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
1991
Heroic Romance, U.B.C. Fine Arts Gallery, Vancouver
FIfth Anniversary Exhibition, Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver
1990
SFU 25th Anniversary Alumni Exhibition, Perel Gallery, Vancouver
Access/Acces, Perel Gallery, Vancouver

Reviews / Bibliography

2014
Derek Sullivan & Kathy Slade, interview, Millions, Issue 4, Toronto
Kathy Slade & Holly Ward, interview, Millions, Issue 4, Toronto
2013
Kathy Slade & Lionel Bovier, interview, JRP Journal, Winter 2012/13, Zürich
2012
"Kathy Slade & Lisa Robertson at Malaspina Printmakers", Akimbo, September 25, http://akimbo.ca/akimblog/?id=586
2011
The Book on Books on Artists' Books, Arnaud Desjardin, Bloomberg SPACE and The Everyday Press, London, UK
On the Nature of Things, Patrik Andersson, Trapp Editions and Kamloops Art Gallery, Vancouver/Kamloops BC
2010
"Art and Cities During Mega-Events. On the Intersection of Culture, Everyday Life, and the Olympics in Vancouver and Beyond. Part 3", Jeff Derksen, Camera Austria, Vienna, Summer issue 110/2010
"Report from Terminal City: More Cowbell on Vancouver Art", Danielle Egan, Canadian Art, http://www.canadianart.ca/online/features/2010/02/25/vancouver-art/, Feb 12
"Winterreifen für Klassiker: Cranfield and Slade sammeln Lieder uber die Sonne", Oliver Ilan Schulz, Frankfurter Allgemeine, Frankfurt, January 30
2009
How Soon is Now, Kathleen Ritter, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
"Volume 5: I Think I Remember", Luke Clancy, Art Review, London UK, April
"How Soon is Now a thrilling mix...", Robin Laurence, The Georgia Straight, Vancouver, February 12-18
"Pictures are out - experience is in", Sarah Milroy, The Globe and Mail, Toronto, February 13
"Striking a Chord", Dennis McNulty, Evening Herald, Dublin, Ireland, January 29
2008
"Kathy Slade: Chart", Cate Rimmer, Common Threads, Illingsworth Kerr Gallery and Confederation Centre of the Arts, Calgary and Charlottetown
"Hold On: West-Coast Life Preservers", Bryne McLaughlin, Canadian Art, www.canadianart.ca/online/see-it/2008/06/19/hold-on/
"Hold On gives you time to contemplate the working world", Robin Laurence, The Georgia Straight, Vancouver, July 3-10
The Banal, Cate Rimmer, SBC Gallery of Contemporary Art, Montreal
2007
Akimblog, Calgary, Sarah Adams-Bacon, http://www.akimbo.biz/akimblog/?id=156, December 5
"The stitch finds its niche", Lee Plested and Leah Sandals, The National Post, Toronto, November 29
"Vancouver Singular Plural: Art in an age of Post-Medium Production", Randy Lee Cutler, Vancouver Art and Economies, Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver
"The Rhubarb Society", Maria Fusco, frieze, London UK, January
"Group Search (Art in the Library)" Vanessa Kwan, C Magazine, Toronto, Winter 2006
2006
"The Vancouver Special", Maria Fusco, frieze, London UK, November/December
"Kathy Slade: Chart", Cate Rimmer, C Magazine, Toronto, Summer
"Rhubarb, rhubarb as the Goons would say", Clint Burnham, The Vancouver Sun, October 19
"2048 km", Melanie O'Brian, d'Or 3: Goin Solo, Or Gallery Vancouver
Akimblog, Vancouver, Clint Burnham, http://www.akimbo.biz/akimblog/index.php?id=37, April 26
"Guitar-tab charts take on a life of their own", Clint Burnham, The Vancouver Sun, April 13
"Kathy Slade", Robin Laurence, The Georgia Straight, Vancouver, April 6-12
"Charting Kathy Slade's Soundless Chords", Brady Cranfield, Vancouver
"Threads of Note", Danielle Egan, The Globe and Mail, Toronto/Vancouver, March 24
"Hjärta och smärta", Julia Svensson, Kvallsposten, Sweden, April 2
"Ung kandensisk samtidskonst på Neon", Osterlenmagasinet, March
"Schlagerkonst med kärlek i Brösarp", Anders Blomdahl, Kristianstadbladet, Sweden, March 14
"Lekfull konst om kärleken", Ulf Martensson, Ystads Allehanda, Sweden, March 3
"Kärlekfrån Kanada" Sune Johannesson, Kristianstadbladet, Sweden, March 3
2005
"Post No Bills", Michael Wilson, Artforum. October, New York
"Artists see stars in I am a Fan", Robin Laurence, The Georgia Straight, Vancouver, Aug 25-31
"2048km" Trevor Mahofsky, Artforum, New York, January
"Kathy Slade and Sydney Hermant in Conversation", d'Or 2, Or Gallery, Vancouver
2004
"Artists Draw a Line from Vancouver to LA". Fiona Morrow, Westender, Vancouver, Oct 21-27
"Confidence", Bo Borg, C International Magazine, Toronto, Summer
"The Stories of O", Brian Joseph Davis, Eye Weekly, Toronto, April 22
"The Artist as Curator", Robin Laurence, The Georgia Straight, Vancouver, March 18- 24
"Gränslöst - när det vill sig", Bo Borg, Östgöta Correspondenten, Linkoping, March 9
"Sweet and Sour is Playful and Ironic", Robin Laurence, The Georgia Straight, Vancouver, January 8 -13
2003
"Kathy Slade and Sydney Hermant in Conversation", Cahier D'Activité, Vancouver, December
Occasional Works and Seven Walks from the Office for Soft Architecture, Lisa Robertson, Clearcut Press, Astoria, Oregon
"Veruca in The Nut House", essay by Sydney Hermant, I WANT IT ALL I WANT IT NOW poster project, Or Gallery, Vancouver
essay on Origin of the World, by Sydney Hermant, d'Or, Or Gallery, Vancouver
"Like the Rain, Swarm was a Long Time Coming: Three-day gallery crawl was an informal art extravaganza", Michael Harris, The Vancouver Sun, September 9
"Visual Arts Profile: Kathy Slade" by Robin Laurence, The Georgia Straight, Vancouver, Sept. 11 - 17
Embroidered Monochrome Propositions and Other New Work, catalogue essays by Lisa Robertson and Jonathan Middleton, interview by Patrik Andersson, Western Front Gallery, Vancouver
2002
Patrik Andersson interviews Kathy Slade, Made Magazine, Vancouver, Winter
"Addictive Gallery Crawl Buzzes Downtown" Mary Francis Hill, Westender, Vancouver, September 12-18 issue
1997
"Science, Fiction and Nature", catalogue essay for Under the Skin, Kati Campbell, Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver
1992
"Heroic Romance", Carol Williams in PARACHUTE, Montreal, January.
1991
Catalogue Essay for Heroic Romance, Scott Watson, UBC Fine Arts Gallery, Vancouver
"Heroic Romance", Ann Rosenberg in The Vancouver Sun, September 10
"S.F.U. History Project #1: A Memorial" Mordecai Briemberg in New Directions, 6:1, February

Published Writing

2014
“If There’s a Bustle in Your Hedgerow: The Music Appreciation Society Listens to Led Zeppelin” Myfanwy MacLeod, Black Dog Publishing, London, UK / Vancouver Art Gallery
2013
Dan Graham & Kathy Slade, interview, JRP Journal, Winter 2012/13, Zürich
2011
The Music Appreciation Society interviews Rodney Graham, YA5 Magazine, Vol 1, Issue 2, Portland, Oregon
2009
"White Columns Xerox Print Edition", review, Art on Paper, New York, NY, November-December
"Through the Ruby Glass: Project Rainbow's Search for Ecstatic Truth", brochure, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC
2004
"Contemporary Art is Sex" feature Interview with Rita McBride, C International Magazine, Toronto, Spring
"New Cool Art or Cool New Art?", curatorial essay for Specific Objects catalogue, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver
2002
"Songs For Girls" essay / CD Liner notes, in Althea Thauberger's Songstress CD, Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver
Essay on the work of Robin Arseneault, Postscript #1, Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver
2001
"On the Brink: Daniel Laskarin's Illusion, Catastrophe, Suspense" brochure, Open Space Gallery, Victoria, BC
Review, Rodney Graham at the Presentation House Gallery, C International Magazine, Toronto, Spring 2001
Panel Discussion on The Ladies Afternoon Art Society, Mix Magazine, Toronto, May June 2001
2000
"Myfanwy MacLeod: The Edge of Reason" in Myfanwy Macleod: A Brief Overview of Personology, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver

Published Art Projects

2011
Artist's Record, Cranfield and Slade: 10 Riot Songs, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver
2009
Artist's Record, Cranfield and Slade: 12 Sun Songs, Or Gallery, Vancouver, Christoph Keller Editions/JRP|Ringier, Zurich
Artist's Record, Sunshine Daydream/Maerdyad Enihsnus by Cranfield and Slade, 7 inch vinyl insert into Fillip 9, Or Gallery, Fillip Magazine, Vancouver, Christoph Keller Editions/JRP|Ringier, Zurich
2008
Savage School Window Gallery Print Edition: Kathy Slade, Jeffrey Charles + Henry Peacock, Volker Eichelmann + Roland Rust, Cullinan + Richards, Clunie Reid, Sarah Staton, Jessica Voorsanger, Dallas Seitz, Sarah Jones, John Slyce, Simon Popper, Thomas Kilpper, Arnaud Desjardin, Ester Windsor, Mark McGowan, Brian Reed, Savage School Window Gallery, London, UK
2007
Artist's Book, Kathy Slade: 52 Transactions, Trapp Editions/Sigurdardottir, Vancouver/Los Angeles
2006
Cover, Chicago Review 51:4 & 52:1 Spring, Chicago
2004
Contributed a chapter to Heartways: The Exploits of Genny O, a collaborative novel by Rita McBride, published by The Whitney Museum of American Art , Printed Matter Inc. (New York) and Arsenal Advance (Vancouver)
1997
Cover of Lisa Robertson's book Debbie: an Epic, New Star Books, Vancouver
Fall, Mix Magazine, Toronto, Fall '97 issue
Fall, centerfold of Boo Magazine #10, Vancouver
1990
Currer Bell: Four Paintings from Charlotte Bronte's Villette, FRONT Magazine, Vancouver, Summer issue
Excerpts from Deliberate Transgressions, West Coast Line, 24: 1, Vancouver

Curatorial Projects

2014
Whole Lotta Love, Publication Studio Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
James Hoff, How Wheeling Feels When the Ground Walks Away, Or Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2013
Some Woolly Buzz, Publication Studio Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
2009
Project Rainbow: The Ruby Glass, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC
2008
Elspeth Pratt, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver
2007
READ Edition 1, co-curated with Christoph Keller, ECU Press, Vancouver
2006
The Rhubarb Society, co-curated with John Pilson, Tracey Lawrence Gallery, Vancouver
2004
Rita McBride: No Fixed Address, Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver
2002
Specific Objects, Co-curated with Greg Bellerby, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver

Editorial Projects

2014
James Hoff, Every Second One Thousand Bolts of Lightning Strike the Earth, Slade Editions for Publication Studio, Vancouver
Christian Mayer, Quest for Fire, Slade Editions for Publication Studio, Vancouver
2013
Dan Graham Nuggets: New and Old Writing on Art, Architecture and Culture, ECU Press Vancouver, JRP|Ringier, Zürich
Jeff Derksen: After Euphoria, ECU Press Vancouver, JRP|Ringier, Zürich
Mina Totino, I Look Up Vol 3, Charles H. Scott Gallery and Publication Studio, Vancouver
2012
Germaine Koh, Fallow, Charles H. Scott Gallery and ECU Press, Vancouver
2011
Mina Totino, I Look Up Vol 2, Charles H. Scott Gallery and Publication Studio, Vancouver
The Music Appreciation Society Interviews Rodney Graham, Publication Studio, Vancouver
Dan Graham Drawings 1965 - 1969, Slade Editions, Publication Studio Vancouver, Vancouver
Myfanwy Macleod, Whole Lotta Love, Slade Editions, Publication Studio Vancouver, Vancouver
Susanna Browne, Country War Songs, Publication Studio, Vancouver
Elspeth Pratt, Charles H. Scott Gallery, ECU Press/Cooley Gallery, Vancouver BC/Portland OR
2010
Mina Totino, I Look Up, Charles H. Scott Gallery and Publication Studio, Vancouver
2009
Kota Ezawa, Odessa Staircase Redux, Charles H. Scott Gallery, ECU Press, Vancouver, JRP|Ringier, Zurich
2008
Keep Your Hands Off My Power Supply feature signature with Jeff Derksen, Keith Higgins, Holly Ward, Cullinan & Richards, Kathy Slade, Pyramid Power. Volume 1, Issue #5, Vancouver
Andrew Dadson, Visible Heavens 1850-2008 Charles H. Scott Gallery, ECU Press, Vancouver, JRP|Ringier, Zurich
2006
Vancouver Special, a series of artists' books co-edited with Christoph Keller for Charles H, Scott Gallery, ECI Press, Vancouver and JRP/Ringier, Zurich. Included in the series are: Rodney Graham, The Rodney Graham Songbook, Tim Lee and Mark Soo, Modern Experiments in Typography, Sydney Hermant, Aunt Maud's Scrapbook, Brady Cranfield, The Music Appreciation Society Presents: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
2005
Caracas, Hecho en Venezuela, Sabine Bitter and Helmut Weber, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver and Revolver Archiv für actuelle kunst, Frankfurt/Main
2000
Brian Jungen, Charles H. Scott Gallery. Vancouver

Awards

2014
Canada Council Production Grant
2013
B.C. Arts Council Level 2 Grant
2010
B.C. Arts Council Level 2 Grant
2009
VIVA Award
Canada Council Production Grant
2007
Canada Council Production Grant
2006
B.C. Arts Council Level 2 Grant
2004
VADA Award
2003
Canada Council B Grant
2001-04
B.C. Arts Council Project Grant
1997
B.C. Arts Council Project Grant
1995
Canada Council Short Term Award
1990
Helen Pitt Graduate Award

Other

2014
Hey hey mama said the way you move…The Music Appreciation Society Presents Led Zeppelin, Vancouver Art Gallery
2013
Artist Talk, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver
The Music Appreciation Society Presents Revolution with Raymond Boisjoly, Stan Douglas, Lief Hall, Donato Mancini, and Cecily Nicholson, Simon Fraser University Woodward's, Vancouver
2012
Artist in Residence, KEX Residenz Three, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, Austria
The Music Appreciation Society Presents: Gimme Shelter and Wattstax, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
Kathy Slade und Jeff Derksen im GesprŠch, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
Artist Talk, Leonard & Bina Ellen Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal
Kathy Slade and Brady Cranfield: Record Appreciation, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle
Artist in Residence, Malaspina Printmaking Society, Vancouver
2011
The Music Appreciation Society and Unit/Pitt Projects Present: Wrong Wave 2: Art Rock is Dead Long Live Art Rock, a four day festival with UJ3RK5, Mathew Sawyer, Myths, B-Lines, Cowards, Eli Bornowsky, Andrea Lukic, Unit/Pitt Projects, Vancouver
Summer Night Slides with David Wisdom, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
2009
The Music Appreciation Society Presents: The Smith Research Intensive Panel Discussion and Listening Event, with Brady Cranfield, Kathy Slade, Candice Hopkins, Jeff Derksen, Lucien Durey, Kristina Podesva, and David Wisdom, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
Artist Talk, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
2007
Music Appreciation Society Panel: Brady Cranfield, Rodney Graham, Rich Jensen, Mike McGonigal, Kathy Slade, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
Music Appreciation Society Panel: Brady Cranfield, Jennifer Gately, Marc Joseph, Matt McCormick, Kathy Slade, Gus Van Sant, Disjecta, Portland, OR
2005
Artist Talk, Vancouver Art Gallery Associates
Artist Talk, University of British Columbia
2004
Music Appreciation Society Round Table: Clint Burnham, Brady Cranfield, Rodney Graham, Sydney Hermant, Narduar the Human Serviette, Kathy Slade, Althea Thauberger, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver
2003
Artist Talk, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver
Artist Talk, Düsseldorf Akademy, Düsseldorf, Germany
Artist Talk, Capilano College, North Vancouver

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