Galerie Emmanuel Hervé, Paris - Roxane Borujerdi, Athene Galiciadis, Fernanda Gomes, Ana Mazzei, Charles-Henri Monvert, Camila Oliveira Fairclough, Peter Robinson, Sérgio Sister, Nuno Sousa Vieira, Derek Sullivan

Derek SULLIVAN
www.dereksullivan.ca

born 1976 in Richmond Hill (Canada) — lives and works in Toronto (Canada)

Educations

2002 — MFA, University of Guelph, Guelf, Canada

1998 — BFA, York University, York, Canada

Selected solo Exhibitions

2016 — On Filling In, Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2016 — Choices, choices, choices, galerie Emmanuel Hervé, Paris, France
2015 — The Missing Novella, Oakville Gallery, Oakville, Canada

2015 — Four Notable Booksellers, Modern Fuel, Kingston, Canada
2014 — Problems that arise from continually confusing left and right, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queens University Kingston, Canada
2014 — Cover to Cover, Galerie Emmanuel Hervé, Paris, France
2013 — Four Notable Booksellers, Jessica Bradley, Toronto, Canada
2012 — Wright, rite, write, right, Galerie Emmanuel Hervé, Paris, France
2012 — Surplus Portfolio, Open Studio, Toronto, Canada
2012 — Right, write, wright, rite, Tatjana Pieters/OneTwenty Gallery, Ghent, Belgium
2012 — Leiber & Sullivan, National Gallery of Canada, Library & Archives, Ottawa, Canada
2011 — Albatross Omnibus, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
2011 — Walking and Chewing the Fat at the Same Time, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto, Canada
2011 — Young Americans, KIOSK, Ghent, Belgium
2010 — It is more difficult to hit a moving target, University of Waterloo Art Gallery, Waterloo, Canada
2009 — Waiting Game, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto, Canada
2008 — Le poème de l'angle droit, Tatjana Pieters/OneTwenty Gallery, Ghent, Belgium
2008 — Bulletin Board, White Columns, New York, USA
2008 — How, I wrote certains of my books, Librairie Florence Loewy, Paris, France
2008 — We May Be Standing On The Shoulder Of Giants But Some Of Us Are Looking At The Stars, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Canada
2007 — Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto, Canada
2007 — Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, Canada
2007 — Cold Open, Optica, Montréal, Canada
2005 — Toronto Sculpture Garden, Toronto, Canada
2005 — Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto, Canada
2005 — Statements, Solo Exhibition, Toronto, Canada
2004 — Satchel Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2004 — Gallery Xeno, Vancouver, Canada
2003 — Mercer Union, Toronto, Canada
2002 — MacDonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Canada
2001 — Passengers & Tour Guides (with Kevin Rodgers), Artspeak, Vancouver, Canada

Selected group exhibitions

2016 — Since Then, núna, Winnipeg, Canada
2016 — Le temps de l’audace et de l’engagement - de leurs temps,  Institut d’art contemporain, Villeurbanne, France
2016 — Showroom, Art Museum University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
2016 — DE QUELQUES PUBLICATIONS D'ARTISTES - collection CDLA, CAPC Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
2015 — Ideas & Things, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, Canada
2015 — Ed Ruscha Books & Co., Gagosian Gallery, Paris, France
2015 — accadrà domani, Marino Marini Museum, Florence, Italy
2015 — Out of Lines, Oakville Gallery, Oakville, Canada
2014 — Blue Times, Kunsthalle Wien, Austria — curated by Amira Gad & Nicolaus Schafhausen
2014 — Paper works, Galerie Tatjana Pieters, Ghent, Belgium
2014 — Where do I end and you begin, City Art Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland
2014 — Private Collection Selected #2, Galerie Tatjana Pieters, Ghent, Belgium
2014 — Carte blanche à Emmanuel Hervé, caroline pagès gallery, Lisboa, Portugal

2014 — Contemporary Drawings from the National Gallery of Canada, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada
2013 — Barbarie, La Générale en Manufacture, Sèvres, France — curator Elisa Rigoulet
2013 — Brigadoon, La Tolerie, Clermont-Ferrand, France — curator Céline Poulain
2013 — More Young Americans, L'Enclos des Bernardins, Paris, France — curator Susanne van Hagen with the help of Marc-Olivier Wahler & Miguel Macedo Basto de Carvalho
2013 — PATHFINDER Everything goes, not anything, Moins Un, Paris, France — curator Arlène Berceliot Courtin
2013 — Ed Ruscha Books & Co., Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA
2013 — Magiciens, Galerie Emmanuel Hervé, Paris, France
2012 — Sobey Art Award 10th Anniversary, MOCCA, Toronto, Canada
2012 — Builders, Canadian Biennial, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
2012 — Lou Ford, G Gallery, Toronto, Canada — curator Roger Bywater
2012 — Celluloid Brushes an anthology of the filmic perception of the artist from 1627 till today, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin, Germany — curator Etablissement d'en Face
2012 — Celluloid Brushes an anthology of the filmic perception of the artist from 1627 till today, Witte de With Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, Netherland — curator Etablissement d'en Face
2012 — Cut And Paste, Equinox Project Space, Vancouver, Canada
2011 — During the night the exhibition continue: La servante, Galerie Emmanuel Hervé, Paris, France
2011 — Books on Books, Swiss Institute, New York, USA
2011 — Power to the People: Contemporary Conceptualism and the Object in Art, ACCA, Melbourne, Australia
2011 — Change of Address, Galerie Tatjana Pieters/OneTwenty Gallery, Ghent, Belgique
2011 — The Object of Observation (Changes by Being Observed), Johnen Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2011 — The 2011 Sobey Art Award: Ontario Long-List, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada
2011 — Out of Print, Mercer Union, Toronto, Canada
2010 — The Illustrated Dictionary of Received Ideas, Drawing Session Nine, (with Gareth Long) Kate Werble Gallery, New York, USA
2010 — Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Drawings from the National Gallery of Canada, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
2010 — The Copy That Dreams: Mimesis of Forms and Typologies in Artists' Publications, Printed Matter Inc, New York, USA
2009 — Object, Furniture, Patterns, Art Since the Summer of '69, New York, USA
2009 — Art Read, Glenn Horowitz, East Hampton, New York, USA
2009 — La collection, enrichissements 2008 - 2009, CDLA, Saint-Yriex-la-Perche, France
2009 — Architecture of Survival, Komplot, Brussels, Belgium
2009 — Sobey Art Award Ontario Shortlist, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, Canada
2008 — Art Metropole: The Top 100, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Canada
2008 — The Black Market Type & Print Shop, articule, Montréal, Canada
2008 — Citizen, Denizen, Resident, Tatjana Pieters/OneTwenty Gallery, Gent, Belgium
2008 — Untitled (Work on Paper), David Kramer, David Armostrong Six, Jennifer Murphy, Raymond Pettibon and Derek Sullivan, Moti Hassan Gallery, New York, USA
2008 — P2P, Casino Luxembourg Forum díart Contemporain, Luxembourg, Luxembourg — curated by Le Bureau
2007 — Gasoline Rainbows, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2007 — On being an exhibition, Artists Space, New York, USA
2007 — Limited, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto, Canada
2006 — We Can Do This Now, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
2006 — Art Metropole: The Top 100, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
2006 — Habitat, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto, Canada
2006 — Art on Paper 2006, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, USA
2006 — Du coté de Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Galerie René Blouin, Montreal, Canada
2006 — Storefront, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
2005 — The Gift, Julia Friedman Gallery, New York, USA
2005 — Other Worlds, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto, Canada
2005 — Dedicated to you, but you weren't listening, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
2004 — Sculpture. The News at 5, curated by Rick Rhodes, Toronto International Art Fair, Toronto, Canada
2004 — Downtown Art Space, Adelaide, Australia
2004 — Come Up to My Room, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, Canada
2003 — Chamomile Testerosa, 1066 Project Space, Toronto, Canada
2003 — James Carl/Jennifer Murphy & Chris Rogers/Derek Sullivan, Mercer Union @ art forum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2003 — Psychotopes, YYZ Artistsí Outlet, Toronto, Canada
2003 — Bauhauswerk, weewerk, Toronto, Canada
2003 — Lucid Clutter, YYZ Artistsí Outlet, Toronto, Canada
2002 — Selling Out & Buying In, Biz Art, Shanghai, China
2002 — RISK, Belkin Satellite, Vancouver, Canada
2002 — Wreck Room, Art System, Toronto; Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2001 — It's Not What You're Like, It's What You Like, Art System, Toronto, Canada
2001 — Trophy, YYZ Artistsí Outlet, Toronto, Canada
2000 — Inaugural Ball, West Wing Art Space, Toronto, Canada
2000 — 20th Century Sideshow, Blueprint Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1999 — Suburban Landscape, Red Head Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Awards


2012 — Sobey Art Award Ontario semi-finalist
2010 — Sobey Art Award Ontario semi-finalist
2009 — Sobey Art Award Ontario semi-finalist
2008 — Canada Council, Travel Grants to Professional artists
2007 — Toronto Arts Council Level Two
2006 — Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance
2005 — Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Ontario Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant
2003 — Toronto Arts Council Level One
2002 — Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance