OLIVER PAUK

 

EDUCATION

 

2005        Honours B.A., Specialist in Economics, University of Toronto

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2017        Object Selection, Angell Gallery, Toronto, ON

2016        Aberration, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Montreal, QC

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

2018       Change Agent, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Montreal, QC 

2018 The Wrong Digital Art Biennale, Cidade das Artes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2017        Endless Back-Up, Futurdome, Milan, Italy

2016        VOLTA 12, Basel, Switzerland

2016        Papier 16 Art Fair, Montreal, QC

2016        Mercer Multiplier, Mercer Union, Toronto, ON

2016        10 Years, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Montreal, QC

2015        Triumph of the Therapeutic, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Montreal, QC

2015        Metropolitan, Strychnin Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2015        Gilding the Collapse, Collar Works, Troy, NY

2015        Billboard Art Project, Billboard on Highway M-59, Detroit, MI

2015        Everything and Nothing, N/A, Toronto, ON

2015        Post, Fifty Fifty Arts Collective, Victoria, BC

2015        Young Photographer's Alliance Exhibition, Calumet Gallery, New York, NY

2011        Gen Art Detour presented by Smart, SCOPE Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL

2011        Wall to Wall 2011, Gallery 44, Toronto, ON

2011        deerBLNproject, KAB Europe Gallery, Bordeaux, France

2011        Young Photographer's Alliance Exposé, Neo Studios, New York, NY

2011        Drawing Connections, Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy

2011        Billboard Art Project, Interstate 90, Chicago, IL

 

AWARDS / GRANTS

 

2016        Canada Council for the Arts: Travel Grant

2016        Ontario Arts Council, Visual Arts: Emerging Grant

2014        Award of Excellence in Exhibitions: Ontario Museum Association

2014        Ontario Arts Council: Exhibition Assistance Grant

2012        Ontario Arts Council: Exhibition Assistance Grant

 

PUBLIC INSTALLATIONS WITH MICHAEL VICKERS

 

2016        Midnight Massive, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

2015        Sunday Drive, Warkworth, ON

2015        Tensions, Gardiner Museum, Toronto, ON, with Stephanie Flowers

2015        Come Up To My Room, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON

2014        Long Winter, Hot Docs Cinema, Toronto, ON   

2014        Nuit Blanche, The Drake Hotel, Toronto, ON

2014        Toronto International Film Festival, Grolsch Open House, Toronto, ON

2014        Sunday Drive, Warkworth, ON

 

COLLABORATIVE EXHIBITIONS WITH ZACH SLOOTSKY

 

2014        [No] Vacancy, Niagara Artists Centre, St. Catherines, ON

2014        [No] Vacancy, Niagara Falls History Museum, Niagara Falls, ON

2012        Contact Festival: Motels of Niagara Falls, The Drake Hotel, Toronto, ON

 

AUCTIONS

 

2017        Arts Effect, The Spoke Club, Toronto, ON

2017        Mercer Union Stellar Living, Scrap Metal Gallery, Toronto, ON

2015        The Art of Healing, Ronald McDonald House Charity, Toronto, ON

2015        12th Annual Art Auction, Art Gallery of Mississauga, ON

2013        York University Fundraiser, PM Gallery, Toronto, ON

2013        Snap Silent Auction, The Snap Factory, Toronto, ON   

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2008-P   Founder and Co-Director, Akin , Toronto, ON

2015-16   Program Manager, Sunday Drive Art Projects, Warkworth, ON

2013-15   Curatorial Advisory Board, Artscape Youngplace, Toronto, ON

2013-15   Jury Member, The Dark Room 2.0, Contact Photography Festival, Toronto, ON

2012-15   Host, Talking Photography, Gallery 44, Toronto, ON

2011-12   Young Photographers Alliance Mentorship Program, Toronto, ON

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2017        The Pull Magazine, Art Crawl, August 2

2017        Globe & Mail, Why Painters and Photographers are Jumping on 3-D Printing, February 13

2017        Art Is, Vol. 1, Scandale Project

2016        Visit Magazine, Issue #3, Comments on Art Institutions and Practices

2015        Art F City, Pastoral Romanticism for the Hashtag FOMO Generation, August 21

2015        TOM* Magazine, Summer Issue

2014        Canadian Art, Ruralism: Sunday Drive Takes Art Out of the City, August 29

2014        The Toronto Star, Toronto Art Makes the Trek to Warkworth, August 28

2014        TVO, The Agenda, Sunday Drive Projects Put Art in Unexpected Places, August 25

2014        The Globe & Mail, Museum Exhibit Extols Niagara Falls’ Motel Modernism, July 31

2012        Ion Magazine, Motels of Niagara Falls, June 1

2012        CBC Radio, live interview on Fresh Air, May 13

2012        The Grid TO, Heartbreak Motel, May 23