EDUCATION

2000       Master of Fine Arts (Painting), Concordia University, Montréal, Québec

1997       Associate of the Ontario College of Art and Design (A.O.C.A.D.), Honours in Drawing and  Painting, Toronto, Ontario

1994       Master of Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto, Ontario

1981       Bachelor of Science (Biology), University of Guelph, Ontario

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017       Animal/Séance, Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre, Kingston, Ontario

               Passing Through, David Kaye Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2013       Manifestations of a Different Nature, Ban Righ Centre, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario

2012       I Wish You Were Here, David Kaye Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2011       Seeing Paradise and Nothing Else, verb gallery, Kingston, Ontario

2008       Manifestations of a Different Nature, David Kaye Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2006       Nature Lover, Katherine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects, Toronto, Ontario

2005       Sexual/Nature, Maison de la Culture du Plateau-Mont-Royal, Montréal, Québec

2002       Nature Trail, Katharine Mulherin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2000       A Cultivated Longing, Bourget Gallery, Concordia University, Montréal, Québec

1999       Recycled Anxieties for a New Millennium, Bourget Gallery, Concordia University, Montréal, Québec

1997       THIS IS JUST A TEST, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, Ontario

     Magnets and Heat, Gallery Tallulah's, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Toronto, Ontario

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS/SCREENINGS

2016       Carmichael Landscape Exhibition: Tradition Transformed, Orillia Museum of Art & History, Orillia, Ontario

2015       Under New Management Video Store, curated by Suzanne Carte & Su-Ying Lee, New Gallery, Calgary, AB and Union Gallery, Kingston, Ontario

2012       Reel-Out Queer Film and Video Festival 13, Screening Room, Kingston, Ontario

               Kingston Arts Council Juried Arts Salon, Kingston Frontenac Public Library, Ontario

2011       Square Pegs 4 video screenings, Market Square, Kingston, Ontario

2010       Kingston Arts Council Juried Arts Salon, Kingston Frontenac Public Library, Ontario

2009       Knowing/Gnawing, Helen Christou Gallery, University of Lethbridge, Alberta

               Not for Pro?it: Modern Fuel’s 11th Annual Juried Exhibition, Kingston, Ontario

               Conflux, Union Gallery, Kingston, Ontario

2008       Decade, Katherine Mulherine Contemporary Art Projects, Toronto, Ontario

2007       Copy Cat: University of Lethbridge Department of Art Faculty and Staff Exhibition, Trianon Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta

2006       Models of Desire, two-person exhibition with Sabrina Ovesen, curated by Siobhán Smith, A Space Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

     Pictures of Girls, Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects, Toronto, Ontario

     Propeller Turns 10, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, Ontario

     Diagnostic, Helen Christou Gallery, University of Lethbridge, Alberta

2005       Seventh Regional Juried Exhibition, Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre, Kingston, Ontario

2004       Natural Acts, two-person exhibition with York Lethbridge, Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre, Kingston, Ontario

     Sixth Regional Juried Exhibition, Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre, Kingston, Ontario

2003       The Found Object Explored: University of Lethbridge Fine Arts Faculty Show, Trianon Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta

2002       University of Lethbridge Fine Arts Faculty Show, Trianon Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta

2001       What’s That You’re Reading?, Articule, Montréal, Québec 

               Closet Practices: University of Lethbridge Fine Arts Faculty Show, Trianon Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta

2000       Longing for Paradise, two-person exhibition with Pearl Van Geest, BUSgallery, Toronto, Ontario

     Finding Home, AWOL Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

     Separate Rooms, Delta Hotel, Montréal, Québec

1999       Instamatic, Bus Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

1998       The F Word, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, Ontario

               Troubling Customs, The Katherine Lane Weems Center, The School of the Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts and The Gallery, O.C.A.D., Toronto, Ontario

 

AWARDS

2017       Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant

     Queen’s Research Opportunities Fund – Arts Fund Grant

               Queen’s University Grant for Scholarly Research and Creative Work and Professional Development (Adjuncts)

2015       Queen’s University Grant for Scholarly Research and Creative Work and Professional Development (Adjuncts)

2014       Queen’s University Grant for Scholarly Research and Creative Work and Professional Development (Adjuncts)

2013       Queen’s University Fund for the Support of Artistic Production (FSAP)

               Queen’s University Grant for Scholarly Research and Creative Work and Professional Development (Adjuncts)

2012       Queen’s University Grant for Scholarly Research and Creative Work and Professional Development (Adjuncts)

2011       Queen’s University Grant for Scholarly Research and Creative Work and Professional Development (Adjuncts)

2009       Queen’s University Grant for Scholarly Research and Creative Work and Professional Development (Adjuncts)

               Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant

2007       Ontario Arts Council Emerging Artist’s Grant

               Queen’s University Fund for Scholarly and Professional Development

2006       Queen’s University Fund for Scholarly Research and Creative Work

2005       Queen’s University Grant for Scholarly and Professional Development

               Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grants (2)

2004       Queen’s University Grant for Scholarly and Professional Development

               Ontario Arts Council Emerging Artist’s Grant

               Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant

2003       Canada Council Creation/Production Grant for Emerging Artists

1997-99   J. W. McConnell Memorial Graduate Fellowship

 

COLLECTIONS

Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Ontario

Lerners Law Firm, Toronto, Ontario

The Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto, Ontario

University of Lethbridge Art Collection, Alberta

Numerous private collections      

 

REVIEWS AND ARTICLES           

  • Christine Hamelin, “Profile: Rebecca Anweiler” in Profile Kingston, March 13, 2013, pp. 34 – 37

  • Vaughn, R.M. “In Other Venues: Rebecca Anweiler at David Kaye Gallery”, Globe & Mail, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. pg. R6.

  • Morgan, Tyffanie. “Six Questions for Rebecca Anweiler”, The Kingstonist, January 18, 2012, http://www.kingstonist.com/2012/01/18/rebecca-anweiler-interview/

  • Bennett, Lin. “Abundance in the Arts: A Great Dilemma to Have”, Kingston Life Magazine Arts & Culture Blog (Visual Arts), November 9, 2011, http://www.kingstonlife.ca/sitepages/?aid=2303&cn=Arts%20&%20Culture%20Blog&an=ARTS%20&%20CULTURE%20BLOG

  • Pratt-Campbell, Hollie. “True north: local artist evokes memories of a land untouched”, Kingston EMC, Thursday, November 3, 2011. pg. 22.

  • Roberts, Jennifer, “Video art takes the stage in Square Pegs”, Kingston this Week, Thursday, August 11, 2011. pg.41.

  • Balzer, David. “A Decade of Propulsion”, Eye Weekly, Vol. 15, Issue 46, August 17, 2006

  • Jager, David. “60's Love-In: Anweiler’s Paintings Probe an Era”, Now Magazine, Vol. 25, No. 24, February 9-15, 2006, p. 89.

  • “Criticism”, Artfag, no. 12, February 2006, pp. 1-6. http://www.artfag.ca

  • Davies, Jon. “Sexual environments: It’s our nature to subvert”, Xtra!, No.555, February 2, 2006, p. 26.

  • Clarke, Bill. “Rebecca Anweiler: Nature Lover and Bonnie Marin: Women and Animals”, Gay Guide Toronto, Feb. 2, 2006, http://www.gayguidetoronto.com/1_t_art/simp.php?p=main&back=1

  • Darrah, Ben. “A bruised Brad Pitt shows up at Modern Fuel”, Kingston Whig Standard, July 31, 2004, Companion Section, p. 4.

  • Dault, Gary Michael. "Gallery Going", Globe & Mail, February 12, 2000, p. R12

 

EXHIBITION CATALOGUES AND BOOKLETS

  • Animal/Séance, 2017. Interview by Ramolen Laruan.

  • Conflux-Synergies, 2010. ”Introduction” by Jocelyn Purdie.

  • Models of Desire, Rebecca Anweiler & Sabrina Ovesen. A Space Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. Essay   by curator Siobhán Smith, Girl Play: Re-Modelling Desire through Photo and Paint, 2006.

  • Natural Acts, Rebecca Anweiler & York Lethbridge. Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre, Kingston, Ontario. Essay by Julie Fiala, Manning Malleable Masculinities and Locating Lesbian Lust, 2004.

  • Separate Rooms, 2000. Concordia University, Montréal, Québec. Essay by Janet Bellotto and Julie Keller.

  • Divine, 1997. Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, Ontario. Essay by Rae Johnson.

 

PUBLICATIONS

"A Woman in the Garden", Endnotes (artist writings), Montréal: Rewbell, 2000.

 

RESIDENCIES

2017         Wander Lines: Mythodological Escapism, curated by Murmur Land Studios (MLS), Saysutshun –Newcastle Island, B.C .

2015         Channel Surf, floating artist residency curated by The Department of Biological Flow, Rideau Canal, Ontario

2014         Small Ponds Arts, Prince Edward County, Ontario

All material and art works © Rebecca Anweiler