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ALEXANDRIA RDEST

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2008

  • "Spatial Circumstance" Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC

2007

  • "Group Exhibit" Bjornson Kajiwara Gallery, Vancouver, BC
  • "Fuzz" Newzones, Calgary, AB
  • "Le Soleil Noir" Tatar Gallery, Toronto, ON
  • "New Work: Pouch Cove" James Baird Gallery Flower Studio, St. John's [solo]

2006

  • "My Secret City" Nuit Blanche Toronto, ON
  • "Spell", Thames Art Gallery, Chatham, ON
  • Galerie D'Este, Montreal, QC
  • "In Transit" Gosia Koscielak Studio and Gallery, Chicago, ILL
  • NOVA Art Fair in Chicago with Gosia Koscielak Studio and Gallery
  • "Young Toronto Painters", James Baird Gallery, Pouch Cove, NL
  • "Generated Habitats", Toronto, 2-1022 Queen Street West

2005

  • "Spell", Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, SK
  • "Spell", Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, ON
  • "Big Show" Artist-run temporary venue, Toronto, ON

2004

  • "Trans Tokyo" Propeller Gallery, Toronto, ON
  • "Trans" Big Studio Gallery, Yokohama, Japan

2003

  • Pari Nadimi Gallery, Toronto, ON [solo]

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

2008

  • Tatar Gallery, Toronto, ON [solo]

2009

  • B&K Projects, Copenhagen Denmark

EDUCATION

2002 - Graduate Ontario College of Art and Design

AWARDS & GRANTS

  • Short listed for the RBC Painting Competition 2007
  • Canada Council for the Arts 2007
  • David L. Stevenson Scholarship
  • A.V. Issacs Tuition Scholarship

MEDIA

Selected by The Magenta Foundation for inclusion in the publication: Carte Blanche Vol.2: Painting

"Glowing Reviews for Aleks Rdest" Current Magazine, August 2007

Angela Antle, Interview, CBC Radio July 22, 2007

"Aleks Rdest's Paintings" Current Magazine, March 2007

"Living in NL" CBC Television St. John's, March 5, 2007

Hohmann, Skye. "Interview with Aleksandra Rdest" Rind Magazine

AWARDS & GRANTS

2007

  • RBC Painting Competition, Semi Finalist Exhibition Catalogue
  • Pouch Cove Foundation Fundraiser 2007, Art Auction Catalogue, Toronto

2006  

  • Skye Hohmann, Generated Habitats, 2-1022 Queen Street West, Toronto ON

2005  

  • Jordan Broadworth, Jonathan Forrest, Spell, Mendell Art Gallery, Saskatoon, SK
  • Ann Ireland, Michelle Jaques, Big Show, 1139 College Street, Toronto

2003 – 2005

  • Art With Heart, Casey House Art Auction Catalogue, Toronto

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Director, Tatar Gallery 2003 – 2006

Assistant Director, Tatar Gallery 2002

Gallery Assistant, Angell Gallery 2002

RELATED ACTIVITIES

Pouch Cove Artist Residency, Oct/Nov 2006

Co-Curator, Generated Habitats, Toronto 2006

Visiting Artist, Fanshaw College, London, ON 2006

Co-Curator, Trans Tokyo Propeller Centre for the Arts, Toronto 2004

 

   
 
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