Shelley Adler

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Room, 2010
Oil on linen
27 X 30 in. , SOLD

Education

1987 Master of Fine Arts, Boston University
1983 Bachelor of Fine Arts, York University, Toronto
1982 Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland

Exhibitions

Solo and Split Exhibitions
2015
Perspectives, Madison Gallery, La Jolla, California

2014
The Nude Polaroids, Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford
Women Painting Women, J. Cacciola Gallery, New York
Body Language, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Solo Show

2012
Four Portrayls, J. Cacciola Gallery, New York, Group show
Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Solo Show

2011
Eat Drink Man Woman, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Group Show
Pulp Friction, Toronto, Solo Show

2009
Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Solo Show

2008
The Figure, Sarah Myerscough Gallery, London England, Group Show
Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, New York, Solo Show

2006
Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Solo Show
Making Room, Harbourfront, Toronto, Group Show
Dyan Marie Projects, Paint Jam, Group Show

2005
Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Group show
Loop Gallery, Toronto, Two person show

2004
Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto, Group show

2003
State Gallery, Vancouver, Three person show
Loop Gallery, Toronto, Two person show

2002
State Gallery, Vancouver, Solo show
Loop Gallery, Toronto, Two person show

2001
Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto in Mississauga, Two person show

2000
Gallery 418, Montreal, Group show
Loop Gallery, Toronto, Two person show

1997
Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto in Mississauga, Group show
Meg Gallery, Toronto, Group show

1994
Samual J. Zacks Gallery, York University, Toronto, Solo show
Here and Now Gallery, Toronto, Solo show
Koffler Gallery, Toronto

1984
Canadian Painters

Awards

1997 Drawing Award, Blackwood Gallery
1986 Nan Foundation Graduate Scholarship, Boston University

Publications

2008
Milroy, Sarah. “Curatorial celebrations? Try inventory stockpiles” Globe and Mail, Nov. 22

2007
MacKay, Gillian. “Character Study: Shelley Adler’s empathetic portraits in paint” Canadian Art, Fall 2007.

2006
Dault, Gary Michael. “Exhibit A, Full Frontal” The Globe and Mail Sept. 22.

2005
Dault, Gary Michael. “The bliss of the big faces” The Globe and Mail Mar. 25.
Goddard, Peter. “The blank faces of a quiet revolution” The Toronto Star Mar. 31.

2004
Goddard, Peter. “Meeting the Stars on the Rise” The Toronto Star. Jul. 31.
Osbourne, Catherine. “The Big Picture” The National Post. Jul. 24.

2002
Parry, Malcolm. The Vancouver Sun. p.B3. Oct. 22.

2001
Bennett, Diana. “Reading between the Sheets” Westender, Vancouver. Oct. 24.
Dault, Gary Michael, “Moira Clark & Shelly Adler at Loop”, Globe and Mail. Feb 16.
Dault, Gary Michael, “Mapping the Landscape or the Face”, Globe and Mail. May 26.
Millar, Sandy. “Artist Never Forgets a Face”. The Mississauga News. May 9.

2000
Paiement, Genevieve. “Meat is Material” Mirror, Montreal. Oct .12.

1999
MacKay, Gillian. “The Way of All Flesh”. The Globe and Mail. Nov. 6.

1998
Hume, Christopher. “Young Artists Learn to Exhibit Themselves” The Toronto Star. Oct. 18.
MacKay, Gillian. “Canadian, Eh!”. The Globe and Mail. Oct. 17.

1997
MacKay, Gillian. “Capturing Ecstacy”. The Globe and Mail. May. 16.
C, Catalog essay by Catherine Osbourne pp. 6-7. May.
Sandiford, Judith. Artworld pp. 24-26. Spring issue.