Allan Switzer

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Education

1992
M.F.A. Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

1990
B.F.A. Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC, Canada

1977
B.A. Philosopy, York University, Toronto, Canada

Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions
2013
See Me Feel Me, Winsor Gallery, Vancouver BC

2012
See Me Feel Me, Winsor Gallery, Vancouver BC

2006
Clark and Faria, Toronto, ON

2004
Solo exhibition, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver B.C.

2003
Good as Gold, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2002
That's My Soul in There, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2000
Typodope, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, BC

1997
Paul Kuhn Fine Arts, Calgary, BC

1996
Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, BC

1995
Galerie Nomad, Montreal, QC
The Workspace Gallery, New York, NY
Marcia Rafelman Fine Arts, Toronto, ON

1994
Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Espace 502, Montreal, QC

1991
Gallery 163, Vancouver, BC

Group Exhibitions
2011
Winter Group Show, Winsor Gallery

2004
Clark and Faria, Gallery Artists, Toronto, ON

2000
Gallery Artists, Group selection

1999
The High Life: A Contemporary Salon, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, BC

1998
Gallery Monaro, Montreal, QC
Gallery Nomad, Montreal, QC

1997
Artifice, Montreal, QC

1996
The Return to Paradise, Painting in Montreal, Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, Montreal, QC

1995
Protective Covering, University of Vermont Gallery, (curated by Michael Oatman), Vermont
Fancy That, The Workspace Gallery, New York, NY
Beyond Circumstance, The Art Gallery at Hunter College, City University of New York, New York,NY
Faculty Show, Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, QC
Triton Art Fair, Monte Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1994
Articule Gallery, Montreal, QC
Thesis Exhibition, Part 1, Galerie Bourget, Concordia University, Montreal, QC
Thesis Exhibition, Part 2, Space 506, Montreal, QC
Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, BC

1993
Artropolis 93, Vancouver, BC
Galerie Bourget, Montreal, QC
Big Ideas - Small Works, Articule Gallery, Montreal, QC

1992
Codes of Conduct, ECIAD, Vancouver, BC
Invitational, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, BC

1991
Gallery 163, Vancouver, BC

1990
Artropolis 90, Vancouver, BC

Awards

1992
Concordia University, Graduate Fine Arts, Dean's Award
Elsie Boone Memorial ECIAD Tuition Scholarship

1991
G.V.R. Memorial ECIAD Tuition Scholarship

Publications

1993 "Beyond Circumstance", Niki Lederer, ISBN 1-885996-03-01,
Hunter College of the City University of New York
1993 "Artropolis 93", Robin Laurence, ISBN 1-8953719308-2
1990 "Artropolis 90", Georgiana Chappell, ISBN 1-895371-03-1

The Vancouver Sun, "Switzer Show Reminds Us Of Our Own Mortality", Michael Scott, December 8, 2001
dART International, "Boxes and Squares", Ross MacDonald, Fall 2000
The Globe and Mail, "Out and About in Vancouver", Blake Gopnick, March, 21, 2000
Le Devoir, "Allan Switzer at Espace 502", Jennifer Couelle, April, 15, 1996
Contemporary Realism, "Allan Switzer", Marie-France Lamourex, February 17, 1996
The Vancouver Sun, "Artist Meets High-tech Challenge", Michael Scott, July, 1995
The Gazette, "Paintings Make Statement About What Painting is", David Liss, April 1, 1995
The Vancouver Sun, Visual Arts, Ann Rosenberg, May 16, 1993
The Vancouver Sun, "Diane Farris Shows New Talent", January, 1992
The Calgary Herald, "The Pleasures of Pattern", Nancy Tousley