Bradley Harms

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Build Up - Orange, 2011
Acrylic on canvas
24 X 20 in.

Education

2003 MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1996 University of Calgary, BFA (with distinction) Printmaking (major), Psychology (minor)
Multimedia Specialist Certification, Applied Multimedia

Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions

2013 “Hardy Marbles”, Winsor Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2012 “Odd Future”, Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary, AB
2011 “Total Confusion Fabulous”, Black and Yellow, Vancouver, BC; Angell Gallery, Toronto, ON
2010 “Maximalism & the New Simplicity”, Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary, AB
2009 New Work, Galleria Tuset, Barcelona, Spain
2009 “New Canadian Fiction”, Angell Gallery, Toronto, Ont
2008 “The Sex Life of Money”, Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art,
2008 “Circus, Circus”, Angell Gallery, Toronto, ON
2007 “Really New New Paintings”, Angell Gallery, Toronto, ON
2006 “Blitzen”, Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary, AB
2005 “Analog”, Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary, AB
2003 “Idiolect”, Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary, AB
2003 School of the Art Institute of Chicago Graduating Exhibition, Gallery Two, Chicago, IL
2001 “living( )space”, Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary, AB
2001 “The Project Room”, Lonsdale Gallery, Toronto, ON
2001 “Blurring the Boundaries”, Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary, AB

Group Exhibitions

2012 “Simulators”, Angell Gallery, Toronto, ON
2012 “I Felt Board”, Black and Yellow Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2012 “Abstraction in Canada”, curated by Ontino Corsano for Little Paper Planes, Toronto ON
2011 “Soft Core Hard Edge (Los Angeles)”, curated by Marianne Elder/DavidPagel (LA Times), Claremo Graduate Univty, LA, USA
2011 “Wanderer Ship”, Marc Chagall Museum, Belarus
2010 “Soft Core Hard Edge (Canada)”, curated by Marianne Elder/David Pagel (LA Times), Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary AB
2010 TIAF with Angell Gallery, Toronto, ON
2010 “When the Dust Settles”, Angell Gallery, Toronto, ON
2009 TIAF with Angell Gallery, Toronto, ON
2008 “Pameran Poskad”, House, Singapore
2008 Bridge Miami, with Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art
2008 “Figuracio”, Galleria Tuset, Barcelona, Spain
2007 TIAF with Angell Gallery, Toronto, ON
2006 “Top 10”, Angell Gallery, Toronto, ON
2006 Angell Gallery, Summer 06, Toronto, ON
2006 Art Chicago, with Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Chicago Illinois, USA
2006 Heavy, Calgary, Canada
2005 AAF Contemporary Art Fair, New York, City, NY. USA
2005 “Experiment 400/5”, Gallery 500, Chicago IL. USA
2005 “Alberta Artists Seen”, National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
2005 Art Miami, with Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Miami, Florida
2004 The Affordable Art Fair, New York, with Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, NY, NY
2004 Art Fur Zeitgenossische Kunst 1 Space for Contemporary Art, Lothringer Dreizeh Munich, Germany
2004 “The Element of Temporary”, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
2004 “Modest Victories”, Modest Contemporary Art Projests, Chicago, IL USA
2004 “Sunscreen 04”, Newzones Gallery of Contmporary Art, Calgary, Canada
2003 The Affordable Art Fair, New York, with Newzones Gallery
2003 Movement, Renaissance Society of the University of Chicago, Chicago Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL
2003 “The Stray Show”, Joymore Gallery, Chicago, IL

Collections

Canada Council for the Arts, artbank, Ottawa, ON
Senvest Collection of New Canadian Art, Montreal, QC
The Polygon Collection, Michael Audain, Vancouver, BC
BMO Corporate Collection, Calgary, AB
Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, AB
Bank of Montreal, Toronto, ON
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt, Calgary, AB/ Toronto, ON
The Suburban, Chicago, IL, USA
Cenovus Energy, Calgary, AB
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer, Calgary, AB
Nickle Arts Museum, University of Calgary, AB
University of Western Sydney, Australia
Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan
Faculty of Management, University of Calgary, AB
Mercury, Calgary, Alberta
Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB 2006, 2010

Awards

2013 Cenovus Art Award
2007 Canada Council Artbank Purchase
2007 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Production Grant
2005 Canada Council Artbank Purchase
2000 Calgary Foundation Production Grant
2000 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Purchase Grant
1999 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Education Grant
1996 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Education Grant
1995 George Milne Award
1994 Santo Mignosa Award

Publications

2012 “Abstraction in Canada”, Ontino Corsano, March, 2012
2011 “Bradley Harms at the Angell Gallery”, Al Kratina for Societe Perrier, October, 2011
2011 “Bradley Harms – The Opening”, Ruth Skinner for Vancouver is Awesome, October, 2011
2008 “Carte Blanche 2: Painting”, Magenta Publishing for the Arts, release sept. 2008
2007 Calgary Herald (front cover) Provincial Arts Funding, Alex Burroughs, March 16, 2007
2006 The Globe and Mail, Exhibit a/ Harms’ way, review by Gary Michael Dault, Aug, 2006
2006 Canadian art Magazine, review by Chris Willard, june 2006
2006 The National Post, white collar crunch (photo credit), April 5, 2006
2005 Avenue Magazine, Artistic Growth, September 2005
2005 “Capturing the Motions of Emotions” FFW magazine, September, 2005
2004 Calgary Herald, sunscreen, July 2004
2004 FFW magazine, year in review, January 2004
2003 Global News, Interview, December 2003
2003 CBC Radio, Get Real, The Show, December 2003