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David Grenier

David Grenier

b. 1964, Canada

Short Bio

David Grenier is a visual artist and works primarily in drawing, performance and installation.

Website

www.davidgrenier.ca

Education

  • MFA, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada 1996-1998
  • BFA, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada 1991-1995

Solo Exhibitions

  • Thrush Holmes Empire, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 2007
  • A Space Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 2005
  • Substation, Margate, United Kingdom 2004
  • Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada 2002
  • Neutral Ground, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada 2001
  • Artcite Inc., Windsor, Ontario, Canada 2001
  • ArtLab University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada 1998
  • Palace at 4:00 a.m., London, Ontario, Canada 1997

Two and Three Person Exhibitions

  • Eye Level Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada 2003
  • YYZ Artists’ Outlet, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 2001
  • Niagara Artists’ Company, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada 1999
  • Mercer Union, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 1998

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • Forest City gallery, London, Ontario, Canada 2008
  • Studio 1.1, London, United Kingdom 2008
  • Paul Petro Special Projects, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 2005
  • Studio 1.1, London, United Kingdom 2004
  • ArtLab, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada 2004
  • Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 2003
  • Museum London, London, Ontario, Canada 2002
  • CAFKA (Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener Ontario), Canada 2001
  • Blinding Light Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 2001

Awards

  • Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant, 2005
  • Arts Council England International Fellowship, 2004
  • Ontario Arts Council Creation/Production Grant, 2004
  • Ontario Arts Council Creation/Production Grant, 2001
  • Canada Council for the Arts Creation/Production Grant, 2001
  • Toronto Council for the Arts Creation/Production Grant, 2001
  • Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant, 2000
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship, 1997-1998

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Catalogues and Selected Reviews

  • Gary Michael Dault, The Globe and Mail, July 9, 2005: R9
  • Peter Goddard, “Papering Over Masculinity”, Toronto Star, July 16, H9
  • Scott Treleaven, “Boys With Needles”, Border Crossing, vol. 22, no. 2, issue 86: 79
  • Peter Goddard, “Man Makes the Clothes”, Toronto Star, March 13, 2003: G8
  • Robin Metcalfe, Anna Marie Larsen, “Boys With Needles” (catalogue), Museum London, 2003
  • Robert Doyle, “Boys With Needles”, Surfacing, March 2003 and Fibre Art, January 2003
  • Eduardo Aquino, Karen Shanski, “projects,” Neutral Ground, 2002
  • Greg Beatty, Espace, Spring 2002
  • Kelly McRay, Fuse Magazine, volume 24, no. 2, July 2001:34
  • Anna-Marie Larsen, Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener (catalogue), 2001
  • Jack Anderson, “Tangled politics of self-identity” Regina Leader, June 8, 2001

Residencies

  • Substation Project Space, U.K., Fall 2004 (Fellowship)
  • Braziers International Artists Workshop, U.K., Summer 2004 (Fellowship)
  • Braziers International Artists Workshop, U.K., Summer 2002
  • Neutral Ground Performance Residency, Spring 2001
  1. Petalhead Portrait 17: circa 1944

    Title: Petalhead Portrait 17: circa 1944

    Artist: David Grenier

    Medium: Ink and Watercolour on Paper; Digital Inkjet Reproduction

    Date: 2007

  2. Petalhead Portrait 18: circa 1952

    Title: Petalhead Portrait 18: circa 1952

    Artist: David Grenier

    Medium: Ink and Watercolour on Paper; Digital Inkjet Reproduction

    Date: 2007

  3. Petalhead Portrait 21: circa 1632

    Title: Petalhead Portrait 21: circa 1632

    Artist: David Grenier

    Medium: Ink and Watercolour on Paper; Digital Inkjet Reproduction

    Date: 2007

  4. Petalhead Portrait 22: circa 1977

    Title: Petalhead Portrait 22: circa 1977

    Artist: David Grenier

    Medium: Ink and Watercolour on Paper; Digital Inkjet Reproduction

    Date: 2007

  5. Petalhead Portrait 23: circa 1984

    Title: Petalhead Portrait 23: circa 1984

    Artist: David Grenier

    Medium: Ink and Watercolour on Paper; Digital Inkjet Reproduction

    Date: 2007

  6. Petalhead Portrait 25: circa 1939

    Title: Petalhead Portrait 25: circa 1939

    Artist: David Grenier

    Medium: Ink and Watercolour on Paper; Digital Inkjet Reproduction

    Date: 2007

  7. Petalhead 4: Attack No. 1

    Title: Petalhead 4: Attack No. 1

    Artist: David Grenier

    Medium: Ink and Watercolour on Paper; Digital Inkjet Reproduction

    Date: 2007

  8. Petalhead 5: The Seers

    Title: Petalhead 5: The Seers

    Artist: David Grenier

    Medium: Ink and Watercolour on Paper; Digital Inkjet Reproduction

    Date: 2007

  9. Petalhead 7: Attack No. 2

    Title: Petalhead 7: Attack No. 2

    Artist: David Grenier

    Medium: Ink and Watercolour on Paper; Digital Inkjet Reproduction

    Date: 2007

  10. Petalhead 8

    Title: Petalhead 8

    Artist: David Grenier

    Medium: Ink and Watercolour on Paper; Digital Inkjet Reproduction

    Date: 2007

  11. Petalhead 9

    Title: Petalhead 9

    Artist: David Grenier

    Medium: Ink and Watercolour on Paper; Digital Inkjet Reproduction

    Date: 2007

  12. Petalhead 10: Homicidal Hummingbird Maneouvre No. 1

    Title: Petalhead 10: Homicidal Hummingbird Maneouvre No. 1

    Artist: David Grenier

    Medium: Ink and Watercolour on Paper; Digital Inkjet Reproduction

    Date: 2007

  13. Petalhead 11: Homicidal Hummingbird Maneouvre No. 2

    Title: Petalhead 11: Homicidal Hummingbird Maneouvre No. 2

    Artist: David Grenier

    Medium: Ink and Watercolour on Paper; Digital Inkjet Reproduction

    Date: 2007

  14. Petalhead 12: Homicidal Hummingbird Maneouvre No. 3

    Title: Petalhead 12: Homicidal Hummingbird Maneouvre No. 3

    Artist: David Grenier

    Medium: Ink and Watercolour on Paper; Digital Inkjet Reproduction

    Date: 2007

  15. Petalhead 15: Black Dawn

    Title: Petalhead 15: Black Dawn

    Artist: David Grenier

    Medium: Ink and Watercolour on Paper; Digital Inkjet Reproduction

    Date: 2007