Lyn Carter

Lyn Carter

112205 11th Line, RR#2, Orton, Ontario, Canada L0N 1N0

tel: (519) 928 2211 fax: (519) 928 2211 email: lyn@lyncarter.ca

Education

1994 M.F.A., York University, Toronto, Ontario
Summer 1987, 81 Banff Centre of Fine Art, Banff, Alberta
1978 A.O.C.A., Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Ontario

Exhibitions (selected):

(c) = catalogue

2017

Lyn Carter: 11th Line, Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada  (solo)
Imago Mundi, Luciano Benetton Collection, Venice, Italy  (group) (book pending)

2016

Hangzhou Triennial of Fiber Art, Zhejiang Art Museum, Hangzhou, China  (group) (c)
Greater Toronto: New Artist Textiles, Fashion and Textile Museum, London, England  (group)
Greater Toronto: New Artist Textiles, Textile Arts Center, New York, NY, USA  (group)
Echo Art Fair/NYC, represented by BT&C Gallery, Highline Loft, New York, NY, USA
Echo Art Fair, Represented by BT&C Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA
Contemporary Textile Collection,Cambridge Galleries, Cambridgae, Ontario  (group)

2015-16 Lyn Carter: 11th Line, Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada  (solo)
2015 Anatomica, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada  (group)
2014

Beguile, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Ontario (two person)

Legacy, David Somers and PAMA's Works on Paper Collection, Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives, Brampton, Ontario

2013 F’d Up!, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada (group) (c)
Bouquet
, Public Art Project, Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives, Brampton, Ontario, Canada
2012 Cover, 10 Year Survey exhibition – part 2, Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, Ontario, Canada (solo) (c)
Beacon, Public Art Project, Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, Ontario
New Work, Peak Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (solo)
2011 Beacon, Public Art Project, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, Ontario
Columna, 10 Year Survey exhibition – part 1, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, Ontario (solo) (c)
Moon Circle Void, York Quay Gallery, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (group)
2010 New Material World: Rethreading Technology, The Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A.
Art School Dismissed, Site-installations at Shaw Street Public School, Toronto, Ontario (group)
Stretched, Durham Art Gallery, Durham, Ontario, Canada (solo)
2009 Cusp, Peak Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (solo)
Circular Logic, Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred University, New York, U.S.A., (two person)
Art Textiles of the World: Canada book launch and exhibition, Montreal Centre for Contemporary Textiles, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (book)
2008 Guangzhou Triennial 08, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China (group) (c)
Op Art Revisited, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, U.S.A. (group) (c)
Mixed Messages, Drake Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (group)
The Cutting Edge, Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (group)
2007 Peak Gallery at ARCO 07 Art Fair, Madrid, Spain (three person) (c)
Beyond/In Western New York 2007, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, U.S.A. (group) (c)
Making and Meaning, Object: Australian Centre for Craft and Design, Sydney, Australia (group) (c)
Kenderdine Art Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada (two person)
Peak Gallery at TIAF 07 Art Fair, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (group)
2006 Incognito, Tom Thomson Art Gallery, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada (solo) (c)
Peak Gallery at TIAF 06 Art Fair, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (group)
2005 Incognito, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada (solo) (c)
Incognito, The Koffler Gallery, Koffler Centre of the Arts, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (solo) (c)
New Work, Peak Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (solo)
Peak Gallery at MACO 05 Art Fair, Mexico City, Mexico (three person)
Peak Gallery at TIAF 05 Art Fair, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (group)
2004 Preserve, White Water Gallery, North Bay, Ontario, Canada (solo)
Ignis Fatuus, Roam Contemporary, New York, New York, U.S.A. (three person)
Decoy, Open Studio, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (two person)
Skin Deep, Art Gallery of Sudbury, Ontario, Canada (two person) (c)
Peak Gallery at TIAF 04 Art Fair, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (group)
2003 Cheat, Peak Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (solo)
Skin Deep, Stratford Gallery, Ontario, Canada (two person) (c)
Dualities, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (group)
Peak Gallery at TIAF 03 Art Fair, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (group)
2002 Semble, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (three person) (c)
Skin Deep, The Thames Art Gallery, Chatham Cultural Centre, Ontario, Canada (two person) (c)
2001 Exhale, Red Head Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (solo)
Balance, KAAI Gallery, Kingston, Ontario, Canada (solo)
Commute, ARC Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. (group) (c)
Red, Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (group)
Duologue, Case Studies, York Quay Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (group)
2000 Redrospective, Red Head Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (group) (c)
1999 Balance, Red Head Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (solo)
Double, Optica, multidisciplinary room, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (solo)
Surface Tension, Art in General Gallery, New York, New York, U.S.A. (group)
1998 Made to Measure, Lonsdale Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (three person)
Legato, Galerie Expression, St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada (group)
1997 Between Sense and Place, The Winchester Gallery, Winchester School of Art, England (group) (c)
Botanical Studies, Visual Arts Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (two Person)
1996 Le Sympo-Fibres international de Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada (group)
1995-96 Heavy Mental, The Power Plant Art Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (four person) (c)
1994 Freud's Mouth, thesis exhibition, IDA Gallery, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (solo)
Duke-u-menta '94, installations in the Duke of Connaught Tavern, Toronto, Ontario, Can. (group) (c)
1993 M.F.A. Darlings Do Art, The Darling Building, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (three person)
1992 Body Troubles, Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (solo)
In Illo Tempore, Galerie Expression, St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada (two person)
The Fetish Show, Lake Galleries, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (group)
Themes of Immanence, Burlington Cultural Centre, Burlington, Ontario, Canada (group) (c)
1990 Intimité, Galerie Palardy, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (three person)
1989 Niagara Artists Centre, St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada (two person)
Coup de coeur, La Cite de l'Image, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (group) (c)
Directions from Historical Sources, Museum for Textiles, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (group) (c)

Performances:

1985-87 Elizabeth Dances, performed at: Artspace, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, 1987; Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, U.S.A., 1986; Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A., 1986; Artcite, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, 1985; The Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1985

Commissions:

2013 Artist team: Lyn Carter and Carl Tacon winner of an Invitational Public Art Commission for INDX Condominiums, 70 Temperance Street, Toronto, Canada (commission production in process)
2012 One of three artists invited to compete for an outdoor sculpture commission, Invitational Public Art Commission, The Yards, Fort York neighbourhood, Toronto, Canada  
1996 Hibrida,a thirteen panel permanent wall work co-commissioned with artist Eva Ennist for the Student Centre Corporation, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Collections:

Websites:

Video:

 2012 Canadian Art: http://canadianartschool.ca/artist-video/textile-art-video/
 1987 Elizabeth MacKenzie & Judith Schwarz, “My Name is...I am An Artist”

Books:

2011 Art School (Dismissed), Lakeview Press, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2009 Art Textiles of the World: Canada, Telos Art Publishing, England

Exhibition Publications:

2011 Material Becomings, Cambridge Galleries and Peel Art Gallery, essay by Corinna Ghaznavi
2010 New Material World: Rethreading Technology, The Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A.,
essay by Sharon L. Kennedy
2008 Farewell to Post-Colonialism, The Third Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, China, essays by Gao Shiming, Dr. Sarat Maharaj and Chang Tsong-zung
2008 The Cutting Edge, Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, Ontario, essay by Patricia Bentley
2008 Making + Meaning, Object Gallery, Sydney, Australia, essays by Clare Bond (Austrailai), Karl Chitham (New Zealand), Lesley Jackson (United Kingdom) and Sarah Quinton (Canada)
2007 Beyond In, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, U.S.A., essays by various writers
2006 Incognito, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Alberta, Koffler Gallery, Toronto and Tom Thomson Art Gallery, Owen Sound, essays by Dr. Sarat Maharaj and Carolyn Bell Farrell
2004 Decoy, Open Studio, Toronto, essay by Carolyn Bell Farrell
2002 Skin Deep, Thames Art Gallery, Chatham and Gallery Stratford, Ontario, essay by Philip Beesley
2002 Semble, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, essays by Jeanne Randolph and Susan Gibson-Garvey
1997 Between Sense and Place, The Winchester Gallery, Winchester School of Art, England, essay by Victoria Mitchell
1996 Heavy Mental, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, essay by Philip Monk
1992 Themes of Immanence, Burlington Cultural Centre, Burlington, Ontario, essay by Anne West
1990 Intimité, Galerie Frédéric Palardy, Montreal, Quebec, essay by Michel Groleau
1989 Directions: from historical sources, Textile Museum of Canada, essay by Helen Duffy

Articles, and Reviews (selected):

Grants and Scholarships:

2011, 08 Canada Council Project Grant
2012, 10, 08, 05, 03, 00, 96, 92 Ontario Arts Council Individual Artist Grant
2007 Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs & International Trade - grant for travel
2007, 99 Canada Council travel grant
2004, 1997 Canada Council Creation/Production Grant - Mid Career
2010, 06, 04, 03, 02, 01 Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance grant
1989 Canada Council 'B' grant
1988, 87 Ontario Arts Council project grant
1986 Canada Council project grant
1984, 81 Canada Council short term grant
1981 Banff Centre Scholarship

Artist talks and Residencies (selected):

2012 Artist talk. Sheridan College, Dept. of Art and Art History, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
2011 Artist in Residence, The Hafnarfjördur Center of Culture and Fine Art, Iceland
Artist talk and MFA studio visits. Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Oslo, Norway
2009 Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2008 Invited to present a project-in-process for the second stop of the 'Moving Symposium' of the Third Guangzhou Triennial, Huangshan Workshop held at Huangshan Mountain, China. The curatorial team of the Triennial launched about 15 'Projects-in-Progress' as the debating platform for the Third Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, China
2007 Artist talk. Object: Australian Centre for Craft and Design, Sydney, Australia
Artist talk. College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Artist talk. The Australian National University, School of Art, Canberra, Australia
Artist talk. Faculty of Creative Arts, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
Artist talk, Dept. of Art & Art History, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Sask., Canada
Artist talk. Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2006 Artist talk. Tom Thomson Art Gallery, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada
2005 Artist talk. Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Artist talk. University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
Artist talk. Koffler Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2004 Artist talk. Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Panel member, symposium: "Who Cares? A Discussion of Traditional Practice Today, Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Artist talk. Sheridan College, Dept. of Art and Art History, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
2003 Artist in Residence & Artist talk at Open Studio, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2002 Artist talk. Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1999 Artist talk. Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Artist talk. Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1997 Artist talk. Sheridan College, Dept. of Art and Art History, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
1996 Artist talk. Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Artist in Residence. Invited as one of 10 artists to participate in a month long international residency, as part of Sympo-Fibres International de Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada
1994 Artist talk. York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Artist talk. Sheridan College, School of Craft and Design, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
1993 Artist talk. York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1992 Artist talk. University of Quebec in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1990 Artist talk. Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
Artist talk. Nova Scotia School of Art and Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
1989 Artist talk. Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1988 Artist talk. Sheridan College, School of Craft and Design, Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Related Activities:

2009 Contributor to Printed Project, Issue 11, "Farewell to post-colonialism", published by Visual Artists Ireland, curator/editor Sarat Maharaj – launched at the Irish Pavilion of the 2009 Venice Biennial
2009 Panelist: The Body of Desire: Psychoanalysis, Subjectivity, and the Arts – an interdisciplinary symposium on the complexities of the human body and its relation to desire, University of Toronto
2005 Juror, Grants to Visual Artists: Mid-Career, Ontario Arts Council, Ontario, Canada
2004 Solo exhibition Cheat at Peak Gallery nominated for Best Show of the Year, (multi-dimensional category), Steam Whistle Art Awards, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2003 Invited member of the Contemporary Exhibition Committee, Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto
2003 Panel member, symposium: "Who Cares? A Discussion of Traditional Practice Today, Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto
1986 Research at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, England, funded by the Canada Council