Aryen Hoekstra

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EDUCATION

 

2013

 

MFA, School of Fine Arts and Music, University of Guelph

 

2005

 

BFA, University of Alberta

 

 

SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

 

2017

 

The Flicker at YYZ, Images Festival, Toronto, ON

 

2016

 

Archaeological Infrastructure (w. Jen Aitken) at Forest City Gallery, London, ON

 

Celestial bodies at 8-11, Toronto, ON

 

2015

 

Strange Stranger at Jenine's studio, Toronto, ON

 

2014

 

Choreography for Screen at Mercer Union, Toronto, ON

 

2013

 

Twitch at Xpace: External Space, Toronto, ON

 

When I Move You Move (w. Jenine Marsh) at Boarding House Gallery, Guelph, ON

 

To See an Obscurity at G Gallery, Toronto, ON

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2016

 

Aryen Hoekstra, David Court and Shane Krepakevich at Modern Fuel, Kingston, ON

 

2015

 

To fall by eye at Gallery 44, Toronto, ON

 

Future Station: 2015 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art Curated by Kristy Trinier at Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

 

2014

 

Absolutely Free Curated by Stefan Hancherow at OCADU, Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Toronto, ON

 

Posts and Pillars Curated by Jennifer Simaitis and Stefan Hancherow at Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto, ON

 

2013

 

Red, Green, Blue ≠ White Curated by Johnson Ngo at Blackwood Gallery, Mississauga, ON

 

In the Outfield at Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto, ON

 

2012

 

JUNGLE at Zavitz Gallery, Guelph, ON

 

Nostalgia for Post Modernists Curated by Amber Landgraff at Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto, ON

 

Yesteday's Tomorrow Today Curated by Vikki Dziuma at Xpace Cultural Centre, Images Festival, Toronto, ON

 

2011

 

The Broth at Zavitz Gallery, Guelph, ON

 

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

 

2016

 

Sound bath feat. Kelly Akashi, Georgia Dickie, Laurie Kang, Jen Reimer & Magnus Tiesenhausen, Rachelle Sawatsky, Jenna Sutela & Elvia Wilk, Alex Turgeon, Zin Taylor at Franz Kaka, Toronto, ON

 

2015

 

the Great Outdoors feat. Sarah Cale, Hanna Hur, Vanessa Maltese, Alex Turgeon at Garden Avenue, Toronto, ON

 

2014

 

Tectonic Breaks (w. Jenine Marsh) feat. Jen Aitken, Zoe Downie-Ross, Andrew Hoekstra, Tiziana La Melia, Matt Schust at Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto, ON

 

2012

 

Lean feat. Laura Anderson, Nadia Belerique, Maryanne Casasanta, Melissa Hamonic, Amy Lockhart, Jenine Marsh, Erica Mendritzki at Ed Video, Guelph, ON

 

 

RESIDENCIES

 

2016

 

Critical Art Writing Ensemble II with Andrew Berardini and Quinn Latimer @ Banff Centre, Banff, AB

 

2015

 

FIELDWORK research residency @ Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, NS

 

 

GRANTS & AWARDS

 

2016

 

Toronto Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant, Toronto Arts Council

 

Project Grant to Visual Artists, Canada Council for the Arts

 

Ontario Arts Council Visual Arts Grant, Ontario Arts Council

 

Exhibition Assistance, Ontario Arts Council

 

Travel Grant, Canada Council for the Arts

 

2015

 

Exhibition Assistance, Ontario Arts Council

 

2014

 

Ontario Arts Council Visual Arts Grant, Ontario Arts Council

 

Toronto Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant, Toronto Arts Council

 

Exhibition Assistance, Ontario Arts Council

 

Travel Grant, Canada Council for the Arts

 

2012

 

College of Arts Dean’s Scholarship, University of Guelph

 

College of Arts Graduate Research and Travel Award, University of Guelph

 

2011

 

College of Arts Dean’s Scholarship, University of Guelph

 

 

COLLECTIONS

 

TD Bank Group

Private Collections