Education

Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, Canada

Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

College Saint-Laurent, Montreal, Canada

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2021     ‘Reflections on a Quiet City’’, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2019     “Partition’’, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2016     “Etienne Zack: Those Lacking Imagination Take Refuge In Reality”, Esker Foundation (catalogue), curator Naomi Potter, Calgary, Canada

2016     “Autofill Handbook’’, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2015     Etienne Zack, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2015     Wilding and Cran Gallery, Unit B, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2013     “Aforementioned”, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2012     “In Itself”, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

              “Vision Machine”, Surrey Art Gallery, curator: Jordan Strom, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, Canada

2011     ‘’BCC’’, Torrance Art Museum (sculpture patio), Torrance, USA

2010     ‘’Etienne Zack’’ (catalogue), Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art, Montreal, Canada

             “Non-Narrative Notes”, Equinox Gallery 2, Vancouver, Canada

             “Autopia”, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

             “NameMediumSizeYear (Untitled Circuit)”, Vancouver Cultural Olympiad, Vancouver, Canada

2008     “Lingering Shadows”, Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, Canada

             “Occulture”, Art 45, Montreal, Canada

2007     “Authorshop”, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

              Art 45, Montreal, Canada

2006     “According to This”, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway

              Thomas Dane Gallery, London, England, (two person exhibition)

              Etienne Zack, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

              Wrong Gallery Edition #125, curator: Babak Golkar Lobby Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2005     Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2004     Galería Marina Miranda (catalog), Madrid, Spain

2002     “Superpositions’’, Annexe III, Galerie Trois Points, Montreal, Canada

             “Awry”, Artcore Gallery, Toronto, Canada

             “Nothing Really Happens”, Third Avenue Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2001     “tropes”, Third Avenue Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021     “New Acquisitions 2021”, Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC, Canada

             ‘’Everywhere We Are’’, Contemporary Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

2020     Beijing Zhaoyu Space, VIP room, Beijing, China

             Definitely Superior Art Gallery, National/ International art from the Private Collection of Dr. Bob Chaudhuri, sponsor of 2020 Future Vision                 Exhibition, Thunder Bay, ON, Canada

2019     Rarity Summer Contemporary Exhibition 2019, Mykonos, Greece

              Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2018     Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

              “Transformations: Selected works from the AFK Collection”, Gordon Smith Gallery, North Vancouver, Canada

              “Contemporary Practices since 2000”, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada

2017     “Leaning Out of Windows”, curator: Ingrid Koenig and Randy Lee Cutler, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, Canada

              “Contemporary Practices Since 2000”, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada

              “VOYONS VOIR : la Collection de la Ville de Montréal”, La maison de la culture de Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montreal, Canada

              “O Canada”, Beers London Gallery, London, England

              “Contemporary Visions VII”, Beers London Gallery, London, England

              ‘’Etienne Zack’’, Trepanier/Baer Gallery, Calgary, Canada

2016     “The Meandering Line’’, Schneiderei, curator: Steven Tong and Bernadette Phan, Vienna, Austria

               “Away: The Artist as Traveller”, works from the permanent collection, Surrey Art Gallery, curator: Brian Foreman, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, Canada

              Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2015     “Oh Canada” (touring exhibition), curator: Denise Markonish, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada

               “HERE NOW- Six Works by 6 LA Artists”, Wilding and Cran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2014     “Zach Harris-Etienne Zack”, Secret Recipe, Los Angeles, USA

               “Oh Canada” (touring exhibition), curator: Denise Markonish, Confederation Centre for the Arts, Charlottetown, Canada

               “Painted Past: A History of Canadian Painting from the Collection”, curator: Ian Thom, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada 

               “Out of Site: New Acquisitions”, curator: Stephanie Rebick, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

              ‘’Territoires Imaginés’’, Centre d’exposition de Rouyn-Noranda, Rouyn-Noranda, Canada

              “Territoires Imaginés’’, Musée d’art contemporain des Laurentides, St-Jerome, Canada

              ‘’Support Papier’’, Ateliers Marie-Victor, Kingsey Falls, Canada

2013     “Building on Ruins”, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

               “Corner Thru”, Choi & Lager Gallery, Cologne, Germany

              “Storage Wars”, 5490Projects - Beacon Arts Building, Los Angeles, USA

              “Soundtrack: Volume 1”, Division Gallery, Montreal, Canada

              “Soundtrack: Volume 2”, Division Gallery, Toronto, Canada

             ‘’Territoires Imaginés’’, Loto-Québec Collection, Montréal, Canada

2012     “Corner Thru”, Union Gallery (catalogue), London, England

             “Oh Canada” (catalogue), curator: Denise Markonish, MASS MoCA, North Adams, USA

             “Up the Walls”, The Model, curator: Séamus Kealy, Sligo, Ireland

             “Cut and Paste”, Equinox Project Space, Vancouver, Canada

             “Dissolutions’’, René Blouin Gallery, Montréal, Canada

             ‘’La Collection selon... Les Impatients’’, Collection Loto-Québec, Montreal, Canada

2011     “Art from the Audain Collection: Shore, Forest and Beyond” (catalogue), Vancouver Art Gallery, curator: Ian Thom, Grant Arnold,                                  Vancouver, Canada

              “Between the Cracks (Picturing the Fourth Dimension)”, Curator: David Elliott, Oboro, Montreal, Canada

              “Unreal”, Vancouver Art Gallery, curator: Daina Augaitis, Vancouver, Canada

              “Some Paintings”, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2010     “It Is What It Is” (catalogue), National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada

2009     National Gallery of Canada, Permanent Collection Exhibition, Ottawa, Canada

2008     “Rien ne se perd, rien ne se crée, tout se transforme’’ (catalogue), The Quebec Triennal,

Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art, Montreal, Canada

Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2007     Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2006     “Paint” (catalogue), Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2005     “In a Certain Place”, Nicole Klagsbrun, New York, USA

              “RBC Canadian Painting Competition”, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Canada

              “RBC Canadian Painting Competition”, Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery, Halifax, Canada

              “RBC Canadian Painting Competition”, Bau-Xi Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

              “RBC Canadian Painting Competition”, Galerie Sussex Gallery, Ottawa, Canada

              AP4-ART, Geneva, Switzerland

              “No Place As Home: New Art From Vancouver”, curator: Séamus Kealy, AP4-ART, Geneva, Switzerland

              “No Place As Home: New Art From Vancouver”, curator: Séamus Kealy, Projektraum Viktor Bucher, Vienna, Austria

              “Living-it”, Center A, curator: Sally Lee, Vancouver, Canada

               Artcore Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2004     “East International 2004” (catalogue), Norwich Gallery, Norwich, England, selectors: Neo Rauch, Gerd Harry Lybke

              Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

              Artcore Gallery, Toronto, Canada

              KBK Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Mexico

              “Futuribles: Las Américas”, ARCO, Madrid, Spain, curator: Bruce Grenville

              “Disasteroids”, INFEST, Video In, Vancouver, Canada

2003      Artcore Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2002      “Génération Montréal Generation”, Montreal, Canada

              ‘’Failure’’, Belkin Satellite, Vancouve, Canada, curator: Séamus Kealy

2001     Third Avenue Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2000     Third Avenue Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

              “X-Pollination”, Palace Session, Vancouver, Canada, curator: Kelly Deck

              “Passage 1999-2000’’ (catalog), Centre d’Exposition de Rouyn-Noranda, Rouyn-Noranda, Canada, curator: Jean Dumont

              “Location of Space”, curator: Abigail Scholar, Antechamber Gallery, Regina, Canada

1999     Third Avenue Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

 

Artfairs

 

2018     Toronto International Art Fair, (Equinox Gallery), Toronto, Canada

2017     Papier 17, (Equinox Gallery) (Trepanier Baer), Montreal, Canada

2014     Feature Art Fair, (Equinox Gallery), Toronto, Canada

2011     Art Toronto, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, (Equinox Gallery), Toronto, Canada

2010     Toronto International Art Fair, (Equinox Gallery), Toronto, Canada

             Toronto International Art Fair, (Art 45), Toronto, Canada

2008     Toronto International Art Fair, (Equinox Gallery), Toronto, Canada

             Toronto International Art Fair, (Art 45), Toronto, Canada

2006     Frieze Art fair, (Thomas Dane Gallery), London, England

2005     Frieze Art Fair, (Thomas Dane Gallery), London, England

             Toronto International Art Fair, (Equinox Gallery), Toronto, Canada

             Turin Art Fair, (AP4-ART), Turin, Italy

             MiArt 2005, (AP4-ART), Milan, Italy

             Scope New York, (Artcore Gallery), New York, USA

             Art Bologna, (Artcore Gallery), Bologna, Italy

2004    Art Basel, (Artcore Gallery), Miami Beach, USA

             Toronto International Art Fair, (Equinox Gallery), Toronto, Canada

             Art Cologne, (Artcore Gallery), Cologne, Germany

             FIAC, (Artcore Gallery), Paris, France

             Scope London, (Artcore Gallery), London, England

             MACO, (Artcore Gallery), Mexico City, Mexico

             MACO, (KBK Arte Contemporaneo), Mexico City, Mexico

2003     Art Basel, (Artcore Gallery), Miami Beach, USA

             FIAC, (Artcore Gallery), Paris, France

             Brussels Art Fair, (Artcore Gallery), Brussels, Belgium

2002    Art Basel, (Artcore Gallery), Miami Beach, USA

             Turin Art Fair, (Artcore Gallery), Turin, Italy

             Art Cologne, (Artcore Gallery), Cologne, Germany

             Toronto International Art Fair, (Third Avenue Gallery), Canada

             Chicago Art Fair, (Artcore Gallery), Chicago, USA

Awards/Grants/residencies

Château de LaNapoule, France, 2022

Sustainable Arts Foundation, Grant Award 2021

Caochangdi residency, Beijing, 2020

Caochangdi residency, Beijing, 2019

TaoHuaTan residency, TaoHuaTan, China, 2019

Canada Council for the Arts – Long-Term Grants to Visual Artists 2015

Emily Award 2014

Residency at The Model Museum, Ireland, 2011

Canada Council for the Arts – Travel Grant 2011

Canada Council for the Arts –Project Grant 2010

City of Montréal Pierre-Ayot Prize – 1st Prize 2008

RBC Painting Competition (National Competition)– 1st Prize 2005

Canada Council for the Arts – Travel Grant 2005

Canada Council for the Arts – Travel Grant 2004             

Canada Council for the Arts –Project Grant 2002

Brissenden Scholarship - 1999

Mary Catherine Gordon Memorial Scholarship - 1999

Collections

 

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada

The Model Museum, Sligo, Ireland

Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

National Fine Arts Museum of Québec, Québec, Canada

Fine Arts Museum of Montréal, Montréal, Canada

Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal, Canada

Global Affairs Canada

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Montréal, Canada

Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, Canada

Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, Canada

Glenbow Museum, Canada

Zabludowicz Collection, London, England

Canada Council Art Bank, Canada

Musée de Joliette, Joliette, Canada

City of Montréal, Montréal, Canada

National Bank of Canada, Montréal, Montréal, Canada

Toronto Dominion Bank, Toronto, Canada

Bank of Montréal Collection, Montréal, Canada

Royal Bank Collection, Montréal-Toronto-Vancouver, Canada

Loto-Québec, Montréal, Canada

Polygone, Vancouver, Canada

Granite Club, Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Heenan Blaikie, Montréal, Canada

Canaccord Capital, Canada

Fasken Martineau Du Moulin, Vancouver, Canada

Senvest Collection, Montréal, Canada

 

Artist Talks/Lectures

 

Mozarteum University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

Schneiderei, Vienna, Austria

California State University, Long Beach, USA

Ontario College of Art and Design University, Toronto, Canada

Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, Canada

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Concordia University, Montréal, Canada

Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University, Halifax, Canada

University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Canada

University of Alberta, Canada

Université du Québec, Québec City, Canada

Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal, Montréal, Canada

Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto in Mississauga, Mississauga, Canada

Canadian Art - Gallery Hop (Equinox Gallery), Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver Island School of Art, Victoria, Canada

Selected Bibliography (print only)

 

2018 Canadian Architect (front cover), March 2018

2016 The Sun Torn From The Sky, Esker Foundation (Solo Exhibition Catalogue), curator Naomi Potter, Calgary, Canada

2012 Mass MoCA (Exhibition catalogue), “Oh Canada”, curator: Denise Markonish, May 2012

2012 Artforum International, “Oh Canada”, Previews, by Kayla Guthrie, May 2012, p.154

2012 The Georgia Straight (Feature story), "Art Star: Etienne Zack hits home turf again", vol 46, #2312, April 12-19, 2012 by Robin Laurence

2010 National Gallery of Canada, "It Is What It Is: Recent Aquisitions of New Canadian Art" (Exhibition Catalogue, by Rhiannon Vogl, National Gallery of Canada, 2010, ABC Art Books Canada, p.152-153

2010 Museum of Contemporary Art of Montreal (Exhibition Catalogue), "Etienne Zack", by François Letourneux and Séamus Kealy, Museum of Contemporary Art of Montreal, Canada, ABC Art Books Canada, 86 pages

2010 Border Crossings, "Crossovers : Visual Arts- Etienne Zack", by James D. Campbell, volume 29, number 3, issue no.115, p.135-136

2010 The Georgia Straight, "Etienne Zack turns on the art machines with Autopia", March 25, 2010 by Robin Laurence

2010 Le Devoir, "Les musées, entre ombre et lumière", by Marie-Ève Charron, January 16, 2010, Arts Visuels

2010 Le Collectif, "Exposition : Etienne Zack", by Émilie Lagacé

March 22, 2010

2010 The Globe and Mail, "L’atelier du peintre et ses visions fantasmatiques", by Sarah Milroy, Saturday April 3, 2010

2010 Galleries West, "Etienne Zack, Autopia, Equinox Gallery, March3-31, 2010", Canada Exhibition Reviews

2010 Le Devoir, "L’atelier du peintre et ses visions fantasmatiques", by Marie-Ève Charron, Saturday and Sunday, February 14, 2010, De Visu, E6

2010 National Post, "Abstract Exposition", by Leah Sandals, Tuesday, February 9, 2010, Avenue : Questions and Artists, B7

2010 Métro, "Etienne Zack au MACM", by Marc-André Lemieux, February 12-14, 2010,

Culture, p.21

2010 Le Journal de Montréal, "Trois nouvelles expositions au musée d’art contemporain", by Dany Bouchard, Monday February 8, 2010, Arts et Spectacles, p.58

2010 La Presse, "Etienne Zack : Le peintre et son double", by Mario Cloutier, Saturday March 6, 2010, Arts et Spectacles, p.17

2010 Vie des Arts, "Etienne Zack : Vertigineux Abîmes", by Émilie Granjon, #218-Spring 2010, p.40-41

2009 OVNI Magazine 03, "La peinture est une technologie", Fall 2009, p. 2, p. 21-25,p .72

2008 Carte Blanche, "Vol. 2: Painting", Magenta Foundation, 2008, p. 206-207

2008 Le Devoir, "Bravo les artistes: Remise de prix", by Jacque Grenier, Friday November 28, 2008, Week-End: Culture, B2

2008 Le Journal de Montréal, "La force créative de nos artistes", by Murielle Chatelier,

Saturday November 29, 2008, Art Visuels, p. 54

2008 Vie des Arts, "Prix Pierre-Ayot", no. 213, Winter 2008-2009, p.15

2008 Vie des Arts, "Nothing Is Lost, Nothing Is Created, Everything Is Transformed", by John K.Grande, no. 212, p. 8-9

2008 Montreal Mirror, "Epic, outstanding and creepy: Triennial and push", by Stacey DeWolfe, December 25-January 7, 2008, p. 56

2008 Canadian Art, "Object World", by Robin Laurence, Fall 2008, Vol. 25, no.3, p.114-117

2008 La Presse, "Suspense et mystère", by Jocelyne Lepage, Saturday May 31, 2008, Arts et spectacles: Arts visuels, p. 17

2008 The Globe and Mail, "Is Montreal the real capital of Canada?", by Sarah Milroy, Saturday May 31, 2008, Visual arts: Review, p. R5

2008 Vie des Arts, "L’art contemporain au service du public", by Bernard Lévy, no. 211, Summer 2008, p. 76

2008 Vie des Arts, "Un air de légèreté", by Bernard Lévy, no. 211, Summer 2008, p. 79, 83

2008 Concordia Journal, "Concordia artists take the MAC", by Barbara Black, June 12, p. 12

2008 The Blackwood Gallery ( Exhibition Text), by Séamus Kealy, The Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Canada

2008 Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal (Exhibition Catalogue), ‘’Rien ne se perd, rien ne se crée, tout se transforme’’, The Quebec Triennial, , Montréal, Québec, Canada

2008 Página 12, Lilian Rodríguez, 06/10/08

2007 Radio-Canada TV, Capsule Culturelle, Le Téléjournal, 08/12/07

2007 Radio-Canada Radio, "Le pont des arts", interview by Yolène Mottet, 28/11/07

2007 Western Living, "Westerly: Western Artist Etienne Zack", by Jaqueline Moore, December 2007, p.13

2007 Art Le Sabord, Fall 2007, p.12-16

2007 Fashion Magazine, "Art and commerce", by Kevin Chong, October 2007, p. 128-133

2006 Vancouver Art Gallery (Exhibition Catalogue), “Paint”, Monika Szewczyk and Neil Campbell, Vancouver Art Gallery publication, Canada

2006 Prague Art future 2006 (Exhibition Catalogue), “Tina B”, Prague, Czech Republic

2006 Canadian Art, "In Review - Etienne Zack, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver", by Sean Alward, Fall 2006, p. 139

2006 Modern Painters, "View from Vancouver - Art and Lifestyle in Hollywood North Peripheral Visions", by Christopher Mooney, July-August 2006, p. 100-101

2006 Galleries West, "Etienne Zack - Junk and the Realm of Ideas", by Dylan Cree, Fall/Winter 2006, p. 56-59

2006 The Vancouver Sun, "A cheerfully subversive artist", by Clint Burnham, Saturday, May 20, 2006, p.12

2006 The Georgia Straight, "Etienne Zack" by Robin Laurence, Vol. 40, No. 2003, May 11-18, p. 55

2005 The Georgia Straight, "Artists Exhibit Fresh Talent", Fall Arts Season Preview, Visual Arts, by Robin Laurence, Vol. 39, No. 1969, September 15-22

2005 Canadian Art, "Etienne Zack, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver", Rewind, Fall 2005, p. 154-155

2005 Border Crossings, "Etienne Zack Image Crusher", by Lee Henderson, p. 71-79, Issue No. 95

2005 Flash Art, "Etienne Zack", by Dion Kliner, p. 124, Vol. XXXVIII, No. 243, July-September

2004 Flash Art, "Mixed Paint: Survey of Contemporary Painters", p. 98, Vol. XXXVII, No. 239, November/December

2004 East International 2004 (Exhibition Catalogue), by Keith Wallace, Norwich School of Art

2004 Galería Marina Miranda (Exhibition Catalogue), "Overwhelming the Image", by Eugenio Castro

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