OLIVER PAUK

 

EDUCATION

 

2005        Honours B.A., Specialist in Economics, University of Toronto

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2017        Object Selection, Angell Gallery, Toronto, ON

2016        Aberration, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Montreal, QC

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

2017        Endless Back-Up, Futurdome, Milan, Italy

2016        VOLTA 12, Basel, Switzerland

                Papier 16 Art Fair, Montreal, QC

                Mercer Multiplier, Mercer Union, Toronto, ON

                10 Years, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Montreal, QC

2015        Triumph of the Therapeutic, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Montreal, QC

                Metropolitan, Strychnin Gallery, Berlin, Germany

                Gilding the Collapse, Collar Works, Troy, NY

                Billboard Art Project, Billboard on Highway M-59, Detroit, MI

                Everything and Nothing, N/A, Toronto, ON

                Post, Fifty Fifty Arts Collective, Victoria, BC

                Young Photographer's Alliance Exhibition, Calumet Gallery, New York, NY

2011        Gen Art Detour presented by Smart, SCOPE Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL

                Wall to Wall 2011, Gallery 44, Toronto, ON

                deerBLNproject, KAB Europe Gallery, Bordeaux, France

                Young Photographer's Alliance Exposé, Neo Studios, New York, NY

                Drawing Connections, Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy

                Billboard Art Project, Interstate 90, Chicago, IL

 

AWARDS / GRANTS

 

2016        Canada Council for the Arts, Travel Grant

                Ontario Arts Council, Visual Arts: Emerging Grant

2014        Award of Excellence in Exhibitions, Ontario Museum Association

                Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant

2012        Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant

 

PUBLIC INSTALLATIONS WITH MICHAEL VICKERS

 

2016        Midnight Massive, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

2015        Sunday Drive, Warkworth, ON

                Tensions, Gardiner Museum, Toronto, ON, with Stephanie Flowers

                Come Up To My Room, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON

2014        Long Winter, Hot Docs Cinema, Toronto, ON   

                Nuit Blanche, The Drake Hotel, Toronto, ON

                Toronto International Film Festival, Grolsch Open House, Toronto, ON

                Sunday Drive, Warkworth, ON

 

COLLABORATIVE EXHIBITIONS WITH ZACH SLOOTSKY

 

2014        [No] Vacancy, Niagara Artists Centre, St. Catherines, ON

                [No] Vacancy, Niagara Falls History Museum, Niagara Falls, ON

2012        Contact Festival: Motels of Niagara Falls, The Drake Hotel, Toronto, ON

 

AUCTIONS

 

2017        Arts Effect, The Spoke Club, Toronto, ON

                Mercer Union Stellar Living, Scrap Metal Gallery, Toronto, ON

2015        The Art of Healing, Ronald McDonald House Charity, Toronto, ON

                12th Annual Art Auction, Art Gallery of Mississauga, ON

2013        York University Fundraiser, PM Gallery, Toronto, ON

                Snap Silent Auction, The Snap Factory, Toronto, ON   

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2008-17   Founder and Co-Director, Akin Collective, Toronto, ON

2015-16   Program Manager, Sunday Drive Art Projects, Warkworth, ON

2013-15   Curatorial Advisory Board, Artscape Youngplace, Toronto, ON

2013-15   Jury Member, The Dark Room 2.0, Contact Photography Festival, Toronto, ON

2012-15   Host, Talking Photography, Gallery 44, Toronto, ON

2011        Young Photographers Alliance Mentorship Program, Toronto, ON

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2017        The Pull Magazine, Art Crawl, August 2

                Globe & Mail, Why Painters and Photographers are Jumping on 3-D Printing, February 13

                Art Is, Vol. 1, Scandale Project

2016        Visit Magazine, Issue #3, Comments on Art Institutions and Practices

2015        Art F City, Pastoral Romanticism for the Hashtag FOMO Generation, August 21

                TOM* Magazine, Summer Issue

2014        Canadian Art, Ruralism: Sunday Drive Takes Art Out of the City, August 29

                The Toronto Star, Toronto Art Makes the Trek to Warkworth, August 28

                TVO, The Agenda, Sunday Drive Projects Put Art in Unexpected Places, August 25

                The Globe & Mail, Museum Exhibit Extols Niagara Falls’ Motel Modernism, July 31

2012        Ion Magazine, Motels of Niagara Falls, June 1

                CBC Radio, live interview on Fresh Air, May 13

                The Grid TO, Heartbreak Motel, May 23