LYNDAL OSBORNE: RESUME

18610 Ellerslie Rd. SW
Edmonton, Alberta T6W 1A5 Canada
Web: www.lyndalosborne.com

Born: 1940 Newcastle, NSW, Australia

Education
1971 MFA, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin (Printmaking)
1961 BA, National Art School and Sydney Teacher’s College, Sydney, Australia

Teaching
1971- 2004 Assistant, Associate & Full Professor, University of Alberta, Edmonton (Professor Emeritus)
1970      Instructor, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

Awards
2016   Atco Gas Award for Outstanding Lifetime Achievement
2006   Salute to Excellence Award, City of Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta
2006   Alberta Centennial Medal, Edmonton, Alberta
2005   Helen Collinson Award, Edmonton Artists’ Trust Fund, Edmonton
2004   Performance Award, Salute to Excellence, City of Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta
1998   Elected Member, Royal Canadian Academy of Art
1991   J. Gordon Kaplan Award for Excellence in Research, University of Alberta, Edmonton
1990   McCalla Professor, University of Alberta, Edmonton
           Real Canadian SuperstoreAward ’90 (Established Artist Category)

Solo Exhibition
2022  Tracing Tides: Lyndal Osborne, Red Deer Art Gallery and Museum, Red Deer, AB
2018  Mutation of the Commons, Nickle Art Galleries, Calgary, AB
2017  Metaphors for Evolution, Art Gallery of Grande Prairie, Grande Prairie, AB
2016  Coevolution, Vernon Public Art Gallery, Vernon, BC
          Lyndal Osborne Shoalwan: River through Fire, River of Ice, The Reach, Abbotsford, BC
2015  Where Rivers Meet Sea, Art Gallery of Burlington, Burlington, Ontario
          Cabinet of Curiosities, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta
2014   Lyndal Osborne: Looking at Nature Galerie Jean-Claude Bergeron, Ottawa, Ontario
           Bowerbird: Life as Art, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
2013   Rivers, University of Manitoba School of Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
          Cabinet of Curiosities, BMO World of Creativity, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
2012   Where Rivers Meet Sea, The Rooms: Art Gallery of Nfld and Labrador, St. John’s, Nfld.
          Tracing Tides, Discovery Centre, Gros Morne National Park, Nfld.
2010   ab ovo, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
           Ornamenta, Moose Jaw Museum and Art Gallery, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan; Esplanade Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta
2009  Ornamenta, Harcourt House Arts Centre, Edmonton; Penticton Art Gallery, Penticton, B.C.
2008  Ornamenta, Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario; Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Ontario
2006 Garden, Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
          Shoalwan: River Through Fire, River of Ice, Capital X, Sportex, Edmonton, AB
2004  L’oeuvre au naturel ou du naturel a l’oeuve, Musée Regional de Rimouski, Rimouski, Québec
2003  Shoalwan: River Through Fire, River of Ice, Whyte Museum of the Rockies, Banff, Alberta
          Selections from Poetic Structure of the World, Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario
          Illusions, Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta            
2002  Geographies & Objects of Enticement, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, B.C.
2000  Poetic Structure of the World, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta
1998  Poetic Structure of the World, FAB Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
           De Leon White Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1996  SNAP Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
1995  Keyano College Gallery, Fort McMurray, Alberta
1993  Natural Survivors, Malaspina Printmakers Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1992  Objects from Nature & Imagination, Manitoba Printmakers Assoc. Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
1990   Lyndal Osborne: Songs of the Stone, The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
           Lyndal Osborne: Songs of the Stone, National Library Gallery, Montivedego, Uruguay
           Estudio Lisenberg, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Cordoba, Rosario & Mar del Plata)
1983   Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta
1982    La Troisieme Gallery, (ARG), Québec City, Québec
1976    Lyndal Osborne: Prints and Drawings, The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta

Selected Duo and Group Exhibitions
2022 The World We’re Living In,(group) Nickle Galleries, Calgary, AB
2022 Obscure Objects of Desire (duo with Jack Damer) FAB Gallery, Edmonton, AB
2020  BorderLINE, (Biennial 2020) Remai Modern, Saskatoon, SK
2019  Rebellious: Alberta women artists of the 1980s, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton AB
          Another Landscape Show, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
2017 I am Western, cSpace King Edward Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
2016 A Little Bit of Infinity, Enterprise Square Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
2015  Imprints, AFA Travelling Exhibition Program, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
          Water, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, AB
2014  90 x 90, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
          Our Own Backyard (with Mary Abma), Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, Sarnia, Ontario
          Regions of Distinction: Edmonton members of the RCA Enterprise Square Gallery, Edmonton AB
2013  Ecotone, Nickle Art Galleries, Calgary, Alberta
          Size Matters: Big Prints from around the World, Enterprise Square Gallery, U of A, Edmonton, AB
          Ecotone, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta
2012  Flax Field, collaboration with John Freeman, Concordia University College, Edmonton
          Animal, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia         
          Imprint: Art from the AGA Collection, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
          Witness, with Sherri Chaba, Strathcona County Art Gallery @ 501, Sherwood Park, Alberta
          Animal, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Ontario
2011  4th Biennale International Portneuf, collaboration with John Freeman, Deschambault, Québec
          2112: Imagining the Future, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
          Animal, Kenderdine Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Museum London, London, Ontario
          Cereal Gen, with Alex Moon, University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta
          Farm Show: Seeding, Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery, Red Deer, Alberta
          Farm Show: Growing, collaboration with Sherri Chaba, Red Deer Art Gallery, Red Deer, Alberta
 2010  A Renaissance, Organized by Art and Life, Enterprise Square Gallery, Edmonton
          Timeland: 2010 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton
2009   10th Symposium international d’art in situ, collaboration with John Freeman, Val David, Québec
2008  Seeing Through Modernism: Edmonton 1970 -1985, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton
          Oil, Science & Soil, collaboration with Sherri Chaba, Capital Arts Building Gallery, Edmonton
          Imagining Science: Exploration of Science, Society and Social Change, AGA, Edmonton, AB
          Landscape Stories, Moose Jaw Gallery, Moose Jaw, SK; Kennedy Art Gallery, North Bay, Ontario
2007  Landscape Stories, Esplanade Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta
          Tidal Trace, collaboration with John Freeman, Kerry Woods Gallery, Red Deer, Alberta
2006   Landscape Stories, Thames Gallery, Chatham, Ontario
          Tidal Trace, collaboration with John Freeman, Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, Yukon
2005   Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art 2005, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff; Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
2004   human/nature: Contemporary Canadian Installation, Kenderdine Art Gallery, Saskatoon, SK; Doland Modern Art Museum, Shanghai, China; Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, Hong Kong
           Tidal Trace, collaboration with John Freeman, The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton
2001   River City, The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton
           Fluttering Ways, (Triennial), Adria Palace Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
2000    Lines of Site: 2000, Old Town Hall Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
1999   Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art 1998, The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton
           20/20 Vision: Roots, collaboration Brian Webb, L’Uni Theatre, La Cité-Francophone, Edmonton
           Lines of Site Ideas, Form & Materialities, Gulbenkian Galleries, London, UK; Musashino Art University Galleries, Tokyo, Japan
          Nature, Culture and Community, Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, B.C.
1998  (un)natural Histories, with Gwen Curry, Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta           
          Selected Works, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery, Corner Brook, Nfld.
           Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art 1998, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta
           Beauty and the Banal, The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton
1997   Hung, Drawn and Quartered, The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton
           Of Mudlarkers & Measurers, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Ontario; Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario
          (un)natural Histories, with Gwen Curry, Open Space Gallery, Victoria, B.C.
1996  Site Markers, Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
1994   Collecting Edmonton: A Passion Show, The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton
1991   Imprints: New Alberta Art, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta
1988   Edmonton Prints in Brazil, Brazilia, Campinas, Curitibu, San Paulo
           Surroundings, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta
1984   Contemporary Canadian Printmaking, Queensland College of Art, Queensland, Australia (tour)
1983    Duo Exhibition (with Liz Ingram), World Bank Gallery, Washington, D.C.  
1982   Canadian Contemporary Printmakers, Bronx Museum of Fine Art, Bronx, N.Y. (tour in USA)
1980    Canadian Prints, sponsored by the World Print Council, San Francisco, California
            Not Just Another Print Exhibition, Alberta 75th Anniversary Commission (Alberta tour)
1979    Alberta Art, (Tour in Japan: Sapporo, Obihiro, Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto, Yokohama), Japan
1977    Realism in Canada: Traditional and New, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
1976    17 Canadian Artists: A Protean View, Vancouver Art Gallery, B.C.
1975    Alberta Art Foundation Premier International Exhibition, (tour: London, Brussels, Paris)

International Invitational and Juried Print Exhibitions
1968-2004 (Over 250 exhibitions)

Argentina: Buenos Aires; Australia: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Bathurst, Warrnambool, Freemantle, Maitland, Grafton; Belgium: Brussels; Brazil:Cabo Frio, San Paulo, Curitibu, Brazilia;Bulgaria: Sophia, Varna Canada: Ottawa, Kitchener, Medicine Hat, Toronto, Kelowna, Vancouver, Burnaby, Regina, Brantford, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton, Banff, Guelph, Québec City, Red Deer, Kelowna, London, Hamilton; Czech Republic: Prague; Egypt: Giza; Finland: Jyvaskyla; France: Paris; Germany:Berlin, Nurnberg, Frechen; Iceland: Reykjavik; India: Bhopal, Bharat Bhavan; Japan: Tokyo, Osaka, Kochi-shi, Hakodate, Sapporo, Kanagawa, Wakayama, Nagoya, Amagasaki; Korea: Seoul; Netherlands: Maastricht; Norway: Fredrikstad; Poland: Torun, Cracow, Katowice, Poznan, Lodz; ROC: Taiwan, Hong Kong; Slovenia: Ljubljana; Spain: Ibza; Sweden: Stockholm; UK: Bradford, London; Uruguay: Montivedego; USA: Auburn, Chicago, San Francisco, Flint, Dickinson, Miami, Silvermine, Lubbock, Worcester, St. Joseph, Boston, New York, Columbus, Houston, Kingston, Los Angeles, New Canaan, Corvallia, Columbus

Selected Catalogues
2020 Rebellious: Alberta Women of the 80s: Curator: Sharman, Lindsey, AGA, Edmonton, AB
2020 BorderLINE: curator: Fraser,Sandra + Gay, Felicia + Herbert Spence, Franchesca+Sharman,
          Lindsey (Remai Modern) Essay: Sandra Fraser
2018  Mutation of the Commons curator: Hardy, Michele (Nickle Galleries, AB) Essay: Loveless N
2017  Lyndal Osborne: Coevolution Curator: Cullen,Lubos (Vernon Public Art Gallery) Essay: Boulet R
2016 Shoalwan: River Through Fire River of Ice: curator Schnieder, Laura (The Reach, BC)
2015   Of Water and Tides Curator: Longchamps, Denis Essayist: Talbot, Jacques (Art Gallery of
           Burlington, Ontario)
2014  Our Own Backyard: Mary Abma & Lyndal Osborne. Daniels, Lisa (J  N Alix Art Gallery Sarnia  ON
          Bowerbird: Life as Art. Curator: Crowston, Catherine, essays: Garneau, David & Pinfold, Melinda
           (Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta)
2013   The Rooms PAGES (Where Rivers Meet Sea). Pinfold, Melinda. (The Rooms, St. John’s, Nfld.).  
2012   Where Rivers Meet Sea: Lyndal Osborne. Pinfold, Melinda. (The Rooms, St. John’s, Nfld.).  
 Witness: Sherri Chaba and Lyndal Osborne. Harris, Steven. (Strathcona County Art Gallery 501
       Sherwood Park, Alberta).
2011   2112: Imagining The Future. (RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, Australia).
           Animal, Ghaznavi, Corinna. k(Museum London, London, Ontario).
           Lake: A Journal of Arts & Environment, Craig, Briar. (UBC Oanagan, Kamloops, B.C.)
2009   Timeland: 2010 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art, Rhodes, Richard. (Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta).
2008    Imagining Science: Art Science and Social Change, eds. Caulfield, Sean and Caulfield, Timothy.
             (University of Alberta Press, Edmonton)
.
              Lyndal Osborne: Ornamenta. Jansma, Linda and Eichorn, Virginia. (Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Ontario).
2007    Landscape Stories: Erik Edson, Lyndal Osborne, Rod Strickland (Thames Art Gallery, Chatham, Ontario)
             essayists: Daniela Sneppova, Diana Sherlock
2004    human/nature: Contemporary Canadian installation, Gogarty, Amy. ( University of Alberta, Dept. of Foreign Affairs
            &Canadian Consulate) Chinese & English
2003    Shoalwan: River Through Fire, River of Ice.  Christensen, Lisa. (Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta)
            Geographies & Objects of Enticement. Holubizky, Ihor. (Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, B.C.)
2000    Lyndal Osborne: The Poetic Structure of the World. Garneau, David. (Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta)
1999    Lines of Site: Ideas, Forms and Materialities. (University of Alberta Edmonton) 
1997    Mudlarkers & Measurers, Dhaliwal, Sarindar. (Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Ontario)
1995    (un)natural Histories: Gwen Curry and Lyndal Osborne. Laurence, Robin. (Prairie Art Gallery,  Grande Prairie, Alberta)
1991    Inside/Out: Four Artists from Edmonton. (Krakow International, Kracow, Poland & SNAP, Edmonton) Boulet, Roger essay on Lyndal
1990    Lyndal Osborne: Songs of the Stone. Boulet, Roger. (Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta)

Selected Reviews
2015   Gil McElroy “Lyndal Osborne at the Art Gallery of Burlington” Akimbo Blog (Feb 17)
2014   Matejko, Agienszka. “Collector’s Delight”. Vue Weekly, Feb13-Feb19
           Griwkowsky, Fish. “Transforming Nature’s Gifts”. Edmonton Journal, Feb 1 (E4)
2013   Matejko, Agnieszka. “Lyndal Osborne and Sherri Chaba.” Sculpture, Volume 32, #4 (May 2013).
           Priegert, Portia. “Natural Abundance.” Galleries West (Summer), pp 36-39.
2012   Hayward, Karla. “Meet the Collector (Where Rivers Meet Sea).” The Telegram (St. Johns, Nfld.), September 21, 2012, p A1, B1-3.
2012    Ryan, Janice. “Installations explore effects on oil industry and landscape.” Edmonton Journal (Edmonton) July 28, 2012.
2010   Garneau, David. “Lyndal Osborne: ab ovo.” Vie Des Arts, #218 (Spring), p16.
2009   Dhaliwal, Sarindar. “Lyndal Osborne: Ornamenta.” Espace, #88 (Summer) pp 42-43.
           McElroy, Gil. “Lyndal Osborne.“ Sculpture (April 2009).
2008   Bouchard, Gilbert. “Art & science collide in a beautiful way.” Edmonton Journal, Nov 15, p D2.
2007   Garneau, David. “Saskatoon, human/nature.”  Vie des Arts, No. 198, p 92-93.
2004   Laviolette, Mary Beth.  “Lyndal Osborne: Whyte Museum of Rockies.” Canadian Art (Spr.), p 88.
           Banff, Alberta, Lyndal Osborne. Donovan, Ruth. Sculpture October
2003    Eichorn, Virginia. “Lyndal Osborne: Poetic Structure of World.” Espace (Fall), p 42.
2002    Pearson, Gary. “Lyndal Osborne.” Gary Pearson, Sculpture, Volume 21, #8, p 87.
2001   Garneau, David. “River City.” Canadian Art (Winter), p 82.
1997   Richardson, Joan. “Rigours of Collecting: Rituals of Seeing. Border Crossings (Winter) p 61-66.
1996   Garneau, David. “Lyndal Osborne: Boxed Set.” Canadian Art (Winter 1996), p 78.

Lyndal Osborne’s work is represented in 75 permanent collections in USA, Europe, Australia,
New Zealand and Canada, including universities, corporations, regional and provincial art galleries and
the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa.

Recent Selected Grants
2021  Project grant ,Edmonton Arts Council
          Project grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2019  Project Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2018   Project grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2017   Project grant Canada Council for the Arts
           Project grant, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, AB
2016   Project grant Canada Council for the Arts
2015   Project Grant, Alberta Art Foundation AB
2014   Project grant, Edmonton Arts Council AB
2012   Project grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2011   Travel grant, Edmonton Arts Council, AB
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