Curtis Grahauer

*1980, Chilliwack, BC.

 

EDUCATION  

2013-16

Master of Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies – Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC.

2001-04

Bachelor of Media Arts – Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC.

 

EXHIBITIONS 

2016

A Dark Shape on the Horizon, Gallery at Queen’s Park, Arts Council of New Westminster (solo).

A Message Without A Code, Dynamo Arts Association, Vancouver (group).

The Lind Prize Exhibition, Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancouver (group).

2015   

As far upriver as you can go before having to switch to a pole, Audain Gallery, Vancouver (solo).

SFU MFA Spring Exhibition, Audain Gallery, Vancouver (group).

Floodplain, Dynamo Arts Association, Vancouver (solo).

2014

SFU MFA Spring Exhibition, Audain Gallery, Vancouver (group).

2013

Ny verk, SÍM, Reykjavik, IS (group).

Rolling Thunder, Interurban Gallery, Vancouver (solo).

2011

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Toronto (public installation).

re-LIVE, LIVE Biennale, Vancouver (group).

2009

Celebrities of the Self, Kamloops Art Gallery (group).

2008

Stories, In Pieces, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Toronto, ON (group).

2007

Fire Watcher, Bodgers' and Kludgers' Cooperative Art Parlour, Vancouver (solo with Kara Uzelman).

2006

Latent Cities, Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver (group).

2004

I've Done This For You, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver (group).

 

SCREENINGS

2016

Platforms: Coastal City, outdoor video screen commission, Vancouver (public screenings).

2013

Public Access: 1999 & Beyond, screening at Centre A Gallery.

2012

Toronto Independent Film Festival.

Kahbang Film Festival, Bangor, ME.

Interplay Film Festival, Fort McMurray, AB.

Action On Film Festival, Monrovia, CA.

Snake Alley Festival of Film, Burlington, IA.

Dawson City International Short Film Festival, YT.

2010

Here You Are Part 1, Walk In Here You Are, Vancouver Public Library (public screenings).

 

AWARDS / RESIDENCIES 

2016

Artist in Residence, The Sointula Art Shed, Sointula, BC.

The Lind Prize (shortlist), organized by Presentation House Gallery.

2015

Simon Fraser University Service Award.

Travel/Minor Research Award, SFU.

2014

Simon Fraser University Service Award.

Scholarship for Visual Arts, British Columbia Arts Council.

Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology Graduate Travel Award, SFU.

Graduate (International) Research Travel Award, SFU. 

Travel/Minor Research Award, SFU.

2013

Steven Shane Annual Graduate Entrance Scholarship, SFU.

Artist in Residence, SÍM Residency Reykjavik, IS.

2012

Project Grant, Neighbourhood Small Grant Program, Vancouver.

2011    

Artist in Residence, Klondike Institute of Art and Culture, Dawson City, YT.

Project Assistance Grant for Visual Arts, British Columbia Arts Council.

Travel Grant, Canada Council for the Arts.

Curatorial Residency, Unit/Pitt Gallery, Vancouver.

2008                   

Professional Development Grant for Visual Arts, British Columbia Arts Council.

2005

Visual Arts Development Award, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Grahauer, Curtis. “The Young Romantics.” The Peak (Burnaby, BC), June 8, 2015.

---, “Interview with Emiliano Sepulveda.” The Peak (Burnaby, BC), April 11, 2015.

---, “Super, Unnatural BC.” Bartleby Review (Vancouver, BC), April 2015.

---, “Art collection in AQ North Concourse illustrates BC colonialism.” The Peak, March 9, 2015.

---, “The surprising story of SFU’s blue pyramid.” The Peak, March 2, 2015.

---, “Participation—Production—Presentation.” SFU Galleries blog, February 3, 2015.

---, “Interview with Jaime Williams.” The Peak, January 12, 2015.

---, “Staring at Nothing.” The Peak, November 17, 2014.

---. “Empirical Observations in 16mm.” The Peak, November 3, 2014.

---. “Participatory Art and Conversation as Performance.” The Peak, October 20, 2014

---. “Interview with Lucien Durey.” The Peak, October 20, 2014.

Ramsey, Justin. “Exhibition review of Curtis Grahauer, Slump.” Simon Fraser University School for the Contemporary Arts, March 2014.

“Nuit Blanche 2011” NOW, Toronto. Sept 29-Oct 5, 2011.

Artist catalogue. Public Access: 1999 & Beyond. Unit/Pitt Projects and Publication Studio (Vancouver, 2011).

Turner, Leah. “Weekend Leisure Network” COLOR Magazine, Fall 2010.

Sawatzky, Rachelle. “Cultural Programming in Vancouver During the 2010 Winter Olympics” C Magazine, Summer 2010.

Birch, Jesse. “A Sea of Contingencies: Vancouver’s Domestic Interventions” C Magazine, Autumn, 2009.