Bio CV

NANCY FARRELL
BS, MS, BA
72 McArthur Dr., Guelph, Ontario, N1L 1T8
nanfarrell@rogers.com

EDUCATION

1993, B.A. Honours Fine Art, University of Guelph
1995-2015, Continuing Education Study in the US and Canada. Studied with Peter Kolisnyk and John Leonard in Canada and Steven Aimone in the US
2008, Sculpture Mentorship, Burlington Cultural Centre, Ontario
2010, Ceramic Mentorship, Burlington Cultural Centre, Ontario
2016, Residency, Atlantic Centre for the Arts, Florida, US

SOLO and TWO-PERSON SHOWS

2016, “There Were Signs in the Sky”, Homer Watson Gallery, Kitchener, ON
2015, “Encore4”, Kitchener, ON
2014, “Flux and Flow”, Neilson Park Creative Center, Etobicoke, ON
2013, The Poetic Landscape, Whitestone Gallery, Guelph, ON
2013, “no time for small chat”, Emporium, Mount Forest, ON
2013, ”Survey”, City Hall, Elora, ON
2012, “Encore II”, Kitchener, ON
2011, “The Shape of Things to Come”, Red Brick Café, Guelph, ON
2011, “Encore”, Kitchener, ON
2011, “I Found My Place In The World”, Whitestone Gallery, Guelph, ON
2010, “More Than Meets The Eye”, Manhatten’s, Guelph,ON
2009, “Echo of the Invisible World”, Kitchener, ON
2009, “Melange Etrange”, Whitestone Gallery, Guelph, On
2009, “The Art of Abstraction”, Smith-Valeriote, Guelph, ON
2008, “The Art of Becoming”, Cambridge Centre for the Arts, Cambridge
2007, “A Journey Through Abstraction”, Gardiner’s Cottage, Glenhyrst Art Gallery
2005, “Nature Meets Technology”, Sun Life Insurance Co., Waterloo
2003, “Beauty in Pollution”, Barber Gallery, Guelph,
1999, “Adventures in Landscape Painting”, Ashton/Evicta Gallery, Toronto
1999, “The “I” of the Story”, Wellington Co. Museum and Gallery, Elora
1998, “Of the Earth”, Bookshelf Gallery, Guelph
1997, “Looking in. . . Looking Out”, Williams Mill Gallery, Glen Williams
1997, Solo Display, Artisans Store, Guelph
1993, Honours Thesis Show, Zavitz Gallery, University of Guelph

GROUP SHOWS

2017, Colour and Form Society, Red Dot Gallery, Georgetown, ON
2017, Arts on the Credit, Port Credit, ON
2017, Stratford Campus, U of W, Guest Artist, Stratford, ON
2016, Home for the Holidays, Williams Mill Creative Centre, Glen Williams, ON
2016, Stones Returned, Gallery M, Cambridge, ON
2016, Human By Nature, Dorland-Haight Gallery, Milton, ON
2016, Brain Games, Neilson Park Creative Art Centre, Etobicoke, ON
2016, Whitestone:Eleven, Bartlett Gallery, Alton, ON
2016, Illumine Gallery, St Thomas, ON
2015, Bartlett Gallery, Alton, ON
2015, Whitestone Gallery, Redux, Gallery M, Cambridge, ON
2014, “Rhythm”, Imagemaker Gallery, Port Credit, ON
2014, Whitestone Gallery Collective Monthly Shows, Guelph, ON
2013, Harris Artists’ Collective, Elora Centre for the Arts, Elora,ON
2013, Spotted Moose Emporium, Mount Forest, ON
2012, Guelph Studio Tour Show, Guelph Civic Museum, Guelph, ON
2012, “14 Hands”, Elora Centre for the Arts, ON
2012, “Sideroads”, Williams Mill Visual Arts Centre, Glen Williams, ON
2012, “Artistic License Required”, Elora Centre for the Arts, ON
2012, “Inside Out”, Private Group Show, Ariss, ON
2012, “Urban Forest Painted”, Oakville City Hall, Oakville, ON
2011, “Critical Path”, AIC Gallery, Burlington Art Centre, ON
2011, Square Foot Show, Twist Gallery, Toronto, ON
2011, Harris Collective Group Shows, Elora, ON
2011, Whitestone Collective Group Shows, Guelph, ON
2010, “Call of the Sirens”, Barber Gallery, Guelph, ON
2010, “Eyefull IV”, Glen Williams Gallery, Glen Williams, ON
2010, “Shift Happens: Sculpture Mentor Project”, BAC, Burlington, ON
2010, “Earth Day”, Gallery in the Garden, Etobicoke, ON
2010, “Cwen Twenty Ten”, Barber Gallery, Guelph, ON
2010, Whitestone Collective Group Shows, Guelph, ON
2010, Harris Collective Group Show, Elora, ON
2009, “Art-2009”, Convention Centre, Toronto, On
2009, “Face to Face”, Sculptors Society of Canada, Toronto
2009, “Rime of the Ancient Mariner” Barber Gallery, Guelph
2009, “Pigments of the Imagination”, Whitestone Gallery, Guelph
2008, First Group Show, Alma Gallery, Guelph
2008, There’s No Place Like Home, Williams Mill Gallery, Glen Williams
2008, Fire In The Head, Armagh, Barber Gallery, Guelph
2007, La Convivencia, Barber Gallery, Guelph
2007, Fire in the Head, Barber Gallery, Guelph
2007, Earthborn IV, Canadian Sculpture Center, Toronto
2007, A Visual Feast, Guelph Civic Museum, Guelph
2007, I’m for Real, Streetsville, ON
2006, Small Works Show, Canadian Sculpture Centre, Toronto
2006, Fired-Up Figures, Arkell Schoolhouse, Arkell, ON
2005, Artist’s Choice Exhibition, Koffler Arts Centre, Toronto
2005, Guelph Studio Tour 20th Anniv. Show, Guelph Civic Museum
2005, Millworks, Georgetown Cultural Centre
2005, Marking Passage, Wellington Co. Museum, Fergus, ON
2005, Earthbound II, Canadian Sculpture Centre, Toronto, ON
2004, Grand Views: Nature, Culture and Intrusion, Guelph Civic Museum, Guelph
2003, Endless 3D-tales, Canadian Sculpture Centre, Toronto
2003, The Art of Giving, Canadian Sculpture Centre, Toronto
2003, Genius Loci, Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo
2003, Celebrating Guelph, Barber Gallery, Guelph
2002. Pulse 3, Canadian Sculpture Society Gallery, Toronto
2002. Elemental Landscapes (Artists’ Collective), Barber Gallery, Guelph
2001. A Grand River Journey (Artists’ Collective), Glenhyrst Art Gallery. Brantford
2001, Sculpture.worx, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto
2001, Light, Canadian Sculpture Centre, Toronto
2001, Trans-Canada Trail Exhibition, Harrison-Minto Gallery, Harriston
2001, Trans-Canada Trail Exhibition, Dufferin County Museum, Orangeville
2000, New Members Show, Canadian Sculpture Centre, Toronto
2000, Drawing on the Figure, Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterlo
2000, Earthborn 2000, Robert Langen Gallery, Waterloo
2000, By Water…By Trail, Guelph Civic Museum, Guelph
2000, Stick’em Up, A show of collage, Williams Mill Gallery, Glen Williams
2000, A Show of Hands, Arkell Gallery, Arkell
2000, Water’s Edge, Eldon Gallery, Waterloo
1999, Image After Image, Georgetown Cultural Centre, Georgetown
1998, Portrait of the Artist, Wellington Co. Museum, Elora
1997, Wellington Co. Prints, Ki Design, Guelph
1997-2007, Guelph Studio Tour, Guelph
1997, The Spring Arts Festival, The Williams Mill, Glen Williams
1996, Woodcut Show, Ki Design, Guelph
1996, Riverside Art, Terra Cotta
1995, Meridian Group Show, Guelph
1995, Fusion, Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo
1994-6, Studio 1870, Erin, ON
1994, North of 7, Georgetown Cultural Centre and Gallery, Georgetown
1994, An Exhibition of Woodcuts, Sun-Art Gallery, Elora
1993, Fresh Art, Guelph Public Museum, Guelph
1993, Human Sexuality, Zavitz Gallery, University of Guelph

JURIED SHOWS
2017, KW Society of Artists, Homer Watson House and Gallery, Kitchener, ON
2017, Etobicoke Art Group, Etobicoke City Hall, Etobicoke, ON
2017, International Society of Acrylic Painters, Online, US
2016, Society of Canadian Artists, Etobicoke Civic Centre, Etobicoke, ON
2016, Toronto Outdoor Exhibition,Toronto, ON
2015, Colour and Form Society, Etobicoke City Hall, ON
2015, Etobicoke Art Group, Etobicoke, ON
2015, FASM Juried Show, Milton, ON
2015, Berlin Tower Art Show, Kitchener, ON
2015, KWSA Juried Show, Homer Watson Gallery, Kitchener, ON
2015, Guelph Studio Tour, Guelph, ON
2015, Society of Canadian Artists Online Show
2014, Toronto Outdoor Exhibition, Toronto, ON
2014, Guelph Creative Arts, Guelph, ON
2013, Spirit & Vision, Homer Watson Gallery, Kitchener, ON
2012, KWSA Juried Show, Gallery Double T, Kitchener, ON
2012, War and Peace, Glynhurst Gallery, Brantford, ON
2012, Insights, Wellington Place, Elora, ON
2012, Etobicoke Art Group Annual Juried Ex., Etobicoke, ON
2012, Open Book, Whitestone Gallery, Guelph, ON
2012, ISAP International On Line Exhibition
2011, TimeFrame, Alton, ON
2011, Insights, Elora, ON
2010, Impact, Neilson Park, Etobicoke, ON
2010, ArtWorks, Oakville, ON
2010, CrossSections, Button Factory, Waterloo, ON
2010, Insights, Wellington Place, Elora, ON
2010, 2009 Guelph Studio Tour, Guelph, On
2009, COAA, “Cross-Sections”, Barber Gallery, Guelph, On
2009, Toronto Art Expo, Toronto Convention Centre
2008, Insights Juried Exhibition, Wellington Place, Elora
2008, Toronto Art Expo, Toronto Convention Centre
2007, From Table to Wall, You Me Gallery, Hamilton
2007, Insights Juried Exhibition, Wellington Place, Elora
2006, Juried Art Exhibition, Glenhyst Art Gallery, Brantford
2005, Fireworks, Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo
2005, John Sommer Juried Art Exhibition, Georgetown
2002-03-05, Toronto Outdoor Exhibition, Toronto
2002, Canadian Opera Co., Hummingbird Centre. Toronto
2002, Canadian Society of Artists, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto
1990, 92, 93, 95, 97, 99, 00, 01, 02, 03, Earthborn, Kitchener-Waterloo
1999, The Last Picture Show, Art-in Guelph Gallery, Guelph
1998, 2000, Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford
1998, Region of Peel Juried Show, Brampton,
1997, Open Juried Show, Cambridge Library & Gallery, Cambridge
1997, Pearl, SCA 30th Anniversary Show, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto,
1996, Society of Canadian Artists, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto
1996, 23rd Annual Juried Show, Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton
1996, Insights ’96 Juried Show, Wellington County Museum
1996, Crossection ’96, Homer Watson Gallery, Doon
1994,95, InSight, Burlington Art Centre, Burlington
1994, Art Gallery of Mississauga
1994,98,2000, Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford
1994, Sovereignty, MacDonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph
1993, Open Juried Exhibition, Cambridge Gallery, Cambridge
1989,93,94,96,98,2000,02,04, Insights Juried Show, Wellington Co. Museum, Elora
1988, Celebration, Seagram Museum, Waterloo

AWARDS
2017, Honourable Mention, KWSA, Kitchener, ON
2017, Honourable Mention, Etobicoke Art Group, Etobicoke, ON
2015, People’s Choice Award, KWSA, Homer Watson Gallery, Kitchener, ON
2015, Honourable Mention, KWSA, Homer Watson Gallery, Kitchener, ON
2014, First Prize, Guelph Creative Arts, Guelph, ON
2012, Honourable Mention, Etobicoke Juried Show, Etobicoke, ON
2011, Best Sculpture, Insights, Elora, ON
2011, Honourable Mention, Alton Mill Gallery, Alton, ON
2007, Best in Show Award, Yes No Gallery, Hamilton
2005, H. Goodman Best in Show Award, Fireworks, Clay/Glass Gallery, Waterloo
2005, Fusion Board Purchase Award, Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo
2005, Honourable Mention, J. Sommer Exhibition, Georgetown
2004, D&S Smith Award for Painting, Insights, Elora
2003, Sculpture Award, Earthborn, Univ of Waterloo, Waterloo
2002, Best Hand-Built Piece, Robert Langen Gallery, Waterloo
2002, Society of Canadian Artists, Golden Award, Toronto
2000, Sculpture Award, Insights 2000, Wellington Place, Elora
1999, Prize, The Last Picture Show, Art-in-Guelph Gallery, Guelph
1999, Award of Merit, Earthborn, Canadian Clay and Glass, Waterloo
1997, Best Hand-Built Piece, Earthborn 97, Kitchener-Waterloo Gallery
1996, Award of Merit, Earthborn 96, Canadian Clay & Glass Museum
1996, Honourable Mention, Peel Gallery Juried Show, Brampton
1996, Elora Pottery Award, Insights Juried Show, Elora
1996, Prize, Erin Summer Arts Festival
1996. Honourable Mention, Guelph Creative Arts Show, Guelph
1996, Juror’s Choice, Crossection, Homer Watson Gallery, Doon
1995. Honourable Mention, Guelph Creative Arts
1994, Third Prize, InSight Juried Show, Burlington
1994, Second Prize, Insights Juried Show, Wellington Place, Elora
1994, Best Mixed Media, Earthborn, K-W Gallery, Kitchener
1994, Best Primitive Firing, Earthborn, K-W Gallery, Kitchener
1993, 94, Honourable Mention, Guelph Creative Arts
1990, Prize, Guelph Creative Arts
1990, Best Primitive Firing, Earthborn
1988, Heinz-Jordan Award, University of Guelph
1987, Honourable Mention, Guelph Creative Arts, Barber Gallery

PUBLICATIONS

Image published in Lark Books, 2003, “Alternative Kilns & Firing”
Image published in Lark Books, 2004, “100 Figures”
Drawings included in Lark Books, 2009, “Expressive Drawing”

MEMBERSHIPS

Central Ontario Arts Association
Sculpture Society of Canada
Guelph Creative Arts Association
Kitchener-Waterloo Society of Artists
CARFAC
Whitestone Collective, Guelph

TEACHING

Guelph Sculpture Group
Private Mentor
Non-Objective Painting, private group

COLLECTIONS

Wellington County Public Museums
Burlington Cultural Centre
Georgetown Cultural Centre

CURRENT GALLERIES
Santini Gallery, Ottawa
Galerie Bloom, Montreal
Barber Gallery, Guelph
Dorland-Haight Gallery, Milton