TONY SCHERMAN

1950 Born in Toronto, ON, Canada
Currently lives and works in Toronto, ON, Canada

Education
1974 MA, Royal College of Art, London, UK
1971 MFA, Byam Shaw, London, UK

Forthcoming Exhibitions
2012 Tony Scherman, eastation gallery, Beijing, China (June)

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2011 Tony Scherman: Black October, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, ON,
Canada
New Mythologies, curated by David Moos, The Gallery at Windsor, Vero Beach,
FL, USA (catalogue)
2010 The Animals, Winston Wächter Fine Art, New York, NY, USA
Tony Scherman: A Major Acquisition, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB,
Canada
2009 Tony Scherman: Drawings, ArtsPlace, Annapolis Royal, NS, Canada
2008 New Paintings, Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, WA, USA
Tony Scherman: Drawings, Gallery Connexion (Old Government House),
Fredericton, NB, Canada (touring exhibition)
2007 About 1865, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, ON, Canada (catalogue with
text by Lilly Wei)
About 1865, Winston Wächter Fine Art, New York, NY, USA (catalogue with text
by Lilly Wei)
Facing History: Tony Scherman, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS,
Canada
Pensées Impensables (Unthinkable Thoughts), Beaverbrook Art Gallery,
Fredericton, NB, Canada (touring exhibition, publicly funded catalogue)
New Paintings, Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, WA, USA
2005 New Paintings, Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, WA, USA
Pensées Impensables (Unthinkable Thoughts), Kenderdine Art Gallery,
University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada (touring exhibition,
publicly funded catalogue)
Works on Paper: A Recent Gift to the University of Toronto Art Collection,
University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
2004 Pensées Impensables (Unthinkable Thoughts), Kelowna Art Gallery,
Kelowna, BC, Canada (touring exhibition, publicly funded catalogue)
Welcome to Thebes, Galerie Karl Pfefferle, Munich, Germany
Ciao Gaia, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Welcome to Thebes, Galerie Karl Pfefferie, Munich, Germany
The Seduction of Oedipus, Winston Wächter Mayer Fine Art, New York, NY, USA
Galerie Haas & Fuchs, Berlin, Germany
2003 The Seduction of Oedipus, Scott White Contemporary Art, San Diego,
CA, USA
Pensées Impensables (Unthinkable Thoughts), Sable-Castelli Gallery,
Toronto, ON, Canada
The Seduction of Oedipus, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2002 Chasing Napoleon, Ellen Noël Art Museum, Odessa, TX, USA; University of
Louisiana at Lafayette, LA, USA; Chasing Napoleon, Hunter Museum of Art,
Chattanooga, TN, USA (touring exhibition)
The Blue Highway, Chac Mool Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
The Blue Highway, Winston Wächter Mayer Fine Art, New York, NY, USA
The Blue Highway, Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, LA, USA
2001 Chasing Napoleon, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, University of Alabama,
Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; New England College Gallery, Henniker, NH, USA
(supported by the National Endowment for the Arts); Fred Jones Jr. Museum of
Art, Norman, OK, USA; University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
(touring exhibition)
Intaglio and encaustic prints, Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary, AB, Canada
Intaglio and encaustic prints, Galerie Pfefferie, Munich, Germany
Recent paintings, encaustic monoprints, and works on paper, Scott White
Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA, USA
Still lifes, Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, WA, USA
Print show, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Print show, Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
2000 The Blue Highway, Galerie Haas & Fuchs, Berlin, Germany
The Blue Highway, Barbara Farber/La Serre Art Contemporain, Trets, France
Chasing Napoleon, Winston Wächter Fine Art, New York, NY, USA
1999 Chasing Napoleon, Galerie Enrico Navarra, in conjunction with Galerie Daniel
Templon, Paris, France (accompanied by a French edition of Napoléon
Dévisagé)
About 1789, Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
About 1789, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA, USA
About 1789, Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, WA, USA
1998 About 1789: Napoleon and the French Revolution, curated by David Moos,
Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Wichita, KN, USA
About 1789, Turner-Runyon Gallery, Dallas, TX, USA
About 1789, Soma Gallery, La Jolla, CA, USA (catalogue with text by Leah
Ollman)
1997 About 1789, Galerie Haas & Fuchs, Berlin, Germany (catalogue,
English/German)
About 1789, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France (catalogue with text by
Jacques Henric, English/French)
Europas Revenge, Galerie Barbara Farber, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1996 Napoleon, Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
Banquo's Funeral, Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University,
Montréal, PQ, Canada (catalogue with text by Karen Antaki and Andrew
Benjamin)
1995 Banquo's Funeral, Galerie Barbara Farber, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Banquo's Funeral, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France
Banquo's Funeral, Baumgartner Galleries, Washington, D.C., DC, USA
Rape of Callisto, Galerie Barbara Farber, Amsterdam, Netherlands (catalogue
with text by David Moos and Ihor Holubizky)
1994 Rape of Callisto, Margaret Lipworth Gallery, Boca Raton, FL, USA
Rape of Callisto, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA
Rape of Callisto, Heffel Gallery, Vancouver, BC, USA (catalogue)
1993 Evelyn Aimis Fine Art, Boca Raton, FL, USA
Rape of Io, Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada (catalogue with text by
Rainer Crone and David Moos)
Rape of Callisto, Fred Hoffman, Santa Monica, CA, USA
Rape of Callisto, Galerie Pfefferle, Munich, Germany (catalogue with text by Eve
Förschl, German)
Rape of Callisto, Stux Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Landau Fine Art, Montréal, PQ, Canada
1992 Rape of Io, Galerie Barbara Farber, Amsterdam, Netherlands
(catalogue with text by Rainer Crone and David Moos)
1991 Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY, USA
1989 Art Now Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden
Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
Waddington & Gorce, Montréal, PQ, Canada
Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
1988 The Comfort of Food, Mayor Gallery, London, UK
Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
Galleri Leger, Malmo, Sweden
1987 Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Waddington & Gorce, Montréal, PQ, Canada
1986 Dessins/Drawings, Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
1985 Mayor Gallery, London, UK
Waddington & Gorce, Montréal, PQ, Canada
1984 Bonnier Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
1983 Waddington & Shiell Galleries, Montréal, PQ, Canada
1982 Theo Waddington Galleries, Montréal, PQ, Canada
Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY, USA (catalogue)
1981 Galerie Wallner Fersens, Malmö, Sweden
Theo Waddington Galleries, Toronto, ON, Canada
Mayor Gallery, London, UK
1980 Pattern - Painting and Decorative Art, Galerie Tanit, Munich, Germany
(catalogue)
Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY, USA (catalogue with text by Michael
Shepherd)
1979 Klonaridis, Toronto, ON, Canada
Mayor Gallery, London, UK (catalogue with text by Karen Wilkin)

Selected Group Exhibitions
2011 Rising to the Occasion: The Long 18th Century, The McMaster Museum of Art,
Hamilton, Canada (with Artist’s Talk by Tony Scherman)
Figure Out of Place, curated by Ben Portis, The MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie,
ON, Canada
The Gallery at Windsor, Vero Beach, FL, USA
2010 Orange Sky and The Salon, RH Gallery, New York, NY, USA
What’s Lost and What Remains, Museum London, London, ON, Canada
Le Deuil (François Chastanet, Sarah Dornner, Douglas Gordon, Graham Gussin,
Alan Johnston, Adam McEwen, Scott Myles, Gary Rough, Seán Shanahan, Tony
Scherman, Fraser Stables, and Phoebe Unwin), Galerie IFF, Marseille, France
Untitled, Ingrid Mueller Art & Concepts, Fredericton, NB, Canada
Drawn, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Oil cloth lunch, and other reasons to be cheerful, curated by Ihor Holubizky,
McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, ON, Canada
2009 The artist and the crowd, in history, Museum London, ON, Canada
Masterworks of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Beaverbrook Art Gallery,
Fredericton, NB, Canada
Fall Show, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada
True Lies, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, ON, Canada
Figure, Form and Ground, University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, ON,
Canada
Arena: Art of Hockey, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada (catalogue)
2008 Story Time: Narrative in Contemporary Art, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton,
ON, Canada
Warhol and The Shared Subject: Andy Warhol, Rineke Dijkstra, Douglas
Gordon, CS Leigh, Tony Scherman, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, The Art
Galleries at TCU, Fort Worth, TX, USA
Permanent Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON, Canada
Carte Blanche Vol. 2 Painting, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art,
Toronto, ON, Canada
Drawing Conclusions: The Group of Seven and Their Legacy, McMichael
Canadian Art Gallery, Kleinburg, ON, Canada
Arena: The Art of Hockey, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS, Canada
(catalogue)
Skin, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, ON, Canada
2007 Allegory, Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, WA, USA
Hot Wax, The Rooms, St. John’s, NL, Canada
Putting Figures on Paper, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, ON, Canada
FRAMED: The Art of the Portrait, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, Canada
2006 Dancing to the Invisible Piper: Canadian Figurative Art, Art Gallery of
Mississauga, ON, Canada
Unnatural Selections, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, ON, Canada
Calgary Collects, Douglas Udell gallery, Calgary, AB, Canada
The Perm Show, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, ON, Canada
2004 Trent'Anni Dopo 1974-2004, Galleria d'Arte L'Incontro, Italy (catalogue)
Du corps a l'image, Fondation d'Art Contemporain d'Ile-de-France and
Fondation Guerlain, Paris, France (catalogue)
Egos and Icons: Portraits from the Permanent Collection, University of Toronto
Art Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
2003 Natural Expression: Works from the permanent collection of The Museum of
Contemporary Canadian Art, Todmorden Mills Heritage Museum and Arts
Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
Encaustic Now II, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA, USA
2002 Posers, with Greg Denton, Eliza Grifiths, Anne-Marie Kornachuk, Marion
Wagschal, and Janet Werner, curated by Matthew Reichertz, St. Mary’s
University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada (publicly funded catalogue)
Encaustic Now, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA, USA
Buschlen-Mowatt Gallery, Palm Desert, CA, USA
Scott White Contemporary Art, Teluride, CA, USA
2001 Bra Joe from Kilimanjaro, University Art Museum, University of Queensland,
Brisbane, Australia
La collection, Fondation d’Art Contemporain d’Ile-de-France, Paris, France
Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, BC, Canada
Translinear, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, ON, Canada (travelling)
Recent Acquisitions, Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University,
Montréal, PQ, Canada
Recent Acquisitions: Selections from the Permanent Collection, California Center
for the Arts, Escondido, CA, USA
Recent Acquisition, University of Toronto Art Centre
Accrochage, Barbara Farber/La Serre Art Contemporain, Tretts, France
2000 La Nature des Choses, Musée du Québec, Montréal, PQ, Canada
Contemporary Masters: Works from the Permanent Collection, Art Gallery of
Sudbury, Sudbury, ON, Canada
1999 25 Ans de collection d’art Contemporain, SACEM, Ivry-sur-Seine, Paris, France
(catalogue)
New Acquisitions: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Leonard & Bina
Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montréal, PQ, Canada
Redefining the Still Life: Selections from the Permanent Collection, guest
curated by Sandra Paikowsky, Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia
University, Montréal, PQ, Canada
Translinear, guest curated by Michael Davidson and Ihor Holubizky, McMaster
Museum of Art, Hamilton, ON, Canada (catalogue with essays by Joseph Wolin
and David Moos); Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, ON, Canada; Tom Thomson
Memorial Art Gallery, Owen Sound, ON, Canada; Mendel Art Gallery,
Saskatoon, SK, Canada; Plug-In Gallery, Winnipeg, MB, Canada (touring
exhibition)
Fondation d'Art Contemporain d'Ile-de-France, Les uns, les autres, Ferme du
Coulevrain, Savigny-le-Temple, Bourg, France
Re-imagining Modernism: Works from the permanent collection, McLaren Art
Centre, Barrie, ON, Canada
Processes, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, AB, and Vancouver, BC, Canada
(catalogue with essay and interview by Robert Enright)
Treasures 1999, Sculpture, Paintings, Prints, Drawings and Antiquities, Carl
Schlosberg Fine Arts, Sherman Oaks, CA, USA
Meltdown, with Hiro Yokose and Andrew Bennett, Soma Gallery, La Jolla, CA,
USA
1998 Tableaux de (t)rêve, with Mark Francis, Cyril Olanier, Joyce Pensato, Hubert
Schreibl and Gérard Traquandi, Crestet Centre d'Art, Espace Ripert, Bollène,
France
Cleveland Collects Contemporary Art, curated by Tom Hinson, Cleveland
Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, USA (catalogue)
The 25th Anniversary Exhibition: Sculpture, Paintings, Prints, and Drawings, Carl
Schlossberg Fine Art, New York, NY, USA
Body Double, curated by Bruce Ferguson, Winston Wächter Fine Art, New York,
NY, USA
Winston Wächter Fine Art, with Jose Maria Sicilia, New York, NY, USA
Contemporary Wax, Stephen Haller Gallery, New York, NY, USA
1997 Five Years of Collecting – A Selection of New Acquisitions, Leonard & Bina Ellen
Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montréal, PQ, Canada
Visages, Foundation d'Art Contemporain d'Ile-de-France, Paris, France
A Reversal of Scale, Turner-Runyon Gallery, Dallas, TX, USA
Sex/Industry, curated by John Yau, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY, USA
1996 Wild Life, curated by John Massier, The Koffler Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
Nu Breed – A Synergy of the Arts, curated by David Moos, Lincoln Centre &
Saks Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, USA
ArtAuction96, biennial auction with public viewing, Los Angeles Museum of
Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
20 Jaar Verzamelen Bouwfonds Kunstcollectie, Museum Boymans van
Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands (catalogue)
Exposure, Soma Gallery, San Diego, CA, USA
1995 Printmakers at Riverside, curated by Anne McPherson, MacDonald Stewart Art
Centre, Guelph, ON, Canada; Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, ON,
Canada; MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON, Canada; Art Gallery of Hamilton,
Hamilton, ON, Canada; Gallery Stratford, Stratford, ON, Canada; Art Gallery of
Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS, Canada (touring exhibition) (catalogue)
Rape of Callisto, in conjunction with The Oral Tradition in Painting, Art
Gallery of Hamilton, ON, Canada (catalogue)
Sandy Carson Gallery, with Timothy Berry and Peter Nadin, Denver, CO, USA
Works on Paper, Baumgartner Galleries, Washington D.C., DC, USA
1994 Contemporary Canadian Works from the Collection, Art Gallery of Lethbridge,
Lethbridge, AB, Canada
North York Performing Arts Centre Art Gallery, North York, ON, Canada
Recent Acquisitions/Acquisitions récentes, Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery,
Concordia University, Montréal, PQ, Canada
Lets Face It, Galerie Barbara Farber, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Lennon Weinberg, New York, NY, USA
1993 Drawing the Line Against AIDS, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, USA;
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy (catalogue)
Culture Nature, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Canadian Contemporary Works on Paper, University of Waterloo Fine Arts
Gallery, Waterloo, ON, Canada (catalogue with essay by Joe Wyatt)
The Chair Project, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, ON,
Canada
Hollywood Collects, Salander-Oreilly-Fred Hoffman Galleries, Los Angeles, CA,
USA
1992 A Decade of Collecting, Concordia University, Montréal, PQ, Canada
1991 TORONTO/ROMA, an exhibition of projects curated by Francesco Moschini and
Lorenzo Pignatti, School of Architecture, Toronto, ON, Canada; The Canadian
Cultural Centre, Rome, Italy (catalogue)
1989 Viewpoints: 100 Years of Architecture in Ontario, Ontario Architectural
Association Centennial Exhibition, Agnes Etherington Art Gallery, Kingston, ON,
Canada (touring exhibition throughout Ontario) (catalogue)
75 Years, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, Canada (catalogue)
1988 Contemporary Canadian Works on Paper/Oeuvres sur papier contemporaines,
Concordia University, Montréal, PQ, Canada (catalogue)
1987 Ceci nest pas du Mobilier, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN, USA
A Reversal of Scale, Turner-Runyon Gallery, Dallas, TX, Canada
Sex/Industry, curated by John Yau, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY, USA
1986 Toronto Now, Sarnia Art Gallery, Sarnia, ON, Canada
Celebrating 20 Years, 1965-1985, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, University of
Guelph Department of Fine Art, Guelph, ON, Canada (catalogue)
Contemporary Canadian Painting, Thomas Berry Fine Arts, Minneapolis, MN,
USA (catalogue)
1984 Edge and Image, Concordia University, Montréal, PQ, Canada
Face to Face, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, ON, Canada
Lilian Heidenberg Fine Art, New York, NY, USA
1983 Small Works, Bonnier Gallery, New York, NY, USA
1982 Canadian Art in British Collections, Canada House, London, ON, Canada
(catalogue)
1981 Pattern:Painting, with Brad Davis, Robert Zakanitch, Ned Smith, Valerie Jaudon,
Robert Kushner and Kim MacConnel, South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell,
England
1980 The Innovative Image, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON, Canada
Toronto Painting, Cutler Stavarides Gallery, Boston, MA, USA
1977 Figures, Landscapes and Still Lives, David Mirvish Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
1976 The Human Clay, Arts Council Exhibition curated by R.B. Kitaj, Hayward Gallery,
London, ON, Canada (catalogue)
Contemporary Art: De Beers Collection, Pall Mall Gallery, London, UK
Summer Exhibition, Felicity Samuel Gallery, London, UK

Selected Publications
2011 Tony Scherman: New Mythologies. Intro. By David Moos. Vero Beach, FL, USA:
Windsor Press
2010 Winnipeg Art Gallery: Guide to the Collections. Stephen Borys, Editor.
Winnipeg, MB, Canada: Winnipeg Art Gallery
2008 Carte Blanche V.2 Painting. Toronto, ON, Canada: The Magenta Foundation
2007 Tony Scherman: About 1865. Essay by Lilly Wei. Toronto, ON, Canada: Georgia
Scherman Projects, Toronto, ON, Canada; and New York, NY, USA: Winston
Wächter Fine Art, New York, NY, USA
2004 Pensées impensables (Unthinkable Thoughts). Essay by Ihor Holubizky,
Kelowna, BC, Canada: Kelowna Art Gallery
Du corps a l'image: Collection du Fonds regional d’art contemporain d'Ilede-
France. Paris, France: Fondation d'Art Contemporain (Daniel and Florence)
Fondation Guerlain
Trent’anni dopo. 1974-2004. Essay by Flaminio Gualoni. Chiari, Italy:
Galleria d’arte L’Incontro
2002 Posers. Essay by Matthew Reichertz. Halifax, NS, Canada: Saint Mary’s
University Art Gallery
2001 The Art of Encaustic Painting: Contemporary Expression in the Ancient
Medium of Pigmented Wax. By Joanne Mattera. New York, NY, USA: Watson-
Guptill Publications
Modern Art: A Crash Course. By Cory Bell. New York, NY, USA: Watson-Guptill
Publications
2000 Processes. With interview by Robert Enright. Edmonton, AB, Canada: Douglas
Udell Gallery
1999 Chasing Napoleon/Napoleon Devisage. Written by Hans Belting, David Moos and
Jacques Henric, edited by Sanford Kwinter and designed by Bruce Mau Design.
Published in French and English by Cameron Books. French language edition
distributed by Catleya Editions, October 1999; English language edition
distributed in February 2000 by Thames and Hudson and D.A.P., New York
TRANSlinear. Essays by Ihor Holubizky, Joseph Wolin and David Moos.
Hamilton, ON, Canada: McMaster Museum of Art
SACEM 25 ans de collection d'art contemporain 1974-1999. Paris, France:
SACEM
Processes. Essay and interview by Robert Enright, Vancouver, BC, Canada:
Douglas Udell Gallery
1998 Cleveland Collects Contemporary Art. By Tom E. Hinson with contributions by
Carolyn S. Jirousek. Cleveland, OH, USA: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Tony Scherman: About 1789. Essay by Leah Ollman. La Jolla, CA, USA: SOMA
Gallery
1997 Tony Scherman: About 1789. Essay by Jacques Henric. Paris, France:
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France (English/French)
Tony Scherman: About 1789. Essay by Geoff Pevere. Berlin, Germany:
Galerie Haas & Fuchs (English/German)
1996 Tony Scherman: Banquo's Funeral. Essays by Karen Antaki and Andrew
Benjamin. Montréal, PQ, Canada: Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia
University (English/French)
20 Years of Collection, 1946-1996: Bouwfonds Art Collection. Essays by Wim
Beeren, Maarten Doorman and Fred van der Velden. Hoeverlaken, Netherlands:
Bouwfonds Kunststichting
1995 Printmakers at Riverside. Essay by Anne McPherson. Kitchener-Waterloo, ON,
Canada: Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery
Rape of Callisto, in conjunction with The Oral Tradition in Painting. Hamilton,
ON, Canada: Art Gallery of Hamilton
1994 Hidden Values: Contemporary Canadian Art in Corporate Collections. Essays by
Robert Fulford and Robert Swain. Vancouver/Toronto, Canada: Douglas and
McIntyre
Portraits and Gods: Paintings by Tony Scherman. Essays by Ihor Holubizky and
David Moos. Vancouver, BC, Canada: Heffel Gallery
1993 Drawing the Line Against AIDS. Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Venice, Italy
(Illustration)
Canadian Contemporary Works on Paper. Essay by Joe Wyatt. Waterloo, ON,
Canada: University of Waterloo Fine Arts Gallery
The Rape of Io: Paintings by Tony Scherman. Essays by Rainer Crone and David
Moos. Toronto, ON, Canada: Sable-Castelli
Tony Scherman: Callisto. Essay by Eve Förschl. Munich, Germany: Galerie
Pfefferle (German)
1992 The Rape of Io: Paintings by Tony Scherman. Essays by Rainer Crone and David
Moos. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Galerie Barbara Farber
1991 TORONTO/ROMA, DESIGNS FOR TWO CITIES. Catalogue with texts by
Francesco Moschini, Lorenzo Pignatti, George Barid and Marc Baraness
1989 Viewpoints: 100 years of architecture in Ontario. Catalogue with text by Ruth
Cawker. Toronto, ON, Canada: Ontario Association of Architects
75 Years: The Art Gallery of Hamilton. Catalogue with texts by Russ Fox, Grace
Inglis. Hamilton, ON, Canada: The Art Gallery of Hamilton
1987 Contemporary Canadian Works on Paper. Catalogue with text by Sandra
Paikowsky. Montréal, PQ, Canada: Concordia Art Gallery, Concordia University
1986 Guaranty Trust Corporate Art Collection: 1974-1986. Toronto, ON, Canada:
Guaranty Trust Company of Canada
1985 Macdonald Stewart Art Centre Celebrating 20 Years 1965-1985. Catalogue with
text by George Todd. Guelph, ON, Canada: Macdonald Stewart Art Centre
Contemporary Canadian Painting. Catalogue with texts by Thomas Berry and
Mason Little. Minneapolis, MN, USA: Thomas Berry Fine Arts
1984 Edge and Image. Catalogue with text by Reesa Greenberg. Montréal, PQ,
Canada: Concordia University
1982 Canadian Art in Britain. Catalogue. London, UK: Canada House
1976 The Human Clay: An Exhibition Selected by RB Kitaj. Essay by RB Kitaj.
London, UK: Arts Council of Great Britain

Selected Reviews
2008 Robinson, Gaile. “Picture Perfect,” Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX, USA, p. 1E,
8E, 28 December
Goddard, Peter. “Contemporary Art Show Full of Contrasts,” The Toronto Star,
Toronto, ON, Canada, p. E4, 20 November
2007 Enright, Robert. “The Art of Downside Narrative: An Interview with Tony
Scherman,” Border Crossings, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, Issue No. 103, pp. 68-
77, Fall
Goddard, Peter. “A Civil War-rock’n’roll mashup,” The Toronto Star, Section H,
Toronto, ON, Canada, 22 March
Scott, Alec. “Outrageous Fortune,” Toronto Life, pp. 66-72, Toronto, ON,
Canada, March
“Tony Scherman: Southern Inspiration,” American Art Collector, pp. 140-143,
Scottsdale, AZ, USA, February
Murtell, Jocelyn. CIUT Radio, University of Toronto, interview, Toronto, ON,
Canada, Spring
2005 Clayton, Chris. “Hot Wax,” Seattle Magazine, Seattle, WA, USA, February
2004 Pearson, Gary. Border Crossings, Issue 92, pp. 111-12, Winnipeg, MB, Canada,
November
Turnbull, Glenna. Capital News Daily Courier, 24 September
Pearson, Gary. BCMA publication, Fall
Van Evra, Jennifer. “Waxing on about landscapes,” Vancouver Sun, Vancouver,
BC, Canada, 19 July
Schuler, Bettina. “Giftschrank mit Bildern,” Mü nchen Abendzeitung, Germany,
29 March
Johnson, Ken. New York Times, New York, NY, USA, 2 January
“Tony Scherman – Mythos Ödipus,” O.K.
2003 BRAVO! Television, Arts and Minds, Toronto, ON, Canada, 13 December
Pincus, Robert. “Dreaming of Jocasta: Tony Scherman’s ‘Seduction of
Oedipus’ is Sophisticated and Powerful,” San Diego Union-Tribune, San Diego,
CA, USA, pp. 36-37, 12 June
Bouchard, Gilbert. “Waxing poetic on fame,” The Edmonton Journal, Edmonton,
AB, Canada, 12 June
2002 Ollman, Leah. “About Face,” Art in America, Issue 11, pp. 140-145, USA,
November
Douglas, Susan. “Notations; an excerpt from an on-going discussion with Tony
Scherman on the materiality of painting,” Art Papers, pp. 28-33, Atlanta, GA,
USA, September/October
MacCash, Doug. “Paintings give icons their soul back,” New Orleans Times
Picayune, New Orleans, LA, USA, 24 June
2001 Milroy, Sarah. “Back in the mood for the simple pleasures of drawing,” The
Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON, Canada, December
Jordan, Betty Ann. Toronto Life, Toronto, ON, Canada, December
Kelowna Capital News, Kelowna, BC, Canada, 19 December
Priegert, Portia. “The abstract...and Napoleon,” Kelowna Capital News, Kelowna,
BC, Canada, 14 November
Cheetham, Mark. “Translinear,” Canadian Art, Toronto, ON, Canada, Fall
Milroy, Sarah. “Conflict on canvas,” The Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON, Canada,
20 October
Dault, Gary Michael. “Beauty by the back door,” The Globe and Mail, Toronto,
ON, Canada, 13 January
2000 Caldairou, Clo. “Tony Scherman: The Blue Highway,” Nice Matin, Nice, France,
23 July
Benallal, Houda. “Le blues du blue,” La Marseillaise, Marseilles, France, 22 July
Irving, Mark. “The Broader Picture,” The Independent on Sunday, London, UK,
19 March
Silverstein, Joel. “The critical state of visual arts in New York,” Chasing
Napoleon at Winston Wächter Mayer Fine Art, Seattle, WA, USA, 15 March
1999 “Un autre Napoléon,” Le Monde, Paris, France, 24 December
“Dans les jeux de l'empereur,” Centre Presse, Poitiers, France, 1 December
Henric, Jacques. “The Paradigm of Memory,” Art Press, Issue 252, pp. 18-23
(cover), Paris, France, December
Fitzgerald, John. “Waxing Poetic: In the hands of Tony Scherman, an
ancient painting technique finally gets its due,” Art & Antiques, p.112-118,
Wilmington, NC, USA, December
Chabot, Monique. “Tony Scherman dévisage Napoléon,” Le Figaro Magazine, p.
68, Paris, France, 27 November
Wylie, Liz. “Sunken Histories,” Canadian Art, Toronto, ON, Canada, Fall
Mau, Bruce. “Primer: Interview with Bruce Mau,” Canadian Art, Toronto, ON,
Canada, Fall
Saunders, Doug. “Casey house art auction a hit,” The Globe and Mail, Toronto,
ON, Canada, 27
October
Muzeau, Francine. “Napoléon dévisagé…” Art Gazette International, France,
October
Mackay, Gillian. “Luscious paint, cast-off photos and enigmatic tableaus,” The
Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON, Canada, 19 June
Kelly, Deirdre. “Portrait of a woman reborn,” The Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON,
Canada, 5 June
Kelly, Deirdre. “Hot and bothered,” The Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON, Canada,
15 May
Hackett, Regina. “Pair of art shows yield decidedly divergent takes on the
traditional,” Seattle Post Intelligent, Seattle, WA, USA, 30 April
PBS television, Artists World Segment, Arlington, VA, USA, 16 February
Pincus, Robert. “Intriguing Wax Art Fires the Imagination,” San Diego
Union-Tribune, San Diego, CA, USA, 28 January
1998 Rees, Christina. “Top 10 visual art events of 1998,” Dallas Observer, Dallas, TX,
USA, 31 December - 5 January
Massey, Annabelle. The Met weekly, Dallas, TX, USA, 13 May
Akhtar, Suzanne. “Contemporary portraits give insights into politics of
French Revolution,” Fort Worth Star Telegram, Fort Worth, TX, USA, 10 May
Daniel, Mike. “Hot Ticket: Tony Scherman at Turner & Runyon Gallery,” Dallas
Morning News, Dallas, TX, USA, 17 April
Pincus, Robert. “History painting - putting the past in perspective through the
eyes of its leader,” San Diego Union-Tribune, San Diego, CA, USA, 9 April
Rees, Christina. “You want a revolution?” Dallas Observer, Dallas, TX, USA, 23
April
Chambers, Christopher. “Picks,” NY Arts, New York, NY, USA, February/March
Wiens, Mary. CBC Radio One, interview, Toronto, ON, Canada
Bellet, Harry. Art Press, Paris, France, February
1997 Berlin Ticket, “Die Freiheit - und der Tod,” Berlin, Germany, 13-19 November
Tip-Berlin Magazin, Berlin, Germany, 13 November
Der Tagesspiegel, Berlin, Germany, 8 November
Lehmann, Henry. “Ellen gallery displays harvest,” The Montréal Gazette,
Montréal, PQ, Canada, 1 November
93.4 FM Radio, Culture Matin, Paris, France
Kunstbeeld, Amsterdam E. W. “Suggestieve schilderkunst van Tony
Scherman,” March
Lamoree, Jhim. “Europa neemt wraak op Zeus,” Het Parool, Amsterdam,
Netherlands, 28 February
1996 CIBL FM Radio, interview, Montréal, PQ, Canada, 5 November
Lamarche, Bernard. “Les trouées des textes,” Le Devoir, Montréal, PQ, Canada,
2 November
Cullum, Jerry. “Young artists open doors to wisdom,” The Atlanta Journal-
Constitution, Atlanta, GA, USA, 25 October
Mendelman, Bernard. “Brush up your Shakespeare; enjoy Tony Scherman's
exhibition,” The Suburban, p. B-6, Montréal, PQ, Canada, 9 October
Catchlove, Lucinda. “Waxing Poetic Tony Sherman digs and scratches into art
and history,” Hour, Montréal, PQ, Canada, 10-16 October
Passiour, André Constantin. “Les funérailles de Banquo de Tony Scherman –
Des obsèques inventées,” Le Journal de ville Mont-Royal, Montréal, PQ, Canada,
October
Liss, David. “Richly textured work of Tony Scherman at Concordia gallery,” The
Montréal Gazette, Montréal, PQ, Canada, 5 October
Adam, John. “Vasari diary: Panned pictures,” ArtNews, New York, NY, USA,
June
Benjamin, Andrew. “Matter's insistence” [essay on Banquo's Funeral], in
"Painting in the age of artificial intelligence," Art & Design, May/June
Toronto Art, ArtNews, New York, NY, USA, May
Oggi, Tokyo, Japan, April
McPherson, Anne. Art in America, USA, p. 125, April
“Connoisseur's Corner: Old master drawings and contemporary classics,” The
Wall Street Journal, New York, NY, USA, 25 March
Brackett, Donald. Toronto Life, Toronto, ON, Canada, January
1995 Il Giornale dell'Arte, Il Giro delle gallerie: Parigi - Il funerale di Banco e la horn
multimediale, October
Le Nouvel Observateur, Paris, France, 5 October
Pinte, Jean-Louis. “Figures de cire,” Le Figaroscope, Paris, France, 20
September
Dagen, Philippe. Le Monde, Paris, France, 18 September
Enright, Robert. “Fabulator - an interview with Tony Scherman,” Border
Crossings, pp. 13-21 (cover), Winnipeg, MB, Canada, Summer
Doyle, Kevin. “Life at the top,” W Fashion Europe, June/July
Balfour Bowen, Lisa. “Venice Biennale takes on the world,” The Financial Post,
Toronto, ON, Canada, 19 June
Holubizky, Ihor. “Tony Scherman,” Next Arte e Cultura, Brazil, Spring
Giametti's collection, House and Garden, UK, May
1994 Jenkins, Steven. “A beautiful mess – Tony Scherman at Gallery Paule Anglim,”
Artweek, Palo Alto, CA, USA, 23 June
Baker, Kenneth. “Toronto painter Tony Scherman: art, myth,” San Francisco
Chronicle, San Francisco, CA, USA, 25 June
Duncan, Ann. “Concordia collection superior considering budget restraints,” The
Montréal Gazette, Montréal, PQ, Canada, 17 May
1993 “Minimalistisch comfort, Barbara Farbers woonhuis annex galerie,” Elle Wonen,
Netherlands, December/January
McGrath, Jerry. “Tony Scherman: Sable-Castelli Gallery,” Parachute, April 3-24,
October-December
Sonna, Birgit. “Aktuell in Münchner Galerien,” Su ddeutsche Zeitung, Germany,
15 June
Duncan, Ann. ArtNews, New York, NY, USA, May
Dault, Gary Michael. “On the arts,” interview, CBC Newsworld television,
Canada, 24 April
Taylor, Kate. “Tony Scherman presents an evocative look at the myth of Io,”
The Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON, Canada, 17 April
Bickley, Clair & Gouhah, Sam., Maychak, Matt., Perdue, Jane. “Metro Morning,”
interview, CBL-AM Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 8 April
Roncon, Teresa. Interview, City-TV, Toronto, ON, Canada, 3 April
Hume, Christopher. “Scherman's study of rape myth yields bold and
beautiful canvases,” The Toronto Star, Toronto, ON, Canada, 1 April
Galeria Antiquaria, “Exposiciones,” Madrid, Spain, March
Hurlbut, Roger. “Exhibitions abound during springtime,” Boca Raton Sun-
Sentinel, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 10 March
Duncan, Ann. “Eclectic mix at the galleries,” The Montréal Gazette, Montréal,
PQ, Canada, 6 February
The Montréal Gazette, Montréal, PQ, Canada, 5 February
1992 Gropp, Rose-Maria. “Rote Punkte in der Förderkoje,” Frankfurter Algemeine
Zeitung, Frankfurt, Germany, 21 November
Gropp, Rose-Maria. “Nicht nur Schamanen unter sich,” Frankfurter
Algemeine Zeitung, Frankfurt, Germany, 14 November
Wingen, Ed. “Intrigerend 'realisme' van Salle en Scherman,” De Telegraaf,
Amsterdam, NL, 6 November
Weseling, Janneke. “Tony Scherman,” NRC Handelsblad, Rotterdam, NL, 6
November
Bart Klaster, Jan. “Mythologie volgens Scherman,” Het Parool, Amsterdam, NL,
23 October
Taylor, Kate. “Law firm's collection goes beyond the tried and true,” The Globe
and Mail, Toronto, ON, Canada, 10 July
Bentley Mays, John. “Pushing ideas around on paper,” The Globe and Mail,
Toronto, ON, Canada, 21 March
Jones, Mary. Tony Scherman, NYArts Magazine, New York, NY, USA, February
1991 Moos, David and Crone, Rainer. “The duplicity of difference,” M5V, Winter
1991/1992
1990 Beale, Nancy. “Arctic expedition worth repeat visit,” The Ottawa Citizen,
Ottawa, ON, Canada, 9 June
1989 Gravel, Claire. “Place à la peinture,” Le Devoir, 11 November
The Toronto Star, Toronto, ON, Canada, 20 October
“Artist's Project”, Impulse Magazine, Summer
Zimmerer, Kathy. ArtScene California, Southern California, May
Curtis, Cathy. Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 28 April
Dault, Gary Michael. “Tony Scherman,” C Magazine, Toronto, ON, Canada,
January
1988 The Independent, London, UK, 19 April
Craven, David. “Toronto Art,” Bomb Magazine, Brooklyn, New York, USA, Spring
1987 “The 50 pushiest people in Toronto and why we love them”, T.O. Magazine,
Toronto, ON, Canada, November
Clothier, Peter. ArtNews, New York, NY, USA, October
Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, CA, USA, May
L.A. Weekly, Los Angeles, CA, USA, May
Bulmer, Marge. L.A. Reader, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 22 May
1986 Fraser, John. “Canadian artists in spotlight,” The Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON,
Canada, 13 November
Bentley Mays, John. The Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON, Canada, 10 October
1985 McGrath, Jerry. “Clean cuffs and pessimism,” C Magazine, Toronto, ON, Canada,
Spring
Kent, Sarah. Time Out, London, ON, Canada, February
1984 Bentley Mays, John. The Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON, Canada, 29 November
Hume, Christopher. “Scherman show repels and fascinates,” The Toronto Star,
Toronto, ON, Canada, 18 November
Dault, Gary Michael. “Style and the man,” Toronto Life, Toronto, ON, Canada,
October
Bentley Mays, John. “Yorkville throws art gala,” The Globe and Mail, Toronto,
ON, Canada, 13 September
1982 Bentley Mays, John. Review of Presswerk Editions, The Globe and Mail, Toronto,
ON, Canada, 11 February
Howard, Paul. “Poise & counterpoise,” Toronto Life Fashion, Toronto, ON,
Canada, Winter
Bentley Mays, John. “A taste of the good old days in art world,” The Globe and
Mail, Toronto, ON, Canada, 10 October
Nadelman, Cynthia. ArtNews, New York, NY, USA, February
1981 Szylinger, Irene. “The Season in Review,” Artmagazine,
November/December/January
Balfour Bowen, Lisa. “Affordable art from 10 of our best young talents,” The
Toronto Star, Toronto, ON, Canada, 17 October
Shepherd, Michael. “Notebook on Art Fairs,” Artmagazine, February/March
Cederstam, Britte. Fkafma Daebladet, February
1980 Parks, Addison. Arts Magazine, November
Webb, Marshall. Vanguard, Toronto, ON, Canada, November
Wilkin, Karen. “The late-blooming vitality Toronto art,” ArtNews, New York, NY,
USA, February
1979 Wilkin, Karen. “Tony Scherman: Paintings,” Artmagazine, November/December
Ladan, Eduard. “Encaustic paintings,” Cape Times, Cape Town, South Africa, 4
October
Wykes-Joyce, Max. International Herald Tribune, 4-5 August
Roberts, John. “Patterns and patterns Sean Scully and Tony
Scherman,” Art Monthly, London, UK, July
Burr, James. Apollo Magazine, London, UK, July
MacDonald, Donna. CBC Radio, Toronto, ON, Canada, July
Kent, Sarah. Time Out, London, UK, July
Shepherd, Michael. “Some common touches,” Sunday Telegraph, 22 July
“Food for thought,” Art & Antiques, Wilmington, NC, USA, 21 July
1976 Shepherd, Michael. Gallery Reviews section, Felecity Samuel Gallery, London,
UK, Summer

Selected Public Collections

Canada
Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario, ON
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
Art Gallery of Sudbury, Sudbury, ON
Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB
The Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, ON
Canada Department of External Affairs, Ottawa, ON
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal, PQ
Concordia University, Montréal, PQ
Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB
Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, BC
London Regional Art Gallery, London, ON
McLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON
McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinberg, ON
Montréal Museum of Fine Art, Montréal, PQ
Museum of Contemporary Art, Montréal, PQ
Museum of Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON
University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB

Europe
Arts Council of Great Britain, London, UK
Contemporary Arts Society, London, UK
F.R.A.C. Ile de France, Paris, France
Fundación Privada Soriguó, Lleida, Spain
Lieu d’art contemporain, Sigean, France
Royal College of Art, London, UK
S.A.C.E.M., Paris, France
Salford Public Art Gallery, Salford, UK

U.S.A.
Auburn University, Auburn, AL
The Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
California Center of the Arts, Escondido, CA
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Denver Museum of Art, Denver, CO
The High Museum, Atlanta, GA
Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN
Library of Congress, Washington D.C., DC
Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, CA
The Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
San Diego Museum, San Diego, CA
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA
Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA

 

 

 

Tony Scherman

Black October

October 20 - November 26, 2011

Opening Thurs Oct 20, 6-8pm

 
SELECTED WORKS
INSTALLATION
PRESS RELEASE
CURRICULUM VITAE