SUZY LAKE

1947       Born in Detroit, Michigan, USA
     Currently lives and works in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
                                   

Education

1978       Master of Fine Arts, Concordia University, Montréal, QC, Canada
1968       Bachelor of Fine Arts, Wayne State University, Detroit Michigan and Western Michigan University, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA

 

Forthcoming Exhibitions

2016       Suzy Lake: Performing An Archive, McMaster University of Art, Hamilotn, ON, Canada
2015/16   Wild West. A history of Wroclaw’s Avant-Garde, organized by Wroclaw Contemporary Art Museum, curated by Sylwia Serafinowicz and others, premier at Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland (touring)
              The Feminist Avant-garde of the 1970s: Works from the SAMMLUNG VERBUND, Vienna, curated by Gabriele Schor, premier at Hamburger Kunsthalle, Germany (touring) (publications, in German only)
2015       Techniques of Release, curated by Karolina Majewska and Dorota Walentynowicz, Photography Gallery, Poznan, Poland (September)
Suzy Lake: Performing An Archive, publication by Dazibao, launch during Mois the Photo, Montreal, QC, Canada (September)

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2014/15   Introducing Suzy Lake, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON, Canada (retrospective, publication)
2013       Suzy Lake, The Darling Foundry, featured exhibition of Mois de la Photo “Drone: The Automated Image”, Montreal, QC, Canada (catalogue)
              Suzy Lake: Whose Gaze Is It Now, Grande Prairie Museum, Grande Prairie, AB, Canada
              Suzy Lake: Miss Montréal, Galerie Donald Brown, Montreal, QC, Canada
2012       Suzy Lake: So Whose Gaze Is It Now, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, ON, Canada
2011       Suzy Lake: Political Poetics, University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada; Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada; McIntosh Gallery, Western University, London, ON, Canada; Peterborough Art Gallery, Peterborough, ON; Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada (touring exhibition, catalogue)
               Extended Breathing, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON, Canada
              Reduced Performing, Galerie Donald Browne, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Suzy Lake: Reduced Performing: Blinking and Breathing, Gallery Stratford, Stratford, ON, Canada
2009       Rhythm of a True Space, Solway Jones Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA
2008       Rhythm of a True Space, Art Gallery of Ontario, CONTACT Photo Festival installation, Toronto, ON, Canada
              Excerpts from Re-Reading Recovery, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON, Canada
2007       Beauty at the End of the Season, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON, Canada
2006       Suzy Lake: Revealment/Concealment, Hallwalls Gallery, Buffalo, New York, USA (catalogue)
              On Stage, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON, Canada
2005       Visages de Suzy Lake: L’ete Photographic de Lectoure, Centre de Photographie de Lectoure, Lectoure, France
2004       Whatcha Really, Really Want…  (Canadian Idol), Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON, Canada
              Chrysalis: a 10-Year Survey, Justina Barnicke Gallery, Hart House, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
2003       Who Pulls the Strings?, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON, Canada
2002       Beauty, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON, Canada
              Attitudes et Comportements, Musée Régional de Rimouski, QC, Canada
              Beauty at a Proper Distance/ In Song, Gallery 44, Toronto, ON, Canada
2000       Fascia, Galerie Trois Points, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Too Many Stones, Art Gallery of Ontario, Sales and Rental, Toronto, ON, Canada
1999       Fascia, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON, Canada
              Re-Reading Recovery and Works in the Collection, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON, Canada
1997       A Point of Reference, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography retrospective tour, Glenbow Art Gallery, Calgary, AB, Canada (touring exhibition)
              Re-Reading Recovery, Mois de la Photo, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Suzy Lake: Too Many Stones, Mount St. Vincent University Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada
              Chrysalis, CONTACT, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON, Canada
1996       A Point of Reference, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography retrospective tour, Ottawa, ON, Canada; London Regional Art Gallery, London, ON, Canada (touring exhibition)
              Too Many Stones, Woodstock Regional Art Gallery, Woodstock, ON, Canada
1995       Authority is an Attribute... part 2, Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, ON, Canada (touring exhibition)
1994       Desire and the Landscape, Emma Ciotti Gallery, Iroquois Falls, ON, Canada
1993       A Point of Reference, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography,
              Surrey Art Gallery, North Vancouver, BC, Canada (touring exhibition)
1992       Authority is an Attribute... part 2, TPW Gallery; Toronto, ON, Canada; W.K.P. Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, ON, Canada (touring exhibition)
1991       Authority is an Attribute... part 2, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON, Canada (touring exhibition)
1989       Referencing the Ideal, (Mois de la Photo), Galerie Daniel; Montreal, QC, Canada
              Referencing the Ideal, Sable Castelli Gallery; Toronto, ON, Canada (touring exhibition)
1986       Confrontation: the Shadow or the Wall, Galerie John Schweitzer, Montreal, QC, Canada (touring exhibition)
Authority is an Attribute… part I, Sable Castelli Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada (touring exhibition)
1985       Confrontation: the Shadow or the Wall, Embassy Cultural House, London, ON, Canada (touring exhibition)
1984       Confrontation: the Shadow or the Wall, Niagara Artist Inc., St. Catherines, ON, Canada; Sable Castelli Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada (touring exhibition)
1983       Pre-Resolution: Using the Ordinances at Hand, Sable Castelli Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
              Bridge installation, site work festival at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, ON, Canada
1982        Locations and Sites, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, Canada
              Wan/Lake, Sub Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB; Alberta College of Art, Calgary, AB and Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, AB, Canada (touring exhibition)
1981       Locations and Sites, Sable Castelli Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
              Are You Talking to Me?, The Station Gallery, Whitby, ON and Whitewater Gallery, North Bay, ON, Canada (touring exhibition)
              Transformations, Kingston Artist Association, Kingston, ON, Canada
1980       Are You Talking to Me…? Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, SK, Canada (touring exhibition)
              ImPositions, Mohawk Gallery, Hamilton, ON, Canada
1979       Are You Talking to Me…? Sable Castelli Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada (touring exhibition)
Optica Gallery, Montreal, QC, Canada
1978       ImPositions, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON, Canada
              Transformations, Sable Castelli Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
              Transformation maquettes, Image Co-Op, Burlington, Vermont, USA
1977       Choreographed Puppets, Optica Gallery, Montreal, QC
1976       The Workshop, Montreal, QC, Canada
              C.E.A.C, Toronto, ON, Canada
1974       Galerie Giles Gheerbant, Montreal, QC, Canada

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015       The Feminist Avant-garde of the 1970s: Works from the SAMMLUNG VERBUND, Vienna, curated by Gabriele Schor, starting at Hamburger Kunsthalle, Germany (touring) (publications, in German only)
              Puppet Act: Manipulating the Voice, curated by Linda Jansma, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Canada
              Ontario on Âjagemô, Canada Council for the Arts, Art Bank, Canada
Clock for Seeing: Time and Motion, the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Material Future: The Architecture of Herzog & de Meuron and the Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver Art Gallery, BC, Canada
To Asset Herself, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, Canada
2014       Nuclear War, Vilma Gold Gallery, London, UK
WOMAN: The Feminist Avant-Garde from the 1970s; Works from the Sammlung Verbund, Vienna, the BOZAR, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium; Jelby Konstmuseum, Halmstad, Sweden
         1+1=1 When Collections Collide: the MAC at the MMFA, Montreal Museum, of Fine Art, Montreal, QC
              Remain in Light: Photography from the MCA Collections, (tour) Ipswich Regional Art Gallery, QLD; Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo, NSW; Maitland Regional Art Gallery, NSW; Bendigo Art Gallery, VIC; Artspace Mackay, QLD; Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, NSW, Australia
2013       WOMAN: The Feminist Avant-Garde from the 1970s; Works from the Sammlung Verbund, Vienna, Circula de Bellas Artes, Madrid, SPAIN
Light My Fire: Some Propositions about Portraits and Photography: Part II”, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON, Canada
A Bigger Splash: Painting after Performance Art, Tate Modern, London, UK
Continental Drift: Conceptual Art in Canada 1965-1980, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlssruhe, Germany (touring exhibition, catalogue)
              Flowers and Photography, curated by Carla Garnet, Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, ON; The McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, ON, Canada (touring, catalogue)
Skin Trade, PPOW Gallery, New York City, NY, USA 
2012       Wish You Were Here: The Buffalo Avant-garde in the 1970s, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, USA (catalogue)
Traffic: Conceptual Art in Canada 1965-1980, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Commercial Psycho, curated by Will Benedict, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Flowers and Photography, Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, ON, Canada; Stratford Art Gallery, Stratford, ON, Canada
Scene of Selves, Occasions for Ruses, curated by Jordan Strom, Surry Art Gallery, BC, Canada
Body/Objects: Works by 10 Photographers, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Some Things Last A Long Time, curated by Matthew Ryan Smith, McIntosh Gallery, Western University, London, ON, Canada
Man Up! No Balls About It, juried by Suzy Lake,Duderstadt Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Who’s Paying You?, Galerie Donald Browne, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Spotlight on 40: Artworks from the Canada Council Art Bank, (Suzy Lake as Bill Vazan, representing 1974) Art Bank, Ottawa, ON, Canada
              The Embassy Cultural House, 1983 to 1990, curated by Robert McKaskell, Museum London, London, ON, Canada
              Every Line & Every Other Line, Platform Centre for Photographic and Digital Arts; Winnipeg, MB, Canada; aka gallery, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
              Gallery Selection, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
2011       Celebrity Still Lives, Living Arts Centre; Mississauga, ON, Canada
              Genie Zonder Talent/Genius Without Talent, de Appel Art Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
              Archi-feministes!, Optica Gallery, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Traffic: Conceptual Art in Canada 1965-1980, Halifax University and Public Galleries, Halifax, NS, Canada; Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada; Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montreal, QC, Canada (touring exhibition)
2010        Works From the Sammlung Verbund, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy
              At Her Age, A.I.R. Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
              UN-home-Ly, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, ON, Canada
          Photo Environment, Frank Doyle Arts Pavilion, Orange Coast College, Costa              Mesa, California, USA
Traffic: Conceptual Art in Canada 1965-1980, Justina Barnicke Gallery, Hart House, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada;  (tour)
Acts of Presence, Musee d’Art Contemporain, Montreal, QC, Canada
28th Festival International du Film Sur l’Art, Montreal, QC, Canada
2009       She Works Hard, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
              Working Images, Dazibao Gallery, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Preoccupations: Photographic Explorations of the Grey Nuns Mother House, (commissioned work) Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Beautiful Fictions, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON, Canada
2008       Held Together with Water, Art from the Sammlung Verbund, Istanbul Modern Museum, Istanbul, Turkey
              Hands, Solway Jones Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA
              Click Chicks, Dallas Contemporary Art Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
              Photography 101, Confederation Art Gallery, Charlottetown, PEI, Canada
              If You Go Out in the Woods Today, Paul Petro Contemporary Art at the Gladstone, Toronto, ON, Canada
              20 Year Anniversary, Galerie Trois Points, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Apropos, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
              The Big Gift, Glenbow Museum, Nickle Arts Museum, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary, AB, Canada
              Bill Jones and Suzy Lake: Suzy Lake as Patty Hearst, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON, Canada
              WACK! Art and Feminist Revolution 1965 – 1980, P.S.1, Queens, New York, USA; Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada; Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art/Geffen Contemporary, Los Angeles, California, USA; National Museum of Women in Art, Washington, DC (touring exhibition, catalogue)
2007       Identity Theft: Eleanor Antin, Lynn Hershman and Suzy Lake, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, California, USA (catalogue)
              I.D., Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, Canada
              Patience, Photographers Network Gallery, Siegen, Germany
2006       Faking Death: Canadian Photography and the Canadian Imagination, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, New York, USA
              Natural Selection Donald Baechler, Jane Buyers, Jim dine, Suzy Lake
              Paul Morrison and Cy Twombly, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON, Canada
2005       Body Unbound: Works from the Collection, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON, Canada
2004       Suzy Lake (Peonies and the Lido) and Marilyn Schecter (Assemblages), Community Arts Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
              Stunning: Catherine Heard, Suzy Lake, Jane Martin, Rodman Hall, St. Catharines, ON, Canada
              A.A. Bronson and Suzy Lake, Open Studio Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
              Identities: Canadian Portraits, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, ON, Canada
              Lecture Notes, Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada
              Performance and Photography: Point and Shoot, Dazibao Gallery, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Dislocation, Lee Ka-Sing Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada and Fringe Club, Hong Kong, China (touring exhibition)
2003       Portrait of the Artist as (…), Blackwood Art Gallery, Mississauga, ON, Canada
              L’Ecolee des Femmes: 50 Artistes Candiennes au Musée, Musée d’art de Joliette, Joliette, QC, Canada
2002       Fade: Tannis Neilsen and Suzy Lake, VMAC Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
              Guelph 2002, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON, Canada
              Cabaret Escape, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK, Canada
2001       Constructed Identities: Ed Burtynsky and Suzy Lake, Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, ON, Canada
              Video Primer: The Medium, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON, Canada
              Breakfast of Champeens, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON, Canada
              The Power of Reflection, Liane and Danny Taran Gallery, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Storyboard, London Regional Art Museum, London, ON, Canada
              Head Frame, Campo Santa Marina, Venice, Italy
2000       Thick-Skinned, Gallery 44, Toronto, ON, Canada
              Vernissage, Galerie Trois Points, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Intersections Montreal/Toronto, Place Ville Marie, Montreal, QC and Toronto, ON, Canada (touring exhibition)
              Passion et Tourment: La Collection Luc LaRochelle, Musée des Beaux Arts de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
              Fifteen Minutes, Mississauga Art Centre, Mississauga, ON, Canada
1999       On Movement, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, Canada
              Delics, Art et Societé: Le Québec des Années 60 et 70, Musée d’Art Contemporain, Montreal, QC, Canada
1998       True North: The Landscape Tradition in Contemporary Canadian Art, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Art, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
              Wonderland, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON, Canada
1997       The Body in the Lens, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, QC, Canada
1996       Sheila Butler and Suzy Lake, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON, Canada
              Suzy Lake and Martha Wilson: Deflecting the Blind Spot, AGYU, Downsview, ON, Canada
              Love Gasoline, Mercer Union, Toronto, ON, Canada
1995       Michelle Gaye and Suzy Lake, Open Studio, Toronto, ON, Canada
              76 John Street, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON, Canada        Repetition, Galerie Christiane Chassay, Montreal, QC, Canada
1994       Looking Back 1981 – 1985, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, AB, Canada
              Distinguishing Features: Video in Guelph 1976 – 1991, Video Verite, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
              The Intimate Stranger, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON, Canada
              Corpus, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, ON, Canada (touring exhibition)
               Legs Rene Payant, Centre National d’Exposition, Jonquiere, QC, Canada;  Musee Regional de la Cote-Nord, Sept-Iles, QC, Canada (touring exhibition)
1993       Legs Rene Payant, Galerie d'art de Universite de Moncton, Moncton, NB, Canada; Musee du Bas-St. Laurent, Riviere-du-Loop, QC, Canada; W.K.P. Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, ON, Canada; Galerie d'art du Centre Culturel de Drummondville, Drummondville, QC, Canada (touring exhibition)
              Corpus, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, SK, Canada and Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, AB, Canada (touring exhibition)
              Chairs, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON, Canada
              Practice and Pedagogy, London Regional and Mackintosh Galleries, London, ON, Canada
              The Intimate Stranger, Stratford Art Gallery, Stratford, ON, Canada
              Community Linkages Video Project, Ed Video Gallery, Guelph, ON, Canada
              A Crowd of One, Hamilton Art Gallery, Hamilton, ON, Canada
1992       Beau, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, ON, Canada
              Two-Row Wampum, Niagara Artist Inc., St. Catherines, ON, Canada
              Faculty Favourites Exhibition, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada; University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada (touring exhibition)
              La Collection- Tableau Inaugural, Musee d'Art Contemporain, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Legs Rene Payant, Galerie d'art du College Edouard Monpetit; Montreal, QC, Canada (touring exhibition)
1991       Musee d’Art Contemporain, Montreal, QC, Canada
1990       Workscene Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
              Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Figures d'Accumulation, Maison de la Culture la Petite Patrie, Montreal, QC, Canada; Dorval Cultural Centre, Dorval, QC, Canada (touring exhibition)
1989       Labatt Collection, London Regional Art Gallery, London, ON, Canada
              Figures d'Accumulation, Musee d'Art Contemporain, Montreal, QC, Canada; Stewart Hall, Pointe Claire, QC, Canada; Maison de la Culture Notre-Dame-de-Grace, Montreal, QC, Canada; Centre Communication et Culturel Henri-Lemieux, LaSalle, QC, Canada; Maison de la Culture Marie-Ugay, Montreal, QC, Canada (touring exhibition)
1988           The Photograph as a Vulgar Document, Optica Gallery, Montreal, QC, Canada
1987       Glenhyrst Gallery, Brantford, ON, Canada
              Cambridge Public Library Art Gallery, Cambridge, ON, Canada
              Algoma Art Gallery, Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada
              Gallery 101, Ottawa, ON, Canada
1986       Vintage Video, Arc Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
              Sorel Cohen and Suzy Lake, Sir Sanford Fleming College Gallery, Peterborough, ON, Canada; Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, ON, Canada; Petro Canada Exhibition Gallery, Calgary, AB, Canada (touring)
1985       Ontario College of Art Faculty Show, Gallery 76, Toronto, ON, Canada
              Concordia M.F.A. Alumni Exhibition, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada                       
University of Guelph Faculty Exhibition, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON, Canada
              Les Vingt Ans du Musee a Travers sa Collection, Musee d’Art Contemporain, Montreal, QC, Canada
1984       Sorel Cohen and Suzy Lake, Leaf Rapids National Exhibition Centre, Leaf Rapids, MB, Canada (touring exhibition)
1983        Erindale College, Mississauga, ON
              The Love Canal Project, Photo Union, Hamilton, ON, Canada
              Photographic Sequences, Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, ON, Canada
              Mercerama, Mercer Union, Toronto, ON, Canada
1982       Sorel Cohen and Suzy Lake, Musee du Madawaska, Edmonton, AB, Canada; Artcite, Windsor, ON, Canada
1981       Universite de Moncton Galerie d’Art, Moncton, NB, Canada
              Open Space Gallery, Victoria, BC, Canada
              Viewpoint 29 x 9, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, Canada
1980       Annual Dalhousie Drawing Exhibition, Dalhousie University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada
              Eye of the Beholder, Toronto Photographers Co-Op, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
              Musee d’Art Contemporain, Montreal, QC, Canada
1979           Artspace, Peterborough, ON, Canada
              National Film Board Gallery, Ottawa, ON, Canada
              Winnipeg Perspectives, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
              20 x 20; Italia-Canada II, Galeria Blu, Milan, Italy and Factory 77, Toronto, ON, Canada (touring exhibition)
1978       For Suzy Lake, Chris Knudsen and Robert Walker, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada
              Sable Castelli Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
              International Triennial of Drawing Invitational, Lodz Museum, Wroclaw, Poland
              03 23 03 Art and Performance Festival, Montreal Museum of Fine Art, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Fleeting Gestures, International Center of Photography, New York City, New York, USA
              New Tendencies, Musee d’Art Contemporain, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Four Women Photographers, Wroclaw, Poland
1977       Magma, Museo Castelvecchio, Verona, Italy
              Rope Trick, National Film Board Stills Division, Ottawa, ON, Canada
              London Regional Art Gallery, London, ON
              Bologna Art Fair, Galerie Gilles Gheerbrant, Bologna, Italy
              Galerie Gilles Gheerbrant, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Transparent Things, Canada Council Art bank, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada; London Regional Art Gallery, London, ON, Canada; Alberta College of Art, Calgary, AB, Canada; Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada; Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada (touring exhibition)
1976       Indentite/Identifications, Centre des Arts Plastiques Contemporains, Bordeaux, France
              Forum 76, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Foto and Idea, Galeria Communale d’Arte Moderna, Parma, Italy
              Galerie Gilles Gheerbrant, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Cent onze dessins du Quebec, Musee d’Art Contemporain, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Art in Transit, Agnes Etherington Art Gallery, Kingston, ON, Canada;
              Kitchner-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchner, ON, Canada; Centre Culturelle Canadienne, Paris, France; and Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada (touring exhibition)
1975       Photographic Sequences, Hallwalls Gallery, Buffalo, New York, USA
              Young Contemporaries, London Regional Art Gallery, London, ON, Canada
              The Female Eye, National Film Board Gallery, Ottawa, ON, Canada
              Espace Carden, Paris, France
              C.A.Y.C., Buenos Aires, Argentina
              Galerie Gilles Gheerbrant, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Quebec 75, Musee d’Art Contemporain, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Palais de Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium
1974       Peripheries, Musee d’Art Contemporain, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
              Quebec 74, Palazzo del Permanente, Milan, Italy, and Musee d’Art Contemporain de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada (touring exhibition)
              Camerart, Optica Gallery, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Galerie Gilles Gheerbrant, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Video Impact, Galerie Impact, Geneva, Switzerland
              9 out of 10, A Survey of Contemporary Canadian Artists, The Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, Canada
               Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
              Centre Culturelle Canadienne, Paris, France
1973       Allan Bealy and Suzy Lake, Vehicule Art Inc., Montreal, QC, Canada
              Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Powerhouse Gallery, Montreal, QC, Canada
              W.O.R.K.S. Conceptographic Reading, Calgary, AB, Canada
              Drawing Show, Vehicule Art Inc., Montreal, QC, Canada
1972       McGill University Art Gallery, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Terre des Hommes, Montreal, QC, Canada
              Europhaus Print Exhibition, Vienna, Austria
              Vehicule Art Inaugural Exhbition, Galerie Vehicule Art Inc., Montreal, QC, Canada

 

Performances

2013           Extended Breathing in the Rivera Frescoes, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI, USA
1998       Spice Girls at the Rivoli, YYZ benefit performance at the Rivoli, Toronto, ON, Canada
1988       It Was a Classic Detroit-Style Robbery, (un-mounted)
1987       The 1812 Overture – An Ongoing Saga (un-mounted), collaboration with choreographer Gail Benn
1986       Missed Liberty, A Space Gallery at the Rivoli, Toronto, ON, Canada and Managua, Nicaragua
              Dane to Life, collaboration with choreographer Gail Benn, Pavlychenko Dance Studios, Toronto, ON and Calgary tour
1985       Pickering Nuclear Power Plant, Ontario College of Art, and Steel Worker’s Union Hall, Toronto, ON, Canada
1978       Choreography With Myself, 03 23 03 Performance Festival, Montreal Museum of Fine Art, Montreal, QC, Canada
1977       Clouds of Magellan, collaboration with composer Ted Dawson, Powerhouse Gallery, and Pollack Hall, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada and Array Music tour
1975       A Natural Way to Draw, Vehicule Art Inc, Montreal, QC, and Kensington Art Association, at C.E.A.C., Toronto, ON, Canada
1974       Suzy Lake as … on site camera performances
1972       Behavioral Prints, the artist’s studio, Montreal, QC, Canada
1971 - 73 Annual Feast Event, the artist’s studio, Montreal, QC, Canada
1970       Bisecting Space, the artist’s studio, Montreal, QC, Canada

 

Selected Publications

2015       Suzy Lake: Performing An Archive, ed. Dazibao Book Prize, Montreal, QC, Canada, Black Dog Publishing, London UK (publication authored by artist)
              The Feminist Avant-garde of the 1970s: Works from the SAMMLUNG VERBUND, Vienna, curated by Gabriele Schor, (publication in German only)
2014       Introducing Suzy Lake, ed. Georgiana Uhlyarik, Art Gallery of Ontario, Black Dog Publishing, London UK; Toronto, ON, Canada (publication)
2013       Drone: The Automated Image; Le Mois de a Montréal; edited by Paul Wombell. Bielefeld, Germany: Kerber Verlag. (colour reproduction)
            Flowers and Photography: Barbara Astman, Lori Newdick,Sasha YungJu Lee, Suzy Lake, Dyan Marie, Sara Angelucci; Art Gallery of Peterborough and McMaster University; pp. 28-32
2012       Cindy Sherman; Eva Respini, Johanna Burton and John Waters, ARTBOOK pub; New York, NY: The Museum of Modern Art, pp. 16-17 (reproduction)
              Traffic: Conceptual Art in Canada 1965-1980; edited by Grant Arnold and Karen Henry. Published by Art Gallery of Alberta, Halifax Ink, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery (Hart House, University of Toronto), Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery (Concordia University), and Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
              Wish You Were Here: The Buffalo Avant-garde in the 1970s; by Heather Pesanti. Buffalo, NY: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, p. 72 (reproductions)
Cindy Sherman: The Early works 1975-1977, Catalogue Raisonne; Gabriele Schor, Sammlung Verbund; pp. 35-36
         Decade: Contemporary Collecting 2002-20012; Douglas Dreishpoon, Louis Grachos and Heather Pesanti, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, pp. 307 and 337
              Some Things Last A Long Time, by Matthew Ryan Smith, London, ON: McIntosh Gallery (reproduction)
2011       Suzy Lake: Political Poetics; Essays by Matthew Brower, Carla Garnet and Dot Tuer. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Art Centre and Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival
2010       The Visual Arts in Canada; the Twentieth Century; edited by Anne Whitelaw. Brian Foss and Sandra Paikowsky, Oxford: Oxford University Press
              The Donovan Collection, Toronto, ON, Canada: University of St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto
2009       The Pictures Generation, New York, New York, USA: Metropolitan Museum of Art
2008       Held Together With Water, Vienna, Austria: Sammlung Verbund
              Photography 101, essay by Ihor Holubizky, Charlottetown: PEI, Canada: Confederation Art Gallery
              WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution 1965-1980, exhibition catalogue; ed. by Cornelia Butler and Lisa Gabrielle Mark, co-publisher by MIT Press and Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art/ Geffen Contemporary
              Identity Theft, essay by Jori Finkel, Santa Monica, California: Santa Monica Museum of Art
2006       Suzy Lake: Concealment/Revealment, essay by John Massier, Buffalo, New York, USA: Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center
              Radical Gestures: Feminist Performance Art in the US and Canada, 1970’s to c.2000, by Jayne Wark, Montreal, QC and Kingston, ON, Canada: McGill-Queens University Press, ISBN 0-7735-2956
              Carte Blanche, a compendium of Canadian photography, MaryAnne
Camillari ed, Toronto, ON, Canada: Magenta Ltd. 
2005       L’Ete Photographique de Lectoure, Lectoure, France: Centre de Photographie
2004       Portraits in Contemporary Photography, by Andre Gilbert, Montreal, QC, Canada: J’ai VU publications
              Caught in the Act: An Anthology of Performance Art By Canadian Women, by Johanna Householder and Tanya Mars, Toronto, ON:  YYZ Books
              The Unseen Cindy Sherman: Early Transformations 1975-1996, curator Gail Stavitsky, Montclair, New Jersey, USA: Montclair Art Museum
              Attitudes et Comportements: Suzy Lake, curator Jocelyn Fortin, Rimouski, QC, Canada: Musee Regional de Rimouski (exhibition 2002/ catalogue launched 2004)
              Lecture Notes, Ingrid Jenkner, Halifax, NS, Canada: Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery
              Point & Shoot: Performance and Photography, France Chouiniere and Michele Theriault eds. Montreal, QC, Canada:  Dazibao Books
2003       Faking Death: Canadian Art Photography since 1955, by Penny Cousineau-Levine, Montreal, QC, Canada: McGill/ Queen’s University Press
              Modern Drama, Ric Knowles, Toronto, ON, Canada: University of Toronto Press
              Ecole des Femmes; 50 Artistes Canadiennes au Musee, Joliette, QC, Canada: Musee d’art de Joliette
2000       Tessera Magazine (feminist journal), Canada, Fall 2000
              Passion et Tourment: La Collection Luc LaRochelle, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada: Musee des Beaux Arts de Sherbrooke
1999       Canadian Art in the Twentieth Century, “Alternate Practice”, by Joan Murray, Toronto, ON, Canada: Dundurn Press
              Re-Figuring Wilderness: Journal of Canadian Studies, “Authority is an Attribute…Revisited”, vol 33, no.2 Trent University, Peterborough, ON
1995–04   Who's Who of Canadian Women; Kim Kofmel editor, Who's Who pub,
              Toronto, ON
1994       "The Mirrored Body" by William Ewing in The Body, London, England:  Thames and Hudson
              La Collection Lavalin, Montreal, QC, Canada:  Musee d’Art Contemporain
1993       Textual Studies in Canada 2, “Authority is an Attribute: An Interview with Suzy Lake”, p 68-84
              Reading Our World, the Guelph Anthology; third printing, Guelph, ON, Canada: University of Guelph
              Point of Reference, Ottawa, ON, Canada: Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography
              The Intimate Stranger by Carolyn Bell-Farrell, Stratford, ON, Canada:  Stratford Art Gallery
              Community Linkages, by Karen Knight, Guelph, ON, Canada: Ed Video Gallery
1992       Beau: A Reflection on the Nature of Beauty on Photography, by Martha Langford, Ottawa, ON, Canada: Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography
              La Collection- Tableau Inaugural, Montreal, QC, Canada: Musee d'Art Contemporain
              Reading Our World, the Guelph Anthology; second printing, cover reproduction; University of Guelph     English Department, Guelph. ON,
1991       Performance in Canada 1970-1990, A. Richard & C. Robertson eds. Toronto, ON, Canada: Coach House Press and Quebec, QC, Canada: Editions Intervention (co-publishers)
              Thirteen Essays on Photography, Gail Fischer-Taylor ed, “At the Epicentre” by Gail Fisher-Taylor, pp. 144-160, Ottawa, ON, Canada: Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography
              “The Manipulated Photograph”, by Denis Lessard, pp79-83
              Authority is an Attribute…part 2, by Ingrid Jenkner, essays by Gerta Moray,
Mary LaRonde and David Kilgour, Guelph, ON, Canada: Macdonald Stewart Art Centre
              Exhibitions and Collections, Hamilton, ON, Canada: Art Gallery of Hamilton, 89
1990       Reading Our World, the Guelph Anthology; C.Rooke, R. Hulan & L. Warey, cover reproduction
              Permanent Collection, London, ON, Canada:  London Regional Art Museum
              Propos d’Art Contemporain: Figures d’Accumulation, Michel Huard, Montreal, QC, Canada: Musee d’Art Contemporain de Montreal
1989       Une Histoire de Collections: 1984-1989, Paulette Gagnon, Montreal, QC, Canada: Musee d’Art Contemporain de Montreal
              Suzy Lake: Mis-proportioned Referencing, Montreal, QC, Canada: Le Mois de La Photo
              The Labatt Collection, London, ON, Canada: London Regional Art Gallery
1988       Contemporary Photographers, Colin Naylor, editor, “Suzy Lake” by Karyn Allen Keenan, second printing, pp. 574-576, Chicago and London: St. James Press
1987       From Sea to Shining Sea: Artist Initiated Activity in Canada, 1939-1987, AA Bronson, Rene Blouin, Peggy Gayle and Glenn Lewis editors, Toronto, ON, Canada: The Power Plant
              Les Vingt Ans du Musee a Travers sa Collection by France Gascon, (for 1985 exhibit), Montreal, QC, Canada: Musee d’Art Contemporain
               The Forgotten Gesture by Pierre Landry, Montreal, QC, Canada: Musee d’Art Contemporain,
1986       Vintage Video, essay by Renee Baert, Toronto, ON, Canada: ARC Gallery
1985      Celebrating 20 Years, Department of Fine Art Faculty 1965-1985, Guelph, ON, Canada: Macdonald Stewart Art Centre
1984       Encyclopedia of Photography, International Center of Photography, New York: Crow Publishers
              Contemporary Canadian Photography From the National Film Board, National Film Board of Canada, Edmonton, AB, Canada: Hurtig Publishers Ltd
1983       Contemporary Canadian Art by David Burnett and Marilyn Schiff, Hurtig Publishers Ltd, Edmonton AB
              Visions: Contemporary Art in Canada, Robert Springhurst, Geoffrey James, Russell Keziere and   Doris Shadbolt, editors, “Rethinking the Art Object” by Diana Nemiroff, Vancouver: Douglas and MacIntyre, 193-229.
              “It is Not a Trend: It is an Inevitability” by Lynn Cummings, comp.,ed., Ottawa, ON, Canada: National Gallery of Canada
              Photographic Sequences, Jann Baily, Peterborough, ON, Canada:  Art Gallery of Peterborough
1982       Contemporary Photographers, George Walsh, Colin Naylor, & Michael Held, Editors, “Suzy Lake” by Karyn Allen, New York, New York, USA: MacMillan Press, St. Martn’s Press, 429-430
              Suzy Lake: Locations and Sites, Hamilton, ON, Canada: Art Gallery of Hamilton                       
              Wan/Lake, essays by Diana Nemiroff and Chantal Pontbriand, Edmonton, AB, Canada: Sub Art Gallery
              Video du Quebec, Andree Duchaine, Montreal, QC, Canada: Ministere des Affaires Culturelles
              Artists With Their Work, Toronto, ON, Canada: Art Gallery of Toronto Extension Program
1981       A Culinary Palette: Masterpieces from Sixty-five Great Artists, Joan Mackie, Toronto, ON, Canada: Merritt Publishers
              Viewpoint: Twenty-nine by Nine, introduction by Glen E. Cumming, Hamilton, ON, Canada: Art Gallery of Hamilton
1980       Suzy Lake: Are You Talking to Me? essay by Bruce Ferguson, Saskatoon, SK, Canada: Mendel Art Gallery
              The Eye of the Beholder, Toronto, ON, Canada: Art Gallery of Harbourfront
              The Fifth Dalhousie Drawing Exhibition, by Tim Whiten, Halifax, NS, Canada: Dalhousie University Art Gallery
              Tendances Actuelles au Quebec, Montreal, QC, Canada: Musee d’Art Contemporain de Montreal
              Sorel Cohen / Suzy Lake, Ottawa, ON, Canada: National Film Board of Canada Still Photography Division
1979       Canadian Perspectives, Gary Hall, Phil Bergerson and Bill Morgan, eds., “Other Artists Using Photography” by Chris Youngs, Toronto, ON, Canada: Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, 78-90
              20 x 20 Italia / Canada II, Milan, Italy: Galeria Blu
              The Winnipeg Perspectives: Photo-Extended Dimensions, essay by Karyn Allen, forward by Roger Selby, Winnipeg, MB, Canada: Winnipeg Art Gallery
1978       Fleeting Gestures: Dance Photographs by William Ewing, New York, New York, USA: International Centre of Photography, New York City
              Annuel Skira Annual 78: Art Actual, “The Autobiographical Image”, Jean Luc Daval, Switzerland
              For Suzy Lake, Chris Knudsen and Robert Walker, “Choreographies of the Dotted Line”, by
              Chantal Pontbriand, Vancouver, BC, Canada: Vancouver Art Galery,
              International Triennial of Drawing Invitational, Wrocaw, Poland: Lodz Museum
              ImPositions, Roald Nasgaard, Toronto, ON, Canada: Art Gallery of Ontario
              New Tendencies, Montreal, QC, Canada: Musee d’Art Contemporain
1977       Magma, Rassegna Internationale di Donne Artiste, Rome, Italy: Romana Loda, Museo Castelvecchio, Arti Grafiche
              Transparent Things, the Artist’s Use of the Photograph, Geoffrey James, Ottawa, ON, Canada: Canada Council Art
              03 23 03 Art and Performance Festival, Chantal Pontbriand, France Morin, and Norman Theriault, Montreal, QC, Canada: Montreal Museum of Fine Art, Mediart et Parachute
1976       Europe / America: the Different Avant-Gardes, Achille Bonito Oliva and Cirunna Ferrai, editors, Deco Press, Milan
              From the Center: Feminist Essays on Women’s Art, by Lucy Lippard, Clarke, Irwin and Co,
              Indentite/Identifications, Centre des Arts Plastiques Contemporains, Bordeaux, France
              Photographic Sequences, Buffalo, New York, USA: Hallwalls Gallery, State College at Buffalo              
              Forum 76, essays by Leo Rosshandler and Germain Lefebvre, Montreal, QC, Canada: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
              Photo and Idea, Giancarlo Politi, Parma, Italy: Galeria Communale d’Arte Moderna
              Cent onze dessins du Quebec, Montreal, QC, Canada: Musee d’Art Contemporain
1975       The Female Eye, essay by Lorraine Monk, Ottawa, ON, Canada:  National Film Board, Sill Photography Division, Clarke, Irwin & Co.
              Photography 1975 Photographie, Ottawa, ON, Canada: National Film Board, Sill Photography Division
              A Genuine Simulation of… essay by Chantal Pontbriand, Vehicule Co-Op Press
              CAYC Video, CAYC Gallery, Buenos Aires , Argentina
              Vehicule Art: In Transit, James Warren Felter, Burnaby, BC, Canada: Simon Fraser University Art Gallery
              Young Contemporaries ’75, London, ON, Canada: London Regional Art Gallery
              C.E.A.C.: Programming Activities 1975-1997, “Tra: Canada’s Avant-Garde: 1970-1976”, Amerigo Marras, Toronto, ON, Canada
              Quebec 75, Normand Theriault, Montreal, QC, Canada: Musee d’Art Contemporain de Montreal
1974       Canadian Artists in Exhibition 1973/74, Toronto, ON, Canada: Roundstone Council for the Arts
              9 Out of 10: A Survey of Contemporary Canadian Art, Hamilton, ON, Canada: Art Gallery of Hamilton
              Body Art, Centre for Experimental Art and Communication, Toronto, ON, Canada: Kensington Art Association
              Video Impact, Geneva, Switzerland: Galerie Impact
              Quebec ‘74, Montreal, QC, Canada: Musee d’Art Contemporain de Montreal
              Camerart, “Et si l’art moderne avait commence en 1839…”, essay by Chantal Pontbriand, Montreal, QC, Canada: Optica Gallery
              Peripheries, essay by Chantal Pontbriand, Montreal, QC, Canada:  Musee d’Art Contemporain de Montreal
1973       W.O.R.K.S. A Conceptographic Reading of Our World Thermometer, Clive Robertson ed.
              Flemming Neilsen Community Antenna TV, Calgary

 

Selected Reviews/Interviews

2015       Serafinowicz, Sylwia. “Suzy Lake: Art Gallery of Ontario,” Art Forum, May 2015, pp. 384-85 (print, colour reproductions)
Adler, Dan. “Suzy Lake: Art Gallery of Ontario,” Frieze, Issue 169, March 2015 (print, colour reproductions)
Clarke, Bill. “Suzy Lake,” Art News, April, p. 94
Goodden, Sky. “Interview: The Difficulty in Distilling Suzy Lake,” Momus, March 23
Ackerley, Sam. “Introducing Suzy Lakea at AGO,” this is tomorrow,
            Rynor, Becky. “An Interview with Suzy Lake,” National Gallery of Canada Magazine, February 2015, online [www.ngcmagazine.ca/artists/an-interview-with-suzy-lake]
Ryan Smith, Evan. “Notes on Curating Autobiographical Art,” Esse, Spring-Summer 2015, online [http://www.erudit.org/culture/esse045/esse01790/73800ac.html?vue=resume&mode=restriction]
Ullheimer, Jens. “Feministische Avantgarde der 1970er Jahre Weke aus der SAMMLUNG VERBUND, Wien”, Hamburger Kunsthalle, May 2015, Vol. 31
Kustanczy, Catherine. “The Many Faces of Suzy Lake,” Hyperallergic, February 2015, online [http://hyperallergic.com/185709/the-many-faces-of-suzy-lake/]
2014       Enright, Robert. “The Many Faces of Suzy Lake,” Border Crossings, Vol. 33, Num. 4, Issue No. 132, pp. 24-36 (colour reproductions)
              Everett-Green, Robert. “Suzy Lake AGO retrospective follows artist’s diverse, four-decade-long career” Globe and Mail, November 7. Web.
              Whyte, Murray. “Suzy Lake at the Art Gallery of Ontario: Enduring Beauty, up close and very personal” The Toronto Star, November 12. Web.
              Unknown author. “Art Gallery of Ontario presents career-spanning survey of photo-based artist Suzy Lake” Artdaily. Web.
Lee-Coughlin, Sienna Vittoria. “Suzy Lake Talks Artistic Inspiration, Feminism and Beauty: Introducing Suzy Lake on view at the AGO,” S/Style and Fashion, December 2014, online [sstylemagazine.com/trending/suzy-lake-talks-artistic-inspiration-feminism-and-beauty-12113154]
Bergman, Randi. “Inside the AGO’s First Thursday with artist Suzy Lake and her stylish fans”, Fashion Magazine, November 2014, online [www.fashionmagazine.com/scene/parties/2014/11/7/ago-first-thursdays-suzy-lake/]
Jager, David. “Lake’s Deep Ideas”, NOW Magazine, November 2014, online [http://nowtoronto.com/art-and-books/art/lakes-deep-ideas/]
Carter Flinn, Sue. “AGO curator Georgiana Uhlyarik on Tavi Gevinson and introducing artist Suzy Lake to a new generation,” Quill and Quire, November 2014, online [http://www.quillandquire.com]
Vaughn, R.M. “New Doc Sheds Light on Feminist Art”, Canadian Art, October 2014
2013       Gessling, Jill. “Suzy Lake & Cindy Sherman Shine in Madrid,” Canadian Art, September 2013, online [canadianart.ca/reviews/suzy-lake-cindy-sherman/] 
Sandals, Leah. “A Flight from Face to Face, in Toronto” Canadian Art, January 7. Web.
Whyte, Murray. “AGO’s Light My Fire Part 2 flickers but still burns” Toronto Star, December 4. Web.
Henry, Joseph. “Five Picks for Montreal’s Mois de la Photo” Blouin Artinfo, September 6.
              Rinne, Diana. “AGGP host two new exhibits” Daily Herald Tribune, Grand Prairie, AB, Canada, June 6.
2012       Clarke, Bill. “A maker of change: the many identities of Suzy Lake” Canadian Art, Toronto, ON, Canada, Winter 2012/2013
              Vaughan, R.M. “Let me introduce you to Suzy Lake, national treasure” Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON, Canada, April 28
              Whyte, Murray. “Suzy Lake, artist: Beauty, Up Close” Torontostar.com, Toronto, ON, Canada, May 19
              Sandals, Leah. “Suzy Lake: The School of Life” Canadian Art Online, Toronto, ON, Canada. Sept 6
              Vaughan, R.M. “Elegies in the garden” Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON, Canada, August 11
              Exit, “Artificial Beauty”, Madrid, Spain: Proyectos Utópicos, S.L.
              McElroy, Gil. “Suzy Lake at the Art Gallery of Peterborough” Akimblog, Toronto, ON, Canada, Dec 11
2011       Baird, Daniel. “Self-Inventions: The Photography of Suzy Lake,” Border Crossings, Vol. 30, Issue No. 119, September, pp. 98-105 (image p. 100)
              Sandals, Leah. “New kind of beauty in bloom” National Post, Toronto, ON, Canada, April 29
              Gillmor, Allison. “Sharp show’s commentary dark and witty” Winnipeg Free Press, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, April 23
              Charron, Marie-Éve. “Microévénements du corps” Le Devoir.com, April 9
2010       de Pauw, Manon. “Acts of Presense”, Magazine of the Museé d’art Contemporain, p 8,9
2008       Taylor, Kate.  “Open your eyes, there’s art around” Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON, Canada, p. R9 and R12, May 3
              Johnson, Ken.  “Striking When the Spirit Was Hot” New York Times, February 15
              Micchelli, Thomas.  “WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution” The Brooklyn Rail, New York, New York, USA, March 11  
              Drobojowska-Philip, “Identity Theft”, ARTnews, p 133, January
2007       Myers, Holly.  “Time to analyze the roles we play” Los Angeles Times, E2, Los Angeles, California, USA, June 8
              Davis, Ben.  “White Walls, Glass Ceiling” ArtNet Magazine, www.artnet.com, February 15
              Bardini, Andrew.  “Wack Pack” Artforum Diary, New York, New York, USA, February 10
              Valdez, Sarah. “In the Land of Make-Believe”, Art in America, p 119-121, November
              Higgs, Mathew; Morgan, Jessica; Subotnik, Ali. “Best of 2007”, Artforum Magazine, p 328, 330, 336
Kellner, Thomas. “Selection 2007: Patience”, PROFIFOTO, p 17-25, June
Viegener, Matias. “Identity Theft”, X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly
              Reckitt, Helena. “Unusual Suspects: Global Feminisms and WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution”, n.paradoxa, UK. Vol 18, p 34-42
2006       Smith, Roberta.  “Art in Review: Faking Death” New York Times, E37, New York, New York, USA, February 3
              Huntington, Richard.  “Canadian artist gets Hallwalls off to a stunning start,” The Buffalo News, New York, New York, USA, Febuary 3
Gaasche, Cynnie.  “New Walls for Hallwalls”, Art Voice, p. 13, Buffalo, New York, USA, January 12
2005       Tong, Murray. “Whatcha Want Is a Canadian Idol” Spark Program, At Guelph, June 1
              National Post, Reproduction, F3, April 13
              Sanson, Victoria.  “Pour un voyage sur papier glace,” Sud Ouest, July 2005
              “L’ete photographic de Lectoure”, La Depeche, summer 2005
              Hellman, Michel. “La photographie en tant qu’outil integral”, Le Devoir, E6, April 4, 2004        
              Lehmann, Henry.  “Down Through the Years”, The Gazette, W2, Montreal, QC, Canada, W2, March 17
              Delgado, Jerome. “Jouer devant la camera”, La Presse, Montreal, QC, Canada,
              “Identities: Canadian Portraits”, National Post, March 4
              Rodney, Lee. “Canadian Idol Suzy Lake”, XX Women in Contemporary Art and Culture, Issue #4, Fall, p 36-40
              Tong, Murray. “Watcha Want… Is a Canadian Idol”, Research Magazine, Guelph University, Vol XX No 1, Summer 2005, p 34-37
              Unknown. “Agenda De L’Ete; Hors Cadre”, Le Monde 2, p 8, July 23
              Unknown. “Panorama des festivals photo de l’ete”, Images magazine, July/ August
              Unknown. “Lectoure L’Ete Photograhic”, Connaissance des arts, July/ September
              Unknown. “Lectoure: Mixites photographiques”, Plaisirs du Gers, July 2005
              Unknown. “Flash a Vu: L’ete Photographique de Lectoure”, by Catherine Huber, Flashebdo, August 4, 2005
2004       Vaughan, R.M. “Idol wannabes receive double exposure,” The Globe and Mail, September 18
              Dharmarajah, Thana. “No Idol speculation in reality TV”, Guelph Mercury, p. A3, June 14, 2004
               Moas, T.H. “McMichael gets hip,” Now Magazine, March 18    
              Hellman, Michel.  “La photographie en tant qu’outil integral”, Le Devoir, Montreal, QC, Canada, April 4, pE6
              Lehmann, Henry.  “Down Through the Years” The Gazette, Montreal, QC, Canada, March 17, pW2
              “Identities: Canadian portraits”, National Post, R10 Toronto, ON, Canada, March 4
              Holland, Patrick. “Suzy Lake’s Cult of the Idol”, C Magazine, issue 82, summer issue, p 81-82
              Sandals, Leah. “Lecture Notes”, Canadian Art, Summer 2004, p 88
              Crevier, Lyne. “Fiction Flottante”, Ici, p 38, March 11-17
              Redfern, Christine. “Performance Theory”, Montreal Mirror, p 38 March 11-17
              Unknown. “McMichael Gets Hip”, Now Magazine, March 18-24
2003Dault, Gary Michael.  “Gallery Going,” The Globe and Mail, R10, Toronto, ON, Canada, September 21
              Ghasnavi, Corinna. “What Suzy Lake Can Do That Britney Spears Can’t”, Prefix Photo, vol 4, no 2, p 46-55
2000       Lehmann, Henry.  “Suzy Lake’s Slips Make an Exotic Fit”, The Gazette, p.J 12, Montreal, QC, Canada, April 8
Hirschmann, Thomas. The Making of a Corporate Collection”, National Post, p. C5, Toronto, ON, Canada, January 15
              Ledger, Brent. “Corporate Makeover,” National Post, G 16, Toronto, ON, Canada
              Hanna, Deirdre. “Suzy Lake Hits With Feminism”, Now Magazine, issue 945, p 77
Unknown. “Fall Previews”, Lola Magazine, p 52-53
1999       MacKay, Gillian.  “Disturbing Images of Female Claustrophobia,” Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON, Canada, May 15
              Davis, Deborah.  “Stepping Back for a Second Look,” The Guelph Mercury, C1, Feb 27
              Shuttleworth, Joan.  “Stepping Back for a Second Look,” The Guelph Mercury, p. A6, Guelph, ON, Canada, March 5
              Gopnik, Blake. “Cindy Sherman,” Globe and Mail, p. C18, September 25
              Reid, Robert.  “Immersing Herself in Her Work,” Kitchener Record, A17, February 13
              Davis, Deborah. “Suzy Lake: Women’s Work”, Canadian Art, vol 16 no 2, p 87
              Enright, Robert. “The Memory of Skin”, Border Crossings, issue 72, p 4
              Rodney, Lee. “Suzy Lak: Paul Petro Contemporary Art”, C Magazine, vol 64 no 64, p 19
1997       Lypchuk, Donna. “Soul’s Kitchen”, Toronto Life, p 108-118, November
1994       Enright, Robert. “Researching the Self, an Interview with Suzy Lake”,  Border Crossings, January issue, vol 13 no 1, p 100 -22 (cover photo)
              Walsh, Meeka. “Framed by Women: Reconstructing Art History” Border Crossings, January issue, vol 13 no 1, p 3
1993       Laurence, Robin.  "Everyday Theatre of the Feminine,” The Vancouver Sun, p. D7, Vancouver, BC, Canada, December 18
              Warren, Carl. "Lake Comes to Town", The Enterprise, p. 3, Iroquois Falls, ON, August 10
              "New Exhibitions open at Macdonald Stewart", The Guelph Tribune, p. 12, January 5
Beale, Nancy.  “The Power of Photography” The Ottawa Citizen, Ottawa, ON, Canada
              “Expression: Point de Repere Suzy Lake”, Le Droit, Ottawa, ON, Canada
              “Une Exposition de Musee d’art Contemorain de Montreal a la Galerie du Centre Culturel”, Express de Drummondville, p. 17, October 24
              Enright, Robert. “Corpus”, Canadian Art, fall issue p 81-82
              Findlay, Len. “Rumours of Our Breath”, Border Crossings, summer issue, p 50
1992       Tousley, Nancy. “Art in Review,” Calgary Herald, Calgary, AB, Canada
              Balfour Bowen, Lisa.  “Our Choice,” Toronto Sun, p. 16, Toronto, ON, Canada November. 8
              Bonenfant, Mary “Temagami Blockade Aftermath Focus of Kennedy Gallery Show,” North Bay Nugget, p. C7, North Bay, ON, Canada, March 6               
              Smith, Marji. “Photo Show Timely,” The North Bay Nugget, p.B2, March 12
Fullerton, Kim. “From Inside Temagami and Chile” Parallelogram, vol 18 no 2
              Jenker, Ingrid. “Radical Constructions”, Border Crossings, fall issue, p 79-80
              Unknown. “Toronto at a Glance”, Now Magazine, Oct 15, p 63
              Unknown/ “Authority is an Attribute: An Interview with Suzy Lake,” Textual Studies in Canada, University of Cariboo, Kamloops, BC
              Turner, Steve.  “Cautioned Homes and Gardens,” The Masinahigan, p.1, Temagami, ON, Canada, March 17
1991       Grey, Kathe.  “Political Forum Opens Show,” At Guelph, p. 3, Guelph  ON, Canada, October 23
              Nelson, Carl.  “Sounding Pole Makes Sense s Natives Look for Thin Ice,” Guelph Mercury, p.3A, Guelph, ON, Canada, November 4
              Turner, Steve.  “Suzy Lake Puts Spotlight on T.A.A.,” The Masinahigan, p.1 Temagami, ON, Canada, December 17
              Benedetti, Paul.  “ The Art of Change: Women Artists Seek Equality in the 90s,” Hamilton Spectator, Hamilton, ON, Canada, May 2
              Jones, Bill. “Free Trade”, Arts Magazine, February vol 65 no 6, p 37-43
              Grey, Kathe. “The Turmoil of Temagami”. Research Magazine, University of Guelph, spring/summer issue, 25
1989       Blancher, Arlette. “Suzy Lake”, ETC Montreal 10, winter vol 47
1988       Gravel, Claire. “Suzy Lake et la trahison des images,” Le Devoir, p 13, Montreal, QC, Canada, September 15             
              LePage, Jocelyn. “De la photo, miur a mur,” La Presse, Montreal, QC, Canada, September 10
1987       Simone, Rose.  “Words are Part of Visual Works,” Brantford Expositor, Brantford, ON, Canada, August 15
              “Sorel Cohen / Suzy Lake”, Kitchner-Waterloo Record, Kitchener-Waterloo, ON, Canada, April 20
              Buchanan, Hamish; Fromer, Lorne; Hall, Gary. “Looking Back Ten Years”, Views vol 4 no 4, November 2-3
              Langford, Martha. “Women in the Museum Community”, Muse, fall issue, p 63-64
1986       Crabb, Michael.  “PavlychenkoTroupe Stages a Feast of Fantasy” Toronto Star, Toronto, ON, Canada, March 31
              Danault, Gilles.  “Sur les cimaises: Suzy Lake,” Le Devoir, Montreal, QC, Canada, February 15
              “Photo Exhibit at College,” Peterborough Examiner, Peterborough, ON, Canada, January 29
              Tousley, Nancy. “Exhibit Looks Back at Concerns of Artists in ’70’s,” Calgary Herald, p. E7, Calgary, AB, Canada, May 30
              Leger, Danielle. “Suzy Lake: Galerie John A. Schweitzer” Vanguard Magazine, vol 15 no 3, summer, p 41-42
              O’Connell, Mary. “Mix and Match Artistry”  Now Magazine, March 26
              Tourangeau, Jean. “Suzy Lake”, Vie des Arts, June issue, col 31, no 123, p 78
1985       Andersen, Margurite. “Suzy Lake: A Photographic Portoflio with text by
              Margurite Andersen” Lightworks, Fall issue 17, p 7-19
1984       Johnson, Eve.  “The Camera as Manipulator,” Vancouver Sun, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 12
              Le Page, Alide.  ”Participation is Key Element of Artist’s Work,” St.Catharines Standard, St. Catharines, ON, Canada, May 4
1983       Bently Mays, John.  “Gardens to Bloom with Art,” Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON, Canada, April 29
              Barkwell, Bob. “Sorel Cohen/Suzy Lake: Consideration on Conceptual Art” Photo Pipline, p 18-20, Nov 7
              Lamia, Stephen. “Artworks in the Gardens” Artsmagazine, fall issue, vol 12 no 65, p 30
              Unknown. “Sorel Cohen/Suzy Lake” Photo Pipeline, p 18, December 8
              Wilcox, Beth. “Suzy Lake at Sable Castelli Gallery” Artsmagazine, fall issue, vol 15, no 65, p 30
1982       “Artist’s Self-portraits Study of Vulnerability”, Lethbridge Herald, June 8
              “Au Musee du Madawaska: Exposition de photos artistiques” Le Madawaska, Edmundston, NB, Canada, January 20
              Elliott, James.  “Sorel Cohen / Suzy Lake at Artcite,” Windsor Star, Windsor, ON, Canada, July 16
              Hume, Christopher.  “Is Yorkville Ready for Leather Realism?” Toronto Star, Toronto, ON, Canada, December 8
              Rapp, Otto.  “Photo Exhibit Superior,” Lethbridge Herald, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, June 16
              “Une exposition regroupant trois photographes de calibre”, La Republique, p. 15, Moncton, NB, Canada, January 20,
1981       “Arts Diary”, Oshawa Times, p. 3, November 9
              Ferencz, Carl.  “You’ll See Plenty of Suzies at the Station Gallery Soon,” Oshawa Times, Oshawa, ON, Canada, November 6
              Spina, Fernando N.  “At the Whitewater Gallery,” North Bay Nugget, North Bay, ON, Canada, February 20
              Allen, Carroll. “When You’re Depressed”, Chatelaine, November issue, pp 76-77
              Gorman, Brad. “Mutilated Photography, Image Nations No 23” Photo Communique, fall issue, vol3 no 3, p 38
              Hume, Christopher. “Women Artists: Bright Young Newcomers on Canada’s Art Scene” Chatelaine, 54, October, p 84-87
              Kritzwiser, Kay. “Viewpoint: 29 x 9” Artmagazine, February March issue, vol
              12, issue 52, pp 10-16
              Unknown. “Suzy Lake” Impressions, 27, spring issue, p 20-23
              Hlynsky, David. “Mutilated Photography” Image Nations, No 23
1980       Schacherl, Eva. “Photographic Conversations Aim to Disturb” by Eva Schacherl, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Feb 16, p.6
              Demarais, Danielle. “Les nombreux vosafes de Suzy Lake et de Raymonde April” Canadian Woman’s Studies,  vol 2 no 3, p 55-56
              Levy, B. “1965-1980: Yet to be Written” Art and Artists, United Kingdom, pp 36-41
              Redgrave, Felicity. “The 5th Dalhousie Drawing Exhibition at Dalhousie Art Gallery” Artmagazine, September/October issue, vol 12 no 50, pp 44-45
              Sainte-Jacques, Rosanne. “Suzy Lake: Une ‘phraseologie’ photographic”, Parachute 18, spring issue, p 42
              Mendel Art Gallery, “Suzy Lake” Folio 8, February, p 4-5
“The Winnipeg Perspective” Afterimage, vol 7 no 7, Feb 18
1979       “Two Women Celebrate the Human Drama” by Virginia Nixon, Montreal Gazette, Nov 24, p.74
              “Pencil Art Exhibition”, Penticton Herald, June 27,
              Canadian Art Review, vol 6 no 2, p 169, 174
              “Peterborough Scene: Artspace”, Inprint, 3, 3 Sept, 4
MacWilliam, David. “Suzy Lake: Sable Castelli Gallery” Vanguard Magazine, December/January issue, vol 8 no 10, p 29
              Murray, Joan. “Some Contemporary Women Artists in Canada” Fireweed, A Woman’s Literary and Cultural Journal, summer issue, vol 3 no 4, p 86-101
              ”Lake Stops You in Your Tracks” by James Purdie, Globe and Mail, Oct 6, p.E8
              “Suzy Lake: La fascination del’autoportrait” by Gilles Toupin, La Presse, Nov 24, p D21
              ”Les expositions: Suzy Lake, ‘Are You Talking to Me?’”, Le Devoir, Nov 24, p.33
1978       “Concert Multimedia fort goute du public” by Francoy Roberge, Le Devoir, May 5, p17
              “The Art Scene”, by Barney McKinley, Sunday Sun (Toronto), Jan 1,
              “Lake’s Photos Change her Face to Show the Masks we all Wear” by Virginia Nixon, Montreal Gazette, Jan 28, p.28
              “Musee Display Shows Photos from a Trash Can”, by Virginia Nixon,
Montreal Gazette, Aug 12, p.22
“At the Galleries: Perspectives on Life from Three Women”, by James Purdie, Globe and Mail, Jan 7, p. 34
              Baworowska, B. “Sztuka kobiet [Women’s Art]” Szutka, Warsaw, Poland.
              vol 5 no 4, p 96-70, 86, 89
Birnie Danzker, Jo-Anne; Joan Murray. “Montreal-Montreal” Vanguard, March issue, p 7-12
Ewing, William. “Canada’s Artists with Cameras” Artnews, April Issue vol 77 no 4, 9 82-86
Kaplan, Naomi. “Visual Arts, Suzy Lake at the Vancouver Art Gallery” YVR Vancouver in Review 3 May/June
Nemiroff, Diana. “Suzy Lake: ImPositions” Parachute, vol 10, spring issue, p 9-11
              Racine, Rober. “Festival des performances du M.B.A.M.” Parachute, vol 13, winter issue, p 43-47
“Image Co-Op Newsletter”, Montpelier, Vermont
1977       Shapiro, Barbara. “Retrospectiv 1976-1977”  Parallelogramme, ANNPAC, Montreal
              Rosshandler, Leo. “S’amusee” Impressions Magazine, vol 19, June issue, p 13
              Nemiroff, Diana. “Suzy Lake and Sorel Cohen” Artscanada, 214/215, May/June, 61-63
1976       “Artist Gets Bound-up in Work” by Gary Michael Dault, Toronto Star, Jan 11
              “Le Artiste di Magma Esponagono nei Musei”, Bresciaoggi (Italy), Feb. 26
              “Who Pulls the Strings” by Henry Lehmann, Montreal Star, May 21, p.D5
              “D’une expoition a l’autre” by Gilles Toupin, La Presse, May 14, p.D19
1975       Lamy, Laurent. “Suzy Lake par Suzy Lake: images et metaphors” Vie des Arts, spring, 32-33
              Unknown. “Nouvelles de la photographie – Montreal: Conceptualisme et Esthetisme” Oeil, 240-241, July Aug, p 79
1974       “Photos by Suzy Lake at Galerie Gilles Gheerbrant”, by Georges Bogardi, Montreal Star, Nov. 2, p.D3
              “Y a-t-il un art ‘d’avant-garde?” by Claude Gosslin, Le Devoir, Oct 26, p.18
              ”The Art That Was”, by Henry Lehmann, Montreal Star, Dec, 28, p.B6
“Les mille et un visages de Suzy Lake”, by Gilles Toupin, La Presse, Oct 26, pE19
              Politi, Giancarlo. “Flash Art U.S.A. and Canada” Flash Art, Oct/Nov 48-49, p 51
              Pontbriand, Chantal. “A Simulation of Suzy Lake as Gille Gheerbrant” Artscanada, 192-195, Dec, 122
1973       “L’Exposition de Suzy Lake” by Gilles Toupin, La Presse, Dec. 8, p.C18
              “Vehicule: Suzy Lake, Allen Bealy”, by Catherine Bates, Montreal Star, Dec. 15, p D7
              Toupin, Gilles. “The Option of the Group Vehicule” Vie des Arts, vol 17 no 70, spring, p 95

 

Selected Grants/Awards / Honours

2014-15    Canada Council Senior Artist Long Term Grant
2013       Mois de la Photo, Dazibao Publication Prize
2011       Canada Council Senior Artist grant
              Toronto Arts Council Senior Artist grant
2009       Canada Council Research Grant
2005       Canada Council Senior Artist Grant
              Canada Council Travel Grant    
              Foreign Affairs Grant 
              Toronto Arts Council Grant  
2005       Centre Culturelle Canadienne, Paris    
2004       Appointed to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts
              Untitled Arts Award short listed nominee, Long Haul Category
2003       Canada Council Senior Artist grant
2002       Chalmers Development Award (Ontario Arts Council)    
              Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance grant
              Kodak Lecture series, Ryerson University
1998       Canada Council Experienced Artist Grant 
              Canada Council Travel Grant (Taiwan Exhibition)        
1997       Greater Toronto Arts Foundation, Visual Arts Award
              Ontario Law Society, Osgood Hall competition; finalist
              Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance
1995       Open Studio Visiting Artist competition            
1994       Canada Council Short Term Grant
1992       Ontario Arts Council, Photo Framing grant                      
              Ontario Arts Council, Senior Artist grant for Bear Island Archives:  
              Group Research/Project Funding: 
              Ministry of Culture and Communications Heritage and Special Projects College of Arts Student Union                                 
              College Student Affairs                                      
              Ont. Public Interest Research Group                      
              College of Social Sciences Student Group
1991       Ontario Arts Council, Photo Framing Grant
              named ‘Honorary Friend of the Teme Augama Anishnabai’ (Bear Island, Temagami)
1989       University of Guelph, "New Faculty Grant"
              named “Honorary Vice President, Mois de la Photo”
1987       Canada Council, Short-Term Grant
1986       Canada Council, Short-Term Grant
1984       Canada Council, Short-Term Grant
1982       Canada Council, Short-Term Grant
1980       Canada Council, "B" grant
1979       Ontario Arts Council, Senior grant
1978       Canada Council, "B" grant
              Toronto Photographers Workshop (founding member)                          
1977       Canada Council, Short-Term Grant         
1975       Canada Council, "B" grant                              
1974       Canada Council, "B" grant
1972       Canada Council, “B” grant
1971       Vehicule Art Inc. – seed money as founding member

 

Selected Collections

Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ottawa
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa
Glenbow Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario
Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario
Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
Montreal Museum of Fine Art, Montreal, Quebec
Musee d'Art Contemporain de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec
Musee du Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec
Museum Lodz, Wroclaw, Poland
National Film Board Stills Division, Ottawa, Ontario
Sammlung Verbund, Vienna, Austria
Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta
University of Calgary; Calgary, Alberta
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia 
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba


 

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