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Current Exhibition

Urban Fabrics: Portraits of a City
September 17, 2014 - January 25, 2015
Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue
Toronto ON M5G 2H5

Solo Exhibitions

2014 Genuine Concrete: New Paintings by Sheila Ayearst, 26, Toronto, Ontario
2005 A Black No, Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2002 Supports & Barriers, Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
1998 Landscapes with Monuments, Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
1996 Trans-Canada Exit 113, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario.
  Homer Watson Blvd., Homer Watson House, Kitchener, Ontario.
1996 Kate Taylor, Trying to Separate Art From Craft; Textiles that is to say, The Globe and Mail April 8, 1994.
1995 The 401 Towards London, London Regional Art & Historical Museum, London, Ontario.
  Homer Watson Blvd., Linda Genereux Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
1993 The 401 Towards London, Genereux Grunwald Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
1992 Personal Gardens, Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery, Owen Sound, Ontario.
1992 Personal Gardens, The Temiskaming Art Gallery, Haileybury, Ontario.
1992 Personal Gardens, St. Lawrence College Art Gallery, Kingston, Ontario.
1991 Personal Gardens, Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby, Ontario.
1990 Verge, MacDonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario.
1989 Living on the Edge, Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal, Quebec.
1988 Still Life, Mercer Union, Toronto, Ontario.
1986 Hang Fire, YYZ, Toronto, Ontario
1984 Sensible Passage, A.R.C., Toronto, Ontario
   

Group Exhibitions

2014 Urban Fabric: Portrait of a City, Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, Ontario
2012 125 & 45: an interrogative spirit, McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, Ontario.
2010 Degrees of Abstraction II, Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
2008 40, Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
2005 Informal Ideas 04:05 (please press landscape), Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
2004 Informal Ideas 04-03: (landscape: field study/studio time), Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
1998 Layers, Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
1998 Point of View, McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, Ontario.
1998 Informal Ideas 98.2 (Degrees of Abstraction), Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
1997 Informal Ideas 97.5 (Colour and the Square), Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
1997 Informal Ideas 97.3, Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
1996 Towards London, Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
1996 Informal Ideas 96.4 (A Place), Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
1995 30 Seconds + Title, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario.
1994 Textiles, that is to say, The Museum for Textiles, Toronto, Ontario.
1993 Visual Evidence, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan.
1992 Erin O'Brien/Sheila Ayearst, Artspeak, Vancouver, British Colombia.
1992 Harbourfront Artist's Gardens, Toronto, Ontario.
1991 A Reverence That Endures, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario.
1991 Heaven Waits, Burlington Cultural Centre, Burlington, Ontario.
1991 Sheila Ayearst/Oliver Girling, Cold City Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
1990 Memory Works: Postmodern Impulses in Canadian Art, London Regional Art Gallery,
London, Ontario; travelling to Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta and Mississauga Civic
Centre, Mississauga, Ontario.
1990 Connected Voices, Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, Ontario.
1990 Cold City Invitational, Cold City Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
1990 Fault Lines, Art Gallery of Northumberland, Cobourg, Ontario.
1989 Beyond the Document: Extended Photography, Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario.
1987 Medium Photography, Saidye Bronfman Centre, Montreal, Quebec.
1987 Buffalo/Toronto Exchange, Hallways, Buffalo, New York.
1986 The Interpretation of Architecture, curated by alan Tregbov, Janice Gurney & Andy Patton,
YYZ, Mercer Union, S.L. Simpson Gallery, Ydessa Gallery, Gallery 76, The School of
Architecture at University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.
1986 YYZ World Tour, Embassy House, London, Ontario
1986 Medium Photography, curated by Greg Muhlek, various locations in Germany.
1986 Electrographics, curated by Visual Arts Ontario, Gallery 76, Toronto, Ontario.
1985 Photographic Memory, Coburg Gallery, Vancouver, British Colombia.
1985 Project: Colour Xerox, Visual Arts Ontario, Toronto, Ontario.
1982 Representation as a Kind of Absence, Open Studio,. Victoria, British Colombia.
1979 Juried Alumni Show, Markham South of Bloor Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
1978 Landsdown Artists Collective Studio Show, sponsored by A Space, Toronto, Ontario
1977 Glendon College Gallery, Glendon College, Toronto, Ontario.
1977 I.D.A. Gallery, York University, Toronto, Ontario.
   

Visiting Artist

1996 Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario.
1995 London Regional Art Historical Museum, London, Ontario.
1994 Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Ontario.
1993 Toronto School of Art, Toronto, Ontario.
1992 Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario.
1992 Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario.
1992 St. Lawrence College, Kingston, Ontario.
1992 Georgian College, Owen Sound, Ontario.
1991 Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby, Ontario.
1991 York University, Toronto, Ontario.
1991 University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario.
1990 Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, Ontario.
1990 Dundas Valley School, Dundas, Ontario.
1990 Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Ontario.
1989 Visual Arts Ontario, Colour Xerox Program, Toronto, Ontario.

 

 

 

 
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