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Mark Prier

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Selected Exhibitions

(Solo/Duo shows indicated with *)

2016     Living Arts Centre Gallery, Significant Objects, Mississauga, Ontario. Sept. 13 – Oct. 23.

2015      International Festival of Authors, Sculpting New Reads, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Ontario. Oct. 22 – Nov. 1.

2014     Der Vogelhändler, various downtown locations, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Aug. 13 – 24. Part of Placemaker. *

2014      Nathan Phillips Square, Art Now, Toronto, Ontario. July 4 – 6.

2012      Petite Trianon, The Great Northern, Lethbridge, Alberta. July 28 – 29. With Jennifer Tellier. *

2012      Brick & Mortar 4th Annual International Video Art Festival, Enacting the Screen: Video Art from Canada, Greenfield, Massachusetts. October 12 – 13.

2012      James Street North, Supercrawl, Hamilton, Ontario. September 14 – 15.

2010      Rails End Gallery & Art Centre, The Lines, Haliburton, Ontario.  August 7 – September 18. *

2009     Red Head Gallery, Ramp, Toronto, Ontario.  June 24 – July 18. *

2009     Kunsthaus Santa Fé, Deviant Detours, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.  February 7 – March 29.

2008     Brucebo Stipendiegård, Structure, Själsö, Sweden.  August 18 – 25. *

2007     The Lost O, Nomadsland, Ashford (Kent), United Kingdom. July 1 ­ 8.

Selected Grants & Awards

2015      Ontario Arts Council, Emerging Artist Project Grant

2011      Canada Council for the Arts, Research/Creation Project Grant

2009     Arts and Letters Award in Visual Art, Senior Division (Government of Newfoundland & Labrador)

2008     Brucebo Summer Residency Scholarship (The Brucebo Foundation of Gotland, Sweden)

2008     Newfoundland & Labrador Arts Council Project Grant

Education

2004      Honours Bachelor of Arts Visual Studies (with High Distinction), University of Trinity College, University of Toronto.

Selected Bibliography

Todd Lester, “Artist Roundtable (A.RT): Art and Politics,” World Policy Blog, November 4, 2014. http://www.worldpolicy.org/blog/2014/11/04/artist-roundtable-art-art-and-politics

Sue Carter Flinn, “Artists interpret CanLit at Word on the Street Toronto,” Quill & Quire, September 18, 2014. http://www.quillandquire.com/events/2014/09/18/artists-interpret-canlit-at-word-on-the-street-toronto/

Trevor Pritchard, “Organ Grinder Mark Prier brings German opera to Saskatoon,” CBC News, August 21, 2014. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/organ-grinder-mark-prier-brings-german-opera-to-saskatoon-1.2742969

Adam Carter, “10 highlights from Supercrawl 2012, first night,” CBC News, September 14, 2012. http://www.cbc.ca/hamilton/news/story/2012/09/14/hamilton-supercrawl-2012-night-one.html