© 2008-2019 by St Marie φ Walker

Canadian Visual Artists  |  Text-based Art  |  Temporary Public Art

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EDUCATION
 

// St Marie

MFA, Interdisciplinary Practices, University of Waterloo, 2017

B.Ed, Visual Art and Individual in Society, Western University, 2006

BFA, Honours, Visual Arts Studio, University of Victoria, 2003
 

// Walker

MFA, Interdisciplinary Practices, University of Waterloo, 2017

BA, Honours, Philosophy, University of Toronto, 2012
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Note: the following is collaborative, unless otherwise noted

COMMISSIONED WORK

2019

Supercrawl, When you think of me...,Hamilton, ON

2018

Lumen, 43.4677° N, 80.5277°, Waterloo, ON

Open Sesame, A(d)version, Kitchener, ON

Reflective Sculptures / Perception Series, BumpTV [online]

2017

East End Arts, Main Squared: Inverting Perspectives, Toronto, ON

2015

Art in Transit, Yonge & Dundas Digital Screens, It is what it isn’t, Toronto, ON

Big on Bloor Festival, Dance Freely, Toronto, ON

Gladstone, Come Up To My Room [guest Artist], Toronto, ON
2014

Art Gallery of Mississauga, Dance Freely, Mississauga, ON

Art Souterrain, Complexes Les Ailes, Pedestrian Series, Montreal, QC

City of Toronto, Outside the Box, Dundas St W & University, Illusions, Toronto, ON

City of Toronto, Outside the Box, Sentinel Rd & The Pond Rd, Change, Toronto, ON
Art in Transit, Dear City Project, selected digital billboards, Text to Toronto, Toronto, ON

2013

Big on Bloor Festival, Permit Playing, Toronto, ON

Nuit Blanche 401 Richmond, Behavioural Architecture, Toronto, ON

2012

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Talk 2 Strangers, Toronto, ON

City of Mississauga, PARK[ing] Day, Pedestrian and By-pedal Series, Mississauga, ON

Art of the Danforth, Artists Undercover, Toronto, ON

Big on Bloor Festival, Walking, Toronto, ON

2011

Art on the Move, See with New Eyes, Toronto, ON St Marie

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SOLO + DUAL EXHIBITIONS

2020

SNAP | Society of Northern Alberta Print-Artists Gallery, Edmonton, AB forthcoming

2019

Front Room Gallery, Interior Series, Waterloo, ON

2017

Malaspina Printmakers Gallery, It’s not what you see-it’s how you see it, Vancouver, BC

University of Waterloo Art Gallery, The Re-examined Life, Waterloo, ON

2016

Artery Gallery, Identities, Waterloo, ON

2013

gallerywest, Texting, Toronto, ON

Le Labo & L'Alliance Française, Beyond This Limit, Toronto, ON w/ Pascal Paquette + Evoke

Latcham Gallery, Artists and Agents, Stouffville, ON w/ Linda Duvall
2007

TOPIA Gallery, Places and Spaces, Tokushima, Japan St Marie

2003

The Ministry of Casual Living, Residential Experiences, Victoria BC St Marie

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GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

Idea Exchange, Fibreworks 2018, Cambridge, ON

CAFKA, Recognize Everyone Biennial, Kitchener, ON

2017

Re-Imagine Galleria, Place and Placement, Toronto, ON w/ Edward Burtynsky, Eldon Garnet, +

Art Mur, Fresh Paint: New Construction, Montreal, QC

Plus Art, MFA Art Fair, Hamilton, ON

2016

President's Hall University of Waterloo, MFA Showcase, Waterloo, ON

2015

Something to think about: Vote, Toronto, ON w/ Kelly Mark, John Marriott, +

Harbourfront Centre, Sculpting New Reads, Toronto, ON

Whippersnapper Gallery, Street Talk Project, Toronto, ON

Big on Bloor Festival, Permit Playing, Toronto, ON

2014

Art Gallery of Windsor, Possible Futures: What will be done, Windsor, ON

Drake Devonshire, Inaugural Exhibition, Prince Edward County, ON

Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, *some restrictions may apply, Toronto, ON

Big on Bloor Festival, Permit Playing, Toronto, ON

2013

Markham Museum, Landslide | Possible Futures, Markham, ON w/ Iain Baxter &, +

Toronto Urban Film Festival, Community Building Project, Toronto, ON

99 Gallery, The Noise Project, Toronto, ON

Capital One, Places, Spaces and Distant Worlds, Toronto, ON

Gladstone, Grow OP – Play the Walk, Toronto, ON

White Water Gallery, Black Water, North Bay, ON

2012

Telephone Booth Gallery, Tel-Talk, Toronto, ON

Toronto Urban Film Festival, Bike Path, Toronto, ON

2011

Toronto Urban Film Festival, Power-Pain, Toronto, ON

Eyelevel Gallery, RESHELVED, Halifax, NS St Marie

Thames Art Gallery, Juried Exhibition, Chatham, ON St Marie

2010

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Art Booth, Toronto, ON St Marie
Living Arts Centre, Renga, Mississauga, ON St Marie
Toronto Image Works Photo Gallery, Hang with the Best, Toronto, ON St Marie
Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Public Realm, Toronto, ON St Marie

Living Arts Centre, BOOM! Juried Exhibition of Emerging Artists, Mississauga, ON St Marie

2009

Gladstone, Natsukashii, Toronto, ON St Marie

2008

Arts Etobicoke, Made to Measure, Toronto, ON St Marie

2005

University of Western Ontario, It’s Our Move, London, ON St Marie

2003

University of Victoria, 55, Victoria, BC St Marie

2002

University of Victoria, Romance, Victoria, BC St Marie

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Retaileination: Lab 2.0, Victoria, BC St Marie

The Brown House, Stick to Sound, Victoria, BC St Marie

2001

University of Victoria, VAB Library Gallery, Grey Matter, Victoria, BC St Marie

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GRANTS & AWARDS

2019

Ontario Arts Council, Project Creation Grant St Marie

2018

Governor General's Academic Gold Medal – University of Waterloo

Ontario Arts Council, Multi and Inter-Arts Grant

Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant via: Woodstock Gallery

Waterloo Regional Arts Fund Grant St Marie

Waterloo Regional Arts Fund Grant Walker

Ontario Arts Council, Artists in Communities and Schools Projects Grant

2017

Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant via: Idea Exchange St Marie

University of Waterloo, Sylvia Knight MFA Graduate Award

2016

University of Waterloo, Keith & Win Shantz Research Scholars w/ Steve Lambert in New York

University of Waterloo, Techsthetic Exhibition, Principal Award Walker

University of Waterloo, Joseph Bombardier SSHRC Graduate Scholar St Marie
University of Waterloo, President’s Graduate Scholarship St Marie

2015

University of Waterloo, Provost Entrance Award St Marie

2014

Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant via Varley Art Gallery Walker

2013

Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant via Hamilton Artists Inc. Walker

Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant via Mercer Union St Marie

Toronto Arts Council, Level I Grant St Marie

2012

Ontario Arts Council, Emerging Visual Arts Grant St Marie

University of Toronto, Philosophy Academic Scholarship Walker

2011

Canada Council for the Arts, Visual Arts Project Grant St Marie

University of Toronto, New College Council In-Course Scholarship Walker

University of Toronto, Dept. of Philosophy SOCRATES Project Scholar Walker

2010

University of Toronto, Paul Mathews Memorial Scholarship in the Humanities Walker

Ontario Arts Council, Emerging Visual Arts Grant St Marie

Mississauga Living Arts Centre, Juried Exhibition, Principal Award St Marie

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CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS, PANELS & ARTIST TALKS

2018

Conference: Universities Art Association of Canada, Waterloo, ON

Artist Talk: A-B-Z-TXT, Inter Access Gallery, Toronto

Artist Talk: CAFKA Talk+Tour, Kitchener

Artist Talk: Midtown Public Lecture Series, Public Art, Kitchener

Conference: The Social Life of Time, Temporal Belongings, Edinburgh, Scotland

Conference: Empathic Landscapes, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Conference: Free-Exchange, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

2017
Artist Talk: The Re-examined Life, University of Waterloo Art Gallery, Waterloo, ON

2015

Panel: Outdoor Spaces: Activations/Interventions, Toronto Outdoor Art Ex., Toronto, ON

Artist Talk: Sculpting New Reads, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON

Conference: Creative Catalyst, Ryerson Symposium on Art and Social Innov., Toronto, ON

2014

Conference: Project Inkwell, Ink Movement, Mississauga, ON

2013
Artist Talk: Land|slide: Possible Futures, Markham Museum, Markham, ON

Artist Talk: Artists and Agents, Latcham Gallery, Stouffville, ON

Artist Talk: Texting, Gallerywest, Toronto, ON

2012

Artist Talk: Park[ing] Day, City of Mississauga, Mississauga, ON

Artist Talk: A Piece of the City, Art of the Danforth, Toronto, ON

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ARTIST RESIDENCIES

 

2018

City of Waterloo Artist-in-Residence, Waterloo, ON

2013-14

Roots and Branches, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, ON

2013

Nomadic Noise Residency, Labspace Studio, Toronto, ON

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MEMBERSHIPS, ROSTERS & AFFILIATIONS

 

2017-18

Social Practice Stakeholder Forum, Manchester School of Art + Axisweb, Manchester, UK

2012-16

Open Studio, Toronto, ON

2012—

PATCH Project, Toronto, ON

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AUTHORED WORKS

 

Walker, Timothy, and Denise St Marie. “The Re-examined Life.” MFA Thesis, University of Waterloo, 2017.

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CURATION

2018

Expeditions Series, Yasmeen Nematt Alla, UAAC - AAUC Conference, Uni. of Waterloo

2017

Graduate Research Showcase, Student Art Innovation Lab, Waterloo, ON

Summer Square Series, Student Art Innovation Lab, Waterloo, ON

2015

Expectations, Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition: Art Now, Toronto, ON

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COLLECTIONS

 

Art Metropole

City of Mississauga

Labspace Studio

Works held in private collections in Canada

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SELECTED REVIEWS, INTERVIEWS, BROADCASTS, TEXT

Rubinoff, Joel. “Two-headed art dynamo wages war on zombie compliance.” The Record, 14 Sep. 2018.

Nielsen, Kevin. “What’s happening Waterloo? Here’s your guide to the region’s events this weekend.” Global News, 9 Aug. 2018.

Martens, Tess. “St Marie φ Walker Art in CAFKA.” Cultural Fancier, 30 May 2018.

“Award Winning Artists Named As The 2018 City Of Waterloo Artists In Residence.” Public Now, 29 May 2018.

Hill, Valerie. “CAFKA wants to change how we experience our community.” The Record, 4 Apr 2018.

Micallef, Shawn. “Main Squared festival shows what a great apartment neighbourhood can be.” Toronto Star, 25 Aug. 2017.

“This Art Works! Disrupting heteronormative spaces and messing with street signs.” CBC Arts, 23 Aug. 2017

“How-To Make Your Message Felt and Fake Street Signs.” This Art Works!, Created by Madeleine Co, CBC, 23 Aug. 2017.

Smith, Greg J. “Poetry in Motion – St Marie φ Walker’s Reflective Sculptures.” Creative Applications Network, 14 Jun. 2017

Whyte, Murray. “New art show at Galleria Mall captures an anxious moment as development looms.” Toronto Star, 29 May 2017.

Avery, Stephanie. “A Farewell From Vandalist.” Torontoist. 22 Dec. 2016.

Newport, Ashley. “Top 10 Public Art Installations in Mississauga.” Insauga, 12 Sep. 2016

Avery, Stephanie. “Vandalist: Meander.” Torontoist. 19 Feb. 2016.

Grief, Amy. “What to see at the 2015 Toronto Art Outdoor Exhibition.” BlogTO, 16 Sep. 2015.

Meier, Allison. “Turning a Historical Village into a Place for Urban Dialogue.” Hyperallergic, 19 Jun. 2015.

Marchessault, Janine., Chloë Brushwood Rose, Jennifer Foster, and Aleksandra Kaminska, editors. Land|slide: Possible Futures. ABC Art Books, 2015.

Tabacchi, Sali. “Best of Design Week, Pt 1: Hand-Beaded Skulls and Cheeky Road Signs.” Designlines Magazine, 2 Feb. 2015.

“Come Up to My Room Preview at the Gladstone Hotel.” Heartless Girl. 16 Jan. 2015.

“Unusual signs mimic official city street signs in Toronto.” CP24 News, by Tina Yazdani, 10 Jan, 2015.

van Geest, Pearl. “Possible Futures: What is to be Done?” C Magazine, No. 126, 1 Nov. 2016, pp. 58.

Pearson, Craig. “Major art gallery triennial show explores the future.” Windsor Star, 24 Sep. 2014.

Horn, Jennifer. “Timeanddesire: Toronto's street art at its most rebellious.” Stimulant, 12 Aug. 2014.

Lagace, Lisa. “Toronto Artists Cover Streets With Most Obvious Installation Yet.” Notable. 11 Aug. 2014.

Schiller, Sara. “Timeanddesire in Toronto.” Wooster Collective. 5 Aug. 2014.

Aubrey, Kristel. “New Toronto street signs state the obvious.” BlogTO, 29 Jul. 2014.

Zerehi, Sima Sahar. “Sharing feelings for Toronto, on Twitter and a city billboard.” CBC News, 15 Jul. 2014.

Knotek, Anatol. “change/don’t change.” Visual Poetry. 27 Jun. 2014.

Hartigan, Philip A. “A View from the Easel.” Hyperallergic, 12 Dec. 2013.

Avery, Stephanie. “Vandalist: Bust a Move.” Torontoist. 8 Nov. 2013.

Whyte, Murray, “At Markham Museum, Landslide is an uneven lay of the land.” Toronto Star, 6 Oct. 2013.

Aubrey, Kristel. “It’s worth the trip to Markham for vast public art exhibit.” BlogTO, 5 Oct. 2013.

Bloom, Jessica. “Timeanddesire, Street Installation.” Studio Beat. 18 Sep. 2013.

Noelle, Tara. “Must see exhibition: TEXTING.” Notable, 9 Aug. 2013.

Park, SeYoung. “Interview: Timeanddesire at Nuit Blanche 2012.” Centennial Journalism, 21 Oct. 2012.

Maga, Carly. “Nuit Blanche 2012: After We Slept on It.” Torontoist. 2 Oct. 2012.

Hinkson, Kamila. “Nuit Blanche 2012: Warm weather encourages crowds.” Toronto Star, 29 Sep. 2012.

Leong, Melissa. “Plan of Attack: Nuit Blanche's nocturnal art race.” National Post, 28 Sep. 2012.

Beaty, Keith. “Tagging Along: street art walking tour.” Toronto Star, 20 Mar. 2012.

Simpson, Krista. “Telephone Booth Takeover.” Torontoist. 19 Jun. 2012.

Vaughan, R.M. “Forget Twitter – this tree talks.” Globe and Mail. 1 Jun. 2012.

William, Salvatore. “Playing in the Snow with Timeanddesire.” Zouch Magazine, 19 Dec. 2011.

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018—

Assistant Art Preparator, University of Waterloo Art Gallery, Waterloo, ON Walker

Co-Curator in Residence, University of Waterloo current

Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, [on call] Educators current

2018

Brock University, Sessional Instructor, Foundations St Marie

Blackwood Art Gallery, Community Outreach St Marie
Blackwood Art Gallery, Production Consultant Walker

University of Waterloo, Instructor [class fill-in], Sculpture, Waterloo, ON

Idea Exchange, Workshop Instructors, How To Prepare an Artist Talk, Cambridge, ON

Idea Exchange, Workshop Instructor, Grant Writing for Artists, Cambridge, ON St Marie

Idea Exchange, Workshop Instructor, Portfolio Development, Cambridge, ON Walker

University of Waterloo, Workshop Instructors, Media Design/Vinyl Cutting, Waterloo, ON

2017-18

University of Waterloo, Instructors / Coordinators, S.A.I.L., Waterloo, ON

2017

University of Waterloo, Instructor [class fill-in], Printmaking, Waterloo, ON Walker

2016

University of Waterloo, Instructor, Appreciation and Expression, Waterloo, ON Walker

University of Waterloo, Graduate Mentor, Waterloo, ON Walker

University of Waterloo, Teaching Assistant, Printmaking, Waterloo, ON Walker

University of Waterloo, Instructor, Appreciation and Expression, Waterloo ON St Marie

University of Waterloo, Instructor [3 class fill-in], Foundations, Waterloo, ON St Marie

University of Waterloo, Graduate Mentor, Waterloo, ON St Marie

University of Waterloo, Teaching Assistant, Foundations, Waterloo, ON St Marie

2015

University of Waterloo, Graduate Mentor, Waterloo, ON Walker

University of Waterloo, Instructor [2 class fill-in], Foundations, Waterloo, ON Walker

University of Waterloo, Teaching Assistant, Foundations, Waterloo, ON Walker

University of Waterloo, Teaching Assistant, Visual Culture & History, Waterloo, ON St Marie

University of Waterloo, Graduate Mentor, Waterloo, ON St Marie

Peel Dist. School Brd., Instructor, Media Arts, Turner Fenton S.S., Mississauga, ON St Marie

2014

University of Toronto, TA/Tutorial Instructor, Rationality in Action, Toronto, ON Walker

Art Gallery of Mississauga, Workshop Instructors, Art Intervention, Mississauga, ON

Peel District School Brd., Instructor, Visual Arts, Heart Lake S.S., Brampton, ON St Marie

2013

University of Toronto, TA/Tutorial Instructor, Moral Psychology, Toronto, ON Walker

University of Toronto, TA/Tutorial Instructor, Rationality in Action, Toronto, ON Walker

Art Gallery of Mississauga, Workshop Instructors, Art Intervention, Mississauga, ON

Peel District School Brd., Instructor, Visual Arts, Heart Lake S.S. Brampton, ON St Marie

2012

University of Toronto, Teaching Assistant, Moral Psychology, Toronto, ON Walker

University of Toronto, TA/Tutorial Instructor, Intro to Philosophy, Toronto, ON Walker

Peel District School Brd., Instructor, Media Arts, Cawthra Park S.S., Mississauga, ON St Marie

2011

University of Toronto, TA/Tutorial Instructor, Intro to Philosophy Toronto, ON Walker

Peel District School Brd., Instructor, Media/Tech., Glenforest S.S., Mississauga, ON St Marie

Etobicoke Art Gallery, Workshop Instructor, Art on the Move, Toronto, ON St Marie

2010

Lakeshore Arts, Workshop Instructor, Cyberarts, Toronto, ON St Marie

2009

Lakeshore Arts, Workshop Instructors, ARTiculate, Toronto, ON

2006-08

アヒルママの学校, Instructor, Tokushima, Japan Walker

徳島教育委員会 [Board of Education], Instructor, Tokushima, Japan St Marie

2002

University of Victoria, Teaching Assistant /Print Tech., Victoria, BC St Marie

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SELECTED PUBLIC ART INTERVENTIONS

2014

Recursive Series 02, Queen St W & Tecumseth St, Toronto, ON

Recursive Series 03, Dundas St W & Beaconsfield Ave, Toronto, ON

Recursive Series 04, Queen St W & Tecumseth St, Toronto, ON

Recursive Series 05, Grange Park, Toronto, ON

Urban Animals 03, Dundas St W & Huron St, Toronto, ON

Urban Animals 06, Agusta Ave & Baldwin St, Toronto, ON

Permit Required, Dundas St W, Toronto, ON    

Civic Sentiments 01, N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL

Pedestrian Series 01, N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL

Pedestrian Series 03, N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL

Assimilation 01, Lakeshore Blvd W & Seventh St, Toronto, ON

Pathways 04, Queen St W & Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON

Public Visual Space Authority 01, Gratiot Ave, Detroit, MI

Public Visual Space Authority 03, Gratiot Ave, Detroit, MI

2013

Public Visual Space Authority 01, 33 Parliament Ave, Toronto, ON

Public Visual Space Authority 02, 33 Parliament Ave, Toronto, ON

Public Visual Space Authority 03, 33 Parliament Ave, Toronto, ON

Abandon for Capital Gain, Indian Rd, Windsor, ON

Recursive Series 02, Dupont St & Shaw St, Toronto, ON

Behavioural Architecture, Queen St W & Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON

2011

Directional Series 02,03,08,10, Windsor, ON

Directional Series 01-10, various locations, Toronto, ON

2010

Pathway Series 01, Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV

Urban Animals Series 04, Queen St W, Toronto, ON

Urban Animals Series 05, Queen St W, Toronto, ON

Urban Animals Series 06, Queen St W, Toronto, ON

2009

Flat Earth Series 01, Trans-Canada Highway, Alberta

Flat Earth Series 02, Trans-Canada Highway, Alberta

Flat Earth Series 03, Trans-Canada Highway, Saskatchewan

Flat Earth Series 04, Trans-Canada Highway, Saskatchewan

Urban Animals 05, Queen St W & Ossington St, Toronto, ON

Urban Animals 06, Queen St W & Trinity Bellwoods Park, Toronto, ON

2007

Urban Animals 01, pedestrian bridge, Tokushima, Japan St Marie

Urban Animals 02, traffic signal box, Tokushima, Japan St Marie

Urban Animals 03, urban alleyway, Tokushima, Japan St Marie

Bills Series 271-275, various locations, Great Wall of China

Bills Series 266-270, various locations, Tokushima, Japan

2006

Insights Series 01 - 04, London, ON St Marie

Bills Series 246-265, various locations, Las Vegas, NV

Bills Series 226-245, various locations, Montreal, QC

2005

Bills Series 106-225, various locations, London, ON St Marie

Bills Series 91-105, various locations, Chicago, IL St Marie

2004

Bills Series 01-90, various locations, Toronto, ON St Marie