Dianne Bos Curriculum Vitae
 
bosphoto@gmail.com
Born: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada 1956
Education: Mount Allison University, New Brunswick, 1978, Honours BFA.
Artist Residencies: The Banff Centre for the Arts, thematic/self directed since 2000.  
 
Represented by:
Calgary: Newzones Gallery, www.newzones.com
Vancouver: Jennifer Kostuik Gallery, www.kostuikgallery.com
Montreal: Beaux-arts des Amériques, www.beauxartsdesameriques.com
Selected Solo/Two Person Exhibitions
2017 The Sleeping Green, No Man’s Land 100 Years Later, Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris, France
2015 The Sleeping Green, No Man’s Land 100 Years Later, University of Lethbridge, AB
The Sleeping Green, Newzones Contemporary Art Gallery, Calgary, AB
See Attached, (with Sarah Fuller), University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, AB
2014 Revenant, TBA Carnegie Gallery, Dundas, Ontario
2013 See Attached, (with Sarah Fuller) Truck Contemporary Art Gallery, Calgary AB
Peregrinations (with Roy Hartling), Beaux-arts des Ameriques, Montreal
La Porte, Newzones Contemporary Art, Calgary, AB
2011 Reading Room, Cambridge Galleries, Ontario
2009 It’s You, Unexpected Photographs from Papua New Guinea, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, PEI
Light Echo, McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, Ontario
Wonder Rooms, Newzones, Calgary, Alberta
Light Older Than Wine, New Images From Italy, Kostuik Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2008 Souvenir de Voyage, Newzones Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
2007 Garden Shed Galactic, Outdoor installation, Museum London, Ontario
Lumen, Jennifer Kostuik Gallery, Vancouver BC
2006 Tournesol, Skew Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
Verre et Mer, Jennifer Kostuik Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
Apparitions, Wynick Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2005 Sound and Light, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta
Temps Retrouve, Past and Present Work, Jennifer Kostuik Gallery,  Vancouver, British Columbia
2004 Galactic Carousel, Truck Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
Casements: Versailles and Other Interiors’, Jennifer Kostuik Gallery,Vancouver, British Columbia
2003 New Photographs & Soundworks, Wynick Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2002 Son et Lumiere, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops , British Columbia.        
Camere Illuminati, University of Waterloo Art Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario        
It's About Time, Jennifer Kostuik Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
2001 Dianne Bos - A Survey, Durham Public Art Gallery. Durham, Ontario       
Brightness Falls. New Work, Wynick Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Expedition, New Work, Jennifer Kostuik Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
1999 Galaxies and Other Bright Matters, Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
The Depth of Fields, The Carnegie Gallery, Dundas, Ontario
1997 ...Girl's Dreams of Castles, Lonsdale Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Pin Spots, Solo Exhibition, The Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario
1996 Through a Pinhole/Darkly, Lonsdale Gallery, Toronto, Ontario   
Panoramic Views from the Valley Town, The Carnegie Gallery, Dundas, Ontario
1993 In the Province of Memory, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario
 
Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 War Stories 1917, The Military Museums, Calgary, AB
2017 Bury the Sun, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, MAN
2017 Poetics of Light, Contemporary Pinhole Photography, National Media Museum, Bradford, UK
2017 Seeing, Frost Museum of Science, Miami, Florida, USA
2016 Seeing, The Science Gallery, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
2016 Midnight Sun Camera Obscura, Kamloops Art Gallery, BC
2016 Prairie Sun, University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, AB
2015 The Grand Tour, The Alberta Foundation for the Arts Traveling exhibitions
Perception
, Newzones, Calgary, Alberta
Over ...time, The Edge Gallery, Canmore, Alberta
Camera Obscura Midnight Sun Festival Dawson City, Yukon
See Attached, University of Lethbridge Gallery, Lethbridge, AB
Exposition en milieu de travail / Exhibition in the Workplace, KBHNS - Ville St-Laurent, QC
2014 Poetics of Light, Contemporary Pinhole Photography, New Mexico Museum of History, USA
Photography in the time of Digital Disenchantment, Peel Art Gallery, Brampton, ON
Decade, 10 Years of the Exposure Photography Festival, Christine Klassen, Calgary, Alberta
Exhibition in the Workplace, CAI Global Collection - Montreal, Qc.
Alumni Exhibition, Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick
Instigators, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Made in Alberta, the 2000’s, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB
2013 Made In Alberta 2012, Part 3, MOCA, Calgary, Alberta
Realiteit
, Kostuik Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2012 Vestiges, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
End of the World, Pinhole Exhibition, The Cultural Center of Barcelona Can Baste, Spain
traveling to: Centre Culturel André Malraux du Bourget, France, December 2012
2012 / 13 Memory Images, Organized by The Alberta Foundation for the Arts Traveling exhibitions.
The Gamble of Perfect Symmetry: Double or Nothing, 1st Canadian Place, Toronto
The West, Glenbow Museum, Calgary
Perception, Newzones, Calgary, AB
2011 FOTOGRAFIA STENOPEICA, Museo Comunale d’Arte Moderna, Senigallia, Italy
Home-for-All, Sendai Mediatheque and Toyo Ito Architecture Museum, Imabari, Japan
2010 Ticket to Ride, University of Waterloo Art Gallery, Ontario
2009 Place, NewZones, Calgary, AB
2008 Photography 101:press the button, , Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown. PE
Out There. Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, AB
2007 Image and Apparatus, London Museum, London, Ontario
2006-08 Time and Space, Helen Cristou Gallery, University of Lethbridge, Alberta
Traveling to:  Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, 2007, The Rooms, Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador, 2008, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville New Brunswick, 2008
Dark Matter: The Great War and Fading Memory, Confederation Centre Art Gallery,
Charolettetown, P.E.I. Traveling to the following institutions in 2008:
Art Gallery of Windsor,Tom Thomson Memorial Gallery, Ottawa Art Gallery.
2005 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art; Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff and Edmonton Art Gallery, Alberta
Alberta Scene, Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario
French Landscapes, Art Gallery of Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta
2004 Object of Desire, Visions of Delight, Fascination and Desire, Cambridge Galleries, Ontario
2003 Time and Again, Gallery 44, Toronto, Ontario
In the Light of, 6 Contemporary Artists Explore the Legacy of William Fox Talbot Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, ON
2002 Power to the People, Contemporary Art Forum, Kitchener, Ontario
International Pinhole Exhibition, Festival Visionaria, Siena, Italy
Photo Gathering, Aleppo, Syria
2001 Wheeler Hut Expedition, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta
Traveled to: The Works, Visual Arts Festival, Edmonton & Illingsworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta
Why Pinhole?, Visual Arts Centre, Rochester, New York, USA
2000 Out There Here: An International Pinhole Exhibition, Provincetown, Mass. USA
First Contact, Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton Ontario
2000 LUX. McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton Ontario
1999 10 Countries, Pennings Gallery, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Passion for Wings, (commissioned work) National Aviation Museum, Ottawa, Ontario
Pinhole International 2, Lonsdale Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1998 Speed: Visions of an Accelerated Age, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario
Pinhole International, Lonsdale Gallery, Toronto , Ontario
Camera Ready, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Women with Cameras, Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ontario
1997 "you can't say more than you can see...", The Carnegie Gallery, Dundas, Ontario
1996 High Winds on the Skyway, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario
1989 Atque Ars: Art from Mount Allison University 1854-1989, Owens Art Gallery, New Brunswick
1986-89 The Pinhole Camera, The Photographer's Gallery, Saskatchewan.
Traveled to: Ring House Gallery, Saskatoon; Floating Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba; Whyte Museum, Banff, Alberta; Dunlop Gallery, Regina, Sask.; Moose Jaw National Exhibition Centre, Moose Jaw, Sask.; Estevan National Exhibition Centre, Sask.
 
Grants, Awards & Special Projects
   
2016 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Grant
2016 Canada Council, Long Term Grant
2015 Canada Council Individual Grant
2015 Nominee, Scotiabank Photography Award
2014, 2015 SSHRC Grant participant, Camera Obscura Midnight Sun Festival, Dawson Yukon
2014 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Grant. WW1 project
2013 Nominee, Scotiabank Photography Award
2011 Canada Council ACDI Individual Grant
2010 City of Calgary Banner project, designs for 150 street banners.
2010 The VU, Aspen Ridge Homes, Public Art Commission, Toronto
2010 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Grant
2008 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Award
2007 Canada Council Project Grant
2006 Barbara Spohr Photography Award, Banff Centre for the Arts, Alberta
2006 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Grant
2005 National Magazine Award, Gold
2004 Dario Argento Photography Scholarship, Banff Centre for the Arts, Alberta
2002, 2003 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Grant
2001, 2002 Canada Council, Mid Career Grant
2001 Intrawest, Blue Mountain Commission, Collingwood, Ontario
2000 National Magazine Award, Silver Award - Homes&Gardens (Azure)
2000 Ontario Arts Council, Mid Career Grant
2000 Canada Council, Travel grant
2000 Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Expedition Member
1997, 98, 99 OAC Materials assistance grant
1996 Ontario Arts Council, special projects grant
1996 Simcoe Place Commission, Front Lobby, Toronto, Ontario.
 
Selected Collections
 
Air Canada
ArtBank, Canada Council, Ottawa, Ontario
Alberta Foundation or the Arts Collection
Department of Global Affairs, Canada, (Brussels Embassy)
Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB
The Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario
Intrawest , Blue Mountain,  Ontario (Commission)
Kamloops Art Gallery, BC
Lovas Stanley Paul Ray Berndtson Inc. Toronto, Ontario
MacDonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario
Museum of New Mexico, Pinhole Resource Collection, New Mexico, USA
Museo Comunale d’Arte Moderna, Senigallia, Italy
National Aviation Museum, Ottawa (Commission), Ontario
Origins Institute, McMaster University
Peel Art Gallery Museum + Archives, Brampton Ontario
Simcoe Place Co-Owners, Cadillac Fairview, Toronto (Commission), Ontario
St. Michael's College, University of Toronto, Ontario
TD Bank Collection, Calgary, Alberta
University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta
The VU, Aspen Ridge Homes, Public Art Work, Toronto, Ontario
Walter Phillips Gallery, The Banff Centre, Alberta
Wood Gundy Private Client Investments, Toronto, Ontario
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta
 
Publications
2017 The Sleeping Green, No Man’s Land 100 Years Later, University of Lethbridge/Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris. ISBN 978-1-927770-08-5.
2016 Made in Calgary, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB ISBN 978-1-895379-64-8.
2016 Seeing, The Science Gallery, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
2015 Midnight Sun Camera Obscura Festival, Klondike Institute of Art and Culture, Dawson Yukon
2014 Poetics of Light, Contemporary Pinhole Photography, New Mexico Museum of History
2014 Photography in the Time of Digital Disenchantment , Peel Art Gallery, Brampton ON
2013 Peregrinations (with Roy Hartling), Beaux-arts des Ameriques, Montreal
2012 Carousels, PinHole Photography, Issue 02/2012
2011 Home-for-All, Sendai Mediatheque and Toyo Ito Architecture Museum, Japan
2011 Reading Room, Cambridge Galleries, ISBN 978-1-897001-47-9
2010 The Donovan Collection, University of St Michael’s College, ISBN 978-0-7727-1003-1
2010 Grain, Journal of Eclectic Writing, Saskatoon SK, Fall issue
2009 Build Your Own Paper Cameras, ILEX Press Ltd. UK, ISBN 978-1-905814-62-6
  Light Echo, McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton Ontario
2007 Image and Apparatus, Museum London, ISBN #978-1-897215-14-2
Time and Space, University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, ISBN # 0-919555-31-4
Dark Matter:The Great War and Fading Memory, A. Hunter, Confederation Centre of the Arts                                                    
2005 Life of Water; As Seen by 100 Canadian Photographers,  Photo Sensitive
Carte Blanche, Made in Canada, Magenta Foundation ISBN #0-9739739-0-0
2004 Pinhole Photography: Rediscovering An Historic Technique, 3rd Edition. Eric Renner, Focal Press
2003 Power to the People, Contemporary Art Forum, Kitchener ISBN 0-9730384-1-1
2002 Son et Lumiere, Kamloops Art Gallery, ISBN 1-895497-52-3
Camere Illuminati, University of Waterloo Art Gallery, ISBN 0-9693823-3-2
Senza Obiettivo: International Exhibition of Pinhole Photography, Protagon Editori Toscani, Italy
2001 Signs of the Spirit: The Donovan Collection at St. Michael's College"
1998 Women with Cameras, Beatty, Dawn White, Burlington Art Centre, Ontario
1997 Photography (sixth edition).  London, Barbara and John Upton. Harper Collins College Publishers: New York, 1997.
1993 Dianne Bos: In the Province of Memory. Holubizky, Ihor., Art Gallery of Hamilton 1993.
 
Selected Bibliography
2015 Art Worth Knowing, Alberta Views, Sept 2015
2014 Robert Anderson, Canadian Artists Rebel (at Last) in Instigator(s) Harbourfront Centre,
Canadian Art Magazine, Online Edition, October, 2014
2014 Jessie Wender, The View From a Pinhole, Photo Booth, The New Yorker, April 26, 2014
2013 Daniel Lindley, It takes two: See Attached. Fast Forward Weekly, Calgary. Feb 28, 2013 2011
2011 Katherine Ylitalo, Dianne Bos, Galleries West, Spring 2011
2009 Alison Garwood Jones, Let There Be Light, Canadian Geographic, August, 2009
Mary MacKay, A Blank Canvas, The Guardian, PEI, Nov 7, 2009
Nancy Tousley, Calgary’s top 12 art exhibitions of 2008, Calgary Herald, January 4, 2009
Marianne Rohrlich, Currents, Wall Coverings, New York Times, April 8, 2009
Dianne Bos, A Savouring Experience, PhotoEd, Spring 2009 – Issue 25
2008 Nancy Tousley, ‘Magic Shot Through a Pinhole’, Calgary Herald, March 1, 2008
Charles Storch, Artropolis , Chicago Tribune, April 26, 2008
Betty Ann Jordan, Artist File, Canadian House and Home, August 2008
2007 Christopher Willard, Alberta Exposure, Calgary Herald, Feb 3, 2007
2006 Jennifer McVeigh, ‘Through the Pinhole’, The Calgary Herald, March 25
David Jager, Contact, Now Magazine, May 11-17, 2006
Contact: Toronto Month of Photography Magazine, feature article, May
2005 Anthony Kiendl, “Love in a Time of Corporate Empire,” Canadian Art, Winter 2005
Western Living Magazine – profile , January 2005
Wes Lafortune , profile, PhotoLife - April
2004 Julia Dault, National Post, March 11
Wes Lafortune, “Riding the Cosmic Merry-go-round,” FastForward Weekly, January 22
Nancy Tousley, “Critics Pick”, Calgary Herald, January 15
Shawn Van Sluys, “Unique Techniques”, Galleries West, Spring 2004
“Affairs of Note,” Vernissage, The Magazine of the National Gallery Canada, Spring
CONTACT Catalogue
Janet Naclia, “Calgary: Dianne Bos at Truck”, CIRCA Magazine Issue 108, Ireland
2002 "Dianne Bos: Seeing the Light", Photo Ed Magazine, Spring
2001 Sandra Vida, "Go Tell it on the Mountain", Border Crossings, Issue No.79
Kim Hume, Shotgun Reviews, LOLA 9 , Summer Issue
2000 Armstrong, John, "Vacation in Black and White: On the Travels of  Dianne Bos", cover story, C  International Contemporary Art, Spring 2000
 
Photo Journalism
2012 Carousels, PinHole Photography, Issue 02/2012
The Heliocentricists: Pinhole Artists Collective (PAC) essay for publication, Winnipeg
2007 Waiting for the Tour de France, Swerve
Ooh La La: Tripping out in the South of France, 11/30/07, Swerve
2006 The MacLeod Trail Expedition, 2/10/2006, Swerve Magazine
All the Time in The World, Winter 2006, Wine Access Magazine
Private and Public Space, 01/20/06, Swerve Magazine
2004 Maison (Sweet) Maison, Avenue Magazine
Gold Prize winner for Photography, House and Garden category,
National Magazine Awards 2005
2002 The Artful Garden, Landscape Architecture Magazine, 12/2002
2001 High Kitsch, Landscape Architecture Magazine. 11/2001
2000 Avant-Gardens In A Quebec Landscape, Azure Magazine, 11/2000
National Magazine Award- Silver
 
Curatorial Work
2009 Field Guide to Observing Art, Museum of Art, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
2003 In the Light of :Six contemporary artists explore the legacy of William Henry Fox Talbot.
Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, September
2001 Lux Nova: A Low Tech Explosion, York Quay Gallery Harbourfront Centre, May
1998, 99 Pinhole International1 & 2 - Lonsdale Gallery , Toronto, May (for Contact Festival)
1999 Coordinator of the International Pinhole Symposium as part of Contact 99
 
Teaching
2002-13 Alberta College of Art and Design, Sessional Instructor.
2002-05 Continuing Education Instructor (photography and garden design):
University of Calgary
2002-04 Photography Sessional, Fine Arts Dept. University of Calgary
1998-2001 Photography Professor, Art and Art History Program,
The University of Toronto, Sheridan Campus.
 
Workshops/Lectures/Symposiums
Mimu Artist’s Talks, Mirepoix, France 2015
Banff Centre for the Arts, Workshops & Leadership Development 2006-2015 International School of Painting and Drawing, Italy; Instructor of week-long intensive Pinhole residency 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012
Exposure;Calgary, Banff, Canmore Photography Festival, Founder and programmer from 2004-2012.
University of Buffalo, SUNY, Lecture, 2010
FOTOGRAFIA STENOPEICA, Opening address and guest artist, Museo Comunale d’Arte Moderna, Senigallia, Italy, 2011
Numerous workshops for Photo Educators conferences, Ontario.
Numerous workshops throughout Canada for past 25 years.