Arthur Renwick

Photo-based artist Arthur Renwick (Haisla) was born in Kitimat, British Columbia, in 1965, received fine arts degrees from both Vancouver Community College (1986) and Emily Carr University of Art + Design (1989) in Vancouver, and received his master of fine arts (1993) from Concordia University in Montréal. Renwick creates thoughtfully crafted works that combine photography with wood, aluminum and copper. In addition to having received numerous Ontario Arts Council and Canada Council awards, Renwick won the K. M. Hunter Artist Award in 2005.

Selected Artwork

Carla by Arthur Renwick  Michelle by Arthur Renwick  Tom by Arthur Renwick  Jani by Arthur Renwick

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2009  Mask: Artists and Curators, Leo Kamen Gallery, Toronto, ON
2008  Delegates: Chiefs of the Earth and Sky, aneco, Saskatoon, SK; National Museum of Brasilia, Brazil
2007  Arthur Renwick: First Nations Churches in British Columbia in conjunction with the AGO exhibition Emily Carr: New Perspectives on a Canadian Icon; And the word was…, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
2006  Mask, Leo Kamen Gallery, Toronto, ON
2005   Delegates: Chiefs of the Earth and Sky, Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal, Montréal, QC; Urban Shaman Gallery, Winnipeg, MB; Leo Kamen Gallery, Toronto, ON
2004  Totem Hysteria, The Photo Passage, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON
2002  Stately Monuments, Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography, Toronto, ON
2001  Overburden: askihk pehtakosiw = a voice is heard in the earth, Keyano College Art Gallery, Fort McMurray, AB