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Group Exhibitions - partial listing

"Get Hold of This Space" The Map of Conceptual Art in Canada - Part 2, Opening May 17, 2014 - through September 2014; Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris, France

Passion & Panache - Remembering Brenda Wallace, Western University, McIntosh Gallery, London, ON Canada September 19th to November 16th, 2013

Oil/Change, Central Art Garage, Sept - Oct 2013, Ottawa, ON Canada

2013 CONTINENTAL DRIFT. Conceptual Art in Canada: The 1960s and 70s

at Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany

Paul Wiedmers Garten / Nomen Est Omen Festival 2012, Wangen a.A., Switzerland

Traffic: Conceptual Art in Canada 1965 - 1980 University of Toronto Galleries Toronto, ON Canada 

Halifax INK (University and Public Galleries) Halifax, NS Canada 

Art Gallery of Alberta Edmonton, AB Canada 

Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia Montreal, PQ Canada 

Vancouver Art Gallery Vancouver, BC Canada

Free Parking, June 4th, September 25th, 2011; curated by Pen Wendt, Confederation Centre for the Arts, Charlottetown, PEI, Canada

Governor General’s Awards, 2009 National Gallery of Art Ottawa, ON Canada

Flight Dreams, 2008 Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Halifax, NS Canada

Pictured, image & object in canadian sculpture, 2007-08 Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Halifax, NS Canada

Made@Flatbed, 2007 Flatbed Gallery Austin, TX USA

A walk in the park, 2007 Dalhousie Art Gallery Halifax, NS Canada

The Sculpture Garden at ArtsPlace, 2007 Annapolis Royal, NS Canada

The Atlantic Stone Carving Symposium, 2005 Inverness Centre of the Arts (travelling) Inverness, NS Canada

ARTport, 2005 Art Gallery of Nova Scotia at Pier 22 Halifax, NS Canada

This is Atlantic Art, 2003 Beaverbrook Art Gallery Fredericton, NB Canada

Dualities , 2003 Dalhousie Art Gallery Halifax, NS Canada

Yongsan Artists, 2001 Seomi Gallery Seoul, Korea

Manifest, 1998 Saint Mary’s Art Gallery Halifax, NS Canada

Arco, 1997 International Cont. Art Fair Association Madrid, Spain

Manifest, 1997 Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery Cornerbrook, NFDL Canada

Informal ideas: 95.5 (surround), 1996 Wynick/ Tuck Gallery Toronto, ON Canada

The Grass Menagerie, 1996 Surrey Art Gallery Surrey, ON Canada

Informal ideas: 95.5 (reflect), 1996 Wynick/ Tuck Gallery Guelph, ON Canada 

Skulptura, 1995 International Sculpture Exhibition Montreal, PQ Canada

Collective Viewing, 1995 St. Mary’s Art Gallery Halifax, NS Canada

Benefit Exhibition, 1995 Centre International d’art contemporain Montreal, PQ Canada

Second Story, 1995 The Khyber Halifax, NS Canada

Sculpture Expo, 1994 City Center Mall Halifax, NS Canada

Marian McCain Contemporary Survey, 1994 Beaverbrook Art Gallery Fredericton, NB Canada

Conceptual Art: the NSCAD connection, 1994 Anna Leonowens Gallery Halifax, NS Canada

Subject/Matter, 1992 Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Halifax, NS Canada

Symposium International de Sculpture, 1991 Matiere a Musee Montreal, PQ Canada

Embodied Viewer, 1991 Glenbow Museum Calgary, AB Canada

Art Contemporain 1990 Savoir-Vivre Centre intern. d’Art Contemp. Montreal Montreal, PQ Canada

Proposals for Public Sculpture, 1989 Mount Saint Vincent Univ. Art Gallery Halifax, NS Canada

80 / 20, 1988 The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Halifax, NS Canada

Artist Art, 1988 Dalhousie University Art Gallery Halifax, NS Canada

20th Century Painting - Sculpture, 1988 AGNS/ Permanent Collection Halifax, NS Canada

INNOVASCOTIA, 1985-88 national traveling exhibition sponsored by Lavalin inc. 

Canada collects contemp. Sculpture, 1985/86 Canadian Art Bank Washington, DC USA

New Holography, 1984 A-Space Gallery Toronto, ON Canada

A Shadow of the Formal Self, 1983 Struts Gallery Sackville, NB Canada

A Print Legend, 1983 The Great Canadian Western Screen Show 

Ukranian Cultural Center, Univ. of Manitoba Winnipeg, MB Canada

NSCAD, 1982-82 Univ. of Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont 

Southern Maine, New Hampshire, Maine at Orno

L’Art Mise en Boite, 1981 Musee d’Art St. Laurent Montreal, PQ Canada

Audio by Artist, 1981 Centre for Art Tapes Halifax, NS Canada

Six from Halifax, 1981 Dalhousie University Art Gallery Halifax, NS Canada

Canada Council Art Bank Show, 1979 Nabisco Art Gallery Halifax, NS Canada

Six from the Styx, 1981 Mercer Union Toronto, ON Canada

Canada Council Art Bank Show, 1979 Nabisco Art Gallery Halifax, NS Canada

NSCAD Faculty Exhibition, 1978 Mount St. Vincent Art Gallery Halifax, NS Canada

Canadian Contemporary Sculpture,1978 Centre Saidye Bronfman Montreal, PQ Canada

Board Show, 1978 Eye Level Gallery/ Mercer Union Toronto, ON Canada

Transparent Things, 1977-78 Canada Council Art Bank, National Touring Show

Burnaby Print Biennale, 1977 Burnaby, BC Canada

A Little Taste, 1977 Eye Level Gallery Halifax, NS Canada 

Oh Canada, 1977 London Regional Art Gallery London, ON Canada

Atlantic journal, 1976-77 International Traveling Exhibition 

National Gallery of Canada

Cultural Olympics 1976 Agnes Etherington Art Gallery Kingston, ON Canada

Olympic Poster Proposals, 1976 Agnes Etherington Art Gallery Kingston, ON Canada

Word and Image, 1976 Norman MacKenzie Art Gallery Waterloo, ON Canada

Eye Opener, 1975 Eye Level Gallery Halifax, NS Canada

Peggy’s Cove Syndrome, 1975 Eye Level Gallery Halifax, NS Canada

From Craft into Art, 1975 Mount St. Vincent University Art Gallery Halifax, NS Canada

The Isaacs Gallery at Owens Art Gallery Owens Art Gallery, 1974 Sackville, NB Canada

Investigations ’74 Investigations: Ian Carr-Harris, John Greer and N.E. Thing Co. Ltd. 1974, The Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NS Canada

N.S. x 15, 1973 Dalhousie University Art Gallery Halifax, NS Canada

Perceptions /73 Owens Art Gallery Sackville, NB Canada

Young BC Painters, 1967 National Traveling Show, National Gallery of Canada

Painting ’66 Vancouver Art Gallery Vancouver, BC Canada

Bus Shelter in Halifax with retroActive poster!
Thinking Back to Gertrude and Henrie, 2015
Installation View retroActive with Threshold, 2015; Civilization, 1990/91; PaperMoney, 2012
Wait of Water by John Greer, 2014 Bay of Fundy Detail of Wait of Water, October 9th, 2014; retroActive tied up, tide down, looking back across the bay where the piece was first realized in 1972
National Gallery of Canada : THE PROUST QUESTIONNAIRE
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