Kim Dorland 1974

Lives in Vancouver, Canada. Works in Vancouver, Canada.
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KIM DORLAND Lives and works in Vancouver, B.C., Canada EDUCATION 2003 MFA, York Uni­ver­sity, Toronto, Ontario 1998 BFA, Emily Carr Insti­tute of Art and Design, Van­cou­ver, BC SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2018 Terror Management Theory, Beers London, London UK Same Old Future, Arsenal Contemporary, New York, NY 2017 Nemophilia, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, BC Get Out, Galerie Antoine Ertaskiran, Montreal, Quebec 2016 I know that I know nothing, Angell Gallery Toronto, Ontario The end is the beginning is the end, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, BC 2015 Kim Dorland: Everyday Monsters, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, CO (Catalogue) I’ve seen the future, brother, Galerie Antoine Ertaskiran, Montreal, Quebec Kim Dorland, Barbara Edwards Contemporary, Calgary, Alberta 2014 Kim Dor­land: Home­com­ing, Con­tem­po­rary Cal­gary, Cal­gary, Alberta I Hate Poetry But I Love TV, Angell Galery, Toronto, Ontario Kim Dor­land (solo booth) Volta NY, New York 2013 You are Here: Kim Dor­land and the Return to Paint­ing, McMichael Cana­dian Art Col­lec­tion, Klein­berg, ON Ghosts of You and Me, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY 2012 I’m an Adult Now, Angell Gallery, Toronto, Ontario Unex­pected Beauty, Gal­le­ria Bianca, Palermo, Italy 2011 Art Toronto, Angell Gallery, Toronto, Ontario Enter Light, Galerie Divi­sion, Mon­tréal, Quebec For Lori, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY Noc­turne, Angell Gallery, Toronto, Ontario 2010 New Mate­r­ial, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY 1991, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Mon­ica, CA Kim Dor­land, Mark Moore Gallery, PULSE Con­tem­po­rary Art Fair, New York, NY 2009 Cana­dian Con­tent, Skew Gallery, Cal­gary, Alberta Kim Dor­land, Bonelli Arte­Con­tem­po­ranea, Man­tova, Italy Super! Nat­ural!, Freight + Vol­ume, New York, NY Kim Dor­land, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Mon­ica, CA Her, Parisian Laun­dry, Mon­tréal, Québec 2008 4 Por­traits and a Land­scape, Angell Gallery, Toronto North, Freight + Vol­ume, New York, NY (Catalogue) 2007 Some­where in the Neigh­bor­hood, Bonelli Con­tem­po­rary, Los Ange­les, CA About a Girl, Angell Gallery, Toronto, Ontario Over the Fence, Skew Gallery, Cal­gary, Alberta Kim Dor­land, Cen­tro Cutu­rale Cascina Grande, Roz­zano, Italy (Curated by Maria Chiara Valacchi) 2006 The Edge of Town, Kasia Kay Art Projects, Chicago, IL Kim Dor­land, Angell Gallery, Toronto, Ontario Into the Woods, Con­tem­po­ranea­mente, Milan, Italy (Catalogue) 2005 Kim Dor­land, SKEW Gallery, Cal­gary, Alberta dou­ble­take, Angell Gallery, Toronto, Ontario 2004 Paint­ings of Desire, Angell Gallery, Toronto, Ontario 2003 Over­load, Kather­ine Mul­herin Con­tem­po­rary Art Projects, Toronto, Ontario 2002 exquis­itenorth, Luft Gallery, Toronto, Ontario Sun Of The Golden West, 1080BUS Gallery, Toronto, Ontario 2001 It Looks Like Art, West Wing Gallery, Toronto, Ontario GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2018 Playlist, Galerie Antoine Ertaskiran, Montreal, Quebec Sky Above Clouds curated by Meredith Darrow + Olivia Davis, Performance Ski, Aspen, Colorado 2017 O Canada, Beers London, London, UK Tantamount, Castor Gallery, New York, NY 2016 Vancouver Special: Ambivalent Pleasures, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC (catalogue) 35 Works on Paper, Beers London, London UK Aidas Bareikis, Kim Dorland & Bill Saylor, Mier Gallery, Los Angeles, California Major Works, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, BC 2015 Pushing Paint, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, B.C. Pure Paint for Now People, Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah 2014 La beauté du geste, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec Pea­head, Franklin Par­rasch Gallery, New York, NY Tragedy Plus Time, Dun­lop Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan I <3 Paint (curated by Kim Dor­land), Angell Gallery, Toronto Land­scape, Megumi Ogita Gallery Show­case, Tokyo 2013 More Than Two (Let It Make Itself), The Power Plant Con­tem­po­rary Art Gallery, Toronto, Ontario (catalogue) The Paint­ing Project, Galerie de l’UQAM, Mon­treal, Quebec True North, Har­bourfront Cen­tre, Toronto, Ontario 2012 It Hap­pened in the Woods, Hans Alf Gallery, Copen­hagen, Denmark Oppenheimer@20, Ner­man Museum of Con­tem­po­rary Art, Kansas City, KS (catalogue) 60 Painters, Hum­ber Arts and Media Stu­dios, Hum­ber Col­lege, Toronto, Ontario Eileen S. Kamin­sky Fam­ily Foun­da­tion New Acqui­si­tions and Prints, Mana Con­tem­po­rary, Jer­sey City, NJ The Tree: Form and Sub­stance, McMichael Cana­dian Art Col­lec­tion, Klein­burg, Ontario Ide­al­iz­ing the Imag­i­nary: Illu­sion and Inven­tion in Con­tem­po­rary Paint­ing, Oak­land Uni­ver­sity Art Gallery, Rochester, MI 2011 Oye Chica!, The Mis­sion Projects, Chicago, Il Eileen S. Kamin­sky Fam­ily Foun­da­tion, Jer­sey City, NJ Paper A-Z, Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY OPEN, Mark Moore Gallery, Cul­ver City, CA 2010 Pein­ture Extreme, Galerie Divi­sion, Mon­tréal, Québec Reflex­ive Self, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY Nat­ural Ren­di­tions, Marl­bor­ough Chelsea, New York, NY 2009 Holy Destruc­tion, Galerie Polad-Hardouin, Paris (Catalogue) SUBSTANTIAL RESOURCES, Art Gallery of Sud­bury, Sud­bury, Ontario Home, West­port Arts Cen­ter, West­port, CT Giv­ing Face: Por­traits for a New Gen­er­a­tion (Curated by Stephen Heighton), Nicholas Robin­son Gallery, New York, NY 2008 Carte Blanche Vol­ume 2: Paint­ing, Museum of Con­tem­po­rary Cana­dian Art, Toronto, Ontario Peo­ple, Jim Kemp­ner Fine Art, New York, NY 2007 Rear/View, Freight + Vol­ume, New York, NY (Curated by Eric Shiner) Out Behind the Shed, Richard A. and Rissa W. Gross­man Gallery, Lafayette Col­lege, Eas­ton, PA RBC Cana­dian Paint­ing Com­pe­ti­tion Exhi­bi­tion, Ontario Col­lege of Art and Design, Toronto; Galerie d’art Louise-et-Reuben-Cohen, Uni­ver­sité de Monc­ton; MacLaren Art Cen­tre, Bar­rie; Win­nipeg Art Gallery; Emily Carr Insti­tute Art + Design, Vancouver Gary Gold­stein, Jenny Dub­nau, Kim Dor­land and Sally Heller, Jim Kemp­ner Fine Art, New York, NY Oil Spill: New Paint­ings in Ontario, SAW Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario Sum­mer Group Show, Bonelli Con­tem­po­rary, Los Ange­les, CA Notions of Wilder­ness, Kasia Kay Art Projects, Chicago, IL 2006 RBC Cana­dian Paint­ing Com­pe­ti­tion Exhi­bi­tion, Museum of Con­tem­po­rary Cana­dian Art, Toronto; Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitch­ener, Ont.; Musée d’art con­tem­po­rain de Mon­tréal, Mon­tréal; Art Gallery of Cal­gary, Cal­gary; Con­tem­po­rary Art Gallery, Van­cou­ver, BC 3 Painters, Howard House, Seat­tle, WA The Daily Con­sti­tu­tional, Kim Dor­land, Bruce Wil­helm, ADA Gallery, Rich­mond, VA Impression/Ism: Con­tem­po­rary Impres­sions, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA (Catalogue) 2005 You don’t want to miss that shit: Con­tem­po­rary painters at the Glad­stone Hotel (Curated by Katharine Mul­herin), Glad­stone Hotel, Toronto, Ontario Blame Canada, Har­vey Levine Gallery, Los Ange­les, CA 2004 Best of BUS: Vol­ume 1, Katharine Mul­herin Con­tem­po­rary Art Projects, Toronto, Ontario Lit­tle Stabs at Hap­pi­ness, Clint Roenisch Gallery, Toronto, Ontario SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 2018 Bogojev, Sasha. Interview: Canadian Painter Kim Dorland on the “Same Old Future,” Juxtapoz Magazine, March 7, 2018. 2017 Moe, Karen. Kim Dorland’s “Nemophilia”: Too Much Too Late. Whitehot Magazine, Oct., 2017. 2016 Griffin, Kevin. Getting contemporary: Vancouver Special reflects state of the art in Terminal City. Vancouver Sun, December 2, 2016. Lederman, Marsha. Coastal Disturbance. The Vancouver Art Gallery has launched a provocative triennial tribute to the city’s artists. The Globe and Mail, December 2, 2016. Krunák-Hajagos, Emese. Concrete Forest/The paintings of Kim Dorland, NY Arts, November 2016. 2015 Letarte, Marie-Anne, Kim Dorland : Espoir et mélancolie, L’inconvénient, no 62, Autumn 2015. Lerner, Adam, Kim Dorland: Everyday Monsters, an interview with Adam Lerner and Kim Dorland, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (catalogue). 2014 Hunt, Stephen, Kim Dorland comes home to Alberta an art star, Calgary Herald, November 25, 2014. Hutchinson, Kristen, Getting to know zombies, Hyperallergic, October 31, 2014. Shewchuk, Nina, Kim Dorland comes of age, Adone magazine, October 22, 2014. Portis, Ben, Kim Dorland : I hate poetry but I love TV, ArToronto, September 2014. Atanassova, Kate­rina, Robert Enright, and Jef­frey Spald­ing, Kim Dor­land, Fig­ure 1 Publishing. Whyte, Mur­ray, Angst and Exu­ber­ance: Kim Dor­land reflects on his trou­bled teens at Con­tem­po­rary Cal­gary, Gal­leries West Mag­a­zine, Fall/Winter 2014. Enright, Robert. Painting’s Giant Dia­logue: An Inter­view with Kim Dor­land, Bor­der Cross­ings, Vol­ume 33, Num­ber 1. 2013 Laluyan, Oscar. AF Best in Show & Year in Review 2013, Art Fuse, Decem­ber 30, 2013. Adams, James. Globe Arts’ Artist of the Year, Kim Dor­land: Champ­tion of the wild, The Globe and Mail, Decem­ber 28, 2013. Angel, Sara. ‘Like Tom Thom­son on Acid’, Maclean’s, Octo­ber 28, 2013. Adams, James. The Nat­ural, The Globe and Mail, Octo­ber 26, 2013. Whyte,Murray. Chang­ing the Land­scape, Toronto Star, Octo­ber 18, 2013. Kalm, James. Kim Dor­land “Ghosts of You and Me at Mike Weiss Gallery, Rough Cuts, May 3, 2013. Mil­roy, Sarah. Is that the for­est press­ing in, or the Group of Seven, The Globe and Mail, April 26, 2013. Powis, Tim. Beau­ti­ful Stuff: Kim Dorland’s love for paint knows no bounds, Cana­dian Art, Spring 2013. Rhodes, Richard. Kim Dor­land (review), Cana­dian Art, Win­ter 2013. 2012 Smok­ing White Hot: Mana Flames the Art Fire, Cul­ture Catch, March 13, 2012 Leong, Melissa. Fresh and For Sale: Con­tem­po­rary Art Auc­tion Focusses on Art from 1980 to now, National Post, March 6, 2012 Camp­bell, James D. Kim Dor­land, Galerie Divi­sion, Magenta Mag­a­zine, Feb­ru­ary 8, 2012 Hodges, Michael H. Bright Show Sure Cure for Win­ter Blahs, The Detroit News, Jan­u­ary 19, 2012 2011 Mon­treal, Paint The Paint­ing Blog, Novem­ber 18, 2011 Diaz-Berrio, Natalia Lara, Break­ing All the Rules, The LINK, Novem­ber 8, 2011 Pohl, John. Oil Shows Beauty, Destruc­tion of ‘Man­u­fac­tured Envi­ron­ment,’ Mon­treal Gazette, Octo­ber 14, 2011 Indrisek, Scott. Kim Dor­land: Paint­ing With Guts, Mod­ern Painters, August 24, 2011 Meier, Alli­son. Paint­ing Through Your Obses­sion About Love, Hyper­al­ler­gic, August 23, 2011 Raw and Unapolo­getic: Kim Dorland’s Por­traits of Wife Lori at Mike Weiss Gallery,, July 22, 2011 Mor­gan, Saretta. Art Review: Kim Dor­land For Lori, NY Arts Mag­a­zine, July 21, 2011 Zevi­tas, Steven. 10 Must-See Paint­ing Shows In The US: Sum­mer Heat Edi­tion, Huff­in­g­ton Post, July 18, 2011 Angel, Sara. Kim Dor­land: Noc­turne, EYE WEEKLY, Feb­ru­ary 2, 2011 Hansen, Michael. Inter­view: Kim Dor­land, Art­Sync, Jan­u­ary 28, 2011 Jager, David. Spooky Dor­land, New Paint­ings Go to the Darker Side, NOW Mag­a­zine, Jan­u­ary 27, 2011 Vaughan, R.M. Too Toronto-centric? I have no prob­lem with that, The Globe and Mail, Jan­u­ary 1, 2011 2010 Hegert, Natalie. Shack in the Woods, Art­Slant, Novem­ber 14, 2010 Bahren­burg, Genevieve. Taxi­dermy Wood­land Ani­mals Dipped in Paint and Sprin­kled in Glit­ter? Yes, See This Exhibit, ELLE, Novem­ber 4, 2010 Intini, John. That’s a bit extreme, isn’t it?, Maclean’s, August 12, 2010 Pagel, David. Art Review: Kim Dor­land at Mark Moore Gallery,Los Ange­les Times, March 26, 2010 Stan­ton, Chris. Seen: Kim Dor­land at Mark Moore Gallery,Dai­ly­Du­Jour, March 21, 2010 Hegert, Natalie. Eye-Catchers at SCOPE, Art­Slant, March 2010 Vilas, Amber; Rus­seth, Andrew. Scope Comes on Strong,ARTINFO, March 8, 2010 2009 Enright, Robert. Paint-Wrangler (An inter­view with Kim Dor­land in two parts), Kim Dor­land (cat­a­logue), Bonelli ArteContemporanea Rosen, Aaron. Bruised Beauty, paint­ings by Kim Dor­land,Cana­dian Art Scene, June 20, 2009 Smith, Roberta. Art in Review: Kim Dor­land, Super! Nat­ural, The New York Times, June 19, 2009. Rosen, Aaron. Beauty, Phooey, Art­net Mag­a­zine, June 2009 Lee, Sasha. Inter­view: Kim Dor­land, Beautiful/Decay, June 8, 2009 Red­fern, Chris­tine. Artist uses big, gooey globe, The Gazette, April 4, 2009 Catchlove, Lucinda. Apoc­a­lyp­tic Love, Zink, Spring 2009 Beem, Edgar Allen. Home at West­port Arts Cen­ter, Yan­kee Mag­a­zine, March 31, 2009 Sudarsky, Noah Mar­cel. GIVING FACE: Por­traits for a New Gen­er­a­tion @ Nicholas Robin­son Gallery, White­hot Mag­a­zine, March 2009 2008 Mil­roy, Sarah. Cura­to­r­ial cel­e­bra­tions? Try inven­tor stock­piles,The Globe and Mail, Novem­ber 22, 2008 Carte Blanche Vol­ume 2: Paint­ing, Magenta Pub­lish­ing for the Arts, Toronto Dault, Gary Michael. Gallery Going, The Globe and Mail, Sep­tem­ber 13, 2008 2870 Grams of Art, M19, Paris Kim Dor­land, NY Arts, May-June 2008 Kalm, James. Kim Dor­land North, The Brook­lyn Rail, May 2008 Kim Dor­land: The Idea of North (exhi­bi­tion cat­a­logue), Freight + Vol­ume, New York 2007 Doucette, Valerie. Oil Spill: New Paint­ing in Ontario, Bor­der Cross­ings, Issue No. 104 2007 Myers, Holly. Trail­blaz­ing Chi­na­town gallery scene keeps up with city’s pace, Los Ange­les Times, Novem­ber 11, 2007 Dault, Gary Michael. Pig­ments of the imag­i­na­tion, The Globe and Mail, Novem­ber 10, 2007 Gray, Emma. Emma Gray’s top 10 shows in Los Ange­les this month, Saatchi Online Daily Mag­a­zine, Novem­ber 3, 2007 God­dard, Peter. Warn­ing: Wet Paint, Toronto Star, Octo­ber 18, 2007 Berry, Melissa. Where the grass is greener, FFWD, Sep­tem­ber 20, 2007 Tou­s­ley, Nancy. Brush strokes expose angst of every­day sub­ur­bia, Cal­gary Her­ald, Sep­tem­ber 14, 2007 Vogl, Rhi­an­non. Group of Seven, Ottawa XPress, August 9, 2007 2006 Jager, David. Group Hug at Angell, NOW Mag­a­zine, Decem­ber 7, 2006 McVeigh, Jen­nifer. RBC Show­cases Cana­dian Tal­ent, Cal­gary Her­ald, Novem­ber 5, 2006 Best of Toronto, Now, Octo­ber 26, 2006 Jager, David. Dorland’s Styles Col­lide, NOW Mag­a­zine, Sep­tem­ber 21, 2006 Dault, Gary Michael. Gallery Going, The Globe and Mail, Sep­tem­ber 15, 2006 Hack­ett, Regina. Gal­leries explore a new world of land­scapes,Seat­tle Post Intel­li­gencer, June 9, 2006 Brevi, Manuela. Into the Woods (exhi­bi­tion cat­a­logue),Con­tem­po­ranea­mente, Milan, Italy 2005 Dault, Gary Michael. Gallery Going, The Globe and Mail, Decem­ber 31, 2005 Dault, Julia. Our group of seven, National Post, Decem­ber 8, 2005 Willard, Christo­pher. Losers and Win­ners: Kim Dor­land homes in on Gen­er­a­tion Y, Cal­gary Her­ald, Novem­ber 5, 2005 Dault, Gary Michael. Gallery Going, The Globe and Mail, Feb­ru­ary 26, 2005 God­dard, Peter. Hot fan­tasies, heroes, a hotel and much more,The Toronto Star, Feb­ru­ary 12, 2005 2004 Dault, Julia. Desire, and a slice of colour, National Post, March 25, 2004 2003 Osborne, Cather­ine. Show buoyed by fever­ish opti­mism,National Post, Novem­ber 15, 2003 SELECTED PERMANENT COLLECTIONS Takashi Murakami Audain Art Museum, Whistler, B.C. Taschen collection Contemporary Art Foundation, Japan Art Gallery of Alberta Richard Prince Musée d’art con­tem­po­rain de Montréal Museum of Con­tem­po­rary Art San Diego ALDO Group, Montréal Bank of Montréal The Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection Blan­ton Museum of Art at the Uni­ver­sity of Texas Eileen S. Kamin­sky Fam­ily Foun­da­tion, New York The Glen­bow Museum, Calgary The Mon­tréal Museum of Fine Arts, Montréal The Neu­mann Fam­ily Col­lec­tion, New York Oppen­heimer Col­lec­tion, Ner­man Museum of Con­tem­po­rary Art, Kansas City The Richard Massey Foun­da­tion, New York Royal Bank of Canada The Sander Col­lec­tion, Berlin 2018 KIM DORLAND