deirdremcadams@gmail.com

 

Education

2017-2019

Master of Fine Arts, Studio Arts (candidate). The University of Guelph. Guelph ON, Canada.

2008

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Visual Arts. Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Vancouver BC, Canada.

2003

Diploma of Fine Arts. Victoria College of Art. Victoria BC, Canada.

 

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2018

Field Contemporary. The Material Interior. Vancouver BC, Canada.

2017

The Bakery. Fluent (with Denise Treizman) Vancouver BC, Canada.

2015

G Gallery. Smoke Signals. Toronto ON, Canada.

Unity Gallery. Remainder (with Scott Bowering). Vancouver BC, Canada.

2014

CSA Space. Open Book. Vancouver BC, Canada.

Field Contemporary. Outside a Marble Palace (with Vanessa Brown). Vancouver BC, Canada.

2011

A-H- Gallery. High Viz (with Ella Collier). Vancouver BC, Canada.

2010

Blim. Easy Please. Vancouver BC, Canada.

2009

Clack Clack Empire. Space Buzz. Vancouver BC, Canada.

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016

Paul Kuhn Gallery. For You/ And Me. Calgary AB, Canada.

2015

Elissa Cristall Gallery. The Yellow Curtain. Vancouver BC, Canada.

2014

Unit/Pitt Projects. Social Circles. Vancouver BC, Canada.

Field Contemporary. Selected Works- Graham Landin. Vancouver BC, Canada.

Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts. Humour Risk. Brooklyn, NY, USA.

2013

Wil Aballe Art Projects. As It Is. Vancouver BC, Canada.

Apt Projects at The Chinatown Experiment. Four Corners: A Painting Show. Vancouver BC, Canada.

2012

East Van Studios. Long Legged Streak of Misery. Vancouver BC, Canada.

2011

The Power Plant; Art Gallery of Hamilton; Art Gallery of Alberta. RBC Painting Competition. Toronto/Hamilton/Edmonton, Canada.

 

Awards and Projects

2018

Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (SSHRC)

Travel Grant, University of Guelph.

2017

Graduate Tuition Scholarship, University of Guelph.

Scholarship Award, BC Arts Council.

2015

Professional Development Assistance, Travel Grant. BC Arts Council.

Project Assistance for Visual Artists. BC Arts Council.

2012

Soi Fischer Thematic Residency with Monique Mouton. Artscape, Toronto Island.

Project Assistance for Visual Artists. BC Arts Council.

2011

Honourable Mention Award. Royal Bank of Canada Painting Competition.

2010

Runner-up prize. 2nd Annual Canadian Art Writing Prize. Canadian Art Magazine.

Grand Prize. Painting on the Edge. Federation of Canadian Artists.

2009

Painting assistant to Michael Lin for A Modest Veil: installation project at Vancouver Art Gallery.

2007

ECUAD Internal Scholarship: Arne Vengshoel Memorial.

 

Publications

2016

Moniker Press 2017 Artists Calendar.

Canadian Art Magazine. Fall Edition.

2015

Colleczine 1. Swimmer's Group.

2014

Deirdre McAdams's Ghostly Images Recall Art's Past. Robin Laurence. The Georgia Straight. 11/27/14.

100 Painters of Tomorrow. Thames and Hudson.

Fantasy Art Now. Swimmer's Group.

2013

Canadian artists leverage talent and business acumen to succeed. The Globe and Mail. 10/05/13.

2012

An Interview with Deirdre McAdams. Here and Elsewhere, web-based magazine.

Visual Aids: Behind the canvas with the winners of the RBC Canadian Painting Competition. Reader's Digest. Jan 2012 edition.

2011

Easel Said than Done. Leah Sandals. National Post. 10/21/11.

Hands-on Arts Education Produces Winners. Kevin Griffin. Vancouver Sun. 10/15/11.

Vancouver continues to dominate RBC Painting Competition. Jessica Werbe. Georgia Straight. 10/03/11.

2010

Canadian Art Magazine. Fall edition.

Art Avenue Magazine. November/December edition.

Woo Magazine. Issue 4. Vancouver BC.

2008

Different Strokes at Studio 21: stART Takes the Pulse of New Painting in Canada. Elissa Barnard. Halifax Chronicle Herald, 03/25/08.

 

Artist Talks

2014

Field Contemporary, Vancouver BC Canada.

 

Collections

Royal Bank of Canada.

Multiple private collections.