CV + BIO

Education
Selected exhibitions and curatorial projects
Grants and awards
Selected bibliography
Arts writer
Artist related experience
Teaching-lecture experience

EDUCATION

B.A. Brock University

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND CURATORIAL PROJECTS


2016


Moonglade (inside his mind2) curated by No Vacancy,, 1333 Lakeshore Rd., Burlington, ON
Owen Eric Wood " Dream of Sleeping" curated by jim Riley, Centre[3] for print and media arts, Hamilton, ON


2015


"Love Kiss" temporary public art video installation, Art Gallery of Burlington, Burlington, ON
"Broken Simulacrum", curator Centre3 for print and media arts, Hamilton, ON


2014


"Auyuittuq" video instalation, Cirque, curated by No Vacancy, Burlington, ON
Fluid curated by Catharine Jones, Project Gallery, Toronto, ON
Market Value, Workers Arts & Heritage, Hamilton Arts Council, Hamilton, ON
Triple3 curating Manuel Chantre, Centre3 for print and media arts, Hamilton, ON


2013


"To Sleep: Perchance to Dream" video installation Dream State, No Vacancy, Burlington ON
"Interacitve" curating Annie Briard, Donna Szoke/Ricarda MacDonald, Centre3 for Print and Media Arts, Hamilton, ON


2012


Water, Temiskaming Art Gallery, Temiskaming Shores, ON
Art Walk Exposed (public art installations), Hamilton, ON
Whirligig, (you me gallery)
, Hamilton, ON


2011


Supercrawl 2011 (temporary public art) , James St. N., Hamilton, ON
Scan Lines Hybridity, W.K. P. Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, ON (curated by Dermot Wilson)


2010


agh World Film Festival 2010 , Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON,(Water's Edge temporary public art video installation as part of "Takin it to the street!")
Exchange Project , Art Gallery of Sudbury, Sudbury, ON, Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, ON
I.dentities , Ed Video Media Arts Centre, Guelph, ON


2009


Commute, (video installation), Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, ON
Video Paintings & Projections, Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford, ON
Archival On Line Project, Ed Video Media Arts Centre, Guelph

2008


Man Versus Nature curating videos by Jeremy Drummond, Peter Karuna, Shelly Niro, Leslie Peters & Dara Gellman, Vanessa Renwick, Su Rynard, Tom Sherman, Jane Wright at Ed Video Media Arts Centre, Guelph, ON
Fork In the Road, Ed Video Media Arts Centre, Guelph, ON
PRIDE: L’Amour de l’ été: (curating Juana Awad, Ian Jarvis, Meri Perra, Steve Reinke, Julie Saragosa, Wayne Yung), The Factory: Hamilton Media Arts Centre, Hamilton, ON


2007


Man Versus Nature: (curating Peter Karuna, Shelley Niro, Leslie Peters &Dara Gellman, Su Rynard, Tom Sherman) The Factory: Hamilton Media Arts Centre

Edifying Edifice, (street video installations), Ed Video Media Arts Centre, Guelph, ON

Iceberg: video installation, The Factory: Hamilton Media Arts Centre, Hamilton,ON

Environs, (curator), Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton, ON

Broken: video installation, White Water Gallery, North Bay, ON

11 Members and Friends invitational, Propeller Centre for the Arts, Toronto, ON

2006

Glad Tidings, You Me Gallery, Hamilton, ON

Broken: video paintings, Blue Angel Gallery, Hamilton, ON

2004

Niagara Ego Exposition, Niagara Artists Company, St. Catharines, Ont.

look, think, collect; Transit Gallery, Hamilton Ont.

Down in the Valley, you me gallery, Hamilton, Ont.

2003

ONE HUNDRED STRONG, you me gallery, Hamilton, Ont.

1999

Y2K, Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton, Ont.

Book Art, Carnegie Gallery, Dundas, Ont.

1997


Self Portrait
, Carnegie Gallery, Dundas

1995

Bent Pressings, Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton, ON

1994

Painterly Print, The Carnegie Gallery, Dundas, Ont.

1993

Red Hill Valley Exhibition, On the Edge, Broadway Gallery, Hamilton

Under Pressure,
cover image, Broadway magazine, Mar.-Apr

1992

Whirlpool, Niagara Artists Centre, St. Catharines, Ont.

Printspace Printmakers
, New Works 92, Carnegie Gallery, Dundas

1991

On Being Male(curator), Hamilton Artists Inc.

Printspace Printmakers, New Artspace, Oakville, Ont.

Go Show, CN Station, Hamilton

1990

Intolerance, Printspace, Hamilton

Cross Ties(touring) A Space, Toronto, Ont.
Eye Level, Halifax, N.S.
Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton, Ont.
Definitely Superior, Thunder Bay, Ont.

1989


Cross Ties, Niagara Artists Centre, St. Catharines
Printmakers 2, Ballett-MacKenzie Gallery, St. Catharines
Sin?, Hallwalls Arts Centre, Buffalo, NY, USA

1988


Art Scan Prints, McMaster University Gallery, Hamilton
Big Lino Project, Printspace, Hamilton
New Works, Niagara Artists Centre, St. Catharines

1987

Carnegie Gallery, Dundas, Ont.
Kenan Arts Centre, Lockport, NY, USA
The Colour and Form Society, Toronto

1986


Interaction, COOP Art Gallery, Port Dalhousie, Ont.

1985

Multi Media Miniature Show, Niagara Artists Centre, St. Catharines

1983-87

St. Catharines Art Assoc., Juried Exhibits, Rodman Hall Arts Centre, St. Catharines

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2010 - 2014


Canada Council Media Arts Project Grant
Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grants


2007-2009


Ontario Arts Council, Grants to Media Artists
Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grants


2006


Ed Video Media Arts Centre: Filmmaker’s Award
Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant


1995


Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant


1992


Pushkin Fund, Moscow, Russia, Visiting Artist Lecture


1990


Canada Council, Visiting Artist Programme


1989


Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant


1987


St. Catharines Art Assoc., Jurors’ Choice


1985


Ontario Arts Council, Community Arts Development Grant


Molson’s Fine Arts Award


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014


http://samizdatpress.typepad.com/spring_summer_hamilton_ar/portal-views-inquiry-into-ideas-of-north-in-the-work-of-jim-riley-by-irene-loughlin-1.html


http://samizdatpress.typepad.com/fall_winter_hamilton_arts/video-installations-by-jim-riley-1.html


2009

Things of Desire,"Commute" by Mike Landry, January 15, 2009 volume 1, #18,
http://thingsofdesire.ca/2009/01/15/commute/#more-822 or http://tinyurl.com/8q3eab

Commute—excerpts from the Alienation Master Plan by Ingrid Mayrhofer,
Burlington Arts Centre, Burlington, ON, January, 2009
http://www.burlingtonartcentre.on.ca/Commute_pub_print2.pdf

Two Artists, two messages, by Steve Menhinick, The Expositor, D-15, April 18

2007

An Audio-Visual Adventure: Edifying Edifice transforms downtown Guelph, by Terra

Borody, the Ontarian, issue 154.09 nov 8, 2007 page 15
http://www.theontarion.ca/viewarticle.php?id_pag=1102
http://tinyurl.com/ytwram

Edifying Edifice, Ed Video Media Arts Centre, Scott McGovern

ICEBERG, Factory Works Series, August 10, essay by Ingrid Mayerhofer, The Factory: Hamilton Media Arts Centre

CFMU Radio, August 1, The Other Side, by Maggie Hughes

View Magazine, “Creative Renaissance” by Laura Hollick, vol. No. 18, p. 23
http://www.viewmag.com/viewstory.php?storyid=5175

Akimbo, “Jim Riley , Broken video installation”, White Water Gallery,
http://akimbo.biz/exhibitions/index.php?id=6928

White Water Gallery
http://www.whitewatergallery.com/jimriley.html
http://www.whitewatergallery.com/imagesjimriley.html

2006

Hamilton Spectator, “A Question of Balance“ by Elaine Hujer, p. Go16, March 23

View Magazine,“Alternate Reality”by Laura Hollick, p. 19 Vol. 12 No. 12

CFMU Radio, “The Artist Lifestyle: Jim Riley, Artist”, audio on CD, March 21

2004

Hamilton Spectator, “A holiday Feast for the eyes”, by Regina Haggo, p. Go15, Dec. 18

2003

Hamilton Spectator, "A show of strength inaugurates you me gallery, by Regina Haggo, p. M6, Sat., May 24

1999

Hamilton Spectator,‘Millennnium’ artists look to the past, by Regina Haggo, Weekend Arts, w4, Dec. 11

1995

Hamilton Spectator “Printmakers”, Hamilton Spectator, April 5

Canadian Voices, "Hamilton Artists Inc. Bent Pressings by Regina Haggo, p. 3, May

1995

Parallelogramme, Vol. 20, #4, p. 51

On the Edge, Artistic Visions of a Shrinking Landscape, p 79, Boston Mills, Press

"Bent Pressings” Publication, Hamilton Artists Inc., ISBN

1993

Red Hill Valley Exhibition Publication, On the Edge

1992

Smolensk Workers’ Way, “Jim Riley Lectures”, Smolensk, Russia

St. Catharines Standard,”An Anquished Cry”, D1-2, June 12

1991

”Fourosix”, NACALMANAC, Painting, v.3, #4 Prints, v.3 #5

1990

Now Magazine, ”Cross Ties Mixes aesthetics with social issues, by Deidra Hanna, Dec 6, v. 10#14, p52

CBC DBJ Radio, Voyage North, By Gerald Graham, Thunder Bay, Nov. 2

CBC Radio, Prelude, Arts-Maritime, by Jeff Reilly, Halifax, N.S.

Liason Culturel De L’Ontario,

“Ni Icare, Ni La Tempete peuvent d’loger L’Oiseau de La Point,” par Robbert Fortin, numero 15, mai, p. 32-35

The Hamilton Spectator, “Refreshingly Direct Works at the Inc. Show artists as social investigators” by Paul Bennedetti, C4, Feb. 24

Hott Benson Pub. “Makes You Think!”, p1,4 Wed. Mar 1

1989

The Globe and Mail, “Politics, goldfish, and art are part of exhibit", Cr4, Fri., Oct. 15

St. Catharines Standard, “Cross Ties binds artists and issues” by Angela Murphy, Oct. 10, p10

Arts Journal, “Social Issues of the 90's, v.5, #8, -. 17

St. Catharines Standard, Gallery Mounts Printmakers Exhibit, June 23, p. 18

1989

Parallelogramme, v. 15, #2, p. 70-71

1988

St. Catharines Standard, “Here’s Looking at You Kid!", by L. Le Page, p.1 Sept. 28

1987

St Catharines Standard, “COOP Provides artists a forum and a place to interact with the public”, by Sian Thomas, Aug. 6, p. 13

1986

St. Catharines Standard, Riley’s Work at Co Op, Sept. 19, p. 18

St Catharines Standard, Art Group Has Enriched community for 30 years, by Brian Collin, March 17, p.10

St. Catharines Standard, “Moving Pictures”, by L. LePage,

ARTS WRITER

2011

BRUCE ELDER: Hamilton Connections, Hamilton Arts & Letters internet publication

"Boxes?" from Black Box White Box Small Box No Box publication, Hamilton Artists Inc.

2007

Man Versus Nature essay, Factory Screening Series, November 9, 2007 Publication, The

Factory: Hamilton Media Arts Centre

Environs exhibition essay, Hamilton Artists Inc., ISBN 1-89/861-31-8

2005

Submitting for a Solo Show, ARTSBEAT, p.4 Nov./Dec., ver. 18.4, Arts Hamilton

Public Arts Programme, ARTSBEAT, page 4, Sept./Oct., ver.18.3, Arts Hamilton

2004

p. 96-97, (W)hole Vessna Perunovich, Art4Media publications, ISBN 0-9735085-0-7

(W)hole/House in Exile: Vessna Perunovich, Jan. exhibition publication, Hamilton Artists Inc., ISBN 1-894861-12-4

2003

A Night at the Contemporary Opera: Nora Hutchinson's "In Safe Places"

Hamilton Art Journal, No. 2, Summer ,2003

1993

Text And Curating, Sourceofprint, vol.1, #2,

(Hamilton Artists Inc.), This Issue Text and Image, ISBN401538

"Under Pressure”, Red Hill Valley Exhibition Publication

1991

”On Being Male”, Hamilton Artists Inc. ISBN#0-0691344-5-3

Review “Wrik Mead’s Stag Party”, Arts Journal, v. 6, #4

"Dialogue”, Fourosix, v.3,#4,p. 2

1988

”Arts Education and Societal Values”, Dear Colleague, Jan. P. 4-5

“What is the Independent Artists Union?”, Arts Journal, spring, p. 10

1987

”Perspective’, Arts Journal, p. 10, v.4, #2, p4

ARTIST RELATED EXPERIENCE

2006

Policy Committee, The Factory: Hamilton Media Arts Centre

2003-2005

Visual Arts Committee chair, Arts Hamilton

1993-95

Curatorial Chair, Hamilton Artists Inc.

1989

Spokesperson, chair (Ontario) National Rep., ANNPAC

1988-91

Curator co ordinator, national touring exhibitions

1991-92, 87-89

Secretary-Treasurer, Niagara Artists Centre

1986-88

Founder Chair, artist co operative/gallery

1985-87

Board of Governors, Rodman Hall Arts Centre

1982-85

co ordinator, exhibitions, visiting artists series

1986-95

curatorial member, visual arts selection committees

TEACHING-LECTURE EXPERIENCE

1992

Visiting Artist Lecture, Smolensk, Petersberg, Russia

1990

lecturer, The Artist Curator, Halifax, Thunder Bay & Hamilton artist run centres

1984-87

Life Drawing instructor, St. Catharines Art Assoc.