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    KEELEY, Shelagh
    Date: Canadian, born 1954
    Born Oakville, Ontario

    1977 Honours BFA York University, Toronto, Ontario

    Selected Solo Exhibitions
    2011 Performing Book, drawing installation/collaboration, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton

    2011 Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Canada

    2011 Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, Canada

    2010 McMaster University Museum of Art, Hamilton, Canada

    2010 Artist in residence, Western Front, Vancouver

    2010 Site-specific wall drawing, het Ottenhuis, Diepenheim, The Netherlands

    2010 Drawing Centre Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, The Netherlands

    2010 The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Canada

    2009 Performing Book, drawing installation/collaboration, Dance House, Limassol, Cyprus

    2008 RAM Foundation, Rotterdam, Netherlands

    2007 Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto

    2006 Performing Book, drawing installation/collaboration with Lin Snelling, Usine C, Montreal

    2006 Ram Foundation, Rotterdam, Netherlands

    2005 Galerie Annette de Keyser, Antwerp, Belgium

    2005 Jindal steel factory, permanent site-specific installation, Mumbai, India

    2004 Nature Morte Gallery, New Delhi, India

    2001 Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University, New Brunswick

    2001 Museum Library, Brooklyn Museum, New York

    1999 Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta

    1998 Crestet Centre d'Art, Vaison La Romaine, France

    1998 Art Book, Amsterdam, Netherlands

    1998 Printed Matter, New York, New York

    1997 Galerie Annette de Keyser, Antwerp, Belgium

    1996 Centre d'Arts Plastique de Saint-Fons, on-site installation, Lyon, France

    1995 Indianapolis Museum of Art, on-site installation, Indianapolis

    1995 RAM Galerie, Rotterdam, Netherlands

    1995 1997 Galerie Aline Vidal, Paris, France

    1994 Centre d'Art Herblay, France

    1994 John Gibson Gallery, New York

    1993 James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles

    1993 Exit Art, New York

    1992 The Contemporary Museum, on-site installation, Honolulu

    1991 Nexus Contemporary Art Center, on-site installation, Atlanta

    1991 Granary Books, New York

    1991 De Fabriek, Eindhoven

    1990 Art Metropole, Toronto

    1990 Mattress Factory, on-site installation, Pittsburgh

    1989 49th Parallel, on-site installation New York

    1989 SF Camerawork, San Francisco

    1989/1988 Sagacho Exhibit Space, on-site installation, Tokyo, Japan

    1989 101 Studio d'Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy

    1989 Centro Culturale Canadese, Rome, Italy

    1989 Franklin Furnace, New York

    1989/1987 Tomoko Ligouri Gallery, New York

    1986 Presentation House Gallery, on-site installation, Vancouver

    1986 Gallery White Art, Tokyo, Japan

    Selected Group Exhibitions
    2013 Sarai Reader 09:The Exhibition, curated by Raqs Media Collective, Devi Art Foundation, Gurgaon, India

    2013 In Order to Join, curated by Susanne Titz, Director, Museum Abteiberg, Monchengladbach, Germany

    2013 Here and There: Photography and Video Works on Immigration. Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto

    2012 Korenbeurs Schiedam, Schiedam,The Netherlands

    2012 Nuit Blanche, Fonds municipal d’art contemporain, Hotel de Ville, Paris, France

    2012 Artist book collection, Sagacho Archives, Tokyo, Japan

    2011 Fellow Travellers, DMG, University of Toronto, Toronto

    2010 AIGA Design Center NYC, 50 Books/50 Covers, best international book design 2009

    2010 Art School Dismissed, Shaw Street Public School, Toronto

    2010 Visceral Bodies, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.

    2009 Site-specific installation, Caoyang Village Public Art Project curated by Jonathan Watkins, Shanghai, China

    2009 Everything Changes curated by Jonathan Watkins, Moganshan Lu, Shanghai, China

    2008 Hysteria and the Body, National Gallery of Canada, travelling exhibition

    2007 Intrusions au Petit Palais, Fonds municipal d’art contemporain, Petit Palais, Musee des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris, France

    2006 Permanent Collection, MOCCA, Toronto

    2005 Material Devotion, Jaipur Literature Festival, on-site installation, Jaipur, India

    2003 For the Record – Drawing Contemporary Life, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver

    2002 The 25th Anniversary Selections Exhibition, The Drawing Center, NY

    2000 Face à L'autre, FRAC Haute-Normandie, Rouen, France

    2000 The End: An Independent Vision of Contemporary Culture, Exit Art, NY

    2000 Sight / Insight: Visual Commentaries on the Physical World. The New York Public Library, NY

    2000 End Papers,Drawings 1890 -1900 and 1990-2000. Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY

    1999 Drawings, Annette de Keyser Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

    1998 Raw Ideas, Large Scale Drawings, John Gibson Gallery, NY

    1998 Jeux de Genres, Les Musees de la Ville de Paris, L'Espace Electra, Paris, France

    1998 Interiors, Galerie Aline Vidal, Paris, France

    1998 Five Years Together, Galerie Annette de Keyser, Antwerp, Belgium

    1998 Books by Artists, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

    1998 Process, Documentation and Fragments from the Mattress Factory's Archives, Pittsburgh

    1997 The Pleasure of Reading, John Gibson Gallery, NY

    1997 Mother Nature, John Gibson Gallery, NY

    1996 Vital Signs, Part III, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

    1996 Voyeurs Delight, Franklin Furnace, NY

    1996 Odd Bodies, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

    1993 Return of the Cadavre Exquis, The Drawing Center, NY

    1993 Nineties, John Gibson Gallery, NY

    1993 Chambres d'Hotel, on-site installation, Quebec City

    1992–1994 Drawn in the nineties, Independent Curators International (ICI), travelling exhibition, NY

    1992 Mostra da X Gravura, Museu da Gravura Cidad de Curitiba, Curitiba, Brazil

    1992 Natural Science, John Gibson Gallery, NY

    1992 La Fabbrica di Seta, on-site installation, Arezzo, Italy

    1992 From the Intimacy of the Page, The Power Plant, Toronto

    1991 Encounters with Diversity, P.S.1 Museum, NY

    1991 Milanopoesia, Spazio Ansaldo, Milan, Italy

    1991 Physical Relief, Hunter College Art Gallery, NY

    1991 Contemporary Works from the Permanent Collection, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

    1991 Helen Chadwick and Shelagh Keeley, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Canada

    1989 If You Lived Here:The City in Art, Theory and Social Activism, a project by Martha Rosler, DIA Art Foundation, NY

    1989 Perugia Video and Film Festival, Perugia, Italy

    1988 Flaneur, collaboration with Goro Namerikawa (Sankai Juku), Sagacho Exhibition Space, Tokyo, Japan

    1987 1st International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey

    1987 Infermental 6, Berlin Film Festival, Berlin, Germany

    1987 Immigrants and Refugees/Heroes or Villains, Exit Art, NY

    1987 Selections 36, The Drawing Center, NY

    1986 Dream Island/Nature Morta, Miyagi Museum, Sendai, Japan

    1986 Selections, curated by Valerie Smith, Artist's Space, NY

    Selected Awards
    2011 Distinguished Visitors Grant, University of Alberta, Edmonton.

    2009 AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers. Best international book design. NYC.

    2012 Ontario Arts Council

    2009 / 2011 Toronto Arts Council

    2002 Artist in Residence, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS

    2006 / 2011 The Canada Council

    2000 Pollock Krasner Foundation

    1995 Nexus Press Olympic Book Residency, Atlanta (representing North America)

    1989 Edward Albee Fellowship

    1989 Japan/Canada Award

    Selected Public Collections
    Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

    AIGA Design Archives, Denver Art Museum, Colorado

    Artotheque, Centre d'Arts Plastiques, Lyons, France

    Bibliotheques Nationale de France, Paris, France

    The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

    The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii

    Columbia University, Butler Library, Rare Books and Manuscripts Collection, NY

    Department de Seine Saint-Denis, France

    Department of External Affairs, Ottawa

    Edward Albee Foundation, NY

    The Frances Dittmer Collection, NY

    The Getty Museum, Santa Monica, CA

    Hart House, University of Toronto, Toronto

    Harvard Art Museum, Boston, Mass.

    The Houghton Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

    Ikko Tanaka Collection, Tokyo, Japan

    Issey Miyake Collection, Tokyo, Japan

    Les Musés de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France

    The Library of Congress, Washington, DC

    The Museum of Modern Art, NYC

    The Museum of Modern Art Library, NYC

    Musée d'Art Contemporain, Montreal

    Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, Montreal

    National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

    New York Public Library, Spencer Collection, NYC

    NOG collection SNS Reaal Fund, Netherlands

    The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh

    Princeton University Library, Princeton, NJ

    Progressive Insurance Peter B. Lewis Collection, Cleveland, Ohio

    Refco Corporation, Chicago

    San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA

    Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

    Sagacho Archives,Tokyo, Japan

    Stanford University, The Green Library, Department of Special Collections, CA

    Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

    Sydney Lewis Collection, Virginia

    University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

    University of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM

    University of Toronto, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and The Donovan Collection,St. Michaels College

    Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, Netherlands

    Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC

    Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England

    Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

    Yale University Art Gallery, CT

    Yale University, Beinecke Rare Books & Manuscript Library, CT