Peter D Harris

Peter D. Harris was born in London, Ontario, and currently lives and works in Toronto, Ontario. He completed a degree in Fine Arts at the University of Waterloo in 1997. Since then he has exhibited his oil paintings in group and solo exhibitions in Canada and the United States. He has won several awards for his continuing series of urban inspired landscape paintings, including an Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant and a Waterloo Region Arts Fund project grant. His work can be found in private collections in Canada, the United Stated and Europe. He is represented by the Mira Godard Gallery in Toronto.


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Solo Exhibitions

2015 Urban Landscapes, The Lindsay Gallery, Lindsay, ON

New Paintings, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

2014 Night Shift, Galerie d´Este, Montreal, QC

2013 New Paintings, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

2011 New Paintings, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

2010 Montreal suite, Shayne Gallery, Montreal, QC

2009 New Paintings, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

2008 New Paintings, Shayne Gallery, Montreal, QC

Urban Landscapes, Marten Arts, Bayfield, ON

2007 New Paintings, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

2006 The Spaces Between, Robert Langen Gallery, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON

2002 Inside 2, Rotunda Gallery, Kitchener City Hall, Kitchener, ON

2000 Urban Planner, Robert Langen Gallery, Sir Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON

Sunday Dinner Series, Rotunda Gallery, Kitchener City Hall, Kitchener, ON

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015 Artist and Model, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

2013 A Distant Intimacy, (2 person w/ Barry Smylie) The Arts Centre, BMFA, Collingwood, ON

Toronto International Art Fair, (Mira Godard Gallery), Toronto, ON

2012 Toronto International Art Fair, (Mira Godard Gallery), Toronto, ON

SF Fine Art Fair, (Ian Tan Gallery), San Francisco, CA, USA

2011 Preview 2011, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

Winter Group show, Ian Tan Gallery, Vancouver, BC

Toronto International Art Fair, (Mira Godard Gallery), Toronto, ON

2010 Landscape-Cityscape, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

Fiat Luxe, Oxford Gallery, Rochester, New York, USA

Toronto International Art Fair, (Mira Godard Gallery), Toronto, ON

2009 Review 2009, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

New Paintings,(2 person w/ Sharon Gordon) Oxford Gallery, Rochester, New York, USA

Toronto International Art Fair, (Mira Godard Gallery), Toronto, ON

Preview 2009, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

Night, Oxford Gallery, Rochester, New York, USA

2008 Toronto International Art Fair, (Mira Godard Gallery), Toronto, ON

Reflections on Spring, Oxford Gallery, Rochester, New York, USA

2007 Review-2007, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

Toronto International Art Fair, (Mira Godard Gallery), Toronto, ON

2006 Toronto International Art Fair, (Mira Godard Gallery), Toronto, ON

2005 Lost Paradise, Oxford Gallery, Rochester, New York, USA

Landscape-Cityscape, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

Three New Artists, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

Winter Landscapes, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

Toronto International Art Fair,(Mira Godard Gallery), Toronto, ON

2004 Rotunda Gallery 10th yr Anniversary Salon Exhibition, Rotunda Gallery, Kitchener, ON

Present Tense, Oxford Gallery, Rochester, New York, USA

Homecoming, University of Waterloo Art Gallery, Waterloo, ON

Antecedents, Artery Gallery, Kitchener, ON

Insights, Wellington County Museum & Archives, Elora, ON

Toronto International Art Fair, (Mira Godard Gallery), Toronto, ON

2003 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, ON

2002 The Affordable Art Fair, (Michael Gibson Gallery), New York City, New York, USA

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, ON

1st kw/ag biennial, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, ON

2002 On Canvas, Delicia Art Haus, Toronto, ON

Art Strikes Back, Armoury Room, Colony Hotel, Toronto, ON

Insights, Wellington County Museum & Archives, Elora, ON

2001 Convergence, Gallery 96, Stratford, ON

New Paintings, Wagner Rosenbaum Gallery, Toronto, ON

14th Annual Miniature Exhibition, Michael Gibson Gallery, London, ON

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, ON

Canadian Undergraduate Technology Conference, University of Waterloo, ON

2000 Twin Dogs, Art at the Union, Toronto, ON

KOR Show, Kitchener Public Library, Kitchener, ON

Animals= Voice, TheWalper Gallery, Kitchener, ON

Quota, KOR Gallery and Studio, Kitchener, ON

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, ON

1999 Open Juried Exhibition, Cambridge Galleries-The Library & Gallery, Cambridge, ON

KOR Gallery & Studios Group Exhibition, Walper Gallery, Kitchener, ON


Education

1993-1997 University of Waterloo, Waterloo ON

B.A. Honours Fine Arts-Studio Specialization

Grants & Awards

2014 Ontario Arts Council, Mid Career project grant

2014 Canada Council for Arts Travel Grant

2012 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

2011 Ontario Arts Council, Mid Career project grant

2007 Residency, Fundación Valparaíso, Mojácar, Spain

2005 Residency, The Julia and David White Artists= Colony, Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

2004 Waterloo Region Arts Fund project grant

2002 Wyndham Art Supply Award, Insights, Wellington Cty. Museum & Archives, Elora, ON

2001 1st Prize, 14th Annual Miniature Exhibition, Michael Gibson Gallery, London, ON

Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Grant, Convergence, Gallery 96, Stratford, ON

1999 Juror=s Choice Award, Open Juried Exhibition, The Library & Gallery, Cambridge, ON

1996 Nancy-Lou Patterson Works on paper award, University of Waterloo

Reviews/Media

13.03.00 Nighthawk, Rachel Heinrichs, Toronto Life,P. 88, 89

10.10.00 Landscape/Cityscape, David Balzer, ARTnews, P.133

09.09.23 The Space between, Rebecca Rafferty, CITY Rochester

08.01.04 tv Interview, Designer Guys, Episode 14, HGTV

06.09.30 >The Spaces Between@, Robert Reid, The Record, C1

05.02.05 tv interview, Bravo

05.03.05 Urban Lifestyle, Robert Reid, The Record, P. C1

02.01.03 Domestic Destiny, Robert Brandstetter, Echo, P.9

01.10.22> Work of three artists forms AConvergence@, Beacon Herald staff, The Beacon Herald

01.10.20> Gallery 96 features three Kitchener Artists=,Record Staff, K-W Record, P. F8

00.08.10 ‘So much meat on the wall=, Lynn Jackson, K-W Record, P. D19

00.08.02 tv interview, On the Beat, CKCO-TV

99.09.30 Of ABizzareries and Delicatesse:@, Karoline Varin Jarkowski, Echo, P.16

96.05.03 Sometimes a Banana is Just a Banana, D. Zachariah, Imprint, P.20


Lectures/Artist Talks

2007 The Spaces Between, Visual Arts Dept., Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON

2006 The Spaces Between, Geography Dept., Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON

2000 K‑W Society of Artists, Visiting Artist Series, Kitchener City Hall, Kitchener, ON

1999 Artist in Residence Visiting Artist Series, Kitchener City Hall, Kitchener, ON

Gallery Representation

Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

Ian Tan Gallery, Vancouver, BC

Galerie d’Este, Montreal, QC

Collections

Suncor, Mississauga, 

ONColart Collection, Montreal, QC

Pioneer Petroleum, Burlington, 

ONTech Capitol Partners, Waterloo, ON

OPSEU, Toronto, 

ONKSAL, Erfurt, Germany

Real Facilities, Toronto, ON

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