www.davidnewkirk.ca
dnewkirk@rogers.com

Represented in Calgary by Wallace Galleries Ltd., in Port Hope by Engine Gallery

Selected Exhibitions
2017, 30th Anniversary Show, Wallace Galleries, Calgary

2017, Winter Group Show, Wallace Galleries, Calgary

2015, Conversation, Recent Paintings by David Newkirk and Sculpture by Claude Millette,
Stewart Hall Art Gallery, Pointe Claire (Montreal), Quebec.

2015, solo show: The Conversation, Recent Paintings by David Newkirk,
The Reach Public Art Gallery, Abbotsford, BC.

2014, December Group Show, Wallace Galleries, Calgary

2014, Abstraction Then and Now, Wallace Galleries, Calgary, Alberta

2014, Spring Show, Wallace Galleries, Calgary, Alberta

2014, solo show: The Conversation, Recent Paintings by David Newkirk
(with supporting grant from the Ontario Arts Council), Thames Gallery, Chatham, Ont.

2013 Christmas Miniatures, Wallace Galleries, Calgary

2013, Group show, Wallace Galleries, Calgary, Alberta

2012, Group show, Oeno Gallery, Picton, Ontario

2012, The Affordable Art Fair, New York City, represented by Engine Gallery, Toronto

2011, Seeing Red & White Artists’ Exhibition, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, BC

2011, solo show, Vernon Public Art Gallery, Vernon, BC, curated by Lubos Culen

2011, Engine Gallery, Toronto, group show

2010, Engine Gallery, Toronto, group show

2010, Toronto International Art Fair, represented by Engine Gallery, Toronto

2009, December group show, SOPA Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC

2009, Spring group show, SOPA Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC

2008, This Just In, group show, SOPA Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC

2008, David Newkirk: Spare Parts, solo show, SOPA Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC

2006, Recent Work, Loop Gallery, Toronto

2005, Go Figure, Latcham Gallery, Stouffville, Ont., 10-artist exhibition curated by Maura Broadhurst

2004, Re-con-figuration, group exhibition curated by Director Joyce Millar at the Stewart Hall Art Gallery, Montreal

2003, I’m Thirsty, curated by Nicola Woods, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto.
Group exhibition included in the Ontario Society of Artists’ Water Project

1996 , Arts Etobicoke, Etobicoke Civic Centre, juried exhibition, (award of merit)

1988, Whitman Gallery, Toronto, two-artist show

1984, Idée Gallery, Toronto, group exhibition

1982, David Newkirk, Ten Years, solo show, Thames Cultural Centre, Chatham, Ontario

1980, New Talent in Canada, Prince Arthur Galleries, Toronto, three-artist exhibition

1980, Burlington Cultural Centre, Burlington, Ontario, juried exhibition

1980, Arts Etobicoke, Etobicoke Civic Centre, juried exhibition

1978, Mandeville Gallery (Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation), North York, solo show

1972, Rothmans Art Gallery, Stratford, Ontario, juried exhibition, (best in show)

1971, Rothmans Art Gallery, Stratford, Ontario, juried exhibition

Education
1976–8, Studies in art history, York University, Toronto

1974, Visual Arts Education Specialist, Ontario Ministry of Education

1973, Bachelor of Education, University of Toronto

1970–76, Part-time studies (studio) University of Western Ontario, Three Schools (Toronto), and

the Ontario College of Art and Design University

1969–70, Ontario College of Art and Design University, Toronto

1969, Bachelor of Arts, University of Western Ontario

Bibliography
Broadhurst, M., Curator, Latcham Gallery, Stouffville, Ontario; Go Figure, Contemporary

Investigations into the Human Figure, exhibition publication, 2005

Bouchard, M., Curator, Art Gallery of Algoma; The Conversation: Recent Paintings by DavidNewkirk; review, June, 2014.

Culen, L., Curator, Vernon Public Art Gallery; Fault Lines and Fantasies: David Newkirk, exhibition publication, 2011

Chatham (Bureau), Artist Paints Life the Way He Sees It, The London Free Press, Nov. 1, 1982

Millar, J., (edited by, director/curator Stewart Hall Art Gallery, Pointe Claire, P.Q.) Re-con-Figuration, (exhibition publication), 2004

Priegert, P., Artist Ventures Into Abstraction, Event Magazine, Kelowna Daily Courier, March 28, 2008

Shuebrook, R., History, Self, and Transformation: David Newkirk’s The Juicetrain Dialogues

February, 2014, publication for the exhibition The Conversation, Recent Paintings by David Newkirk, ISBN 978-1-894651-94-3

Wagner, V., At Least Two Artists Don’t Fit Stereotype Image, Chatham Daily News, Nov. 13, 1982

Teaching
1993 to 2000, Head of Creative Arts Department, (visual arts, music, drama, and dance),

North Albion Collegiate Institute, Toronto District School Board

1977 to 1993, Head of Visual Arts Department, North Albion Collegiate Institute

1973 to 2000, Art teacher, North Albion Collegiate Institute

1970–72, Art teacher, subject chair, Stratford Central Secondary School, Stratford, Ontario

(Perth County Board of Education)

Collections
BMO Financial Group, Corporate Art Collection

Rogers Broadcasting, Toronto

Municipality of Chatham Kent, Ontario

Lifetime Developments, Toronto

Vernon Public Art Gallery, Vernon, B.C.

Thames Art Gallery, Chatham, ON

The Reach Gallery and Museum, Abbotsford, BC

City of Pointe Claire, Quebec

Private collections across Canada, and in the United States

References
These artist friends are familiar with my work. Please contact them if it would be helpful:

Ron Shuebrook: rshuebrook@rogers.com

Martin Pearce: pearcem@uoguelph.ca

David Alexander: dta03@telus.net

John Hall: mfa2@shaw.ca