Robin Peck

 Robin Peck 

 ACADEMIC

1975 MFA, Nova Scotia College of Art & Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia
1977-1979 University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
1980-1983 Nova Scotia College of Art & Design
1984-1988 Emily Carr College of Art & Design, Vancouver, B.C.
1993-1995 University of Lethbridge, Alberta
2002 Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary 
2005-2015 Saint Thomas University, Fredericton, N.B.
Present: Full Professor of Visual Arts at Saint Thomas University, Fredericton, N.B.

SELECTED PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

James Carl, Toronto
Benjamin Diaz, Toronto
Gerald Ferguson, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Philip Grauer, New York City
John Galbraith, Poughkeepsie, New York
Alex Katz, New York 
Al McWilliams, Vancouver, B.C.
Molly Parker, Los Angeles
Eva Pressenhuber, Zurich
Mary Riddell, New York City
James Schauefele, Beacon, New York

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Alberta Art Bank
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, N.B.
Canada Council Art Bank
D.C. Space Collection, Washington, D.C.
Glenbow Museum, Calgary
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design 
Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery 
University of Lethbridge
Vancouver Art Gallery

SELECTED SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

1979 A Space/Mercer Union, Toronto, Ontario
1981 Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, N.S.
1981 Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta
1982 Eye Level Gallery, Halifax, N.S.
1983 Université Laval, Quebec City, Quebec
1984 Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1985 Or Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1986 Or Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1987 Or Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1989 Grunt Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1991 Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, British Columbia
1994 University of Lethbridge Art Gallery
1996 Or Gallery, Vancouver, September 14 - October 12, 1996,
1997 Montgomery Fine Arts, Vancouver
1997 Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax
1997 Gallery 25M2, Reykjavik, Iceland 
2000 Stride Gallery, Calgary
2000 Trianon Gallery, Lethbridge
2000 Canada, New York City
2002 Evergreen Gallery, Vancouver
2003 Canada, New York City 
2004 Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax 
2004 Canada, New York City
2006 Diaz Contemporary, Toronto 
2007 Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver 
2011 Diaz Contemporary, Toronto
2015 The Independent, New York City (with Gerald Ferguson)
2015 Canada, New York City
2016 Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto, ON (with Gerald Ferguson)

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1980 Mercer Union, Toronto, Ontario
1981 'Sculpture 81,' Halifax, N.S.
1982 '5th Anniversary Exhibition,' D.C. Space, Washington, D.C.
1983 Eye Level Gallery, Halifax, N.S.
1987 Cold City Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1993 'Policing Preference: Modernism and Morality,' the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery
1994 'Sculpture '94,' Halifax, N.S.
1996 Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax
1996 Charles Scott Gallery, Vancouver
1997 Trepanier-Baer Gallery, Calgary Alberta
1997 Wynick-Tuck Gallery, Toronto
2001 Canada, New York City
2004 Canada, New York City 
2005 Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax 
2005 Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD
2009 Enacting Abstraction , Feb.-March, Vancouver Art Gallery (curator Daina Augaitis)
2010 YBG, Fredericton (Curator William Forrestall)
2011 Canada, Armory Show, New York City, March 20112011 
2011 University of Lethbridge and Triangle Gallery, Calgary, In the Stillness, May 27 – June 
22 (Curator Jane Edmundson) 
2011 Canada, New York City, Free Soil June 19- July 24 
2012 Museum of Contemporary Art Calgary, Calgary Collects, September 9, 2011 - January 
28, 2012 (Curator Jeffrey Spalding)
2012 Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Material World, January 21 - May 6 (Curator D. Diviney)
2013 Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB, “Dreams of Order At The Edge Of Chaos: 
Contemporary Geometric Abstraction, Feb. 21- May 26. (Curator Terry Graff) 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

'The Extinction of Sculpture.' REAL LIFE Magazine, New York, No. 7 (Autumn 1981), pp. 29.
'Alan Storey.' Issue Magazine No. 13, (Spring 1985).
'James Graham, Sculpture as the Threat of Violence. Parachute, Vol. 42 (March 1986), pp. 45.
'Boss Symbolism.' C Magazine, (Spring 1986), pp. 45.
'Objecthood of Terror.' C Magazine, (Fall 1986), pp. 88.
'Travels with Brancusi.' C Magazine, Vol. 16 (December 1987), pp. 32-39.
'Henry Moore in the Pub.' C Magazine, (Spring 1988), pp. 20-24.
'Modernism and the Memorial.' C Magazine, (Summer 1988), pp. 46-53.
'Cyclopia.' Vanguard, (September 1988), pp. 39. 
'The Sculptor and the Mauser.' C Magazine, Vol. 19 (September 1988), pp. 50-59.
'Twilight.' C Magazine, Vol. 19, (September 1988), pp. 77. 
Dinosauria.' Vanguard, Vol. 17, No. 6 (December 1988/January 1989), pp. 21-23.
'Further Travels with Brancusi.' C Magazine, Vol. 22 (June 1989), pp. 64-68.
'States of Distress.' Vanguard, Vol. 18, Issue 3 (1989), pp. 32.
'Underworld.' Parachute, Vol. 57 (Winter 1990), pp. 49-50.
'Antiquarian Modern.' Parachute, Vol. 58 (Spring 1990), pp. 49-50.
'Petrified Forest.' Catalogue Essay, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, (1990).
'Sculpture of a New Dark Age.' C Magazine, Vol. 25 (Spring 1990), pp. 28-31.
'Petrified Forest.' C Magazine, Vol. 30 (Summer 199 1), pp. 14-18.
'Sculpture and the Sculptural in Vancouver and Halifax.' Vancouver Anthology, Vancouver: 
Talonbooks (1991), pp. 207-223. (Stan Douglas, editor)
'Michael Shumiatcher.' Parachute Vol. 64 (Fall 199 1), pp. 58-59.
Ulrich Homdash.' C Magazine, Vol. 33 (Spring 1992), pp. 4748.
'1968-1972, Sculpture Afloat on Authenticity.' Catalogue Essay, Vancouver Art Gallery, (1992).
'Standard Stoppages.' Front Magazine, (March 1992), pp. 26-27.
'Al McWilliams.' Parachute, Vol. 68 (Fall 1992), pp. 68-69.
'James Carl.' Parachute, Vol. 72 (Fall 1993), pp. 62-63.
'The Rocking Stone.' Catalogue Essay, Surrey Art Gallery, (1993).
'Ghosts: Sculpture Photographed at Pier 21, Halifax.' C Magazine, (Spring 1994), pp. 21-25.
'Dia and the Dinosaur. 'C Magazine, Vol. 49 (April - June, 1996) pp26-35
White.' Boo Magazine #7 July 1996
'The Dentist'. Canadian Art, Spring 1997
'Pills'. Catalogue Essay, New Sculpture Series, Grunt Gallery, Vancouver, May 1998
'Journey to the Circumference of the Earth'. Canadian Art, Summer 1998
'Scattered Across the Floor'. C Magazine, Issue #61 (February-April 1999) pp. 8-13
'Stella Mere'. Catalogue Essay, New Sculpture Series, Grunt Gallery, Vancouver, April 1999
‘Beauty Piece’. Catalogue Essay, New Sculpture Series, Vancouver, 1999
'Flow Tide'. Catalogue Essay, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, February 2000
‘Detritus...Aidas Bariekis’, Catalogue Essay, Greater New York, P.S.1. (MOMA) February 2000
‘The Time Machine’, Catalogue Essay, University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, June 2000
‘Rock, Scissors, Paper: the Sculpture of James Carl’, CAG, Vancouver, March 2003
‘Rebecca Bourgault, Fun Island’ ESPACE sculpture, 69 Automne 2004
SCULPTURE, A Journey to the Circumference of the Earth, Fredericton, Canada: BJ Press 2004
‘James Carl’ C Magazine, Winter 2005
‘Endless Columns’, Espace, Fall 2005
‘Ás (Hub)’, Hannes Larusson Catalogue Essay, FUGL, Reykjavik, Iceland 2006
‘Speed Bump Memorial’, Naswaak Review, 2006
‘Monstra, The Sculpture of Michelle Allard and Kate Terry’, ESPACE 78, 2007 
‘Shacks: Sarah Braman and Joe Bradley’, Dicksmith Gallery, London, England 2007
James Carl, Catalogue Essay, Diaz Contemporary, Toronto 2008
‘Tatlin’s Woodpile, The Sculpture of Richard Clements’, artecontemporanea, Milan, Italy, 2009
‘Tatlin’s Woodpile’, Sculpture, November 2009, Vol. 28 No. 9
‘Gutter Snipes 1, The Sculpture of Cal Lane’, Grunt Gallery, January, 2013
 ‘Internal Flame, The Once and Future Sculpture of Ron Huebner’, Canadian Art, Spring 2014
‘Cal Lane: Veiled Histories in Steel’, Sculpture, July/August 2014
‘Empire’, The Sculpture of Mark Whidden, YBG, 2014

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Spalding, Jeffrey. 'Robin Peck.' Vie des Arts .Vol XXIB, No. 94 (Printemps, 1979), pp. 72-73.
Rhodes, Rick. 'Robin Peck.' Vanguard, Vol. 9, No. 2 (March 1980), pp. 29.
Carroll, N. 'Locations.' Vanguard, Vol. 9, No. 7 (September 1980), pp. 24.
Wilkin, Karen. 'Sculpture 81.' Dalhousie University (1981).
Macleods, S. 'Sculpture 1981' ArtsAtlantic, Vol. 12, (1981).
Kennedy, Gary Neil. 'R. Peck.' Parachute, Vol. 32 (Fall 1983), pp. 39.
Davis, T. 'Robin Peck, Sculpture.' Issue Magazine, (September 1984).
Daniel, B. 'Robin Peck.' Vanguard, October, Vol. 13, No. 8 (1984), pp. 34-35.
Graham, James. 'Sculpture as Pique.' C Magazine, (Fall 1985), pp. 72-73.
Wylie, Liz & Stacey, Robert. Eighty/twenty 100 Years of NSCAD, AGNS, (1988).
Kennedy, Gary Neil. 'Robin Peck, Factory Models.' C Magazine (Winter 1989).
Townsend-Gault, Charlotte. 'Robin Peck, Construction Equals Consumption.' Catalogue Essay, 
the Art Gallery of Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, N.S. (Spring 1989),
Davis, Todd A. 'Robin Peck: 1971-1991.'Catalogue, Burnaby Art Gallery. (1991), pp. 3-5.
Rhodes, Richard. 'Robin Peck, 'The Writer.' Catalogue, Burnaby Art Gallery, (1991), pp.6-8.
Spalding, Jeffrey. ‘Robin Peck 1971-91'. Catalogue, Burnaby Art Gallery, (1991), pp. 9-20 
Graham, James. 'Robin Peck: New Minimalism.' Burnaby Art Gallery (1991), pp - 21-26.
Gill, Dennis. 'Robin Peck 1971-1991.' C Magazine, Vol. 32 (Winter 1992), pp. 48-49.
Wood, William. 'Surrey Travelogue.' Parachute, Vol. 66 (Spring 1992), pp. 48-49.
Obrien, John. 'Vancouver Anthology.' Parachute, Vol. 66 (Spring 1992), pp. 55-56.
Alteen, Glen. 'Neutral Stability.' Parachute, Vol. 67 (Summer 1992), pp. 44-45.
Wood, William. 'Robin Peck.' Catalogue Essay (1992).
Metcalfe, Robin. 'Robin Peck, NSCAD. 'Arts Atlantic, Vol. 47 (Fall 1993), pp. 15-16.
Gislason, Olafur. Sculpturinn sem myndliking, DV (August 25, 1997), pp. 16 
McElroy, Gil. 'Robin Peck', Sculpture, Vol. 16 No. 8 (October, 1997), pp. 67-68
Kliner, Dion. ‘Back to Babel’. Robin Peck, New Sculpture, Stride Gallery Catalogue, 2000
Brewer, Aaron, ‘Robin Peck’, Canadian Art, Summer 2001
Dault, Gary Michael, Walking the Line 7: Robin Peck, Globe and Mail, 5/22/2006
Lebredt, Gordon, Robin Peck’s Zones of Indiscernibility, ESPACE 77 (2006) 
Miller, Earl, Representation of a Sculptor: Robin Peck Interview, C Mag, Spring 2007
Papararo, Jenifer, ‘A Shallow Flight of Stairs’, CAG Vancouver, 2007
Kliner, Dion, ‘Robin Peck’ Canadian Art, Fall 2007
Dault, Gary Michael, http://www.canadianart.ca/online/reviews/2011/01/20/robin_peck/
Kliner, Dion, Distance, Difference and Memory, ESPACE 95 Spring 2011 
Diviney, David, ‘Living in a Material World’, Material World, AGNS 2012
Garry Neil Kennedy, The Last Art College: Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, 1968-1978, 
MIT Press, 2012
La Rocco, Ben, "Robin Peck." The Brooklyn Rail March 5, 2015
Micchelli, Thomas, "Taking the Minimal
Hyperallergic March 14, 2015