Box 62050, 104 Regent Ave. E.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R2C 0C0
Telephone/Fax - 204-224-5305
E-mail -  info@imagemakers.mb.ca
Kelly Clark
1935-1995
Curriculum Vitae

 
 
 ART EDUCATION: 

1958        DIPLOMA, FINE ART, UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA

1962        MASTER CLASS, OSKAR KOKOSCHKA, Salzburg, Austria

                  6 Week Watercolour Life Drawing Workshop
 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE : 

1990                    DRAWING WORKSHOP #2 – 14 days,  Holman Island, N.W.T.

1991                    DRAWING WORKSHOP #1 – 10 days,  Holman Island, N.W.T.

1986                    DRAWING WORKSHOP – one week, Forum Art Institute, Winnipeg, MB

1985 - 88             INSTRUCTOR; Forum Art Institute, Winnipeg, MB 
                                   drawing, watercolour technique

1973 –74             DRAWING INSTRUCTOR, Winnipeg Art Gallery,   Winnipeg, MB

1971                   CO-INSTRUCTOR with PROFESSOR ROBERT BRUCE; 
                                  KENORA SUMMER SCHOOL of ART, Devil’s Gap Lodge, Kenora, ON
                                  mixed media/landscape,

1970                   Conducted children’s art program, NEEPAWA FESTIVAL of the ARTS,  Neepawa, MB

1969                   INSTRUCTOR,  NEEPAWA FESTIVAL of the ARTS,  Neepawa, MB
                                  adult drawing class,

1967 – 68           DRAWING and PAINTING INSTRUCTOR, LEWIS-SMITH STUDIO,  Winnipeg, MB
                                  children / adults,
 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS: 

OCTOBER,  1987             TIP OF THE ICEBERG
                                             Fleet Gallery, Winnipeg,  MB

                        Drawing, watercolour, print – intaglio, monoprint, woodcut, lithograph, collage, 
                          mixed media
 

SEPTEMBER,  1983         WINDOWS ON THE TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN 
                                            Brian Melnychenko Gallery, Winnipeg, MB

                        Watercolour, pastel, lithograph, acrylic/oil on canvas, mixed media
 

SEPTEMBER,  1983         WINDOWS INTO THE VOLCANO
                                            The Frances Street Gallery, Winnipeg, MB

                         Drawing, watercolour, oil on canvas, mixed media
                         (work produced in England; 1960 – 64,  not previously exhibited)
 

DECEMBER,  1981           THE PORTAGE PLAINS:  2
                                             Brian Melnychenko Gallery, Winnipeg, MB

                          Drawing, watercolour, pastel, lithograph, mixed media
 

JANUARY,  1981              THE  PORTAGE  PLAINS
                                             Moosehead Press Gallery, Winnipeg, MB

                          Drawing – graphite, sanguine/conte, pastel, watercolour
 

DECEMBER,  1979            HIGHWAY  240  AND BACK  AGAIN
                                            Don Proch Studio, Winnipeg, MB

                         Watercolour, pastel, drawing, mixed media
                          (work produced in the first 2 seasons;  DELTA MARSH experience)
 

OCTOBER,  1975            ME  AND  MY   SHADOWS
                                           Plug – In  Gallery, Winnipeg, MB

                          A suite of graphite drawings on paper.
 

JUNE,  1971                  JUST  A  FEW  LINES  TO  SAY  I  LOVE  YOU
                                           Printmakers Gallery, Winnipeg, MB

                          A  suite of  pen  and  ink  erotic  drawings
 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

1987                   SUMMER LANDSCAPE EXHIBITION
                                     Gallery 454, Winnipeg, MB

                          Drawing, watercolour, mixed media

1988                   SELF PORTRAIT EXHIBITION
                                    Gallery 454, Winnipeg, MB

                          Pastel, drawing, mixed media

1987-90              MOOSEHEAD PRESS – PRINTS
                                  Travelling Exhibition: USA and Canada
 

1986                 ‘MOOSEHEAD AT MOORHEAD’ – PRINTS
                                 Moorhead, N.D., USA
 

1984                  FLEET GALLERY
                                 Winnipeg, MB (December)  - PRINTS
 

1983                PRINTMAKERS,  WINNIPEG ART GALLERY
                                Winnipeg, MB,;   March 26 – May 22, 1983

                       GRAND WESTERN CANADIAN SCREEN SHOP:  PRINT LEGEND 
                               Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre, 
                               Gallery 1.1.1. University of Manitoba School of Art,  Winnipeg, MB.

                       PRINTMAKERS
                              Warehouse Art Works, Winnipeg, MB, December,1983

                       PRINTMAKERS
                             Manitoba Theatre Centre, Winnipeg,MB,December 1983
 

1982               ART IN WINNIPEG 1955-59
                            Gallery 1.1.1.  School of Art, University of Manitoba , Winnipeg,  MB 
                                  October 31 – November 26, 1982. 

1981              PRINTS
                           Anna Lowens Gallery, Nova Scotia School of Art and Design, 
                                  Halifax, NS       January - February, 1981

1980              HARBOUR  FRONT GALLERY 
                          Toronto, ON.     January, 1980
                                 Drawings, prints

                     PRINTMAKERS - QUIET ROOM GALLERY 
                          St. John’s College, University of Manitoba,   Winnipeg, MB

1979              PRINTMAKERS;  GALLERY  GRAPHICS
                          Ottawa, ON  March, 1979 

                     PRINTMAKERS
                         Janet Ian Cameron Gallery, University of   Manitoba,    Winnipeg, MB

                     MOOSEHEAD PRESS LITHOGRAPHS
                         Upstairs Gallery, Winnipeg, MB.

1965              ISAAC’S GALLERY
                        Toronto, ON.

1964              SOUNDINGS ONE;   International Group Show,
                           Ashmolean Museum, Oxford,  England

1961             YOUNG COMMONWEALTH CONTEMPORARIES
                           London,  England

1961             YOUNG   CONTEMPORAIRES
                           London Public Library/Art  Museum
                           London, ON.
 

PUBLICATIONS:

1990            FRAGMENTS OF OTHER FRAGMENTS:   Self Portrait Drawings
                         Author: Tom Lovatt;  BORDER CROSSINGS / SPRING 1990;  Vol 9, No 2.

1983           THE ART OF KELLY CLARK:  POLARITIES AND THE  COMMUNICATIVE VISION
                         Author:  Arthur Adamson;    ARTS MANITOBA / FALL 1983; Vol 2, No  4.

1983           WINDOWS INTO THE VOLCANO  Exhibition:  Kelly Clark, 1963 –1965
                         Curator:  Robert Enright;    accompanied by an essay,     September,1983
                         Reproduced,   not published

1982           KELLY CLARK:   THERE  AND  BACK  AGAIN
                         Author:  Kenneth  J.  Hughes;  Manitoba Art Monographs
                         Published:  Manitoba Dept / Cultural Affairs / Historical Resources
                        (included with monographs  E.J. Howorth, Bill Lobchuk, Don Proch,
                        Tony Tascona, Esther Warkov)

1980           KELLY CLARK:    THERE  AND  BACK  AGAIN
                         Author:   Kenneth  J.  Hughes;   CANADIAN DIMENSION MAGAZINE
                         August 1980;  Vol  14,  No  8.
 

AWARDS: 

1985            Manitoba Arts Council, Short Term Grant:  re:  printmaking

1983            Manitoba Arts Council, Project Grant;  to assist in the mounting of
                          exhibition   "WINDOWS   INTO  THE   VOLCANO"

1979           Manitoba Arts Council  Major Arts Grant;  to continue producing art,
                         Delta, Manitoba  (see  Solo  Exhibition)

1978           Canada Council Grant;   to work at Delta, Manitoba, and to produce
                        three lithographs.

1978           Lithograph  THE SAILOR / juried winner / Haddasa Exhibition;  purchased
                        by Winnipeg Art Gallery for permanent collection

1971          Canada Council Grant;  to research erotic art in Canada

1962          Canada Council Grant;   to study with Oskar Kokoschka, Salzburg, Austria
 

OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:

1984 – 89       Art Director,   CANADIAN  DIMENSION   MAGAZINE

1976 – 81       Art Director,   National   CAR / FAC  newspaper

1976 – 78       Art Director,   TOUCH / TOUCHE, Manitoba  CAR / FAC newspaper

1972 – 73       Art Director,    ALL  ABOUT  US  MANITOBA;  a  project  to  collect, catalogue, 
                                        and exhibit art  produced  by  the children  of  Manitoba

1970 – 77       Art Director,    CANADIAN DIMENSION MAGAZINE.

1968 – 71       Art Director,    OMPHALOS,  an  alternative  Winnipeg  newspaper
 

COLLECTIONS: 

Canada  Council  Art  Bank

National  Gallery  of  Canada

Winnipeg  Art  Gallery

Province  of   Manitoba  Collection

St.  John’s  College  Collection,  University  of  Manitoba

Faculty  of  Medicine  Collection,  University  of  Manitoba

Gallery 1.1.1. ,  School  of  Art,  University  of  Manitoba

Collection  of  the  President,  University  of  Manitoba

Ukrainian  Cultural  and  Educational  Centre,  Winnipeg

James  Richardson  & Sons  Collection

Bank  of  Montreal  Collection

Royal  Bank  Collection

Many  private  collections  across  Canada
 

REVIEWS: 

1987                 Winnipeg  Free  Press,  27/Oct/87 :  TIP OF THE ICEBERG; 
                              Randal  McIlroy

1983                 Winnipeg  Free  Press,  08/Oct/83 :  WINDOWS ON THE TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN; 
                             Jeffrey  Anderson

1981                Winnipeg  Free  Press,  05/Dec/81 :  THE  PORTAGE  PLAINS  2 ;
                            John  Graham

1981                Winnipeg  Free  Press,  22/Jan/81 :  THE  PORTAGE  PLAINS ;
                            Leonard  Marcoe

1980                Winnipeg  Free  Press,  Jun/Jul/80 :  Moosehead  Press  Portfolio, Upstairs Gallery:
                           Leonard Marcoe

1979                Winnipeg  Free  Press,  22/Dec/79 :  HIGHWAY  240  AND  BACK  AGAIN
                           Leonard Marcoe 

1979                Ottawa  Citizen,  02/Mar/ 79 :   Moosehead Press Portfolio, Gallery Graphics, Ottawa: 
                           Kathleen Walker

1975                Winnipeg  Free  Presss,  Oct / 75 :   ‘ME  AND  MY  SHADOWS”
                           John  Graham
 


 
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