Photo of Colette Whiten
cwhiten@faculty.ocad.ca
Photo of Colette Whiten
Colette Whiten
Professor
Faculty of Art
416-977-6000, Ext. 1940
cwhiten@faculty.ocad.ca

Area(s) of Expertise

Sculpture Installation, Public Art

Overview

Colette Whiten has been teaching at OCAD since the early 1970s, first in Experimental Arts then in Foundations Studies and Sculpture Installation. She has maintained a professional practice throughout, showing both nationally and internationally. Images of her work can be accessed at the Centre for Contemporary Art.

Education

1972 AOCA, Ontario College of Art & Design

Selected Exhibitions

October/November 2000, December/January 1998/99, February 1996 Susan Hobbs Gallery 1996 Galeria Carles Poy, Barcelona, Spain 1995 Oakville Galleries/Gairloch

Awards \ Grants

1998 Toronto Arts Council Grant 1997 Ontario Arts Council Senior Grant 1996 Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance 1996 Canada Council Senior Grant 1990 Toronto Arts Award

Commissions

1994 - 1995 Cadillac Fairview, Simcoe Place, Workman's Compensation (collaboration with Paul Kipps) 1990 - 1991 Weathervanes, Bankers Hall, Calgary, Alberta (collaboration with Paul Kipps) 1987 - 1988 Trans Canada Pipeline Arch, A.J. Diamond and Partner, Olympic Arch, Calgary, Alberta (collaboration with Paul Kipps) 1984 - 1985 Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, Toronto 1983 Centennial Project, Sudbury 1978 Mental Health Centre, Toronto 1976 Government of Canada Building, Toronto

Professional Affiliations / Boards / Juries

1997 Jury for Toronto Arts Council Grants 1992 Jury for Ontario Arts Council Senior Grants 1992 Task Force on the Future of the Art Gallery of Ontario 1991 Jury for Canada Council A Grants