gwoodbury@faculty.ocad.ca
OCAD University
Greg Woodbury
Instructor
Faculty of Art
gwoodbury@faculty.ocad.ca

Area(s) of Expertise

VIdeo and Film Production, Arts Administration

Overview

Greg Woodbury has worked in the Media Arts community for over 18 years as an administrator in artist-run production centres and public Media Arts organizations; as a production and post-production free-lancer and in his own art practice. He has produced several of his own single channel videos and installations as well as fostered the work of other independent film/video/media artists through teaching, advocacy,technical support, creative collaboration and programming. Greg's work has shown nationally and internationally. He is presently co-managing Charles Street Video.

Education

1986: Photo/Electric Arts (AOCA), Ontario College of Art, Toronto, ON

Selected Exhibitions

"Electrical Discharge" (film): Cork Film Festival, Cork Ireland (2002); Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Houston Texas (2002); Fairy Tales, Calgary (2001); 6th International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Barcelona, Spain (2001); Philadelphia Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (2000); Palm Springs Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (2000); Image Out, Rochester (2000); Mardi Gras Film Festival, Sydney, Australia (2001)

"Requiem for a Suburban Housewife" (video installation): Spontaneous Combustion Collective Exhibition (1993)

"Michael's Lake" (video): The Cool Glass Eye, Art Gallery of Ontario (1991); Spontaneous Combustion Collective Exhibition (1991); Peterborough Art Gallery (1995)

"Snakes in the Grass" (video): Parkdale Film Festival, Toronto (2000); St John's Film and Video Festival (1991) Infermental, Western Front, Vancouver (1990); V is for Video, Toronto International Film Festival (1986)

Awards \ Grants

1999: LIFT production grant

1994, 1989: Exhibition Assistance, Ontario Arts Council

1993: Toronto Arts Council

1988,1993: Ontario Arts Council

1985, 1986: H. Beal Scholarship for outstanding achievement at OCA

Professional Affiliations / Boards / Juries

2002-05: Ontario Regional Director, Independent Media Arts Alliance (IMAA)

2003-05: Board Member, Arts Run Centres and Collectives Ontario (ARCCO)

LIFT and Charles Street Video: administered/facilitated residency programmes

Canada Council for the Arts: grant development focus groups

Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council: Jury member on numerous individual and organizational juries