Daniel Olson


Presented by OCAD's Interdisciplinary Masters in Art, Media & Design program

 
DateWednesday, October 8, 2008 - 9:30pm to 11:30pm

Location

Room 7514 (Level 5) 205 Richmond Street W., Toronto, Ontario

Born in California to Canadian parents in 1955, Daniel Olson completed degrees
in mathematics and architecture before
obtaining a Bachelor of Fine Arts in
1986 from the Nova Scotia College
of Art and Design (Halifax) and a
Master of Fine Arts in 1995 from York
University (Toronto). Olson’s work –
which includes sculpture, multiples,
installation, photography, performance,
audio, video and artist’s books – has
been exhibited widely, including
shows at the Contemporary Art Gallery
(Vancouver), the Art Gallery of Ontario
(Toronto), the Musée national des
beaux-arts du Québec (Québec), Galerie
Optica (Montréal), and the Canadian Cultural Centre (Paris). His works is
documented in several catalogues,
including Playtime (Regina, 2006),
Twenty Minutes’ Sleep (Vancouver,
2005), Silence and Other Conditions
(Kingston, 2005), ViciousCircle
(Chatham/Medicine Hat/Brandon, 2003),
Bang (Paris/Toronto, 2002), Small World
(Cambridge/Lethbridge/Sackville, 2000),
Noisemaker[s] (Toronto, 1999) and
Waste Management (Toronto, 1999).
Olson has published numerous artist’s
books and multiples, most of which
have been available at Art Metropole in
Toronto, where he is also represented by
Birch Libralato. Since 2001 Olson has
been living and working in Montreal.

DateWednesday, October 8, 2008 - 9:30pm to 11:30pm

Website Location

Room 7514 (Level 5) 205 Richmond Street W., Toronto, Ontario

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Born in California to Canadian parents in 1955, Daniel Olson completed degrees
in mathematics and architecture before
obtaining a Bachelor of Fine Arts in
1986 from the Nova Scotia College
of Art and Design (Halifax) and a
Master of Fine Arts in 1995 from York
University (Toronto). Olson’s work –
which includes sculpture, multiples,
installation, photography, performance,
audio, video and artist’s books – has
been exhibited widely, including
shows at the Contemporary Art Gallery
(Vancouver), the Art Gallery of Ontario
(Toronto), the Musée national des
beaux-arts du Québec (Québec), Galerie
Optica (Montréal), and the Canadian Cultural Centre (Paris). His works is
documented in several catalogues,
including Playtime (Regina, 2006),
Twenty Minutes’ Sleep (Vancouver,
2005), Silence and Other Conditions
(Kingston, 2005), ViciousCircle
(Chatham/Medicine Hat/Brandon, 2003),
Bang (Paris/Toronto, 2002), Small World
(Cambridge/Lethbridge/Sackville, 2000),
Noisemaker[s] (Toronto, 1999) and
Waste Management (Toronto, 1999).
Olson has published numerous artist’s
books and multiples, most of which
have been available at Art Metropole in
Toronto, where he is also represented by
Birch Libralato. Since 2001 Olson has
been living and working in Montreal.

Venue & Address: 
Room 7514 (Level 5) 205 Richmond Street W., Toronto, Ontario
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