SHOLEM KRISHTALKA

1979 born in Montreal, Canada
lives and works in Berlin

 

Education

2006
MFA Visual Arts, York University Toronto
2001
BFA Painting and Drawing, Concordia University, Montreal
1998
DEC Fine Arts, Dawson College, Montreal

Solo exhibitions

2015
A Berlin Diary., SCHMIDT & HANDRUP, Berlin
2014
Marcus 1-5, drawing project for Witte de With
2013
Arcana, Archive Kabinett, Berlin
A Berlin Diary, publishes by Hazzlitt Magazine
2011
GV and the glorious bird, Canadian Lesbian & Gay Archives, Toronto
Excerpts from the Lurking Drawings, Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough
2009
Opera for Drella, Jack the Pelican presents, New York
2007
Wish you were here, Paul Petro Multiples and Small Works, Toronto
2006
Idiot Sketches, Lennox Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto
2004
Idiot Sketches, Zsa Zsa Gallery, Toronto
2003
Iconophilia, Sis Boom Bah, Toronto
2002
Penance, Lotus Eaters Gallery, Montreal

Group exhibitions

2014
A Matter Theatre, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, (curated by Ashkan Sepahvand)
Symposium, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, performance for the Berlin Biennale, curated by Natasha Ginwala)
2013
In the Image Of, Canadian Lesbian & Gay Archives, Toronto
2012
Berlin/Toronto 1982-2012, Zweigstelle Gallery, Berlin
2011
Go Figure, MKG127, Toronto
2009
New Work, Paul Petro Special Projects, Toronto
Old School, Jack the Pelican presents, New York
Postcards from Toronto, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto (curated by Katharine Mulherin)
2008
On representation, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
Wild Things, Paul Petro Special Projects, Toronto
2007
Christmas Spice, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
2006
Remote splendour, 64 Steps Gallery, Toronto
Skin of the City, Cales Gallery, Toronto
2005
Small Comets, 64 Steps Gallery, Toronto
Pot Modern, Zsa Zsa Gallery, Toronto

Grants and awards

2012
Toronto Arts Council Emerging Artists Grant
2011
The Soirée Retreat, Residency, Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta
Louis J Muhlstock Scholarship
2008
Toronto Arts Council Emerging Artists Grant
2006
Art @ Suite 500 purchase prize
2005
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Award
2004
FRQSC, Fonds de Recherche Québécois en Société et Culture
2000
Stevenson Colour Scholarship

Collections

Schulich School of Business
Bank of Montreal

Publications (selection)

Grain/Vapor/Ray: Textures of the Anthropocene, Massachusetts, MIT Press, 2014
Arcana, Germany: Archive Kabinett, 2013
Berlin/Toronto: 1982-2012 (exhibition cat.), Zweigstelle Gallery, 2012
Carte Blanche 2: Painting. Toronto, 2008
Kingston Portrait Prize (exhibition cat.), National Portrait Foundation, 2008
AA Bronson selects Berlin-based artist Sholem Krishtalka, Hero Magazine
Sheila Heti and Sholem Krishtalka in Conversation, Packet Bi-Weekly
Top Ten, Christian Holstad, Artforum, November 2010