Gord Peteran

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Ontario College of Art, AOCA                    

Faculty at the following institutions:
1997 - 2013  Ontario College of Art and Design University, Toronto (OCADU)
2002   California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
1994 - 2000  Sheridan College School of Art and Design, Oakville
1999    Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Selected Exhibitions:
2013   “Fix,Fix,Fix” Gallery SO, London England, (Catalogue)     
2012   “The C Word”, Doris McCarthy Gallery, U of T, Scarborough, (Catalogue)
2012   “The Tool At Hand”, Milwaukee Art Museum + Chipstone Foundation. (Catalogue)
2010   “Repurpose, Reuse, Recycle” City of Brea Art Gallery. California.
2009   “State of the Union”, Philadelphia Art Alliance. USA
2006 - 2009 "Furniture Meets Its Maker" (Catalogue)
          Solo Retrospective Exhibition toured nine art museums across the U.S.:
                  Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
                  Cranbrook Art Museum, Michigan
                  Winterthur Museum, Delaware
                  Virginia Commonwealth University
                  Bellevue Art Museum, Washington
                  Long Beach Museum of Art
                  Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, California
                  The Museum of Art and Design, New York City
                  University of TorontArt Centre, Toronto.

2007   “Two Chairs”, Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Tour (Catalogue)
2006   “Inspired By China”, Peabody Essex Museum, MA, USA, Tour (Catalogue)
2005   “Manifesta” Stratford Gallery and Cambridge Gallery, CANADA
2003   “Cabinets Of Curiousity”, Philadelphia USA Tour+ (Catalogue)
2002   “The Inside Story”  LVM Museum, Univ. of Wisconsin USA (Catalogue)
2002   “New Landscapes”, Design Exchange, Toronto, CANADA
2001   “New Spirit of Ontario”, Queens Park, Toronto, CANADA
2000   “Blurred Boundaries”, Capital Region Arts Center, Troy New York USA
2000   “Comfort”, York Quay Gallery, Harbourfront, Toronto, CANADA
1998   “Curators Focus”, Berman Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA. Tour (Catalogue)

Public Collections:
University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, Canada   
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem MA, USA  
Milwaukee Art Museum, WI, USA
Museum of Fine Arts Boston, USA
Government of Ontario, Canada.
City of Toronto, Canada.
University of Toronto, Canada.
Labatt Ontario Breweries, Ont. Canada
Museum of Civilization, Hull Quebec, Canada

Also Numerous Private USA and Canadian Collections

Prizes and Awards                                                                                 
2011   Ontario Arts Council , Project Grant
2008   Canada Arts Council, Travel Grant     
2004   Ontario Arts Council, Chalmers Fellowship
2004   Canada Arts Council Grant
2004   Canada  Arts Council Grant
2001   Inducted into the Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts
2001   Jean A. Chalmers Award For Artistic Excellence
2001   Ontario Art Council Grant
2001   Canada Arts Council Grant                                                                       

Selected Lectures:
2012   Temple-Tyler University, PA, USA
2012   Philadelphia Art Allience, Philadelphia PA, USA
2012   Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA
2010   Detroit Institute of Art, USA
2009   University of Toronto Art Centre.
2009   California College of Art, USA
2008   Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
2007   Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan, USA
2006   Milwaukee Art Museum, USA
2006   Univ. of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, USA
2005   State University of New York, New Paltz.NY, USA
2004   San Diego State University, California, USA
2003   University of the Arts, Philadelphia, USA
2002   University of Wisconsin, USA
2002   Sheridan College, Oakville, CAN.
2001   Minneapolis Institute of Art ,  USA        

Public Art Commissions Around Toronto:
Baycrest Centre (Portal Project Installation on Every floor)
Oakwood Village Library, Main  Entrance
Whitby Mental health Centre (2 storey wall mural)
Wards Island Fire Station, Tower Clock, Toronto’s harbour
Metro Toronto City hall, Clock at entrance to child care centre, main Floor
Ontario Crafts Council, Boardroom Entranceway
Trinity College Chapel, Memorial Altar, University of Toronto
Labatt Ontario Breweries, Sculpture in Main Lobby
Markham Historical Museum, Sculpture in Main Lobby
Sir Sandford Fleming College, Haliburton, Main Entranceway

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