SCOTT MCFARLAND

BIOGRAPHY


Born in Canada, 1975.
Lives and works in Toronto, Canada.

Education:

 

B.F.A., University of British Columbia, 1997

Selected Solo & Two Person Exhibitions:

 

2017

“Scott McFarland: Sky Leaks,” Fort Gansevoort, New York, NY, February 11 – March 11, 2017

 

2016

“Scott McFarland: Duration Photographs,” Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, April 16 – May 14, 2016

 

2015

“Scott McFarland,” Galerie Division, Montreal, Canada, September 10 – October 10, 2015; travels to Galerie Division, Toronto, Canada, October 23 – December 23, 2015

2014

“Scott McFarland: Seasons Change,” Choi and Lager Gallery, Cologne, Germany, November 9, 2014 – February 27, 2015
"Scott McFarland: Simultaneous Contrasts," Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, July 11 – August 16, 2014
"Scott McFarland: Snow, Shacks, Streets, Shrubs," Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada, May 14 – August 10, 2014; catalogue

2013
"Scott McFarland: Transitions," No.9: Contemporary Art and the Environment, Toronto, Canada, December 16, 2013 – June 15, 2014
"Scott McFarland, Street View," Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, July 18 – August 17, 2013

2012
"Scott McFarland: Winter Retreating Spring Offence," Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, March 29- May 5, 2012

2011
"Scott McFarland: Sans Souci," Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, August 11 – September 10, 2011

2010
"Scott McFarland: Sans Souci," Clark and Faria, Toronto, Canada, September 22 – November 7, 2010

2009
"Scott McFarland: Sugar Shack," Union Gallery, London, UK, October 10 – November 28, 2009
"Scott McFarland," Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, October 3, 2009 – January 3, 2010
"Scott McFarland," Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, May 23 – July 3, 2009
"A Cultivated View," Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Canada, April 11 – September 13, 2009; catalogue

2008
"Scott McFarland: New Works," Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto, Canada, September 17 – November 2, 2008

2007
"Scott McFarland: Works on Paper," Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, May 19 – June 30, 2007
"Scott McFarland: Works on Paper," Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, March 17 – April 19, 2007

2005
"Scott McFarland: Another Photography," Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, October 15 – November 12, 2005
"Analyzing Trapping Inspecting," Union Gallery, London, UK, January 19 – March 26, 2005

2004
"Scott McFarland: Gardens," Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, September 9 – October 9, 2004

2003
"Scott McFarland – Coastal Cabin," Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 9 – June 29, 2003; catalogue
"Boathouse," Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto, Canada, September 18 – November 2, 2003

2002
"Scott McFarland," Sharon Essor Gallery, London, UK, 2002
"Photonomena," Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto, Canada, September 12 – October 13, 2002
"A Weird Science," Evan Lee and Scott McFarland, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, May 8 – June 4, 2002

2001
"Scott McFarland: Cabin," Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, September 5 – 29, 2001

2000
"Hotel and Passenger: Owen Kydd and Scott McFarland," Anodyne Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, 2000

1999
"Scott McFarland: Cabin," Torstrasse 102, Berlin, Germany, 1999

1998
"Scott McFarland: New Works," Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, January 10 – February 8, 1998

Selected Group Exhibitions:

 

2016

“Trove: A View of Toronto in 50 of its Treasures,” Luminato Festival, Hearn Generating Station, Toronto, Canada, June 10 – 26, 2016

“About Time: Photography in a Moment of Change,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, May 14 – September 25, 2016

“Counterpoints: Photography Through the Lens of Toronto Collections,” Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, ON Canada, May 6 – July 30, 2016

 

2015

“Eye to Eye,” Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, June 14 – July 26, 2015

2014
"Convergences: Selected Photographs from the Permanent Collection," Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA, July 8 – October 19, 2014
"Cindy Sherman Meets Dzunuk'wa: From the Michael and Inna O'Brian Collection," Satellite Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, February 14 – March 29, 2014
"Elevated: Contemporary Art in the AGO Tower," Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada, January 29, 2014 – September 27, 2015
"You've Really Got a Hold on Me," Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada, June 8 – August 30, 2014

2013
"Installation alongside The Great Upheaval: Masterpieces from the Guggenheim, 1910-1918, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada, November 30, 2013 – March 2, 2014
"A Discourse on Plants," RH Gallery, New York, NY, March 2 – April 15, 2013

2012
"Builders: Canadian Biennial 2012," National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, November 2, 2012 – February 18, 2013; catalogue
"Inaugural Exhibition by Gallery Artists," Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, September 22 – October 27, 2012
"20 Years," Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, August 16, 2012 – January 2, 2013
"Repatriation," Soctiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Canada, April 27 – June 3, 2012

2011
"Capture," Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto, Canada, November 3 – 20, 2011
"Shore, Forest and Beyond: Art from the Audain Collection," Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, October 29, 2011 – January 29, 2012
"Our Origins," Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL, July 29 – October 16, 2011
"The Digital Eye: Photographic Art in the Electronic Age," Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA, July 9 – September 25, 2011; catalogue
"Down the Garden Path," Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, Canada, February 18 – June 5, 2011
"Salon," Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, January 20 – February 12, 2011

2010
"It Is What It Is: Recent Acquisitions of New Canadian Art," National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, June 11, 2010 – April 10, 2011
"Salon," Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, July 14 – August 14, 2010
"Visions of British Columbia: A Landscape Manual," Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, January 23 – April 18, 2010

2009
"Clark & Faria Presents," Clark and Faria, Toronto, Canada, 2009

2007
"Garden of Eden: The Garden in Art since 1900," Kunsthalle Emden, Emden, Germany, December 1, 2007 – March 30, 2008; traveled to Städtische Galerie, Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany, April 19 – July 6, 2008
"New Photography 2007," Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, September 30, 2007 – January 1, 2008
"Crack the Sky: La Biennale de Montréal 2007," Centre International d'art Contemporain de Montréal, Montréal, Canada, May 10 – July 8, 2007; catalogue
"Toronto Photography Festival," Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Canada, May 5 – June 3, 2007
"The Constructed Image: Photographic Culture," Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Canada, May 3 – June 3, 2007
"Acting the Part: Photography as Theatre," Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, February 3 – May 21, 2007
"Re-Envisioning Habitat," Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada, January 27 – March 18, 2007

2006
"Interventions," Thomas Solomon Gallery @ Rental Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, December 16, 2006 – January 27, 2007
"[Grid < > Matrix]" Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, October 25 – December 31, 2006
"A History of Photography," Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK, 2006 "75 Years of Collecting: Portrait of a Citizen," Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, September 23, 2006 – January 1, 2005
"Sound and Vision: Photographic and Video Images in Contemporary Canadian Art," Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada, July 11 – October 22, 2006;
traveled to Centre Culturel Canadien, Paris, France, September 26 – November 17, 2007; catalogue
"Landscape: Recent Acquisitions," Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, May 26 – September 24, 2006
"Boys and Flowers," Western Bridge, Seattle, WA, March 30 – August 12, 2006
"Click Doubleclick: The Documentary Factor," Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany, February 8 – April 23, 2006; traveled to Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels, Belgium, July 21 – August 27, 2006; catalogue
"Faking Death: Canadian Art and the Canadian Imagination," Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY, January 6 – February 4, 2006

2005
"Real Pictures, Photographs from the Collection of Claudia Beck and Andrew Gruft," Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, January 29 – May 29, 2005; catalogue
"Buccolica," Wallspace Gallery, New York, NY, May 20 – June 25, 2005 "Intertidal: Vancouver Art and Artists," MUHKA, Antwerp, Belgium, December 17, 2005 – February 26, 2006; catalogue
"Variations on the Picturesque," Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, Ontario, Canada, December 2, 2005 – March 19, 2006; catalogue
"Zeitgenossische Fotokunst Aus Kanada," Neuer Berliner Kunstverien, Berlin, Germany, January 15 – February 27, 2005; traveled to Kunstmuseum Heidenheim, Heidenheim an der Brenz, Germany, July 24 – September 11, 2005; Kunstsammlungen der Stadtischen Museen Zwickau, Zwickau, Germany, April 3 – May 16, 2005; Städtische Galerie Waldkraiburg, Waldkraiburg, Germany, November 25, 2005 – January 22, 2006; catalogue

2004
"The Shadow of Production: Work from the Collection," Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, October 30, 2004 – January 16, 2005
"Fabulation," curated by Marie Fraser, VOX, Montreal, Canada, August 28 – October 26, 2004
"Everything's Gone Green: Photography and the Garden," National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, Bradford, England, May 21 – September 26, 2004
"Important Canadian Art," Ziehersmith Gallery, New York, NY, May 12 – June 19, 2004; catalogue

2003
"Various Properties," Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, January 17 – March 9, 2003

2002
"A Proposal for an Exhibition," Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto, Canada, November 30, 2002 – January 18, 2003
"Elsewhere," WBD, Berlin, Germany, September 21 – September 30, 2002 "This Place: Works from the Collection," Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, June 29, 2002 – June 1, 2003
"Imago Exhibition," Centre de l'Arte, Salamanca, Spain, 2002

2001
"Roy Arden, Scott McFarland, Howard Ursuliak, Stephen Waddell, Jeff Wall," Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto, Canada, December 7, 2001 – February 13, 2002
"These Days," Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, April 13 – September 16, 2001
"Vancouver Collects," Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, 2001; catalogue

2000
"Scott McFarland, Allan Switzer, Stephen Waddell," Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto, Canada, 2000

1999
"After Photography," Monte Clarke Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, 1999; catalogue
"Inaugural Exhibition," Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, Canada, 1999

1998
"Edge City: New Art From (& About) Suburbia," Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, Canada, October 10, 1998 – January 31, 1999; catalogue

1997
"Configuration: New Art From Vancouver," Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Toronto, Canada, July 3 – August 30, 1997; catalogue

Public Collections and Foundations:
Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY
Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada
Canadian Museum of Photography, Ottawa, Canada
Centro de Arte de Salamanca, Spain
Ellipse Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal
JM Barnicke Gallery, Harthouse, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada K21, Dusseldorf, Germany
Mendal Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada
Morris & Helen Belkin Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
National Museum of Photography & Film, Bradford, UK
Oakville Gallery, Ontario, Canada
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN