VIKKY ALEXANDER

 

CATALOGUES

- Builders: Canadian Biennial 2012, National Gallery of Canada, 2012
- Houses of Glass, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand, Deidra Sullivan, 2010
- Theatroclasm catalogue for ‘Let Me Be Your Mirror’, Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK, 2009
- The Tree: From the Sublime to the Social, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C. 2008
- If Walls Had Ears – International Art 1984-2004, De Appel, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Edna Van Duyn, editor 2006
- Intertidal: Vancouver Art and Artists, MuHKA, Antwerp, Belgium and Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery, Vancouver, Dieter Roelstraete and Scott Watson ed. 2005
- Ritual and Religion, Robert B. Menschel Photography Gallery, Syracuse University, NY., essay by Darina Miller Parmenter, 2002
- Photo Roman, Medicine Hat Museum and Art Gallery, Medicine Hat, AB, essay by Joanne Marion, 2002
- The Single Tree, London Regional Art Museum, London, Ontario, 2000
- Vikky Alexander: Vaux-le-Vicomte Panorama, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC, essay by Ian Wallace, 1999
- Vancouver Perspectives, Vancouver Art Gallery, Yokohama, Japan, Greg Bellerby ed., 1996
- Beneath the Paving Stones, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, curated by Robert Kleyn, 1994
- Mercer Union, Toronto, Ontario, Ihor Holubizky, 1993
- Reflecting Paradise Taejon, Korea, 1993 Jeffrey Spalding ed., 1993
- Contact Sheet #74, Light Work, Syracuse, New York, 1992 , Jeffrey Hoone
- Experience of Landscape, Whitney Museum Downtown, New York, New York, Karl Willers, 1992
- Wasteland, Fotographie Biennale Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Bas Vroege, 1992
- Practising Beauty, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, April, Ihor Holubiszky, 1991
- Cruciformed, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio, David Rubin, 1991
- Un-natural Traces, Barbican Art Gallery, London, England, Carol Brown and Bruce Ferguson, 1991
- London Life Young Contemporaries, London Regional Art Gallery, London, England, Peter Day, 1990
- Vikky Alexander: Glass (Not) Sculpture, Bruce Ferguson, Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland, May 1990
- Between Traditions & Oblivions: PastFutureTense, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, curated by Gary Dufour, 1990
- PastFutureTense, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 1990, Bruce Ferguson
- With the Grain, March 1990 Roni Feinstein
- Towards a History of the Found Object, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, January, 1990
- Just what is it that makes today's homes so different, so appealing? Hyde Collection, Glenn's Falls, New York, Dan Cameron, 1991
- Hybrid Neutral, ICI, New York, New York, essay by Collins and Milazzo, 1989
- Media Post Media, Scott Hanson Gallery, New York, New York, Collins and Milazzo, 1988
- Abstraction in Contemporary Photography, Emerson Gallery, New York, New York, Andy Grundberg and Jerry Saltz, 1988
- Stride Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Brian Wallis, 1988
- Experience of Landscape, Whitney Museum Downtown, New York, New York, Karl Willers, 1988
- Sequence (con) Sequence, Bard College, Annandale, New York, Julia Ballerini, 1988
- Reconnaissance, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta, introduction by Daina Agaitus, 1987
- Perverted by Language, Hillwood Art Gallery, LIU, New York, New York, Robert Nickas, 1987
- Material Fictions, 49th Parallel, New York, New York, essay by Ron Jones, 1987
- The Art of the Real, Galerie Pierre Huber, Geneva, Switzerland, Robert Nickas, 1987
- New Territories, Oliva, Rome, Italy, Bonito Achille, 1987
- Arts and Leisure, The Kitchen Group Material, New York, New York, 1986
- Rear Window, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, 1985
- Appearing, Mt. St. Vincent University, Halifax, Canada, Bruce Ferguson, 1983

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY


2009
- “Picture perfect finish to construction of Intracorp’s Camera”, Vancouver Sun, April 25, 2009

2008
- Anderson, Jack. “Messages reflected in work of artists”, Regina Leader Post, April 3 2008

2007
- Tousley, Nancy. “Snakes in the Garden”, Calgary Herald, March 4, 2007

2006
- Wiarda, Andrea. “Intertidal: Vancouver Art and Artists”, Flash Art, March/April2006
- Burnham, Clint. “Vancouver artists on display in Belgium”, Vancouver Sun, Feb.25, 2006
- R.M.Vaughan. “Antwerp Diary”, Canadian Art, Summer 2006
- Pemberton, Kim. “We Spread out to enjoy a Millionaire’s Playthings”, Vancouver Sun, Feb.11. L9, 2006

2005
- O’Brian, Amy. “Vancouver artists make waves around the world”, Vancouver Sun, Dec.17 L9

2004
- Laurence, Robin. “Alexander Alludes to Ideal”, Georgia Strait, Nov.25 – Dec.2, 2004
- Dault, Julie. “Nova Scotia’s Gallery Gives and Receives”, National Post, Dec.16,2004

2003
- Tumlir, Jan. “James Welling Talks to Jan Tumlir”, Artforum, April 2003
- Tousley, Nancy. "Images of Desire", Calgary Herald, April 19 2003, pES7

2000
- Laurence, Robin. “New Views of Rooms with a View,” Georgia Straight, Nov. 9 2000, p. 68
- O’Brian, Melanie. “Vikky Alexander,” Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, 2000
- Scott, Michael. “Room full of dreams,” Vancouver Sun, October 28 2000, p. D20

1999
- Laurence, Robin. "The advantage of being Vikky", Canadian Art, Spring 1999, pp. 62-65
- Long, Timothy. "Recent Acquisitions: Vikky Alexander", Vista, March/April/May 1999
- Scott, Michael. "Garden of distortions", Vancouver Sun, p. B8, February 8, 1999
- Wallace, Ian. "Vikky Alexander: The Mirage of the Sublime", Vikky Alexander: Vaux-le-Vicomte Panorama, pp. 19-28, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC, 1999

1998
- Mallon, Matthew. "All Girls School”, Western Living, Winter 1998, pp. 14-17, 30, Vancouver -Pakasaar, Helga. "Vikky Alexander", AGW Quarterly, Winter 1998-99
- Tousley, Nancy. "Viewer Offered Artificial World", Calgary Herald, Sat. Febuary 28

1997
- Bellerby, Greg. "Forword", Vancouver Perspectives, catalogue, p. 6
- Laurence, Robin. "Show's contributors draw the line on graphic question", Vancouver Sun
- Lin, Mun-Lee. "Forword", Vancouver Perspectives, catalogue, p. 4 -Raczka, Robert. "environments", exhibition companion, Pittsburgh Centre for the Arts
- "Where do we live..." Canadian Art, Spring1997, p.25 1996
- Hurtig, Annette, "The Culture of Nature", Art and its Practices (An Investigation of Contemporary Art), Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, British Columbia, September 27 - December 1, 1996
- Laurence, Robin, "Retrospective slinks between real and dreamed worlds", Georgia Straight, Dec. 5-12
- Laurence, Robin. "Postcards and Paris Scenes Manipulate Percieved Realities", Georgia Straight, March 21 - 28
- bvRimmer, Cate. "Reviews: Crystal Clear", Fast Forward, Calgary Herald
- Slemmons, Rod. "From the Floating World to the Street", Documents Northwest: The PONCHO Series, exhibition companion, Seattle Art Museum
- Tousley, Nancy. "Reviews: Photo Exhibition has a Las Vegas Shimmer" Calgary Herald, February 1996

1995
- Rubin, David, "It's Only Rock and Roll", Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona

1994
- Feinstein, Roni, "Report from Toronto", Art In America, July 1994

1993
- Hagen, Charles. "Commodity Image", New York Times, May 1993
- Hartshorn, Willis. "Commodity Image", exhibition companion, International Centre of Photography Midtown, New York
- Holubizky, Igor. "Vikky Alexander", exhibition companion, Mercer Union, Toronto 1993 cont’d
- Kleyn, Robert. "Beneath the Paving Stones", Beneath the Paving Stones, catalogue essay, pp. 53-64
- Laurence, Robin. "Modern Conventions Defied", Vancouver Sun, Saturday Review, July 31, 1993
- Pauls, Naomi, "Profile" Georgia Straight, August 1993
- Shaw, Nancy and Lisa Robertson. "A Sunday Drive", Beneath the Paving Stones, catalogue essay, pp. 5-16
- Tousely, Nancy. "Vikky Alexander: Modern Landscapes", Canadian Art, Fall 1993
- Tousely, Nancy, "Spectacle of consumerism revealed in Modern Landscapes", Calgary Herald, March
- Watson, Petra. "Reviews" Border Crossings, Summer 1993

1992
- Druckrey, Tim. "from Wasteland to toxicity: rediscovering nature as information", Wasteland: Landscape from now on, pp. 25-31
- Dufour, Gary, "An Always Absent Original", Vancouver Art Gallery, May 1992
- Gierstberg, Frits and Bas Vroege, "Introduction", Wasteland: Landscape from now on, pp. 3-6
- Graaf, Jan. "empty sites", Wasteland: Landscape from now on, pp. 17-22
- Hagen, Charles. "Ellen Brooks & Vikky Alexander Camera Cut-ups", Interview, April 1992
- Hoone, Jeffrey. "Vikky Alexander", Light Work grants catalogue, Syracuse, New York
- Jenkins, Steven. "Secondhand Land", Artweek, April 23, 1992
- Laurence, Robin, "Arcadia/Utopia", Vancouver Sun, July 31, 1992
- Lemaire, Ton. "between wilderness and wasteland", Wasteland: Landscape from now on, pp, 9-14
- Read, Michael, Friends of Photography Newsletter, March 1992
- Tolnick, Judith. "Frame Up! An Introduction", Frame Up! exhibition companion, Main Gallery, Fine Arts Complex, University of Rhode Island
- Tousely, Nancy. "Fast Forward" Canadian Art, Volume 9, Number 1, Spring 1992

1991
- Ferguson, Bruce. "Un-Natural Acts and Tongue Ties", Un-Natural Traces: Contemporary Art from Canada, pp. 11-15, Barbican Art Gallery, London
- Solomon-Godeau, Abigail, Photography at the Dock, Minneapolis: Minnesota Press, 1991

1990
- Aquin, Stephane, "faux et usage de Faux", Voir, April 30, 1990
- Barrett, Terry. Criticizing Photographs, Mayfield Press, 1990
- Dufor, Gary. "Between Traditions and Oblivions", Pastfuturetense catalogue essay, pp. 24-30, illustration p. 31
- Feinstein, Roni. "With the Grain", With the Grain catalogue essay, Whitney Museum of American Art @ Phillip Morris
- Ferguson, Bruce. "Pastfuturetense: or What is a Meta For?", Pastfuturetense catalogue essay, pp. 6-13, Vancouver Art Gallery, Winnipeg Art Gallery
- Ferguson, Bruce. "Vikky Alexander: Glass (Not) Sculpture", exhibition companion, Kunsthalle Bern, 1990

1989
- Duncan, Ann. "Victoria Artist's wry urban images a hit in New York", The Gazette, Montreal, Dec. 23
- "LMCC Presents Park Spruces Up", Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, 1989
- Willers, Karl Emil. "The Experience of Landscape: three decades of sculpture", exhibition companion, Whitney Museum of American Art Downtown, New York

1988
- Hoy, Anne, Fabrications, Abbeville Press, 1988
- "International Style", New Observations, Issue #55, 1988
- Salvioni, Daniela, Reviews, Flash Art, May/June, 1988
- Schwendenwein, Jude, Reviews Artscribe, June, 1988
- Tousley, Nancy, "Art Gallery is re-presented as a designer showroom", Calgary Herald, May 12, 1988
- Tousely, Nancy, "Profiles", Canadian Art, September, 1988
- Wallis, Brian. "Vikky Alexander", catalogue essay, Stride Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

1987
- Augaitus, Daina, "Reconnaissance", Banff, Walter Phillips Gallery
- Braff, Phyllis. "Language Becomes the Medium of the Message", New York Times, March 1
- Cameron, Dan. "Post-Feminism", Flash Art, Feb/March 1987
- Campitelli, Maria. "Review" Juliet Art Magazine, Oct/Nov 1987
- Ess, Barbara and Glenn Branca, Editors, Thought Objects, JAA #7, 1987
- Fox, Catherine. "'Modern' twists has little momentum", Jan. 18
- Handy, Ellen. "Reviews", Arts magazine, May 1987
- Harper, Glenn, "Review", Art Paper, February, 1987
- Jones, Ronald. "Cool Canadians", Material Fictions exhibition companion, 49th Parallel, New York
- Levin, Kim. "Reviews", Village Voice, February, 1987
- Linker, Kate. "Reviews" Artforum, Summer 1987
- Lipson, Karin. "A few words on Art", Newsday, Feb. 20
- Stretch, Bonnie Barrett. "Contemporary Photography", Art & Auction, May 1987

1986
- Cameron, Dan. "Report from the Front", p. 91
- Cohrs, Timothy. "Reviews", Arts Magazine, December 1986
- Collins and Milazzo, "Tropical Codes" Kunstforum, March-May 1986
- Decter, Joshua, "Reviews" Arts Magazine. March 1986
- Hagen, Charles. "Review" Artforum. April 1986
- Handy, Ellen. "Reviews" Arts Magazine, March 1986
- Handy, Ellen. "Reviews", Arts Magazine. September 1986
- Norman, Sally. "New New Art", Dialogue, June/July 1986
- Robinson, Walter. "Reviews", C Magazine. #10, Summer 1986
- Serafin, Bruce. "Reviews", C Magazine #10, Summer 1986
- "New Faces", American Photographer, Feb. 1986

1985
- Davis, Douglas. "Seeing isn't Believing", Newsweek, June 3, 1985
- Indiana, Gary. "Voice Pick", Village Voice, June 11, 1985
- Linker, Kate. "Review" Artforum. March 1985
- Robinson, Walter, "Reviews", Art In America, April 1985
- Wallis, Brian, "News from Nowhere", New Museum of Contemporary Art statement, September 1985

1984
- CEPA Newsletter, February 1984
- Solomon-Godeau, Abigail, "Winning the Game When the Rules Have Been Changed: Art Photography and Postmodernism", New Mexico Studies in the Fine Arts 7 (1983): 5-13. Reprinted in Screen Vol 25, No. 6, Nov/Dec

1983
- Cone, Michele, "Lettre de New York", pp. 12-13, (French)
- CEPA Newsletter, September 1983
- Ferguson, Bruce. "Appearing", catalogue essay, November/December 1983
- Lichtenstein, Therese, "Trouble in Paradise", Arts Magazine 57, February 1983, p 33
- Lichtenstein, Therese, Reviews, Arts Magazine March 1983

1982
- Grundberg, Andy, "In Today's Photography, Imitation isn't Always Flattery", The New York Times, Sunday, November 24, 1982, pp. 31, 39
- Solomon-Godeau, Abigail. "Playing in the Fields of the Image" AFTERIMAGE, 10, no. 1-2 Summer 1982

1981
- Graham, Dan. "Signs" Artforum 19, No. 8, April 1981 pp. 38-43

 

 

Published Writing and Artist's Projects by Vikky Alexander


2008
- Grotto Star, artist’s book, 25 pages aprox., Flask Publications

1993
- Absolut Vodka Benefit Ad, American Photographer, May 1993

1987
- "Vertical Dreams", C Magazine, No. 12, 1987

1985
- Artist's Statement, Rear Window exhibition companion, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
Published Writing and Artist's Projects by Vikky Alexander cont’d

1984
- "Canada/New York," Review, Vanguard, Summer 1984, p. 36