VIKKY ALEXANDER

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SELECTED SOLO and TWO–PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017
- Tomorrow Gallery, New York, NY

2016
- The Temptation of St. Anthony, Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto, ON
- Haunting Holbein, Trepanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, AB

2015
- The Troublesome Window, Trepanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
- La Vitrine, Atelier Daigneault/Schofield, 2126 Rue.Rachel Est, Montreal, Quebec

2014
- Theatregarden Beastiarium, Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles, California
- The Temptation of St. Anthony, The Apartment, Vancouver, British Columbia

2011
- Island, Trepanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

2010
- Houses of Glass, The Engine Room Gallery, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
- Paris Showrooms, Trepanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
- Paris Showrooms, Luz Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia

2008
- Lost Horizons, Trepanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

2007
- Model Suites (w/ Micah Lexier), Trepanier Baer, Calgary, Alberta

2004
- State Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
- West Edmonton Mall Series, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, British Columbia

2003
- New Works, Trepanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

2000
- Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
- National Gallery of Canada, Vaux-le-Vicomte Panorama, Ottawa, Ontario

1999
- Contemporary Art Gallery, Vaux-le-Vicomte Panorama, Vancouver, British Columbia
- MacKenzie Art Gallery, Reflecting Glass Stacks, Regina, Saskatchewan

1998
- Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
- Trepanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

1997
- Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
- Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia

1996
- A La Recherche de Temps Perdu, Catirona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
- Between Dreaming and Living, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, British Columbia
- Crystal World, Trepanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

1994
- Domestic Setting, Vikky Alexander and Uta Barth, Los Angeles, California - Project, Vancouver, British Columbia

1993
- Modern Landscapes, Trepanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, Alberta - Mercer Union, Toronto, Ontario

1992
- Vikky Alexander and Ellen Brooks, Wooster Gardens, NYC and Ansel Adams Center, San Francisco, California
- Galerie Brenda Wallace, Montreal, Quebec
- Lake in The Woods, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia

1991
- De Natura: Vikky Alexander and Ellen Brooks, Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1990
- Vikky Alexander and James Welling, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland

1989
- Galerie Brenda Wallace, Montreal, Quebec

1988
- De Lege Riumte, Brugges, Belgium (with David Cabrera)
- Stride Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

1987
- Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California
- CASH/Newhouse Gallery, New York, New York
- Julian Pretto, New York, New York

1986
- CASH/Newhouse Gallery, New York, New York
- Vikky Alexander and Ian Wallace, Coburg Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
- Axe Neo 7, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Hull, Quebec 1984
- CEPA, Metro Bus Show, Buffalo, New York

1983
- Obsession, A&M Artworks, New York, New York
- CEPA, Buffalo, New York
- Obsession, Coburg Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia

1982
- Family Entertainment, A&M Artworks, New York, New York

1979
- Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
- NGC @ MoCCA Project Space, Toronto, Ontario
- Beasts, with Lorraine Simms and David Blatherwick, Vieux Presbytere, Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Quebec

2014
- Through the Looking Glass, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia
- Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles, California
- Unreal, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kamloops Art Gallery, British Columbia
- Trepanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
- Decade, Christine Klassen Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
- Macho Man, Tell It To My Heart – with Julie Ault, Artist’s Space, New York, New York

2013
- Papier Art Fair, Montreal, Quebec
- Tell It To My Heart – with Julie Ault, Museum for Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland and CultureGest, Lisbon, Portugal
- Unreal, Evergreen Cultural Centre, Coquitlam, British Columbia
- Paradox, Legacy Art Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia
- Passion and Panache, Western McIntosh Gallery, London, Ontario

2012
- Builders: Recent Acquisitions of New Canadian Art, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
- Cut and Paste, Equinox Project Space, Vancouver, British Columbia
- Collector’s Choice, Winchester Modern, Victoria, British Columbia
- C.1983, Part 2, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, British Columbia

2009
- Heartland, Toronto International Art Fair, curated by Jeffrey Spalding, Toronto, Ontario

2008
- The Tree: From the Sublime to the Social, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
- Let Me Be Your Mirror, Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK
- I Have (no) Issues, Lawrence Eng Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
- through the looking glass, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta
- Living Room, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
- Trepanier Baer Booth @ Toronto Art Fair, Toronto, Ontario
- SCOPE Miami, Trepanier Baer Booth, Miami, FLA 2007
- Recent Acquisitions, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, British Columbia 2006
- 75 Years of Collecting: The Road to Utopia, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
- Found in Pop: 6 Artists, Trepanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

2005
- Intertidal: Vancouver Art and Artists, MuHKA, Antwerp, Belgium
- Collection Pierre Huber, Le Musee canonal des Beaux-Arts de Lausanne, Switzerland
- SCOPE Art Fair, New York, New York
- From New Image to New Wave: Legacy of NSCAD in the Seventies, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia
- 20 Years of Contemporary Art, Stride Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
- Mirror, Mirror, Canadian Glass and Clay Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario

2004
- State Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
- Toronto Art Fair, Toronto, Ontario
- Vancouver Art Gallery Benefit Auction, Vancouver, British Columbia
- Contemporary Art Gallery Benefit Auction, Vancouver, British Columbia
- Presentation House Art Gallery Benefit Auction, Vancouver, British Columbia

2003
- Toronto International Art Fair (Trepanier Baer), Toronto, Ontario
- Drawing on Architecture, Atelier Gallery, Vancouver, BC, curated by Patrik Andersson

2002
- Toronto International Art Fair, (Trepanier Baer). Toronto, Ontario
- Supporting Roles: Photo-based work of the 1990's, Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK
- This Place, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.

2001
- Medicine Hat Museum and Art Gallery, Photo Roman, Medicine Hat, Alberta
- Group Exhibition, Trepanier Baer, Calgary, Alberta 2000
- London Regional Art Museum, The Single Tree, London, Ontario
- Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia

1999
- Vancouver Art Gallery, Recollect, Vancouver, British Columbia

1998
- Trepanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

1997
- Pittsburgh Center for Contemporary Art, ‘Environments’, curated by Robert Raczka, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1996
- Trepanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
- Kamloops Art Gallery, ‘The Culture of Nature’ curated by Annette Hurtig, Kamloops, British Columbia
- Kenderdine Art Gallery, ‘Modus Operandi’, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
- Yokohama Civic Art Gallery, ‘Vancouver Perspective’ curated by Greg Bellerby, Yokohama, Japan and Taipei, Korea
- Seattle Art Musuem ‘Documents Northwest: From the Floating World to the Street’ curated by Rod Slemmons, Seattle, Washington

1995
- Hamilton Art Gallery, Hamilton, Ontario
- Surrey Art Gallery, ‘Held in Trust’, Surrey, British Columbia
- Phoenix Art Museum, ‘It’s Only Rock and Roll’, Phoenix, Arizona
- Trepanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

1994
- Trepanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

1993
- International Center of Photography, ‘Commodity Image’ curated by Willis Hartshorn, New York, New York
- Expo ’93, ‘Reflecting Paradise’, curated by Jeffrey Spalding, Taejon, Korea
- Charles H.Scott Gallery, ‘Beneath the Paving Stones’ curated by Robert Kleyn, Vancouver, B.C.
- Artropolis, Vancouver, British Columbia Surrey Art Gallery, ‘Arcadia/Utopia’, Surrey, British Columbia

1992
- Rotterdam Photo Biennale 3, ‘Wasteland’, Rotterdam, Netherlands
- Annina Nosei, New York, New York
- The New Musuem, ‘The Art Mall: A Social Space’, New York, New York

1991
- Barbican Art Gallery, ‘Un-Natural Traces’, curated by Carol Brown and Bruce Ferguson, London, England
- Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, ‘Cruciformed’, curated by David Rubin, Cleveland, Ohio
- Art Gallery of Hamilton, ‘Practicing Beauty’ curated by Ihor Holubizky, Hamilton, Ontario
- London Regional Art Gallery,’London Life Young Contemporaries’ curated by Peter Day, London, Ontario
- The Hyde Collection, ‘Just What is It That Makes Today’s Homes so Different, So Appealing?’ curated by Dan Cameron, Glenn’s Falls, New York

1990
- Louver Gallery, New York, New York
- Marta Cervera Gallery, New York, New York -Berland Hall Gallery, New York, New York
- Vrej Baghoomian Gallery, ‘Grids’, New York, New York
- Wolff Gallery, ‘Up The Garden Path’, New York, New York
- Whitney Museum of American Art , ‘Against the Grain’ curated by Roni Feinstein, Phillip Morris branch, NY and Stamford, CT
- Vancouver Art Gallery and Winnipeg Art Gallery, ‘PastFutureTense’ curated by Bruce Ferguson and Gary Dufour
- Whitney Museum of American Art (Nassau St.), ‘The Experience of Landscape’ curated by Karl Willers, New York, New York
- Mendel Art Gallery, ‘Towards a History of the Found Object’, curated by Bruce Grenville, Saskatoon, SK
- Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, ‘In the Beginning’, curated by Bill Radawec, Cleveland, Ohio

1989
- Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, Washington
- ‘Hybrid Neutral’, travelling show curated by Collins & Milazzo
- Hamilton College,’Abstraction in Contemporary Photography’, curated by Jimmy de Sana, Clinton, New York and Virginia Commonwealth University

1988
- Galerie Pierre Huber, Geneva, Switzerland
- DIA Art Foundation, ‘Cultural Participation’ curated by Group Material, New York, New York
- Annina Nosei Gallery, ‘Mutations’, New York, New York
- Harvard University, ‘Fabrications’, curated by Anne Hoy, Cambridge, Massachusetts
- Scott Hanson Gallery, ‘ Media Post Media’, curated by Collins & Milazzo, New York, New York
- Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California
- Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario -Blum Art Institute, Bard College, ‘Sequence(Con)Sequence’, curated by Julia Ballerini, Annandale-on-Hudon, New York

1987
- Hillwood Art Gallery, CW Post, ‘Perverted by Language’, curated by Robert Nickas, Long Island University at Brookville, New York
- 49th Parallel, ‘Material Fictions’, curated by France Morin, New York, New York
- Robin Lockett Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
- ‘New Territories in Art: Europe-America’, curated by Achille Bonito Oliva and Annina Nosei, Rome, Italy
- Galerie Pierre Huber, ‘The Art of the Real’, Geneva, Switzerland and Lyon, France
- Documenta 8, ‘The Castle’, (an installation by Group Material), Kassel, Germany
- Annina Nosei Gallery, ‘Spatial F/X’, New York, New York
- Nexus, ‘Art Since 1984’, curated by Virginia Wright, Atlanta, Georgia

1986
- Loughelton Gallery, New York, New York
- CASH/Newhouse Gallery, New York, New York
- Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, ‘New New York’, curated by Bill Olander, Cleveland, Ohio
- The Kitchen, ‘Art and Leisure’, curated by Group Material, New York, New York

1985
- Daniel Newburg Gallery, ‘Persona non Grata’, New York, New York
- Castelli Uptown, ‘A Summer Selection’, curated by Marvin Heiferman, New York, New York
- CASH/Newhouse Gallery, New York, New York
- 303 Gallelry, New York, New York
- White Columns, ‘Seduction: Working Photographs’, curated by Marvin Heiferman, New York, New York
- Postmasters, ‘Photo Object’, New York, New York
- Axe Neo-7 Centre d’art contemporain, ‘Polaroid Deux’, Hull, Quebec 1984
- Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, ‘Appearing’, Halifax, Nova Scotia
- White Columns, ‘The New Capital’, curated by Collins & Milazzo, New York, New York
- New Math Gallery, ‘Rediscovering Romanticism in New York in 1984’, New York, New York

1983
- Gallery Nature Morte, Benefit for Wedge Magazine, New York, New York
- Light Works, ‘The Stolen Image and its Uses’, curated by Abigail Solomon-Godeau, Syracuse, NY
- White Columns, ‘Fashion Fictions’, New York, New York
- Simon Fraser University, ‘Artificial Miracles’, Burnaby, British Columbia 1982
- Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, ‘Resource Material’, curated by Stephen Frailey, New York
- A&M Artworks, ‘Trouble in Paradise’, New York, New York
- Johnson State College, ‘Worlds Apart’, Johnson, Vermont 1981
- A&M Artworks, ‘Photoworks’, New York, New York

 

 

CATALOGUES

- Paradox, Legacy Art Gallery, Victoria, BC., Mary Jo Hughes, 2013
- 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
Published Writing on Vikky Alexander

2014
- Osberg, Annabel. “A Room Is a Cage, The World a Zoo in the Collages of Vikky Alexander” Huffington Post, September, 2014

2013
- scope, Contemporary Research Topics, November, Dunedin, New Zealand

2012
- Hacking, Juliet. “Photography The Whole Story”, Thames and Hudson/Prestel
- Laurence, Robin. “Cut and Paste”, Georgia Straight online, June 5, 2012
- Pakasaar, Helga. “C.1983”, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver
- “Photography The Whole Story”, Thames and Hudson
-  Laurence, Robin.“Cut and Paste”, Georgia Straight online, June 5, 2012

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

2013
– Capture 1.0, photo festival catalogue, writing on Laura Dutton, Peer to peer
2010
- Sonic Youth: Sensational Fix, Edited by Roland Groenenboom.
2009
- Grotto Star, artist’s book, 25 pages, 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
1984
- "Canada/New York," Review, Vanguard, Summer 1984, p. 36
1980-81
-“Design Office” with Kim Gordon


COLLECTIONS

- Air Canada
- Art Gallery of Greater Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia
- British Gas Corp., London, England
- Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario
- Capital Group, Los Angeles, CA
- Concordia University Collection, Montreal, Quebec
- Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
- Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
- Goldman Sachs Ltd., Toronto, Ontario and NY, New York
- Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta
- Hammer Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles, California
- Household Finance Corp., Toronto, Ontario
- International Centre for Photography, New York, New York
- Kenderdine Art Gallery, University of Saskatoon, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
- Light Work Collection, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
- London Life Insurance, London, Ontario
- Long Group, Toronto, Ontario
- MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
- Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, Washington
- Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, UBC, Vancouver, Britsh Columbia
- Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
- National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
- New School for Social Research, New York, New York
- Nickel Arts Museum, Calgary, Alberta
- Osler Hoskins, Toronto, Ontario
- Pepsi Co. Canada Ltd., Montreal, Quebec
- Polaroid Corporation, Rochester, New York
- Progressive Corporation, Ohio
- Prudential Insurance Co., Newark, New Jersey
- Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto, Ontario
- Smith College Art Museum, Northhampton, MA
- Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, British Columbia
- University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta
- Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
- Willis Corroon Corp.
- Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
- Various Private collections in Canada, Europe, and the United States

 

 

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2009 La Cite Internationale Des Arts, Paris, France, 2 month studio residency
2004 Canada Council Senior Arts Grant
1995 Canada Council Paris Studio Residency, Paris, France
1995 British Columbia Cultural Award in Visual Arts
1992 Artist-in-Residence program,LightWorks,Syracuse,February
1991 CanadaCouncilVisualArtsGrant,TypeB
1990 OntarioMinistryofCultureandCommunication"ArtsAbroad"
1989 CanadaCouncilVisualArtsGrant,Type B
1987 CanadaCouncilVisualArtsGrant,TypeB
1985 CanadaCouncilProjectsGrant
1984 CanadaCouncilVisualArtsGrant,TypeB
1983 CanadaCouncilVisualArtsGrant,TypeB
1982 Ontario Arts Council, Photography Grant, Type B

 


COMMISSIONS

2009
‘Camera’ , 1675 W. 7th St., Vancouver, B.C. For Intracorp. Development. 48x456” lobby mural (includes one exterior panel). Photographic images on back of tempered glass. Includes one mirrored panel on back return wall. 5 panels altogether.

1989
Petrosino Park Project, New York, NY