Max Streicher

Education

1989

Master of Fine Art, York University, Toronto

1987

Bachelor of Fine Art, York University, Toronto

1980

Bachelor of Arts, University of Alberta, Edmonton

Solo Exhibitions

2015

Waking Army, Campbell River Art Gallery, Campbell River, British Columbia

Sleeping Giants (Silenus), Norfolk Art Centre, Simcoe, Ontario

2014

Outside In, Kilkenny Arts Festival, Kilkenny, Ireland

Infinite Daydreams, Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ontario

Battle of Cannae, Radisson Prado, coordinated by Galerie Ponce + Robles, Madrid

2013

Giant Babies, Skövde Kulturhus, Skövde, Sweden

Alto Cumulus, Alan Lambert Galleria, Brookfield Place, Toronto, Ontario

Quadriga, SAW Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario

Schlafende Körper: Luftmuseum, Amberg, Germany

Floating Worlds, Sun Plaza, Bucharest, Romania

2011

Apparitions, Latcham Gallery, Stouffville, Ontario

Quadriga, The Varley Gallery, Markham, Ontario

2010

Architecture of Cloud, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario

Silenus, Confederation Centre, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Sleeping Giants, Rowan University Art Gallery, Glassboro, New Jersey

Quadriga, 18 Bund, Shanghai

Romulus & Remus, Convenience, Toronto

Ashwamedh, Gallery Maskara, Mumbai, India

2009

Alto cumulus (Great Hall installation), Art Gallery of Mississauga

Max Streicher, Tjolöholm Slott, Gothenburg, Sweden

2008

Metamorphosis, Castellani Art Museum, Niagara Falls, New York

Interlopers, Violetray Gallery, New York

Breathe, Gallery Maskara, Mumbai, India

2007

Mammatus, Galería Miguel Marcos, Barcelona, Spain

Sleeping Giants, Manchester International Festival, Manchester, UK

Blow, Felix Ringel Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany

Quadriga, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon

2006

Mammatus, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba and Museum London, London, Ontario

Four Horses, Galerie d art Louise-et-Reuben-Cohen de l Université de Moncton, New Brunswick

Respiración Madrid, Galerie Raquel Ponce, Madrid, Spain

Quadriga, Ludwig-Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany

2005

Metamorphosis, Artcore Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

You and Me: Body talks, Herrmann & Wagner, Berlin, Germany

Respiración, Galería Miguel Marcos, Barcelona, Spain

Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld, Germany

Silenus, Glassbox, University of Erfurt Art Gallery, Erfurt Germany

Four Horses, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick

Silenus, Galeria Leme, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Endgame, Rodman Hall, Brock University Art Gallery

Sextet, Centre d’exposition l’Imagier, Gatineau, Quebec

2004

Quartet, Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York, New York

Cloud, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Commissioned installation

Silenus, Apothiki Gallery, Paros, Greece

Horses, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick

2003

Horses, Sculpture Cologne (Art Cologne), Cologne, Germany

Sculture Gonfiabili, Galleria Traghetto, Venice, Italy

Floating Giants, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

Four Horses, Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario

2002

Silenus, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta

Lamentation, Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, Ontario

Sleeping Giants, Definitely Superior, Thunder Bay, Ontario

2001

Hyperworld, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Sleeping Giants, Neutral Ground, Regina, Saskatchewan

2000

Giant, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia

Sleeping Giants, Karlskoga Konsthall, Karlskoga, Sweden

Sleeping Giants, Saw Gallery, Ottawa

1999

Hamm & Clov, GnadenKirche installation, coordinated by Kunststuck Gallery, Hamburg, Germany

Endgame, rooftop installation, coordinated by the MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Ontario

Swan Song, Gallery Stratford, Stratford Ontario

Sleeping Giants, Galleri Rostrum, Malmo, Sweden

1998

Endgame (in the pit), in cooperation with Christopher Cutts Gallery, Toronto

Sleeping Giants, The Library and Gallery, Cambridge, Ontario

1997

Pleasure Dome, Pyramida: Centre for Contemporary Art, Haifa, Israel;

1996

Tight Rope, Synagoga na Palmovca, Prague, Czech Republic

Loggia Gallery, Koffler Centre of the Arts, North York, Ontario

1995

Quartet in a Box, 00 gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia;

Stalk, site-specific installation, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Scotia Plaza, Toronto

1993

this flesh..., Galerie Articule, Montreal

Group Exhibitions

2015

Mediated Memory: Beijing International Art Biennale, National Art Museum of China, Beijing

Quadriga, Art Spin, Toronto, Ontario

2014

Sterling, NetherMind collective with Art Spin, Toronto, Ontario

Futurotextiles, Technopolis, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Sleeping Giants, Alma Lov, Museum, Ostra Amtervik, Sweden

2013

Inaugural Exhibition, Espace Virtuel: Saguenay (Chicoutimi), Quebec

H20, Museum of Contemporary Art, Calgary

Airs and Graces: Millenia Walk, Singapore

Vom Luftholen Und Untertauchen: Lungenheilstätte Gaisbu?hel, Austria

Apprivoiser L’Espace: Centre d’exposition Circa, Montreal

NetherMind: University of Waterloo Art Gallery

2012

NetherMind: Mirabilia , St. Anne’s Church, Toronto

Nuit Blanche, Vertical Constructions, Toronto

Dreamers Renegades Visionaries: Glenn Gould Variations: Sound Sculpture, Toronto

Festival des Folies 2012, Maubeuge, France

Futurotextiles, European Center of Innovating Textiles, Lodz, Poland

2011

Futurotextiles, Marine Museum, Barcelona; el Palacio de la Merced, Córdoba, Spain

Chemins numériques #4, Corps numérique, CORPS / MOUVEMENT / MOTRICITE/EXTENTION, Centre Culturel Saint-Exupéry, Reims, France

Stop, Look, Listen, Art Gallery at Harbourfront, Toronto

The Horse Show, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland

Biennale internationale d’art contemporain de Melle, Melle, France

2010

Explicit Devotion, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto

Nuit Blanche, Endgame (Coulrophobia), Toronto

2009

cafka: contemporary Art forum/Kitchener & Area, Kitchener, Ontario

Pieces a Part, Galerie Eric Mircher, Paris, France, (group exhibition)

Gothenburg Cultural Festival, Gothenburg, Sweden

Alma Lov Museum, Ostra Amtervik, Sweden

Oxygenarte, Festival Segovia, Segovia, Spain

2008

Faces A Faces, Galerie Eric Mircher, Paris, France

H2O: Izotz, Ur, Lurrin, Kubo-Kutxa, San Sebastian, Spain

Futurotextiel 08, Kortrijk, Belguim;HeartQuake; Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel

Galway International Festival, Galway, Ireland

Captive Visions: Contemporary Canadian Art, Eli Klein Fine Art, New York

2007

Spirits, Galerie Eric Mircher, Paris, France

Das Motiv Säugling in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Kunsthalle Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany

Troika, Slava’s Snowshow, Moscow, Russia

Universal Forum of Cultures, UNESCO and Kinetica Museum, Monterrey, Mexico

Playing in Traffic, Red Bull Music Academy, Toronto

Floating Artworks, Curated by Art Gallery of Ontario, Luminato Festival, Toronto

Sculpture Now, Herrmann & Wagner, Berlin, Germany

Huge, Artcore Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

Blind Culture, Glenhyrst Art Gallery, Brantford, Ontario

The Great Indoors: Manchester International Festival, Manchester, UK

2006

Naked Life, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei

Lifeforms, Kinetica Museum, London, UK

Plastiken Kunstkörperlich – Körperkünstlich, Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche Osnabrück, Germany

Summer of Love, Virserums Konsthall, Virserum, Sweden

Alma Lov Biennial, Alma Lov Museum, Ostra Amtervik, Sweden

Equinox, Blackwood Gallery, Mississauga, Ontario

hic, Hart House Collective Exhibition, Hart House, University of Toronto

Blown, Kenderdine Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon

2005

Figur/Skulptur, ESSL Museum, Vienna, Austria

Blacklight Gallery, , U3 Bahnhof, Berlin

Blown, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan

2004

Gonflables! Inflatables Gonfiabili…, Lille, France

Floating Worlds; Beacon Cultural Foundation, Beacon, New York

Ironic Turn; Museum of Canadian Contemporary Art, Toronto

Chassez le naturel…, 4th Liege Biennial, Museum for Modern and Contemporary Art, Liege, Belgium

Ironic Turn, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, New Brunswick

Plastica d’Artista, Mostra Internazionale d Arte Contempranea, Pordenone, Italy

2003

The Ironic Turn, Faux Mouvement , Metz, France

Du lilliputien au gigantesque: l’imaginaire de la démesure, Musée Régional de Rimouski, Rimouski, Quebec

The Ironic Turn: Kanadische Kunst der Gegenwart, Kunsthalle Erfurt, Erfurt, Germany

Il Palazzo delle Liberta, Palazzo delle Papesse Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena, Italy

The Mortal Coil: Ruminations on Human Physicality, Gallery Stratford, Stratford, Ontario

2002

Durham Regional Art Gallery, Durham Ontario: Site-specific installation

2001

Good Place, Taichung, Taiwan, curated by Manray Hsu, Hungjohn Lin and David Liss

Mortal, Betty Rymer Gallery, Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, Illinois

2000

logocity, Blackwood Gallery, Mississauga, Ontario, curated by Barbara Fischer

Endgame, Alma Lov Museum, Ostra Amtervik, Sweden

Balancing Act, Kunstvaai4, Amsterdam, NL, curated by De Parel Gallery

1999

Balloon Disaster #3, The Art Firm, Toronto, Ontario

Mediawave: International Media Festival: Gyor, Hungary

1998

Between Body and Soul, Saidye Bronfman Centre and Concordia University Gallery, Montreal

Version City, University of Buffalo Art Gallery, curated by John Massier

Artifice, coordinated by Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, Montreal

of bodies changed, Thames Art Gallery, Chattam Cultural Centre, Chattam, Ontario

1997

Ulappa , symposium and exhibition, Turku, Finland

1996

Once Upon a Time, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, curated by Joan Stebbins

1995

Nether Mind, collective exhibition, Toronto

Hermit, symposium and exhibition, Plasy, Czech Republic

1994

Naked State, curated by Louise Dompierre and Arthur Renwick, The Power Plant, Toronto

Mediatrics, coordinated by Cold City Gallery, Toronto

1993

Communion, Johnson County Arts Center, Iowa City, Iowa

Nether Mind, collective exhibition, Toronto

Hermit, symposium and exhibition, Plasy, Czech Republic

1992

Nether Mind, collective exhibition, Toronto

1991

Outrageous Desire, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Nether Mind, collective exhibition, Toronto

1990

Panic and Fear, retail space installation, Eaton Centre, The Works festival, Edmonton

Collections

2015

Norfolk Art Centre, Simcoe, Ontario

2014

Alma Lov Museum, Ostra Amtervik, Sweden

Doris McCarthy Gallery, University of Toronto, Scarboro, Ontario

2013

Luftmuseum, Amberg, Germany

2010

University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto

2009

Four Horses, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick

2005

Silenus, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

Quartet (seated figure), ESSL Collection of Contemporary Art, Vienna, Austria

Seated Baby, Museum 21, Louisville Kentucky

2002

Windsock Babies, Cambridge Sculpture Garden, Cambridge, Ontario: Site-specific installation

2001

Floating Giants, Canadian Art Foundation: Toronto, Ontario, Commissioned installation

2000

Endgame, Alma Lov Museum, Ostra Amtervik, Sweden

1991

Where There Is Smoke, Installation, collection of Marat Inc., Toronto

1989

We Will Name This Place, Permanent installation, collection of York University

Awards

2007

Tate Modern, Take a Deep Breath, Symposium presenter, London, UK

1998

Mercer Union: A Centre for Contemporary Visual Art: member of Board of Directors, 1992 –

1996

Visiting Artist: College of Educational Sciences, Department of Fine Arts, Erfurt, Germany

1992

Visual Arts Ontario Panel:Creative Initiatives: Organizing Alternative Exhibitions