jc heywood

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Born in Toronto Canada
Grew up in Chesley, Hanover and Galt Ontario
Ontario College of Art (Drawing and Painting), AOCA 1963
Travels in North Africa and Middle East
Landscape and Figure Painting in Sheffield and Orillia Ontario
High School Art Teacher, Belleville Ontario
Lives in Paris, France. Works at Atelier 17 with S.W. Hayter
High School Art Teacher, Cornwall Ontario
Teaches Drawing and Printmaking at Sheridan College, Oakville Ontario
Lives and works in Paris, France. Publishes portfolio 'Pages from my Notebook'

Teaches at University of Guelph: Drawing, Composition, Printmaking
Sheridan College, Brampton: Art Theory Studies

Appointed Assistant Professor, Queen's University at Kingston (Painting & Printmaking
Teaches summer course Nova Scotia College of Art: Colour & Printmaking
Canada Council Project Cost Grant for Vectography

Ontario Arts Council 'Experience' grant to train apprentice artist David Skuse (aka: Fastwürms)

Leave of Absence from Queen's for work in Photo-Lithography
Canada Council Project Cost Grant for Colour Printmaking

Ontario Arts Council Experience Grants to train apprentice artists Janet Cardiff, Karen Dugas
First travels in India and Nepal

Canada Council Travel Grant to British Print Biennal, England
Travels in Egypt
Associate Professor of Printmaking, Queen's University at Kingston

"Red Niche",1983 (Etching/Screenprint), wins edition award at World Print Four, San Francisco
Ontario Arts Council Experience Grant to train apprentice (Laura-Louise Legaré)
Travels in India and Nepal
'Beyond the Repeatable Image' Exhibition begins European Tour in London, Paris, Brussels,
(J.C. Heywood, Otis Tamasauskas, Richard Sewell), sponsored by Visual Arts Ontario.
Half leave from Queen's to study colour etching in Germany.
Juror for Graphex 9, National Print Exhibition
Braque Variations: Edition Commission by Toronto Dominion Bank
Travels in Switzerland

Resident Printmaker at Peacock Printmakers, Aberdeen, Scotland
Editioning at Kätelhön Printshop, Germany
'Braque Variations' wins Ontario First Prize in Action/Impression Exhibition
Major interview published in Printvoice magazine
Travels in Scotland

Full Professorship in Printmaking at Queen's University at Kingston
Study of Chine Collé in Tokyo, "Japan Collé" Portfolio
Travels in Japan

Lecture to Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation Conference, Kitchener
Outside Assessor for University of Windsor
Article: The Best Contemporary Canadian Art, by Joan Murray
Five group exhibitions, three solo exhibitions (Toronto, Winnipeg, Ottawa)
Travels in Germany
1988 to

Annual proofing session at ARG/Engramme Printshop, Quebec City
Editioning at Presswerk Editions, Toronto (Etching)
Juror for Paradigm Shifts, National Print Exhibition

Editioning at Kätelhön Printshop, Germany (Etching).
Feature interview in Profile magazine.
Five group exhibitions, three solo exhibitions (Toronto, Winnipeg and Vancouver).
Travels in France and Tunisia

Juror for Ontario Arts Council "Aid to Artists" Grants.
Outside Assessor for University of Alberta, and University of Windsor.
Inside Assessor for Queen's University
Article in: Print & Drawing Council Magazine
Special print edition commissioned by Kamloops Art Gallery, B.C.
Last editioning at Kätelhön Printshop, Germany
Five group exhibitions, one solo exhibition (Calgary)
Travels in Turkey

Move major medium from etching to screenprint
Lecture tour in Western Canada, Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver, etc.
Print used as cover for Business Quarterly (vol. 56, No. 3)
Print used as cover for Queen's Compact Disc (20th Century Chamber Music)
Editioning at Advanced Graphics, London, England (Screenprint)
Three group exhibitions, one solo exhibition (Vancouver)
Travels in Pakistan and England

Guest speaker at International Print Conference, Saskatoon
Special print edition commissioned by Open Studio, Toronto
Special print edition for S.N.A.P.,Edmonton
Four group exhibitions. Solo exhibition: "Anxious Objects", Mira Godard, Toronto
Travels in India

Ontario Arts Council Experience grant to train apprentice (Cheryl Snyder)
Invited Artist Biennale du Dessin et de la Gravure d'Alma, Alma, Quebec
Panelist at UAAC Conference, Windsor, Ontario
Participates in 'Jaune Imprévu' Coffret Print Portfolio, Quebec City
Five group exhibitions, two solo exhibitions (Montreal, Calgary)
Travels in Morocco and Portugal

Quiltmaking Pilot Project in Quebec City
Woodcut/Screenprint/Mylar Series, Quebec City and Kingston
University Grant for Ultraviolet Ink Project, France
Two lectures on printmaking, Quebec City
Two solo print exhibitions, Quebec City and Ottawa
Travels in Mexico

Ultraviolet Screenprint Pilot Project, Paris, France
Further development of Ultraviolet Print Portfolio, Kingston and Paris.
Three month Quilt project in India
Lecture to Montreal Print Society
Two solo exhibitions, Toronto and Kingston
Travels in India

Sabbatical Leave to pursue Ultraviolet Screenprinting, Paris, France.
Ten prints produced in Paris (eight months 1995/96).
Publishes: "Interesting Pictures" Portfolio
Work at Atelier Bellemare, Montreal, three months, six prints
Lecture at Concordia University, Montreal
Solo exhibition at Mira Godard, Toronto
Bicycle travels in Italy

Work at Atelier Bellemare, Montreal (three months), eight prints. Publishes: "Busy Happy Life"
Lecture to Conseil Québecois de l'Estampe, Montreal (in French)
Canada Juror for Chamalières Print Triennale, France
Speaker & Panelist at Edmonton Conference: 'SIGHTLINES: Printmaking and Image Culture'.
Lecture at Université de Quebéc à Montréal
Travels to Rome

Work at Atelier Bellemare, Montreal. Publishes: "Very Late Cubism" Series
Invited Artist at Memorial University, Newfoundland
Invited Artist at Mount Allison University, New Brunswick
Juror for International Print Exhibition, Trois Rivières, Quebec
Lecture to Montreal Print Society
Lecture at National Gallery of Canada
Solo Exhibition at Galerie J.C. Bergeron, Ottawa
Five Group Exhibitions

Sabbatical Leave to pursue Large Format U.V. Screenprinting in Montreal,
Stone Lithography in Paris and Giclée Printing. Thirteen Editions produced.
Publishes: "Little French Suite"
Solo Exhibition at Mira Godard, Toronto
External Assessor for University of Alberta Graduate Program in Visual Art
Canadian Juror for International Print Exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan
4th Kochi International Triennial Exhibition of Prints, Japan
Guest Lecture at Concordia University, Montreal
Speaker at Print Conference, Trois Rivières, Québec
Lecture at Atelier Circulaire, Montréal
Travels in India
Travels in Greece

Produces eight Editions at Atelier Bellemare, Montréal
Publishes: "Petite Suite Schwitters"
Solo Exhibition at Galerie J.C. Bergeron, Ottawa
Solo Exhibition at Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary
Visiting Artist at Nova Scotia College of Art, Halifax
Visiting Artist at Boston Museum School
Completes Donation of Life's Work to Bibliothèque Nationale du Québec
Book: "Canadian Art in the Twentieth Century", Joan Murray (Illustration)
Participates in "Edition du Millenaire", Trois Rivières, Québec
Juror for Nova Scotia Print Society Exhibition
National Gallery of Canada: "Made in Stone", Group Exhibition
Y2K International Print Exhibition, Taiwan
Bibliothèque Nationale du Québec, Group Exhibition
Millenium Grafica 2000, Yokohama, Japan
Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston:" Canadian Made" Exhibition
Travels in Cambodia and Thailand

Produces seven Screenprint Editions at Atelier Bellemare
Produces two Giclée Editions, Montreal. First Published Giclée Edition: "Carrot, Colours & Coffee"
Publishes: "Morning in Greece"
2nd International Print Biennial, Trois Rivières, Qc., receives "PEOPLE'S CHOICE"Prize
Boston Printmakers Exhibition 2001
Solo exhibition at Galerie Bergeron, Ottawa
Juror's Lecture, Nova Scotia Print Society, Wolfville, N.S.
Travels in Islamic Spain

Produces seven Screenprint Editions at Atelier Bellemare (KV264-KV270)
Produces two Giclée Editions, Montreal (KV262-KV263)
Publishes: "The Great Carpe Diem"
Solo Exhibition: "Carpe Diem" at Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
12th Space Print Biennial, Seoul
Global Matrix, International Print Exhibition, Indiana
Receives FSAP Award to develop Giclée Printmaking
External Assessor (Faculty), Memorial University Nfld.
Invited Lecturer, University of Saskatoon
Travels in Sri Lanka

Produces seven Screenprint Editions at Atelier Bellemare (KV273-KV279)
Produces two Giclée Editions, Montreal (KV271-KV272)
Publishes "Leaving Abstraction"
Produces "Flower & Rain" screenprint to support "Artists for Kids" program, Vancouver
Solo Exhibition at Galerie Bergeron, Ottawa
Solo Exhibition at Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary
Biennale Internationale de Trois Rivières, Qc., (receives "PEOPLE'S CHOICE" Award for Best in Show for second time.)
External Assessor (Faculty), University of Colorado
'Great Carpe Diem' used for official municipal mousepad: Trois-Rivières, Québec
Travels in Egypt



Produces eight Screenprint editions at Atelier Bellemare (KV280-287)
Publishes 'A Study in Relationships'
Kingston 1st Prize Kingston Award for Excellence in the Arts (Ex Aequo with Otis Tamasauskas)
Invited Lecturer at University of Alberta, Edmonton, and Concordia University, Montreal
Public Lecture for 'Artists for Kids' Vancouver BC
3 Day Workshop North Vancouver School District Art Enrichment Program
Walking travels in Tuscany, Italy






Produces eight Screenprint editions at Atelier Bellemare (KV288--295)
Publishes 'A New Life'
Solo Exhibition at Galerie J.C.Bergeron, Ottawa: 'A New Life'
4th Biennale internationale d'estampe contemporaine, Trois-Rivières
Establishes website www.jcheywood.com
Appointed to print jury for Bibliothèque Nationale du Québec
'Personal Worlds in Public Prints: The Carl Heywood Collection' Article in UofA Museums Newsletter
Assists Concordia University in setting up UV screenprint system.
Guest speaker at Concordia University, Montreal
No travels.







Produces seven Screenprint editions at Atelier Bellemare (KV296-302)
Publishes 'Morning in the Studio'
Solo Exhibition at Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto: 'A Busy Bountiful Life'
International Print Triennial 2006, Krakow
Retires from Queen's University at Kingston: Professor Emeritus
Moves to Montreal
Lectures at OCAD, and at Open Studio, Toronto
KV233 and KV269 used as museum cards by University of Alberta Museums
KV269 used as illustration in 'The Occupied World' (Poetry by Alice Major. UofA Press)
Bicycle travels in India with Otis Tamasauskas
Hiking travels in French Pyrenees.
Participates in exhibition 'Me, Myself, and I' Exhibition, Art Gallery of Vancouver
Guest speaker at Engramme Printshop and at Université Laval, Quebec City.

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