Kristan Horton
Curriculum Vitae
kristanhorton.com | kristanhorton@gmail.com


EDUCATION
2007 Master of Fine Arts, Guelph University, Guelph, Canada
1993–1996 Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto
1990–1992 University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013 Sligo Heads, Jessica Bradley Annex, Toronto
  A Haptic Portrait of Groping Imagination, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Ontario, Canada
2012 One For Yourself, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
2010 The Echo Chamber, Silver Flag Projects, Montreal
2009 Orbits, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto
2008 White Room, White Columns, New York
Dr. Strangelove, Dr. Strangelove, VOX Centre de l’image contemporaine, Montreal
2007 Kristan Horton, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto
Crowd, Nuit Blanche, Toronto
Dr. Strangelove, Dr. Strangelove, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto
Dr. Strangelove, Dr. Strangelove, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver
Dr. Strangelove, Dr. Strangelove, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada
2006 Cig2Coke2Tin2Coff2Milk, YYZ Artist Outlet, Toronto
2005 All At Once, Mercer Union, Toronto
Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto
2003 The Balcony, Toronto
2001 Art Metropole, Toronto


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015 Camera Atomica, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
  Still Life, Still Living, Jessica Bradley Gallery, Toronto
  Cut-Up, PLATFORM centre for photographic and digital arts, Winnipeg
  Boxing: The Sweet Science, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa
2014 Clocks for Seeing: Photography, Time and Motion, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
  Integral House (home of violinist/mathematician James Stewart, Shim Sutcliffe Architects, 2008) curated by Clint Roenisch
2013 Light My Fire: Some Propositions about Portraits and Photography, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
  Drift: The Exhaust of Their Effects, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa
2012 Freedom of Assembly, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Oh Canada, MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts, USA
  Material World, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Navigations, Model Arts Niland Gallery, Sligo, Ireland
2011 The Limits, Kitchener-Waterloo Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
  In Rotation, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto
Out of Print, Mercer Union, Toronto
2010 It Is What It Is: Recent Acquisitions of New Canadian Art, National Gallery of Canada,
Ottawa, Canada
The Grange Prize, Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago
The Grange Prize, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
  Obsolete Concepts, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
Days of the Eclipse, Mercer Union, Toronto
2009 Beautiful Fictions, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
My Evil Twin, Mirror Series, MacKenzie Art Gallery. Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Obsolete Concepts, Gallery Lambton, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
Signals in the Dark: Art in the Shadow of War. The Model Arts and Niland Gallery, Sligo,
Ireland
Here Now or Nowhere, Prairie Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada
What It Really Is, Red Bull 381 Projects, Toronto
One After Another, National Gallery of Saskatchewan, Canora, Saskatchewan, Canada
2008 TOY VOID, Martin Hast (Vienna) and Kristan Horton, Münchner Kammerspiele, Munich
Stutter and Twitch, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Hart House, University of Toronto
Signals in the Dark: Art in the Shadow of War, Blackwood Gallery and Justina M.
Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto
  Self-Storage, Curatorial Industries, San Francisco
Lofoten International Art Festival (LIAF), Lofoten, Norway
Lost In the Woods. In There, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto
Albright Knox, Buffalo, New York. Beyond/In Western New York.
2007 Art Gallery of York University, Lost In The Woods. In There.
  Stutter and Twitch, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA
On The Beach, Artspeak, Vancouver
Beyond/In Western New York, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, USA
2006 We Can Do This Now, The Power Plant, Toronto
  Crowds / Conversations / Confessions, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta,
Canada
2005 Informal Ideas:05-04:(FAIT), Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto
Inaugural exhibition, Diaz Contemporary, Toronto
2003 The Horse They Rode In On, Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto
Free Sample, Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Future Cinema, Max Dean/Kristan Horton, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art,
Helsinki
2002 Inter Communications Center, Tokyo
  A Text Book Case, Artists’ Bookworks from the Art Metropole Collection, Harbourfront
Center, Toronto
  Future Cinema, ZKM, Max Dean/Kristan Horton, Karlsruhe, Germany
1998 Glassbox. Paris, France. Loisirs (working title). Curated by Frederic Beaumes


BIBLIOGRAPHY – BOOKS AND CATALOGUES
2015 Portis, Ben, et al. Kristan Horton. London, UK: Black Dog Publishing Ltd.
2014 Andrea Caputo,ed. Public Domain – The Tunnel Issue. Milan, Italy: Whole Train Press
2013 Long, Timothy. double or nothing: Problems of Presence in Contemporary Art. Regina: MacKenzie Art Gallery.
2012 Markonish, Denise, ed. Oh, Canada. North Adams: MASS MoCA, and Cambridge: MIT Press.
2010 Donovan, Daniel. The Donovan Collection. Toronto: University of St. Michael's College.
Drouin-Brisebois, José e, et al. It Is What It Is: Recent Acquisitions of New Canadian Art.
Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada.
2009 Brown, Nicholas. What It Really Is. Toronto: Red Bull 381 Projects.
2008 Groys, Boris, Sé amus Kealy, Gene Ray, and Brigitte van der Sande. Signals in the Dark: Art
win the Shadow of War. Toronto: Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto Mississauga;
Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Hart House, University of Toronto.
  Modrak, Rebekah, and Bill Anthes. Reframing Photography: Theory and Practice. London: Routledge.
2007 Horton, Kristan. Dr. Strangelove Dr. Strangelove. Toronto: Art Gallery of York University.
Beyond-In Western New York 2007. Buffalo: Albright-Knox Art Gallery.
2006 Knechtel, John, ed. Trash. 1. Cambridge, MA: MIT.
2005 Mark, Kelly. Free Sample, Halifax: Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery.
2002 Jeffrey Shaw and Peter Weibel, eds. Future Cinema: Cinematic Imaginary After Film.
Cambridge, MA: ZKM | Zentrum fü r Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe/ MIT Press.


AWARDS
2010 The 2010 Grange Prize, Art Gallery of Ontario [now AIMIA prize]
1996 Governor General’s Academic Medal
  Ontario College of Art Medal
  M. Joan Chalmers Scholarship
  Samual Lazar Kagan Award
1995 Louis Odettel Sculpture Award
1994 Sully Corth Memorial Fund


BIBLIOGRAPHY – ARTICLES AND REVIEWS
2013 Whyte, Murray. "AGO’s Light My Fire Part 2 flickers but still burns." Toronto Star. 4 December.
2012 Whyte, Murray. “A Manic Joy.” Canadian Art. Fall. pp 130-135.
Milroy, Sarah. “Sligo Heads: New works by artist Kristan Horton are monstrous.” Globe and Mail. 15 March.
McLaughlin, Bryne. “Kristan Horton Masters the Mix at MacLaren Art Centre,” Canadian Art online, 21 March. http://www.canadianart.ca/reviews/2013/03/21/kristan-hortonmaclaren- art-centre
Goodden, Sky. “25 Questions.” Blouin ARTINFO.com. 22 March. http://ca.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/882236/25-questions-with-the-chimeric-andgrotesque-kristan-horton
2011 Bozak, Nadia. “Digital Neutrality: Agnes Varda, Kristan Horton and the Ecology of the Cinematic Imagination.” Quarterly Review of Film and Video. 28:3.
Zalucky, Juliana. "Kristan Horton: In Conversation." Mercer Union Online. 23 Jan. mercerunion.org/blog/index.php/2011/01/23/juliana-zalucky-interviews-kristan- Horton
2010 Adams, James. “Toronto Artist Kristan Horton Wins Grange Prize For Photography.” The Globe and Mail. 4 November.
Adler, Dan. “Kristan Horton: The Echo Chamber.” C Magazine. Autumn. pp. 41-42.
Leong, Melissa. “Toronto’s Kristan Horton wins $50,000 Grange Prize For Photography.” National Post. 3 November.
Whyte, Murray. “Grange Prize Show Brings Attention to Good Work.” Toronto Star. 20 November.
"Grange Prize Recipient: Kristan Horton," Canada AM. CTV: Toronto, 7 November.
"Grange Prize Finalists." Arts & Minds: Artist of the Week. Bravo! TV Network, Toronto, 25 October.
2009 Adler, Dan. “Kristan Horton,” Frieze. Nov-Dec.
Laurence, Robin. “Here Now or Nowhere.” Border Crossings. No.110, pp. 93-94.
Turner, Leah. “What It Really Is,” C Magazine. No. 102.
Whyte, Murray. “Motionless Motion Pictures,” Toronto Star. 1 September.
2008 Carson, Andrea. “Bridging the gap between war's myth and reality.” Globe and Mail. 27 February, R5.
Sandals, Leah & Sé amus Kealy. “Drawing Enemy Lines,” National Post, January.
Heath, Terrence. “Kristan Horton, White Columns.” Canadian Art, September, p. 136.
2007 Adler, Dan. “We Can Do This Now.” Artforum. March.
Heather, Rosemary. “Reviews: Kristan Horton.” Flash Art. October, p.132.
Milroy, Sarah. “A Dissembler Who Loves to Make Strange,” Globe and Mail. 12 May.
Milroy, Sarah. “A Meeting of Art, Power and the City,” Globe and Mail. 10 January, R3.
Enright, Robert. “Human Generator,” Border Crossings. No. 101, pp. 107-108.
“Toronto Now.” Canadian Art. Winter, pp. 58-60.
2006 Balzer, David. “In Review: Kristan Horton,” Canadian Art. Spring, pp. 92-93.
Carr-Harris, Ian. “Kristan Horton” Contemporary [UK] annual, pp. 66-67.
Lau, Yam. “Kristan Horton: An Image of Sculpture,” C Magazine. Autumn, pp. 36-38.
Temple, Kevin. “Horton Trashes Packaging,” NOW Magazine, 20 April.
2005 Anderson, Jason. “Remade/Remodeled.” Eye Weekly, 20 January 20.
Balzer, David. “Eyecandy,” Eye Weekly, 13 January.
Deseriis, Marco. Se Fossi Kubrick, D - La Repubblica delle Donna,19 March, pp.25-26.
Goddard, Peter. “The Essential Clint: Mercer Union show distills essence,” Toronto Star, 17 November.
Goddard, Peter. “Artist's Truly Strange Love of Kubrick Film.” Toronto Star, 15 January.
Milroy, Sarah. “At The Galleries,” Globe and Mail, 7 January.
Temple, Kevin. “The Physics of Sculpture: Kristan Horton's brilliant work takes form into a new dimension.” NOW Magazine, 24 November.
Turner, Toko-pa. “Reasonable Transplants (Dr. Strangelove Dr. Strangelove).” NY Arts, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 24-29.
“Best Artist to Watch: Kristan Horton.” NOW Magazine, 9 October.


COLLECTIONS
AIMIA Collection, Toronto
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
BNC - Banque National du Canada Collection, Montreal
The Donovan Collection, University of St. Michael's College, University of Toronto
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
RBC Royal Bank of Canada Collection, Toronto