ALASTAIR DICKSON
RESUME

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
‚Äč2018  TransmogrifiedRectory Gallery, Toronto
2017  The Uncommon Blockhead, Fire Station Creative, Dunfermline, Scotland  
2016  Tragicomic IroniesRectory Gallery, Toronto
2014  Shelf Aware, Rectory Gallery, Toronto
         Pre-show interview for InnerSpace on Space TV
2012  The Occasional Okapi, Rectory Gallery, Toronto
2009  Arcane Alliance, Muse Gallery, Toronto
2005  The Brutish Museum, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto
2002  Characters & props from the animated short film 
         The Stone of Folly, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto
2000  The Salon Show, John Steinberg Salon, Toronto
2000  Head Games, Jet Fuel Café, Toronto
1998  The Lost Menagerie, Rectory Gallery, Toronto
1996  The Archeology of Shape, Coningsby Gallery, London, England

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018  AssemblageFine Art Society in Edinburgh, Scotland, mixed media constructions by Scottish artists over the past fifty years
2018  Exhibition of Artists in Residence, Olive Stack Gallery, Listowel, Ireland
2016  2014  Artscape Gibraltar Point group shows
2008  Gallery Artists Group Show, Muse Gallery, Toronto
2004  Artscape Tenants Show, City Hall, Toronto
2003  The Figure as Object, Southern Highland Craft Guild, 
 Asheville NC, USA
1999  Territory, Gallery 13 13, Toronto
1998  Island: Toronto’s Offshore, The Network Gallery, Toronto
1998  Edward Day Gallery, Toronto
1995  Uncommon Objects, Harbourfront, Toronto
1994  Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Toronto, Best of Show Award
1993  Prime Gallery, Toronto
1992  Round Up: Toronto Island Artists, Toronto
1991  Leo Kamen Gallery, Toronto
1998, 1994, 1997, 2014  Toronto Island Art Gallery, Toronto

FILM
The Stone of Folly: Co-writer, designer/builder of sets, props and animated figures for a stop frame animated film awarded the Prix du Jury for short films at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival. It was an official selection of the 2002 Annecy International Animated Film Festival, the 2002 Toronto International Film Festival and the Hiroshima Animated Film Festival. It won 2002 Best Animated Short at the Chicago Film Festival.

WORKSHOPS
Sculpture and Creativity: sculpture using found objects, at Gibraltar Point Centre for the Arts, Toronto; Ontario Arts Council Artist in Education projects in schools in Toronto and Peterborough

WORK ABROAD
2018  Two-month residency in Listowel, Ireland
2017  Three-month residency in Edinburgh, Scotland towards a one-month exhibition
1998  Six-month sabbatical working in sculpture in Paris, France
1989  Six-month sabbatical in Pietrasanta, Italy, creating 12 bronze sculptures in local foundry

COMMISSIONS
2006  Prototype figures for Laika Film, Oregon
1999  Installation for Chinook Centre, Calgary
1992  Sculpture for windows at Tiffany’s, Toronto
Private commissions

EDUCATION
1977  Diploma in German, University of Munich
1975  Diploma in sculpture, Edinburgh College of Art

PERSONAL 
Born in Dunfermline, Scotland; married with two adult children
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