KEITH HARDER

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PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Alberta Art Foundation, Edmonton, Alberta
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
University of Alberta. Augustana Campus, Camrose, Alberta
University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS
Encana, Calgary, Alberta
Shaw Cable Ltd., Calgary, Alberta
Shaw Pipe Inc., Toronto
Telus, Burnaby, BC
Trans Canada Pipeline, Calgary, Alberta
Williams Engineering, Edmonton, Alberta

Credits

Abercrombie, Nora. “Keith Harder: A big investment,” Arts Bridge (Edmonton, Alberta), Vol 2, No. 3, issue 5, November, 1993, p. 5.
Beauchamp, Elizabeth. “Beauty emerges from grunge,” Edmonton Journal, November 4, 1989, p. B3.
Betkowski, Bev. “Aircraft piece honours Second World War flyers,” University of Alberta Folio, December 11, 2009, p. 9.
Borowiecki, Anna. “Fall for Art at the First Art Walk of Autumn,” The St. Albert Gazette, September 1, 2004.
Bouchard, Gilbert. “Exhibit draws on Northern Alberta talent,” Edmonton Journal, December 27, 2002.
_____ “Udell’s Christmas: Art that is New and Different,” Edmonton Journal, Dec.24, 2004.
Chandler, Graham. “Holding Pattern,” Air & Space Smithsonian, November, 2010, Vol. 25, No. 5, pp. 1012.
Green, Kim. “Air Craft,” New Trail. Spring/Summer, 2010, Vol. 66, No. 1, p. 8.
Gustafson, Paula. “Glenbow offers colourful look at Alberta Realism,” Calgary Herald, April 7, 1989, p. F1.
Harrison, Brock. “Capturing Alberta’s Essence,” Saint City News Weekender (St Alberta, Alberta), Sept 10, 2004.
Laviolette, MaryBeth. “Cool and Precise: Calgary Realist Painters,”City Scope Magazine (name of city please), September/October, 1985, pp. 911.
_____. (ed.) Sight Specific. Calgary: Power House Architecture, 1996, pp. 1112.
_____. An Alberta Art Chronicle: Adventures in Recent and Contemporary Art. Canmore: Altitude Publishing, 2005, pp. 236; 433.
Mandell, Charles. “Art that is Real,” Edmonton Journal, April 13, 1998, p. C2.
Mauro, Stephen, “Alberta’s Anson Circle,” Aviation History, May, 2010, Vol. 20, No. 5, p. 11.
Read, Sheena. “Landscape art pays tribute to Ansons,” High River Times, December 15, 2009, p. 25.
Rudolfsen, Bev. “Top drawer talent,” The St. Albert Gazette, October 8, 2002.
Sawyer, Jill. “Alberta Farmer’s Field Transformed with Historic Installation,” Galleries West, Spring, 2010, Vol. 9, No. 1, p. 13.
Stolte, Elise. “Memorial honours warriors of the sky,” Edmonton Journal, Nov 30, 2009, p. A1.
Tousley, Nancy. “Exhibition reflects diversity of realism,” Calgary Herald, January 4, 1985, p. F8.
_____. “Painters render everyday realities,” Calgary Herald, September 28, 1990, p. C1.
White, Stephanie. “Keith Harder. Gravitas,” On Site Review, online exhibition of memorial art and architecture, Dec 16, 2009: http://www.onsitereview.ca/warmemorialexhib
Wylie, Liz. In the Wilds: Canoeing and Canadian Art. Kleinburg: McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 1998, pp. 46-47.

Education


1989 Master of Visual Arts, painting, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
1986 BFA, painting major, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
1980 B Ed, secondary art education, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
1979 studies in painting and drawing, Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta

Exhibitions

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2010 Gravitas, permanent landscape installation for the Bomber Command Museum, Cayley, Alberta
2005 Keith Harder: Under the Weather: the Rural Scene, Cultural Centre Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta
2004 Keith Harder: Under the Weather, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
1999 Keith Harder: Lemons, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
Keith Harder: Off on a Tangent, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
1996 Keith Harder: Signs of Life, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
1993 Recent Work by Keith Harder, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
1991 Recent Work by Keith Harder, Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, Alberta
1989 Keith Harder, Woltjen/Udell Gallery, Edmonton, Albta

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2011 Drawn to Drawing: Vancouver Drawing Festival, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver
2006 SEE, Mezzanine Gallery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
40 Years of Fine Art, Mezzanine Gallery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
2005 REAL, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver
Two Point Perspective, Dawson Creek Art Gallery, Dawson Creek, Yukon
2004 A Little Landscape, Profiles Public Art Gallery, St. Albert, Alberta
2002 Pulse: Northern Alberta Drawing Exhibition, Profiles Public Art Gallery, St. Albert; Alberta, travelled to: Keyano Art Gallery, Fort McMurray, Alberta; Bowman Arts Centre, Lethbridge, Alberta; Cultural Centre Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta; Chuck McLean Art Centre, Camrose, Alberta
River Journey, AFA exhibition, Medicine Hat Museum and Art Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta, travelled to: East Coulee School Museum, East Coulee, Alberta
Artwalk, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
2001 Looking Out/Looking In, Mezzanine Gallery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
2000 Homage, Mezzanine Gallery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
Mechanics of Vision: Drawing in Alberta, Extension Centre Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
1998 AFA Collects, Medicine Hat Museum and Art Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta, travelled to small centres in southern Alberta
In the Wilds: Canoeing in Canadian Art, McMichael Museum of Canadian Art, Kleinburg, Ontario
1997 Sight Specific, Triangle Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, travelled to: Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff , Alberta; Department of Art and Design, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta; Art Gallery of the South Okanagan Penticton, BC, Vernon Public Art Gallery, Vernon, BC; Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta
Homecoming, Nickle Arts Museum, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
1995 Contemporary Drawing, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
1994 untitled group exhibition, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton and Vancouver
1993 1993 Hockey 100, New Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
1992 Faculty Show, Nickle Arts Museum, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
1990 Faculty Show, Nickle Arts Museum, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta

Teaching

2004 to present Professor, Studio Art, Augustana Faculty, University of Alberta, Camrose, Alberta and Chair, Department of Fine Arts
1992-2004 Associate Professor, Augustana University College, Camrose, Alberta and Fine Arts Divisional Chair
1989-1992 Sessional Instructor, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
1990 Sessional Instructor, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
1987-1989 Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

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