C.V.


25565 Queens Line, West Lorne, ON
tel: (519) 768-1738 fax: (519) 768-3486
e-mail: eczelenak@amtelecom.net
 
Education
Meinzinger School of Art, Detroit, MI, 1956
OCAD, Toronto, ON, 1957-1959
Fort Worth Art Center, Fort Worth, TX, 1960
Barsch Kelly Atelier, Dallas, TX, 1961
 
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2015 Ed Zelenak: Divining the Immeasurable, Museum London, London, Ontario (See: Selected Catalogues)
2015 Musings on the In-between, Michael Gibson Gallery, London, Ontario
2013 Divining the Frontiers, Christopher Cutts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2010 Selected Works 1970-2010, Michael Gibson Gallery, London, Ontario
  Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, Michigan
2006-07 Ed Zelenak, Thames Art Gallery, Chatham Cultural Centre, touring: McIntosh Gallery
  University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario; Lambton Art Gallery, Sarnia, Ontario
2005 Drawings, Christopher Cutts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2003 Solo, Christopher Cutts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2001 L.A. International Biennale Art Invitational, Soapbox Gallery, Venice, California
2000 On The Face Of It, Christopher Cutts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
  Woodstock Art Gallery, Woodstock, Ontario
  Thielsen Art Gallery, London, Ontario
1999 Art Gallery of St. Thomas Elgin, St Thomas, Ontario
  The Wrock Donation: Ed Zelenak, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
  Water and Dreams, Christopher Cutts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1997 Two Sculptors Inc., New York City, New York
1996 R. H. Galerie, Liberec, Czech Republic
1995 Czech Museum of Fine Art, Prague, Czech Republic
1994 Waters of Forgetfulness, Christopher Cutts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
  Lynnwood Art Center, Simcoe, Ontario
1993 Christopher Cutts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
  Thielsen Gallery, London, Ontario
1992 Ed Zelenak: Recent Wall Pieces, Thielsen Galleries, London, Ontario
  Ed Zelenak: Recent Work, Glendon Gallery, York University, North York, Ontario
1991 Galerie Brenda Wallace, Montreal, Quebec
1989 Finding a Place, Selected Works 1976-1988, London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario; Toured, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario
  Ra's Voyage: A Narrative Overview, Christopher Cutts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1986 Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario (also exhibitions in 1985, 1984, 1980, 1979)
1983 Franz Wynens Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
  Mercer Union Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1982 Bell/Bonham/Calleja/Evans/Fones/Leshyk/Noestheden/Rettig/Shulman/Urquhart/Zelenak/Contemporary Innuit Group, Art Gallery at Harbourfront, Toronto, Ontario
1981 Recent Wallworks and Sculptures, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
1978 Carmen Lamanna Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, (exhibitions also in: 1976, 1974, 1972, 1971, 1969)
1973 Milwaukee Arts Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, (Major Outdoor Sculpture)
1972 Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, (courtesy of the Minnesota State Arts Council)
1971 Henri Gallery, L'Enfant Plaza, Washington, DC, (Major Outdoor Sculpture)
1969 20/20 Gallery, London, Ontario
 
Selected Group Exhibitions
2014 Art and Value, I and II, Michael Gibson Gallery, London, Ontario
2011 Murray Favro & Ed Zelenak, Michael Gibson Gallery, London, Ontario
  Sacred Space, McIntosh Gallery, London, Ontario
2009 Paper/Glass/Metal, Zane Bennett Contemporary, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  (Re)verse Ekphrasis: Works from the McIntosh Collection, McIntosh Gallery, London, Ontario
2008 Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, Michigan
2007 An Eye For It, Museum London, London, Ontario
  DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois
2006 On The Wall, Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City, Michigan
  Curator's Choice, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
  20th Anniversary Exhibition, Christopher Cutts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2005 A Growing Legacy, Gallery Lambton, Sarnia, Ontario
2003 Tree Sites, Gail Harvey Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  Ed Zelenak: New Sculptures, Christopher Cutts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2002 Gail Harvey Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  Artists from Ontario-Canada Council Art Bank Collection, Queens Park, Toronto, Ontario
  Think Canada, Art Today Gallery, Delhi, India; Vimonisha Exhibition Center, Chennai, India; National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai, India
  Fall Exhibition, Gallery Artists, Gail Harvey Gallery, Santa Monica, California
  Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York City, New York
  Continuities, Art Gallery if Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
  Time and Distance Cannot Erase, Thames Art Gallery, Chatham, Ontario
  Medicine Hat Museum, Medicine Hat, Alberta
2000 Intersection, Place Ville Marie, Montreal, Quebec; Edifice, Yonge and Temperance, Toronto, Ontario
  2000-A New Millennium, Christopher Cutts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
  2000: Ed Zelenak, Jason Young, Michel Goulet, Richard Gorman, Gordon Anderson, Christopher Cutts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1999 London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario
1998 Art Forum (Christopher Cutts Gallery), Berlin, Germany
  Two Sculptors, Paper Works, New York City, New York
  2D x 3D, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, Illinois
  Forget Collection, Musée de Joliette, Jolliette, Quebec
  The City as Landscape, The Chicago Athenaeum, Chicago,
  Summer Exhibition, Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York City, New York
  Israel 50 - Anniversary of a Nation, Exhibition Hall, C.N.E., Toronto, Ontario
  Selected Works, Christopher Cutts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
  Art and Industry, Lynnwood Art Centre, Simcoe, Ontario
  Bealart: 80 Years of Experiment, London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario
1997 The Sculpture Project, London Regional Art Museum London, Ontario
  E-Vent, Thielsen Galleries, London, Ontario and Toronto, Ontario
  Works on Paper, Christopher Cutts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1996 Seminal Sculpture of the School of London, Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York City, New York
  Inaugural Exhibition, Christopher Cutts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
  The Boat Show, Canadian Artists - A Nautical Look, Art Gallery of North York, North York, Ontario
1995 At the Edge of the Sign, Galerie Felixe Jeneweina, Kutne Hore, Czech Republic
  Chinese New Year, Christopher Cutts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1994 20 x 20, Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario
  The Collector #2, Daniel Donovan, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario
  Christopher Cutts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1993 Heart of London Revisited, London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario
1992 Expo '92, Seville, Spain
  A Decade of Collecting, Concordia Art Gallery, Montreal, Quebec
  Architecture, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario
1991 Water, Trenkmann Gallery, New York City, New York
1990 Escapade, Musée des Beaux Arts, Sherbrooke, Quebec
  Mapping, London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario
  London Sculpture on Site, London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario
  James B. Aird Gallery, Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario
1987 London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario
  20/20 Gallery, London, Ontario
  Centricity Gallery, London, Ontario
1986 Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario
1985 Sculptor's Drawings, Diane Brown Gallery, New York City, New York
  Art Bank Presents, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
  Works of Art and Scholarship, McIntosh Gallery, London, Ontario
  Works on Paper, Embassy Cultural House, London, Ontario
1984 Matter For Consideration, Harbourfront Center Art Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
  Associations From Paper to Object, London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario
1983 Recent Acquisitions, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
  Regionalism in London: Art in the 60s, McIntosh Gallery, London, Ontario
  Prepaid Miniature Art Sale, London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario
1982 Art for Architecture, Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ontario
  MacDonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario
  University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
  Collection of U.W.O., Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
  Small Sculpture, Harbourfront Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
  Art Bank Sculpture, Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
1980 National Art Centre, Ottawa, Ontario
  London Regional Art, London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario
  Forest City Art Gallery, London, Ontario
  Contemporary Canadian Sculpture 1950-1980, Burlington Cultural Centre, Burlington, Ontario
1978 Sculpture Outdoors, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
  Aspects of Sculpture, Saidye Bronfman Centre, Montreal, Quebec
  Performance, Harbourfront Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1976 Selected Sculpture London, London Art Gallery, London, Ontario
1975 Carmen Lamanna Gallery at Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick
1974 Contemporary Art, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
1972 Recent Vanguard Acquisitions, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
  Diversity Canada East, Norman Mackenzie Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
  Five Canadians, Ukrainian Institute of Art, Chicago, Illinois
1971 49th Parallels, Sarasota, Florida (touring exhibition organized organized by the Art Gallery of Ontario) touring: Ringling Museum and Contemporary Museum of Art, Chicago, Illinois
  Summer Projects, Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  Henri Gallery, Washington, DC
  Phyllis Kind Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
  New Media Art (organized by Art Gallery of Ontario), CNE, Toronto, Ontario
1970 Third International Pioneer Gallery Exhibition, Musée Cantonal, Lausanne, Switzerland Museum of Modern Art, Paris, France
  Canadian Cross Sections, Rothman's Art Gallery, Stratford, Ontario
  Pilot International Exhibits, Lausanne, Switzerland and Paris, France
  Deson Zaks Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
  Monuments '70, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
  Winters College, York University, Toronto, Ontario
  3D Into The '70s - Sensory Perception, Art Gallery of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
1969 A Plastic Presence, Jewish Museum, New York City, New York (touring exhibition organized by the Jewish Museum) touring: Milwaukee Arts Center, Milwaukee, Illinois
  San Francisco Museum of Art, (organized by Phillip Morris Company) San Francisco,
California
  Canada: Tendances actuelles, Paris, Galerie de France, (organized by The National Gallery of Canada) Paris, France
  National Arts Centre, (organized by The National Art Gallery of Canada), Ottawa, Ontario
(Major Outdoor Sculpture)
1968 Canada: Tendances actuelles, Paris, Galerie de France, (organized by The National Gallery of Canada) Paris, France
  Survey '68, Montreal Museum of Fine Art, Montreal, Quebec
  10 Sculptors, Rothman's Art Gallery, Stratford, Ontario
  University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, (Major Outdoor Sculpture)
  Heart of London, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; toured in 1968 to London Public Library and Art Museum; McMaster University Art Gallery, Hamilton, Ontario; and
in 1969 to the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Ontario; Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta; Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia;
Confederation Centre Art Gallery and Museum, and the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, 1969
1967 Heart of London, The National Gallery of Canada (touring), Ottawa, Ontario
  Centennial Exhibition, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
  Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, "Ontario Centennial Exhibition"
1966 Boyle, Zelenak, Redinger, McIntosh Gallery, London, Ontario
1962 Coffey Gallery, Houston, Texas
1961 Helbing Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas
 
Art Fairs
2013 Toronto International Art Fair, Michael Gibson Gallery Booth, Toronto, Ontario
2011 Toronto International Art Fair, Michael Gibson Gallery Booth, Toronto, Ontario
  Papier 11, Montreal, Michael Gibson Gallery Booth, Toronto, Ontario
2010 Toronto International Art Fair, Michael Gibson Gallery Booth, Toronto, Ontario
2009 Miami International Art Fair, Zane Bennett Contemporary Booth, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  Chicago International Fair, Zane Bennett Contemporary Booth, Chicago, Illinois
2003 Toronto International Art Fair, Christopher Cutts Gallery Booth, Toronto, Ontario
2002 Toronto International Art Fair, Michael Gibson Gallery Booth, Toronto, Ontario
2001 Toronto International Art Fair, Christopher Cutts Gallery Booth, Toronto, Ontario
2000 Toronto International Art Fair, Christopher Cutts Gallery Booth, Toronto, Ontario
1977 Art Fiera, Carmen Lamanna Gallery Booth, Bologna, Italy
 
Selected Collections
Musee Cantonal des Beaux Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
Chicago Athenaeum, Chicago, Illinois
Czech Museum of Fine Art, Prague, Czech Republic
The Donovan Collection, Toronto, Ontario
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
Ukrainian Institute of Art, Chicago, Illinois
Appleton Museum, Ocala, Florida
The Ukrainian Museum, New York City, New York
Albright College Freeman Gallery, Reading, Pennsylvania
Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota
De Paul University Art Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
R.E. Willson Art Gallery, Huntington University, Huntington, Indiana
Dennos Art Museum, Traverse City, Michigan
Samek Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Wright State University Galleries, Dayton, Ohio
Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
Flint Institute of Art, Flint, Michigan
Ontario Arts Council, Toronto, Ontario
York University, Downsview, Ontario
Museum London, London, Ontario
Rothman's Art Gallery, Stratford, Ontario
Department of External Affairs, Ottawa, Ontario
McIntosh Gallery, U.W.O., London, Ontario
Department of Public Works, Provincial,Toronto, Ontario
Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario
Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario
Art Gallery of Elgin, St. Thomas, Ontario
Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
Confederation Art Gallery, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario
Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
Concordia Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia
Woodstock Art Gallery, Woodstock, Ontario
Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Lynnwood Art Centre, Simcoe, Ontario
Musée de Joliette, Joliette, Quebec
Art Gallery of North York, North York, Ontario
 
Selected Commissions
Provincial Courthouse, Kitchener, Ontario
Federal Building, Toronto, Ontario
Federal Building, London, Ontario
Food and Drug Laboratory, Toronto, Ontario
Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota
 
Lectures
1998 Fanshawe College, London, Ontario
1994 Museum London, London, Ontario
1992 Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick
1989 University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
1987 University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
1986 University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
1975 University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma
1973 Carleton College, Northfiled, Minnesota


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