Ilona Staples Art Site


Solo Exhibitions
2010, Marges coulantes, Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario, Sudbury, Ontario
2006, Szomjas (Thirsty), Óbudai Pincegáleria, Budapest, Hungary
2006, Cram, Guelph Humber Art Gallery, Toronto
2004, Eatopia, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto
2002, Foodless, Pteros Gallery, Toronto

Selected Group Gallery Shows
2011, Euromaze, Peak Gallery, Toronto
2010, Global Subway Net, A Space Gallery Windows
2008, Asking Questions, Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford Ontario
2008, Hard Twist, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto
2007, The Feast of Tantalus, Canzine, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto
2007, Detritus, Walsh Gallery, Newark NJ, USA
2006, Making Room, Toronto

2006, Trash Festival, Drake Hotel, Toronto
2006, Cult of Speed meet the Slow Movement, Toronto Free Gallery, Toronto
2006, Propaganda Free Zone, YYZ, Toronto
2005, Eat Your Food, Gallery 1313, Toronto
2005, Lakeside, Gallery 1313, Toronto
2005, The Corporate World, Toronto Free Gallery
2005, Food for Thought, Etobicoke, Ontario
2004, Galerie 303, Montreal
2004, Galerie Luz, Montreal
2004, Apartment, Manchester, U.K.
2004, Food, Glorious Food, Centre 20-21, Scunthorpe, U.K.
2003, 11 Pieces, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto
2003, Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary
2002, In My Mother’s House, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto
2001, Leaky Margins, Gallery 1313, Toronto
2001, Deciphering Substance, OCAD Gallery, Toronto
2001, 2003, Open Juried Exhibitions, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, ON

Public Installations/Presentations

2013, Euromaze/Eurodedale, Art Souterrain, Montreal, March 2-17, 2013
2010, Platform, Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Toronto
2008, Presenter, Art against Consumerism, Institute of Cultural Affairs International Conference, Takayama, Japan
2008, Bubbles, Harbourfront, Toronto, Ontario
2007, Eve-o-Mat, Brampton Indie Arts Festival, Brampton ON
2005, 1st Annual Faucet Media Arts Festival, Sackville, N.B.
2004, Presenter, Food and Culture Panel, Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Annual Conference, Buffalo, NY, November 5-7
2004, Hello! curated by Clinton Walker and Sheila Heti, Drake Hotel, Toronto
2002, Panelist, Food: Matter and Meaning, Mid-America College Art Association biannual conference, Lincoln, NE
2002, Breathworks, Toronto (Etobicoke), outdoor installation
1999, Open Labyrinth, outdoor installation for ArtWorks!, Kitchener, Ont.

Grants and Awards
Toronto Arts Council, 2009
OAC Exhibition Grant, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2011, 2013
Food for Thought, Toronto, 2005

Broken Pencil, Issue #33 (The Food Issue), October 2006
Ed. John Knechtel. The MIT Press, Cambridge USA, 2007
Relay, March/April 2005
Artery, Spring 2004, Vol. 9 Issue 2
Deep Ears, CKLN-FM, Toronto, April 2004
Lola 14, Winter 2002-03, Shotgun Review
Visual Voice, CIUT-FM, March 2002

Red Gate Residency Program, Beijing 2007


Tihany International Postgraduate Program, Tihany, Hungary, 2003
Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, 2001
B.A., Concordia University, Montreal (art history), 1988

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