Canadian artist Tony Scherman, born in Toronto in 1950, earned his BFA in 1971 at Byam Shaw in London, England and received an M.A. from the Royal College of Art in London, England, in 1974. Since then he has exhibited his works in solo and group exhibitions in North America and Europe. He has also been a visiting critic and lecturer at universities, art colleges and art galleries in North America and Europe.


Solo Exhibitions


2013
Winston Wächter Fine Art, New York, New Paintings

Eastation Gallery, Beijing, China, Tony Scherman

Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, New Paintings
Eastation Gallery, Hong Kong, China, Tony Scherman


2012

Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, British Columbia, Tony Scherman: Works on Paper

Canada Council Art Bank, Spotlight on 40 Years: Artworks from the Canada Council Art Bank


2011

Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, Black October

The Gallery at Windsor, Vero Beach, Florida, Tony Scherman: New Mythologies


2010

Winston Wachter Fine Art, New York, Tony Scherman: The Animals

Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Tony Scherman: A Major Acquisition


2009

ArtsPlace, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Tony Scherman: Drawings


2008

Gallery Connexions (Old Government House), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Tony Scherman: Drawings

Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, New Paintings


2007

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Facing History: Tony Scherman

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick, pensées impensables (unthinkable thoughts) (touring exhibition with publicly funded catalogue)

Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, New Paintings

Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, About 1865 (catalogue)

Winston Wächter Fine Art, New York, About 1865 (catalogue)


2006

Douglas Udell Gallery, Calgary, Calgary Collects


2005

Kenderdine Art Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan, pensées impensables (unthinkable thoughts) (touring exhibition with publicly funded catalogue)

University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, Works on Paper: A Recent Gift to the University of Toronto Art Collection, February 22 – April 16, 2005

Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, New Paintings


2004

Kelowna Art Gallery, British Columbia, pensées impensables (unthinkable thoughts) (touring exhibition with publicly funded catalogue)

Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Ciao Gaia

Galerie Karl Pfefferle, Munich, Welcome to Thebes

Winston Wächter Mayer Fine Art, New York, The Seduction of Oedipus

Galerie Haas & Fuchs, Berlin, Germany


2003

Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto, Unthinkable Thoughts

Scott White Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California, The Seduction of Oedipus

Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver, The Seduction of Oedipus


2002

Ellen Noel Art Museum, Odessa, Texas,University of Louisianaat Lafayette,

Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, Tennessee, Chasing Napoleon (touring exhibition, continued)

Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, The Blue Highway

Chac Mool Gallery, Los Angeles, The Blue Highway

Winston Wächter Mayer Fine Art, New York, The Blue Highway


2001

Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

New England College Gallery, Henniker, New Hampshire, supported by the National Endowment for the Arts,

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, Norman, Oklahoma,

University of Toronto Art Centre, Canada, Chasing Napoleon (touring exhibition)

Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Intaglio and encaustic prints

Galerie Pfefferle, Munich, Intaglio and encaustic prints

Scott White Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California, U.S.A., Recent paintings, encaustic monoprints, and works on paper

Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, Still lifes

Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver, Print show,

Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto, Print show,


2000

Galerie Haas & Fuchs, Berlin, Germany, Blue Highway

Barbara Farber / La Serre Art Contemporain, Trets, France, The Blue Highway

Winston Wächter Fine Art, New York, Chasing Napoleon

1999

Galerie Enrico Navarra, in conjunction with Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France (accompanied by a French language edition of the book, Napoléon dévisagé), Chasing Napoleon

Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto, About 1789

Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, About 1789

Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, About 1789


1998

Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Kansas, U.S.A.,

About 1789: Napoleon and the French Revolution, curated by David Moos

Turner-Runyon Gallery, Dallas, About 1789

Soma Gallery, La Jolla, California, About 1789 (catalogue with text by Leah Ollman/English)


1997

Galerie Haas & Fuchs, Berlin, Germany (catalogue/ English /German), About 1789

Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, About 1789 (catalogue with text by Jacques Henric, English/French)

Galerie Barbara Farber, Amsterdam, Europas Revenge


1996

Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto, Napoleon

Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montréal, Banquo's Funeral (catalogue with text by Karen Antaki and Andrew Benjamin)


1995

Galerie Barbara Farber, Amsterdam, Banquo's Funeral

Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, Banquo's Funeral

Baumgartner Galleries, Washington D.C., Banquo's Funeral

Galerie Barbara Farber, Amsterdam, (catalogue with text by David Moos and Ihor Holubizky), Rape of Callisto


1994

Margaret Lipworth Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida, Rape of Callisto

Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, Rape of Callisto (catalogue/ English )

Heffel Gallery, Vancouver (catalogue/ English ), Rape of Callisto


1993

Evelyn Aimis Fine Art, Boca Raton, Florida,

Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto, Rape of Io (catalogue with text by Rainer Crone and David Moos/ English)

Fred Hoffman, Los Angeles, Rape of Callisto

Galerie Pfefferle, Munich, Rape of Callisto (catalogue with text by Eve Förschl/ German )

Stux Gallery, New York, Rape of Callisto

Landau Fine Art, Montréal,


1992

Galerie Barbara Farber, Amsterdam, The Rape of Io (catalogue with text by Rainer Crone and David Moos/ English)


1991

Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York


1989

Art Now Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden

Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto

Waddington & Gorce, Montréal

Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles


1988

Mayor Gallery, London, The Comfort of Food

Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto

Galleri Leger, Malmo, Sweden


1987

Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles

Waddington & Gorce, Montréal


1986

Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto, Dessins/Drawings


1985

Mayor Gallery, London

Waddington & Gorce, Montréal





1984

Bonnier Gallery, New York

Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto


1983

Waddington & Shiell Galleries, Toronto


1982

Theo Waddington Galleries, Montréal

Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York (catalogue)

1981

Galleri Wallner Fersens, Malmo, Sweden

Theo Waddington Galleries, Toronto

Mayor Gallery, London


1980

Galerie Tanit, Munich, Pattern - Painting and Decorative Art (catalogue)

Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York (catalogue with text by Michael Shepherd)


1979

Klonaridis, Toronto

Mayor Gallery, London (catalogue with text by Karen Wilkin)




Selected Group Exhibitions


2011

Winston Wachter Fine Art, Seattle, Prey

McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, Rising to the Occasion: The Long 18thCentury

The Gallery at Windsor, Vero Beach, Florida, Group Show

The Mclaren Art Centre, Barrie, Ontario, Figure out of Place


2010

RH Gallery, New York, Orange Sky and The Salon

Museum London, London, Ontario, What’s Lost and What Remains

Galerie IFF, Marseille, France, Le Deuil

Ingrid Mueller Art & Concepts, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Untitled Show

Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver, Drawn

McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, Oil Cloth Lunch and Other Reasons to be Cheerful


2009

Museum London, London, Ontario, The Artist and the Crowd in History

Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver, Fall Show

Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, True Lies

University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, Figure, Form & Ground

Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Arena: Art of Hockey (catalogue)


2008

Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Story Time: Narrative in Contemporary Art

Fort Worth Contemporary Arts – The Art Galleries at TCU,Fort Worth, Warhol and the Shared Subject

Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Carte Blanche, Volume 2: Painting (publication)

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Arena: Art of Hockey (catalogue)

Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, Skin

McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, Drawing Conclusions


2007

Winston Wachter Fine Art, Seattle, Allegory

The Rooms, St. John’s NFLD, Hot Wax

Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, Putting Figures on Paper

Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, FRAMED: The Art of the Portrait


2006

Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, Unnatural Selections

Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Dancing to the Invisible Piper: Canadian Contemporary Figurative Art


2005

Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, Figuration


2004

Galleria d'Arte L'Incontro, Italy, Trent'Anni Dopo 1974-2004

Fondation d'Art Contemporain d'Ile-de-France & Fondation Guerlain,

Paris, Du corps a l'image

University of Toronto Art Centre, Egos and Icons, portraits from the permanent collections


2003

Todmorden Mills Heritage Museum and Arts Centre, Toronto, Natural Expression: Works from the permanent collection of The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art

Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, Encaustic Now II


2002

St. Marys University Art Gallery, Nova Scotia, Canada, with Greg Denton, Eliza Grifiths, Anne-Marie Kornachuk, Marion Wagschal and Janet Werner, Posers, curated by Matthew Reichertz, with publicly funded catalogue

Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, Encaustic Now

Buschlen-Mowatt GalleryPalm Desert, California

Scott White Contemporary Art, Teluride, California


2001

University Art Museum, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Bra Joe from Kilimanjaro

Fondation d'Art Contemporain d'Ile-de-France,Paris, France, La collection

Kelowna Art Gallery, British Columbia

Cambridge Galleries, Ontario, Canada, Translinear (travelling exhibition, continued)

Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montréal, Recent Acquisitions

California Center for the Arts, Escondido, Recent Acquisitions: Selections from the Permanent Collection

University of Toronto Art Centre, Recent Acquisitions

Barbara Farber / La Serre Art Contemporain, Tretts, France, Accrochage


2000

Musée du Québec, Montréal, La Nature des Choses

Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery, Owen Sound, Ontario

Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon,Plug-In Gallery, Winnipeg, Translinear (travelling exhibition, continued)

Art Gallery of Sudbury,Contemporary Masters: Works from the Permanent Collection


1999

SACEM25 Ans de Collection d'Art Contemporain, Ivry-sur-Seine, Paris, France (catalogue)

Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montréal, New Acquisitions: Selections from the Permanent Collection

Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montréal, Redefining the Still Life: Selections from the Permanent Collection, guest curated by Sandra Paikowsky



McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Translinear (travelling exhibition), guest curated by Michael Davidson and Ihor Holubizky (catalogue with essays by Joseph Wolin and David Moos)

Fondation d'Art Contemporain d'Ile-de-France, Les uns, les autres, Ferme du Coulevrain, Savigny-le-Temple, Bourg, France

McLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Ontario, Re-imagining Modernism: Works from the permanent collection

Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton and Vancouver, Processes, catalogue, with essay and interview by Robert Enright

Carl Schlosberg Fine Arts, Sherman Oaks, California, Treasures 1999, Sculpture, Paintings, Prints, Drawings and Antiquities

Soma Gallery, La Jolla, California, Meltdown, with Hiro Yokose and Andrew Bennett


1998

Crestet Centre d'Art, in Espace Ripert, Bollène France,Tableaux de (t)rêve, with Mark Francis, Cyril Olanier, Joyce Pensato, Hubert Schreibl and Gérard Traquandi

Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Collects Contemporary Art, curated by Tom Hinson (catalogue)

Carl Schlossberg Fine Art, Sherman Oaks, California, The 25thAnniversary Exhibition: Sculpture, Paintings, Prints, and Drawings

Winston Wächter Fine Art, New York, Body Double, curated by Bruce Ferguson

Winston Wächter Fine Art, New York, with Jose Maria Sicilia

Stephen Haller Gallery, New York, Contemporary wax


1997

Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montréal, Five Years of Collecting - A Selection of New Acquisitions

Foundation d'Art Contemporain d'Ile-de-France, Paris, Visages

Turner-Runyon Gallery, Dallas, A Reversal of Scale

Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, Sex / Industry, curated by John Yau


1996

The Koffler Gallery, Toronto, Wild Life, curated by John Massier

Lincoln Centre& Saks Fifth Avenue, New York, Nu Breed - A Synergy of the Arts, curated by David Moos

Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, ArtAuction96, biennial auction with public viewing

Museum Boymans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 20 Jaar Verzamelen Bouwfonds Kunstcollectie

Soma Gallery, San Diego, Exposure


1995

Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph;

Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener;

MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie;

Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton

The Gallery, Stratford,Ontario;

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Printmakers at Riverside, curated by Anne McPherson (catalogue)

Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario, Rape of Callisto, in conjunction with The Oral Tradition in Painting, Canada (catalogue)

Sandy Carson Gallery, Denver, with Timothy Berry and Peter Nadin

Baumgartner Galleries, Washington D.C., Works on Paper

 

1994

Art Gallery University of Lethbridge, Contemporary Canadian Works from the Collection

North York Performing Arts Centre Art Gallery, North York, Ontario

Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montréal,

Recent Acquisitions/Acquisitions récentes

Galerie Barbara Farber, Amsterdam, Lets Face It

Lennon Weinberg, New York


1993

Guggenheim Museum, New York, Drawing the Line Against AIDS, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy

Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Culture Nature

University of Waterloo Fine Arts Gallery, Ontario, Canadian Contemporary Works on Paper, catalogue with essay by Joe Wyatt

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, The Chair Project

Salander-Oreilly-Fred Hoffman Galleries, Los Angeles, Hollywood Collects


1992

Concordia University, Montréal, A Decade of Collecting


1991

School of Architecture, Toronto, Canada, and the Canadian Cultural

Centre, Rome, TORONTO/ROMA an exhibition of projects curated by Francesco             Moschini and Lorenzo Pignatti, (catalogue)


1989

Agnes Etherington Art Gallery, Kingston, Ontario, Viewpoints: 100 Years of Architecture in Ontario, Ontario Architectural Association Centennial Exhibition, traveling throughout the province (catalogue)

Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario, 75 Years (catalogue)


1988

Concordia University, Montréal, Contemporary Canadian works on Paper/Oeuvres sur papier contemporaines (catalogue)


1987

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Ceci nest pas du Mobilier


1986

Sarnia Art Gallery, Ontario, Toronto

Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario, Celebrating 20 years, 1965-1985, University of Guelph Department of Fine Art (catalogue)

Thomas Berry Fine Arts, Minneapolis, Contemporary Canadian Painting (catalogue)


1984

Concordia University, Montréal, Edge and Image

Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Ontario, Face to Face

Lilian Heidenberg Fine Art, New York


1983

Bonnier Gallery, New York, Small Works


1982

Canada House, London, Canadian Art in British Collections (catalogue)


1981

South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell, England, with Brad Davis, Robert Zakanitch, Ned Smyth, Valerie Jaudon, Robert Kushner and Kim MacConnel,

Pattern: Painting


1980

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, The Innovative Image

Cutler Stavarides Gallery, Boston, Toronto Painting



1977

David Mirvish Gallery, Toronto, Figures, Landscapes and Still Lives


1976

Hayward Gallery, London, The Human Clay, Arts Council Exhibition, curated by R.B. Kitaj (catalogue)

Pall Mall Gallery, London, Contemporary Art, De Beers Collection

Felicity Samuel Gallery, London, Summer Exhibition