Lives and works in Toronto
Born 1957 in Toronto, Canada

 

SOLO Exhibitions
 

2019    "Friends", Downs & Ross, New York City
            "On view...", Galerie Lange + Pult, Zürich
            “Condemned”,Vie d’Ange, Montréal
            "Friends", Beauty Supply, Toronto

2018    "On view...", MKG127, Toronto
            "GIANT", LMAKgallery, New York City

 

2017    "Objects", greengrassi, London UK
            "Preview", Le Consortium, Dijon

 

2016    "Objects", MKG127, Toronto
            “Objets”, Galerie Laroche/Joncas, Montréal

2014    "Objects", Marlborough Gallery (Broome Street), New York City
            "Pieces", The Suburban, Oak Park, Chicago

 

2013    “Untitled”, The Apartment, Vancouver

 

1999    “Private Language”, The Japan Foundation, Toronto

 

1998    “Ne Touche Pas”, Galerie Yves LeRoux, Montreal

 

1997    “Friends”,  Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City
            “Friends”, Cold City, Toronto
            Art Metropole, Toronto

 

1995    Jack Shainman Gallery,  New York City
            “Complex”, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada

 

1994    “Complex”, Spazio Via Farini, Milano
            “Complex”, White Columns, New York City

 

1993    Buchholz und Buchholz, Cologne
            Studio Guenzani, Milano

 

1992    Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
            “Complex”, Genereux Grunwald, Toronto

 

1991    “Complex  ‘91”, Spiral Garden, Wacoal Art Center, Tokyo
            “Schmozone”, Nordanstad-Skarstedt,  Stockholm
            Galerie Franz Paludetto, Torino
            Josh Baer Gallery, New York City
            “Complex”, Castello di Rivara, Rivara /Torino

 

1990    Robbin Lockett Gallery, Chicago
            “Schmozone”, Josh Baer Gallery, New York City
            Galerie Brenda Wallace, Montreal
            “Pork Chops”, Anna Freibe, Cologne

 

1989    The Power Plant, Toronto
            “Experimental & Pop”, Galerie Dorrie-Preiss, Hamburg
            “Made In Canada”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne

 

1988    “Traveling Exhibition”, Josh Baer Gallery, New York City
            Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne

 

1987    “Work”, Cable Gallery, New York City
            “Travelling Exhibition”, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles

 

1986    “Expo”, Josh Baer Gallery, New York City
            Robbin Lockett Gallery, Chicago

 

1985    “Made In New York”, Cable Gallery, New York City

 

GROUP Exhibitions

2019    Le Case D'Arte, Milano
            Galerie Lange + Pult, Zürich
            “69/19”, Gallery 52, Jeffersonville, New York
            “100 Sculptures” curated by Todd von Ammon and Joseph Ian Henrikson; Anonymous Gallery, Paris

2018    "Brand New: Art and Commodity in the 1980s" curated by Gianni Jetzer; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden,
                      The Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC

            “Readymades Belong To Everyone” curated by Fredi Fischli & Niels Olsen; Swiss Institute /Contemporary Art,
                      New York City
            "FRONT International Cleveland Triennial —The Great Lakes Research", curated by Michelle Grabner;
                      Cleveland Institute of Art /Reinberger Gallery, Cleveland

            “L’Almanach 18 Biennial /Nouvelles Oeuvres de la Collection du Consortium”, Le Consortium, Dijon
            "Rose Ocean: Living with Duchamp" curated by Ian Berry; The Tang Museum, Skidmore College, New York
            "Nomadic Murals: Contemporary Tapestries & Carpets", Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida
            "u and Alan Belcher", a collaboration with Sean MacAlister; The Lily, Calgary
            “100 Sculptures” curated by Todd von Ammon and Joseph Ian Henrikson; Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City
            "Guarded Future II", Downs & Ross, New York City

            OOG, Toronto

 

2017    "Strange Attractors —The Anthology of Interplanetary Folk Art (Volume 1, Life On Earth)"
                      organized by Robert Nickas; Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles
            "Wall To Wall: Carpets By Artists", curated by Cornelia Lauf; Katonah Museum Of Art, Katonah, NY
            "Again and Again", MKG127 tenth anniversary exhibition; Toronto
            "The Interior and The Carpet", VAROLA, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles
            "The Carpet Kartell", Tanja Grunert Gallery, New York City
            "Must/Have", Theodore:Art, Brooklyn

2016    "Every Future Has a Price: 30 Years After Infotainment", Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York City

            “Dream Song 386”, curated by Keith J. Varadi; Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto
            "Wall To Wall: Carpets By Artists", curated by Cornelia Lauf, Museum Of Contemporary Art Cleveland (MoCA)
            The Suburban Walkers Point, curated by Michelle Grabner & Brad Killam; Milwaukee
            "Ceramics —concept of function", LMAKGallery, New York City
            TB Projects, Provincetown, Mass
            Vie D'Ange, Montréal

2015    "Exposition anniversaire 10 ans", Galerie Laroche/Joncas, Montréal

            "Occasional Furniture", The Apartment, Vancouver


2013    “Bummer Of Love” curated by Drew Heitzler; Marlborough Chelsea, New York City

 

2012    “25 Years Of Talent” curated by Michelle Grabner; Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City
            “The Way We Live Now”, Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York City
            “The John Riepenhoff Experience”, Pepin Moore Gallery, Los Angeles

 

2010    Corvi-Mora, London, U.K.

 

2009    “Phot(o)bjects” curated by Robert Nickas; Presentation House, Vancouver

            “Phot(o)bjects” curated by Robert Nickas; Lawrimore Projects, Seattle

 

2008    Fotomuseum Winterthur, “Set 5 –Jederman Collection”; Winterthur (Zurich), Switzerland

 

2004    Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, organized with Clarissa Dalrymple, New York City
            “Headspace”, curated by Eileen Sommerman; Holt Renfrew (Bloor), Toronto

 

2003    “Here and There”, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

            “Living with Duchamp”, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College,
            Saratoga Springs, NY

 

2002    “Art Walks”, National Gallery Of Canada Library and Archives

 

1999    “Fluffy”, curated by Anthony Kiendl; Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan

 

1998    “Travelogue”, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City
            Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia (U.B.C.), Vancouver
            “The Not-Quite Doll Show”, curated by Susan J. Baker; O’Kane Gallery at University of Houston, Texas
            “Art Multiples, Reproduction and Fine Print”, Saw Gallery, Ottawa
 

1997    “Pseudonyms and Similarities”, Mercer Union, Toronto
 

1996    "Controfigura", Studio Guenzani, Milano
            Free Parking, Toronto
            Robert Prime Gallery, London, U.K.
            “Labor of Love”, curated by Marcia Tucker; The New Museum, New York City
            “Be Specific”, curated by Michael Duncan; Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles
            “Altered States: Rituals of Exchange”, curated by Catherine Crowston; Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Canada
            “Still Life”, curated by Shelly Ross; The St. Paul Companies, Minneapolis

 

1995    “Human / Nature”, The New Museum, New York City

            “Fashion is A Verb (Expanding the Definition)”, Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, (F.I.T.),
            New York City
            Dru Arstark Gallery, New York City
            “Smells Like Vinyl”, curated by Thadeus Strode; Roger Merians Gallery, New York City
            “Inside Out (Psychological Self-Portraiture)”, curated by Marc Straus; The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art,             Ridgefield, Connecticut

 

1994    “Up The Establishment”, curated by Dan Cameron; Sonnabend Gallery, New York City

            Garnet press Gallery, Toronto
            “Rob-o-Rama”, YYZ, Toronto

 

1993    “Belcher, Höller, General Idea, Tillmans, Odenbach”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
            “Commodity Image”, International Center of Photography (I.C.P.) Midtown, New York City
            “Six Weeks Brussells”, Lukas und Hoffmann Galerie (Berlin), Brussells
            “Temporal Borders: Image and Site”, curated by Karen Antaki; Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery,
                        Concordia University, Montreal

            “Photoplay (Works from the Chase Manhattan Collection)”, organized by Lisa Phillips and Manuel E. Gonzales;             Center for the Fine Arts, Miami; Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Caracas, Venezuela; Museo de Arte de Sao             Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Museo Nacional de Bellas             Artes, Santiago, Chile
 

1992    “Beyond Glory: Re-presenting Terrorism”, curated by David J. Brown and Nina Felshin; Maryland Institute, College             of Art, Baltimore
            “Les Survivants”, curated by Elein Fleiss and Jean-Luc Vilmouth; La Galerie de Paris, Paris
            Genereux Grunwald Gallery, Toronto
            “Apocalypse and Resurrection”, Gallery Three Zero, New York City
            “Paradise Europe”, billboard project organized by BizArt; Copenhagen
            Galerie du Mois, Paris
            “Selected Passages”, Galerie Jousse Sequin, Paris
            Galerie Dorrie-Preiss, Hamburg
            Galerie 1900 / 2000, Paris
            “Tattoo Collection”, Urbi et Orbi, Paris; Air de Paris, Nice; and Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
 

1991    “Anni Novanta”, curated by Renato Barilli; Musei Comunal, Rimini, Italia
            “Serien”, Galerie Juergen Becker, Hamburg
            “Editions Belle Haleine”, Buchholz und Schipper, Cologne
            “Just What Is It That Makes Today’s Homes So Different, So Appealing?”, curated by Dan Cameron; The Hyde             Collection, Glen Falls, New York
            Postmasters Gallery, New York City
            Galerie du Mois, Paris
            “Barenlese / Zum Wesen des Teddy’s”, Ruhrland Museum, Essen
            “Presenting Rearwards”, curated by Ralph Rugoff; Rosamund Felson Gallery, Los Angeles
            “Constructing Images: Synapse Between Photography and Sculpture”, curated by Ingrid Schaffner; Lieberman
            and Saul Gallery, New York City
            “Proiezioni”, curated by Gregorio Magnani; Castello di Rivara, Rivara / Torino
 

1990    “Stendhal Syndrome”, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City
            “Assembled”, curated by Barry Rosenberg; University Art Galleries at Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
            “The Indomitable Spirit”, organized by Photographers and Friends Against AIDS; International Center for                         Photography (I.C.P.) Midtown, New York City
            "Disconnections”, Galerie Nordanstad-Skarstedt, Stockholm
            “Pop 90”, Postmasters Gallery, New York City
            “Information”, curated by Robert Nickas, Terrain Gallery, San Francisco
            “Get Well Soon”, Robbin Lockett Gallery, Chicago
            “All Quiet On The Western Front?”, Galerie Antoine Candau, Paris
            “Detritus: Transformation and Reconstruction”, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York City
            “Photos?”, Tresor D’Art, Gstaad
            “No, Not That One. It’s Not A Chair”, curated by Elein Fleiss; Galerie 1900 / 2000, Paris
            “Arte de Camera”, Galeria Matteo Remolino, Torino
            “On The Edge: Between Sculpture and Photography”, curated by Toby D. Lewis; Cleveland Center
            for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio
 

1989    “20th Sao Paulo Bienal Internacionale”, curated by Carlos Von Schmidt; Sao Paulo
            “Psychological Abstraction”, curated by DESTE Foundation; House of Cyprus, Athens
            “Natura Naturata (An Argument for Still Life)”, curated by Cornelia Lauf; Josh Baer Gallery, New York
            “Semi(Op)tics / Une Autre Affaire”, curated by Robert Nickas; Le Consortium, Dijon

            “D & S Austellung”, Hamburg Kunstverein, Hamburg (including two window displays at Selbach menswear stores)
            “Homogenius”, Mercer Union, Toronto
            Galerie Brenda Wallace, Montreal
            “Order of Facts”, curated by Haim Steinbach; Galerie Achim Kubinski, Stuttgart
            “Abstraction in Contemporary Photography”, curated by Jimmy de Sana, Steven High, & Bill Salzillo;
            Hamilton College, Clinton, New York and Virginia Commonwealth University
            “International Camera”, Salama-Caro Gallery, London, U.K.
            Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
            “Don’t Bungle the Jungle”, organized by Madonna and Kenny Sharf; Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York
            “Obscured”, Josh Baer Gallery, New York City
            “Painting, Object, Photograph”, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston
            “Revamp, Review”, curated by Corine Diserens, International Center for Photography at Woodstock, New York
    
1988    “New Urban Landscape”, organized by Olympia and York; World Financial Center, New York City
            “Reprises de Vues”, curated by Corinne Desirens; Halle Sud, Geneva
            “Presi Per Incantamento”, curated by Gregorio Magnani, Daniela Salvioni, & Georgio Versoti;
            Pagdiglioni d’Art Contemporanea, Milano
            “Belief Structures”, curated by Andy Fabo; Mercer Union, Toronto
            “When Attitudes Become Form”, curated by Robert Nickas, Galerie Hans Mayer, Dusseldorf             
            “Photography On The Edge”, Patrick & Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee
            “New York Special, Photographic Works”, Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf, Hamburg
            “Publics Art”, curated by Denise Oleksijczuk (two-person exhibition with Dennis Adams); Cold City, Toronto
            “A Visible Order, Contemporary Still Life Photography”, curated by Renee Ricardo & Paul Laster;
            Otis / Parsons Gallery, Los Angeles
            “A Drawing Show”, curated by Jerry Saltz; Cable Gallery, New York City
    
1987    Metro Pictures, New York City
            “Le Courtiers du Desire”, curated by Walter Hopps and Howard Halle; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
            “The Castle”, curated by Group Material; Documenta 8, Kassel
            “Material Fictions”, curated by France Morin; The 49th Parallel Gallery, New York City and State University
            of New York (S.U.N.Y.)
            Coburg Gallery (two-person exhibition with Ken Lum), Vancouver
            “The Hallucination of Truth”, curated by Renee Ricardo & Paul Laster; P.S. One, New York City
            “Wet Paint”, Robbin Lockett Gallery, Chicago
            XPO Galerie, Hamburg
            “Sculpture / Object / Sculpture”, Galerie Barbara Farber, Amsterdam
            “The Image In Singular”, Gallery Amer, Vienna
            Le Case D’Arte, Milano
            “Grand Desire”, curated by Jack Bankowsky & Steve Saltzman; Proctor Art Center, Bard College,
            Annadale-on-Hudson, New York
            Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
            Galerie Christophe Durr, Munich
            Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati
            Cold City Gallery, Toronto
            “Infotainment”, organized by Gallery Nature Morte (New York); Galerie Montenay, Paris
            “Infotainment”, organized by Gallery Nature Morte (New York); DeSelby Galerie, Amsterdam
 

1986    “As Found”, curated by Benjamin Buchloh; Institute of Contemporary Art (I.C.A.), Boston
            “Infotainment”, organized by Gallery Nature Morte (New York); Aspen Art Museum
            “Infotainment”, organized by Gallery Nature Morte (New York); Vanguard Gallery, Philadelphia
            “Arts and Leisure”, curated by Group Material; The Kitchen, New York City
            “Brokerage of Desire”, curated by Walter Hopps & Howard Halle; Otis /Parsons Gallery, Los Angeles
            “Public Art”, curated by Ronald Jones; Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta
            “In Tradition of Photography”, curated by P. Collier Schorr; Light Gallery, New York
            “Poetic Resemblance”, curated by Barbara Broughel; Hallwalls, Buffalo
            “P”, 303 Gallery, New York City
            Cable Gallery, New York City
 

1985    “Infotainment”, organized by Gallery Nature Morte (New York); Texas Gallery, Houston
            “Infotainment”, organized by Gallery Nature Morte (New York); Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago
            “Transitional Objects”, curated by Joseph Kosuth; Galerie Philippe Nelson, Lyon
            “Split Vision”, curated by Robert Mapplethorpe & Laurie Simmons; Artists Space, New York City
            “Americana”, curated by Group Material for the Whitney Biennial; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City
            303 Gallery, New York City
            Holly Solomon Gallery, New York City
            “Audacious”, curated by Dan Cameron; Randolf Street Gallery, Chicago
            “Paravision”, Postmasters Gallery, New York City
            Bette Stoler Gallery, New York City
            “Seduction”, curated by Marvin Heifferman; White Columns, New York
            Benefit for the Kitchen, curated by Howard Halle; Brook Alexander Gallery, New York City
            Holly Solomon Gallery, New York City
            “A Brave New World, A New Generation”, curated by Thomas Solomon; Exhibition Hall at Charlottenberg,                         Copenhagen
            “Benefit for J.A.A. Magazine”, curated by Barbara Ess; Cash-Newhouse Gallery, New York City
            303 Gallery, New York City
            “Dealers / Critics”, curated by Robert Nickas; Mo David Gallery, New York City
            “57th Between A and C”, curated by Manuel Gonzales; Holly Solomon Gallery, New York City
            “Neo-York”, curated by Dean Savard; Center for Contemporary Art, Seattle
            “East Village”, curated by Katya Arnold; Centre Saidye Bronfman, Montreal
 

1984    “The New Capital”, White Columns, New York City
            “Still-Life with Transaction”, International with Monument, New York City
            “Natural Genre”, Florida State University, Tallahassee
            “Semi(Op)tics”, curated by Steven Parrino; International with Monument, New York City
            “Objectivity”, curated by Robin Dodds; Hallwalls, Buffalo
 

1983    Civilian Warfare Gallery, New York City
            Gallery Nature Morte, New York City

 

1982    Gallery Nature Morte, New York City

 

1980    Club 57; curated by Keith Haring, New York City

Alan Belcher

 

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