ALLEN BALL

CURRICULUM VITAE
 
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

1987 – 1990
Master of Visual Arts – Painting
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1981 – 1984
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree Course, First Class (1st) Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Fine Art - Painting, Commendation in Printmaking Camberwell College of Arts and Crafts, London, United Kingdom

1980 – 1981
Foundation Studies
Camberwell College of Arts and Crafts, London, United Kingdom


CURRENT POSITIONS

2018 – 2021
Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning), Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta

2019 – present Professor (Painting), Department of Art & Design, University of Alberta

PREVIOUS ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2015 – 2017
Associate Dean (Student Programs: Teaching and Learning), Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta

2014 – 2015
Associate Dean (Student Programs), Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta

2002 – 2009
Associate Professor (Painting), Department of Art and Design, University of Alberta

2002 – 2009
Assistant Professor (Painting), Department of Art and Design, University of Alberta

1997 – 2002
Sessional Instructor (Painting, Drawing and Intermedia), Department of Art and Design, University of Alberta

1993 – 2002
Sessional Instructor (Painting, Drawing and Printmaking), Faculty of Fine Art and Communication, MacEwan University, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada



ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP


Academic Leadership Positions & Accomplishments


2014 - 2020 Associate Dean (Teaching & Learning)

The Associate Dean (Teaching & Learning) (ADTL) is the senior Arts administrator accountable for the development and implementation of faculty- wide teaching and learning initiatives that enrich the learning experiences of undergraduate students (e.g., experiential learning; honors programs; study abroad, Arts Work Experience, eHUB Creative). Major accomplishments include: led the Faculty-wide BA Curriculum Renewal process; co-led the BA Honours Renewal Working Group; led the development, design and creation of Arts 101 (a gamified online program recruitment tool); chaired the Arts Work Experience (AWE) Implementation Working Group, overseeing successful Co- operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada accreditation; restructured the Arts Pedagogy Research Innovation Laboratory (APRIL) and the Undergraduate Associate Chairs Committees into the Arts Teaching, Learning and Enhancement Committee (ATLEC); initiated and chaired the Experiential Learning Strategy Committee to design +EXP (Faculty of Arts Experiential Learning web-portal); facilitated the ongoing development of eHUB Creative (an entrepreneurial initiative between the Faculty of Arts and the Alberta School of Business).

2014 -2017 Associate Dean (Student Programs)

The Associate Dean (Student Programs) (ADSP), oversees undergraduate student policies on admissions, programs, convocation, and awards. The ADSP hears: disciplinary cases, grade appeals, academic standing appeals, student petitions, complaints, and grievances. The ADSP provides strategic University Governance guidance to the Faculty of Arts’ 15 departments regarding courses and programs, ongoing Arts degree changes, admissions, and academic standing policies, as well as providing program and certificate development assistance. Major accomplishments include: collaborated with Canadian Armed Forces to design, develop, and create the Certificate in Military Leadership (the first such certificate in Canada); with the senior leadership team, developed succession plan for Undergraduate Student Services; contributed to the development of the Registrars' university-wide Program Tool for Admissions.



2010 – 2014 Associate Chair (Undergraduate Studies), Department of Art and Design, University of Alberta

The Associate Chair, Undergraduate Studies, works with the Undergraduate Advisor to oversee the operation of the undergraduate program, recruits high quality students to the BFA, BDES and BA programs, and administers the undergraduate awards program. Also, the Associate Chair serves on the Faculty of Arts Undergraduate Studies Committee (chaired by the Associate Dean, Student Programs); promotes undergraduate teaching excellence by nominating faculty and non-academic staff for awards; serves on the Arts Teaching, Learning and Engagement Committee (chaired by the Associate Dean, Teaching & Learning); may serve as deputy in the absence of the departmental Chair; participates in Undergraduate Curriculum reviews; manages ongoing recruitment strategy development; oversees BFA/BDES Admissions and Orientation; administers Undergraduate Student Awards; presides over Undergraduate appeals; serves as Grade Report signatory; and, conducts Academic Teaching Staff Evaluations.


Professional Development

2014 – 2015
Gold College Academic Leadership Program, University of Alberta

Completed a year-long, 90-hour, academic leadership program with the following modules: facilitative leadership; values-based leadership; leading with emotional intelligence; leading strategically; managing human resources; financial planning and leading change; triage leadership and coaching; conflict management; adaptive leadership; building effective teams.

2014
The Community Helpers Program, University of Alberta Community Social Work Team

2015
Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Workshop, University of Alberta Community Social Work Team (a certified suicide prevention training program)

2017
Ending Homophobia & Transphobia Workshop, University of Alberta Institute for Sexual Minority Studies

2017
De-escalation Training: Verbal Defense and Conflict Management workshop series, University of Alberta Risk Management

2017
Chinese Pronunciation Workshop, University of Alberta International

2019
Canadian Symposium on Academic Integrity, Werklund School of Education,
University of Calgary, April 17 - 19

2019
Sexual Violence Policy and Disclosure Training Workshop, University of Alberta Student Conduct and Accountability

2020
Indigenizing and Decolonizing Your Course Workshop, University of Alberta Centre for Teaching and Learning

2020
Supervisory Environment Health and Safety Training Course, University of Alberta Risk Management (in compliance with Alberta Occupational Health and Safety legislation)



AWARDS, GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS & RECOGNITIONS

2018
Principal Investigator. Kule Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS): CRAfT (Create Research Archives for Tomorrow) Award ($15,000), University of Alberta; funding to research, develop and create Documents of Contemporary War: Allen Ball: An Archive of an Official Canadian War Artist​

2018
Principal Investigator. President’s Fund for the Performing and Creative Arts in Art and Design ($3,000), University of Alberta; funding for exhibition expenses funding for The Way of the Cross (Appach Gallery, London, United Kingdom)

2017
10 Year Volunteer Service Certificate, Alberta Health Care Services; awarded for serving on the Performing Arts Committee at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2017
Principal Investigator, Support for the Advancement of Scholarship Research Fund ($1,603), University of Alberta; funding for artwork framing and return shipping expenses for The Way of the Cross exhibition (Les Expositions Ymuno, Montréal, Quebec, Canada)

2017
Principal Investigator, Teaching Learning Enhancement Fund ($63,000), University of Alberta; Realizing Arts 100: Gamifying Student Engagement in the Faculty of Arts project creation and implementation

2016

Principal Investigator, President’s Fund for the Performing and Creative Arts in Art and Design ($3,840), University of Alberta; funding for two Graduate Student Assistantships for work on the series St. Marks Church-Through A Window series for Intercity exhibition (McMullen Gallery, University Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

2016
Principal Investigator, Office of the Vice-President (Research), Supplementary Graduate Research Assistantship Funding Competition
($2,500), University of Alberta; funding for two Graduate Student Assistantships for work on The Way of the Cross exhibition

2016
Principal Investigator, Teaching Learning Enhancement Fund ($7,450), University of Alberta; Realizing Arts 100: Gamifying Student Engagement in the Faculty of Arts project research and development

2016
Principal Investigator, President’s Fund for the Performing and Creative Arts in Art and Design ($2,990), University of Alberta; exhibition expenses for St. Marks Church-Through A Window series in Intercity exhibition (McMullen Gallery, University Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

2014
Visual Arts and New Media Project Grant ($6,415), Alberta Foundation for the Arts; digital printing expenses for Photography in a State of Exception: Space of Remembrance exhibition (ASC Gallery, London, United Kingdom)

2014
Principal Investigator. President’s Fund for the Performing and Creative Arts in Art and Design ($3,318), University of Alberta; production expenses for Photography in a State of Exception: Space of Remembrance exhibition (ASC Gallery, London, United Kingdom)

2013
Visual Arts and New Media Project Grant ($3,942), Alberta Foundation for the Arts; production expenses for The Wordless Book and other deserts exhibition (Gallery@501, Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada)

2012
Scholar in Residence for Arts Research in Nanotechnology (SRARN) competition ($14,100), National Institute for Nanotechnology; Imagining Nanotechnology in Public Space research project (National Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

2012
Principal Investigator, President’s Fund for the Performing and Creative Arts in Art and Design ($7,100), University of Alberta; funding for course release to complete Documents of Contemporary War: Images in a State of Exception exhibition (Gallery@501, Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada)

2011
Principal Investigator, Insight Development Grant ($49,365), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC); Photography in a State of Exception: Documents of Contemporary War exhibition development (ASC Gallery, London, United Kingdom)

2011
Alberta Creative Development Initiative: Grants to Individuals Program ($8,200), Canada Council for the Arts; photographic digital printing expenses for Photography in a State of Exception: Documents of Contemporary War exhibition (Liu Institute for Global Issues, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)

2011
Visual Arts and New Media Project Grant ($3,780), Alberta Foundation for the Arts; photographic digital printing expenses for Ode of Remembrance exhibition (Blue Curve Gallery, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

2011
Principal Investigator. Emil Skarun Fund ($3,963), the Office of the Senate, University of Alberta; photographic digital printing expenses for Ode of Remembrance exhibition (Blue Curve Gallery, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

2010
Principal Investigator. Support for the Advancement of Scholarship Research Fund ($4,000), University of Alberta; photographic digital printing expenses for Photography in a State of Exception: Documents of Contemporary War exhibition (Liu Institute for Global Issues, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)

2010
Community Investment Program Travel Grant ($430), City of Edmonton; research travel expenses for Photography in a State of Exception: Documents of Contemporary War solo exhibition (Liu Institute for Global Issues, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)

2010
Principal Investigator, President’s Fund for the Performing and Creative Arts in Art and Design ($2,131), University of Alberta; travel expenses to present “Photography in a State of Exception: Documents of Contemporary War” paper at Screens of Terror: Representations of War and Terrorism Since 9/11 in Film, TV Drama & Documentary conference (Centre for Media & Culture Research, London South Bank University, London, United Kingdom)

2010
Principal Investigator, President’s Fund for the Performing and Creative Arts in Art and Design ($1,060), University of Alberta; travel expenses to present “Spectacle in a State of Exception” paper at the Spaces of Exception panel at the Cultural Studies Association conference (University of California, Berkeley, California, United States)

2008
Visual Arts Project Grant ($5,647), Alberta Foundation for the Arts; strainer expenses for Painting in a State of Exception exhibition (Gallery@501, Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada)

2007
Principal Investigator, President’s Fund for the Performing and Creative Arts in Art and Design ($8,014), University of Alberta; digital printing on canvas for Painting in a State of Exception exhibition (Gallery@501, Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada)

2007
Visual Art Project Grant ($7,200), Alberta Foundation for the Arts; framing expenses for William Blake: Songs of Innocence exhibition (Keyano Art Gallery, Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canadas)

2007
Principal Investigator, Cornerstones Grant Program Small Research Operating Grant ($7,079), Killam Research Fund (Social Science, Humanities, Fine Arts); funding for Research Assistant and digital photographic expenses Photography in a State of Exception: Documents of Contemporary War exhibition (Gallery@501, Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada)

2007
Principal Investigator, Support for the Advancement of Scholarship Research Fund ($2,910), University of Alberta; photographic printing expenses for Photography in a State of Exception: Documents of contemporary war exhibition (Stanley A. Milner Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

2007
Principal Investigator, President’s Fund for the Performing & Creative Arts in Art and Design ($11,295), University of Alberta; expenses for the digitization of the Painting Research Studio, Department of Fine Art & Design, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2007
Canadian Forces Artist Program ($4,600), Canadian Armed Forces; participation in a tour of duty with Operation Calumet, Northern Sinai, Egypt

2007
Principal Investigator, Killam Research Fund Conference Travel Grant ($2,800), Killam Research Fund (Social Science, Humanities, Fine Arts), University of Alberta; to co-present “The Cannibal Dances Alone: Intimacy as Misrecognition” paper at the International Word and Image Conference: Intimacy: Representations in Literature and the Visual Arts (Université Paris Diderot, Paris, France)

2007
Principal Investigator, President’s Grants for the Creative and Performing Arts from the Killam Research Fund ($2,400), University of Alberta; crating expenses for the William Blake: Songs of Innocence exhibition (Keyano Art Gallery, Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada)

2002
Students’ Union Talented Teaching Award, University of Alberta Students’ Union, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1999 - 2000
Visual Arts Project Grant ($2,500), Alberta Foundation for the Arts; framing expenses for Choice exhibition (McMullen Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

1997 - 1998
Visual Arts Project Grant ($2,200), Alberta Foundation for the Arts; printing expenses for Relax & Tan exhibition (SNAP (Society of Northern Alberta Print Artists Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

1993 - 1994
Visual Arts Project Grant ($1,800), Alberta Foundation for the Arts; framing expenses for The Metaphysics of Laundry exhibition (Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

1990
Florence Andison Friedman Scholarship ($500), Painting Award, Department of Art and Design, Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

1989
Florence Andison Friedman Scholarship ($500), Painting and Drawing Award, Department of Art and Design, Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

1988
Florence Andison Friedman Scholarship ($500), Painting and Drawing Award, Department of Art and Design, Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

1987-1990
Commonwealth Scholarship ($60,000), Commission (CSC) United Kingdom; to attend the MVA program at the Commonwealth Scholarship
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada



RESEARCH & CREATION

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018
Painting in a State of Exception: Documents of Contemporary War; commemorative exhibition of the centenary of the end of First World War, November 11, 2018 (part of the First World War Centenary partnership programme, Imperial War Museums); Fine Arts Building Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. November 6 – December 1, 2018.

2017
The Way of the Cross; Ymuno Gallery, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. October 4 – November 15, 2017.

2015
The Wordless Book; Arnica Artist-Run Centre, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. October 15 – November 16, 2015.

2014
That Shepherd: Righteousness; curated by Matthew Hills, Museum and Collections Services, University of Alberta, Enterprise Square Galleries, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. July 19 – October 25, 2014.

2013
Sight Unseen; curated by John Maywood, Multicultural Centre, Stony Plain, Alberta, Canada. May 11 – June 5, 2013.

2012
The Wordless Book and other deserts; curated by Brenda Barry-Byrne. Gallery@501, Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada. November 2 – December 21, 2012.

2011
Ode of Remembrance; Blue Curve Gallery, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. September 16 – November 15, 2011.

2010
The Wordless Book and other sounds; Front Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. February 12 – February 29, 2010.

2009
Spectacle in a State of Exception; The Works Art and Design Festival, Stanley A. Milner Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. June 19 – July 1, 2009.

2008
William Blake: Songs of Innocence; Keyano Art Gallery, Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. March 14 – April 11, 2008.

2003
Choice; McMullen Gallery, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

2001
The Art of Chinese Paper Folding; Medicine Hat Museum and Art Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. June 23 – August 6, 2001.

1999
99 New Fans; Manifesto, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. August 7 – September 10, 1999.

1999
Christian Dior; The Works Art and Design Festival, Holt Renfrew, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. June 25 – July 7, 1999.

1998
Relax & Tan; SNAP Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. March 27 – April 18, 1998.

1998
Images of Travel; Misericordia Community Hospital and Health Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. March 13 – May 8, 1998.

1997
Tru-Flite Kits; Alberta Aviation Museum, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. October 1 – October 31, 1997.

1993
Art Watch; organized by Kitty Scott, sponsored by the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

1993
The Ambient House Painter; Truck, Calgary Alberta, Canada. February 5 – March 6, 1993.

1992
Colour Me Pop; Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. August 21 – September 19, 1992.

1992
Some Small Beauty; Kathleen Laverty Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. August 15 – September 12, 1992.

1990
Paintings: Master of Visual Arts Show; Fine Arts Building Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. November 14 – December 9, 1990.

1990
Some Paintings; Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. September 1 – September 30, 1990.

Selected Two-Person Exhibitions

2018
The Way of the Cross; thematic two-person exhibition with Jeffrey Black, Appach Gallery, London, United Kingdom. April 30 – May 5, 2018.

2016
InterCity; thematic two-person exhibition with Kim Sala, McMullen Gallery, University Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. September 10 – October 30, 2016.

2009
The German Autumn in Minor Spaces; thematic two-person exhibition with Kimberly Mair, Harcourt House Art Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. February 19 – March 21, 2009.

1996
Allen Ball | Daryl Rydman New Works; two-person exhibition with Daryl Rydman, Profiles Gallery, St. Albert, Alberta, Canada. June 5 - June 29, 1996.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016
15th Anniversary of the Canadian Forces Artist Program; online exhibition series developed for Canadian Armed Forces on their social media platforms displaying a different art work by participating artists for each day between August 15 – August 29, 2016.

2016
Show Me Something I don’t Know; University of Alberta Museums Galleries at Enterprise Square, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. May 19 – July 2, 2016.

2015
Alberta Collects: Alberta Artists Collect Alberta Art; Visual Arts Alberta Association, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. December 3, 2015 – February 27, 2016.

2015
50 years A + D: 50th Anniversary Exhibitions of the Department of Art & Design; Fine Arts Building Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. December 8, 2015 – January 9, 2016.

2015
Brain Storms; organized by the University of Alberta Museums Galleries at Enterprise Square, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. November 25, 2015 – January 23, 2016.

2015
Pop Show! Dazzled by the Everyday; curated by Laurie Ritchie at the Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. March 21 – June 7, 2015.

2014
90 ARTISTS / 90 YEARS: Celebrating Art in Alberta Part I; curated by Catherine Crowston at the Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
May 16 – September 14, 2014.

2014
(Re)Markable Time: The Calendar and Intermediation; curated by Janine Muster, Intermedia Research Studio, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. January 31 - May 15, 2014.

2013
The Post Card Exhibit; curated by Elena Siemens, Intermedia Research Studio, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, November 8 – December 15, 2013.

2013
1st Annual Members Exhibition; Gallery@501, Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada. August 16 – September 12, 2013.

2012
11 Artists for 11/11; selected artists drawn from the Canadian Forces Artist Program and presented at Canada Place as part of their Digital Canvas series of exhibitions. Canada Place, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. November 1 – November 30, 2012.

2012
Venerator: Contemporary Art from the AGA Collection; curated by Catherine Crowston and Ruth Burns, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. February 11 – May 21, 2012.

2011
Transmission:Pullit; ASC Projects Gallery, London, United Kingdom. March 25 – April 9, 2011.

2011
Xposition; Visual Arts Alberta Association Gallery, Edmonton Alberta, Canada. March 31 – April 21, 2011.

2010 Elemental Titanium:22; Harcourt House Art Centre, Edmonton Alberta, Canada. June 17 - July 17, 2010.

2009 Canadian Forces Artist Program Exhibit; National Defense Headquarters curated by John MacFarlane, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. November 17 – November 19, 2009.

2009
Blurring Boundaries Wave Exhibition II; organized by Aidan Rowe, Ewha Gallery, Ewha Women’s University, Seoul, Korea. March 10 – March 20, 2009.

2008
Blurring Boundaries Wave Exhibition I; organized by Aidan Rowe, Department of Art and Design, Fine Art Building Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. December 16, 2008 – January 17, 2009.

2008
Aircraft, Arms, and Art; Group exhibition curated by Chris Reid for the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. October 30 – November 29, 2008.

2008
Colour, Sense and Sensibilia: New Edmonton Art (three-person exhibition with Allen Ball, Carolyn Campbell and Ken Macklin); curated by Caterina Pizanias, Triangle Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. July 3 – August 22, 2008.

2008
small (presented The German Autumn in Minor Spaces – a photographic cartography tracing the red army faction with Kimberly Mair); curated by Marcus Miller, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. January 19 – March 24, 2008.

2008
The 1950 Ford Show; curated by Anthony Easton, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. September 22 – January 6, 2008.

2007
flat; curated by Marcus Miller, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta. April 13 – May 27, 2007.

2006
Art for Hire; Harcourt House Art Centre, Edmonton Alberta, Canada. June 27 – July 25, 2004.

2005
re:search visions; Department of Art and Design, Fine Art Building Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. September 27 – October 15, 2005.

2004 – 2005
Draw; curated by Marna Bunnell, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. December 11, 2004 – February 6, 2005.

2004
Edmonton Excels; Department of Art and Design, Fine Art Building Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. October 5 – October 22, 2004.

2003
A & D: Index I; Department of Art and Design, Fine Art Building Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. October 21 – November 8, 2003.

2003
Art for Venue; curated by Jason Symmington, Welsh’s Saddlery Building, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. August 1 – 4, 2003.

2002
bodily pleasures; Department of Art and Design, Fine Art Building Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. June 25 – July 13, 2002.

2001
Obsession; curated by Catherine Crowston, The Works Art and Design Festival, Eaton Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. June 22 – August 26, 2001.

2000
Perceptions/Conceptions; curated by Jetske Sybesma and Anne Whitelaw, Department of Art and Design, Fine Art Building Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. December 5, 2000 – January 7, 2001.

2000
113 Degrees West: In the Cross Hairs; Department of Art and Design, Fine Art Building Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. January 18 – February 6, 2000.

1999
Making History: The Edmonton Art Gallery Celebrates 75 years; curated by Isabela C. Varela, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. October 9, 1999 – March 14, 2000.

1999
Paradigms Lost; The Barron Building: ArtWeek, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. September 17, September 26, 1999.

1999
Training & Apparatus; The Stride Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. July 16, August 7, 1999.

1999
Expressing Christian Faith Through Art; Tyndale College and Seminary, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. June 5 – June 12, 1999.

1998
Passage: The Alberta Foundation for the Arts; Beaver House, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. June 19 –July 1, 1998.

1998
10X2: A Selection of Contemporary Art of Edmonton; School of Art & Design, Victoria School, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. May 8 – May 29, 1998.


1998
Product; Truck Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. January 9 – February 7, 1998.

1997
Dialogue between Idea and Action; Triangle Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

1996
Paradise Sought: Explorations of Nature; curated by Marie Lopes, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. January 28 – April 9, 1995.

1995
40 Degrees Celsius; The Aggregate Society, Commerce Place, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. October 5 – October 28, 1995.

1995
Project Room: Nobody watched the Green Hornet; curated by John Geiger Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. October 28 – December 3, 1995.

1995
New Artists, New Works; curated by Richard White, Muttart Public Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. April 3 – April 29, 1995.

1995
Society of Northern Alberta Printmakers Exhibition; Profiles Gallery, St. Albert, Alberta, Canada. March 1 – April 1, 1995.

1995
Emerging Artists; Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. February 1 – February 18, 1995.

1994
Art Lite; organized by the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Collection, Misericordia Community Hospital and Health Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. October 19 – December 14, 1994.

1994
My Dog Has No Nose; Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, March 10 – April 22, 1994.

1993
Canada Council Art Bank at Work in Edmonton; Department of Art and Design, Fine Arts Building Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. September 7 – September 22, 1993.

1993
Literally the Great West Library Show; organized by Society of Northern Alberta Print Artists (SNAP) held at the Centennial Library, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

1993
Heliotropic 2; Mercer Union, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. April 19, 1993 – May 22, 1993.

1990
3 At FAB, Department of Art and Design, Fine Arts Building Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. June 18 – August 26, 1990.

1990
Art for All; Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. March 11 – 23, 1990.

1985
Leicestershire Arts Council Exhibition; Leicester, United Kingdom. April 17 – April 25, 1985.

1984
The Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts Degree show 1984; University Library Gallery, University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom. October 1 – October 12, 1984.

1984
New Contemporaries; Christie’s Auction House, London, United Kingdom. August 6 – August 24, 1984.

1984
Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts Degree Show; Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts, London, United Kingdom.


1984
The Stowells Trophy; The Royal Academy, London, United Kingdom. March 9 – March 18, 1984.

1982
The Stowells Trophy; The Royal Academy, London, United Kingdom. March 21 – March 26, 1982.

Selected Travelling Exhibitions

2011 – 2013
Abstract Thinking, travelling group exhibition; Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program curated by Shane Golby, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. June 23, 2011 – September 30, 2013.

2003 – 2004
Pulse: Northern Alberta Drawing Exhibition; travelling group exhibition of drawings curated by Jim Davies and Les Graff; The Bowman Arts Centre, Lethbridge, Red Deer District Museum, Red Deer, Stony Plain Multicultural Centre, Stony Plain, Profiles Gallery, St. Albert, Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Cultural Centre Gallery, Medicine Hat, and Camrose Art Gallery, Camrose, Alberta, Canada. October 2, 2003 – September 26, 2004.

2000
The Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art 2000; group exhibition curated by Catherine Crowston and Allan Harding Mackay; presented at the Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. June 23 – August 27, 2000. Followed by a presentation at the Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. September 15 – October 15, 2000.

1996-1999
Hues of Blue; travelling group exhibition; Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program organized by the Muttart Public Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. July 8, 1996 – August 4, 1999.

1996-1997
The Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art; group exhibition curated by Bruce Grenville and Cathy Mastin; presented at the Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. June 29 – September 8, 1996. Followed by a presentation at the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. November 2, 1996 – March 2, 1997.

1993-1995
The Metaphysics of Laundry; travelling solo exhibition; Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program curated by Jeffrey Black, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Public Collections

2018
Art Gallery of Alberta Permanent Collection, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada University of Alberta Hospital Art Collection, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2016
University of Alberta Hospital Art Collection, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2014
Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2009
Glenbow Museum Collection, Calgary, Canada

2008
Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2007
Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2006
Royal Alberta Museum Permanent Collection, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2001
University of Lethbridge Art Collection, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

1998
Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1998
Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1997
Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1996
Edmonton Art Gallery Permanent Collection, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1996
Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1995
Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1995
Misericordia Hospital Permanent Collection, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1994
Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

1994
Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1993
Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

1993
Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1993
Grant MacEwan College Permanent Collection, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1992
Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

1991
Edmonton Art Gallery Permanent Collection, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1990
University of Alberta Art Collection, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1987
Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts Permanent Collection, London, United Kingdom

1984

Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts Permanent Collection, London, United Kingdom

Artist Residencies

2018
Les Expositions Ymuno: Artist Residency, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. March 27 – April 23, 2018.

2012
Scholar in Residence for Arts Research in Nanotechnology (SRARN), National Institute for Nanotechnology; Imagining Nanotechnology in Public Space research project at the National Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. August 1 – December 31, 2012.

1991
Society of Northern Alberta Print Artists (SNAP), Artist in Residence; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. September 1 – December 30, 1991.

Exhibitions: Curator

2019
Advised the Community Social Work Team to develop an open exhibition in the Student Union Building (SUB) about Gender Based Violence and Domestic Violence, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta. February 14-15, 2019.

1997
Project Room #10: Hung, Drawn and Quartered; drawing exhibition of four Alberta Artists (Lesley Menzies, Lyndal Osborne, Anthony Pavlic and Robert Scott), Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. January 18 – February 23, 1997.

1997
SNAPSHOTS; travelling group exhibition of prints in partnership with the Society of Northern Albert Print-artists (SNAP), Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program, Harcourt House Art Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. January 18 – February 23, 1997.

Exhibitions: Juror

2019
Friends of the University Hospitals 2019 Jury Selection Committee for the McMullen Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2019
Open Art Competition Committee, Spruce Grove Art Gallery, Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada

2016
Selection Committee, Fire exhibition, Alberta Society of Artists, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2012
Annual Seniors Show Competition Jury, Allied Arts Council of Spruce Grove, Spruce Grove Art Gallery, Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada

2011
Annual Open Art Competition Jury, Allied Arts Council of Spruce Grove, Spruce Grove Art Gallery, Spruce Grove, Alberta

2009
Strathcona County Permanent Collection, Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada

1999
Fine Arts Graduates’ Exhibition, Visual Expense, Grant MacEwan Community College, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1993
Strathcona County Permanent Collection, Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada

1991
Selection Committee, Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

PUBLIC ART

Commissions

2020
The Deans of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, to paint previous two Deans of Medicine; permanently installed in the Board Room at Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Officially opened to the public July 1, 2020 ($10,000).

2016
The Deans of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, to paint previous four Deans of Medicine; permanently installed in the Board Room at Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Officially opened to the public May 27, 2016 ($25,000).

2013
Consumption, in collaboration with Wen Juan Huang, funded by Office of the Vice-President (Research); National Institute of Nanotechnology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Officially opened to the public July 19, 2013 ($14,100).

2005
Encompass, South Edmonton Police Station Public Art Project; public art commission funded by the City of Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Officially opened to the public June 23, 2005 ($66,000).

Projects

2014
The Mechanics, large-scale scale site-specific solo photographic installation, part of First World War Centenary partnership programme, Imperial War Museums, ASC Gallery, London, United Kingdom. November 7 – December 4, 2014.

2014
Sight Unseen, large-scale scale solo photographic installation, Cossall Park; supported by the Cossall Estate Tenants and Residents Association, London, United Kingdom. July 1 – July 31, 2014.

2013 – 2014
Bridge walker, large-scale site-specific solo photographic installation, part of the First World War Centenary Partnership programme, Imperial War Museums, ASC Gallery, London, United Kingdom. November 11, 2013 – November 11, 2014.

2013 
Moving on, video installation in collaboration with Alysha Creighton, funded by the Boyle Street Projections Project; presented at the Boyle Street Community League, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. November 22 – March 28, 2013.

2011
Photography in a State of Exception: Documents of Contemporary War; large- scale scale site specific solo photographic installation, presented at the Lobby Gallery, Liu Institute for Global Issues, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. May 9 – July 3, 2011.

1988-1989
Image-makers: Artists Underground; commissioned by The Works Art and Design Festival to create Art and Design specific light-panel works presented in the Sir Winston Churchill LRT (Light Rail Transit) Station, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. June 23, 1988 – June 22, 1989.


PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

Publications (R = Peer Reviewed)

Ball, Allen. “What is an Exhibition.” ODWC (Our Day Will Come), 1, 31 Jul. 2014, http://www.latitude53.org/ourdaywillcome.

Ball, Allen. “Spectacle in a State of Exception.” Chop, vol. 34, no. 2, 2009, pp. 26 - 29.

R - Mair, Kimberly, and Allen Ball. “The Cannibal Dances Alone – Intimacy as Misrecognition.” Interfaces, Word and Image: Intimacy, edited by F. Ogée, M. Geracht & A.Fennetaux, Presses Universitaires de Paris 7, 2008, pp. 159 - 166.

R - Ball, Allen, and Kimberly Mair. 2008. Exhibition review: “documenta 12”. Senses and Society, vol. 3, no. 2, 2008, pp. 237-240.

Conference Papers

Ball, Allen. “Dinner with Kitty Scott: Before Steven Harris – Conditions of Discourse.” Studio Session, Universities Art Association / l'association d'art des universités du Canada Annual Conference, 14 October 2017, Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada. Conference Presentation.

Ball, Allen. St. Mark’s Church – Through a Window.” Imaging Temporality: The Visuality of Time in Theory and Practice II, Universities Art Association / l'association d'art des universités du Canada Annual Conference, 7 November 2015. NSCAD University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Conference Presentation.

Ball, Allen. “Photography in a State of Exception: Documents of Contemporary War .” Visual Spaces, Alternate Spaces of War – 1914 to the Present Conference, 7 July 2015, Plymouth University, Plymouth, United Kingdom. Conference Presentation.

Ball, Allen. “St. Mark’s Church – Through a Window: The Gift of Photography.” Past Presencing and Material Transformations, Making Research: Materiality, Creativity, and Intermediation Symposium, 14 March 2015, Department of Sociology, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada. Conference Presentation.

Ball, Allen. “Spaces of Remembrance: Allen Ball.” Arts Based Studio Research Studio Series, 27 November 2014, Faculty of Education, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada. Public lecture.

Ball, Allen. “Spaces of Remembrance.” Cultural Work in Times of Military Commemoration, Universities Art Association / l'association d'art des universités du Canada Annual Conference, 25 October 2014, OCAD University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Conference Presentation.

Ball, Allen. “Sight Unseen: Toward Constructions of Blindness.” Looking at the Looking of Looking: The Uses of Phenomenology Across Disciplines/Penser le voir: réflexion sur les rapports entre la phénoménologie et l’histoire de l’art, Universities Art Association / l'association d'art des universités du Canada Annual Conference, 19 October 2013, Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada. Conference Presentation.

Ball, Allen. “Within the Margins of Erickson’s Liu Institute: Allen Ball.” Canada’s Master Architect: Arthur Erickson and the Public Realm, The Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada Annual Conference, 29 May 2013, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Conference Presentation.

Ball, Allen. “Photography in a State of Exception: Documents of Contemporary War.” Panel I: Screens of Terror, Representations of War and Terrorism Since 9/11 in Film, TV Drama and Documentary International Conference, 9 September 2010, Centre for Media and Culture Research, London South Bank University, London, United Kingdom. Conference Presentation.

Ball, Allen. “Photography in a State of Exception: Documents of Contemporary War.” Collection, Representation: The Material Culture of Memory Symposium, 30 April 2010, Material Culture Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Conference Presentation.

Ball, Allen. “Spectacle in a State of Exception.” Spaces of Exception, Visual Culture Division, Cultural Studies Association Annual Conference, 20 March 2010, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States. Conference Presentation.

Ball, Allen. “Spectacle in a State of Exception.” The Art of Conflict, Universities Art Association of Canada Conference, 24 October 2009, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Conference Presentation.

Ball, Allen, and Kimberly Mair. “The German Autumn in Minor Spaces.” Art in Public Spaces, Visual Culture Division, Cultural Studies Association Annual Conference, 23 May 2008, New York University, New York City. Conference Presentation.

Ball, Allen, and Kimberly Mair. “The Cannibal Dances Alone: Intimacy as Misrecognition,” International Word and Image Conference: Intimacy: Representations in Literature and the Visual Arts, 29 June 2007, Université Paris Diderot–Paris 7, Paris, France. Conference Presentation.

Ball, Allen, and Cyndie Lack. “Encompass: An Artist/Conservator Collaboration,” at the Canadian Association for the Conservation of Cultural Property Annual Conference, 17-18 May 2005, Jasper, Alberta, Canada. Poster Presentation.

Ball, Allen. “The Metaphysics of Pop.” Visual Image, Politics and Gender in the 1960s and 1970s, Universities Art Association of Canada Conference, 6 November 1993, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Conference Presentation.

Invited Lectures & Presentations

Ball, Allen.“Dinner with Kitty Scott: Before Steven Harris – Conditions of Discourse.” January 18, 2019, invited to speaker as part of the Department of Art & Design's Prosemiar led by Associate Professor Lisa Claypool, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada. Artist talk. January 18th, 2019.

Ball, Allen. “Painting in a State of Exception: Documents of Contemporary War.” November 22, 2018, lecture presented as part of the Department of Art & Design Visual Art and Design Forum (VADF) Speaker Series, Fine Arts Building, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada. Artist lecture.

Ball, Allen. “Allen Ball.” Arts Visual Arts Program, 3 February 2017, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. Artist talk.

Ball, Allen. “Allen Ball in Conversation with Richard Weight. Bridge walker: Photography in a State of Exception: Documents of Contemporary War.” 11 November 2013, ASC Gallery, London, United Kingdom. Public lecture.

Ball, Allen. “Imagining Nanotechnology in Public Space.” 28 March 2013, National Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada. Public lecture.

Ball, Allen. “The Wordless Book and other deserts.” 2 November 2012, Gallery @501, Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada. Artist talk and exhibition tour.

Ball, Allen. “Allen Ball: Back from the Desert.” Alberta Society of Artists, 6 November 2010, Campus Saint-Jean, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Artist talk.

Ball, Allen. “Allen Ball: Back from the Desert.” Walter Johns Alumni Circle, University of Alberta Alumni Association, 24 September 2009, Alumni House, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Artist talk.


Ball, Allen. “Can Art Affect the Way People Think? Heat Panel.” The Works Art & Design Festival, 29 June 2009, Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton Alberta, Canada. Panelist.

Ball, Allen. “Allen Ball.” Painting Program Visiting Artist Lecture, 4 April 2008, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Artist lecture.

Ball, Allen. “Allen Ball.” Visiting Artist Lecture, 16 March 2008, Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. Artist lecture.

Ball, Allen. “Allen Ball.” MacEwan Visiting Artist Lecture Series, 23 January 2008, Grant MacEwan College, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Artist lecture.

Ball, Allen. “Allen Ball.” Visiting Artist Lecture, 8 February 2006, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, University of British Columbia, Okanagan, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. Artist lecture.

Ball, Allen. “Allen Ball.” Artists in Dialogue, 11 December 2004, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Artist talk and exhibition tour.

Ball, Allen. “Allen Ball.” Art and Design Now: Visiting Artist Lecture, 1 March 2002, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Artist lecture.

Ball, Allen. “Allen Ball.” ArtNow Lecture Series, 20 October 2000, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. Artist lecture.

Ball, Allen. “Allen Ball.” Paradise Sought: A Symposium on Art and the Garden, 17 February 1995, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Artist lecture.

Ball, Allen. “Pattern & Texture.” The Human Spirit Fine Arts Conference, Alberta Teachers Association, 20 October 2004, Kananaskis, Alberta, Canada. Workshop presentation.

Selected Catalogues, Articles & Reviews


Mair, Kimberly. Guerilla Aesthetics Art, Memory, and the West German Urban Guerilla. Montreal, PQ: McGill-Queens University Press, 2016.

Aitkens, Terryl and Clement Yeh. “The Wordless Book.” Exhibition catalogue essay, Arnica Artist-Run Centre, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. October 2015.

MacFarlane, John. “The Canadian Forces Artists Program." RACAR: Canadian Art Review 39.2
(Nov. 2014): 100-109.

Boone, Elizabeth M. art & design@50. Edmonton, AB: Department of Art and Design,
University of Alberta, 2015.

Shirazi, Somayeh. “That Shepherd; Righteousness.” Curious Arts. October 3, 2014.

Stone, Rob. “Everyday With so Much Ceremony.” Exhibition catalogue essay, ASC Gallery, London, United Kingdom. November 2013. .

Brown, Michael. “Resident Artist Renders the Unseen World of Nanotechnology.” Folio, October 3, 2013. .

McNish, Tori. “War and Art: The Wordless Book and other deserts, an exhibition of work by Canadian War Artist Allen Ball.” The Wanderer, January 21, 2013. .

Brown, Michael. “Art Prof Paints New Portraits of Canada’s Military Context Abroad.” Folio, November 30, 2012. .

Wilkie, Trent. “Other Deserts and Many Crosses.” The Sherwood Park and Strathcona County News, November 20, 2012, p. 16.

Fung, Amy, ed. Allen Ball, " ‘The Wordless Book and other sounds,’ Front Gallery 12 - 27, 2010.” Prairie Artsters.com. 18 February 2010. .

Hamilton, Sarah. “Tips for Last-minute Works-goers.” The Edmonton Journal, June 26, 2009, p. B2.

Fung, Amy. “Edmonton Festival Report: Inside The Works 2009.” Galleries West, Fall/Winter 2009, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 14-15.

Paul, Andrew. “Studio Visit: Allen Ball Painter, Educator.” See Magazine, July 16, 2009, Arts Feature.

Waldron-Blain, Adam. “The Works Art and Design Festival.” Vue Weekly, June 25, 2009, issue #714.

Hamilton, Sarah. “'Fear no art' at this year's The Works; Churchill Square welcomes the city's 24th annual art festival, with more than 45 exhibitions from around the world.” The Edmonton Journal, June 18, 2009, p. D1.

Bouchard, Gilbert. “Images Trace the Scars of Terrorism in Germany; Odd Collection Omits Detailed Description of Historical Connection.” The Edmonton Journal, March 13, 2009, p. D8.

Rowe, Aidan. “Blurring Boundaries WAVE 2008,” exhibition catalogue, Department of Art and Design, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. December 2008, p. 4.

Reid, Chris. “Aircraft, Arms, and Art,” exhibition pamphlet, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Alberta. October 2008.

Pizanias, Caterina. “Colour Sense and Sensibilia - New Edmonton Art: Allen Ball, Carolyn Campbell, Ken Macklin,” exhibition catalogue, Triangle Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. July 3 -August 2, 2008.


Black, Anthea. “From Aristotle to Edmonton: Colour Sense and Sensibilia Chase the History of Colour to ... Where?” ffwd, July 31, 2008, vol. 13, no. 34, Visual Arts Section.

Fung, Amy. “Embracing Complexity: small Leaves Room for Thoughts to Grow.” Fuse, April 2008, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 37-40.

Miller, Marcus. “small,” exhibition pamphlet, Art Gallery of Alberta, January 2008.

Fung, Amy. “small is bigger than you’d think.” Vue, January 17 - January 23, 2008, p. 23.

Todd, Jeffrey. “War Artist Finds a Way ‘to do the Soldiers Justice’: U of A Fine Arts Prof Uses his Time in Gaza to Capture the Ordinary People Behind the Military Machine.” The Edmonton Journal, November 11, 2007, sec. B.

Brown, Michael. “The Art of War: Allen Ball Documents Life in the Military.” Folio, November 16, 2007, vol. 45, no. 6, p. 3.

Bouchard, Gilbert A. “New War Artist Puts Soldiers in Spotlight: City Painter ‘Not Interested in the War Machine’.” The Edmonton Journal, December 2, 2007, sec. D.

Miller, Marcus. “flat,” exhibition pamphlet, Art Gallery of Alberta, April 2007.

O’Keefe, Mary Christa. “Greenberg Informs First Impressions and Flat Abstractions at the AGA’s Temporary New Home.” Vue, April 1 – April 18, 2007, p. 28.


Ainslie, Patricia, and Mary-Beth Laviolette. Alberta Art and Artists: An Overview. Calgary, AB:Fifth House Ltd.; Brighton, MA: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2007, pp. 110 - 119.

Bouchard, Gilbert A. “Fifty Years of Faculty Art, From Ultra-formal to Deeply Postmodern.” The Edmonton Journal, 15 October 2004. Sec. E.

Benbow, Shawn. “Edmonton Excels.” Folio, October 15, 2004, vol. 42, no. 4, p. 16.

Machorowski, Ben. “FAB Gallery Celebrates 50 years of the University’s Art History.” The Gateway, October 7, 2004, pp. 21, cols. 1-3.

Easton, Anthony. “Bringing Concepts to the Artless Public.” The Gateway, September 18, 2003, p. 16.

Bouchard, Gilbert A. “Exhibit Draws on Northern Alberta Talent.” The Edmonton Journal, December 2, 2002. Sec. E.

Fenniak, Maureen. “Too Much Information!” Vue, January 11 – 17, 2001, p. 35.

Sherlock, Diana. “The Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art 2000 Exhibition Catalogue,” Edmonton Art Gallery, September 2000, pp. 20-21.

Fenniak, Maureen. “The Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art 2000.” Alberta Views, September- October 2000, vol. 3, no. 5, pp. 61-62.

Mandel, Charles. “Biennial Boost.” The Edmonton Journal, July 21, 2000, sec. E.


Fenniak, Maureen. “Alberta Biennial goes to Hell and back.” Vue, June 22- 28, 2000, p. 45.

Mandel, Charles. “Profs at U of A Show Their Stuff.” The Edmonton Journal, February 4, 2000, sec. E.

Severson, Anne. “Art Billboard Status on Barlow Trail.” FFWD, July 15 – 21, 1999, p. 24.

Gallery Notes. “Barking Big Billboards.” The Calgary Strait, July 29 - August 05, 1999, p. 7.

Fenniak, Maureen. “War Machine Tamed.” Vue Weekly, October 23 – 29, 1997, p. 13.

Abercrombie, Nora. “Visual Arts.” Vue Weekly, October 2 – 8, 1997, p. 36.

Garneau, David. “Post-Ironic Re-enchantment.” Canadian Art, Spring 1997, vol. 14, no. 1 pp. 65- 68.

Richardson, Joan. “Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art 1996.” Border Crossing, Fall 1996, pp. 63-65.

Whyte, Ryan. “1996 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art.” C Magazine, October - December 1996, vol. 51, p. 51.

Grenville, Bruce. “Allen Ball.” Canadian Art, Summer 1996, vol. 13, no. 2. p. 71.

Ilcisin, Ken. “Art Snobs Days are Numbered.” Vue, vol. 37, 1996, p. 22.

Tousley, Nancy. “Okayed for Take-Off.” Calgary Herald, June 28, 1996, sec. D.

Watamaniuk, Jay. “Popeye vs. the Louvre.” See Magazine, vol. 135, 1996. p. 19.

Gautier-Villon, Denis. “Allen Ball: Corsage.” Outlook, The Magazine of The Edmonton Art Gallery, vol. VI, no. 1, 1995. pp. 5.

White, Richard. “New Artists New Works ‘95.” Muttart Art Gallery Catalogue, April 1995, pp. 6-7.

Mandel, Charles. “There’s a Herd Mentality in This EAG Exhibit.” The Edmonton Journal, March 3, 1995, sec. E.

Brennan, Blair. “Colour Me Pop.” Latitude 53 Society of Artists Newsletter, August 1992, pp. 1- 2.

Beauchamp, Elizabeth. “Color, Color Everywhere.” The Edmonton Journal, August 28, 1992, sec. C.

Wyatt, Angus. “Allen Ball.” Society of Northern Alberta Print Makers Newsletter, November 1991, pp. 1-2.

Muelenbachs, Lelde. “On the Ball and the Basic Truths.” The Edmonton Bullet, December 5, 1990, p. 12.

Travassos, Gabino Vidal. “Iconography of the Ecumenical Cheesecake.” The Gateway, November 22, 1990, p. 11.

Hicks, Alistair, “Third degree.” The Spectator, June 30, 194, pp. 31-32.


SERVICE

National Agency Service

2019
Member: Fine Arts and Research Creation Insight Development Grants Selection Committee 2019 -Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)

University of Alberta Service

2019 – 2020 
Member: Peter Lougheed Leadership College Academic Oversight Committee

2019 – 2020
Member: IT Steering Committee Teaching and Learning (ITSC-TL), Vice-Provost (Learning Initiatives)

2015 – 2020
Member: Visual Arts Advisory Committee, Faculty of Extension

2015 – 2020
Member: Visual Arts Advisory Committee, Faculty of Extension

2015 – 2020
Member: Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) Advisory Committee

2015 – 2020
Member: Academic Integrity Council: Dean of Students

2015 – 2020
Member: Military and Veterans Clinical Rehabilitation Advisory Board

2015 - 2017
Chair: University Writing Committee (UWC)

2015 - 2017
Member: Advisory Committee on Enrollment Management (ACEM)

2015 - 2017
Member: Advisory Committee on Undergraduate Financial Support (ACUS)

2015 – 2017
Member: Undergraduate Aboriginal Recruitment Strategy Advisory Committee

2012
Chair: Henry Marshall Tory Building Mural Project, Faculty of Arts, Planning and Infrastructure. Successful artist: Rebecca Blois

2011
Chair: Chemistry West Mural Project, Faculty of Arts, Planning and Infrastructure. Successful artists: Gabrielle Paré and Daria Hirny

2010
Chair: Chemistry East Mural Project, Faculty of Arts, Planning and Infrastructure. Successful artists: Jennie Vegt and Rachelle Bowen

2009
Chair: Cameron Library Mural Project. Successful artist: Michael Cors

2007 - 2008
Member: Heritage Medical Research Centre Mural Project; successful artists: Nancy Shulz and Claire Uhlick

2007 - 2008
Chair: The Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation Centenary 2008 Mural Project. Successful artist: Leah Scott

2006
Chair: Balmoral Mural Project, Faculty of Arts, Planning and Infrastructure. Successful artist: Nicole Rayburn

Faculty

2015 - 2020
Chair: Arts Teaching and Learning Enhancement Committee (ATLEC)

2015 - 2020
Chair: Arts Work Experience (AWE) Implementation Working Group

2015 - 2020
Chair: Experiential Learning Strategy Working Group

2015 - 2020
Chair: Cecile E. Mactaggart Travel Award for Narrative Writing Committee

2015 - 2017
Chair: Arts Pedagogy Research Innovation Laboratory (APRIL)

2020
Member: Dean’s Advisory Selection Committee for a position in the Department of Anthropology, Dean’s Representative

2017
Member: Dean’s Advisory Selection Committee for a position in the Department of History and Classics, Dean’s Representative

2016

Member: Dean’s Advisory Selection Committee for a position in the Department of English and Film Studies, Dean’s Representative

2016
Member: Dean’s Advisory Selection Committee for a 2nd. position in the Department of English and Film Studies, Dean’s Representative

2014
Member: Dean’s Advisory Selection Committee for the Drawing/Intermedia position in the Department of Art and Design, Dean’s Representative

2013
Member: Faculty Evaluation Committee, Committee

2012 – 2014
Member: Faculty of Arts Research Committee

2012
Member: Dean’s Advisory Selection Committee for the Painting position in the Department of Art and Design

2011 – 2014
Member: Faculty of Arts Academic Appeals Committee, Chair

2010 – 2011
Member: Faculty of Arts Academic Appeals Committee

2009
Dean’s Advisory Selection Committee for the Contemporary Art and Theory position in the Department of Art and Design

2007 - 2009
Member: McCalla Professorship Selection Committee, Faculty of Arts

2007 - 2009
Member: Teaching and Learning Committee, Faculty of Arts

Department

2010 – 2014
Associate Chair: Undergraduate Studies, Department of Art and Design

2004 – 2014
Coordinator: Painting Division

2009 - 2013
Member: Alberta Foundation for the Arts Graduate Scholarship Committee

2007 - 2014
Member: Department of Art and Design Awards

2007 - 2011
Member: Livia Stoyke Foundation BFA Exhibition Award Jury

2009 - 2013
Member: Alberta Foundation for the Arts Graduate Scholarship adjudication

2004 - 2016
Member: BFA Transfer Committee

2003 to present
Member: MFA Painting Admissions Committee

2003 - 2009
Member: Fine Arts Building Gallery Committee

2003, 2005, 2008, 2009
Member: BFA Graduate Exhibition Selection Committee

2003 - 2014
Member: BFA First Year Admissions Committee

2003 - 2012
Chair: Department of Art and Design Awards Committee

2003
Member: MFA Drawing Admissions Committee

Service to Other Universities

External Tenure Assessor

2018
External assessor/peer reviewer, faculty promotion to Associate Professor, Faculty of Art, OCAD University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2014
External assessor/peer reviewer, faculty promotion to Associate Professor, Department of Visual Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Public Service & Community Engagement

Board & Committee Membership

2015 to present
Member: Art Gallery of Alberta Board of Directors, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2018 to present
Chair: Art Gallery of Alberta Collections Committee, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2015 – 2017

Member: Visual and Performing Arts Committee, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2014
Member: City of St. Albert Cultural Services Rotary Park Public Art Project, St. Albert, Alberta, Canada

2012
Chair: Jasper Avenue Streetscape Public Art Project, Public Art Committee, Edmonton Arts Council, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2012
Chair: Capital Boulevard Percent for Art Public Art Project, Public Art Committee, Edmonton Arts Council, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2012
Chair: Boyle Renaissance Public Art Project, Public Art Committee, Edmonton Arts Council, The City of Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2011
Member: 2011-2012 Urban Design Steering Committee, Edmonton Urban Design Awards, City of Edmonton and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2009
Member: Strathcona County Permanent Art Collection Committee, Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada

2007 – 2009
Member: Public Art Committee, City of Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2004 - 2009
Board Member: Catalyst Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2001 – 2004
Board Member: The Edmonton Arts Council, City of Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2002 – 2004
Chair: The City of Edmonton Percent for Art Program, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2002 – 2004
Chair: Art in Downtown Public Places Program through the Business Council for the Visual Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2001
Chair: The City of Edmonton’s Clareview LRT Station Public Art Competition, City of Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1995 – 1996
Treasurer: Board of the Aggregate Society of Artists, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


Other

2012
Art Critic: Invited to be the Art Critic for the Society of Western Canadian Artists (SWCA), Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1999
Guest participant: Art at Work, organized by the Edmonton Art Gallery and the Department of Art and Design, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Professional Service

2019
Juror: Selection Committee for the Windermere Call to Curators Competition, Edmonton Arts Council, City of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2014
Juror: Individual Project Grant Visual Art Jury, Edmonton Arts Council, City of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2013
Member: Strathcona County Department of Recreation, Parks and Culture Public Art Committee for the Gallery@501 Lobby Project and the Fire Station No. 6 Project. Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada

2012
Member: Request for Qualifications Prequalify Pool Selection Committee, Edmonton Arts Council, The City of Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2011, 2012, 2013
Juror: The Art Acquisition by Application Committee, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2011
Consultant: Stantec Consulting; to develop, create and present The Alberta Legislature Grounds North Mall Redevelopment Project: Military Memorial Best Practices, Policy, Project Management, and Procurement Guidelines, to the Government of Alberta, Ministry of Infrastructure, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2006, 2009, 2013, 2015, 2019
Art Critic: The Edmonton Art Club, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1993 - 2002
Executive Director: Harcourt House Arts Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1999 - 2000
Member: The Edmonton Arts Council Community Investment Grant, The City of Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1995
Juror: Individual Grants Committee, the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1992 - 1993
Administrator: Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

TEACHING

Curriculum Review & Development

2016 to present
Member: Visual Arts Advisory Committee, Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2015 – 2017
Bachelor of Arts Renewal, Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2007 – 2011
Member, Fine Art Advisory Committee, Faculty of Fine Art and Communication, MacEwan University, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2003 – 2005
Painting Division Program curriculum review and redesign, Department of Art and Design, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

MFA Graduate Supervision

2020
Kimberley McCollum, MFA Painting, Principal Supervisor

2019
Tamaries Pedroso, MFA Painting, Principal

2017
Supervisor Angela Marino, MFA Painting, Principal Supervisor

2017
Noemi De Bruin, MFA Painting, Principal Supervisor

2017
Adrian Emberley, MFA Painting, Principal Supervisor

2016
Megan Warkentin, MFA Painting, Principal Supervisor

2016
Adam Slusar, MFA Painting, Principal Supervisor

2015
Elizabeth Adlam, MFA Painting, Principal Supervisor

2014
Nora Myers, MFA Painting, Principal Supervisor

2013
Joseph Doherty, MFA Painting, Principal Supervisor

2013
Alysha Creighton, MFA Drawing and Intermedia, Principal Supervisor

2012
Dominique Blasser, MFA Drawing and Intermedia, Principal Supervisor

2012
Michael Eubank, MFA Painting, Principal Supervisor

2012
Andrea Kastner, MFA Painting, Principal Supervisor

2011
Alma Visscher, MFA Drawing/Intermedia, Co-Supervisor

2010
Anna House, MFA Painting, Principal Supervisor

2010
Ben Williamson, MFA Painting, Principal Supervisor

2009
Kim Sala, MFA Painting, Principal Supervisor

2008
Gillian Willans, MFA Painting, Principal Supervisor

2008
Brenda Christiansen, MFA Painting, Principal Supervisor

2006
Sky Glabush, MFA Painting, Principal Supervisor

2005
Julian Forrest, MFA Painting, Principal Supervisor

2004
Colin Birnie, MFA Painting, Principal Supervisor

2004
Campbell Carolyn, MFA Painting, Principal Supervisor

2002
Duncan Johnson, MFA Painting, Co-supervisor

Departmental Graduate Committee Examination Memberships

2019
Darren Andrychuck, MFA Drawing/Intermedia, Advisor, Final Examining Committee Member

2013
Alexandra Emberley, MFA Printmaking, Advisor, Final Examining Committee Chair

2013
Lisa Mattias, MFA Printmaking, Advisor, Final Examining Committee Chair

2012
Gerard Kelly, MFA Sculpture, Advisor, Final Examining Committee Chair

2012
Bingqing Wei, MA Thesis, History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture, Final Examining Committee Chair

2012
Ann-Marie King, MFA Drawing/Intermedia, Advisor, Final Examining Committee Chair

2011
Matthew Arrigo, MFA Printmaking, Advisor, Final Examining Committee Chair

2011
Kimberly Johnson, MA Thesis, History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture, Final Examining Committee Chair

2011
Jacob Rodriguez, MA Thesis, History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture, Final Examining Committee Chair

2011
Robert Andruchow, MDes, Final Examining Committee Chair

2009
Christopher Berry, MFA Sculpture, Final Examining Committee Member

2007
Kyla Fischer, MFA Printmaking, Final Examining Committee Member

2006
Katarzyna Vedah, MFA Drawing, Final Examining Committee Member

2006
Richard Boulet, MFA Drawing, Final Examining Committee Member

2006
Paul Freeman, MFA Drawing, Final Examining Committee Member

2005
Jeffery Graham, MFA Painting, Final Examining Committee Member

2005
Shannon Collis, MFA Printmaking, Final Examining Committee Member

2005
Erik Waterkotte, MFA Printmaking, Final Examining Committee Member

2004
Tonia Bonnell, MFA Printmaking, Final Examining Committee Member

2003
Noni Boyle, MFA Drawing, Final Examining Committee Member

2003
Quentin Maki, MFA Painting, Final Examining Committee Member

2003
Jennifer Bowes, MFA Drawing, Final Examining Committee Member

2003
Brianna Palmer, MFA Printmaking, Final Examining Committee Member

2002
Mikola Smolinski, MFA Printmaking, Final Examining Committee Member

External Graduate Examination Committees

2016
Janine Muster, Master Thesis Final Examining Committee, External member, Department of Sociology

2015
Jessica MacQueen, Master Thesis Final Examining Committee, External member, Department of English and Film Studies

Supervision of Undergraduate Research Award Winners

2015 (Summer)
Michelle Paterok, Roger S Smith Award, Faculty of Arts

2003 (Summer)
Clare McLarney, Faculty of Arts Undergraduate Student Researcher Award

Graduate Courses Taught

Art 630
Painting: Concepts, Analysis, and Criticism, University of Alberta (2006/07, 2007/08)

Art 613
Painting: Development of Concepts, Analysis, and Criticism, University of Alberta (2002/03, 2003/4, 2004/05, 2005/06, 2006/07, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18)

Art 612
Painting: Concepts, Analysis, and Criticism, University of Alberta (2002/03, 2003/4, 2004/05, 2005/06, 2006/07, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18)

Directed Reading and Independent Studies

Art 538
Special Projects in Studio Disciplines: Advanced Studies, University of Alberta (2011/2012)

Art 537
Special Projects in Studio Disciplines: Advanced Studies, University of Alberta (2008/09, 2007/08, 2012/13, 2013/14)

Second Year Undergraduate Courses Taught

Art 337
Special Projects in Studio Disciplines: Introductory Studies, University of Alberta (2012/2013, 2013/14)

Art 317
Painting: Introductory Figure Studies IV, University of Alberta (2002/03)

Art 311
Painting: Intermediate Studies II, University of Alberta (2003/4, 2004/05)

Art 310
Painting: Introductory Studies I, University of Alberta (2004/05, 2005/06, 2006/2007)

Third Year Undergraduate Courses Taught

Art 437
Special Projects in Studio Disciplines: Intermediate Studies, University of Alberta (2012/2013, 2013/14)

Art 419
Painting: Intermediate Figure Studies, University of Alberta (2002/03, 2003/4, 2004/05, 2005/06, 2006/2007, 2008/09)

Art 418
Painting: Intermediate Figure Studies, University of Alberta (2002/03, 2003/4, 2004/05, 2005/06, 2006/2007, 2008/09)

Art 411
Painting: Intermediate Studies II, University of Alberta (2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15)

Art 410
Painting: Intermediate Studies II, University of Alberta (2003/4, 2004/05)

Fourth Year Undergraduate Courses Taught

Art 519
Painting: Advanced Figure Studies VI, University of Alberta (2003/4, 2004/05, 2005/06, 2006/2007)

Art 518
Painting: Advanced Figure Studies V, University of Alberta (2002/03, 2003/4,  2004/05, 2005/06, 2006/2007)

Art 517
Painting: Advanced Studies IV, University of Alberta (2002/03, 2006/07,2007/08)

Art 516
Painting: Advanced Studies III, University of Alberta (2005/06, 2007/2008, 2008/09)

Art 511
Painting: Advanced Studies IV, University of Alberta (2008/09, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2013/14)

Art 510
Painting: Advanced Studies I, University of Alberta (2002/03, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2014/15)

Supplementary Teaching

2005 to present
Active teaching and mentorship role in the Graduate Printmaking Program

2005 to present
Active teaching and mentorship role in the Graduate Drawing and Intermedia Programs

2007 - 2011
Participating Instructor in the Arts & Humanities in Health & Medicine Program, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Canadian Artists’ Representation/Le Front des artistes canadiens (CARFAC) Visual Arts Alberta Association

Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada - Société pour L'étude de L'Architecture au Canada (SSAC - SEAC)

UAAC/ AAUC Universities Art Association of Canada/l’association d’art des universités du Canada