RFM MCINNIS

CURRICULUM VITAE
 
RFM McInnis
 
SELECTED SOLO SHOWS
 
1970 – Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby B.C. “Expressive Portraits” 
1973-1974 – Heritage Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Drawings
1973-1976 – Penell Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Paintings
1970-1977 – Dominion Corinth Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario, Paintings
1977
Cassel Gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Paintings
New Brunswick Museum, Saint John, New Brunswick
Ontario Institute of Studies in Education, Toronto, Ontario
Hart House, University of Toronto, Ontario
Hart House, University of Toronto, Permanent collection purchase, Toronto, Ontario
1978
Clouds N’ Water Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Large Figure Paintings
Masters Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Landscapes and Figures
1980-1983 – Hett Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Landscapes and Figures
1980 – Prince Arthur Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1980-1985 – Masters Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
1984 – Kinsman Robinson Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1984-1985 – Wallack Galleries, Ottawa, Ontario
1985 & 1988 – Galerie Walter Klinkhoff, Montreal, Quebec
1986 – Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Studio Watch, Portraits
1987 – West End Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
1987-1989 – Wallack Galleries, Ottawa, Ontario
1987-1990 – Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Travelling Show, “Temperament Topic and Technique-RFM McInnis”
1988
Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, “Solitudes!” Figurative Paintings
Paint Spot, Edmonton, Alberta, “Bare Fax Series”, Monotypes
1989
Galerie Bernard Larocque, Rimouski, Quebec
Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, Alberta

Roberts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1991
Rodman Hall, St. Catherine’s, Ontario, Figures and Landscapes
Roberts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Wallack Galleries, Ottawa, Ontario
Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, Alberta
La Folie Des Arts, Pointe-au-Pic, Quebec
1992
Grande Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta, “Ten Year Survey”
Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, Alberta, New Figurative Work
1993
Galerie Woltjen, Edmonton, Alberta, “Five Year Survey”
Roberts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1994 – Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, “Off Connemara”, New Landscapes
1997 – Wallack Galleries, Ottawa, Ontario, Western Art of RFM McInnis
1998
Portraits of the Prairies, Assiniboia Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
Portraits of the Prairies, Assiniboia/Bessborough Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
1999
Figure Paintings, Leighton Centre, Calgary, Alberta
“The Roads That Lead There”, Leighton Centre, Calgary, Alberta
2000 – Feature, Grand Opening, Art and Soul Gallery, High River, Alberta
2001 – New Works, Masters Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
2002
Masters Gallery, Calgary, 40 Years a Painter
Wallack Gallery, Ottawa, 40 Years a Painter
2004-2007 – “A is for Alberta” AFA travelling show, curated by Edmonton Art Gallery, Alberta’s Centennial Show, 26 paintings
 
SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
 
2014 - Figure Show - The Front Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
2013 - Figure Show - The Front Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
2012 - Figure Show - The Front Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
1960-1967 – Maritime Art Association, Annual Juried Shows, Beaverbrook Gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick
1965 – Canadian Armed Forces Art Contest – Honorable Mention
1966 – Canadian Armed Forces Art Contest – First & Second Prize
1967 – Vancouver Art Gallery, “Spectrum 67”
1971 – Edmonton Art Gallery, “The Great Canadian Super Show”
1974 – Alpha Omega Women 9th Annual Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario
1975 – Holy Blossom Temple, Toronto, Ontario
1975-1976 – Colour and Form Society of Ontario

1980
Muttart Gallery, Calgary, McInnis/Cardinal-Schubert/McAvity
Beaverhouse, Alberta Culture, Edmonton
Commissioned Works, Portrait of Peter Pocklington
1981 – Canadian Perspectives Canadien, Alberta Artists, National Art Centre, Ottawa
1986-1990 – Art for All, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
1986-1997 – Art Lotto, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta
1987-1990 – Edmonton Art Gallery, Summer Exhibitions, Edmonton, Alberta
1988 – “The Big Canvas”, West End Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
1989 – RFM McInnis and Richard Monpetit, Galerie d’art Bernard Larocque Rimouski, Quebec
1990
“Spaces and Places”, Alberta Art Foundation, Japan
Ring Gallery, Saint John, New Brunswick, “Artist in the Garden”
1993
Roberts Gallery, Toronto, Watercolour Show
Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta, Edmonton, “Masterful Drawings” Show
1994 – Ring Gallery, Saint John, New Brunswick, “Artist in the Garden”
1995
Roberts Gallery, Toronto, “Artist’s Choice”
Roberts Gallery, Toronto, “Sketches and Major Landscapes Show”
Roberts Gallery, Toronto, “Three Alberta Artists” – McInnis, McLean, Sinclair
Leighton Foundation, Calgary, Alberta
1996
“Artist in Transition” Duma, McInnis, More, Leighton Foundation, Calgary, Alberta
AFA COLLECTS Travelling Exhibition, to December 1998, Southern Alberta Region
1997
Roberts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, “Sketches and Tom Roberts”
Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan, “Treasured Moments”, James Kurtz Memorial Exhibition
“The Best of our Workshops”, Leighton Foundation, Calgary, Alberta
1998
Collection Alberta Art, 25 Years, AFA Collection – Triangle Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
Prairie Sentinels, The Vanishing Grain Elevator, Kinderdine Gallery, U of S, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
1999 – Grain Elevators – “Finding Our Way Home” Provincial Museum of Alberta
1999-2000 – Grain Elevators – Travelling Show throughout Alberta
2000
Artist’s Choice, Roberts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Artist’s Choice, Masters Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
Rural Route (AFA Collection) Crowsnest Pass Public Art Gallery, Blairmore, Alberta
2001

Group Shows, Art and Soul Gallery, High River, Alberta
Grand Opening Show, Gust Gallery, Waterton Park, Alberta
2002
Group Shows, Art and Soul Gallery, High River Alberta
Group Show, Gust Gallery, Waterton Park, Alberta
Artist’s Choice, Roberts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2003
Group Shows, Art and Soul Gallery, High River, Alberta
Images of the West – Bell, Lougheed-Sinclair, McInnis, Roberts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Grand Opening Show, Mayberry Fine Art, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Duma, Laycock, McInnis, Nolin, Gust Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta
2004 – McInnis, Davies, Graff, Stehelin, Whyte Museum, Banff, Alberta
2005 – Collectors Show, Leighton Centre, Calgary, Alberta
 
PUBLICATIONS
 
1973
“Toronto We Love You – The Brunswick House”, Drawings, Simon and Pierre, Toronto, Ontario
“The Renegade’s Lament”, Fiddlehead Press, Fredericton, Long Poem
1985 – “Steel and Steam” with text by Pierre Berton, Livre d’artiste, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the CPR – 8 serigraphs
1997 – “Treasured Moments”, Assiniboia Gallery Publication, Regina, Saskatchewan, James Kurtz Memorial
2005 – “A is Alberta”, Simple Truth Publications, Regina, Saskatchewan
VIDEOS 
1988 – Access T.V. Alberta, “Encounters” Series
1992 – Alberta Foundation for the Arts, “Investing In Art”, Media One, Producer
 
COMMISSIONS
 
1974 – Movie “The Far Shore” Joyce Wieland, Toronto, Copies of Tom Tompson Paintings
1979 – Portrait: Peter Pocklington, Edmonton, Alberta
1987 – Ogilvy Store Ltd. Montreal, Several views of store for grand opening
1995 – Cowley Ridge Wind Mills, Probyn & Co., Toronto, Ontario
1998 – Visiting Artist at “Landscape ‘98”, U of S, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
2003 – Portrait: Chief Justice Supreme Court of Canada, Beverley McLachlin
 
PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITIONS: GROUP AND SOLO
 
1963 – R.C.A.F. Photo Show, Ottawa, Ontario
1989 – The Paint Spot, Edmonton, Alberta, “Wheels and Heels”
1992 – The Paint Spot, Edmonton, Alberta, “Motive Power”
1999 – “Finding Our Way Home” Provincial Museum of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Grain Elevator Photographs
1999-2002 – “Finding Our Way Home”, Travelling Show, throughout Alberta
 
EDUCATION
 
1961 – Diploma in Fine and Applied Arts, Saint John Vocational School, Saint John, New Brunswick, Teachers Fed Ross and D. Edwin Campbell