Net Making Workshop
Taught by Aidan Smith of Nova Scotia; in this online workshop, participants will be shown how to load a netting needle, start a net, and increase/decrease the net in size. With these basic skills, nets of varying sizes and shapes can be created.
Curated by Angela Somerset and Denise Lawson. Visible Labour is a four person exhibition with Kristin Nelson, Deborah Dumka, Connie Michelle Morey and Claire Sanford and is on exhibit at the Comox Valley Art Gallery, in Courtenay, BC from March 25 to May 29, 2021. An online Net Making workshop is on Saturday April 17, and taught by Aidan Smith, from Halifax, NS.
Sounds of Curtains (now destroyed) Sydney Opera House, Vinyl Release March 6, 2020
Join us in a listening event, at Garry Street Coffee, of full length vinyl album featuring 10 compositions from Sidney Sydney interpreting sounds of curtains at the Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House. Artists include crys Cole (DE), Christine Fellows (CA), hannah_g (CA), Casey Mecija (CA), Gail Priest (AU), Judith Rice (CA), Andrea Roberts (CA), Kelly Ruth (CA), Süss (CA) and Roger White (CA).
Artist Talk, March 28, 2019
Filmaker and Visual Artist Paige Gratland is completing a Branscombe House Artist in Residency this year (https://www.richmond-news.com/arts/richmond-welcomes-queer-feminist-artist-and-labourer-as-2019-branscombe-house-artist-in-residence-1.23600431) and invited me to do an artist talk to kick off a public and collaborative weaving project.
drink, December 1 - January 1, 2019
Neutral Ground. The exhibition 'drink' is an overt commentary on our precious natural resources and the effects of our consumer culture on them. The artist invites you to have a drink during her exhibition in cups woven on a floor loom. This duo exhibition also featured Contact by Barbara Meneley.
Toronto International Art Fair, October 26 - 29 ,2018
Booth C10 Lisa Kehler Art + Projects at TIAF at the Toronto International Art Fair October 26 to 29, 2018 featuring works by Kristin Nelson, Anna Breininger, Corri-Lynn Tetz, Erica Eyres, Manuela Gonzalez and Lauren Seiden.
A Handmade Assembly, October 17 - 20, 2018
Join me for a drink at A Handmade Assembly in Sackville, New Brunswick, in a weekend of performance, workshops, lectures and artist talks brought to you by Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre. Keynote speaker Sarah Quinton.
Sidney Sydney, August 25, 2018
Doors at 7:00pm, at the Sidney Community Centre in Sidney, Manitoba, for a listening event featuring sounds of the Sydney Opera House curtains as interpreted in 10 new audio compositions by: Andrea Roberts, Casey Mesija, Christine Fellows, crys cole, Gail Priest, hannah_g, Judith Rice, Kelly Ruth, Roger White and Süss, With 'curtain' piano by Dallas Nedotiafko. This project was made possible by Video Pool Media Arts and the New Artist in Media Art fund and the Manitoba Arts Council. Artists are not necessarily in attendance. This venue is wheelchair accessible.
Edition Toronto 2, October 27 - 30, 2017
drink is an overt commentary on our precious natural resources and the effects of our consumer culture on them. These cups were woven by some of Riding Mountain National Park’s most stunning lakes. Kristin Nelson invites you to have a drink at the water cooler during Edition Toronto and help her in the continuation of a new art installation drink.
New Artist in New Media Fund, July, 2017 - August, 2018
Sidney Sydney supported by year long mentorship program through Video Pool through their New Artist and New Media Fund.
Riding Mountain Residency, June 19 - July 2, 2017
A Manitoba Arts Council. The Riding Mountain Artists’ Residency provides professional artists with an opportunity to be inspired and create their works in the park’s setting. In return these professional artists invite visitors to interact with them and uniquely discover the park through their eyes and works.
This Must Be the Place (Part 1), February 17 - March 17, 2017
Curated by Lisa Kehler, Lisa Kehler Art & Projects. A collection of work by Ian August, Scott Benesiinaabandan, Erica Eyres, Sylvia Matas, Kristin Nelson, and Cyrus Smith, featuring Winnipeg as the source of inspiration.
Mobilizing Metaphor: Art, Culture and Disability Activism in Canada, October, 2016
Contributor: Kristin Nelson Chapter 4: Insiders, Outsiders and the Potential of Progressive Studios. Edited by Christine Kelly and Michael Orsini. UBC Press, Published October, 2016.
he Daniel McIntyre / St Matthews Map of Interesting Places, August 22 - 29, 2015
With Suzie Smith, Box Gallery. A free risograph map Interesting Places, Orioles Bike Cage.
Feature Contemporary Art Fair, October 22 - 25, 2015
Artwork featured at Feature Contemporary Art Fair by Lisa Kehler Art + Projects.
Canadian Art Foundation Gala, September 17, 2015
Located at the Carlu in Toronto, silent auction and gala to invest in the Canadian Art Foundation.
Contemporary Verse 2, Summer 2015
Co-Edited by J.J. Kegan McFadden, this first queer issue explores "the factors that shape queer art and literature today." (CV2)The Poetics of Queer, Summer 2015. Vol 38. No. 1, publication,
Papier 15, April 24 - 26, 2015
Lisa Kehler Art + Projects at Papier15 Montreal.
Artspace, Sydney AU, February 1 - May 29, 2015
A Canada Council International Residency at Artspace, Sydney Australia.
La chose en soi, 11 juin - 24 septembre, 2017
Commissaire Eve De Garie-Lamanque.Dans l’exposition La Chose en soi*, dix artistes sont réunis et repensent la nature et la dynamique des relations entre l’objet et l’individu.
Michel de Broin (Québec), CFCF (Michael Silver – Québec), Cozic (Québec), Jacinthe Lessard-L (Québec), Micah Lexier (Ontario), Axel Lieber (Allemagne et Suède), Kristin Nelson (Manitoba), James Nizam (Colombie-Britannique), Roula Partheniou (Ontario) et Michael A. Robinson (Québec).
Dear Cheryl... March 9 - April 30, 2017
Winnipeg's only 24-hour gallery run by Kegan McFadden and Divya Mehra, Window, featured Dear Cheryl, a glow in the dark, sequined elevator blanket.
Superimposition: Image and Sculpture, October 1 - January 1, 2016-17
Curated by Jenifer Papararo, Plug In ICA. Nadia Belerique, Valérie Blass, Ursula Johnson, Kelly Lycan, Ursula Mayer, Kristin Nelson, Dominique Rey and Andrea Roberts are connected in Superimposition: Sculpture and Image as artists who contend with the spatial terms of sculpture while also contemplating the flat surface of images.
Fibreworks, September 16 - November 13, 2016
Group exhibition, IDEA/EXCHANGE, Cambridge, ON. Juried by Sarah Quinton, Artist/Curatorial Director, Textile Museum of Canada (Toronto, ON) and Jaime Angelopoulos, Artist (Toronto, ON). a biennial juried exhibition of contemporary Canadian fibre art. It is a showcase of the most current and versatile approaches to fibre as a medium.
Make Work, November 13 - December 20, 2014
Curated by Lisa Kehler, Actual Gallery. Make Work is show in conjunction with Neil Farber and Michael Dumontier's exhibit, Blanket Statements.
Make - Soft, September 12 - October 17, 2014
Raw Gallery. The exhibition Make - Soft was a response to the physical space of RAW gallery in an attempt to make it softer.
Actual Gallery Grand Opening, July 24 - August 30, 2014
Curated by Lisa Kehler, Actual Gallery. This inaugural exhibition serves as an exciting introduction to Actual's roster of artists, featuring new work by Ted Barker,
Scott Benesiinaabandan, Paul Butler, Michael Dumontier,
Derek Dunlop, William Eakin, Erica Eyres, Neil Farber, Jeanette Johns, Krisjanis Kaktins-Gorsline, Wanda Koop, Sylvia Matas, Shaun Morin, Kristin Nelson, Paul Robles, Mélanie Rocan, Suzie Smith and Robert Taite.
Roche, Papier, Ciseaux ,19 juin - 28 aout, 2014
La maison des artistes visuels francophone. L’exposition « Roche, Papier, Ciseaux » rassemble des œuvres de trois artistes de chez nous : Kristin Nelson, David Perrett et Gaëtanne Sylvester. Quoique leur média et leurs recherches diffèrent l’un de l’autre, ces trois artistes s’inspirent et utilisent de technique et média souvent dit « artisanal » pour créer leurs œuvres.
Ras le bol! 18 avril - 17 mai, 2014
Commissaire Ève Dorais, Skol. Skol invited Montreal curator Ève Dorais to bring together a selection of emerging artists in response to the theme of The Artist in Dangerous Times. This multidisciplinary exhibition features work by Louis Boutin, Isabelle Guimond, Whitney Lafleur, Isabelle Mathieu, Kristin Nelson, Aurélien Monsarrat and Naufus Ramirez-Figueroa.
Collision 10, February 26 - March 15, 2014
Parisian Laundry. Collision brings together a selection of graduating students from Montreal Master of Fine Arts Programs, curated by Parisian Laundry's director Jeanie Riddle.
Work, October 25 - December 6, 2013
Parlour. Three hand-woven cotton replicas of paper are on display, developed in multiples and numbered in series. Each series, given a different value, by the artist, stands in relationship to its individual purpose of production.
Deskilling and Reskilling of Artistic Production Research, November 1 - 16, 2013
Concordia University. Devon Knowles and Luanne Martineau are workshop leaders in "The Deskilling and Reskilling of Artistic Production Research Workshop". This workshop "will focus specifically on how contemporary artists are revisiting the skill of making as a place from which to critique or react to the post-digital age of software-specific art and design, consumerism, condensed time, and globalism." Please click on the link for more information.