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Allen Ball
11213-94 Street,
Edmonton, Alberta
T5G 1H1
Canada
Telephone: (780) 732-0282
Fax: (780) 492-7870
E-mail: allenball@shaw.ca
Born: London, England
Citizenship: Canadian – British

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:

1987 - 90 Master of Visual Arts - Painting,
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1986 - 87 Printmaking Independent Study Program,
Pass with Distinction,
Camberwell College of Arts and Crafts, London, England
1981 - 84 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, England
1980 - 81 Foundation Studies, Foundation Studies Certificate,
Camberwell College of Arts and Crafts, London, England
1973 - 80 Secondary Education,
Archbishop Michael Ramsey Church of England School, London, England

RESEARCH & CREATION:

Scholarships, Grants & Awards:

2014 Visual Arts and New Media Project Grant: Alberta Foundation For the Arts. Digital printing expenses for my solo exhibition: “Photography in a State of Exception: Space of Remembrance” at the ASC Gallery in London, United Kingdom
2014

President’s Fund for the Performing and Creative Arts in Art and Design University of Alberta, “Photography in a State of Exception: Space of Remembrance.” Art production expenses for my solo exhibition at the ASC Gallery in London, United Kingdom

2013 Visual Arts and New Media Project Grant: Alberta Foundation For the Arts
Art production expenses for my solo exhibition: “The Wordless Book and other deserts.”
2012 Scholar in Residence for Arts Research in Nanotechnology (SRARN),
“ Imagining Nanotechnology in Public Space”, at the National Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
2012 President’s Fund for the Performing and Creative Arts in Art and Design,
University of Alberta, “Documents of contemporary war: Images in a State of Exception.” To fund a course release to complete my upcoming exhibition at Gallery 501, Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
2011 SSHRC: Insight Development Grant
Photography in a State of Exception: Documents of Contemporary War. Exhibition development at the ASC Gallery in London, United Kingdom
2011 Canada Council for the Arts: Alberta Creative Development Initiative: Grants to Individuals Program
Photographic digital printing expenses for solo exhibition at the Liu Institute for Global Issues at the University of British Columbia, Canada
2011 Visual Arts and New Media Project Grant: Alberta Foundation For the Arts
Photographic digital printing expenses for the exhibition: Ode of Remembrance
2011 Emil Skarun Fund,
The Office of the Senate, University of Alberta.
Photographic digital printing expenses
2010 Support for the Advancement of Scholarship Research Fund
University of Alberta. Photographic digital printing expenses.
2010 Community Investment Program Travel Grant: City of Edmonton
Preparatory travel expenses to Vancouver for solo exhibition at the Liu Institute for Global Issues at the University of British Columbia, Canada
2010 President’s Fund for the Performing and Creative Arts in Art and Design,
University of Alberta, “Photography in a State of Exception: Documents of contemporary war.” To present this paper at the Screens of Terror: representations of war and terrorism since 9/11 in film, TV drama & documentary conference at the Centre for Media & Culture Research, London South Bank University, London, U.K
2010 President’s Fund for the Performing and Creative Arts in Art and Design,
University of Alberta, “Spectacle in a State of Exception.” To present this paper at the Spaces of Exception panel at the Cultural Studies Association Conference: University of California: Berkeley, US
2008 Visual Arts Project Grant: Alberta Foundation For the Arts
Strainer expenses for the exhibition: Painting in a State of Exception
2007 President’s Fund for the Performing and Creative Arts in Art and Design
Digital printing on canvas, University of Alberta
2007 Visual Arts Project Grant: Alberta Foundation For the Arts
Framing expenses for the exhibition: William Blake: Songs of Innocence
2007 Killam Research Fund (Social Science, Humanities, Fine Arts) Cornerstones Grant Program Small Research Operating Grant
Research Assistant and digital photographic expenses, University of Alberta
2007 Support for the Advancement of Scholarship Research Fund
Photographic printing expenses, University of Alberta
2007 President’s Fund for the Performing & Creative Arts in Art and Design
The Digitization of the Painting Research Studio, University of Alberta
2007 Canadian Forces Artist Program
Tour of duty with Operation Calumet, Northern Sinai
2007 Killam Research Fund Conference Travel Grant
“The Cannibal Dances Alone: Intimacy as Misrecognition.” To co-present this paper with Kimberly Mair at the International Word and Image Conference: Intimacy: Representations in Literature and the Visual Arts, Université Paris Diderot–Paris 7. University of Alberta
2007 President’s Grants for the Creative and Performing Arts from the Killam Research Fund
Crating expenses for the exhibition: William Blake: Songs of Innocence, University of Alberta
1999 - 00 Visual Arts Project Grant: Alberta Foundation For the Arts
Framing expenses for the exhibition: Choice
1997 - 98 Visual Arts Project Grant: Alberta Foundation For the Arts
Printing expenses for the exhibition: Relax & Tan
1993 - 94 Visual Arts Project Grant: Alberta Foundation For the Arts
Framing expenses for the exhibition: The Metaphysics of Laundry
1990 The Florence Andison Friedman Scholarship,
The University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1989 The Florence Andison Friedman Scholarship,
The University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1988; The Florence Andison Friedman Scholarship,
The University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1987 - 90 Commonwealth Scholarship, University of Alberta,
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Public Art Commission:

2013 Moving on, video installation in collaboration with Alysha Creighton, funded by the Boyle Street Porjections Project, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2013 Consumption, The National Institute of Nanotechnology In collaboration with WenJuan Huang, funded by Office of the Vice-President (Research) at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2005 Encompass, The South Edmonton Police Station
Edmonton, Alberta. Public art commission funded by The City of Edmonton

Solo Exhibitions:

2014

That Shepherd: Righteousness. Organized by Matthew Hills, Museum and Collections Services, University of Alberta, Enterprise Square Galleries, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2013 Bridge-Walker, Photography in a State of Exception, ASC Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2013 Sight Unseen, Multicultural Centre, Stony Plain, Alberta, Canada
2012 The Wordless Book and other deserts, Strathcona County Gallery @501, Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
2011 Ode of Remembrance, The Blue Curve Gallery, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2011 Photography in a State of Exception: Documents of Contemporary War, The Lobby Gallery, The Liu Institute for Global Issues, the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
2010 The Wordless Book and other sounds, The Front Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
2009 Spectacle in a State of Exception, The Works Art and Design Festival, Stanley A. Milner Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2008 William Blake: Songs of Innocence, Keyano Art Gallery, Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada
2003 Choice, The University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2001 The Art of Chinese Paper Folding, Medicine Hat Museum and Art Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
1999 The Art of Chinese Paper Folding, Medicine Hat Museum and Art Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada ;
1998 Relax & Tan, SNAP Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1998 Christian Dior, Holt Renfrew, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1997 Tru-Flite Kits, The Alberta Aviation Museum, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1995 Corsage, The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1993-95 The Metaphysics of Laundry - Touring
The Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program
1993 Studio Watch, organized by Kitty Scott
The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1993 The Ambient House Painter, Truck, Calgary Alberta, Canada
1992 Colour Me Pop, Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1992 Some Small Beauty, The Kathleen Laverty Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1990 Some Paintings, The Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1990 M.V.A. Show, The Fine Arts Building Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2014 90 ARTISTS / 90 YEARS: An Abbreviated History of Art in Alberta. Curated by Catherine Crowston at the Art Gallery of Alberta, , Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
2014 (Re)Markable Time: The Calendar and Intermediation, Intermedia Research Studio, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Organized by Janine Muster
2014

Flight, Harcourt House Art Centre, Edmonton Alberta, Canada

2014 2nd Annual Members Exhibition, Gallery@501, Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
2014 The Post Card, Intermedia Research Studio, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Organized by Elena Siemens
2013 Kinetic, Harcourt House Art Centre, Edmonton Alberta, Canada
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
2012 Venerator: Contemporary Art from the AGA Collection, organized by Catherine Crowston and Ruth Burns, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2011 Transmission:Pullit, ASC Projects Gallery, London, U.K.
2011 RE:CHARGED, Harcourt House Art Centre, Edmonton Alberta, Canada
2011 Xposition, The VAAA Gallery, Edmonton Alberta, Canada
2011 Abstract Thinking, The Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton Alberta, Canada
2010 Elemental Titanium, Harcourt House Art Centre, Edmonton Alberta, Canada
2009-13 Abstract Thinking, Touring Exhibition, The Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program organized by the Art Gallery of Alberta
2009 Canadian Forces Artist Program Exhibit, National Defense Headquarters, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
2009 The German Autumn in Minor Spaces, 2 person exhibition with Kimberly Mair. Harcourt House Art Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2009 Blurring Boundaries Wave Exhibition II, organized by Aidan Rowe, Ewha Gallery, Ewha Womens University, Seoul, Korea
2008 Aircraft, Arms, and Art, group exhibition curated by Chris Reid for the Art Gallery Of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
2008 Colour Sense and Sensibilia: New Edmonton Art, 3 person exhibition with Allen Ball, Carolyn Campbell and Ken Macklin. Organized by Caterina Pizanias, The Triangle Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2008 small, Allen Ball and Kimberly Mair. “The German Autumn in Minor Spaces – a photographic cartography tracing the red army faction.” Organized by Marcus Miller at the Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2008 Blurring Boundaries Wave Exhibition I, organized by Aidan Rowe, FAB Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta Canada
2007-08 The 1950 Ford Show, organized by Anthony Easton at the Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2007 flat, organized by Marcus Miller at the Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
2005 re:search visions, Department of Art & Design
The Fine Art Building Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2005 Art for Hire, Harcourt House Art Centre, Edmonton Alberta, Canada
2004 Edmonton Excels, Department of Art & Design
The Fine Art Building Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2004 Draw, The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2003-04 Pulse, A travelling exhibition of drawings including Red Deer, Bonnyville, Lethbridge, Grande Prairie, Fort McMurray and St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
2003 Index I, Department of Art & Design
The Fine Art Building Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2003 Art For Venue, organized by Jason Symmington,
Welsh’s Saddlery Building, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2001 Salvation, The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2000 Perceptions/Conceptions, Deptartment of Art & Design
The Fine Art Building Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2000 The Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art 2000,
The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton & The Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1999-00 113 Degrees West: In the Cross Hairs, Department of Art & Design
The Fine Art Building Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1999-00 Making History: The Edmonton Art Gallery Celebrates 75 years,
The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1999 Paradigms Lost, The Barron Building: ArtWeek, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1999 Teaching & Apparatus, The Stride Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1999 Expressing Christian Faith Through Art,
Tyndale College & Seminary, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1998 Product, Truck Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1998 Art Lite: The Alberta Foundation for the Arts,
Grey Nuns Community Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1998 Passage: The Alberta Foundation for the Arts,
Beaver House, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1998 10X2: A Selection of Contemporary Art of Edmonton
The School of Art & Design, Victoria School, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1997 A Dialogue between Idea and Action,
The Triangle Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1996-97 The Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art, The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton & The Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1996-99 Hues of Blue, The Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program organized by the Muttart Public Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1996 Allen Ball Daryl Rydman New Works, Profiles Gallery, St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
1995 40 Degrees Celsius, The Aggregate Society, Commerce Place, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1995 Project Room: Nobody watched the Green Hornet, The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1995 New Artists, New Works, The Muttart Public Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1995 Society of Northern Alberta Printmakers Exhibition, Profiles Gallery, St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
1995 Emerging Artists, The Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1994 Canada Council Art Bank at Work in Edmonton, The Fine Arts Building Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1994 My Dog Has No Nose, Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1993 Literally The Great West Library Show, The Centennial Library, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1993 Heliotropic 2, Mercer Union, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1993 Works from the Permanent Collection, The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1990 3 At FAB, The Fine Art Building Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1990 Art For All, The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1985-86 Leicestershire Arts Council Exhibition, Leicester, England
1984 New Contemporaries, Christie’s Auction House, London, England
1981-82 The Stowells Trophy, The Royal Academy, London, England

Curatorial Work:

1997 Hung, Drawn & Quartered, organized a drawing exhibition including the work of four Alberta artists; Leslie Menzies, Lyndal Osborne, Anthony Pavlik and Robert Scott. The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Publications:

2009 Ball, Allen. "Spectacle in a State of Exception." Chop, Malaspina Printmakers Society, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Vol. 34. Issue 2. P. 26 - 29. Fall 2009.
2008 Mair, Kimberly, and Allen Ball. Paper: “The Cannibal Dances Alone – Intimacy as Misrecognition”, Interfaces, Word and Image: Intimacy (ed. by F. Ogée, M. Geracht & A.Fennetaux), Presses Universitaires de Paris 7. Summer, 2008.
2008 Ball, Allen and Kimberly Mair. Exhibition review: “documenta 12”. Senses and Society, Berg Publishers, UK, Volume 3, Issue 2. P. 237-240.

Lectures, Symposiums, Workshops and Conferences:

2013 Sight Unseen: Toward Constructions of Blindness, presented as part of 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 session of the Universities Art Association / l'association d'art des universités du Canada 2013 Annual Conference, Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada, October 17 – 20, 2013.
2013 Within the Margins of Erickson’s Liu Institute: Allen Ball, presented as part of “Canada’s Master Architect”: Arthur Erickson and the Public Realm session of The Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada 2013 Annual Conference, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, May 29 – June 1, 2013.
2012 Within the Margins of Erickson’s Liu Institute: Allen Ball, presented as part of “Canada’s Master Architect”: Arthur Erickson and the Public Realm session of The Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada 2013 Annual Conference, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, May 29 – June 1, 2013.
2012 Imagining Nanotechnology in Public Space, lecture at the National Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
2010 Allen Ball: Back from the Desert, Artist talk, organized by the Alberta Society of Artists. Campus Saint-Jean, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, November 6, 2010.
2010 Photography in a State of Exception: Documents of Contemporary War, Screens of Terror: Representations of War and Terrorism since 9/11 in Film, TV Drama & Documentary International Conference. Centre for Media & Culture Research, London South Bank University, London, U.K., September 9 - 11, 2010.
2010 Photography in a State of Exception: Documents of Contemporary War, Collection, Representation: The Material Culture of Memory Symposium. Material Culture Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, April 30, 2010.
2010 Spectacle in a State of Exception, Spaces of Exception, Visual Culture Division, Cultural Studies Association, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA, March 18-20, 2010.
2009 Artist lecture presented to the Alumni Association at Alumni House, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. September 24, 2009.
2009 Spectacle in a State of Exception, The Art of Conflict session, Universities Art Association of Canada Conference 2009, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, October 22-24 2009
2009 The Works Art & Design Festival Artist panel, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
2008 The German Autumn in Minor Spaces, co-presenting with Kimberly Mair, Art in Public Spaces, Visual Culture Division, Cultural Studies Association, New York University, New York City, May 22-24 2008
2008 Allen Ball: The Last Decade, The MacEwan Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Grant MacEwan College, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2007 The Cannibal Dances Alone: Intimacy as Misrecognition, co-presented with Kimberly Mair at the International Word and Image Conference: Intimacy: Representations in Literature and the Visual Arts, Université Paris Diderot–Paris 7
2007 Visiting Artist Lecture, Alberta College of Art and Design Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2007 Visiting Artist Lecture, Keyano College Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada
2006 Visiting Artist Lecture, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, University of British Columbia, Okanagan, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
2005 Encompass: An Artist/Conservator Collaboration, with Cyndie Lack, Master of Art Conservation (M.A.C.) Canadian Association for the Conservation of Cultural Property, Annual Conference, Jasper, Alberta, Canada
2000 ArtNow Lecture Series: Allen Ball, ArtNow Lecture Series organized by the University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
1996 Food for Thought (mixed media workshop), The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1995 Paradise Sought: A Symposium on Art and the Garden, The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1994 Pattern & Texture, The Human Spirit, Fine Arts Conference, The Alberta Teachers Association, Kananaskis, Alberta, Canada
1993 The Metaphysics of Pop, Visual Image, Politics and Gender in the 1960s and 1970s, The Universities Art Association of Canada Conference, Windsor, Ontario

Collections:

2014 The Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2009 Glenbow Museum Collection, Edmonton, Calgary, Canada
2008 The Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2007 The Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2006 Royal Alberta Museum Permanent Collection, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2001 The University of Lethbridge Art Collection, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
1998 The Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1997 The Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1996 Edmonton Art Gallery Permanent Collection, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1996 The Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1995 The Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1995 Misericordia Hospital Permanent Collection, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1994 The Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1994 The Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1993 The Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1993 The Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1993 The Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1992 The Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1991 Edmonton Art Gallery Permanent Collection, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1990 The University of Alberta Art Collection, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1987 Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts Permanent Collection, London, U.K.
1984 Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts Permanent Collection, London, U.K.

Selected Catalogues, Articles & Reviews:

  • 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.
    < http://www.thewandereronline.com/ 2013/01/21/war-and-art-the-wordless-book-and-other-deserts-an-exhibition-of-work-by-canadian-war-artist-allen-ball-by-tori-mcnish/>.
  • Brown, Michael. Art prof paints new portraits of Canada’s military context abroad. Folio. November 30, 2012. <http://www.folio.ualberta.ca/pdfs/104293.pdf>.
  • 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. PrairieArtsters.com. February 18, 2010.
    <http://prairieartsters.blogspot.com/2010/02/allen-ball-wordless-book-and-other.html>.
  • 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. p.14-15.
  • 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.
  • Rowe, Aidan, "Blurring Boundaries WAVE 2008 ", exhibition catalogue produced by the Department of Art and Design, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. December, 2008, p 4.
  • Reid, Chris. "Aircraft, Arms, and Art", Exhibition pamphlet produced by the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, October, 2008.
  • Pizanias, Caterina, “Colour Sense and Sensibilia- New Edmonton Art: Allen Ball, Carolyn Campbell, Ken Macklin.” Exhibition catalogue produced by the Triangle Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. July 3 -August 2, 2008.
  • Black, Anthea, "From Aristotle to Edmonton: Colour Sense and Sensiibilia 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, Number 2, p. 37-40.
  • 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.
  • Miller, Marcus. “small” Exhibition pamphlet produced by the 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, 11 November 2007. Sec. B.
  • Brown, Michael. “The art of war: Allen Ball documents life in the military.” Folio, 16 November 2007. Vol. 45, Issue 6, p. 3.
  • Bouchard, Gilbert A. New war artist puts soldiers in spotlight: City painter ‘not interested in the war machine.’ The Edmonton Journal, 2 December 2007. Sec. D.
  • Miller, Marcus. “flat” Exhibition pamphlet produced by the 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 Laviolette, Mary-Beth. Alberta Art and  Artists:An Overview  Fifth House Ltd, (Calgary, Alberta) and published in the United States by Fitzhenry & Whiteside (Brighton, MA) 2007. p.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, 15 October 2004. Vol. 42, Issue 4, p. 16.
  • Machorowski, Ben. FAB Gallery celebrates 50 years of the University’s art history. The Gateway, 7 October 2004, pp. 21, cols, 1-3.
  • Bouchard, Gilbert A. Exhibit draws on northern Alberta talent. The Edmonton Journal, 2 December 2002. Sec. E.
  • Fenniak, Maureen. Too much information! Vue, January 11 - January 17 2001. p. 35.
  • Sherlock, Diana. The Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art 2000 Exhibition Catalogue produced by the Edmonton Art Gallery, September 2000. pp. 20-21.
  • Mandel, Charles. Biennial boost. The Edmonton Journal, 21 July 2000. Sec. E.
  • Fenniak, Maureen. Alberta Biennial goes to Hell and back. Vue, June 22 - June 28 2000. p. 45.
  • Mandel, Charles. Profs at U of A show their stuff. The Edmonton Journal, 4 February 2000. Sec. E.
  • Severson, Anne. Art billboard status on Barlow Trail. FFWD, July 15 - July 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, October 23 - October 29 1997. p. 13.
  • Garneau, David.  Post-Ironic Re-enchantment. CANADIAN ART, Spring 1997, Vol. 14, Number 1 pp. 65-68.
  • Richardson, Joan. Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art 1996.  BORDER CROSSINGS, Fall 1996. pp. 63-65.
  • Whyte, Ryan. 1996 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art. C magazine, Issue 51, October - December 1996. p. 51.
  • Grenville, Bruce.  Allen Ball. CANADIAN ART, Summer 1996, Vol. 13, Number 2. p. 71.
  • Ilcisin, Ken.  Art snobs days are numbered. Vue, Issue 37, 1996. p. 22.
  • Watamaniuk, Jay. Popeye vs. the Louvre. See Magazine, Issue 135, 1996. p. 19.
  • Gautier-Villon, Denis. Allen Ball: Corsage. OUTLOOK, The Magazine of The Edmonton Art Gallery, Vol. VI, Issue 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, 3 March 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, 28 Aug. 1992. Sec. C.
  • Wyatt, Angus. Allen Ball. Society of Northern Alberta Print Makers Newsletter, Nov. 1991, pp.1-2.

TEACHING:

Academic Positions:

2014-present Associate Dean, Student Programs, Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta,
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2009-present Associate Professor, Painting, University of Alberta,
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2002-09 Assistant Professor, Painting, University of Alberta,
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2005-09 Assistant Professor and Co-ordinator, Painting, University of Alberta,
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2002 Sessional Drawing Instructor, Winter semseter
Grant MacEwan College, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2001 Sessional Painting Instructor, Senior level, Fall semseter
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada,
2000-01 Sessional Painting Instructor, Senior Level, University of Alberta,
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Fall and Winter semesters
2000-01 Sessional Drawing Instructor, Fall and Winter semesters
Grant MacEwan College, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2001 Sessional Painting Instructor, Senior Level, Spring session
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1999-00 Sessional Drawing Instructor, Senior Level, Fall and Winter semesters
The University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1999 Sessional Painting Instructor, Fall semester
Grant MacEwan College, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1999 Sessional Drawing Instructor, Spring session
Grant MacEwan College, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1998 Sessional Drawing Instructor, Spring session
Grant MacEwan College, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1997 Sessional Drawing Instructor, Intermediate Level, Winter semester
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1994 Sessional Printmaking Instructor, Spring session
Grant MacEwan College, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1993 Sessional Painting Instructor, Fall semester
Grant MacEwan College, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1989 Drawing & Painting Instructor, Faculty of Extension, Summer session
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Graduate Supervision:

2014 Nora Myers, MFA Painting, Principal Supervisor
2013 Joseph Doherty, MFA Painting, Principal Supervisor
2013 Alysha Creighton, MFA Drawing & Intermedia, Principal Supervisor
2012 Dominique Blasser, MFA Drawing & 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

Graduate Examination Committees:

2013 Alexandra Emberley, MFA Printmaking, Advisor
Final Examining Committee Chair
2013 Lisa Mattias, MFA Printmaking, Advisor
Final Examining Committee Chair
2012 Gerard Kelly, MFA Scultpure, Advisor
Final Examining Committee Chair
2012 Bingqing Wei, MA Thesis,
Final Examining Committee Chair
2012 Ann-Marie King, MFA Drawing/Intermedia,
Final Examining Committee Chair
2011 Matthew Arrigo, MFA Printmaking, Advisor,
Final Examining Committee Chair
2011 Kimberly Johnson, MA Thesis,
Final Examining Committee Chair
2011 Jacob Rodriguez, MA Thesis,
Final Examining Committee Chair
2011 Robert Andruchow, MDes,
Final Examining Committee Chair
2009 Christopher Berry, MFA Scultpure, Advisor
Final Examining Committee Member
2007 Kyla Fischer, MFA Printmaking, Advisor
Final Examining Committee Member
2006 Katarzyna Vedah, MFA Drawing, Advisor
Final Examining Committee Member
2006 Richard Boulet, MFA Drawing, Advisor
Final Examining Committee Member
2006 Paul Freeman, MFA Drawing, Advisor
Final Examining Committee Member
2005 Jeffery Graham, MFA Painting, Advisor,
Final Examining Committee Member
2005 Shannon Collis, MFA Printmaking, Advisor
Final Examining Committee Member
2005 Erik Waterkotte, MFA Printmaking, Advisor
Final Examining Committee Member
2004 Tonia Bonnell, MFA Printmaking, Advisor
Final Examining Committee Member
2003 Noni Boyle, MFA Drawing, Advisor
Final Examining Committee Member
2003 Quentin Maki, MFA Painting, Advisor
Final Examining Committee Member
2003 Jennifer Bowes, MFA Drawing, Advisor
Final Examining Committee Member
2003 Brianna Palmer, MFA Printmaking, Advisor
Final Examining Committee Member
2002 Mikola Smolinski, MFA Printmaking, Advisor
Final Examining Committee Member

UNIVERSITY SERVICE:

2013-2014 Faculty Evaluation Committee, Committee Member
2012-2014 Faculty of Arts Research Committee, Committee Member
2012 Henry Marshall Tory Building Mural Project, Faculty of Arts, Planning and Infrastructure, Chair. Artist: Rebecca Blois
2012 Dean’s Advisory Selection Committee for the Painting position in the Department of Art and Design, Committee Member
2011- Faculty of Arts Academic Appeals Committee, Chair
2011 Chemistry West Mural Project, Faculty of Arts, Planning and Infrastructure, Chair. Artists: Gabrielle Paré and Daria Hirny;
2010- Associate Chair Undergraduate Studies, Department of Art and Design
2010-2011 Faculty of Arts Academic Appeals Committee, Committee Member
2010 Chemistry East Mural Project, Faculty of Arts, Planning and Infrastructure, Chair. Artists: Jennie Vegt and Rachelle Bowen
2009 Dean’s Advisory Selection Committee for the Contemporary Art and Theory position in the Department of Art and Design, Committee Member
2009 Cameron Library Mural Project, Chair. Artist: Michael Cors
2007- Cameron Library Mural Project, Chair. Artist: Michael Cors
2007-09 McCalla Professorship Selection Committee Member, Faculty of Arts
2007- Department of Art and Design Awards Committee Member
2007-08 Heritage Medical Research Centre Mural Project, Committee Member. Artists: Nancy Shulz and Claire Uhlick
2007-08 The Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation Centenary 2008 Mural Project, Chair. Artist: Leah Scott
2006-09 Teaching and Learning Committee Member, Faculty of Arts
2006 Balmoral Mural Project, Faculty of Arts, Planning and Infrastructure, Chair. Artist: Nicole Rayburn
2004- Coordinator, Painting Division
2004- MFA Departmental Admissions Committee Member
2004-09 BFA Transfer Committee Member
2003 BFA Graduate Exhibition Selection Committee Member
2003- BFA Graduate Exhibition Selection Committee Member
2003-09 BFA First Year Admissions Committee Member
2003- Department of Art and Design Awards Committee, Chair
2003 MFA Drawing Admissions Committee Member

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

2014 Member: City of St. Albert Culutral Services Rotary Park Public Art Project. St. Albert, 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 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
2011 Member: 2011 Annual Open Art Competition Jury, Allied Arts Council of Spruce Grove, Spruce Grove Art Gallery, Spruce Grove, Alberta The City of Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2007-13 Member: Public Art Committee,
The City of Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2007-10 Member: Fine Art Program Advisory Committee,
Grant MacEwan College, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2006- Member: Visual and Performing Arts Committee,
The Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2009 Juror: Strathcona County Permanent Collection,
Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
2005-09 Board Member: Catalyst Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2001-04 Board Member: The Edmonton Arts Council,
The City of Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2003--04 Chair: The City of Edmonton Percent for Art Program,
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2003-04 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, The City of Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1999-00 Member: The Edmonton Arts Council Community Investment Grant, The City of Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1999 Panel Member: Art at Work, organized by the Edmonton Art Gallery and the Department of Art and Design, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1999 Member: BFA Graduate Exhibition Selection Committee
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1999 Juror: 1999 Fine Arts Graduates’ Exhibition, ‘Visual Expense’,
Grant MacEwan Community College, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1996 Juror: 1999 Fine Arts Graduates’ Exhibition, ‘Visual Expense’,
Grant MacEwan Community College, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1995-96 Treasurer: Board of the Aggregate Society of Artists,
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1993 Juror: Strathcona County Permanent Collection,
Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
1991 Juror: Selection Committee for Latitude 53 Gallery,
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1989-91 Graduate Student Representative: Advisory Committee for the Purchase and Placement of Works of Art, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

2014

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

2013 Juror, The Art Acquisition by Application Committee
The Alberta Foundation For the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2012 Juror, The Art Acquisition by Application Committee
The Alberta Foundation For the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2012 Member: Request for Qualifications Prequalify Pool Selection Committee,
Edmonton Arts Council, The City of Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1993-02 Executive Director, Harcourt House Arts Centre,
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1995 Juror, The Alberta Foundation For the Arts, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1992-93 Administrator, Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada