Curriculum Vitae

BORN

1986  Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada


EDUCATION

2008  Bachelor of Fine Arts, Honours Degree, York University


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021

(upcoming) Art Gallery of Northumberland, Cobourg, ON, Summer 

2020
(upcoming) Coldstream Fine Art Gallery, Toronto, ON, Jan 16 - TBD

2019

Turn it Around, #Hashtag Gallery, Toronto, ON, Nov 7 - 21

2017
Traveling Exhibition, The Great Canadian LEEDscape:

THEMUSEUM, Kitchener, ON
Maison du Developpement Durable, Montreal, QC
Visual Arts Centre of Clarington, Bowmanville, ON
Evergreen Brick Works, Toronto, ON

2016
Just Imagine, The Elaine Fleck Gallery, Toronto, ON


2015
Light Show, The Elaine Fleck Gallery, Toronto, ON


2014
Building on the Edge, The Elaine Fleck Gallery, Toronto, ON

Down The Road, Mike Wright Gallery, Denver, CO
Reflections of The Future, Elaine Fleck Gallery, Toronto, ON

2013
Things Are Looking Up, The Elaine Fleck Gallery, Toronto, ON, April


2012
TERRACES: A Series Of Steps To A Sustainable Future, Elaine Fleck Gallery, Toronto, ON

RevitalizaT.On, The Elaine Fleck Gallery, Toronto, ON               
Refresh, Gerry Thomas Gallery, Calgary, AB
Liquid Cities, The Elaine Fleck Gallery, Toronto, ON

2010
Natural Capacity, Oakwood Village Library + Arts Centre, Toronto ON                  


2009
Ecocities, Gallery 1313, Toronto ON


GROUP EXHIBITIONS/ART FAIRS 

2019
Artists' Artists, Station Gallery, Whitby, ON
Spring Moments, Arta Gallery, Toronto

Artist Project, Juried Contemporary Art Fair, Toronto
Perfect Moment, Juried Exhibition, Station Gallery, Whitby, ON

2018
Award Winners - McMichael En Plein Air Painting Competition, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, ON

IMPACT 2018, Juried exhibition, Neilson Park Creative Centre, Etobicoke, ON
FORM, 2 year public art exhibit, Tridel + OCAD U + PATCH, Toronto, ON
Artexpo New York [SOLO], Booth #S721, Pier 94, New York, NY
Drawing for Art, Station Gallery, Whitby, ON


2016
Chromatics, Mike Wright Gallery, Denver, CO
The Artists, The Elaine Fleck Gallery, Toronto, ON

2013
Group show, The Elaine Fleck Gallery, Toronto, ON

2012
Face Off, The Elaine Fleck Gallery, Toronto, ON

2011
Forest of Art, Degree Art Gallery, London, UK
The 12th Toronto International Art Fair, via The Elaine Fleck Gallery
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Nathan Philips Square, Toronto, ON

2010
The 11th Toronto International Art Fair, via AGO Art Rental & Sales Gallery
In Person, The Elaine Fleck Gallery, Toronto, ON
Behind the Green Door, DNA Gallery, Provincetown MA
Ecocities, ECO Friendly Expo, 7 West 34th Street, New York NY
Contemporary Fine Artists You Should Know About, The Elaine Fleck Gallery, Toronto, ON
Merge, annual exhibition of Toronto’s emerging artists, AGO Art Rental + Sales Gallery, Toronto, ON

2009
Lovely Littles, Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) Art Rental + Sales Gallery, Toronto, ON
The Best of 2009, Elaine Fleck Gallery, Toronto, ON, October 3–31
Surreal Landscape, Four-person Exhibition, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA          
Construct, Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) Art Rental + Sales Gallery, Toronto, ON
Energeia 12-13, Energy Gallery, Toronto, ON
Through the Eyes of the Artist, Lake Shore Arts, The Assembly Hall, Toronto, ON,
I Am Nature, Keep 6 Contemporary Gallery, Toronto, ON
In Sights, Three-person exhibition, LENNOX Contemporary, Toronto, ON

2008

ENVRNMNT: Communicating Sustainability, U of T Sustainability Office, Toronto, ON
Peinture Fraîche/Fresh Paint, Galerie Art Mûr, Montreal, QC
Racing Thoughts, Propeller Centre for Visual Arts, Toronto, ON
Senior Year Juried Exhibition, ArtCube Gallery, Toronto, ON

2007
Traces, Two-person exhibition, The Gales Gallery, York University, Toronto, ON,

GRANTS/AWARDS

2018
First Choice Award, En Plein Air Painting Competition, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, ON 


2017
Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant


2014
Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant


2012
Ontario Arts Council, Project Grant

2010
Signature Art Award Finalist, Degree Art Gallery, London, UK

2009
Offer of Admission, MFA program in Visual Arts, Western University, London, ON

Public Choice Award, 1st place, The Elaine Fleck Gallery, Toronto, ON
Audience Choice Award, 3rd place, Queen West Art Crawl, Toronto, ON 2008
Juried Entry, BMO: 1st Art! Invitational Student Art Competition

2004
Entrance Scholarship, York University, Toronto, ON

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

THEMUSEUM, Kitchener, ON

Colart Collection, Montreal, QC
Facebook Canada, Toronto, ON
University of Cincinnati, OH

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2019

Secretary of the Board of Directors, Visual Arts Centre of Clarington

2018
 

Member of the Board of Directors, Visual Arts Centre of Clarington 

Guest Artist/Speaker, Stouffville District Secondary School

2014
Guest Artist/Speaker, The Sterling Hall School, Toronto, ON
Speaker, Artscape Salon, Wychwood Barns, Toronto, ON
Artist Talk, Soho House, Toronto, ON, January 14

2012
Guest Artist/Speaker, University of Cincinnati, Ohio
Speaker, 15th Annual Canadian Arts Summit, The Banff Centre

2010
Member of the Selection Committee (2 years), Gallery 1313, Toronto, ON

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2019

Smither, Sherry. “Artist Profile: Amy Shackleton” LUXE Magazine, Spring Issue, p 66 - 69

2017
Tremeer, Todd. “Future Narratives” Catalogue Essay, Visual Arts Centre of Clarington
Haffermann, Kyle. “Amy Shackleton: Gravity Artist” The Khollected, 2 Oct

2016
Krunák-Hajagos, Emese. “Interview with Amy Shackleton” NY Arts Magazine, July

2014
Cohen, Shawna. “Defying Gravity: Artist Amy Shackleton explores fine art as a force of nature” FASHION Magazine, March Issue, p160-161

2012
Smith, Matthew Ryan. “Exhibition Review, Terraces: A Series of Steps to a Sustainable Future,” Magenta Magazine: A Journal of International Art, Summer, Volume 3, No.2
Thomson, Beverly. “Live Interview,” CTV: Canada AM, 15 May, 6am-9am
Lanthier, Kateri. “Local Talent: The Freestyler, Amy Shackleton,” KingWest Magazine, Issue 5,p26—27
Tanabe, Morgan, “Playing With Gravity: One Artist’s Newfound Trademark” Galo Magazine (online)

2011
“The Approval Matrix: Artist Amy Shackleton...” New York Magazine, p108, 10 Oct
“Amy Shackleton, Artist, Reveals Her Painting Process With Time-Lapse Video” Huffington Post (online), 27 Sept

Top 10 Breakthrough Artist’s in 2011,” My Modern Met (online) 16 Dec
Baumgardner, Alex. “Master of Paint,” The Daily Brink (online), 3 Nov
Massardo, Christopher. “Artist Spotlight - Amy Shackleton” Delectablychic! Magazine (online), 14 Mar

2010
Di Giulio, Katelyn. “Merge: Rising Stars Glow in this Show” She Does The City (online blog), 18 Mar
Cover/Featured Artist, Elaine Fleck’s Catalogue of Contemporary Fine Art, Spring Edition
Front Page Photo by Dan Pearce, from “Natural Capacity Exhibition” The Guardian, 11 Feb

2009 
Longstaff, Nicholas. “WQW iTV Featured Artist”
Orgler, Lisa. “Amy Shackleton: Where Urban and Rural Collide” Empty Easel Magazine (online), 21 Oct

Doody, Kelly. “Fourth Timeraiser Gala Combines Art and Activism” Calgary Sun, 20 Jun
Massardo, Christopher. “Color Me Amy” The Dinner Jacket Magazine (online), issue 08 (p56-59)

2008
Sabelli, Andrea. “ENVRNMNT: Communicating Sustainability” (online)
Lepage, Jocelyne. “Galerie Art Mûr: Attention: Peinture Fraîche” La Presse, 2 Aug
Delgado, Jérôme. “Rassemblements estivaux/Summer Gatherings” Le Devoir, 19 Jul
“Racing Thoughts exhibit highlights talent of York’s BFA graduates” YFile, 9 Apr