CURRENT NEWS

 

FALL 2014

Jim will be one of the artists in residence at Open Studio in Toronto ON. October - December 2014.

Exhibition catalogue for Far Away So Close: Part 1 to be launched at Access Gallery on Thursday October 30th at 7pm

Far Away So Close: Part I - Sarah Stein with Hyemin Kim, Erdem Tasdelen, Jim Verburg, Nicole Kelly Westman, Hyung-Min Yoon, September 13 – November 1, 2014, Opening reception Friday, September 12, 2014, 7pm. More information here.

 

SUMMER 2014

Untitled (soft turn) – reflective material play in a small space. Installation at Queen Specific Gallery, May 8th – June 24th. More information here.

 

SPRING 2014

Jim will be a part of Hidden Image: A Panel Discussion on the Photography and Abstraction with Laurie Kang, Sheree Hovsepian, Jerome Nadeau, and Jim Verburg, moderated by Bill Clarke and organized by Gallery 44 for CONTACT 2014, The Drake, Toronto ON

Review of the exhibition Afterimage by Susannah Wesley on Akimblog. April 22, 2014, Montreal, Jim Verburg at Galerie Nicolas Robert Read it here.

The publication 0/ Divided/Defined, Weights, Measures, and Emotional Geometry has made it to the short list of AGYU's 2013 Artist Book of the Moment. See the full list here.

Solo exhibition Afterimage, new works on paper at Galerie Nicolas Robert in Montreal. April 19th to May 24th, Opening Friday April 19th, 3-5pm. More information here.

Work featured by Galerie Nicolas Robert at the Papier Art Fair in Montreal, April 25th to 27th.

Untitled (risograph circle test #2) and Untitled (risograph circle test #5) are part of the Cmagazine Art Benefit Auction. Division Gallery, Toronto. April 6th

A new version of the installation Untitled (Zero Sum Game) is part of the group exhibition Primeiro Estudo: Sobre Amor curated by Bernardo Mosqueira at Luciana Caravello Arte Contemporânea, Rio de Janeiro Brazil. February 17th to March 15th

 

FALL 2013

Untitled (impression) at Art Basel Miami with Art Metropole December 4th to 7th, Slideshow: A First Look at Art Basel Miami Beach in Canadian Art Magazine Online, view article and slideshow here.

The publication 0/ Divided/Defined, Weights, Measures, and Emotional Geometry, will be launched at Art Metropole bookstore in Toronto November 6th, 6-8pm. More information about the book here.

Article in the Winnipeg Free Press Hidden messages & love letters: Three artists take a subtle, surreptitious look at male intimacy and desire. View article here.

A reposted of the article Overlaps and Meeting Places:The Work of Jim Verburg by Hilton Bertalan on the Sternthal Books website. View it here.

The publication 0/ Divided/Defined, Weights, Measures, and Emotional Geometry, will be launched at Formats bookstore in Montreal Wednesday September 25th from 5-7. With this book, Dazibao rewards Jim Verburg, recipient of the Dazibao Prize, conferred during the 2011 edition of the Mois de la Photo à Montréal (guest curator: Anne-Marie Ninacs) and for which the Galerie B-312 presented the exhibition One and Two. The recipient of the Dazibao Prize is given the opportunity to produce a book as part of Dazibao’s series Les portables. More information here.

Test #1 - #4 for the ongoing series Untitled (divided/defined), 2013, folded photocopy, 12.25 x 8.5 inches will be featured in the exhibition More Than Two (Let It Make Itself) curated by Micah Lexier at the Power Plant Toronto. The opening party is September 20th, 2013 at 8pm. More information here.

Option #1 and Option # 2 (from the series I see your point, and I understand your perspective - maybe there is no clear direction, no right or wrong answer. Maybe I'm just seeing it differently - or maybe we're saying the same thing) is part of Canadian Art Magazine's Gallery Hop Gala Dinner and Auction. Thursday September 19th, 2013 More information here.

The piece Untitled (Zero Sum Game) is a part of the exhibition intimacies, Denis Lessard (Montreal), Kegan McFadden (Winnipeg), and Jim Verburg (Toronto). September 6th to October 18, 2013 at Martha Street Studios Winnipeg. More information here.

The article Overlaps and Meeting Places:The Work of Jim Verburg by Hilton Bertalan is featured in the inaugural issue of Hello Mr. Magazine out of New York City. The article is on pages 51-57. Read the article here. Images on the main page. To buy the magazine, visit here.

Article by Pamala Meredith featured in the September issue of In Toronto Magazine: A Numbers Game, Micah Lexier's monumental installation at The Power Plant this fall includes a solo shoe and a curated "portrait" of the Toronto artistic community with 221 objects made by 101 artists, duos and collectives, p 30-31, read an excerpt here.

 

 

SPRING 2013

Solo Exhibition Untitled Installation (Weights and Measures) from the ongoing series (I see your point, and I understand your perspective - maybe there is no clear direction, no right or wrong answer. Maybe I'm just seeing it differently - or maybe we're saying the same thing). Artspace Peterborough ON March 15 - April 27, 2013

 

WINTER 2013

New installation "Untitled (Weights and Measures)"
Part of the group exhibition Where I Lived, and What I Lived For, curated by Jon Davies, at the Oakville Galleries
December 9, 2012 - February 17, 2013, more information here

 

SUMMER/FALL 2012

Jim is currently working on a series of artist books. More information to come soon.

Tumblr page now up. View here.

SCENES FROM HERE, one of Magenta Magazine's top 5 picks at the Toronto Contact Festival. View excerpt here.

 

SPRING 2012

On now at Convenience Gallery. Untitled Installation (I see your point, and I understand your perspective - maybe there is no clear direction, no right or wrong answer. Maybe I'm just seeing it differently - or maybe we're saying the same thing.) March 23 to May 20 2012. Convenience Gallery is a 24/7 window gallery located at 58 Lansdowne Avenue, Toronto ON (at Seaforth Avenue, one block North of Queen)

Untitled (I forget you are trying to interpret all this as well), 2011, blind letter press on Maidstone Noblesse cold-pressed cotton paper. Edition 2 of 6, 35.8" x 24" (in 2 parts) is up for auction at the Annual C Magazine Auction at the MOCCA (Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art) in Toronto. April 11 2012. More information here.

Featured Exhibition for the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival 2012:
SCENES FROM HERE Eamon Mac Mahon and Jim Verburg. Circuit Gallery at Gallery 345. 345 Sorauren Avenue, Toronto ON. May 3 to May 26 2012. Opening Thursday May 3rd 6 - 9pm. More information coming soon here.

 

WINTER 2012

One and Two, one of the Montreal Mirror's picks for the best shows of 2011. Article here.

Review of the group show "So Many Letdowns Before We Get Up" in the recent issue of C Magazine, read an excerpt here.

Review of Mois de la Photo in Canadian Art Magazine, read an except here.

Upcoming Solo Exhibition, Convenience Gallery, March 23rd to May 20th, Toronto ON. More information to come soon.

Upcoming Solo Exhibit, Still, Curated by Karl-Gilbert Murray, Cinémathèque Québécoise, March 1st to April 1st 2011, Montreal QC. More information here.

 

FALL 2011

The exhibit One and Two just won the Dazibao Prize at the 12th edition of Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal. The jury prize awards the recipient the opportunity to produce a book as part of Dazibao’s series Les portables.

There is a review of the exhibit Domestic Queens, in the current issue of C Magazine. See images in the Untitled (where we're at) section of the website.

September 9 – October 8
Jim will be presenting new work in his solo exhibition One and Two, part of the 12th edition of Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal. The show opens September 9th at Galerie B-312. The opening reception take place on September 9th at 5pm. For more information about the exhibition click here.

For more information about the many exhibitions and events events happening for Le Mois de la Photo click here.

   

SPRING / SUMMER 2011

February 28th - March 23, 2011
Untitled (where we're at)
in the group exhibit Domestic Queens, curated by Evergon,
FOFA Gallery Vitrines, Montreal.
Symposium Saturday March 5th, 1-5 pm.
Vernissage/.Opening on Saturday March 5th, 5 - 7
Publication available through the gallery.
More info here.

May 2011
Work in the upcoming group exhibit C Magazine Art Auction, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA), Toronto ON, more details to follow.

June / July 2011
Upcoming Group Exhibit, So Many Letdowns Before We Get Up curated by JJ Kegan McFadden,
Platform Gallery, Winnipeg MB

September 2011
Upcoming Solo Exhibit curated by Anne-Marie Ninacs at Galerie B-312
as part of Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal 2011, Montreal QC

   

SUMMER / FALL 2010

November 4th - 30th, 2010
New video installation Portrait Study premiering at the National Theatre in Prague as part of the Mezipatra Film Festival.

July 13th, 2010
Review of the show That's So Gay at Art Fag City. View article here.

June 25th to July 18th, 2010
Part of the group exhibit That's So Gay at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto curated by Sholem Krishtalka. Artists include Stephen Andrews, Romy Ceppetelli, Chris Curreri, Anthony Easton, Claire Egan, Grant Heaps, Jean Paul Kelly, Kris Knight, Logan MacDonald, Will Munro, Lori Newdick, Sojourner Truth Parsons, Ed Pien, Pandy Ramada, Kim Sheppard, Zanette Singh, Sharon Switzer, Kyle Tryhorn, Daryl Vocat, and Robert Weir.

June 16th, 2010
Part of the group exhibit Four Hikes, curated by Silke Otto Knapp at The Other Gallery at the Banff Centre for the Arts.

   

SPRING 2010

May 2010
Jim has recently been awarded a Research and Creation Grant for Media Artists from the Canada Council for the Arts. He will be working on a new series of short films over the next eight months.

May 10th to June 18th, 2010
Jim will be a part of a thematic visual arts residency at the Banff Centre for the Arts in Banff Alberta. The residency will be lead by London-based painter Silke Otto-Knapp, and will include art critic and curator Jan Verwoert as the faculty member.

May 2010
Featured in the article Frottage: Love affairs in Photography (Part 2) by Mark Clintberg in the May issue of Blackflash Magazine.

May 2010
A revised print version of I see you all the time will be featured as a 5 page spread in the publication Open Heart curated by the artist Ashley Neese (Portland, Oregon) The book will be launched in May 2010 and will include artists Alain de Botton, Berit Nørgaard, Cecilia de Jong Jespersen, Denise Schatz, Elinor Carucci, Hope Hilton, Leif Hedendal, Lisa Ciccarello, Mark Clintberg, Oliver Of The Sky, Sam Gould, and Tammy Rae Carland.

March 20th to April 2nd, 2010
New work, Installation What you mean to me/The details part of the group exhibit Works on Paper, with Mark Clintberg, Jeff Kulak, and Ryan Crouchman at Papeterie Nota Bene, 3416 Av du Parc Montreal QC, Opening Saturday March 20th, 5 to 8pm

 

WINTER 2010

February 2010
For a Relationship
featured in the screening STEM Cell: Experimental Docs 1: Variations on the Home Movie at the Metro Cinema in Edmonton Alberta.

January 8th to February 5th 2010
For a Relationship is featured in IM/POSSIBLE WORLDS, curated by Jason St-Laurent at Galerie Sans Nom in Moncton New Brunswick.

 

SPRING/ SUMMER/ FALL 2009

October 2009
Negotiating Intimacy with Jim Verburg Interview with No More Potlucks, available online and the print issue crux no.6 Read the interview here

May 25th to July 10th 2009
Jim will be the artist in residence at Gallery 44 in Toronto. The work created during the residency will be shown at the PROOF 16 group exhibit at the gallery July 10th to August 8th. The opening is July 10th from 6-9pm

June 10-14th 2009
For a Relationship has just been added to the Widmer and Theodoridis booth at the HOT ART fair in Basel Switzerland.

June 2009
For a Relationship was voted Best Short Film at the 11th annual FairyTales International Queer Diversity Film Festival in Calgary Alberta.

May 8th to June 27th 2009

Currently showing an installation of For a Relationship in the project gallery at Widmer and Theodoridis Contemporary in Zurich, Vernissage May 7th at 19h.
Artist editions available through the gallery here.

May 14th to 24th
Invited to be a member of the short film jury for the Inside Out film and video festival in Toronto.

May 2009
Jim's one minute experimental animated documentary short, in collaboration with the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is now online and can be viewed here.

April 2009
There is a 6 page portfolio and interview spread in the April 2009 issue of Manner magazine from Berlin.

 

WINTER 2009

February 2009
Family Album Number One showing at the Reel 2 Real International Film Festival, Vancouver BC.

January 2009
Family Album Number One showing at the Soup and Screen event, Articule Artist Run Centre, Montreal QC.

January 2009
A Fine Romance (in three parts) and the new KAMP film (animated documentary in collaboration with Ryan Crouchman) is showing in the program “Kingston’s Still Burning”, reelout Queer Film and Video Festival, Kingston ON.

December 2008
6 page spread in the December 2008 issue of Manner magazine (Berlin).