Maddie Alexander (b. 1992, Toronto)
NSCAD University, MFA, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2018-2020
OCAD University, BFA, Toronto, Ontario, 2012-2016
2017 Dancing on my own, The New Gallery Resource Centre, Calgary, Alberta
2017 Vörpun: blár er litur löngunarinnar, RÝMD, Reykjavik, Iceland
2017 Blue is the colour of longing for the distance you never arrive in, Y+ Contemporary, Toronto
2017-2018, Femmetopia, various venues across Canada.
2018 This is why we can’t have nice things, The Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax NS
2017 Femme4Femme, The Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives; Nuit Rose, Toronto
2017 Earth Angel; Heart On, The Drake, Toronto
2017 Body Talks; Limitations and Manifestations, Ryerson Artspace, Toronto
2017 Gender & the Lens, Ada Slaight Gallery, Toronto
2016 Traces, Gladstone Ryerson Artspace, Toronto
2016 Career Launcher, Artscape Youngplace, Toronto
2016 Nuit Rose, Canadian Lesbian & Gay Archives, Toronto
2016 Too Queer: A Bi Visibility Cabaret (live performance), Buddies in Bad Time Theatre, Toronto
2016 OCADU Pride Exhibition, OCADU, Toronto
2016 New Century, Northern Contemporary Gallery, Scotiabank Contact Festival, Toronto
2016 OCADU Graduate Exhibition, OCADU, Toronto
2016 Tough As Nails: Transgressive Queer Glamour, Younger Than Beyonce Gallery, Toronto
2016 INTAC: Desire, Nykyaika Gallery, Tampere, Finland
2016 Art + Design Social Justice Exchange, OCADU, Toronto
2016 After/Thought, Ada Slaight Gallery, Toronto
2016 INTAC: Desire, Ada Slaight Gallery, Toronto
2015 Feminist FoMo NoMo, OCADU, Toronto
2015 The Elastic Effect, OCADU, Toronto
2015 INTAC: Desire, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
2015 HERE, Autumn Gallery, Toronto
2009 Contact Festival, Hotshot Gallery, Toronto
a map for this place: 43º59 n, 79º51 w, L Space Gallery, September 2018, http://www.humbergalleries.ca/exhibitions/l-space/map-place-43%C2%BA59-n-79%C2%BA51-w
Lavender Menace, The White House Studio Project, May 2018, https://www.facebook.com/events/370247423469425/
real :: in your reflection, Co-curated with Safia Siad, Humber Galleries, April 2018http://www.humbergalleries.ca/exhibitions/north-space/real-your-reflection
HERE, at Autumn Gallery, showcasing 10 emerging OCADU photography based artists, February 2015, http://www.autumnstudios.net/gallery/2015/2/5/here.
2019 NSCAD University, Teaching Assistant
2018 Humber Galleries
2016-2018 OCAD University, Admissions and Recruitment
2016-2017 The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery
2015-2016 Xpace Cultural Centre
2014-2016 OCADU Photography Center
2017 Y+ Contemporary, Artist in residence
2017 Roundtable Residency, The Dragon Academy
2016 YYZlab Artist residency, YYZ Artists Outlet
2016 Art Camp, Ryerson Artspace
2015 Younger Than Beyonce Gallery, Studio Artist in Attendance
2014 Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto Island
2018 Joan Catherine DeWolfe Graduate Fellowship
2016 Project 31 Photography Award.
Artist Talks, Publications + Press
Lavender Menace; A Panel Discussion, TMAC, https://www.facebook.com/events/163552354322953/, Toronto, May 2018
"it is what it is", Exhibition Essay, Xpace cultural Centre, http://www.xpace.info/wp- content/uploads/2018/01/Maddie_StarchildPhilomene-xpace-Edits-Jan.-9.pdf, January 2018
"The Queer art of failing, then making it look like you did it on purpose",https://art.ucalgary.ca/event/2017-11-17/art-now-maddie-alexander, Visting Artist and Lecture Series, University of Calgary, November 2017
"Now What?" Roundtable mentorship program, Images Festival, Toronto, October-January 2017
"Roundtable Residency Feature" , Interview, http://www.roundtableresidency.com/single-post/Maddie-Alexander, August 2017
Crush On Humans, Presentation on Queer Futures, Summerworks Festival, Toronto, August 2017.
Feminist Art Conference, OCADU, Artist Talk and Panel Discussion “Art and Sexuality: Visuals of Feminism and Sexual/Gender Justice”, September 2015.
Art + Design Social Justice Exchange, OCADU, Artist Talk and Panel Discussion, January 2016.
“Chicago”, The Malavita Collective, Zine, ISBN: 978-0- 9947486-5-2, June 2015.
“Being Digital”, Exhibition Essay, Xpace Cultural Centre, http://www.xpace.info/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/2016Essay_KatherineRoss_01.20163.pdf , January 2016.
"Open Crit", Evening of Critique held at Xpace Cultural Centre, Facilitator, http://www.xpace.info/exhibition-event/open-crit-2/, February 2016.
“Art, Glamour and Beyonce”, Review of Tough As Nails in Daily Xtra, http://www.dailyxtra.com/toronto/arts-and-entertainment/art-glamour-and-beyonce-189406. 2016.
"Tough as Nails: Transgressive Queer Glamour". Curatorial Essay by Genevieve Flavelle, http://static1.squarespace.com/static/5703cf132eeb810fd931cbda/t/5716ce1545bf21d5fa86cd38/1461112344917/TAN_YTB_Print.pdf .2016.
"Review: Too Queer: A Bi Visibility Cabaret". Review by Mooney on Theatre. http://www.mooneyontheatre.com/2016/06/26/review-too-queer-a-bi-visibility-cabaret-queer-pride/ . 2016.