ARTIST'S TALK | Erin Finley talks about her work
Hallwalls Centre for Contemporary Art | Buffalo, New York
July 14 at 12 pm, 2018

ARTIST'S TALK | Station Gallery | Whitby, Ontario
Thursday, July 19 at 7 pm, 2018




"Young Demar" | Graphite powder on paper | 30" x 22" | 2014


💚 💚 💚 OTHER NEWS + EXHIBITIONS

It's All Relative | Station Gallery, Whitby, ON | July 14 - Sept. 2, 2018

Artist Residency | Summer 2018 | La Porte Peinte, Burgundy, France

AHA! with Michael Snow, Jim Dine, Pam Glick et al | May 2018

OCAD University Inspired Teaching Award | April 2018

Women's Work with Cindy Sherman, Shary Boyle, Ida Applebroog, Suzy Lake, Kiki Smith | 2017

Canada Council for the Arts "Explore & Create" Grant | 2017

Harvard University | "Artists' Conceptions of Identity" | Interview



"Rafa 24/7" | Pencil on paper | 11" x 14" | 2018

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"Rafa's Shorts (Rafa 365)" | Watercolour + pencil on paper | 11" x 14" | 2018

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"Daryl Hannah" | Pencil on paper | 14" x 11" | 2018

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"Drawing Demo Look" | Pencil on paper | 11" x 14" | 2018

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"Beastie Bikini Henry Moore" | Coloured pencil + collage on paper | 40" x 22" | 2018

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"Ghost Romance Heavy Metal Music Dream (💋John Anthony Gillis, I'm in love with you)" | Pencil | 2018

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"Nadia" | Oil paint, fur, mesh, metal foil on canvas | 30" x 30" | 2018

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"Cellulite" | 33" x 22" | Watercolour on paper | 2018

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"Woman 1" | Gouache, acrylic, marker, glitter on paper | 30" x 22" | 2016

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"Woman 1: Anna Nicole" | Oil on canvas | 2018

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Installation view | "All Hail" solo show at Red Head Gallery, 401 Richmond, Toronto | 2016

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"Cory Joseph, High Park" | Chalk, ink, rhinestones, park debris | 12" x 12" | 2018

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"Party" | Ink, with rhinestones, on paper | 22" x 19" | 2018

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"Rafa" | Pencil crayon & chalk on paper | 22" x 30" | 2007

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"Fate of the Brampton man who fatally tortured a Terrier on a McDonald's patio last April" | Ink | 2017

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"Bona Fide Bumster" | Ink, gouache, gold leaf on paper | 30" x 22" | 2012

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"Hometown Sparkle" | Gouache on paper | 14" x 11" | 2018

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"Liz Third Eye (Hillary Love)" / Gouache and acrylic on paper / 11" x 14" / 2016

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"Grief" / Gouache, pencil crayon, fluorescent paint on paper / 14" x 11" / 2015

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"Bianca, with attendant" / Oil paint, glitter and pastel on velvet / 5' x 3' / 2007

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"Othello (Death of Dezzy)" / Oil paint, glitter and chalk on velvet / 3' x 5' / 2007

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"Vainglorious Macho" / Ink and gouache on paper / 30" x 22" / 2013

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"Portrait of the artist in Louis Vuitton and maxi-pad with wings" | 33" x 22" | Ink & gouache on paper | 2011

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"Keying Cars (Bernini's Daphne)" / Ink on paper / 11" x 14" / 2015

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"Keying Cars II (Slumberland)" / Ink and iridescent paint on paper / 11" x 14" / 2015

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"Expendables IV" / Ink, watercolour, pencil on paper / 16" x 11" / 2014

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"Saving My Jack Russell" / Ink and iridescent paint on paper / 11" x 14"/ 2015

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"Red Cup" / Ink and watercolour on paper / 18" x 24" / 2014

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"Conversion of Saint Paul in Brogues" / Ink and gouache on paper / 30" x 22" / 2012

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"Batmen Choir" / Ink on paper / 24" x 18" / 2011

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"Rococo Spy" / Ink and gouache on paper / 30" x 22" / 2012
PREVIOUS THINGS

Women's Work
| Hallwalls, NY | 2017

Birth | Ryerson University, Toronto, ON | 2017

Canada Council for the Arts | Explore & Create Grant | 2017

All Hail: Solo Exhibition | Redhead Gallery, Toronto, ON | 2016

Waysides | Kohler Arts Center, Wisconsin, US | 2016

Ontario Council for the Arts | Exhibition Grant | 2016

Canada Council for the Arts | Production Grant | 2015

A.I.R. Gallery, NY | Collabo w/ Heather Saunders | 2015


The artist thanks these organizations for their research support:

The artist thanks these organizations for their research support:


ERIN FINLEY is a Toronto-based feminist artist whose work has been exhibited at Paul Petro (Toronto, ON); Arc Gallery (Chicago, IL); Hallwalls (Buffalo, NY); Allegheny College (Pennsylvania); Eastern New Mexico University (NM); CBGB's (NY); Miami University (Oxford, OH); Line Gallery (North Bay, ON); La Porte Peinte Centre Pour Les Arts (Burgundy, FR); Femina Potens Gallery (San Francisco, CA); Idaho State University (Pocatello, ID); Siena Art Institute (Siena, Italy); Queen's University (Kingston, ON); École Polytechnique (Paris, FR); Moonfruit (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), Brooklyn Museum (NY), MoCCA (Toronto) and Karat Artspace (Cologne, Germany). In 2012, she collaborated with Canadian artist Heather Saunders to produce Opera Yoko, a drawing-based performance held at Yoko Ono's alma mater, Sarah Lawrence College in New York. 

Finley has received national, provincial and municipal endowments, including project grants from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council and the Toronto Arts Council. Other institutions that have supported her work include the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Université du Québec a Montréal, and the University of Calgary, where she obtained an MFA while teaching drawing in the University's engineering program. Finley has lectured on her studio practice at the University of Toronto, McGill University, University of Buffalo, University of Ottawa, Queen's University, Brock University, Ryerson University, York University, University of British Columbia, New York University, Sheridan College, University of Western Ontario, the Kingston Armoury and Montreal's McCord Museum.

Erin Finley is the 2018 recipient of OCAD University's "Inspired Teaching Award." Her newest project, "Margaret Atwood for Mayor,"    is generously supported by the Canada Council. 

Read about Erin Finley's favourite things here.

Artist Contact:
e_finley@ymail.com

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