John G. Boehme
Trans-Disciplinary Artist and Instructor

CURRICULUM VITAE PHILOSOPHY OBJECTS VIDEO  

 

Curriculum Vitae

562 Selkirk AVE.
Victoria, B.C. V9A 2T1
CANADA

Phone: (250) 361-3199
Mobile: (250)514-5204
e-mail: johngboehme@shaw.ca
Dual Citizen: Canada / U.S.

Education
2000
M.F.A Master of Fine Art, University of Victoria
1997
B.F.A Dip, Inter-Media Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver B.C.(Valedictorian)
1994
Diploma Visual Arts, Camosun College, Victoria, B.C. Canada
1985-86
Theater of Arts, Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California,

Pending Exhibitions,Screenings and Events
Symposium Belfast N. ireland
Neutral Ground, Regina SASK
ART CITE & University of Windsor, Windsor, ON Canada

Solo Exhibitions and Performances

2015
The Situation Room Eagle Rock Los Angeles
2014
MAS Gallery Multimedial Art Studio S. Markovica 41 25250 Odzaci  Serbia
2013
Exist'ence #5 Brisbane Griffiths University, Fehily Contemporary Art, A is for Atlas Melbourne, PACT Sydney Australia
2012
Lonestar Explosion Performance Biennale Houston,Texas
2011

MEME Gallery Boston Mass USA
Stammish, Berlin Month of performance
Infractions Venice Italy (during the venice Biennale)
2008
National Review of Live Art, Glasgow,Scotland
2007
Nanaimo Art Gallery Nanaimo,BC
CAMAC,Marnay Sur Seine,France
2006
University of Northern Iowa and the Waterloo Art Centre
2005
M:ST Calgary, Alberta
2004
Khyber Centre for the Arts, NS
Western Front, Vancouver,BC
Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto Art Fair
2003
Ministry of Casual Living, Victoria,BC
2002

AKA GALLERY Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
2001
Trace Installaction artspace: Cardiff Wales,UK
2000
Open Space , Victoria, BC
articule, Montreal,QC
Havana, Vancouver, B.C.
1999
True#3. Newtons third Law Western Front, Vancouver, BC
True CIT, University of Victoria
1998
Uno Festival of Solo Performance Victoria, B.C.
1997
Dais, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta
1996
Rogue Art, Victoria Eaton Centre, Grunt Gallery, Vancouver, Struts Gallery N.B.

Group Exhibitions
2011
Vancouver 125 video Vancouver BC
2010
Nanaimo Art Gallery,Nanaimo,BC
2009  
                     
Assume Nothing
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC
Grace Space, Brooklyn,NY
2008                       
Western Front Vancouver, BC
XVI Sound Symposium, Nfld
2007
Pathetic Fallacy, International Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver,BC
Voice++, OPENSPACE,Victoria,BC
Culture Crash SAW Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario
Trace:Traces Howard Gardens Gallery, Cardiff, Wales
RPM, Deluge Contemporary Art, Victoria, BC
2006
Gallery at the MAC, Victoria, BC
Community Arts Council, Victoria, BC
Maltwood Gallery, Victoria,BC
2005
Beauty Queens Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC
Art Gallery of Newfoundland, Newfoundland
2004
Beauty Queens Confederation Centre for the Arts, PEI
2003
4 cardinals webcast event
2002
Mercer Union, Toronto, ONT
Full Nelson IV, Los Angeles, Ca
Projet/Projo Studio 303, Montreal, Quebec
2001
EYECANDY, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC,Rupture Walter Philips Galler, Annex Banff Centre for the Arts, Camac Marnay Sur Seine, France,
2000
Full Nelson III Seattle, Washington, Inter 2000, Montreal, QC
1999

Live at the End of the Century, Vogue Theatre, Vancouver Performing Generations Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, To Remain at a Distance Open Space Victoria, BC (Juried)Featured Artist Cleveland International Performance Arts Festival, Cleveland OH(Juried)Durazo - Miller Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles, CaliforniaScenario, Victoria, Rogue Annex Gallery 1999 Off the Wall, Victoria, Arts Council, Victoria, B.C.
1998
Evolution Engine, Union Station, Seattle, WashingtonFull Nelson, arospace Seattle, Washington BC Festival for the Arts, Prince George, British Columbia(Juried) Invited Artist, Cleveland International Performance Arts Festival, Cleveland OH (Juried)UNO Festival of Solo Performance, Victoria, B.C.
1997|
MIPS, EX - Teresa International Performance Art Festival, Mexico City (Juried) 1997"Making it Big" Grunt Gallery All Male Review 1997 artsEdge Emerging Artist of the Northwest, Seattle Center, Seattle, Wash,(Juried) Victoria International Film and Video Festival, Victoria, B.C. (Juried)All Out Performance, Curator and Performer Camosun College, Victoria, B.C.Earart, Gallery 1078 Chico, California (Juried)
1996
Animal Crackers Owens Art Gallery, New BrunswickExact Change Pitt Gallery, Vancouver, B.C. Canada"ascension" Western Front Lodge, Vancouver 1996Images and Objects XIII. (Juried), Vancouver Community Arts Council (Juried)S.W.M. Curator, Installation, ascension Concourse Gallery ECIAD Vancouver B.C.Video Producers Night, Video In ,Vancouver B.C. Canada 1996 Oral Currency»,ChinaÍs First Fax Art Show, Shanghai Hua Shan Gallery
1995
Hydromedia, Flux studio, Vancouver B.C.

Biennials / Festivals / Symposiums / Residencies
2016
Biennale d'art performatif de Rouyn-Noranda
Skampede Victoria, BC, Canada
ART IN THE OPEN This Town is Small & Confederation Centre, PEI, Canada
“Duration & Dialogue Katzman Contemporary Toronto Ont
2015
Rapid Pulse Performance Art Festival, Chicago, Illinois, USA
MPA-B Month of performance Berlin, Germany
2014
ALBERTA, Calgary, M:ST Festival Mountain Standard Time Festival
Rencontre internationale d’art performance (RIAP) Quebec
Future of Imagination #9. Singapore, Beijing and Shandong China
DEFIBRILLATOR performance art gallery, time body space objects, Chicago
2013
exist-ence Brisbane,Sydney,Melbourne, Australia
Platform, Vaasa, finland

VENICE, ITALY
Infr’Action Venice,Venice Italy
2012
1st Houston Performance Art Biennial
Momentum#6, the 6th edition of a now biennial platform for Performance-Art taking place in Brussels on the 5th and 6th of
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK
Grace Exhibition Space in New York City
CAG  EMCEE AGAINST NATURE
24TH CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY ANNUAL GALA AND ART AUCTION
Saturday November 3rd, 2012 from 6.30pm Rosewood Hotel GeorgiaThis year instead of Auctioneer I will be orchestrateing events as Emcee.
2011
Infraction, Venice, Italy

Unforseen IV, Berlin, Germany
2010
Infraction, Paris
Etna Foundation Residency, Romania Transylvania
Interackt (Piotrkow Trybunalski - Poland)Chaos Belfast N.Ireland
Accion09 Madrid Spain

2009
OPEN First International Live Art Festival
Beijing,China
Escapist Action,Artaccess Toronto
2008
UP-ON.08 First International Live Art Festival
Cheng Du, Szechuan, Xi-An, Shaanxi, Venue: FangYan Modern Art Center Organizer: Xiang XiShi,ChongQing:Yuzhong District Organizer: Yan Yan Venue: 501 Art BaseShenZhen: Guangdong
Organizer: DuYingHongVenue: ShenZhen Free Art-ZoneChina,
Infr'Action 08’ Sete, France
Grace Exhibition Space,Brooklyn, NY
XVI Sound Symposium, Nfld2007
StoryTime, Amsterdam,Netherlands
Imaf Festival Serbia,Montenegro
Culture Crash Saw Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario
Harta Festival, Monza, Italy
2005
Junction Arts Festival Toronto, Ont
7 th international performance art festival NAVINKI 2005 Minsk
Collision: A Symposium on Interarts and Interdisciplinary
ASA Berlin, Germany, July 2005
Camac Marnay Sur Seine, France
2004
FIX 04' Performance Biennial, Ireland
Enteractive Language Festival, Portland Oregon
First international Performance Art festival at the southern tip of America
Santiago (Chile) / Buenos Aires (Argentina)
November 3 to 6 and 10 to 13, 2004

SMFA School of the Museum of Fine Art, Boston
2003
Antimatter festival Victoria,BC
Castles of Imagination, Baltic Contemporary Art Gallery Poland
LIVE, Performance Biennial, Vancouver,BC
Full Nelson V Los Angeles,CA
La Bas, Tadihalei, Helsinki, Finland
2002
D2D Direct to Documentation, Toronto, ONT
Currency 2002 Chasama NY,NY
Tic Toc, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria,BC
2001
"Sporting Life" Thematic residency Banff Centre for the arts, Banff,AB, "Performance Rodeo"
CAMAC, Marnay,France.
2000
Inter Arts 2000, Montreal, QC
1999
Featured Artist Cleveland International Performance Arts Festival, Cleveland OH Western Front mini media Residency
1998
BC Festival for the Arts, Prince George, British Columbia,UNO Festival of Solo Performance, Victoria, B.C.Invited Artist Cleveland International Performance Arts Festival, Cleveland OHAntimatter Film and Video Festival., Victoria,BC Victoria International Film and Video Festival Victoria, BC
1997
MIPS, EX - Teresa International Performance Art Festival, Mexico CityInteractive Screen, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta Real world Summit, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, AlbertaBanff Centre for the Arts Directed residency, Banff, AlbertaStruts and Owens Art Gallery, Sackville N.B. featured performance artist in residence

Selected Interdisciplinary Art Works
Considered Compulsion Series
Houston, Texas
Vaasa Finland
Melbourne,Sydney,Brisbane, Australia
Calgary, Alberta
Vancouver, Canada
Calentura,Toronto
(first in the series) intends to investigate autobiographical escapist narratives of adolescent disenfranchisement projected through direct akshun.
With Michael Murphy

Ready for the Day The Day, Iowa
SPA ( Please Stay) Santiago, Chile
Take a Walk Through Buenos Aires, Argentina
Surf and Turf PEI
Surf and Swap, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
Surf and Stay,Art Gallery of Newfoundland
Sandbox Psychology Berlin, Germany
Canine Freestyle (basic documentation edit)
Junction Arts Curated exhibition Toronto, Ontario
Underground Sales #1. Minsk, Belarus
Leisure in the Extreme Marnay sur Seine, France
HO DOWN (pending) Marnay sur Seine, France
Irish Shinty Christmas, Belfast N.Ireland
TRUE #3.-Keys (Interactive web project)TRUE #3.-Table (Installation)
GET OUT
DINK OUT
Mien Fore
Beard-Head-Neck (Performative video projection)
Artist Working / Working Artist (Performance /Installation)
TRUE #3. (Performance and archive)
Newtons third Law (Performance)
In Recognition (Mixed Media)
On Leisure (Performance,Installation)
Vanitas (Installation)
Crosswalk 5th & Main (Performance)
Does MR. Hegemony Measure Up (Performance)
Dais (Performance)
Dangerous Border Games Performed with Guillermo Gomez Pena Western Front ,Vancouver
Ocularcentrism and Its Relationship to Oral Tradition (Photography,Video,Performance)
Spectacle, LakeI-II-III (Video,Performance)1
ascension (Sculpture,Video,Performance,Installation)
Dear Potato Chip Lover (Performance,Video)
Run to Nowhere (Performance)
©Church of Ca$h¬» (Performance)
Crosswalk 5th & Main (site specific Performance)
So Full of Character (Performance)
In Recognition (Sculpture)
9 & DINE (Performance)Vancouver,BC
9 & DINE (Performance)Ustka,Poland

Teachable Areas
Digital
Both PC & Mac Computer Software working knowledge Pagemaker - QuarkXPress - CorelDraw - Adobe Photoshop - Adobe Illustrator - BBEdit - Adobe Premier - Adobe Director - MYOB -Excel WORD Perfect - Microsoft Word - Final Cut Pro -After effects- Dream Weaver-Fireworks
Video Production
editing (linear/non linear)-Technology-History-Experimental-Theory
Performance Art
History -Sound Art - Body Art-Theory
Photography
Darkroom-Chemicals-History-Theory-Digital
Ceramics
Raku-Wheel-Firing-Glazing-History
Sculpture
Welding (Arc, Mig)complete tool knowledge
Painting/Drawing
Oil-Acrylic-Encaustic-Fresco-Theory-History
Printmaking Etching-Silkscreen-Phototransfer-Drypoint-Mezzotint-History-related
Qualified Chemicals
W.H.I.M.S certified

Teaching Experience and Visiting Artist Lectures
2011
Visiting Artist ASU Tempe Arizona
2005-12
Brentwood College
SCULPTURE
2000 to present
Camosun College
continuing Visual Arts faculty
ART 103
ART 144 3D ceramics
ART 241 3D Ceramics
ART 160 INTERMEDIA
ART 281SEMINAR
ART 142 3D Visual Foundations (sculpture) (3 credits)
ART 140 3D Visual Foundations (sculpture) (3 credits)ART 100
ART 140 3D design
ART 123 (2D Drawing and Painting)
ART 100 Foundations
ART 101 Foundations
University of Victoria
ART 160 Digital imaging
ART 260 Digital Media
ART 271/272 Video Foundations
ART 151 Contemporary Art survey
FA 360 Special Topics Interdisciplinary Fine Arts (3 credits)
FA 356 Seminar in professional practices (3 credits)
2005
Victoria College of Art Non traditional Media
2000 to present

University of Victoria
ART271Video Art
Art272 Video Art
ART 260Digital Media
Art 100, intersession
|Art 100
Emily Carr Institue of Art and Design
Seminar 304
Lecture Camosun College, University Wales, Cardiff
1999-00
Computers for artists Substitute teaching
University of Victoria Teaching assistant, Robert Youds, Painting110,310 University of Victoria
1999
Instructor Workshops in video editing University of Victoria, Visual Arts
Teachers Assistant, Art Camp University of Victoria
1997-00
Camosun College
, Visiting Artist
1996
Workshops Struts Gallery & Mount Allison



 

Pertinent Information
Qualified Chemicals WHMIS & MSDA Trained

Work Experience
2000-02Board Member Open Space Gallery
1997-present President/CEO Paradise Beach Products Inc.
Exclusive Canadian Distributors of action sports products.
Mr.Zogs Sex Wax - Headhunter Hats - SurfCo Hawaii - FCS - Custom X
1992-99 Owner / Partner ZOMBIES PIZZA 1219 Wharf St. Victoria, B.C.
Member CARFAC

Grants
2016

Canada Council Project Grant
BC Art Council Level II ($7,500)
Canada Council Travel Grant
2015
Canada Council Travel Grant
2014
              
Canada Council Travel Grant
Canada Council for the Arts Visual Arts production Grant
2013               
Canada Council Travel Grant
Canada Council for the Arts Visual Arts production Grant
2012
Canada Council for the Arts Research Creation
Canada Council for the Arts Travel Grant
Professional Development Grant Camosun College
2011
Professional Development Grant Camosun College
British Columbia Arts Council, Level II Project Assistance
2010
British Columbia Arts Council, International Touring Grant (Romania, Poland and France)
Professional Development Grant Camosun College
2009
British Columbia Arts Council International Touring Grant
2008
Professional Development British Columbia Arts Council
British Columbia Arts Council International Touring Grant
2007
British Columbia Arts Council Level II
Tenot Foundation Grant
Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Grant
Canada Council
Travel Grant
Professional Development British Columbia Arts Council
2006
Camosun College Faculty AssociationProfessional Development Grant (Iowa)
2005
Tenot Foundation Grant
Canada Council for the Arts Mid-Career Visual Arts Grant
Canada Council Travel Grant
2004
Camosun College Faculty AssociationProfessional Development Grant (South America)
Canada Council
Travel Grant
British Columbia Arts Council International Touring Grant
Foreign Affairs and Internationl Trade Travel Grant
2003
Camosun College Faculty AssociationProfessional Development Grant (Finland)
Canada Council Travel Grant
British Columbia Arts Council International Touring Grant
2002
British Columbia Arts Council
Grant
Canada Council Travel Grant
2001
Canadian Cultural Centre Grant
Foreign Affairs and Internationl Trade Travel Grant
British Columbia Arts Council Grant
Canada Council Established artist creation Grant
2000
Canada Council
Travel Grant
1999
Canada Council Travel Grant
1999-92
British Columbia
Provincial Grants for Visual Arts Education
1997
BC Film Commission Grant
1997
Canada Council
Travel Grant
1996
Canada Council
Touring Grant
Related Information
2006/7
Auctioneer VASA and Openspace
Uno and Fringe Festival Emcee
2005
Emcee, Untitled Arts Awards Ceremony, Toronto, Ont
2004
Auctioneer, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC, Canada Emcee, Uno solo performance Caberet Belfry, Theatre Victoria, BC, Canada
2003
Emcee, Meta Awards, Artspeak Gallery Vancouver, BC, Canadanag_jboeheme_note_flyer
Emcee, Western Front 30th Anniversary, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2001-03
Board member Openspace Gallery
2000-2-3
Emcee Opening Fringe Festival Victoria, BC, Canada
2000
Auctioneer, Rogue Gallery, Victoria, BC, Canada
2000-1
Auctioneer, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC, Emcee, 75th anniversary Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Selected Bibliography
2007 MONOGRAPH. Explorations into Labour Leisure and Sport,Nanaimo Art gallery
2004 Nov 27, Times Colonist, Newspaper Featured , Victoria, B.C
2000 ESSE June Montreal,QC
1999 Times Colonist, Newspaper Featured , Victoria, B.C
1998 Plain Dealer, Newspaper, Featured Cleveland., OH
1996 Featured Performance Artist Canadian MuchMusic & Bravo Television networks
1995 Featured Performance Artist Canadian MuchMusic & Bravo Television networks
1994-99 Five Photographs awarded 400,000 label positions Jones Soda

Represented in the Collections
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, BC, Canada Anthony Redpath, Sheldon Studios, Vancouver, BC, CanadaArticule, Montreal, QC, CanadaBanff Centre For the Arts, Banff, AlbertaBurnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC Camosun College, Victoria, BC, Coastline Surf & Sport, Victoria BC, Canada David R. Stanger, Synergy Inc. La Jolla, CA, USA Drew Littlemore, Headhunter Hats, La Jolla, CA, USA EX - Teresa Arte Aternativo, Mexico City, MEX Iron Kingdom, Chris McDonald, Vancouver, BC, CanadaPowderkeg Contemporary Performance, Seattle, Washington, USAPrior Editions Ltd. Torrie Groening, Vancouver, BC, Canada Susan E. Smith, Crain - Drummond, Montreal, QC, Canada Struts Gallery, Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada Dr. Claudia Tschernitz, Austria, EUWestern Front, Vancouver, B.C. Canada, Dartington School,UK University of Ireland, BelfastBaltic Contemporary Art Gallery, Slupska, Gallery Farbiarnia, Bielsko Biala,Modelarna Gallery, Poland

Exhibitions Curated
2013-14 OFFICIALLY Bilingual Quebec Performance Artists Open Space, Victoria, BC, Canada
2010CHAOS Belfast and Canadian Artist exchange Open Space, Victoria, BC, Canada
2008VISCERAIIOpen Space GalleryVictoria,BC
2006Stay and Chat Open Space GalleryVictoria,BC
2001 Viscera Open Space GalleryVictoria,BC
2000 Task Object Task, Open Space GalleryVictoria,BC
1999 Chic Non Lube, Open Space GalleryVictoria,BC
1998 All Out Performance, Curator and Performer Camosun College,Victoria,BC
1997 S.W.M. Curator, Installation,ascension Concourse Gallery ECIAD Vancouver B.C\

 


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