Artist CV

Jude Norris aka Tatakwan – curriculum vitae

 

EDUCATION
2002 DOLL MAKING APPRENTICE
collaborative exchange program with Arapaho artist Dallin Maybe

1996-99  HIDE TANNING APPRENTICE
to various Okanagan artists

1996-99    BEADWORK APPRENTICE
to various First Nations artists across Turtle Island

1996-98    ONTARIO COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN   Toronto
integrated media

1992/93    MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY   London, UK
sculpture major

1991/92    KENSINGTON & CHELSEA COLLEGE    London, UK
painting and experimental sculpture

1988/89    THE WESTERN FRONT   Vancouver
video production workshops/youth residency

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS & INSTALLATIONS
2010
HAMILTON ARTISTS INC Hamilton, ON
Ekwa Buffalo Series paintings & 2 installation works

2009
ALTERNATOR GALLERY     Kelowna, BC  – Diary of a Nomad
HQ GALLERY    NYC   – Gratitude Code Root Mural

2008
PENTICTON ART GALLERY  Penticton. BC   – multi-series retrospective
HARCOURT HOUSE         Edmonton, AB
Affirm/Nation, antler, root, and Between the Lines series

2007
GRACE EXHIBITION SPACE   NYC  – installation work
GRUNT GALLERY  Vancouver, BC – Affirm/Nation and  antler series
CAMPBELL RIVER PUBLIC ART GALLERY, BC
– nest, scar & roots & braided series
GRACE EXHIBITION SPACE    New York
‘original’ (site specific video installation/projection in window)

2006
imagineNATIVE MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL/TRINITY SQ VIDEO   Toronto
Between the Lines series
QUEEN WEST ART CRAWL/HUSH BOUTIQUE & YOGA    Toronto
braided & roots series
TRANE STUDIO   Toronto  – scar and braided series

2005
‘THE EVOLUTION OF A STORY’ – VTAPE CURATORIAL INCUBATOR
Toronto – Red Buffalo Skydive
URBAN SHAMAN Winnipeg  – Affirm/Nation, antler and root  series

2003
imagineNATIVE MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL Toronto
– ‘The Most Beautiful Things’ (multi-media sculpture/installation)

2002
THEATRE ARTS COMMUNITY OUTREACH SOCIETY  Edmonton
– exhibition of paintings

1999
ABORIGINAL VOICES FESTIVAL Harbourfront Centre Toronto
‘Buffalo Basket’ sculpture

1998
IMBOLC    Ward’s Island, Toronto
‘Words for the Hearth of a Paper Lodge’ (interactive sculpture)

1996
IMBOLC FESTIVAL   Whittier Park, Winnipeg
‘Burning Bride’ (pyrotechnic sculpture)

1993
TREATY STREET SHOW    Treaty St. Council Estate, London, UK
– artist-initiated retrospective

1990
THE THREE GRACES     Brighton Beach, UK
– site-specific installation

1989
THE ZAP CLUB      Brighton, UK
– ‘Blue View’ (site specific installation commission)

1989
IN MOTION     various outdoor sites     Brighton, UK
– site-specific installation series

1989
MAZE GALLERY   Brighton, UK
– ‘Room with a Blue View’  (installation)

 

GROUP SHOWS
2016 SINCE THEN Urban Shaman Gallery, Winnipeg, MB

2014 STORYTELLING: THE CONTEMPORARY NATIVE ART BIENNIAL, 2ND EDITION Art Mur, Montreal PQ

2013
FICTION/NON-FICTION Esker Foundation, Calgary AB
RED, GREEN, BLUE (does not =) WHITE Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto Mississauga, ON
THE OLD BECOMES THE NEW: NEW YORK CONTEMPORARY NATIVE AMERICAN ART MOVEMENT
& THE NEW YORK SCHOOL Wilmer Jennings Gallery NY, NY
HISTORY OF THE FUTURE Online Exhibition via Alternator Gallery, Kelowna Response-Hive City

2012
SELECTED CANADIAN ABORIGINAL VIDEO UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE GALLERY Alberta
Red Buffalo Skydive

2011
DIS MICRO-GALLERY  Brooklyn NYC – ‘little wild places’ photographs
‘BODY TRACKS’ (3 ARTIST SHOW) @ GALLERY 101 Ottawa ON
– self-portrait in alterNation between between ascension & decension (video installation)

2010
‘AAYADAGON’ (3 ARTIST SHOW) @ ART GALLERY OF PETERBOROUGH
Ontario – self-portrait as a house full of good medicine (outdoor installation)
MACLAREN ART CENTRE  Barrie ON
– a horse called Memory (single channel installation/loop)

2009
‘RELEVANT’ (AMERINDA) @ NATHAN CUMMING FOUNDATION   NYC  – antler series
UNITED NATIONS INDIGENOUS SYMPOSIUM   NYC
– braided series, Strong Woman Dress

2007
WOODLAND CULTURAL CENTRE  Six Nations ON
braided and Affirm/Nation series
A SPACE GALLERY  Toronto  –  Between the Lines series
‘THE WAR IS OVER’ @ SIDESHOW GALLERY  NYC – root & scar series

2006    CANADIAN ABORIGINAL FESTIVAL  Roger’s Centre, Toronto
– nest series
NEEKWANISIDOK FINE ART EXHIBIT    Toronto City Hall – root series

2003
‘RONDEZVOUS’ CULTURAL RESOURCES COUNCIL SYMPOSIUM Toronto – multi-media sculpture

2001
‘GATHERING OF WORLDS’ NATIVE FRIENDSHIP CENTRE Edmonton
paintings
‘SEVEN DEADLY SKINS’THE GRANT MACEWAN ROOM Edmonton
– paintings & sculpture

2000
SUN & MOON VISIONAIRIES GALLERY   Edmonton
paintings & sculpture

1998
‘REZERVED’ @ THE COLOURED STONE    Toronto
paintings & sculpture

1996
BELTANE FESTIVAL   St.Paul, Minnesota
‘Flaming  Maypole’ (pyrotechnic sculpture)

1996
‘EDGEWISE’     Downtown St.Paul,  Minnesota
4 month collaborative installation project with 12 artists

1993
‘EYE TO HAND’ @ SPITALFIELDS SYNAGOGUE
(HERITAGE BUILDING)  London,  UK -paintings/sculpture

 

LIVE ARTWORKS  (non-theatrical artworks enacted by artist in real-time)
1999
A LITTLE PIECE OF UNITY
Performance at the End of the 20th Century Festival Vancouver, BC
A WALK WITH THE BUFFALO BASKET
Aboriginal Voices Festival Fashion Show Toronto

1998
HOLY DOG ‘Pousse Café’  Performance Art Festival
Deleon White Gallery
Toronto

1997
MY BRAIDS IN A KNOT     University Cinema Façade Toronto
RATTLE DANCE      OCAD Sumo Robot Challenge Toronto
RITUAL FOR IMBOLC   Imbolc Festival Ward’s Is., Toronto

1996
A(U)NTI SANTA   Hungarian Castle B & E Solstice Live Art  Event Toronto
GRAFFITI FACE WOMAN  Edgewise Artists’ Project St.Paul, Minnesota

1994
SOLSTICE SKYWALK OF THE SKELETAL & BLOOMING
St.Paul Skyway St.Paul, Minnesota

1993
PORTABLE TERRAVISION Birnham Performance Art Festival London, UK
DRINK MORE TRICKY NOTHING
The Exploding Cinema Does Dublin Dublin, Ireland
TENDER TRADING TIPI  Exploding Cinema ‘Dive-In’ London, UK
RED BREATH Middlesex University London, UK

1992
OF LIQUID & GRAVITY Nosepaint Live-Art Venue London, UK

 

LIVE ARTWORKS FOR VIDEO/FILM
1998    TOXIC SOIL        video   approx. 15 min. Toronto
1998    RED CARPET     video  approx. 6 min.        Toronto
1996    UNTYING THE KNOTS      video    approx.  18 min.       Winnipeg
1992    URBAN GODS London, UK
16mm music video for Shriekback’s ‘Sacred City’ album

 

VIDEO & FILM PRODUCTION SCREENINGS

2013
VIDEO ART FESTIVAL of CAMAGUEY Camagüey, CUBA
– self-portrait in alterNation between ascension & decension

2011
VTAPE – ‘CARRIED AWAY’ – VTAPE STAFF FAVORITES Toronto ON
– Red Buffalo Skydive, a horse called Memory
EX-IS EXPERIMENTAL FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL Seoul, Korea
– self-portrait in alterNation between ascension & decension
WINNIPEG CINEMATEQUE
– self-portrait in alterNation between ascension & decension
PLEASUREDOME Toronto, ON
– self-portrait in alterNation between ascension & decension
SNOWFLAKE FESTIVAL, Medioteket, Sweden
– self-portrait in revolutions

2007
ifPOD IMAGES FESTIVAL ONLINE PROJECT – Red Buffalo Skydive
FREE SPEECH TV    USA   – Red Buffalo Skydive
DREAMSPEAKERS FESTIVAL    Edmonton, AB
Makekway Masinakatew (‘untitled’)
NATIVE SPIRIT FESTIVAL   London, UK
Red Buffalo Skydive, Intertribal Time

2006
SMITHSONIAN MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN NATIVE AMERICAN FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL  New York, NY
– a horse called Memory
RED EYE – 1ST NATIONS SHORT FILM & VIDEO
Carleton University Art Gallery – Makekway Masinakatew (‘untitled’)
MESSAGE STICKS   Sydney Opera House, Australia – Red Buffalo Skydive
WANTING & WAITING  Berlin & Canada   – Red Buffalo Skydive
GENE SISKEL FILM CENTRE – ‘THE SHARPEST POINT’
– Red Buffalo Skydive
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE– ‘THE SHARPEST POINT’
– Red Buffalo Skydive
SCHOOL OF ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO – Red Buffalo Skydive

2005
imagineNATIVE MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL    Toronto
– Red Buffalo Skydive, a horse called Memory
CURRENTS IN ANIMATION: MUSIC, METAMORPHOSIS, INFERNAL VISIONS   Toronto – Red Buffalo Skydive
MUKWA GEEZIS FESTIVAL   Toronto  – Intertribal Time
PLEASURE DOME – NEW TORONTO WORKS   Toronto   – Intertribal Time
HERLAND FEMINIST FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL    Calgary – Intertribal Time
PLANET IN FOCUS   Toronto  – Intertribal Time

2004
imagineNATIVE MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL    Toronto   – Intertribal Time
MAORI TELEVISION    New Zealand      – Red Buffalo Skydive
WINNIPEG FILM GROUP     Winnipeg      – Red Buffalo Skydive
WANTING & WAITING TOUR  Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, ON
– Red Buffalo Skydive
EM MEDIA   Calgary, AB  – Makekway Masinakatew (‘untitled’),  Lullabye
LAND IN SIGHT      Montreal, PQ     – Lullabye
HERLAND FEMINIST FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL    Calgary
– Makekway Masinakatew (‘untitled’),  Lullabye

2003
CANADIAN ABORIGINAL FESTIVAL MUSIC AWARDS  Toronto
– Red Buffalo Skydive
imagineNATIVE MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL   Toronto
– Makekway Masinakatew (‘untitled’),  Lullabye
24 HOURS –  Barcelona  – Red Buffalo Skydive
IMAGES FESTIVAL   Toronto   – Makekway Masinakatew (‘untitled’)
ABORIGINAL PEOPLES TELEVISION NETWORK
– Red Buffalo Skydive, Holy Dog, 10,000 yrs.

2002
ABORIGINAL PEOPLES TELEVISION NETWORK
– Red Buffalo Skydive,  Holy Dog
TERRES EN VUES – FIRST PEOPLES FESTIVAL  Montreal, PQ
– Red Buffalo Skydive
TEEN ACT     Lillooet, BC    – Holy Dog
IMAGES FESTIVAL  Toronto, ON    – Red Buffalo Skydive
GEORGE EASTMAN HOUSE  Rochester, NY   – Red Buffalo Skydive
SIGNAL & NOISE FESTIVAL  Vancouver, BC  – Red Buffalo Skydive
PETERBOROUGH ARTS UMBRELLA Peterborough,  ON
– Red Buffalo Skydive
METRO CINEMA     Edmonton, AB    – Red Buffalo Skydive
SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL  Park City, Utah    – Red Buffalo Skydive
A-Z GALLERY   St.Paul,  MN   – Red Buffalo Skydive

2001
WALKER ART CENTER  Minneapolis, MN   – Hoy Dog
IMAGINATIVE FILM FESTIVAL  Toronto, ON    – Red Buffalo Skydive
NATIVE AMERICAN FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL   Woodstock Museum,  NY
– Holy Dog

2000
VIDEO RAMPAGE      Video In,  Vancouver    – Holy Dog
FILM/VIDEO 2000     Montecatini, Italy        – Holy Dog
SMITHSONIAN MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN NATIVE
AMERICAN FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL New York, NY  – Holy Dog
MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL  Mill Valley,  California  – Holy Dog

1999
ABORIGINAL VOICES FESTIVAL Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
– Red Carpet (lobby installation)
IMAGNATION      Vancouver    – Red Buffalo Skydive

 

SCHOLARSHIPS/GRANTS/AWARDS
2010
CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS
– for ‘NY Tipi Project’

2009
ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL ABORIGINAL ARTS PROJECTS
– for Aniskomiw (‘Connected’)

2006
ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL ABORIGINAL ARTS PROJECTS
– for ‘root’  sculpture series
TORONTO ARTS COUNCIL MEDIA ARTS  – for series of video shorts

2005
CHALMER’S ARTS FELLOWSHIP (OAC)
for multi-media installation series ‘Between the Lines’
imagineNATIVE  FESTIVAL  Honourable Mention – Best Experimental Short
for ‘a horse called Memory’

2004
ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL ABORIGINAL ARTS PROJECTS
– for ‘nest’ multi-media sculpture series

2003
ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS
– for ‘Affirm/Nation’ multi-media sculpture/installation series

2002
CANADA COUNCIL ABORIGINAL PEOPLES CULTURAL EXCHANGE GRANT
for traditional doll-making project with Arapaho artist Dallin Maybe

1999
VIDEO IN PRODUCERS GRANT
for post production of Holy Dog

1998
NORMAN & MARGARET JEWISON CHARITABLE FOUNDATIONS AWARD
for 1st Nations students @ OCAD (shared with Ron Desmoulins)
SUMO AWARD – for OCAD students working in robotic arts

 

RESIDENCIES
2007    THE WESTERN FRONT   – Vancouver , BC
2005    GIBRALTAR POINT CENTRE FOR THE ARTS  – residency program Toronto Island

 

COLLECTIONS/LIBRARIES
ROYAL ALBERTA MUSEUM   Edmonton, AB
UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY    Vancouver, BC
ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS   Edmonton, AB
SMITHSONIAN MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN    NewYork, NY
UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO LIBRARY     Scarborough, ON

 

COMMISSIONS
2003
THE IMAGES FESTIVAL  Toronto
Makekway Masinakatew –  for the ‘minute movie’ program

2002
NICHI INSTITUTE   –poster/growth chart for tobacco use campaign

 

JURIES/PANELS/ETC
2010 ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL – visual arts jury
2009   CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS   – visual arts jury
2007   ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL – Chalmer’s awards jury
2006   CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS   – media arts jury
04/05  PROVINCIAL MUSEUM OF ALBERTA
planning committee for new aboriginal gallery
2002   CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS      – aboriginal media arts jury

 

PUBLICATIONS/REVIEWS/ESSAYS
2011
AYAADAGON CATALOGUE (3 artist show) essays by William Kingfisher
BODY TRACKS CATALOGUE (3 artist show) essays by Christine Redfern & Cathy Mattes

2008
EDMONTON JOURNAL  Jan 4 review of Harcourt House exhibition
by Gilbert Bouchard
VUE WEEKLY  Edmonton – Jan 31 – Feb 6 review by Amy Fung

2007
NOW MAGAZINE  Nov 15 – 22 review of  A Space ‘Re/Translation’ exhibition
by Fran Schechter
MIX MAGAZINE Toronto – grunt gallery exhibition listing
BRUNT MAGAZINE Vancouver – cover & article by Tania Willard
PREVIEW MAGAZINE BC – review of Campbell River Public Gallery Exhibition

2005
CMAGAZINE  issue #88 – review of Affirm/Nation @ Urban Shaman
by Sandee Moore
DOSE  June 10 ‘Art at 30 Frames Per Second’ interview with Ronit Novak
FIRST NATIONS CURATORIAL INCUBATOR CATALOGUE
– VTape screening of Red Buffalo Skydive & curators essay/publication
THE SHARPEST POINT: ANIMATION AT THE END OF CINEMA
published by YYZ Books, the Ottawa International Animation Festival & the Images Festival

2006
‘READING BETWEEN THE LINES’ Trinity Sq Video Exhibition catalogue
essay by Aubrey Reeves

2002
ARTISTS FORUM – St.Paul, MN  interview with Stephen Rife

 

ONLINE INTERVIEWS & ARTIST TALKS
2008
Alternator Gallery http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAu57u-X_8
Harcourt House artist talk  www.asparagusgreen.ca/EPS_54/Pre_54.html

2005
Urban Shaman Gallery exhibition – interview with KC Adams
http://www.urbanshaman.org/video/index.htm

ONLINE REVIEWS & ARTICLES
2009
CHECKOUT ART – Ekwa Buffalo review by Athena Paradissis
http://www.checkoutart.ca/artists/checkout-artist-jude-norris/
THINGS OF DESIRE ARTBLOG
– Diary if a Nomad review by Lauren Raham
http://thingsofdesire.ca/2009/02/05/diary-of-a-nomad/#more-965

2008
THE TYEE – Paths to Fame for Young Native Artists
Colleen Kimmett interview with Karen Duffek
http://thetyee.ca/News/2008/01/31/NativeArtists/

2007
PREVIEW – THE GALLERY GUIDE
– review of Campbell River Public Art Gallery exhibition
http://www.preview-art.com/previews/04-2007/norris.html
NOW MAGAZINE  Nov 15 – 22
– review of  A Space ‘Re/Translation’ exhibitionby Fran Schechter

2005
C MAGAZINE
– review of Affirm/Nation at Urban Shaman Gallery by Sandee Moore
http://goliath.ecnext.com/coms2/summary_0199-5732651_ITM

2004
‘The Most Beautiful Things: Textuality and New Media in the Work
of Jude Norris’ – review by Miriam Jordan & Julian Haladyn