Gerry Dotto
Visual Artist

BIOGRAPHY

Memberships
CARFAC
Latitude 53 Society of Artists
Society of Northern Alberta Print Artists (SNAP)
Strathcona County Gallery @ 501
Alberta Society of Artists (supporting member)

Solo Exhibitions

June 2016
“Flow of Traffic Theory”
Art Gallery of St. Albert, St. Albert, Alberta

June 2012
“Don't Let the Flakes Out”
Daffodil Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta

August 2010
“Crooked Numbers”
Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta

 December 1997
"My Tongue All Thumbs"  
Performance/reading for the release of my book of visual poetry
Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta

June 1990
"Shame in the Jungle"
an exhibition with Alan Brownoff as part of "The Works" Art Festival
Centennial Building, Edmonton, Alberta

October 1986
"Fruit of the Loon"
Foyer Gallery, Fort McMurray Public Library, Fort McMurray, Alberta

September 1986
"Recent Works"
Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta

May 1984
"The First Return of $Free Entertainment"
Second Story Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

Publications
For the Time Being - 2017 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art, Art Gallery of Alberta and
  Walter Phillips Gallery, Exhibition Catalogue, May 2017

• Manifest Gallery 5th International Photography Annual (INPHA 5), Jason Franz, Sept 2017
• Nonesuch Art on Paper Awards, Black Dog & One-Eyed Press, Exhibition Catalogue,
  Main & Station, Parrsboro, NS and Montreal, QC, August/September 2016
• Albertaviews magazine, Beth Ed, July/August 2016
The Edmonton Artists Colouring Book, Latitude 53 and SNAP, June 2016
• Manifest Gallery 3rd International Photography Annual (INPHA 3), Jason Franz, May 2016
• PrairieSeen Notes (Feature artist),Tori McNish and Chelsey Van Weerden, Issue 2, Winter 2014/15
• PHOTOcentric 2014, Carinda Swann, Exhibition Catalogue,
  Garrison Art Center - The Riverside Galleries, Garrison, NY, September 2014
• BIMPE VIII, The Society for Contemporary Works on Paper, Exhibition Catalogue, The Eighth Biennial International
  Miniature Print Exhibition
 Federation Gallery, Vancouver, B.C. - SNAP Gallery, Edmonton, AB, September 2014
• Camera Obscura, Journal of Literature & Photography, Volume 6, Equinox 2013
• Darkness at the Edge, Thom Sokoloski, Exhibition Catalogue,
  Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, ON, July 2013 
• Celebrating Alberta, Exhibition Catalogue,
  Marjorie Woods Gallery, Red Deer, AB, June 2013
• BIMPE VII, Katie Dey, Exhibition Catalogue, The Seventh Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition
  Federation Gallery, Vancouver, B.C. - SNAP Gallery, Edmonton, AB, October 2012
• BIMPE VI, Katie Dey, Exhibition Catalogue, The Sixth Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition
  Federation Gallery, Vancouver, B.C. - SNAP Gallery, Edmonton, AB, September 2010
• SNAPline, Society of Northern Alberta Print Artists, Spring 2003
• My Tongue All Thumbs, written and illustrated by Gerry Dotto, Slipstream Books, December 1997
• Anthology, The Stroll of Poets, August 1997
• Other Voices, Journal of Literary and Visual Arts, Fall 1994
• Faux Paws, a poetry comic book written by Dianne Linden - illustrated by Gerry Dotto,
  The Books Collective, October 1992
• Blue Buffalo, A Magazine of Alberta Writing, Winter 1990
• Contemporary Edmonton Prints, Bente Roed Cochran, Exhibition Catalogue,
  Edmonton Art Gallery, March 1988
• Borderlands: Art from the Edge, Desmond McGrath, Artcite Inc., January 1987

Commissions and Awards

• 2017  First Place - Still Life, “Florida Museum of Photographic Arts International Photography Competition 2017”

• 2014  Honorable Mention, “Neutral Density Photography Awards 2014”

• 2012  Gold Medal Award, “Gallery Photographica - New Images Photography Awards”

• 2009  Commissioned by Society of Northern Alberta Printmakers to produce an edition of prints
  for their Spring 2009 Newsletter

• 1990  Award of Merit, “Salon D’Oeuvres Sur Papier de Montreal”

• 1989  Award of Merit, "Graphic Designers of Alberta - Prairie Show”

• 1987  Commissioned by Monnex Insurance Brokers to produce an edition of prints as employee rewards

• 1985  Silver Medal, Alberta Summer Games ‘85 Cultural Events

• 1984  Alberta Culture Art Project Grant

• 1984  Award of Merit, "Graphic Designers of Alberta - Print Design ‘84”

 

Public Collections
• Alberta Foundation for the Arts
• Esso Petroleum Corporation
• The Government of Alberta Public Affairs
• Walter C. McKenzie Health Sciences Centre
• Strathcona County
• City of St. Albert
• Florida Museum of Photographic Arts

• Misericordia Hospital, Edmonton
• The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry
• The Bruce Peel Special Collections Library, The University of Alberta
• Monnex Insurance Brokers
• The Princess Theatre, Edmonton

Education
Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta
Visual Communications Major, 1977 - 1981