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Gregory Hardy

Regarded as one of the top landscape painters of his generation, Greg Hardy's work has been shown in both commercial galleries and public museums for over 30 years. His paintings are included in many private, corporate and public collections such as those of the Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Norman McKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Edmonton Art Gallery, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, SaskTel, and Shell Oil. Hardy's signature response to the landscape is marked by a strong use of colour and a bold painterly touch that consistently makes for paintings charged with power and energy.


Curriculum Vitae

Birth Date: 1950, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan


1970-1972 Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, Toronto (Media Studies)
Self-taught as a Painter


2016 The Gallery, Art Placement, Saskatoon
2016 Han Art Gallery, Montreal
2016 Nicholas Metivier gallery, Toronto, On.
2015 Peter Robertson Gallery Edmonton, Ab.
2014 Han Art Gallery, Toronto International Art Fair, Toronto
2014 Wallace Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
2014 The Gallery Art Placement, Saskatoon
2014 Han Art Gallery, Montreal
2014 Peter Robertson Gallery, Edmonton
2013 Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto,ON.
2013 Gallery Jones, Vancouver, B.C.
2012 Wallace Galleries, Calgary
2012 Exploration of Landscape Drawing Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary
2012 The Gallery, Art Placement Saskatoon, Sk.
2012 Southwest Paintings and Drawings Art Gallery of Swift Current
2011 Southwest Paintings and Drawings Moose Jaw Museum and Art Gallery
2011 Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, On.
2011 Peter Robertson Gallery, Edmonton, Ab.
2011 The Gallery, Art Placement, Saskatoon, Sk.
2010 Gallery Jones, Vancouver, B.C.
2010 The Gallery Art Placement, Saskatoon
2009 Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
2009 The Gallery, Art Placement, Saskatoon
2009 "From the Island" The Kenderdine Art Gallery, University of Saskatchewan,Saskatoon
2008 The Gallery, Art Placement, Saskatoon
2008 Peter Robertson Gallery, Edmonton
2007 Michael Gibson Gallery, London, On.
2006 Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
2005 Vanderleelie gallery, Edmonton
2005 Michael Gibson Gallery London, On.
2004 Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
2004 Vanderleelie Gallery, Edmonton
2004 "The Northern Paintings" Art Placement, Saskatoon
2002 Art Placement, Inc. Saskatoon
2002 Buschlen-Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver
2001 Robert Vanderleelie Gallery, Edmonton
2001 "Journeys in the Landscape", Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon Curator: George Moffat
2001 "Greg Hardy: The Panel Paintings", organized by the Mendel Art Gallery, Curator: Dan Ring
2001 Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
2001 Art Placement, Saskatoon
2000 Art Placement, Saskatoon
1999 Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary
1999 Buschlen-Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver
1998 Robert Vanderleelie Gallery, Edmonton
1997 Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
1997 Robert Vanderleelie Gallery, Edmonton
1996 The Gallery, Art Placement, Saskatoon
1996 Buschlen-Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver
1996 Robert Vanderleelie Gallery, Edmonton
1994 Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
1994 Robert Vanderleelie Gallery, Edmonton
1993 Buschlen-Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver
1992 Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
1991 Canadian Art Gallery, Calgary
1991 The Gallery, Art Placement, Saskatoon
1990 Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver
1990 Galerie Elca London, Montreal
1989 Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
1989 "Greg Hardy Paintings 1984-1989", Mendel Art Gallery, Curator: Karen Wilkin (Confederation Centre, Charlottetown, P.E.I., Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Ontario, Kitchener/Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta)
1988 Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
1988 The Gallery, Art Placement, Saskatoon
1987 Galerie Elca London, Montreal
1986 Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
1985 The Gallery, Art Placement, Saskatoon
1985 Galerie Elca London, Montreal
1984 Buschlen-Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver
1983 The Gallery, Art Placement, Saskatoon
1982 Canadian Art Gallery, Calgary
1975 Norman MacKenzie Gallery, Extension Division, Regina
1975 Mendel Gallery, Saskatoon
1974 Shoestring Gallery, Saskatoon


2016 My Landscape, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
2014 The Second Generation: Thirty Years Later, Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina
2014 Modern Visions, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon
2014 Edge of Wilderness, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
2013-2014 The Land: Four Landscape Painters, Gallery Jones, Vancouver, B.C.
2013 XuCun International Arts Festival, Xucun, China
2013 The Lay of the Land, Visions West Gallery, Denver, CO. Bozeman, Livingston, MO
2011 State of Nature: Western Canadian Landscapes from the AGA Collection, 1980 to the present Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton
2008 "The Big Gift" Glenbow Museum, Calgary
2007 "A Prairie Companion", Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S.
2007 "From Where I Stand: Contemporary Landscapes by Canadian Artists", Mackenzie Art Gallery. Regina
2007 "Vantage Point: A Selection of Recent Acquisitions", Museum London, London, On.
2005 "New Works", Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
2003 "Lodestar", Kenderdine Gallery, Saskatoon
2001 "Imagining Places and Travelling Spaces", MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina
2000 "Landscape and Memory", Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
1999 "Still Lives", Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
1998 "Aspects of Landscape", Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
1998 "The Painter's Newfoundland", Art Gallery of Newfoundland, St. John's, Nfld.
1997 "Sources and Variations", Keyano Art Gallery, Fort MacMurray, Alberta
1996 "Saskatchewan Landscape", Kenderdine Gallery, Saskatoon
1996 "Suncor Collects", Muttart Public Art Gallery, Calgary
1996 "A Perspective on Drawing", The Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, Calgary
1994 Black and Greenberg Gallery, New York, New York
1994 "Reflecting Paradise", Selections from the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB
1993 "Reflecting Paradise", Expo 93, Taejon, Korea
1993 Xayamaca Workshop Exhibition, Kingston, Jamaica
1992 "Legal Perspective: Selected Works from the Collection of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt", McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Klineburg, Ontario
1992 "Eco Art", International Conference on Ecology, Banco Bozano Simonsen, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1991 "Painting the Land", Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
1989 "The Flat Side of the Landscape: The Emma Lake Artists' Workshops", Mendel Art Gallery, National Touring, Curator: John O'Brian
1988 "Emma Lake 88 - A Canadian Legacy", Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver
1988 "A Common Bond", Swift Current National Exhibition Centre
1986 "The Romantic Still Life", Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
1985 "The Second Generation - Fourteen Painters", MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina
1983 "Contemporary Canadian Art", Edmonton Art Gallery
1983 "Critics' Choice", Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
1982 "Emma Lake Now", Francis Morrison Gallery, Saskatoon
1980 "Saskatchewan Open", Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon
1980 "Emma '79", Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton
1980 "Painterly Landscape Art", Medicine Hat Art Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta
1977 "Figures, Still Lives and Landscape", David Mirvish Gallery, Toronto
1976 "Changing Visions, The Canadian Landscape", Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto and the Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB
1976 "Young Contemporaries 76", London Art Gallery, Ontario
1975 "Young Contemporaries 75", London Art Gallery, Ontario
1974 "Prairie 74", Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton
1974 Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina


1983 Saskatchewan Arts Board, Senior Grant
1974/76/80 Saskatchewan Arts Board Grants
R.C.A. member (Royal Canadian Academy)


2016, Scotiabank Conference Centre, Toronto
2016 Nordstroms Department Store, Toronto Eaton Centre
2015 Nordsroms Department Store, Ottawa
2005 Western Development Museum, Saskatoon Commissioned by Scotiabank
1988 Cineplex-Odeon Mural, Bricktown, Chicago, Illinois
1977-79 Designed and executed in collaboration with Randy Woolsey, a 4000 square foot clay mural for the Government of Saskatchewan, Sturdy Stone Building (Eastside), Saskatoon


1979-1982, 1985, 1988 Emma Lake Workshops, Emma Lake, Saskatchewan
1989 Triangle Workshop, Mashomack, New York
1993 Xayamaca Workshop, Kingston, Jamaica
1993 Guest Artist, Grand Prairie Regional College, Alberta


1999 Guest Artist/Lecturer, Memorial University (Sir Wilfred Grenfel College, Newfoundland)
1987 Spring Session, Art Department, University of Alberta
1980-1982 Saskatchewan Community College System
1975-1980 Saskatchewan Summer School of the Arts, Fort San


Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa
Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon
Norman McKenzie Art Gallery, Regina
Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton
Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown, P.E.I.
Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina
Saskatchewan Arts Board, Regina
National Film Board (Stills Division)
University of Alberta, Edmonton
University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta
College of Agriculture, University of Saskatchewan
City of North Bay, Ontario
City of Estevan, Saskatchewan
City of Regina, Saskatchewan
Bank of Canada
Bank of Nova Scotia, Toronto, New York
Toronto Dominion Bank, Toronto
Deutsche Bank, Toronto
Royal Bank, Toronto, Montreal
Bank of Montreal
Mercantile Bank
Canada Trust, Toronto
Canadian Embassy, External Affairs (San Jose, Beijing, Warsaw, Sydney, London, Los Angeles)
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan Mining and Development Corporation
Sask Tel
Shell Oil, Calgary
Gulf Oil, Calgary
Imperial Oil, Calgary, Toronto
Nova Corporation, Calgary
Suncor Inc., Calgary
Hughes Petroleum Ltd., Edmonton
Canadian Airlines International
Defasco Steel, Hamilton
Westburne International Industries, Montreal
Teleglobe Canada, Montreal
McLean Hunter Publishers, Toronto
Hines International, Boston, Mass. (Gift to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)
Dupont Canada, Toronto
Canadian National, Real Estate Division
Pemberton Collection, Vancouver
Four Seasons Corporation, Toronto
Xerox Corporation, Toronto
Household International, Chicago
Osler Hoskins Harcourt, Toronto
Atlin Goldenberg, Toronto
Chivers Greckol & Kanee, Edmonton
Alexander Pringle Corporation, Edmonton
Chieftain International Inc., Edmonton
Private collections in England, Australia, the United States and Canada


Vie des Artes 2014 Summer, English edition, Essay by Dorota Kozinska
Gregory Hardy - Shattering Sky, Han Art Gallery Catalogue 2014 , Montreal , Essays by Karen Wilkin, Dorota Kozinska, preface by Jaclyn Griner
Southwest: Drawings and Paintings, Art Gallery of Swift Current, Moose Jaw Art Gallery and Museum 2011 catalogue - essay/questions by Robert Enright
Greg Hardy - from the island - Kenderdine Art Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon 2009. Foreword by Kent Archer
Gregory Hardy, Mendel Art Gallery, 2001 essay by George Moffatt
Journeys in the Landscape Canadian Art, Winter 1997, Review, Donald Brackett
Financial Post, "Painterly Inclinations", Donald Brackett, September 13-15, 1997
The Edmonton Journal, March 7, 1997, Charles Mandel
Reflecting Paradise, 1993 Catalogue: Jeffrey Spalding
Books in Canada, May, 1992, Cover Reproduction
Gregory Hardy - Paintings 1984-1989 Catalogue: Karen Wilkin
Art Post 23, Vol. 4 No. 2, October/November 1986
Vanguard, Vol. 14 No. 10, D. Bentham, December 1985/January 1986
Vie Des Arts, Vol. XXX No. 121, December 1985, K. Carpenter, "Five Artists of Saskatoon"
The Second Generation: Fourteen Saskatchewan Painters, M. Parke-Taylor and N. Zepp
Update, Vol. 4 No. 4, July/August, 1983, R. Bingham
Globe and Mail, Toronto, August 6, 1977, J. Purdie
Art Magazine/25, March/April, 1976, Jeanne Parkin
Changing Visions: The Canadian Landscape, Exhibition catalogue, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 1976, Karen Wilkin and Roald Nasgaard.

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