b. 1981, Koszalin Poland
Dagmara Genda is an artist and writer. Her work has been shown at the Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, the Esker Foundation, Calgary, Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener + Area Biennial 2014, as well as numerous public and private venues across Canada and the US. Over the past two years she has been making work in various residencies nationally and internationally, including China, US, and the UK.
Her publications include articles and reviews in Border Crossings, Canadian Art Online, Momus and C Magazine. She has written numerous catalogue essays for public galleries and artist-run centres.
CURRENT & UPCOMING
2017 : Was sich abzeichnet, group show curated by Regine Ehleiter, Forum Alte Post, Pirmasens Germany
2017 : Was sich abzeichnet, group show curated by Regine Ehleiter, Arp Museum Bahnhof of Rolandseck, Remagen Germany
2015 : cutting out the snow, vitrine installation at Gallery 44, Toronto
2015 : Beating the Bush, Dunlop Art Gallery, Sherwood Branch, Regina
2015 : Baby, it's cold inside, Aquarium Gallery Project Space, Ann Arbor Arts Center, Ann Arbor
2015 : Panorama Defsup Art Gallery, Thunder Bay
2013 : cutting out the snow, Make Work Projects project space installation, Saskatoon
2013 : Scenic Route, curated by Naomi Potter, The Esker Foundation, Calgary AB
2013 : Memoirs of a Time of Immaturity, Line Gallery, North Bay ON
2012 : Tracing Tomorrow, KWT Contemporary, Toronto ON
2011 : Building Disaster 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY
2011 : From Venus to the Gods Headbones Gallery, Vernon BC
2010 : Building Disaster, Stride Gallery, Calgary AB
2008 : Screamers and Bangers : The Wallpaper Project, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff AB
2017 : Made In Balmoral, Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, Bad Ems Germany
2016 : Assemble: Five years of contemporary Canadian drawing Art Gallery of Sudbury, Sudbury ON
2015 : The Sky is the Limit Remai Modern, Saskatoon SK
2014 : It Should Always Be This Way, Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener & Area Biennial, Kitchener ON
2014 : Curiouser & Curiouser Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, Sarnia ON
2014 : Ecotopia, curated by Amanda Cachia, Kenderdine and College Art Galleries, Saskatoon SK
2013 : Ecotopia, curatedby Amanda Cachia, Nickle Galleries, Calgary AB
2013 : Ecotopia, curatedby Amanda Cachia, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge AB
2013 : No Overnight Camping, Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton ON
2012 : Ecotopia, curatedby Amanda Cachia, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener ON
2012 : Unplanned Architectures, curated by John Hampton, Neutral Ground, Regina SK
2011 : Summer Group Show, KWT Contemporary, Toronto ON
2010 : 56th Annual Juried Art Show, group show juried by Sarah Anne Johnson, Durham Art Guild, Durham NC, US
2010 : Under Skirt: A Peek at the Institution of Art Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon SK
2010 : Beyond the Mountain Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George BC
2010 : upArt, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto ON
2010 : Liminal Place Artspace, Peterborough ON
2010 : Homelands, Modern Fuel, Kingston ON
2010 : Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition's Best of '09 (group) First Canada Place, Toronto ON
2009 : Order/Chaos, Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto ON
2009 : Birds, Forest City Gallery, London ON
2007 : Shift, Gales Gallery, York University, Toronto ON
2007 : The Emerging Landscape, Nickle Galleries, Calgary AB
2016 : Reorganization of One Hedge, artist project for BlackFlash Magazine, 33.3 (Summer 2016)
2011 : "Building Disaster," vinyl wall work in 421 W22nd Street, New York, NY for Blesso Properties, NYC
2011 : Vinyl wall work at 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY
2010 : Birkbeck College, University of London, London UK,
2010 : Masters of Research w/ Distinction in Humanities and Cultural Studies
2007 : The University of Western Ontario, London ON, Masters of Fine Arts
2005 : University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB, Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours
2016 : Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, Bad Ems, Germany
2015 : Plug In Summer Institute, Winnipeg MB
2015 : Vermont Studio Center Artist Residency; Johnson, VT, US
2015 : Banff Artist in Residence, Banff Centre, Banff AB
2014 : MacDowell Colony Residency; Peterborough, NH, US
2014 : Canada Council International Residency at Acme Studios, London UK
2014 : Winterjourney, Banff Centre Thematic Residency, Banff AB
2013 : Residency and 2nd biannual Art Festival at XuCun Commune , Heshun Country, Shanxi Province,
2014 : Northern China
2011 : Artist in Residence at 3rd Ward, Brooklyn NY
2008 : Making Artistic Inquiry Visible, Thematic Residency at the Banff Centre, Banff AB
2016 : Ontario Arts Council Mid-Career Visual Arts Grant
2016 : Fellowship, Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral
2015 : Vermont Studio Center Fellowship supported by the Joan Mitchell Foundation
2014 : Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
2014 : Saskatchewan Arts Board Established Artist Grant
2014 : Canada Council International Residency Production Grant
2013 : Access Copyright Foundation Professional Development Grant
2012 : Saskatchewan Arts Board Established Artist Creative Grant
2012 : Canada Council Project Grant
2011 : Winner of 3rd Ward's 2011 Open Call, Brooklyn, NY
2010 : 3rd Place at the 56th Annual Juried Art Show, Durham Art Guild, Durham NC, USA
Saskatchewan Arts Board
Various private collections
BIBLIOGRAPHY / PRESS
2016 : Ehleiter, Regine. Was sich abzeichnet, Catalogue as part of the exhibition organized by Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral.
2016 : Artist Portfolio in The Rusty Toque, Issue 11 (December 2016)
2015 : Timmons, Leila. Interview for Gallery 44, Toronto ON. October 24, 2015.
2013 : Burke, Amanda. Interview in conjunction with the exhibition Memoirs of Immaturity at the Line Gallery, North Bay ON, 2013.
2013 : Vogl, Rhiannon. "Breaking it down" in Get Guerilla : Culture at Ground Level Volume 10, no. 37, Fall 2013.
2013 : Bessai, Margaret. "Artist Profile" in Galleries West Vol 12, No 2. Summer 2013.
2013 : Vegh, Stephanie. Review of No Overnight Camping at Hamilton Artists Inc. in Akimblog, February 26, 2013.
2012 : Interviewed by Dudi Talin on the Gallery Hop, ArtSync TV, Roger's Cable. January 25, 2012.
2012 : Vaughan, R.M.. Review published in The Globe and Mail. Saturday, January 27, 2012.
2011 : Images published in Input Journal, New York, Summer 2011.
2010 : Symko, Riva. "Drawing Timeless : Mythology & Homelands" Anecdotia : the abstract aesthetics of everyday life. October 20,
2010 : 2010.
2010 : Tousley, Nancy. "Drawings add new edge to Stalin's 'gifts': Underlying narrative runs through work by Dagmara Genda."
2010 : Calgary Herald. March 21, 2010.
2009 : Burisch, Nicole. "Review of Screamers and Bangers: The Wallpaper Project." Shotgunreview.ca. February 16, 2009.