Stan Olthuis

stan_stoney_b-w_best-profile-picture1951 Born in Barrhead, AB, Canada
Currently lives and works in Toronto, ON, Canada

Education:
1973 – 1977 Ontario College of Art, Toronto, ON, Canada (Graduated with Special Mention)
1969 – 1972 Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, Illinois, USA (English, Philosophy, History, Printmaking)

  1. Collections:

    Works held in private and corporate collections in Canada, United States, France and Japan.
  2. Selected Exhibitions:

    2014 ‘Game’, Ontario Society of Artists 141st Juried Exhibition, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto. April
    2014 ‘OCADU Alumni Assoc. Juried Exhibition’, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, April 3 - 6
    2014 ‘Stan’, Gallery Takechi, Kumamoto-shi, Japan (Solo)
    2013 ‘Three Friends, Three Views’, Spazio Dell ‘Arte, Toronto (Trio)
    2013 ‘True Nature’, MJG Gallery, Toronto, ON (Duo)
    2013 ‘Abstract Implications 3 Part II’, Project Gallery, Toronto, ON
    2013 ‘Abstract Implications 3 Part I’, Gallery 1313, Toronto, ON
    2013 ‘Canadiana’, Project Gallery, Toronto, ON
    2013 ‘Fatal Abstraction’, Project Gallery, Toronto, ON
    2013 Project Contemporalis, Ritchies, Toronto, ON
    2013 Art With Heart, GAS (Gerard Art Space), Toronto, ON
    2012 Gowns, Caffe Furbo Gallery, Toronto, ON (Solo)
    2012 Gowns, Moments Art Gallery, Toronto (Solo)
    2012 Juniper Island Art Festival, Stony Lake, ON
    2011 Invitational Group Show, Loop Gallery, Toronto
    2011 Juniper Island Art Festival, Stony Lake, ON
    1977 Ontario Now 2: A Survey of Contemporary Art, Royal Canadian Academy of Arts (RCA), Princess Elizabeth Bldg Toronto, ON. Juried group exhibition for non-members – summer ’77.
    1977 Ontario Now 2: A Survey of Contemporary Art, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON. (Glen E. Cummings – Curator)
    1977 Pigs, The Artery, Artists Alliance, 24 Ryerson Avenue, Toronto.
  3. Awards:

    2014 Ontario Society of Artists 141st Open Juried Exhibition, ‘Game’ Curry’s Award
    Bibliography:
    Art, Life and the City, by David Ross, August 2013 http://plato2550.wordpress.com/2013/08/14/stan-olthuis-interview/
    Catalogues:
    ‘OCADU Alumni Assoc. Juried Exhibition’ 2014 Exhibition Catalogue
    Ontario Now 2: A Survey of Contemporary Art, Art Gallery of Hamilton, 1977 Exhibition Catalogue
    Dossier: 351 – ART GALLERY OF HAMILTON
    Curator /Author: Cumming, Glen E.
    Collation: 32p. 74 Ill, 21 x 24 cm
  4. Teaching:

    2007, 08, 09,10, Guest Lecturer, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON
    2005, Guest Lecturer, OCAD University, Toronto, ON
    2001, 02, Course Author & Instructor, Advertising Illustration, Sheridan College, Oakville Campus, ON
    1976 Art Trek, Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services, Multi-media art instructor for Ontario communities.
    1975 Visual Art Teacher, Beacon Christian High School, St. Catherines, ON
    Curatorial and Committees:
    2012 / 13 / ongoing, Advisory Committee Member, Seneca College, Art Fundamentals Program, Toronto, ON
    2011, 12, 13, Jury Member, Touched By Fire Fine Art Exhibition, Mood Disorders Association of Ontario
    2002 Adhoc Advisory Committee, Sheridan College, Oakville Campus. Committee proposed to the Ontario government to
    grant 4th year curriculum for Sheridan students.

Project Details

Info:
Graduation Year: 1977
Email address: stan.olthuis@gmail.com
Website: stanolthuis.com
Twitter: Twitter_001 @solthuis