Past Exhibitions

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Walter Phillips Gallery

2017

for the time being
2017 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art

May 27 – September 10, 2017 
Art Gallery of Alberta

June 24 – September 10, 2017
Walter Phillips Gallery
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

Yesterday was Once Tomorrow (or, A Brick is a Tool)
Magazines by Artists in Canada during the 1990s

February 11, 2017 - July 2, 2017
Walter Phillips Gallery, Satellite Space
Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Building, First Floor

Impulses

Permanent Collection Exhibition 
February 11 - May 28, 2017
Walter Phillips Gallery 

Everything I Say Is True

Kite


March 29 - May 10,  2017
Walter Phillips Gallery, Satellite Space

2016


No Visible Horizon

40 Years of Walter Phillips Gallery
Maggie Groat and Jimmy Limit, Julia Crabtree and William Evans, Liz Magor, Amy Malbeuf, Lisa Myers
October 7, 2016 – January 22, 2017
Walter Phillips Gallery

Improvise Everything

Diane Borsato, Raven Chacon, Dylan Miner, Pauline Oliveros, Amanda White
September 10 - October 23, 2016
Walter Phillips Gallery, Satellite Space

Some more or less distant realities

Jin-me Yoon,  Faye HeavyShield,  Terry Frost,  T. R. Uthco and Ant Farm,  Shelley Niro,  Soledad Arias,  Laura Vickerson 


July 11 – September 5, 2016
Walter Phillips Gallery, Satellite Space

On Cohabitation

Yael Bartana
June 22 – September 18, 2016
Walter Phillips Gallery

Convergent Evolution

Alex McLeod
March 10 - 25, 2016
Kinnear Centre Projection

Minnewanka Variations #14

Tyler B. Jordan
March 31 – May 1, 2016
Kinnear Centre Projection

Rose, Dear

Nicole Kelly Westman February 10 - June 5, 2016
Eric Harvie Theatre, West Lobby

things you can't unthink

Sara Cwynar, Eunice Luk, Virginia Lee Montgomery, Erica Prince
January 23 - May 22, 2016
Walter Phillips Gallery

Notes on how to be a human

Amalie Atkins, John Sasaki, Bridget Moser
December 1, 2015 – November 31, 2016
Professional Development Centre

2015

held above our heads in stone

Tyler Los-Jones
September 18, 2015 - May 29, 2016
Walter Phillips Gallery Entrance 

The Calling

Angelica Mesiti
September 5 - November 15, 2015
Walter Phillips Gallery

Without, within

Elisheva Biernoff

September 5 - November 15, 2015
Walter Phillips Gallery

Séance Fiction

Hannah Doerksen, Maggie Groat, Tamar Guimarães with Kasper Akhøj, Soda_Jerk, Guy Maddin, Heather and Ivan Morison, Shana Moulton 

May 2 - August 9, 2015
Walter Phillips Gallery

The Odd Couple

March 11 - April 19, 2015
Walter Phillips Gallery 

Between Us 

Divya Mehra and Talk is Cheap: Unincorporated Language Laboratories
February 12 - April 26, 2015
Eric Harvie Theatre, West Lobby

2014

Counting on People

Neïl Beloufa
November 8, 2014 - March 1, 2015 
Walter Phillips Gallery 

Verlag Notes: An exhibition of artists' books

August 15 - December, 2014
Eric Harvie Theatre, West Lobby  

Be Mysterious

Mark Clintberg, Rebecca Baird, Patrick Jackson, Daniel Jacoby, Joo Choon Lin, Alex Morrison, Brent Wadden

August 2 - October 19, 2014
Walter Phillips Gallery 

You Were In My Dream

Van Sowerwine and Isobel Knowles
July 23 - November 30, 2014
Paul D. Fleck Library, Kinnear Centre

Piano Destructions

Andrea Büttner
April 16 - July 20, 2014
Walter Phillips Gallery

We saw the reflected, inverted image of our own age

Tyler Los-Jones
February 28 ‐ June 1, 2014
Eric Harvie Theatre, West Lobby

Lost Illusions/Illusions perdues

Sarah Pierce with The Conceptual Art Club and Josef Svoboda
January 18 - March 9, 2014
Walter Phillips Gallery 

2013

TO BECOME WHOLE (THE WHOLE ISSUE)

Curated by Robin Simpson and Danielle St-Amour
November 16, 2013 - January 19, 2014
Eric Harvie Theatre, West Lobby

Skirt the parlour, and shun the zoo

Rebecca Brewer, Ursula Mayer, Josée Aubin Ouellette, Lucy Stein
October 5 ‐ December 15, 2013 
Walter Phillips Gallery

Bottles Under the Influence

Julia Fevrer and Tamara Henderson
May 4 - June 23, 2013 
Walter Phillips Gallery

Pleinairism

July 13 - September 15, 2013
Walter Phillips Gallery

Les Choses

Celia Perrin Sidarous
February 15 - June 16, 2013
Eric Harvie Theatre, West Lobby

An Ever Changing Meaning

Aurélien Froment, Alexis Guillier, Louise Hervé & Chloé Maillet, Benjamin Seror
February 2 - April 7, 2013
Walter Phillips Gallery

2012

Modest Livelihood

Brian Jungen and Duane Linklater
August 3 - November 18, 2012
Walter Phillips Gallery

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Mark Leckey
April 28 - July 15, 2012
Walter Phillips Gallery

Kill the Workers!

Janice Kerbel
January 21 - April 8, 2012
Walter Phillips Gallery

2011

My Best Thing

Frances Stark
September 24 – December 11, 2011 
Walter Phillips Gallery

The Serving Library

Dexter Sinister
July 10 – September 4, 2011
Walter Phillips Gallery

A Journey That Wasn’t 

Pierre Huyghe
April 16 – June 19, 2011
Walter Phillips Gallery

Even Space Does Not Repeat

Anthony Burnham 
January 15 – March 27, 2011 
Walter Phillips Gallery

2010

God's Dice

Geoffrey Farmer
November 13 – December 12, 2010


Walter Phillips Gallery

Popular Unrest

Melanie Gilligan
August 14 – October 24, 2010 
Walter Phillips Gallery

The Promotion of a Holiday At School

Collection of historical promotional photos from The Banff Centre's archive 
April 21 – August 29, 2010 
RBC Lobby West, Eric Harvie Theatre 

Who I Think I Am

Ron Terada
May 15 – July 25, 2010 
Walter Phillips Gallery

The End

Ragnar Kjartansson
January 30 – April 18, 2010 
Walter Phillips Gallery

From Head to Toe
Nina Raginsky's Portraits 1972–1977

September 24, 2009 – February 28, 2010
RBC Lobby West, Eric Harvie Theatre

2009

The Singles 1999 – Now

Aïda Ruilova
January 24 – March 15, 2009
Walter Phillips Gallery

 

Where Separate Parts Join

February 20 – June 21, 2009
RBC Lobby, Eric Harvie Theatre  

Once Upon a Time

Steve McQueen
April 25 – July 5, 2009 
Walter Phillips Gallery

 

Post-mortem

July 9 – September 20, 2009
RBC Lobby West, Eric Harvie Theatre

 

Standing anywhere in the space in a relaxed position

Silke Otto-Knapp
July 25 – September 27
Walter Phillips Gallery

 

Laid Over to Cover 

Photography and Weaving in the Salishan Landscape
October 17 – December 13, 2009 
Walter Phillips Gallery

2008

Simple Functionalism

Garry Neill Kennedy
November 29 – December 21, 2008
Walter Phillips Gallery

 

Screamers and Bangers:The Wallpaper Project

Dagmara Genda
October 25 – November 16, 2008
Walter Phillips Gallery


Touch Paper Once

Selected Documents from the Walter Phillips Gallery Archive 1976-2007
July 12 – September 28, 2008
Walter Phillips Gallery

strangely familiar 

Barbara Spohr
February 23 – September 7, 2008
RBC Lobby, Eric Harvie Theatre

ANTHEM: Perspectives on Home and Native Land

February 16 – May 11, 2008
Walter Phillips Gallery

Lily of the Valley: Attila Richard Lukacs, Still Life Paintings / Helen Lukacs, Garden

February 16 – May 11, 2008
Walter Phillips Gallery

2007

2007 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art: Living Utopia and Disaster

October 27, 2007 – January 6, 2008
Walter Phillips Gallery

Heroes and Amateurs 

September 26 – October 25, 2007
Walter Phillips Gallery Lobby

Informal Architectures

June 22 – September 23, 2007
Walter Phillips Gallery

Stand Out 

July 19 – September 17, 2007
RBC Lobby, Eric Harvie Theatre

18:Beckett

Explores the legacy of the work of Irish writer Samuel Beckett as it appears in the contemporary visual arts. 

March 31 – May 27, 2007
Walter Phillips Gallery

2006

Light, Sky & Land

Takao Tanabe 
August 10 - November 2, 2006
Walter Phillips Gallery and Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Foyer

Comic Craze

May 4 to September 3, 2006 
Walter Phillips Gallery – Plan B Curatorial Space