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Shayne Dark

1952 Moose Jaw, SK, Canada

9 Works exhibited

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  • About the Artist
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Bibliography
  • Awards

Poised between abstraction and representation, the artworks of Canadian artist Shayne Dark (b. 1952, Moose Jaw, SK) are often coated in eye-popping saturated pigments. His networks of steel branches or steel stones, indoor and outdoor iterations, are a contemplative intersection of the industrial and the organic.

In 2016, Dark exhibited at the Brooklyn Sculpture Center, where he was artist in residence. The same year, he was given a solo exhibition at the Albright Knox, NY. Dark has received six Ontario Arts Council grants and a Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant. His work may be found in numerous private, corporate and public collections including Queen’s University, the Canadian Embassy in Prague, the City of Ottawa, the Federal Communications Commission, New York.

Selected recent solo exhibitions/projects:

2017    Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, NY

2016    Artist Residency, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, NY

Drawing in Space, Oeno Gallery, Prince Edward County, Bloomfield, ON

2015    Exhibition and Artist Residency, Buffalo Botanical Garden, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

            W.K.P. Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, ON

            Artist Residency, Brooklyn Botanical Garden, New York, NY

            Madison Gallery, La Jolla, CA 

Windfall, Oeno Gallery, Prince Edward County, Bloomfield, ON

2014    Art Mûr, Montreal, QC

            Pulse Miami Beach, Pulse Project, Miami, FL

2013    Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, ON

            Artist Residency, MacLachlan Woodworking Museum, Kingston, ON


Selected recent group exhibitions/projects:

2019    Full Spectrum, Oeno Gallery, Bloomfield, ON

            Manif d’art, the Quebec Biennal, Quebec City, QC

2018    Colour Break, Annual Exhibition, Oeno Gallery, Bloomfield, ON

2017    Echo, Oeno’s Winter Group Exhibition

            Colour Break, Oeno Gallery, Bloomfield, ON

            Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Oeno Gallery, Bloomfield, ON

            Form, Figure, Gesture, Oeno Gallery, Bloomfield, ON

2016    Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Oeno Gallery, Prince Edward County, Bloomfield, ON

2015    Stargazing, Oeno Gallery, Prince Edward County, Bloomfield, ON

            Sloan Installation Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK

            Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Oeno Gallery, Prince Edward County, Bloomfield, ON

Selected media and publications:

2017                Meaghan Meehan, A discussion with artist Shayne Dark, creator of large sculptures on view in Brooklyn Source: News - January 2017

2016                AFineLyne, 13 Outdoor Art Installations in NYC Not to Miss in September 2016

2015                David Liss, “Transformational States,” Sculpture Magazine, May 

2011                Gary Michael Dault, “Into the Woods,” Kingston Life Magazine, November

                        Margaret Rodgers, Sculpture Magazine, Vol. 30 No. 4, May

Grants / Awards / Honours

2017    Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Member

2009    Ontario Arts Council, A Grant

2004    Pollock‐Krasner Foundation Grant

Ontario Arts Council Grant

2001    EXPO XX, Juror’s Choice Award, Juror‐Phyllis Braff, Art Critic for The New York Times

Ontario Arts Council Travel Grant

K.A.A.I., Juror’s Choice Award

2000    Ontario Society of Artists, First Honourable Mention

K.A.A.I., Award of Merit for Y2K Exhibition

1999    T.O.A.E., Mr. & Mrs. L.L. Odette, Best Sculpture Award

Ontario Society of Artists, Life Members Award

1998    Ontario Arts Council Grant

1996    Canada Council Grant, B Grant

1995    Ontario Arts Council Grant

1993    Canada Council Grant

1989    Ontario Arts Council Grant

1985    Ontario Arts Council Grant, Artist‐In‐Residence

Works by Shayne Dark

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91 x 129 x 78 cm

6192,50 €


25.4 x 33.2 x 30.4 cm

4954,00 €


30 x 29 x 17 cm

4954,00 €


30.4 x 26.6 x 20.3 cm

4954,00 €


40.64 x 53.34 x 10.16 cm

5307,86 €


40.64 x 53.34 x 10.16 cm

6000,00 €


40.64 x 53.34 x 10.16 cm

5307,86 €


50.8 x 231.14 x 50.8 cm

7961,78 €


78.74 x 64.77 x 12.7 cm

7077,14 €


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