Paul Roorda

Part time studies (1997-1998 Emily Carr University of Art and Design)
M.A. Sociology (1992 N.U. Boston); B.Ed. (1990 U.W.O.); B.A. Psychology (1988 U.W.)

Preise und Stipendien (Auswahl) / Selected Grants and Awards

Region of Waterloo ARTSFUND Grant, 2007, 2018, 2020
Ontario Arts Council, Visual Arts Grant: Mid-Career Artist, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2021
K.M. Hunter Artist Award finalist, 2016
Canada Council for the Arts, Project Grant: 2010, 2013, 2015; Travel Grant: 2012, 2016
Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013
Best Mixed Media Art Award, Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, 2012
The Blake Prize, finalist, Sydney, Australia, 2011
Founding Chaiman’s Award, Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, 2010
Ontario Arts Council, Visual Arts Grant: Emerging Artist, 2004, 2007, 2009
Ontario Arts Council, Artists in Education Grant, 2009
Award of Merit, Ontario Society of Artists 135th Annual Open Juried Exhibition, Toronto, 2009
Lincoln Croft Memorial Award “Convergence” Tom Thomson Memorial Gallery, Owen Sound, 2007
Award of Merit, “Annual Juried Exhibition” Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford, 2006
OSA Prize, Ontario Society of Artists 132nd Annual Open Juried Exhibition, Toronto, 2006

Einzelausstellungen (Auswahl) / Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2022 [kunstraumno.10], Mönchengladbach, Germany (catalogue)
2021 Mail art project: Somewhere Anywhere Postcards
2020 2Gallery, Picton, Ontario (Two person exhibition)
        Visitor and Heritage Information Centre, City of Waterloo, Ontario, Twilight Vision
2019 Yorkminster Park Art Gallery, Toronto, Ontario: Seeing Through Walls

        Berlin ARTSPACE, Kitchener City Hall, Kitchener, Ontario: Time Stops
2018 Flea Market Gallery, Niagara Artists Centre, St. Catharines, Ontario: Time Stops
2017–2018 Outdoor public art project, Waterloo, Ontario: Time Stops
2016 [kunstraumno.10], Mönchengladbach, Germany: Waiting for the Sea, Waiting for the Sky (catalogue)
2015 Yorkminster Park Art Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Night Gold
2014 Hilsbach Kunst Kultur, Hilsbach, Germany: Canary in the Coal Mine
        Doug Adams Gallery, Pacific School of Theology, Berkeley, California, USA: Icon and Artifact
2013 Dadian Gallery, Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC, USA: Rites and Remedies
        Robert Kananaj Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Rising Time
2012 Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby, Ontario, Canada: Spiritual Explorations (Two- person exhibition)
        Durham Art Gallery, Durham, Ontario, Canada: Flood and Fiction
2011 Ottawa City Hall Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Take Notice (catalogue)
        Gesù - Centre de Créativité, Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Les Pages
2010 Redeemer University Gallery, Ancaster, Canada: Communion of the Faint: Confessions & Complications
2009 Institute for Christian Studies, Toronto, Canada: The Skeptic's Gospel and Other Remedies for Truth
        University of Waterloo, Critical Media Lab, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada: Rust, Oil and Rainbows (Two-person exhibition)
2008 Rotunda Gallery, Kitchener City Hall, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada: Where the Pages Once Were
2007 Robert Langen Art Gallery, WLU, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada: A Dose of Uncertainty for Times of Truth
        Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Congregation of the Ambivalent
2006 Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Encaustic Drawings: Earth, Ashes, Rust
2005 Harbinger Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada: Everything I Thought I Knew
2003 Renison College, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada: Ritual in Time