Résumé

DANIEL N. STEEVES

40 West Avenue
Sackville NB E4L 4P1
Canada

Born
Riverview, New Brunswick, 1959
Education
Mount Allison University, Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1981

Professional associations

1981–present
Professional artist
1981–2020
Printmaking Technician, Department of Fine Arts, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB, Canada
1991–present
Lecturer (part-time), Department of Fine Arts
2011
Elected to Royal Canadian Academy

Selected solo exhibitions

2022
Dan Steeves, Abbozzo Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2017
The Space Between, A Collaboration Between Kevin Morse and Dan Steeves, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB; Saint John Arts Centre, Saint John, NB
2015
The Memory of Pain, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB
2013
Selected works from The Memory of Pain, Peter Buckland Gallery, Saint John, NB
2013
The Memory of Pain, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, PE
2010
crossing a threshold, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB
2008
Dan Steeves: Tantramar Gothic, Regent College, Vancouver, BC
2008
Dan Steeves: Tantramar Gothic, Station Gallery, Whitby, ON
2008
Dan Steeves, Tides Institute and Museum, Eastport, MEUSA
2008
Navigating the Familiar: The etchings of Dan Steeves, NB Museum, Saint John, NB
2007
The Still Point of the Turning World, Peter Buckland Gallery, Saint John, NB
2005–2007
The House as Fortress, Barrington Center for the Arts, Gordon College, Wenham, MA, USA; Regent College, UBC, Vancouver, BC
2001
Recent Work, Moncton Art Gallery, Moncton, NB
1999–2001
Things We Put on a Hill, Prince George Art Gallery, Prince George, BC; UNB Art Centre, Fredericton, NB; Moose Jaw Art Museum, Moose Jaw, SK; Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Saint Marie, ON; Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB; Regent College, Vancouver, BC; WKP Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, ON; Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, PE; Acadia University Art Gallery, Wolfville, NS
1999
Dan Steeves, Galerie D’Art Jean-Claude Bergeron, Ottawa, ON
1995
Passage, The Lookout Gallery, Regent College, Vancouver, BC
1993–1994
The Bone Fields, Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto; Mount St. Vincent University, Halifax, NS; Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB
1992–1993
Sight Unseen, UNB Art Centre, Fredericton, NB; Art Gallery Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS; Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB
1992
Etchings, Regent College, Vancouver, BC
1992
Crayon Etchings, Malaspina Printmakers Gallery, Vancouver, BC
1990
Recent Work, Windsor Printmakers Forum, Windsor, ON
1984
Observances, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020–2021
You are Here: Seeing Sackville through the Owens Art Gallery Collection, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB
2018
Looking Out, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB (curated)
2017
Swan Song, Buckland Merrifield Gallery, Saint John, NB (curated)
2017
Open Studio Print Sales Gallery at 2/edition, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON (curated)
2016
Contemporary Currents: Nine New Brunswick Artists, University of Maine Art Museum, Bangor, ME, USA (curated)
2015
The Boston Printmakers 2015 North American Print Biennial, Lesley University College of Art and Design, Cambridge, MA, USA (juried)
2015
2 Solitudes, Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB
2015
New Prints 2015/Summer, International Print Center New York, NY, USA (curated)
2015
On Your Marks…, Open Studio Print Sales Gallery, Toronto, ON (curated)
2014
Nova Scotia Printmakers Association 6th Annual Member Exhibition, Chase Exhibition Room, Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax, NS
2014
13 Artists The Fine Arts Department Exhibition, Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB (curated)
2014
Mount Allison University Alumni Exhibition, Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts, Sackville, NB (juried)
2014
Featured artist, Abbozzo Gallery, Toronto, ON
2014
Open Studio National Printmaking Award 2014 Shortlisted Artists, Open Studio, Toronto, ON
2014–2015
VanGo!, the NB Art Bank on Tour to Anglophone Schools 2014–2015, Province of New Brunswick
2013
You Can Call Me Al, Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB (curated)
2013
New Prints/New Narratives: Summer 2013, International Print Center New York, NY, USA (juried)
2013
Tech Triple Threat, Southern Graphics Council, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA [curated]
2012
The 4th Annual Archives Print Exhibition, Nova Scotia Archives building, Halifax, NS
2012
North by Northeast: Nova Scotia Printmakers, The Ink Shop, Ithaca, NYUSA
2012–2014
Acquisitions 2011–2012 NB Art Bank, Salon Irene Grant-Guerette (ARCF), Saint John, NB; Restigouche Galerie, Campbellton, NB; Galerie Artcadienne, Carrefour Beausoleil, Miramichi, NB; Galerie Colline, Université de Moncon, Campus d’Edmundston, NB; Galerie Trecarre, Université Sainte-Anne, Pointe-de-l’Église, NS; Centre des arts et de la culture de Dieppe, NB; Centre culturel de Bouctouche, Bouctouche, NB; University of New Brunswick Art Centre, Fredericton, NB; Galerie d’art Berard-Jean, Centre culturel de Caraquet, Caraquet, NB; NB Museum, Saint John, NB (juried, touring);
2012
Ornamental Branch, Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB
2012
North by Northeast: Nova Scotia Printmakers, The Ink Shop, Ithaca, NY, USA (juried)
2012
New Prints 2012/Winter, International Print Center, New York, NY, USA (juried)
2012
The 3rd Annual Archives Print Exhibition, Nova Scotia Archives building, Halifax, NS
2011
RCA New Inductees Exhibition, Harbinger Gallery, Waterloo, ON
2011
The Atlantic Art Collection: Image and Identity, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB (curated)
2011
Proof, Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB (curated)
2010
The 2nd Annual Archives Print Exhibition, Nova Scotia Archives building, Halifax, NS
2010
Regard… Strathbutler 20 Years, New Brunswick Museum, Saint John, NB (curated)
2010
The Things That Drift Away: The Department of Fine Arts Exhibition, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB
2010
10 × 10 × 10, Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George, BC (invitational)
2009
6th Novosibirsk Graphic Art Biennial, Novosibirsk, Russia, (curated)
2008–2012
Sense of Place, University of Toronto Art Center, Toronto, ON; Thames Art Gallery, Chatham, ON; Yukon Art Centre, Whitehorse, YK; McIntosh Art Gallery, London, ON; Sudbury Art Gallery, Sudbury, ON; Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, ON; Cape Breton University Art Gallery (juried, touring)
2008
Celebrating 40 years: An Anniversary of the Brunswick Art Bank, Old Government House, Fredericton, NB (touring 2008–2010)
2008
Destination, Real or Imagined, Pearson International Airport Airspace Gallery (juried)
2007
Sense of Place, Windsor Printmaker’s Forum, Windsor, ON (juried)
2007
Hope: an Invitational Show, Regent College, Vancouver, BC
2006–2007
MAAPS International Printmaking Exhibition, The Anna Leonowens Art Gallery, Halifax, NS (juried, touring)
2005
A Sense of Place, Explorations of the Landscape by David Blackwood, Thaddeus Holownia and Dan Steeves, Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville, ON (curated)
2005
New Prints 2005/Summer: Etchings, International Print Center New York, NY, USA (juried)
2005
Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Print Sales Gallery, Open Studio, Toronto, ON (four person show)
2004
Accumulations: Recent work by Artists, Fine Arts Department, Mount Allison University, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB
2003
Inksmithing: Nova Scotia Printmakers Association Bi-Annual Exhibition, St. Francis Xavier University Art Gallery, Antigonish, NS
2003
Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville, ON
2003
Water, Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville, ON
2003
Bread Upon the Waters, Gallery W, Sacramento, California, USA (juried)
2002
September 11, 2001 Memorial Portfolio, Higgins Art Gallery, Cape Cod Community College, MAUSA
2002
Recent Work, Mount Allison University Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB
2002
Recent Acquisitions, Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown, PE (curated)
2002
2001–2002 Acquisitions Exhibition, NB Art Bank, Galerie d’art de l’Université de Moncton, Moncton, NB (juried, touring)
2001–2002
Black, White and Grey, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB (curated)
2001
Works In A Box, Peter Buckland Gallery, Saint John, NB
2001
Printmakers Showcase, The Printmakers Council of PEI, Arts Guild, Charlottetown, PE
2001
Fathom Four — The Seventh Wave, Aitken Bicentennial Exhibition Centre, Saint John, NB
2001
Innovation on Paper, Acadia University Art Gallery, Wolfville, NS (juried)
2001
Artists in a floating world, London Regional Gallery, London, ON (curated)
2001
Artists in a floating world, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, NS (curated)
2000
Sackville Addresses, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB (curated)
2000
Those who teach, do, Mount Allison University Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB
2000
Artists in a floating world, the Marion McCain Atlantic Art Exhibition, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB (curated)
1999–2000
Dialogue Among Cultures, Moncton, NB (juried, touring)
1998
Black and White, Abbozzo Gallery, Toronto, ON (two person)
1998
Gallery Printmakers, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, ON
1998
Structures in the Landscape, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB (curated)
1998
Acquisitions 1997-98, NB, Galerie Sans Nom, Moncton, NB (juried)
1998
Three Printmakers, Handworks, Saint John, NB
1997
Contemporary Nova Scotia Printmakers, Bristol, UK (juried)
1997
Beyond Boundaries, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, California, USA (juried)
1997
Nova Scotia Printmakers Exhibition, Engramme, Quebec City, QC (juried)
1996
Contemporary Nova Scotia Printmakers, Dundee Printmakers Workshop, Seagate Gallery, Dundee, UK (juried)
1996
Nova Scotia Printmakers Exhibition, Anna Leonowens Art Gallery, Halifax, NS (juried)
1995
The 7th International Biennial Print and Drawing Exhibit: 1995 ROC, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan (juried)
1995
45th North American Print Exhibition, Duxbury Art Complex Museum, Ma, USA (juried)
1993
The 2nd Sapporo International Print Biennale, Sapporo, Japan (juried)
1993
The 6th International Biennial Print and Drawing Exhibit: 1993 ROC, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan (juried)
1993
Third Edition: Nova Scotia Printmakers Association Juried Print Show, Acadia University Art Gallery, Wolfville, NS (juried)
1993
The First International Print Biennial, Maastricht, NL (juried)
1992
The 8th International Graphic Exhibition, Istituto Per La Cultura E L’Arte, Catania, IT (invitational)
1992
The 17th International Independant Exhibition of Prints in Kanagawa, Kanagawa Prefecture Gallery, Yokahama, Kanagawa, Japan
1992
Selections from the Print Collection, Inner Galley, The Print and Drawing Gallery of Canada, Toronto, ON (juried)
1991
The 5th International Biennial Print Exhibit: 1991 ROC, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan (juried)
1991
International Exhibition of Graphic Art and Poster “4th Block”, Kharkov State Art Museum, Gallery of Painter House, Kharkov, Ukraine, USSR
1990
Art Gallery Nova Scotia Collections Series; Nova Scotia Printmakers Association, Art Gallery Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS, Touring 1991–1992
1990
The 16th International Independante Exhibition of Prints in Kanagawa, Kanagawa Prefecture Gallery, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
1990
Living Proof, Saint Francis Xavier Art Gallery, Antigonish, NS
1989
Sympathy Exhibition for Civil Liberties in China, The Gallery of Erindale College, Erindale Campus, University of Toronto, Mississauga, ON
1989
15th International Independante Exhibition of Prints in Kanagawa, Kanagawa Prefecture Gallery, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
1989
Atque Ars 1854–1989 — Art from Mount Allison University, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB (juried)
1989
Medicine Hat Print Show, Medicine Hat Cultural Centre, Medicine Hat, AB, and Virginia Christopher Gallery, Calgary, AB (juried)
1989
Short Stories, Open Studio, Toronto, ON
1989
Seventh Annual Maine/Maritime Flatwork Exhibition, University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle, ME, USA (juried)
1988
Time, Paradigm Shifts, Kitchener, ON (published in Printed Matter Beyond My Time Frame, [Quarry Press, 1988]; juried)
1988
Acquisitions 87-88, The Art Centre, The University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB (juried)
1988
12th International Print Biennale, Exhibition Hall of the Bureau for Artistic Exhibitions, Cracow, Poland; and Bureau for Artistic Exhibitions, Katowice, Poland (juried)
1988
New Work from Sackville, Niagara Artists Centre, St. Catharines, ON (juried)
1987
New Brunswick Art Competition, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB, Toured 1987/1988 (juried)
1987
Fifth Annual Maine/Maritime Flatwork Exhibition, University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle, ME, USA (juried)
1986
Art at Mount Allison, The Past Decade, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB
1985
Third Annual Maine/Maritime Flatwork Exhibition, University of Maine At Presque Isle, Presque Isle, ME, USA (juried)
1984
New Brunswick Juried Exhibition, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB
1984
Second Annual Maine/Maritime Flatwork Exhibition, University of Maine At Presque Isle, Presque Isle, ME, USA (juried)
1983
Atlantic Print Exhibition, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS, Toured Atlantic Provinces 1983–84 (juried)
1983
First Annual Maine/Maritime Flatwork Exhibition, University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle, ME, USA (juried)
1982
New Brunswick Printmakers Exhibition, Saint John, NB

Selected Awards

2014
First Place Open Studio’s National Printmaking Awards
2014
Marjorie Young Bell Fine Arts Award, Mount Allison University
2012
Research and Creative Activity Committee, Mount Allison University
2011
Elected to the Royal Canadian Academy for the Arts
2010
Arts-by-Invitation Travel Grant, New Brunswick Arts Board
2008
Travel Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2008
Arts-by-Invitation Travel Grant, New Brunswick Arts Board
2007
Winner, Strathbutler Award
2006
Finalist, Strathbutler Award
2005
Arts-by-Invitation Travel Grant, New Brunswick Arts Board
2003
Research and Creative Activity Committee, Mount Allison University
2002
Marjorie Young Bell Fine Arts Award, Mount Allison University, for the publication of the book The Light That Lives In Darkness
2000
Internal SSHRC Award, Mount Allison University
1999
Travel Grant, Department of Economic Development, Tourism, Culture, Province of New Brunswick
1998
Creation Grant, Department of Economic Development, Tourism, Culture, Province of New Brunswick
1992
Cooperation Agreement
1990
Canada Council Exhibition Award
1990
Out of Province Solo Exhibition Award Dept. Of Historical and Cultural Resources, Province of New Brunswick
1987
New Brunswick Art Competition 2nd Prize — Professional Status
1985
Canadian Award, Third Annual Maine/Maritime Flatwork Exhibition
1984
Solo Exhibition Award Department of Historical and Cultural Resources Province of New Brunswick
1981
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Award

Selected Collections

  • Acadia University
  • Aliant Inc.
  • Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
  • Beaverbrook Art Gallery
  • Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto
  • Canada Council Art Bank
  • Canada Customs and Revenue Agency
  • Canadian House, Nagoya, Japan
  • Chernobyl Disaster Museum, Kharkov, Ukraine, USSR
  • Confederation Centre of the Arts Crandell University
  • Estate of Hon. Richard Hatfield Gaspereau Press
  • Glenworth Financial
  • Gordon College, Wenham, MA
  • Dr Georges-L Dumont Regional Hospital
  • Istituto Per La Cultura E L’Arte, Catania, Italy
  • Marion Nicoll Gallery, Alberta College of Art
  • National Bank of Canada National Library of Canada New Brunswick Art Bank
  • New Brunswick Museum
  • Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University
  • Regent College
  • Royal Bank
  • Sackville Memorial Hospital
  • SGCI Communications Inc.
  • Sheila Hugh Mackay Collection of Strathbutler Winners
  • Sistema New Brunswick
  • Son Group
  • Station Gallery
  • Tantramar Interactive Inc.
  • The Moncton Hospital
  • Tides Institute and Museum of Art, Eastport, Maine
  • Toronto Reference Library Town of Riverview
  • UNB Art Centre, University of New Brunswick
  • University of British Columbia Library
  • University of Calgary
  • Private collections

Selected Publications

  • Collaboration elevates art to new space, Salon, Telegraph Journal, Saint John, NB, 2017
  • RE:collection at Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, 2017
  • Kevin Morse & Dan Steeves The Space Between, Vie des Arts, No 247, 2017
  • The Space Between, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB, 2017
  • What Lies Unseen, The Devil’s Artisan 73, Porcupine’s Quill Press, 2013
  • Dan Steeves Prints of Hope and Redemption and the Search for Self, Journal of the Print World, 2013
  • New Prints/New Narratives, International Print Center New York, 2013
  • The Memory of Pain, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, 2013
  • Scar Tissue, Salon, Telegraph Journal, Saint John, NB, 2013
  • Scratching Beyond the Surface, Salon, Telegraph Journal, Saint John, NB, 2013
  • The Places in Between, Canadian Geographic, Ottawa, ON, 2011
  • crossing a threshold, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB
  • Tantramar Gothic, New work by Dan Steeves, Station Gallery, Whitby, ON, 2008
  • That Place by Tantramar, The Town of Sackville, 2007
  • The Still Point of the Turning World, Peter Buckland Gallery, 2007
  • Meetings with Maritime Poets, Interviews with Anne Compton, Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2006
  • The Enchanted House, The Acorn Press, 2006
  • Trade edition, The Light That Lives In Darkness, Gaspereau Press, 2006
  • A Sense of Place: Explorations of the Landscape by David Blackwood, Thaddeus Holownia and Dan Steeves, Abbozzo Gallery, 2005
  • The House as Fortress: the dichotomy of symbolic structure, 2005
  • A Twenty-first Century Etching Revival, International Print Center New York, 2005
  • Turning ordinary into extraordinary, The Halifax Herald, August 15, 2004
  • The Light That Lives In Darkness, Gaspereau Press, 2004
  • Gabriel’s Wing, Gaspereau Press, 2004
  • Midgic, Gaspereau Press, 2003
  • Gravity and Grace: Selected Writing on Contemporary Canadian Art, Gaspereau Press, 2001
  • The Gaspereau Review, No 14, Winter, 2001
  • sackville addresses, Owens Art Gallery, 2000
  • Artists in a floating world: the Marion McCain Atlantic Art Exhibition, 2000
  • The Financial Post, May, 1999
  • Canadian Art, Spring, 1999
  • Things We Put on a Hill, 1999
  • The Prisoner’s Dilemma, Parodox & the Prints of Dan Steeves, Arts Atlantic, no. 63, 1999
  • The Gaspereau Review, No. 2, Winter, 1997
  • Lives that were lived, The New Brunswick Reader, December 13, 1997
  • The Bone Fields, 1993
  • Extension, volume 2, no. 3, Spring, 1993
  • Sight Unseen: Recent Work of Dan Steeves, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Journal, vol. 9/2, 1992
  • Art that’s all about life and faith, Christian Week, Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 22, 1991
  • Sight Unseen: Recent work by Dan Steeves, Arts Atlantic, no. 41, 1991
  • Sight Unseen, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB, 1991
  • AGNS Collections Series Nova Scotia Printmakers Association, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Journal, vol. 8/1, 1991
  • Living Proof: Nova Scotia Printmakers Association, Arts Atlantic, no. 38, 1990
  • Pottersfield Portfolio, vol. 11, Halifax, NS, 1989
  • Prints in the Sands of Time, The Whig Standard Magazine, Kingston, ON, November 26, 1988
  • Printed Matter Beyond My Time Frame, Quarry Press, Kingston, ON, 1988
  • 1987 New Brunswick Art Competition, Arts Atlantic, No. 31, 1988