Lisa Klapstock | Biography

1975    Born in Kamloops, British Columbia
1994    BA Communications (Honours First Class), Simon Fraser University, Burnaby BC
1996    Diploma in Sight & Sound Film Production, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, New York

2007    DIVA (Danish International Visual Art Exchange Program)
2005    Banff Centre for the Arts, New Works Residency, Banff, Canada
2004    HIAP (Helsinki International Artist-In-Residence Programme), Cable Factory, Helsiniki, Finland
2002    Stichting Duende Aktiviteiten, Rotterdam, Holland

2007    Cambridge Gallery, Canada (2-person)
2007    Depiction, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2007    Lisa Klapstock: Depiction, Latcham Gallery, Stoufville, Canada
2007    Convenience, Toronto, Canada; in-situ installation
2006    Toronto International Art Fair, The News at Five: Survey, Solo, Set Piece, curated   by Richard Rhodes, editor of Canadian Art
2006    York Quay Centre, Toronto; The Power of Place (in-situ installation)
2006    Liminal, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops BC
2006   Liminal, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville NB
2006   Threshold, I Space, Chicago
2006   Liminal, Robert McLaughlin Gallery
2006   Ambiguous Landscapes, Jessica Bradley Art & Projects, Toronto, Ontario
2005   Threshold, Musée de la Photographie, Belgium
2005    Liminal, Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery, Owen Sound
2004    Liminal, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta
2004    Threshold, VU Centre de Diffusion et de Production de la Photographie, Quebec
2004    Threshold, Galleri Image, Denmark   Public Installations, Contact 2004, Toronto, Ontario
2004    Recent Works, Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2004    Struts Gallery, New Brunswick, Canada; Still Life (2-person)
2003    Living Room, Odense Foto Triennale, Faaborg Art Museum, Denmark
2003    Museum Van Nagsael, Rotterdam, Holland
2003    Threshold, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, New York
2003    Threshold, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver
2002    Peek-A-Boo, Peak Gallery Toronto, Ontario
2002    Glimpse, Gallery TPW Toronto, ON (2-person)
1999    Relics, A Laneway (Behind 401 Richmond St. West) Toronto, Ontario
1999    Excavations, Zsa Zsa, Toronto, Ontario
1999    Photography in the Subway, Union Station & King Station, Toronto, Ontario
1998    Some of those people are homeless, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, Toronto, Ontario
1998    Excavations, Zsa Zsa, Toronto, Ontario

2007    Recontres Internationales Paris-Berlin Video Festival, Centre Culturel Canadien (two-person), Curated by Catherine Bedard
2007    Passages, Cambridge Gallery, (two-person)
2007    Horizon, EFA Gallery (Elizabeth Foundation), New York, Curated by David Humphry
2007    One Shot Each, Museet for Fotokunst, Curated by Finn Thrane
2006    Du côté de Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Galerie René Blouin, Montréal, Québec
2006    Summer Shorts, Diane Farris Gallery
2005    Vital Signs (touring), George Eastman House, New York
2004    Home Comforts, Toronto Alternative Art Fair International
2004    Contact, Drake Hotel, Toronto, ON
2004    Recent Acquisitions, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
2004    Thinking City (9th Annual Gallery Hop & Fundraiser), Canadian Art Foundation, Toronto, Ontario
2004    Art for Heart, Casey House Annual Fundraiser, Toronto, ON
2003    Sphere, Presentation House Gallery. Vancouver
2003    Plagues and Angels, Alliance Francaise Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2003    Probing into the Distance, Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener, Ontario
2002    Married by Powers, Rotterdam, Holland
2002    Sloop, Zacht Gedempte Gracht (abandoned housing block) The Hague, Holland
2002    Chroma, Hamilton Artists Inc. Hamilton, Ontario (3-person)
2002    ON Trespassing: home base, Archive Inc. Toronto, Ontario
2002    ON Trespassing: A Laneway (behind 10-24 Bartlett Ave.) Toronto, Ontario
2001    Instant Coffee, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
2001    Glo, Archive Inc. Toronto, Ontario
2001    Argument, Spin Gallery Toronto, Ontario
2001    Surprise, Archive Inc. Toronto, Ontario
2000    Instant Coffee, Toronto, Canada Present Tense contemporary project series NO. 17
2000    Fresh Work 3, Southeast Museum of Photography, Florida
2000    Glo, Archive Inc. Toronto, Ontario   Lamentable Expedients: Imagining the 4th
2000    Dimension, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, Ontario
1999    Illegitimate, Corinna Ghaznavi Archive Inc. Toronto, Ontario
1999    Limericks, David Scott Gallery Toronto, Ontario
1999   Open Juried Exhibition, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, Ontario
1999   Glo, Archive Inc. Toronto, Ontario
1999   Double Exposure, Gallery 1313, Toronto, Ontario

Artner, Alan G., “Folk art and a new boldness,” The Chicago Tribune, March 17, 2006
Workman, Michael, “Chance Encounter,”Newcity, March 9, 2006
Bellotto, Janet, A Space of Transformation, Tandem Sunday, March 30, 2003
Black, Bob, “2004 Contact Photography Festival,” Fotopost (online zine), No. 2 (July 2004)
Black Flash, Vol. 20.1 2001(Cover)
Canadian Art, “In Print: Lisa Klapstock: Liminal”, Volume 23 (3), Fall, 2006, p. 66
Canadian Art, “Special Projects: The News at 5:00: Survey, Solo, Set Piece”, Vol 23 (3)
Carson, Andrea, “Portrait of T.O. as an Arts Scene,” Village Post, September 2006
Carte Blanche, Compendium of Canadian photographers, Canada: Magenta
CBC Radio 3 (online magazine) “Threshold,”, October 17-23, 2003
Cote, Nathalie, “Bloc-notes,” Voir, Thursday,March 11, 2004
Danicke, Sandra, “Durchblick,” Frankfurter Rundschau Magazin, NR 29, SA 23 July, 2005
Dault, Gary Michael, “Gallery Going: Lisa Klapstock at Jessica Bradley Art + Projects,” The Globe and Mail, February 11, 2006
Dault, Gary Michael, Lisa Klapstock at Peak Gallery, The Globe and Mail, Sat., March 30 2001
Dawn, Leslie, Review of Liminal Border Crossings, Volume 24, No. 3, Issue 95, (Autumn 2005)
Deal, John, “Chroma,” View Magazine, May 16-22, 2002
Fulford, Robert, “Where you Least Expect Them,” The National Post, Tuesday, May 18, 2004
Gilbert, Andre, “Le Centre Vu,” Photo Selection Volume 23, No. 6, (November 2003) :32-35
Ghaznavi, Corinna, “Probing into the Distance,” Contemporary Art Forum, (festival catalogue)
Ghaznavi, Corinna, Peek-A-Boo – Lisa Klapstock at Peak d’ART International, Spring  2001
Goddard, Peter, Art by Numbers, The Toronto Star, Sat., February 9 2002
Harris, Michael, Peekaboo Photography Captures City Life to Brilliant Effect. Vancouver Sun, March 25
Laurence, Robin, “Show Runs Circles Around the Sphere,” Georgia Straight, September 11-18, 2003
Maine, Stephen, “A Wild Horizon: Gallery-Going”, The New York Sun, July 5, 2007, NY
New Brunswick Reader, “Laneways to Discovery”, Karen Ruet, November 25, 2006
Nielsen, Mads Johannes, “Lisa Klapstock interview“, Kopenhagen/Jylland 30, April 2004.
Noll, Ute, “Euroview,” Pluk (Photography in London, the UK & Europe) Issue 18, 2004
Nordstrom, Alison & Scott McLeod, Lisa Klapstock: Liminal, (exhibition cat.), Canada:  SAAG
Osborne, Catherine, “The Girl Stays in the Picture,” The National Post­, Saturday April 17, 2004
Poijarvi, Sari, “Lisa Klapstock: omassa ihmemaassaan,” Kamera, (August 2004), Finland
Porter, Isabelle, “Par le Trou de la Cloture,” Le Devoir, Saturday, April 6, 2004
Portis, Ben, “Klap-Stalking: Lisa Klapstock’s Threshold Series,” Sphere, (exhibition catalogue), Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Tremblay, Elene, Threshold (exhibition publication), Centre VU, Quebec
Wolthers, Louise, “Lisa Klapstock,” Canadian Art, (Fall 2004): 148-9
Wolthers, Louise, Review of Threshold, Canadian Art Volume 21, No. 3, Issue 95 (Autumn 2005)
Wynants, Jean-Marie, “Lisa Klapstock: Threshold,” Le Soir, September 28, 2005, Belgium
Youds, Mike, “Out of bounds: Toronto photographer opens first solo exhibition in hometown,” The Kamloops Daily News, April 7, 2006

2002    Crossover, Digital video projection, Site-specific laneway installation. ON
2002   Trespassing, Toronto, Ontario
1996    Blues, 16mm, 8min, Experimental Documentary, Director/Producer
1995    Powerful Love, Super 16mm, 6:50 minutes, Promotional Film, Producer

2005    Canada Council for the Arts – Travel Grant
2005    Ontario Arts Council – Exhibition Assistance Grant
2004    Canada Council for the Arts Visual Arts – Creation/Production Grant
2004    NIFCA (Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art) – Sleipner Grant, Finland
2004   Canada Council for the Arts – Travel Grant
2004    Ontario Arts Council – Emerging Artists: Film & Video
2004    Ontario Arts Council – Exhibition Assistance Grant
2003    Department of Foreign Affairs & International Trade, Int. Cultural Relations Programme Grant
2003    Canada Council for the Arts Travel Grant
2003    Ontario Arts Council Exhibitions Assistance Grant
2002    ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL Visual & Media Arts, 1st Projects: Film & Video
2002   ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL Visual & Media Arts, Exhibition Assistance Grant
2002   ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL Visual & Media Arts Project Grant (Fresh Air)
2002   ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL Visual & Media Arts, Exhibition Assistance Grant
2001    TORONTO ARTS COUNCIL Visual & Media Arts, Project Grant (Fresh Air)
2001    QUEBEC ARTS COUNCIL Promotion et diffusion des arts visuels et des arts médiatiques, Project Grant (Fresh Air)
1999    Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, Canada. Open Juried Exhibition. Jurors: Catherine Osborne, John Armstrong, Robert Reid
1996    Intercom International Communication Film & Video Festival, Chicago
1996   U.S. International Film & Video Awards, Chicago
1996   New York Festivals Global Awards, New York
1996   Yorkton Short Film & Video Festival, Saskatchewan
1996   CANADA COUNCIL Explorations Program Grant

2002-present Charles Street Video
2001    Fresh Air Artist Collective, founding member
Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography, Member of the Board of Directors

National Portrait Gallery of Canada
Winnipeg Art Gallery
Museet for Fotokunst, Denmark
Musee de la Photographie, Chaleroi, Belgium
Art Gallery of Hamilton
Art Gallery of Windsor
Kamloops Art Gallery
Astra Zeneca Canada Inc., Toronto, ON
Dufflet Pastries Inc., Toronto, ON
Femmarte, Toronto, ON
McCarthy Tetrault LLP, Toronto, ON
Torys LLP, Toronto, ON
Sankaty Advisors, London, United Kingdom
Akin, Gump, Strauss, Haver & Feld LLP, New York
Bibliotheque Nationale de France