Sheryl Dudley

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Born: Rochester, N.Y.
Lives: Toronto, ON



  1972 Bachelor of Fine Arts. Rochester Institute of Technology,
    (College of Fine & Applied Arts) Rochester, New York.
  1975 Bachelor of Education, (Honours) Visual & Industrial Arts,
  1979 Visual Arts Tech. Specialist Certificate, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON.
  1986-1987 Emily Carr College of Art & Design, Vancouver, B.C. Graduate studies in painting

Teaching Experience:

  1976 – 2005 The Art Centre, Central Technical School, Toronto, ON.
    Former Assistant Head and full-time instructor in the adult post-secondary and high
    school visual arts programs.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  2014 Between Here and There, LOOP Gallery, Toronto, ON.
  2013 Scale on Blue: Dumpster series at 401 Richmond St.W., Toronto, ON.
  2012 Skirting Damocles, LOOP Gallery, Toronto., ON.
  2010 Le Jardin des Cygnes, LOOP Gallery, Toronto, ON.
  2009 TrashBin paintings, 401 Richmond St. W., Toronto, ON.
  2007 The Cost of Being Fabulous (The Mick & Cindy Show), Lehmann Leskiw Fine Art,
    Toronto, ON.
  2003 Castoffs, Lehmann Leskiw+Schedler Gallery, Toronto, ON.
  1998 Spanning Time, Network Gallery, First Canadian Place, Toronto, ON.
    Painted City Gallery, Toronto, ON.
  1997 Antecedents, Painted City Gallery, Toronto, ON.
  1995 Blizzmax Gallery, Milford, ON.
  1990 100 Paintings, SoHo/New York Viewing Room, N.Y., N.Y.. Versus 2,
    Canadian Marketing Network, Toronto, ON.
  1989 Versus, Artefect, Toronto, ON.
  1987 Plastered, City Walls, Vancouver, B.C.
  1981 You Name It, New York University Galleries at 80 Washington Square E. N.Y., N.Y.

Selected Group Exhibitions

  2013 Carmichael Canadian Landscape Exhibition, Orillia Museum of Art & History
    Yumart Gallery, Toronto, ON.
    PhotoFile, Gallery 44, Toronto,ON.
    Photopia, Gallery 44, Toronto, ON.
  2012 Nuit Blanche, Loop Gallery, Toronto, ON.
  2011 Contact: Exposed - Figure/Ground, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON.
    Wall to Wall, Gallery 44, Toronto, ON.
    Nuit Blanche, Red Head Gallery, Toronto, ON.
    Exposed – Figure/Ground, Contact, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON.
    LOOP Collective, Toronto International Art Fair, Metro Hall, Toronto, ON.
  2010 Exposed;Pervasive Influence, Contact at the Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON.
  2009 Pride Art, Rouge Concept Gallery, Toronto, ON.
  2008 Rouge Contemporary, Toronto, ON.
  2005 Deck da Walls, Lehmann Leskiw Fine Art, Toronto, ON.
    WOOF, Fran Hill Gallery, Toronto, ON.
  2004 Central, Loop Gallery, Toronto, ON.
  2003 Fourplay, Coop Gallery, Toronto, ON.
  2000 Black and White, Painted City Gallery, Toronto, ON.
  1999 Painted City Gallery, Toronto, ON.
  1997 Scream This, EVICTA Gallery, Toronto, ON.
  1996 Dislocations, Art Gallery of Prince George, Prince George, B.C.
  1995 Dislocations, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON.
    February Invitational, The Red Head Gallery, Toronto, ON.
  1994 Dislocations, Kent-Harrison Arts Council Gallery, Harrison, B.C.
    Annual Invitational, The Red Head Gallery, Toronto, ON.
    Annual Invitational, Cold City Gallery, Toronto, ON.
  1992 Annual Invitational, Cold City Gallery, Toronto, ON.
    Artefect III, Workscene Gallery, Toronto, ON.
    Birth Tales, A Space, Toronto, ON.
    Birth Tales, Medical Sciences Building, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON.
  1990 Cold City Gallery, Toronto, ON.
    Artefect, Toronto, ON.
    Glassworks, Toronto, ON.
  1990 Housing: A Right, The Powerplant Art Gallery, Toronto, ON.
    Zen Buddhist Temple, Toronto, ON.
    Things Fall Apart…the Centre Cannot Hold…, Artefect, Toronto, ON.
  1989 Artefect, Toronto, ON.
  1988 Artefect, Toronto, ON.
  1987 Ritual Dwellings, Harbourfront Gallery, Toronto, ON.
    Inaugural Exhibition, Artefect, Toronto, ON.
  1986 Springtide, Harbourfront Gallery, Toronto
    Pauline McGibbon Centre, Toronto, ON.
  1984 Mandeville Gallery, OSSTF, Toronto, ON.
  1983 The Station Gallery, Sherbrooke, Quebec
  1982 The Pyramid Gallery, Rochester, N.Y.

Grants and Awards:

  1999 Creation/Production Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
  1996 Exhibitions Grant, Ontario Arts Council
  1995 Short-Term Grant, Ontario Arts Council
  1994 Short-Term Grant, Ontario Arts Council
  1989 Exhibitions Grant, Ontario Arts Council
  1983 Prix de Salon, (painting) City of Sherbrooke, Quebec


    Boissonneau, Melanye. Feature: Les arts et les autres, Radio Canada,
    June 13, 2007
    Singer, Christian Bernard. Sheryl Dudley, The Cost of Being Fabulous: The Mick and
    Cindy Show. Catalogue published by Lehmann Leskiw Fine Art, Toronto: 2007
    Zondo, Ngqabutho., Issue 1, September – November 2007
    Andic, Sonja. Toronto Street , June/July, 2007
    McAllister, L. Antecedents. Now Magazine, January 23, 1997
    Harrison, George. Dislocations. Invision: published by Prince George Art Gallery,
    British Columbia, Fall issue 1997
    Hannah, D. Art Highlights. Now Magazine: Toronto, April 20, 1995
    Dislocations. The Observer: Agassiz, British Columbia, August 17, 1992
    Kalico, H. (Sandra Peredo) WorkSeen, published by WorkScene Gallery: Toronto,
    summer issue 13,1992
    C Magazine, New Work Supplement, Fall issue 35, 1992
    Things Fall Apart; The Centre Cannot Hold… (catalogue) Artefect: Toronto 1990
    Swiderski, C. CKLN radio interview, Versus, November 20, 1989
    X, Caitlin, CIUT radio interview, Versus, November 16, 1989


    Member of LOOP Gallery, Toronto, Canada
  1987-1992 (One of the founding members of Artefect, Cooperative Artist's Gallery, Toronto