Kyla Mallett: Curriculum Vitae

Born in 1976 Vancouver, Canada | Lives and works in Vancouver, Canada.

EDUCATION

2004 – Master of Fine Arts, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia

2000 – Bachelor of Fine Arts, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Photography Major, Vancouver, British Columbia

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2009-Present – Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Visual Art and Material Practice, and Faculty of Graduate Studies, Vancouver, British Columbia

2009-2011 – Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Assistant Dean of Research and Collaborations, Faculty of Culture and Community, Vancouver, British Columbia

2004-2009 – Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Sessional Instructor, Vancouver, British Columbia

2006 – Simon Fraser University, Sessional Lecturer in Photography, School for the Contemporary Arts, Vancouver, British Columbia

2005 – University of British Columbia, Sessional Lecturer in Photography, Department of Art History and Visual Art, Vancouver, British Columbia

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 – Malaspina Printmakers Society, Vancouver, British Columbia (Forthcoming January 2015)

2014 – Paris London Hong Kong, Personhood, Chicago, Illinois

2013 – Mercer Union Centre for Contemporary Art, How to See and Read the Aura, Toronto, Ontario

2011 – Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Helping Yourself, Lethbridge, Alberta

2008 – Mount Saint Vincent University Gallery, Marginalia, Halifax, Nova Scotia 

2006-2007 – Artspeak, Marginalia, Vancouver, British Columbia 

2005 – ThreeWalls, Gossip, Chicago, Illinois

2004 – Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Myfanwy MacLeod curates Kyla Mallett, Vancouver, British Columbia

2000 – Access Gallery, Legendary Teens, Vancouver, British Columbia

PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS

2005-2006 – Aperture Project, Marginalia, Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver, British Columbia

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014

Stewart Hall Art Gallery, In a Word…, curated by Lon Dubinsky, Pointe-Claire, Quebec

Foreman Art Gallery of Bishop’s University, Youth Group, curated by Zoë Chan, Sherbrooke, Quebec (Forthcoming Fall 2014)

2013

SFU Audain Gallery, Parallel Biographies, curated by Sabine Bitter and Ruth Horak, Vancouver, BC

2012

Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Tools for Conviviality, curated by Melanie O’Brian, Toronto, Ontario

Doris McCarthy Gallery, Age of Consent, curated by Talia Linz, Scarborough, Ontario

2011

Modern Fuel, Ordinary Language, Kingston, Ontario

Access ARC, Once it is a story it remains one or fades…, Vancouver, British Columbia

2010

Contemporary Art Gallery, Following a Line, curated by Jenifer Papararo, Vancouver, British Columbia

2009

Vancouver Art Gallery, How Soon is Now, curated by Kathleen Ritter, Vancouver, British Columbia

2008

Art Gallery of Alberta, Generation, curated by Catherine Crowston, Edmonton, Alberta

Presentation House Gallery, Moodyville, curated by Helga Pakasaar, North Vancouver, British Columbia

Emily Carr University Concourse Gallery, The Subject of Education, curated by Jonathan Middleton, Vancouver, British Columbia

2005

Vancouver Art Gallery, Classified Materials, Vancouver, British Columbia

Centre d’Art Contemporain, Facing History: Portraits from Vancouver, curated by Karen Love, d’Herouville St. Clair, Basse Normandie, France

2004

Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery, Tickle Your Catastrophe, Vancouver, British Columbia

Canadian Cultural Centre, Facing History: Portraits from Vancouver, curated by Karen Love, Paris, France

Artboat 2004, curated by Andrew Rigsby, Middlemanagement and Mixed Pallet, Chicago, Illinios

Belkin Satellite, Lucky 13, Vancouver, British Columbia

2003

Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Seethe, Vancouver, British Columbia

Consolidated Works, Filter: Sorta, curated by Meg Shiffler and Brian Wallace, Seattle, Washington

Presentation House Gallery, Out of Sight: The Image Beyond the Index, curated by Christopher Brayshaw, North Vancouver, British Columbia

2002

Art Gallery of the Southern Okanagen, Out of Sight: The Image Beyond the Index, curated by Christopher Brayshaw, Penticton, British Columbia

2001

Vancouver Art Gallery, These Days, curated by Grant Arnold, Vancouver, British Columbia

Presentation House Gallery, Facing History: Portraits from Vancouver, curated by Karen Love, North Vancouver, British Columbia

Or Gallery, Secondhand, curated by Damian Moppett, Vancouver, British Columbia

2000

Anodyne Contemporary, popular (collaboration with Karin Bubas), Vancouver, British Columbia

Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta College of Art and Design, Message by Eviction: New Art from Vancouver, curated by Ron Moppett, Calgary, Alberta

Kenderdine Gallery, Shoot!  A Covert Optimism in New Vancouver Art, curated by Tim Nowlin, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Surrey Art Gallery, Out of Sight: The Image Beyond the Index, curated by Christopher Brayshaw, Surrey, British Columbia

1998

Charles H. Scott Gallery, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design Graduation Show, Vancouver, British Columbia

RESIDENCIES

2014 – Malaspina Printmakers Society, Collaborative Residency, Summer 2014 (Forthcoming)

2012 – Banff Centre for the Arts, BAIR Self-Directed Residency Program, Spring 2012

2005 – ThreeWalls, Chicago, Illinois

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2000 Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Self-Conscious, Co-curated with Melanie O’Brian, Vancouver, British Columbia

SELECTED ARTIST TALKS

2013

SFU Audain Gallery, for Parallel Biographies, Vancouver, BC, June 2013

Mercer Union Centre for Contemporary Art, for How to See and Read the Aura, Toronto, Ontario, January 2013

2012

Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, for Tools for Conviviality, Toronto, Ontario, June 2012

Art Metropole, Toronto, Ontario, June 2012

2011

University of Lethbridge, Art Now Lecture, November 2011

2010

Every Letter in the Alphabet, “How to See and Read the Aura: Finding the Invisible”, for Following a Line, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, October 2010

Artspeak Gallery, “Art & Research” with Kate Eichorn, Speakeasy: Writing and Contemporary Art, Vancouver, January 2010

2008

Mount Saint Vincent University Gallery, for Marginalia, Halifax, Nova Scotia, June 2008

Art Gallery of Alberta, for Generation, January 2008

2007

Artspeak Gallery, for Marginalia, Vancouver, January 2007

2005

ThreeWalls, Chicago, Illinois, April 2005

Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC, January 2005

2001

Vancouver Art Gallery, for These Days, Vancouver, British Columbia, August 2001

Or Gallery, for Canadian Art Magazine’s Gallery Hop, Vancouver, British Columbia, October 2001

2000

Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta College of Art and Design, for Message by Eviction: New Art from Vancouver, Calgary, Alberta, October 2000

CATALOGUES AND PUBLICATIONS

Solo Artist Book Project, edited by Helga Pakasaar, Presentation House Gallery, (Forthcoming 2014)

The Biography of Images – Parallel Biographies, exhibition catalogue, edited by Ruth Horak, SFU Audain Gallery and Austrian Federal Photography Collection, 2013

Emergence, essay by Lorna Brown, Gallery 44, Toronto, Ontario

How Soon is Now, essay by Kathleen Ritter, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, 2009

The Capilano Review: Moodyville, Series 3, No. 8, essays by Helga Pakasaar and Aaron Peck, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Spring 2009

Marginalia, (exhibition brochure) essay by Marnina Gonick, Mount Saint Vincent University Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2008

Generation, essay by Catherine Crowston, Art Gallery of Alberta, 2008 (Forthcoming)

An Art of the Weak: Marginalia, Writers and Readers, essays by Denise Oleksijczuk and Rachelle Sawatsky, Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver British Columbia 

Gossip, ThreeWalls, essay by Shannon Stratton and Jeff M. Ward, Chicago, Illinois, 2005

Tickle Your Catastrophe, MFA Graduation Catalogue, Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, 2004

Facing History: Portraits from Vancouver, essays by Bob Sherrin and Karen Love, Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris, France, 2004

Facing History: Portraits from Vancouver, essays by Bob Sherrin and Karen Love, Presentation House Gallery and Arsenal Pulp Press, Vancouver, British Columbia, 2002

Out of Sight: The Image Beyond the Index, essay by Chris Brayshaw, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC, 2000

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Published Writing on Kyla Mallett

Horak, Ruth. “DLF 1874: The Biography of Images”, The Biography of Images – Parallel Biographies, exhibition catalogue, edited by Ruth Horak, SFU Audain Gallery and Austrian Federal Photography Collection (pg 27-28)

McLellan, Ashley. “Self-Help Book Inspires Notable Kyla Mallett Work”, Canadian Art Online, January 28, 2013

2012

Krishtalka, Sholem. “Convivial Confrontations”, The Toronto Standard, July 9, 2012

McLellan, Ashley. “Tools for Conviviality: Social Works”, Canadian Art Online, August 2, 2012

Schecter, Fran. “Tools Rules”, Now Magazine, p. 58, July 19-25, 2012

Whyte, Murray. “Tools for Conviviality at the Power Plant: Review”, The Toronto Star, Tuesday July 17, 2012

2011

Gonick, Marnina. “Notes on Notes: Literacy in the Margins”, Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, Vol. 27, No 1, North America, 27/8/04/2011 (http://journal.jctonline.org/index.php/jct/article/view/315/104)

Springgay, Stephanie, Hannah Jickling and Helen Reed. “Summerhill Revised: Learning in/as Marginalia”, C International Contemporary Art, March 22, 2011.

2009

Laurence, Robin. “Artists Kyla Mallett and Samuel Roy-Bois look to library books and sound booths for inspiration,” The Georgia Straight, Arts Features, September 19, 2009

Laurence, Robin. “How Soon Is Now a thrilling mix that spans manga, ceramics, tattooed pigs,” The Georgia Straight, February 12, 2009

Pakasaar, Helga. “Moodyville”, The Capilano Review: Moodyville, Series 3, No. 8, 2009

Peck, Aaron. “Trees without Flowers”, The Capilano Review: Moodyville, Series 3, No. 8, 2009

Ritter, Kathleen. How Soon is Now, Vancouver Art Gallery, 2009

2008

Bouchard, Gilbert. “Spotlight on Youth Culture”, Edmonton Journal, D-1, January 17, 2008

Bouchard, Gilbert. “Talkin’ bout their ‘Generation’”, Edmonton Magazine, February 20, 2008

Espezel, Mandy and Jill Stanton. “Generation Veneration? See Magazine, Edmonton, Alberta, March 6, 2008

Gonick, Marnina. “Comments on Comments, or How to While Away a Rainy Day”, Marginalia (exhibition brochure), Mount Saint Vincent University Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2008

Jenkner, Ingrid. “Introduction”, Marginalia (exhibition brochure), Mount Saint Vincent University Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2008

Jones, Susan.  “Beauty exists in the mundane”, St. Albert Gazette, pp. 19-21, January 26, 2008

Laurence, Robin. “Moodyville”, Georgia Straight, June 5-12, 2008

McManus, Kelly. “Moodyville”, North Shore Outlook, p. 11, May 22, 2008

McPhee, Erin. “Picturing Moodyville as a state of mind”, North Shore News, A40, May 2, 2008

Montgomery, Shannon. “Art exhibit tries to understand challenges faced by youth in society”, The Canadian Press, January 18, 2008

O’Keefe, Mary Christa. “Awkward Times, Desperate Dreams: The GENERATION of youth”, Vue Weekly, Jan 17-23, 2008

Whitney, Paul. “Modern Firsts: Arguments For and Against Marginalia”, Amphora Magazine, No. 150 Supplement, November 2008

“See It – Kyla Mallett: Duly Noted”, Canadian Art Magazine (online), June 26, 2008

2007

Oleksijczuk, Denise. “Truth in the Margins: The Case of Virginia Woolfe”, An Art of the Weak: Marginalia, Writers and Readers, Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia

Sawatsky, Rachelle. “The Margins of Discontent”,  An Art of the Weak: Marginalia, Writers and Readers, Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia

2006

Burnham, Clint. “Decrypting Messages from the Edge”, Vancouver Sun, D-20, December 21, 2006

Burnham, Clint. “Aperture program takes a chance again”, Vancouver Sun, D-33, April 27, 2006

Laurence, Robin. “Kyla Mallett: Marginalia”, Georgia Straight, December 7-13, 2006

Laurence, Robin. “Fall Arts Preview – Visual Arts – Critics’ Picks”, Georgia Straight, Sept. 14-20, 2006

2005

Rosenthal, Katherine. “Pssst Off in the West Loop”, Chicago Journal, May 19, 2005

Sisson, Patrick. “Sex, lies, and now, audiotape”, Chicago Tribune, May 20, 2005

Stratton, Shannon and Jeff M. Ward. Catalogue essay, Gossip, ThreeWalls, 2005

O’Brian, Amy. “Exploring the esoteric art of Marginalia”, Vancouver Sun, D-16, December 29, 2005

Workman, Michael.  “Gossip Girl”, Newcity Chicago, May 26, 2005

2004

MacLeod, Myfanwy. “Just Kidding: Kyla Mallett”, Canadian Art Magazine, Summer 2004

MacLeod, Myfanwy. “Just Kidding”, exhibition companion, Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia

MacLeod, Myfanwy. “Artist talks to the Artist”, Vancouver Sun, C8, Feb 5 – 12, 2004

O’Brian, Melanie. “Behind Bedroom Doors”, catalogue essay, Tickle Your Catastrophe, Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery, 2004

Todd, Jeremy. “Foreword”, catalogue essay, Tickle Your Catastrophe, Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery, 2004

2003

Esquivel, Karla. “Sorta: Filtered Visuals at ConWorks”, The Tablet, Seattle, February 20 – March 5, 2003

Hackett, Regina. “ConWorks exhibits resonate with powerful perceptions”, Seattle Post-Intelligencier, Feb 22, 2003

Hall, Emily. “Sort Me: The World, Organized”, The Stranger, February 27, 2003

Kangas, Matthew. “Two exhibits confirm ConWorks’ rise in art world”, Seattle Times, February 28, 2003

Milroy, Sarah. “An artful anger, driven to extremes”, The Globe and Mail, Saturday, October 18, 2003

2002

Howatson, Rob. “The Burbs: Life on the Edge”, Vancouver Magazine, pp. 27-33, March 2002

Mallon, Matthew. “Picture Perfect”, Vancouver Magazine, p. 11, March 2002

Sherrin, Bob. Catalogue essay, Facing History: Portraits from Vancouver, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, British Columbia, 2002

2001

Brayshaw, Christopher. “VAG Finally Clicks Into Noisy World of Contemporary Art”, Georgia Straight, p. 59, May 31–June 7, 2001

Howard, Cori. “Vancouver Art Gallery focus is here and now”, National Post, April 18 2001

Laurence, Robin. “Show’s Humanity Helps Viewer Face the World”, Georgia Straight, p 60, Sept 27-Oct 4 2001

Milroy, Sarah, “Onward and Upward”, Globe and Mail, R1-3, August 15, 2001

Roy, Marina. “These Days”, Last Call, pp. 1-3, Fall 2001

Scott, Michael. “Art of global importance”, Vancouver Sun, H11, March 5, 2001

Scott, Michael. “Face to Face with our History”, Vancouver Sun, p. D7, September 17 2001

Turner, Michael. “Review: These Days”, Mix, pp. 48-50, Fall 2001

Turner, Michael. “Review: These Days”, Artexte, Fall 2001

2000

Brayshaw, Christopher. “Out of Sight: A Historical Context for Some Recent Photographs and Video”, catalogue essay, Out of Sight: The Image Beyond the Index, 2000

Brayshaw, Christopher. “Portrait of small city highlights intriguing ambiguity”, Vancouver Courier, p. 28, Wednesday March 8, 2000

Burnham, Clint. “Mallett”, exhibition companion, Legendary Teens, Access Gallery, Vancouver, BC

Guhle, Shelley. “popular”, exhibition companion, Anodyne Contemporary, Vancouver, British Columbia

Johnson, Mia. “Kyla Mallett: ‘Legendary Teens'”, Preview, p. 30, February/March 2000

Laviolette, Mary-Beth. “Critic’s Pick”, Calgary Herald, October 26 – November 1, 2000

Nowlin, Tim. “Shoot!  A Covert Optimism in New Vancouver Art”, exhibition companion, Kenderdine Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Scott, Michael. “The excitement of the everyday”, The Vancouver Sun, p. C3, Wednesday, April 19 2000

Thorne, Kika (ed.), Artist-Run Culture section, Mix, Toronto, Ontario, p. 9, 25.4 Spring 2000

Published Writing and Artist’s Projects by Kyla Mallett

2013

“The Library”, artist project, The Capilano Review, Winter 2013 (Cover Image)

2009

“The Library”, artist project, Prefix Photo, Fall 2009 (Cover Image)

 2005

“Gossip”, artist project, Blackflash, Summer 2005

“Review: Germaine Koh”, C Magazine, Summer 2005

2004

“Review: Together Forever”, C Magazine, Autumn 2004

Kyla Mallett and Myfanwy MacLeod, “George and Rhonda”, d’Or, 25th Anniversary Catalogue, Or Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia

2003

“Bullies”, Made Magazine, Vancouver, British Columbia

“Arni Haraldsson:  Up and Down: Downtown Eastside Architecture”, Postscript, Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia

2000

“Cheap Thrills: Roy Kiyooka’s PNE”, exhibition companion, Roy Kiyooka: Filmic works 1977-80, Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia

“Introduction”, exhibition companion, Self-Conscious, Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia

1999

“Between Implication and Narration: The Film Still in the Work of Gemma Iles”, exhibition companion, Access Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia

“Between Implication and Narration: The Film Still in the Work of Gemma Iles”, catalogue essay, Openspace, Milan, Italy

COMMUNITY SERVICE

2010-Present – Member, Board of Directors, Canadian Photographic Portfolio Society, Vancouver, British Columbia

2009-2011 – Vice President, Board of Directors, Or Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia

AWARDS

2010

BC Arts Council, Production Grant

Canada Council for the Arts, Research/Creation Grant

2009 – BC Arts Council, Production Grant

2008 – BC Arts Council, Production Grant

2007 – Canada Council for the Arts, Career Development Grant

2006

Canada Council for the Arts, Exhibition Production Grant

BC Arts Council, Production Grant

2005 – Visual Arts Development Award, The Vancouver Foundation with the Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia

2004 – Imperial Tobacco Canada, Artistic Development Donation

2003 – BC Arts Council, Senior Scholarship

2002

AIM Funds Management and Casey House, Investing in Artists Award

BC Arts Council, Senior Scholarship

2000 – Canada Council for the Arts, Quest Grant

COLLECTIONS

Various Private and Corporate Collections

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Kyla Mallett
Associate Professor
Faculty of Visual Art and Material Practice
Emily Carr University of Art and Design
1399 Johnston Street, Vancouver BC V6H 3R9
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