Curriculum vitae

Lives and works in St-Henri, Montréal, Québec, Canada

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2018 From the Sublime to the Sublime: The Wanderings of a Rubbish Picker, Sporobole centre en art actuel, Sherbrooke, Quebec
2017  The Wanderer infiltrating the museum, Musée de Lachine, Lachine, QC
2017 Pedestrian Trace, Truck Stop, Centre Clark (Montreal) & Oeil de Poisson (Quebec City)
2016-17 Wanderer: (re)Marking, LandMarks2017, Partners in Art, Lachine Canal National Historic Site, Montréal, QC
2015 Wanderings of a Rubbish Picker, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta
2015 Wanderings of a Rubbish Picker, Lethbridge Public Library, Lethbridge, Alberta
2013 Passage, Praxis art actuel, Ste-Thérèse, Québec
2012 The condition of things, SPACE Studios, London, UK – tcot.ca
2012 Assigning Simple tasks to a Walk, Rad’Art, San Romano, Italy
2012 Random Order-Transition, Georgian College School of Design and Visual Arts, Barrie, Ontario
2011 Target, Imagination Station, Detroit, Michigan, in conjunction with project SATELLITE, DARE-DARE, Montréal, Québec
2010 – 2011 Working the pragmatic aesthetic in four parts, 3e Impérial – Centre d’essai en art actuel, Granby, Québec – paesthetic.wordpress.com
2010 Trophies for acts in their own right, Joyce Yahouda Gallery, Montréal, Québec
2009 Acts applied mostly for good practical reasons, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta – aamfgpr.wordpress.com
2008 (This is) What happens when a thing is maintained (?) Part III, MacLaren Art Center, Barrie, Ontario
2007 (This is) What happens when a thing is maintained (?) Part II, ArtCity, Calgary, Alberta
2004 (This is) What happens when a thing is maintained (?) Part I, DARE-DARE, Montréal, Québec
2003 Rebuilding Random Order, Georgian College, Barrie, Ontario
2002 A walk through maintenance, Centre d’exposition CIRCA, Montréal, Québec
2001 Some maintenance required, Verticale, Laval, Québec

Selected Group Exhibitions
2020  Barachois InSitu | La Biennale, Vaste et Vague, artist-run center, Barachois, QC
2020  Tout-terrain, L’Imagier Art Center, Aylmer, QC
2020  COGITEZ 2 | Réfléchir et vivre la décroissance ensemble, Œil de Poisson, Québec, QC
2019 Territoires ; Explorations, Musée Reva. Le RIFT. Oral Records, Éric Mattson curator, Ville-Marie,QC
2019 A Sense of Site, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax
2019 For Land’s Sake, Viva Vida Gallery, Pointe-Claire,QC
2017 LandMarks2017/Repères2017, Gladstone Hotel, Partners in Art, Toronto, ON
2017Wanderer: (re)Marking, curator Véronique Leblanc, Lachine Canal National Historic Site, Montréal, QC (as part of LandMarks2017/Repères2017, a pan-Canadien exhibition of site specific works)
2015 A walk through the business district — Montréal, La Marche (est haute), Oral Records, curator Éric Mattson, Montréal, QC
2015 Répliques de déchets – Occurrence estivale – Péristyle Nomade, Montréal, QC
2015 Dislocation 10 ans – DARE-DARE centre d’artistes, Marché Atwater, Montréal, QC
2014 Something, Something, Something, La Galerie Espace, Montréal,QC
2013 Faire avec – Vestiges I & II, AdMare centre d’art actuel, Îles de-la-Madeleine,QC
2013 De fond en comble, Verticale, Laval,QC
2011 Ephemeral Icons, La Maison Laurentine, Aubepierre-sur-Aube, France
2008 States of Materiality, Stewart Hall Cultural Center, Pointe-Claire,QC
2007 (This is) What happens when a thing is maintained(?): Part II, ArtCity Festival – Rupture, Calgary, Alberta
2005 Débraye: Voiture à controverse, Darling Foundry, Montréal,QC
2005 Télétaxi, DARE-DARE and Year Zero One, Montréal, QC
2002 Imperceptible revamp, Objet 01: Les derniers jours d’un bain public, Piscine Saint Michel, Montréal, QC
2002 Shout at Eternity, Piscine Saint Michel, Montréal, QC

Residencies
2015 Banff Artist in Residence (BAiR), Intensive Self-Directed, March
2013 AdMare centre d’art actuel, Îles de-la-Madeleine, Québec, June – July
2012 Rad’Art artist residency, Italy (in collaboration with La Chambre Blanche, Québec), October-November
2012 Canada Council for the Arts – International Residencies Program in the Visual Arts – SPACE Studios, London, UK, March – August
2011 Centre SAGAMIE, Alma, Québec, November
2011 SATELLITE Project, DARE-DARE (Montréal, Québec) in conjunction with Imagination Station (Detroit, Michigan), September – October
2011 La Maison Laurentine: Centre d’art discret, Aubepierre-sur-Aube, France, June – July
2010-2011 3e Impérial Centre d’essai en art actuel, Granby, Québec

Grants
2016 Conseil des arts et de lettres du Québec – Programme d’aide aux artistes en arts visuels
2015 Conseil des arts et de lettres du Québec – Project Grant
2013 Canada Council for the Arts – Travel Grant
2013 Société de développement des entreprises culturelle Québec – Programme d’aide aux artistes en arts visuels
2012 Canada Council for the Arts – International Residencies Program, Visual Arts, SPACE Studios, London, UK, March – August
2012 Conseil des arts et des letters du Québec – Travel Grant
2011 Conseil des arts et des letters du Québec – Travel Grant
2010 Canada Council for the Arts – Project Grant
2009 Conseil des arts et des letters du Québec – Travel Grant
2008 Conseil des arts et des letters du Québec, Professional Artists Grant, Type B
2005 Canada Council Grant to Professional Artists in Visual Arts – Emerging Artist

Project Blogs
2012 The condition of things: tcot.ca
2010 Working the pragmatic aesthetic in four parts: paesthetic.wordpress.com
2009 Acts applied mostly for mostly for good practical reasons: aamfgpr.wordpress.com

Artist Book – The Condition of Things
Scholes, Douglas & Daniel Canty. The Condition of Things, 2012.
Includes text by Daniel Canty entitled “Orbital”.
An artist book created thanks to the Canada Council for the Arts International Residency at SPACE Studios, London, UK
Project web site: tcot.ca
PDF book at ARTEXTE on-line

Exhibition Books and Catalogues
2016 “faire avec”, AdMare centre d’artistes en art actuel des Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Québec
2015 “L’envers de l’endroit”. 3e Impérial – Centre d’essai en art actuel, Granby, Québec
2013 “In Praise of the Rubbish Picker”. Heteropolis, Adaptive Actions, Montréal, Québec. pp. 260-263
2013 Grabmeier Forget, Nadége & Manon Tourigny. “De fond en Comble”. Verticale, Laval, Québec
2011 Loubier, Patrice. “Venturing: Intervention Art and Process-Based Practices”. La Triennale québécoise 2011. Musée d’arts contemporain de Montréal
2008 Fraser, Sandra. “Putting it Together Again”. MacLaren Art Center (on-line)
2008 Millar, Joyce. “States of Materiality”. Stewart Hall Art Gallery

Periodicals and Essays
2019 Fortin, Noémie. “ Douglas Scholes – De la ruelle à la galerie : Esthétique pragmatique en contexte curatorial”. Inter, art actuel, no. 131, January.
2018  Drouin, Sophie. “  “  Esse. On-line edition. http://esse.ca/fr/douglas-scholes-sporobole-sherbrooke , July 10
2017  Delgado, Jerome. “Repères», une expérience artistique du territoire”. Le Devoir, June 19
2015 Charron, Marie-Ève. “Locomotions créatives: Éric Mattson récidive avec un programme hors les murs, cette fois tout en déambulations urbaines”. Le Devoir, Culture DeVisu, 30 & 31 mai 2015, p. E6
2015 Quartier Général – CIBL radio article by Claire Moeder. May 15.
2014 Charron, Marie-Ève. “La Valeur ajoutée des matières résiduelles”. esse arts + opinions. Issue no. 80, winter
2013 Barriault-Fortin, Myriam. “De fond en comble : mediation par Douglas Scholes”. artetsite.net. 26 novembre (on-line here)
2013 Fiset, Daniel. “Esthétique pragmatique à l’œuvre en quatre temps”. artesite.net. 23 août 2013 (on-line here)
2012 Lolive, Jacques & Anne Tricot. “Habiter l’espace public à l’ère de l’image : la vie politique des forms”.Internet ou la boîte à usages,chapitre8. Editor: Serge Dufoulon. Paris, France: L’Harmattan. pp.149-164
2011 Leblanc, Véronique.”Douglas Scholes: Esthétique pragmatique à l’œuvre en quatre temps”.Espace Sculpture”. Vol.97, Fall 2011, pp 42 & 43
2011 Anderson, Randall. “Douglas Scholes: Working the pragmatic aesthetic in four parts”. C Magazine, C110, Summer 2011, pp 48 & 49
2007 Canular. Esse, arts + opinions. Edition 60. May 2007. pp 43 & 44
2005 Lewis Epstein, Daniel. “The layers of Art at Viger Square: A study on situating public art in Montreal, focusing upon works by Charles Daudelin and Doug Scholes”. Concordia Undergraduate Journal of Art History
2005 The Critical Earlobe. CKUT radio. 1 Oct. 2005 (4:30 mins)
2005 Lamarche, Bernard. “Calamité auto”. Le Devoir, Culture DeVisu, 6 & 7 August, pp E5
2005 Anderson, Randall. “Débraye: voiture à controverse”. Border Crossing, Issue no. 96, Volume 24, no. 4, Fall 2005, pp 107 – 109
2004 Delgado, Jérôme. “Chantiers de cire, chantiers de vie”. La Presse, Arts & Spectacles, 26 Septembre, p 5 (on-line)
2004 Lamarche, Bernard. “Un mythe de Sisyphe urbain”, Le Devoir, 9 & 10 October, pp E7
2002 Lamarche, Bernard. “Petits dérèglements”, Le Devoir, 2 & 3 February, pp D8

Centre de recherche urbaine de Montréal (CRUM) – Five member artist collective – crum.ca
2002-present CRUM member – Master of Maintenance
CRUM Exhibitions
2014 119m above sea level, SBC Gallery, Montréal, Québec
2009-10 Conjuring the not-now to confirm our fragile presence in time & space – Documentalists in Residence – Articule, Montréal, Québec.
2009 Making it Work, Leonard & Ellen Bina Gallery, Concordia University, Montréal, Québec
2008 Knock on Woods, Darling Foundry, Montréal, Québec
2008 Dream Listener: sound project. Montréal, Québec. DARE-DARE launch
CRUM Projects
2014 Petite enveloppe urbaine no. 21 – Limited Edition, Montréal, Québec. La Galerie Espace launch
2012 Petite enveloppe urbaine no. 20 – Game, London, UK. Banner Repeater launch
2008 Petite enveloppe urbaine no. 16 – How to become a genius, Calgary, Alberta. ArtCity Festival launch
2006 Petite enveloppe urbaine no. 13 – Accident, Montréal, Québec. DARE-DARE launch
2002 Petite enveloppe urbaine no. 8 – Material in Movement, Montréal, Québec. SKOL launch

Education
2001 Maîtrise en arts visuels et médiatiques – Université du Québec à Montréal
1999 Bachelor of Fine Arts – University of Lethbridge, AB
1993 Fine Arts diploma, School of Design and Visual Arts, Georgian College, Barrie, ON

Related Experiences
2016 – pres. Board Member, Optica: a centre for contemporary art, Montreal, QC
2016 Jury member – Visual Arts Intercollegiate, Collège de Valleyfield, QC
2015 Mentor, Verticale – centre d’artistes. Laval, QC
2015 Walkie Talkie, DESS Design d’événements, Université du Québec à Montréal
2014 Guest speaker – Atelier Thématique: art contextuel, Université de Laval, QC
2014 Selection Committee Member. Veritcale – centre d’artistes. Laval, QC
2013 Panelist. DARE-DARE, ABC:MTL, Canadian Centre of Architecture. Montréal, QC
2012-pres. Board Member. 3e Impérial, centre d’essai en arts actuel. Granby, QC
2012 Artist Walk/Talk. SPACE. London, UK
2010 Artist Talk. Wroclaw Academy of Art, Krakow. Poland
2010 Artist Talk. Ulster University. Belfast, Ireland
2009 Artist Talk. Art Now, University of Lethbridge. Lethbridge, AB
2009 Artist Talk and Graduate Student Studio Visits. University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
2008 Panel Moderator. “The future of Artist-Run Culture: What will an Artist-Run Centre look like in 15 years?” ARCCO Hot Buttons/Points chauds, Conference. Ottawa
2008 Panelist. “A sense of place”. MacLaren Art Centre. Barrie, ON
2007 Art Talk and Panel Discussion. ArtCity Festival. Calgary, AB
2005-09 Board member. DARE-DARE centre d’artistes. Montréal, QC
2000-pres. Special Projects. Galerie de Bellefeuille. Montréal, QC
1987 Traveled across Canada by bicycle from Victoria, B.C., to Port aux Basques, NL, with Laurie Lamoureux Scholes. Five months