SELECTED SOLO AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS

- [FORTHCOMING] 2 artworks on display, Ottawa Art Gallery, (Januaryr, 2018)

- [FORTHCOMING] NEW ICONS, (one-person show), Medium: wood panel paintings, Archives Gallery 112, 100 Tallwood drive, Community Art Gallery, City of Ottawa, Canada  (February 8-March 27, 2018) 

- [FORTHCOMING] “Apping Icons” (two-person show), Arnica Artist Run Centre, Kamloops, BC, Canada (January 6 – February 17, 2018) http://www.arnicaartistruncentre.ca/sonia-haberstich-adrian-gorea/

- “Performing the Icon” (Solo Exhibition), The Dadian Gallery, Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC, USA, (January 20 – March 11, 2016) http://luceartsandreligion.org/performing-the-icon/

-“Sixth International Miniature Print Biennale Exhibition” (Group Exhibition), The Ottawa School of Art, Ottawa, Canada (March 30 - May 15, 2016)

- “Performing the Icon” (Group Exhibition), FOFA Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal Canada (June 8 - June 19, 2015)

- “Performing the Icon” (Group Exhibition), Divine Expo! Hillel's center of University of Montreal (November 1 - November 30, 2014)

“Intersections/Cross Sections 2012: Occupations” (Group Exhibition), Double Double Land Gallery, 11th Annual Graduate Conference in Communication and Culture at York University and Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada (April 27 - April 29, 2012)

“Poetics of the City”(Collaborative Project), Agence Topo, Montreal (2012), http://www.agencetopo.qc.ca/detours/saints_en.html

“Fear” (Group Exhibition), Windsor Art Gallery, Ontario, Canada (Jan. 23 - May 2, 2010)

 

ARTWORK in Permanent Collections

“Apping Icons: Love at First Tweet”, Medium: linocut, 10cm x10cm, 2016.
Ottawa School of Art Permanent Collection, This work received the ‘Purchase Prize Winners’ at the Ottawa 2016 International Miniature Print Biennale Exhibition, http://artottawa.ca/awa-school-of-art-2016-international-miniature-print-biennale-exhibition-jury-selection/

I’ve always wondered if there was a god. And now I know there is—and it’s me” (Homer Simpson)”, Medium: Egg Tempera on Wood Panel, 90cm x 240cm, Gold Leaf 24K, 2016
Glo’Art Collection, Lanaken, Belgium, http://www.gloart.be/

“Performing the Icon”, Medium: Installation (Video projection + Egg Tempera on wood panel), 2016. Dadian Gallery, Wesley Theological Seminary Art Collection, Washington DC, USA http://luceartsandreligion.org/performing-the-icon/

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Art Reviews

Lerner, Loren. “Rejection and Renewal: Art and Religion in Canada (1926-2010)” Journal of Canadian Art History, Vol. XXXIII:2 (2012): 21-53.

Select Publications

Performing the icon in the midst of contemporary iconoclastic gestures, peer-reviewed - Journal of Religion and Culture, Department of Religion, Concordia University, 23rd volume, March, 2013,[https://artsciweb.concordia.ca/ojs/index.php/jrc/article/view/257]

Consuming Icons and Identity Creation: Byzantine and Visual Criticism, peer-reviewed KannenBright, Concordia University Undergraduate Journal of Theological Studies, 2nd Edition,2012[https://artsciweb.concordia.ca/ojs/index.php/kanbri/article/view/196]

 

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAMS

Artist in Residence at the Berlin Art Institute, (2017), Germany

Artist in Residence at the GLO’ART Centre (March/August 2016), Belgium

Artist in Residence at the Ottawa School of Art (September, 2015 –2016), Ontario, Canada

 

INVITED ARTIST TALKS

“Performing the Icon,” Dadian Gallery, (February 18, 2016), Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC, USA

Thesis Presentation, PhD Humanities Orientation Session (September, 2015), Humanities Department: Interdisciplinary Studies in Society and Culture, Concordia University, Montreal.

“Performing the Icon,” (October, 2015) Ottawa School of Art, Ontario, Canada.

“Performing the Icon,” (February, 2014) MFA Program, The Intermedia Department, Concordia University, Montréal, Canada

“Contemporary Icons and iconoclastic/Consumptive Debates: Aesthetic Models and Social Media,” Brown Bag Series (2012), Hexagram, Concordia University, Montréal, Canada

 

CONFERENCES: Refereed Presentations

“A Byzantine Chôraic Perspective on New Media Art in the Age of Digital Screens,” UAAC Conference / Congrès De L’AAUC, (October 2017), Banff Center, Canada

“Image as Real Presence: Performing a Byzantine-Inspired Artistic Vision via
Technological Screens,” American Academy of Religion Annual Conference (May 6, 2016) University of Pittsburgh, USA

“Image as Real Presence: Performing a Byzantine-Inspired Artistic Vision via Technological Screens” UAAC Conference / Congrès De L’AAUC, (5–7 November, 2015), NSCAD University, Halifax. Canada

“Preforming the icon”, The Annual Meeting of the Eastern International Region of the American Academy of Religion, 19th Century Upstate New York Religions and Their Heirs (May 3-4, 2014), Syracuse University, NY, USA.

“The Visible and Invisible in Iconic Experience: Rethinking the Marionian Iconicity through Stephen Antonakos'Sacred Spaces”, The Seventh Annual Conference of the Global Communication Association, The Communication Galaxy: Discoveries, Boundaries, and Opportunities (Nov. 22-24, 2013)Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada

“The Visible and Invisible in Iconic Experience: Rethinking the Marionian Iconicity through Stephen Antonakos'Sacred Spaces”, Humanities Conference: "Papers Please": Knowledge at the Borders of Disciplinarity (April 27, 2013), York University, Toronto, Canada

“Idealistic And Realistic Spaces: A Lefebvrian Reading Of Gardens In Early Modern Western Europe”, Underhill Graduate Student Colloquium (March 1, 2012), Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada