Chris Flanagan – CV


2015             Rita Marley lived on Degrassi St, ongoing project curated by Andrew Hunter at the Art Gallery of Ontario.

Solo Exhibitions

June 2014  First Thursdays intervention, Art Gallery of Ontario.

Dec 2013    Sphinxxx: Civic Space, Broken City Lab; Windsor, ON

Mar 2012    Sympathetic Magic: Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery; Kitchener, ON

Oct 2009    Cambridge: The Album project: Render Projects; Cambridge, ON
Nov 2008   Art Bwoy Burial: York Quay Centre; Toronto
Sept 2008  Art Bwoy Burial: Site specific work, Queen West Art Crawl; Toronto
Jan 2008    The Devil’s Chord: Eastern Edge; St. John’s, Newfoundland
Feb 2006    The Devil’s Chord: Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces; Melbourne, Australia
Jun 2005    More Fire: Gallery Wren; Sydney, Australia
Apr 2004    Jordy: Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia, Project Space; Adelaide, Australia

Group Exhibitions

Sept 2013   Dr. Soane’s Odditorium of Wonders: University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, AB
Apr 2010     The Grand Trunk: The Gladstone Hotel; Toronto
May 2009    Dodo Lab (collaborative work/residency): 5th World Environmental Education Congress; Montreal
2007 – 08    Snapshot-Contemporary South Australian Painting touring exhibition in 9 regional galleries; South Australia, Australia
Nov 2006    Things Are Gonna Be Great: M.O.P. Projects; Sydney, Australia
Jul 2006      Snapshot: Australian Experimental Art Foundation; Adelaide, Australia
Sept 2005   Media Arts Showcase: This is Not Art Festival; Newcastle, Australia
Nov 2004    Project for a Revolution: West Space; Melbourne, Australia
May 2004    Containers Village: Next Wave Festival; Melbourne, Australia
Oct 2003     Downtown: Breadbox Gallery; Perth, Australia


June 2005     Gibraltar Point International Artist Residency: Artscape; Toronto
May 2005      7 DAYS: Allan’s Walk; Bendigo, Australia
2002               12 month Artists-in-Studios Residency: Australian Experimental Art Foundation; Adelaide, Australia

Grants and Awards

May 2014      ”Artist of the week” on George Stroumboulopoulos’ website “”

2011 Ontario Arts Council, Emerging Visual Artists Grant

2011 Toronto Arts Council Mid Career Visual Artists Grant
May 2008 Toronto Arts Council Emerging Artists Grant
June 2005 Australian Network for Art and Technology, Conferences & Workshops Grant
June 2005 South Australian Youth Arts Board Invitation at Short Notice Grant
May 2004 ArtSA Exhibition Grant
May 2002 South Australian Youth Arts Board Exhibition Grant

Related Projects

2014: Composer: Soundtrack music featured in ABC TV series Hannah Gadsby’s Oz.

Ongoing Writer, Co-Director, Producer of forthcoming independent documentary film: “Shella Record – A Reggae Mystery”.

Oct 2002 – July 2005
Co-Founder, Co-Director of artist-run gallery, Downtown Art Space, Adelaide, Australia


1998-2001- Bachelor of Visual Arts (Sculpture Specialisation), University of South Australia