Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibitions

Gregg Simpson will be exhibiting in Rome and Paris in April and May, 2017:

  • Rome: April 22 to 29: Arte Borgo Galleryvia Borgo Vittorio 25, Rome
    Opening Reception: April 22 at 6 pm
  • Paris: May 5 to 11: Galerie Metanoia – 56, rue Quincampoix 75004, Paris
    Opening Reception, May 5 at 6 pm

Past Exhibitions

2015

  • Loreta Larkina Gallery, Venice, Italy
  • Torre Guelfa, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Kunst 2015, Galeria Zero, Berlin, Germany
  • 20 Formas de Cambiar El Mundo, (Group exhibition with Picasso, Joseph Beuys, Miro, Christo, Corbusier, Max Ernst, Roberto Matta and others.) Fundacion Eugenio Granell, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
  • Asemic Writing (International Survey), The Sprial, Bergu, Malta
  • Floral Immersions (with Jeanne Sarich), Bowen Island Art Centre, Bowen Island

2014

  • Cornucopia (collective works with Rik Lina and John Welson),  Llianelli Library, Llianelli, Wales, UK

2013

  • Sentinelles,  Espace Kaméléon, Paris, France (with Guy Ducornet)
  • The Luminous Dance, Rouges en Vert, Soligny-la-Trappe, France (solo)
  • The Atlantean Years, 1970-1975 , Fundacion-Museo Granell, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (solo retrospective)

2012

  • The Atlantean Years, 1970-1975, Museu Municipal Dom Dinis, Estremoz and the Regional Museum de Beja, Beja, Portugal (solo retrospective)
  • Surrealism 2012, Goggle Art Centre, Reading, Pennsylvania (international survey show)

 2011

  • Out of the Woods, Evergreen Cultural Centre, Coquitlam, BC (solo)
  • Collaborations (with Rik Lina and John Welson), Bowen Island Art Centre, Bowen Island, BC (group)

2010

  • Totems Personelles, Espace Kaméléon, Paris, France (solo)
  • Dream Totems, Colorida Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal (solo)
  • Cross Connections: Four Decades of Contemporary Art in the Pacific Northwest, Legacy Gallery, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC  (Works from the Coast Art Trust Collection)
  • Momentum: 25 Artists From Past to Present, Leighdon Studio Gallery, Vancouver (group)

2009

  • El Umbral Secreto:  Ecuentro Internacional de Surrealismo Actual, Museo Soledad Salvador Allende, Santiago, Chile;  toured to Valpraiso and Talca, Chile (international survey show)
  • Exposiçäo de Surrealismo actual Illuminaçöes Descontinuas, Convento de S. Jose, Lagoa, Portugal (group)
  • S.A.M. 2009, Salle de l’Orangerie, Chateau d’Auvers, Auvers-sur-l’Oise, France (invitational survey show)
  • Coast Art Trust, New and Recent Works,  Evergreen Cultural Centre, Coquitlam, BC (group)

2008

  • El Surrealismo como fenómeno colectivo, Fundacion- Museo Granell, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (show of the permanent collection)
  • West Coast Mediterranean, paintings, drawings, and mixed media works, The Gallery, Bowen Island, BC (solo)
  • Reverso Do Olhar: Exposiçâo Internacional de Surréalismo Actual, Casa da Cultura, Coimbra, Portugal (international survey show)

2007

  • Group Exhibition, Montserrat Gallery, New York (gallery artists)
  • Viagem a Arcturus, Um Postal Para Mario Cesariny, Museu Vermhelho, Estremoz, Portugal (group)

2006

  • Salzburg Art Fair (with Galeria d’arte Gaudi, Madrid), Salzburg, Austria (art fair)
  • Abstractions, with Amy Ernst & Jenny Davis, Carteret Gallery, Morehead City, NC
  • Selected Drawings, 1976-2006, Seymour Art Gallery, North Vancouver, BC (solo)
  • Early Works from the Coast Art Trust Collection, North Vancouver Museum, North Vancouver, BC (group)

2005

  • West Coast Surreal: A Canadian Perspective, Fundacion, Eugenio Granell, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (group)
  • Island Passages, The Gallery, Bowen Island, BC (solo)
  • Abstractions et Figurations, Maison des Artistes, Château Grimaldi, Cagnes-sur-Mer, France (group)
  • Summer 2005, Galeria Zero, Barcelona, Spain (group)

2004

  • Summer exhibition, Art Domain, Port Andratx, Majorca, Spain (gallery artists)

2003

  • Euloge du petit format, Christiane Puegeot Cultural Center, Paris (international survey)
  • Selected Works 1999-2003, Bfly Atelier, Vancouver, Canada (solo)
  • Une Nouvelle Arcadie, Salle des Artistes, Colomars, France (solo)
  • Una Nuevo Arcadie, Galeria d’Art Zero, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
  • Convergency, Art-Domain.com Gallery, Port Andratx, Mallorca, Spain (group)
  • Abstra,  Akros Gallery, Bilbao, Spain (international group show)

2002

  • Europ’Art  2002, Palais des Expositions, Geneva, Switzerland (art fair)
  • Summer 2002, Galeria Zero, Barcelona, Spain (group)
  • Inaugural Exhibition, Grupo Batik Art, Salona Barna, Barcelona, Spain (group)
  • West Coast Dreamers, Exhibition Centre, Harrison Hot Springs, BC (group)
  • Three Painters (with Richard Bond and John Haig), Evergreen Cultural Center, Coquitlam, BC (three person)

2001

  • Une Nouvelle Arcadie, Aérport Nice-Côte d’Azur, Nice, France (solo)
  • Selected Drawings 1978-1999, Galleria Assioma, Prato, Italy (solo)
  • A New Arcadia, Ontario Art and Light Gallery, Innsbruck, Austria (solo)
  • Artropolis 2001, CBC Building, Vancouver, BC (group)

2000

  • Déssins Selectionées 1978-1999, Salle du Couvent, Seillans, France (solo)
  • Una Nuova Arcadia, paintings and pastels, Fortezza di Montalcino, Italy (solo)
  • Phantoms of Light, digital art/ pastels/ paintings, Studio 10, Vercelli, Italy (solo)
  • Gotcha! Digital Images, Vancouver East Cultural Centre, Vancouver, BC (group)

1999

  • Continental Drift, Simon Patrich Gallery, Vancouver (group)

1998

  • Binario Vivo: Ambiente E Creativita Sulla Strada Ferrata (tour of Italy, international invitational show)
  • Art 98, Convention Centre, Vancouver (International Art Fair)
  • Electrica Mente (digital art), Studio 10, Vercelli, Italy (group)
  • Maldoror Park, Diversité Surréaliste, Université de Québec, Montréal (international survey show)

1997

  • Group Show, Nicholas Joseph Fine Arts, New York, NY, USA (gallery artists)

   1996

  • il Cielo Contaminato, Salone Dugentesco, Vercelli and Trento, Italy (group)
  • Aprés Miro, Bennett Gallery, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC (solo)
  • Dessin Automatique 1945-95, Plœuc-sur-Lié, Brittany (international survey show)

1995

  • Vancouver: 1965-75, Vancouver Art Gallery (historical survey)
  • Dessin Automatiste 1945-95, Phases Group, College Camille Claudel; St.Quay, (international survey show)
  • Phases of Desire, CASE Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York  (group)
  • Currents, L’Atelier, Vancouver, BC (group)

1994

  • Constellations: Surrealism and Its Affinities, Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa  (international survey show)
  • Permanent Collection, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC (group)

1993

  • Lyric Landscapes, Richmond Art Gallery (solo)
  • Three Vancouver Artists, Community Arts Council Gallery, Vancouver, BC

1992

  • Lumière du Jour/Lumière Noir, Galerie Lumière Noir, Montreal, Quebec (international survey show)
  • Head/Hunter/Simpson with Kevin Head and Miles Hunter, Gallery Alpha, West.Vancouver

 1991

  • Tribal Dynamics, Gallery Alpha, West Vancouver (solo)
  • Rainforests of the Mind (also Curator), Gallery Alpha, West Vancouver, BC (group)
  • Fertility Rites (also Curaator), Gallery Alpha, West Vancouver, BC (group)
  • Geometric Expressionism (also Curator), Gallery Alpha, West Vancouver, (group)
  • Fantastic Visions (also Curator), Gallery Alpha, West Vancouver, BC (group)

1990

  • Artropolis 90, The Roundhouse,Vancouver (group)

1989

  • Waterfall Series, Centennial Theatre, North Vancouver, BC (solo)
  • Western Patterns, Sinclair Centre (also Curator)
  • Recent Works, The Ferry Building Gallery (solo)

1988

  • Cellular Mosaics, Sinclair Centre, Vancouver (solo)

1987

  • Modern Ghosts, Vancouver East Cultural Center (solo);
  • Savage, NeoArtism Gallery, Vancouver (group)

1986

  • Modern Ghosts, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC (solo)
  • Paintings and Watercolours, New Westminster Art Center, New Westminster, BC (solo)
  • Exposicao Internacional Surrealismo e Pintura Fantástica, Teatro Iberico, Lisbon, Portugal  (international survey show)
  • Open Cages, Pitt International Gallery, Vancouver, BC (group)
  • Contemporary Living, Park Place, Vancouver (solo)

1985

  • West Coast Surrealists, Simon Fraser University Gallery, Burnaby, BC (group)

1984

  • 12-Year Retrospective, Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, ON (solo)
  • Paintings from the 1980s, New Art Gallery, Toronto, ON (solo)
  • Gallery Artists, New Art Gallery, Toronto, Ontario (group)

1982

  • Paintings and Collages, Galerie Surrealiste, Toronto, ON (solo)
  • Mixed Media Works, Forest City Gallery, London, ON (solo)
  • Arteder 82: Bilbao, Spain ( (international survey show)
  • Opening Exhibition, Melmoth Gallery, Vancouver (group)

1981

  • Cellular Mosaics, Gallery Move, Vancouver, BC (solo)
  • Paintings and Mixed Media, Music Gallery, Toronto, ON (solo)
  • Associations, Galerie Surrealiste, Toronto (group)

1980

  • West Coast Surrealists, Gallery Move, Vancouver (group)
  • On Canvas: Robson Square Media Centre, Vancouver (group)
  • Insights, preparatory works for On Canvas Exhibition Simon Fraser University Gallery (group)
  • Gallery Artists, Gallery Move, Vancouver, BC (group)

1979

  • A Survey of Paintings, Gallery Move, North Vancouver, BC (solo)
  • West Coast Surrealists & Paul Wunderlich, Bayard Gallery, Seattle (group)
  • West Coast Surrealist Group, Hindenberg Gallery, Bethesda, Maryland, USA;
  • WashArt ‘79, Pyramid Gallery, Washington, DC, USA (group)
  • Gallery Artists, Gallery Move, North Vancouver, BC (group)

1978

  • Helix Series, Gallery Move, Vancouver, BC (solo)
  • Surrealism Unlimited, Conroy Maddox and Friends, Camden Arts Centre, London, England  (international survey show)
  • Other Realities: The Legacy of Surrealism in Canadian Art, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Ontario; Canada House, London, UK ; Centre Culturel Canadien, Paris, France (historical survey)
  • West Coast Surrealist Group,  Gallery Move, North Vancouver (group)

1977

  • From This Point of View, Vancouver Art Gallery (local survey show)
  • West Coast Surrealist Group, Gallery Move, North Vancouver (group)
  • Paperworks,  BC Government Collection, Canadian Cultural Centers: Paris, London, Brussels (group)

1976

  • Pacific Rim Consciousness, University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur; Bogota, Colombia (group)

1975

  • Pacific Rim Consciousness,  Simon Fraser University Gallery, Burnaby, BC (group)
  • Pacific Rim, multi-media, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston,(solo)

1974

  • Canadian West Coast Hermetics, The Metaphysical Landscape,  McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario; McIntosh Gallery, University of Western Ontario (group)
  • Works from 1964-1974, Vancouver Artists’ Gallery, Vancouver, BC (solo)

1973

  • Claw Series, Galerie Allen, Vancouver, BC (solo)
  • Canadian West Coast Hermetics, The Metaphysical Landscape, Fine Arts Gallery, University of British Columbia;  Centre Culturel Canadien, Paris; Exhibition Centre; St. Brieuc, Brittany; Canada House; London; Palais des Beaux-Arts, Charleroi, Belgium; McMaster University Art Gallery, Hamilton; McIntosh Gallery (University of Western Ontario, London.) (group)

1972

  • Paintings and collages, Open Space Gallery, Victoria, BC (solo)
  • The Private Patron, Simon Fraser University Gallery, Burnaby, BC (group)
  • Mythodromus, Avelles Gallery, Vancouver (group)

1971

  • A City Collects, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver (permanent collection)
  • Divine Order of the Lodge Salon, Avelles Gallery, Vancouver (group)
  • Vancouver School of Collage, Fine Arts Gallery, UBC (group)

1970

  • Gallery Artists, Carmen Lamanna Gallery, Toronto, Ontario (group)
  • Colour Optics, Bunaby Art Gallery (group)

1969

  • Normal Constants, Simon Fraser University Gallery, Burnaby, BC (solo)
  • Intermedias, Kinetic & Light Sculpture,  Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
  • Focus ‘69, Bau-Xi Gallery, Vancouver
  • Three Man Show, Bau-Xi Gallery, Vancouver, with Pierre Coupey and Ron Wattier

1968

  • Opening Show, Collage Show, Brasilia 73,  Mandan Ghetto Gallery, Vancouver;
  • Spectrum ‘68, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver (group)
  • Three Man Show, Graduate Centre, UBC with Pierre Coupey and Ken Christopher

1967

  • Mandan Company Presents Western Supplies, Bau-Xi Gallery, Vancouver (group)

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