Friday, 24 February 2017

G.W. Hatt Curriculum Vitae and Bibliography


M.A., University of Toronto, (November 1985)
Major: History of Art; Area Specialization: Modern
Language Examinations: German and Italian

B.A. Hons., University of Toronto, (November 1982)
Major: History of Art

Directorial and Curatorial Experience

Executive Director, Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area, Kitchener, ON (2008 - ).
Guest Curator, Portrait of a Painter, University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, ON, (Jan. 2010).
Guest Curator, Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Toronto (Oct. 2008).
Director/Curator, Rodman Hall Arts Centre, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON (2004 - 07).
Curator, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, ON (1997 - 2004).
Programme Coordinator, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, ON (1988 - 1996).
Director/Curator, Durham Art Gallery, Durham, ON (1985-1988).

Teaching Experience

Instructor, Visual Arts Department, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON (2005 - 07).
Instructor, Department of Fine Arts, University of Toronto, Scarborough College (1986 - 87).
Teaching Assistant, Department of Fine Arts, University of Toronto (Semester I, 1984 - 85).


“Mary Ma: Wind Water Wave,” CAFKA.16: WHAT WE DO TOGETHER THAT WE CAN’T DO ALONE, CAFKA – Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area, 2016,
“Jaime Angelopoulos: Swoon,” CAFKA.16: WHAT WE DO TOGETHER THAT WE CAN’T DO ALONE, CAFKA – Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area, 2016, with files from Rex Lingwood, <>.
“Samuel Roy-Bois, The Brittle Edges of Coherence,” CAFKA.14: IT SHOULD ALWAYS BE THIS WAY, CAFKA – Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area, 2014,, last modified 2015-10-01.
“NetherMind,” text for coming website for the NetherMind collective, 2014.
“Joe Lima: Heaven and Earth,” Joe Lima: Singularity, (Galerie Nicholas Robert, Montreal: 2013).
“NetherMind,” Mirabilia, St. Annes's Church, NetherMind: Toronto, October 4 – 20, 2012
“BGL: Fancy Fences,” CAFKA.11: SURVIVE. RESIST, CAFKA – Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area, 2012,, last modified 2014-02-01.
“Lauren Hall: Their Starry Domes of Diamond and Gold Expand Above,” CAFKA.11: SURVIVE. RESIST, CAFKA – Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area, 2012,, last modified 2013-01-16.
“Mary Catherine Newcomb: Souvenir,” CAFKA.11: SURVIVE. RESIST, CAFKA – Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area, 2012,, last modified 2013-01-16.
“Forum placed provocative art in our public spaces,” Waterloo Region Record, Oct 13, 2011.
“Truth or Dare,” Veracity, (Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area, Kitchener: 2011). Also available on-line as “CAFKA.09: Truth or Dare,” at, last modified last modified 2014-08-14.
“Chicago sets the standard for public art,” Waterloo Region Record, May 27, 2011.
“Portrait of a Patron,” Portrait of a Patron: The Dukszta Collection, (University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto: 2010).
“A Family Tree,” Torontonienesis, (Torontonienesis, Toronto: 2009).
“David Spriggs: The Architecture of Illusion,” in David Spriggs: The Archaeology of Space, (Southern Alberta Art Gallery/Rodman Hall Arts Centre, Lethbridge/St. Catharines: 2008).
“Plastic Shit: Katharine Harvey’s Recent Installation Work,” originally written for Locus Suspectus, Spring 2008, published as:
“Marla Hlady: Playing Piano,” YYZINE, January 2008.
“Fool for Love,” Susan Bozic: The Dating Portfolio, (Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Simon Fraser University Art Gallery, Rodman Hall Arts Centre: Lethbridge, Vancouver, St. Catharines, 2007).
“Max Streicher's Inflatables,” (Unpublished manuscript for Artcore, Toronto, 2005).
“Ed Pien: A Soft and Gentle Darkness,” Ed Pien: In a Realm of Others, (Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Robert McLaughlin Art Gallery, Cambridge Galleries: Lethbridge, Oshawa, Cambridge, 2005).                                      
Anitra Hamilton: Bomb Ride, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 2005).
“Paulette Phillips: The Secret Life of Criminals,” Paulette Phillips, (Oakville Galleries/Cambridge Galleries: Oakville & Cambridge, 2004).
“The Dream of Painting and Angela Leach's Thirty-Two Colours,” Angela Leach: Shimmy, (Southern Alberta Art Gallery: Lethbridge, 2004)
“The Art of Gardening,” Cambridge Sculpture Garden, (Cambridge Sculpture Garden: Cambridge, ON, 2003).
Interior Life: Paintings and Prints by Moira Clark, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 2003).
“Introduction,” Catherine Heard: Effigies, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 2003).
“Learning to Talk,” introduction to the catalogue, Tim Zuck: Learning to Talk, (Museum London: London, ON, 2002).
Let's Get Lost: The Summer Vacation Show, web text, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON,  2002).
“Who Means What / Brent Roe / Paintings / 1992-2001,” Agnes Etheringon Art Centre, 5 January - 28 April 2002, Exhibition review, Border Crossings, Summer, 2002.
Tom Bendtsen: Argument #6 (b), “Interview with the artist,” (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 2002).
Dan Kennedy: Shack of Deals, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 2002).
“Big in Japan,” Big in Japan: Takahiro Fujiwara, Hiroyuki Matsukage, Yuki Kimura, Tsuyoshi Ozawa, Risa Sato and Saki Satom, curated by Catherine Osborne, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 2002).
“Toggle Wand: Betsy Coulter and Christy Thompson,” Mercer Union, (Mercer Union: Toronto, 2001).
“Arnaud Maggs, Les factures de Lupé, Susan Hobbs Gallery, April 19 - May 26, 2001,” Shot Gun Reviews, Lola, vol. 10, Fall 2001.
“At Some Level, I’m Just Trying To Do Ordinary Things,” catalogue introduction, Daniel Olson: Small World, (Cambridge Galleries, Owens Art Gallery, Southern Alberta Art Gallery: Cambridge, Lethbridge & Sackville, 2000).
“Mike Hansen’s Minimalism: Melts in your mouth, not in your hand,” Mike Hansen: Structures, (Art Gallery of Peel: Brampton, 2000).
Lisa Neighbour: Illuminations, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 2000).
“Introduction,” Larry Towell: Palestine, El Salvador & Home, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 1999).
Andrew Wright: The Plausible Impossibility of the Here & Now (Moving Picture), (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 1999).
Anette Larsson: Pleasure Vision, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 1999).
Oh Baby!, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 1999).
The nature of the machine: Jeff Mann, Michael O'Brien, Victoria Scott, Norman White, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 1999).
“Mary Catherine Newcomb: A Surrealist in Kitchener,” Lola, vol. 4, Spring 1999.
“John Armstrong: Affirmative Paintings,” John Armstrong: Sanguine, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 1999).
Sheila Gregory: Flip!, interview with the artist, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 1998).
“Re: Work Re: Work,” Work Re: Work: Installations, Interventions, Performances, (Install Art Collective: Guelph/Toronto, 1998).
“Blue in Green: Regan Morris's MOAT," Lola, vol. 3, Fall 1998.
“This flesh . . .” Max Streicher: Sleeping Giants, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 1999).
“Brent Roe's Autodogmatic, Antitranscendent Trip,” Brent Roe: Autodogmatic Trip, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 1998).
“You have got to make it your own . . .” interview with the artist, Michael Earle: Sea Change, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 1997).
Michael Wickerson: Mill Gears, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 1997).
J. Lynn Campbell: Offering, interview with the artist, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 1997).
“Carlo Cesta: Modern Romance,” C Magazine, #51, October-December 1996, pp. 17-19.
Gordon Laird: In Walden's Wake, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 1996).
Mary Catherine Newcomb: Corpus Delicti, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 1995).
“Guelph: The City That Works,” Niche: Installations, Interventions, Performances, (Install Art Collective: Guelph/Toronto, 1995).
Italica: “alla maniera italiana”: Sara Angelucci, Dino Bolognone, Jane Buyers, Carlo Cesta and Julie Voyce, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 1995).
Lisa Neighbour: Eye on the Square, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 1994).
Tom Burrows: Drawn Objects and Blanket Statements, (Canadian Embassy: Tokyo, 1994).
“Seven Veils & Other Tales: Prints and Sculpture by Robert Achtemichuk,” Extension: A Quarterly Journal Published by the Print and Drawing Council of Canada, Vol. 3, No. 2, Winter 1993.
William Kurelek, 1929 - 1977, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 1993).
Private Space, Public Place: Robert Achtemichuk, Bianca D'Angelo, Lisa Fedak, Mary Firth, Renata Fitzgerald, Dave Gee, Michael Horner, Brian Johnston, Jack MacAulay, Harvey Meyer, Mary O'Brien, Rick Shrubsall, Mark Stratton, Roger Young, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 1993).
Art Green: Doors of Perception, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 1991).
Carlo Cesta: The Material Image, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 1991).
John Hartman: Recent Paintings, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 1990).
“Introduction,” Tom Burrows: Dialectical Totems, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 1990).
Additive Sculpture: Shirley Yanover and Peter Dykhuis, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 1989).
Carla Whiteside: The First Book of Creation, (Cambridge Galleries: Cambridge, ON, 1989).

Public Address

Ars longa, vita brevis, presented at the unveiling of Carol Bradley's sculptural relief Pool, Kitchener, ON, August 26, 2003.

Curatorial Projects (Freelance curating and thematic group exhibitions)

Modular Nature: Sandor Ajzenstat, David Armstrong-Six, Eric Glavin, Ernest Harris Jr., Gunilla Josephson, Kristiina Lahde, Gareth Lichty, Andreas Rutkauskas, Art Gallery of Mississauga, October 30 - December 5, 2008.

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, "Zone A: The New World," with Project Blinkenlights, Fujiwara Takahiro, BGL, Daniel Olson, John Armstrong & Paul Collins, Jillian McDonald, Luis Jacob, Tom Bendtsen, Adam David Brown, Katharine Harvey, October 4, 2008.

Objects of Affection: Susan Bozic, Meesoo Lee, Maria Legault, Jillian McDonald, Tanya Read, Warren Quigley, Rodman Hall Arts Centre, St. Catharines, October 5 - December 2, 2007.

Hic: 18 Installations and Interventions, Hart House, University of Toronto, featuring work by BGL (Jasmin Bilodeau, Sebastien Giguère and Nicolas Laverdière), Tom Bendtsen, Diane Borsato, Carlo Cesta, John Dickson, Lee Goreas, Catherine Heard, Kristiina Lahde, Jennifer McMackon, Lisa Neighbour, Fabrizio Perozzi, Kristen Peterson, Ed Pien, Lyla Rye, Susan Schelle, Brian Scott, Max Streicher and Mel Ziegler.  Member of the curatorial collective with Carlo Cesta, John Dickson, Catherine Heard, Lisa Neighbour, Lyla Rye and Max Streicher, March 2 - April 16, 2006.

That Obscure Object of Desire: A Group Exhibition of Visions of Delight, Fascination and Desire, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, ON, featuring work by Jane Adeney, Sara Angelucci, John Armstrong, Santo Barbieri, Dianne Bos, Gabrielle de Montmollin, Phil Delisle, Evergon, Lee Goreas, Catherine Heard, Clarissa Inglis, Amelia Jimenez, Dan Kennedy, Anda Kubis, Kristiina Lahde, Bonnie Lewis, Joe Lima, Jennifer Linton, Gwen McGregor, Michael Morris, Lisa Neighbour, Reinhard Reitzenstein, Kris Rosar, Mona Shahid, Joanna Strong, Diana Thorneycroft, Philip Vanderwall and Rhonda Weppler, July 9 - August 14, 2004.

Video Heroes: Music Video by Artists, Liane and Danny Taran Gallery of the Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, November 20, 2003 to January 11, 2004; Cambridge Galleries,  January 24 - March 07, 2004,  featuring work by David Armstrong Six, Tyler Brett, Nikki Forrest, Skawennati Tricia Fragnito, Meesoo Lee, Tim Lee, March21 (Jeremy Shaw), Kelly Mark, Anne McGuire, Tricia Middleton & Joel Taylor, Monique Moumblow & Yudi Sewraj, Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay, Daniel Olson, Rob Ring, Kevin Schmidt and Althea Thauberger. Curated in collaboration with Sylvie Gilbert.

Let's Get Lost: The Summer Vacation Show, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, ON, featuring work by John Armstrong, Karma Clarke-Davis, Jason Dunda, Dave Dyment, Katharine Harvey, Alexander Irving, Mara Korkola, Stacey Lancaster, Dionne McAffee, Wendy Morgan, Jan Noestheden, Daniel Olson and Kate Wilson, July 5 - August 24, 2002.

December, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, ON, featuring work by Sara Angelucci, Janet Bellotto, Robin Hesse, Ron Hewson, Tania Kitchell, Thérèse Mastroiacovo, Laura Millard, Janet Morton, Isabella Stefanescu, Joanna Strong, Larry Towell, and Aidan Urquhart, December 1 - January 12, 2002.

Big in Japan: Takahiro Fujiwara, Hiroyuki Matsukage, Yuki Kimura, Tsuyoshi Ozawa, Risa Sato and Saki Satom, curated by Catherine Osborne, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, ON, October 13 - November 18, 2001, travelled to the Liane and Danny Taran Gallery, Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, Montreal, and to the Gendai Gallery, Japanese-Canadian Cultural Centre, Toronto.

Oh Baby!, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, ON, featuring baby pictures by Lorène Bourgeois, Margaret Belisle, Sheila Butler, Clair Cafaro, Cathy Daley, Sybil Goldstein, Ron Hewson, Tom Dean, April Hickox, Rae Johnson, Gordon Laird, Judy Major-Girardin, Sally McKay, Mary Catherine Newcomb, Aidan Urquhart & Julie Voyce, July 9 - August 7, 1999.

Juries, Advisory Committees

Grants Committee Member, Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation, 2016 -.
Juror, ION Public Art Jury, Region of Waterloo, 2016.
Steering Committee Member, FLASH Contemporary Photography Here, 2014 - .
Advisor, Engage! KW, Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation, 2012 - 14.
Committee Member, Art and Art History Program Advisory Committee, Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, 2010 - .
Juror, Region of Waterloo Public Health and Social Services Building Commission, April/June 2009.
Outside Examiner, University of Waterloo MFA Thesis Defence, May 2009.
Chair, Public Art Working Group, City of Kitchener, 2008 - 2011.
Board Member, Ontario Association of Art Galleries, 2006 - 2011.
Arts Community Representative, Public Art Advisory Committee, Regional Municipality of Waterloo, 2002-2004.
Juror, Cambridge Sculpture Garden, 2002.
Board Member, Waterloo Regional Arts Council, 2000-2001.
Juror, Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant Annual Juried Exhibition, 1998.
Juror, City of Kitchener Victoria Park Public Art Commission, 1995/96.
Committee Member, City of Kitchener Public Art Advisory Committee, 1995-96.
Juror, Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery Juried Exhibition, 1995.
Juror, Burlington Cultural Centre Juried Exhibition, 1992.
Committee Member, Acquisitions Committee, Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery, Owen Sound, ON, 1987-88.
Advisor, Ontario Arts Council:
1998, Special Projects
1990, Special Projects
1988, Artist in Residence Projects
1987, Public Galleries Application for Assistance
1986, Public Galleries Application for Assistance

Panels and Colloquia  

Moderator, “Will You Paint Me?” panel discussion with artists Rae Johnson, Michael Merrill and Phil Richards for the exhibition Portrait of a Patron: The Dukszta Collection, University of Toronto Art Centre, January 19, 2010.
Panel Discussion Moderator, Passing Through: Iain Baxter& Photographs, 1958-1983, with exhibition curator James Patten, Derek Knight and Iain Baxter&, Rodman Hall Art Centre, Friday, March 2, 2007.

Colloquium Moderator, Is Drawing Dead?, with John Armstrong, Lucy Hogg and Lisa Steele,  University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, ON, October 24, 2002.

Panellist, Hungry Eyes: Issues in Contemporary Abstract Painting, with Monica Tap, Elizabeth MacIntosh and Dan Walsh, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, NS, October 18, 2002.

Colloquium moderator, Daniel Olson: Small World, with Martin Arnold, Daniel Olson and Christina Ritchie, Cambridge Galleries, Camrbidge, ON, January 12, 2001.

Panellist, Art Works! Round Table: "What Public? Whose Art? Current Issues in Public Art," Kitchener City Hall, Kitchener, ON, September 12, 2000.
Panellist, Visual Arts Ontario Professional Development Seminar, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, February 5, 1999.

Colloquium Moderator, John Armstrong: Sanguine, with John Armstrong, Gary Michael Dault and Lisa Gabrielle Mark, Cambridge Galleries, January 8, 1999.

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