BORN 

Edmonton, AB, 1943

 

STUDIED

Alberta College of Art, 1960-1965
Instituto Allende, Mexico, 1965-1966

 

TEACHING POSITIONS

2009 Co-mentor (with Harold Klunder), Tony Onley Artists Project, Wells BC

2003-4 Okanagan University College, Kelowna BC
2002 Okanagan University College, summer session, Kelowna BC
1998- Professor Emeritus, University of Calgary, AB
1971-1997 University of Calgary, AB
1970-1971 Alberta College of Art (A.C.A.), Calgary, AB
1969-1970 Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio
Numerous lectures, workshops and seminars across Canada & abroad

Awarded University of Calgary Teaching Excellence Award 1974, 1984, 1990

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2006 Curated “SEE: three decades of realist art at the University of Calgary”, Mezzanine Gallery, University of Calgary

1989 Curated "New Alberta Art: Artist's Perspective", Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB

1984 Curated "6 Calgary Realists", Beaver House Gallery AB Culture, Edmonton AB (provincial circuit)
1979-1980 Invited to work at P.S.1, New York by the Institute for Art and Urban Resources,
New York, and the Canada Council
1978-1980 Served on Canada Council Advisory Panel
1975 Elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts (R.C.A.)
1972-on Served on numerous Canada Council Juries (Art Bank, Short Term, Travel &
Project Grants, Arts Grants)
1967-1969 Curator, Alberta College of Art Gallery, Calgary, AB

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011 Loch Gallery, Toronto ON

2011 Loch Gallery, Calgary AB

2007 "15: new paintings from the Quodlibet Series" the Weiss Gallery, Calgary AB

2007 "SOUVENIR" Two Rivers Art Gallery, Prince George BC
2006 “ASCENDING PLEASURES II-John Hall’s Still Life Paintings" Prairie Gallery, Grande Prairie AB
2004 “ASCENDING PLEASURES II-John Hall’s Still Life Paintings" Vernon Public Art Gallery, Vernon BC
2003 “Quodlibet” Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary, AB
2000 “John Hall: Three Decades” Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary, AB
1999 “New Paintings” Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
1997 “John Hall: the New Paintings” Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, AB
1996 “John Hall: New Works” Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, AB
1996 “La Disposición del Mercado” Art Gallery of the South Okanagan, Penticton, BC
1995 New Paintings Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
1994 "Traza de Evidencia" (Trail of Evidence) Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB
1994 Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
1993 Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, Mexico
1993 Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Aguascalientes, Mexico
1991 New Paintings Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
1989-90 "Imitations of Life: John Hall's Still-Life Portraits" Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, ON, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB, Kitchener/Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, ON
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Memorial University Art Gallery, St. John's, Nfld.
1989 New Paintings Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
1988 New Paintings Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
1988 "The Game's The Thing" Whyte Museum, Banff, AB (Official Winter
Olympics Arts Programme Exhibition) Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
1987 Recent Paintings Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, AB
1987 New Paintings Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
1985 New Paintings Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
1982-83 "John Hall: Paintings, Tourist Series/Toy Series" Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alta. Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB
1981 "John Hall: New Paintings and Auxiliary Works" Aggregation Gallery, Toronto, ON
1981 "John Hall: Paintings and Auxiliary Works" Off Centre Centre, Calgary, AB
Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
1980 "John Hall: Paintings/Maquettes" Project Studio 1 (P.S.1), New York, NY
1979-80 "John Hall: Paintings and Auxiliary Works National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON
1969-1978" Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Sask,  The Gallery/Stratford, Stratford, ON
Memorial University Art Gallery, St. John's, Nfld. Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick (Circulated by the National Gallery of Canada)
1978 "John Hall: Paintings and Auxiliary Works ACA Gallery, Calgary, AB
1977 "John Hall: Recent Paintings and Drawings" Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton, AB
1977 New Work Medicine Hat Jr. College, Medicine Hat, AB
1972 New Work University of Alberta - S.U.B. Gallery, Edmonton, Alta.
1970 New Work Alberta College of Art Gallery, Calgary, AB

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014 “90 X 90” Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton AB

2014 "Portraiture" Whyte Museum, Banff AB

2013 “OK Thaumaturgy aka Okanagan Wonders” Headbones Gallery, Vernon BC
2013 “Made in Calgary: the eighties” Glenbow Museum, Calgary AB
2013 “Made in Calgary: the seventies” Glenbow Museum, Calgary AB
2013 “Made in Calgary: the sixties” Glenbow Museum, Calgary AB

2013 “Okanagan Artists in Their Studios” Penticton Art Gallery

2012 “Okanicon--Iconagan” Headbones Gallery, Vernon BC

2012 “Au-Dela du Reel / Beyond Realism" Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montreal QC

2011 "Okanagan Eyes, Okanagan Wise, Okanagan-ise" Headbones Gallery, Vernon, BC

2011 "Bring the Noise", Jarvis Hall Fine Art, Calgary

2011 "Traditions Illuminated: Celebrating the Halls", 4 person exhibition (Joice M Hall, Janine Hall, Jarvis Hall, John Hall) Art Gallery of Calgary

2011 “From our Collections: Portraits”, Glenbow Museum, Calgary AB

2011 “PENDULUM/PENDULA” Gallery 2, Grand Forks BC (collaborative paintings with Alexandra Haeseker)

2010 "Chroma", the Weiss Gallery, Calgary AB

2010 "inPRINT", the Weiss Gallery, Calgary AB

2009 “Gallery Without Walls: 50 years of the Calgary Allied Arts Foundation” the Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary AB

2009 “the Pendulum Collaborations: Haeseker and Hall” the Reach Museum and Gallery, Abbotsford BC

2009 "Chroma", the Weiss Gallery, Calgary AB

2008 "Romantics", the Weiss Gallery, Calgary AB

2008 "University of Calgary Faculty Exhibition" Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary AB

2007 "University of Calgary Faculty Exhibition" Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary AB
2006 “SEE: three decades of realist painting at the University of Calgary" Mezzanine Gallery, University of Calgary
2006 “7th Annual Toronto International Art Fair” with the Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
2006 “MIMESIS” Art Gallery of the South Okanagan, Penticton BC, 2-person exhibition with Joice M. Hall
2006 “PENDULUM/PENDULA” Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory CA (collaborative paintings with Alexandra Haeseker)

2005 “The Feast: Food in Art” Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton ON
2005 “6th Annual Toronto International Art Fair” with the Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
2004 “Okanagan University College faculty Exhibition” Okanagan University College, Kelowna BC
2004 “Okanagan University College faculty Exhibition” Washington State University, Pullman WA
2004 “San Francisco International Art Exposition” with the Newzones Gallery
2004 “PENDULUM/PENDULA”(collaborative Rosemont Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
paintings with Alexandra Haeseker)

2003 “Affordable Art Fair” with the Newzones Gallery, New York NY
2003 “Valley Lakescapes & Still Lifes” 2-person exhibition with Joice M. Hall, Art Ark Gallery,
Kelowna BC
2003 “10TH Annual Realism Invitational” Klaudia Marr Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2003 “Beyond the Beauty” Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary AB
2003 “Art Miami” with the Newzones Gallery
2003 “San Francisco International Art Exposition” with the Newzones Gallery
2002 “PENDULUM/PENDULA”(collaborative Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna BC
paintings with Alexandra Haeseker)

2002 “University of Calgary/Okanagan University University of Calgary, Dept. of Art Gallery, Calgary AB College Exchange exhibition”
2002 University of Calgary Faculty Exhibition Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
2002 “The Meanings of Death” MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
2002 “9TH Annual Realism Invitational” Van de Griff/Marr Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2002 “Variety Pack: Pop Art’s Legacy in Canada” Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB
2002 “ALBUM: ACAD @ 75 Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary, AB
2002 University of Calgary Faculty Exhibition Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
2001 “2nd Annual Toronto International Art Fair” with the Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
2001 “8TH Annual Realism Invitational” Van de Griff/Marr Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2001 University of Calgary Faculty Exhibition Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
2000 “Introductions 2000” Glass Garage Gallery, West Hollywood, California
2000 “Silver” Illingworth H. Kerr Gallery at the Alberta College of Art &
Design/the New Gallery, Calgary, AB
2000 University of Calgary Faculty Exhibition Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
1999 “High Realism: Paintings from the Collection The Prairie Gallery, Grande Prairie, AB
of The Alberta Foundation for the Arts”
1999 “PENDULUM/PENDULA”(collaborative Museo de Arte de Queretaro, Queretaro, MX
paintings with Alexandra Haeseker)

1999 University of Calgary Faculty Exhibition Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
1998 “The Aitkens Collect” Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
1998 Alta. Foundation for the Arts: 25th Anniversary Medicine Hat Museum
1998 “Six Degrees of Separation” (selections from The Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, AB
the collection of the Alberta Foundation for the arts
)
1998 “LAYERS" Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
1998 “ART CHICAGO 1998 AT NAVY PIER” 6TH Annual Chicago International Art Exposition,
Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Chicago IL
1998 “PENDULUM/PENDULA”(collaborative Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Aguascalientes,MX
paintings with Alexandra Haeseker)

1998 “PENDULUM/PENDULA”(collaborative Pinacoteca de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, MX,
paintings with Alexandra Haeseker)

1998 University of Calgary Faculty Exhibition Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
1997 “Celebrating a Legacy: 25 Years of the Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB
Alberta Foundation for the Arts”
1997 “PENDULUM/PENDULA”(collaborative Centro Cultural el Nigromante, San Miguel de Allende,paintings with Alexandra Haeseker) Gto., Mexico
1997 Triangle Gallery, Calgary, AB
1997 “Informal Ideas 97.5 - Colour and the Square” Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
1997 University of Calgary Faculty Exhibition Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
1996 “JUST THE WAY IT IS: Exploring Realism” Muttart Public Art Gallery, Calgary, AB
1996 “Artistas Canadienses en Mexico” Centro Cultural de ISSSTE, Celaya, Gto., Mexico
1996 “The Heritage Park Estates Collection” Gallery Lambton, Sarnia, ON
1996 University of Calgary Faculty Exhibition Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
1996 “Informal Ideas: 96.3 - The Middle Show” Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto ON
1996 “Masquerade” Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
1996 “Still-Life” Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary
1995 “50th ANNIVERSARY” Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary
1995 “Mysteries of the Flesh” TD Square, Calgary
1995 “Foo-Fat, Hall, Pico” Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary
1995 "informal ideas: 95.5 (surround)" Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
1995 “Cinco Dedos de Una Misma Mano” Canadian Embassy, Mexico City, Mexico
1995 “We Forgot the Horse” Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, AB
1995 “Homey” Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
1995 Gallery Artists Oscar Roman Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico
1995 "Realism Revisited" Muttart Art Gallery, Calgary, AB
1995 Faculty Exhibition Alberta College of Art and Design (collaboration with Alexandra Haeseker)
1995 University of Calgary Faculty Exhibition Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
1994,1995 “Hidden Values: ON Corporations Collect” McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, ON
1994 “Hidden Values: Western Corporations Collect” Edmonton Art Gallery
1994 Opening Exhibition Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, Canada
1994 Seattle Art Fair Seattle, Washington
1994 University of Calgary Faculty Exhibition Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
1993 University of Calgary Faculty Exhibition Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
1992 Canadian Pavilion, Expo 1992 Seville Spain
1992 "From Soup to Nuts: Pop Art, It's Legacy and Banker's Hall, Calgary, AB
the Culture of Consumption"
1992 Alberta College of Art Faculty Show, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary, AB
(collaborative painting with Alexandra Haeseker)
1992 University of Calgary Faculty Exhibition Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
1991,1992 Chicago International Art Exposition Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Donnelley International Hall
Chicago, Illinois
1991 University of Calgary Faculty Exhibition Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
1990 "Contemporary Realism" Art Gallery of Northumberland, Cobourg, ON
1990 Chicago International Art Exposition Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago Illinois
1989-90 University of Calgary Faculty Exhibition Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
1989-90 Selections from the Permanent Collection" National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON
1989 "The Art Gallery of Hamilton: Seventy-Five Years" Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON
1989 "New Alberta Art: Artist's Perspective" Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB
1988 "Survey Alberta `88" Alberta College of Art Gallery, Calgary, AB
1987 "Cut" (Three Person Show) Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
1987 "Dreaming Before Nature: 8 Calgary Artists" Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB
1987 Inaugural Exhibition of New Location Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
1987 "Contemporary Painting in Alberta" Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB
1986-87 "Contemporary Realism from the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB Permanent Collection"
1986 "Art Cologne `86" 20th  International Art Fair, Cologne, Germany, Wynick/Tuck Gallery
1986 "Looking at Myself" Off Centre Centre, Calgary, AB
1986 "The Arts in a Multi-Cultural Setting" Visva-Bharti University, Santinketan,
Calgary/Calcutta Exchange Exhibit W.Bengal India International
1986-91 University of Calgary Faculty Exhibitions Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
1986 "The Box in Art" Galerie L'Imagier, Hull, Quebec
1985-86 "Pop Art - Selected Works from the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON PermCol."
1985 "A Measure of Success: The First 10 1975-1985" Illingworth Kerr Gallery, ACAD, Calgary
1985 "5+5" Off Centre Centre, Calgary, AB
1985 New Works Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
1985 "First Ten: The Exhibition" Off Centre Centre, Calgary, AB  group exhibition featuring 25 Calgary artists 10th Anniversary
1984 Recent Acquisitions Art Gallery of ON, Toronto, ON
1984 "Now Showing in Europe" Beaver House Gallery, AB Culture,Edmonton, Alta.
1984 Recent Acquisitions Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB
1984 "Seven Artists from Alberta: Art in This Region" Canada House Cultural Centre Gallery, London, England organized by the Canadian House Cultural Canadian Cultural Centre, Brussels, Belgium Centre Gallery & Alberta Culture Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris, France & European Circuit
1983-84 "The Hand Holding the Brush, Self Portraits London Regional Art Gallery, London, ON
by Canadian Artists 1825-1983" Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON
Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, McCord Museum, Montreal, Quebec, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, N.B., Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, Halifax, N.S.
Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, ON
1983 "Prepaid Miniature Art Sale" London Regional Art Gallery, London, ON
1982 "The Winnipeg Perspective - Post Pop Realism" Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
1981-83 Art Bank Exhibition Art Gallery of the University of Lethbridge, AB
1981 "Realism: Structure and Illusion" The Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON
Burlington Cultural Centre, Burlington, ON
1981 Canada Council Art Bank Exhibition Acadia University Art Gallery, Wolfville, N.B.
1981-85 University of Calgary Faculty The Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
1980 "Mostly Smaller Works" Off Centre Centre, Calgary, AB
1980 "The Rose Museum Sells Out" Off Centre Centre, Calgary, AB
1980 University of Calgary Faculty The Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
1980 "R.C.A. Alberta" The Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
1980 "Painting in Alberta: An Historical Survey" Edmonton Art Gallery, AB
1980-on Gallery Artists Aggregation Gallery, Toronto, ON (now Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto)
1979 "Alberta Art" AB Art Foundation on Tour in Japan (Sapporo, Obihiro, Tokyo, Kyoto,Yokohama)
1979 "Fifteen" (Calgary Artists) Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, AB
1978 "Realism in Canada" Norman MacKenzie Art Gallery, University of Regina, Sask & National circuit
1977 "Selections" AB Art Foundation, Glenbow Museum, Calgary,Alta.
1977 "Albertawork" A.C.A. Gallery, Calgary, AB (juried)
1977 "Alberta Paintings: The 50's & 60's" A.C.A. Gallery, Calgary, AB
1976 "What's New" Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB
1976 "17 Canadian Artists: A Protean View" Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1976 Two-Person Show (with Joice M. Hall) Dalhousie University Art Gallery, Halifax, N.S.
1976 "Spectrum" Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec
1976 "Eight Calgary Artists" Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
1976 Two-Person Show (with Ron Moppett) University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB
1975-76 Alberta Art Foundation Canada House, London, England Canadian Embassy, Brussels, Belgium, Canadian Embassy, Paris, France, Canadian Consulate, New York, NY, Place Bonaventure, Montreal, Quebec
1975,75 University of Calgary Faculty Exhibition University of Calgary Art Gallery, Calgary, Alta.
1974 "Alberta Realists" Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB
1974-75 "Nine out of Ten" Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON
Kitchener/Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, ON The Gallery/Stratford, Stratford, ON
1974 Faculty Exhibition (U of C/U of A) Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB
1973 Alberta Art Foundation Inaugural Exhibitions Edmonton & Calgary, AB
1973 "Manishpere" Winnipeg, Manitoba (juried: Honourable Mention)
1973 "Alberta Art" Banff Centre, AB (organized by the Cultural Development Branch of the Government of AB
1972 "Realism: Emulsion & Omission" Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, ON
University of Guelph Art Gallery, Guelph, ON
1972 "S.C.A.N." (Survey of Canadian Art Now) Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1972 "Art of the Provinces" (10 Man Show) Canadian National Exhibitions (inv to represent AB)
1972 National Juried Show Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, ON
1972 University of Calgary Faculty Exhibition University of Calgary, AB
1972 Four Man Show Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, AB
1971 "Canada 4 & 3" Exhibition of Contemporary Canadian Art organized by
the National Gallery of Canada for the Canadian CulturalCentre, Paris, France
1971 "West `71" Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB
1971 "43rd Annual" Spokane Art Museum (juried)
1971 "Environment `71" Organized by the Cultural Development Branch of the Government of AB
1971 Alberta Society of Artists Juried Show Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB
1971 R.C.A. 91st Annual Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec Confederation Art Gallery, Charlottetown, PEI
1970 Faculty Show Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio
1970 "47th Annual" Akron Art Institute, Ohio (juried)
1969 "Environment `69" Organized by the Cultural Development Branch of the Government of AB
1969 Cincinnati Biennial Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio
1968,69 "Manishpere" Winnipeg (juried, First Prize both years)
1968 Faculty Exhibition A.C.A. Gallery, Calgary, AB
1968,69 "All Alberta" Edmonton Art Gallery, AB (juried)

 

SELECTED PRINCIPAL COLLECTIONS
Many private and public collections including:
Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON
Art Gallery of ON, Toronto, ON
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB
Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB
Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON
Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Kitchener/Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, ON
Confederation Art Gallery & Museum, Charlottetown, P.E.I.
Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
Memorial University Art Gallery, St. John's, Newfoundland
Cape Breton University Art Gallery, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
University of Calgary, AB
Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, ON
Department of External Affairs, Ottawa, ON
Alberta Art Foundation, Edmonton, AB
City of Calgary Collection, Calgary, AB
Government of AB
Aquitane Co. of Calgary, AB
Lavalin Inc., Montreal, Quebec
Trimac Ltd., Calgary, AB
Petro-Canada, Calgary, AB
Cineplex-Odeon, Toronto, ON & New York, NY
Royal Bank of Canada, Montreal, Quebec & Calgary, AB
NOVA Corporation, Calgary, AB

 

AWARDS
2002 Alumni Award of Excellence, the Alberta College of Art and Design
1998 Appointed Professor Emeritus, University of Calgary
1996 One of 15 Canadian artists to have streets named after them in the housing development Heritage Park Estates, Sarnia, ON

1996 Canada Council “A” Grant
1993 Calgary Regional Arts Foundation Grant
1993 AB Foundation for the Arts Grant
1993 PADAC Project Grant
1992 Canada Council "A" Grant
1984-85 Canada Council "A" Grant
1982 Canada Council Travel Grant
1979-80 Canada Council "A" Grant
1975,77 Canada Council Travel Grant

1975 Elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts (R.C.A.)
1973 Canada Council Project Cost Grant

 

PUBLIC & CORPORATE COMMISSIONS
Foothills Hospital, Calgary, AB
Expo `86 Poster, Vancouver, British Columbia
Cineplex-Odeon, Chelsea Theatre, New York, NY (1988)
Royal Bank of Canada, Calgary, AB (1989)

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2013 Ainslie, Patricia, “Okanagan Artists in their Studios”, pp 112-127, Frontenac House, ISBN 978-1-897181-88-1
2013 Oakes, Julie, “OK Thaumaturgy””, Headbones Gallery exhibition Catalogue, ISBN 978-1-926605-66-1
2012 Oakes, Julie, “Okanicon--Iconagan”, Headbones Gallery exhibition Catalogue, pp 4, 10-11, ISBN 978-1-926605-58-6

2012 Reid, Dennis, “A Concise History of Canadiuan Painting-Third Edition”, pp 350-2, 461, ISBN 978-0-19-544456-8
2012 Ares, Francois, “Au-Dela du Reel / Beyond Realism”, exhibition catalogue, Galerie de Bellefeuille, pp 41, 84, ISBN 978-2-923814-40-7
2011 Oakes, Julie, "Okanagan Eyes Okanagan Wise Okanagan-ize", Headbones Gallery, exhibition catalogue, pp 26-27, ISBN 978-1-926605-36-4

2011 Ewen, Anne, "Traditions Illuminated: Celebrating the Halls", the Art Gallery of Calgary, exhibition catalogue

2011 Baxter, Meaghan, "Keeping it in the family: Hall family makes art a business", FFWD (Fast Forward Weekly), April 28, 2011

2010 Wylie, Liz, "Hall's art social commentary or glistening visual delights", Kelowna Capital News, Wednesday, November 24, 2010, p B12

2010 Pellerine, Laura, "John Hall", Side St Review, Issue 6 Winter 2010, p 75-83

2010 Donavan, Daniel, "the Donovan Collection", University of St. Michael’s College, ISBN 978-0-7727-1003-1

2007 Laviolette, Mary-Beth/Ainslie Patricia, "Alberta Art & Artists", pp xi,86,87,125,130,85 (LISTEN colour plate), Fifth House Ltd., ISBN 978-1-894856-61-4

2006 Farrell, Jody, “Art of the Peace Symposium ‘06”, p12, ART of the Peace, fall/winter ‘06
2006 O’Meara, Dina, “JOHN HALL”, GALLERIESWEST, p41, fall/winter 2006
2006 Miyasaki, Holly, “Married to it: coupled artists show together”, Penticton Western News, p11, July 12, 2006
2006 Hookey, Darrelll, “Sum Total of Two MEXICAN EXPERIENCES”, What’s Up Yukon, p11, September 15, 2006
2006 Schneider, Ed, “Startling realism at AGSO”, Penticton Herald, C1, July 28, 2006
2006 Laviolette, Mary-Beth, “An Alberta Art Chronicle: adventures in recent & contemporary art”, Altitude Publishing, pp 39, 75, 134, 136, 213, 214, 216, 323-7, 240, 241, 242, 248, 251, 252, 337, 342, 386, 432, 433, 435
2004 Pearson, Gary, “Kitsch par excellance”, off-centre magazine, December 2004, review of ASCENDING PLEASURES II-John Hall’s Still Life Paintings.
2004 McGoogan, Ken, introduction to ASCENDING PLEASURE II-John Hall’s Still Life Paintings, CD ROM catalogue, Vernon Public Art Gallery
2003 Priegert, Portia, “John & Joice Hall: Views From the Interior”, cover article, Galleries West, Fall 2003, pp 12, 13
2003 Priegert, Portia, “A couple who paints together, exhibits together”, Kelowna Daily Courier EVENT arts supplement, June 17-July 1, 2003, p14
2002 Priegert, Portia, “Tag Team Painting a Realistic Challenge: John Hall & Alexandra Haeseker clear the hurdles of creative collaboration, Kelowna Daily Courier EVENT arts supplement, Nov. 7-13, 2002, p14
2002 “Cover Story: Two minds in one glance”: Capital News, Showcase arts supplement
2002 Rochfort, Desmond Dr., “Pendulum/Pendula: Collaborative Synthesis”, Kelowna Art Gallery
2001 Donovan, Daniel, “Signs of the Spirit: The Donovan Collection at St. Michael’s College”, University of St. Michael’s College, pp 7, 23 (colour plate)
2000 Zimon, Kathy E., “Alberta Society of Artists: the first seventy years”, University of Calgary Press, Calgary, pp 3, 54, 115, Pl. 71c
2000 Laviolette, Mary-Beth, “Hall’s recent works force viewers to see mundane in new light”, Calgary Herald, April 29,ES8
2000 Jacobson, Melody, “Silver: 25 Years of Artist—Run Culture: The New Gallery’s Retrospective Catalogue: 1975--2000
2000 Murray, Joan, “Canadian Art in the Twentieth Century”, Dundurn Press, Toronto, Oxford, pp 185, 188-189
1999 de Witt, Marijke, “PENDULUM/PENDULA: Two Artists Collaborate to Find the Balance Between Beauty and Repulsion”, Atención San Miguel, week of April 26, 1999, Arts & Culture Supplement, p 4-5
1998 Diaz, Benny, “Exposición Pictórica de Alexandra Haeseker y John Hall, en el Museo de Arte Contemporáneo”, PAGINA 24, Feb. 7, 1998, p 27, culture section
1997 Dixon, Maria, “The Art of John Hall”, ARTICHOKE, spring, l997, p. 36-38 (plus cover)
1996 Varley, Christopher, The Canadian Encyclopedia Plus, McClelland & Stewart
1996 Hernandez, Claudia, “Exponen “Artistas canadienses en México”, Celaya, Gto/A.M., August 22, C4
1996 Garneau, David, “So you missed Artwalk but still want to see it”, FFWD, Sept. 26 - Oct. 2, p.13
1996 Boulet, Roger, “La Disposición del Mercado”, Internet site at: http://www.islandnet.com/~bcma/museums/agso/hall.html
1996 McGoogan, Ken, “Discover art on CD-ROM: Artist John Hall’s work is now on disc”, Calgary Herald, June 17, B4
1995 Dault, Gary Michael, “Ascending Pleasures”, CD-ROM
1994 Tousley, Nancy, “Artist Couples”, Calgary Herald, December 11, Section B
1994 Swain, Robert/Fulford, Robert, “Hidden Values:Contemporary Canadian Art in Corporate Collections”, Douglas & McIntyre, pp 32, 62, 81(colour plate)
1994 Dault, Gary Michael, “Ascending Pleasures”, BORDERCROSSINGS, summer ‘94, p 55,56
1994 Tousley, Nancy. "Portraits of Mexico striking", Calgary Herald, February 17, Section A23
1993 Vázquez Lozano, Javier, “John Hall: Pintor de una Evolución que Agoniza”, ESPACIOS: Cultura y Sociedad, Año 3 - numero 12, Noviembre - Diciembre,
1993 Emerich, Luis Carlos. Elliot y Hall, bien postmodern, Novedades, April 9, p.5,6, section C
1993 Tibol, Raquel. EL CANADIENSE JOHN HALL EN EL NAM, Proceso, #855, March 22, p. 52,53.
1993 Longi, Ana Maria. Caos, Inestabilidad e Incertidumbre de la Vida Contemporanea: John Hall, Excelsior, March 2, p.2, section C.
1993 Martinez, Alejandra. Excelentes muestras plasticas de David Elliot y John Hall, El Universal.
1993 John Hall y David Elliot Exhiben sus Pinturas Recientes, Excelsior, March 14, p.20, sect b.
1993 Los artistas canadienses John Hall y David Elliot exponen en el Museo de Arte Moderno, Novedades, March 15,p.7, section C.
1993 Velazquez Yerba, Patricia. Desde Canada; Elliot y Hall, dos pintores entre lo mexicano
. y el arte pop, El Universal, March 1, p.1,4, Section Cultural

1993 Levine, Manny. Museum of Modern Art Exhibits John Hall, ATENCION San Miguel, March 26, p.3.
1993 Urquiza, Sandra, John Hall y David Elliot: Arte Pop y Folk Urbano en el Museo de Arte Moderno, UNO guia semenal (suplemento de unomasuno), March 21, p.6
1993 Barj, Santiago. Boris Biskin visita a elliot y hall, tiempo libre, April 30, p.62
1993 Ochoa, Guillermina. Presencia del Arte Moderno Canadiense en Mexico. Inaugurada por David J.S. Winfield- John Hall y su Realismo..., El Sol de Mexico, March 15, P.4, section D
1993 Ramirez, Rocio. El arte canadiense presente en Mexico-Se inauguro la muestra Traza de Evidencia, Diario de Mexico, March, p. 4, section C
1993 MacMasters, Merry. Pintores Canadienses: David Elliot y John Hall en el Museo de Arte Moderno, El Nacional, March 13, p.15, section C
1993 John Hall y David Elliot exponen en el Museo de Arte Moderno, El Heraldo, March 17, p.3, section C
1993 John Hall y David Elliot Exhiben sus Pinturas Recientes, Excelsior, March 14, p.20, section B
1993 Del lo precioso a lo precario, arte pop y folk urbano en la obra de Hall y Elliot, unomasuno, March 10, p.26, 8 section cultural
1993 MacMaster, Merry. John Hall, traza de evidencia y David Elliot, pintura, March 10, p.11, section C
1993 Martinez Xelhuantzl, Agustin. Hall y Elliot, dos pintores del Canada en el MAM, la AAcion, March 10, p.19, section cultural
1993 Tousley, Nancy. Fast Forward, Canadian Art. Spring 1993. p.14
1992 Fuller, Gregory. Kitsch-Art: Wie Kitsch Zur Kunst Wird, pp.23,27,80-83,87,92,105,115,187.
DuMont Buchverlag Koln
1990 Burnett, David. Masterpieces of Canadian Art from the National Gallery of Canada .22/221.
1990 Tousley, Nancy. Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Journal, Vol 7/1, p. 23.
1990 Barnard, Elissa. Portraits of Still-Life: Hall's imagery questions perceptions of reality", The Herald, Halifax, Nova Scotia, June 1, section H.
1990 Tousley, Nancy. "People revealed by possessions", Calgary Herald, January 12, section E.
1990 Tousley, Nancy. Imitations of Life, Still-Life Portraits, catalogue, Agnes Etherington Art Centre Queens University, Kingston, ON.
1989 Burnett, David. "Hall", Cineplex Odeon - The First Ten Years, pp. 46-47.
1989 Enright, Robert. "Odd Man Out: an interview with John Hall", Border Crossings, Summer, cover & pp. 8-19.
1989 Balfour Bowen, Lisa. "Opting for Post-Pop", The Sunday Sun, April 30, p. 56.
1989 "Exhibitions at Glenbow", Glenbow, Spring, Vol. 9, No. 2, p. 19.
1988 Reid, Dennis. "the Death and Rebirth of Painting", A Concise History of Canadian Painting, Oxford University Press, pp. 354-356.
1988 MacKay, Allan; Nemiroff, Diana; Spalding, Jeffery. Survey AB `88, catalogue, AB College of Art Gallery.
1988 Laviolette, Mary-Beth. Contemporary `88 Calgary, catalogue, Canadian Art Galleries, Virginia Christopher Galleries, Paul Kuhn Fine Arts.
1988 Ainslie, Patricia. "New AB Art", Glenbow, Fall, Vol. 8, no. 4, p. 24.
1988 Tousley, Nancy. "Souveniers,.John Hall's Symbols Reflect Games Culture", Calgary Herald, February 19.
1988 Suche, Anne. "John Hall", Western Living, February, p. 118.
1987 Murray, Joan. The Best Contemporary Canadian Art, Hurtig Publishers, Edmonton, Ab p 76.
1987 Joslin, Mark. Dreaming Before Nature, Eight Calgary Artists, catalogue, Edmonton Art Gallery, Alta.
1987 Tousley, Nancy. "Still-Lifes are signs of people, places, times", Calgary Herald, Nov 22.
1987 "Recent Acquisitions: The Permanent Collection", VISTA, Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Sask., Mar/Apr/May.
1987 Varga, Vincent. Aspects of Contemporary Painting in AB, catalogue, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alta.
1987 Mays, John Bentley. "Everyday clutter transformed into dazzling abstract images", The Globe and Mail, Toronto.
1986 Tousley, Nancy. "Artist finds space - and peace - to paint in Banff", Calgary Herald, Dec.
1986 Tousley, Nancy. "Roots, Rejections and Rewards in Calgary", Canadian Art Magazine, Fall, pp. 72-79.
1985 Tousley, Nancy. "Art works grace hospital", The Calgary Herald, AB, June 23.
1985 Burnett, David. Review, Canadian Art Magazine, Fall, p.89.
1985 Laviolette, Mary-Beth. "Cool & Precise Calgary Realist Painters", City Scope, September/October, pp. 9-12.
1985 Tousley, Nancy. "Calgary Artist's show well in Toronto", Calgary Herald, October 5.
1985 Mays, John Bentley. "Hall's comfortable as the odd man out", The Globe and Mail, Toronto, May 18, p. E13.
1985 Tousley, Nancy. "Centre Marks First Decade", Calgary Herald, February 22.
1984 Ainslie, Patricia. "New Acquisitions", Glenbow Magazine, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alta., July/August.
1984 Turner, George. Review, London Review of the Arts, London, England, June.
1984 Dutt, Robin. Review, London Review of the Arts, London, England, June 15.
1984 Berman, Arthur. Review, The News and Travel International, London, England, June 26.
1984 Tousley, Nancy. "AB Goes to Europe", Excerpt from the "Seven Artist in AB" catalogue,
Visual Arts Newsletter, AB Culture, Edmonton, June, Vol. VI, No. 3.
1984 Tousley, Nancy. Seven Artists from AB: Art in this Region, catalogue, Canada House Cultural Centre Gallery, London, England and AB Culture, Edmonton, AB.
1983 Mays, John Bentley. "The Snakes in the Garden", Visions: Contemporary Art in Canada, Robert Bringhurst, Geoffrey James, Russell Deziere, Doris Shadbolt Editors., Douglass McIntyre Ltd., Vancouver,B.C.
1983 Stacey, Robert. The Hand Holding the Brush: Self Portraits by Canadian Artists, catalogue, London Regional Art Gallery, London, ON.
1983 Burnett, David & Schiff, Marilyn. Contemporary Canadian Art, Hurtig Publishers Ltd., Edmonton, AB.
1983 Varley, Christopher. "Tourist Series and Toy Series", Update, Vol. 4, No. 1, Edmonton Art Gallery, Jan/Feb.
1982 Rapp, Otto. Review, The Lethbridge Herald, AB, December 6.
1982 Mays, John Bentley. Review, The Globe and Mail, Toronto, October 6.
1982 Tousley, Nancy. "John Hall: Tourists and Toys", poster/catalogue essay, Southern AB Art Gallery and Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto.
1982 Madill, Shirley. Post-Pop Realism: The Winnipeg Perspective 1982, catalogue, The Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba.
1982 "John Hall Interview", Visual Arts Newsletter, AB Culture, Vol IV, No. 1, winter.
1981 Mandel, Corrine. Review (John Hall at Aggregation Gallery, now Wynick/Tuck Gallery), Artscanada, July/August.
1981 Bogardi, George. "Art that goes pop in the Dark", Chimo.
1981 Besant, Derek Michael. "John Hall - The Artist as Tourist", Artmagazine, Sep/Oct..
1981 Mays, John Bentley. "Calgary Artist finds inspiration in mass produced miscellany", The Globe and Mail, Apr. 13. 9
1981 Tousley, Nancy. Review (John Hall at Off Centre Centre), Calgary Herald, February 26.
1981 Moppett, George. Introduction John Hall: Paintings and Auxiliary Works 1979-1980, catalogue, Mendel Art Gallery,Saskatoon, Sask. & Off Centre Centre, Calgary, Alta., (conversation between John Hall & Carroll Moppett).
1980 Hammond, Lois. "Extraordinary Images from an Ordinary Man", Western Living Magazine, March.
1980 Fry, Phillip. Review (John Hall at the National Gallery of Canada), Parachute, Spring.
1980 Burnett, David. Review ("John Hall: Paintings and Auxiliary Works 1969-78"), Artscanada, April/May.
1980 Lipman, Marci & Louise. Images Contemporary Canadian Realism, Lester and Orpen Dennys, Toronto.
1980 Devonshire Baker, Suzanne. Artists of AB, University of AB Press, Edmonton, AB.
1979 Walker, Kathleen. Review (John Hall at National Gallery of Canada), Ottawa Citizen, November 23.
1979 Nelson, James. "John Hall is hard at work in the Realm of New Realism", Ottawa Citizen, November 23.
1979 McHugh, Marilyn. "John Hall Calls Himself a New Realist Painter", Ottawa Sunday Post, October 7.
1979 Gale, Ted. "John Hall: Beauty and Menance Held in a Box", Ottawa Review, October.
1979 Moppett, Ron. John Hall: Paintings and Auxiliary Works 1969-78, Journal #35, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa.
1978 Tousley, Nancy. Review (John Hall at A.C.A. Gallery), Calgary Herald, November 9.
1978 Joyner, Brooks. "His Works are now a Hallmark", Sunday Tab, Calgary, November 19.
1978 Who's Who in American Art: 1978, Edited by Jacques Cattell Press, R.R. Bowker Company, New York & London(including subsequent editions).
1978 Realism in Canada: Traditional and New, catalogue, Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Sask.
1978 John Hall: Paintings and Auxiliary Works 1969-1978, catalogue, AB College of Art Gallery,
Calgary,Introduction by Ron Moppett, Essay by Clyde McConnell, Statement by Pierre Theberge & the artist.
1976 Chandler, Joel Noel. Review of "17 Canadian Artists: A Protean View", Artscanada, Oct/Nov.
1976 Rosenberg, Ann. Review of "17 Canadian Artists: A Protean View", Artmagazine, Oct/Nov.
1976 Joyner, Brooks. "A Protean Artist in Calgary", The Calgary ABn, June 5.
1976 Balkind, Alvin. 17 Canadian Artists: A Protean View, catalogue, Vancouver Art Gallery, B.C.
1976 Eight Calgary Artists, catalogue, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Sask. (stat. by the Artist).
1976 Moppett, Ron. John Hall: Paintings, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
1974 Dyens, George M. Review of "Prairies", Saidye Bronfman Centre, Vie Des Arts #76.
1972 Blakeman, Evelyn. "Subtle Look Behind Life's Facade", Edmonton Journal.
1972 Kluyver-Cluysenaer, Margaret. Realism: Emulsion and Omission, catalogue, Agnes Etherington Art Centre,Queen's University, Kingston, ON (statement by the artist).
1971 McConnell, Clyde. "Two ABns", review of John Hall/R. Carmichael show , Artscanada, April/May.
1971 John Hall (statement by the artist), Students Union Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB.
1971 Theberge, Pierre. Canada 4 & 3, catalogue, Centre Culturel Canadien, Paris, France.
1970 Simmons, Richard. Review of John Hall/Joice Hall Show, The Vancouver Province.
1970 Lowndes, Joan. Review of John Hall/Joice Hall Show, The Vancouver Sun, November 3.
1970 It's the Real Thing: John Hall, catalogue, AB College of Art Gallery, Calgary
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VIDEO / CD ROM PRODUCTIONS
2004 “ASCENDING PLEASURES II- John Hall’s Still Life Paintings” CD ROM catalogue, Vernon Public Art Gallery
2002 “JOHN HALL” Short film produced by Big Money Pictures for the BRAVO CHANNEL
1997 “The Canadian Collection of the National Gallery of Canada” (CD ROM)
1996 “Ascending Pleasures: the Art of John Hall” (CD ROM)
1995 “Ideas and Inspiration: Contemporary Canadian Art”, Heartland Motion Pictures Inc. For Saskatchewan Education (CD ROM)
1992 "Investing in Art: show #4, 1/2 hour profile of three AB artists, AB Foundation for the Arts.(VIDEO)
1992 "NUTV", ten minute profile, University of Calgary.(VIDEO)
1989 "From Idea to Image", produced by the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB.(VIDEO)

 

COVER ART
2000 “The Last Generation”, memoir by Alan Robertson, ISBN 0-9688019-0-0
1995 “Calypso Warrior”, novel by Ken McGoogan, Robert Davies Publishing, ISBN 1-895854-38-5, “La Disposición delMercado: Luchadores”10
1984 “The Father”, novel by F.G. Paci, Oberon Press, ISBN 0-887505-10-4, “”Free Inspection”
1981 “Alex Driving South”, novel by Keith Maillard, General Publishing, ISBN 0-7736-7045-9, “Tourist 1”

 

JOHN HALL is represented by the LOCH GALLERY, Toronto, Calgary