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October 28th - 31st, 2016

Art Toronto
Galerie Laroche/Joncas, Booth C-72, Main Section

Paintings from Mapping a Cold War are featured.
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Resolute II (Northwest Passage) 74°40’N; 94°55’W,  2016


April 22nd - 24th, 2016

Papier Art Fair, Montreal
Galerie Laroche/Joncas

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Resolute II: 1951-07-08; 2013-08-15,  2016


February 26th – June 5th, 2016

Mapping a Cold War
A solo exhibition of paintings, video, historical and contemporary photographs from the artist’s residency with the Canadian Forces Artists Program in the Canadian North and High Arctic
Curator: Lindsey Sharman

Founders' Gallery at The Military Museums
4520 Crowchild Trail S.W.
Calgary, AB

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Resolute: Mosaic. Detail, 2015

Thank you to the military and civilian personnel who made this work possible.

Financial assistance from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council and the City of Ottawa is gratefully acknowledged.


Winter 2016

Galleries West, Spring 2016.
Mapping the North, an article by Paul Gessell, pp. 34-37.

Link to the article online



Canada Council for the Arts Long-Term Grant


November 25th – December 23rd, 2015

10 year Anniversary Exhibition Part II
Group exhibition featuring Alan Belcher, Dan Brault, Gilles Mihalcean, Sylvie Readman, François Simard, Leslie Reid, Jana Sterbak

Galerie Laroche/Joncas
372 Ste-Catherine Ouest, suite 410
Montréal QC


November 8th, 2015 - January 31st, 2016

Group 6:
The Canadian Forces Artists Program, 2012-2013

Curator: Laura Brandon

Opening reception on Sunday, November 8th

Diefenbunker, Canada’s Cold War Museum
3929 Carp Road
Carp ON

Heartbeat, 2015
(video still)


October 23rd - 25th, 2015

Feature Art Fair, Toronto
Galerie Laroche/Joncas

Video presentation

Cape Pine: The Station, 2009
(video still)

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Autumn 2015

Border Crossings, Sept-Nov 2015
Review by Petra Halkes of Glacial, Galerie Laroche/Joncas, Montreal, March-April 2015

Border Crossings, vol.34(3), issue 135, pp. 129-130


July 31st – October 10th, 2015

Big Bang:
Group Exhibition
Curator: Jason St-Laurent

SAW Gallery
67 Nicholas Street
Ottawa ON


April 30th – October 31st, 2015

Ontario at Âjagemô:
Group exhibition from the Collection of the Art Bank

Canada Council for the Arts
150 Eglin Street
Ottawa ON



RCA/Open Studio Inaugural Printmaking Fellowship, Toronto


March 2015

National Gallery of Canada Magazine

An Interview with Leslie Reid with Becky Rynor
The Proust Questionnaire: Leslie Reid



City of Ottawa Arts Grant


March 5th - April 11th, 2015

A Solo Exhibition of New Paintings

Opening Reception Saturday March 7th, 3 to 6 p.m.

Galerie Laroche/Joncas
372 Ste-Catherine Ouest, suite 410
Montréal QC

Llewellyn I 59°04'N; 134°05'W, 2015
32" x 50", Oil and graphite on canvas

The exhibition Glacial is the result of the artist's participation with the Canadian Forces Artists Program. Thank you to the military and civilian personnel who made this work possible.

Financial assistance from the Ontario Arts Council and the City of Ottawa is gratefully acknowledged.

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November 2014

Ottawa Magazine, Profiles
Profiles: Arctic inspires new art by Leslie Reid, an article by Paul Gessell, posted November 14, 2014. The article first appeared in the Winter 2014 issue of Ottawa Magazine

Link to the online article


Winter 2014

Ottawa Magazine, Winter 2014
Arctic Attraction, an article by Paul Gessell

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June 5th, 2014

RIA Salon 52, Leslie Reid: Mapping Time
A Presentation by Leslie Reid

Arts Court
2 Daly Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario

Link to RIA Salon



Ontario Arts Council Established Artist Grant


September 26th - October 9th, 2013

The Cape Pine Series:
A Solo Exhibition of New Paintings

Opening Reception Thursday, September 26th

Galerie St-Laurent+Hill
293 Dalhousie Street

Cape Pine: The Barrens, 2013
50" x 72", Oil on canvas

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September 21st, 2013

Dark Light: Harecastle
Video Projection, 2013 (5min 15sec)
Exhibited as part of Nuit Blanche Supernova! 2013 (Ottawa-Gatineau)

Screening: September 21st, 6:21pm-4:22am

Galerie St-Laurent+Hill
293 Dalhousie Street

Dark Light: Harecastle, 2013
(video still)

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August 2013

Canadian Forces Artist Program
Travel with Canadian Forces Op Nanook to Whitehorse, Yukon; Yellowknife, N.W.T.; Resolute, Nunavut; Iqaluit, Nunavut.

Aerial Photography for the Mapping Time project.


June 24th, 2013

Leslie Reid: A Darkening Vision
Catalogue Publication

The catalogue for Leslie Reid: A Darkening Vision, the retrospective exhibition held at the Carleton University Art Gallery in the fall of 2011, has just been released. Diana Nemiroff, Curator of the exhibition and Director of the Gallery at the time, has written the extensive text for the catalogue. Patrick Coté has designed the beautiful and very inclusive hard cover book.

The catalogue launch takes place on Monday, June 24th at 5:00 p.m. in the Carleton University Art Gallery.

Leslie Reid: A Darkening Vision is available at the Gallery, through ABC Art Books Canada and



City of Ottawa Arts Grant


November 1st 2012 - January 20th, 2013

Builders: The Canadian Biennial at the National Gallery of Canada
Opening November 1st

Two paintings, Cape Pine: The Road and Cape Pine: The Cairn, both 2011, recently purchased for the Gallery's collection are on view in this exhibition representing recent acquisitions by the National Gallery.


October 20th, 2012

Diana Nemiroff Symposium, Carleton University, Ottawa
Organised in honour of Diana Nemiroff.
Participant in the panel Artists and Museums/Galleries with Reesa Greenberg, Jonathan Shaughnessy, Carol Wainio and François Morelli.


Autumn 2012

Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal
Awarded for contributions to the Royal Canadian Academy of Art.


Monday, May 7th, 2012

An Embarrassment of Riches: The Collection in Focus
Recently purchased painting, Dargis II, 1976, on view in this group exhibition drawn from the Gallery's collection.

Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, May 7th to September 30th, 2012.


Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

400 Women
Curated by Tamsin Challenger. Touring exhibition marking the death or disappearance of women along the Mexican-US border. A painting, Lourdes Gutierrez Rosales, 2011, one of the murdered women, on view.

At SugarCity, Amsterdam, May 3rd to 17th, 2012


Sunday, February 19th, 2012

New York book launch for The M Word:
Real Mothers in Contemporary Art

Eds. Myrel Chernick and Jennie Klein
Published by Demeter Press, 2011.

The anthology on artists working with issues of motherhood, includes the artist's article on maternal ambivalence and my work, as well as images from that period of painting.

Postmasters Gallery
459 W. 19th St, New York, NY
Sunday Feb. 19th
3pm - 5pm

The book is available through Demeter Press and


January 19th - February 1st, 2012

Group Exhibition of large paintings by Christian Audet, John R. Barkley, Renée duRocher, Élène Gamache, Peter Hoffer, and Leslie Reid

Galerie St-Laurent+Hill
293 Dalhousie Street
Ottawa, ON K1N 7E5


November 16th - December 30th, 2011

Landscapes / Paysages
Group Exhibition with works by Ivan Chuikov, Janieta Eyre, Anselm Kiefer, Ron Martin, David Rabinovich, Leslie Reid, Richard Serra, Monika Weiss

Galerie Samuel Lallouz
1434, Sherbrooke Ouest, Suite 200
Montreal, QC


Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Interview with artist Leslie Reid for "Leslie Reid: A Darkening Vision" at the Carleton University Art Gallery

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August 30th - October 30th, 2011

Leslie Reid: A Darkening Vision
A Retrospective Exhibition, curated by Diana Nemiroff
Carleton University Art Gallery

Opening Reception
Monday, 12 September, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Dialogue with Leslie Reid and Peter Thompson, School of Canadian Studies, Carleton University
Sunday, 18 September, 2:00 p.m.

Artist’s Talk
Sunday, 23 October, 2:00 p.m.

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Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant









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