Selected work

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Exhibitions

2018 ‘Prinstallations’, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

‘Iona Drawings’, Shunpike Storefronts Seattle, Seattle, WA

‘BIG INK II’, Bend Art Center, Bend OR

‘Iona’, French Consular Residence, San Francisco, CA

2017 ‘Monument: Coding a Woodcut’, in collaboration with Clive McCarthy, Snap Gallery, Edmonton AB

2016 ‘Code and Noise’, Arena 1, Santa Monica, CA

‘Monument: Coding a Woodcut’, in collaboration with Clive McCarthy, Martha Street Studio, Winnipeg MB

2014 ‘Anne&Mark’s Art Party 2014’, San Jose, CA

‘Missed Connection/Connection’, San Francisco State University, CA

2013 ‘Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair’ Exhibitor, Seattle Center, October 2013

‘Edition Lidu Art Books Wanted 2013’, B1 – Centre for Contemporary Design, Prague, Czech Republic.

Traveled to Tabook Festival of Independant Publishers, Gallery 140, Tábor Czech Republic

‘LIBRO: the liberation of the Book, Emily Carr Univ of Art and Design Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2012 ‘Remaking Research’, Emily Carr Univ of Art and Design Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2011 ‘In/Out’, Wallace Anderson Gallery at Bridgewater State University, Massachusetts

‘The Unspeakable Compromise of the Portable Work’ OR GALLERY special project, Vancouver, BC

2010 ‘Constructed Territories’, Robert & Elaine Stein Galleries, Wright State Univ., Dayton, OH

‘Books, Records -’ CODE Screen2010, Exhibition No. 9 Curated by Dave Dyment, Vancouver, BC

2009 ‘At Variance’, Truck Contemporary Art, Calgary, AB

‘e-xhibit’, Christopher West Presents, Indianapolis, IN

2008 ‘Beth Howe: Environs’, Mercer Union, Toronto

‘Obsolete Concepts’, A Space, Toronto, ON.

Travels to Gallery Lambton, Sarnia, ON and Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, ON in 2010-11

‘Radiant Dark’, MADE at the Burroughs Building, Toronto, ON

2007 ‘Best of the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition’, First Canadian Place, Toronto, ON

‘REPORTS’, The Explorers Club Research Collections Department, New York, NY

‘MadeReady’, Lennox Contemporary, Toronto, ON

2006 ‘Topograph’, MADE Design, Toronto

‘Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition’, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, ON

‘New Lines: Drawn, Stitched, and Sculpted’, SPUR Projects, Portola Valley, CA

‘Re-Shelving Initiative’, Eye Level Gallery, Halifax, NS

2005 ‘To Have and To Hold’, Minnesota Center for the Book, Minneapolis, MN

‘Under Construction’, Dyan Marie Projects, Toronto, ON

‘Do You Like Stuff?’, Swiss Institute of Contemporary Art, New York, NY

2004 ‘Imagine’, La Jolla Fiber Arts, La Jolla, CA

‘Portable’, Rad’a Gallery, Montreal, QC

‘Fibreworks 2004’, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, ON.

Traveling to Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, ON in 2005

‘Post-Minimal’, Gallery 1313, Toronto, ON

‘The Block’, Galerie Une, Neuchatel, Switzerland

‘Scapes’, Berliner Kunst Projeckt, Berlin, Germany

2003 ‘The Art of the Draw’, Armory Gallery, Napa, CA

‘Four in the Foreground’, Hang Annex, San Francisco, CA

‘San Francisco Art Institute MFA Exhibition’, San Francisco, CA

‘Phalanges’, 473 Broadway Gallery, New York, NY

‘Crosstown Drawings’, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Public Collections

Artist’s Books and Drawings in Special Collections at:

Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC

University of California at Berkeley, CA

Femmarte Foundation, Toronto, ON

Collection of the City of Toronto, ON

Neutral Capital Collection, New York, NY

Mandeville Special Collections Library, University of San Diego, CA

Mobilivre Traveling Book Arts Collection, Montreal, QC

Auchenbach Foundation for the Graphic Arts, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

CalPoly San Luis Obispo, CA

Rochester Institute of Technology, NY

Herron School of Art Library (Indiana/Purdue University), IN

Honors and residencies

BIG INK at Whiteaker Printmakers, Eugene, OR July 2018

Kala Art Center, Collaborative Artist-in-Residence, Berkeley, CA 2014-2015, 2016

Featured Research Project, Remaking Research Symposium, Vancouver, Nov 2012

Banff Project Residency, Banff Centre, Alberta June-July 2012

Djerassi Resident Artists Program Honorary Fellowship, Woodside, California, April-May 2009

Work featured in Canadian Art Magazine Gallery Hop Gala and Auction, Toronto, Sept. 2007

Murray Koffler Founding Chairman Purchase Prize (Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition), 2006

Framework Foundation Purchase 2005, 2006, and 2007

San Francisco Art Institute Books Arts Prize 2002 and 2003

San Francisco Art Institute Graduate Student Grant 2001, 2002, and 2003

BA with honors, Haverford College, 1998

Writing, curation, presentations

Workshop: Coding a Woodcut, hosted by Martha Street Gallery and University of Manitoba Architecture FabLab, Oct 2016

Conference presentation: FLUX PORTLAND SGCI 2016 The Edge of Yesterday and Tomorrow. The Same But Different, or How Not to Auto-Tune Your Prints, March 2016

Curation:‘Pertaining to a Structure: works from UBC Rare Books and Special Collections and Emily Carr University of Art and Design’s Artist Book Collection’. Co-curated with Larissa Beringer, Irving K. Barber Center, 2015

Curation: ‘Close Reading: Artists’ books and publications from Emily Carr University of Art and Design’,

Port Moody Arts Centre, 2010

Writing: ‘The Encyclopedia’, Get on the Bus - An Anthology; (San Francisco: City/Space), 2006

Press and reviews

‘Prinstallations @ San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art’. David M. Roth. Square Cylinder. 3/18/2018.

‘Arts and labour: Duo combines traditional printmaking and cutting-edge technology’. Steven Leyden Cochrane. Winnipeg Free Press. 11/10/2016.

‘Translations and Reversals: Coding a Woodcut. The work of Beth Howe & Clive McCarthy’. April Dean, Snapline (a publication of Society of Northern Alberta Printmakers), Summer 2016

‘Beth Howe’, Lori L. Ferguson, Haverford Magazine, Spring/Summer 2016

‘Seen as It Was Conceived: Or Gallery’s “The Unspeakable Compromise of the Portable Work”, Sean Michael Nelson, Satellite Gallery, August 11, 2011.

‘The Unspeakable Compromise of the Portable Work: Office Hours’, Bryne McLaughlin, Canadian Art, Aug 4, 2011

‘Constructed Territory’ at Wright State: Exhibit explores Real and Imagined Landscapes’, Jud Yakult, Dayton City Paper, Dec 22, 2010

‘Time and place in this space’, Travis Murphy, Fast Forward Weekly, June 18, 2009

‘It’s a Small Big World’, Andrea Williamson, Shotgun Review, June 3, 2009

‘Tracking Suburbia; Do You Like Stuff?’, Ken Johnson, New York Times, October 14, 2005

‘Do You Like Stuff?’, Adam E Mendelsohn, Art Monthly, October, 2005 (pp 34-35)

‘Do You Like Stuff?’, Christopher Howard, The Brooklyn Rail, October 22, 2005

Education

MFA, San Francisco Art Institute, CA

BA, Printmaking, Haverford College, PA