Artistic Curriculum Vitae


Name: Adrian Göllner
Citizenship: Canadian

All the Birds I Saw Last Year
Central Art Garage, Fall 2018, Ottawa, Ontario
small Trinity
Carleton University Art Gallery, August 2016, Ottawa, Ontario
A Brief History of Explosions Anna Leonowens Art Gallery, July 2015, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Norwegian Wood Patrick Mikhail Gallery, April 2013, Ottawa, Ontario
Recent Drawings by George Gershwin Patrick Mikhail Gallery, April 2011, Ottawa, Ontario
Shape of Luck Artengine, June 2010,
Location, Location NavtaSchulz Gallery, 2008, Chicago, Illinois
Win – Win 
Ottawa Art Gallery, 2007, Ottawa, Ontario
Volume, Volume, Volume Projex Mtl., Centre d’art Amherst, 2006, Montréal, Québec
U-Build High Street Project, 2004, Christchurch, New Zealand
No, No Joe Ruby Green Art Center, March 2004, Nashville, Tennessee
Modern U. Carleton University Art Gallery, September 2003, Ottawa, Ontario
Prop Clark Hall Gallery, Southeastern Lousiana University, March 2003, Hammond, Louisiana
Red Scare Old Dominion University Gallery, August 2002, Norfolk, Virginia
Flux Birke Art Gallery, Marshall University, October 2001, Huntington, West Virginia
Pop The Temple Bar Gallery, July 2001, Dublin, Ireland
Goethe’s Theory of Colours, Graphed The Goethe Institute, 2001, Ottawa, Ontario
True Advertising The Floating Gallery/Plug In, July-November 2000, Winnipeg,
Clock Box terminal gallery, December 1999, Ottawa, Ontario
The Best of the Cold War The New Gallery, September 1999, Calgary, Alberta
Stories for Boys Gallery Connexion, March 1999, Fredericton, New Brunswick
Cold War Cards Artengine, September 1998,
Base Brat Khyber Gallery, August 1998, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Decorations Cornwall Regional Art Gallery, October/November 1995, Cornwall
Rec Room Pieces Galerie L’autre Équivoque, May 1993, Ottawa, Ontario
Process Paintings and Constructions Gallery 101, October 1991, Ottawa, Ontario

Handel’s Cloud
Pretenataural,St. Brigid’s Church, 2011, Ottawa, Ontario
Safe As Houses, Nuit Blanche Toronto, Panorama Tower, 2009,Toronto, Ontario
Die Gestalt des Glücks, NGBK, Bernauer Str. Underground Station, November 2008, Berlin, Germany
Michael Bell, circa 1972, as Rendered in 2430 Post-It Notes Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario, 2003
Power to the People Kitchener, September 2002, Kitchner, Ontario
Accessibility 2002 downtown Sumter, September 2002, Sumter, South Carolina
…and then we take Berlin Kitchener City Hall, September 2001, Kitchner, Ontario
 singular:FISSIONS (installation) The Cold War Museum/The Diefenbunker, July 2000, Carp, Ontario
Greylands (An Artengine/KIT Project) Lebreton Flats, Ottawa, September 1999
Experimenta, Melborne, Australia, 1999;
London Photographers’ Gallery, December 2001, London, UK
Do Not Drive On Paved Shoulder (Electronic Sign Installation) Arts Court, June 1995, Ottawa, Ontario
Close Cover Before Striking (Electronic Sign Installation with Tim Dallett) The Central Canada Exhibition,
August 1994, Ottawa, Ontario
Arpin, Göllner, Marsters, Sharp (Collaborative Painting Project) Adhoc Gallery, March 1994, Ottawa, Ontario
Studios: Works in Process Arts Court, September/October 1989, Ottawa, Ontario

October 2010, Stockholm, Sweden; Helsinki, Finland; Cambridge, UK
Hide in Plain Sight Robert McLaughlin Gallery, May 2005, Oshawa, Ontario
Cold War/Hot Flashes Eastern Edge Gallery, November 2000, St. John’s, Newfoundland
Dice, Decals, Weaves Carl Davis Gallery, November 1998, Ottawa, Ontario
Poise The Karsh-Mason Gallery, September/October 1998, Ottawa, Ontario
Linoleum, Display, and Hired Help Saw Gallery, June/July 1997, Ottawa, Ontario
B’Ham: Evidence The Big Peg Gallery, July 1995, Birmingham, England
Adrian Göllner/Daniel Durocher Galerie L’autre Équivoque, January 1991, Ottawa, Ontario
Lungfish, Mr. Small and Others Arts Court, March 1989, Ottawa, Ontario
Getting Started 111-A Rideau Street, March/April 1988, Ottawa, Ontario

A Levee of Mallards
Ottawa Police Services South Facility, Ottawa, 2026
One Hour of Uneventful Seismic Activity in Ottawa
Ottawa Light Rail 2, New Orchard LRT Station, 2025
As the crow flies
Ottawa Light Rail, OLRT Group, Ottawa, 2018
Winston Chandelier Winston Plaza, Ottawa, Ontario, 2017
Drift CityPlace, Concord Dev. Corp., Toronto, Ontario, 2016
Swift Domicile Developments, Ottawa, Ontario, 2012
Percolation Articulated Bus Depot, Ottawa, Ontario, 2010
Rain Barrels City of Vancouver for the 2010 Olympic Games, Vancouver, BC, 2010
The Region of Durham’s Motto, Graphed Durham Consolidated Courthouse, Oshawa, Ontario, 2009
Shenkman Arts Centre, Orleans, Ontario, 2009
Articulation Bus Depot, Ottawa, Ontario, 2008-continuing
Met Tower, Edilcan Dev. Corp., Toronto, Ontario, 2007
Shelf: 759-760 
South Central Library, City of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario 2006
Cloud Bank 
I King West, Projectcore, Toronto, Ontario, 2006
Canadian Embassy, Department of Foreign Affairs, Berlin, Germany, 2005
Warm by Night CityPlace, Concord Developments, Toronto, Ontario, 2002-
Tulip Carpet Canadian Tulip Festival, Major’s Hill Park, Ottawa, Ontario, 2002
The People’s Plan Carleton University O-Train Station, City of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, 2001
A Brief History of Ottawa Walkley Transitway Station, Ottawa-Carleton Transit, Ottawa, 1994
UN Pool Brantwood Park, City of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, 1994
The Environment Projects I & II The Ottawa Board of Education, OAC Artists in the Schools,1989 and 1990

Negotiating Borders
SAW CENTRE, October 2023, Ottawa, Ontario
Fresh Paint/New Constructions
 Art Mûr, July 2016, Montréal, Quebec
Full Catastrophe Karsh-Masson Gallery, March 2016, Ottawa, Ontario
Primer Patrick Mikhail Gallery, April 2010, Ottawa, Ontario
I don’t know whether to laugh or cry Museum of London, January 2010, London, Ontario
Microcosm Patrick Mikhail Gallery, September 2009, Ottawa, Ontario
Flight Dreams 
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, November 2008, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Prohibited Areas Station Gallery, October 2007, Whitby, Ontario
Perambulations Cultures in Transit Symposium, May 2006, Ottawa, Ontario
Storefront National Gallery of Canada Library, January 2006, Ottawa, Ontario
After a Decade
 Gallery ‘Iolani, April 2003, Kaneohe, Hawaii
SECAC Member’s Exhibition Gulf Coast Exploreum, October 2002, Mobile, Alabama
Against Time (Five person) The Armando Museum, October 2002, Amersfoort, Netherlands
Multiples X Artists’ Multiples Exhibition, July 2002, London Print Studios, London, UK
Letterbomb Mail Art Project, May 2002, Toronto, Ontario
Border and Boxes La Torre de los Vientos, November 2000, Mexico City, Mexico
multiplex4 Temple Bar Gallery, August 2000, Dublin, Ireland
Arts 2000 Gallery Stratford, May 2000, Stratford, Ontario
Homage to First Nations Peoples Museum of Contemporary Art, January 2000, Santiago, Chile
Joseph Beuys was here Saw Gallery, April 1998, Ottawa, Ontario
Freedom Diversity Pluralism Museum of Contemporary Art, January 1998, Santiago, Chile
Artists’ Choice Carl Davis Gallery, December 1997, Ottawa, Ontario
Sound Interpretation Pheobe Street Project, October 1997, Ottawa, Ontario
Eastern Front Carl Davis Gallery, June/July 1997, Ottawa, Ontario
Personal Iconographies Santé Restaurant, April/ May 1997, Ottawa, Ontario
Discernment Ottawa Art Gallery, November/January 1997, Ottawa, Ontario
Intervalles (Internet Exhibition) Artengine, November/December 1996
Together Again Union Gallery, July/August 1995, Kingston, Ontario
Practice Ground (Five Person) Ottawa Art Gallery, September/October 1994, Ottawa, Ontario
Deus Ex Machina (Mail Art Project) Gallery 101, May 1994, Ottawa, Ontario
Snapshots from Daily Life The Workshop Gallery, April/May 1994, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Queen’s University and St. Lawrence College 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, January/February 1989, Kingston, Ontario
Format Exhibition Saw Gallery, December/January 1988, Ottawa, Ontario

RDP Yangji-ri Residency
Cheorwon County, South Korea
NSCAD Summer Residency
Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2015
American Studies Program Hall High School, Hartford, Connecticut, USA, 2009
Caribbean Contemporary Arts Canada Council Residency, Port of Spain, Trinidad, 2007
Artengine/Kit Residency Manchester, England, 1999
Ottawa/Birmingham Artists’ Exchange and Residency Birmingham, England, 1995

Maxi Laventille, 2007 (Video)
Persistent Vision, Ottawa Art Gallery, August 2008; Yellow Knife Film Festival, 2010
Touchless, 2005 (Video)
Les Deux Rives, Ottawa/Gatineau/Pontiac, 2006; Videorama 2, Saw Video, Ottawa, 2006; The Salt of Water, Museum of the World Ocean, 2007, Kalingrad, Russia
Clouds, 1995 (S-8 Film)
Canadian Museum Contemporary Photography, 1995, Ottawa, Ontario
Red, 1995 (S-8 Film)
The Ottawa Super 8 Film Festival, 1995
Mostly Lamp Posts, 1994 (S-8 Film)
The Ottawa Super 8 Film Festival, 1994

Treasurer, SAW CENTRE, 2018-2022
Ottawa Art Gallery, Board Member, 2010-2012
Carleton University Art Gallery, Advisory Committee Member 2003-10
Canadian Artists’ Representation National, Vice President, 2007-8
Royal Canadian Academy, Member 2005
Visual Art Sub-Committee, City of Ottawa, Committee Member, 2003
Canadian Artists’ Representation of Ontario, Provincial Spokesperson 1996-8
Artengine, President 1999-2002; Vice President 1996-8; Board member 1999
The Ottawa Super 8 Film Festival, Co-Director 1992, 1994, 1995
The Available Light Film Collective, Board Member 1995
Gallery 101, President 1994-5; Board Member 1992-5
Saw Gallery, Ottawa, Member

Negotiating Borders, Korean Cultural Centre, Ottawa, 2023
Various Attempts to Draw Sound, Time and Motion, X-Camera Forum, 2022
From Studio Practice to Public Art Practice, Ottawa Art Gallery, City of Ottawa, 2019
Art as Information: Image as Algorithm, Data and Diagram, University of Ottawa, April 2017
Double Major: Inukshuks and Public Art, CUAG, Ottawa, Ontario, October 2012
Technology and Art RCA AGM Kitchener, Ontario, 2011  
Coatimundi, Alice Yard, August 2007, Port of Spain, Trinidad
Truth, Lies and Public Art, ArtCity, September 2006, Calgary Alberta
Modern U. Conserving the Modern in Canada Conference, May 2005, Trent University, Peterborough
Ottawa’s Post-War Architectural Heritage, Urban Forum Lecture Series, March 2004, Ottawa, Ontario
Artist-to-Artist, The Ottawa Art Gallery, February 2003, Ottawa, Ontario
Art as a Business, Southeastern Louisiana University, March 2003, Hammond, Louisiana
Satire and Site Specific Art, SECAC Conference 2002,October 2000, Mobile , Alabama
Art and the Internet, St. Lawrence University, October 2001, Canton, New York
What is an gallery to do?, Gallery 101, September 2001, Ottawa, Ontario
Art, the Internet and Copyright, Association of Art Galleries of Ontario, May 2001, Toronto, Ontario
Design and Alarm Toronto Invitational NAWCC, May 2001, Toronto, Ontario
The Juggle (presentation) Visual Arts Ontario, March 2001,Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario
Uncrate the Sun (Borders and Boxes presentation) Gallery 101, January 2001, Ottawa, Ontario
Simpler than most artists think (paper) MACAA/SECAC Conference 2000,October 2000, Louisville, Kentucky
Industry-Artist Dialogue (panel discussion) CARFAC AGM, National Gallery, October 2000, Ottawa
Design, Art and Clocks Chapter 111, National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, April 2000, Ottawa
Greylands (presentation) Urban Forum Lecture Series, Carleton University, March 2000, Ottawa, Ontario
Art, Money and Artists (paper) Southeastern College Art Conference 1999, October 1999, Norfolk, Virginia
Fast Forward Forum, SECAC Conference, October 1999 Norfolk, Virginia
Artengine (Presentation) The DADI Institute, February 1999, Manchester, UK
Artists’ Forum Series, February 1999, Manchester, UK
Merchandising at the National Gallery (Radio Panel) May 1998, CBC Ottawa, Ontario
Public Art in Ottawa (Presentation and Panel) Arts Court, 1995, Ottawa, Ontario

2019 Adrian Göllner, FilmTrack 4 a Sound, Catalogue essay for an exhibition by Andrew Wright at the Karsh-Mason Gallery
2019 Adrian Göllner, catalogue forward for Pieces, a street art project by Christopher Griffin
2018 Michael Davidge, Adrian Göllner – Central Art Garage, Canadian Art
2018 Adrian Göllner, Orders of Magnitude, Drain Magazine
2017 Jakub Zdebik, Future Archaeology : The Speculative Indexicality of Adrian Göllner’s Conceptual Artefacts, Racar
2014 Simon Lewsen, Home Fires, Canadian Art Magazine
2013 Petra Halkes, Review – Norwegian Wood, Canadian Art Magazine
2011 Celina Jeffery and Levi R. Bryant, Preternatural, Punctum Books
2008 Gil McElroy, Toronto: Sculpture in Hogtown, Sculpture Magazine
2007 Ray Cronin and Emily Falvey, Win-Win, Ottawa Art Gallery
2006 James Ashby, Modern U., Carleton University Art Gallery
2005 Gil McElroy, Hide in Plain Sight, Robert McLaughlin Gallery
2003 Melanie Scott, War & Peace, Canadian Art Magazine
2001 Catherine Daly, Pop, Irish Sunday Times
2001 Petra Halkes, The Diefenbunker Stops Here, Border Crossings
1999 Ray Cronin, Stories for Boys: A wry look at the Cold War, The Fredericton Gleaner

Master’s of Fine Arts, University of Ottawa, 2016
Bachelor’s of Fine Arts, Queen’s University, 1987, Sculpture Major

The Museum of London
The Canadian War Museum
The Art Gallery of Ontario
The Agnes Etherington Art Centre
The Department of Foreign Affairs of Canada
The National Library and Archives of Canada
The Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton
The Pacific Wave Corporation
The National Library of Canada
The Queen’s University Print Collection
The City of Ottawa
The Ottawa Art Gallery
Griffiths, Rankin & Cook Architects
Carleton University Art Gallery