ManWoman - Warrior of Sacred Imagination

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ManWoman's Biography


 
Manny receiving Award of Excellence from Lois Hole
Lieutenant Governor of Alberta in 2002

Shows and Celebrity Events


BORN: 2 February 1938, Cranbrook, BC

STUDY: 1959-63 Alberta College of Art, 1956-59 UBC

GRANTS: Awarded three Canada Council grants

SELECTED COLLECTIONS: Dan Aykroyd's House of Blues, Alberta Art Foundation, Canada Council Art Bank, Athabasca University, Edmonton Art Gallery, Imperial Oil collection, MacKenzie Health Sciences Center, University of Alberta, B.C. Government Collection, Museo Internacionale de Neu Art, the Bongarde collection, the John and Joice Hall collection, the Volk collection, the Infinity collection, the Michael Ballantyne collection.

 


2010

-Featured in Knowledge Network TV documentary on BC artists called "cArtography." Aired 17th May 2010

-Trip to Ireland in July to be in My Swastika, a documentary. Guest speaker at Tattoo Festival in Cobh, co Cork. Guest speaker in Denmark at Underground Music Festival called Nakkefestival.

2009

-Interview in Bizarre Magazine (London) Sept 09

2008

- Gentle Swastika: Reclaiming the Innocence published in Rome

and the Czech Republic.

2007

- Wildman's Lament, solo show, Golden, BC

- The Thunder Sign, a brief  history of the Swastika in Europe, written for Hex Magazine Fall 2007.

- Men's Art at the Key City Theatre, Cranbrook, BC

- interview Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine, Nelson

- Secret Doctrine, solo show, Golden, BC

2006

- Gentle Swastika book contracted to be published in Italian

- guest Lecturer, University of Saskatewan, Saskatoon

- Sophisticated Folk, Kenderdine Gallery, U of S, Saskatoon

2005

- book release, Midnite Freak Show: Poetry, Art and Dangerous Mysticism

- guest Lecturer, University of Regina

- Sophisticated Folk, Rosemont Art Gallery, Regina

- juror, Arts Around, Revelstoke and Cranbrook

2004

- solo show New Tiny Gallery, Vancouver

- interview Skin Deep Magazine London, UK

- interview Exklusiv Magazine, Poland

- Sophisticated Folk, two man show, Rosemont Gallery, Regina

2003

- Poetry on the Rocks with Bill Bissett, Cranbrook/Kimberley

- ManWoman, Early Spiritual Works, Nelson Museum

- Vagina as sacred object, Vagina Monologues, Cranbrook

- interview by Raven Snook, HEEB Magazine, NYC

- interview by Andrew Smith, Green Banana Magazine, Toronto

2002

- "Homesick for Eternity" autobiography book release

- Award of Excellence from Lois Hole, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta

- Alberta College of Art 75th Anniversary Alumni show

- guest lecturer, Alberta College of Art

2001

- Linda McCartney's Sixties, Provincial Museum, Edmonton

- "Gentle Swastika" book release NYC Tattoo Convention

- The Burning, solo show Ortona Gallery, Edmonton

- Artropolis show, CBC Studios, Vancouver

2000

- Razor, Cutting Edge Magazine, Los Angeles

- Homesick For Eternity show, Centre 64 Kimberley

- interview Seattle, host Dori Munson, KIRO radio

- The Burning, solo show Moonbase gallery, Vancouver

- Weird Homes TV show, Life Channel, host Arthur Black

- Vagina Envy, Juggs magazine Jan issue, NYC

- The Burning, solo show Artisans gallery, Calgary

- featured in Calgary Straight by Christine Boyd

1999

- End of the World show, Calgary

- BBC radio swastika interview by Jasper Bouverie

- Twisted Superfreak Times interview, Toronto

- International Tattoo Art Magazine, Chris Pfouts, July , NYC

- HEAD magazine interview by Gyrus, London, England

- NIX tattoo convention art show, Toronto

- guest lecturer, U of A, Philosopy Dept, Edmonton

1998

- Spiritual Schmiritual, retrospective, Latitude 53, Edmonton

- New York City 1st Tattoo Convention--judge

- Vancouver Tattoo Contest--judge

- Hovel Reunion show, Edmonton

1997

- BME interview at www.bmezine.com/news/people/A10101/manwoman/

- solo show Artisans Gallery, Calgary

- Bellycology, baby blessing show, Cranbrook

- my BEWARE OF GOD design stolen by Marilyn Manson

1996

- swastika article in Juxtapoz Art Magazine

- 'To Hell With Hitler' swastika show, Chicago

- Four Decades of Manwoman, Centre 64, Kimberley, BC

- solo show, A Walk Is... gallery, Vancouver

- New-Improved ManWoman at Truck Gallery, Calgary

- guest lecture, Alberta College of Art

- guest lecturer, U of Calgary, Art Dept.

1995

- Church of the Exquisite Panic, New York City

- solo show, Clayton's Hats, New York City

- La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles

- guest lecturer, Hook Torture, Chicago

1994

- guest lecturer, Toronto School of Art

- solo show, A Walk Is... gallery, Vancouver

- solo show, Buzzard's Lunch, Victoria

- interview George Garrett, CKNW radio

- interview Sex, Lies and Audiotape by Rhona Rafkin

1993

- Wierd and Wonderful - a TV film by Robert Duncan

- Sister's of Mercy paintings at Vancouver Art Gallery

- Much Music TV interview by Terry David Mulligan

1992

- Dan Aykroyd bought art for House of Blues, Chicago

- CBC interview by Vicki Gabereau

- L. A. Requiem - a British TV film by George Haggerty

- Gallery X, solo show, Phoenix

1991

- La Luz de Jesus Gallery solo show, Los Angeles

- Smash Gallery retrospective show, Vancouver

1990

- Absolut Vodka show, Edmonton

1989

- La Luz de Jesus Gallery solo show, Los Angeles

- interview in RE/SEARCH; Modern Primitives

- Karinta Gallery solo show, Ottawa

1987

- Off Center Center retrospective show, Calgary .

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