lanny shereck

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Selected Exhibitions

2015 "Studio Visits 3", Solo, Loop Gallery, Toronto
2015 “Studio Visits 2” Queen Specific, window gallery, Toronto
2013 "Studio Visits", Solo, Loop Gallery, Toronto
2011 “Homestead”, Solo, Loop Gallery, Toronto
2010 “In Between”, Solo, Loop Gallery, Toronto
“…and do, and do like I do” group show curated by Clint Griffin, Fran Hill Gallery,Toronto
2009 “Retrospective”, Central Technical School, Toronto
“Neighborhood Watch” Mon Ton Window Gallery, Toronto
2008 “Overlap” solo, Loop Gallery Toronto
2007 “Summer Salon” First Canadian Place Gallery, Toronto.
“Urbanality” Solo, Fran Hill Gallery
2006 “Summer Show Gallery Artists” Fran Hill Gallery
“NOWNOW”, organized by Katherine Bemrose, Fran Hill Gallery
2005 “Fair Game”, solo, Fran Hill Gallery, Toronto
“WOOF”, organized by Y.M. Whelan, Fran Hill Gallery
2004 “Rite of Passage”, solo, Fran Hill Gallery
“Parrot Project”, Fran Hill Gallery
2003 “The Gallery Artists’ Show”, Fran Hill Gallery
“3 + 3”, Lyndia Terre Gallery, Alton, Ont.
“Group Show”, Lyndia Terre Gallery
2002 “Photo & Acrylic Collage Paintings”, solo, Fran Hill Gallery
2001 “Fun Art”, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto
“Evidence of Things Unseen”, Tyndale College and Seminary
“Toronto Outdoor Exhibition”, juried, Nathan Phillips Square, City Hall, Toronto
2000 “Millennium”, Arts and Letters Club of Toronto – honourable mention prize
“Toronto Outdoor Exhibition”, juried, Nathan Phillips Square, City Hall, Toronto
1997 “Dancing with the Leviathan”, outdoor fountain sculpture installation at York Quay, Harbourfront, Toronto
“Sacred & Profane”, two person, Janice Charach Epstein Museum, West Bloomfield, Michigan, USA
1995 “Echoes of Angels”, two person, York Quay Gallery, Harbourfront, Toronto
1993 “ESH-ESHA” (“I and I”), two person, The Gallery Stratford, Stratford, Ont.
“Mad Dog”, two person, The Hammer Gallery, Hamilton, Ont.
1991 “Heaven, Earth, Fire, Water”, solo, Scarborough Campus Gallery, University of Toronto
1990 “The Centre Cannot Hold”, artist & curator, Artefect, Toronto
1989 “I and I”, two person, Artefect
“Plenty”, artist and curator, Artefect
1987 “Samhain 87”, York Quay Gallery, Harbourfront
“Totems”, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto
1985 “The Mouth of Fire”, Harbourfront Community Gallery, Toronto
1984 “Dancing Wu Li Masters Mask Exhibition”, Studio 620, Toronto, Ont.
1983 “Group Exhibition”, John Daniel Centre d’Art, Montreal, Que.
1982 “Image 82” Ontario Society of Artists, travelling, Oakville Centennial Gallery, Oakville, Ont., Stewart Hall      Gallery, Pointe-Claire, Que.
“Drawing and Sculpture”, Koffler Centre Gallery, North York, Ont.
1981 “Group Exhibition”, Stuart Reid Gallery, Toronto, Ont.
1980 “Image 80” Ontario Society of Artists, travelling, Burlington, Toronto, Simcoe & Sarnia
“O.C.A. Graduates”, Macdonald Block Gallery, Toronto, Ont.
1979 two person, Gallery House Sol, Georgetown, Ont.
1978 two person, Hart House Gallery, University of Toronto
Group Show, Gallery 76, Toronto, Ont.
Rental Gallery

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  R.M. Vaughan, National Post, Sat. Sept. 17, 2005
Gary Michael Dault, “Caught in the gun-sights of an artist”, Globe & Mail, Fri. Sept. 7, 2005, p. R17.
Grants Ontario Arts Council Assistance Grant
1982 Ontario Arts Council Grant to Individual Artists

2006 “Winds of Change: Renewable Energy in Toronto” , painting commissioned by Sociology Department, University of Toronto.
“Memorial Boxes”, painted wood carving & construction, (3), 10” x 12”, private commission
1989 “Aron Kodesh” (Torah cabinet), painted wood carving & construction, 10’ x 10’, Darchei Noam Synagogue, Downsview, Ont.
1988 “Rainbow Figures”, wall mounted painted wood construction, 36” x 48”, Over the Rainbow, Yorkville, Toronto, Ont.
1985 “Masked Totem”, oak carving, Over the Rainbow, Yorkville, Toronto
1984 Designed Samuel Ekler Gold Medal for Highest Standing in Actuarial Sciences, University of Waterloo
1982 “Figure Group”, cast cement fondue, fibreglass & steel, 6’ x 6’, Falco Properties, Industrial Park, Scarborough, Ont.
1981 “Trilogy”, Carved oak supporting beam, 82” H., John Webb, Toronto
“The Acrobats”, cast cement fondue, fibreglass & steel, 8’ H., Falco Properties ,North York Office Building
1980 “Family Portrait”, cast cement fondue, fibreglass & steel , 5’6” H., Falco Properties, Industrial Park, Mississauga, Ont.
1979 “Walking Family”, direct cement fondue & welded steel , 7’ H., Falco Properties,Industrial Park, Mississauga

  Cupchik, G.C., Shereck, L. & Spiegel, S. (1994). “The Effects of Textual Information on Artistic
  Communication”, Visual Arts Research, 20, 62-78.
Work featured in Borderlines, December 1995
Cupchik, G.C., Spiegel, S. & Shereck, L. (1996), “Unity in the Diversity of Aesthetic Response”,
  Visual Arts Research, 21 (1), 1-10.
Shereck, L. (1960), “Embodying Emotion in Art”, Proceedings of the International Society for
  Research on Emotion.
Cupchik, G.C. & Shereck, L. (1998), “Generating and Receiving Contextualized Interpretations
  of Sculptures”. Empirical Studies of the Arts.
Lectures / Presentations

  “An artist looks at the creative process”, Congress of the International Assoc. for Empirical
Aesthetics, Berlin, August 1992.
“Evolving themes: A case study of one artist’s work”, American Psychological Assoc. (Psychology
& the Arts Division), Toronto, August 1993.
“Embodying emotion in art”, International Society for Research on Emotion, Toronto, July, 1996.
“The relationship of narrative to style”, Congress of the International Assoc. for Empirical
Aesthetics, Montreal, August 1994.

  Seneca College Art fundamentals program instructor 2010
  Central Technical School “The Art Centre” instructor 1986 to the present in art history, drawing and painting, sculpture, and ceramics.
Research/ Consulting

  1986 – 1997 Consultant for psychology of art research with Professor Gerald Cupchik, University of Toronto.

  1983-84 Diploma, Technical Education, Faculty of Education, University of Toronto, Ont.
1975-77 Studied sculpture, Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Ont.
1975 Graduated, Post Secondary, Three Year Special Art Course, Central Technical School, Toronto, Ont

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