Gwen MacGregor

Artists’ Walks: The Persistence of Peripateticism

exhibition pamphlet

Includes photographs and descriptions from the exhibition Artists’ Walks: The Persistence of Peripateticism with works by Marina Abramović , Janet Cardiff & Georges Bures Miller, Hamish Fulton, Neil Goldberg, General Idea, Lucy Gunning, Richard Long, Gwen Macgregor, Gwen Macgregor & Sandra Rechico, Danica Phelps, Samuel Rowlett, and Jessica Thompson. Curatorial and descriptibe text is by Earl Miller. Published in 2013 by Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, New York. 6 pages.

River Grand Chronicles 6, 7 & 8

exhibition catalogue

Includes photographs and project descriptions from River Grand Chronicles 6, 7 & 8 (Susan Coolen, Phil Irish, Gwen MacGregor). With introduction by Crystal Mowry and essay by Richard Hill. Designed by Matt Dupuis. Published in 2010 by Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Canada. 48 pages.

ISBN 978-1-897543-08-5

The Projects: Port Credit

exhibition catalogue

Includes photographs and project descriptions from the exhibition The Projects: Port Credit, plus a curatorial statement by Christof Migone. Published in 2010 by Blackwood Gallery, Mississauga. 16 pages.

Catastrophe ? Quelle catastrophe !

exhibition catalogue

The catalogue from Catastrophe ? Quelle catastrophe !, The Québec City Biennial: Manif d’art 5, with essay by Sylvie Fortin. Includes photograph and description of Gwen MacGregor’s video Going. Published in 2010 by Manifest d’Art, Quebec City, Canada.

Natural, disaster.

exhibition catalogue

The catalogue of the exhibition Natural, disaster, with curatorial essay by Jessica Wyman. Published in 2010 by McIntosh Gallery. 32 pages.

ISBN 978-0-7714-2826-5

Disappearing Things

exhibition catalogue

This bookwork accompanied the exhibition Gwen MacGregor: Disappearing Things, initiated by Gordon Hatt and presented at Rodman Hall Art Centre, St. Catharines, Canada. Photos by Gwen MacGregor, text by Jacob Wren and designed by Lewis Nicholson. Published in 2008 by Rodman Hall. Full colour. 144 pages.

ISBN 978-0-9691206-8-1


exhibition catalogue

This publication reflects upon the nature of time itself in film and video. Work by young artists – Pascal Grandmaison, Gwen MacGregor, Jocelyn Robert and Jeroen de Rijke / Willem de Roojs – are made to enter into a dialogue with two artists whose early experimentation with duration in film was transformative: Michael Snow and Andy Warhol. Essays by Stefan Jovanovic and Michelle Theriault. Published in 2004 by Eleanor and Bina Ellen Gallery, Montreal, Canada. Illustrated, 120 pages.

ISBN 2-920394-63-0

Present Tense

exhibition pamphlet

Includes photographs of work from the exhibition and text by curator Jessica Bradley. Published in 2001 by The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada. Full colour, 8 pages.

Gwen MacGregor

exhibition pamphlet + cd

Includes photographs and video from the exhibition. Text by curator Marnie Fleming. Published in 2001 by Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada. 4 pages.

ISBN 1-894707-08-7

A few reasons for messing with time

exhibition pamphlet

Includes photographs of work for the exhibition and text by curator Carolyn Bell-Farrell. Published in 2000 by Koffler Gallery, Toronto, Canada. Two-colour, 8 pages.


exhibition catalogue

Includes photographs from the exhibition, introduction by Shirley Madill, exhibition text by curator Eileen Sommerman. Contributing artists are Kim Adams, Adrian Blackwell, Alan Flint, Gwen MacGregor, machyderm inc. and Kelly Mark. Published in 2000 by Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Canada. Design by Andrew Di Rosa. Black and white, 48 pages.

ISBN 0-919153-64-X

Moving and Storage

exhibition catalogue

Includes photographs of artworks and text by Jack Stanley. Contributing artists are Ian Carr-Harris, Andrew Forster, Mark Gomes, Vera Greenwood, Gwen MacGregor, Marcus Miller, Ineke Standish, Richard Purdy. Published in 1999 by the Hold collective. Full colour, 34 pages.

ISBN 0-9686134-0-3

Capilano Review

artist project

The Capilano Review, Issue 2.27, Winter 1999. The front cover, back cover and 16 page article feature photographs by Gwen MacGregor from I was never there.

ISSN 0315-3754

Fold it up and put it away: Fernie’s Curse

exhibition catalogue

The story of a First Nations’ curse apparently placed on the town of Fernie, British Columbia, is explored in an anecdotal rather than archeological way. MacGregor reveals the story of the creation of the curse and its ceremonial lifting in 1964 through conversation with members of the Tobacco Plains band and family members. Published in 1998 by Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Canada. Introduction by Joan Stebbins, essay by Andrew Forster. Design by Lewis Nicholson. Colour and black and white, 84 pages.

ISBN 0-921613-88-1

Of Mudlarkers and Measurers

exhibition catalogue

Includes photographs and essay by curator Sarindar Dhaliwal. Introduction by Jan Allen. Contributing artists are Antoni Abad, Maria Fernanda Cardoso, Gwen MacGregor, Lyndal Osborne and Regina Silveira. Published in 1997 by Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Canada. Colour photographs, 23 pages.

ISBN 0-88911-742-X

Murky Waters

exhibition pamphlet

Includes photographs for the exhibition and text by Jennifer Rudder. Published in 1994 by Mercer Union, Toronto, Canada. Black and White, 4 pages.


exhibition catalogue

Photographs for the exhibition and texts by Andy Fabo, Janette Platana, Christine Swiderski. Contributing artists are the Blanket Collective (John Atkinson, Michael Balser, Anne-Marie Beneteau, Catherine Heard, Gwen MacGregor, Marilyn Nazar, Brian Piitz, David Renaud). Published in 1993 by Gallery 76. Black and white, 15 pages

Articles and Reviews

Border Crossings

March 2015, Issue #133 – review

Gwen MacGregor

Dan Adler reviews an exhibition by Gwen MacGregor at MKG127, Toronto, in 2014.


July 7, 2011 – article

Canadians in Europe: Derek Sullivan, Robert Waters, Gwen MacGregor & Sandra Rechico

Discusses three exhibitions including Backtrack at A trans Pavilion in Berlin by Gwen MacGregor and Sandra Rechico

Canadian Art Online

August 26, 2010 – Article

John Kissick / Gwen MacGregor: Two for the Road

Discusses two exhibitions at Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery including solo show by Gwen MacGregor

Canadian Art Online

October 14, 2010 – Review

Gwen MacGregor: River-Run Recherché

Ivan Jurakic reviews solo exhibition at Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery

The Piazza Room Online

July 2010 – Review

Gallery Profile: Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery

A.Y. Daring discusses three exhibitions at the gallery


July 29, 2010 – Review

The Art of Nature

Robert Reid reviews three exhibitions at Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery

York University

2010 – Review

The Art Gallery of York University

Karolina Wisniewski reviews three exhibitions at AGYU including New Time, collaborative installation with Lewis Nicholson

Border Crossings

Issue 109, 2009 – Review

Maps in Doubt

William V. Ganis reviews the Maps in Doubt exhibition at Mercer Union

Pulse Niagara

2008 – Review

Kristen de Palma reviews the exhibition Disappearing Things at Rodman Hall, St. Catharines

The Globe and Mail

May 30, 2009 – Review

Gwen MacGregor at Jessica Bradley Art and Projects

Gary Michael Dault reviews solo exhibition at Jessica Bradley Art + Projects in Toronto

The Toronto Star

May 21, 2009 – Review

Gwen MacGregor at Jessica Bradley

Description by Murray White of solo exhibition at Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto

Now Online

November 6, 2008, Volume 28; Number 10 – Review

Every step of the Way

David Jager reviews Maps in Doubt exhibition at Mercer Union


February 2007 – Review

Folded Landscapes – Unfolding Maps

Terence Dick reviews two-person exhibition at Akau Gallery, Toronto

The Globe and Mail

February 2007 – Review

Gary Michael Dault reviews two-person exhibition at Akau Gallery, Toronto

Le Devoir

December 2, 2006 – Review

Cartographies Conceptuelle

Review by Rene Viau of group exhibition at Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, Montreal


June 2006 – Review

Gwen MacGregor – Jessica Bradley Art and Projects

Review by Gary Michael Dault of solo exhibition

Gazette Online

December 4, 2006 – Review

Artists get in touch with their inner GPS

Review by Henry Lehmen of group exhibition Conceptual Cartographies at Saiyde Bronfman Centre for the Arts, Montreal

Ici Montreal

December 22, 2004 – Review

Oeil Variable

Review by Lyne Crevier of group exhibition Timelength at Galerie Leonard et Bina Ellen, Montreal

La Presse

November 28, 2004 – Review

L’empire de la lenteur

Review by Jerome Delgado of group exhibition Timelength at Galerie Leonard et Bina Ellen, Montreal

Le Devoir Online

November 27, 2004 – Review

L’image entre deux etats

Review by Jean-Claude Rochefort of group exhibition Timelength at Galerie Leonard et Bina Ellen, Montreal

Hamilton Spectator

May 24, 2002 – Review

Can we ever trust memory?

Review by Elaine Hujer of solo exhibition at Oakville Galleries

Toronto Life

May, 2003 – Review

Discussion by Betty Ann Jordon of group exhibition City of Fictions curated by Gwen MacGregor and presented at Mercer Union

Canadian Art

Fall 2000 – Review

Flywheel flies

Review by Eileen Sommerman of Flywheel collective’s exhibition at The Nunnery, London UK.

C Magazine

November 1999 – Article

Letter from Toronto

Discussion by Lisa Gabrielle Mark of group exhibition Centrifugal at The Art Gallery of Hamilton

The Globe and Mail

May 22, 1999 – Review

Lock Up Your Art

Review by Blake Gopnik of the group exhibition Moving and Storage

The Ottawa Xpress

March 18, 1999 – Review

Moving Show Settles Down in Storage Space

Review by Chari Marple of group exhibition Moving and Storage


Issue #96, 1999 – Review

Moving and Storage

Review by Donna Wawzonek of group exhibition Moving and Storage

Border Crossing

August 1997 – Review

The Collectors

Review by Petra Halkes of group exhibition Of Mudlarkers and Measurers at Agnes Etherington Art Centre

Canadian Art

Summer 1997 – Review

Full Count

Review by Jennifer Rudder of group exhibition Of Mudlarkers and Measurers at Agnes Etherington Art Centre

The Globe and Mail

May 22, 1997 – Review

Five-artist show engagingly eccentric

Review by Gillian MacKay of group exhibition Of Mudlarkers and Measurers at Agnes Etherington Art Centre

The Lethbridge Herald

May 9, 1997 – Review

Fernie curse explained at gallery

Review by Yale Belanger of solo exhibition at Southern Alberta Art Gallery

The Ottawa Citizen

May 26, 1997 – Review

Photos turn human flesh into object of fascination

Review by Virginia Howard of group exhibition Of Mudlarkers and Measurers at The Ottawa Art Gallery

World Art

Winter Issue, 1995 – Article

Home is Where the Art Is

Discussion by Catherine Osborne of Toronto art collectives

The Globe and Mail

May 9, 1985 – Review

Interior Rites: Domestic Scenes and Rituals

Review by John Bently Mays of group exhibition curated by Gwen MacGregor at Artculture Resource Centre, Toronto

The Toronto Star

May 3, 1995 – Review

Artists paint grim view of housework in Queen Street show

Review by Christopher Hume of group exhibition curated by Gwen MacGregor at Artculture Resource Centre, Toronto