Sylvia Grace Borda - A Fine Artist
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Selected Exhibition History
2005 New works, East Kilbride Arts Centre, Scotland (solo exhibition)
  Pixelware, Travelling exhibition: Dazibao Gallery, Montreal and Photographer's Gallery, Toronto (group, catalogue)
Pixelware, a sublime forgery was a collaborative project curated by Dazibao, France Choinière and Marisa Portolese, and Gallery 44, Sara Angelucci and Elaine Whittaker.
2004 Minimalist Portraits , Net Art Launch, SAW Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario. see (solo)
  Play , Liu Hai Su Art Museum, Shanghai, China (group, catalogue)
  Ruins and Civilization , International art exhibition, Eslite Vision Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan. see (group, catalogue)
  Every bus stop in Surrey , Digital Lab, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC. see (solo, catalogue)
2003 Pula off - 50. Pula film festival [20.7.2003 - 5.8.2003] , curated by Branka Bencic for the Museum of Contemporary art, Zagreb and 50. Pula film festival see and (group, catalogue)
  Digital Crisis, Evergreen Cultural Centre, BC (group, catalogue, forthcoming)
2002 Capital Cities, Centre A, Vancouver, B.C. (solo, catalog)
  Digital Scans, University of California Riverside, California Museum of Photography (group, web catalogue)
  Avatar Traveler Talent Show, Grunt Gallery (group, video catalogue)
  Digital Files, Richmond Art Gallery (group)
  Digitalis, Moonbase Gallery, Vancouver, BC (group, catalog)
  Present (MFA Graduate Exhibition), Belkin Gallery, University of British Columbia (group, catalog)
  Three, Design Gallery, University of British Columbia (group)
1999 In Transit, Pocket Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia (solo; catalog)
1998 Photosynthesis, Seattle Art Museum Rental/ Sales Gallery, Seattle, Washington
  Invitational Showing - Illumination, Benham Photo Studio Galleries, Seattle, Washington (group; catalog)
1997 Conceived on Christmas Invitational Show, The Print Room, Photographer's Gallery, London, England (group)
  Configuration, Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, B.C. (group; catalog)
  Apples and Oranges, Atrium Gallery, Hongkong Bank of Canada, Vancouver, B.C. (group)
1996 Festive Treasures, Canadian Craft Museum, Vancouver, B.C. (group)
  The Japanese Suite, The Print Room, The Photographer's Gallery, London, England (group)
  Of Myth and Muse, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, B.C. (solo; catalog)
  The Grass Menagerie, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, B.C. (group)
1995 Off The Wall, Exposure Gallery, Vancouver, B.C. (group)
1994 Space/14, Vancouver House Exhibition Space, Vancouver, B.C.(group)
  Classic Shot, FotoBase Gallery, Vancouver, B.C. (group)
1993 Explore la Chaise, Community Arts Council, Vancouver, B.C. (solo)
  Spirit Temple, Queens Park Gallery, New Westminster, B.C. (solo)
1990 Shared Visions, Shared Concerns, Hongkong Bank of Canada, Vancouver, B.C. (group, catalog)
1988 Photoperspectives '89, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, B.C. (group)
  Richmond Art Gallery, British Columbia
Numerous private collections, Vancouver, BC; London, UK; Seattle, WA; Munich, Germany
Reviews, Citations, & Other
2004 McLaren, Sylver "Artist puts Surrey on the map" North Shore News, September 13, 2004
  Laurence, Robin. "Photos, Film Capture Surrey's Non-Identity" Georgia Straight paper September 2, 2004.
  Artist profile. Pots Magazine. August 2004 Taipei, Taiwan. See:
  King, Aventurina. "Ruins and Civilization Provokes" The China Post, Taipei, Taiwan. August 09, 2004.
  Review "Ruins and Civilization" exhibition. E-paper. August 2004 Taipei, Taiwan.
  Review "Ruins and Civilization" exhibition. Pots Magazine. August 2004 Taipei, Taiwan currents/2004/08/06/321_04cur3
  Artist review and profile. CBC Radio Canada Channel 1, August 9, 2004.
  Every Bus Stop in Surrey BC: Preview. Canadian Art July 2004.
  Ride, Peter. "Conjunction of Visual Culture" Gallery Saw Net publications and CARTE, UK. July 2004.
  Defoy, Michel. "JetSet: Transitory artist" ENROUTE magazine, Air Canada. July 2004 p.19.
  Artist interview with Mitchell Caplan about SAW Gallery exhibition. CHUO-FM89, Ottawa, Ontario, June 2, 2004. and
  Moses, Laura. "Action online and in the gallery" OttawaXpress, Ottawa, Ontario.May 13, 2004.
  Laurence, Robin. "Lots to Challenge Eyes and Minds, Spring Arts Preview Critic's picks" Georgia Straight paper Vol 38, Number 1889 March 4-11, 2004 p37
2002 Atkan, Nancy. “Digital Art in Cuba: Increasing enthusiasm for Digital Art” New York Arts Review, volume 2 issue no 7, July 2002.
  Middleton-Lajoie, Elina. “Transit: From Post Modernity to Supermodernity – A review of recent photographic works, by Sylvia Grace Borda” Ricepaper Magazine, Vol.2 issue no.4 December 2002.
  Interview with Paul Grant about Capital Cities Exhibition at Centre A Gallery. "Arts Canada Report," on CBC National Radio (690 AM), Vancouver, B.C., 18 June, 2002.
  Interview in Centro Pablo de Torriente Newsletter, Havana, Cuba
  ArtsCanada Newsletter for June 18, 2002, CBC Arts News Agency
  Proceedings from COLOQUIO INTERNACIONAL ARTE DIGITAL including posting of “El ritmo de la percepción en el Arte Digital / The Pace of Perception in Digital Art” by Sylvia G Borda.
  Special feature interview with Paul Grant about Capital Cities Exhibition and the 4th International Cuban Digital Art Symposium in Havana "North by Northwest," on CBC Provincial Radio (690 AM), Vancouver, B.C., 30 June, 2002.
  “Fiesta y premios del Arte Digital en La Habana: Tema Cultura Cubana,” Summary review of participation in Coloquio Internaciol Arte Digital/ 4th International Cuban Digital Art Symposium by Foro Cubano/ Forum Cuba (posted July 17, 2002).
2001 Bain, Margaret. "Lost, dizzy and disturbed." The Ubyssey newspaper, volume 83, issue #5, September 18 -21, 2001.
  Rodrigues, Sadira “Origin: A Primary Source: Derivation” in Present: UBC MFA Graduation Catalogue pg 16-20, September 2001.
1997 Lee, James-Jason. "Configuration: New Art From Vancouver." C international contemporary art magazine, issue 54, November 1997 - January 1998.
  Scott, Michael. "When the Ordinary Becomes Extraordinary." The Vancouver Sun, July 24, 1997, p.C 1-2.
  Bennet, Lin. "Apples and Oranges at the Atrium". Playboard Magazine, January 1997, p.5.
  Brayshaw, Christopher. "Configuration: New Art from Vancouver." Catriona Jeffries Gallery exhibition catalogue, July 1997.
  Burgess, Steve. "Dollar Rich Atrium Banks on Art." The Vancouver Courier, 19 January, 1997, p.39.
  "Comparing Apples and Oranges." The Vancouver Sun, 9 January, 1997, p.C3.
  Gold, Kerry. "Scene and Heard: Apples and Oranges Exhibition", The Vancouver Sun, 3 January, 1997, p.C1.
1996 Moore, Linda. "Artist's works make for a fitting double exhibit." The Review, 24 August 1996, p.19.
  Mayer, Carol. "Noodling Around Exhibitions". The Potters Guild of BC Newsletter. September 1996, p.3.
  "Artist Photographer to lead Workshop", The Review, 31 August 1996.
  Link, Barry. "Dead Romans inspire Art." The Richmond News, 18 August 1996, p.8.
  Brayshaw, Christopher. "Excavations of Light." Catalogue essay in, Sylvia Grace Borda: Of Myth and Muse. Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, B.C.
1993 Interview with Ken Gorman. "Arts Rational," on Co-Op Radio(CFRO 102.7 FM), Vancouver, B.C., 13 August 1993.
  Boulanger, A. "Photos Speak Volumes About Human Spirit:Shapes and Tones Highlight Architecture in European Churches." Royal City Record/New Westminster Now, 20 April 1993, p. 11.
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