Zachari Logan

Wreath 3 Levitation after Mary Delany

Through drawing, and installation practices, Contemporary Canadian Artist Zachari Logan explores the intersections between masculinity, identity, memory and place. Previous work related to Logan’s current practice involved the investigation of his body as singular site of exploration. In recent work, his body remains a catalyst, but no longer the sole focus. Employing a strategy of visual quotation, mined from place and experience, Logan re-wilds his body as a queer embodiment of nature. This narrative shift employs both empirical explorations of landscape and overlapping art-historic motifs. Engaging both epic-scale and stylistically-historic techniques, Logan’s meticulous drawings evolve a visual language which speaks to the metaphoric as well as the metaphysical.

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Curriculum Vitae of Zachari Logan
2008 MFA - University of Saskatchewan (Distinction), 2004 BFA - University of Saskatchewan (Distinction)
www.zachariloganart.com

Exhibition History: Solo:
Forthcoming March/April 2017, Title TBA, exhibition/residency, Schleifmühlgasse 12-14, Vienna, Austria.
Forthcoming Nov 2016, Wrethe, New Art Projects London. London UK.
Forthcoming Nov. 2016, Zachari Logan & Jane Buyers, AKA Artist Run, Saskatoon, SK.
Forthcoming Oct 2016, Title TBA, Scarfone/Hartley Gallery, University of Tampa, Tampa, Florida.
June 2016, Hypernatural Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY.
June 2016, Forgotten Selves, Paul Petro Contemporary, Toronto, Ont.
June 2016, 49 Flowers: A Durational Drawing Performance For The Victims of Orlando, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto, Ont.
April-Aug 2016, A Natural History of Unnatural Things, Moose Jaw Museum. Moose Jaw, Sk.
Dec 2015, The Loneliest Animal, ISOLO 17, Verona, Italy.
Nov. 2015, Grotesques, Roq La Rue, Seattle, WA.
Oct. 2015, Wildermann, Alan Avery Fine Art, Atlanta, GA.
Oct 2015 A Natural History of Unnatural Things, Art Gallery of Regina, Regina, SK.
Oct 2015, Wunderkammer, Slate Fine Art Gallery, Regina, SK.
June 2015, Ditches, Dandies and Lions, Paul Petro Contemporary, Toronto, Ont.
Feb 2015-May 2015, Eunuch Tapestry 5, Leslie-Lohman Museum, Wooster Street Window Gallery, New York, NY.
Jan 2015-March 2015, The Gloaming Pt. 1: The Dreaming, Chapel Gallery, North Battleford, Sk.
July/August 2014, Sisi Boy, Schleifmühlgasse 12-14. Vienna, Austria (Exhibition & residency project)
June-July 2014, Folds. Angus-Hughes Gallery, London UK. (Exhibition & residency project)
Jan 2014, Hanging Garden, Line Gallery. Curated by Rhiannon Vogl. North Bay, Ontario
Nov 2013-March 2014, Specimens, Pristine Galerie. Monterrey, Mexico.
Sept-Dec, Fugitive Garden, Illingworth-Kerr Gallery. Curated by Wayne Baerwaldt. Calgary, AB.
Sept. 2013, Trial & Error: Beautiful Losers, Schleifmühlgasse 12-14. Vienna, Austria
March-April 2013, Metamorphosis, Daniel Cooney Fine Art. New York, NY.
Sept/Oct 2012, Wilderness Tips, Schleifmühlgasse 12-14. Vienna, Austria.
Nov 2011-Jan 2012, Trauma & Other Stories, Daniel Cooney Fine Art. New York, NY.
Nov 2011-Jan 2012, Disappearances, Galerie Jean Roch Dard. Paris, France.
Nov 2011 Androphilia Art Project, Naff Athina Collective. elCultur Art Space. Athens, Greece.
Oct/Nov 2011, Fable-ous, Headbones Gallery, Vernon, BC.
August- Sept. 2010, Duality, Artevistas, Barcelona, Spain.
Jan.-Feb. 2010, Beautiful Losers, Headquarters Studio, New York, NY.
June 2009, Zachari Logan @ Envoy Enterprises, Envoy Enterprises, New York, NY.
April 2009, One Day At A Time: Drawing Project #1, Envoy Enterprises, New York, NY.
Jan. -Feb. 2009, The Myth of Pants, Galerie Jean Roch Dard, Paris, France.

Group Exhibitions, Curatorial Projects, Art Fairs & Other:
Fall 2017, Title TBA, CACT Arte Contemporanea Ticino, Bellinzona, Switzerland.
Sept 2016, 49 Flowers, A Durational Drawing Performance for the Victims of Orlando, Performatorium, Regina Sk.
Oct 2016, Eunuch Tapestries, Art Toronto, Solo Project, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto, Ont.
May-Sept. 2016, Bliss: Gardens real and Imagined, Textiles Museum of Canada. Toronto, Ont.
July 2016, Standing Ground II, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto, Ont.
Feb. 2016 Forever After: The Eye that Touches, Rodman Hall Arts Centre, Brock University, St. Catherines, Ont
Dec. 2015 Pulse Miami, New Art Projects, Miami, Fl.
Oct 2015, Verona Art Fair, ISOLO 17, Verona, Italy.
Oct 2015. Toronto International Art Fair, Paul Petro Contemporary Art & Slate Fine Art Gallery
Sept 2015, The Language of Flowers, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto, Ont.
Sept 2015, Heat, Actual Gallery, Winnipeg, Man.
Aug. 2015, Function to Fantasy, Slate Fine Art Gallery. Regina, Sk.
June 2015, Forever After: You Deserve Better. Backdrop, Brooklyn, NY.
April 2015, Immortality & Vulnerability, Zhou B Art Centre, Chicago IL.
April 2015, ISCP Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY
Feb-Mar 2015 Pressure Point, curated by Lee Plestad, Secret 8, Calgary Ab.
Jan-Feb 2015, Faceless (touring exhibition) Curated by Bogomir Doringer. Brussels, Belgium & Belgrade, Serbia.
*Preceded by (Jan-April 2014) at Mediamadik Fabriek, Amsterdam, NL.
*Preceded by (July–Dec 2013) Opening at Museums Quartier, freiraum quartier21 International. Vienna, Austria.
Dec 2014, 11th Year Anniversary Show, Western-Project, Los Angeles, CA.
Dec 2014, Pulse Miami Art Fair, New Art Projects London. Miami, FL.
Nov 2014, 306er’s: A Wave From Saskatchewan, Dc3 Projects. Edmonton, AB.
Sept. 2014, The Yellow Wallpaper, Nuit Blanche Saskatoon. Presented by AKA Artist Run. Saskatoon, Sk.
April-May 2014 Drawn, A Survey of Contemporary Drawing, Manifest Gallery. Cincinnati, Ohio.
March-April, Infusion. Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, Washington.
Feb 2014 Alison Norlen, Clint Neufeld & Zachari Logan. Darrell Bell Gallery, Saskatoon, Sk
Jan-Feb 2014 Collection Gilles Balmet, Centre d'art contemporain de la ville de Fontaine, Grenoble. France
Nov-Dec 2013, New Work, Western-Project, Los Angeles, CA.
July 2013-Feb 2014, Men Working: Collection of Allen Thomas Jr. Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone NC.
April 2013, Untitled Male id, Angus-Hughes Gallery, London, UK.
March-April 2013, Passages, (curatorial project) Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY.
Jan-Mar 2013, Outsiders, Artist by Artist Mentorship: Zachari Logan & Humboldt Magnussen, Mendel Art Gallery. Saskatoon, SK.
Sept. 2012- Jan. 2013, The Names of Things, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Sk.
Oct 2012 Jan 2013, Melancholia, Pristine Galerie. Curated by Raul Zamudio. Monterrey, Mexico.
Oct. 2012, Toronto International Art Fair 2012, Darrell Bell Gallery.
June 2012, WinniPig, Antebellum Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Curated by Noam Gonick.
April 2012, Papier 12- Contemporary Drawing, Art Fair. Headbones Gallery. Montreal, Que.
Jan.-Feb 2012, Younger, Daniel Cooney Fine Art. New York, NY.
Dec. 2011-Feb. 2012, Cosmopolis, Pristine Galerie, Monterrey Mexico.
Oct. 2011, San Diego Art Fair. Pristine Galerie.
March – June 2011, Muero el Perro, Pristine Galerie. Monterrey, Mexico.
Mar-April 2011, Domestic Queens, FOFA Gallery, Concordia University. Curated by Evergon. Montreal, Que
Feb-April 2011, Drawings from Allen G Thomas Jr. Collection, Virginia Thompson Gallery. Curated by Linda Dougherty, Chief Curator, North Carolina Museum of Art.
May-June 2010, I See Myself In You, BRONX Art Space. New York, NY.
June 2010, Memento, Werkstatt Galerie, Berlin, Germany.
April 2010, Gasoline Rainbow, CS-13, Curated by Matthew Dayler. Cincinnati, Ohio.
March 2010, PULSE Art Fair NYC, Beautiful Losers Project. Spinello Gallery. Miami, Fl.
Oct-Dec 2009, When I Grow Up, (*Collaboration with Sophie Calle) Galerie Jean Roch Dard. Paris, France.
Sept. 2009, NUDE Manifest, Manifest Gallery. Cincinnatti, Ohio.
July 2009, Summer Camp II, Exile Berlin. Curated By Dan Halm. Berlin, Germany.
July 2009, Self, Identity 1: MFA NOW Exhibition, Praxis International. Miami, Florida.
May 2009 Figuration, Headbones Gallery, Toronto/ Definitely Superior, Thunder-Bay, Ont.
April 2009, Salon Du Dessin: contemporain, Palais de la Bourse. Paris, France.
Sept.2008 – Jan. 2009, FLATLANDERS, Saskatchewan artists on The Horizon. Mendel Art Gallery. Saskatoon SK.
Nov-Dec. 2006, Body Language, Lehmann Leskiw Gallery Toronto, Ont.
Oct-Dec. 2006, Works on Paper, Neutral Ground, Regina Sk.
Oct-Nov. 2005, Inaugural Drawers Selection, Headbones Gallery: The Drawers . Toronto, Ont.

Residencies:
Forthcoming March/April 2017, Schliefmuhlgasse 12-14, Ceramics Project. (residency and solo exhibition) Vienna, At.
Sept 2015- Sept 2016, University of Regina: 2015-16 Artist in Residence, Regina, Sk.
Jan-Feb 2016, Wave Hill Public Garden and Cultural Centre: Artist in Residence Winter Workspace Program. Bronx, NY
July Aug 2015, University of Regina: Summer Residency Program. Regina, Sk.
April-June 2015, International Studio & Curatorial Program, (ISCP) Brooklyn, NY.
May-June 2014, Artist Residency/Exhibition Project. Angus-Hughes Gallery. London, UK.
June-July 2014, Artist Residency/Exhibition Project. Schleifmühlgasse 12-14. Vienna, Austria.
March 2012-Sept 2013, Ceramics Residency: Visiting Artist Program. Alberta College of Art & Design. Ceramics Dept.
Feb 2013, Artist In Residence Program, quartier21 (Museums Quartier). Vienna, Austria.
August-Sept. 2012, Artist Residency/Exhibition Project. Schleifmühlgasse 12-14, Vienna Austria.
April-May 2011, Headbones Invitational Residency Program, Vernon, BC.
June-July 2010, Sassafras Liberty/ARC Invitational Artist Residency, Liberty, Tennessee.
August-Sept 2009, Drawing Residency, Louvre: Galerie Jean Roch Dard. Paris, France.

Artist Talks/Symposiums/Teaching:
Fall 2016, Art 336-001: Drawing Media and Process, University of Regina.
May 2016, Art of The Peace Symposium, Grande Prairie Art Gallery. Grande Prairie, Alberta
Jan-April 2016, Women’s and Gender Studies 250: Performing Masculinities, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Sk.
Jan 2016, Visiting Artist /Critic Lecture Series, New York Academy of Art. New York, NY.
Nov. 2015, Art for Lunch Series, University of Regina. Regina, Sk.
Nov. 2014, An Artist’s Success Story, Invitational Artist Talk: Canadian Art Alliance, SOFA. Chicago, IL.
July 2014, Figuration and Landscape in Contemporary Drawing. Alberta College of Art + Design, Extended Studies.
June 2014, Artist Talk. FOLDS, Angus-Hughes Gallery. London, UK.
April 2014, On The Table, In conjunction with The Drawing Center. New York, NY. Saskatoon Public Library
Jan 2014, The Artist and The Curator: A Conversation with Zachari Logan & Rhiannon Vogl. Nipissing University. North Bay, Ont.
Jan 2014, Saskatoon & The World: Zachari Logan, Gardening in Vienna. University of Saskatchewan, Gordon Snelgrove Gallery.
Nov. 2013, Specimens, A Conversation With The Artist. Pristine Galerie, Monterrey Mexico.
Oct 2013, On The Table, In conjunction with The Drawing Center. New York, NY. Paul D. Fleck Library & Archives, Banff Ab. & Alberta College of Art & Design Library, Calgary Ab.
April 2013, Artist Talk: Untitled Male id, Angus-Hughes. London, UK.
March 2012, Artist Talk: ACAD Visiting Artist Program. Alberta College of Art and Design.
Nov 2011, Trauma & Other Stories: Zachari Logan In Conversation with Lia Gangitano. Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY.
March 2011, Artist talk/Symposium, Domestic Queens Project. FOFA Gallery. Concordia University. Montreal, Que.
Jan. 2010, Invitational Artist Talk Series, School of Visual Arts (SVA) New York, NY.
2007-08, Foundational Drawing 112.6, University of Saskatchewan,

Bibliography (reviews/articles/interviews):
“John Chaich in Conversation with Zachari Logan”, Archive, Leslie-Lohman Museum Quarterly. Issue No. 53 (2015)
Cercle Magazine, Issue No. 3, Insects. Strasbourg, France. (2015)
“Feat of Clay”, by Robert Enright. Border Crossings Magazine, Issue No. 123,. (2015)
“Ditches Dandies and Lions, Exhibition Review”, Akimblog, Terrence Dick (2015)
“Zachari Logan Depicts Hybridized Nature in the Exploration of Masculinity and Queer Identities” Hayley Evans. Beautiful Decay Magazine http://beautifuldecay.com/2015/06/22/zachari-logan-depicts-hybridized-nature-exploration-masculinity-queer-identities/
Cercle Magazine, Issue No. 3, Insects. Strasbourg, France. (2015)
“Feat of Clay”, by Robert Enright. Border Crossings Magazine, Issue No. 123,. (2015)
“Ditches Dandies and Lions, Exhibition Review”, Akimblog, Terrence Dick (2015)
“Artists Expand Their Practice”, David Jager, Now Toronto https://nowtoronto.com/art-and-books/art/artists-expand-their-practices/
Blackflash Magazine. Interview with Rhiannon Vogl, Assistant Curator Contemporary Art, National Gallery of Canada. (2014)
“Unfolding Beauty” by Cristina Bogdan. Glass Magazine. London, UK. http://www.theglassmagazine.com/unfolding-beauty/
“Zachari Logan: Fugitive Garden” by JJ Kegan McFadden. C Magazine. Issue 121, Spring 2014.
“Kunststories: Don’t Be Gay” by Yasmin Szaraniec. The Gap Magazine. Vienna, Austria.
“Drawing, Drawing, Drawn: Drawn at Manifest Gallery”, by Jonathan Kamholtz. AEQAI Journal. May 2014 Cincinnati, Ohio.
“Zachari Logan’s Wild Man” Juxtapoz Magazine. http://www.juxtapoz.com/illustration/zachari-logan-s-wild-man
“Portfolio: Zachari Logan” by Betsy Rosenwald University of Saskatchewan: Arts & Science Magazine, Spring 2014.
Collection Gilles Balmet. Exhibition Catalogue. Centre d'art contemporain, ville de Fontaine. Grenoble, France. (2014)
“Zachari Logan Explores the Gender Spectrum Through Depictions of Nature”, by Nastia Voynovskaya. Hi-Fructose Magazine.
http://hifructose.com/2014/01/23/zachari-logan-explores-the-gender-spectrum-through-depictions-of-nature/
Filling Station, Issue 58, Cover image, Featured Artist. Calgary, Ab. (2014)
Grain Magazine. Issue 40.1, “The Issues Issue” Cover image, Featured artist. Saskatoon, Sk. (2013)
“The Names Of Things”, by Lissa Robinson. Exhibition Review. Galleries West. (2013)
“Zachari + Humboldt, A Conversation With Artists Zachari Logan and Humboldt Magnussen.” CARFAC Saskatchewan Newsletter.
“Iridescences, Zachari Logan,” Antoine d’Avout. RAISE Magazine. Issue No. 12. Paris, France.
Toronto International Art Fair. Catalogue. (2012)
Aesthetica Creative Works: International Survey 2012. Aesthetica Magazine, London UK.
“To Thine own Self,” Julie Oakes, Vie Des Artes, Issue No. 225. Montreal, Que. (2012)
“Domestic Queens Project: Exhibition Review” C Magazine, Issue No. 111. (2011)
“Spotlight: Zachari Logan”, Martin Perry. Out There Magazine. Issue 3, London UK. (2011)
“The Faceless Project.” By Bogomir Doringer, FAAR Magazine, Belgrade, Serbia. (2011)
“Self-Exposure: Daniel Cooney Fine Art” The New Yorker, New York, NY. July 20th, 2010.
“Top Three Canadain Visual Artists” Maria Rondon. University of Ottawa, FULCRUM. 2010.
“Zachari Logan: Mmurm of Body”. VISIONS Magazine, March 2010. Beijing, China.
“Zachari Logan: L’homme, A Son Image.” PREF Magazine. Paris France. (2010)
“Fully Exposed: Manifest Debuts Revealing, Playful Nude.” by: Selena Reder. Cincinnati CityBeat,, Cincinnati, Ohio.
“Zachari Logan”, by Roger Winstanley. PARQ Magazine, No.15. Oct 2009. Lisbon, Portugal.
“Even Mary Magdalene” By William Johnson. CRUSH Magazine, June 2009. New York, NY.
FLATLANDERS: Saskatchewan Artists on the Horizon. Exhibit Catalogue, Mendel Art Gallery.
“Grinning And Baring It” By Robert Enright. Border Crossings, Issue No.103 Winnipeg, Man.
‘Artist Postcard project’, Black flash magazine. issue 24.1 fall 2006.
“Spotlight Artist: Themes, Thoughts and Dialogue”. Mix Magazine 31.1, June 2006

Publications :
A Natural History of Unnatural Things, Exhibition Catalogue. Essay by Margaret Bessai. Art Gallery of Regina/MJMAG (2015)
The Loneliest Animal: A Survey of Drawings from 2010-2015. Essay by Leonardo Regano. Isolo17, Verona, Italy (2015)
INDA 9: International Survey of Contemporary Drawing. Manifest Gallery Press. Cincinnati, Ohio. (2015)
Eunuch Tapestry 5, Leslie-Lohman Museum. Exhibition Catalogue. Forward by Hunter O’Hanian. (2015)
INDA 7: International Survey of Contemporary Drawing. Manifest Gallery Press. Cincinnati, Ohio. (2012.)
Zachari Logan. Comprehensive catalogue. Introduction by British art-historian Edward Lucie-Smith. Rich Fog Publishing. (2012)
Gorgeous Gallery, David Leddick (Ed.) Bruno Grunder Publishing. Berlin (2012)
GOLDEN, Exhibition Catalogue. (Curatorial Project) Richard Fog Pub. Ottawa Ont. (2011)
Domestic Queens, Exhibition Catalogue. Commentary, Mark Clintberg. Galerie FOFA, Concordia University. Montreal Que. (2011)
100 Artists Of the Male Figure. Eric Gibbons, Schiffer Publications, Atglen, PA. USA. (2011)
A Eulogy for the Buoyant. Zachari Logan. Jack Pine Press, June 2010. (original poetry/drawings.)
When I Grow Up, (collaboration w/Sophie Calle) Exhibition catalogue. Galerie Jean Roch Dard. Oct. 2009. Paris, France.
NUDE Manifest, Exhibition Catalogue. Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati Ohio.

Collections:
Remai Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Arts Board, University of Saskatchewan, Toronto Dominion (TDBank) Corporate Collection, Cadillac Fairview Corporate Collection, SGI Collection, Line Gallery Collection (CA), Leslie-Lohman Museum, (US), Bruce Bailey Fine Art (CA), Edward Lucie-Smith (UK) Pristine Galerie (MX), Allen Thomas Jr (US). Randy Pi (US). Laurence Esnol (FR) Christophe Prodhom (FR) Robert Shiell (US), Glen Ligon (US), Ross Bleckner (US) *Many other private collections worldwide.

Awards/Grants:
July 2016, Peter S Reed Foundation Grant, New York, NY.
April 2016, Research/Creation Project Grant. Canada Council of the Arts.
Oct 2015, Creative Saskatchewan, Market and Export Grant.
April-July 2015, 3-month residency awarded by Creative Saskatchewan & Mackenzie Art Gallery in inaugural year. International Studio and Curatorial Program, (ISCP), Brooklyn, NY.
March 2015, Alumni of Influence Award. Arts & Science, University of Saskatchewan.
April 2015, Manifest International Drawing Award (INDA 9) Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati Ohio.
Nov 2014, Lieutenant Governor’s Award, Emerging Saskatchewan Artist 2014.
May 2014, Independent Artist Grant, Saskatchewan Arts Board.
April 2013, Research/Creation Project Grant. Canada Council of the Arts.
April 2013, Travel Grant, Canada Council of the Arts
April 2013, Travel Grant, Saskatchewan Arts Board
June 2012, Independent Artist Grant. Saskatchewan Arts Board
Jan 2012 – present, Drawing Center: Viewing Program Member. New York, NY.
April 2011, Research/ Creation Project Grant. Canada Council for the Arts.
July 2010, Figurative Painting Finalist. Fundació de les Arts. Barcelona, Spain.
June 2010, Independent Artist Grant. Saskatchewan Arts Board
June 2009, Independent Artist Grant. Saskatchewan Arts Board
April 2009, Travel Grant, Saskatchewan Art Board
January 2009, MFA-Now, International Painting Competition winner. New York, NY.
Oct. 2008, Graduate Thesis Award, Humanities & Fine Arts, University of Saskatchewan.

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