Amy Lockhart Curriculum Vitae

Education

2013 MFA
2004 Hot House Fellowship, National Film Board, Montreal, PQ
2002 Video Production Scholarship, Video In, Vancouver, BC
2000 Quickdraw Animation Society, 5 month residency, Calgary, AB
1999 Independent Imaging Filmmaker Retreat with Phil Hoffman, c/o Sheridan College, Toronto, ON
1999 Sound Scholarship, Centre For Art Tapes, Halifax, NS
1998-99 Atlantic Filmmaker's Co-op.  Experimental Animation, Halifax, NS
1996-1998 Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, NS

Awards

2011: production grant, Canada Council for the Arts MIAF award, THE COLLAGIST, Melbourne International Animation Festival
2006: Bell Canada Award, WALK FOR WALK, Photophobia 8 International Film Festival
2005: Honourable Mentions, WALK FOR WALK, Bearded Child Film Festival
2004: post production grant, BC Arts Council FAP grant, National Film Board
2003: Audience Choice Award, MISS EDMONTON TEENBURGER 1983 IN, IT’S PARTY TIME!, The Bearded Child Festival
2002: production grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2001: best animation, THE DEVIL LIVES IN HOLLYWOOD, Chicago Underground Film Festival
2000: honourable mentions, THE DEVIL LIVES IN HOLLYWOOD, Ann Arbor Film Festival professional development grant, Nova Scotia Arts Counci

Residencies

2012: Visiting Artist Residency, Centre for Cartoon Studies, White River Junction, VT
2007: Visiting Artist Instructor, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2006: Artist Residency, Struts Gallery, Sackville, NB
Film Is Dead, Long Live Film!, LIFT Residency, Toronto, ON
2005: Artist Residency, C.S.S.S.A., California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

Solo Exhibitions

2013: Jessica, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph, ON
2012: Ladies, Forest City Gallery, London, ON
Ladies, KRETS Gallery, Malmo, Sweden
The Collagist, Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis, MN
2010: Give Up The Ghost, Stride Gallery, Calgary, AB
Give Up The Ghost, AKA Gallery, Saskatoon, SK
2009: Give Up The Ghost, La Centrale Gallerie Powerhouse, Montreal, PQ
2007: Walk for Walk Cut Out, Community Outreach Gallery, London, ON
2006: Faking It, Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2005: Walk for Walk Launch, Access Gallery, Vancouver, BC
1999: Quality of Life, Khyber Center for the Arts, Halifax, NS

The Dizzler, still from the animation by Amy Lockhart
The Dizzler in Maskeraid stop motion animation using cutout puppets

Group Exhibitions

Selected

2013: L.O. Today, Museum London, London, ON
In Out Field, Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto, ON
2012: AfterImage, Depaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL
Hello Amiga!, Trinity Square Video, Toronto, ON
Lean, Ed Video, Guelph, ON
2011: Not Bad For London, Gibson Gallery, London, ON
Animation Breakdown, Synchronicity Space, Los Angeles, CA
2010: Pulp Fiction, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS
2009: Pulp Fiction, Museum of Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON
2008: Pulp Fiction, Museum London, London, ON
Polymathic Persons, Synchronicity Space, Los Angeles, CA
2007: Going to Bed, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
New Mutants, Canada Gallery, New York, NY
Crystal Crunch, Perugi Arte Contemporanea, Padova, Italy
It’s A Wonderful Life, Owen’s Art Gallery, Sackville, NB
Tales from the Cyclops Library, Third Space, St. John, NB
2006: On Sundays, Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
NOGaDOD, Giant Robot, New York, NY
Bit by Bit, Blackwood Gallery, Toronto, ON
Telling Tales: Contemporary Women Cartoonists, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, NY
P. P., Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2005: Bit by Bit, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Cyclops Dreams, Access Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2004: Letters From a Small Room, Jannotta Gallery, Smith College, Northampton, MA
2003: Free Mattress, Pond Gallery, San Francisco, CA
From The Collection of Gerard Doody, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA
Family Drawers, The Crying Room, Vancouver, BC
Man I feel like a Woman, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA
Visions of the Future, Meltdown Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002: The Village, Or Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Homesick, Anti-Social Gallery, Vancouver, BC
1999: Autumn Gold, Saint Mary's University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS
Fistful of Coins, Khyber Centre for the Arts, Halifax, NS
Lost, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS

Published Works

2012: Making A Small Recording Cardboard Studio In My Living Room Bedroom Studio, labor, Num 1
WOOD TWO, Blackwood Gallery Publication
2011: Give up the Ghost, Feminismes Electriques, La Centrale et Les Editions du remue-menage
2009: Dirty Dishes, Petits Livres, Drawn and Quarterly
2008: DAMP: Contemporary Vancouver Media Art, Anvil Press
2007: The Ganzfeld 5: Japanada, The Dizzler in Mask Her Aid comic
2006: NOGADOD, various works, historical anthology of psychadoolic Canadian art, Conundrum Press
2004: Scheherazade, collection of comics by women, Soft Skull Press
Arthur Magazine, various comic strips including It’s getting Apocalyptic
2003: MADE magazine, collection of art from Walk for Walk animation
2002: Homesick magazine, series of paintings, review of Canadian artists

Selected Solo and Collaborative Self-Publications

Shut up world, Souvenir of San Francisco, Leroy Dixon, Strawbaby 1 & 2, Dirty Dishes, Snow White Kitten, Where Am I?, P.M.F. 3, The Puffer

Group Screenings

Selected

DIZZLER IN MASKHERAID TRAILER
2012: Above Ground Animation, New Museum, NY, NY
2011: Eyeworks Festival, Chicago, IL
Floating World Animation Festival, Portland, OR and Show Cave, Los Angeles, CA
DMTV Animation Festival, Barcelona, Spain
ŠKVER, Mali Lošinj, Croatia
Video Screening, The Pilot Light, Knoxville, TN

STALKING WATER
2013: Gridlords, Hollywood Theatre, Portland, OR
Cinefamily, Los Angeles, CA
Time Farmers, Joshua Tree, CA
Lauba, Zagreb, HR
Zivot, Rijeka, HR
Strzelski Gallerie, Stuttgart, DE
Kinemathek Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, DE
WORM, Rotterdam, NL
Monoquini, Bordeaux, FR
Cinema Nova, Brussels, BE
European Media Arts Festival, Osnabruck, DE
Artists Unlimited, Bielefeld, DE
The Bridge, Charlottesville, VA
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Museum of the Moving Image, New York, NY
2012: Tuxedo Cat, Adelaide, AU
Meredith Music Festival, Meredith, AU
New Low Gallery, Melbourne, AU
Australian National University, Canberra, AU
Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, AU

SYLVA LINING
2012: Sweet Magic London Festival, London, ON
2003: Alternative Press Expo, San Francisco, CA
2001: Wild and Wooley Animation Festival and Tour, USA
1999: Vancouver Underground Film Festival, Vancouver, BC
1998: Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival, Ottawa, ON
18th Atlantic Film Festival, Halifax, NS

MISS EDMONTON TEENBURGER 1983 IN, YOU'RE ETERNAL...
2004: Brazil Queer Film Festival, Brazil
Faux Papier Moderne, RADA Gallery Montreal, PQ
CBC Radio3
2003: Zed tv, CBC television
Winnipeg Cinematheque, MB
Lost Film Festival, Boston, MA
Antimatter Film Festival, Victoria, BC
Satan McNuggit Road Show, North America
2002: The Dope show, Signal and Noise Festival, Video In, Vancouver
Images International Film Festival, Toronto, ON

MISS EDMONTON TEENBURGER 1983 IN, IT'S PARTY TIME!
2009: SPUN 2, Monkeytown, Brooklyn, NY
2008: Best of Bearded Child Film Festival Tour, North America
2005: Artists’ Television Access, San Francisco, CA
Andenken Gallery, Denver, CO
Iron Gate Studios, Austin, TX
Super Happy Fun Land, Houston, TX
Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA
2003: Lost Film Festival, Boston, MA
Satan McNuggit Road Show, North America
2002: Vazaleen, Lee's Palace, Toronto, ON
Antimatter Film Fest., Victoria, BC
2001: The Blinding Light!! Cinema, Vancouver, BC

THE COLLAGIST
2013: The Dead Have Dreams, Grizzly Grizzly, Philadelphia, PA
2012: Eyeworks, Rijeka, Croatia
CAKE, Chicago, IL
Fuse, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Animateka International Animated Film Festival, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Staring Eyes #3, Third Party, Cincinnati, OH
Imagism in Documentary Film, DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL
Butter Elbow Animation Festival, Chicago, IL
Reel to Real Festival, Vancouver, BC
Collage Redux, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
2011: Melbourne International Animation Festival, competition, Melbourne, Australia
Animpact Animation Festival, Seoul, Korea
Groupe Intervention Video, Montreal, PQ
2010: Ottawa International Film Festival, Ottawa, ON
Best of the World, International Animation Festival, Hiroshima, Japan
Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival, Kassel, DE
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, MI
Calgary International Film Festival, Calgary, AB
St. John’s Women’s Film Festival, St. John’s, NL
OCCII, Amsterdam, NL
Moniquini, Bordeaux, FR
Ramiken Crucible, New York, NY
Couch Couch Theatre, Atlanta, GA
Louis VESP, Brooklyn, NY
Show Cave, Los Angeles, CA
Oberhausen International Film Festival, Oberhausen, DE
Naked Frames, Revue Cinema, Toronto, ON
Animation Attack, Atlanta, GE
Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation, Chicago, IL
WNDX Festival of Film and Video Art, Winnipeg, MB
2009: Citizen Jane Film Festival, Columbia, MO

THE DEVIL LIVES IN HOLLYWOOD
2013: Retrospective, The Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago, IL
2012: Sweet Magic London Festival, London, ON
2008: WNDX Festival of Film and Video Art, Winnipeg, MB
2003: Rio Theatre, Santa Cruz, CA
Milwaukee Outdoor Experimental Film Fest., Milwaukee, WI
2002: Videofest, Detroit Museum of New Art, MI
Crash Film Fest, Mexico City, Mexico
NOVAC, New Orleans, LA
Local 7, Farmingdale, NY
Out North, Alaska
2001: Images Int’l Film Festival, Toronto, ON
Providence Women's Film Festival, Providence, RI
Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago, IL
Media City Int’l Film Festival, Windsor, ON
Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
La Enana Marron, Madrid, Spain
Boston Underground Film Festival, Boston, MA
Wild and Wooley Animation Tour, North America
Zero Room, Mexico City, Mexico
Studio 21 Film Festival, Japan
Transat Video, France
The Substation, Singapore
Mediawave Film Festival, Hungary
2000: Vancouver Underground Film Festival, Vancouver, BC
Regensburger Kurzfilmoche, Germany
Antimatter Film Festival, Victoria, BC
Squeaky Wheel, NY, NY
Independent Exposure, Seattle, WA
Mad Cat Film Festival Tour, USA
Nashville Independent Film Festival, Nashville, TN
Ann Arbor Film Festival and Tour, USA
1999: 19th Atlantic Film Festival, Halifax, NS
Out of the Centre, Centre for Art Tapes, Halifax, NS

SLEEPING BEAUTY
2013: Cinefamily, Los Angeles California
Time Farmers, Joshua Tree, CA

WALK FOR WALK
2013: Parallel Lines, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Autopic Festival, Minneapolis, MN
Scissors and Tape, Saskatoon, SK
Experimental Film Festival, Portland Cinema Project, Portland, OR
Parallel Lines: Comics and Animation, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
2012: Adults in the Dark: Avant-Garde Animation, Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY
Sweet Magic London Festival, London, ON
2011: Video Screening, The Pilot Light, Knoxville, TN
2010: Animation Attack, Atlanta, GE
2009: Cartune Express Tour, North America
Creatures in the Night Animation Festival, Montreal, PQ
SPUN 2, Monkeytown, Brooklyn, NY
Melbourne International Film Festival, Melbourne, AU
2008: EX-iS Experimental Film and Video Festival, Seoul, Korea
Best of Bearded Child Film Festival Tour, North America
Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL
2007: MadCat Film Festival Tour, North America
Aurora Film Festival, Norwich, UK
Squeaky Wheel Film Festival, Buffalo, NY
2006: 33rd NorthWest Film Festival, Portland, OR
Ann Arbor Film Festival and tour, USA
Photophobia 8 Int’l Film Festival, Hamilton, ON
Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival, Clermont-Ferrand, France
Bryant Lake Bowl, Minneapolis, MN
Onion City Experimental Film Festival, Chicago, IL
Michigan Womyn's Music Festival
Centre For Art Tapes, Halifax, NS
Brampton Indie Arts Festival
MadCat Film Festival, San Francisco, CA
2005: The Bearded Child Film Festival and tour, USA
Antimatter Film Festival, Victoria, BC
Atlantic Film Festival, Halifax, NS
Rendez vous with Madness Film Festival, Toronto, ON
Slaughterhouse Cinema, Montreal, PQ
100 Dollar Film Festival, Calgary, AB
Detroit Film Center, Detroit, MI
The Miller-Weizel Gallery, Cleveland, OH
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
The Wedge Gallery, Ashville, NC
The Pit, Jacksonville, FL
Ark Warehouse, Gainesville, FL
Vaudeville Mews, Des Moines, IA
Iowa City Microcinema, Iowa City, IA
Moxie Cinema, Springfield, MO

DOODLEMAN
2008: OK QUOI?!? Festival, Sackville, NB

TELL MUMSY I LOVE HER
2008: Dampcity, Pacific Cinematheque, Vancouver, BC
2007: Battle of the Cities Film Festival, The Ice Factory, Chicago, IL (and USA tour)
2006: LIFT 25th Anniversary screening, FILM IS DEAD! LONG LIVE FILM!, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

SINGLE TEAR
2006: Notes from the Underground, Drake Hotel, Toronto, ON
2005: Alternative Press Expo, San Francisco, CA

WASPS
1999: Splice This! Super8 Film Festival, Toronto, ON
1998: Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival, Ottawa, ON
1997: Images Film Festival, Toronto, ON
17th Atlantic Film Festival, Halifax, NS

Filmography

2013: Jessica, video, 5 min., puppet animation
Milk, video, 10sec., amiga emulator dpaint animation
Water, video, 30sec., amiga emulator dpaint animation
Rudy, video, 1min., amiga emulator dpaint animation
Man Run, video, 30sec., amiga emulator dpaint animation
Sleeping Beauty, video, 30sec., amiga emulator dpaint animation
2012: Stalking Water, video, 30sec., amiga emulator dpaint animation (commissioned for Special Effect)
Landscape, video, 8min., amiga emulator dpaint animation (commissioned for Hello Amiga!)
2010: Dizzler in MASKHERAID trailer, video, 2min., paper puppet and cut out animation
2009: The Collagist, video, 2min., paper puppet and cut out animation
2008: Doodleman, video, 1.5min., drawn animation
Head Spin, video, 30 sec., drawn animation
2006: Tell Mumsy I Love Her, 16mm and video, 1min., live action and animation (commissioned for LIFT’s
25th Anniversary project FILM IS DEAD! LONG LIVE FILM!)
2005: Walk for Walk, 16mm, 10min., drawn, puppet, cut out animation
Lady Flex, 16mm, 1min., drawn animation
2004: A Single Tear, video, 1.5min., animation, produced at the N.F.B.
2002: Miss Edmonton TeenBurger 1983 in, You're Eternal..., video, 6min., live action and animation
2001: Miss Edmonton Teenburger 1983 in, It's Party Time!, video, 17min., live action and animation
1999: The Devil Lives in Hollywood, 16mm colour, 6min., drawn animation
BONK!, 16mm colour, 30sec., animation, collaboration with Marc Bell
Monkey Clouds, 16mm b&w, 2min., hand processed film
1998: Sylva Lining, 16mm colour, 1min., cut out animation
1997: WASPS, super8 b&w, 4min., cut out animation
Star Trek, super8 b&w, 2min., live action

Curatorial Projects - Screenings

Selected

2010: Let’s Toon, recent films by Canadian Independent Animators, Monoquini, Bordeaux, FR
2007: The Devil Lives in Hollywood and more, Conversations at the Edge, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, IL
2005: Amy Lockhart and Friends, Pleasuredome, Cinecycle, Toronto, ON
1999: Scrappy Film Festival, co-curator/organizer, Halifax, NS

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Teaching - Post Secondary

2013 Instructor, Experimental Animation Studio, The Ontario College of Art and Design Continuing Studies
2007-2008  Visiting Artist Instructor, Animation and Sound, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Teaching, Other

2012: Youth animation workshop, Real to Reel Film Festival, Vancouver, BC
Master class, KRETS gallery, Malmo, SE
Animation workshop and mentorship, Remembering Helen Hill, Toronto Animated Images Society, Toronto, ON
Drawing on film animation workshop, Cinecycle, Toronto, ON
2010: Storytelling through drawing, visiting artist instructor, Concordia University, Montreal, PQ
Animation workshop, AKA Gallery, Saskatoon, SK
2009: Animation workshop, La Centrale Gallerie Powerhouse, Montreal, PQ
2006: Master class, National Film Board, Toronto, ON
Animation workshop, Center for Addictions and Mental Health, Toronto, ON
Animation workshop, Liaison of Independent Filmmakers, Toronto, ON
Intro to cut out animation, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC
Animation workshop, Struts Gallery, Sackville, NB
Animation workshop, Art City, Winnipeg, MB
Animation workshop, Video Pool, Winnipeg, MB
Comic book making class, Brock Elementary, Vancouver, BC
Zine and flip book workshop, Wonder of Words, Hastings Elementary Community School, Vancouver, BC
2005: Master class, C.S.S.S.A., California Art Institute, Valencia, CA
2001: Assistant (digital and classical) animation instructor, Arts Umbrella, Vancouver, BC
1999: Instructor, Drawing on Film Workshop, Atlantic Filmmaker's Co-op Outreach Program, Halifax, NS
1998: Mentor, 1 Minute Film Scholarship Program, Atlantic Filmmaker's Co-op. and CBC, Halifax, NS
Instructor, Kids Animation Workshop, Khyber Center for the Arts, Halifax, NS

Volunteering

2008-2011: Juror, Helen Hill Film Production Grant
2010-2011: Art Studio Assistant, Hutton House Center for Adults with Disabilities, London, ON
2005-2007: Mentor to youth at risk, Kidstart, Vancouver, BC

Community Projects

2011: Moving Images, collaborative video and installation, Art City, Winnipeg, MB
2008: The Saggy Tagger; A Gangster Safari Musical, set design, Red Bird Studios, Montreal, PQ
Super Sweet Birthday Party Parade, collaborative performance and installation, Art City, Winnipeg, MB
2005: Mean Lady v.s. Innocent Teenburger plus Bukkake, Vazaleen, Lee’s Palace, Toronto, ON
The Puffer Division, group drawing performance, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2004: Haunted Department Store, collaborative performance and installation, Art City, Winnipeg, MB

Memberships

Ed Video
Toronto Animated Images Society
Quickdraw Animation Society

Reviews

Selected

2013: Miss Edmonton Teenburger 1983, Little Joe No. 4
2012: Afterimage, Artforum
2011: Not Bad For London review, Border Crossings
Special Affects: DIY Female Animators, Spectacular Optical
2010: Amazons drawn, The art of Amy Lockhart, Border Crossings
Cartoon-like Creations form Eerie Exhibition, Calgary Herald
2009: Amy Lockhart: Sculpture in a Feminist Frame, Canadian Art
Arresting the uncanny: Amy Lockhart mines the subconscious, Fixate No. 5 - N.M.P.
Amy Lockhart a Powerhouse at the Powerhouse, Art + Culture
2006: Animator Moves Metaphors, The Georgia Straight
Faking It, The Vancouver Sun
Bit by Bit: A collection of beautiful garbage, The Medium
2005: A flip through the zine scene, The Vancouver Sun
2002: It’s Party Time..., Lola magazine
2001: Ghosts and Butterflies, Seattle Stranger
Superman Eats Ice Cream, Portland Mercury
(frosted) blonde ambition, The Loop
2000: Amy Lockhart: Quality of Life, ARTSatlantic

Collections

Detroit Museum of New Art

Quickdraw Animation Society

University of Calgary

Nova Scotia College of Art and Design

University of Victoria

Private Collections