Visual Arts DepartmentWestern Arts and Humanities

Kelly Wood

M.F.A. University of British Columbia, 1996

Diploma, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, B.C, 1988.

Interests

Professor Wood is a photographer and practicing artist whose research focuses on subjects that relate to the environmental impact of waste accumulation, waste economies, and all forms of visible and invisible pollution. She is currently involved in the collective project Visualizing the Invisible: see more at http://www.visualinvisible.com/index.html. She is also a member of the research collective The Toronto Photography Seminar (http://www.torontophotographyseminar.org); and The Family Camera Network (https://family-camera.squarespace.com). Her photography has been broadly exhibited in Canada at the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography; the Art Gallery of Ontario; The Power Plant; the Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal; the Vancouver Art Gallery; and the Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery. Her work has been shown internationally at the Akademie der Kuenste, Berlin; Museum Van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp; Fotoinstituut, Rotterdam; and Artspace in Sydney, Australia. artist's website: http://the-woods.org

Vancouver Carts, World Picture 10, “Abandon,” Spring 2015, http://worldpicturejournal.com (web publication).

“1996,” Unsuitable as an Institution: the tenacity of access gallery, 1992-2014, Access Gallery and Publication Studio, Vancouver (2014): pp.34-35.

In Favour of Heroines: Lincoln Clarkes Vancouver Photographs, Philosophy of Photography, UK, Vol. 4, No. 2., (2014): pp. 217-241.

“Archive of Modern Conflict: Collected Shadows, Border Crossings, Issue 127, vol. 32, No. 3, (2013): pp.100-101.

Les Matins Infidèles: L’art du Protocole, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Québec City, QC., 2013

Secret Stash: Accumulation Hoarding and the Love of Stuff, McIntosh Gallery, Western University, 2013.

"Machine en Abyme: a poem", Jacked (on the work of Steve Laurie; catalogue), Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton, Ontario, (2012).

Barroco Nova: Neo Baroque Moves in Contemporary Art, Hispanic Baroque Project, 2012.

Diaz Contemporary, Impel with Puffs. Toronto, ON., 2013

Secret Stash: Accumulation Hoarding and the Love of Stuff, McIntosh Gallery, Western University, 2013.

Les Matins Infidèles: L’art du Protocole, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Québec City, QC., 2013.

Museum London, Barroco Nova: Neo Baroque Moves in Contemporary Art, London, Ontario, 2011

Vancouver Art Gallery, Everything Everyday, Vancouver, BC, 2010

Masters Supervision

Dave Kemp, 2013-2014

Rehab Nazzal, 2013-

Mark Kasumovic, 2013- J

ennifer Martin, Turning to see otherwise, (2014)

Brad Isaacs, Double Negative: Taxidermy, Photography and Hiroshi Sugimoto's Diorama's, (2012)

Recent Courses

VAS3340 - 2012/13 - Advanced Photography

VAS2246b - 2012 - Digital Photography

VAS9541b - 2013 - Recyler: Revision and Re-use in the Visual Arts

VAS3340 - 2013/14 - Advanced Photography

VAS2246a - 2013 - Digital Photography

VAS9541/9544b - 2014 - Graduate Studio Seminar