Eric Dymond
Since the beginning
Works in Toronto Canada

Eric Dymond is an artist who works with many tools and programming languages.
He graduated from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design with a BFA in studio.<br />
He exhibited paintings in Toronto, Detroit, New York, Montreal and London during the 1970's, 1980's and 1990's. The paintings were created with sandblasted sprays employing formal themes from the history of painting (still life's , individual portraits, traditional landscapes) . These series appear minimal with repeating content and are a form of Serialism.
In the early 1990's he began working with digital media, building perl programs with TCL/TK, web sites (see the doorway on Leonardo) and stand-alone applications.
He continues working in all media, rejecting specialization.
A brief timeline :
1976-On View -first exhibition held by Visual Arts Ontario
1977-One person show-Gallery 567
1978-One person show-Nancy Pooles Studio
1978-Group Exhibition-Habatat Galleries,Detroit,Michigan
1979-One Person Show-Habatat Galleries,Detroit,Michigan
1979-Young Realists, London Regional Gallery
1979-One Person Show-Nancy pooles Studio
1980-New Artists-London Regional Gallery
1980-O.A.C.-group juried show
1981-One Person show-Nancy Pooles studio
1982-Group exhibition-Honey Sharp Gallery-Tanglewood,Mass.
1983-One Person show-Nancy Pooles studio
1983-Group Exhibition-Adam Gimbel Gallery-New York,N.Y.
1984-One Person Show-Grimsby Public Gallery
1985-One Person Show-Nancy Pooles studio
1985-One Person Show-Gallery 1667-Halifax,N.S.
1987-One Person Show-Kitchener Waterloo Public Gallery
1988-Group Exhibition-Market Gallery,Toronto
1990-Two person show-Brampton public Gallery
1990-One Person Show-Quan Schieder Gallery
1991-CD-Rom interacive/Philips Corp.
1991-Group Exhibition-Robert Kidd Gallery-Detroit,Michigan
1993-Group Exhibition-Market Gallery
1993-Marilyn (perl/tk)
1994-One Person Show-Schieder and Associates
1995-Group Exhibition-Bau-Xi Gallery
1996-The doorway (
1997-Newmail ( part of Iceflow, the Images festival of Independent Film Toronto
1997.1998,1999,2001 - , see archives.
see my Rhizome portfolio and Furthfield for current web works and writings.

Numerous public and private collections in Canada and the United States.
City of Toronto
McIntosh Gallery, University of Western Ontario, London Ontario
London Public Library, London Ontario
Kitchener Waterloo Public Gallery
Algoma Public Gallery
Kamloops Public Gallery
College of Physicians and Surgeons (Ontario)
Connor and Clark
Royal Lepage

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Wikipedia Art

Well, there is an assumption here that could generate more interesting discussion.
Wikipedia exists as an online collaborative encyclopedia. But why do encyclopedias exist? If knowledge is fixed, and the wiki-police seem to think they recognize valid documentation of the world around us better than the collective invlolved in this project then we have a problem. It becomes the judgment of a coterie that determines *truth* or at least *what is it?*. If this project challenges the politcal hierarchy of an encyclopedia with a ^sparkling^ reputation, then it's a good thing.
The most obvious comment here is that a good chunk of wikipedia wouldn't exist without the content provided (without consent) by artists, engineers, etc. etc., most of whom are of course dead.
If the collaborative nature of the artwork and it's lack of a fixed point induces nausea in the wiki collective, then it's probably doing what art does best.


The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (2009) - Curt Cloninger + Google

and strangely, after 2 clicks the disease link took me to:
" announcing new guest reblogger, Tom Moody
We're happy to announce our new guest reblogger. Tom Moody is a New York-based artist. His weblog documents his studio practice, and also features rants on art, music, film, politics, and low-tech cyberculture. suite! Take it away Tom...
which works on many different levels.


Response to &quot;New Media Artists vs Artists With Computers&quot;

was there a competition? am i missing something?
i see broadsides from Tom with an odd need to draw parallels where none exist.
net artists vs. artists with computers?
that's sophomoric nonsense,
and truly lazy theorizing. it's a crutch used to illustrate a point that can't be argued with originality.

and those are my broadsides.
where's my shoe, aha here