Born 1975, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada


Education 


Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1997, University of British Columbia

 

SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2015  Scott McFarland, Division Gallery, Toronto, Canada
         Scott McFarland, Galerie Division, Montreal, Canada
2014  Scott McFarland: Shacks, Snow, Streets, Shrubs, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

         Scott McFarland: Seasons Change, Choi and Lager Gallery, Cologne, Germany
         Scott McFarland: Shacks, Snow, Streets, Shrubs, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada 
         Simultaneous Contrasts, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA
2012  Winter Retreating Spring Offence, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Canada 
2011  Sans Souci, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Canada 
2010  Sans Souci, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto, Canada 
         Scott McFarland, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto, Canada 
2009  Sugar Shack, Union Gallery, London, United Kingdom
         Scott McFarland, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada 
         Scott McFarland, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA
         Cultivated View, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada 
2008  New Works, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto, Canada 
2007  Works on Paper; Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver and Toronto, Canada
         Regen Projects, Los Angeles, and Union Gallery, London, England 
2005  Another Photography, Regan Projects, Los Angeles
         Analyzing Trapping Inspecting, Union Gallery, London, England 
         204 Gardens, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver and Toronto, Canada 
2003  Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
         Boathouse, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto, Canada 
2002  Scott McFarland, Sharon Essor Gallery, London, England
         Photonomena, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto, Canada
         A Weird Science, Evan Lee and Scott McFarland, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Canada 
2001  Cabin, Scott McFarland, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Canada 
2000  Scott McFarland, Owen Kydd, Anodyne Gallery, Vancouver, Canada 
1999  Cabin, 1999
         Torstrasse 102, Berlin, Germany 
1998  Scott McFarland, Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014  Cindy Sherman Meets Dzunuk'wa: From the Michael and Inna O'Brian Collection, Satellite                
Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

         Elevated: Contemporary Art in the AGO Tower, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
         You've Really Got a Hold on Me, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada 
2013  Installation alongside The Great Upheaval: Masterpieces from the Guggenheim, 1910-1918,            Art Gallery of Ontario
         Transitions, presented by No. 9 Contemporary Art and the Environment,

         Toronto International Airport 
2012  Builders: Canadian Biennial 2012, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
         Twenty Years, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
         Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto,          Canada 
2011  Capture, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto, Canada
         Our Origins, The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA
         The Digital Eye: Photographic Art in the Electronic Age, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, USA
         Down the Garden Path, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, Canada
         Salon, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Canada 
2010  It Is What It Is: Recent Acquisitions of New Canadian Art, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa,          Canada
         Salon, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Canada 
2009  Clark & Faria Presents:, Clark & Faria, Toronto, Canada 
2008  Garden of Eden, Statdtische Galerie, Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany 
2007  Garden of Eden, Kunsthalle Emden, Emden, Germany
         Acting the Part: Photography as Theatre, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
         Re-Envisioning Habitat, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario, Canada

         New Photography 2007, Museum of Modern Art, NY, USA
         The Constructed Image: Photographic Culture, Museum or Contemporary Canadian Art,                    Toronto, Canada
         Hybrid, Museum of Canadian Contemporary Art, Toronto, Canada
         Crack the Sky, Biennale de Montreal 2007, Montreal, Canada
         Sound and Vision, Centre culturel canadien, Paris, France 
2006  Grid Matrix, Midred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis , USA
         Landscape Photographs Recent Acquisitions, Musuem of Modern Art, NY, USA 
         A History of Photography, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England 
         Sound and Vision, Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada 
         Boys with Flowers, Western Bridge, Seattle, Washington, USA 
         Faking Death, Jack Shainman Gallery, NY, USA 
         Clickdoubleclick, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany – touring to Bozar, Brussels, Belgium 
2005  Real Pictures, Photographs from the Collection of Claudia Beck and Andrew Gruft, Vancouver            Art Gallery, BC, Canada
         Buccolica, Wallspace Gallery, NY, USA 
         Intertidal, Art from Vancouver, MUHKA, Antwerp, Belgium
         The Space of Making, Neuer Berliner Kunstverien, Berlin, Germany – touring to Kunstmuseum          Heidenheim, Kunstsammlungen der Stadtischen Museen Zwickau, Stadtiche Galerie                        Waldraiburg, Germany
         Variations on the Picturesque, Kicthener Waterloo Art Gallery, Canada 
2004  Fabulation. VOX, Montreal, Canada. Marie Fraser, guest curator
         Everything Gone Green, Photography and the Garden., National Museum of Photography, Film          and Television, Bradford, England 
         Important Canadian Art, Zeihersmith Gallery, N.Y., USA
2003  Various Properties, Recent Acquisitions. Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver,                  Canada A Proposal for an Exhibition. Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto, Canada 
2002  Elsewhere, WBD, Berlin, Germany 
         Imago Exhibition, Salamanca, Spain 
2001  Roy Arden, Scott McFarland, Howard Ursuliak, Stephen Waddell, Jeff Wall, Monte Clark                    Gallery, Toronto, Canada
         These Days, Vancouver Art Gallery
         Vancouver Collects, Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada 
1999  After Photography, Monte Clarke Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, Roy Arden, guest curator 
1998  Edgecity, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, Canada 

 

CATALOGUES
Edgecity, Chris Brayshaw, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC, 1998. 

After Photography, Roy Arden, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, 1999. 
Imago 2002, Salamanca, Spain, 2002. 
Coastal Cabin, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, 2003. 
Important Canadian Art, Lee Henderson, Ziehersmith Gallery, NY, 2004. Zeitgenossische Fotokunst Aus Kanada, NBK, Berlin, Germany, 2005. 
Intertidal, MuHKA, Antwerp, Belgium, 2005. 
Click DoubleClick, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany, 2006. 
Grid Matrix, Mildred Lane Kemper Museum, St. Louis, USA, 2006.

 

ARTICLES AND PERIODICALS
Adams, James, Variations on a scene: photographer Scott McFarland's new AGO show, Globe&Mail, May

Artist’s Project, Canadian Art, Summer, 2004
Artist’s Project, Image and Inscription, an Anthology of Contemporary Canadian Photography, Ed. By Robert Bean YYZ Books, 2005 
Artist’s Project, National Post, January 13, 1999. 
Artist’s Project, Adbusters, no.29. The Media Foundation, 2000. 
Arden, Roy. After Photography, Canadian Art, December, 2000. 
Arnold, Grant. Real Pictures, Photographs from the Collection of Claudia Beck and Andrew Gruft, Vancouver, 2005. Pg 
Beck, Claudia. A Proposal for an Exhibition, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, 2002. 
Brayshaw, Chris. Garden Optics, CV Photo, no 54. Montreal, 2001. Pg. 7-13 
Brayshaw, Chris. Cabin, 2001, C Magazine, Winter 2001. 
Buckrell Pos, Tania. Cold Fusion, Canadian Art, Spring 2003. 
Dault, Michael. Photographs have a Cape Fear quality, The Globe & Mail, September 20, 2003. 
Driedger, Sharon Doyle. Ten Artists Who Rock, Maclean’s Magazine, January 12, 2004. 
Gopnik, Blake. Reticence in Photography is Good, Interview with Jeff Wall. The Globe & Mail, November 6,1999. 
Goddard, Peter. Photographic Shows Work in Remembrance of Things Past, The Toronto Star, February 27, 2003. 
Harrison, Sarah. Scott McFarland, ArtReview, April 2005. Pg. 105 
Henderson, Lee. The Empire Grows Back, Border Crossings, no 94. Summer 2005. Pg 50-56. 
Jean, Marie-Josee. The Space of Making, Zeitgenossische Fotokunst Aus Kanada, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, 2005. 
Langford, Martha. Doubtful Realisms, Paradisiacal Gains, Image & Imagination, Montreal, 2005. P119
Milroy, Sarah. Onward and Upward, The Globe and Mail, August 13, 2001, R3. 
Milroy, Sarah. Nothing is Perfect in Shangri-la, The Globe and Mail, November 19, 2004, R23 
Rae,Ines. More Plant Matters, Source 39, Summer 2004. 
Scott, Michael. Art of Global Importance, The Vancouver Sun, May 5, 2001. 
Scott, Michael. Late Light, Canadian Art, Fall 1999, Toronto. 
Sengrave, Lorissa. A Proposal for an Exhibition, Canadian Art Spring 2003. 
Skerrett, Penny. Everything’s gone Green Photography and the Garden, Archive, National Museum on Photography, Film and Television, Archive Publication, Bradford, England, pg 23. 
Shirreff, Neil. Garden Designs, Source 42, Spring 2005. Pg. 52-53. 
Thorton, Sarah. Nocturnes, Contemporary, No. 62, 2004. Pg. 32-37. 
Turner, Michael. Wall and Void, Modern Painter Magazine, Summer 2003. Whyte, Murray. "Toronto Photographer McFarland Focuses on the Medium", Toronto Star, May 5 2014.


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS AND FOUNDATIONS
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA 

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada 
Albright-Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY, USA 
Centro de Arte de Salamanca, Spain 
Canadian Museum of Photography, Ottawa, Canada 
Morris & Helen Belkin Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Mendal Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada JM Barnicke Gallery, Harthouse, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada 
K21, Dusseldorf, Germany 
National Gallery, Ottawa, Canada 
National Museum of Photography & Film, Bradford, England
Oakville Gallery, Ontario, Canada
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada