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Jim Logan

 (born 1955)
Jim Logan is active/lives in British Columbia / Canada.  Jim Logan is known for abstract Native Canadian art, portrait, video.

Jim Logan

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Canada Council for the Arts
2002 to Present - Employed as Visual Arts Officer

Eastern Aboriginal Artist Collective1999 - 2002
   Founding Member and current Chief. The EAAC works to promote self-determination in the arts for artists of various mediums.

Red Poets Society
1998- Member.  The Red Poets Society promotes poetry to aboriginal students of all ages with readings by Society members, Indigenous poets from other parts of the world and by organizing 'Wordshops' for emerging poets.
Society of Canadian Artists of Native Ancestry (SCANA)
  1995-96 Appointed to Past-Chair executive position
  1991-95 Elected Co-Chair of the National Executive
  1987-91 Board Member - Yukon Territory and B.C.
ATLATL ( American First Nations Artist Organization)
  1992-94 Member of the Second Circle Advisory Board
Society of Yukon Artists of Native Ancestry (SYANA)
  1988-89 Co-Founder and President

1999 - 2001  Participating as a curator with the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia in the First Peoples Secretariat of the Canada Council for the Arts, Aboriginal Curator Residency Program.

  1998 - Present  Member of the Arts Infusion Committee, Nova Scotia Arts Council, a experimental program  to introduce new ways of learning focusing on the arts as a means of teaching.

  1997 - Selected as the Canadian Aboriginal representative by the Sydney Olympic Organizing Committee for the exhibition and artist camp, Offshore/On-Site, at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre. The art camp is a collaborative work project between Aboriginal peoples from around the world and was designed to promote the addition of more culture into future Olympics.

  1993 - Appointed Advisor to the BC Cultural Ministry in setting up an Aboriginal Art Awards Program.

  1993 - Assisted Kamloops Art Gallery in development of an acquisitions policy regarding the collection of Aboriginal Art.


 War Against the Indians, Film, Harry Rasky, Producer, CBC/NFB Toronto,

, Video, CBC Television, 1992

 A Requiem for Our Children
, Focus North, 1991, CBC Yellowknife

 Sleeping Awake, Film/Video Marjorie Beaucage/Shirley Cheechoo, 1991 NFB.

 The Trickster Shift, Humour and Irony in Contemporary Native Art, Allan J. Ryan, UBC Press, University of Washington Press. 1999

 Thunder Bay Art Gallery: Permanent Collection
, R. William Hill and Lee-Ann Martin, Thunder Bay Art Gallery Publication.

 Classical Aboriginal Series, Allan J. Ryan, Yukon Art Center catalogue, 1994

 INDIGENA: Contemporary Native Perspectives, Gerald McMaster/Lee-Ann
 Martin, Douglas & McIntyre, Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1992

 "Jim Logan the Painter Prophet", Canadian Lutheran Magazine, Dec. 1991
"Lower Than the Angels: The Weight of Jim Logan's Art", The Canadian Journal of Native Studies, Vol.10 No.1 1990, Brandon University

 Homeboys, exhibition cataloque featuring Alex Janvier and Alan Syliboy, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, April 7, 2001

 Re-claiming History, exhibition brochure, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, June 22, 2000

 Mirrored, exhibition brochure, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, February 18, 2000

  "Art As Fulcrum": De Facto Magazine, Brussels,  Belgium, October 1999

 Metis, A North American Hybrid. Indian Summer exhibition catalogue article, Royal Museum of Art and History, Brussels, Belgium, September, 1999

 Cultural Awareness, A paper presented to Aboriginal Tourism Team Canada,
 Halifax, Nova Scotia, August, 1999

 Art Reviewer for Mi'kmaq Maliseet Nation News. October 1999 to 2002

2007 - World Upside Down, Walter Philips Gallery - Rick Hill Curator, touring

2006 - Ottawa Central - Karsh-Masson Gallery Ottawa - New Acquisitions.

2000 - Who Stole the Teepee, Smithsonian Institute for the American Indian, NY. NY - traveling exhibition

The Hands of Our Ancestors, South Shore Art Centre, Cohasset, Mass. USA
   Contemporary Perspectives in Contemporary Indian Art, Jacobson House,
   Norman, Oklahoma
   Cultural Memories, Cape Breton University College, Sydney Nova Scotia

1999 - 2000- Indian Summer, Royal Museum of Art and History, Brussels, Belgium

1998 - Responses, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia

1997 - Off Shore/On Site, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia
          - TRANSITIONS, Indian Art Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, touring exhibit- Paris,
              Hamilton, New Zealand/ Taipei, Taiwan

1996 - Thunder Bay Art Gallery Permanent Collection Exhibition, Thunder Bay, Ontario

1996 - Grand Opening- Gallery Gevik, Toronto, Ontario

1995-96 - Basket Bead and Quill, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Touring Exhibition

1995 - Re-Imergence, Southern Okanagan Art Gallery, Penticton, BC

1994 - Challenging the Status Quo, Art Gallery of Southern Alberta, Edmonton Public Art Gallery, Kelowna Art Gallery

1993 - Contemporary Native Art of the West Coast, Western Gallery, Western
             Washington State University, Bellingham, Washington, USA

1993 - Canada's First People, A Celebration of Contemporary Native Art, Cross Canada Tour as well as Tokyo Japan

1992 - New Territories, 350/500Years After, Cote De Neige Gallery, Montreal

1992 - INDIGENA, Museum of Civilization, Hull, Quebec, toured, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg,Man. Dalhousie Gallery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, The   Windsor Art Gallery, Windsor, Ontario, The Heard Museum, Phoenix Az. USA, The Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB

1988 - Spirit of the Lubicon, Bearclaw Gallery, Edmonton, AB

  1986 - Yukon Pavilion, EXPO 86, Vancouver, BC

  1984 - Points of View, Yukon Territorial Government Buildings, Whitehorse, Yukon

    24 Songs
    Bearclaw Gallery, Edmonton , Alberta.
   love affair: the book of joan,
   Dalhousie Gallery, Dalhousie University, Halifax NS
   (Traveling exhibition including Moose Jaw Art Museum, Moose Jaw, Sask.
   Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory in 1997)

   Moments Between Heaven and Earth, Gallery Phillip, Toronto, Ontario

   Re-Representing McMichael Collection of Canadian Art, Kleinburg, Ontario

   Images in Collage

   K'san National Exhibition Center, K'san BC

   Recent Works of Jim Logan

   Yukon Gallery, Whitehorse, Yukon Territtory

   Classical Aboriginal Series

   Yukon Arts Center, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

   Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, Ontario

   Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, BC

   A Requiem for Our Children, Rosemont Gallery, Regina Sask.

   Various University Galleries including Lakehead University, Thunder
   Bay, Ontario, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, University of Calgary,
   Calgary Alberta, Guelph University, Windsor Ontario.

  The Weight, Territorial Gallery, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

  Yukon Pavilion Featured Artist, EXPO 86, Vancouver BC

 Tuchone Images, Town Square Gallery, Anchorage, Alaska, USA

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About  Jim Logan

Born:  1955 - New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
Known for:  abstract Native Canadian art, portrait, video