Jim Logan is active/lives in British Columbia / Canada. Jim Logan is known for abstract Native Canadian art, portrait, video.
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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
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
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
War Against the Indians, Film, Harry Rasky, Producer, CBC/NFB Toronto,
Drums, 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,
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
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
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
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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