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October 24 - November 29, 2008


Paintings, mixed media, sculptures, and installation

Collin Zipp

Opening Reception: October 24, 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Collin Zipp
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada


Review and Interview

Read the review and interview by Mike Landry (Thing of Desire)


Collin Zipp is a multidisciplinary artist who obtained his BFA from the University of Manitoba's School of Art in 2005. His work has been included in exhibitions and screenings across Canada and internationally, including: an artist-in-residence at Winnipeg's Living Prairie Museum; the Winnipeg Art Gallery; Federation Square in Melbourne, Australia; PAVED New Media in Saskatoon; Wynick/Tuck Gallery in Toronto, Winnipeg's Plug In ICA; at Modern Fuel in Kingston; Exchange Square in Manchester, UK; and the One Minute Film & Video Festival in Aarau, Switzerland. Upcoming exhibitions include Revolver at Gallery 111, found at the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba in Brandon, and a two-person exhibition at aceartinc in 2009.



University of Manitoba - BFA; First Class Honors; 2005



(three person exhibition) "found"; Aug 27-Oct 3; AGSM, Brandon, MB

(two person exhibition) currently untitled; March; aceartinc; Wpg, MB

Revolver; TBA; Gallery 111; Wpg, MB


"Infra-Ordinary"; Aug 2 - Sept 6; Modern Fuel Gallery; Kingston, ON

"Our Friends Our Electric"; March 29 – 31; Frederation Square; Melbourne, AUS

"Off the Grid"; Feb 13; Cinematheque; Wpg, MB

(three person exhibition) "Video Forced"; Jan 17 - Feb 23; eyelevelgallery; Halifax, NS


"East Meets West"; Oct 26 - Nov 24; Gallery Connexion; Fredericton, NB

"Urban Screens"; Oct 11-14; Exchange Square; Manchester, UK

"WNDX"; Oct 7-10; Cinematheque; Wpg MB

"Scratching the Surface: Post Prairie Landscape"; Sept 8 - Nov 26; Plug In ICA; Wpg, MB

(solo exhibition) "Between One and Zero"; Jan 26 - Feb 24; Paved New Media; Sask, SK

"In the Blink of an Eye"; Jan 25 - March 31; Winnipeg Art Gallery; Wpg, MB


"Modernism and Manitoba Media"; Oct 19, Winnipeg Art Gallery; Wpg, MB

"WNDX"; Oct 6-9; Cinematheque; Wpg MB

"Photophobia 8"; Aug 10; Art Gallery of Hamilton; Hamilton, ON

"From the Peg"; July 28-30; Harbourfront Center; Toronto, ON

"Road Runner"; June 17 - Sept 10; Art Gallery of Kelowna; Kelowna, BC

(solo exhibition) "Between One and Zero"; Feb 16 - March 5; Eastern Front Gallery; Tor, ON

"And See if Memory is There"; Feb 20-25; Adhere and Deny Production; Wpg, MB

(solo exhibition) "Between One and Zero"; Jan 19 - Feb 23; Gallery 803; Wpg, MB


"Some Take, Some Get Took"; Nov 1 - Dec 3; Gallery Deluxe Gallery; Halifax, NS

"Dislocations"; Oct 6; Lowell, MA

"Antimatter"; Sept 15-24; Victoria, BC

"Regina Festival of Cinematic Arts"; Sept 15-18; Regina, SK

"Cut Out"; Sept 6 - Oct 6; Leonardo Gallery; Tor, ON

"The Horse they Rode in On"; June 25 - July 23; Wynick/Tuck Gallery; Tor, ON

"Sample Size Gallery"; May 1-Aug 31;

"Boston Underground Film Festival"; April 6-10; Somerville, MA

"FIFA"; March 10-20; Musee d'art contemporain deMontreal; Montreal, PQ

"Free Sample"; March 5 - April 24; Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery; Halifax, NS

"Best of Collage Party"; Jan 29-30; Outpost for Contemporary Art; Los Angeles, USA

"One Month Free Rent"; Jan 7-28; Label Gallery; Wpg, MB


"Saturated in Electricity"; Dec 3; Cinematheque; Wpg, MB

"Aesthetically Pleasing"; Nov 22 - Dec 3; GOSA; University of Manitoba; Wpg, MB

"Collage Party"; Nov 11-18; organized by Paul Butler; MoCA; Los Angeles, USA

"Fabulous Festival of Fringe Film"; Aug 12 - Sept 19; Durham Art Gallery; Durham, Ontario

"Photophobia 6"; Aug 12; Art Gallery of Hamilton; Hamilton, ON


catalogue; "Scratching the Surface; The Post Prairie Landscape"; 2007

catalogue; "East Meets West"; 2007

catalogue; "Road Runner"; 2006

interview; "FORUM"; newsletter; Summer 2005

catalogue; "untitled (book)"; University of Manitoba School of Art Publication; 2005

catalogue; "Free Sample"; 2005

catalogue; "One Month Free Rent"; 2005

online video; "untitled (sailboat);


Winnipeg Art Council/Living Prairie Museum - June 5, 2006-June 7, 2007


Winnipeg Free Press; Oct 25, 2007; "Exhibit looks at..."

Uptown; Oct 4, 2007; "Art Against the Grain"

The Uniter; Oct 4, 2007; "Northern Enlightenment"

cmagazine; Summer 2007; "In the Blink of an Eye"

The Sheaf; Feb 1, 2007; "Destroying the Preconceived Notions of Art"

Winnipeg Free Press; Jan 25, 2007; Life and Arts; "Poetry in Motion"

Kelowna Daily Courier; July 4, 2006; eVent; "Art and Cars"

Winnipeg Free Press; Feb 23, 2006; Life and Arts; "Art Review"

Uptown; Jan 20, 2005; "Eclectic Extravaganza”

The Manitoban; Jan 19, 2005; "One Month Free Rent"

Winnipeg Free Press; Jan 13, 2005; Life and Arts; "A Strong Artbeat

Broken Pencil; July 2004

Milo Magazine; Issue Five, 2004


Travel/Professional Development Grant; Manitoba Art Council - 2007

Individual Artist Grant - B; Winnipeg Art Council - 2006

Creation/Production Grant - C; Manitoba Art Council - 2006

SIGPAC Travel Grant - University of Manitoba Student Union - 2005

SIGPAC Travel Grant - University of Manitoba Student Union - 2004


Video Editor for Minerva Cuevas; "LANDINGS"

Artist Talk; Paved New Media, Sask, SK; Jan 2007

Assistant to Rebecca Belmore; Architecture for a Colonial Landscape

Administrative Coordinator; Platform Gallery; July 2006 - present

Artist Talk; Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, BC; June 2006

Board Member; Platform Gallery, Wpg, MB; July 2005 - July 2006

Sessional Instructor; Fall 2005; Video Department; School of Art, U of M, Wpg, MB

Digital print
12" x 15"

Digital print
12" x 15"

Digital print
12" x 15"

Untitled 1
Wood and paper
11" long x 4" wide x 4" high

Details of Untitled 1

Details of Untitled 1

Untitled 2
21.5" long x 4.5" wide x 4" high

Details of Untitled 2

Details of Untitled 2

Details of Untitled 2