DESSA HARHAY

127 Hogarth Avenue., Toronto, ON, M4K 1K5, Canada      |      647.226.7269      |      info@dessaharhay.com


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

June 2010Marben (Toronto, ON, Canada), "Marben Opening Party"
Solo exhibition of works permanently on display.
Aug 2009Parc Jean Drapeau (Montreal, QC, Canada), "Pyraliths"
Osheaga Music & Art Festival featured artist, installing large scale sculptures throughout exhibit.
Apr 2009Permanent Records (Chicago, IL, USA), "Lazer Crystal"
Artists invited to display original album cover artwork exhibited in conjunction with musical release from the band "Lazer Crystal".
Apr 2009Studio Nine Gallery (Toronto, ON, Canada), "JK LOL "
A group exhibition.
Aug 2008Parc Jean Drapeau (Montreal, QC, Canada), "Campfires"
Osheaga Music & Art Festival featured artist, installing large scale sculptures throughout exhibit.
Mar 2008General 54 (Montreal, QC, Canada), "Electric Hurricane"
The YPF Art Show and Artist Book Launch.
Mar 2008Headquarters Gallery (Montreal, Canada), "Sexy Show"
A group exhibition surrounding the theme of "sexiness".
Jan 20081251N. Rockwell (Chicago, IL, USA), "Humbolt Exhibition Duplicate"
A juried group exhibition.
Sep 2007Parc Jean Drapeau (Montreal, QC, Canada), "Hidden Worlds"
Osheaga Music & Art Festival featured artist, installing large scale sculptures throughout exhibit.
Apr 2007Painted Board Studio (Chicago, IL, USA), "poco rococo"
Ongoing six month exhibition of works.
Feb 2007Headquarters Gallery (Montreal, QC, Canada), "Light Show"
Group exhibition revolving around "light" as central theme.
Jan 2007nota bene* galerie (Montreal, QC, Canada), "Clusters"
The YPF Group exhibition.
Oct 2006Centre Fractal in association with Muse d'art contemporain de Montréal: (Montreal, QC, Canada)
A colaborative instalation piece with Canadian artist Rodney Graham.
Sep 2006Parc Jean Drapeau (Montreal, QC, Canada), "Days Are Numbered/Aftermath" (Re-shown)
Osheaga Music & Art Festival featured artists.
Jun 2006Studio Jenia - The Belgo Building (Montreal, QC, Canada), "Classical Thunder"
YPF Montreal artist book launch and exhibition.
Mar 2006The Drake Hotel (Toronto, ON, Canada), "Classical Thunder"
A Month long exhibit, taking place throughout the hotel, accompanied by a one night, "live art" interactive performance piece in commemoration of YPF annual artist book.
Jan 2006Fly (Montreal, QC, Canada), "Industry Signature Series"
Four selected artists create exclusive artwork for print on apparel, and display work in gallery.
Sep 2005Galerie Accidentelle II (Montreal, QC, Canada), "Beginning, Middle and End"
Curator and exhibitor of retrospective group show where past artists displayed works.
Sep 2005Yves LaRoche Gallery (Montreal, QC, Canada), "MX Show"
Specially selected artists exhibited work which was then auctioned off as a charity fundraiser.
Aug 2005Galerie Accidentelle II (Montreal, QC, Canada), "Cat Show"
Curator and participant in a show revolving around the theme of cats, also involving 15 live cats for adoption.
Jul 2005Jeff Electric Gallery (Silver Lake, CA, USA) "Montreal V.S. L.A."
Artistic showdown between selected Montreal and Los Angeles based artists.
Jul 2005The Open Gallery (Los Angeles, CA, USA) "YPF"The YPF exhibits artworks all in the medium of paper.
May 2005Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery (Montreal, QC, Canada), "Undergraduate Show"
A juried show wherein 18 final artist selections were made of the 140 applicants. The Undergraduate Exhibition acts to showcase the premier artists residing at Concordia University.
Apr 2005Galerie Accidentelle II (Montreal, QC, Canada), "Broken Telephone"
The YPF exhibit artworks based on the childhood game where a message is relayed through a line of people with the expectation that the original statement is altered.
Mar 2005Gallery 306 - The Belgo Building (Montreal, QC, Canada), "True Adventures"
A juried submission, multi-artist exhibition.
Mar 2005Gallery 306 - The Belgo Building (Montreal, QC, Canada), "Interactions"
A juried submission, multi-artist exhibition.
Feb 2005Galerie Accidentelle II (Montreal, QC, Canada) "(a)D&D"
A group exhibition curated and participate in by the YPF with artworks inspired by the fantasy role playing game of Dungeons & Dragons.
Jan-Feb 2005Galerie Accidentelle II (Montreal, QC, Canada), "Art Party"
Two person show, with works by Dessa Harhay, and Jody Hargreaves.
Jan-Feb 2005Trap\door Artist Run Centre (Lethbridge, AL,, Canada), "Return to Sender"
A multi-artist mail art show.
Nov 2004The Green Room (Montreal, QC, Canada), "LA Show"
The YPF's LA show returns for local exhibition in Montreal.
Nov 2004The Glass House (Pomona, CA, USA), "Bridgin' The Gap"
Group Exhibition complimented by an adjoining musical component The Faint and Le Tigre.
Nov 2004Queen Mary I Cruise Ship (Long Beach, CA, USA), "All Tomorrow's Parties"
A music and arts festival, featuring YPF artists.
Sep-Oct 2004Galerie Accidentelle (Montreal, QC, Canada), "Days Are Numbered/ Aftermath"
A performance and installation piece consisting of the creation and displaying of YPF members' work produced every 24 minutes, consecutively, for a span of 24 hours.
Jul 2004Galerie Accidentelle (Montreal, QC, Canada), "The YPF Yearbook Launch"
Artist book launch and exhibition of works.
Mar 2004The VAV Gallery (Montreal, QC, Canada), "Slow"
A juried group exhibition in the fibers medium.
Jun 2003Rada Gallery (Montreal, QC, Canada)," Pants on Fire!"
A juried group exhibition.
Apr 2003Culture Vacuum (Toronto, ON, Canada): "Les Debutantes!"
A special invitation group exhibition.
Dec 2002Le Lodge Noire (Montreal, QC, Canada), "YPF Artist Exhibition"
The YPF group show.
Aug 2002The VAV Gallery (Montreal, QC, Canada), "Art Matters"
Juried group exhibition of Concordia University arts students.
Aug 2002The Roy Street Collective (Montreal, QC, Canada), "Bats: Art, Sound, Spectacle"
Group exhibition.
Aug 1999Gardener Museum (Toronto, ON, Canada), "End of the Century Celebration"
A group exhibition of the final works done by individually selected artists, after a one week exclusive residency.