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This page contains references and links to selected writing by Cliff Eyland.

For Eyland's writing on his own art please see: Assertions. For writing about Eyland's work, please see: Bibliography. To view Eyland's 1992 book of illustrated essays, please see: The 100,000 Names of Art (16MB PDF). To view Eyland's online posts since 2006 to the art magazine Akimbo, please click here.


2010 "Jillian McDonald: REDRUM" (catalogue essay) Winnipeg: Gallery One One One website.
"Carolee Schneeman: Up To And Including Her Limits" (catalogue essay) Winnipeg: Gallery One One One website.
"Wanda Koop" (review) Calgary: Galleries West website.
"J. J. Kegan McFadden" (review) Winnipeg: Border Crossings magazine, December/January/February, 2010-11, 81-82.

2009 "Revolver," (catalogue essay) Winnipeg: Gallery One One One website and CD-ROM.
Interview with Les Newman, Winnipeg: Gallery One One One website and CD-ROM.

2008 "Karel Funk and Tim Gardner," (feature) Winnipeg: Border Crossings magazine, August, 132-141.
"Natalija Subotincic," (review) Winnipeg: Border Crossings magazine, August, 200-201.
"Derek Sullivan," (review) Winnipeg: Border Crossings magazine, May, 107-108.
Interviews with artists in the exhibition MAZE, Winnipeg: Gallery One One One website and CD-ROM.
Interview with Richard Condie, Winnipeg: Gallery One One One website and CD-ROM.

2007 "Kathleen Fonseca," (catalogue essay/interview) Winnipeg: Gallery One One One website and CD-ROM.
"Melanie Authier," (review) Winnipeg: Border Crossings magazine, vol. 26, number 3, August, 2007, 140-141.
(with Jeanne Randolph) "Art School Anatomies" Winnipeg: Gallery One One One website.
"Aganetha Dyck" (essay commission related to Aganetha Dyck's reception of The Canada Council for the Arts Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts 2007).

2006 "KC Adams," (catalogue essay) Winnipeg: Gallery One One One website and CD-ROM.
"26/Too-Sicks/Two-Six..." (catalogue essay) Winnipeg: Gallery One One One website and CD-ROM.
"Gordon Lebredt," (catalogue essay) Winnipeg: Gallery One One One website and CD-ROM.
"Sarah Anne Johnson and Shaan Syed," (review) Winnipeg: Border Crossings magazine, August, 117-118.

2005 "Vibeke Sorensen," (interview) Winnipeg: Gallery One One One website and CD-ROM.
"Ivan Eyre," (review) Winnipeg: Border Crossings magazine, August, 98-99.
"Richard Williams," (catalogue essay) Winnipeg: Gallery One One One website and CD-ROM.
"Celia Rabinovitch," (catalogue essay) Winnipeg: Gallery One One One website and CD-ROM.
"Colville Kadlec," (a review of Tom Smart's Alex Colville Return and Cynthia Mahoney's Inspired Halifax: The Art of Dusan Kadlec), Canadian Literature, Winter, #187, 170-171.

2004 "Richard Holden," (review) Winnipeg: Border Crossings magazine, May, 92-93.
"The Gothic Unconscious," (introductory essay), Winnipeg: Gallery One One One website and CD-ROM.
"Lakeshore," (one-page text re: John Armstrong and Paul Collins) Winnipeg: Platform Gallery, n.p.

2003 "Prairie...Agatha Doerksen, Anne Dunlop, Corliss van Caeseele," (text for single sheet) Winnipeg: Adelaide McDermot Gallery, January.
"William Pura," (review) Winnipeg: Border Crossings magazine, February, 74-75.
"Young Winnipeg Artists," (essay for brochure) March-May, Winnipeg: Plug In I.C.A.
"Newton's Prism: Layer Painting," (catalogue essay) Winnipeg: Gallery One One One CD-ROM;
"Terminations of View: A Series of Proposals by Bernie Miller and Alan Tregebov," (catalogue essay) Winnipeg: Gallery One One One CD-ROM.
"A Low Tide in Venice," (essay for a booklet that accompanied William Eakin's exhibition Reunion, Winnipeg: Gallery 1C03, University of Winnipeg) n.p.
"Collagepardy," (essay for a catalogue of Paul Butler's art called "My Mad Skillz", Winnipeg: Plug In I.C.A.

2002
"Germaine Koh," (review/catalogue essay) Winnipeg: Border Crossings magazine, February, 81-82.
"Gerald Ferguson," (review) Winnipeg: Border Crossings magazine, May, 76-77.
"William Eakin/Robert Epp and Rosalie Favell," (review) Winnipeg: Border Crossings magazine, November 2002, 67-68.
"William Eakin's Ordinary Objects," (feature article) Saskatoon: Blackflash magazine, vol 19:3, 40-45.
"Chris Dorosz," (essay for his solo eyelevelgallery exhibition in Halifax, also published on line in Instant Coffee magazine: http://www.instantcoffee.org/saturday/issue10/ic_se10.html.
"Dominique Rey: The Bathers," (catalogue essay) Winnipeg: Gallery One One One CD-ROM.
"Micah Lexier: 1," (catalogue essay) Winnipeg: Gallery One One One CD-ROM.
"Bev Pike: The Spinster Project," (website) Winnipeg: Gallery One One One CD-ROM.
"Sleeping Under Stars," (essay for a book) The Language Hotel, ed. Marie Bouchard, Winnipeg: Snacpress, 71-75.

2001
Beginning in 2001, Eyland has designed the pages and written the HTML code for the Gallery One One One website and CD ROMs.
"Three Untitled Artist's Pages," Winnipeg: Border Crossings,issue 77, 41-43.
"Mixed Funding, Mixed Markets, Little Pictures," (anthology contribution) Money, Value , Art, edited by Sally McKay and Andrew J. Patterson, Toronto: YYZ Books, 21-28.
"Officialdumbing," (review) Winnipeg: Border Crossings, issue 78, 122-123.
"Strip Joint..." (review/catalogue essay) Toronto: C Magazine, issue 70, Summer, 18-21.
"Monica Tap," (review/catalogue essay) Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic 68, Summer, 16-21.
"1973-1974 Drawings by Joe Clarence," (essay contribution to magazine) Toronto: Public, issue 21, 72-77.
"Germaine Koh: Around About," (catalogue essay) Winnipeg: Gallery One One One/Plug In ICA CD-ROM.
"Paul Butler," (catalogue essay) Winnipeg: Gallery One One One CD-ROM.
"Fred Liang," (catalogue essay) Winnipeg: Gallery One One One CD-ROM;
"Cover Art," Malahat Review, Winter, No. 137.

2000
"Monica Tap," (catalogue essay) Winnipeg: Gallery One One One website (not posted until 2001).
"Ten Black Forms Sculpture by Vanessa Paschakarnis," (catalogue essay) Wolfville: Acadia University Art Gallery.
"See Change," (review) Winnipeg: Border Crossings, issue 73, 62-63.
"Cliff Eyland's Liverpool Notebook," (feature article) Toronto: C Magazine, issue 65, Spring, 30-34.
"Diane Whitehouse: Painter," (catalogue essay) Winnipeg: Winnipeg Art Gallery, 41-43.
"My Winnipeg: Eleven New Artists and a Conclusion," (catalogue essay in Si(t)ings,) Winnipeg: Winnipeg Art Gallery, 17-21.
"Prairie Hedonism (Richard Williams)," Winnipeg: (review) Border Crossings, issue 75, 88-89;
"Eduardo Aquino 111101," (catalogue essay) Ottawa: Gallery 101/ Winnipeg: Gallery One One One.
"Kelly Mark," (catalogue essay) Hamilton: Hamilton Art Gallery.
"David Miller," (brochure essay) Toronto: Lonsdale Gallery. Toronto. Architexture: The Paintings of Eleanor Bond," Winnipeg: Border Crossings, issue 76, 70-71.
"Paradigm Lost: Icelandic Art in Halifax," (review) Winnipeg: Border Crossings, issue 76, 73-74.

1999 "Le Miracle de Saint Norbert," (booklet to accompany exhibition) Winnipeg: St. Norbert Arts & Cultural Centre.
"Harold Klunder Prints and Paintings," (catalogue essay) St. John's: Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador.
"David Askevold Cultural Geographies and Other Works," (Biographical Sketch and Video Notes with David Askevold) Charlottetown: Confederation Centre Art Gallery & Museum, E.I., 69-78.
"Tea and Sympathy Plug In Cahier, 1998-1999," "Halloween in Belfast," (catalogue essay) 140-145; "Monitor Goo," (catalogue essay) 146-151, Winnipeg: Plug In Inc.
"The Shanghai Shuffle," (review) Winnipeg: Border Crossings, May, 56-57.
"Helen Sadler," (catalgue essay) Winnipeg: Gallery One One One).
"Interview with Alec Shepley," Winnipeg: The Manitoban.
"On Reading," (segment) Toronto: Canadian Art, Fall, 34.

1998
"Alex Livingston: Paintings," (catalogue essay for booklet) Winnipeg: Gallery One One One.
"Long John Printer," (review) Winnipeg: Border Crossings, Winter, 53-54.
"Drawings," Winnipeg: Prairie Fire, Autumn, pages 9, 16, 25, 33, 43, 57, 66, 73, 78, 89, 94, 105, 109;
"Kelly Mark: Literally," Winnipeg: aceartinc, March.
"Romancing the Edge," (review) Winnipeg: Border Crossings, August, 79-80.

1997 "The Unpeacable Kingdom," (review) Winnipeg: Border Crossings, Winter, 11-12.
"Face Value," (review of a two-venue Kelly Clark exhibition) Winnipeg: Border Crossings, August, 66-67.
"Funerian Spirit,", (review of Reading Room by Betty Spackman and Anja Westerfrolke at the Souther Alberta Art Gallery.) Winnipeg: Border Crossings, August, 72-73.
"Harry Symons: The Constitutional Debate Head On," (catalogue essay) Winnipeg: Plug In Harold, Autumn, Winnipeg: Plug in.
"Dawn MacNutt," (catalogue essay) Halifax: The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.
"Harold Town," (catalogue essay fro booklet) Winnipeg: Gallery One One One.
"Jamie Baxter," (review) Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic 59, Fall/Winter, 6-7.
"James Baird," (interview) Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic 59, Fall/Winter, 26-27.
Reading Room: Betty Spackman and Anja Westerfrolke (catalogue essay/drawings) Southern Alberta Art Gallery & Galerie im Stifterhaus, Linz, Austria.

1996 "Feat of Clay," (review) Winnipeg: Border Crossings, Winter, 55-56.
"Catch as Paint Can," (review) Winnipeg: Border Crossings, Winter, 56-58.
"Immense/Ordered/Deranged,", (catalogue essay) Plug In Harold, (excerpt from catalogue) March, 7-9, Winnipeg: Plug In Inc.
"Aganetha Dyck," (review) Toronto: C Magazine, April/June, 43;
"Yvon Gallant," (book review) Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic 54, Winter, 70;
"Suzanne Gauthier: Odds," (review) Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic 51, 13-14.
"Unravelling: Mary Scott/Diane Whitehouse," (text for an exhibition curated by Sigrid Dahle) Winnipeg: Site Gallery.
"Industrialism," (review) Winnipeg: Border Crossings, Fall, 64-65.
"On Temples, Trials and Taste, Painitngs by John Wayne Gacy," (feature article) Toronto: Mix Magazine, Vol.22 no.3, 61.
"Sarah Crawley," (catalogue essay for brochure) Calgary: Stride Gallery.
"Rethinking the Rural in Contemporary Newfoundland Art," (catalogue essay) St. John's: Art Gallery of Newfoundland & Labrador.

1995 "Inside Out," (essay on the work of Sarah Crawley and William Eakin for the Critical Distance series) Winnipeg: aceartinc.
"Marlene Creates," (review) Toronto: C Magazine, Summer.
"William Eakin," (catalogue essay in the catalogue Home Sweet Home) Lethbridge: Southern Alberta Art Gallery.

1994 "Uses of the Vernacular in Contemporary Nova Scotian Art," (catalogue for Dalhousie Art Gallery exhibition co-curated with Susan Gibson Garvey); Halifax: Dalhousie Art Gallery.
"Some Ramblings on Sampling Self-sampled Prince Edward Island Art," (brochure essay) Charlottetown: Confederation Centre Art Gallery & Museum;
"Dada Data: Revival or What," (review) Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic 50, 28-29.

1993-4 "Dennis Gill: Now and Then," (two versions of a catalogue for an exhibition) Halifax: Saint Mary's University Art Gallery.

1992
"John Greer: Civilization," (catalogue essay) Charlottetown: Confederation Centre.
The 100,000 Names of Art (16 MB PDF, Eyland's book of illustrated essays, with and introduction by John Murchie Saint Mary's University Art Gallery).
"Pam Hall," (review) Canadian Art, Summer, 68;
"Gerard Collins," (review) Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic 43, Spring/Summer, 28-30.
"Blaine Arnot," (review) Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic 43, Spring/Summer, 5.
"Gerald Ferguson," (review) Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic 43, Spring/Summer, 9.

1991 "Carl Zimmerman," (review) Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic 39, 19-20;
Atlantic Artists in Atlantic Architecture, Halifax: Visual Arts Nova Scotia (co-chair of committee which produced a compendium of visual artists for the use of architects);
"Firmly Rooted in Cultivar, Sculpture by Thierry Delva," (catalogue for a 1990 exhibition) Halifax: The Art Gallery Mount Saint Vincent University.
"Yvon Gallant," (review) Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic 40, Spring/Summer, 20-21.
"Micahel Fernandes," (review) Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic 40, Spring/Summer, 42-43.
"Nancy Edell," (review) Toronto: Canadian Art, Winter, 80-81.
Alex Livingston, (review) Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic 41, vol. 11 Number 1, page 13-14.

1990 "Richard Mueller: Works," (exhibition brochure) Halifax: Technical University of Nova Scotia, Jan./Feb.
"Recent Work from the Technical University of Nova Scotia," (essay and brochure) Please see The 100,000 Names of Art April Halifax: Dalhousie Art Gallery.
"Afflications and Cures," (Chris Woods) (catalogue essay ) Halifax: Saint Mary's University Art Gallery, May.
"Charlie Murphy," (catalogue essay) Halifax: The Art Gallery Mount Saint Vincent University.
"Peter Kirby: These People," (review) Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic 37, Spring/Summer, 7-8.
"Three Criminal Acts in the Presentation of Architectural Design," (essay) Animadversion #1, Halifax: Technical University of Nova Scotia Architecture Students Union,11-12.
"Gerald Ferguson," (review) Please see The 100,000 Names of Art Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic 38, 48-50.
In Between the Phoenix (catalogue design) Halifax: Technical University of Nova Scotia.

1989 "Sites of Production, (Don Gill)" (brochure and essay) Halifax: Technical University of Nova Scotia School of Architecture Please see The 100,000 Names of Art April.
"The Place of Work," The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Update, February/March, April/May and September/October.
The Place of Work, (brochure) Winnipeg: Plug In Inc., June.
"Atque Ars, The Art and Artists of Mount Allison, (catalogue for Owens Art Gallery exhibition, with Gemey Kelly and Charlotte Townsend Gault) Sackville: Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison Univeristy, September.
"Allan Harding McKay," (review) Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic 35, Fall, 6-7.
"Hick vs Slick," (review of Bill MacGillivray's I Will Not Make Any More Boring Art) Vancouver: Vanguard magazine, 17:6, Dec./Jan.

1988 "Dennis Gill," (review) Vancouver: Vanguard, Feb./March, 34.
"Alex Livingston," Vancouver: Vanguard, Summer, 33.
"Domestic Effects, (David Bobier)," (review) Vancouver: Vanguard, September/October, 38.
"Catherine Gallagher, 1962-1988," (exhibition catalogue, co-curated with Laura MacNutt and Maureen Donnelly) Halifax: Anna Leonowens Gallery, Nova Scotia College of Art & Design.
5 Architectural Collaborations, (catalogue for an exhibition of the work by Ted Cavanagh, Jonathan Crinion, John O'Donnell, A.A. Robins, Frank Palermo, Barry Johns) Halifax: Technical University of Nova Scotia.
"Robert Pope," (review) Please see The 100,000 Names of Art Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic 32, 21-22.
John Devlin: Drawings (catalogue) Halifax: Technical University of Nova Scotia.

1987 "Graham Metson," (review) Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic, Spring, 21.
"Michael Fernandes: Recent Work," (catalogue essay and floppy diskette catalogue) Halifax: The Art Gallery Mount Saint Vincent University.
"Sean McQuay," (review) Please see The 100,000 Names of Art Vancouver: Vanguard, Feb./March, 41.
"Quoi Faire? Quoi Dire Quoi Dire?" (review) Vancouver: Vanguard, April/May, 43.
"Leya Evelyn," (review) Vancouver: Vanguard, Sept./Oct., 42.

1986 Andrew Forster," (review). Please also see The 100,000 Names of Art Vancouver: Vanguard, Summer, 40.

1985 "Coalition," (essay) Toronto: Parallelogramme, April/May, 10-11.
"Doric Column (Elizabeth Shatford)" (catalogue essay) Halifax: The Art Gallery, Mount Saint Vincent University.
"Graham Metson," Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic 23, Summer, 4.
"Felicity Redgrave: Night Spaces," (review) Please see The 100,000 Names of Art Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic 22, Spring, 32-33.
"Wayne Boucher," (review) Vancouver: Vanguard, March, 32.
"Peter Kirby/Leslie Sampson," (catalogue essay) Please see The 100,000 Names of Art, Halifax: The Art Gallery, Mount Saint Vincent University.
TRACES (catalogue essay) Halifax: The Art Gallery, Mount Saint Vincent University.
"Jamelie Hassan: Primer for War," (catalogue essay) Halifax: The Art Gallery, Mount Saint Vincent University.
"Leslie Sasaki," (review) Vancouver: Vanguard, November, 33.

1984 "Dal's Community Exhibition," (review) Halifax: Dal News, Vol. 14, No.11, March, 11-12.
"Audio by Artists Festival," (review) Please see The 100,000 Names of Art Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic 20, Summer, 26-27.
"Michael Fernandes," (review) Vancouver: Vanguard, Summer, 43-44.
"Pamela Ritchie: Canceled Icons," (brochure essay) Please see The 100,000 Names of Art Halifax: The Art Gallery, Mount Saint Vincent University.
"ANNPAC Conference Exhibition, (review) Vancouver: Vanguard, September, 49.
"Barbara Lounder: Sticks & Stones," (review) Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic 18, Winter, 32-33.
"Nesbitt Sculpture," (review) Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic 18, Winter, 8.

1983 "Janice Leonard: Recent Work," (review) Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic 16, Spring, 8.
"Locations National Halifax" (catalogue contribution) Toronto: Parallelogramme.
"David Merritt," (review) Vancouver: Vanguard, May, 31.
"Michael Fernandes," (review) Montreal: Parachute 31, June, 49.
"John Murchie," (review) Please see The 100,000 Names of Art Charlottetown: Arts Atlantic 17, Summer, 7.
"Eric Cameron: The Object of Paint," (feature article) Vancouver: Vanguard, September, 24-25;
"Talking: Poems," Toronto: Parallelogramme, Vol. 9, No. 1, Autumn, 11-12.

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