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Rod Strickland

Rod Strickland


Co Author, Creation of The Green Corridor The Ambassador Bridge Environmental Gateway, A 2km long corridor highlighting examples of sustainable creative activities


2003 Fahrenheit Festial of Fire
2002 Labouring Body, Artcite, Windsor
20th Anniversary Exhibition, Artcite, Windsor
2001 Toecan, Thames Art Gallery (catalogue)
Connections: Art Gallery of Windsor
2000 Great Lake Erie: Imagining an Inland Sea (catalogue)
Travelling exhibition
Spaces, Cleveland, Ohio
Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York
Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, Michigan
1999 Mitchell (catalogue)
London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario
Chatham Cultural Centre (Juried)
1997 Art for All, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
1996 Finalist, Park Street Public Art Competition, City of Windsor
1995 Galerie 512, Montreal, Quebec
"Partner in the Arts", Art Gallery of Windsor
1994 Alumni Exhibition, University of Tennessee
Artists Sketch Books", Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, Michigan
1993 Alumni Way Public Sculpture Project, Windsor, Ontario (catalogue)
1992 Windsor Postcard Project, Artcite, Windsor, Ontario
1990 "Around the Sweet Sea", Art Gallery of Windsor,
Windsor, Ontario (Solo), (catalogue)
"The Electronic Artist" Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, Michigan
1989 Detroit Artists Market, Detroit Michigan (catalogue)
1988 "Forms from the Lake" Artspace Gallery, Peterborough, Ontario (S olo)
"Blue Buoy" 55 Peterboro Gallery, Detroit, Michigan (Solo)
" Great White North" Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences, Staten Island, New York (catalogue)
1986-88 Southern Arts Federation U.S.A. through 1988 (catalogue)
1987 "Dream Boat" Struts Gallery, Sackville, New Brunswick (Solo)
"Sculpture Tour" University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee (catalogue)
"Dream Boat" Galerie Sans Nom, Moncton, New Brunswick (Solo)
"North of the Border-South of Here", Michigan Gallery, Detroit, Michigan
1986 "New Wood New Ways" Touring Exhibition
"Outdoor Sculpture" Cleveland State College, Cleveland, Ohio
1985 "Romeo is Bleeding" Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton, Ontario (Solo)
"Sculpture" Walter State University, Jefferson City, Tennessee
"The Fine Line" Saw Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario
1985 "International Juried Exhibition" Renaissance Centre, Detroit, Michigan
"Southwest 45" Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
1984 "Futs Diputs" Artcite Gallery, Windsor, Ontario (Solo)
"Sculpture Tour" University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee (catalogue)
"Sculpture" Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario (Solo)
"8 Artists" College Park, Toronto, Ontario
"Detroit Regional Competition" Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, Michigan
"Marry Me and Other Southern Flirtations" 200 East Cooperative Gallery, Knoxville, Tennessee (solo)
1982 Sculpture Installation for Dupont Corporation at 1982 Worlds Fair, Knoxville, Tennessee (Solo)
"Slaves of Adventure" Installation at Art and Architecture Gallery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee (Solo)
"Sculpture and Ceramics" Virginia, Inmount College, Bristol, Virginia
"Works on Paper" Gallop Gallery New York, New York
"Lawndale Competition" University of Houston, Houston, Texas
1981 "Watermelon Invitational" Tyson Arts Centre, Knoxville, Tennessee
1980 "Art Venture, Sculpture" Royal Bank Plaza, Toronto, Ontario
*Received Juror's cash award: "Best in Show"


· The Canada Council, Art Bank
· Art Gallery of Windsor
· Knoxville Arts Council
· Essex County School Board
· OMERS (Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System)
· Private Collections


Environmental Management for Sustainable Universities, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Monterrey, Nuevo León. México (Published) Conference Presentation Green Corridor, Ambassador Bridge Environmental Gateway,

I.D.E.A. Frontier 2004, Industry, Design, Education and the Arts on the Frontier of Innovation, Conference Presentation Green Corridor, Ambassador Bridge Environmental Gateway

2003 White Mountain Academy for the Arts, Lake Elliot
1988 McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
1987 Mount Alison University, Sackville, New Brunswick


2001 Provenzano, Frank. "On the Water Front" Detroit Free Press, 4 February, 2001
1991 "Sweet Sea", CBC Radio, Afternoon Edition (January)

1990 Thibert, Patrick."Rod Strickland: Around the Sweet Sea", Art Gallery of Windsor. Site & Sound, (January/February):10-11.
1990 Diemert, Christine. "Gallery exhibit electrifying." The Windsor Star, 8 Nov 1990
1989 Miro, Marsha. "Eye on Art: Detroit Artists Market 'Marriage of art and engineering'." Detroit Free Press, 11 April 1989
Gabriel, Larry. "Robert Caskey, Wendy MacGaw, Nelson Smith and Rod Strickland" Detroit Artists Market, Journal of Exhibitions 1, No.4
1988 Gill, Dennis. "Rod Strickland, Struts Gallery, Sackville." Vanguard 17 (Feb/Mar)
Belkhodja, M'hamed. "la sculpture de Rod Strickland L'influence du milieu." L'Express du Sud Est, 11 November 1988
1986 Sasso, Eugene. "Rod Strickland's Work at U. of W." The Windsor Star, 8 November 1986
1985 The Hamilton Spectator. June, 1985
1984 Elliott, James. "A Touch of Whimsy in Rough-Hewn Art." The Windsor Star, March 1984


2004 Trillium Grant through Envision 21
1997 The Canada Council, Project Assistance for Initiatives in Contemporary Visual Art “Technology Cheated My Image”
1990, 1987 The Canada Council, Project Grant
1989 Michigan Council for the Arts
1997, 1995,1992,1990,1988,1987Academic Research Grant,
University of Windsor
2000, 19931990,1988,1987,1985,1984 Ontario Arts Council,
Materials Assistance Grant


1993-99 Member, Board of Directors, Art Gallery of Windsor
1997-98 Chair, Technology Committee, Art Gallery of Windsor
1997-98 Member, Steering Committee, Functional Needs Study, Art Gallery of Windsor
1997-98 Co-Organiser of symposium “Technology Cheated My Image”, University of Windsor, Art Gallery of Windsor, Artcite
1995 Curator, "Between Machine & Store", Artcite, Windsor, Ontario
1995 Jury Member, Ontario Arts Council, Artist's Grants
1995 Member, Committee to Study Endowment Project Investment, Art Gallery of Windsor
1993-96 Chair, Education Committee, Art Gallery of Windsor
1993 Participant, "Surviving as an Artist", Visual Arts Ontario Conference, Windsor
1988 Jury member, Ontario Arts Council, Artists Grants


MFA University of Tennessee ,Knoxville 1983
BFA University of Windsor 1980

1984-current - Instructor, Sculpture, Art Fundamentals
2002-2003 - Administrative Head, School of Visual Arts

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