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Curriculum Vitae

Education
Master of Fine Arts, Visual Arts - University of California, San Diego
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Visual Arts - Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design
Art and Design Diploma - Red Deer College

 

Recent Projects

2013 - Commission of 16 large scale artworks for Translink, British Columbia's Transit Authority.


Solo Exhibitions

2013

Skybridge, Capture Photography Festival, Elissa Cristall Gallery, Vancouver.

 

2010
Last Chance, The Wall, 700 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, Canada.

2009
Shadows Cast on Imagination's Past, Elissa Cristall Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

2004
Sprinklercity, Herbert Marcuse Gallery, San Diego, California.
    
Group Exhibitions
2011
Toronto Art Fair, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Decolonize Me, Ottawa Art Gallery, Canada. (Collaboration with Sonny Assu)
Longing, West Vancouver Museum, Canada. (Collaboration with Sonny Assu)

2010
Fényérék Fesztivélja - Another Connection, Mediawave Festival, Gyõr, Hungary.
World Expo, Canadian Pavilion, Shanghai, China.

2008
Sugar Cube: Shorting out on the West Coast, The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador, Saint John's, Newfoundland, Canada. Curated by Jennifer Fisher.
Chain Reaction, Upgrade, Skopje, Macedonia.
Salvage, Elissa Cristall Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

2007
The Lotus Eaters: New Vancouver Video Art, Western Front Society, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Curated by Alissa Firth-Eagland.
Frän bild till utopi, Östersunds School of Art, Östersund, Sweden.
Contemporary Artists - Faculty Exhibition, Concourse Gallery, Emily Carr Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
    
2006
Until Then Then, Western Front Society, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Curated by Jonathan Middleton and Candice Hopkins.
    
2005
Östersunds Konstvideofestival, Jämtlands Läns Museum, Östersund, Sweden.
Regina Festival of Cinematic Arts, Neutral Ground, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Those Who Teach - An Exhibition of Emily Carr Faculty, Concourse Gallery, Emily Carr Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Free For All, Cal Poly University Art Gallery, San Luis Obispo, California. Curated by Tera Galanti and Michael Miller.
    
2004
8th International Video Festival VIDEOMEDEJA, Museum of Voivodina, Novi Sad, Serbia and Montenegro.
SUPERSONIC: 1 Wind Tunnel, 8 Schools, 120 Artists, Wind Tunnel Exhibition Hall, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California.
Pasale, Estacion Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico. Curated by artist Marcos Ramirez ERRE and Pedro H. Alonzo.
    
2002
Matter + Memory, MobileGaze, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Curated by Valerie Lamontagne.
immedia 2002 - the Senses, 7th Annual Artist Exhibition, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
15th Stuttgarter Filmwinter - Festival for Expanded Media, Stuttgart, Germany. *Awarded City of Stuttgart Award for New Media.
    
2001
N.I.C. 2001, Nordic Interactive Art Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark.
F.I.L.E., Electronic Language International Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
E.C.I.A.D. Graduation Exhibition, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Super Natural British Columbia, Artropolis, Curated by Maija Martin, CBC Studios, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
   
Permanent Collections
Vancouver Art Gallery

South Coast British Columbia Transit Authority (Translink)

Transit Police Service

Coast Mountain Bus Company
    
Commissions
Parklane Homes

South Coast British Columbia Transit Authority (Translink)
    
Grants and Awards
2011
British Columbia Arts Council, Project Assistance for Visual Artists

2009
Canada Council for the Arts, Project Grant

2007
Visual Arts Development Award, Vancouver Foundation

2006
British Columbia Arts Council, Project Assistance for Visual Artists

2003
Russell Foundation, Contemporary Art Grant

2002
California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology Fellowship
Preis der Landeshauptstadt Stuttgart für Neue Medien (City of Stuttgart Award for New Media)

2001
Canada Council for the Arts, Media Art Travel Grant

1998
Red Deer College Visual Arts Scholarship
    
Bibliography
2010
Other Sights for Artists' Projects: Commissioned Texts, Last Chance, Bruce Grenville
THIS Magazine, Vancouver's losing fight with the condo-pocalypse, Jackie Wong, pg. 38-39, September/October
Creative Thinking Vancouver, 12 Conversations on Creativity, Dragan Nikodijevic
Body Heat: The Story of the Woodward's Redevelopment, Photographs: Eric Deis, Robert Enright, pg. 221-225.
Harvard Design Magazine, The "Liveable" Suburbanized City, Post-politics and a Vancouver near You, Matthew Soules, pg. 141, Summer
CBC Radio, On The Coast, Artist Eric Deis and Diane Switzer discuss the launch of "Last Chance" and THE WALL, Stephen Quinn, April 13.
Vancouver Sun, Video: Elissa Cristall Gallery Presents Contemporary Canadian Artist Eric Deis, Wendy Nordvik-Carr, April 14.
ZDF German National Television, Foto-Kunst, Der Gigapixel-Mann von Vancouver, Elmar Theveßen, February 25.
The Globe and Mail, Putting poverty up close and personal, Mark Hume, pg. S3, February 22.

2009
National Post, Would the buildings please squeeze together?, Sandals, Leah, pg. B6, October 23.
Canadian Art, Eric Deis: Vancity's New View Finder, McLaughlin, Bryne, October 8, Online Edition.
Things of Desire, Shadows Cast on Imagination's Past - Vancouver, Landry, Mike, October 1, Issue #54.
Galleries West, Eric Deis, Cramp, Beverly, Fall/Winter, pg. 22.
Preview Magazine, [Image Front Cover], Eric Deis: Shadows Cast on Imagination's Past, Johnson, Mia, September/October, pg. 10
On Site Review, Issue 21: Weather, pg. 62 - 63.

2008
Flash Forward 2008, Emerging Photographers from Canada, UK, and USA, Magenta Foundation, pg. 72
On Site Review, Issue 19: Streets, pg. 14 - 15.
Canadian Architect Magazine, Accidental Exposure, Deliberate Concealment, Teicher, Hannah, June, pg. 50
Vancouver Sun, The decayed and discarded as art, Griffin, Kevin, April 10, D20
Preview Magazine, Eric Deis and Jeremy Isao Speier: Salvage, Johnson, Mia, April/May, pg. 66
On Site Review, Issue 18: Culture, pg. 14 - 15.

2006
CBC News, Art that stops to admire sunset, any time of day, Noakes, Susan, March 22
Vancouver Sun, Critic's Pick, Burnham, Clint, March 16
CBC Radio One, On The Coast, Hughes, Trevor, February 23
CBC Radio Two, Arts Report, Grant, Paul, February 22