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Born: Valkenswaard, The Netherlands, June 23, 1955
Studied: Special Art, H. B. Beal Technical School, London, Ontario, 1973-1974
Lives: London, Canada
and in New York City, U.S.A.

Selected one-man exhibitions:

2006 Canadian Veterans Memorial, Victoria Park, London, Canada. Permanent sculptural installation for the City of London, Canada.
* 2001 CorpoREAL (Exchanges), Collaboration exhibition with Huang Chih Yang, CrossPathCulture / White Box Annex, New York, U.S.A.
* 2001 Portrait of Chuck Close, Collaborative Portrait with and of Chuck Close, CrossPathCulture / White Box Annex, New York, U.S.A.
2001 hEaVEN & eARTh, The London Regional Art and Historical Museum, London, Canada
1995 Cathedra Studies, The Palace, London, Canada
1994 Gerard PaS, The McIntosh Gallery, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
1991 The Modular Ambulant, The Center Art Gallery; Calvin College, Grand Rapids, U.S.A.
1989 Red-Blue Works, Mercer Union – Centre for Contemporary Art, Toronto, Canada
1988 PaS Plus - PaS Moins, The Walter Phillips Gallery - The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Canada
1988 Less of More - More of Less, The Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, Canada
1988 Pas Plus - Pas Moins, Mclntosh Gallery, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
1986 Beast///Beauty, The London Regional Art Gallery, London, Canada
1985 Beast///Beauty, Mercer Union – Centre for Contemporary Art, Toronto, Canada
1984 Thesis Versus Antithesis, A Space, Toronto, Canada
1980 Voor Mij Realiteit Schommelt, Art Something, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1979 Peter Van Beverens, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1977 A Dream Memory of the Brace, Forest City Gallery, London, Canada

Selected performances:

2001 A public reading for the publication of "Back in No Time: The Brion Gysin Reader", edited by Jason Weiss (Wesleyan University Press), The "Poetry Project" at St. Marks Church in The Bowery, New York, U.S.A. With Ira Cohen, Genesis P-Orridge, José Férez Kuri, Marshall Reese, Ellen Zweig, Pierre Joris, Jason Weiss (editor), Ondi McMaster and Gerard Pas.
1980 Communal Obsolescence, International Festival of Disappearing(s) Art(s), Baltimore, U.S.A.
1979 Art as Acupuncture, Pumps, Vancouver, Canada
1979 Kunstledematen, De Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1977 Dialogue or Dialectics, Alvin's Finer Delicatessen (organized by Detroit Artists Monthly), Detroit, U.S.A.
1977 Hommage a Mondriaan, Estrangier, Stranger, Fremde, Theatre Cordial, Cologne, Germany

Selected group exhibitions:

2016 Portraits, self and others, The McIntosh Gallery - Western University. London, Canada.
Fanshawe College Faculty Exhibition, St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre, St. Thomas, Canada.

Diagnose [Kunst], Kunst-Museum Ahlen, Ahlen, Germany / Museum im Kulturspeicher, Würzburg, Germany.
2001-02 The Thames at London... - Museum London, London, Canada. "As I See it... As it is."
2001-02 All Access - International Group Exhibition, CrossPathCulture, New York, U.S.A. "Portrait of Chuck Close"
2001 London Regional - Forest City Gallery, London, Canada. "Anti-Works"
2001 CROSSovers, International Group Exhibition, CrossPathCulture, Johannesburg, South Africa.  "ReFormation"
2000 Echoes of the Countdown - Path3, Media & Beyond and CrossPathCulture, New York, U.S.A.
2000 Single Tree, The London Regional Art And Historical Museum, London, Canada
2000 Lineage, D.U.M.B.O. Arts Center (dac) and CrossPathCulture, New York City, U.S.A.
2000 Under-Exposed, Galleries @ the Galleria, London, Canada
2000 Local Colour / Different Context, Lynnwood Arts Centre, Simcoe, Canada
1998 Beal Art 80 Years of Experiment..., The London Regional Art And Historical Museum, London, Canada
1997 Across Borders Artspace / The Strike Three Gallery, Peterborough, Canada
1995 Wood Sculpture: Craft and Symbolism, The Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus & 20 North Gallery, Toledo, U.S.A.
1995 Words and Images, Center Art Gallery; Calvin College, Grand Rapids, U.S.A.
1994 Twenty by Twenty, Forest City Gallery, London, Canada.
1993 Surface and Substance, The Gallery at StudioB, Lancaster, Ohio, U.S.A.
1992 Greg Curnoe, Susan Day, Murray Favro, Kim Moodie & Gerard Päs, St. Thomas Art Centre, Canada.
1991 Media, War and The New World Order, C.I.A.C., Montreal, Canada. (International fax art exhibition)
1989-90 Varied exhibitions, Galerie Burgis Geismann, Cologne, Germany
1989-90 The Place of Work, The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, (Conference - Travelling), Winnipeg, Canada
1988-89 Hommage – Demontage, (curated by Uli Bohnen, traveling) Neue Galerie-Sammlung Ludwig, Wilhelm Hack Museum, Stadtisches Museum Gelsenkirchen, Germany; Hedendaagse Kunst Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands; Provinciaal Museum Hasselt, Belgium; Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria
1988 The Body and Society, Organized for the "Aids and the Arts - The Second Frontiers of the Hummanites Seminar", Faculty Of Arts, The University Of Western Ontario, Conference " representing Aids: Crisis and Criticism" and the Embassy Cultural House, London, Canada.
1987 Bill De Kooning's Bicycle Seat(by Ray Johnson), Buda-Ray University, Budapest, Hungary
1985 The Power of the Cross, Republic, Toronto, Canada
1980 Books by Artists, Stempelplaats, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1979 Salon Magazine(traveling) Museum Folkswang, Essen, Germany; Gallery t'Venster, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1977 Das Sofortbild Polaroid, (Der Loewe Magazine, traveling), Aktion Galerie, Bern, Switzerland

Selected Reviews and Publications:

As there have been literally hundreds of reviews, articles or electronic media features on Gerard, as well as publications by Gerard Pas: we recommend that you download the full "Biographical Data" by clicking here: The Biographical Data of Gerard Peter Pas.

Selected awards:

The Canada Council for the Arts, Canada: Projects Cost Grant: 1978; 'B' Grants / Mid career: 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1997.
The Ontario Arts Council, Canada: Materials Assistance Grants: 1978, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1994; Projects Costs Grant: 1987, Short Term Grant: 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992; 5000 Grant 1996, 1998.
Ministry of Culture for The Netherlands, The Netherlands Travel Subsidies: 1979.


The City of London, Ontario, Canada / CrossPathCultutre, New York City, U.S.A. / Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, U.S.A. / Filmworks, Inc., London, Canada / Guild Electric Limited, Toronto, Canada / The London Regional Art and Historical Museum, London, Canada / Mclntosh Gallery, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada / Middelburg Archieven, The Netherlands / The Ontario Arts Council, Toronto, Canada / Various private collections

* These two bodies of work were exhibited simultaneously in the same gallery although housed in situ through separate rooms.

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