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Scott Watson

Dr. Scott Watson is Head and Professor at the Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory and Director/Curator of the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery at the University of British Columbia. He is Director and Graduate Advisor for the Critical Curatorial Studies program, which he helped initiate in September 2002.¬†Watson has published extensively in the areas of contemporary Canadian and international art and who’s¬†research focus is contemporary art and issues, art theory and criticism.

Exhibitions

  • Queer Landscape

    KEVIN MADILL
    March 28–April 26, 1991

  • Behind the Sign

    ROY ARDEN, PETER CULLEY, JEFF DERKSEN, STAN DOUGLAS, DEANNA FERGUSON, SARA LEYDON, DONNA LEISEN, KATHRYN MACLEOD, DOUG MUNDAY, CATE RIMMER, CALVIN WHARTON
    September 10–October 1, 1988

    “Behind the Sign” an exhibition of collaborations between writers and visual artists, will be shown at Artspeak Gallery from September 10 to October 1, 1988. Over the past eight months, five visual artists and five writers have collaborated in pairs to develop works for this exhibition. The list of participants reveals an impressive array of talent from Vancouver’s visual art and writing communities: Stan Douglas and Deanna Ferguson; Roy Arden and Jeff Derksen; Donna Leisen and Calvin Wharton; Doug Munday and Kathryn MacLeod; Sarah Leydon and Peter Culley.

    The exhibition will be accompanied by a catalogue with texts by Scott Watson, Cate Rimmer, and Miriam Nichols.

Talks & Events

  • Catalogue Launch

    Roy Arden, Peter Culley, Jeff Derksen, Stan Douglas, Deanna Ferguson, Donna Leisen, Sara Leydon, Kathryn Macleod, Doug Munday, Cate Rimmer, Calvin Wharton, Behind the Sign
    September 10, 1988

Publications

  • Behind the Sign

    Behind front
    Behind spine
    Behind back

    Title: Behind The Sign
    Category: Exhibition Catalogue
    Artist: Roy Arden, Jeff Derksen, Donna Leisen, Calvin Wharton, Stan Douglas, Deanna Ferguson, Peter Culley, Sara Leydon, Kathryn MacLeod, Doug Munday
    Writers: Cate Rimmer, Scott Watson, Miriam Nichols
    Editor: Monika Gagnon, Cate Rimmer
    Design: Doug Munday
    Publisher: Artspeak
    Printer: Benwell-Atkins Ltd.
    Year published: 1993
    Pages: 48pp
    Cover: Paper
    Binding: Perfect Bound
    Process: Offset
    Features: 11 b&w images, 1 colour image
    Dimensions: 25.5 x 20.5 x 0.5 cm
    Weight: 216 g
    ISBN: 0-921394-02-0
    Price: $7 CDN

    Collaborative works by visual artists and writers investigating the production of meaning within a variety of systems.

  • Queer Landscape

    Queet front
    Queer back

    Title: Queer Landscape
    Category: Exhibition Catalogue
    Artist: Kevin Madill
    Writers: Scott Watson
    Design: Doug Munday
    Publisher: Artspeak
    Year published: 1991
    Pages: 16pp
    Cover: Paper
    Binding: Staple Bound
    Process: Offset
    Features: 1 b&w image, 5 colour images
    Dimensions: 22 x 22 x 0.2 cm
    Weight: 67 g
    ISBN: 0-921394-11-X
    Price: $4 CDN