Axis Mundi
Egg tempra, acrylic and oil on linen : 59 x 47 inches ( 150 x 119 cm )
Inventory # 17530
Robert Young
Canadian, b. 1938

Robert Young was born in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1938, where he currently lives and works.

Notable Public & Private Collections

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB
Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC
Canada Council Art Bank
Confederation Art Centre, Charlottetown, PEI
Glenbow Alberta Institute, Calgary, AB
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, QC
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON
Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
Tate Gallery, London, England
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
Banff School of Fine Arts, Banff, AB
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC
University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
University of Victoria, Victoria, BC
Bank of Nova Scotia
Bell Canada
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
City of Vancouver Collection, Vancouver, BC
De Beers Consolidated Mines
Elton John Collection
Esso Resources
First City Finance Collection
Imperial Oil Collection
London Borough of Camden
Mississauga Library
Provincial Government of British Columbia
Toronto Dominion Bank

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015 Odon Wagner Contemporary, Toronto, ON
2011 Simon Frazer University, Burnaby BC
  The Evergreen Centre, Coquitlam BC
2010 Winchester Galleries, Victoria, BC
2009 Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby BC
2007 Atelier Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2003 Atelier Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2001 Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary, AB
2000 Atelier Gallery, Vancouver, BC
1998 Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary, AB
  Atelier Gallery, Vancouver, BC
1996 Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary, AB
1994 Atelier Gallery, Vancouver, BC
1993 Atelier Gallery, Vancouver, BC
1992 Simon Fraser University Teck Gallery, Vancouver, BC
  Paul Kuhn Fine Arts, Calgary, AB
1991 Atelier Gallery, Vancouver, BC
1990 Paul Kuhn Fine Arts, Calgary, AB
1989 Atelier Gallery, Vancouver, BC
  The Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
1987 The Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary, AB
1984 Atelier Gallery, Vancouver, BC
  The Charles H. Scott Gallery, Emily Carr College of Art, Vancouver, BC
1982 Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON
  Redfern Gallery, London, England
1981 Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC
  Confederation Art Centre, Charlottetown, PEI
1980 Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC
1979 Redfern Gallery, London, England
1978 Art Gallery of Southern Alberta, Lethbridge, AB
1977 Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, BC
  Marlborough-Godard Gallery, Montreal, QC
  Glenbow Alberta Institute, Calgary, AB
1976 Marlborough-Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON
  Centre Culturel Canadien, Paris, France
1975 Redfern Gallery, London, England
1973 Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
  Redfern Gallery, London, England
1971 Canada House, London, England
  Redfern Gallery, London, England
1970 Jaffa Gallery, Doncaster, England
  The Evergreen Centre, Coquitlam BC

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014 Art Toronto, Odon Wagner Contemporary, Toronto, ON
2012 Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2006-07 The Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
  Malaspina Printmakers at the Architectural Institute of BC, Vancouver, BC
  Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC
2005 Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC
2003 Artists For Kids Gallery, North Vancouver, BC
2001 Prints from Canada’s Pacific Province, Dublin, Ireland
1998 University of Alberta Edmonton, AB
1996 Muttart Public Art Gallery, AB
1995 Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB
  Atelier Gallery, Vancouver, BC
1994 Atelier Gallery, Vancouver, BC
1993 Malaspina Printmakers Annual Member's Show, Vancouver, BC
  Atelier Gallery, Vancouver, BC
1992 Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver, BC
  Malaspina Printmakers Annual Members Show, Vancouver, BC
1991 20th International of Graphic Art, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia
  Community Arts Council of Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
1990 Whatcom Museum of History of Art, Bellingham, WA
1989 Muttart Art Gallery, Calgary, AB
  18th International of Graphic Art, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia
1988 Paul Kuhn Fine Arts, Olympic Arts Festival, Calgary, AB
  Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
  Emily Carr College of Art & Design, Vancouver, BC
1987 PS 122, New York, NY
1986 The Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
  Pitt International Galleries, Vancouver, BC
  Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
1985 Malaspina Printmakers 50th Anniversary Exhibition, Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC
  The Malaspina Print Society 10-year Retrospective, Burnaby Art Gallery, BC
  Atelier Gallery, Vancouver, BC
1984 Queensland Art Gallery, Australia
1983 Malaspina Printmakers Annual Members' Show, Vancouver, BC
  Bau-Xi Gallery, Vancouver, BC
  London Regional Art Gallery, London, ON
  Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
1982 Canada House, London, England
  Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
1981 MacDonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, ON., B.C. Currents, Sarnia, ON, Graphex 8, Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford, ON
  Malaspina Printmakers Annual Members Show, Vancouver, BC
  Robson Square Media Centre, Vancouver, BC
1980 Nickle Arts Museum, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
  University Art Gallery and Museum, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
1979 Malaspina Printmakers Annual Members Show, Vancouver, BC
  Art Core, Vancouver, BC
  Pumps, Vancouver, BC
1978 Malaspina Printmakers Annual Members Show, Vancouver, BC
  Canadian Video Open, Calgary, AB
1977 Redfern Gallery, London, England
  Malaspina Printmakers Annual Members Show, Vancouver, BC
  Vancouver Art Gallery, BC
1976 Vancouver Art Gallery, BC
1975 Realismus und Realitat, Darmstadt, Germany
  Saidye Bronfman Centre, Montreal, QC
1973 Redfern Gallery, London, England
  Bradford Print Biennale, Bradford, England
  The First British International Drawing Biennale, Middlesborough, England
  Sculpture at Surrey University, England
1971 Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, England
1970 Redfern Gallery, London, England
  Kingston Art Gallery, Kingston-Upon-Thames, England
  Morley College Gallery, London, England
1969 Redfern Gallery, London, England

Visiting Artist

1995 Queen's University, Kingston, ON
1994 Okanogan College, Kelowna, BC
1991 Canadian Centre of the Arts, Owen Sound, ON
1978 & 86 The Alberta College of Art, AB
1983-86 Emily Carr College of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC
  The University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
1982 The Chelsea School of Art, London, England
  The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
1975 & 79 The University of Victoria, Victoria, BC
  Banff School of Fine Arts, Banff, AB
1977 Vancouver School of Art, Vancouver, BC
1975 Royal College of Art, London, England

Education

1982-98 Associate Professor, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
1966 The Vancouver School of Art, Advance Diploma in Graphics, Vancouver, BC
1964 The City and Guilds of London School of Art, Certificate of Merit, London, England
1962 University of British Columbia, B.A. Honours, Art History, Vancouver, BC