Timeline

1950
Born in Toronto, Canada
1966–1968
Atlantic College, Llantwit Major, Wales
1968–1969
Trent University, Peterborough, Canada (English & History)
1971–1974
Ontario College of Art, Canada (AOCA)
1987
Canada Council A Grant
1992
Canada Council A Grant
1995
Canada Council A Grant
2001
Gershon Iskowitz Award
2004
Canada Council A Grant

Exhibitions

2010
Where are yesterday’s tomorrows?, curated by Lesley Johnstone, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Canada (catalogue) (May 21-Sep. 7)
2010
John Massey: Contempt (working title), Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, Canada (Fall)
2009
Road Runners, VOX centre de l’image contemporaine, Montreal, Canada The Collector: Glen Bloom, Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Canada (catalogue)
2009
Other Worlds, curated by Ihor Holubizky, Confederation Centre for the Arts, Charlottetown, Canada
2009
True Lies, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, Canada
2009
The Way I Are, Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Canada
2008
Projections, Art Gallery of Alberta, Canada
2008
Architecture Through Art, Design at Riverside, Cambridge Galleries, Canada
2008
Studio Projections, 1979 and This Land (The Photographs), Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, Canada
2007
John Massey: The House That Jack Built, curated by Martha Hanna, CMCP, Ottawa, Canada; travelling, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada; University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, 2006; Galerie de l’UQAM, Montreal, 2005 (catalogue)
2007
Cinema Paradiso, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia
2007
25sec. – Toronto, Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art, Toronto, Canada
2007
Projections, University of Toronto Galleries, Canada
2006
Beyond Cinema: The Art of Projection, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
2006
Sound and Vision, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Canada
2006
Existing, Nonconforming, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2006
Art of Peace, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK
2006
The Viewing Room, Toronto, Canada
2005
John Massey: This Land, Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris, France (catalogue)
2005
This Land (The Photographs), Spoke Club/Bailey Fine Art, Toronto, Canada John Massey: As the Hammer Strikes (A Partial Illustration), Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2004
John Massey: The House That Jack Built, travelling, curated by Martha Hanna, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Canada (catalogue)
2004
Phantoms of the Modern, Bailey Fine Arts, Toronto, Canada (catalogue)
2002
Solo Exhibition Space, (now called Queen Specific), Toronto, Canada
2002
Massey College, Toronto, Canada
2001
Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2000
Once Upon a Time, Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto, Canada (catalogue)