BORN London, UK
LIVES/ WORKS Victoria, CA

EDUCATION
1994 Masters in Studio and Environmental Art, New York University, New York, New York
1992 Honours BFA, Visual Arts, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario

AWARDS
2015 Visual Arts Project Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2015 Visual Arts Project Grant, BC Arts Council
2015 Internal Research Grant, University of Victoria
2013 Internal Research Grant, University of Victoria
2013 Visual Arts Project Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2012 Internal Research Grant, University of Victoria
2012 Mid-career Artist Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2011 Purchase Grant, London Arts Council and Epigenetics Canada
2011 Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2010 Visual Arts Project Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2010 Mid-career Artist Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2009 Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council also awarded in: 1995, 1996, 2001, 2004, 2007,
2008 CAIP Project Grant, London Arts Council
2008 Mid-career Artist Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2004 Travel Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2003 Mid-career Artist Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2001 Mid-career Artist Grant, Ontario Arts Council
1997 Emerging Artist Grant, Ontario Arts Council
1994 The Prescott Fund Award, National Arts Club, New York, New York

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015 (for John Cage), Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, ON
2014 Requiem for a Glacier, Galerie des Arts Visuels, Université Laval, Quebec City, QC
2014 Requiem for a Glacier, Art Gallery at Evergreen Cultural Centre, Coquitlam, BC
2014 Requiem for a Glacier, Oxygen Art Centre, Nelson, BC.
2013 Requiem for a Glacier, Langham Cultural Centre, Kaslo, BC.
2011 Composition for Light Percussion and Ultrasound, The Music Gallery, Toronto, ON
2010 Northern Symphony, Malaspina Printmakers Gallery, Vancouver
2007 Below the Surface, Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario,
2004 Brushwork, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, Ontario, curated by Virginia Eichhorn
2003 Drift, The Other Gallery, The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta,
2002 Paul Walde, Art Gallery of Sudbury, Sudbury, Ontario,
2001 Northern Symphony, V. MacDonnell Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2000 Mix Translations, V. MacDonnell Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1998 Recent Works, De Leon White Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1996 Woods, The Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
1994 Hellbender Museum, 80 Washington Square East Galleries, New York University,
New York, New York
1993 Shared Accommodations, Virus Space, New York University, New York, New York
1992 Vaporous Vestiges, Rosenberg Gallery, New York University, New York, New York

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2014 Mary Casablanca: collaborative works on paper by Paul Walde and Jason McLean, DNA, London, Ontario
2006 The Power of Nature, Simon Frank and Paul Walde, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Ontario curated by Kristine Germann
2006 Toque Baroque: New Directions in Canadian Landscape Painting, Paul Walde and Ben Darrah,
MacLaren Art Centre. Barrie Ontario
2006 Toque Baroque: New Directions in Canadian Landscape Painting, Paul Walde and Ben Darrah,
WKP Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, Ontario
2002 In the Rough: Paul Walde and Yechel Gagnon, Fran Hill Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, curated by Virginia Eichhorn

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016 The Edge of the Earth: Climate Change In Photography and Video, Ryerson Image Centre, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, curated by Bénédicte Ramade
2016 The View From Up Here: The Arctic At The Centre of The World, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, Alaska, curated by Julie Decker
2015 Nature's Handmade, Museum London, London, Ontario
2014 All Together Now, University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, Ontario, curated by Barbara Fischer
2014 Open Sound 2014: Sonorus Kingdom, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC, curated by Jordan Strom
2013 Paradox, Legacy Art Galleries, Victoria, BC, curated by Mary-Jo Hughes
2013 Now Art, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC.
2012 Polar Shift, Museum London, London, Ontario, curated by Melanie Townsend
2012 8.5x11— Imperial Letters, Tumble Contemporary Art, Winnipeg, Manitoba
2011 The Canadian Spirit, Tom Thomson Art Gallery, Owen Sound, Ontario, curated Virginia Eichhorn
2011 Open Ears Festival of Music and Sound, Kitchener, Ontario
2011 Searching for Tom, Tom Thomson, General Idea, Group of Seven, Diana Thorneycroft, Brian Burnett, Emily Carr, Homer Watson, et al, THEMUSEUM, Kitchener, Ontario curated by Virginia Eichhorn
2010 Melting the True North, Susan Feindel, Gita Laidler, and Paul Walde, Ottawa City Hall Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario, curated by Petra Halkes
2010 Electric Eclectics 5, The Funny Farm, curated by Gordon Monahan, Meaford, Ontario
2010 Things You Should Know: Faculty Exhibition, The artLAB, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
2009 No Melatonin at Nuit Blanche, Toronto, Ontario, curated by Dave Dyment
2007 Beyond/In Western New York 2007, biennial organized by the Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York
2007 Out of Place: Landscape Displacements and Disconnects, Gallery 96, Stratford, Ontario
2006 Stripes, Checks, Balances: Steven Baris, Mike Hammer, and Paul Walde, Michael Gibson Gallery, London, On.
2005 The jOKe: Faculty Exhibition, The artLAB, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
2004 Travelling Light, Doug Buis, ryanbarret, Catherine Kozyra, Agatha Ostrowska, and Paul Walde, The James Baird Gallery and The Pouch Cove Foundation, St. John’s and Pouch Cove, Newfoundland
2001 Off 17, On the Verge: Rosalie Favell, Maxx Stevens, Mary Green, Dennis Geden, Paul Walde, et al.,
Art Gallery of Sudbury, Sudbury, Ontario
1997 The Nature of Representation: Colm McCool, Iris Paabo, Clarissa Schmidt Ingliss, Paul Walde,
De Leon White Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1997 Absence: Gerard Byrne, Grace Kobayashi, Ann Lislegaard and Paul Walde, Salon 95, Brooklyn, NY
1996 Independents Biennial III, New York, New York
1996 Roundabout: Matthew Abbott, John Kalimnyos, and Paul Walde, The See Hear, Brooklyn, New York
1995 Coordination/Subordination, Woodroofe-Croton Initiatives, Brooklyn, New York
1995 Big Country: Paul Walde, David Bierk and Kevin Sonmor, The Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
1994 Myths: Elizabeth Olbert, Carl Fudge, Norm Colton, and Paul Walde, Loren & Lee Gallery, Westport, Connecticut
1994 18th Annual Student Exhibition, National Arts Club, New York, New York
1992 Gaming the Game, London Regional and Historical Museum, London, Ontario

PERFORMANCES AND EVENTS
2016 Songs for Glass Island, Experimental Music Unit in collaboration with Camille Norment, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, and Pyatt Hall in association with Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC- three performances
2015 Music for Mycologists, Experimental Music Unit, Open Sapce, Victoria, BC
2014 dark listening, Experimental Music Unit, Merlin's Sun Theatre, Victoria, BC
2014 Music for Mycologists, Experimental Music Unit, Surrey Art Gallery in association with the symposium Sound Thinking and the exhibition Sonorous Kingdom.
2013 Music for Mycologists, Experimental Music Unit, Legacy Art Galleries, Victoria, BC
2013 Requiem for a Glacier, Nelson United Church, Nelson, BC
2012 Realization of John Cage’s Lecture on the Weather (1976), The Music Gallery, Toronto, ON
2011 Musicworks Launch Concert, Aeolian Performing Arts Centre, London, Ontario, with performances by Paul Walde, A Priori, Cailen Dye, and Audio Lodge of works by Paul Walde and Audio Lodge
2010 Speakers, Forest City Gallery with blackhole factory (DE), London, Ontario ( Audio Lodge)
2004 Northern Symphony: Endless Remixes, with performance by Davy Lahteenma,
Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, Ontario
2002 Northern Symphony: Endless Remixes, with performance by Rob O’Flanagan,
Art Gallery of Sudbury, Sudbury, Ontario
2001 Northern Symphony: Endless Remixes, with performances by Terence Dick, Sook Yin Lee, Rust Brothers,
Mastermind, and Combustien Lente, V. MacDonnell Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1997 Index: 1036, with Christine Mathieson, De Leon White Gallery, Toronto, and Forest City Gallery, London, ON
1994 Rhythmic Dissonance, with David Hind, The Works Festival, Edmonton, Alberta
1993 The Social and Natural History of the Hellbender, New York University, New York, New York
1991 The Gaze, Annual Performance Festival, Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario

SITE SPECIFIC PROJECTS
2016 Music for Natural History, Royal British Columbia Museum, two pre-recorded soundscapes and two live performance sound works describing the sounds of the Natural History Galleries created in collaboration with Tina Pearson- four performances
2013 Requiem for a Glacier,a four movement oratorio about the history of the Jumbo Glacier Range performed at Farnham Glacier, BC
2012 Music for Natural History, Royal British Columbia Museum, two pre-recorded soundscapes and two live performance sound works describing the sounds of the Natural History Galleries created in collaboration with Tina Pearson
2011 Epigenetic Switches, commissioned sound installation for the Epigenetics Canada Conference, London, Ontario, a 5 movement music score describing four types of epigenetic gene expressions.
2007 Projection Paintings: Triptychs, the London Convention Centre, Ambassador London event
1999 Xyloanthropocentrism, self-portraits carved in living trees, various locations, Northern Ontario, evolving
1999 Exogenesis, cave paintings, various locations, Rock Lake, Ontario, extant
1991 House Installation, serial projection project, Embassy Cultural House, London, Ontario

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2016 McIntyre, Gordon, “Sounds of Nature Will Be Faux Real at Royal BC Museum in Victoria”, The Province, January 5, 2016
2015 Patricia Aubé “L’expérience du sacré dans le paysage : Requiem for a Glacier de Paul Walde”, Espace #110 spring/ summer 2015, a review of Requiem for a Glacier at L’ Université Laval Art Gallery, Quebec City,
2014 Warren, Janis, “A Pre-emptive Requiem for Jumbo”, Tri-City News, August 30th
2014 Quinn, David, “Requiem for a Glacier”, Alternatives Journal, July 2014| Art and Media, 40.3
2014 Hardy, Thomas E., "Requiem for a Glacier Mourns Climate Change Losses,” Canadian Art, Jan. 22, canadianart.ca
2013 Tessman, Margaret, “Requiem for A Glacier” Articulate Magazine, Fall/ Winter 2013- 2014, pgs 20- 22.
2013 Hardy, Thomas E., “ PAUL WALDE: "Requiem for a Glacier, Galleries West, October 29, gallerieswest.ca
2013 Staff writer, “Requiem for a Glacier – Totenmesse für einen Gletscher”, Crescendo Magazine, August 1, 2013.
2013 Inverne, James, “Canadian Musicians Protest Perform Paul Walde's 'Requiem for a Glacier' Atop B.C.'s Mt. Farnham”, July 30, Classicalite.com
2013 Powers, Lucas, “Orchestra holds protest concert on B.C. glacier”, CBC, July 29, 2013
2013 Metcalfe, Bill, “Orchestra plays to BC Glacier in sorrow”, The Vancouver Sun, July 29, 2013, pgs, A1 - A2, front page.
2011 Staff writer, “The Drumming of the Moths”, The Utne Reader, No.166, July-August 2011, p.88
2011 Bunce, Jonathon, “Paul Walde Subverts Nature as Culture”, Musicworks #109 Spring 2011, full feature profile with accompanying CD, pgs. 29-31, 34-37, tracks 2-4
2010 Halkes, Petra, “Melting the True North”, publication to accompany the exhibition of the same name, City Hall Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON.
2007 Boyko, Robin ed. et al, Beyond In Western New York 2007, exhibition catalogue with
essay by Angelique Szymanek, the Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY. ,p.140-141
2007 Dabkowski, Colin, ‘North Stars’ and ‘Focal Point: A Closer Look at the work of Paul Walde’,
The Buffalo News “Gusto”, Friday October 12
2007 Moda, Becky and Eric Jackson-Forsberg, “Into the Biennial Part 3” Art Voice, Vol.6, No.41, p.14-18
2007 Scott, Susan, “Paul Walde: Cultural Attraction” Artscape, Issue 19, p.4-5
2006 Beveridge, Sarah, et al. Toque Baroque: New Directions in Canadian Landscape Painting, publication to accompany exhibition also includes writing by Paul Walde and Ben Darrah, MacLaren Art Centre
2006 Frigeri, Leandro, “ Paul Walde: The Shape of Art to Come” The Argus, Lakehead University, Vol. 42, Issue 12
2005 Sauve, Mike, “ From Beaver Gnaw Marks to Mushroom Spores…” The Sault Star, August 5, p. A5
2001 Correia, Pedro, “Paul Walde: Mix Translations at V. MacDonnell” Lola, Winter 2000-2001
2001 Huffman, Bill, “On the Verge of Something Big” Sudbury Star, Feb. 24, p. A10
2001 Listings Editor, “Northern Symphony” featured exhibition, Toronto Star, May 24, p. G10
2000 Dault, Gary Michael. “Animal Magnetism in a Post-Natural World” The Globe and Mail, July 22, p. R10
2000 Hirschman, Thomas. “At the Galleries: Paul Walde, Mix Translations” The National Post, Aug.12,p. W13
2000 Jordan, Betty Ann. “Material Magic” Where Toronto, August, p. 28
2000 Listings Editor. “Paul Walde: Mix Translations at V. MacDonnell” featured exhibition Toronto Star, July 6
2000 O’Flanagan, Rob. “Artist Finds Inspiration Naturally” Sudbury Star, April 29, p. B11
2000 Vaughan, R.M. “Art: Mix Translations *****” Eye Weekly, July 20, p. 36

COLLECTIONS
Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, Alaska
Museum London, London, Ontario
WKP Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, Ontario
MacIntosh Gallery, Western University, London, Ontario
Dow Jones International, Toronto, Ontario
MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Ontario
Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Red Deer College, Red Deer, Alberta
Red River College, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Grand Prairie Regional College, Grand Prairie, Alberta

RESIDENCIES
2015-16 Polar Lab, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, Alaska
2008-10 Artist in Residence, The Biotron, University of Western Ontario Centre for Climate Change Research, London, On.
2004 Thematic Residency, The Pouch Cove Residency Program for Artists, Pouch Cove, Newfoundland
2003 Self-directed Studio Residency, The Leighton Studios, The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta