About George – Resume / CV


EDUCATION

  • University of Toronto: General Arts, Intaglio Studio Work
  • Sheridan College School of Visual Arts: Creative Arts Diploma

SELECTED SOLO CANADIAN EXHIBITIONS

  • Annual Fall Studio Exhibition of New Work, Millbrook, Ontario
  • Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
  • Colborne Art Gallery, “Landscape Etchings,” Colborne, ON
  • Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
  • Contour Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
  • Erindale Art Gallery, Mississauga, Ontario
  • Galerie d'art du Parc, Trois Rivieres, Quebec
  • Ironwood Gallery, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario
  • Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, British Columbia
  • Laurentian University Museum and Arts Centre, Sudbury, Ontario
  • Memorial University Art Gallery, St. John's, Newfoundland
  • Queen Charlotte Islands Museum Gallery, Skidegate, British Columbia
  • Rodman Hall Arts Centre, St. Catherines, Ontario
  • Sing Tao Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
  • Temiskaming Art Gallery, Haileybury, Ontario
  • The Art Gallery of Peterborough, Ontario, "Wild Impressions and Recycled Objects," national traveling exhibition.
  • The Art Gallery of Hamilton, Retrospective Touring Exhibition, Hamilton, Ontario;
  • The Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Hart House, University of Toronto
  • The Thunder Bay National Exhibition Centre, Thunder Bay, Ontario

PRINCIPAL COLLECTIONS (A SELECTION)

  • Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario
  • Bank of Montreal
  • British Airways
  • Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
  • External Affairs, Ottawa, Ontario
  • IBM Canada
  • Jiangsu Provincial Art Gallery, Nanjing, China
  • Kamloops Art Gallery, British Columbia
  • Kugel Trust, Los Angeles, California
  • Pachman Inc., Paris, France
  • Parly Company, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Petach Tikva Museum, Israel
  • Queen Charlotte Islands Museum, British Columbia
  • Summit Resources Ltd., New York
  • The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
  • Toronto Dominion Bank
  • Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario
  • University of Toronto, Hart House Collection
  • Private Collections worldwide

CULTURAL PROPERTY DONATIONS

  • Art Gallery of Hamilton
  • Art Gallery of Peterborough, On.
  • Art Gallery of Northumberland
  • Hart House, University of Toronto
  • Museum of Northern B.C
  • Trent University, ON

TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Algonquin Arts Council, Former Founding Board Member
  • Art Gallery of Ontario: Appointed Life Member
  • Haliburton School of the Arts: Seasonal Printmaking Instructor
  • Ironwood Art Gallery, Trent University, Peterborough, Founder & Former Curator
  • Millbrook Gallery: Founding Artist Member
  • Ontario Arts Council, Creative Artists in Schools Participant
  • The Ontario Arts Council's Creative Artists in the School Program: Jury appointment
  • Ontario Society of Artists, Member and Former Executive Council Member
  • Otonabee Conservation Foundation: Member of the Board of Directors
  • The Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario: Selection Committee Member
  • Trent University, Peterborough: Artist-in-Residence, Guest Lecturer, Workshops

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • American Biennial of Graphic Art, Cali, Colombia, South America
  • Bi-centennial of Graphic Art, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubjana, Yugoslavia
  • Cabo Frio International Print Biennial, Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Canadian Museum of Nature, National Juried Exhibition, "Evergreen," Ottawa, Ontario
  • Centre National Exposition, Jonquiere, Quebec
  • Cherry Creek Festival of the Arts, Denver, Colorado
  • Curated, exhibited, and toured with "Five Ontario Printmakers in China", sponsored by the Arts Branch, Ontario Ministry of Citizenship & Culture.
  • Gallery One, Toronto, Ontario
  • Gateway Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Harbourfront Art Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
  • International Exhibition of Prints, Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery, Kanagawa, Japan
  • International Grafik Bienale, Kolping Hall, Freschen, West Germany
  • International Miniature Print Exhibition, Pratt Graphics Centre, New York City
  • International Print Biennial, National Museum, Krakow, Poland
  • John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
  • John Szoke Gallery, Soho, New York City, NY
  • Le Conseil Quebecois de L'Estampe, "Action: Impression", Ontario and Quebec
  • Main Street Art Exhibition, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Ontario Society of Artists Juried Exhibition, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
  • Pacific Rim Fine Art Exhibition, Seattle, Washington
  • Sierra Club of Canada, Art and Environment Project, a Canadian traveling exhibition
  • Silver Mine Gallery, Stamford, Connecticut
  • The Art Gallery of Hamilton, Contemporary Canadian Graphics," Hamilton, Ontario
  • The Art Gallery of Ontario, "Contemporary Landscape Perspectives," Traveling Exhibit
  • The Ontario Arts Council Invitational Touring Exhibition, Ontario
  • The Print & Drawing Council of Canada Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
  • Washington Invitational Art Exposition, Washington, DC

SELECTED ARTICLES AND VIDEOS

  • Cover art and illustrations for two books of poetry by Kenneth Sherman, Mosaic Press and The Porcupine’s Quill Press
  • Kim Kiser “Wild Interpretations -George Raab:” Wildlife Art Vol. 22 no. 6
  • Fran Fearnley “George Raab: A Profile” Art Impressions Magazine
  • Micheal J. Knell “George Raab’s Paradoxical Places” Art Impressions vol. 11 no. 3
  • Margaret Rodgers “Raab Etchings at Kamloops Gallery” Art Impressions vol. 10
  • Robert Fletcher “Two Different Worlds,” Dofasco Illustrated News Vol.52, No.3
  • "Four Arts": a 12 minute video profiling four Ontario artists for the Government of Ontario. Produced by Devine Video Works
  • "Suspended Stillness", 12 minute video, The Creative Expression of Artist/Printmaker George Raab, Directed by Brian Fallis

SELECTED AWARDS

  • Juror’s Award, Cherry Creek Art Festival, Denver, CO
  • Nomination: Ontario Premier’s Award for College Graduates
  • Best of Graphics/Printmaking, Lakefront Arts Festival, Milwaukee, WI, USA
  • Best in Show, Fort Worth Arts Festival, Texas, USA
  • First Place Graphics, Uptown Arts Festival, Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • First Place Naperville Art League, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Juror’s choice award, Columbus Arts Festival, Ohio, USA
  • Artist of the Year Ducks Unlimited, Canada
  • Acquisition Award: Jiangsu Provincial Art Gallery, Nanjing, China
  • Finalist Award: International Print Exhibit, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, ROC
  • First Prize, Printmaking: City Hall Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario
  • First Prize, Prints: American Biennial of Graphic Arts, Cali, Columbia, South America
  • Purchase Award: Evergreen National Exhibition, Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa Purchase Award: Burnaby Print Show, Art Gallery of Burnaby, British Columbia

COMMISSIONS

  • White Oak Incorporated
  • General Motors Canada
  • Numerous private collections