C.V.


Rob Croxford C.V.

Solo Exhibitions
2013, “Times and Toys”, Miles Nadal JCC, Toronto, ON
2012, “Sign of the Times”, Gallery at 129 Ossington, Toronto, Ontario
2012, “Town and Country”, Hangman Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2011, “Auto Fixation”, Art Trax Gallery, Port Credit , Ontario
2010, “Arcade”, Gallery at 129 Ossington, Toronto, Ontario
2009, Untitled, Liss Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
          ‘Wisdom from A-Z’, Gallery at 129 Ossington, Toronto, Ontario
2008, ‘tranSiTORY’, Gallery at 129 Ossington, Toronto, Ontario
2007, ‘Where the Grass is Greener’, Gallery at 129 Ossington
          Sadie's Diner, Toronto, Ontario
2004, ‘Once Upon A Time…’, Gallery X, Toronto, Ontario

Group Exhibitions
2014   Artscape Equinox, Toronto, Ontario
The Artist Project, Toronto, Ontario
Artfest Distillery, Toronto, Ontario (?)
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario (?)
Cabbagetown Art & Crafts Show, Toronto, ON
2013   “Holiday Art Market”, Artscape  Barns, Toronto, ON
           “Canadiana” , Project Gallery, Toronto, ON
           “Just my Type”, #Hashtag Gallery, Toronto, ON
           Cabbagetown Art & Crafts Show, Toronto, ON
Riverdale Art Walk, Toronto, Ontario
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario
“Monsters & Robots”, and “Pony Paddock “ Atomic Toybot, Toronto, ON
The Artist Project, Toronto, Ontario
2012   The Artist Project, Toronto, Ontario
            “Spring”, and “Dualtity”, MJG Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
“The  Collective, 12 days of art”, Toronto, Ontario
“Square Foot Show” AWOL Gallery, Toronto
2011   Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario
‘The Artist Project’, Toronto, Ontario
Riverdale Art Walk, Toronto, Ontario
“The  Collective, 12 days of art”, Toronto, Ontario
“From Canada with Love”, Pennello Gallery, Cleveland, OH, USA
2010,  “U-8”, Sopa Fine Arts, Kelowna, B.C.
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario
‘The Artist Project’, Toronto, Ontario
2009   The Toronto International Art Fair, Liss Gallery Booth, Toronto, Ontario
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario
“Upstairs/Downstairs”, Hangman Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
‘The Artist Project, Toronto, Ontario
         The Royal Agricultural Fair Art Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario
2008, “Winter’s Chill”, Gallery at 129 Ossington, Toronto, Ontario
            Art in the Park, Bronte Park, Oakville
            Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario
Riverdale Art Walk, Toronto, Ontario
2007,  Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario
Winter’s Chill”, Gallery at 129 Ossington, Toronto, Ontario
Queen West Art Crawl, Toronto, Ontario
Riverdale Art Walk, Toronto, Ontario
Tin Toys, Hangman Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
          “Extravaganza”, Lonsdale Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
          Art Interiors, Toronto, Ontario
2006,  Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario
Queen West Art Crawl, Toronto, Ontario
Riverdale Art Walk, Toronto, Ontario
"Better than Underpants", Hangman Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
          ‘Deck the Walls’, Gallery X, Toronto, Ontario
          Group Show, Oma Chiropractic, Toronto, Ontario
          OneZedTwo Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
          'Trappings', Gallery X, Toronto, Ontario
2005, Canvas Gallery,Toronto, Ontario
Queen West Art Crawl, Toronto, Ontario
System 4 Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
          Animation Connection, Toronto, Ontario
          ‘Out of Context‘, Steam Whistle Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
          ‘Art at the Spa‘, Southern Comfort Spa, Toronto, Ontario
2004, Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario
Upper Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
          ‘Affordable Art Show‘, Praxis Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
          ‘Square Foot‘, A.W.O.L. Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
         ‘Hi Libido‘, Gallery 1313, Toronto, Ontario
         Junction Arts Festival, Toronto, Ontario
         Distillery Outdoor Art Festival, Toronto, Ontario
         ‘New Members‘, The Process Gallery, Gallery 1313, Toronto, Ontario

Education
1993-1997 Ryerson Polytechnic University (BFA)
1990-1992 Fanshawe College (Interior Design)

Professional Experience
1994 - present, Proprietor of Faux Finish & Mural Company
1999 - 2003, Head of Mural Production at Brushworks Studio
1993-2003, Theatrical Scenic Painting Experience with: Opera Atelier, Shaw Festival, Canadian Opera Company, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Regent Theatre Foundation, Y.P.T, Theatre Passe Muraille, Huron Country Playhouse

Selected Collections
Mayor Phyllis Morris, Aurora, Ontario (Mayor of Aurora)
Alex Lifeson, Toronto, Ontario (Rush’s amazing guitarist)
Stuart McLean, Toronto, Ontario (Broadcaster/Comedian/Author)
Ann Marie MacDonald, Toronto, Ontario (Author/Actor/Journalist)
Colio Estates, Toronto, Ontario
Steam Whistle Brewery, Toronto, Ontario
Private Collections all over the world including California, England, Anguilla, Istanbul, Brazil, British Columbia, NYC, Winnipeg, Montreal.

Awards and Grants
2013, Cabbagetown “Richard Silver Special Award”
2004, People’s Choice Award, Junction Arts Festival, Toronto, Ontario

Selected Publications
Neighborhood Living, Fall 2013
Spacing Magazine, Winter 2012
Argyle magazine, ‘Art & the City’, February, 2008
The Hogtown Project - A coffee table book, Featured Artist, release date TBA
Centre of the City, ‘Artist profile’, September/October 2007
Where Toronto, ‘Hot Art’, October, 2007
Live with Culture. ‘Green Grass’, September 2007
Vapaa Sana, ‘Out of Con text‘ July 28, 2005

Fundraising/Special Events
2010, Houselink’s Auction (Double Exposure), Toronto, Ontario
2007, 10th Year Anniversary of Sustainability Network, Toronto, Ontario
2004-9, ‘Little Art Show‘, Toronto, Ontario.
2006, Ryerson 35th Anniversary Gala, Toronto, Ontario
2004, ‘Art Attack‘ Buddies In Bad Times Theatre, Toronto, Ontario

Television Credits
2012, Bomb Girls, custom artwork on 2 episodes
2004, Metropia, featured artist
2003, Divine Design with Candice Olson

Professional Affiliations
Professional Member, Riverdale Artists’ Network
Professional Member - CARFAC - Canadian Artists’ Representation
Ryerson Polytechnic University Alumnus


Teaching/Lecturing Experience
Royal Winter Fair Lecture/Demonstration, 2011
Brock Early Learning Centre, Art for Kids, 2007/2010

Ontario Industrial Finishing Skills Training Center, Faux Finish, 2004