RENÉE VAN HALM

 

2622 West 11th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6K 2L6 Canada

778.689.8745

E reneevanhalm@gmail.com

 

Born The Netherlands; Canadian & Dutch citizenship

Vancouver School of Art, Vancouver, BC 1974

Concordia University, Montreal, QC MFA, 1977

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016            Nudge, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2014            Depth of Field, Birch Contemporary, Toronto, ON

French Curves, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2012            Cross-cutting/Inside Out, Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC curated by Sophie Brodovitch

Short Cuts, Birch Libralato, Toronto, ON

2009            Reverse Engineering, Birch Libralato, Toronto, ON

2006            Tourist, Birch Libralato, Toronto, ON

2003            Dream Home & Taste, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, BC

Shelter, Keller and Greene, Los Angeles, CA

2002            Dream Home & Taste, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, AB

Dream Home, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC

Out-takes &Taste, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2001            Robert Birch Gallery, Toronto

2000            Closed Set, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, BC

1997             S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, ON

1996            S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, ON

1995            S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, ON

1994            Anonymous Volumes, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, ON

1992            S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, ON

1990            S. L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, ON

1989            Forest City Art Gallery, London, ON

1988            S. L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, ON

1987            Display: A Temptation to Follow, Toronto Sculpture Garden, Toronto, ON

S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, ON

L’ eau à la bouche, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC

1985            Recent Work, Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Saint Marie, ON

1984             In Attaining the Vertical Stance, One Assumes Power, S. L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, ON

The Confusing Elements of Passion and Power, La Chambre Blanche, Quebec, QC

Recent Work, 49th Parallel, New York City, New York, NY

1983             In Killing the Dragon, Peace is Restored, S. L. Simpson, Toronto, ON

Recent Work, Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, ON

Anticipating, Institute for Art and Urban Resources, P. S. 1, New York City, NY.

Voor Gerrit/Healing, KAAI, Kingston, ON

1982             Voor Gerrit/Healing, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB

1981             Annunciation, YYZ Artists’ Resource Centre, Toronto, ON

Sir George Williams University Art Galleries, Concordia University, Montréal, QC

1980             Interior Projections, Mercer Union, Toronto, ON

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2016

Form Follows Function: Art and Artists in Toronto, Univerisity of Toronto Arts Centre, curated by Luis Jacob

Return of the Image, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredricton, NB curated by Jeffrey Spalding

 

2015            And they thought, where do we go from here?, Malaspina Printmakers’ Society, Vancouver, BC

Poetics of Space, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC curated by Daina Augaitus

New Monuments Forget the Future, Birch Contemporary, Toronto, ON curated by Rebecca Travis

2014            Softening the Corners, Birch Contemporary, Toronto, ON curated by Corrie Jackson

2012            Embassy Cultural House Exhibition, Museum of London, London, ON

Cut and Paste, Equinox Project Space, Vancouver

Works from the Collection, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MN

2011            This is Paradise, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, ON

2010            Home Team, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2009             Enacting Abstraction, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2009            Construct, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

2007            real space, Mahan Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

2006                  Contemporary Painters, Gladstone Hotel,

2005            Architypes, Canadian Embassy, Tokyo, Japan

2004            Architypes, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Architypes, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2002                  This Place, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2001            Sculpture, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2000            My place or yours, Pari Nadimi Gallery, Toronto

1999            Recollect, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC

Les Peintures, Galerie René Blouin, Montréal, QC

Re-imaging Modernism, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON

1998            weak thought, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC

The Monumental New City: Art and Community, Robert McLachlan Gallery, Oshawa, ON

1997            Work Site, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

Vancouver Perspectives, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

Vancouver Perspectives, Yokohama Citizens’ Gallery, Yokohama, Japan

1996            Interventions; Anne Ramsden and Renée Van Halm, Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC

The Monumental New City: Art and Community, Mercer Union, Toronto, ON

1995            Survivors in Search of a Voice, various venues incl. Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, ON

1993                  Joanne Tod and Renée Van Halm, S. L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, ON,

De la perspective…dans l’art contemporain, Centre d’exposition du Vieux-Palais, Saint-Jérome, QC

Reflecting Paradise, Expo ‘93, Taejon, Korea,

Visual Evidence, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, SK,

1992            Dialogues, CIAC, Montréal, QC,

1991            National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON

Nine from Toronto, Glendon Gallery, Toronto, ON

1990            Nine from Toronto, Polytechnic Gallery, Newcastle, England

S.L. Simpson Gallery, 1980-1990, SL Simpson Gallery, Toronto, ON

1988            Theatre/Tableaux: The Winnipeg Perspective, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MN

Great Strides, Olympic Arts Festival, Stride Gallery, Calgary, AB

1987            Traces, Contemporary Canadian Drawing, Department of External Affairs, Ottawa, ON

Water Works, London Regional Art Gallery, London, ON

1986            York Works, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, ON,

York Faculty Show, Zhejlang Academy of Fine Arts, Hangzhou, China

Mapping the Surface, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

The Interpretation of Architecture, Toronto, ON

Songs of Experience, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON

How We See/What We Say, The Art Gallery of Harbourfront, Toronto, ON

1985            Fire and Ice, BINZ 39, Galerie Walchetrum, Zurich, Switzerland

Contemporary Canadian Painting, Thomas Barry Fine Arts, Minneapolis Minnesota

The Allegorical Image in Recent Canadian Painting, Agnes Etherington Art Gallery, Kingston, ON

Aurora Borealis, Centre internationale d’art contemporain, Montréal, QC

Interiors/Tableaux, Burlington Cultural Centre, Burlington, ON

Radiant Vista, The Significant Landscape, Republic, Toronto, ON

1984            Toronto Painting ‘84, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON, Glenbow, Calgary, AB, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredricton, NB, Rodman Hall, Ste. Catharines, ON, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, ON, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MN, The Gallery, Stratford,

The New City of Sculpture, Toronto, ON

Aspects of Theatre and Artifice, Articule, Montréal, QC

Art and Audience, Art Gallery of Northumberland, Cobourg, ON.

Content/Context, Mercer Union, Toronto, ON, Open Space Gallery, Victoria, BC, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC

F(r)iction: en effect(s), Galerie Jolliet, Montréal, QC

1983            Chromaliving, Toronto, ON

Art et Batiment, Galerie UQAM, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, QC

O Kromozone,. Institute Unzeit, Berlin, Germany

1982            New Directions: Toronto/Montréal, Toronto, ON

YYZ Monumenta, Toronto, ON 1982

Outdoor Contemporary Sculpture in Canada, The Guild Inn, Scarborough, ON

1980            Three Situations, Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS

Five Sculptors, Véhicule Art, Montréal, QC

Site Lines, Galerie Optica, Montréal, QC

1979            20 x 20 Italia/Canada, Galeria Blu and Dov’e la Tigre, Milan, Italy

1977            032303, Project Proposal, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON

1976            111 Dessins du Québec, Musée d’art contemporain, Montréal, QC (toured by National Gallery of Canada),

 

Awards/Grants

Canada Council A Grant, 1991, 1994, 2001

Emily Award, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, BC 2000

Canada Council B Grant, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1987

Aide aux Expositions, Ministere des affaires culturelles, Quebec, 1977, 1978

Canada Council Paris Studio, 1989

Canada Council Travel Grant, 1979, 1996, 2004

Canada Council Short Term Grant 1977, 1978

Ontario Arts Council Grant, 1984, 1986

OAC Award for Best Drawing in Graphex, 1984

Selected Collections

Air Canada

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

Art Gallery of Ontario

Bank of Montréal

Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB

Canada Council Art Bank

Canadian House and Home magazine

Davies, Ward, NYC

Doris McCarthy Art Gallery, Univeristy of Toronto, Scarborough,

Fidelity Investments

Foreign Affairs, Government of Canada

Household Financial Corporation

London Regional Art Gallery

London Life Insurance

McCarthy, Tetrault, Toronto

McLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON

Musée d’art contemporain, Montréal

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal

National Gallery of Canada

Osler, Hoskin and Harcourt

Price Waterhouse

The Prudential Insurance Company of America

Royal Bank of Canada

Toronto Dominion Bank

Tory and Tory, Toronto

University of Lethbridge

University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto

Vancouver Art Gallery

Winnipeg Art Gallery

 

Private collections in Canada, Europe and the United States

 

Commissions

2016            Façade Festival (projection), Vancouver Art Gallery Vancouver, BC, curated by *BAF

2015            Awarded Joyce-Collingwood Skytrain Station public art commission, TransLink, Vancouver, BC

2010            South Hill (South Fraser) neighbourhood banner and mural project, Vancouver, BC

2002             Taste/ 100 painting of the 20th century, Keesee Office Building, now Kirkpatrick Bank, Oklahoma City, OK, USA

 

Bibliography

2012            Laurence, Robin, Review, Renée Van Halm, Canadian Art, Toronto, Summer

            Laurence, Robin, Review: Show looks at how architecture constructs us, Georgia Straight,             Vancouver, BC, February 23,

Brodovitch, Sophie & Sawatsky, Rachelle, Cross-cutting/Inside Out, Burnaby Art Gallery,             Burnaby, BC

2009            See It, Renee Van Halm| Reverse Engineering, Canadian Art website

2008             Carte Blanche Vol.2 Painting, Magenta, Toronto, ON

Wrote and published catalogue essay for Thomas Sommer, maerzgalerie, Leipzig

2007             Art Collection publication, Embassy of Canada in Berlin, Germany

2006            Dault, Gary Michael, Review, Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON

Robertson, Lisa, Occasional Work and Seven Walks from the Office of Soft Architecture, Coachhouse Press, Toronto, ON

2005            Omori, Akihiko, Review, Architypes – Crossing Art and Architecture, Shinkenchiki Architecture   Magazine No. 80 p. 47, Tokyo

Omori, Akihiko, Review, Architypes Exhibition, Shinkenchiki Architecture   Magazine Housing Special Issue July p. 13, Tokyo

2004            Bellerby, Greg, Fenner, Felicity & Hara, Machiko, Architypes, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2003            Robertson, Lisa, Occasional Work and Seven Walks from the Office of Soft Architecture, Clearcut Press & Lisa Robertson, Astoria, OR

2002            Office of Soft Architecture & McKay, Sherry, Dream Home, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC

Laurence, Robin, A Model Idea, Globe and Mail, Toronto, May 11, 2002

Scott, Michael, Where colour, form and status intersect, Vancouver Sun, Vancouver, BC, April 20,

2002            Laurence, Robin, A Matter of Taste, Georgia Straight, Vancouver, BC, April 4, 2002

2001            Dault, Gary Michael, Review, Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON, May 18, 2001

Milroy, Sarah, Critics Choice, Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON May 12, 2001

Laurence, Robin, Review: Bed Check; Canadian Art, Toronto, ON, Spring, 2001

2000            Newlands, Anne, Canadian Art: From Its Beginnings to 2000, Firefly Books, Toronto, ON

Thom, Ian, Art BC: Masterworks from British Columbia, Douglas and McIntyre, Vancouver, BC

Scott, Michael, Review: Rooms Full of Dreams; Vancouver Sun, Vancouver, BC

1999             Milroy, Sarah, Review: Artists young and old grapple with abstraction, Globe and Mail

Milroy, Sarah, Vancouver Painters Reach Critical Mass, Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON

1998             Miller, Earl, Review; Parachute 91, Montréal, QC

1997             Dault, Gary Michael, Cabinet Decisions, Canadian Architect, Toronto, ON

Preece, Robert, Review, Asia Art News, Hong Kong

1996             Jeffs, Angela, Review, Sister artists from sister city offer 12 perspectives, Japan Times

Bellerby, Greg, Vancouver Perspectives, Yokohama, Citizens’ Gallery, Japan

Lawrence, Robin, Review: Connection and closure, Vancouver Sun, Vancouver, BC

Various, Residence, La Chambre Blanche, Québec, QC

Girling, Oliver, Review: Emily Carr uptown, Eye, Toronto, ON

1997            Brackett, Donald, Painterly Inclinations, Financial Post, Toronto, ON September 13, 1997

1994            Johnstone, Lesley & Bradley, Jessica, Sight Lines: Reading Canadian Contemporary Art, Artexte, Montréal, QC,

1993            Ninacs, Anne-Marie, La perspective…dans l’art contemporain, le Centre d’exposition du Vieux-Palais, Saint-Jérome, QC

Spalding, Jeffrey, Reflecting Paradise, Expo ‘93, Taejon, Korea

Jenkner, Ingrid, Visual Evidence, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan

1992             Genereux, Linda, Review, Artforum, Summer,

Taylor, Kate, Complications of marginalia, The Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON

  • Mays, John Bentley, The 80’s National Gallery of Canada, Review The Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON

1990            Llyod, Ann Wilson, Canada Comes of Age, Contemporanea, Italy, Spring,

1989             Fulford, Robert, Canada Today/d’aujour’hui, Canadian Embassy, Washington, D. C., Vol. 20, no.1

MacKay,, Gillian, Time After Time-Honored, (Renée Van Halm), Canadian Art, Toronto, ON

1988            Grenville, Bruce, Review: Renée Van Halm: S.L. Simpson Gallery, Parachute 52, Montréal. QC

Madill, Shirley, Tableaux/Theatre, The Winnipeg Perspective, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MA

1987            Blouin, Rene, Traces, Contemporary Canadian Drawing, Department of External Affairs, Ottawa, ON

Borsa, Joan, Mapping the Surface, Vanguard, Vancouver, BC

1986            Wood, William, Skinjobs, C Magazine, Toronto, ON

Grenville, Bruce, Mapping the Surface, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, SK

Corbeil, Carole, An Experience in Contemporary Art, The Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON

Nemiroff, Diana and Bradley, Jessica, Songs of Experience, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON

Patton, Andy, Gurney, Janice, and Tregebov, Alan, The Interpretation of Architecture, Toronto, ON

Carr-Harris, Ian, How we See,/What We Say, The Art Gallery at Harbourfront, Toronto, ON

Grenville, Bruce, L’eau à la bouche, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC

1985             Blouin, Rene & Theriault, Normand, Aurora Borealis, Centre internationale d’art contemporain, Montréal, QC,

Wood, William, Fire and Ice, Zurich, Switzerland,

Riddle, Mason, Contemporary Canadian Painting, Thomas Barry Fine Arts, Minneappolis, Minnesota,

Grenville, Bruce, The Allegorical Impulse in Recent Canadian Painting, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, ON

Tourangeau, Jean and Dagenais, Francine, Aurora Borealis/Un Editoriale Canadien,Vanguard, Vancouver, BC , November

Yri, Karen, The Blind and the Sublime, C Magazine, Toronto, ON, Spring,

Reid, Mary, Renée Van Halm’s Theatrical Art, NOW, Toronto, ON

Morris, Diane, Lynn Hughes and Renee Van Halm, Women Artist News, New York, NY

1984            Grenville, Bruce, The New City Of Sculpture, C Magazine, Toronto, ON,

Carr-Harris, Ian, Sex and Representation, Vanguard, Vancouver, BC

Dault, Gary Michael, Architectural Digestion, Toronto Life, Toronto, ON

Burnett, David, Toronto Painting ‘84, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

1983             Burnett, David and Schiff, Marilyn, Contemporary Canadian Art, Hurtig Publishers Ltd,

Randolph, Jeanne, Review, Parachute, 32, Montréal, QC

Rans, Goldie, Review, Vanguard, Vancouver, BC

Grenville, Bruce, Renée Van Halm, Anticipating the Eventual Emergence of Form, The Institute of Art and Urban Resources, P. S. 1, Long Island City, New York, NY

Mays, John Bentley, Ambitious Essays on Past Art, The Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON

Lamoureux, Johanne, Theatrcalité et Peinture: Un Déploiement dans la Lettre, Opus International, Paris, France

1982            Grunwald, Fela and Nemiroff, Diana, New Directions: Toronto/Montréal, Toronto, ON

Pontbriand, Chantal, Renée Van Halm: la problematique postmoderne de l’hybride, Montréal, QC, Parachute 26

1981            Nemiroff, Diana, Review: Renée Van Halm at Sir George Williams Art Galleries, Vanguard, Vancouver, BC

1980            Three Situations, Mount Saint Vincent Universtiy Art Gallery, Halifax, NS

Site Lines, Galerie Optica Montréal, QC

1979            20 x 20: Italia/Canada, Galeria Blu and Dov’e la Tigre, Milan, Italy

1977             111 Dessins du Québec, Musée d’art contemporain, Montréal, QC,

 

 

Guest Lectures & Visiting Artist

North Island College, Courtenay, BC 2016

Vancouver Island School of Art, Victoria BC 2014

Art of Seeing, Sechelt Arts Council, Sechelt, BC 2012

Langara College, Visitors in the Arts, Vancouver, BC 2012

Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, BC 2003

Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC 2002

Okanagan University, Kelowna, BC

Toronto School of Art, Toronto, ON

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY 1999

Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC

University College of the Cariboo, Kamloops, BC

Grant MacEwan College, Edmonton, AB

Bishop’s University, Lennoxville, QC

Oakville Galleries, Oakville, ON 1993

York University, Toronto, ON 2000

Universtiy of Regina, Regina, SK

University of Victoria, Victoria, BC 1985

Camosun College, Victoria, BC

Concordia University, Montréal, QC

Sheridan College, Oakville, ON

Banff Centre for the Arts, AB 1985

Université Laval, Québec, QC

Alberta College of Art, Calgary, AB

University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

Emily Carr College of Art, Vancouver, BC 1984, 1988, 1991, 1992

Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC 1988, 1999

University of Lethbridge, AB 1982, 1984, 1988, 1995,1999, 2002

University of Western Ontario, ON 1982

London Regional Art Gallery, London, ON 1982

Dundas Valley School of Art, Dundas, ON 1981

Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Saint Marie, ON

Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, ON 1983

Waterloo University, Waterloo, ON 1985, 1995

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON 1986

Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, MB 1988

Ontario College of Art, Toronto, ON 1983

Laurentian University Art Gallery, Sudbury, ON

KAAI, Kingston, ON 1983

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, BC 1986

University of Guelph, Guelph, ON 1985

Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, NS 1980

University of Alberta, Calgary, AB

Queen’s University, Kingston, ON

Bishop’s University, Sherbrooke, QC 1998

Toronto School of Art, Toronto, ON

Brock University, St. Catharines, ON 1987

Keyano College, Fort McMurray, AB 1991

University of Windsor, Windsor, ON 1986

La Chambre Blanche, QC 1982, 1984

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN 1985

 

Panels

Canadian art, Nadiff Bookstore and Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 2005

Painting and Possibilities, Canadian Art magazine, Art Gallery of Ontario 2002

Restructuring the Domestic, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver 1996

Domestic Architecture, Burnaby Art Gallery 1996

Yokohama Citizen’s Gallery, Yokohama, Japan 1996

John Clark Symposium. University of Lethbridge 1993

Women in Painting, conference Social Theory and Art, York University 1990

The Role of Women, Dundas Valley School of Art, Dundas, ON 1988

How We See/What We Say, Art Gallery of Harbourfront, Toronto, ON 1986

Artists and Regionalism, Visual Arts Ontario, Sault Saint Marie, ON 1986

Canadian Art, Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis, Minnesota 1985

Art and Its Audience, Ontario Art Gallery Association, Burlington, ON 1985

Being a Professional, Visual Arts Ontario, Toronto, ON 1985

Representation, Ontario College of Art, Toronto, ON 1984

Western Canadian Museum Conference, Saskatoon, SK 1983

 

Selected films and websites

cARTOGRAPHIES, director Brian Johnson, producer Leah Mallen for Knowledge Network, 2009

Super 8 The Art of Making It, director Katherine Jeans, 2009

Personal website: www.reneevanhalm.com

Cybermuse, National Gallery of Canada website: http://cybermuse.gallery.ca

Centre for Canadian Contemporary Art: www.ccca.ca

Equinox Gallery: www.equinoxgallery.com

Birch Libralato www.birchcontemporary.com

Interview, CreateHer Production WNTV, 1995

Neo Toronto, film, Neil Grieves, Toronto, ON 1985

 

Teaching and Administration

2010

Professor Emerita, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver

1992 – 1996, 1999 – 2008

Associate Professor Faculty of Visual Arts and Material Practice, Painting Department, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver

2008 – 2010

Interim Dean Faculty of Graduate Studies, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver

1996 – 1999

Dean, School of Visual Arts, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver

 

Teaching prior to Emily Carr University

1979 – 1991

Sessional faculty – Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Visual Arts, York University, Toronto, ON

Taught painting and drawing at all levels

Member of the Faculty of Graduate Studies
Selected Related Professional Activities

2010

Produced Pattern Recognition: a design project for banners and mural for South Hill community, Vancouver, BC

2008

Inducted into the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts

Published catalogue essay for Thomas Sommer, “Archiv C1-C14” published maerzgalerie, Leipzig, Germany

2004

Awarded artist residency, The Gunnery Studios, Sydney, Australia

2000

Participant Residency – Big City, Banff Centre for the Arts

1996

Awarded Leighton Colony studio Banff Centre for the Arts

1990

Residency, Cité internationale des Arts, Paris, France

 Renée Van Halm is represented by the Equinox Gallery in Vancouver and by Birch Contemporary in Toronto.