Education 2009 B.A. (Hon.) University of Guelph, majored in Studio Art Projects/Exhibitions/Solo/Group/Collective/Individual*
Miles Stemp 1-25 Polson Street Toronto, ON M5A 1A4 miles@milesstemp.com milesstemp.com/vsvsvs.org
2017 SOLO: I WANT TO HELP US, Y+ Contemporary, Scarborough, Ontario*
2016
SOLO: at the same time, Curated by Nate McLeod, Calgary Contemporary, Calgary, Alberta.
2016
SOLO: to space in, Katzman Contemporary, Toronto
2016
In SITU, Curated by Gemma Warren for the Toronto Art Book Fair, Artscape Youngplace, Toronto. 2016 Showroom, Curated by Sarah Robayo-Sheridan, Art Museum, U of T, Toronto
2016
Baker’s Dozen, Curated by CK2, Michael Bailey Gates Studio, New York
2015
Curious Artifacts, Curated by Becky Campbell at Art Wall in Athens, Greece.
2015
Symbology, public installation for Tom Thomson Art Gallery, Owen Sound, Ontario.
2015
Something, something blue, public installation at York Ramp Park, Toronto, Ontario.
2015
Vibration Station, curated by Charlie Bierk for Wayhome Festival, Oro Medonte, Ontario.
2015
SOLO: Not together, but alongside, Mercer Union, Toronto, Ontario.
2015
SOLO: Drift, Centre Bang, Chicoutimi, Québec.
2014
Water Carriers, for C Magazine’s Sauna Symposium, Toronto, Ontario.
2014
SOLO: things on things on things, Niagara Artists Centre, St. Catharine’s, Ontario.
2014
If every year is a marble, how much marble do you have left?, curated by Yan Wu for This Area is
Under 23-Hour Surveillance, Jackman Humanities Institute, Toronto, Ontario.
2014
Posters for Kiosk, as part of Derek Sullivan’s Where do I end and you begin, City Art Centre,
Edinburgh, Scotland.
2014
Dunk Tank, Art Spin, Toronto, Ontario.
2014
Taking [a]part, Mercer Union, Toronto, Ontario.
2014
You Do What You Love Because You Do One, and Two, and More Than Two, curated by Basil AlZeri as
part of Work It, gallerywest, Toronto, Ontario*
2014
Coat Check, curated by Artemis Potamianou for Platforms Project at Art Athina, Athens, Greece. 2014 Temporary Monument, performance curated by Aisle 4 for Art on the Danforth, Toronto, Ontario. 2014 Artists’ Block, AGO Next, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario.
2014 MINIMALE 2, Alpineum Produzentengalerie, Lucerne, Switzerland*
2014 You Do What You Love Because You Do One, and Two, and More Than Two, curated by Basil AlZeri
as part of Work It, gallerywest, Toronto, Ontario*
2014
How Hard is Your Art, AGO First Thursdays, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario.
2014
Posts and Pillars, Xpace, Toronto, Curated by Jennifer Simaitis and Stefan Hancherow*
2013
Mystery Tapes, curated by Suzanne Carte and Su-Ying Lee for Under New Management: Video Store,
Klondike Institute of Art & Culture in Dawson City, Yukon; Access Gallery in Vancouver, British Columbia; Tiers-espace/Third Space Gallery in St. John, New Brunswick; and Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery in Sarnia, Ontario. 2013 SHORTLISTED: Dundas & Islington Public Art Competition, City of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario. 2013 1-855-IS IT ART, curated by Ami Barak for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2013, Toronto, Ontario. 2013 SOLO: space mods, Cambridge Gallery (Preston), Cambridge, Ontario.
2013
Inside Story, Canadian Art Foundation Gallery Hop Gala, Toronto, Ontario.
2013 More Than Two (Let It Make Itself), as part of Micah Lexier’s One, and Two, and More Than Two, The Power Plant, Toronto, Ontario. 
2013 Frozen, Art Spin, Toronto, Ontario.
2013
SOLO: The Shelf, Xpace Window Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
2012
Ivory Tickler, Mercer Union, Toronto, Ontario.
2012
VSVSVS Mystery VHS, for Gifts By Artists, Art Metropole, Toronto, Ontario.
2012
SOLO: VSVSVS Movies In!, Art Metropole, Toronto, Ontario.
2012
Less Making, More Breaking, Big On Bloor Festival, Toronto, Ontario.
2012
Staging Project, New Traditions Festival, Whippersnapper Gallery/Artscape Gibraltar Point,
Toronto, Ontario.
2012
SOLO: VSVSVS at Art on the Danforth, Curated by Butcher Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
2012
Shh!: Silent Auction Exhibition and Fundraiser, mMOCCA in Gendai Gallery, Toronto, Ontario*
2012
ERI 5: The Resistance to Change, Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
2012
Accidental Ashtrays, Art Metropole, Toronto, Ontario.
2012
Giftshop Giftshop, Curated by Sean Martindale and Pascale Paquette as a part of the NOW exhibition
at the Toronto Now Gallery, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario.
2011 Autofunction, G Gallery, 134 Ossington Street, Toronto (Organized by Derek Sullivan and Shane
Krepakevich)*
2011
VSVSVS Mystery Cans, for Gifts By Artists, Art Metropole, Toronto, Ontario.
2011
Ghost Hole III, VSVSVS, The White House, and Whippersnapper Gallery, Kensington Market,
Toronto, Ontario*
2009 More is More, Board Of Directors, Toronto*
Public Presentations 2016 Artist Talk, Specialized Studio Practice, University of Guelph
2015 Artist Talk for “Not Together, But Alongside”, Mercer Union, Toronto, Ontario
2014
YYZLAB Roundtable, YYZ, Toronto, Ontario.
2014 Artist Talk, Boarding House Arts Incubator, Guelph*
2014 Artist Talk, Extended Practices I/II, University of Guelph*
2014 Artist Talk, part of Canadian Platforms talk at Art Athina, Athens, Greece.
2014
Competition at the Heart of Play, Artist Talk, First Thursdays at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto,
Ontario.
2013 Canada Council for the Arts Emerging Arts Practitioners Conference, Ottawa, Ontario.
2013
Show and Tell and Sell, Presentation, Art Metropole (at Daniel Faria Gallery), Toronto, Ontario. 2011 Back to the Drawing Board: Rethinking Alternative, Artist Talk, Toronto Free Gallery, Toronto,
Ontario
2009 Artist Talk, Art & Ideas Series, Judith & Norman ALIX Art Gallery, Sarnia*
Publications/Press 2016 Dick, Terence. “DIY at MKG127.” Akimbo, August 2016. Akimblog. Web. URL
2016 Blackwell, Adrian. “How to Turn a Foreclosure Crisis Into a Domestic Revolution.” Border
Crossings, Summer 2016, pgs 90-95. Print.
2016 Moreno, Victor, Supermarket 2016, Shift, May 9th, 2016, Web:
URL.
2015 Cormier, Stephanie. “VSVSVS.” Border Crossings, Winter 2015, pgs 94-5. Print
2015 Travis, Rebecca. “VSVSVS” Canadian Art, Fall 2015, pg. 180. Print.
2015 White, Murray. “VSVSVS: At Mercer Union, it's all for one.”
Toronto Star, May 31 2015. thestar,com.
Print/Web. URL.
2015 Vaughn, R.M. “VSVSVS AT MERCER UNION: A WHITE-CUBE COMPROMISE” June 18 2015. Web
URL.
2014 Whyte, Murray. “Taking [a] Part at Mercer Union.”
Toronto Star, July 2014. thestar.com. Web. URL 2014 Dick, Terence. “Taking [a] part at Mercer Union.” Akimbo, July 2014. Akimblog. Web. URL
2014 Luo, Amy. “Artist Retreats: Making Space for Artist Projects at Art Toronto.” Canadian Art Online, October 2014. Web. URL. 2014 Anonymous, “10 Amazing Art Pieces to see in Toronto.” Azure Magazine, October 2014. Web. URL. 2014 ExanTV. “ARTopia - Art of the Danforth.” Video. Youtube.com. Youtube, July 2014. Web. URL.
2014 Whyte, Murray. “Taking [a] Part at Mercer Union.”
Toronto Star, July 2014. thestar.com. Web. URL. 2014 Dick, Terence. “Taking [a] part at Mercer Union.” Akimbo, July 2014. Akimblog. Web. URL.
2014 Ireland, Ann. “Meet VSVSVS, Another Group of Seven.” Canadian Art, July 2014. Canadian Art Online. Web. URL 2014 Ireland, Ann. “Strength in Numbers.” Canadian Art, Summer 2014, pgs 66-71. Print.
2014 Cooley, Alison. “Episode 1: What is Art?” What It Looks Like Podcast. Cooley: March 2014. URL.
2013 Lexier, Micah. More Than Two (Let It Make Itself). 1st ed., Toronto: The Power Plant, 2013. Ex: 211.
Print.
2013 Sharpe, Emma, Shanley Maguire, and Rhodi Iliadou. "We’re All Adults Here." Go home Print. Feb
2013: Web. Feb. 2013. URL **
2013 Xpace. Volume. 1st ed., Toronto: Sonic Print, 2013. Ex: 40-41. Print
2013 Broken City Lab. 1W3KND: On Social Practice and Collaboration, 48 Hours at a Time. 1st ed.,
Windsor: Ontario Trillium Foundation, 2013. Ex: 172-179. Print.
2013 Akin Collective, et al. “Colouring Book” Akin Collective. 1st ed. Toronto: 2013*
2013 Corsano, Otino. “Quick Draw Artist Interview #31: VSVSVS.”
Art Post, October 2013. URL.
2013 Rhodes, Richard. “Ami Barak at Nuit Blanche: Revisiting the Readymade.”
Canadian Art, September
2013. Canadian Art Online. Web. URL.
2013 Whyte, Murray. “At the Power Plant, All Together Now.”
Toronto Star, Sept 2013. thestar.com. Web.
URL.
2013 Rhodes, Richard. “The Rose Without Why.”
Canadian Art, Fall 2013, pgs. 144-147. Print.
2013 Moser, Gabrielle. “Art Spin: Critical Mass in the Making.”
Canadian Art, August 2013. Canadian Art
Online. Web. URL.
2013 Bruneau, Benjamin, and Sky Goodden. “Oh Canada! 30 Promising Young Art World Stars From the
Great White North.” Blouin ArtInfo, January, 2013. Artinfo.com. Web. URL.
2013 Bloom, Jess, and Rachel McFarland. “VSVSVS, Artist Collective.”
Studio Beat, 2013. URL.
2012 Jager, David. “Storefront Sit-In,”
Now Magazine, Aug 30-Sept 6, 2012, Vol.31 No. 53, p. 42. Print. 2012 Carson, Andrea. “Voca Visits Art Collective VSVSVS.” View on Canadian Art, March 2012. URL.
2012 Skrypnychenko, Anuta. “INTERVIEW.”
BullsEye Magazine, September 2012. URL.
2012 Dyment, David. “Accidental Ashtrays.”
Artists’ Books and Multiples, February 2012. URL
2012 Collings, Aurelie. “VSVSVS: Graffiti Removal Removal.”
Neurartic, June 2012. Web. URL
2011 Hare, Anastasia and Candice Napoleone. “Noteworthy.”
C Magazine, December 2011. Print
2011 Levack, Chandler. “VSVSVS Gallery.”
BlogTO. October 25, 2011. Web. URL
2011 Vaughan, R.M. “Parallels Exhibition Review.”
The Globe and Mail [Toronto] June 2011. Print.
2011 Vaughan, R. M. "What's hot? Loads of colour." Globe and Mail 21 Jan. 2011: Web. 24 Mar 2011.
URL* 2008 Kruger, Nestor, et al. “Something, Somewhat, Somehow” 1st ed. Toronto: Art Metropole, 2008*
Grants/Awards: 2016 Canada Council for the Arts, Project Grants to Visual Artists 2016 Toronto Friends of the Visual Arts, Artist Prize
2015 Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance
2014 Canada Council for the Arts, Travel Grant*
2014 Ontario Arts Council, Emerging Visual Artist Grant
2014 Ontario Arts Council, Emerging Visual Artist Grant*
2014 Toronto Arts Council, Visual and Media Arts Project Grant 2014 Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance
2014 Toronto Arts Council, Animating Historic Sites
2014 Ontario Arts Council, Visual Arts Projects 2014 Canada Council for the Arts, Travel Grant Selected External Curatorial Projects 2012 Jennifer Chan: REALCORE, curated by David Hanes, VSVSVS Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
2011 Duy Khuong Pham:
Paper Work, curated by Colleen O’Reilly, Anastasis Hare, and Meghan Bissonnette,
VSVSVS Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
2011 Laura McCoy
: Poked Surfaces, curated by David Hanes, VSVSVS Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
2011
Eat Sleep Breath (And Shit), curated by Maggie Flynn, VSVSVS Gallery and surrounding area, Toronto,
Ontario. Special Events Organized With VSVSVS 2016 VSVSVS Fifth Annual Summer Residency Program, VSVSVS Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. 2015 Winter Solstice Potluck Event, VSVSVS Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
2015 VSVSVS Fifth Annual Summer Residency Program, VSVSVS Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. 2014 Winter Solstice Potluck Event, VSVSVS Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
2014 VSVSVS Fourth Annual Summer Residency Program, VSVSVS Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. 2013 Winter Solstice Potluck Event, VSVSVS Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
2013 VSVSVS Third Annual Summer Residency Program, VSVSVS Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. 2013 Blitz Critz 2.0, VSVSVS Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
2012 Winter Solstice Potluck Event, VSVSVS Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
2012 VSVSVS Second Annual Summer Residency Program, VSVSVS Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. 2012
Die OST vol. 4, Luff Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
2012
Die OST vol. 3, VSVSVS Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
2012 Blitz Critz, VSVSVS Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
2012
Die OST vol. 2, VSVSVS Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
2012
Die OST vol. 1, VSVSVS Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
2011 Winter Solstice Potluck Event featuring Solstice Chamber installation by
Sebastian Koever, Laura
Kreviazuk, and Wallis Cheung, VSVSVS Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
2011 VSVSVS First Annual Summer Residency Program, VSVSVS Gallery, Toronto Ontario. 2011 Chinese “Lunar” New Years, VSVSVS Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
2011 Movie Screening (ongoing), VSVSVS Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
2010 Winter Solstice Potluck Event, VSVSVS Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.*