About

Robert Davidovitz is an artist living and working in Toronto, Canada. Best known for his “Woven Paint” series, his work has been shown at the Textile Museum of Canada, Durham Art Gallery, Harbourfront Centre and most recently at First Canadian Place to name a few. He has been featured in various publications and press including the Huffington Post, ArtToronto, Moco Loco, and Bizarre Beyond Belief. In 2014 he was recipient of a Visual Artist Emerging grant from the Ontario Arts Council.

 

EXHIBITIONS

2016       Circle Game with Keith W. Bentley, Lonsdale Galley, Toronto, ON.

2014       Robert Davidovitz/Lisa Johnson, Westland Gallery, London, ON.

2013       Paint and Needles with Andrew MacDonald, Durham Art Gallery, Durham, ON.

(GROUP)

2016       Get Noticed, The Red Head Gallery, Toronto, ON.

2016       Cosmic Geometry, The Gallery at Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Centre, Oakville, ON.

2016       Summer Salon, Open Studio, Toronto, ON.

2016       20 Years, Lonsdale Gallery, Toronto, ON.

2016       Repeat After Me, First Canadian Place Gallery, Toronto, ON.

2015       Rogers Cup Tennis Canada, Aviva Centre, Toronto, ON.

2014       The Red and the Black, The Gallery at Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Centre, Oakville, ON.

2014       Burden of Proof, Lonsdale Gallery, Toronto, ON.

2013       Between the Lines, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON.

2012       Momento mori, The Gallery at Sheridan Institute, Oakville, ON.

2011       Hard Twist Obsession, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON.

2010       Revelry V, Gallery 1313, Toronto, ON.

2009       Hard Twist – New Twist, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON.

2009       Shadow Box Exhibition, Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, ON.

2009       Common Thread, b42GALLERY, Oakville, ON.

2009       2009 Juried Exhibition, Thames Art Gallery, Chatham, ON.

 

GRANTS

2014       Emerging Visual Artist Grant, Ontario Arts Council.

2013       Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council. Recommender: Varley Art Gallery

2011       Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council. Recommender: Harbourfront Centre

 

EDUCATION

2007       Bachelor of Arts, York University, Toronto, ON.

 

RESIDENCIES

2013       Spark Box Studio, Prince Edward County: Picton, ON.

 

PUBLICATIONS/PRESS

Moore, Rhiann. The Circle Game at Lonsdale Gallery, Artoronto.ca, February 2016

Belanger, Joe. On the canvas: An exhibition of works by artists Robert Davidovitz and Lisa Johnson. The London Free Press

Friday, October 3, 2014.

Dick, Terence. Penelope Stewart at the Koffler Gallery | Burden of Proof at Lonsdale Gallery. Akimblog Article. August 05, 2014

Bizarre Beyond Belief, Robert Davidovitz – Woven Paint, May 13, 2013

Burn, Terry. Homespun: A New Take on Textiles. Mosaic. April 2013 – Volume 20, No. 7

Porter, Trisha. World of Threads Exhibit Weaves Magic. Sheridan Sun. November 10, 2012.

Canadian Art Junkie, Robert Davidovitz: Woven Paint – by Boomerontario, August 10, 2012

Frank, Priscilla. Robert Davidovitz’s ‘Woven Paint’ Series. The Huffington Post. February 20, 2012.

MOCO LOCO, Rosepath in Brilliant Violet and Red by Rob Davidovitz. – by sabine7 / February 6, 2012

Bate, Gareth. Ten Up and Coming Canadian Fibre Artists to Watch. Fibre Focus Magazine. Winter Part 1: Jan, 2012.

Carson Barker, Andrea. An Artist’s Studio: Rob Davidovitz. View on Canadian Art (VOCA). November 5, 2011

World of Threads Festival: Artist Interview. Published by Gareth Bate & Dawne Rudman. March 2011.

 

 

 

Contact: robertdavidovitz@gmail.com