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Education 
2016
MFA, University of Guelph, Canada
     
     
     
Solo Exhibitions 
2018
TBD, Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto (forthcoming)
2017
A tender touch can bend the straightest of things, Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John’s
2016
Of you, unfolding, Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto
2015
The force of what lives us outliving the mountain, VU PHOTO, Québec
     
     
     
Public Works 
2017
Beacon, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia
     
Water and Sky, Jack Layton Ferry Terminal, Toronto, curated by Chris Foster and Daniel Rotsztain
     
New Romantics, CONTACT Photography Festival, Toronto, curated by Heather Rigg
2016
Come to My Window, Artscape Youngplace, Toronto, curated by Matthew Kyba
     
A Public Display of Affection, AKA artist-run, Saskatoon
     
     
     
Group Exhibitions 
2017
VICE Photo Show 2017, The Costume House, Toronto
     
L’expo photos 2017 de VICE, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal
     
Skin Deep, Skimming the Pages, Drake One Fifty, Toronto
     
An Orbit, The Drake Hotel, Toronto
     
Soon Comes Night, Birch Contemporary, Toronto, curated by Rebecca Travis
2015
Steven Beckly & Nicole Kelly Westman: Under the passing stars, Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax
2014
Steven Beckly & Benjamin Bellas: Soft Movements in the Same Direction, The New Gallery, Calgary
     
Atlas Sighed: The Calgary Biennial of Contemporary Art, Calgary, curated by Steven Cottingham
     
Place: Framing the Oregon Landscape, Oregon Historical Society, Portland, curated by Laura Valenti
     
Fresh AiR: Newspace Artist in Residence Exhibition, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland 
2013
Grid Systems: Gifts by Artists, Art Metropole, Toronto
     
DIY (Visits Chicago): Photographers and Books, Center for Book and Paper Arts, Columbia College, Chicago 
2012 
At the Same Time, Canadian Lesbian & Gay Archives, Toronto 
     
That’s So Gay: Girls Who Are Boys Who Do Boys Like They’re Girls, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, curated by Sholem Krishtalka
     
Before We Were Queer, Pop-Up Museum of Queer History, Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York 
2011
Love in Translation, XPACE Cultural Centre, Toronto 
     
Proof 18, Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography, Toronto 
     
Exposure 2011, Photographic Resource Center, Boston 
     
A Love Supreme, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia 
2010
Present Tense, Photo Center NW, Seattle
     
     
     
Art Fairs 
2017
Art Toronto (with Daniel Faria Gallery), Toronto, curated by Derek Liddington
     
Toronto Art Book Fair, Artscape Youngplace, Toronto
2016
Material Art Fair (with Ed Video), Mexico City, curated by Scott McGovern
     
     
     
Grants & Residencies 
2017
Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Artist Residency, Philadelphia
     
Doris McCarthy Artist Residency, Fool’s Paradise, Scarborough, Canada
     
Ontario Arts Council, Visual Artists Creation Projects: Emerging
2016
Canada Council for the Arts, Project Grant to Visual Artists
     
Toronto Arts Council, Visual Artist Grant: Emerging
2014
Aimia | AGO Photography Prize MFA Residency with Elad Lassry, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto 
     
Ontario Arts Council, Visual Artist Grant: Emerging
2013
Thematic Residency: We Are Full Of Holes with Luis Jacob, Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto
2012
Newspace Center for Photography, Artist Residency, Portland
     
Ontario Arts Council, Visual Artist Grant: Emerging
     
Toronto Arts Council, Visual Artist Grant: Emerging
     
     
     
Artist Talks 
2017
Panelist, Printed Matter, CONTACT Photography Festival, Toronto
2015
Symposium, Time and Temporality, Art Gallery of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
2013
Panelist, Book as Exhibition, Bureau of General Services—Queer Division, New York
     
Symposium, OP CITY: Figuring the Urban Future with Jonathan Crisman, University of Toronto, Toronto
     
     
     
Selected Bibliography 
2017
Canadian Art. “11 Projects to See at the Contact Photography Festival.” 27 Apr.
<http://canadianart.ca/features/11-projects-to-see-at-the-contact-photography-festival/
     
Eagan, Mireille. “The Space Between.” A tender touch can bend the straightest of things. St. John’s: Eastern Edge Gallery.
2015
Latulippe, Julie-Ann. “La proximité des corps.” The force of what lives us outliving the mountain. Québec: VU PHOTO.
     
Dupuis, Chris. “Steven Beckly’s sexuality and portraiture.” Xtra! Magazine. 2 Nov.
<http://dailyxtra.com/toronto/arts-and-entertainment/steven-beckly’s-sexuality-and-portraiture-179701
     
Sherlock, Diana. “Calgary Biennial Takes Conservatism to Task.” Canadian Art. 6 Apr.
<http://canadianart.ca/reviews/calgary-biennial-takes-conservatism-to-task/
2014
Sorell, Lindsay. “We really loved each other, you know.” Soft Movements in the Same Direction. Calgary: The New Gallery.
     
Clark, Bill, ed. “Steven Beckly: Reunions.” Magenta Magazine. Spring 2014. 
     
Globe Now. “Collection of antique photos celebrates same-sex relationships of the past.” The Globe and Mail Online. 25 May. <http://theglobeandmail.com/arts/arts-video/collection-of-antique-photos-celebrates-same-sex-relationships-of-the-past/article18835480/
2012
Katz, Jonathan D. “Steven Beckly: Hush.” Thresholds: The MIT Department of Architecture Journal. Vol. 40. Cambridge: MIT Press.
     
Bride, Lauren. “Love in Translation.” Volume 3. Toronto: XPACE Cultural Centre.
     
Yates, Carolyn. “Concomitant Connections.” Xtra! Magazine. August: p. 13.
2011
Martínez, Isabel M. “Amblyopia: Image Quality and Image Viewing in the Digital Era.” Proof 18. Toronto: Gallery 44.
2010
Starr, Christina. “Sensual photos capture daily lives of gay couples.” Xtra! Magazine. February: p. 24.
     
     
     

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