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Education 
2016
MFA, University of Guelph, Canada
     
     
     
Solo Exhibitions 
2018
Earthbound, Bunker 2 at The Bentway, Toronto
2018
Meirenyu, Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto
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
     
     
     
Group Exhibitions 
2018
Forward Motion, Small Arms Inspection Building, Mississauga, curated by Noa Bronstein
2018
It Can Only Be This Place, Doris McCarthy Gallery at the University of Toronto, Scarborough, curated by Tiffany Schofield
2017
L’expo photos 2017 de VICE, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal
2017
Skin Deep, Skimming the Pages, Drake One Fifty, Toronto
2017
An Orbit, The Drake Hotel, Toronto
2017
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
2014
Atlas Sighed: The Calgary Biennial of Contemporary Art, Calgary, curated by Steven Cottingham
2014
Place: Framing the Oregon Landscape, Oregon Historical Society, Portland, curated by Laura Valenti
2014
Fresh AiR: Newspace Artist-in-Residence Exhibition, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland 
2013
Grid Systems: Gifts by Artists, Art Metropole, Toronto
2013
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 
2012
That’s So Gay: Girls Who Are Boys Who Do Boys Like They’re Girls, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, curated by Sholem Krishtalka
2012
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 
2011
Proof 18, Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography, Toronto 
     
     
     
Public Projects 
2017
Beacon, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia
2017
Water and Sky, Jack Layton Ferry Terminal, Toronto, curated by Chris Foster and Daniel Rotsztain
2017
New Romantics, CONTACT Photography Festival, Toronto, curated by Heather Rigg
2016
Come to My Window, Artscape Youngplace, Toronto, curated by Matthew Kyba
2016
A Public Display of Affection, AKA artist-run, Saskatoon
     
     
     
Fairs 
2018
ARCOmadrid with Daniel Faria Gallery, Madrid
2017
Art Toronto with Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto, curated by Derek Liddington
2016
Material Art Fair with Ed Video, Mexico City, curated by Scott McGovern
     
     
     
Grants & Residencies 
2017
Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Artist-in-Residence, Philadelphia
2017
Doris McCarthy Artist-in-Residence, Fool’s Paradise, Scarborough
2017
Ontario Arts Council, Visual Artists Creation Projects: Emerging
2016
Canada Council for the Arts, Project Grant to Visual Artists
2016
Toronto Arts Council, Visual Artist Grant: Emerging
2014
Aimia | AGO Photography Prize MFA Residency with Elad Lassry, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto 
2014
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-in-Residence, Portland
2012
Ontario Arts Council, Visual Artist Grant: Emerging
2012
Toronto Arts Council, Visual Artist Grant: Emerging
     
     
     
Talks 
2018
Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Department of Arts, Culture & Media, University of Toronto, Scarborough
2018
Symposium, Reframing Doris McCarthy, Doris McCarthy Gallery at the University of Toronto, Scarborough
2018
Panel, Mapping Territories: Practicing With(/in) Communities, Toronto Art Book Fair, Toronto
2017
Panel, Printed Matter, CONTACT Photography Festival, Toronto
2015
Symposium, Time and Temporality, Art Gallery of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
2013
Symposium, OP CITY: Figuring the Urban Future with Jonathan Crisman, University of Toronto, Toronto
     
     
     
Selected Bibliography 
2018
Sholis, Brian. “Critics’ Picks: Steven Beckly at Daniel Faria Gallery.” Artforum. February 8. 
2017
Morgan-Feir, Caoimhe. “11 Projects to See at the Contact Photography Festival.” Canadian Art. April 27. 
2017
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.
2015
Dupuis, Chris. “Steven Beckly’s sexuality and portraiture.” Xtra! Magazine. November 2. 
2015
Sherlock, Diana. “Calgary Biennial Takes Conservatism to Task.” Canadian Art. April 6. 
2014
Sorell, Lindsay. “We really loved each other, you know.” Soft Movements in the Same Direction. Calgary: The New Gallery.
2014
Clark, Bill, ed. “Steven Beckly: Reunions.” Magenta Magazine. Spring 2014. 
2014
Globe Now. “Collection of antique photos celebrates same-sex relationships of the past.” The Globe and Mail Online. May 25. 
2012
Katz, Jonathan D. “Steven Beckly: Hush.” Thresholds: The MIT Department of Architecture Journal. Vol. 40. Cambridge: MIT Press.
2012
Bride, Lauren. “Love in Translation.” Volume 3. Toronto: XPACE Cultural Centre.
2012
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.
     
     
     
Public Collections 
     
Global Affairs Canada 
     
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 
     
University of Toronto Libraries 
    
     

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