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Joe McKay

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McKay
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Bio Joe McKay grew up in Ontario and went to school at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax. He has been living in New York for six years working as an artist and Macintosh computer consultant. This past year he participated in the Whitney . Résumé Joe McKay GROUP SHOWS July 13, 2001 Media Z Lounge, Joe McKay and Kristin Lucas New museum, New York, NY. May 16-27 2001 Whitney Independent Study Program, Year End Show Jan 2001 "Stand Clear" elevator audio, Art in General, Ny. Sept 2000 "Proposals from Halifax", One week in October National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa May 2000 "May Show" Sculpture Center, New York. May 2000 "Joe McKay / Sandy Plotnikov" YYZ, Toronto, Ontario June 1999 "Under the Pavement", 100 Strollers, Artist's Space sanctioned poster project, New York, NY. May 1999 "lumps and Holes", untitled (Trivial Pursuits) Here Gallery, New York, NY. Jan 1999 "In Sync, video festival", Fighting the Good Fight, Toronto, Ontario. Spring 1998 "Smell You Later" Trivial Pursuits, Double Pleasure Gallery, New York, NY. Aug 1997 Artists Space website: Featured Artist, 10 Strollers New York, NY (www.avsi.com/artistsspace/) May 1997 "Grammercy Art Fair", Birds of a feather #4 Momenta Gallery exhibit, New York, NY Nov 1996 "Panzerotti Five", One Hundred Strollers Free Parking, Toronto Ontario BOOKS The following books have been distributed and sold at Printed Matter in New York Art Metropole in Toronto, as well as bookstores in; Montreal, Halifax and Vancouver. 1992 "Fuck Off" 1995 "Bridge This is Engineering" 1995 "I Knew There was a Catch" 1994 "Automotive Testimonials" 1993 "A Month of Jeopardy" 1993 "One Week in October" PUBLIC PROJECTS 1999 Contributor to Lola magazine, a Toronto based art magazine, and co-creator of the Lola magazine web site. 1999 Five29Ninety9 I was one of the coordinators of a one day symposium which was held at St.Annes Church in Brooklyn. The symposium had 30 speakers (artists, activists, curators) from all over the world. 1990- present Transportation activist I have been an active participant in the cycling community in both New York and Toronto. I wrote reviews for Transmission magazine. PRESS 1994 Harpers Magazine, World's Smallest Talk, excerpts "A Month of Jeopardy" 1994 CBC Radio Morning Show, interview "A Month of Jeopardy" EDUCATION 2000 - 2001 Whitney Independent Study Program 1989-1993 BFA, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Major in Studio, Minor in Art History