Stan Olthuis




Born in Barrhead, Alberta, Canada

Currently lives and works in Toronto, Ontario, Canada


1973 – 1977 Ontario College of Art, Toronto, ON, Canada

(Graduated with Special Mention)

Selected Exhibitions:

2014            ‘Rags to Riches’, solo exhibition, Abbozzo Gallery, Toronto, ON

2014            ‘Game’, Ontario Society of Artists 141st Juried Exhibition, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto. April

2014            ‘OCADU Alumni Juried Exhibition’, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, April

2014             ‘Stan’, Gallery Takechi, Kumamoto-shi, Japan (Solo)

2013            ‘Three Friends, Three Views’, Spazio Dell ‘Arte, Toronto (Trio)

2013            ‘True Nature’, MJG Gallery, Toronto, ON  (Duo)

2013            ‘Abstract Implications 3 Part II’, Project Gallery, Toronto, ON

2013            ‘Abstract Implications 3 Part I’, Gallery 1313, Toronto, ON

2013            ‘Canadiana’, Project Gallery, Toronto, ON

2013            ‘Fatal Abstraction’, Project Gallery, Toronto, ON

2013            Project Contemporalis, Ritchies, Toronto, ON

2013            Art With Heart, GAS (Gerard Art Space), Toronto,

2012           ‘Gowns’, Furbo Gallery, Toronto, ON (Solo)

2012            Gowns, Moments Art Gallery, Toronto (Solo)

2011             Invitational Group Show, Loop Gallery, Toronto

1977            Ontario Now 2: A Survey of Contemporary Art, Royal Canadian

Academy of Arts (RCA), Toronto, ON.  Juried group exhibition for non-members.

1977           Ontario Now 2: A Survey of Contemporary Art, Art Gallery of HamiltonHamilton, ON.

(Glen E. Cummings – Curator)

1977         ‘Pigs’, The Artery, Artists Alliance, 24 Ryerson Avenue, Toronto.



2014 Ontario Society of Artists 141st Open Juried Exhibition, ‘Game’ Curry’s Award


Art, Life and the City, by David Ross, August 2013


‘OCADU Alumni Assoc. Juried Exhibition’ 2014 Exhibition Catalogue

Ontario Now 2: A Survey of Contemporary Art, Art Gallery of Hamilton, 1977  Exhibition Catalogue


Curator /Author: Cumming, Glen E.

Collation: 32p. 74 Ill, 21 x 24 cm


Works held in private and corporate collections in Canada, United States, France and Japan.



2007, 08, 09,10, Guest Lecturer, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON

2005, Guest Lecturer, OCAD University, Toronto, ON

2001, 02, Course Author & Instructor, Advertising Illustration,

Sheridan College, Oakville Campus, ON

1976 Art Trek, Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services,

Multi-media art instructor for Ontario communities.

1975 Visual Art Teacher, Beacon Christian High School,

St. Catherines, ON

Curatorial and Committees:

2012 / 13 / ongoing, Advisory Committee Member, Seneca College,

Art Fundamentals Program, Toronto, ON

2011, 12, 13, Jury Member, Touched By Fire Fine Art Exhibition,

Mood Disorders Association of Ontario

2002 Adhoc Advisory Committee, Sheridan College, Oakville

Campus. Committee proposed to the Ontario government to

grant 4th year curriculum for Sheridan students. Successful.