Born in St. Catharines, Ontario, 1955.
Lives and Works in Toronto, Ontario.

EDUCATION:    

1982
BAA, Photographic Arts (Media Studies Program)
Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario

1974 - 1976
Graphic Arts
Niagara College, Welland, Ontario

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2012       
Burtynsky: Oil, The Photographer's Gallery, London, U.K.
Burtynsky: Oil, Taubman Museum, Roanoke, Virginia.
Burtynsky: Oil, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada.
Burtynsky: Oil, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College,   Winterpark, Florida.
Edward Burtynsky: The Industrial Sublime, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee.
Edward Burtynsky: The Industrial Sublime, University of Wyoming  Art Museum, Laramie, Wyoming.

2011   
Burtynsky: Oil, McCord Museum, Montréal, Quebec.
Edward Burtynsky: The Industrial Sublime, (touring exhibition)  
Shaw Gallery, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah.
Burtynsky: Oil, Ryerson University in association with the Institute for Contemporary Culture, Royal Ontario  Museum, Toronto, Ontario.
Burtynsky: Oil, Fotografiska Museet, Stockholm, Sweden.
Burtynsky: Oil, Altana Kulturstiftung, Bad Homburg, Germany.
Edward Burtynsky: L'Uomo e la Terra. Luci e Ombre, Centro Culturale di Milano, Milan, Italy.

2010   
Edward Burtynsky: Making and Breaking, Esplanade Arts and
Heritage Centre, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada.
Gulf Oil Spill, Art 45, Montreal, Canada.
Burtynsky: Oil, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.
Edward Burtynsky, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Hong Kong, China.
Gulf Oil Spill and Pentimento, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Canada.
Gulf Oil Spill and Pentimento, Hasted Kraeutler Gallery, New York.
Oil, Galeria Arnés y Roepke, Madrid, Spain.
Australian Minescapes, Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane, Australia.
Burtynsky: Oil, The Rooms - Provincial Art Gallery, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.
Australian Minescapes, Sovereign Hill Gold Museum, Ballarat, Australia.
Edward Burtynsky: Min(d)ing the Landscape, Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania.

2009   
Burtynsky: Oil, Torch Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Australian Minescapes, Western Australian Museum, Geralton, Australia
Burtynsky: Oil, Huis Marseille, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Burtynsky: Oil, Adamson Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Burtynsky: Oil, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Burtynsky: Oil, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Canada.
Burtynsky: Oil, Hasted Hunt Kraeutler Gallery, New York.
Australian Minescapes, Australian Centre for Photography, Melbourne, Australia.
Manufactured Landscapes, Museum of Science, Boston, Massachusetts.
Edward Burtynsky: Quarries, Sidney Cooper Gallery, Christ Church University, Canterbury, U.K.
            Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta, Canada.
Australia - Edward Burtynsky, Art45, Montreal, Canada. Burtynsky Australian Mines, Gallerie Stefan Roepke, Köln,
            Germany.
Edward Burtynsky: Uneasy Beauty, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.
Burtynsky Australian Mines, Flowers East Gallery, London, U.K

2008   
Material World, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
New Quarries, Galeria Toni Tapies, Barcelona, Spain.
Iberia Quarries, Galería Arnés y Röpke, Madrid, Spain.
Australian Minescapes, Western Australian Maritime Museum, Fremantle, Australia.
In Pursuit of Progress, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada.
New Quarries, Flowers East Gallery, London, U.K.

2007   
Selected Works, Galerie Stephan Roepke, Berlin
New Quarries, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, California,
New Quarries, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Canada
New Quarries, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York City
Manufactured Landscapes, Gemeentemuseum Helmond, Helmond, Netherlands.
China Works, Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea, San Sebastián, Spain.
Burtynsky Photographs, (major survey exhibition), Gemeentemuseum Helmond, The Netherlands.
Edward Burtynsky: Photographs, Canadian Cultural Institute, Paris, France
Edward Burtynsky: The China Series, (touring exhibition) curated by David Brown, Southeastern Center for     Contemporary Art.  Traveled to Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida; Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Tufts University Art Gallery, Aidekman Arts Center, Medford, Massachusetts; Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania; The Art Museum, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon; Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine (through 2008).

2006       
Edward Burtynsky: Eight China Works, The Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Edward Burtynsky: China, FotoFo - Month of Photography, Palace of Art, Bratislava, Slovakia.
Fabryka Krajobrazu: Manufactured Landscapes, Yours Gallery, Warsaw, Poland.
Edward Burtynsky: Quarries, Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Edward Burtynsky: The Edmonton Art Gallery Gift, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
New China Works, ART45, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Edward Burtynsky: China's Industrial Revolution, Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
PhotoEspana, Centro Cultural de la Villa, Madrid, Spain Galeria Toni Tàpies, Barcelona, Spain.
Shipyards, Building and Breaking, Galerie Stefan Röpke, Cologne, Germany.

2005           
Manufactured Landscapes (includes 24 new China images), Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York.
Manufactured Landscapes, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, California.
Photowork, The Torch Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Manufactured Landscapes, Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Art, Stanford University, Stanford, California.
Entropia, Fundacion Bilbao Bizkaia Kutxa, Bilbao, Spain.
Burtynsky — China, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, California.
Burtynsky — China, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina (touring exhibition –
        see above).
Burtynsky — China, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Canada.
Burtynsky — China, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York.
Burtynsky — China, Flowers Gallery, London, U.K.

2004    Manufactured Landscapes, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada.
Manufactured Landscapes, Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Canada.
Asian Quarries, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Canada.

2003   
Landmarks, Oakville Galleries, Centennial Square, Oakville, Ontario, Canada.
Edward Burtynsky: Mid-Career Retrospective, The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada.
Finnish Museum of Photography at Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland; The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto,
Canada; The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York; The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, California; Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, California;
Before the Flood, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, California. (cat)
Before the Flood, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. (cat)
Before the Flood,  Flowers Gallery, London, U.K. (cat)

2002   
Burtynsky, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario.
Burtynsky, The Prairie Art Gallery, Grand Prairie, Alberta.
Burtynsky, Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.
Burtynsky, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York.
Eight Large Photographs, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
Shipbreaking II, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, California.
Rajasthan New Work, Flowers Central, London, U.K.
Rock of Ages: Photographs by Edward Burtynsky, Elgin Community College, Elgin, Illinois. (cat)

2001   
Shipbreaking, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
New Work, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco.
Survey Show, Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ontario.
Vues et points de vue: L'architecture de Borromini dans les photographies d'Edward Burtynsky, Canadian Centre for
            Architecture, Montréal, Québec.

2000   
Oil Refineries, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
Edward Burtynsky Photographs, McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, Ontario.
Vues et points de vue: L'architecture de Borromini dans les photographies d'Edward Burtynsky, Canadian Centre for
            Architecture, Montréal, Québec.

1999   
In the Wake of Progress, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, California.
Ed Burtynsky, Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA.

1998   
Urban Mines, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
Urban Mines and Tailings, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York.      
In the Wake of Progress: Quarries, Tailings & Urban Mines, Paul Kuhn Fine Arts, Calgary, Alberta.

1996   
Tailings, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.

1995   
Quarries, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York.

1994   
The Carrara Marble Quarries, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. (cat)

1993   
The Stone Quarries, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.

1988  
Breaking Ground - Produced by the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography Exhibition tour.  
Traveled to Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario; Toronto Photographers Workshop, Toronto, Ontario; Floating Gallery - Winnipeg, Manitoba; Cedarbrae District Library, Scarborough, Ontario; Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta; Bibliotèque municipale de Mont-Joli, Mont-Joli, Québec; Alberta College of Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta; The Gallery/Stratford, Stratford, Ontario; Galerie d'art de Matane, Matane, Québec; Lacham Gallery, Stouffville, Ontario; Cambridge Public Library and Art Gallery, Cambridge, Ontario; Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia; Alberni Valley Museum, Port Alberni, British Columbia (through 1992).

1987   
Mines and Railcuts, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York.
Recent Landscapes, Scaramouche Restaurant, Toronto, Ontario.

1986   
Landscapes, Toronto Image Works Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.

1985   
Earthworks, Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario.
Landscapes, Gallery 252, Hamilton, Ontario.

1984   
Earthworks, A Moment in Time Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.

1982   
Landscapes & Greenhouses, Ryerson Photographic Arts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.



Selected Group Exhibitions


2011   
The Altered Landscape: Photographs of a Changing Environment, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada.
Embarrassment of Riches: Picturing Global Wealth, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS.
The Art of Caring: A Look at Life Through Photography, The Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX.
The Art of Caring: A Look at Life Through Photography, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FLA.
Seeing Now: Photography Since 1960, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD.
The Kasper Collection: Mannerism and Modernism, The Morgan Library and Museum, New York.

2010   
Embarrassment of Riches: Picturing Global Wealth, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN.
Developed and Undeveloped: Photographic Landscapes, de Young Fine Arts Museum, San Francisco.
Energy = Labour, Stiftung Brandenburger Tor, Berlin, Germany.
In Light: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA.
Bearing Witness: works from the collection, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia.
In Focus: Photography from the Permanent Collection, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine.
Water: National Geographic, Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, California.
The Art of Caring: A Look at Life Through Photography, The Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati, OH.
Prix Pictet: Earth, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands; The Empty Quarter,            Dubai.
Thanks for Being With Us: Contemporary Art from the Douglas Nielsen Collection, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucsson, Arizona.

2009   
Into The Wild, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Uneasy Pieces, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario, Canada.
Vanishing Landscapes/Verschwindende Landschaften, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria.
In the Darkroom: Photographic Processes before the Digital Age, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.
Earth: Art of a Changing World, Royal Academy of Arts, London, U.K.
Prix Pictet 2009: Earth, Passage de Retz, Paris, France; Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki, Greece; Moor House, London, U.K.; Purdy Hicks Gallery, London, U.K.
Les Visages de l'industrie, Musée des beaux-arts, Le Locle, Switzerland.
Connecting to Collections 2: Destinations, Gallery Lambton, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada.
Substantial Resources, Art Gallery of Sudbury, Sudbury, Ontario. Una fábrica, Una Máqina Un Cuerpo, Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City.
Why Work? Rurart, Centre for Contemporary Art, Rouille, France. Nature Nation, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel.
Una fábrica, Una Máqina Un Cuerpo, Centre de Documentació Panera, Lleida, Spain.
Chelsea visits Havana, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba.
The Art of Caring: A Look at Life Through Photohgraphy, New Orleans Museum of Art, LA. (touring exhibition)
Damaged Romanticism: A Mirror of Modern Emotion, Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York.
Trouble in Paradise: Examining Discord Between Nature and Society, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona.
Evolving Eden, Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska.
Prix Pictet 2008 Shortlisted Artists Exhibition:Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki, Greece; The Intelligence Squared Green Festival, Royal Geographical Society, London, U.K.; Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Amsterdam

2008   
La Grande Image: Histoire de la Photographie Panoramique de 1839 à nos jours, Pavillon Populaire, Montpellier, France.
Prix Pictet, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France.
Highlights from the Fotographfis Collection, Bank of Austria Kunstforum, Vienna, Austria.
Picture the Process: Landscape through Time and Space, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA.
Manufactured Landscapes, Bowdoin College Museum of Art,  Brunswick, Maine.
Scale Matters: Photographs from the Joseph and Charlotte Lichtenberg Collection,The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. POV/21: Twenty-First Century Points of View, St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York.
Somewhen, Jarach Gallery, Venice, Italy.
The Tropics, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin.
Modern Photographs: The Machine, the Body and the City - Gifts from the Charles Cowles Collection, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York.
Imaging a Shattering Earth: Contemporary Photography and the Environmental Debate, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; Brunnier Art Museum, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
Moving Walls, Open Society Institute, Washington, D.C.
China in Motion, Phase 2, Arup, London, U.K.
1% - Water and Our Future, Hasselt, Belgium.
Twice Removed, two-person exhibit with painter Brent McIntosh, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto.
Sound the Alarm: Landscapes in Distress, Glyndor Gallery, Wave Hill, The Bronx, New York.
Shifting Landscapes, Power House Arena, Brooklyn, New York.
Eastern Standard: Western Artists in China, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA.
Ingenuity, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium.
Relics and Ruins, Instituto Oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil & SESC Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
China Works, Center Koldo Mitxelena, San Sebastian, Spain.
International Biennial of Photography and Visual Arts, Liege, Belgium.

2007   
Utopian Mirage: Social Metaphors in Contemporary Photography and Film, Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY.
Moving Walls, Open Society Institute, New York.
We are All Photographers Now! Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland.
A History of Photography, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, U.K.
Imaging a Shattering Earth, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Enfants De Cartier, Photographie Canadienne Contemporaine, Théâtre de la Photographie et de l'Image, Nice, France.
Ingenuity, Gulbekian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal.

2006   
C On Cities, Venice Bienalle, Pavillion Padiglione Italia, Giardini della Biennale, Venice, Italy.
Modern Photographs: The Machine, the Body and the City - Gifts from the Charles Cowles Collection, Miami Art Museum, Florida.
Arthur Ollman Tribute Collection, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA.
Imaging Asia in Documents, 1st Photo Biennale, Daegu, Korea.
The photographic document: Aspects & Transformations, Photography Museum of Thessaloniki, Greece.
Made in China, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois.
Modern Times: Work, Machinery and Automation in the Arts of 1900, Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, Italy.
Imaging a Shattering Earth, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA), Contact Photo Festival, Toronto.

2005   
Imaging a Shattering Earth: Contemporary Photography and the Environmental Debate, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan.
Disaster Topographics, Toronto Photographer's Workshop, Toronto, Ontario.
Subjective Distance, McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, Ontario.
Hot Mush and Cold North, The Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario.

2003   
Industry and Entropy, Freedman Gallery, Albright College Center for the Arts, Reading, Pennsylvania. (cat)
In Praise of Plenty, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA.

2002-2003   
Altered Landscape: The Carol Franc Buck Collection, Norsk Museum for Fotografi – Preus Fotomuseum, Horten, Norway & Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada.

2002   
New Acquisitions: New Work / New Directions3 / Contemporary Selections, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los    Angeles, California.
Altered States: Landscape Transformation in the Wake of Progress, University Art Gallery, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California.
Curator's Forum: Collecting Contemporary Art, Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
The Eye of the Beholder: A History of Photography from the LaSalle Bank Photography Collection, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

2001   
Detourism, The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.
Site/Seeing, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario.

1999   
Virgin Land, Nassauischer KunstVerein, Weisbaden, Germany.
L'Évocation, Marché Bonsecours, Montréal, Québec.
The Sudbury Basin: Industrial Topographies, The Art Gallery of Sudbury, Ontario.

1998   
On the Nature of Landscape, Mt. Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, Massachusetts.

1997   
Work, Workers, Works: Rearranging the Land, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
The Big Picture, Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York.
Land Used, Carleton College Art Gallery, Northfield, Minnesota.

1996   
Before the Land Behind the Camera, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa.

1994   
Burtynsky/Maynard, Art Gallery of Ontario, Ontario.

1993   
Embodied Spaces, Le Mois de la Photo, Montreal, Quebec. (cat)

1992   
Beau: A Reflection on Beauty of Nature in Photography, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Ontario. (cat)

1991   
Tainted Prospects: Photographers and the Compromised Environment, Co-curated by John Pfahl and Sandra Olsen, Castellani Art Museum, Lewiston, New York. (cat)

1990   
The Landscape: Eight Canadian Photographers, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, Ontario. (cat)
Le Mois de la Photo, Curator: Katy McCormick, Concordia University, Montréal, Québec.

1989   
Money Matters: A Critical Look at Bank Architecture, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas (book). Exhibition traveled to The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas; National Building Museum, Washington, D.C.; Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal, Québec; Vancouver Museum, Vancouver, British Columbia; Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario (through 1992).
Structure and Landscape in Contemporary Canadian Photography, Art Gallery of Northumberland, Cobourg, Ontario.
What is Photography: 150 Years of Photography, Prague, Czechoslovakia. (cat)

1987   
Focus '87, Art Gallery of Ontario, Ontario.

1982   
Transitions: The Landscape, Produced and toured by The National Film Board (now CMCP).  Exhibition traveled to The Photo Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario; Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba; The Canadian Centre of Photography, Toronto, Ontario; The Photography Gallery, La Jolla, S. California (through 1983).




AWARDS AND HONOURS

2011   
MOCCA award, Toronto, Canada
Honorary Degree - Doctor of Laws, Mt. Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada
Deutscher Fotobuchpreis - Silver Award, Burtynsky: Oil

2010   
Kraszna-Krausz Book Award, U.K. for Burtynsky: Oil

2009   
Prix Pictet, London, U.K., Nomination & Short Listed

2008   
Planet in Focus Media/Industry Eco-Hero Award
Canadian Environment Awards: Ideas for Life
Prix Pictet, London, U.K., Nomination & Short Listed
Deutscher Börse Prize, Nomination, London, U.K.
Ideas for Life Award, Canadian Environment Awards
Toronto Friends of the Visual Arts, Achievement Award
ICP Infinity Award, Art category, International Center of Photography, New York
Deutscher Fotobuchpreis - for Burtynsky: Quarries

2007   
Honorary Degree - Doctor of Laws, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada
Honorary Degree - Doctor of Fine Arts in Photography Study, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada
Honorary Degree - Doctor of Fine Arts, Montserrat College of Art, Boston, USA

2006   
Officer of the Order of Canada
Flying Elephants Foundation Fellowship

2004   
TED Prize - (inaugural) Monterrey, California
The Rencontres d'Arles Outreach Award, Arles, France

2003   
Roloff Beny Book Award, Toronto
Applied Arts Magazine - Photographic Book Award
Governor General of Canada Delegate – Circumpolar State Visit to Finland and Iceland
Royal Canadian Academy of Arts – Academician's Honours
National Magazine Awards Foundation – Photojournalism Silver Award


LECTURES:   
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, January 21, 2009
The Long Now Foundation, San Francisco, California
Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art
World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Society for Photographic Education Conference, Denver, Colorado
Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
Trudeau Foundation Annual Conference, Calgary, Alberta
Corcoran Gallery / Museum, Washington, D.C.
Art Resources in Teaching, Chicago, Illinois
Havergal College, Toronto, Ontario
Bishop Strachan School, Toronto, Ontario
Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario
Montserrat College, Boston, Massachusetts
Gemeentemuseum Helmond, Netherlands
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Netherlands
University of Toronto
National Geographic Society, Washington
ORACLE conference, Chicago
TED Conference, Monterey, California
Parsons Lecture, Parsons New School for Design, New York
Idea City, Toronto
Natural City Symposium, University of Toronto
International Center of Photography (ICP), New York
Finnish Museum of Photography at Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal, Québec
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
Kodak Lecture Series, Ryerson Polytechnical University, Toronto, Ontario



SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
Bibliothèque National, Paris, France
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswisk, ME
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal, Québec
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Ontario
CincinNatti Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
Fondation Arts et Culture, Jouxtens-Mezery, Switzerland
Gallery Stratford, Stratford, Ontario
George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
Gemeentemuseum Helmonds, The Netherlands
Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta
Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
Haggerty Museum, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Kaspar Collection, The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, NY
Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Ontario
Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montréal, Québec
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
London Museum, London, Ontario
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Ontario
McMaster University Art Gallery, Hamilton, Ontario
Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
Montréal Museum of Fine Arts, Montréal, Québec
Musée d'art Contemporain de Montréal, Montréal, Québec
Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Ontario
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA
National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, New Brunswick
Presentation House, Vancouver, British Columbia
Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid, Spain
Ryerson Polytechnic University/School of Image Arts, Toronto, Ontario
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA
San José Museum of Art, San José, CA
Scottsdale Museum of Contempoary Art, Linhart Collection, Scottsdale, AZ
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Spencer Museum of Art, The University of KS
Saint Louis Museum of Art, St. Louis, MO
Thessaloniki Museum of Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
Tom Thompson Memorial Art Gallery, Owen Sound, Ontario
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England, U.K.
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Wilson Centre for Photography, London, U.K.
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba



SELECTED CORPORATE COLLECTIONS:

Ackerman & Co. Atlanta, Georgia
Air Canada, Montréal, Québec
Allied, Torono, Ontario
Arrow Hedge, Toronto, Ontario
AstraZeneca
Bank of Nova Scotia, Toronto, Ontario
Beamscope
Bennett Jones
Beutal, Goodman, Toronto, Ontario
Blackburn Group, London, Ontario
Blaney, McMurtry, Stappells, Toronto, Ontario
BMO, Toronto, Ontario
Boston Red Sox, Boston, Massachusetts
CB Richard, Toronto, ON
Ciba-Geigy Canada Ltd., Toronto, Ontario
CI Funds
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Cafritz Interests, Washington, DC
Charles Schwab & Co.
Chase Bank, New York, NY
Claridge Incorporated
Delaney Capital
Devon Petroleum, Calgary, Alberta
Dow Jones, New York
Elton John Foundation, London, U.K.
Encana Resources, Calgary, Alberta
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, Toronto, Ontario
Fidelity Investments
Foreign Affairs Canada
Goldman Sachs
Granite Club, Toronto
Grosvenor Capital Management, Chicago, Illinois
Hunt Oil Company, Calgary, Alberta
INCO, Head Office, Toronto, Ontario
J.P. Morgan Bank
Kelly Company, New York, NY
Lax, O'Sullivan, Cronk
Lenczner, Slaught, Royce, Smith, Griffen, Toronto, Ontario
Likrilyn Capital, Toronto, Ontario
London Life, London, Ontario
LW Capital, Toronto, Ontario
Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, Washington
Morris, Rose, Ledgett, Toronto, Ontario
McCarthy, Tetrault
McMillan, Binch
National Bank, Montréal, Québec
Novell, Incorporated
OMERS, Toronto, Ontario
ONEX, New York, N.Y.
Ontario Mining Association, Toronto, Ontario
Ontario Public Service Employees Union, Toronto, Ontario
Ove Arup & Partners International, London, U.K.
The Parnassus Foundation, New York, N.Y.
Phillip Morris Corporation, New York, N.Y.
Pictet & Cie, Geneva, Switzerland
Power Corporation, Montreal, Quebec
Price Waterhouse
Refco Group, Ltd.
Royal Bank
Schulich School of Business
Sunlife of Canada
Swiss Bank
Swiss Re Life and Health
TD Bank, Toronto, Ontario
Teleglobe Canada, Montréal, Québec
Templeton Management
Tory, Tory, Deslauriers & Binnington
TransAlta, Corporation, Calgary, Alberta
Tremblanc Capitol, New York, NY
Wood Gundy



SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY:


2008   
BURTYNSKY - OIL, Published by Steible, Germany, October, 216 pages, hardcover
"Find The Root: The Modern Industrial State" Kaze No Tabibito #33, Crevis, Tokyo, Japan, August, p.1-18
"Picture Power: The Cost of Progress" Newsweek, Beijing, China, July, p.84-87
Forbes, Duncan, "Edward Burtynsky's Negative Sublime" Portfolio Magazine, Issue 47, Photography Workshop Ltd., Edinburgh, Scotland, May, p.4, 18, 21
Campbell, Craig, "Picturing Second Geography" (interview), Space and Culture, Edmonton, Alberta, February, p.39
Barth, Nadine, "Verschwindende Landschaften" (ENG: Vanishing Landscapes), Dumont, Cologne, Germany
Life Magazine, "Heaven" Beijing, China, April, p.16-33
Williams, Rosalind, "Edward Burtynsky" (interview) Tendencias, Madrid, Spain, Summer, p.58
Hodgson, Francis, "Return to the Source" FT Magazine, London, U.K., July, p.24
Baillargeon, Claude, "Affinity and Dialectic in Twice Removed" Nicholas Metiver Gallery, (CAT), Toronto, Ontario, April
Michael Dee, (Interview) FotoAllers Forlag, Hälsingborg, Sweden, May
Art World Magazine, Media Issue #3, London, U.K. February
Stephan Harding, "Intelligent Growth" Resurgence Magazine, issue number #247, Devon, U.K., March/April, p.12/13
Focus Magazine, G+J Gruner+Jahr Polska, Warsaw, Poland, June
IDpure, Morges, Switzerland
Focus Extra #32, Milan, Italy, May
Dwell Magazine, The Elements Issue: Light/Water/Earth, Issue #1, November, San Francisco
Poole, Di, "New Quarries" Next Level #14 White Issue, London, U.K., July, p.70-77

2007   
BURTYNSKY - QUARRIES, Published by Steidl, Germany, October, 192 pages, ardcover
Edgar, Ray, "The Price of Power" Monument Magazine #79, Melbourne, Australia, June/July, p.90
Mary-Kay Lombino, "Utopialand" Vassar College, New York
Jacobs, Karrie, "Searching For the Future" Metropolis, Architecture & Design, January, p.42
"La Bella Cicatriz / The Beautiful Scar" Ojo De Pez, The Fall of Nature, Issue #8, p.14-27
"Manufacturing Humanism: Steichen/Burtynsky" Prefix Photo #15, May, p.55-67
Callick, Rowan, "All the Coal in China" The American, May/June, p.24-32
"Enfants De Cartier, Photographie Canadienne Contemporaine" Théàtre De La Photographie Et De L'Image, Nice, May/Aug
"Age of Extraction" Walrus Magazine, July/August, p.32-34
"Histoire - Geographie Terminales," editions magnard, June, Paris, France
Vrij Nederland, Issue no. 17, Amsterdam, Holland
Daniel Canogar, "Ruins" Exit Magazine # 24, Nov 06/Jan, Madrid, Spain
Worldchanging: A User's Guide for the 21st Century, January, New York, Chapter: Planet Section: Climate Foresight
TIME Magazine, New York City, U.S.A. September, p.24-27

2006   
Pozo Cruz, "The Seed of Destruction," La Fabrica, October, Madrid, Spain
Edward Burtynsky, "The Rice of China, Edward Burtynsky's view on China" Damn 6, Apr/May, 20 countries, p.22-29
Jules Petty, "Myth of Progress" Adbusters, #67 Sep/Oct, Vol 14, no. 5, Vancouver, p.70-71
Resurgence, May/June, Issue 236, Hartland, Bideford, UK.
National Geographic Society, September, Washington, D.C. "Work" hardbound book (2 images from the China series)
John K. Grande, "Manufactured Landscapes - an interview with Ed Burtynsky" Etc. Magazine, Issue #75 Autumn, Montreal
Laura Allen and Mark Smout, "Augmented Landscapes", Pamphlet Architecture 28, March, Princeton Architectural Press, New York
Viernes: El Periódico de Catalunya, April, Barcelona, Spain.
Picnic, No. 13, "Supervivencia y Bienestar / Survival and Well-being: Burtynsky - China Portfolio" Nov/Dec, Mexico City.
Sam Stephenson, "The Family of Destruction: Edward Burtynsky's Photographs" BardPolitik, Bard College Press, Annandale-on-Hudson, p.35-38
Nancy Tousley, "Burtynsky in China" Calgary Herald, February 11, Calgary
Carol Diehl, "The Toxic Sublime" Art in America, February, New York, p.118
The Paris Review, no. 175, fall/winter, New York
Douglas Coupland, "Photography in Canada" Carte Blanche, Photography Vol. # 1, April 15, Toronto
Manfred Zollner, "Reich im Umbruch" fotoMAGAZIN, Issue #3, February 17, Hamburg
Stephanie Ringel, "Die Weltfabrik" Sie+Er Magazine, Nr. 1/06, January 2, Zurich
Andreas Weber, "Kuenstliche Landschaften: Die Schönheit des Hässlichen – Die Schönheit der Zerstörung" GEO Magazine, March 2006, Hamburg
C International Photo Magazine, Issue #2, June 2006 (two editions English-Chinese and Spanish-Japanese) London, UK, Europe, North and South America, Asia, Hardcover
Mark Cheetham, "Art & Nature" The Walrus, April 2006, Toronto
Joanne Glaseby, "Fast Forward: Photographer Edward Burtynsky's exquisite, detailed work records progress," Zag, Issue #2, March, London, New York
GEO Italia, Summer 2006, Milan

2005   
Sansom, Anna, "The Beauty of Progress: Edward Burtynsky's widescreen Industrial Visions," November, Spoon, UK.
Meyers, William, "An Artist in Awe of His Surroundings," October 13, New York Sun, Arts & Letters, p.13
"Entropia," Fundacion Bilbao Bizkaia Kutxa, Bilbao, Spain, October (cat)
Baker, Kenneth, "As Nature Bleeds, Edward Burtynsky get the Big Picture," July 6, San Francisco Chronicle
Knight, Christopher, "His Aim is True," May 25, Los Angeles Times
Dixon, guy, "A Warning From the Wastelands," April 7, Globe and Mail, Review R1-R3
Goddard, Peter, "Terror in Progress," October 1, Toronto Star
Harris, Jeff, "The Reinvention of China," February 24, Maclean's, p.34-37
Roderick, Daffyd, "Made in Canada: Frame of Work" September 19, Arts & Culture, Time (Canadian Edition)
Milroy, Sarah, "Burtynsky's view of China Rising," October 15, Globe and Mail, Review, R5
Burtynsky, Edward, "BURTYNSKY - CHINA," Published by Steidl, Germany, October, 148 Pages, 96 Colour Plates, 3 Essays, Hardcover

2004   
Dault, Gary Michael, "The Eleventh Hour in Photography," Summer, Canadian Art, Vol. 20 - No. 1, p.56
Fishman, Ted, "The Chinese Century," July 4, New York Times, p.24
Milroy, Sarah, "On the Eve of Destruction," May 31, Globe and Mail, R-6
Kuipers, Dean, "Guru of Wise Use," May, Playboy, p.51
Hannon, Gerald, "The Eyes of Edward Burtynsky," February, Toronto Life, p.81
Whyte, Murray, "Beautiful Mines," February, ARTnews, p.70
Whyte, Murray, "Adding up the price that Nature Pays," January, New York Times

2003   
Richler, Noah, "This Overheating World: The Evidence of Man," Autumn, Granta, UK.
Dawson, Jessica, "Unnatural Wonders," August 7, Washington Post
Whyte, Murray, "Mapping the High Cost of Progress," June 28, Toronto Star, F-4
Darwent, Charles, "Unnatural Beauty," May 11, The Independent, p.23
Youngs, Christopher, "Industry and Entropy," March/April, Albright Center for the Arts (Cat.)
Fulford, Robert, "Industrial Light and Magic," March 11, National Post, Toronto

2002   
Leffingwell, Edward, "Reviews: Edward Burtynsky at Charles Cowles," June, Art In America, p.129
Fulford, Robert, "Art Around Every Corner," May 9, The National Post, p. AL 3
Callahan, Sean, "Multiple Viewpoints," Smithsonian Magazine, April
"Real Art Ways, Acquiring Taste," Feb/June, p.85
Loke, Margarett, "Art in Review: Edward Burtynsky," The New York Times, February 22, p.E40

2001   
Donegan, Rosemary, "Awesome Ambiguity: Edward Burtynsky's Industrial Landscape," Prefix Photo 3, p.9-23
Baker, Kenneth, "Edward Burtynsky," ARTnews, May
Richler, Noah, "Residual Landscapes," Saturday Night Magazine, May 19, p.25-29
Mays, John Bentley. "A Melancholy Beauty: Edward Burtynsky's ship-breaking images are revealing in their humanity," The National Post, April 25
Torosian, Michael, Residual Landscapes: Studies of Industrial Transfiguration, Lumiere Press
Mayer, Marc, "A Dystopian Sublime: Edward Burtynsky's Grand Tour," Edward Burtynsky (cat)

1999   
Murray, Joan, Canadian Art in the Twentieth Century, Dundurn Press
Hanna, Deirdre, "Ed Burtynsky ignites industrial passions" Now Magazine, Oct/Nov

1998   
Long, Andrew, "Landscapes in Flux", Art & Antiques, December
Falk, Dan, "Mining modern industry for art gems," The Globe and Mail, May 5

1996   
Rhodes, Richard, "Tailings", Canadian Art, vol. 13, number 3, Fall issue

1994   
Burtynsky, Edward, Quarries, essay by Michael Mitchell (cat)

1991   
Pfahl, John and Olsen, Sandra, Tainted Prospects: Photographers and the Compromised Environment, Castellani Art Museum (cat)

1990   
Wagg, Susan, Money Matters: A Critical Look at Bank Architecture, McGraw-Hill
Barbour, David, The Landscape, McMichael Art Collection (cat)
Harris, David, Money Matters: A Critical Look at Bank Architecture, (cat) Canadian Centre for Architecture

1988   
Burtynsky, Edward, Breaking Ground, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography (cat)

1984   
Langford, Martha, Contemporary Canadian Photography, Hurtig Publishers Ltd.



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