Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Artists as Writers

Artist Biography

(Photo from OCAD Faculty Biography website)

GARNET, Eldon (1946 - ) 

Professor at OCAD University

Areas of Expertise
Contemporary Photography, Public Art, Sculpture

Biography
Eldon Garnet is a multidisciplinary artist and writer based in Toronto. Surveys of his sculptures and photographic work have been held at the National Gallery of Canada, the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art and the Amsterdam Center of Photography. His novel, Reading Brooke Shields: The Garden of Failure was published by Semiotext(e), in 1995. Impulse Archaeology, a collection of articles from his years at Impulse, was released by the University of Toronto Press in 2005. His novel “Lost Between The Edges” was published by Semiotext(e), MIT. His recent novel, Categories of Disappearance is available from impulseb.com. He is also well known for his public art works including The Memorial for the Chinese Railroad Workers located in Toronto.From 1975–1990 he was the editor of Impulse, a Canadian magazine of art and culture. He is represented by the Christopher Cutts Gallery Toronto and Torch Gallery, Amsterdam.He is a professor at the Ontario College of Art and Design University.

Represented Galleries:
http://www.torchgallery.com/index.html
http://www.cuttsgallery.com/
http://www.impulseb.com/

Above biography from Eldon Garnet’s website

Online Resources

Eldon Garnet website

Eldon Garnet artist profile on Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art