Liza Montgomery

b. Winnipeg, MB




2011    BA  — Art History (Contemporary/Canadian), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

2006    BFA —Visual Art (Drawing) with Distinction, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, AB



Exhibition History


2015     SSNAP 2015 Finalist Exhibition, Salt Spring Island, BC (Group)

2013    “Artifice,” Gallery at Hycroft, U.W.C.V, Vancouver, BC (Two Person)

2008    “Pameran Poskad ’08,” House Gallery, Singapore (Group)

2008    “Relevance of Feminism,” The Marquee Room, Calgary, AB (Curated, Group)

2007    “Hit or Miss: An Exhibition of Contemporary Drawing,” The Triangle Gallery of Visual Art, Calgary,AB

            (Curated by Chris Cran and John Will, Group)

2006    “Framework Calgary Timeraiser,” The Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB (Juried, Group)

2006    “ACAD Board of Governors Award Show -Graduating Exhibition,” The Illingworth Kerr Gallery,

             Calgary, AB

2006    “Eye Candy,” Image 54 Gallery, Calgary, AB (Curated, Group)

2005    “Depiction: A Portrait Show,” The Marion Nicoll Gallery, Calgary, AB (Juried, Group)





2015     Finalist, Salt Spring National Art Prize

2006     Recipient, ACAD Board of Governors Award (Drawing)





Hopkins, Mark, “Barring Feminism: A Different Venue for Discussion of Equality”, ffwd, Vol. 13 No. 59

               (2008), p. 19

Jeffs, Dallas, "Performance of Identities: Art by Liza Montgomery," Artist Run Website Blog 

Malec, Jacek, Curatorial Essay, “Hit or Miss: An Exhibition of Contemporary Drawing,” (2007)

Weder, Adele, “’Waste Not’ and ‘Fragmented History’,” Border Crossings, Issue No. 117 (2011), p. 84-85



Curatorial Projects


2010   “Fragmented History: Objects and Meaning,” West Vancouver Museum, Curatorial project  

           completed as Curatorial and Collections Assistant Intern at the WVM (Supervised by Darrin




Published Writing


Getting Social with Instant Coffee,” Satellite Gallery Wordpress, (April 2012)

The Business of Art in the Digital Age,” Satellite Gallery Wordpress (May 2012)

 “Performing Intertextuality: An Unconventional Tour of Phantasmagoria,” Satellite Gallery Wordpress (July 2012)

 “The New Design Gallery, Chief Henry Speck, and Modernist Art on the Northwest Coast,” Satellite Gallery Wordpress (Sept 2012)

 “Instant Coffee: Bedazzling the Banal in Downtown Richmond,” Satellite Gallery Wordpress, (Nov 2012)