cedric bomford

curriculum vitae


2005-2007 MFA. Malmö Art Academy, Lund University, Malmö, Sweden.

1999-2003 BFA. Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, Canada.

2002 Academy of Arts Architecture and Design (VSUP), Prague, Czech Republic.



2015-ongoing Assistant Professor, Faculty of Visual Arts, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC.

2013-2015 Assistant Professor, School of Art, University of Manitoba. Winnipeg, Manitoba.


Solo Exhibitions 

2016 The Traveller. Esker Foundation. Calgary, Canada. (Collaboration with Jim Bomford).

Deadhead Redux. (Collaboration with Nathan and Jim Bomford) Open Space/Ministry of Casual Living, Victoria, Canada. Upcoming.

2014 Deadhead. Public Art Project, Various Locations in Vancouver, Canada. (Collaboration with Nathan and Jim Bomford). Production of Other Sights for Artists’ Projects.

Concrete Logic. Esker Foundation, Calgary, Canada.

2013 The Claim. Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, Canada. (Collaboration with Nathan Bomford)

2012 Containers and Trailers. Gallery 295, Vancouver, Canada.

2011 Dorten Installation. Dorten GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany.

2010 Das Amt. Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany.

Der Bohnenturm. Skulpturenpark Mitte, Berlin, Germany. (Collaboration with Verena Kaminiarz).

Kom kyk na die Wêreldbeker in die “W”. W139, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Bamberton: Contested Landscape. Open Space Gallery, Victoria, Canada. (Collaboration with Nathan Bomford.)

2009 Tower Block. 381 Projects, Toronto, Canada.

2008 The Next Village. IAKSA, Kellerberrin, Australia.

2007 For Fools and Traitors-Nothing. Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada. (Collaboration with Nathan Bomford.)

2006 My Home Away from Time, Neutral Ground Gallery, Regina, Canada. (Collaboration with Mark Dudiak.)


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Building as Usual, California Pacific Triennial. Orange County Museum of Art, California.

Endless Landscape, Axeneo7, Gatineau, Quebec. (Collaboration with Nathan and Jim Bomford.)

Nuit Blanche, Toronto, Ontario. (Collaboration with Verena Kaminiarz.)

2016 Its in the Making. Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. (Collaboration with Nathan and Jim Bomford).

2015 Nerd Time. School of Art Gallery, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Canada.

2014 Convoluted Beauty: In the Company of Emily Carr. Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada. (Collaboration with Nathan Bomford.)

Found: The Art of Re-use. Touchstones Museum, Nelson, Canada. (Collaboration with Nathan Bomford.)

2013 When the Grid Goes Soft. MOT International, London, UK. (Collaboration with Nathan Bomford.)

2011 Text Werke. Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany.

Other Possible Worlds. NGBK, Berlin, Germany.

Ausser Haus. Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany.

2010 International Symposium of Contemporary Art. Baie-Saint-Paul. Baie-Saint-Paul, Quebec, Canada. (Collaboration with Nathan and Jim Bomford.)

Show III. MMX. Berlin, Germany.

Old News. Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden.

Tschaikowskistraße 51. With Mark Neufeld. Gallery Atsui, Vancouver, Canada.

2009 Sitting Pretty: The Enduring Role of Portraiture in Contemporary Art. 381 Projects Space, Toronto, Canada.

Back Gallery Project (Until we Have a Helicopter), Vancouver, Canada.

How Soon is Now. Vancouver Art Gallery. Vancouver, Canada. (Collaboration with Nathan and Jim Bomford.)

The New Photographers. Gallery Atsui. Vancouver, Canada.

2008 Good Gangsters in Town. Taipei Fine Arts Museum. Taipei, Taiwan

Open Studios. Perth Institute of Contemporary Art. Perth, Australia.

Urban Jalousie. The First International Roaming Biennial of Tehran. www.biennialtehran.com.

2007 Never Been to Tehran. Various galleries worldwide, online at: www.neverbeentotehran.com.

Capital. Skånska hypoteksföreningen, Lund, Sweden.

Crosskick Plattform 4. Hanover Kunstverein, Hanover, Germany.

På Spaning Efter Det Jag Som Flytt, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden.

Årets utställningar, Konsthögskolan i Malmö, Sweden.

Limited Access, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran.

2006 Deeper Depression, Parking Gallery, Tehran, Iran.

False Start. aedc project space, Berlin, Germany.

2004 Catalog Project in collaboration with Ron Terada and the Contemporary Art Gallery: Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.

Neighbourhood Watch. Site Specific Show, False Creek Flats, Vancouver, Canada.


Public Art

2014 ongoing Public Art Commission, Seattle Waterfront Re-development. Seattle, USA.

2014 Substation Pavilion. Public Art Commission, Meccanica Development, Vancouver, Canada.


Selected Residencies/Projects

2015 Residency, Churchill Northern Studies Centre, Churchill, Canada.

2011 Residency, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Canada.

2010 Residency. Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany.

2008 Residency, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth, Australia.

Residency, IASKA, Kellerberrin, Australia.

2005 Internship, Kunst Werke, Berlin, Germany.


Selected Awards and Grants

2017 Canada Council for the Arts New Chapters Grant.

2016 BC Arts Council Production Grant.

Victor Martin Lynch-Staunton Award, Canada Council.

2015 Canada Council for the Arts Project Grant.

Sobey Art Award Longlist.

Internal Research Grant, University of Manitoba.

2014 City of Vancouver Mayors Art Awards, Emerging Artist, Public Art Category (Bomford Studios).

Sobey Art Award Longlist.

2013 Canada Council Travel Grant.

BC Arts Council Travel Grant.

BC Arts Council Production Grant.

Sobey Art Award Longlist.

2012 Canada Council for the Arts Project Grant.

2009 Canada Council for the Arts Berlin Residency.

2008 Canada Council for the Arts Project Grant.

BC Arts Council Production Grant.

2006 BC Arts Council Award.

2002 BC Arts Council Award.


Selected Bibliography

2016 Momus Magazine. http://momus.ca/accessibility-and-the-new-hoser-aesthetics/. Article by Lee Henderson.

25 in 25 Public Art in Vancouver. Substation Pavilion.

https://ourcityourart.wordpress.com/2016/07/16/25in25-a-public-art-retrospective-substation-pavilion-by-cedric-bomford/. Website.

2015 Deadhead. Artist Book, produced by Other Sights for Artists’ Projects and the Burrard Arts Foundation, Lorna Brown Editor.

2014 Interview as part of Concrete Logic, Canadian Art Magazine, Periodical.

Convoluted Beauty: In the Company of Emily Carr. Exhibition Catalogue, Mandel Art Gallery.

2013 The Claim. Exhibition Brochure, Nanaimo Art Gallery.

2010 Exhibition Catalogue-Das Amt. Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany.

Bamberton: Contested Landscape. Exhibition Catalogue, Open Space Gallery, Victoria