biography

education

1976
University of Lethbridge, Alberta. Bachelor of Education. Major: Printmaking

1963
Ontario College of Art, Toronto. Drawing, painting, printmaking, media work (two years)

1958
University of Alberta, Edmonton. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major: drawing and painting, Minor: printmaking, art history and classics



workshops and courses

2000-2002
20th Century & 16th-18th Century Art History, University of British Columbia.

2000
Leighton Artist Colony, Banff, Alberta

1992
Brian Webb Performance Workshop, Edmonton, Alberta

1985
Leighton Artist Colony, Banff, Alberta

1982
Banff Centre Workshop, Banff, Alberta; Guest Artists: Benjamin Buchloh, Susan Scott, Eric Gamble

1981
Emma Lake Workshop, Emma Lake Saskatchewan. Guest Artists: Walter Darby Bannard, John McLean



scholarships, grants, prizes


1991-1992
Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism, Visual Arts Project Grant, Edmonton, Alberta

1987
Canada Council Grant, Arts B, Short List, Government of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

1986-1992 
Public Collections, Alberta Art Foundation, Edmonton, Western Canadian Wilderness Murals: Sports Centre and Norseman Inn, Camrose, Alberta. Private Collections

1986
Canada Council Grant, Project, Short List, Government of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

1984
Canada Council Grant, Arts B, Government of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

Canada Council Travel Grant to New York, Government of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

Canada Council Travel Grant to Rome, Government of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

1982
Banff Centre Award, Banff Centre, Alberta

1977
Canada Council Exploration Grant, Government of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

1975
University of Lethbridge Prizes, Ceramic Sculpture, First Place and Second Place, Lethbridge, Alberta

1959
O.D. Vaughan Cash Award, Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Ontario




selected solo exhibitions

2005
Alliance Francaise, Calgary, Alberta, “Recent Works by Eisert Hall”
Fringe Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, “Recent Works by Eisert Hall”

2000
Fringe Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Installation “At Stake”
Alliance Francaise, Calgary, Alberta, “Smaller Works on Larger Themes”

1999
Fringe Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Installation “Powers, The Finance Minister”

1997
Fringe Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, “Hidden Dimensions”

1995
Manitoba Printmaker’s Association, Winnipeg , Manitoba, Installation “Pin Ups”

1994
Prairie Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta, “Ancient Retrievals, Encoded Memory”

1993
Malaspina Print Makers, Vancouver, British Columbia, “Ancient Retrievals”
Fringe Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Installation, “Cosmogonies”

1990-1991
The Design Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, “Public Exhibitions”

1989
Alberta Winter Games Murals, Camrose, Alberta

1988
Radish Factory, Lethbridge, Alberta, Performance “State Of The Art”

1982
Gallery 1, Lethbridge, Alberta, History of Gallery 1: A One Month Project

1977
Library Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta, “This Work Is a Question Not an Answer”

1974
Library Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta, “Earth Boxes”

1978
Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta, “Environments Within and Without: Communication Contexts”



selected group and two person exhibitions

2003-2004
Artopia, Sointula, British Columbia

2001
Artropolis, Vancouver, British Columbia. “Stripped Naked”

1997
McMullen Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, “Wood Works, Ten Edmonton Sculptors” Larry Andreoff, Sandra Bromley, Darrell Colyer, Tommie Gallie, Eisert Hall, Ted Trusz, Robert Iveson, Danek Mozdzenski, Michael Mott, Bryce Ohneck

1994
Edmonton Art Gallery Extension, Edmonton, Alberta, “Northern Exposures,” Touring Exhibition, University of Alberta Extension Staff
Latitude Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta. “My Dog Has No Nose” Eisert Hall, Richard Yates, Mary Joyce, Tommie Gallie

1993
Oppertshauser Gallery, Stony Plain, Alberta, Eisert Hall, Christine Wallewein
Medicine Hat College, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Kay Arima, Eisert Hall
Fringe Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Eisert Hall, Sidsel Bradley, Blair Brennan, Anna Taylor

1992
Harcourt House Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Installation, “Past, Present, Future,” Eisert Hall, Mary Joyce
The Works Festival, Edmonton , Alberta, Installation / Performance, “Believing is Seeing Both Sides”
Garneau Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta, Voice Industrie, Atrium Installation, “Ancient Retrievals”

1991
Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States, Installation, “Big Rock,” Performance with Special Effects Artist, Jackson Madnick
Santa Fe, New Mexico, “Arroyo Event,” Performance, Participating Artists: Eisert Hall, Pauline Oliveros, Charlie Morrow, Evelyn Roth, Jackson Madnick

1991-1990
Works Festival, Edmonton, Alberta, Installation, “Pascal and the Wilderness with Tree of Life and Tree of Death”

1990-1988
Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta, Touring Exhibition

1989
Neo Persona, New York City, United States, “New Construction Paintings”
Dialogue Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, “New Construction Paintings”

1988-1990
Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta, Touring Exhibition, “Benevolent Guard

1987
Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta, “Focus, Southern Alberta,” Ed Bader, Adrian Cooke, Eisert Hall, Elizabeth Ginn, Carl Granzow, Herb Hicks, Robert Hicks, Carol Johnson, Billy McCarroll, Tim Nowlin, Stephen Thibault.
Works Festival, Edmonton, Alberta. Installation, “Environments Within and Without: Communication Contexts”

1985
Université de Montreal, Peace Conference, Montreal Quebec, “Powers, 1984”

1982
Centre off Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Anniversary Exhibit

1974
Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, “Alberta Contemporary Drawings”
Latitude Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, “Drawings and Prints”



selected reviews in journals, newspapers and catalogues

2001
Artopolis: Celebrating B.C. Visual Arts Catalogue, Vancouver, British Columbia

2000
Charles Mandel, Installation, “At Stake,” Edmonton Journal, Edmonton, Alberta 1999
Carol Berger, “The Power to Comment on Finance Through Art,” See Magazine, May 27, page 8, Edmonton, Alberta

1997
Charles Mandel, “Ten Talented Sculptors Come Out of the Woodwork,” Edmonton Journal, December 5, Edmonton, Alberta

1994
Malaspina Printmakers Catalogue, Vancouver, British Columbia
Glenna Hanley, “Drawing on the Past to Find Our Own Image in the Future,” St. Albert Gazette, February 27, page 14, St. Albert, Alberta

1991
David Perun, Celebration Press Catalogue , April 30-May, page 4, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

1990
 Visual Arts Newsletter, International, Volume 13, Summer, page 13, Edmonton, Alberta
Slate Gallery Guide des Galleries, “Gallery Artist’s Group Show,” June, July, Toronto, Ontario
“Complex Paintings Celebrate Achievements of Young Women,” Edmonton Journal, July 27, Edmonton, Alberta
Elizabeth Beauchamps, “Pascal and the Wilderness with Tree of Life and Death,” The Works Catalogue, June, Edmonton, Alberta

1989
Elizabeth Beauchamps, “The Works, “The Remarkable Continuation of the Great Tradition,” Edmonton Journal, July 8, Edmonton, Alberta

1986
Leona Flim, “City Multimedia Artist Looks on Phone as Art,” Lethbridge Herald, August, Lethbridge, Alberta

1985
Leona Flim, “Colony Liberating to Lethbridge Artist,” Lethbridge Herald, November, Lethbridge, Alberta

1983
Alberta Culture, “The Ad Hoc Gallery,” Visual Arts News Letter, Volume V, No. 1, page 18, Winter, Edmonton, Alberta

1978 March, Arthur McDougal, Lethbridge Herald, “Environments Within and Without: Communication Contexts,” Lethbridge, Alberta



professional activities related to art exhiitions

television

2005
Shaw TV, Calgary, Alberta: Alliance de Francaise Exhibition

1991
Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States: “Conference of the Arts,” Interview

1986
CFCN, Lethbridge, Alberta: “Dialogue with Communication Officer A.G.T. Technology is Art,” Interview

1985
CFAC, Lethbridge, Alberta: The Stan Biggs Show (Seek): “Project Powers” Interview

1984
CFAC, Lethbridge, Alberta: The Stan Biggs Show (Seek): “Project Powers,” Interview

1982
CATV, Lethbridge, Alberta: Ed’s Show “Gallery 1, One-Month Gallery: Materialization of an Idea,” Interview

1978
CATV, Lethbridge, Alberta, Eisert Hall and Director of Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Allan MacKay, Dialogue: “Environments Within & Without: Communication Contexts”


published writing

1995
Harcourt Expressed, “Subtext. A Works Exhibition Review,” August, The Edmonton Bullet, “Basement Suite,” Volume 11, No.2, January 13, 1985

1993
Atlantic Arts 21, Review of José Alcalde Exhibition, Winter Issue, Volume VI, No.1, pages 4-5


curatorial

1990-1991
Latitude Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Program Committee

1991
Harcourt House Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Art Education Chair

1985
Université de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Peace Conference Exhibits

1977
Bowman Arts Centre, Lethbridge, Alberta, Painting Exhibitions Volunteer Work


other professional experience

2003
Kuvat Gallery Cooperative, Sointula , British Columbia

1999-2000
British Columbia Teachers Association, Port McNeill, British Columbia, Artist in the Classroom, Professional Development Instructor

1998-1999
British Columbia Teachers Association, Elementary School, Alert Bay British Columbia

1996-1997
North Island College, Sointula, British Columbia: Exhibition/Art Instructor

1994
Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Exhibition/Workshop

1992-1994
St. Michael’s Elementary School, Edmonton, Alberta, Artist in the Classroom

1989-1992
University of Alberta, Fine Arts Department, Extension, Edmonton, Alberta, Instructor, drawing and painting, mono-printing, collage

1984
University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Invited Guest Speaker: “Montage as Art Form, Project Powers”

1981
University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Lecturer, Painting (Fall Semester)
1977-1986
University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Extension Department Instructor, painting

1976-1979
Lethbridge College, Lethbridge, Alberta, Instructor, painting