C.V.

SOLO SHOWS

2011    Eastwood Onley Gallery (Vancouver, B.C.) “Spirit Horse”
2011    Galerie de La Ville (Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Qc) “Spirit Horse”
2007    M.A.A. (Peel St., Montreal):  “Becoming”
2004    Galerie Barre au Plouffe (Laval, Qc)  Small Format Landscapes
2001    Galerie Philippe (Rosemere, Qc)  “Intimate Landscapes”
1996    McClure Gallery (Westmount, Qc):  “Explorations”
1994    Thompson House (McGill University, Qc)
1991    Dan Delaney Gallery (Westmount, Qc)
1982    Powerhouse Gallery (Montreal, Qc)
1980     Powerhouse Gallery (Montreal, Qc)

TWO-PERSON SHOWS

2008    Pavillon de L’Entrepot (Lachine, Qc) “Inspirations from Lachine and the Lakeshore” with Stewart Fletcher
1984    Galerie la Magie de L’Art (Montreal, Qc) “Pop-Fun” with Elizabeth Whalley

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2012    Galerie de la Ville: The Collector’s Fair (Group faculty show)
2000-2010 Galerie de La Ville: Teacher’s Show  (D.D.O., Qc)
2009    Galerie de la Ville : Teacher/Student Show (D.D.O., Qc)
2004    Galerie de la Ville (D.D.O., Qc) “Structural Integrities”
2003    Ogilvy (Montreal, Qc)  “Pastel  Toujours”  (Pastel Association Show)
2003    Musee Marius Barbeau, (St.-Joseph-De Beauce, Qc) “Les Pastellistes ”
2002    Beaux Arts David Astrof (Montreal, Qc) Les Ailes de la Mode
2001    McCord Museum (Montreal, Qc) Juried show for P.B.S. Television fundraising
2002    Galerie Phillippe, Small Format Show (Rosemere, Qc)
2000    Benjamin Papineau (Montreal, Qc) “Pastel  Toujours”
2000    Maison Lanthier (Kirkland, Qc)  “Pastel Toujours”
2000    Ogilvy (Montreal, Qc) Pastel Association Show
2000    Pastel Society Show (Kirkland, Qc)
1999    Salon National, Bonsecours Market (Montreal, Qc)
1999    David Astrof Summer Art Show (Montreal, Qc)
1995    Marchand Gallery (Lancaster, Ontario)
1995    Galerie de la Ville (D.D.O., Qc) Invitational show: “Dualities”
1994    Galerie de la Ville (D.D.O., Qc) Invitational show: “ Botanica”
1992    Hotel Intercontinental (Montreal, Qc)  “Erin Cara” exhibition: (travelled show)
1984-1996 Centre des Arts Visuels (Westmount, Qc) Teacher’s show
1984    Salon National des Galleries D’Art (Montreal, Qc) Galerie La Magie des Arts
1984    Powerhouse Gallery (Montreal, Qc) “Face a Face”  Group self-portrait show
1981    Bibliotheque Marie-Uguay (Montreal, Qc) “Exposition: 171 Artistes Quebecoises”

CORPORATE/PUBLIC COLLECTIONS (selection):

–         Commission des Droits de la Personne et des Droits de la Jeunesse
–         St. Patrick’s Basilica
–         Caisse Desjardins
–         Bessner Gallay Kreisman, Chartered Accountants
–         Thomas Keyes, Chartered Accountant
–         Misty River Introductions
–         Berol Company
–         Domtar

COMMISSIONS

Many private and public commissions executed (details upon request)

PUBLICATIONS/MEDIA EXPOSURE

2012    Le Metro (Montreal, QC) features horse painting on front page as part of a story on the Horse Palace
2011    Vancouver Sun Newspaper (Vancouver, BC): “Exhibition of paintings seeks the Inner Spirit Horse” March 12th in the Arts of Life Section
2011    “Spirit Horse” Exhibit featured on many Vancouver blogs including VanCityBuzz
2011    The Messenger (newspaper) April feature on “Spirit Horse” exhibit
2008    The Messenger (newspaper) October article on “Inspirations from the Lakeshore” show
2008    Lavis en Couleur Vol.17 Winter (Magazine of Le Partage Watercolour Society)
Resumé of conference and art work by D. McCay
2007    The Messenger (newspaper) January article on “Becoming” show
2003    The Amateur Musician Magazine – interview, November issue
2003    Parkhurst Exchange (November issue) Painting reviewed, biography, commentary
2000    International Artist (Feb-April issue, p.92) Pastels featured
1995    Falmer Press: My painting selected for the book cover of “That’s Funny, You Don’t Look Like a Teacher”
1992    Erin Cara Exhibition: Exhibition Catalogue
1991    Domtar Art Agenda: Two works included in annual art agenda
1988    Film: “The Moderns”: One of my works used in the movie
1984    CBC TV Series: “Seeing It Our Way,  Deirdre McCay” documentary on my work
1984    CBC Radio (Home Run): Interview on “Pop-Fun” Exhibition (January)
1984    CBC TV (Stepping out): Story on “Pop Fun” Exhibition

EDUCATION / PROFESSIONAL LICENSES

1997    McGill University (Montreal, P.Q.):  M.ED. Art Education (exhibition of  paintings in professional gallery graduation requirement)
1977     Quebec Teaching Permit
1974     Teaching Certificate: High School Art Specialist
1974     McGill University (Montreal, P.Q.):  Diploma of Education (Art Specialist)
1972     Manchester, England:  Apprenticeship to portrait artist Sir Harold Riley
1971     Boston University:  Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree  (painting major)


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