Eva  McCauley 


1996 Master of Fine Art, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON  (Printmaking and painting)            

1994 Bachelor of Fine Art, University of Guelph,  (Honours with Distinction) 

1983  Associate of O.C.A.D.,  Ontario College of Art & Design, (Drawing & Painting) 

1977-78  Fine Art specialized major, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON 

Selected Academic Activities and Teaching 

2002 to present: Sessional Professor, Fine Art Department, University of Waterloo. 

Selected Solo Exhibitions 


Oct/Nov. 2021  "Nocturnal: New Paintings"  Sissiboo Coffee Bar & Gallery, Annapolis Royal, N.S.

Sept/Oct. 2021 "Face to Face" Sissiboo Coffee Roaster & Gallery, Bear River, N.S.

2020-21  “Splendid Isolation”, Waterloo Region Arts Fund Project, Kitchener/Waterloo, ON 

2018 “Face to Face Project”, Rotunda Gallery, Kitchener City Hall, Kitchener, ON 

2017 "Face to Face Project", Artery Gallery, U. of Waterloo 

2016, "Temporal Vertigo", Noodle Gallery, Alton Mill, Alton, Ontario 

2014,    “World’s Edge”  St. Thomas-Elgin Art Centre, St. Thomas, Ontario 

 2012,  “In/Visible” Wandesford Quay Gallery,  Crawford College of Art & Design,  Cork City, Ireland. 

2010,  “In/Visible” Limerick Printmakers Gallery , Limerick City, Ireland 

2009, “Solas agus Scáth”  Harbinger Gallery, Waterloo, ON, Canada 

2009, “Solas agus Scáth”  Elora Centre for the Arts, Elora, ON 

 (Curated by Phil Irish, with accompanying catalogue, text written by Phil Irish) 

2008,  “Paintings & Monotypes”  Harbinger Gallery, Waterloo, ON 

 2004, “Memory of Water” Rotunda Gallery, Kitchener City Hall, Kitchener             

 2003, “Temporal Residue” Gallery 96, Stratford, Ontario                 

2002, “Ruptured Time”  Open Studio Gallery, Toronto, ON                            

2001, “Gaze”  Bau-xi Gallery, Toronto, Ontario 

1999, “Mutable as Water”  Bau-xi Gallery, Toronto, ON                  

1999, “Memento Mori”  Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario 

(Curated by Carolyn Vesely)  

1998,“Colour of Memory”  Bau-xi Gallery, Toronto, Ontario                                          

1997, “Colour of Memory “ Cambridge Gallery, Preston, Ontario 

(Curated by Gordon Hatt)  

1996,     “Recollection “  UW Art Gallery, U. of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario 

1989, “City scenes & other paintings” Robert Langen Gallery, Wilfrid Laurier University. 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021 "Miscellany" ArtsPlace, Annapolis Royal, N.S.

2020  “Ornamental”  ArtsPlace, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia 

2019 “Face a Face” Sissiboo Gallery, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia 

2018-2019 “4 Ateliers” Travelling print exhibition in Nova Scotia (4 different galleries) 

2018 “The Elephant in the Room”  Sissiboo Art Gallery, Bear River, Nova Scotia 

2016  "Print... or be damned!" Cill Rialaig Art Centre, Co. Kerry, Ireland 

2015  "The Print Salon" Robert Birch Contemporary, Toronto, Ontario 

2014  “Clare Notebooks: A Summer to Remember”  Ennistymon Courthouse Gallery, Co. Clare, Ireland (Exhibition coincides with Culture Night, September 19) 

2014   “Beyond the Frame” MacDonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario 

2013   “Colour”   Renann Isaacs Gallery, Guelph, Ontario 

2013 “  Art Gives Good Gifts II” Renann Isaacs Gallery, Guelph 

2013    “Seeing Red”, Gallery on the Bay, Hamilton, ON 

2013, “Red”, Renann Isaacs Gallery, Guelph, ON 

2012, “Art Gives Good Gifts”, Renann Isaacs Gallery, Guelph ON 

2012, “VIEWpoint” Harbinger Gallery (3 person show), Waterloo, Ontario 

2011, “One Hundred Prints”,  Open Studio, Toronto 

2011, “Printworks: Tony Urquhart, Jane Buyers, Laura Leslie & Eva McCauley”,  UW Art Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario        

2010,  “Mentors, an Exhibition of UW Faculty”,  Artery Gallery, Kitchener,  Ontario 

2008, “One Hundred Prints”, Open Studio, Toronto, Ontario 

2008,“Black and Gold”,  Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario 

2007 “In Her Presence”,   (3 person show) Open Studio, Toronto, Ontario       

 2006,  “One Hundred Prints”,  Open Studio, Toronto, Ontario      

 2004-2005, “Homecoming”,   U. of Waterloo Art Gallery, Waterloo, 

(Curated by Judith Nasby, Barbara Fischer & Arlene Kennedy) 

2004, “Water”,   Elora Centre for the Arts, Elora, Ontario 

2003, “Figuratively Speaking”,   Harbinger Gallery, Waterloo , Ontario       

1999, 2000, 2001, “International Toronto Art Fair” Exhibition Place, Toronto, Ontario         

2001-02  “Limited Edition—   The Art of the Print”,  Kitchener-Waterloo  Art Gallery         

1999, “Art with Heart” (Casey House Benefit) , Wynick Tuck Gallery & Leo Kamen Gallery, TO 

1999 “Working Drawings,  Finished Works”, Bau-xi Gallery, Toronto, ON                           

1998  “Art for All” Museum  London, London, ON                               

1997 “Collector’s Choice” Michael Gibson Gallery, London, Ontario        

1998  “Making an Impression” Gallery Stratford, Stratford, Ontario                                          

1997  “Hearts to Steel”  Lonsdale Gallery, Toronto, Ontario 

1996 “Crossing Borders”, Castellani  Art Museum,   Niagara University, Lewiston, N.Y. 

  1995  “The Human Landscape”  Wellington County Museum,      (3 person show) Elora, ON 

Selected Juried Exhibitions/Contemporary Art Fairs 

2014    “Toronto Artist Project”    Exhibition Place, Toronto 

2011  “ Impressions 2010” Open Submission Print Exhibition, Galway Arts Centre, Galway , Ireland  (John Hewitt-Juror) 

2009  John B. Aird Print Show,  Third Place Award,  John B. Aird Gallery,  Toronto, ON 

 2009, 2011  Queen Street West Art Crawl, Trinity Belwoods Park, Toronto, ON   

 2009  Limerick Printmakers,  5th International Open Submission,  Limerick Printmakers Gallery, Limerick, Ireland (Robert Russell- Juror)       

2009  Artworks Oakville Juried Exhibition,  Best in Show, Oakville, ON 

2005 Sampler :    the 2nd Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery Biennial,  KW Art Gallery                  

(Curator- Andrew Hunter)       

1996 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto City Hall. 

  • First Prize Printmaking  (as judged by Jeanie Thib)            
  • Second Prize Printmaking:  Ernst & Young Purchase Award            

 1995       Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition,  Honourable Mention:  Portrait Award                

  1993 & 1995       Insights Juried Exhibition , Wellington County Museum, Elora, ON. 

  First Prize (both years)


Awards, Grants & Scholarships: 

2019-20   Waterloo Region Arts Fund  Project Grant “Splendid Isolation” 

2017  Waterloo Region Arts Fund  15/150 Grant 

2011   Canada Council Travel Grant 

2009, 2010  O.A.C. International Residency Award 

1998, 1999, 2002, 03, 04, 05, 08, 10, 11, 13, 14   Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant                                         

2000   Canada Council Quest Grant for Emerging Artists                  

1999, 2007, 2009, 2010    Ontario Arts Council Project Grant     

1996  Ontario Arts Council Artists & the Workplace Grant 

1994-1996    University of Waterloo Graduate Scholarship                                                                

1994    Warner Lambert Printmaking Scholarship  (U. Of Guelph) 

1993    Warner Lambert Printmaking Award  (U. Of Guelph)                          

1992   Bronfman Printmaking Award  (U. Of Guelph)                                        

1983   W.O. Forsythe Painting Scholarship (O.C.A.D.)                                       

1982   Mary Dignam Drawing & Painting Scholarship (O.C.A.D.) 

Artist Residencies  

2007, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2015   Cill Rialaig Artist Project, Ballinskelligs, County Kerry, Ireland 

Selected Public and Private Art Collections 

Canadian Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Trade: 

5 artworks (monotypes) purchased by the Canadian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and exhibited in various Canadian Embassies, Consulates and High Commission offices internationally. 

Ernst & Young Canadian Print Collection 
Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery Permanent Collection 
Wilfrid Laurier University Permanent Collection 
William Boyd  (Director- Harbourfront Gallery, Queen’s Quay) 
Waterloo Regional  Labour Council Headquarters,  Kitchener,  Ontario 
Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, 51 Stuart Street, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 1B5 
Gowling Lafleur Henderson Barristers & Solicitors, Kitchener ON 

Reviews and Publications

Splendid Isolation: Full colour catalogue to accompany solo show at ARTSPLACE Gallery in Annapolis royal, N.S., from April 24 to July 31, 2021.

Face to Face Project: Full colour catalogue to accompany solo show(s), exhibited at both the Artery Gallery, U. of Waterloo, Nov. 2017, and the Rotunda Gallery, Kitchener City Hall, January 2018.

Solas agus Scáth- catalogue with text written by curator Phil Irish to accompany travelling exhibition: Elora Centre for the Arts, March/April 2009, and the Harbinger Gallery, May 2009. 

Art Collection: Embassy of Canada in Berlin – Boxed set: These artworks have been exhibited in various Canadian Embassies, Consulates and High Commission offices internationally. In addition to my five monotypes, the boxed Set “Art Collection: Embassy of Canada in Berlin” includes reproductions of each artwork from 41 Canadian artists in this collection, including:  Edward Burtynsky, Alex Colville, John Hartman, Jane Ash Poitras, Christopher Pratt, Janet Werner and Rebecca Belmore. 

Rapport, Norske Grafikere, Nr. 2-2005, Norwegian art journal, article by Elin Gabrielsen, “Pusterom - tankerom et tilbakeblikk pa ar i Caanda–Eva McCauley” p. 6-7. 

Profiles II, Book: “75 artists of the Elora Fergus area, publisher, Elora Arts Council, 2005, Elora, Ont. 

Profiles I, Book:  Elora Arts Council, 1993, Elora, Ontario. 

Catalogue for Open Studio exhibition “Ruptured Time” “Sing your monster song” by Kathe Gray,  exhibition:  March 7-30, 2002, Open Studio Gallery, Toronto 

Globe and Mail, “Art al Fresco–Up Close and Personal” by Leah Hendry. July 7, 2000. 

Catalogue: “Art with Heart”, Casey House Benefit Auction, Leo Kamen & Wynick/Tuck Gallery, 

80 Spadina Ave., Toronto, October 26, 1999. 

Artreview and Criticism, July 1998, “Eva McCauley and David Robinson at the Bau-xi Gallery”, June 3-June 20, by Bill Kort. 

Kitchener-Waterloo Record, January 16, 1999, “Memento Mori, McCauley’s evocative exhibition contemplates fragile quality of life” by Robert Reid. 

Guelph Mercury, January 18, 1999, “McCauley’s Art”, by Alan Ferris. 

Entertainment Television, CKCO, interview , Feb. 5, 1999 

Kitchener-Waterloo Record, “UW Artists TOP Toronto Exhibition”, July 19, 1995, by Robert Reid 

Kitchener-Waterloo Record, “Shows offer study in contrast–Eva McCauley’s haunting figures reveal the inner person”, by Sally Melville,  August 4, 1995, Homer Watson Gallery Exhibition. 

Fergus News Express, October, 1995, “Don’t miss this art exhibit at the Wellington County Museum”, by Sheila Cavanagh, “The Human Landscape” (3 person show) 

The Wellington Advertiser, “Wellington County Museum, The Human Landscape” October 30, 1995, by Allan Argue 

The Guelph Mercury, July 1993, “Don’t miss the Insights show”, by Maureen Gaskin 

Fergus News Express, Elora Arts Council Communique, Profile of Eva McCauley, Feb. 9, 1994 

Kitchener-Waterloo Record, “Female insights: Women artists impress at Elora exhibition”, July 20, 1993, by Robert Reid 

Selected Professional Activities 

2010     Juror—Insights  Juried  Exhibition, Wellington County Museum, Elora ON 

2003     Board member—Elora Centre for the Arts, Elora,  ON 

Selected Visiting Artist Talks & Lectures 

2021                     ARTSPLACE Gallery, Annapolis Royal, N.S.

2016                      Cill Rialaig Print Symposium, Cill Rialaig, Co. Kerry, Ireland 

2014                     St. Thomas-Elgin Art Centre, St. Thomas, Ontario 

2012                     Wandesford Quay Gallery, Crawford College of Art & Design, Cork, Ireland 

2010                      Limerick Printmakers Gallery, Limerick, Ireland 

2010                     Port Stanley Artists Guild, Port Stanley, ON 

2009                     Elora Centre for the Arts, Elora, ON 

2004, 2005          Red Deer College, Red Deer, Alberta 

2000                     Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, ON 

Teaching Experience 

Qualifications and areas of specialization: 

Over 20 years of experience teaching visual art: all levels of drawing, painting and printmaking at the post-secondary level, in both universities and animation programs. 

Taught visual art in the department of Fine Art at the University of Waterloo as a sessional professor since 2002 
Extensive experience in teaching painting (oil and acrylic), drawing (life drawing, structural drawing, still life drawing, expressive drawing, observational drawing etc.), printmaking and anatomy. 
For the last 25 years I also taught in other post-secondary institutions such as Sheridan College (Oakville), Fanshawe College (London), Central Technical School (Toronto), Toronto Studio School, and Max the Mutt Animation School (Toronto). 
Responsible for designing visual arts curricula and course outlines and training other visual art instructors in addition to my teaching.



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