Né / Born in Montréal 1946, Niagara Falls, ON | Vit et travaille / Lives and works in Montreal, Qc.

FORMATION | EDUCATION

1974 Master en Arts Visuels, Rochester Institute of Technology, New York

1970 BA en Arts Visuels, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB

EXPOSITION À VENIR | UPCOMING EXHIBITION

2020 Evergon : une rétrospective / Working Title : Lovers and Muses, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec

EXPOSITIONS DUO | DUO EXHIBITIONS | CHROMOGENIC CURMUDGEONS

2019 Two Old Friends Play Chess, VU Centre de diffusion et de production de la photographie, Québec, Québec

2018 Two Old Friends Play Chess, Volta NY, New York City, USA

2017 Two Old Friends Play Chess, dc3 Art Projects, Edmonton, Alberta

Housebound: Cut, Uncut and Broke, Galerie St-Laurent + Hill, Ottawa, Ontario

Housebound : Portraits from the Winter Garden, Galerie Trois Points, Montréal, Québec

2016 Two Old Friends Play Chess, Galerie Trois Points, Montréal, Québec

EXPOSITIONS INDIVIDUELLES | SOLO EXHIBITIONS (sélection depuis | selection since 1990)

2013 Bart & Evergon, David laRiviere, Paved Arts, Saskatoon

2012 Shanghaied : Barking Dogs Boys. Silent Koi, St. Laurent plus Hill, Ottawa

2011 Shanghaied : Barking Dogs Boys. Silent Koi, Galerie Trois Points, Montréal

2009 Passion Plays, Galerie Verticale, Laval

A Sailors Lament: Photographs, video and text, Galerie Trois-Points, Montréal

A Sailors Lament: Photographs, video and text, Galerie St-Laurent + Hill, Ottawa

2006 XXX/L, St-Laurent + Hill, Ottawa

XXX/L, Galerie Trois Points, Montréal

2004 Il Ponte, Rome, (Italy)

Evergon, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto

2003 Aires de seduction, Galerie d’art de l’Université du Québec à Chicoutimi

New Works: Margaret Flying, Galerie St-Laurent + Hill, Ottawa

Manscapes, SPIN Gallery, Toronto

Margaret & I, Stride Gallery. Calgary, AB /Galerie St-Laurent + Hill, Ottawa

2002 Love-moi / Glove-moi, SPIN Gallery, Toronto

Margaret & I, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto

2001 Margaret & I, Galerie Trois Points, Montréal

Evergon, New Works, Galerie St-Laurent + Hill, Ottawa

Virtual Museum of Quebec Photography, Vox, Montréal

1999 Manscape & Artefacts, Galerie Trois Points, Montréal

Evergon: An Aesthetic of the Perverse, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, (Australia)

Evergon: Ramboy Suite, Galerie St-Laurent + Hill, Ottawa

1998 Cowboys and Fairies, Galerie Trois Points, Montréal

Manscapes and Manscape Men, Waygood Gallery, New Castle, (UK)

Ramboys, Zone Gallery, New Castle, (UK)

Male (a)muses: Evergon Curates, The National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, Bradford, RU

1997 Evergon: Ramboys. Bienal Internacional de Fotografía, Fotonoviembre Tenerife, (Spain)

1996 Le Groupe de la Place Royale -The Dancer Portfolio, Centre national des arts, Ottawa

Le Groupe de la Place Royale - The Dancer Portfolio, Galerie L'Autre Équivoque, Ottawa

1995 Ramboys Series, Galerie Trois Points, Montréal

Ramboys: A Bookless Novel and Other Fictions, Art Court, Ottawa

Evergon: Ramboys: A Bookless Novel, Galerie L'Autre Équivoque, Ottawa

Evergon: Ramboys, Genereux Grunwald Gallery, Toronto

Ramboys: A Bookless Novel, Photography Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

1993 Evergon, Genereux Grunwald Gallery, Toronto

Ramboys, Le Mois de la photo: Vox Populi & Art 45, Montréal

1992 Evergon, Galerie Verticale, Québec

Evergon, Galerie L'Autre Équivoque, Ottawa

1991 The Trilogy of the River...and Other Mythologies, Art Court, Ottawa

Evergon 1971-1987, Foto Gallery, Cardiff, Wales, (UK)

Evergon 1971-1987, The Royal Photographic Society, Bath (UK)

The Mythologies of the Rivers, Interference Hologram Gallery, Toronto

Evergon, Galerie Verticale, Québec

1990 Evergon, Richard Feign Gallery, Chicago (USA)

Evergon, Art 45, Montréal

Evergon: Recent Polaroids, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

Evergon 1971-1988, The Edmonton Gallery, Edmonton (AB)

Evergon 1971-1988, The Nickel Arts Museum, Calgary (AB)

Evergon 1971-1988, Frankfurtur Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main (Germany)

Evergon 1971-1988, Canada House Cultural Centre, London (UK)

Le Cirque, Galerie L'Autre Équivoque, Ottawa

EXPOSITIONS DE GROUPE | GROUP EXHIBITIONS (sélection depuis | selection since 2000)

2019… Le projet Polaroid – Art et technologie / McCord Museum, Montréal (Québec), Vienna, Hamburg, Berlin, Singapore and Cambridge (MIT Museum, 2020)

2019 School of the Photographic Arts, Ottawa, Ontario

The 80s Image, Winnipeg Art Gallery, (MB)

2017 The Polaroid Project, WestLicht Museum for Photography, Vienna, Austria

Les cabinets de curiosités LGBTQ+ / Commissaire Claude Gosselin (CIAC), UQÀM, Montréal (Québec)

Le temps file, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Québec

La photographie au Canada 1960-2000, Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa

2015 Incarnations, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Québec

2014 Cas de figure, Galerie Trois Points, Montréal

Over the Rainbow: Seduction andd Identity.From the collection of Salah and Jacob Yerex, MOCCA, Toronto, Canada

On The Edge 10x10, James Fowler, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, Canada

2013 Chacun montre à chacun, Galerie Trois Points, Montréal

Our Families: The impact of Contemporary Family on Art. dc3 Art Projects, Edmonton

Heart of the Moment: Selections from the Permanent Collection. Curated by Ola Wlusek, Curator of Contemporary Art, Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario

2012 Lament, Platform Centre for Photographic + Digital Art, Winnipeg (MB)

2011 Mens-moi / Please Lie To Me, Art Mûr, Montreal

2010 Art Montréal Contemporary, presentation de l’AGAC, Time Square, Shanghai, China

2009 Vendu/Sold, Insights into Collecting and the Art Market, Les editions Esse, Montréal, QC

Edward Day Gallery, Toronto

Galerie Verticale, Laval (QC)

2008 Collectionner l’art, Maison de la Culture Villeray - Parc Extension, Montréal

St. Laurent + Hill, Ottawa

The Big Gift, Glenbow Museum, Calgary (AB)

Décoratif! Décoratifs! Quatre questions autour du décoratif dans l’art québécois, Musée régional de la Côte-Nord, Sept-Îles (QC)

Centre d’exposition d’Amos, Amos (QC)

Musée des Beaux Arts, Montréal (QC)

2007 Musée d’art de Joliette, Joliette (QC)

Centre d’expositon de l’Université de Montréal, Montréal

Musée d’art contemporain des Laurentides, Saint-Jérôme (QC)

Is it Baroque? Investigating The WAG Collection, WAG, Winnipeg (MB)

2006 Exhibiton of Gallery Artists, (International Art Fair) Edward Day Gallery, Toronto

Décoratif! Décoratifs? Quatre questions autour du décoratif dans l’art québecois, Centre culturel Yvonne L. Bombardier, Valcourt, QC / Centre d’exposition de Shawinigan

Historical Retrospective of Canadian Photography, curated by Penny Cousineau-Levine, Jack Shainman Gallery. New York

Polaroid Collection, Alinari Museum, Florence, (Italy)

Heteropia: Works from the Contemporary Collection, Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa

Cross-Over: Selections from the Canada Council Art Bank Collection, Station Gallery, Whitby, ON

Hexagram Inauguration, Concordia University EV Bldg., Montréal

In Dialogue, Lee Ka-sing Gallery, Toronto

Acting the Part, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Le Corps gay, Traveling Tour: Écomusée du fier monde, Montréal

2005 Cynicisme, Gallerie VU, Québec

2004 Local Scene : 2003 Acquisitions, City Hall Art Gallery, Ottawa

Dislocation, Fringe Club, Hong Kong

That Obscure Object of Desire, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, ON

Le Corps gay, Travelling Tour

2003 Acquisitions, City Hall Art Gallery, Ottawa

TIAF, Convention Centre, Toronto, ON (Galerie Trois Points, Montréal, QC)

Porcelaine. Carte grise à Evergon, Dazibao, Montréal, QC

Confluence. La photographie canadienne contemporaine, Musée canadien de la photographie, Ottawa

2002 The Affordable Art Fair, Pier 92, New York

TIAF, Convention Centre, Toronto

Le Corps gay, Centre d’exposition du Vieux-Palais, Saint-Jérôme (QC)

VéhiculTe, Galerie Art Mûr, Montréal

Art-Throb - The Culture of Obsession, Galerie Articule, Montréal

2001 TIAF, Convention Centre, Toronto, ON (Galerie Trois Points, Montréal, QC)

Growth & Risk, The Courtyard Gallery, New York, NY

The Power of Reflection, Galerie Liane et Danny Taran, Centre des Arts Saidye Bronfman, Montréal

Taking on Colour: Technique in Colour Photography, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa

La nature des choses, Musée du Québec, Québec

Argument, S.P.I.N. Gallery, Toronto, ON / Centre d'exposition du Vieux-Palais, Saint-Jérôme, QC / Centre d'exposition de Val d'Or, QC / Centre national d'exposition, Jonquière / Musée régional de la Côte-Nord, Sept-Iles, QC / Musée minéralogique et minier de Thetford Mines, QC

Typical Men, Recent Photography of the Male Body by Men, Djanogly Art Gallery, University of Nottingham, UK

2000 TIAF, Convention Centre, Toronto (Galerie Trois Points, Montréal, QC)

Then & Now, Bradford Gallery, Cartwright Hall, Bradford (UK)

Sexmutant, The Nunnery, London (UK)

Faculty of Fine Arts Exhibition, Leonard & Bini Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montréal

Passart, Centre d'exposition de Rouyn-Noranda (QC)

Début de collection, Galerie Art Mûr, Montréal

PUBLICATIONS (selection)

2018 Hills, Matthew, Two Chromogenic Curmudgeons: Jean-Jacques Ringuette & Evergon, in BlackFlash, Vol. 35 Issue 1, January-April 2018

2017 Murray, Karl-Gilbert, Compte rendu de l’exposition Housebound : Portraits from the Winter Garden, in Ciel Variable, No 107, Automne 2017

2016 Dietschy Natalie, « Le Christ: Au miroir de la photographie contemporaine », Editions Alohil-Presses Universitaires Suisse. pp 98-101.

2014 James Fowler, « On The Edge 10x10, 100 Portraits Celebrating Queers in the Arts by 10 Queer Photographers », Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, pp. 45 – 53.

2012 JJ Kwgan McFadden, « Palimpsest », PLATFORM centre for photographic + digital arts, Winnipeg, pp. 158 – 183.

2010 Borys, Stephen. «Winnipeg Art Gallery: Guide to the Collection ». Winnipeg Art Gallery. 2010. pp 162

Anne Whitelaw, Brian Foss and Sandra Paikowsky, « The Visual Arts in Canada: The Twentieth Century ». Oxford University Press. Canada. 2010. pp 293-301-420

AGAC. « Contemporary ART MONTREAL Contemporain »; Time Square, Shanghai. 2010

2009 Vendu/Sold, « Insights into Collecting and the Art Market », Les éditions Esse, Montréal, QC 2009. pp.164-165-213

Murray, Karl Gilbert, « Passion Plays », Galerie Vertical, Laval, QC. 2009. 2 catalogue 2009

2008 Bloom, Glen A. and Falvey, Emily. « Collections: Contemporary Art Collection ». The Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON. 2008. pp. 2 & 30.

2007 Borhan, Pierre. « Hommes pour Hommes: Homoérotisme et homosexualité masculine dans l’histoire de la photographie depuis 1840 ». Edition des 2 Terres, France. 2007. p273

‘XXX/L: Inkjet by Evergon’. « Zivel: Overground against Monoculture » - #28 Queer Issue. Praha, Czechoslovakia. 2007.

2006 Ralickas, Eduardo. BlackFlash, vol. 24. “The Gospel according to Evergon: Porn, Cynicism and the Aesthetics of Christianity”. Saskatoon, Sask. 2006. pp. 8 – 19 and cover

Camilleri, Maryanni. Carte Blanche: Photography 1. The Magents Foundation, Toronto, Canada 2006, p.47

Pauli, Lori. « La photographie mise en scène: créer l’illusion du réel ». National Gallery of Canada,Ottawa, 2006, p.59

Cousineau-Levine, Penny. «Faking Death, Canadian Art Photography and the Canadian Imagination», Montréal, Qc.

2003 Weiermar, Peter, D’après. Da Anzinger a Warhol, Gas Art Gallery, Torino, Italy, 2003

Evergon, Porcelaine, «Carte grise à Evergon», Dazibao, Montreal, Qc, 2003

Franklin, David. «Treasures of the National Gallery of Canada», Ottawa, Canada, 2003.

Hanna, Martha, Confluences, Contempory Canadian Photography, CMCP, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, On., 2003

2002 Balcaen, Jo-en & Hobbs, Peter. Art Throb, «The culture of Obsession», Articule, Montréal, Qc 2002.

COLLECTIONS (selection)

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Art, Ottawa, Canada, The Photographers' Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, The Western Front, Vancouver, Canada, Carole Tannebaum Collection, Toronto, Canada, International Museum of Photography, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York, USA, Polaroid American Collection, Cambridge, Massachussets, USA, Polaroid International Collection, Frankfurt, Allemagne, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Art Bank, Canada Council, Ottawa Council, Ottawa, Canada, City of Ottawa Collection, Ottawa, Canada, Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain, Jouy-en-Josas, France, M. Anwar Karmal Collection of Art Modern & Contemporain, Jacksonville, Floride, USA, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, Nouveau-Brunswick, Canada, Concordia Art Gallery, Montreal, Canada, Jack Shainman Collection, New York, USA, Firestone Collection, Art Court, Ottawa, Canada, Musée du Québec, Québec, Canada, Princeton Collection, Princeton, New Jersey, USA, Musée de la Photographie, Charleroi, Belgique, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, Musée de l'Élysée, Lausanne, Suisse, Musée d’art Contemporain, Montréal, Canada, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, Bradford, Angleterre, Collection Prêt d’oeuvres d’art du Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Ville d’Ottawa, Four Seasons Hotel, Montreal, Canada.