"It is by the deep, hidden currents that the oceans are made one."  Rachel Carson, The Sea Around Us
  (left to right: David, Eleni, Henry; photograph taken at Lake Buell, MA by James D. Metzger, photographer)
                             


Born Deep River, Ontario  Canada
 
1954-1965    Family lives in Scotch Plains, NJ
                     (58-60 Family lives in London, England)
1963             Receives first camera from Maternal Aunt
1965             Family returns to Canada
                     Summers spent in northern Saskatchewan     
                     Attends high school in Saskatoon
1970             Attends Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
1972             Travels throughout Greece for three months
1976              B.A, Carleton University, Ottawa
1979              Moves to Brooklyn from Toronto
1987             Travels to France and Greece
1989              Masters of Social Work, NYU
1989-96        Clinical Social Worker in Brooklyn, NY                             

1996              Moves to Southern Tier, New York
                      Starts to paint (Biophilia Series)

                      Father diagnosed with dementia in Toronto
1999              Names Brooklyn studio TheoGanz Studio
2001              Travels to Venice
2002              Father moved to nursing facility
2003              Biophilia, solo, DVAA, NY
2005              Begins Dharma Rain Series (oil; 48x48in)

                       

2006            Father dies in Toronto (9/06/25-3/27/06)
                    Curates Elegy in a Variable Key
                       (paintings + voice), in his memory
                       TheoGanz Studio, Brooklyn

                   Art for Water, Damascus Citizens, NYC
                   Curates SONYA Invitational,
                  
6 x 6, DVAA, Narrowsburgh, NY
                   Two Painters, curator, William Pesce,
                        Windsor Whip Works, Windsor NY

2007          Enigma, curator, Paulien Lethen,
                              Holland Tunnel Gallery, Paros, Greece

                  8th Annual National Juried Exhibition,
                           Shippensburg University,
(Stephen Haller)

2009          Moves to Beacon, NY
                  MGM dies (7/4/1909 - 7/13/2009) in Toronto 
2011           Persistent Song, Bank Square, Beacon
                   Annual Members Show, Garrison Art Center
2012           Inaugurates TheoGanz Studio as commercial
                        gallery in Beacon
theoganzstudio.com          
                   Travels to Cycladic Islands, Greece
2013            Inaugurates Beacon 3D, a public art exhibition
                          beacon3d.org
                   These are Mine, solo exhibition, TheoGanz
2014           Dispatches from Eternity, TheoGanz Studio
                   Curates Second Annual Beacon 3D exhibition
                   Travels to Cycladic Islands, Greece
                   Begins to handle Inuit art from Kinngait at TGS
2015           Meeting Past with Present, curator, Bibiana
                               Matheis, Akin Museum & Library, Pawling
                   Women of Hudson Valley, HCC
                   Small Works, group, The Catalyst Gallery
                   Curates 3rd Annual Beacon 3D Exhibition
2016           Begins Wherever I Travel/Ridgeline Series
                       (horse motif on 16 x 16 in panels; below)

                  
                     Behold the Moon, curator, Bibiana Matheis,
                              The Hammond Museum & Stroll Garden

                      Women of Hudson Valley, HCC, Beacon
                      The Wind Will Carry Us, TheoGanz Studio
                       Beacon Open Studios
                      Curates 4th Annual Beacon 3D Exhibition
2017              Mother dies suddenly in Toronto (8/10/17)
                      Curates 5th Annual Beacon 3D Exhibition
2018              Closes brick and mortar TheoGanz Studio
                      Continues to represent Inuit art from Kinngait at TGS
                      Travels to Kinngait (Cape Dorset), Nunavut  
                     
                           Presents the 2018 Cape Dorset Collection
                           Curates 6th Annual Beacon 3D Exhibition
                           Curates, Hiro Ichikawa 1959-2017:
                               Mountains & Rivers Without End/
                                Paintings From a Trail
(catalogue)
                           Curates, The Magical Creatures
                               of Meelia Kelly/ Drawings From The
                              Archives;

                               Catalogue forward by John Westren, 
                               Dorset Fine Arts, Toronto                      

2019                 Curates, The imPerfect Poetics of Place
                                Hudson Beach Glass Gallery    
                         Curates, Still Still Moving, 
                              
Howland Cultural Center (HCC)
                         Curates 7th Annual Beacon 3D Exhibition
                        
Presents the 2019 Kinngait Collection
                         Begins  Girl by the Sea and Guardian Series
                         Newburgh Open Studios
                         Incorporates thread, fabric into work
                         Begins Illuminated Installations                   
2020                 Girl by the Sea/Guardians, solo exhibition,
                               WAAM, juror, Kristen Dodge

                         20/20, Holland Tunnel Gallery, Newburgh
                         Starts The Turin Horse and Surfacing Series
                         Presents the 2020 Kinngait Collection
                         Show of Hands, SEPTEMBER, Hudson, NY
                         Surfacing, solo, Buster Levi Gallery
                         Begins drawings/ptgs of flukes/whales                 
2021                 Vaccinated 3/2021 (COVID-19)
                         Visits New Bedford Whaling Museum
                         Henry, after a long, slow decline, passes away
                         Voices: I Remember,  group, Hammond
                            Museum & Japanese Stroll Garden

                            Curator, Bibiana Huang Matheis (below-R)

                          Finishes first Box of Flukes, handmade
                               maple and walnut box which contains
                               70+ mini abstract paintings of flukes
                           Newburgh Open Studios 2021
                           NEWBURGH NOW! Holland Tunnel
                           Travels to Toronto to see family  
2022   
Fragile Rainbow: Traversing Habitats,  curator, Sue Spaid,
     Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn
BeaconArts at the Howland Cultural Center,
   curators Karen E. Gersch & Samantha Palmeri, Beacon
Birds of a Feather, curators Joseph Ayers & Ethan Cohen,
     KuBe Art Center, Beacon
Address: Earth, curator Bibiana Huang Matheis, HV MOCA,
      Peekskill, NY
Serious Fun Arts Festival, ArtsWestchester, White Plains,
      curator, Bibiana Huang Matheis, Oct 12-16

Begins Little Consolation Series