Curriculum Vitae

Philip Cote, MFA

Master of Fine Arts - Interdisciplinary Art, Media and Design Graduate, 2015.

Graduate of The Ontario College of Art and Design, Drawing and Painting, 1997.

Education

2015             OCADU                                               Master of Fine Arts Graduate                             Toronto, ON

1997             OCAD                                                  Associates Degree Drawing & Painting Dept.  Toronto, ON

1992             Mohawk College                               Certificate Auto Cad Architectural Drafting      Hamilton, ON

1983             George Brown College                     High School Equivalency                                         Toronto, ON

Exhibitions 

2019            ARTUSIASM                                         Street Art Photography Exhibition                    Toronto, ON

2017            HUMBER COLLEGE                            Nibi Bimadiziwin: Water is Life                           Toronto, ON

2016            HUMBER COLLEGE                            First Nations Exhibition                                       Toronto, ON

2015            TODMORDEN MILLS                         Gathering of The Clans Mosaic                          Toronto, ON

2015            TODMORDEN MILLS                         Journey By Canoe                                                 Toronto, ON

2015            THAMES ART GALLERY                     Tugging at the Taproots of Tenacity                  Chatham, ON

2015            OCAD UNIVERSITY                            Tecumseh, A Portrait                                            Toronto, ON

2014            White Water Gallery                         Integrated Opposition/Weypiskosiweywin       North Bay, ON

2012            Allen Gardens                                    All My Relations Mural                                         Toronto, ON

2010            OCAD                                                  Passages                                                                 Toronto, ON

2009            Latin-afro-first nations festival       Landmark                                                               Toronto, ON

2009            Planet Indigenous                            Niinwin Dabaadjmowin                                        Toronto, ON

2007            FORT YORK                                        Listen                                                                       Toronto, ON

2006            FORT YORK                                        Earth Means Life                                                    Toronto, ON

2006            ANVPA                                                Neekawnisidok                                                       Toronto, ON

2005            FORT YORK                                        Niinwin Dabaadjmowin                                        Toronto, ON

2004            FORT YORK                                        Witness                                                                    Toronto, ON

2003            FORT YORK                                        Earth Warriors                                                        Toronto, ON

2003            THE STATION GALLERY                    Lineage                                                                    Whitby, ON

2003            THE STATION GALLERY                    Station Crossings/Timeless Passages                 Whitby, ON

2002            FORT YORK                                        Honouring the Four Directions                            Toronto, ON

2002            WOODLAND CULTURAL CENTRE   First Nations Art 02                                                Brantford, ON

2002            STATION GALLERY                            Pathways Inside/Outside                                      Whitby, ON

2002            THE STATION GALLERY                    Earthly Spirits/Sacred Pathways                          Whitby, ON

2001            FORT YORK                                        Honouring Tecumseh                                            Toronto, ON

2000            THE STATION GALLERY                    Tribal Spirits                                                            Whitby, ON

2000            FORT YORK                                        Tecumseh Arts Festival                                          Toronto, ON

1999            BUFFALO ARTS STUDIO                   Nobility Rising on Healing Ground                      Buffalo, New York

1999             SIMCOE GALLERY                             First Nations Exhibition                                        Toronto,ON

1998            WOODLAND CULTURAL CENTRE   First Nations Art 98                                                Brantford, ON

1998            SCARBOROUGH CIVIC CENTRE      Neekawnnisdok                                                      Toronto, ON

1998            TORONTO CITY HALL                       Neebing Nugishkiwauding                                    Toronto, ON

1997            NATIVE CANADIAN CENTRE            Teaching from the Earth                                        Toronto, ON

1997            WOODLAND CULTURAL CENTRE   First Nations Art 97                                                Brantford, ON

1997            WHETUNG GALLERY                        Selected Works                                                        Curve Lake, ON

1997            ONTARIO COLLEGE OF ART            First Nations Student Show                                   Toronto, ON

1997            BA’HAI CENTRE                                 North Meets South                                                  Toronto, ON

1997            THE GUILDSHOP                              Faces, Masks and Heads                                        Toronto, ON

1996            GALLERY INDIGINA                          Sweetgrass Roots                                                    Stratford, ON

1996            MASLAK- MCLEOD GALLERY          Selected Sculptures                                                 Toronto, ON

1996            WHETUNG GALLERY                        Selected Works                                                        Curve Lake, ON

1996            WOODLAND CULTURAL CENTRE  First Nations Art 96                                                  Brantford, ON

1995            ONTARIO COLLEGE OF ART           First Nations Student Show                                    Toronto, ON

1995            MASLAK- MCLEOD GALLERY         Selected Sculptures                                                  Toronto, ON

1995            WOODLAND CULTURAL CENTRE First Nations Art 95                                                   Brantford, ON

1994            MASLAK- MCLEOD GALLERY         Selected Sculptures                                                  Sante Fe, NM

1992            MASLAK- MCLEOD GALLERY         Selected Sculptures                                                  Toronto, ON

Teachings /Lectures

2018     McMichael Canadian Art Collection Canadian Art Gallery, Learning from the Land, Toronto, ON
2018     Symposium: Importance of Indigenous Education in Ontario Classrooms, U of T Mississauga Campus, Toronto, ON 2017     StreetARToronto lecturer, Northern Contemporary Gallery, Toronto, ON

2017     Professor of Indigenous Materials and Methods, Six Nations Polytechnic, Brantford, ON

2016     Professor of Sculpture and Installation, Six Nations Polytechnic, Six Nations, ON

2015     Guest lecturer York University, International Secretariat for Human Development, Dr. Krista Hunt, Toronto, ON

2015     Guest lecturer University of Toronto, Native Studies, Instructor David Burman, Toronto, ON

2014     Guest lecturer University of Toronto, Native Studies, Instructor David Burman, Toronto, ON

2013     Guest lecturer University of Toronto, Native Studies, Instructor David Burman, Toronto, ON

2012     Teaching Assistant OCAD University, Drawing & Painting Instructor Catherine Odette, Toronto, ON

2012     Guest lecturer University of Toronto, Native Studies, Instructor David Burman, Toronto, ON

2011     Guest lecturer Ryerson University, Cross-Cultural Studies Professor Joanne Denova, Toronto, ON

2009     Guest lecturer Ontario College of Art & Design, Environmental Design, Professor Cathie Sutton, Toronto, ON

2009     Guest lecturer Ontario College of Art & Design, First Nations Studies, Professor Bonnie Devine, Toronto, ON

2004     Guest lecturer 17th Annual Conference Ontario Association for Students at Risk, Mississauga, ON

2004     Stone Carving Instructor, two week program, Michikan Lake First Nations Schools, Bearskin Lake, ON

2005     Stone Carving Instructor, month long program, Lac La Croix First Nations Schools, Lac La Croix, ON

2004     Stone Carving three sessions, Canadian McMichael Art Gallery, Kleinburg, ON
2002     Stone Carving Instructor, day session, Station Gallery, Whitby, ON
2002     Stone Carving Instructor, two-week program, Lac La Croix First Nations School, Lac La Croix, ON
2002     Stone Carving Instructor, two week program, Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School, Thunder Bay, ON

2002     Stone Carving Instructor, two week program, Ridgetown District High School, Ridgetown, ON
2001     Stone Carving Instructor, two week program, Wallaceburg High School, Wallaceburg, ON
2001     Stone Carving Instructor, Queen’s University, First Nations Teachers in Education Kingston, Ontario,
2001     Stone Carving Instructor, two week program, Lac La Croix First Nations Schools, Lac La Croix, ON
2001     Stone Carving Instructor, two week program, Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School, Thunder Bay, ON

2001     Stone Carving Instructor, two week program, Ridgetown District High School, Ridgetown, ON
2001     Guest artist, OCAD, Stone Carving Instruction at the invitation of Robert Houle, Toronto, ON
2001     Stone Carving Instructor, Native Child and Family Service, Seventh Generation Image Makers, Toronto, ON

2000     Guest artist, OCAD, Stone Carving Instruction at the invitation of Robert Houle, Toronto, ON 

Community Work

20014 -2019 Toronto District                 Artist and Scholar, Cultural Interpreter & Historian

                       School Board                     engaging the youth through the practice of Art and Indigenous oral history.

 

2005 -2019 Native Canadian Centre     First Story Tour guide, presents a 3-hour tour of pre-contact and historical

                                                                    landmarks illustrating Indigenous presence in Toronto.

 

2010 -2017 Jumblies Theatre                 Lead artist, designer, performer and facilitator for several Toronto projects,                                                                                         Turtle Quilt, Talking Treaties and Train of Thought.

                                                                    Cultural consultant, educator and knowledge sharer. 

2000-2019 Tecumseh Collective

                    Community Organization

Art Donations 

2003          The Warrior Sculpture – Donated to the Native Canadian Centre Gala Art Auction.

                   Currently on display at the Royal Bank’s Head Office in Japan.

1997          Contraries painting – Donated to Six Nations Polytech School. Displayed in main entrance.

Published Articles

2018          Heritage Matters Magazine, Autumn 2018 Issue, Remembering Our Ancestors, Feature Spread (Centre Fold)

2018          Canada’s History Magazine, May 2018 Issue: Treaties and the Treaty Relationship, Ties of Kinship, Toronto

2017          Spacing Magazine (Fall 2017 Issue, Opening Spread), More Than 150 Years, Toronto
2016          LawPRO Magazine, January 2016 Volume 15.1, Featured Artwork: The Gathering of the Clans Mosaic Artwork

2016          OCAD University 2016 Viewbook, Indigenous Visual Culture (Pg.17), Toronto

2015          Indigenous Arts Festival 2015, Fort York Celebrates Indigenous Culture, Elena Gritzan, Toronto

2015          Muskrat Magazine, Phil Cote Talks First Story: Toronto History Through an Indigenous Lens,

                   Erica Commanda, Toronto

2015          The Toronto Observer, Mosaic Honours the History of Local Indigenous Peoples, Paula Last, Toronto

2015          Inside Toronto (Parkdale Villager), Learn history and culture of First Nations people during Pan Am Path

                   and Art Relay, Hilary Caton, Toronto

2015          Eagle Feather News, Toronto tours highlight Indigenous History going back thousands of years,

                   Tiffany Head, Toronto

2014          Windspeaker (Volume 32 Issue 5), Defenders from the past will educate the future, Barb Nahwegahbow, Toronto    2014          Muskrat Magazine, Phil Cote Honours Indigenous Warriors, Toronto

2014          Anishinabek News, Posters bringing warriors to life, Barb Nahwegahbow, Toronto

2013          Windspeaker, All My Relations: A Work of Art, Barb Nahwegahbow, Toronto

2012          Copper Thunderbird, the art of Norval Morriseau, Toronto, Westerkirk Works of Art 2012, 30

Catalogues    

2003          Lineage                                           STATION GALLERY                                                Whitby, ON

2000          Pathways Inside/Outside            STATION GALLERY                                                Whitby, ON

1995          First Nations Art 95                      WOODLAND CULTURAL CENTRE                       Brantford, ON

 

Commissions and Public Art

2019           The Gathering of The Clans, BoardRoom Table, Rogers Communications Inc., Toronto

2019           The Original Family Mural, CentreCourt Condos, Toronto
2018           30th Street Mural Collaboration with Nick Sweetman, Lakeshore Village BIA, Toronto
2018           The First Peoples Mural, 149 Roncesvalles, Roncesvalles BIA, Toronto

2017           Thunderbird & Turtle Mural, Mars Building, Vector Institute of Artificial Intelligence, Toronto
2017           War Canoe Painting, Welland International Flatwater Centre, Welland

2017           Resurge: First Timeline, 10 Murals, Art Relay 2017, Friends of Pan Am Path, Toronto
2017           The History of the Land Mural: Spadina+Dupont, Dupont By The Castle BIA, Toronto

2017           The Niagara Treaty Mural, Toronto Arts Council/University of Toronto’s Massey College, Toronto

2016           Eighth Fire Mural, Aboriginal Education Center, Toronto

2016           LawPRO magazine Cover, January 2016 Vol. 15.1, Toronto

2016           Sucker Moon Painting, Mirina Ford, Toronto

2016           Protectors From The Sky World and Underworld Mural, Cedarbrae Collegiate Institute, Toronto
2015           Gathering of The Clans Mosaic, Todmorden Mills, Toronto

2015           Medicine Wheel Mural, Eastern Commerce Collegiate Institute High School, Toronto

2015           The Clans of the Chiefs – Brazilian Wonderstone Sculpture – The War of 1812, Humber College, Toronto

2015           Train of Thought, Jumblies Theatre, A national touring project connecting to First Nations Communities

2012           Nindinawemaaganidok (All My Relations) Mural, Community Collaboration, Allen Gardens, Toronto

                    (The Mural is over 213 metres in length, the size of two football fields)    

2011           Like An Old Tale, Jumblies Theatre, a retelling of Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale”                            

2011           Moccasin Identifier Project, Mississauga of New Credit First Nation, Ontario & National

2010           Honouring the Four Directions site specific installation, Port Credit

2009           Planet Indigenous (Theme Design for Harbourfront Banners and Obelisk)

2006           Niinwin Dabaadjmowin “We Are Talking” Art Mural, Collection of the City of Toronto, Fort York 

                    (20 Panels – 4’ x 8’ each, 80 foot mural)

2002           Kiinwi Dabaadjmowin “Our Story” Art Mural for the Mississaugas of New Credit First Nation, School Library

                    (1000 Square Foot Mural)

2002           World Debating Championship Award, Hart House - University of Toronto

1997           Walking Slowly, Little One, Illustrations for children’s book, Ginn Publishing

 

Awards and Grant

2019          2 TABIA AWARDS, Toronto       Toronto Association of Business Improvement Areas, Roncesvalles & Spadina/Dupont.

2017           Massey College, Toronto         Indigenous Arts

2017           The McLean Foundation         Indigenous Arts

2016           Toronto Arts Council                Indigenous Arts

2005           Ontario Arts Council                Aboriginal Artists In Education

2004           Ontario Arts Council                Aboriginal Artists In Education

2003           Ontario Arts Council                Aboriginal Artists In Education

2002           Ontario Arts Council                The Tecumseh Collective

2002           NAAF                                           The Tecumseh Collective

2002           Ontario Arts Council                Aboriginal Artists In Education

2001           Ontario Arts Council                Aboriginal Artists In Education

2001           Ontario Arts Council                The Tecumseh Collective

2000           Ontario Arts Council                Aboriginal Artists In Education

2000          Toronto Arts Council                 The NoName Collective

2000          Ontario Arts Council                 The NoName Collective

Collections

Humber College, Toronto                          University of New York                                        Rogers Communications Inc.

Royal Ontario Museum                              Native Canadian Centre of Toronto                  Numerous Private Collections

Royal Bank of Canada                                Massey College, University of Toronto                      

Fort York National Historic Site                Aboriginal Education Centre                 

 

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