Nurielle Stern

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Upcoming Solo and Collaborative Exhibitions 2019

Gardiner Museum, Toronto. Commissioned sculpture in response to Ai WeiWei: Unbroken. Feb-April.

Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo. Whale Fall. 2019.
Collaborative exhibition with Nicholas Crombach.

Gardiner Museum. Commissioned installation for the new Joan Courtois Stairwell Gallery.

Ottawa School of Art Orléans Gallery, Ottawa, ON. This Sublunary World.
September - October.

Recent and Upcoming Group Exhibitions 2018

Steuben Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. In Between the Lines. Invitational. November 30-December 16.

Sculpting New Reads. Curated by Labspace Studio. Commissioned for Word on the Street, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto. September 21-23.

Sculpting New Reads: Insofar as I Can Tell, a response to new Canadian novel, Adjacentland by Rabindranath Maharaj.

More info:

Interview about the work in progress:

In the Studio with Nurielle Stern from Labspace Studio on Vimeo.


2017: The Pith & Nectar: The TELUS Health Brain Project
Comissioned by the Gardiner Museum, Toronto.

Exhibition Dates: July- August, 2017 at the Gardiner Museum

More info about my "brain":

More info on the Brain Project:

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2016: Craft Ontario 40th Anniversary Craft Awards Exhibition
John B. Aird Gallery / Galerie John B. Aird, Toronto.

Exhibition Dates: July 26 to August 19, 2016

Closing Reception: Thursday August 18, 6 to 8 pm
Curator's Talk: Thursday August 11, 12:30-1:30 pm

John B. Aird Gallery
900 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario

More info: Craft Ontario
Awards Exhibition E-vite

Nurielle Stern Ceramics


2015: The Bone Runners
Scotiabank Nuit Blanche
Independent Projects
The Gardiner Museum

October 3rd to 4th, 7pm-7am

Gardiner Museum
111 Queen’s Park
Toronto, Ontario

Nuit Blanche Project Website
Gardiner Museum Press Release

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche TO 2015, Nurielle Stern

2015: 15th Annual Emerging Sculptors Exhibition
August 13 - September 3, 2015

Presented by the Sculptors Society of Canada

Canadian Sculpture Centre
500 Church Street
Toronto, Ontario


2015: Every So Often
Group Exhibition

Curated by Melanie Egan and Patrick Macaulay

January 24, 2015– June 14, 2015

Harbourfront Centre. Toronto, Ontario.

Harbourfront Visual Arts

Every So Often

2014: Liquid & Bone
MFA Thesis Exhibition

August 21, 2014– August 26, 2014

Opening Reception: Saturday August 23, 6-9 pm

The Cohen Center for the Arts Gallery
55 North Main Street
Alfred, NY 14802

Alfred Ceramics

2013: Gardiner Museum Solo Lobby Exhibition

November 14, 2013– January 5, 2014

Gardiner Museum
111 Queen’s Park
Toronto, Ontario

Nurielle Stern at the Gardiner


2013: Terra Firma

Sept 20 - Oct 25, 2013
Opening Reception:  September 20, 6 – 9pm

The Belfry
406 Canisteo St.
Hornell, New York
Terra Firma at The Belfry


2012: Half a Dozen

July 28– August 25, 2012
Opening Reception:  August 11, 2 – 5pm

867 Dundas Street W
Toronto, Ontario
evite: half a dozen


2012: Fireworks 2011: Juried Show of FUSION members

FIREWORKS 2011 Exhibition
Rail's End Gallery
August 11 to October 15th, 2012
23 York Street, Haliburton, Ontario


2012: 17th Annual Juried Graduating Sculpture Student Exhibition
Presented by the Sculptors Society of Canada

June 7 –  July 13, 2012
Opening Reception:  June 7, 6 – 8:30pm

Canadian Sculpture Centre
500 Church Street
Toronto, Ontario
evite: (front) (back)


Sheridan Craft & Design Graduate Exhibition

April 12-23, 2012
Opening Receptions Thursday, April 12, 7-10pm

Ceramics and Glass Studios
Ontario Crafts Council Gallery
990 Queen St. W., Toronto

Furniture and Textile Studios
Propeller Center
984 Queen St W., Toronto

Read the Catalogue


2011: Fireworks 2011: Juried Show of FUSION members

FIREWORKS 2011 Exhibition
Art Gallery of Mississauga
September 15 to November 6, 2011
300 City Centre Drive


2011: In Memory: Something that happens after then, and before now
Aug 19-21, 2011

In Memory is a collection of collaborative art installations created by 15 pairs of artists who have been asked to recall, reinterpret and recreate a past memory, together.
The exhibition will be at 717 Queen St East (Queen & Broadview) in an old, abandoned funeral parlour.
Opening event:
Aug 19 | 9pm – 1am
Gallery hours:
Aug 20-21 | 11-5pm


2009: Kiwi Sculpture Garden Project 2009
 Outdoor site-specific installations

June 22nd - August 1st, 2009

Opening Reception : Sunday, July 5th, 2 - 5pm

Curated by Mary Sue Rankin
Coordinated/sponsored by Paul Loiselle





Images from exhibitions
and further information can be found on my tumblr blog.


and Instagram