Exhibitions

Thankfullnes

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

All works are in black and white; Thelma Pepper shoots and prints all her own photographs.

2017 Curated Exhibition ‘Still – The Photography of Thelma Pepper’, Hague Gallery, Regina

2014 The Lieutenant Governor’s Arts Awards – Retrospective Exhibition, Saskatoon

2014 Thelma Pepper Photographic Retrospective – Art Placement Gallery, Saskatoon

2012 Over 40 large format portrait photographs selected from the book ‘Human Touch’ Portraits of Strength Courage and Dignity, Frances Morrison Library (Saskatoon)

2012 Seven portraits selected from the book ‘Human Touch – Portraits of Strength Courage and Dignity, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina

 

Untie the Spirit (solo)

2007-2009         22 Saskatchewan town tour

     Presented through Organization of Saskatchewan Arts Councils (OSAC)  

  • Prairie Trails Arts Council, Fort Qu’Appelle Library
  • Melville Arts Council, Melville Community Works
  • Kindersley & District Arts Council, Kindersley
  • Battlefords’ Allied Arts Council, Chapel Gallery
  • Bigger and District Arts Council, Bigger Museum & Gallery
  • Outlook & District Arts Council, Valley Place Assn. Inc
  • Prince Albert Council for the Arts, Art Gallery of Prince Albert
  • La Ronge Arts Council, Mistasinik Place
  • Esterhazy & District Arts Council, Esterhazy
  • Shaunavon Arts Council, Grand Coteau Heritage & Cultural Centre
  • Bengough Municipal Arts Council, Socoko Art Gallery & Studios
  • Estevan Arts Council, Estevan Art Gallery & Museum
  • Weyburn Arts Council, Signal Hill Arts Centre
  • Kipling & District Arts Council, Kipling Community Centre
  • Melfort Arts Council, Melfort Leisure Centre
  • Hudson Bay Allied Arts Council, Brooks Hall
  • Quill Plains Regional Arts Council, Wynyard Civic Centre   

2006          Untie the Spirit with documentary film – A Year at Sherbrooke 

Acadia University Art Gallery, Wolfville, Nova Scotia

2006          Untie the SpiritAn exhibition of portrait photographs on the spirit of aging

Sherbrooke Community Centre, Saskatoon

 

Spaces of Belonging – A Journey along Highway 41 (solo)

1998         Spaces of Belonging – A Journey along Highway 41

Mendel Art Gallery. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
1996, 1997, 1998  

Spaces of Belonging – A Journey along Highway 41

21 Saskatchewan town tour – Organized and presented through Organization of    Saskatchewan Art Councils (OSAC) – inncluding audio interview installation.

  • Prairie Trails Arts Council, Fort Qu’Appelle Library
  • Melville Arts Council, Melville Community Works
  • Kindersley & District Arts Council, Kindersley
  • Battlefords’ Allied Arts Council, Chapel Gallery
  • Bigger and District Arts Council, Bigger Museum & Gallery
  • Outlook & District Arts Council, Valley Place Assn. Inc.
  • Prince Albert Council for the Arts, Art Gallery of Prince Albert
  • La Ronge Arts Council, Mistasinik Place
  • Esterhazy & District Arts Council, Esterhazy
  • Shaunavon Arts Council, Grand Coteau Heritage & Cultural Centre
  • Bengough Municipal Arts Council, Socoko Art Gallery & Studios
  • Estevan Arts Council, Estevan Art Gallery & Museum
  • Weburn Arts Council, Signal Hill Arts Centre
  • Kipling & District Arts Council, Kipling Community Centre
  • Melfort Arts Council, Melfort Leisure Centre
  • Hudson Bay Allied Arts Council, Brooks Hall
  • Quill Plains Regional Arts Council, Wynyard Civic Centre
  • Shellbrook & District Arts Council, Shellbrook Wapati  Library.
  • Yorkton Arts Council, Godfrey Dean Art Gallery

1995         Spaces of Belonging – A Journey along Highway 41

Kenderdine Art Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon,        

1995              Spaces of Belonging – A Journey along Highway 41

The Little Gallery, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

1993              Spaces of Belonging – A Journey along Highway 41

Workshop Gallery, Photographers Gallery, Saskatoon,

 

Decades of Voices (solo)

All Exhibitions include Audio Interview Installation

1996 Decades of Voices

Muttart Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

1995   Decades of Voices

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, Inverness, Scotland

1995   Decades of Voices

London Guildhall Exchange, London, England

1990 Decades of Voices

Photographers Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

1994 Decades of Voices

Gallery 44, Toronto, Ontario

1993 Decades of Voices

Northern Life Museum, Fort Smith, Northwest Territories

1993 Decades of Voices

Moose Jaw Art Museum, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

1993 Decades of Voices

Swift Current National Exhibition Centre, Swift Current, Saskatchewan

1992 Decades of Voices

Floating Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

1992 Decades of Voices

Acadia University Art Gallery, Wolfville, Nova Scotia

1992 Decades of Voices

St. Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

1992 Decades of Voices

Eastern Edge, St John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

1991 Decades of Voices

Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Ontario

1991 Decades of Voices

Dunlop Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan

1991 Decades of Voices

Estevan National Exhibition, Estevan, Saskatchewan

1990 Decades of Voices

Opening – Photographers Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

 

A Visual Heritage

Thelma Pepper prints entire exhibition from her father’s and grandfather’s negatives

1986–87     A Visual Heritage, Images of the Past, 1900—1930 (solo),

Diefenbaker Centre, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

1983 A Visual Heritage, Images of the Past, 1900—1930 (solo),

Macdonald Museum, Middleton, Nova Scotia

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Thelma Pepper’s photographs have been included in the following group exhibitions:

2013 Big Bang Theory,
Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Curated by Timothy Long, single portrait of `”Dmytro Stryjek”

2012 The Home Show,
Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Includes single portrait photograph

1998   Saskatchewan Arts Board celebrating 50th anniversary.  

MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, single portrait photograph)

1994, 1995, 1996

Search, Image and Identity: Voicing Our West

Thelma’s Decades of Voices part of group exhibition

  • Photographers Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Struts Gallery, Sackville, New Brunswick
  • Gallery 44, Toronto, Ontario
  • Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, British Columbia
  • Floating Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Open Space, Victoria, British Columbia
  • Truck Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
  • Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta
  • Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland

1992 Between Time and Space – Curators Don Hall and Randy Burton, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

  • Photographers Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta
  • Sackville Art Gallery, Sackville, New Brunswick
  • Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

1990    Saskatchewan Open ’90
   Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

1987   Thelma Pepper – Photographs of Saskatchewan Artist Dmytro Stryjek

Thelma’s photograph ‘Dmytro at Home’ part of a touring exhibition on Dymtro Styjek 

  • Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta
  • Thunder Bay National Exhibition Centre and Centre for Indian Art, Thunder Bay, ON

1987   Saskatchewan ’87

Two photographs accepted into exhibition juried by Kate Davis.  Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta

1986   National Portrait Show Photographers Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

1986   Portfolio Grouping  Photographers Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Human Touch series