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Curriculum Vitae


2023 Apr – Jun, PRINT 2023 presented by John B. Aird Gallery (group online) juried by Pudy Tong and Brenda Webster Tweel. The Aird Gallery’s online project with downloadable PDF publication.

2023 Mar 18 - Apr 1, Alysa-Beth Engel: Prints, Paintings, & the Potential of Everything, (solo), 777 Richmond St. 2023 Jan 4 – 31, The Potential of Everything, (solo), Deer Park Public Library, Toronto

2023 Jan 5 – 8, Postcards from the Edge: A Benefit for Visual AIDS, (group), Ortuzar Projects, NY

2022 Dec 15 – 22, A/P Holiday Fundraiser and Market, Open Studio, Toronto

2022 Dec 7 – 14, Off the Wall (group fundraiser), Propeller Art Gallery, Toronto

2022 Oct Art Gallery of Mississauga’s 35th Anniversary Benefit Auction, Small Arms Inspection Building.

2022 Aug 17 - 27, The Ontario Miniature Print Exhibition (TOMPE2022), Satellite Project Space, London, (cat.)

2022 15 Jun - 27 Aug, In Two Places (group), The Brighton Storeroom, St George, Barbados. 
2022 15 Jun - 2 Jul, In Two Places (group), Satellite Project Space, London, Ontario catalogue essays by Patrick Mahon and Allison Thompson made possible with a London Arts Council CAIP 2021 Grant.

2022 May She Also Served: Jewish Canadian Servicewomen in the Second World War (Banners), (group) curated by Jennifer Eiserman and Saundra Lipton, the Military Museums, Calgary, Alberta.

2022 Jan 8 -1 4 Postcards from the Edge: A Benefit for Visual AIDS, (group virtual), NYC ongoing since

2021 May, She Also Served: Jewish Canadian Servicewomen in the Second World War (group online) curated by Dr. Jennifer Eiserman and Saundra Lipton, exhibition made possible through an Energizing Arts grant from the Faculty of Arts, University of Calgary.
2021 Dec 7 – 16, Art in the Time of Healing: The Importance of IBPOC Arts in Planetary Renewal, visual art by Quentin VerCetty, Gustavo Artigas, and Alysa-Beth Engel as part of The Gathering Divergence Multi-Arts Festival, Cultural Pluralism in the Arts (CPAMO), Daniels Spectrum, TO.

Nov 20, 2020 - 2021 Mar, Murmuration, 50th-anniversary community installation, Open Studio

Nov 20, 2020 - 2021 Mar, Murmuración, group installation curated by Andrea deBruijn & Heather J.A. Thomson, Open Studio Shop, Toronto

2020 Jul 29 - Aug 15, TOMPE2020 Satellite Project Space, London (ON) Juried for Print London by Helen Gregory, Curator, McIntosh Gallery, Libby Hague, Independent Artist, Andrew Kear, Head of Collections, Exhibitions and Programs, Museum London. Catalogue

2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, Postcards From The Edge: A Benefit for Visual AIDS, (group) Bortolami, Gallery 524, Luhring Augustine, Sikkema Jenkins & Co, Cheim & Reid, Metro Pictures, NYC
2019 Jan 10 - Mar 15, VAM41 at Art Gallery of Mississauga, juried by Charmaine Lurch, Cole Swanson and Denis Longchamps, Curated by Mandy Salter (AGM)
2018 Nov 28 - Dec 15, Get Noticed at Red Head Gallery, Curated by Jamie Angell (Angell Gallery) and Niki Dracos (General Hardware Contemporary) 
2018 Nov 29 - Dec 31, Varied Edition Featured Artist, Open Studio, Toronto                           
2017 May 4, Member’s Ink, Open Studio, Toronto
2017 Apr, CDECA’s Art Alley, Old Mill Inn, Toronto
2016 Nov 25 - Dec 1, Prêt-à-Emporter, Atelier Circulaire, Montreal 
2016 Oct 1, Nuit Blanche – Refresh, organized by Sonya Filman and Tobias Williams, 401 Richmond
2016 Oct 28 - 31,  /edition art fair, Open Studio booth, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
2015 Jul 30 - Aug 22, The Open Studio Sessions: A Group Exhibition Celebrating 45 Years of Open Studio
2014 Slide Jun 21 - Jul 6, Show (group), loop, Toronto
2011 Mar 29 - Apr 3, Meditation: new paintings by Alysa-Beth Engel, Liss Gallery
2006 Somersault, (group) Sotheby's Olympia (catalogue), London, UK
2005 Hidden Talent, (group), Sotheby's Bond St. (catalogue), London, UK
2004 June, Sept, Alysa-Beth Engel New Paintings, Chelsea Bridge Studios, London, UK
2004 Sep, Alysa-Beth Engel & Daphne Talmor, curated by Dillon & Sykes, Troubadour Gallery, London
2004 Sep, Sotheby's Staff Exhibition, Sotheby's Bond St. (catalogue), London, UK
2003 Sep, Behind the Hammer, (group) Sotheby's Bond St. (catalogue), London, UK
2001 Oct - Nov, Breathless, (solo exhibition), Live Art Space, Toronto
2001 Jun, Don't Give Up Your Day Job, (group show) curated by Juno Youn, S.P.I.N. Gallery
2000 Jul, The Dignity of Women & Children Art Exhibition (catalogue). The Rotonda, City Hall, Toronto
1998 Sep - 1999 Feb, Paintings by Trias Gallery Artists, Alliance Theatre Exhibition, co-curated by Christopher Estridge and Trias Gallery at 80 Spadina, Toronto
1997  An Exhibition of Open Studio Artists, Arts & Letters Club, Toronto
1997  Group Show of Guest Artists, Gallery 104, Scollard Street Cooperative
1997 July 1-31  Alysa-Beth Engel Recent Works, invited to exhibit by Dana Holst Ace Bakery, Toronto
1998  Works On Paper (group), AGO Art Rental & Sales Gallery 
1995  Alysa-Beth Engel Recent Work, Hallway Exhibition Space, Open Studio, Toronto
1994  B.F.A. '94 On View, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston 
1993  Emily Carr College of Art and Design Summer Show, Vancouver


2023 Jun 4, Koffler Gallery workshop facilitator creating relief prints inspired by the Synagogue at Babyn Yar 
2022 - Present Artist Board Member of Open Studio Contemporary Printmaking Centre
2021 - Present   Artist Member of Print London
2016 - Present   Artist Member of Open Studio Contemporary Printmaking Centre
2019 - 2021   Volunteer CPAMO (Cultural Pluralism in the Arts Movement Ontario)
2020 “How COVID is Delaying Baby and Toddler Developmental Milestones”
2020   Home for the Holidays: Temple Sinai High Holy Days 5781, Illustrations and Art
2019   Volunteer curatorial services for CPAMO’s IBPOC Women in the Arts Exhibition, 918 Bathurst 
2006   Exhibition Organizer, Curator, and Catalogue Editor, Somersault: Sotheby's Staff Exhibition, UK
2002 - 2006  Valuations Counter Representative, Gallery Viewing Staff, Sotheby's, Olympia, London, UK 
2002 Mar - Apr 2002   Curator, Moments, The Latcham Gallery, Stouffville, Ontario
2001 Jul - Oct  Curator, Open Studio @ 360, invited by Robert Birch for The Restaurant at the CN Tower
2001   "Perspectives on Open Studio" DA 49, Porcupine's Quill, Fall/Winter, edited by Don McLeod
2000   SEARCH, Exhibition Co-curated with Brian Hobbs and Dana Holst, catalogue editor, Open Studio
1997 - 2002   Print Sales Manager / Archivist, Open Studio, Toronto
2000 Design For Living With Kimberly Seldon, The Life Network, Image reproduced, CBC TV/Marketplace, March 4, Art Image 
2000   "The Art of Isabel Cleland Rowe" DA 46, published by The Porcupine's Quill, Spring/Summer 
1999   "Zone", contributed report on Monica Biagioli's exhibition and artist book for DA 44, published by The Porcupine's Quill, Spring, pp.44-45 
1995 - 1997   Artist Renter at Open Studio Toronto
1994 - 1995   Volunteer at Mercer Union, a centre for contemporary art
1993 - 1994   Print Technician Queen's University 


2022 “In Two Places: An Exchange Between Barbados and London, ON,” Barbados Visual Art Magazine, August
2022 Joe Belanger, “London, Barbadian printmakers featured in joint exhibitions,” The London Free Press, Jun 13 
2022 “Online Exhibit Pays Tribute to Jewish Canadian Women Who Served in The Second World War” (Image reproduced of Engel’s, Jacobs, Spiegel and Bennett Also Served), Alberta Jewish News, May 4
2022 “Meet Photographer Marnie Salsky,” Kultura Collective, Jan 27
2021 Sam Margolis, “Honouring Women’s Courage,” Jun 25
2016 Kristie MacDonald, “The Open Studio Print Archive: Archiving Within an Artist-Run Centre,” Printopolis, edited by Tara Cooper and Jenn Law, p. 225
2011 R.M. Vaughan, “Alysa-Beth Engel: Meditation at Liss Gallery,” The Globe & Mail, Globe Arts, R20
2007 Viia Beaumanis, “Red Alert: Canada’s Top Party Thrower Meets Canada’s Top Partygoer,” Fashion Magazine, Winter 2007 pp. 86-94 Image reproduced
2006 Martin Hemming, "26 July - 6 August. Sotheby's Olympia, London W14. Somersault. Go head over heels for art by the auction house's employees in this selling exhibition." The World of Interiors, Serious Pursuit 
2006 Helen Crockett, “Somersault at Sotheby’s, Diary, Grove Magazine, p17
2004 “London for Free: Sotheby’s Staff Exhibition 2004,” Metro Life, Thurs Sept 2, p.27
2004 “Behind the Rostrum,” ReFresh, Diary, September, p.10
2004 Harry Hawkes, “Perfect Picture of Home-Grown Talent,” Birmingham Post, Saturday, Aug 28, p.48
2004 “Sotheby’s Staff Show is a Must, Says Simon de Burton,” Fabric, Heirlooms, August
2004 Noreen Caffrey, “From Van Gogh to a Van Driver,” Thurs Aug 12, Westminster & Pimlico News p.5
2000 Gary Michael Dault, "Search at Open Studio," Gallery Going, The Globe & Mail, Saturday, June 17
1999 City TV Breakfast Television (Live Eye), October 26, Interviewed by Jennifer Peck about Dana 
Holst's Boudoir exhibition and Open Studio
1999 Design for Living with Kimberly Seldon, The Life Network, March 3, Interview about art collecting. Art Image.
1998 Toronto Heartbeat, EZ Rock 97.3 FM, December 3, Interviewed by Andrea Rooz about Open Studio
1998 City TV Breakfast Television, November 23, interviewed by Jennifer Peck about Open Studio
1997 CBC TV/Marketplace, March 4, Art Image reproduced

2005 Mar, Chelsea College of Art and Design Portrait Drawing and Painting Short Course
1990 - 1994 Queen's University, Bachelor of Fine Art (Class One) 
1993 Queen's Appeal Undergraduate Scholarship, awarded for high academic standing
1993 (summer) Emily Carr College of Art and Design, Florence, Italy
1991 (summer) University of Toronto, Modern Theatre, University College

BMO Financial Group
The Business Development Bank of Canada
Howard, Barclay, and Associates
Queen’s University Archives
Russell Hill Chiropractic & Natural Health
Smart Card Systems for Health
The Yoga Studio
Big Picture Group
Body Body Wear
The Donovan Collection, St. Michael’s College, U of T
Open Studio, Archives
Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie
Private Collections in Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Holland, Israel, Japan, UK, and USA 

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