Born: Kamloops, BC
Lives and works in Vancouver
1983 BFA, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver
2019 Honorary DFA, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
New Work: Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, Bent Box Gallery, Vancouver
New Work: Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, Bent Box Gallery, Vancouver
National Native Arts Symposium, Sir Alexander Galt Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
Inherent Rights, Vision Rights: Virtual Reality Paintings and Drawings, Canadian Embassy, Paris
Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Born to Live and Die on Your Colonialist Reservation, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, June 20–September 16
Man of Masks, Tribal Art Gallery, Vancouver, May 21–June 14
An Indian Act Shooting the Indian Act, Healey Estate, Northumberland and Surrey, England, September 14; Grunt Gallery, Vancouver; Kitigan Zibi Anishinabe Reserve, Quebec
Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Ovoidism, Diane Farris Gallery
An Indian Act Shooting the Indian Act, Mendel Art Gallery and Tribe, Saskatoon, Saskatechewan
Colour Zone, Plug In ICA, Winnipeg, January 26–February 24, 2001; Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, Montreal, April 5–May 27, 2001; Mercer Union, Toronto, December 6, 2001–January 26, 2002; Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver; Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, Ontario, April 4–May 18, 2003
Yuxweluptun: Drawings, Grunt Gallery, Vancouver, June 18–July 30
A Bad Colonial Day, Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George, British Columbia, May 12–July 11
Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver
Neo-Native Drawings and Other Works, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, March 19–May 16
Indian World, Macaulay Fine Art, Vancouver, April 5–May 4
Unceded Territories, Museum of Anthropology, Vancouver, May 10–October 16
Neo-Totems, Macaulay and Co. Fine Art, Vancouver, July 16–August 27
Ovoidism, Vancouver Art Gallery, October 19, 2016–September 25, 2017
Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Drawings, Macaulay and Co. Fine Art, Vancouver, May 20–June 24
Time Immemorial (You’re Just Mad Because We Got Here First), Canada House, London, December 1, 2017–February 17, 2018
New Works, Macaulay and Co. Fine Art, Vancouver, February 3–24
Neo Indian Landscapes and Other Works of Art, Macaulay and Co. Fine Art, Vancouver
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun and Emily Carr, Vancouver Art Gallery
Back/Flash, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre for the Arts, Alberta, August 30–November 3
The Shadow of Production: Works from the Collection, Vancouver Art Gallery, October 30, 2004–January 16, 2005
Variations on the Picturesque, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Ontario, December 2, 2005–March 19, 2006
75 Years of Collecting: First Nations: Myths and Realities, Vancouver Art Gallery –August 27
Paint, Vancouver Art Gallery
Salish Signatures: Coast Salish Art, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver
Transporters: Contemporary Salish Art, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, November 2, 2007–February 28, 2008
Challenging Traditions, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, Ontario, June 27–September 20
Drawn, Buschlen Mowatt, Vancouver
New Works by Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun and Jim Hart, Buschlen Mowatt, Vancouver, April 5–30
Shore, Forest and Beyond: Art from the Audain Collection, Vancouver Art Gallery, October 29, 2011–January 29, 2012
Gallery Artists, Macaulay Fine Art, Vancouver, February 22–March 30
Sakahàn: International Indigenous Art, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, May 17–September 2
Every Corner Holds a Cave, Ginerva Gambino, Cologne
Cindy Sherman Meets Dzunuk/wa, Satellite Gallery, Vancouver, February 14–March 29
Shine a Light: Canadian Biennial 2014, National Gallery of Canada, Ottowa, Ontario, October 17, 2014–March 8, 2015
Interweavings, Richmond Art Gallery, British Columbia, November 16, 2014–January 11, 2015
Every. Now. Then: Reframing Nationhood, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, June 29–December 10
SITElines 2018: Casa Tomada, SITE Santa Fe, August 3, 2018–January 3, 2019
Art for a New Understanding: Native Voices, 1950s to Now, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, October 6, 2018–January 7, 2019; IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, January 25–July 19, 2019
Garden in the Machine, Surrey Art Gallery, Vancouver, September 21–December 15
SXEL,ES/New Paintings, Alcheringa Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia, May 4–June 8
First Nations Art of British Columbia, East-West Center, Honolulu, September 22, 2019–January 12, 2020; Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Kahului, June 16–August 11
The Drive, Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown, Canada, January 23–May 2
Aldona, Jonaitis. Art of the Northwest Coast. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2006.
de Jong, Erik A. Biophilia: van vensterbank tot landschap. Amsterdam: Natura Artis Magistra, 2020.
Duffek, Karen and Tania Willard. Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Unceded Territories. Vancouver: Museum of Anthropology, 2016.
Henry, Karen and Karen Love. Variations on the Picturesque. Kitchener: Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, 2006.
Ito, Toshiharu. The Inter Medium Textbook. Osaka, Japan: Inter Mediu, Institute, 1997.
Marina, Roy. Last Call. Vancouver: Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, 2002.
McFadden Revere, David and Ellen Taubman Napiura. Changing Hands: Art Without Reservations 2. New York: Museum of Arts and Design, 2005.
Schroeter, Annette. A Bad Colonial Day. Prince George, British Columbia: Two Rivers Gallery, 2005.
Stallabrass, Julian, Pauline Van Mourid Broekman, Niru Ratnam. Locus Solus: Site, Identity, Technology in Contemporary Art. London: Black Dog Publishing, 2000.
Thom, Ian M. Art BC: Masterworks from British Columbia. Vancouver: Vancouver Art Gallery, 2000.
Watson, Petra, Monika Gagnon, and Catherine Mattes. Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Colour Zone. Winnipeg: Plug in ICA, 2003.
Alcalay, Ammiel. “Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun.” Bomb Magazine (Summer 2016).
Burnham, Clint. “First Nations Art Unites Myth and Reality.” Vancouver Sun, September 16, 2006: D2.
Cramp, Beverly. “Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Canada is Not a Pretty Picture.” Galleries West (April 2016.)
Duke, Gordon David. “Abstract Intensities.” Vancouver Sun, December 6, 2003: F10.
Enright, Robert. “Colour Becomes Symbol in These Dazzling Paintings.” Globe and Mail (Toronto), February 24, 2001.
Enright, Robert. “History Painter.” Borders Crossings 20, no. 2 (May 2001): 38–43.
Gagnon, Monika. “Unpacking the Ovoid in Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun Ovoidism.” 2001.
Goddard, Peter. “Art by Numbers.” Toronto Star, December 15, 2001: J14.
Griffin, Kevin. “Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, The Indigenous History Painter of Modern Life.” Vancouver Sun, May 2016.
Harpers Magazine (January 2000).
Hogue, Tarah. “Vancouver Entrances: Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun and Beau Dick.” Canadian Arts Magazine (2016).
Jun, Amanda. “Artist’s Statement: Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun.” Montecristo Magazine (Summer 2012).
Laurence, Robin. “Art for Whose Sake.” Trek (Summer 2001).
Laurence, Robin. “Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun Creates Confrontation by Canvas at the Museum of Anthropology.” Georgia Straight (April 2016).
Lederman, Marsha. “Yuxweluptun’s Exhibition Brings You Face to Face with Indigenous History.” Globe and Mail, 2016.
Lehman, Henry. “Straight World, Spirit World.” Montreal Gazette, April 28, 2001: J2.
Madwar, Samia. “Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun Exhibit Captures Vancouver’s Surging Interest in Indigenous Art.” CBC Arts (May 2016)
Matei, Andrienne. “Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Unceded Territories.” Nuvo Magazine (April 2016).
O’Connor, Kelly. “Museum of Anthropology at UBC Presents Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Unceded Territories.” First Nations Drums (August 2016).
Ritchie, Christina. “On a Good Day.” Canadian Art Magazine (Winter 2013).
Siebert, Amanda. “Artist Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun Lets’lo:tseltun to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Emily Carr University of Art and Design.” Georgia Straight (April 2019).
Siebert, Amanda. “Future Vancouver Art Gallery Site Home to a New Installation by Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun.” Georgia Straight (September 2017).
Stoffman, Judy. “Heirs to Group of Seven Causing a Stir.” Toronto Star, December 15, 2001: J15.
Turner, Michael. “These Days.” Mix (Fall 2001).