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Events

1.  Waiting for the Sea, Waiting for the Sky

1. Waiting for the Sea, Waiting for the Sky

October 23 to November 6, 2016

kunstraumno.10, Mönchengladbach, Germany

An exhibition of kinetic sculpture and mixed media works. This exhibition has been made possible by grants from the Canada Arts Council and the Ontario Arts Council.

2.  Canary in the Coal Mine

2. Canary in the Coal Mine

July 19 to August 30, 2014

Hilsbach Kunst Kultur, Germany

Recent kinetic sculpture and mixed media works will be on exhibition.

3. Icon & Artifact

3. Icon & Artifact

February 4 to May 23, 2014

Doug Adams Gallery, at the Center for the Arts, Religion, and Education: 1798 Scenic Ave., Berkeley, CA 94709

Opening Reception: Thursday, February 6th, 5 to 7 pm

4. Rites & Remedies

4. Rites & Remedies

March 12 to May 24, 2013

Dadian Gallery, at the Henry Luce III Center for the Arts and Religion Washington DC

Solo exhibition featuring sculpture and two dimensional work.

5.  Book Launch:

5. Book Launch:

December 20, 2012, 4 to 6 pm

Renison College Lounge, Renison College at University of Waterloo

This book features Paul Roorda's encaustic drawings and a memoir by Marianne Brandis.

6.  The End of the Book

6. The End of the Book

July 14 to August 26, 2012

Grimsby Public Art Gallery

This two-person exhibition, with Jane Adeney, opens Friday, July 13, 7 to 9 pm.

7. Days of Rain

7. Days of Rain

March 17 to May 6, 2012

Lamlash, Ontario

This site-specific installation accompanies Flood and Fiction at Durham Art Gallery. The church is located in Lamlash, Ontario, at the intersection of Grey Road 3 and Concession Road 6.

8.  Flood and Fiction

8. Flood and Fiction

March 17 to May 6, 2012

Durham Art Gallery, Durham, Ontario

Using water from the River Styx, vintage glass, life jackets, weathered paper, water safety manuals, and pages from "The Book of the Flood" this exhibition explores climate change through the lens of historical and mythological flood narratives.

9. Pharmakon

9. Pharmakon

September 22 to 25, 2011

Critical Media Lab, Kitchener, Ontario

Pharmakon: that which can both cure and kill. The pharmacological work in this group exhibition, explores the concepts of irony, indeterminacy, and opposition by combining radically divergent elements in the same physical space.

A Recent Publication:  'God is Dead' and I Don't Feel So Good Myself:  Theological Engagements With the New Atheism

A Recent Publication: 'God is Dead' and I Don't Feel So Good Myself: Theological Engagements With the New Atheism

Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2010

A chapter of this book is dedicated to the images and artist statement for works from Paul Roorda's exhibition "The Skeptic's Gospel". Cover art by Paul Roorda.

Bravo! TV  - Monday, May 11, 2009, 8:30 a.m.

Bravo! TV - Monday, May 11, 2009, 8:30 a.m.

Paul Roorda was featured on The Artist's Life, a television show profiling the work of Canadian artists. Each episode is a glimpse into the vision guiding the artistic process as expressed through the thoughts, words, and daily experience of the artist. This episode of the Artist's Life first aired on BRAVO! on May 8, 2005.

Canada Council for the Arts

Canada Council for the Arts

I would like to acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.