Gallery Move, Vancouver,
opens with the group exhibition, West Coast Surrealists.
Exhibition is opened by
José Pierre who published a research paper based on his study of Surrealism in Canada. This exhibition included
works by Robert Davidson, Ladislav Guderna, Martin Guderna, Ted Kingan, Dave Mayrs, Gregg Simpson,
Francis Thenard, david uu, and Ed Varney.
group exhibition at Galerie Surrealiste, Toronto includes the work of
Simpson with a
selection of Polish and Czech surrealists.
Publication of CNRF Research paper by José Pierre entitled Surrealism in Canada, University of Rabelais de Tours.
Gregg Simpson, solo exhibition, Galerie Surrealiste, Toronto
Melmoth Group formed
with Michael Bullock, Martin Guderna, Ladislav Guderna, Hosea, Lori Ann
Andre Somov, Gregg Simpson, Ed Varney, Hosea, Rose Marie 'I'remblay, Tim Iies and others).
First Melmoth Group exhibition, Melmoth Gallery, Vancouver
Publication of Scarabeus
and Melmoth, edited by Ladislav Guderna, Ed
Michael Bullock and
Martin Guderna. Continues publishing until the present (1997). Scarabeus has produced over twenty issues.
Originally begun in the 1970's by Ladislav Guderna, this publication is connected to a network of surrealist publications
Painting (Dr. David Burnett, Edmonton) describes and
the work of the
West Coast Surrealists including Simpson, Davidson, and Ted Kingan.
Publication of L'Univers
Surréaliste, by José Pierre (editions Somogy,
containing works by Ladislav
Guderna, Gregg Simpson, Ted Kingan and Ed Varney.
Surrealismo E Pintura Fantastica Teatro Iberico, Lisbon,
(includes Ted Kingan, Ladislav G uderna, Gregg Simpson and Martin.Guderna)
Signs and Enchantments, an international Surrealist
with the co-operation
of the PHASES Movement, Paris, E=MC2 Gallery,Vancouver
Painter and sculptor, Davide Pan and performance artist/poet, Sheri d Wilson join the Melmoth group.
Publication of New
Mythologies, Inner Landscapes, a profile of west coast
art by Carol Marie Cram,
Vie Des Arts, Montreal
West Coast Surrealism, Group exhibition by Melmoth artists, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC
Ladislav Guderna exhibits
in Sjobo, Sweden with the Dunagon Group (Swedish Surrealist Group)