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David Poolman

Faculty, Art & Art History


David Poolman was born in Wallaceburg, Ontario. He is an MFA graduate from the University of Windsor, and a graduate of the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design. Working in drawing, sculpture, video, print media, and installation, David has exhibited in art galleries and screened in festivals both nationally and internationally.

David is a professor of Drawing, Sound, and Video at Sheridan College. Selected festivals include European Media Arts Festival (Germany), Chicago Underground Film Festival (Chicago, IL), Festival der Nationen (Austria), X Film Festival Chileno Internacional (Santiago), ECM Videoformes (Clermont-Ferrand), Videolisboa 5 (Lisbon), and Video-Film-Tagen Thuringen & Rheinland-Pfalz, (Gera). Gallery exhibitions include Zalucky Contemporary (Toronto), University of Toronto Art Gallery(Toronto), Zieher-Smith (New York), Georgia Scherman Projects (Toronto), Stride Gallery (Calgary), Museum London, (London), and TRUCK Artist-Run Centre, (Calgary). His videotapes are distributed through Vtape (Toronto).