Stefan A. Rose
Curriculum Vitae


Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada
Bachelor of Fine Arts Double Major: Photography & Sculpture 1991
Bachelor of Science Engineering, Math, & Physics 1989
Engineering Certificate 1987


NAISA In Pictures
New Adventures in Sound Art
Warbler's Roost Event Space, South River, Ontario
Jun.29-Sept.27, 2015
Grand River: Grand Conversations
(photographs & poems)
Rotunda Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario
Sound Travels In Portraits
New Adventures in Sound Art
Artscape Wychwood Barns, Toronto, Ontario
Townsend Retraced
(Folio No.2 - photographs & poems)
Rotunda Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario Nov. 2005
Sound Travels Documents
(ongoing/changing photography exhibition)
New Adventures in Sound Art
Toronto Island, Ontario
2003-2010 Aug.-Sept.
Poetic Spaces
(photographs & poems)
Princess Cinema, Waterloo, Ontario Dec. 2001
Two Open Ears, One Open Eye
Walper Terrace Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario May 2001
Convocation Hall Stone Surfaces
Studio Voila, Waterloo, Ontario May 1998


f/1.4 The Changing Face of Contemporary Photography [Lift Series #2, curated by Suzanne Luke] Wilfrid Laurier University
Waterloo, Ontario
Sept. 2016 - Aug. 2017
Free Transmission
New Adventures in Sound Art
Gallery 1313
Toronto, Ontario
Jan. 2016
Light Illuminated: Celebrating Light and Light-based Technologies THEMUSEUM
Kitchener, Ontario
Oct. 2015 - Mar. 2016
Carmichael Canadian Landscape Exhibition Orillia Museum of Art & History
Orillia, Ontario
July 2014 - Oct. 2014
The Dark Room 3.0
Contact Photo Festival
Gallery 918 / 918 Bathurst
Toronto, Ontario
May 2014
Art Builds
Gallery 1313
Toronto, Ontario
Jan. 2014
No Boundary Changes: 1813-2013
Thames Art Gallery
Chatham, Ontario
Aug. - Oct. 2013
The Encampment 2012
Luminato Festival
Fort York National Historic Site
Toronto, Ontario
June 2012
Vernacular Veracity Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener & Area (CAFKA)
Rotunda Gallery, Kitchener City Hall
Kitchener, Ontario
Sept. - Oct. '09
Insights Juried Exhibition
[won photography prize]
Wellington County Museum & Archives
Elora, Ontario
June - Sept. '08
Death By Chocolate
[photo project with Andrew Wright]
Spotlight Festival, Waterloo, Ontario
Death By Chocolate - Andrew Wright's images
June 2008
Thames Art Gallery Juried Exhibition Thames Art Gallery, Chatham, Ontario Dec. 2007- Jan.'08
Dubious Views
[online curated exhibition]
Gallery TPW and Virtual Museums Canada
2007 - 2017
Townsend Retraced
[2-person exhibition with Hilary Martin]
Spruce Row Museum, Waterford, Ontario Jan.-Mar. 2006
Rotunda Gallery 10th Anniversary
Salon Juried Exhibition
Rotunda Gallery, Kitchener City Hall,
Kitchener, Ontario
Nov.-Dec. 2004
Art & Letters Juried Exhibition
[won 1st & 2nd place prizes]
Haldimand County Museum & Archives,
Cayuga, Ontario
Oct.-Dec. 2004
Townsend Retraced
[3-person exhibition with Hilary Martin & Laura Cunningham]
Eva Brook Donly Museum, Simcoe, Ont.
Sept.-Oct. 2004
Altered Perceptions
[2-person exhibition with Ivonne Pietersen]
Contact Photo Festival
Institute for Women's Studies & Gender Studies
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
May 2002
Victoria Park Juried Exhibition Kitchener Public Library, Kitchener, Ont. June 2001
Word Pictures Photo Arts Collective, Rotunda Gallery,
Kitchener City Hall, Kitchener, Ontario
May 2001
Day Trip/Night Transit
[2-person exhibition with Karl Kessler]
Rotunda Gallery, Kitchener City Hall,
Kitchener, Ontario
Oct. 2000
The Home Show Juried Exhibition Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ont. March 1995
Stone Surfaces Oakham House Gallery, Ryerson
Polytechnical University, Toronto, Ontario
April 1992
Viewpoints Juried Exhibition Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ont. March 1992
Marion McCain Juried Exhibition Beaverbrook Art Gallery
Fredericton, New Brunswick
Nov. 1991,
Nov. 1989


(video projection - 21 min.)
Penderecki String Quartet with CalArts students
Roy & Edna Disney/CalArts (REDCAT) Hall
Los Angeles, California
Feb. 2009

(video projection - 21 min.)
NUMUS concerts/KW Symphony Strings
Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics
Waterloo, Ontario
Feb. 2007

City Life
[still images for live video mixing with
Ian Birse & Laura Kavanaugh (45 min.)]
NUMUS / Canadian Chamber Ensemble
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
Waterloo, Ontario
Nov. 2005
Prayer for Hydrogen
(video projection - 18 min.)
Penderecki String Quartet
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
Waterloo, Ontario
Oct. 2005
Different Trains
(video projection - 27 min.)
Penderecki String Quartet
Worcester, Massachusetts & Waterloo, Ont.
Los Angeles, California
Paris, France & Kauno, Lithuania

Feb. 2007
Apr. 2004
Nov. 2003
The Equinox Awards
[video screening of Flying Sparks &
Heavy Machinery & others' works]
The Staircase Cinema, Hamilton, Ontario
Ed Video Media Arts Centre, Guelph, Ontario
Nov. 2003
June 2003
Flying Sparks & Heavy Machinery
(video projection - 15 min.)
Open Ears Festival of Music & Sound,
King Street Theatre, Kitchener, Ontario
May 2003
Le Minotaur
(slides & video projections)
NUMUS new music, dance & art
Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ont.
Sept. 2001
The Sinking of the Titanic
Open Ears Festival of Music & Sound
Kitchener City Hall, Kitchener, Ont.
April 1998


City of Kitchener Artist In Residence Kitchener, Ontario 2010
Official Photographer
Sound Travels
Toronto, Ontario
2000 - present
Documentary Photographer/
Radio Without Borders/Deep Wireless
Toronto, Ontario
2008, 2006, 2005,
2004, 2003
Documentary Photographer/
NUMUS new music concerts
Waterloo, Ontario
1999 - 2003
Official Photographer/ Videographer Open Ears Festival of Music & Sound
Kitchener, Ontario
1998 - present


Exhibition Assistance Ontario Arts Council
Toronto, Ontario
Sept. 2009
2008 Award for Excellence in Book Design in Canada: First Place, Poetry Category Alcuin Society, see pp.32 & 57
Vancouver, BC
May 2009
Project Grant: Spotlight Festival 2008 Ontario Arts Council
Toronto, Ontario
June 2008
Equinox Emerging Artist Video Award Ed Video Media Arts Centre
Guelph, Ontario
April 2002
New Brunswick Arts Award N.B. Dept.of Municipalities, Culture &
Heritage, Fredericton, New Brunswick
Sept. 1990


Holding The Fort: John Vincent Poems Photography and Poetry chapbook, 28pp 2013
Holding The Fort: Ralph Henry Bruyeres Poems Photography and Poetry chapbook, 28pp 2013
Grand River: Grand Conversations Photography and Poetry chapbook, 48pp 2010
The House That Stands Poetry chapbook, 32pp, Anchorage Press 2008
Sign Waves Companion Contributor (images) 2002
Musicworks, Nos. 74, 78, & 105 Contributor (images) 2009, 2000, 1999
Whale Co-creator, Artists' book (poems) 1994
White Wall Review, Vols. XVI & XVII Contributor (images) 1993, 1992
First Encounter, Vols. XVII & XVIII Editor & Contributor (images, poems) 1990, 1987


D'Amato, Luisa "Images worth the wait",
Grand Magazine, Jan./Feb. 2018, pp.38 - 44
Jan. 4, 2018
D'Amato, Luisa "A sense of place",
Waterloo Region Record, pp. A1, C1, & C3
Aug. 5, 2017
Fung, Amy "Book Design in Canada, FAB Gallery, January 26 - Feb 20, 2010",
Feb. 3, 2010
Prong Parkhill, Charlotte "Shutterbug",
Waterloo Chronicle, pp.18 & 19
Jan. 6, 2010
Armstrong, John "CAFKA 2009: Truth and Consequences",
Canadian Art magazine online review
Oct. 22, 2009
Scowen, Peter "Gaspereau Press designer wins multiple awards",
The Globe and Mail Blog Post
Apr. 9, 2009
Garneau, David "Dubious Views",
Ciel Variable No. 77, p.52.
Winter 2007
Ariaratnam, Daniel "An atmospheric evening of music, art and mathematics",
The Record, p. B4
Feb. 26, 2007
Sonnenberg, Monte "Townsend Retraced exhibit provokes mixed emotions",
Simcoe Times-Reformer, p.10
Jan. 10, 2006
Ariaratnam, Daniel "Penderecki quartet melds past, present with style",
The Record, p. B4
Oct. 17, 2005
Zronik, John Paul "And No One Came",
Brantford Expositor, pp. A10-A11
Oct. 13, 2004
Thomas, Chris "Exhibit retraces Townsend's failed dream",
Simcoe Times-Reformer, p.10
Oct. 5, 2004
Brandstetter, Robert "Indie Art Screening",
Echo Weekly, pp.11 & 16
July 17, 2003


Alcuin Society, Vancouver, BC

City of Kitchener

City of Regina Civic Art Collection

Deutsches Buch-Schriftmuseum, Leipzig, Germany

E.H. Norman Library, Canadian Embassy, Tokyo, Japan

National Library of Canada

W.A.C. Bennett Library, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby

University of Regina Faculty of Fine Arts Collection

Various Canadian and German private collections

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