Zachari Logan Biography


Zachari Logan is a Canadian artist, working mainly with large-scale drawing, ceramics and installation practices. Through a strategy of visual quotation, mined from place and experience, Logan evolves a visual language that explores intersections between identity, memory and place. Engaging empirical explorations of landscape, figuration, and overlapping art-historic motifs, Logan re-wilds his body as an expression of queerness.

Logan’s work has been exhibited widely, in group and solo exhibitions throughout North America, Europe and Asia and can be found in public and private collections worldwide, including the National Gallery of Canada, Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Remai Modern, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Mackenzie Art Gallery, Leslie-Lohman Museum (NYC), TD Bank, 21c Museum Hotels (Lexiongton KY) and the Scarfone-Hartley Gallery, University of Tampa among others. Logan has attended residencies across North America and Europe, including in Paris, London, Calgary, rural Tennessee, Vienna’s Museums Quartier: MQ21 Program, in Brooklyn at the International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP), in the Bronx at Wave Hill Botanical Gardens’ Winter Workspace Program and as artist in residence at the Tom Thomson Shack on the site of the McMichael Gallery. Logan has collaborated with several celebrated artists artists, including NY-based painter, Ross Bleckner and French photographer Sophie Calle and his work has been featured in exhibitions along side the likes of Robert Rauschenberg, Betty Tompkins and William Morris. Logan has been featured in many publications worldwide.

Zachari Logan,  Vignette , 2011, graphite on paper, 108 x 208 in. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Zachari Logan, Vignette, 2011, graphite on paper, 108 x 208 in. Photo courtesy of the artist.