1977 A Space Gallery ‘Off the Wall’ Toronto, ON.
1977 Art Gallery of Ontario ‘Staff Exhibition’ Toronto, ON.
1978 Harbourfront Art Gallery ‘Rehearsal Sculpture’ Toronto, ON.
1978 SAW Gallery ‘Ideas Across Canada’ (Solo exhibition) Ottawa, ON.
1978 Harbourfront Art Gallery ‘Kites by Artists’ Toronto, ON.
1978 Fifth Network Video Conference ‘Inter-City Video’ Victoria, B.C.
1979 Open Space Gallery ‘Sound Collaborative’ Victoria, B.C.
1979 Open Space Gallery ‘Grounded’ Victoria, B.C.
1980 Women in Focus ‘Tell Me Something’ (Solo exhibition) Vancouver, B.C.
1980 Open Space Gallery ‘Televideo’ Victoria, B.C.
1983 Video/Culture International Conference ‘Wandering Spirit’ Toronto, ON.
1983 CBC-North ‘Vision Quest’, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
1984 Rogers and Graham Cable ‘Junction Triangle’ Toronto, ON.
1988 Artspace Gallery ‘Annual 50/50 Show’ Peterborough, ON.
1993 Gallery Chez Nous ‘New Artworks’ (Solo exhibition) Toronto, ON.
1994 All Nations Healing Conference ‘Fate’ Cape Croker First Nation, ON.
1996 York University Art Gallery ‘Beyond the Edge of Dreams’ Toronto, ON.
1997 Gallery 555 ‘Sacred Places’ (Solo exhibition) Toronto, ON.
1998 Bata Shoe Museum ‘Shamanic Images’ Toronto, ON.
2000 Daily Perk Gallery ‘Natural Landscapes’ (Solo exhibition) Midland, ON.
2001 Framemaker Gallery ‘Visiting Spirits’ (Solo exhibition) Toronto, ON.
2003 Framemaker Gallery ‘Galaxy Over Water’ (Solo exhibition) Toronto, ON.
2004 Berkeley Gallery ‘Lost Heart Highway’ (Solo exhibition) Toronto, ON.
2010 The Fireside Room ‘12 Moons’ Midland, ON.
2011 Somewhere There Gallery ‘12 Moons’ Sculpture, Poetry & Music, Toronto, ON.
2009-2012 University of Alberta Women’s Studies Gallery ‘Letters’ Touring Canada: Edmonton, Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa.
2013 Urban Gallery ‘Cast Your Fate to the Wind’ Sculpture & Mixed Media, Toronto, ON.
2016 Urban Gallery ‘Vista Trails’ Sculpture & Mixed Media, Toronto, ON.
Reviews of Art Exhibitions
Chatelaine Magazine, ‘Women’s Work: Meet Eight Vanguard Artists’
City-Pulse TV Arts Review ‘Sacred Places’
The Globe and Mail ‘Anne Mandlsohn: Sculptural Forms’
Vanguard Magazine ‘Grounded’
Artscanada ‘Off the Wall’
Ottawa Revue ‘Ideas Across Canada’
and various gallery publications
Scenic Drive and Disney Productions, Hollywood, California, U.S.A.
Flautist and pianist for Dancemakers, Pavlychenko Dance, Judy Jarvis Dance Drama Company, Alberta Summer Theatre School
Flute: Flautist, York Regional Symphony. Studied with Virginia Markson (Toronto Symphony) and Jeanne Baxtresser (Montreal Symphony). Flute teacher and performer for several years in Toronto playing in theatre productions and performance ensembles.
Piano: Studied with Earle Moss, Royal Conservatory of Toronto
Visual Art: Studied painting with Yves Gaucher, Guido Molinari, mixed-media with Irene Whittome
Apprenticed to: Painter Rita Letendre, Sculptors David Rabinovitch, Mia Westerlund, Colette Whiten
1974 B.F.A. Bachelor’s Degree (Honours) in Fine Arts. Painting, Mixed Media,
Sculpture, Printmaking, Art History, Music. Visual Arts with Distinction.
Faculty of Fine Arts, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec.
1983 M.E.S. Master’s Degree in Environmental Studies, Faculty of Environmental Studies. Environmental Ethics, Communications, Social Policy, Community-based Research, Aboriginal-Canadian Relations. York University, Toronto, Ontario.
1988 Ph.D. Courses Department of Sociology and Social and Political Thought.
Adult and Adolescent Socialization, Sociology of Beliefs, Cultural Theory.
Mediating Interpersonal Conflict Certificate, St. Stephen’s Community House Conflict Resolution Service, Toronto, Ontario.
Chamber Music, Orchestral Training and Performance, Jeunesses Musicales du Canada Arts Centre, Orford, Quebec.
Facilitation and Counselling, Work Study Program, Esalen Institute Big Sur, California.
Grants and Awards
Graduate Assistantships: Environmental Studies, Political Science
York University Communications Research Grant with Travel
Secretary of State Communications Grant
Canada Council Explorations Grant
Canada Council Video Communications Grant with Travel
Canada Council Project Cost Grant with Travel
Ontario Arts Council Artist-in-School Visual Arts Grants with Travel:
James Bay and Toronto
Ontario Arts Council Visual Arts Grants: Robert McLaughlin Gallery,
Hart House Gallery, ACT Gallery
Local Initiatives Project Music Grant
Teaching and Specialized Workshop Education
Teaching Assistantships: Sociology and Social Science
York University, Toronto, Ontario. Instructed university courses: Introduction to Sociology, Communications and Mass Media: The Canadian Case. Supervised student research, led tutorials and discussions, graded papers, facilitated and guided student projects and presentations, advised and counselled students with academic, vocational and personal issues, participated in student evaluations and course planning.
Art Gallery of Ontario, Artist’s Workshop, Hockley Valley School of Art, Royal Ontario Museum. Instructed sculpture classes and art workshops for adults, adolescents and children. Demonstrated art techniques to student groups from across the province, coordinated and mounted exhibitions. For photos click here.
University of Ottawa, Human Rights Research and Education Centre, Ottawa, Ontario. Instructed proposal writing workshops, project design and fundraising seminars for participants representing social services agencies, environmental and human rights organizations from across Canada. Taught representatives of groups how to communicate with government and private donors to research, develop and implement projects.
Native Women’s Resource Centre, Toronto, Ontario. Coordinated adult literacy program, instructed aboriginal students in academic preparation programs for college and university entrance, assessed literacy levels designed and conducted training sessions for volunteer tutors, assisted economically disadvantaged women with educational advancement programs, literacy and skills development, supervised assistant trainee and college placement students.
James Bay Boards of Education. Conducted visual arts and video workshops for youth in northern aboriginal communities, funded by the Ontario Arts Council and northern Boards of Education. Art produced by students was chosen in national juried competition to represent Canada in an international art exhibition touring Europe entitled ‘All About Us’. For photos click here.
Toronto Boards of Education. Conducted video production workshops for high school students, instructed research skills, presentation of research topics and various points of view, scriptwriting, directing and editing. Project concerned public health advocacy and environmental issues. Instructed media projects and visual arts workshops for youth in disadvantaged urban areas. For photos click here.
North Peace Conservatory of Music, Peace River, Alberta. Instructed flute and piano in rural northern communities on the Alaska and Mackenzie Highways.
Consulting, Research and Writing
Secured over $1,000,000 funding for social and economic development, education, training and cultural programs from Federal and Provincial Governments and various funders including:
Federal and Provincial Governments, Funders and Foundations:
Employment and Immigration Canada, Secretary of State, Aboriginal and Northern Affairs Canada, Ministry of Citizenship and Culture, Ministry of the Solicitor General, Ministry of Community and Social Services, Ontario Ministry of Skills Development, Ontario Women’s Directorate, Urban Rural Mission, Anglican Church of Canada, Canadian Give the Gift of Literacy Foundation.
For Development, Implementation and Evaluation of Programs in Agencies and Organizations:
Native Women’s Resource Centre. Developed and coordinated adult literacy programs and projects for adult education and educational advancement, produced audio-visual educational resource materials, researched, developed and and implemented programs and curriculum for job skills training and life skills, developed programs for staff training, support groups, and employment placements for aboriginal students. Wrote, produced and directed ‘Native Language Radio’ Ontario public affairs community radio broadcasts, translated into Cree, Mi’kmaq, Ojibway, Mohawk and English languages, raising awareness about accessing women’s services and programs assisting women.
Aboriginal Women’s Coalition. Wrote proposals and secured funding for seminars, travel for international delegates and community development projects, strategy meetings, national and international conferences.
Native Canadian Centre. Assisted executive director, reviewed and organized documents related to aboriginal issues, assisted with educational needs studies and projects.
1979 Moose Factory – Creative Artist in School Project, Conducted by A. Mandlsohn. Incl. Children’s Work (Sculpture) Claire Miller, Anne Mandlsohn, All ABout Us/Nous Autres.
1997 Canadian Film and Video: A Bibliography and Guide to the Literature/Film et Vidéo Canadiens: bibliographie analytique sur le cinéma et la vidéo. Loren Ruth Lerner, University of Toronto Press. Visual artist Anne Mandlsohn recounts her experience conducting video workshop with filmmaker Chris Winter at CW Jeffreys Secondary School in Toronto, Creative Artists in School Program, Ontario Arts Council.
1999 Canadian Woman Studies: An Introductory Reader. Nuzhat Amin, Editor.
‘Church of the Risen Elvis: Female Initiation through Sacred Souvenirs’ Toronto: Inanna Publications and Education, University of Toronto Press. Canadian textbook for Sociology and Women’s Studies University courses. 1997 Canadian Woman Studies Journal: Spirituality Issue. Academic journal with international circulation in English and French. Article: Adolescent identity and popular culture. Article cited in 2010 ‘Modernist Star Maps: Celebrity, Modernity, Culture’ Jonathan E. Goldman and Aaron Jaffe, Editors. Ashgate Publishing Ltd. This volume explores modern culture as it relates to identity, commodification, print culture, personality, and visual cultures.
2009 From Sinai to the Shtetl and Beyond. Ellen S. Jaffe and Lil Blume, Editors. Poem ‘Rosh Hashanah’ Hamilton: Pinking Shears Publications.
2010 Living Legacies – Volume 2. Liz Pearl, Editor. Poem ‘Lost Heart Highway’ PK Press. Click Here.
Vancouver Women in Focus Production and Distribution Centre Guest Artist Series ‘Women Making Video’.
Art Gallery of Ontario, Art Education Lecture Series, ‘Cross-cultural Art Teaching Approaches’.
Dundas Valley School of Art, Lecture Series, ‘Women, Concept Art and Nature’.
Volunteer: YWCA Women of Distinction Awards
Member of the Selection Committee, honouring contributions of women in the fields of community development, social services, education, politics, health, labour, industry, technology and the arts.