Eldon Garnet

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Eldon Garnet
Born Toronto, Ontario
Nationality Canadian

Eldon Garnet is a multidisciplinary artist and novelist based in Toronto, Ontario and a professor at the Ontario College of Art and Design.[1] From 1975–1990 he was the editor of Impulse, a Canadian magazine of art and culture.[2]


Garnet was born in Toronto, Ontario in 1946.[3]


Surveys of Garnet's his sculptures and photographic work have been held at the National Gallery of Canada, the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art and the Amsterdam Center of Photography.[4] His first novel, Reading Brooke Shields: The Garden of Failure was published by Semiotext(e), in 1995. Impulse Archaeology, a collection of articles from his years at Impulse, was released by the University of Toronto Press in 2005. His novel "Lost Between The Edges" was published by Semiotext(e), MIT.[5] His recent novel, Categories of Disappearance is available from impulseb.com. He is also well known for his public art works including The Memorial for the Chinese Railroad Workers located in Toronto.[6] Eldon is represented by the Christopher Cutts Gallery Toronto and Torch Gallery, Amsterdam.