cv / contact

Karine Fréchette

Montréal, Québec, Canada

karinefrechette@hotmail.fr

Represented by Blouin Division

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Education

2013/2016 MFA, Studio Art, Painting and Drawing, Concordia University

2005/2009 Baccalauréat (BFA) Arts Visuels et Médiatiques, UQAM

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Solo Exhibitions

2019 Karine Fréchette (Wakes II) december 7 / january 25, Galerie René Blouin, Montreal

2019 Wakes, february 22 / april 3, Art Mûr Berlin

2018 Karine Fréchette, january 13 / february 17, Galerie René Blouin, Montreal

2017 Asterism, october 5 / 28, McClure Gallery, Montreal

2017 Résonances, june 15 /august 12, Orford Musique, Orford

2016 Thesis Show, november 21 / 28, MFA Gallery, Concordia University

2013 Dissimulations, october 10 / november 9, Galerie B-312, Montreal

2013 Sous la Voûte d’une Géode, march 7 / august 3, Maison de la Culture de Gatineau

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Group Exhibitions

2021 A Posteriori, Galerie Art Mûr, Montreal

2021 Tout se confond, apparaît, puis s’efface de nouveau, Place publique, Fonderie Darling

2020 Exposition Inaugurale, Galerie Blouin Division, Montreal

2020 Art Toronto, Arsenal Contemporary Art Toronto

2019 Shapé, Maison de la Culture Janine-Sutto ( Frontenac ), Montreal

2019 Elsewhere a Blue Line, Kunstkraftwerk, Leipzig, Germany

2019 Wrestling with Impermanence, Franz-Flemming-Str 9, Leipzig, Germany

2018 RBC Canadian Painting Competition, Powerplant Gallery, Toronto

2018 Exposition d’été, Galerie René Blouin, Montreal

2017 VIII Jeux de la Francophonie, National Library & Museum of Civilization, Abidjan, Ivory cost

2017 L’abstraction Now, Galerie du Viaduc, curator: J.K. Maclean, Montreal

2015 Fresh Paint and New Construction, Galerie Art Mûr, Montreal

2015 Vertigo, Stewart Hall Art Gallery, Pointe-Claire

2015 Post-Photoshop, Drake Hotel,Toronto

2014 RBC Canadian Painting Competition, Fine Art Museum of Montreal

2013 Autour de l’UQAM, Galerie d’Este, Montreal

2011 Chromatic 2, SAT, Montreal

2010 Calibre 12, Maison de la culture Maisonneuve, Montreal

2010 Complot 7 / Déjà Vu, Galerie Art Mûr, with publication, Montreal

2009 Fresh Paint and New Construction, Gallerie Art Mûr, Montreal

2009 Passage à découvert, Galerie de l’UQAM, Montreal

2009 Du pain et des jeux, Le chat des artistes, Montreal

2008 Paramètre, Galerie de l’UQAM, Montreal

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Art Fairs

2020 Art Toronto, Blouin Division

2019 Art Toronto, Galerie René Blouin

2018 Art Toronto, Galerie René Blouin & RBC Canadian Painting Competition

2014 Art Toronto, RBC Canadian Painting Competition

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Auctions and Fundraising exhibitions

2021 Encan du Musée d’art Contemporain des Laurentides, Saint‐Jérôme

2018 Parles-moi d’amour, Organisme Les Impatients, Montreal

2014-2018 Pour l’art, Galerie B-312, Montreal

2012 Encan du Musée d’art Contemporain des Laurentides, Saint‐Jérôme

2011 Évènement 28, Praxis Art Actuel, Sainte-Thérèse

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Distinctions and Awards

2020 Project grant, Research and Creation, Canada Council for the Arts

2018 Joseph Plaskett Award in Painting (9 months in Europe)

2018 RBC Canadian Painting Competition Finalist

2017 8èmes Jeux de la Francophonie – Abidjan, Ivory coast

2015 Lillian Vineberg Graduate Award in Painting And Drawing

2015 Curtlands Foundation Prize

2014 RBC Canadian Painting Competition Finalist

2014 Hélène Couture Award for Excellence in Painting and Drawing

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Residencies

July 2019 / July 2022 Montreal Artist Residency, Fonderie Darling, sponsored by Christine & G.Pierre Lapointe

April 1 / June 30 2019 Pilotenkueche International Program, Leipzig, Germany

March 4 / April 22 2017 Banff Centre for the Arts, Alberta, Canada. Quebec Artists In Residence Fellowship – CALQ

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Collections

MNBAQ (National Museum of Fine Arts of Quebec)

Senvest Collection

Private Collections

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Press and Publications

Ji-Yoon Han, L’exubérance en peinture: quelques notes sur Karine Fréchette (FR), Vie des Arts, Volume 263, pages 93-97, Summer 2021:

https://viedesarts.com/en/essais/lexubérance-en-peinture-quelques-notes-sur-karine-frechette/

Brief interview with Bryne McLaughlin (EN), Velocity, Preview section, Canadian Art – Antimatter, volume 36#4, page 21, Winter 2020:

https://canadianart.ca/interviews/karine-frechette/

Here is the text (FR or EN) I wrote for the exhibition Wakes at Art Mûr Berlin:

https://artmur.com/expositions/2019-expositions/wakes/

Molly Hamilton, 3 Concordians among finalists for RBC’s 2018 Canadian Painting Competition, Concordia.ca/Alumnis and friends/News, 29/08/18

20th RBC Canadian Painting Competition, exhibition publication, 2018

Interview with Katerina Pansera, Out of Lines, Radio CKUT, 90.3 FM, 05/10/2017

Éric Clément, La relève est là, et bien là!, La Presse+, section ARTS, Écran 7, 07/08/15

RBC Canadian Painting Competition, exhibition publication, 2014

Interview with Pierre Archambault, Espace Visuel, Radio Centre-ville, 102.3 FM, 07/11/13

Jérôme Delgado, Pièges et complots, Le Devoir, page E7,13/03/2010.

Virginie Fecteau, Complot 7, Déjà Vu / Vestige du lieu, Editions Projet Complot, 2010