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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, Montréal

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

2019

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

Elsewhere a Blue Line, Kunstkraftwerk, Leipzig, Germany

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

2018

RBC Canadian Painting Competition, Powerplant Gallery, Toronto

Exposition d’été, Galerie René Blouin, Montreal

2017

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

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

2015

Fresh Paint and New Construction, Galerie Art Mûr, Montreal

Vertigo, Stewart Hall Art Gallery, Pointe-Claire

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

Sommet Génération d’idées, Palais des Congrès, Montreal

2010

Calibre 12, Maison de la culture Maisonneuve, Montreal

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

2009

Fresh Paint and New Construction, Gallerie Art Mûr, Montreal

Passage à découvert, Galerie de l’UQAM, Montreal

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

2008

Paramètre, Galerie de l’UQAM, Montreal

2007

Employés demandés, Galerie L’art passe à l’est, Montreal

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Art Fairs

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

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

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

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

2011 Évènement 28, Praxis Art Actuel, Sainte-Thérèse

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Distinctions and Awards

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, Darling Foundry

sponsored by Christine & G.Pierre Lapointe

April 1 / June 30 2019

Pilotenkueche International Program, Leipzig, Germany

Funded with the Plaskett Prize

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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Work Experience

2016 Painting 200, Part-Time Faculty, Concordia University

2014-15 Painting 200, Teaching Assistant of Juliana Espana Keller, Concordia University

2014 Drawing 200, Teaching Assistant of Liliana Berezowsky, Concordia University

2011 Formation et stage pour la relève en loisir culturel, ville de Montréal

2007-08 Muralist Assistant, Organisme MU, Montreal

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Press and Publications

Brief interview with Bryne McLaughlin, 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

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