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THEA YABUT | CV 

 

Contact: theayabut@gmail.com

Born: 1985, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Lives in Montreal, QC, Canada

 

EDUCATION

2013 Master of Fine Art, Western University, London, ON

2007 Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours), Alberta University of the Arts, Calgary, AB

 

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

2018- CurrentL’INCONNUE (New York)

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018VIBRISSA, L’INCONNUE, Montréal, QC

2017Mirror Drawing, in collaboration with Anthea Black, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Montréal, QC 

2017Lexicon Forming, Open Sesame, Kitchener-Waterloo, ON

2016 Striations Over The Lattice Site, Line Gallery, North Bay, ON

2013    Lines of Necessity, McIntosh Gallery, London, ON

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020(forthcoming) La machine qui enseignait des airs aux oiseaux, MAC Musee d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal, QC

2020Respawn the seeds worthy of a life inside the earth, Flandlands, Virtual Exhibition, curated by Mitch Patrick 

2020Material, Mass and Dust, curated by Manel Benchabane, Stewart Hall Gallery, Pointe-Claire, QC

2020Collagen Shadows, Ada, curated by Zoë De Luca, Rome, Italy

2019Mal, James River Pipeline, Hosted by The Sunroom curated by Underground Flower, Richmond, VA

2019Morph, Cassandra Cassandra, Toronto, ON

2019Object of Desire, Tiger Strikes Asteroid curated by Amanda Martinez, Brooklyn, NY

2018Épisode: Laurier, Calaboose, Montreal, QC

2018matters in the end, Support, London, ON

2018Longevity or a Lack Thereof, Curated by Renée van der Avoird, MacLaren Art Centre, 

Barrie, ON

2017How Deep Is Your Love? Curated by Jenine Marsh, Cooper Cole Gallery,Toronto, ON 

 

AUCTIONS

2019Vendu/Sold, Esse, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

 

ART FAIRS

2020NADA FAIR with L’INCONNUE

2019NADA New York Gallery Open 2019 with L’INCONNUE

 

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2020Public Presentation Grant, Consiel des arts et des lettres Quebec

2016      Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2015    Emerging Artist Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2015    Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2014    Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2011- 2013   Western Graduate Research Scholarship, Western University, London, ON
2011- 2013   Visual Arts Graduate Travel/Research, Western University, London ON

 

 

SELECTED REVIEWS AND NOTICES OF EXHIBITIONS

2020   Tzvetnik, Exhibitions, Collagen Shadows at Poject Ada (Rome) (online)

2018Contemporary Art Daily, Exhibitions, VIBRISSA at L’inconnue, Montréal (online)

2018Art Viewer, Exhibitions, VIBRISSA at L’inconnue, Montréal (online)

2018Ofluxo, Thea Yabut - VIBRISSA at L’inconnue, Montréal(online)

2018Review: White Hot Magazine, Thea Yabut VIBRISSA at L’inconnue Montréal, James D. Campbell (online)

2018Review: Esse Magazine, issue no. 92—Démocratie, Alex Bowron, Cooper Cole Toronto How deep is your love?

2017Art Viewer, Exhibitions, How Deep Is Your Love? (online)

2017    Review: Esse Magazine, issue no. 91—LGBT+, Andrea Williamson, Invisible as one and many: The mirror drawings by Thea Yabut and Anthea Black

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Artist-in-residence for Drawing / Instructor, Department of Studio Arts, Concordia University, Montreal, QC

 

2020-CurrentDRAW 200 Drawing 1 (6 credits)

2019-2020DRAW 200 Drawing I (6 credits)

 

Instructor, Department of Visual Arts, Western University, London, ON

2013  VAS2216B Introduction to Painting (3 credits)

2012VAS2204A Introduction to Drawing (3 credits)

2012  VAS2104B Drawing Explorations (3 credits)

2011  VAS2104A Drawing Explorations (3 credits)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017- 2018Programming Committee, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal, QC

2017Juror, Emerging Artist Grant, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto, ON

2017Artist Talk, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal, QC

2017 Artist Talk in conversation with Sarah Kernohan, Open Sesame, Kitchener, ON

2016 UAAC-AAUC, Lecturer, Of Diptychs, Doubles, and Mirrors, Montreal, QC
2013 - 2016    Gallery Manager, DNA Gallery, London, ON

2016 Artist Talk, Line Gallery, North Bay, ON

2015Artist Talk, Forest City Gallery, London, ON

2013    Artist Talk, McIntosh Gallery, London, ON

2008 - 2011 Information Assistant / Tour Guide, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

 

COLLECTIONS:

2020Fondation du MAC Montréal, Montréal, QC

2020 Burnaby Art Gallery. Burnaby, BC