Bio

October 2018

 

Melanie Authier (Canadian, b. Montreal, 1980) received a BFA from Concordia University (2002) and an MFA from University of Guelph (2006). Her works has been featured in public

group exhibitions including Builders: Canadian Biennial at The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON, 2012 (catalogue) and The Painting Project at Gallery UQAM, Montreal, QC, 2013

(catalogue). Significant solo exhibitions include: Melanie Authier: Grisailles, Rodman Hall Art Centre, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON (2014) (publication forthcoming 2019) and Contrarieties

& Counterpoints: Recent Paintings by Melanie Authier, a seven-venue touring exhibition curated by Robert Enright (2016-2018) (publication). Authier’s work is in numerous national collections,

including the National Gallery of Canada, Carleton University Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Guelph and the ARBZ-Visual Art Collection-Global Affairs. Authier currently lives and works in Quebec.

Representation: Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, ON: www.georgiascherman.com