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Pantomine, acrylic on canvas, 72" x 108", 2017

Pantomine, acrylic on canvas, 72" x 108", 2017

SAVE THE DATE MONTREAL  - OPENING SOON AT GALERIE UQAM

Contrarieties & Counterpoints: Recent Paintings by Melanie Authier - Touring Solo Exhibition

October 23, 2017 - December 16, 2017

GAlerie UQAM is the fifth stop of Authier's national touring solo exhibition.    This exhibition is curated by Robert Enright and foregrounds

Authier's recent canvases as well as works on paper.  This tour is accompanied by a bilingual catalogue that includes an introduction by Michelle

Gewurtz, extended interview with Robert Enright, and essays by Sky Goodden, Sarah Milroy and Ola Wlusek.  

 

The full tour schedule is as follows:

Thames Art Gallery                                                      July 15 - September 11, 2016

Ottawa Art Gallery                                                       October 6, 2016 - January 2, 2017

Art Gallery of Guelph                                                   January 19 - April 2, 2017

Kenderdine Art Gallery, Saskatoon                             May - August 2017

Galerie de I’UQAM, Montreal                                      October - December 2017

MSVU Art Gallery, Halifax                                            January - March 2018

Musee Regional de Rimouski                                      April 2018

 

*The artist would like to thank the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council and The City of Ottawa.

 

Authier's works on paper will be on view at the Georgia Scherman Projects booth # A02 at this year's Papier Art Fair.  

For more information please visit the following link: http://papiermontreal.com/en/

 

CURRENTLY ON VIEW - GROUP EXHIBITION

Arsenal Montreal Collection

Arsenal Montreal

2020 Rue William, Montreal, QC, H3J 1R8

From April 8 to May 6, 2017

Authier's painting "Chimera", acrylic on canvas, 72" x 108", 2016 is one of fifteen works currently on view at the Arsenal Montreal.

The exhibition includes Canadian artists (Jon Rafman, Janet Werner, Douglas Coupland, Kim Dorland, Jessica Eaton, Shannon Bool) and

international artists (Korakrit Arunanondchai, Jayson Musson, Eleanor King, Cory Arcangel).

 

TOURING SOLO EXHIBITION  AT THE KENDERDINE ART GALLERY

Contrarieties & Counterpoints: Recent Paintings by Melanie Authier - Touring Solo Exhibition

May 12, 2017 - August 11, 2017

The Kenderdine Art Gallery is the fourth stop for Authier's national touring solo exhibition.    This exhibition is curated by Robert Enright and foregrounds

Authier's recent canvases as well as works on paper.  This tour is accompanied by a bilingual catalogue that includes an introduction by Michelle

Gewurtz, extended interview with Robert Enright, and essays by Sky Goodden, Sarah Milroy and Ola Wlusek.  

 

The full tour schedule is as follows:

Thames Art Gallery                                                      July 15 - September 11, 2016

Ottawa Art Gallery                                                       October 6, 2016 - January 2, 2017

Art Gallery of Guelph                                                   January 19 - April 2, 2017

Kenderdine Art Gallery, Saskatoon                             May - August 2017

Galerie de I’UQAM, Montreal                                      October - December 2017

MSVU Art Gallery, Halifax                                            January - March 2018

Musee Regional de Rimouski                                      April 2018

 

*The artist would like to thank the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council and The City of Ottawa.

 

UPCOMING CATALOGUE LAUNCH -  2017

A catalogue featuring Authier's "Grisailles" solo exhibition at Rodman Hall, St. Catharines (2013) will be available this year. This catalogue

will include essays by Jonathan Shaughnessy - Curator of Contemporary Art at the National Gallery of Canada and Marcie Bronson - Curator

at Rodman Hall. Special thanks to the support of RBC that helped make this publication possible. There will be a catalogue launch (date

and venue TBA) in Toronto. -Please check back for more details.

 

PANEL DISCUSSION WITH ERIC FISCHL - SEPTEMBER 2015

On Sept. 9, 2015 Authier will be participating in a panel discussion with Eric Fischl on the current issues in painting.  The event is hosted

by the US Embassy and will be held at the Art Bank in Ottawa, ON

 

AUTHIER IN BORDERCROSSING MAGAZINE - PAINTING ISSUE - SEPTEMBER 2015

Interview with Robert Enright in The Uncertain Certainty: States of the Art of Painting in the current issue of BorderCrossing Magazine

 

AUTHIER IN BORDERCROSSING MAGAZINE - MARCH 2015

Authier's discussion with Robert Enright on the Sublime is in this issue of BorderCrossing Magazine -we are monsters.  

 

AUTHIER'S PAINTING INCLUDED IN PRESTIGIOUS CANADA HOUSE ART COLLECTION, LONDON, UK - FEBRUARY 2015


Authier's painting Hybrid is now housed in the Sir Wilfred Laurier room on the 3rd floor of Canada House in London, England.  The official

opening of the newly refurbished embassy took place on February 19th at which time the artist met Her Royal Majesty, the Queen.  To view

the Canada House art collection please click on the following link: www.canadahousecollection.co.uk