Curriculum Vitae

                                              Marc Courtemanche was born in 1971,

                  i          n Sudbury, Ontario.He has been living in L'Ange- Gardien QC since 2012.



Education/Professional Training/Workshops

2007      Artist in Residence University of Regina

2004      M.F.A. Sculpture University of Regina

1999      B.F.A. Interdisciplinary Nova Scotia College of Art and Design

1998      Diploma Fine Arts Cambrian College of Applied Arts and Technology



Commercial Galleries

  • Slate Fine art Gallery
  • Darrell Bell Gallery


Exhibition History

2016

  • Unstylized Artisan: The Crafting of Still Life, The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie, Grande Prairie, Griffith Baker


2015

  • Supermarket Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden, Stefan St-Laurent
  • Making Otherwise: Craft and Material Influency in Contemporary Art, Cambridge Art Gallery, Cambridge , ON, Heather Anderson
  • Tools, Gurevich Fine Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB, Kyle Herranen & Howard Gurevich



2014

  • Christmas show, Darrell Bell Gallery, Saskatoon, S.K, Director Darrell Bell
  • Saturnalia II, Slate Fine Art Gallery, Regina, SK, Gina Fafard & Kimberley Fyfe
  • Toronto Art Fair, Slate Fine Art Gallery, Regina, SK, Gina Fafard & Kimberley Fyfe
  • Making Otherwise: Craft and Material Influency in Contemporary Art, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS, Heather Anderson
  • Paper, Slate Fine Art Gallery, Regina, SK, Gina Fafard & Kimberley Fyfe
  • Making Otherwise: Craft and Material Influency in Contemporary Art, Carleton University Art Gallery , Ottawa, ON, Heather Anderson


    2013

    • Saturnalia, Slate Fine Art Gallery, Regina, SK, Gina Fafard & Kimberley Fyfe
    • Fool Me Twice, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, SK, Jeff Nye
    • Summer show, Darrell Bell Gallery, Saskatoon, S.K, Director Darrell Bell
    • Keramikos &Fumbling For Readings, Slate Fine Art Gallery, Regina, SK, Gina Fafard & Kimberley Fyfe
    • Art In Full Dimension, Slate Fine Art Gallery, Regina, SK, Gina Fafard &Kimberley Fyfe

    2012

    • Everything In Between, Fafard Boundary Gallery, Regina, SK, Gina Fafard
    • Toronto Art Fair, Darrell Bell Gallery, Saskatoon, S.K, Director Darrell Bell
    • Mind the Gap, Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery, Moose Jaw, S.K, Curators Amanda Cachia and Jeff Nye
    • Mind the Gap, The Chapel Gallery, North Battleford, S.K, Curators Amanda Cachia and Jeff Nye


    2011

    • SOFA West Sante Fe, Darrell Bell Gallery, Saskatoon, S.K, Director Darrell Bell
    • Toronto Art Fair, Darrell Bell Gallery, Saskatoon, S.K, Director Darrell Bell
    • Mind the Gap, Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON, Curators Amanda Cachia and Jeff Nye
    • Mind the Gap, Art Gallery of Swift Current, Swift Current, S.K, Curators Amanda Cachia and Jeff Nye
    • Mind the Gap, Art Gallery of Prince Albert, Prince Albert, S.K, Curators Amanda Cachia and Jeff Nye
    • Mind the Gap, Estevan Art Gallery & Museum, Estevan, S.K, Curators Amanda Cachia and Jeff Nye


    2010

    • Breaking Boundaries, Gardiner Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Curator: Charles Mason
    • Toronto Art Fair, Darrell Bell Gallery, Saskatoon, S.K, Director Darrell Bell
    • Celebrating 25 Years, Darrell Bell Gallery, Saskatoon, S.K, Director Darrell Bell
    • Summer Show, Darrell Bell Gallery, Saskatoon, S.K, Director Darrell Bell
    • Still Life. "Painting in the Real”, EAGM, Estevan, S.K, Curator: Griff Baker

    • Spring Show, Darrell Bell Gallery, Saskatoon, S.K, Director Darrell Bell



    2009

    • Summer Show, Darrell Bell Gallery, Saskatoon, S.K, Director Darrell Bell
    • Mind the Gap, Dunlop Gallery, Regina, S.K, Curators Amanda Cachia and Jeff Nye
    • Spring Show, Darrell Bell Gallery, Saskatoon, S.K, Director Darrell Bell



    2008

    • The Studio, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon, Manitoba
    • Flatlanders, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, S.K, Curators: Jen Budney and Dan Ring
    • Deck the Walls, Nouveau Galley, Regina, S.K, Director: Meagan Perreault
    • 3 & Eleven, Nouveau Galley, Regina, S.K, Director: Meagan Perreault
    • Hot Stuff Summer Show, Nouveau Galley, Regina, S.K, Director: Meagan Perreault
    • Spring Treasures, Nouveau Galley, Regina, S.K, Director: Meagan Perreault



    2007

    • Place Settings, 5th Parallel Gallery, Regina, S.K.
    • Winter Exhibition, Nouveau Galley, Regina, S.K, Director: Meagan Perreault
    • Summer Exhibition, Nouveau Galley, Regina, S.K, Director: Meagan Perreault
    • Spring Exhibition, Dashwood Gallery, Calgary, S.K, Director: Kim Dashwood



    2006

    • Calibration, 5th Parallel Gallery, Regina, S.K, Curator: Leesa Streifler.
    • Winter Exhibition, Nouveau Galley, Regina, S.K, Director: Meagan Perreault
    • Crossfiring, the Claybank Project, The Claybank Brick Plant, Claybank, S.K, Curator: Rory MacDonald
    • Summer Exhibition, Nouveau Galley, Regina, S.K, Director: Meagan Perreault
    • Canadian Design Resource, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON, Curators: Todd Falkowsky and Michael Erdmann



    2005

    • Holiday Show, Nouveau Galley, Regina, S.K, Director: Meagan Perreault
    • Cabin, Edmonton Home & Interior Design Show, Northland Agricon, Edmonton, AB, Curators: Michael Erdmann and Todd Falkowsky
    • Cabin, Calgary Home & Interior Design Show, Roundup Centre, Calgary, AB, Curators: Michael Erdmann and Todd Falkowsky



    2004

    • Cabin, Design Exchange, Toronto, ON,Curators: Michael Erdmann and Todd Falkowsky
    • Cabin, Felissimo Design House, New York City, Curators: Michael Erdmann and Todd Falkowsky



    2003

    • Not Quite,(MFA) MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, S.K
    • Expanding Form, 5th Parallel Gallery, University of Regina, S.K, Curator: Kim Morgan.
    • Recycling, 5th Parallel Gallery, University of Regina, S.K, Curators: Griff Baker and Twyla Exner



    2002

    • 1000 Mile Ceramic Conference, Red Deer & District Museum, AB, Curator: Red Deer Alberta College.
    • Crossing Over: Crossing Over Conference, 5th Parallel Gallery, University of Regina, S.K, Curator: Kim Morgan



    1999

    • Water, (BFA) Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, N.S.



    1998

    • Exhibition,(Graduate Show) Art Gallery of Sudbury, ON, Curator: Jack & Betty Tapanila





    Collections


    • Mount Saint Vincent University
    • Gardiner Museum
    • City of Regina
    • Mackenzie Art Gallery
    • Saskatchewan Arts Board
    • Mendel Art Gallery
    • University of Regina President Collection
    • Cambrian College of Applied Arts and Technology





    Bibliography (Reviews/Articles/ Catalogues, Interviews)

    2014

    • Snyder, Leah. “The Art of Craft at the CUAG in Ottawa”,Mixed Bag Mag, Sept 11, 2014. online, http://mixedbagmag.com/tag/marc-courtemanche/


    • Priegert, Portia. “Marc Courtemanche”, Gallerieswest, Sept 2, 2014, online http://www.gallerieswest.ca/artists/take-them-home/marc-courtemanche/

    • Armstrong, Ariana. “Crossing Boundaries at The Carleton University Art Gallery” Magazine National Art Gallery of Canada, July 18, 2014, online http://www.ngcmagazine.ca/correspondents/crossing-boundaries-at-the-carleton-university-art-gallery


    • Gessell, Paul.“Artful Blogger: Sex pots and other crafty delights at the Carleton University Art Gallery”,Ottawa Magazine, June 13, 2014, online http://www.ottawamagazine.com/tag/ceramics/



    2013

    • MacPherson, F, Alex. “Blurring the line between art and everything else” Verb, Nov 29, 2013, online, http://issuu.com/verb/docs/verb_issue_r106_nov_29-dec_5_13/10


    • Beatty, Gregory. “Pick of the Day:Fool Me Twice”, Prairie Dog, Nov 15, 2013 online, http://www.prairiedogmag.com/pick-of-the-day-fool-me-twice/2010



    2010

    • Mason, Charles. Breaking Boundaries: Four Young Canadians Re-Imagine Ceramic Art, 2010 pages 22-33.


    • Whyte, Murray, Breaking Boundaries: Not your grandmother’s Gardiner Museum, thestar.com, Nov 12, 2010, online, internet, 29th Nov. 2010, http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/article/889756--breaking-boundaries-not-your-grandmother-s-gardiner-museum


    • Sandals, Leah. “At The Galleries: Around Queen’s Park,” National Post, Nov 19, 2010, online,internet, 29th Nov. 2010, http://news.nationalpost.com/2010/11/19/at-the-galleries-around-queens-park/


    • Rhodes, Richard. “Breaking Boundaries: Ceramic Art with Solid Savvy,” Canadian Art, online, internet, 29th Nov, 2010, http://www.canadianart.ca/online/see-it/2010/10/14/breaking-boundaries/


    • Schechter, Fran. “Twisted takes: Gardiner show warps trad tropes,” Now Magazine, Oct 12, 2010, volume:30 number:7, online, internet, 29th Nov. 2010, http://www.nowtoronto.com/art/story.cfm?content=177165



    2009

    • Cachia, Amanda & Nye, Jeff. Mind The Gap! Pg 40-41.


    • Budney, Jen. Flatlanders, pg. 15.


    • Irwin, Kathleen, & MacDonald, Rory. Sightingcitingsiting, Article: Ken Wilson “Space and Sound in the Dirt Hills” pg 33-34 & “Artist Statements, Installations and Performances” pg33.


    • Tauchid, Rhéni. New Acrylics pg 145



    2008

    • Rosenwald, Betsy. “Flatlanders” Gallerieswest , fall/winter 2008 pg 30.


    • Gazzola, Bart. “Vast Prairie, Vast Exhibit,” Planet S, Volume 7, Issue 5 Oct 23, 2008.


    • Garneau, David. Article: Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba Catalogue, Jan 10-Feb 23 2008.


    • Amy Gogarty “Utopic Impules: Contemporary Ceramics Practice” pg 97-105, 242-244.


    • Karen Chrest, Noon Show CKX , Jan 9 2008


    • Kristen Perrott, “Hammer, Bad Dates, and the Nature of Reality,” The Quill, Brandon University’s Student Newspaper, Vol 98 issue 10 Jan 21 2008, pg 7.



    2007

    • Wilson, Ken “Mama Wetotan/Crossfiring: The Claybank Project” BlackFlash, v. 24, no. 2, pg 9-18.



    2004

    • Gogarty, Amy. "Remediating Craft," Craft Culture magazine of Craft Victoria, Melbourne Australia.


    • Gogarty, Amy. "Remediating Craft," International Ceramic Conference; The Consequence of Material, Red Deer Alberta College.


    • Enright, Robert. "Cabin Fever" Hypergraphia, Issue 1 pg 11.


    • Betty, Greg. "Not Quite," Espace, Summer 2004, pg 36.



    2003

    • Betty, Greg, “This is not a Chair,” Prairie Dog, November 12.




    Grants/Fellowships

    2010      Independent Artists Grant, Saskatchewan Arts Board

    2004      Individual Assistance Creative C Grant, Saskatchewan Arts Board

    2003      Graduate Scholarship-Cdn, University of Regina

    2002       FGSR Research Award-Cdn, University of Regina

    2001       Recruitment Scholarship, University of Regina



    Lectures/ Demonstrations/ Artist Talks

    2014

    • Artist's Talk Mount Saint Vincent University
    • Artist's Talk Acadia University Art Gallery
    • Panel Talk Carleton University Art Gallery


    2013

    • Panel Talk Dunlop Art Gallery


    2011

    • Artist’s Talk, Mackenzie Art Gallery MGV volunteers


    2010

    • Artist’s Talk, EAGM Gallery


    2008

    • Panel Talk, Mendel Art Gallery
    • Artist’s Talk, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba


    2007

    • Artist’s Talk, Mackenzie Art Gallery


    2006

    • Artist’s Talk, University of Regina, Canada


    2003

    • Demonstration “Non-Traditional Use of Traditional Materials,” Sculpture Conference, University of Regina, Canada.
    • Artist’s Talk, University of Regina, Canada.