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Multidisciplinary artist who thinks from drawing , Fanny Mesnard is an active member of the arts community of Quebec city. She has
curated numerous exhibitions and has worked in several artist run centres and artistic organizations. Actually, she works as an artistic coordinator at VU (Quebec). She is a radio columnist at Aerospatial (a radio magazine dedicated to visual arts in Quebec), member of
Engramme (Printmaking collective in Quebec) and Regart (Contemporary art Centre in Lévis). Lastly, she is co-founder of the “Crazy Crawleuses collective” (Female DJ collective). She lives and works in Québec city

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (SINCE 2007)

2017 – Secrets de Bestiaire / Gabrielle Roy public library Gallery / Quebec 

2014 – Mains froides cœur chaud / Art mûr Gallery / Montreal 
-IMAGO / Colline Gallery / Edmundston / New Bruswick
-IMAGO / Galerie du Passage de l’art / Marseille

2012 – Petits volants dormants / National Bank Gallery (Palais Montcalm) / Manif d’art de Québec
-Faire le mort / Michel Guimont Gallery / Quebec
-Roses flamants vs Grands méchants rouges / Morgan Bridge Gallery/ Québec
 
COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS (SINCE 2007)

2017 – 7th Contemporary art Fair of Saint-Lambert 
-Économie d’un bestiare exalté / Des étables Gallery / Bordeaux
-Mon autre, Alter Ego / Franco-Manitobain Cultural Centre / Winnipeg / Manitoba
-Mon autre, Alter Ego / Espace Parenthèse Gallery / Québec

2016 – Mon autre, Alter Ego / Jacques et Michel Auger Art Centre / Victoriaville / Winter

2015 – Papier 15 / Contemporary art Fair for works on paper / Montreal 
-Ceramics exhibition for members of Regart, Contemporary art Centre / Lévis

2014 – Do norte ao norte / Residency and collective exhibition / Belém (Brazil) 
-5th Contemporary art Fair Saint-Lambert 
-Mon autre, Alter Ego / National Exhibition of Jonquière (Exhibition presented as an artist collective including Isabelle Demers,
Amélie Laurence-Fortin, Jacynthe Loranger and myself)

2013 – Michel Guimont Gallery / Gallery Artists / Quebec 
-Attention peinture fraîche ! (WET PAINT)/ Graff’cité / Quebec

2011 – Michel Guimont Gallery / Gallery Artists / Quebec 

2008 – International Contemporary Art Symposium of Baie-St- Paul / Baie-St- Paul 
-Open Studio / À Vendre (FOR SALE) / Association Château de Servières / Marseille
L’été contemporain Dracénois / Draguignan
-Biennale for young artists of the Mediterraneane in Europe, Puglia 2008 / Bari (Italie)
-Preview to the Biennale, Puglia 2008 / Galerie des Beaux-Arts / Marseille
-Association of the Lorette studios / Artist Residency / Marseille
 
GRANTS & PRIZES

2017 – Travel Grant CALQ (Quebec Arts Council) for the presentation of “Mon autre / Alter ego in Winni
peg (Manitoba)
2015 – 2016 – SODEC / Program for Artists
2015 – Research and Creation Grant / Première Ovation
2015 – Public Art & Mentorship Grant / Première Ovation 
2014- Emerging Artist Grant of Quebec for the project : Do Norte ao Norte / CALQ (Quebec Arts Council)
2014 – Research and Creation Grant / Première Ovation
2013 – Excellency Award “FARE” / Quebec University in Montreal / Montreal
2010 – Excellency Award “Jean-Marc Eustache” / Quebec University in Montreal / Montreal 
 
PRESSE RIVIEWS & PUBLICATIONS

-Catalogue (cover), Cohorte 2015 / 2016, Première Ovation – arts visuels / arts médiatiques / métiers d’art
-Catalogue, Cohorte 2013 / 2014, Première Ovation – arts visuels / arts médiatiques / métiers d’art
-DESLOGES J., Nordique Amazonie, LE SOLEIL, December 2014
-AZEVEDO. L., Uma ponte entre Brazil e Canada, DIARO DE PARÀ (Belèm), November 2014
-BOSSÉ, V., Dans l’univers animé et animalier de Fanny Mesnard, LE MADAWASKA, May 2014
-PELLETIER, J., Nouvelles expositions au CNE, LE RÉVEIL, January 2014
-GABELLEC, G., Le bestiaire de Fanny Mesnard au Passage de l’art, LA PROVENCE, December 2013
-DESLOSGES, J., Monstres et peinture fraîche, LE SOLEIL, August 2013
-GAGNÉ, J., Entre l’ombre et la lumière, VOIR, June 2012
-Animalités, INTER, January 2012

 

EDUCATION

Fall 2017 – Collegial certificate in Ceramics / Maison des Métiers d’art de Québec (Quebec Craft College)
Winter 2012 – Ceramic Course / Maison des Métiers d’art de Québec (Quebec Craft College)
2010 – 2014 – Doctorate in Fine Arts (courses completed) Quebec University in Montreal / Montreal
2004 – National Superior Certificate in Fine Arts (comparable to a Masters degree in Quebec) 
École Supérieure des Beaux Arts de Marseille Luminy / Marseille
2004 – MASTER 2 (comparable to a Masters degree in Quebec)
Université d’Aix-Marseille / Marseille
2001 – 2002 – Licence and Masters in Fine Arts (comparable to a bachelors degree in Quebec)
Université Paris VIII / Saint-Denis