CURRICULUM VITAE


MONIQUE MOTUT-FIRTH

moniquemotutfirth.com

 

EDUCATION

MFA     Emily Carr University, Master of Fine Arts.

BFA     Emily Carr University, Bachelor in General Fine Arts.

BA       University of British Columbia, Bachelor of Arts, Major Psychology.

 

SELECTED GROUP/SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Finalist for the Georgia Straight and Capture Photography Festival Canada Line Competition, Vancouver, BC

2018     Take Flight Eastside Culture Crawl Benefit, Arts Factory, Vancouver, BC

2018    NBYXE Nuit Blanche Saskatoon, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

2018 Pretty Distracted, BMO Theatre Centre with Carlyn Yandle, Emily Carr Alumni Association, Van, BC

2018     Machinations, solo/The Fields Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2018     Constructed Abstraction, Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby, BC

2017     Summer Exhibition, Gallery 1515, Vancouver, BC

2017    Consumed, solo/Gallery 1515, in conjunction with Capture Photography Festival, Vancouver, BC

2017    RE-FIGURATIONS, solo/Mission Arts Council, Rock Family Gallery, Mission BC

2016   Contemporary Art Society of Vancouver, Emerging Artist Prize Exhibition, Access Gallery, Vancouver BC

2016     Artist Recipe Project, New York, USA

2015      consume her demand, AgentC Projects, Surrey BC

2015      ArtBeat Vancouver, The Belkin Residence, Vancouver BC

2015     Residency and solo exhibition, The Conversations Series. void gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

2015     EXTENSIONS, Graduate Exhibition, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2014     Domestic Interventions, NVAC Gallery, North Vancouver

2014     Residency and exhibition Detritus, Banff Centre for the Performing Arts, Banff, BC

2014     Performative Ecologies Graduate Symposium, U of A, Edmonton, Alberta

2014     It’s Not You It’s Me, Emily Carr Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2014     A Portrait in Common, EI Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2012     Library With Books, Whose Salon, Galleri Rotor, Goteborg, Sweden

2012     ERI5, Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia

2011     Anonymous Art Show, CityScape Community Art Space, North Vancouver

2011     MERKINtile, 221A Artist Run Centre, Vancouver, BC

2010     Artist Trading Card Exhibition, Richmond Art Gallery

2010     Maynard’s Contemporary Woman Fine Art Auction, Vancouver, BC

2010     Emily Carr Grad Show, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, BC

2010     Fabrication, Emily Carr Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2009     SPF 0, The Brow Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2009     Interwoven: Matrix of Textiles, Emily Carr Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2009     Moving through the Image, Emily Carr Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2008     Knock on Woods: A Roving International Artist Residency/ For the Sake of

              Community, The Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2008     The Art of Food, Emily Carr Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, BC

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2010-present      Lead Instructor, Visual College of Art & Design, Vancouver BC

2016                    Seminar Leader, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver BC

2007-2011          Instructor, Art Institute of Vancouver, Vancouver BC

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Beatroute BC, "Monique Motut-Firth Wrestling Images Back from the Dark Side", Yasmine Shemesh, May 2017.

Capture Photography Festival, "Selected Exhibitions", Capture Festival, April 2017.

hamilton arts & letters, "A Confluence of Geographies", Bart Gazzola, April, 2016.

Contemporary Art Society of Vancouver, Emerging Artist Prize, Shortlist of finalists, 2016.

Shaw TV Saskatoon, "The Conversation Series". Hamilton, Janella, July 9th 2015.

A Word 03.03.2015 Street Meet/ Finding City. The A Word: Art Writing + Criticism, Bart Gazzola, July 2015.

The Conversation Series. Presented by Finding City and void gallery, Saskatoon, July 2015.

Planet S Magazine, Artsplosion! Bart Gazzola, June 2015.

EXTENTIONS, Graduate Exhibition, show catalogue. Kimberly Phillips, May 2015.

WOO, The Winter Issue 2015. March, 2015, p.51.

The Vancouver Courier, "MERKINtile exhibit puts pubic art on display.", Rossi, Cheryl, April 2011.

Maynard’s Catalogue, "The Contemporary Woman at Maynard’s", September 2010, p.17.

Emily Carr University, "Graduation Catalogue", May 2010, p.46.

City Food Magazine, “Cooks Books Illustrated: The Emily Carr Food Project”. Special Edition. Spring 2008, p. 15.

Mission City Record, “Mother Connects With Her Past and Heritage Through Project”, Thiessen, Kristine, September 2007, p. 22.

 

PUBLICATIONS

“Polly’s Paper Dolls”, Room Literary Journal, “Labours”, vol 35.4, 2012, p.78-83.

“In my Baba’s Kitchen”, self-published children’s book, 2011, 12pgs.

“In my Baba’s Knitting Basket” self-published children’s book, 2009, 12pgs.

“In my Baba’s Garden” self-published children’s book, 2006, 12pgs.

 

ARTIST TALKS

2018- Constructed Abstraction, in connection with Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby, BC

2017- Consumed, in connection with Capture Festival and Gallery 1515, Vancouver, BC

2015 consume her demand, in connection with Agent C Projects, Surrey, BC

2015 The Conversation Series in connection with Finding City and void gallery, the Two-Twenty Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

2014 Performative Ecologies Graduate Symposium & Show, U of A, Edmonton, Alberta

2012 Room Magazine Issue 35.4 Launch & Anniversary, Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancouver BC, invited speaker.

2011 Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary, Surrey, BC, invited speaker.

 

AWARDS/RESIDENCIES

Finalist, Georgia Straight and Capture Photography Festival Canada Line Competition, Vancouver, 2019.

Selected Exhibition for Capture Photography Festival, Vancouver, 2017.

Finalist, Emerging Artist Award, Contemporary Art Society of Vancouver, BC, 2016.

Residency, Void Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 2015.

Residency, Banff Centre for the Performing Arts, Banff, Alberta, 2014.

President's Fund, Emily Carr University, ECUAD, 2014.

Entrance Scholarship, Emily Carr University, ECUAD.

Undergraduate Scholar Program Scholarship, UBC.

Margaret Lawrence Scholarship in Arts, UBC.