Solo Exhibitions

2020 Webs, Wefts & Endless Drawings, Maison Pierre Debain, Gatineau
2020 Cycle of Life, centre Culturel Yvonne L. Bombardier, Valcourt
2019 Disegno from Origin, Arrondissement St-Léonard, Montréal
2019 Fabrics, Webs & Endless Drawings, Dunham Art Center, Quebec
2018 Seamless, Bruck Museum, Cowansville, Quebec
2014 Drawings from origins, Verdun Cultural Center, Quebec
2014 The Recumbents, Light and Darkness, CERN Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec
2013 Drawings from origins, Gallery Arte065, Pesaro, Italy
2013 Drawings from origins, Spazio Nobili, Montelabbate, Pesaro/Urbino, Italy
2013 Triptychs & Drawings of Surfaces, Centre Culturel de Pierrefonds/ Roxboro, Quebec
2012 The Recumbents, Light and Darkness, USINE C, Montreal
2011 The Recumbents, Light and Darkness, CIRCA, Montreal
2011 Triptychs & Drawings of Surfaces, Amos, Quebec
2010 Triptychs & Drawings of Surfaces, Old Presbytery, St-Bruno, Quebec
2010 Drawings of Surfaces & Triptych, USINE C, Montreal
2009 Triptychs & Drawings of Surfaces, Art Mûr, Montreal
2001 State of Mind, R.D.P. Cultural Center, Rivière des Prairies, Quebec
1998 Projects, The Old Court House, Kamouraska, Quebec
1997 Failed Bodies, Axe Néo 7, Hull, Quebec
1995 Bodies & Water, Madeleine Lacerte Gallery, Quebec
1995 Governors’ Exhibition Center, Sorel, Quebec
1989 Clark Gallery, 1591 rue Clark, Montreal
1989 Lachine Museum, La Dépendance, Quebec
1987 Lachine Museum, Benoît-Verdickt Pavillion, Quebec

 

Group Exhibitions

2019 We are Fatale, Fatale Art, Le Livart, Montréal, Québec
2018 At the thread of time, Bruck Museum, Cowansville, Quebec
2018 CIRCA Benefit exhibition, CIRCA Contemporary Art, Montreal
2017 Sculpture in all its states, MA Museum, Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec
2017 6th Drawing Biennial, MBAMSH, Mont St-Hilaire, Quebec
2017 CIRCA Benefit exhibition, CIRCA Contemporary Art, Montreal
2017 Correia Contemporary Art Agency, D Gallery, Montreal, Quebec
2016 FAR/ Contemporary Art Fair, Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec
2016 Exquisite corpses, MBAMSH Museum, Mont St-Hilaire, Quebec
2016 The Impatients, Centre Wellington, Verdun, Quebec
2015 Black & White, Correia Contemporary Art, Magog, Quebec
2015 The Impatients, Historic Chapel of the Good Shepherd, Montreal
2014 Love Fallen/ Tombé(e)s d’Amour, CACQM, Montreal, Quebec
2014 Temporality/ Transition of the Spiritual in the Natural, Old Presbytery, St-Bruno, Quebec
2014 Eclectism/ Open pass to Eric Devlin, Artothèque, Montreal
2013 In the Meantime, CIRCA Contemporary Art, Montreal
2013 Circadian Cycles, CIRCA Contemporary Art, Montreal
2012 Filigrane, CIRCA Contemporary Art, Montreal
2012 Days of Culture, CieF, Montreal
2012 Art on the water, Zocalo Public Place, St-Hubert City Park, Quebec
2012 Revealing Loto-Québec Collection, MAC Baie St-Paul, Quebec
2011 Ambiguities, CIRCA Contemporary Art, Montreal
2011 Plein Sud Auction 2011, Plein Sud Exhbition Center, Longueuil
2011 Courses, Loto-Québec Collection’s Creative Space, Montreal; Marius Barbeau Museum, Beauce; Vaste et Vague Artist-run-center, Carleton sur Mer; Val-David; Léo-Ayotte Exhibition Center, Shawinigan, Quebec
2010 Ego(s), CIRCA Contemporary Art, Montreal
2009 Caliber 12, Maisonneuve Cultural Center, Montreal
2004 7 Sculptors, Studio 261, Montreal
2004 Concordia University Homecoming, VAV Gallery, Montreal
2003 Objects of Dreams, Studio 261, Montreal
2003 The Changing of the guard, Studio 261, Montreal
2000 Vital Functions, Frontenac Cultural Center, Montreal
1999 Points, Lines, Surfaces, Galerie Madeleine Lacerte, Quebec City
1998 Points, Lines, Surfaces, Belgo Building, Montreal
1997 In question: Brancusi, Axe Néo 7, Hull, Quebec
1997 Temporal Completion, Art Center, Tempe, Arizona, U.S.A.
1996 Body and Water; Air and Fire Amos/ Rouyn-Noranda/ Ville Marie/ Val d’Or, Quebec
1994 10,000 Plus Show, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
1993 Open Studios, Cobalt Art Actuel, Montreal
1992 Transgressions, Galerie Verticale, Laval, Quebec
1992 Kunst aus Quebec, Maria Sels, Dusseldorf, Germany
1991 Landscape Fiction, La Chambre Blanche, Quebec
1989 Installations-Performances, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
1987 5th Burst, Michel Tétreault Gallery, Montreal
1985 The Green Pool, Villa Schifanoia, Florence, Italy

 

Integration of Arts to Architecture Competitions Ministry of Culture and Communications

2006 University Hospital Complex of Sherbrooke City, Quebec; Sculptural outdoor proposal for Emergency’s interior court
2005 Hospital Complex of St-Hyacinthe City, Quebec; Sculpture proposal for the interior court and Main entrance

 

Events

2017 Round Table, 6th Drawing Biennial, MBAMSH, Mont St-Hilaire, Quebec
2017 Creative Workshop, 6th Drawing Biennial, MBAMSH, Mont St-Hilaire, Quebec
2014 – 2017 Jury Member, Mont St-Bruno de Montarville Art Competition
2014 Cultural Mediation, Drawings from origins, NDDLG 6th graders, Verdun
2013 Performance, La Porta del Cielo di Leonardo Nobili, Baia Flaminia, PU, Italy
2009 – 2012 Creative Workshops, Pierre de Coubertin Elementary School, Montreal
2011 Auction Plein Sud 2011, Plein Sud Exhibition Center, Longueuil, Quebec
2011 Artist in Residence, Mosaïkashop, Montreal
1997 Scenography, Dance Agora, Bodies and Words Event, Montreal
1994 – 1996 Artist in Residence, Centre Est-Nord-Est, St-Jean-Port-Joli, Quebec
1990 Conference and informal talk, Atelier Sculpt, Montreal

 

Collections

2016 MA Museum, Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec
2011 Enixum Group inc., Longueuil, Quebec
2009 Collection Loto-Quebec, Montreal

 

Grants & Scholarships

2013 – 2019 Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec
2013 – 2014 SODEC, Société de développement des entreprises culturelles
1996 Canada Council, Bourse B, short term
1994 – 1997 Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec
1996 Canada Council for the Arts
1991 – 1993 Ministère des Affaires culturelles du Québec
1989 The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Scholarships
1984 – 1986 Fonds F.C.A.R., Quebec/ B1 Grant
1983 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Rome

 

Bibliography

Cynthia Laflamme Explorations en deux temps, La Voix de l’est, January 28th, 2018
Gyslain Forcier Le Textile comme fil conducteur, Journal Le Guide, December 1st, 2017
Myriam Kessiby Dans la Vallée, épisode 29, Réalisation: R. Laplante, April 2016
Cristiano De Florentiis Penserini, Spazi e Forme, Video Interview on Rai 4, October 7th, 2015
Gabriel Riel-Salvatore & Sara Germanotta Un art de vivre/Regard sur les artistes canadiens d’origine italienne, Panoram Italia, Vol.9, Nu.4, August-September 2014
Maryse Ouellet Temporality/ Transition of the Spiritual in the Natural, St-Bruno, Quebec, 2014
Paolo Montanari Inaugurata alla galleria Arte065, Notizie Pesaro, Italy, July 8, 2013
Ives Celli Disegni d’origini, San Leo, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, July 4, 2013
Benedetta Andreoli Uno spazio per Nobili artisti, Il Resto del Carlino, Italy, April 28, 2013
Mathieu Proulx Trois nouvelles expositions, L’Écho Abitibien, 9 septembre 2011
Éric Clément Tissage, faux draps et peinture vivante, La Presse, 22 mai 2011
Maryse Ouellet Les Gisants, Le Clair et L’Obsur, CIRCA, Montréal, avril 2011
Reportage/ Vie des Arts Sur la piste de nouveaux talents/ Exposition Tracés, Œuvres de la Collection Loto-Québec, Vie des Arts, numéro 221, 2011
Jean Bernard Roumanes Quelques détours/ Studio 261, Vie des Arts, numéro 193, Hiver 2004
Robert Bernier Place à la relève/ Neuf artistes à découvrir, Parcours, printemps 2003, vol.9, numéro 1
Robert Bernier Coup de Coeur, Découvertes, printemps 2003
Yvonne Lammerich Corps échoué à Axe Néo 7, MIX the Magazine of artist-run culture, Winter 97-98, volume 23, number 3
Camille Bouchi Effet miroir, Vie des Arts, numéro 169, Hiver 1998
Daniel Lejeune Penserin-Morin: la rencontre des éléments, La Frontière, 6 mars 1996, Rouyn Noranda
Dany Quine Des constructions au rythme bien marqué, Le Soleil, Québec, 4 novembre 1995
Stéphane Aquin Transgressions, Voir, Montréal, 5 novembre 1992
Jean Dumont Le passage vers la lumière, Le Devoir/ Le Cahier du samedi, Montréal, 31 octobre 1992
Isabelle Lelarge Transgressions, Galerie Verticale, Laval, 1992
Dieter Westecker Bilder zweier Kontinente im dritten, Handelsblatt, Düsseldorf, mai 1992
Andreas Westhofen Erdarbeiten: Kunst aus Kanada, Terz, Düsseldorf, Allemagne, janvier 1992
Dominique Chalifoux Oeuvres sculpturales, Le Messager, Ville de Lachine, Sept 1989
Brenda Newman Two Part Harmony, Montreal Mirror, Montréal, 2 juin 1989

 

Exhibition Catalogues

2017 Julien Lavoie, 6th Drawing Biennial, MBAMSH, Mont St-Hilaire, Quebec
2013 Ives Celli, F. Penserini’s Drawings from Origins, San Leo, Italie
2012 Hélène Poirier, Art on water, Zocalo Public Place, St-Hubert City Park, Quebec
1998 3 manières de construire l’inventaire, Axe Néo 7, Hull, Quebec
1998 Points, lignes, surfaces, 20 ans, Concordia University, Montreal
1996 Yvonne Lammerich, Corps et Eaux/ Air et Feu, Body and Water; Air and Fire, Amos
1993 Cobalt Art Actuel, Les ateliers s’exposent, Montreal
1992 Isabelle Lelarge, Transgression, Galerie Verticale, Laval, Quebec
1992 M.C. Sels, M.Achard, Kunst aus Quebec, Galerie Clara Maria Sels, Dusseldorf, Germany

 

Professional Experience

1990 – 2020 Faculty of Creative Arts, Champlain College St-Lambert, Quebec
2013 – 2014 Delegate for Arts, Literature and Communication program, Champlain College St-Lambert, Quebec
1997 – 1998 Elected Representative of Fine Arts Teachers, Quebec Ministry of Education
1993 – 1995 Board of Directors, Vice-president, Optica, a center for contemporary arts, Montreal
1989 – 1993 Artistic Director, Optica, a center for contemporary arts, Montreal
1986 – 1988 Faculty Concordia University, Fibres Department, Montreal

 

Membership

2015 – 2020 L’IMPRIMERIE centre d’artistes, Montreal
2011 – 2020 CIRCA art actuel, Montreal
2009 – 2020 RAAV, Regroupement des Artistes en Arts Visuels du Québec, Montréal
1986 – 1993 Founding Member, Galerie Clark, Montreal

 

Education

1986 – 1989 MFA, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
1984 – 1985 MA, Villa Schifanoia Graduate School of Arts, Florence, Italy
1981 – 1984 BFA, Concordia University, Montreal
1979 – 1981 D.E.C., Jean-de-Brébeuf College, Montreal