Francesca Penserini
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Solo Exhibitions
2014
The Recumbents, Light and Darkness, Centre d'exposition
de Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec
2013
Drawings from origins, Gallery Arte065, Pesaro, Italy
Drawings from origins, Spazio Nobili, Montelabbate,
Pesaro/Urbino, Italy
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
Triptychs & Drawings of Surfaces, Amos, Quebec
2010
Triptychs & Drawings of Surfaces, Centre d’Exposition
du Vieux Presbytère, Saint-Bruno de Montarville, Quebec
Drawings of Surfaces & Triptych, USINE C, Montreal
2009
Triptychs & Drawings of Surfaces, Art Mûr, Montreal
2001
State of Mind, Rivière des Prairies Cultural Center
1998
Projects, The Old Court House, Kamouraska
1997
Failed Bodies, Axe Néo 7, Hull
1995
Madeleine Lacerte Gallery, Quebec
Centre d'exposition des Gouverneurs, Sorel
1989
Clark Gallery, 1591 rue Clark, Montreal
Town of Lachine Museum, La Dépendance
1987
Town of Lachine Museum, Benoît-Verdickt Pavillion
Group Exhibitions
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2014
Love Fallen/ Tombé(e)s d'Amour, CACQM, Montreal, QC
Temporality/ Transition of the Spiritual in the Natural,
Centre d'Exposition du Vieux Presbytère, Saint-Bruno de Montarville, Quebec
Eclectism/ Open pass to Eric Devlin, Artothèque, Montreal
Creative Arts Faculty Show, Wayne Remington Art Gallery, Champlain College St-Lambert, Quebec
2013
Entre-Temps/ Meantime, CIRCA Exhibition Centre, Montreal
Circadian Cycles, CIRCA Exhibition Centre, Montreal, Quebec
Tracés, Centre National d'exposition de Jonquière, Quebec
2012
Filigrane, CIRCA, Montreal
Les journées de la Culture, CieF, Montreal
L'Art à Flot, Zocalo-Place publique 2, St-Hubert City Park, QC
Tracés, Collection Loto-Quebec, Marius Barbeau Museum, Beauce, Quebec
2011
Ambiguïtés, CIRCA, Montreal
Tracés de la Collection Loto-Québec, Espace Création, Montréal; Centre d’artistes Vaste et Vague, Carleton sur Mer; Centre d’exposition de Val-David; Centre d’exposition Léo-Ayotte, Shawinigan
2010
ego(s), CIRCA, Montreal
2009
Calibre 12, Maisonneuve Cultural Center, Montreal
2004
7 Sculptors, Studio 261, Montreal
Concordia University Homecoming, VAV Gallery, Montreal
2003
Objects of Dreams, Studio 261, Montreal
La Relève, Studio 261, Montreal
2000
From one millenium to another: Vital Functions,
Frontenac Cultural Center, Montreal
1999
Points, Lines, Surfaces, Galerie Madeleine Lacerte
1998
Points, Lines, Surfaces, Belgo Building, Montreal
1997
En cause:Brancusi, Axe Néo 7, Hull
Cicadas and Ants, Optica
Temporal Completion with Ashley Miller and Thérèse Chabot
Nelson Art Center, Tempe, Arizona, U.S.A.
1996
Body and Water; Air and Fire with Jean-Pierre Morin
Amos/ Rouyn-Noranda/ Ville Marie/ Val d'Or, Quebec
1994
Suicide-Action, Ogylvies, Montreal
10,000 Plus Show, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
1993
Exposed Studios, Cobalt Art Actuel, Montreal
1992
Transgressions, Galerie Verticale, Laval
Kunst aus Quebec, Maria Sels, Dusseldorf, Germany
1991
Landscape Fiction, La Chambre Blanche, Quebec
Cabinet of Curiosities, La Chambre Blanche, Quebec
1990
Exhibition-Auction, Optica & Clark Galleries, Montreal
1989
Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Chicago, U.S.A.
Yahouda Meir Gallery, Montreal
1987
5e Blow of Glare, Michel Tétreault Gallery, Montreal
1986
5th Biennial, Sir Georges Williams Gallery, Montreal
Installations-Performances, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
1985
The Green Pool, Villa Schifanoia, Florence, Italy
Integration of Arts to Architecture Competitions
Ministry of Culture and Communications
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2006
University Hospital Complex of Sherbrooke City
Sculptural outdoor intervention for the interior court of the Emergency pavillion. In competition against Andy Dutkewych and Joëlle Morosoli.
2005
Hospital Complex of St-Hyacinthe City
Sculptural outdoor intervention for the interior court of the main pavillion, as well as the adjacent space to the Main entrance. In competition against Annie Pelletier, Linda Covit et Doucet-Saïto.
Related Experiences
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2013
La Porta del Cielo performance, Leonardo Nobili,
Baia Flaminia, PU, Italy
2011
Auction Plein Sud 2011, Plein Sud Exhibition Center, Longueuil
2011
Mosaïkashop, artist in residence, Montréal
2012-2009
Pierre de Coubertin Elementary school, Creative Workshops, Montreal
1997
Corps et écriture, 3rd Litterature Festival in collaboration with Sylvie Panet-Raymond, Agora de la danse, Montreal
1996
Artist in Residence, Centre Est-Nord-Est
Curators: Chantale Boulanger et Gilles Mihalcean
1994
Artist in Residence, Centre Est-Nord-Est
1990
Atelier Sculpt, conference, Montreal
Collections
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2011
Groupe Enixum inc, Longueuil
2009
Collection Loto-Quebec, Montreal
Grants & Scholarships
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2014
SODEC, Société de développement des entreprises culturelles
Promotion
2013
Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec
Travel Grant
2013
SODEC, Société de développement des entreprises culturelles
Promotion
1997
Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec
Bourse B, Research and Creation
1996
Canada Council
Bourse B, Short Term
Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec
Bourse B, Perfectionnement
1995,94
Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec
Bourse B, Short Term
1993,92,91
Ministère des Affaires culturelles du Québec
Technical Ressources, Travel Grant & Project Grant
1989
The School of The Art Institute of Chicago
Albert Krehbiel & Gladys Pick Scholarship
1986-84
Fonds F.C.A.R., Québec/ Bourse B1
1983
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Rome
Scholarship, Concordia University in Arezzo
Bibliography
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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
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
Jean-Pierre Latour
L’exposition collective comme «groupe mobile»
En cause: Brancusi. Une fiction de l’atelier. ETC, n.40, 1997-98
Camille Bouchi
Expositions: Hull - Brancusi: 39 Fois
Vie des Arts, numéro 167, 1997
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
Claire Gravel
D'un art neurologique à une symbolique cosmique
Le Devoir/ Montréal, 15 août 1987
Lionel Bottari
Installazioni d’arte, Fra Noi, Chicago, 1986
Exhibition Catalogues
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1998
3 manners of building the Inventory
Axe Néo 7, Hull, Art Editions Le Sabord
1998
Points, lines, surfaces, 20 years
Concordia University, Montreal
1996
Body and Water; Air and Fire
Amos Exhibition Centre, Amos
1993
Exposed Studios
Cobalt Art Actuel, Montreal
1992
Transgression
Galerie Verticale, Laval
1992
Kunst aus Quebec
Galerie Clara Maria Sels, Dusseldorf, Germany
Professional Experience
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2013-2014
Champlain College St- Lambert, Quebec
Delegate for the New Arts, Literature and Communication program
1990-2014
Champlain College St- Lambert, Quebec
Faculty of Visual Arts
Drawing - 3D Modeling - 2D Imaging - Sculpture – Linocut
1997-1998
Quebec Ministry of Education
Fine Arts Teacher Elected Representative
Advisory Committee for pre-university program
1993-1995
Optica, a Centre for Contemporary Arts
Board of Directors, Vice-president
President: Marie Fraser
1989-1993
Optica, a Centre for Contemporary Arts
Artistic Director
President: Christine Ross
1988-1986
Concordia University, Montreal
Teacher in the Fibres Dept.: Printed & Dyed Textile Design
Coordinator: Kathryn Lipke
1988
Centre International d'Art Contemporain de Montréal
Research Assistant
Director: Claude Gosselin
1986-1993
Galerie Clark, Founding Member
Education
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1986-1989
Master of Fine Arts in Time Arts
The School of The Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
1984-1985
Master of Arts in Mixed Media
Villa Schifanoia Graduate School of Arts
Florence, Italy
1981-1984
Bachelor of Fine Arts with distinction
Concordia University, Montreal
1979-1981
D.E.C. in Fine Arts
Jean-de-Brébeuf College, Montreal