Gaetanne-Sylvester-with-lace-caseCurriculum Vitae

Gaëtanne Simonne Sylvester

702-70 Arthur St. Winnipeg MB   R3B 1G7
(204) 957 7217

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2001
Source, Centre culturel franco-manitobain, Winnipeg, curator Nicole Coulson 1997 The Center of Being, Craftspace Gallery, Selection Committee, Winnipeg

1992
Undulating Nature, Centre culturel franco-manitobain, curator Denise Préfontaine 1990 Mutual Life Assurance Art Gallery, Waterloo

1988
Bonds of Youth, Centre culturel franco-manitobain, curator Lisa Desilets

DUO EXHIBITIONS

2007
Sparks & Whisperings, Maison des artistes, curator, Dominique Rey

2013
Metaphors in Cloth & Clay, Mennonite Heritage Center, Winnipeg, Ray Dirks

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2013
Saves Nine , Ace Art, Winnipeg, curator Kerri-Lynn Reeves, MB Craft Council

2013
In the Box/Dans la boite, The Rooms, St John’s NFLD curator Denis Longchamps 2011 Being She: Gladstone Gallery, Toronto, Michelle Jacques, Sophie Hackett, Betty Ann Jordan, Jurors - Deborah Wang, Christina Zeidler, curators

2010
Manitoba Craft Council “Home” Jury, Michael Boss, Ione Thorkelsson, Winnipeg, Wasagaming, Brandon

2008
Manitoba Craft Council Spring Jury, Out of Hand, Ace Art, Winnipeg

2007
Manitoba Craft Museum, By Design, Helen Delacretaz, David Rice, Jo’Anne Kelly 2004 Homecoming: Juried Alumni Exhibition, U. Of Waterloo

2003
Parallaxe, Residency/installation, St. Boniface, curator Marie Bouchard

2001
Histoire de Sens, Residency/exhibition, St. Boniface, curator Annie Molin Vasseur 2000 NCECA jury, Manitoba Crafts Council, Regina, Denver, Co, Winnipeg

1999
MB Society of Artists 67th Annual, Juror, Ian Cook Dundarave Micro-Mini Print Exhibition, Vancouver, BC, Juror Gordon Trick

1998
The Light Within, Manitoba Women in Art, Guadalajara, Mexico, Pool of the Black Star, Legislative Building, Winnipeg, curator Sigrid Dahl

1997
Remotely Inspired, Clay & Glass in MB, MCC in Hong Kong

1996
A Garden of Earthly Delights,MCC Annual Juried Show, Winnipeg

1994
Expressions manitobaines, CCFM, Winnipeg

1993
Festival de l’art et du papier, Jean-Claude Rochon, Ottawa, juror René Deroin 1990 Art Forms, K-W Art Gallery, Jurors Alan Denney, Kim Ness, Ron Shuebrook Earthborn, Waterloo Potters’ Workshop Annual Jury, Juror Rebecca Rupp

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2007
Rencontres:Encounters, Musée des maîtres et artisans du Québec, Montréal, curator Denis Longchamps

2007
Treasures from the Collection, Buhler Gallery, curator Pat Bovey

2007
Epiphany, Vault Gallery, Winnipeg, curator Sarah Johnston

2007
6th International Print Exhibition, Proof Gallery, Toronto

2006
Summerlight 2006, Wesbeth Gallery, New York, curator Sheila Schwid

2005
rBr, Centre culturel franco-manitobain, curator Roger Léveillé

2005
Martha Street Studio at Lunenburg Art Gallery, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

2004
Noir et Blanc, Maison des artistes, St. Boniface, curator Marie Bouchard

2001
Knowing Bodies, Residency & Exhibition, St. Norbert Arts Center

1999
The Thread That Binds, Portage la Prairie Community Arts Council Gallery

1997
Traces et Térritoires, Galerie sans nom, Moncton, Carrefours des plaines, Regina 1996 Art as a State of Mind, Wesbeth Gallery, New York, curator Jacqui Taylor-Basker 1995 Artists’ Choice, Wesbeth Gallery, New York, curator Jacqui Taylor-Basker Secondary Air, U. Of MB Summer Residency in Ceramics, MCC Gallery

1994
Fragmented Realities, Wesbeth Gallery, New York, curator Jacqui Taylor-Basker Canadian Clay & Glass Collection Exhibition, Waterloo

1990
Homage to Goya, University of Waterloo Alumni, Waterloo Concourse Gallery, Wilfrid Laurier University, curator Michael Manson Women’s Art Association, Hamilton Place Gallery, Hamilton

1989
Truth and Freedom, OCA Gallery, Toronto Freedom China, Erindale Campus, University of Toronto

1987
Trois franco-manitobaines, Alliance française, Winnipeg

IMAGES INCLUDED IN PUBLICATIONS

2013
Boxed In, Small Sculptures, St John’s Newfoundland, Denis Longchamps, curator 2010 Sofia, digital print: Mothering Canada: Interdisciplinary Voices, Demeter Press, ARM/York U. Toronto, Editors: S.Geissler, J.Praud, L. Loutzenhiser, Leesa Streifler, U. Regina

2008
Terrain Aménagée, Clay mural, cover page: Francophones D’amérique: Les Presses de l’université d’Ottawa, Centre de recherche en civilisation Canadienne-française, Numéro 25

2002
Queen of clubs image for Playing Cards Project, WWM Committee. 1999 25 Ans d’éditions, p. 65, 201, R. Léveillé, Edition du blé, Saint-Boniface Famille universelle, Etching/silkscreen.

AWARDS

2011 Manitoba Arts Council Senior Craft Grant

2007 Manitoba Arts Council Travel/Professional

2007 Winnipeg Arts Council Professional Development Grant 2005 Manitoba Arts Council B Grant

2004-1999-1994 Manitoba Arts Council Short Term Grant

1995 Manitoba Arts Council B Grant

1995 Manitoba Crafts Council Best in Show and Purchase Award

REVIEWS

2008
Cahiers métiers d’art*Craft Journal, p.128, Dina Vescio

2007
Rencontres:Encounters, Exhibition Catalogue, Denis Longchamps

2006
ZIGZAG, CBC TV Chanel 10, 6:30 pm October 9, Denis Chamberland

2003
ZIGZAG, CBC TV Chanel 10, 6:30 pm December 15, Roger Leveillé, Producer 2003 Radio-Canada, Lucie Madeleine Delisle, Parallaxe interview

2002
Histoire de sens, Editions d’art le Sabord, Annie Molin Vasseur Histoire de sens, Monique Langlois, ETC Montréal, p.66 Montreal Une Exposition audacieuse, Jean-Yves Bernier, LaLiberté, January 17

1999
En Marge, BRAVO, Editions d’art Le Sabord, Québec

1993
A fine and pleasing place, Nancy Beale, Ottawa Citizen, June 28

1993
Une enfant de la terre, p. 34, juin, Denise Veilleux, Femmes d’action, Ottawa Independent Variations, Work Seen, Dec-Jan, P. 32, Jadwiga Byrewska, Toronto

RESIDENCIES

2007
Centre Sagamie, Alma Québec, Digital Art Residency

2005
Graff Residency & Exchange, Montreal, PQ

EDUCATION

1990
BFA University of Waterloo

1977 &1981
Drawing, Alberta School of Art, Calgary 1974 Drawing, Alberta School of Art, Edmonton

WORKSHOPS

2006
Lisa Tognon, Master Class printmaking, Martha Street Studio

2005
Roewan Crowe, Building Community through Mentorship, MAWA 2004 Peter Powning, MCC, U. Of MB

2003
Barbara Hunt, MAWA, Grrrl Embroidery

1999
Marilyn Levine, Canadian Clay & Glass, Waterloo

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

2010/11
MAWA Mentor in partnership with MCC

2009
Juror, Northern Manitoba Juried Show, Thompson 2006-08 Manitoba Craft Council Board, Secretary

2001-11
Wendy Wersch Memorial Lecture Series Committee member. 2005 Manitoba Arts Council Projects & Programming Jury

2003-04
Boardmember, L’AGAVF, National scope

2002-04
Director of Programming, Maison des artistes, Saint-Boniface 2003 Artists in Health Care, Saint-Boniface Hospital, Clay workshop 2002 Manitoba Arts Council Craft Grant Jury

1994-98
Artists in Schools Program, Manitoba Arts Council

1992-97
Manitoba Printmakers Association, Silkscreen instructor

1995
Logo Design - Healthy Start for Mom and Me, MB Department of Health

PROFESSIONAL AFFLIATIONS

MPA, Past-President, MCC, MAWA, MDA

MAJOR COLLECTIONS

Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo Caisse populaire, Winnipeg

Cambrian CreditUnion, Winnipeg

Collège universitaire Saint-Boniface

Great West Life Assurance, Winnipeg

Manitoba Department of Culture and Heritage, Public Works, and Public Health Musée des maîtres et artisans du Québec, Montréal

Saint-Boniface Hospital

St. Paul’s College, University of Manitoba

WTN TV

Collection of Yude Henteleff

Winnipeg Foundation