L. Paul Chartrand
Phone: 289 377 9900
2015-2017 Master of Fine Art (in progress), Western University (1151 Richmond Street
London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 3K7).
2009-2013 Bachelor of Arts Honours, Guelph University (50 Stone Road East Guelph Ontario. N1G 2W1 (519) 824-4210)
2014 Kokedama: A Fractured Garden. Niagara Artist Centre, Flea Market Gallery. 46 Turner Crescent, St Catharines, Ontario.
2013 Deep Cleanse. Solo Show. Roadside Attractions 911 Davenport Road, Toronto, Ontario.
2013 Fluxus Garden. Solo Project. St. George’s Square, Guelph, Ontario. Public Artwork commissioned by Musagetes.
2012 Mycelial. Solo Show. Zavitz Gallery, Guelph, Ontario.
2012 Remembrance. Solo Show. Framing and Art Center. 188 Kent Street. London, Ontario.
2016 Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area Biennial. Kitchener, Ontario.
2016 Mushroom Festival. Group Show. The Bookshelf Museum, University of Western Ontario.
2016 Closed System: Sustainable Growth. Group Show. Artlab Gallery, University of Western Ontario.
2015 Niagara Falls Night of Art. Niagara Falls History Museum. Niagara Falls, Ontario.
2015 The Politics of Design. Group Show. Xpace Cultural Centre. Toronto, Ontario.
2015 Upcoming. Group Show. Younger Than Beyonce Gallery. Toronto, Ontario.
2015 Grow Op. Group Show. The Gladstone Hotel. Toronto, Ontario.
2014 Untitled. Two Person Show. Pszczonak Contemporary Window Gallery. University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.
2013 Something Like A Paintopticon. g a l e r i e s a i n t - j a q u e s, Guelph, Ontario.
2013 Object Abuse - Group Show. Spinach Gallery, London, UK.
2013 What Have Yous. Group Show. Zavitz Gallery, Guelph, Ontario.
2013 Stranger Stranger. Group Show. Boarding House Gallery 6 Dublin St. S., Guelph, Ontario.
2012 How We Got Lost. Group Show. Zavitz Gallery, Guelph, Ontario.
2011 Extreme Drawing. Group Show. Zavitz Gallery, Guelph, Ontario.
2011 Threespective. Three Person Show. Zavitz Gallery, Guelph, Ontario.
Awards / Scholarships
2016-2017 Ontario Graduate Scholarship, University of Western Ontario.
2015-2016 SSHRC - CGS Masters Research Scholarship, University of Western Ontario. London, Ontario.
2015-2016 Ontario Graduate Scholarship, University of Western Ontario. *declined*
2015 Dean’s Entrance Scholarship, University of Western Ontario.
2015 Chair’s Entrance Scholarship, University of Western Ontario.
2013 Dean’s Honour Roll, University of Guelph.
2011 Tony Arrell Scholarship, University of Guelph.
2009 Mackie Cryderman Award.
2009 Ontario Scholars Award.
2008 Vivian Sturdee Purchase Award
2008 Ontario Scholars Award
2014 Interview on Musagetes’ weekly radio show “The Secret Ingredient” (Episode broadcast @ 9:00 am on Wednesday September 17, 2014) on 93.3fm CFRU campus radio at the University of Guelph. http://www.cfru.ca/recordings/158
‘Planting Seeds of Possibilities in St. George’s Square’. Project Review by Jessica Lovell. ‘Guelph Tribune’. September 12, 2013. http://www.guelphtribune.ca/community/planting-seeds-of-possibilities-in-st-georges-square/
‘From A to Zavitz’ Solo Show Exhibit Review by Nadine Maher. ‘The Ontarian’. November 15, 2012. http://www.theontarion.com/2012/11/from-a-to-zavitz-8/
‘Drawing With Paper’ Exhibit Review by Tom Beedham. ‘The Ontarian’. November 17, 2011.
‘Triple Perspective’ Exhibit Review by Divinus Caesar. ‘The Ontarian’. November 3, 2011.
‘Mushrooms Remind Us to Look Around’ by Abid Virani. ‘Guelph Mercury’. March 29, 2011.
Workshops and Teaching Experience
2016 Artist Talk at Bealart Program. H.B. Beal Secondary School, London, Ontario.
2016 Conference Presentation at Envirocon. “Problematic Ethics of Earth and Land Art. University of Western Ontario.
2016 Portraiture Workshop. Glenhyrst Gallery, Brantford, Ontario.
2015 Graduate Teaching Assistant - Sculpture and Installation. University of Western Ontario (September 2015 - April 2016).
2015 - Current Member on Board of Directors for Haldimand Artworks. Haldimand County, Ontario.
2014 Artist Talk @ Orangeville Upper Credit Field Naturalist Club, focusing on mushrooms and ecology in contemporary art.
2014 Guest Juror for River Arts Festival in Dunnville, Ontario.
2014 Library Living workshops. Three projects focusing on group work and abstraction taught to adults with special needs on two separate events.
2014 Combining Two Cultures (C2C) Conference on interdisciplinary studies at the University of Guelph. Lecture on the combination of art and science in mushroom related artworks.
2013 Guelph Café Art Lecture Series. Workshop Leader, “How Do We Build Communities with Art?”.
2013 Weekly Radio Show with Musagetes (International Art Organization based in Guelph) on 93.3fm CFRU campus radio at the University of Guelph. Interviewing artists and presenting discussion on issues in contemporary art.
2008-2009 Teaching classes portraiture, (for six separate 2 hour sessions) as part of the “Museum School” Program. Medical Hall of Fame, London, Ontario.