Andrea Szilasi

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andrea.szilasi@sympatico.ca


EDUCATION

2012-2016 Master of Fine Arts (Studio Arts) Photography Concentration Option, Concordia University 

1988-1991 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Concordia University 

1983-1988 B.A. in Film Studies and French Language and Literature, University of Toronto

1985-1986 French Language and Literature, University of Aix-Marseilles, France


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

One Hundred Crowned Masterpieces of Painting, Joyce Yahouda Gallery, Montreal.

Plotter Prints, Rencontres internationales de la photographie en Gaspésie, Site historique du Banc-de- Pêche-de-Paspébiac, Paspébiac.

2014 

Plotter Prints, Joyce Yahouda Gallery, Montreal. 

2008 

The Centerfold Series and Figures, Joyce Yahouda Gallery, Montreal.

2005 

Portraits, Joyce Yahouda Gallery, Montreal. 

2004 

mirror, Leo Kamen Gallery, Toronto.

2003 

Mirer, Art Mûr Gallery, Montreal.

Small Works, Séquence Gallery, Chicoutimi. 

2001 

Small Works, Ryerson Gallery, Toronto.

L’univers du corps, Expression, centre d’exposition de St-Hyacinthe. Curated by Danielle Lord.

2000 

Recent Photographic Works, Archive gallery, Toronto.

Small Works, Vu, Quebec.

1999 

Oeuvres récentes, Séquence gallery, Chicoutimi.

Small Works, (as part of Mois de la Photo), McClure gallery, Montreal.

Oeuvres récentes, Circa gallery, Montreal.

1996 

Oeuvres récentes, Plein Sud, Longueuil.

Oeuvres récentes, Vox gallery, Montreal. 

1995 

Usine C, Montreal.

1994 

Clark gallery, Montreal.


* Titles in bold indicate that a publication accompanies the exhibition.


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

GaborXAndrea, Deux Poissons Gallery, Montreal (upcoming)

Portraits intimes, Galerie La Castiglione, Montreal.

Good Neighbours, Outre-vie / Afterlife, Galerie FOFA, Concordia University, Montreal. 

2018 

Outre-vie / Afterlife, Galerie Optica, Montreal. 

2017 

Pour l’art, exposition bénéfice, Galerie B-312, Montreal.

Outre-vie / Afterlife: How Many Seas, Focus Photography Festival,Carter Road, West Bandra, Mumbai.

2016 

Push and Pull, Joyce Yahouda Gallery, Montreal. Curator: Nicolas Mavrikakis.

She Photographs, Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal. Curator: Diane Charbonneau.

Ensemble, VU, Quebec. Curator: Anne-Marie Proulx.

Vitrine d’Art, a public art project in vacant store fronts in the Southwest borough of Montreal. Maison de la culture Marie-Uguay.

2015 

Ateliers croisés, Musée d’art contemporain de Baie- Saint-Paul, Baie-Saint-Paul. Curators: Serge Murphy et René Viau.

Dessins et autres choses... Formats, Montreal. Curator: Sophie Jodoin.

Pop Up New York City, with Joyce Yahouda Gallery, March 4 to 8, 2015.

Incarnations: photographies de la collection du MNBAQ de 1990 à aujourd’hui. Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec. Curator: Maude Lévesque.

2014 

Il était une fois dans le Sud-Ouest II, Maison de la culture Marie-Uguay, Montreal.

Du détail à l’œuvre, Galerie Joyce Yahouda, Montreal. Curator: Yan Romanesky.

Oh Boy! Oh Boy! Galerie Roger Bellemare / Galerie Christian Lambert, Montreal.

2013 

Il était une fois dans le Sud-Ouest, Centre Culturel Georges-Vanier, Montreal.Curator: André Cornellier.

Art au Quotidien, presented at the Résidences du Ritz Carlton, Montreal. Curator: Joyce Yahouda.

IGNITION 9, Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montreal. Curators: Michèle Thériault and jake moore.

Ultramoderne: MFA Group Exhibition Concordia University, Galerie Art Mûr, Montreal.

2011 

PEUT MIEUX FAIRE - Cahiers d'exercices, L'Oeil de Poisson, Quebec. Curator: Emmanuel Gallant.

Les fenêtres qui parlent 2011, 50 artists exhibit photographs in windows on Marquette Street, Montreal. Curators: Catherine Arsenault, Marie Degrendel.

Il était une fois, Joyce Yahouda Gallery, Montreal. Curators: Claire Moeder, Joyce Yahouda.

Family Ties, Stewart Hall Art Gallery, Montreal. Curator: Joyce Millar.

Kamera Hungarica, Cinéma du Parc, Montreal. Curator: Támas Wormser.

2010 

Tarot de Montréal, Maison de la Culture Plateau Mont- Royal, Montreal. Curator: Marie-Claude Bouthillier.

Re-Insitu, (travelling exhibition) Canadian Hungarian Artists’ Collective, Maison de la Culture Nôtre-Dame- de-Grace, Montreal.

2009 

Un cowboy, un perroquet, et d’autres personnages, Joyce Yahouda Gallery, Montreal.

Re-Insitu, (travelling exhibition) Canadian Hungarian Artists’ Collective, Muveszet Malom, Szentendre and Helikon Kastely Muzeum, Keszthely, Hungary.

2008

Affordable Art Fair New York 2008, with Joyce Yahouda Gallery, New York.

Darkling Eclipse, Kunstverein das weisse haus, Vienna. Curated by Leisure Projects: Meredith Carruthers and Susannah Wesley.

Parle-moi d’amour, Les Impatients, Montreal.

2006 

Thinking, the Process, Maison de la Culture Marie Uguay. Curator: Janet Logan.

Déjà vu, Musée de Rimouski, Rimouski, Qc. Curator: Bernard Lamarche.

4 1/2 au B-312, galerie B-312, Montreal. 

4 1/2, artists' project with Karilee Fuglem, Annie Martin and Carmen Ruschiensky, Montreal.

Reflections: Canada - Hungary, la galerie d’art Stewart Hall, Pointe-Claire, Qc.

2005 

Fenêtres / Ablakok, Maison de la culture Côte-des- Neiges, Montreal.

2004 

The Store, Joyce Yahouda Gallery, Montreal.

Salon du printemps with Joyce Yahouda Gallery, Marché Bonsecours, Montreal.

2003 

1 espace à 9, Joyce Yahouda Gallery, Montreal. 

2002 

Salle comble, Art Mûr Gallery, Montreal.

Portraits-robot, Graff Gallery, Montreal. Curated by Eric Simon.

Joliet, artists' projects in interior windows by Atelier Fovea, Moser Fine Arts Center Gallery, University of St-Francis, Joliet, Illinois.

Photographies découpées, Art Mûr, Montreal.

Tour de Villeneuve (part of Mois de la Photo à Montréal). Installations in the Villeneuve/St-Laurent area by members of Atelier Fovea, Montreal.

La Nature des choses, Musée du Québec, Quebec. Curated by Nathalie de Blois.

2001   

Les Ateliers s’exposent 2001, Atelier Fovea, collectif de photographes, Montreal.

Remettre ça, galerie B312, Montreal.

Photographies découpées, Art Mûr, Montreal. 

Tour de Villeneuve, (part of Mois de la Photo à Montréal). Artists' interventions in the Villeneuve/St-Laurent area of Montreal, Atelier Fovea.

La Nature des choses, Musée du Québec, Québec. Curated by Natalie de Blois.

2000 

Placards à Joliette, 20 artists exhibit in 20 store closets in downtown Joliette. Organized by les ateliers convertibles. Curated by Josée Fafard and Baptiste Grison, Joliette, Qc.

Galeries Ephémères, an exhibition in thirty store windows on Saint-Laurence boulevard in Montreal. Organized by Observatoire 4 gallery. Curated by Josette Oberson.

La cathédrale engloutie, Galerie B, Montreal.

Shifting Sites, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa. Curated by Andrea Kunard.

PassArt 2000, Centre d’exposition de Rouyn-Noranda, Rouyn-Noranda. Curated by Madeleine Doré.

1999    

L’état des choses...photographique, (part of Mois de la Photo), Espace B, Galerie René Harrison, Montreal. Curated by Cristine Palmieri.

1998    

Glow, galerie Archive, Toronto.

Les Bricolos, galerie Clark, Montreal. Curated by Emmanuel Galland and Nicolas Baier.

Pur collage, Maison Hamel-Bruneau, Ste-Foy, Quebec. Curated by Caroline Monette.

Montréal–Calgary, galerie Circa, Montreal, and Truck et Stride galleries, Calgary. Curated by Sylvie Fraser.

1997    

Univers singuliers, galerie Mistral, Montreal.

skins, (part of Contact 97), Archive gallery, Toronto.

Tout un chacun, Vu, Centre de diffusion et de production de la photographie, Quebec.

1996    

Artifice 96, contemporary visual art in downtown Montreal. An infiltration of the urban landscape by emerging artists, presented by the Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, Montreal. Curated by Marie-Michèle Cron and David Liss.

1995    

Galerie Nomad, Montreal. Curated by David Liss.


* Titles in bold indicate that a publication accompanies the exhibition.


GRANTS AND AWARDS

2003 

Long-term grant, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec

2001 

Canada Council B-Grant

2000 

Long-term grant, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec 

Travel grant, Canada Council for the Arts

1999 

Long-term grant, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec

1996 

Canada Council B-Grant 

Long-term grant, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec

1995 

Short-term grant, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec 

Canada Council B-Grant


TEACHING / WORK EXPERIENCE, ACTIVITIES

2019 Instructor, summer cyanotype/collage workshop, Sunbury Shores, New Brunswick

2013-2019 Member of Outre-vie/Afterlife collective. An artists’ collective comprised of thirteen image based artists whose work deals with the concept of afterlife. Founded by Raymonde April at Concordia University in 2013.

2003-2017 Andrea Szilasi was represented by Joyce Yahouda in Montreal until the gallery’s closing in 2017.

2016 Instructor, summer cyanotype workshop, Sunbury Shores, New Brunswick

2012-14 Teaching Assistantships, Concordia University 

2000-08 Coordinator of McClure Gallery, Visual Arts Centre

2001 Member of Vox gallery administrative board

2000 Computer residency, Atelier d’estampe Sagamie, Alma

2000-01 Member of the programming committee at Vox gallery

1999-03 Member of Atelier Fovea, photographer’s collective, Montreal

1995-97 Member of Articule gallery

1994 Vice-president and member, Articule gallery


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Campbell, James D., “SHE Photographs”, Magenta magazine, Summer/Fall 2016. http://www.magentafoundation.org/magazine/she-photographs/

Campeau, Sylvain. “Tout un chacun.” ETC. MONTRÉAL, No. 39, Sept., Oct., Nov. 1997.

Couëlle, Jennifer. “Andréa Szilasi.” art press 244, March 1999.

Crevier, Lyne. “Sous la torture.” ici, August 7 to 13, 2003.

Cron, Marie-Michèle. “Jacki Danylchuk Andrea Szilasi.” Text in publication accompanying Plein Sud exhibition, September 1996.

Dagenais, Francine. “La figure-pendule.” CVphoto 44, fall 1998.

Hakim, Mona. “Andrea Szilasi: Galerie Circa.” CVphoto 46, spring 1999.

Kozinska, Dorota. “Family Ties”. Vie des arts 223, summer 2011.
Lamarche, Bernard. “Collages, etc.” Le Devoir, November 5 and 6, 2005.

Lamarche, Bernard. “Déjà vu!” Text in publication accompanying exhibition at the Musée régional de Rimouski, June 18 to September 10, 2006.

Lamarche, Bernard. “Familiarités déboussolées.” Le Devoir, August 9 and 10, 2003.
Lamarche, Bernard. “Revisiter la photographie.” Le Devoir, February 6 and 7, 1999.
Landry, Pierre. “L’éclatement des frontières, 1965- 2000.”Text in publication for Femmes artistes du XXe siècle au Québec at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, 2010.
Lehmann, Henry. “Scissor-hands Szilasi is back in Circa exhibition.” The Gazette, January 23, 1999.
Lehmann, Henry. “Still life with limbs.” The Gazette, August 10, 2003.
Logan, Janet. “Thinking, the process”. Text in publication accompanying exhibition at the Maison de la culture Marie- Uguay, October 10 to November 26, 2006.
Mavrikakis, Nicolas. “Le Monde à l’envers.” Voir, October 27, 2005.
Millar Joyce. “Once upon a time...” Text in publication forFamily Ties, Stewart Hall Art Gallery, 2011.
Skene, Cameron. “Photo Synthesis.” The Gazette, July 29, 2006.
Tousignant, Isa. “Visual arts.” Hour, July 17 to 23, 2003.

Dossier “La relève 2.” ETC MONTRÉAL, No. 37, March, April, May 1997. Artist’s page in collaboration with the artists of Artifice 96.

Dossier “Identités.” ETC MONTRÉAL, No. 81, summer 2008.


COLLECTIONS

Cirque du Soleil, Laurentian Bank of Canada, Loto Québec, Mettle Communications,  Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, National Gallery of Canada, private collections. 

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