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EDUCATION

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1990         -    Painting,  École des Beaux Arts, Nîmes, (France)

1988-90    -    Bachelor of Fine Arts, with distinction, Concordia University, Montreal, QC

1972-74    -    Visual Arts and Music, Sir George Williams University, Montreal, QC.



SOLO EXHIBITIONS (by invitation and selection)

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2009        -     Gryphon d'Or Tea Room, Montreal, QC, "écritures / writings"

2008        -     Galerie de la ville, Centre des arts de Dollard, Dollard des Ormeaux, QC.

                      "writings, rectangles & squares" 

2004        -    Centre d’art Amherst, Montréal, QC, “Recent Collage Paintings”

2000        -     McClure Gallery, Centre des arts visuels, Westmount, QC.           

                     “Imposed Coherence: Recent Works by Susan Fowler”

                -    13th International Congress on the Care of the Terminally Ill

                      Palais des Congrès, Montreal, QC. Commemorative installation

                -    “En mémoire du 6 décembre” and “Seeds of  Absence” watercolour series   

1999        -    McGill University, Montreal, QC.  Commemorative installation

                     “En mémoire du 6 décembre, 1989 - 1999”

1999        -    Stewart Hall Art Gallery, Pointe Claire, QC.

                     “December 6, 1989 - 1999: Commemorative installation and works on paper”           

1994        -    McClure Gallery, Centre des arts visuels, Westmount, QC.

                     “Susan Fowler: Recent Three Dimensional Works.”



GROUP EXHIBITIONS (by invitation and selection)              ________________________________________________________________________________

           

2012         -   Karsh Masson Gallery, Ottawa, ON. “Big Pictures/Small Things,”

                     Susan Fowler & Uta Riccius                                                                                       

                 -    OSA/Orleans Campus, Shenkman Arts Centre, Orleans, ON.             

                     “Collectors & Consumers,” Susan Fowler & Uta Riccius                   

2011         -   Stewart Hall Art Gallery, Pointe Claire, QC Artlend Collection

                 -   McClure Gallery, Centre des arts visuels, Westmount, QC,

                     “Square Affair” Fund Raising Exhibition

2008         -   Mobilia, Pointe Claire, QC, “Art at Home: Galerie de la Ville at Mobilia."


2006-08    -  Galerie Sandra Goldie, Westmount, QC. “Christmas Show” (2008),

                      " 20 X 20 X 20" (2007), "Abstraction Show" (2006).

2005         -   Galerie de la ville, Centre des arts de Dollard, Dollard des Ormeaux, QC.

                     "Voies parallèles / One Vision, Two Paths: Susan Fowler & Lyne Bastien."

2001-08    -   McClure Gallery, Centre des arts visuels, Westmount, QC. “Collective Visions"

1997-98    -  Stewart Hall Art Gallery, Pointe Claire, QC. Artlend Collection.

1995         -  Centre Culturel Franco-Manitoban, Winnipeg, Man. and Kakali Papers, Vancouver, B.C.

                     Itinerary exhibition “a book is a place.”

1994         -   Galerie Lieu Ouest, Belgo Building, Montreal, QC. “Le tumulte et la cochenille.”

1992         -   Galerie de la Ville, Dollard des Ormeaux, QC.

                     Exhibition duo “Voyages: Susan Fowler and Marc Vaïs.”

1991         -   Centre Castelnau, Montreal, QC. Exhibition duo “Recent Works, Fowler/Riccius.”

1991-08    -  Centre des arts visuels, Westmount, QC. “Annual Faculty  Exhibition."

1990-07    -  Galerie de la Ville, Dollard des Ormeaux, QC. "Mind Games"(2007),

                     “Structural Integrity”(2004),"Old Tales, New Takes"(2002),“Missives to the 21st”(1999),

                     Improvisations”(l998), “Metamorphosis”(l996), “As we are”(1995), “Dualities”(1994),

                     “Stratum/Strategies”(1990).

1989         -   VAV Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, QC.

                     Exhibition duo “Recent Works: Lalie Douglas / Susan Fowler.”



PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

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1989            City of Dorval, QC. Book cover illustration for “Dorval, Trois  siècles d’histoire” by André Duval.




ART MILIEU EXPERIENCE

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Paraprofessional activities:


1984-2012   Centre des arts visuels, Westmount, QC.(1991 - 2010), Dorval Community Centre,

                       Dorval , QC.(1985 - 2005), Centre culturel de Cartierville, Montreal, QC.(1984 - 86):

                       art teacher; general bilingual art instruction in watercolour, drawing, and mixed media

                       approaches, all levels. Special focus courses and workshops. Independent study

                       programme. Group critiques. Guided museum visits. Public slide talks on own work and

                       that of other artists.  Hanging of student exhibitions. Donor of work to fundraising events.

                       Five CD booklet graphic design projects for singer-songwriter Jim Robinson (2003-2009).


Memberships and associations:


1999-11         Member, RAAV (Regroupement des artistes en arts visuels du Québec)



Jury participation:


2009             Centre culturel de Dorval, Dorval, QC. Member, Art Gallery Selection Committee

2000             Stewart Hall Art Gallery, Pointe Claire, QC. Jury member, Selection Committee for

                     Artlend Collection.

1998-01        Centre des arts visuals, Westmount, QC. Member, Gallery Selection Committee.



Projects carried out:


2000             McClure Gallery, Centre des arts visuels, Westmount, QC. "Followings in Imposed

                     Coherence": coordination of a performance by Becky Foon (cello), Alyson Vishnovsk (dance)

                     and Annabelle Chvostek (voice and percussion), with the participation of the A Capella

                     Westmount Choir directed by Connie Wilson and soundscape created by Becky and

                     Annabelle - in response to the installations and works on paper in the Imposed Coherence

                     exhibition.                        

                

1998            Galerie de la Ville, Dollard des Ormeaux, QC. “Improvisations”: public execution of interactive

                    mural project by l3 Montreal artists.

COLLECTIONS

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2009            City of Pointe Claire, Pointe Claire, QC

2005            Nicholl, Paskell-Mede, Montreal, QC

2000            Alcan Aluminium Ltée, Montreal, QC

1989            City of Dorval, QC



BIBLIOGRAPHY and PUBLICATIONS                           

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Press coverage:


- LAVOIE, Barbara "Artists' Childhood Memories on Display"

            The Chronicle, October 5, 2005

- LAVOIE, Barbara "Local artists try to inspire hope post 9/11"

            The Chronicle, September 25, 2002

- CURRAN, Peggy “Never-ending sorrow/10 years after the massacre, a memorial”               

            The Gazette, December 4, 1999

- SZUCS, Erika “Committing the memory to paper”

            The Chronicle, June 30, 1999


Publications:


1992    Artist’s exhibition text:  “Portals: An Exhibition of Work by  Kathryn Lipke, 1992”

            by Susan Fowler


Electronic media:


- Television Cable 9 : “L’art à Montréal” televised artist’s studio interview 

            with Leo Paul Bourgeois, October, 1996

- Radio McGill Interview with Alexandra Ramos and Curator Claudine Ascher,

            September, 1996