Curriculum Vitae

Michelle Letarte
35 Howland Road,
Toronto, M4K 2Z7

416-465-2970
michelle.letarte16@gmail.com

EXHIBITIONS

Oct 1-Dec 31 , 2017Group Show “ Quand je n’ai pas de bleu, je mets du rouge –Picasso”, Galerie mp tresart, Durham Sud, Quebec
Oct 18- 29, 2017 Solo show “Colours of Ancient Mexico”, Propeller Gallery, Toronto
Aug 16-Sept 3, 2017 Group exhibition “Gampi Konshi: Dyed, Dark and Dramatic”, The Japanese Paper Place, Etobicoke
July 14-16, 2017 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, group exhibit by Propeller Gallery
25 Mar-Aug 12, 2017 Group Exhibition at John Allan’s Salon, Toronto
April 5-15, 2017 Invited Group Show “Evolution of Abstraction” Propeller Gallery, Toronto
Throughout 2017 Salon XI, 150 Years of Light in Canada, Propeller Gallery, Toronto
Throughout 2016 Salon X, Black and White Ball, Re-Vision@Propeller, 20|20 : Propeller’s 20th Anniversary, and Off the Walls Group Shows
Oct 1-Dec 31 , 2016 Group Show “Hommage à la Couleur” Galerie mp tresart, Durham Sud, Quebec
August 1-31, 2016Secrets de la Baie, Papeterie St-Gilles, St-Joseph-de-la-Rive, Quebec.
March 2-20, 2016Epaves & H2O Artefacts, solo show at Propeller Gallery, Toronto.
May 4- June 30, 2015 Japan Revisited, solo show at Yogathletix, 911 Queen East, Toronto.
April 1- June 30, 2015Group Show, " L'art de recycler” Galerie mp tresart, Durham Sud, Quebec
Throughout 2015 Gala, Black & White Ball, Netscapes, Salon 9, Off the Walls, Propeller Gallery, Toronto.
Throughout 2014Salon VIII, Black & White Ball, Shared Places/Shared Spaces, Migration, Off the Walls, Propeller Gallery, Toronto
Nov 5-16, 2014 Solo show “Malta & Gozo”, Propeller Gallery, Toronto
Sept 26-27, 2014“Journées de la Culture”, Maison Félix-Leclerc, Vaudreuil, QC, with Galerie mp tresart
July 9-12, 2014“Mondial des Cultures”, Place St- Frédéric, Drummondville, QC,
with Galerie mp tresart.
April 4-6 2014 Group show with SCCA, Art expo, New York.
Throughout 2013 Salon VII, Black & White Ball, Off the Walls
April 3-6, 2013Group show with the Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance (SCCA), Art expo, New York.
April 1 - June 30, 2014Group Show, "Les Mots du Coeur", Galerie mp tresart, Durham Sud, Quebec
Nov 13- 24, 2013Four artist Show “Terre et Mer” Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto
Nov 15- Dec 23, 2013Group Show, "Zones du Silence" Espace Frère-Jérôme, Claridge, Quebec City
Sept 1 -Nov 30, 2013Group Show, "Je m'envole avec Toi", Galerie mp tresart, Durham Sud, Quebec
January-April 2013Solo exhibition at YOGAthletix, 911 Queen East, Toronto
Dec 1, '12 -Jan 30,'13Third Anniversary Group Show, "La couleur des mots", Galerie mp tresart, Durham Sud, Quebec
Oct 24-Nov 4, 2012Solo show “Anatolia” at Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto
Sept 1- Sept 30, 2012Group Show « Équinoxe de passion », Galerie mp tresart, Durham Sud, Quebec
Jan 4-29, 2012Salon 6 group show at the Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto
Nov 8-20, 2011Collage of Cultures with 3 other artists, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto
Throughout 2011Group Shows at the Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts: Salon; Scapes; Black & White;15th Anniversary; Nuit Blanche
May 25-June 6, 2010First solo show at Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, “O Africa”
March 4-7, 2010Toronto Artist Project, Propeller booth, Queen Elizabeth Building, Toronto
January 7-18, 2009Salon 3 group show, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto
June 26, 2008June 26th ART-ARTP, Second Art Exhibit at Sickkids, Toronto
April 11-12, 2008 Beecroft Fine Arts Spring Show, Women’s Art Association, Toronto
Sept 20 -Oct 4, 2007
Praxis Gallery, Queen West, Toronto. "Exotic Places” with artists D.D. Gadjanski, Christl Niemuller and Valda Zobens.
April 26-28, 2007 Beecroft Fine Arts Spring Show, Women’s Art Association, Toronto
March 2, 2007First Winter Art Exhibit at Sickkids, ARTP, Toronto
Sept 26, 2003Open House at Artist studio, Toronto
Sept 5-18, 2003Praxis Gallery, Queen West, Toronto, “Volcanic Landscapes”, with artist William Fox.
April 11-24, 2003Praxis Gallery, Queen West, Toronto, “5 Visions de France”, from 5 artists.

CURATORIAL ACTIVITIES

May- Sept 2017 Co-curator /co-organizer for Propeller Gallery of
“In the Spirit of INDIGO” Festival, with different community partners and including several workshops, two lectures and two parallel exhibitions at the Japanese Paper Place and Propeller Gallery, with the support of an Ontario Art Council Visual Arts Project Grant
April-May 2014Co-curator of “OCCAM'S RAZOR: Art, Science and Aesthetics”
Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, April 2 - 20, 2014,
!dea Gallery at the Ontario Science Centre, May 3 to June 1.

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Many paintings have been given to Auctions for Research and Charity and are in homes of friends and colleagues around the world.

PUBLICATION

Quand la poésie épouse l’art – Illusions décolorées
Les Editions mp tresart, 40 artistes et 16 poètes – Hommage à Gilles Carle
2014.

TEACHING

Summer 2008: Art classes to children, age 2-14 in Mana, Mali.

ARTISTIC TRAINING

1996-presentWORKSHOPS:
  • with painters Ilse Hughes and Jean-Claude Roy, Sainte, France;

  • OCAD summer week in Tamagami with painter Daniel Solomon;

  • with artist Lila Lewis-Irving, Toronto;

  • with artist Dragica Gadjanski, Markham

1976-1995 Attended courses in Ceramics, Textiles with major in Sculpture at OCAD