Michelle Letarte, PhD
Scientists and Artist

Art Education and Professional Activities:

1975-1996Yearly classes in ceramics, textiles and sculpture at Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto
1996-nowSeveral workshops with various artists in Ontario and France;
classes at The Haliburton School of Arts and Design and at The Toronto School of Art
2009-nowMember of Propeller Art Gallery, Toronto
2014-2019Chair of Membership & Selection Committee, Propeller Art Gallery
2020-2022Chair of the Board, Propeller Art Gallery
2022-nowChair of Partnership Committee, Propeller Art Gallery

Solo Exhibitions:

2024  Morocco Fragments, Propeller Art Gallery, Toronto
2023Alvars, Propeller Art Gallery, Toronto
2021Riverdale Blooms, Propeller Art Gallery
2020Namibia Moments, Propeller Art Gallery
2019Parallel Perceptions, Propeller Art Gallery
2017Colours of Ancient Mexico, Propeller Art Gallery
2016Secrets de la Baie, Papeterie St-Gilles, St-Joseph-de-la-Rive, Charlevoix, QC;
Epaves & H2O Artefacts, Propeller Art Gallery
2015Japan Revisited, Yogathletix, Toronto
2014Malta & Gozo, Propeller Art Gallery
2012 /13Anatolia, Propeller Art Gallery, and Yogathletix, Toronto
2010O Africa, Propeller Art Gallery, and Yogathletix, Toronto

Selected Group exhibitions:

2024New Directions, Propeller Art Gallery, Toronto
2023Unframed, Propeller Art Gallery, Toronto
14th Contemporary Art Exhibition, Museum of Northern History, Kirkland Lake, ON
2022Old Growth Resurrection, Regeneration, Intervention Juried Show, Salon 16,
Propeller Art Gallery
2021Salon 15, Mail Art: unlimited Dada, Unfurled Artist Stories, Altered Images at Hand, Collective Experience, Propeller Art Gallery
2020Salon 14, PAG25, Propeller Art Gallery
2019Le langage de la matière, Galerie mp tresart, Durham Sud, QC;
Salon 13, Figure it Out, Blue | Bleu Impulse, Summer small works, The Promise of Sekishu, Propeller Art Gallery
2018Connections, a Selection of Propeller Artists, Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre, Oakville;
Salon 12, Propeller Member’s Exhibition, Red Impulse, Colour: what do you mean by that?, Out of this World, Summertime, Northern Tendencies, Propeller Art Gallery;
Strand Fine Art Services Christmas show and sale, London, ON
2017Quand je n’ai pas de bleu, je mets du rouge – Picasso, Galerie mp tresart, Durham Sud, QC;
Gampi Konshi: Dyed, Dark and Dramatic, The Japanese Paper Place, Etobicoke;
Salon 11, Evolution of Abstraction, and 150 Years of Light in Canada, Propeller Art Gallery
2016Hommage à la Couleur, Galerie mp tresart, Durham Sud, QC;
Salon 10, Black & White Ball, Re-Vision@Propeller, Propeller 20|20, Propeller Art Gallery
2015Les Mots du Coeur, Galerie mp tresart, Durham Sud, QC;
Gala, Black & White Ball, Netscapes, Salon 9,
Propeller Art Gallery 
2014Journées de la Culture, Maison Félix Leclerc, Vaudreuil, QC, with Galerie mp tresart;
Art expo, New York with Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance (SCCA);
Salon 8, Black & White Ball, Shared Places/Shared Spaces, Migration, Propeller Art Gallery
2013Terre et Mer, Propeller Art Gallery, Toronto;
Art expo, New York with SCCA;
Zones du Silence,
Espace Frère Jérôme, Claridge, Quebec City;
Salon 7, Black & White Ball,
Propeller Art Gallery
2012La Couleur des Mots, Equinoxe de passion, Galerie mp tresart, Durham Sud, QC;
Salon 6, Propeller Art Gallery
2011Collage of Cultures, Salon V, Black & White Ball, Scapes, 15th Anniversary Show, Nuit Blanche, Propeller Art Gallery
2010Toronto Artist Project, Propeller booth, Queen Elizabeth Building, Toronto

Curatorial Activities: 

2023Co-organizer of Unframed group exhibition, Propeller Art Gallery
2021Co-organizer of Unfurled Artist Stories, Propeller Art Gallery            
2019Co-curator/Co-organizer of Blue | Blue Impulse group show, Propeller Art Gallery
Co-organizer of The Promise of Sekishu group exhibition, Propeller Art Gallery
2018Co-curator/Co-organizer of Red Impulse group show, Propeller Art Gallery
2017Co-curator/co-organizer with Sharron Forrest for Propeller Gallery of In the Spirit of INDIGO Festival, with several community partners and including seven workshops, two lectures and two parallel exhibitions at Propeller Art Gallery and The Japanese Paper Place; project awarded an Ontario Arts Council Visual Arts Project Grant.
2014Co-curator of OCCAMS’ RAZOR: Art, Science and Aesthetics, April-May, Propeller Art Gallery, and Idea Gallery, Ontario Science Centre, Toronto
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