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Gaëtane CUMMINGS

 

 

Studio: 7805 E Sherbrooke Street , #402,

Montréal, Québec, H1L 6S8

Phone: 514-799-6413

Email: gaetanecummings@gmail.com

Website: GaetaneCummings.com

 



 

 

TRAINING

2000-02 Chinese Calligraphy, Ngan Siu Miu School of Art of Montreal, Professor: Ms. Ngan Siu Miu

1997-00 Major in East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, University of Montreal, Quebec

1986-89 Bachelor 

of Public and Industrial Relations, University of Montreal, Quebec

1975-77 Diploma in Graphic Design, Salette Private College of Montreal, Quebec

 

 

IMPROVEMENT (Workshop, Residence, Internship)

 

2020 “Labor” Artist’s Residency, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA (*) Selected by jury, Research project :  Usually the society proposed “L’Art pour se réadapter” (“Art for rehabilitation”) to the people with disabilities. But rehabilitation for whom? To what? With what goal? How? Why?

2018 "Equal justice residency" Artists' Residency - Santa Fe Art Institute, New Mexico, USA

(*) Selected by jury, Research project: Questioning the different perceptions in our French and English speaking societies concerning people with disabilities.

 

 

EXHIBITIONS in Solo

2019 “Capacitisme en écho” Mushagalusa Art Gallery, Montreal,Quebec

2015 "Modified Journey" Art Gallery Contemporary Space, Montreal, Quebec

2012 "Singular, plural" Bakery, La Fleur de sable Iles de la Madeleine, Quebec

2011 "White in all its forms" Bakery, La Fleur de sable Iles de la Madeleine, Quebec

2008 "Red and Black" Bakery, La Fleur de sable Iles de la Madeleine, Quebec

2006 "Eleven parcels of daily life" Bakery, La Fleur de sable Iles de la Madeleine, Quebec

2007 "Ten Fragments of Revelation" Bakery, La Fleur de sable Iles de la Madeleine, Quebec

 

 

EXHIBITIONS in Duo

2007 "Counterpoint with two and three voices" with the artist Carole Piédalue, Bakery, La Fleur de Sable

 

 

Collective EXHIBITIONS  \ Competition, thematic and (*) selected by jury

2018      « Norma or The tyranny of the norm», Human being in a disabled version, en collaboration avec North Fourth

                     Art Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

2016 "The greatness of little things", Thematic exhibition, Contemporary Space Gallery, Montreal

2015 "Contemporary Mysticism", Thematic Exhibition Gallery Contemporary Space, Montreal

2005-08 "Mosaïpeintures" Ad Mare, Contemporary Art Section Arrimage, Iles de la Madeleine

 

 

 

EXHIBITIONS International \ Competition, thematic and (*) selected by jury

2020 (*) Collective Exhibition artists from Overseas, The Nippon Foundation Diversity in the Arts, Tokyo, Japan

2018 (*) «» Exhibition competition, Paralym Art World Cup 2018, Tokyo, Japan

2018 (*) "Garden variety" Exhibition competition, VAE Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

2017 (*) Resonating resonance Exhibition theme, Traveling Exhibition  competition, Big-I Art Project: The Nippon Foundation Diversity of the Arts, Osaka Japan

2016 (*) Resonating Resonance  Traveling Exhibition competition (Osaka, Yokohama, Tokyo, Hong Kong, China),

2016 (*) "Heartfelt Possibilities" Exhibition Competition, Museum Of Special Art, Bothell, Washington, USA

2016 (*) Special exhibition "Tradition and new trend" at the Traveling exhibition 2015, Big I Art project «Exhibition competition of Artists Overseas ", 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

2015 (*) "Resonating, Resonance:" Traveling Exhibition Competition , Big-I Art Project, Osaka, Japan *

2014 (*) "Resonating Resonance: Space for thought beyond the line" Traveling Exhibition Competition (Osaka, Yokohama, Tokyo, Hong Kong, China) ,, Big-I Art Project, Osaka, Japan *

2013 (*) "Resonating Resonance: Life is beautiful, just as it is" Traveling Exhibition Competition  (Osaka, Yokohama, Tokyo, Hong Kong, China), Big-I Art Project, Osaka, Japan

 

 

 

PERFORMANCES \ INSTALLATIONS \Participatory Artworks

 

2019   Performance «  Capacitisme en écho » two French Performers\ two English Performers read the Capacitism    

definition on echo. One performer has a disability, the other one, none. A video is available.

2018      « Like a rollin’ tumbleweed » Documentation of the performance event. The artist installs on her head a tumbleweed the time that she is able to support the dry bush.  Collaboration  Minoosh Zomorodinia, photograph an multidisciplinary-artist . The approach : The tumbleweed is an irritating natural element because his needles and the fact that when he is dry he rolls every where in New Mexico. Tumbleweed disturbs the citizens. The artist make a link between people in a wheelchair and the tumbleweed, two kinds of irritating ! «  You’ll never know when they will be in front of you », Santa Fe Art Institute, Nouveau-Mexique, USA

 

 

COLLECTION \ DONORS

Several works are part of private collections in Quebec, Japan and USA

 

2017 Gift of a work "Time has cleared up twelve sequences of life" twelve acrylic on canvases (12 "x 12") at Ruelle de l'avenir

2003 Collection of MP Maxime Arseneau, Parti Québécois (1998-2011 term)

Triptych "Tribute to Gabriel Filion" acrylic 2 x (14 "x 11") 1 x (24 "x 18")

2009 Donation of two paintings Silent Auction for the Madeli-Aide Foundation

"Ripples" acrylic (61cm x 91cm) "Ice" acrylic (51cm x 61cm)

 

 

PRICES \ MENTIONS \ SCHOLARSHIPS

2018 Recipient of the Hiroaki Sumiya AWARD at the Paralym Art World Cup

 For "Indian Song" Acrylic on Canvas (8 "x 11")

2016 Guest Artist and Recipient Hiroaki Nakatsugawa PRIZE "International Big-I Art Project Competition, Osaka, Japan. For the work "Singing with her soul" acrylic on canvas (36 "x 36")

2013 Guest Artist and Recipient of the 1st PRIZE OF THE JURY at the International Competition, Big-I Art Project, Osaka,

Japan. For the artwork "" Frank's Desert ", acrylic on canvas (40" x 40 ")

 

 

PUBLICATION \ MEDIA

2018 The Nippon Foundation Diversity in the Arts Exhibition Catalog, Tokyo, Japan, \p.45

2017 "Time has cleared up" Blurb Edition, a book of performances of the artist's works

2017 Collective Exhibition Catalog, "Big-I Art The Nippon Foundation Diversity in the Arts, Osaka, Japan, \ p.48

2016 Collective exhibition catalog, "Big-I Art" The Nippon Foundation Diversity in the Arts, Osaka, Japan, \ p.24

2015 "Modified Journey" press release Exhibition at Contemporary Space in Montreal

2015 Collective exhibition catalog, "Big-I Art" The Nippon Diversity in the Arts Foundation, Osaka, Japan, \ p.32

2014 Collective exhibition catalog, "Big-I Art" The Nippon Foundation Diversity in the Arts, Osaka, Japan, \ p.36

2013 Big-I Art Collective Exhibition Catalog The Nippon Diversity in the Arts Foundation, Osaka, Japan, \ p.20

 

 

ASSOCIATIONS

2012- ... Member of Visions on Art Quebec (VSA), Montreal