Installation view, Sign of the times, Helena Anrather, New York, 2021
Eve's body (Massaccio)
Oil on canvas
16 × 20 inches
2021
Study of hands and architectural frame (Giotto)
Oil on canvas
16 × 20 inches
2021
Velvet dusk
Oil on canvas
28 × 22 inches
2020
Don't Move or Breathe or Speak
Oil on canvas
20 × 16 inches
2020
Maenad
Oil on canvas
16 × 20 inches
2021
Hellmouth
Oil on canvas
20 × 16 inches
2020
Installation view, Sign of the times, Helena Anrather, New York, 2021
Installation view, Sign of the times, Helena Anrather, New York, 2021
Installation view, Sign of the times, Helena Anrather, New York, 2021
Wildflowers (2)
Oil on canvas
12 × 9 inches
2021
A jolt (double shadow)
Oil on canvas
48 × 28 inches
2020
Eve's face (Masaccio)
Oil on canvas
12 × 9 inches
2021
Poor ghosts,
Oil on canvas
20 × 16 inches
2020
Landscape with Swallows and Curtain
Oil on canvas
20 × 16 inches
2021
Charge
Oil on canvas
19 × 9 inches
2021
Collision
Oil on canvas
12 × 9 inches
2021
Wildflowers (3)
Oil on canvas
12 × 9 inches
2021
Installation view, Jennifer Carvalho, Frieze, London, 2022
Installation view, Jennifer Carvalho, Frieze, London, 2022
Installation view, Jennifer Carvalho, Frieze, London, 2022
Clasped hands and cloth of honour
Oil on canvas
22 × 28 inches
2022
Weeping woman
Oil on canvas
12 × 9 inches
2022
Hands of a young woman and architecture (Giotto)
Oil on canvas
20 × 16 inches
2022
Virgin and child on pedestal
Oil on canvas
20 × 16 inches
2022
Swoon (Hands and landscape)
Oil on canvas
22 × 28 inches
2022

Bio 

Born

1980Hamilton, ON. Lives and works in Toronto, ON.

 

Education

2013University of Guelph, MFA

2006McMaster University, BFA

2003McMaster University, Bachelor of Art Art History/English Literature

 

Solo Exhibitions

2022Frieze London, Helena Anrather, New York

2021Sign of the times, Helena Anrather, New York, NY

2019Every Empire Has An End, with Jenine Marsh, Franz Kaka, Toronto, ON

2017Things slowly curve out of sight until they are gone, Hosted by Katie Lyle, Toronto, ON

2015As Above, So Below, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, ON

2014Seeing in, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, ON

2013Long Take, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph, ON

 

Group Exhibitions

2022Small Paintings, Venus Over Manhattan, New York

2022Dogtooth, Helena Anrather, New York

2021Liste, Franz Kaka, Online

2021Companions, Union Pacific, London, UK

2020Opening Night/Soiree D’Ouverture, Pop Art, Montreal, QE

2020Dig Your Own Hole, Franz Kaka, Brooklyn, NY

2020A New Light: Canadian Women Artists, The Embassy of Canada, Washington, DC

2017Group show, curated by Jasmine Reimer, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, ON

2017In Time, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, ON

2016Sotto, Modern Fuel, Kingston, ON

2016Works on View, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, ON

2015Summer Exhibition, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, ON

2015Beyond the Pines: Homer Watson and the Contemporary Landscape, The Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga ON

2014Painting Hamilton, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON

2014RBC Canadian Painting Competition, Montreal Museum of Fine Art, Montreal, QE

2014RBC Canadian Painting Competition, The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON

2013In the Outfield, Olga Korper, Toronto, ON

2013Carmichael Canadian Landscape Exhibition, Orillia Museum of Art and History, Orillia, ON

2012JUNGLE, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph, O

2011The Broth, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph, ON

2010Biannual Juried Exhibition, Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby, ON

2010The Kingston Prize, Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB

2010The Kingston Prize, Waddington’s Auction Rooms, Toronto, ON

2009An Alchemic Search, Concourse Gallery, Emily Carr, Vancouver, BC

2009Undress, curated by Jennifer Aitken, Concourse Gallery, Emily Carr, Vancouver, BC

2009The Kingston Prize, Acadia University Art Gallery, Wolfville, NS

2009The Kingston Prize, The Grand Theatre, Kingston, ON

2006SUMMA, McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, ON

2006Paper Walls, The Print Studio, Hamilton, ON

2006Young Emerging Artists of Hamilton, Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton, ON

 

 

Awards and Residencies

2022Banff Artist in Residence, The Banff Centre, Banff, AB

2020Vermont Studio Centre Merit Grant, Vermont Studio Centre

2020Mary E. Hofstetter Legacy Fund for Excellence in the Visual Arts, Banff Centre

2019Toronto Arts Council Visual Artist Program, Toronto Arts Council

2018Research and Creation Grant, Canada Council for the Arts

2017Visual Artist Emerging Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2016Toronto Arts Council Visual Artist Program, Toronto Arts Council

2015Project Grant, Canada Council for the Arts

2014The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

2014Finalist, 16th Annual RBC Canadian Painting Competition

2013Finalist, 15th Annual RBS Canadian Painting Competition

2012SSHRC J. Armand Bombardier – Canada Graduate Scholarship

2012Materials Bursary, University of Guelph

2011Tony Scherman Graduate Scholarship. University of Guelph

2011College of the Arts Dean’s Scholarship, University of Guelph

2011Materials Bursary, University of Guelph

2010The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

2007The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

 

Bibliography

2021Charity Coleman, Review, “Jennifer Carvalho: Sign of the times,” Artforum, November.

2020Chris Hampton, ‘Art Trip: Care for Canadian women artists? Buy more work by them,’ The Globe and Mail, 18 March.

2019Angel Callander, ‘Inhabiting zones of estrangement,’ Public Parking, 10 July.

2019Lucas Regazzi, ‘Toward a Contemporary Caprice: Every empire has an end at Franz Kaka,’ Peripheral Review, 23 July.

2018‘Alumna Paints her way to International Coverage,’ Portico Magazine, 28 June.

2018‘Jennifer Carvalho’s ‘Night Thoughts’ at Georgia Scherman Projects,’ Blouin Art Info, 26 June.

2015Robert Enright, ‘Jennifer Carvalho: The Landscape Going on Without Us,’ Border Crossings, Vol. 34, Num. 3, Issue 135, Fall, p. 26

2013James Adams, ‘RBC offers biggest-ever purse for painting prize,’ The Globe and Mail, 17 June

2013Jessica Lovell, ‘Two U of G artists shortlisted for prestigious national award,’ The Guelph Tribune

 

Catalogues/ Publications

2021Art Maze Magazine, Edition 23, 2021

2019Social 2019 Auction, Canadian Art

2019Annual C Magazine, Contemporary Art Auction, C Magazine

2017RBC Art Collection: Contemporary Works, RBC

2016Art With Heart, Casey House

2016Jam on Toast: Conversations Between Katie Lyle and Vanessa Maltese, Dave Hucal, Hanna Hur, Jennifer Carvalho, Slow Editions

2015RBC Art Collection: Contemporary Works, RBC

2015Beyond the Pines: Homer Watson and the Contemporary Landscape, The Art Gallery of Mississauga

2014Painting Hamilton, Art Gallery of Hamilton

2014RBC Canadian Painting Competition

2013RBC Canadian Painting Competition

 

Artist Talks and Panels

2020Banff Artist in Residence, The Banff Centre

2017Agnes Martin 1974: Screening and Discussion, Hosted by Jam on Toast

2017What arises in the Process, Gallery A and Art Lab, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, ON

2015Painting Hamilton, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON

 

Public Collections

 RBC, Corporate Art Collection, Toronto, ON

 TD Bank Financial Group, Corporate Art Collection, Toronto, ON

 Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON

 Scotia Bank, Corporate Art Collection, Toronto, ON

Exhibitions

8 Jul–13 Aug 2021

Sign of the Times

Jennifer Carvalho