JÉRÔME FORTIN


 
Sitting in the Great Hall

www.jeromefortin.com

Écran n° 16, 12, 15, 2006-07, collage, 304.8 x 548.6 cm ea., installation view,
Musée d'art conetmporain de Montréal, February 2007
 

BIOGRAPHY / HIGHLIGHTS / WORKS FOR SALE  /  PFOAC EXHIBITIONS  / LINKS  /  ARTIST'S C.V.



BIOGRAPHY

Recipient of the Pierre Ayot prize given by the City of Montréal in 2004, Fortin has had more than a dozen solo exhibitions including shows in Prague, Pretoria, Tokyo, Paris, Toronto and Montreal. His work has been presented in group exhibitions in Istanbul, Berlin, Bologna, Brussels, Paris, Cuba, Barcelona, Beijing and New York. Fortin has also actively participated in international artists' residencies, notably at the World Financial Center Arts and Events (New York), la Fondation Christoph-Merian (Basel), Fonca (Mexico D.F.), la Cité internationale des arts (Paris), the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba (Havana) and Tokyo Wonder Site (Tokyo). The Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal presented a major solo exhibition of his work in 2007 and in 2008 he participated in the first Biennale de Montréal. His works can be found in several public collections including those of the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, the Musée national des beaux-arts du Quebec, the Musée de Joliette, the Pretoria Art Museum, the National Museum of China, the Bibliothèque et archives nationales du Québec, the Canada Council Art Bank, the City of Montreal, and in several major corporate and private collections worldwide. He was a guest artist of the atelier of Antoni Tapies at the invitation of Toni Tapies Gallery where he produced the suite of prints entitled Barcelona and has been commissioned a number of public art projects in recent years.




HIGHLIGHTS

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Solitudes PFOAC   Single Channel view

Works from the Solitudes series, installation view during Solitudes, Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain, Sept. 2002
 
Solitudes series (detail), folded books
     
Triennale view   Tondos

Works from the Marines series, installation view, ARCO (Madrid),
Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain booth, Mar. 2005
 
Works from the Tondos series, installation view during Tondos,
Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain, Feb. 2004
     
Le Septieme jour   Ecran

Le Septième Jour, 1998, found objects, metal stand and
plexiglass, 92 x 122 x 76.5 cm, collection of the Musée national
des beaux-arts du Québec
 
Ecran n°18, 2006-07, collages (lottery tickets), 304.8 x 548.6 cm
installation view, Musée d'art conetmporain de Montréal,
February 2007
     
Autoportraits   continuum

Autoportraits, installation view, Pierre-François Ouellette art
contemporain, Sept. 2008
 
Continuum, 2010, tin cans and 68 archive boxes
122 x 690 x 25 cm, installation view, Pierre-François Ouellette
art contemporain, Feb. 2010


WORKS FOR SALE

For a current list of works in inventory please click here


PFOAC EXHIBITIONS

December 2016 - "Tabula rasa" (solo), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain
October 2016 - "Bordering the Fantastic" (group), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain
October 2014 -"Intertwined " (solo), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain
May 2013 - "Sugar Cubes" (solo), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain
July 2012 - "Between the Sea and the Sky" (group), at Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain
December 2010 - "AQUA Art Miami" (group), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain booth
February 2010 - "Continuum" (solo), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain
October 2008 - "Papier '08" (solo), Montreal, Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain booth
September 2008 - "Autoportaits" (solo), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain
October 2007 - "Toronto International Art Fair" (group), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain booth
October 2007 - "Show Off Paris" (group), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain booth
March 2007 - "Short Films" (solo), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain
December 2006 - "Works on Paper" (group), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain
November 2006 - "Toronto International Art Fair" (group), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain booth
October 2006 - "Show Off Paris" (solo), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain booth
May 2006 - "Art Chicago" (group), kiosque Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain
February 2006 - "ARCO Madrid" (group), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain booth
November 2005 - "Toronto International Art Fair" (group), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain booth
September 2005 - "Art Forum Berlin " (group), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain booth
June 2005 - "Trashformation" (group), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain
February 2005 - "ARCO Madrid" (group), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain booth
September 2004- "Toronto International Art Fair" (group), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain booth
September 2004 - "Art Forum Berlin" (group), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain booth
May 2004 - "Le Salon du Printemps de Montréal"(group), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain booth
February 2004 - "Tondos" (solo), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain
November 2003 - "Toronto International Art Fair" (group), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain booth
September 2003 - "Art Forum Berlin" (group), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain booth
May 2003 - "Le Salon du Printemps de Montréal" (solo), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain booth
July 2002 - "Solitudes" (solo), Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain


LINKS

Yann Pocreau. "Métamorphosis" (exhibition review) Canadian Art Spring 2009
Cameron Skene. "Ingenious3" (exhibition review) Canadian Art Summer 2007
Link to overview of Jérôme Fortin's solo exhibition at the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal (February 2007)
Jérôme Delgado. "Rewind: Jérôme Fortin" (exhibition review) Canadian Art Spring 2003
Rose-Marie Arbour. “Jérôme Fortin : éloge de la fragilité et des croisements” Espace, no. 62, hiver 2002-2003 (in French)
Randy Kennedy. "Tunnel Vision; Plumbing a City's Curiosities in the Name of Art" The New York Times, 11 September 2001


ARTIST'S C.V.

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