CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

2014          Mark Making, Rod Prouse, Haliburton School of the Arts, Haliburton ON
2007/08  Studio Work, Marilyn Rubenstein, Montreal QC
1989          Master in Applied Sciences (Architecture), Université de Montréal, Montreal QC
1987          Bachelor of Fine Arts, Concordia University, Montreal QC
1985          Photography Courses, Concordia University, Montreal QC

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018          Le temps, la marque, l’espace, Maison de la culture Marie-Uguay, Montreal, QC
2016/17    Scattered Trajectories II, Musée Beaulne, Coaticook, QC
2016          Errances, Artêria Gallery, Bromont, QC
2015          Solo Show, Luz Gallery , Belgo Building, Montreal QC
2015          Scattered Trajectories, La Seigneurie Gallery, City of Châteauguay QC
2011          Stonegate Pivate  Counsel,  ArtAnywhere, Toronto
2009        Mouvance, E.K. Voland Art Center, Canal Lachine Complex, Montreal

GROUP EXHIBITIONS & INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ART FAIRS

2018
Unis vert l’Intemporel – The Queen Elizabeth Hotel Project,  Unis vert l’art Collective, Montreal, QC

2017
Market Art + Design, Artêria Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY, USA
Quoi de Neuf?, L’Arthothèque, Montreal, QC
Minima Gallery Artists’ Group Show, Minima Gallery, Mykonos Greece
Affordable Art Fair Hong-Kong, 
Artêria Gallery, Hong-Kong, China
Art New York, Artêria Gallery, New-York, USA
Affordable Art Fair
New-York, Artêria Gallery, New-York, USA
Art Interiors, Toronto, ON
AAF Battersea, Artêria Gallery, London, UK
Art Wynwood Tony Goldman Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award 2017 Exhibition (Shepard Fairey), curated by Grela Orihuela, Miami, FL, USA
Art Wynwood, Artêria Gallery, Miami FL, USA
LA Art Show, Artêria Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2016
Context Miami, Artêria Gallery, Miami, FL, USA
Affordable Art Fair Singapore, Artêria Gallery, Singapore
Affordable Art Fair Stockholm,
 Artêria Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
Art Southampton, Artêria Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY, USA
Deasil Gallery, Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, UK
Pop-up Artcible, Artothèque, Montreal, QC
Affordable Art Fair Hampstead,
 Artêria Gallery, London, UK 
Art New York, Artêria Gallery, New-York, USA 
Art Sale, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton ON 
Affordable Art Fair
New-York, Artêria Gallery, New-York, USA
Art Wynwood, Artêria Gallery, Miami, USA
Quoi de Neuf?, L’Arthothèque, Montreal, QC
Artêria Gallery, Bromont QC
Bloom Gallery, Montreal QC
Michel Bigué Art Gallery, St-Sauveur QC
Roussil Gallery, Montreal QC

2015
The Salon of Inclusiveness II, Black Cat – Artspace Art Gallery, Toronto ON
«Viv(r)e la Nuit !», L’Arthothèque, Montreal, QC
The New Collection 2016, Stewart Hall Art Gallery, Pointe-Claire QC
Salon d’automne 2015, Museum of Fine Arts of Mont-St-Hilaire QC
La diversité dans la Diversité, L’Arthothèque (in partnership with DAM), Montreal, QC
Affordable Art Fair Seoul,
Seoul, South Korea
Artêria Gallery, 
Bromont QC
Corps-à-Corps, Visa-Art, Magog Visual Arts Centre – City of Magog, Magog QC
Fringe Gallery, Montreal Fringe Festival, MAI (Montréal, Arts interculturels), Montreal QC
Bloom Gallery, Montreal QC
Salonesque, MAI (Montreal, Arts interculturels), Montreal QC
Art Mélange, Glass Door Gallery, Montreal QC
Art Contest 2015, Pierrefonds Cultural Centre – City of Montreal, Montreal QC
Be Here Now, The Black Cat Artspace, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto ON
Michel Bigué Art Gallery, St-Sauveur QC
Roussil Gallery, Montreal QC

2014
Salon d’automne 2014, Museum of Fine Arts of Mont-St-Hilaire QC
The New Collection 2015, Stewart Hall Art Gallery, Pointe-Claire QC
Art Cible : Multiculturelle, Centre culturel Simón Bolivar, Montreal, QC
Biennale internationale d’Art Miniature 2014, Rift Gallery, Ville-Marie QC
The Pleasure to Create, Maison des Arts et de la Culture Saint-Faustin, Saint-Faustin QC
ArtBomb Presents: Art Marketplace, E.K. Voland Art Center, Montreal QC
Michel Bigué Art Gallery, St-Sauveur QC
Roussil Gallery, Montreal QC

2013
Canadian Fine Arts Gallery, Toronto ON
The New Collection 2014, Stewart Hall Art Gallery, Pointe-Claire QC
Roussil Gallery, Montreal QC

2012
The New Collection 2013, Stewart Hall Art Gallery, Pointe-Claire QC
Roussil Gallery, Montreal QC

2011
The New Collection 2012, Stewart Hall Art Gallery, Pointe-Claire QC
Reflets V, Maison de la culture Marie-Uguay, Montreal QC
Aptilon Corporation, ArtAnywhere, Montreal QC
Roussil Gallery, Montreal QC

2010
The New Collection 2011, Stewart Hall Art Gallery, Pointe-Claire QC
Rio Tinto Alcan, ArtAnywhere, Montreal QC
Ipsos Descarie, ArtAnywhere, Montreal QC
RPM, ArtAnywhere, Montreal QC
8’’x8’’x13 Small Format Show, E.K. Voland Art Center, Canal Lachine Complex, Montreal QC
16th Art Festival, E.K. Voland Art Center, Canal Lachine Complex, Montreal QC
Roussil Gallery, Montreal QC

2009
Calibre 12, Maison de la Culture Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, Montreal QC
St-Henri Art Walk, Montreal QC

2008
Mosaïques, E.K. Voland Art Center, Canal Lachine Complex, Montreal QC

EVENTS

2017
“Parle-moi d’amour at Wellington Center”, Les Impatients’ Exhibition – Auction, Wellington Centre, Montreal, QC (by invitation)

2016
“Parle-moi d’amour at Wellington Center”, Les Impatients’ Exhibition – Auction, Wellington Centre, Montreal, QC (by invitation)

2015
SIDIM – Salon du design, Place Bonaventure, Montreal QC
YES Arts Expo, St-James Theater, Montreal QC
“Parle-moi d’amour at Wellington Center”, Les Impatients’ Exhibition – Auction, Wellington Centre, Montreal, QC (by invitation)

2014
“Donnez le goût de Revivre”, Métropolis, Montreal QC

2013
Square Affair Art, McClure Gallery, Westmount QC
Snap to Grid Exhibition, Los Angeles Center for Digital Arts, Los Angeles, USA

2011
Arts Sida, Galerie D, Montreal QC
Do No Harm
, film by Incendo Productions, the paintings “Scène Urbaine I & II” have been selected for the film set

2010
Le Noël du campeur, L’Art passe à l’Est Gallery, Montreal QC
Wildcard Event, Le Nichoir, Galerie Ouest & Complexe Dompark, Montreal QC

2009
Whodunit? Gala Preview Event, Ontario College of Art & Design Curated Silent Auction, Toronto ON
Silent Auction, Fondation de l’Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec, Montreal  QC

AWARDS

2017 –  Finalist, 2017 Brush Off Canadian Painting Competition, Avenue Art, Westmount Square, Montreal QC
2016 – Top 10 Finalists, 2016 Scene360 Award, Illusion Magazine and Art Web Site
          – Semi-finalist 2016 Online Competition, Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series
2015 – 1st Prize Painting, 2015 Art Contest, City of Montreal-Pierrefonds Borough, Montreal QC
          – Winner, 1st, 2nd, 4th and 6th 2015 Showcase – Abstract Category, Artslant New-York, USA
2014 – Finalist, World Citizen Artists International Competition 2014 – Belgravia Gallery, London, UK

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2015      Artist Talk on the “Scattered Trajectories” project to the “Association d’arts visuels du Grand Châteauguay”
2015      Member, Selection Committee, Table ronde sur l’art de Mont-Royal

PUBLICATIONS & MEDIA

– Anne Jano «Sylvie Adams | Fascinating Canadian Abstract Artist» Jano Lapin, May 23, 2017
– Sarah Cascone & Sarbani Ghosh «7 Mesmerizing Works at Art New York and CONTEXT» Artnet News, May 4, 2017
– Suzanne Wegh «Sylvie Adams» Curated by Girls, Berlin, February 25, 2017
– Isaac Olson «Adams invited to attend prestigious Miami Art Fair» Free Press, January 17, 2017
– Akimbo Connects «Work in Progress by Sylvie Adams» Akimbo, November 28, 2016
– Proulx, Lisette «Sylvie Adams – Trajectoires éparses II», 100% Chez-nous, CIGN 96,7 FM, 17 novembre 2016 (In French only)
– Cliche, Vincent «Les trajectoires éparses d’une artiste», Le progrès de Coaticook, November 13, 2016
– Long Island News & PR «The 5th Annual Art Southampton Fair Showing Significant Sales in the Heart of the Hampton’s», LongIsland.com, July 19, 2016
– Blouin ArtInfo, «See Highlights From Art New York 2016», May 5, 2016
– Liam Lachance, «Are Students Too Sensitive?», Word and Colour, September 25, 2015
– Ethnocultural Art Histories Resarch Group (EAHR), «Re-reading Diversité through Cosmopolitanism», Curatorial statement, EAHR, Concordia University, September 23, 2015
– Normand Lacroix, «Corps-à-corps», Exhibition Catalogue , 2015
– De Julio-Paquin, Jean «De la forme-matière à l’art Web, exposition Reflets V», Pamphlet, Maison de la Culture Marie-Uguay, 2011
– ACCM, «ArtSida, l’Art au service de la lutte contre le sida», Catalog, 2011
– Gravenor, Kristian «Transforming offices into art galleries», The Gazette, January 29, 2011
– Fondation de l’Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec, «Encan silencieux», Catalog, September 2009

COLLECTIONS

Private Collections and Commissions:
Montreal, Quebec, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Paris, Seoul, Singapore

Corporate Collections:
Aptilon Corporation, Montreal QC
Art Gallery of Hamilton, Art Sales & Rentals, Hamilton ON
L’Artothèque, Montreal QC
Gestion Merida, Montreal QC
Rio Tinto Alcan, Montreal QC
Stonegate Private Counsel, Toronto ON

AFFILIATIONS

English Language Arts Network, 2015 –
Diversité Artistique Montréal (DAM), 2015 – 2017
Table ronde sur l’art de Mont-Royal, 2015 – 2017
Studio XX, Artists Center, 2009 – 2010
English Language Arts Network – Emerging Artist Membership, 2008-2009

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