Thea Yabut (b. 1985, Vancouver, Canada) received her MFA from Western University, London, Ontario, Canada  in 2013 and her BFA from Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Canada in 2007. Her works have been shown accross Canada at Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary; Forest City Gallery, DNA artspace, McIntosh Gallery, London; La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal, Canada. She has also exhibited at Cammy Leon Gallery, Glasgow, United Kingdom; and Embassy Gallery Annuale, Edinburgh, Scotland. Forthcoming exhibition sites include MacLaren Art Centre in Barrie, Ontario, Canada. Yabut lives and works in Montreal, Canada.

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Born 1985, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Lives and works in Montreal, QC, Canada

Education

2013   
MFA, Western University, London, ON, Canada

2007  
BFA, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB, Canada

Solo Exhibitions

2017  
Lexicon Forming, Open Sesame, Kitchener-Waterloo, ON, Canada

2016   
Striations Over The Lattice Site, Line Gallery, North Bay, ON, Canada

2013
Lines of Necessity, McIntosh Gallery, London, ON, Canada

2008   
Part-Recognition, Untitled Contemporary Art +15 Window, Calgary, AB, Canada

2007  
Rearrangement of Things, 809 Art Space, Calgary, AB, Canada
Swell, Marion Nicoll Gallery, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB, Canada

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 
TBA, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON, Canada (upcoming)

2017  
How Deep Is Your Love?, Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada (curated by Jenine Marsh) (upcoming)
Mirror Drawing, with Anthea Black, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal, QC, Canada

2016  
Like A Glacier Constantly In Motion Yet Appearing Still, Curated by Tegan Moore,Dundas Street Festival, London, ON, Canada
PLEXUS, DNA artspace, London, ON, Canada

2015 
Live From Pattern Hut, with Anthea Black, Forest City Gallery, London, ON, Canada

2013     
make/shift, Art Lab, London, ON, Canada
No Boys with Frogs, DNA artspace, London, ON, Canada
Garage Montage, with The Drawing Party, Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada

2010 
9 Lives of Medusa’s Cat, Arts Complex, Embassy Gallery Annuale, Edinburgh, Scotland

2009 
The Secret Stramash of Spectacular Shenanigans!, Cammy Leon Gallery, Glasgow, UK

2007  
The Drawing Party, TRUCK Contemporary Camper Project, Calgary, AB, Canada

Awards – Grants

2016   
Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2015   
Emerging Artist Grant, Ontario Arts Council
Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2014  
Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2013  
Western Graduate Research Scholarship, Western University, London, ON, Canada
Visual Arts Graduate Travel/Research, Western University, London, ON, Canada

Professional

2017               
Juror, Emerging Artist Grant, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto, ON, Canada
Artist Talk, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal, QC, Canada
Artist Talk in conversation with Sarah Kernohan, Open Sesame, Kitchener, ON, Canada

2016     
Gallery Manager, DNA artspace, London, ON, Canada
Artist Talk Line Gallery, North Bay, ON, Canada

2015    
Artist Talk Forest City Gallery, London, ON, Canada

2014  
Drawing Workshop with David Merritt, Western University, London, ON, Canada

2013  
Artist Talk, McIntosh Gallery, London, ON, Canada
Instructor, Introduction to Painting, Western University, London, ON, Canada

2012        
Instructor, Introduction to Drawing, Western University, London, ON, Canada
Instructor, Drawing Explorations, Western University, London, ON, Canada

2011       
Information Assistant, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

Selected Press – Writing

2017  
Esse Magazine, issue, no. 91—LGBT+, an article by Andrea
Williamson titled Invisible as one and many: The mirror drawings by Thea Yabut and Anthea Black

2015   
Rusty Toque Issue 9, “Art Portfolio” Artist Feature

2013   
“Thea Yabut and Giles Whitaker at the McIntosh Gallery in London,” Kim Neudorf, Akimbo, September 10, 2013 (review)

 

 

 

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