Natasha Henderson
painting

Natasha Henderson

CURRICULUM VITAE

   

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

August 2014, 40 Days et 40 SoirsGalerie Fleurbain. Montreal, Quebec.

May 2013, Tea Party. Galerie Fleurbain. Montreal, Quebec.

March 2013, Herbes Dix. Galerie Fleurbain. Montreal, Quebec.

Nov 2012, Selective Retrospective. Galerie Fleurbain. Montreal, Quebec.

Jan-Feb 2012, Poetry.  Galerie Fleurbain. Montreal, Quebec.

Nov-Dec 2011, Point Counter Point.  Galerie Fleurbain. Montreal, Quebec.

June-September 2010, Poetic Intent: Disintegrating Landscapes.  MPaevum Gallery. Montreal, Quebec.

Sept 2005, Elements of Landscape. Muir Gallery. Courtenay, BC.

July-Aug 2005, Elements of Landscape. Chilliwack Arts Council. Chilliwack, BC.

April 2005, Elements of Landscape. Xchanges Artist-Run-Centre. Curator: Charles Campbell. Victoria, BC.

March-April 2005, Fictional Landscapes. Hamilton Artists Inc Artist-Run-Centre. Hamilton, ON.

Aug-Oct 2004, In This World. Campbell River Public Art Gallery. Curator: Janette Taylor. Campbell River, BC. 

Aug-Sept 2004, Elegance of Paint. The Old Schoolhouse Arts Centre. Qualicum, BC.

July-Aug 2004, Fabricated Views. Island Mountain Arts Public Gallery. Wells, BC.

Mar-Ap 2004, Inside Story. Waterfront Theatre. Granville Island, Vancouver, BC.

Jan-Feb 2004, Inside Story. Curator: Judith Jurica. Gallery Vertigo Artist-Run-Centre. Vernon, BC.

Nov-Dec 2003, A New View. Plaskett Gallery. New Westminster, BC.

May 2002, Natasha Henderson. Courtenay Library Fireside Gallery. Courtenay, BC.

May 2000, Fabrications. Curator: Tony Martin. Comox Valley Public Art Gallery. Courtenay, BC.

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

July 2017. Les Fenêtres qui parlentHosted by the City of Montréal and the borough of Île Bizard. Île Bizard, Quebec.

July 2017, Celebration 375/150.  Curated by Sarah Robinson. Mainline Gallery. Montreal, Quebec

June 2017, Cadence II.  Curated by Holly Friesen. Centre d' Art E.K.Voland Art Gallery. Montreal, Quebec

September/October 2016, Musique/Music. Group show for Journees de la culture. Christ Church Cathedral. Montreal, Quebec

February 2016, Red/Rouge. Group show for Nuit Blanche. Christ Church Cathedral. Montreal, Quebec

September 2015, Architecture. Group show for Journees de la Culture. Christ Church Cathedral. Montreal, Quebec

February 2015, Light. Group show for Nuit Blanche. Christ Church Cathedral. Montreal, Quebec

April 2014, ArtBomb Art Marketplace. Centre d' Art E.K.Voland Art Gallery. Montreal, Quebec

Nov 2013, Small Works Again. Galerie Fleurbain. Montreal, Quebec

Nov 2013, A Square Affair. McClure Gallery. Montreal, Quebec

Sept 2013, Through The Window, Par la fênetre. (In conjunction with Culture Days/Journées de la culture.) Galerie Fleurbain. Montreal, Quebec

June 2013, Galerie Fringe Pop-Up Exhibition. MAI Theatre. Montreal, Quebec

March 2013, ART. Theatre Ste. Catherine. Montreal, Quebec

Dec 2012, Small Works Too. Galerie Fleurbain. Montreal, Quebec

March-April 2012, Cross Pollination . Galerie Fleurbain. Montreal, Quebec.

Dec 2011, Small Works.  Galerie Fleurbain. Montreal, Quebec.

Oct 2011, Vistas. Culture and Language Connections. Montreal, Quebec.

Dec 2010, Great Big Smalls. Cube Gallery. Ottawa, Ontario.

Dec 2010, Rye Presents. Rye Gallery. Montreal, Quebec.

Oct-Nov 2010, PIED[carre]MTL. Gallerie Zone Orange. Montreal, Quebec.

Sept-Oct 2010, Art Auction Preview. Curator: Anh Le. Comox Valley Public Art Gallery. Courtenay, BC.

Feb 27-28, 2010, Nuit Blanche. Studio 530, The Belgo Building. Montreal, Quebec.

Jan 29, 2010, Un Don, Une Oeuvre. Gallerie Fabienne Rhein. Montreal, Quebec.

Dec 2009, PIED[carre]MTL. Gallerie Zone Orange. Montreal, Quebec.

Oct-Nov 2009, 35th Anniversary Show. Comox Valley Public Art Gallery. Courtenay, BC.

May-June 2009, Alternative Identities. Curator: Ed Varney. Evergreen Cultural Centre, Coquitlam, BC.

May 2006, Working Without A Net: Mayworks Exhibition. Curators: Bill Friesen and Marci Katz. Oceanside Arts Council, Parksville BC.

Feb 2005, Ideas About Infinity. Curator: Jo Cook. Helen Pitt Artist-Run-Centre. Vancouver, BC.

Aug-Sept 2004, Relocating The Homeless Mind. Curators: Tony Martin, Will Garrett-Petts, and Donald Lawrence. Comox Valley Public Art Gallery. Courtenay, BC.

May 2004, Forelock Tugging. Mail Art Exhibition. Struts ARC. Sackville, NB.

May-June 2003, Artropolis: The Human Image In The Landscape (Adjunct Exhibition). Curator: Ed Varney. CBC Studios. Vancouver, BC.

Jan-Feb 2002, The Fiction of Landscape. With Pauline Conley and Tracy Kobus. Curator: Tony Martin. Comox Valley Public Art Gallery. Courtenay, BC.

April 2001, Artropolis: The Artist In Bucolic Paradise And Poverty. Curator: Tony Martin. CBC Studios, Vancouver, BC,

Sept 1998, ECIAD Alumni Exhibition. Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design. Vancouver, BC.

 

REPRESENTATION:

ArtBomb. Canada-wide.

Gallery Gallerie BBAM! Montreal, Quebec.

 

EDUCATION:

1998, Bachelor of Fine Arts. Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC, Canada

1997, Diploma (Studio: Painting). Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC, Canada

 

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

 

October 1, 2016, organized and facilitated “Live Painting To Music” aspect of Journees de la culture at Christ Church Cathedral, Montreal, Quebec.

Feb, 2016: curated group exhibition Rouge/Red. For Nuit Blanche at Christ Church Cathedral, Montreal, Quebec.

Sept 27, 2015: Taught workshop focussing on drawing the inside features of the Cathedral during Journees de la Culture.  Christ Church Cathedral, Montreal, Quebec.

May 7, 2015: Taught class on felt-making and sewing to children and adults at Centre Willian-Kingston (community Centre) Park Extension, Montreal, Quebec.

Feb. 2015: curated group exhibition Light. For Nuit Blanche at Christ Church Cathedral. Montreal, Quebec

2011-2014: Gallery Curator. Galerie Fleurbain, Montreal, Quebec. Produced concepts for group exhibitions, contacted artists, hosted gallery events, wrote articles and press releases for shows, hung exhibitions, prepared openings.

2011-2014: Workshop Leader. Designed and taught workshops in felt-making, painting, puppet-making, and creativity to adults. Galerie Fleurbain, Montreal, Quebec.

Summer 2014: Judge for Best English Text prize at Montreal Fringe Festival.

February-March 2014: Commission to create felt "elf shoes" for lead actor in Hallmark TV movie "North Pole".

Summer 2013: Judge for Best English Text prize at Montreal Fringe Festival.

October 5, 2011 Centennial Academy: Designed and taught an all-day workshop: Cartoon Improv. (Grade 8 students). Montreal, Quebec.

Summer/Fall 2011: Developed and created a unique gallery/workshop space and Therapeutic Healing Centre (with my business partner, Tammy Schmidt). Fleurbain.

March 7, 2011: Taught two workshops on Women Artists and History to CEGEP Vanier students. Facilitated a workshop in which the students painted a large mural. Montreal, Quebec.

February 26, 2011: Volunteered to paint on and with snow and herbal, plant-based pigments for Nuit Blanche, during the Montreal High Lights Festival in the Cultural Corridor in Griffintown. Montreal, Quebec.

January - April 2011: Taught a weekly course on Feltmaking. Adult students in my studio. Montreal, Quebec.

December 2010 - Fall 2011: Member of Advisory Committee for South Shore Youth Arts Conference. Project organised by CEDEC. Montreal, Quebec.

September - October 2010: Designed and taught a weekly course on The Basics of Feltmaking. Adult students in my studio. Montreal, Quebec.

October 6, 2010 Centennial Academy: Designed and taught an all-day workshop: Making Felt and Puppets. (Grade 8 students). Montreal, Quebec.

December 2009 - April 2010 ArtsSmarts: Guided an entire elementary school (Royal Oak Elementary) through the process of learning new artistic and craft techniques (felt-making, beading, painting, sewing, 3D fibre work), in order to create a wall-hanging based on the school song. Montreal, Quebec.

October 8, 2009 Centennial Academy: Designed and taught an all-day painting workshop about using poetry to inspire painting. (Grade 8 students). Montreal, Quebec.

2005-2007 Comox Valley Community Arts Council: Board Member. Courtenay, BC.

2005-7 Comox Valley Public Art Gallery: Gallery Committee. Throughout 2005-7 viewed and discussed proposals submitted to the gallery curator for programming. Courtenay, BC.

2005 Campbell River Public Art Gallery: Exhibition Selection Committee. In June 2004 reviewed proposals and (with five other people) selected what would be shown at the CRAG for 2005. Campbell River, BC.

 

SUCCESSFUL APPLICATIONS:

-Nuit Blanche 2013 (Fleurbain)

-Journées de la culture 2013 (Fleurbain)

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY (*Reviews):

September 2014, Folt Bolt feature in blog about international artists.

Rhys Darby makes fun of my puppet "Kitteh Puppet Kinda Sad" on Chris Hardwick @midnight. (YouTube clip click here.) Comedy Central, November 5 2013.

Sophie Woodrooffe. "Competitive Painting With Art Battle," Where Are The Shows.com. May 15, 2013.

Interview with Jeffrey Mackie on The Literary Report (CKUT Radio) regarding the exhibition Herbes Dix. Feb 26, 2013.

Travia Clemons & Angelic Nguyen. "Sonnet 14". My painting of Shakespeare's sonnet 14 was used in an online presentation about the sonnet. 2013.

Jed Kevin C. Morada. Shakespeare’s Poetry: IllustratedTransmedial Shakespeare website essay. TransmedialShakespeare.wordpress.com, January 17, 2011.

Natasha Henderson. Art Review: Parisian Laundry: Rick Leong and Michael A. RobinsonFleurbain website art review. Fleurbain.com, October 2010.

* Paula Wild. Natasha Henderson at Muir Gallery,Comox Valley Record, September 9, 2005.

* Laura Hollick. Create Your Own Visual Story,View, (Hamilton, ON) March 24, 2005.

Susan Detwiler. Fictional LandscapesExhibition Catalogue Essay. Hamilton Artists Inc ARC, Hamilton, ON. February 2005.

* Paula Wild. The Homeless Mind,Comox Valley Record, August 27, 2004.

Donald Lawrence and Will Garrett-Petts. Relocating The Homeless MindExhibition Catalogue Essay. Comox Valley Public Art Gallery, Courtenay, BC. 2004.

Nicole Koshel. Inspired Work On Tap In Wells,Quesnel Cariboo Observer, July 18, 2004

Inge Kooyman. Vertigo Opens Its Doors To Visiting Artists,Vernon Morning Star, January 14, 2004.

Interview with Sheryl MacKay on North By Northwest (CBC Radio) regarding the exhibition The Fiction of Landscape. With Pauline Conley and Tracy Kobus. March 9, 2002.

* Paula Wild. CVAG Exhibit Absorbing, Intuitive,Comox Valley Record, February 8, 2002.

Donna Mattila. The Fiction of Landscape,The Island Word, December 13, 2001. (Also Exhibition Catalogue Essay, January 2002.)

Tony Martin. Fabrications-Figurative Work, Exhibition Catalogue Essay. Comox Valley Public Art Gallery. 2000.