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EDUCATION

2009-2012       Master of Fine Arts, Painting: University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

2002-2006       Bachelor of Fine Arts: Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017                Shadow Cities, Scott Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2016                Rupture, Expositions Ymuno, Montreal, QC

2014                The Waste Land, ODD Gallery, Klondike Institute of Art and Culture, Dawson City, YT

2014                The Waste Land, Comox Valley Art Gallery, Courtenay, BC

2014                Conspicuous Collapse, Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton, ON

2014                L’Inventaire des rêves / The Inventory of Dreams, Galerie BAC, Montreal, QC

2014                The Waste Land, Kamloops Art Gallery (The Cube), Kamloops, BC

2013                Small Disasters, Harcourt House, Edmonton AB

2012                Amass, MFA Thesis Exhibition, FAB Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2010                Urban Diary, Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library, Montreal, QC

2010                Urban Diary, Red Bird Gallery, Montreal, QC

2009                Façade Arrière, Galerie Port-Maurice, Montreal, QC

2009                Ruelles, Maison de la Culture Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montreal, QC

2006                Jolies Poubelles, START Gallery, Sackville, NB

 

DUO AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017                Downtown/s: Urban Renewal Today for Tomorrow, The 2017 Art Gallery of Windsor Triennial of Contemporary Art, Windsor, ON

2016                Saga of a city, Hamilton at 200, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON

2015                Brainstorms: UAlberta Creates, University of Alberta Museums Galleries, Edmonton, AB

2015                Hamilton Biennial, Hundreddollar Gallery, Hamilton, ON

2015                Vestiges, Galerie BAC, Montreal, QC

2014                Art Toronto, Galerie BAC booth, Toronto, ON

2014                Public School, A/P Gallery, Calgary, AB

2013                The Lure of the Local: Women Artists in the Canadian Landscape, Vorres Museum, Athens, Greece

2013                Windsor Issues V.4, Civic Space, Windsor, ON

2012                RBC Canadian Painting Competition 2012, Power Plant, Toronto, ON

2012                Art Toronto, Toronto, ON, RBC Painting Competition booth

2012                The New Alberta Contemporaries, Esker Foundation Gallery, Calgary, AB

2011                Innovation, Little Gallery, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

2011                Revisiting Ephemera, ArtLAB Gallery, University of Western Ontario, London, ON

2010                Archive and Everyday Life, Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton, ON

2008                Architectures for Nostalgia, Niagara Artists’ Centre, St. Catherine’s, ON

2006                stART: Emerging Artist Show, Studio 21, Halifax, NS

2006                BFA Graduate Exhibition, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB

 

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

 2016                Vermont Studio Centre, Johnson, Vermont

2013                Another World in the Studio, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, AB

2013                Emerging Artist Research Residency Program, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON

2010                Urban Diary, Red Bird Gallery, Montreal, QC

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

 2016                Emerging Artist Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2014                Project Assistance for Visual Artists, British Columbia Arts Council

2013                Professional Development Project Assistance, British Columbia Arts Council

2013                Travel Grant, Canada Council for the Arts

2012                Finalist: 14th Annual RBC Canadian Painting Competition

2012                Edmonton Arts Council: Individual Project Grant

2012                The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Artist Grant

2011                Graduate Students Association Professional Development Grant, University of Alberta

2011                Faculty of Arts International Travel Award, University of Alberta

2011                Alberta Advanced Education Achievement Program: Graduate Student Scholarship

2010                Don McColl Graduate Scholarship, University of Alberta

2010                Alberta Foundation for the Arts Graduate Scholarship in Art and Design

2010                Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Alberta: Profiling Alberta’s Graduate Students Award

2009                Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015-16           Programming Committee, Hamilton Artist’s Inc., Hamilton, ON

2014                President, Board of Directors, Arnica Artist-Run Centre, Kamloops, BC

2013-14           Art Instructor: Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, BC

2012                Research Assistant: Allen Ball, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

2012                Graduate Student Representative, Chair Selection Committee: University of Alberta

2012                Co-curator: Unstable Natures, Latitude 53. Edmonton AB

2011                Instructor: Art Fundamentals, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

2011                Co-curator: Innovation, Alberta Graduate Conference, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

2010-2012       Teaching Assistant: University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

2006-2009       Art Instructor, Youth Department: Visual Arts Centre, Montreal, QC

2007                Assistant Registrar: Galerie McClure, Montreal, QC

2004-2005       Gallery Coordinator: START Gallery, Sackville, NB

2003-2004       Education Program Assistant: Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB

 

LECTURES/ PRESENTATIONS

2016                Panelist, In Contemporary Terms: Responding to the Beaver Hall Group. Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON

2014                Guest Presenter, Sunday Scene, Mike Nelson: Amnesiac Hide. The Power Plant, Toronto, ON

2014                Artist Talk, The Waste Land, ODD Gallery, KIAC, Dawson City, YT

2014                Artist Talk, The Waste Land, Comox Valley Art Gallery, Courtenay, BC

2013                Artist Talk, Small Disasters, Harcourt House, Edmonton AB

2013                Artist Talk, The Lure of the Local, Vorres Museum, Athens, Greece

2013                Artist Talk, “Small Disasters,” Another World in the Studio, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, AB

2013                Artist Talk, Emerging Artist Research Residency Program, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON

2013                Artist Talk, Thomson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC

2010                Panelist, “The Urban Diary: Decoding the City”. The Archive and Everyday Life Conference, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON

 

COLLECTIONS

Kamloops Art Gallery (Kamloops, BC), Colart Collection (Montreal, QC), University of Alberta Museums and Archive (Edmonton, AB), Davis & Company LLP (Toronto, ON), private collections in Canada, Europe and Australia.

 

EXHIBITION CATALOGUES AND ESSAYS

Alison Shields, Connecting the Dots, ODD Gallery, Dawson City, YK, 2014

Angela Somerset, Want. Don’t Want., Comox Valley Art Gallery, Courtenay, BC, 2014

Marissa Neave, New Landscape: On Andrea Kastner’s The Wasteland, Hamilton Artists Inc. Hamilton, ON

Caterina Pizanias, The Lure of the Local: Women Artists in the Canadian Land(scape), Vorres Museum, Athens, Greece, 2013.

2012 RBC Canadian Painting Competition, Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto, ON, 2012, p. 30-31.

Caterina Pizanias, The New Alberta Contemporaries, Esker Foundation, Calgary, AB, 2012, p. 20-21.

Ahlia Moussa, Simon Bentley ed. Revisiting Ephemera, McIntosh Gallery Curatorial Study Centre, 2011.      

Mary O'Connor, "The Archive and Everyday Life", Hamilton Artists Inc. Hamilton, ON, 2010.

Natasha Pedros, "Architectures for Nostalgia", Niagara Artists Centre, St. Catharines, ON. 2008.

 

SELECTED PRESS

Melissa Bennett, “In the Studio: Andrea Kastner,” Critical Superbeast, June 20, 2016

Meg Walker, “Painting Wasted Dreams,” Yukon News, November 28, 2014

Andrea Klassen, “Entering the Waste Land,” Kamloops This Week, January 21, 2014

Stephen Hunt, “Alberta Artists Celebrated in Athens”, Calgary Herald, November 1, 2013

Agnieszka Matejko, “Small Disasters”, Vue Weekly issue #930, Edmonton, AB, August 14, 2013

Alannah O’Neill, “Wasteland: Andrea Kastner explores what lies beneath”, Elle Canada, May 2013, p.74

Leah Shaw, "Andrea Kastner: The RBC Canadian Painting Competition Interview series", The Walrus, Toronto, ON, Vol. 9, No. 10, p. 21.

Andrew Gunn, “Inside Out: Interview with Andrea Kastner,” Canadian Interviews (online), July 9, 2012.

 “RBC Canadian Painting Competition: Start Your Engines”, Canadian Art (online), June 28, 2012.

James Adams, “The brush-off: RBC Canadian Painting Competition”, The Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON, June 27, 2012, p. R3.

Ariane Lafrenière. "Ruelles: Une Autre Facette du Quotidien", Actualités, Montreal, QC, Feb 5, 2009.

Kristen De Palma. "Letting it All Hang Out", PULSE Niagara, St. Catharines, ON, Vol. 22, No. 42.