Biography

Madeleine Lamont was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and currently resides in Toronto.

She earned a BFA Honours degree from York University in 1990 and a Diploma in Graphic Design from Algonquin College in 1984. Since graduating from York, Lamont has maintained an active involvement in the Toronto Arts scene, exhibiting regularly and participating in the curation and coordination of several community projects. She has created outdoor sculptural installations at the Koffler Gallery and The Visual Arts Centre of Clairington, and has had numerous solo exhibitions at Weiss Gallery, Calgary, Christine Klassen Gallery, Calgary, David Kaye , Gallery and Art Interiors, Toronto, White Water Gallery, North Bay, Women’s Art Resource Centre, Toronto, The Gallery, University Of Toronto and Redhead Gallery in Toronto.

Education

York University, Toronto, Canada
Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Honours
Algonquin College, Ottawa, Canada
Graphic Design Diploma

Awards

2009  University of Toronto Faculty of Law Prestigious Dean’s Card

2000    Art on Public Lands Commission, Visual Arts Centre of Clairington

1999    Exhibition Assistance Grant, Hamilton Artist Inc., Ontario Arts Council
1996    Exhibition Assistance Grant, Hamilton Artist Inc., Ontario Arts Council
Exhibition Assistance Grant, Women’s Art Resource Centre, Ontario Arts Council
Exhibition Assistance Grant, Visual Arts Ontario, Ontario Arts Council
Explorations Grant, Canada Arts Council
Special Projects Grant, Ontario Arts Council
Projects Grant, Toronto Arts Council
Exhibition Assistance Grant, A Space, Ontario Arts Council
Exhibition Assistance Grant, Women’s Art Resource Centre
Project Grant, The Toronto Arts Council
Special Projects Grant, Ontario Art Council

Solo Exhibitions

2014 The Studio, Toronto, April 2014

2013 Christine Klassen Gallery, Calgary, May

2012 Studio Gallery , Toronto, May

2012 Brick Works, Toronto,  Dec.

2011 Weiss Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, May

2011 Harrbinger Gallery, Watterloo, Ontario, March

2010 Verdant, Art Interiors,  Toronto,  Ontario, June

2009 Weiss Gallery, Calgary, Alberta,

2008 Den Bloom Hoff 2, David Boyes , October , Waterloo , ON

2007 Bloom: recent paintings, David Kaye Gallery, Toronto, ON.
2006    Den Blom-Hoff, Redhead Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2004    Careful, Red Head Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Bird Hall, Red Head Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Q, Municipality of Clairington City Hall, Bowmanville, Ontario
Fallen, Visual Arts Centre of Clairington, Bowmanville, Ontario
Flex, Koffler Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Paintings, ROM, Jamie Kennedy at the ROM, Toronto, Ontario
Antares Heart, Installation, Queen Street Windows, Toronto, Ontario
Paintings, White Water Gallery, North Bay, Ontario
Walls of WARC, Women’s Art Resource Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Bikini, C Magazine Artist Project, Winter Issue 1995
The Gallery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
Cave, Winters Gallery, York University, Toronto, Ontario

Group Exhibitions

Pop Up , Toronto Brick Works, 2012, Dec.

Static, Red Head Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Commute, ARC Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Face, York Quay Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Women and Medicine, Niagara Artist Company, St. Catherines, Ontario
The House Project, Site Specific Installation, 12 Washington Ave., Toronto,
The Quilt Project, Koffler Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Farrago, Site Specific Installation, 511 King St West, Toronto,
Farrago, 511 King St. West, Toronto, Ontario
Canada/Grabado, Museo Guillermo Perez Chiriboga, Quito, Ecuador
6 from York, Gallery 291, Toronto, Ontario
Collections
Private collections in Canada, England, Belgium, Ireland, USA
York University Print Collection
National Gallery of Ecuador

Selective Media

The Globe and Mail, Style Section, Madeleine Lamont’s Living room, June 20, 2014

Toronto Star, Dec.2012. Karen Von Hahn

House and Home Magazine, several issues from: 2001-20013

Style at Home Magazine, several issues from: 2001-20113

T.V./Radio

Steven and Chris 2010,

City Line 2010

CBC Sudbury, Arts Programming, March 1996
CKLM, Arts on Air, Toronto, Ontario, July7, 1994
CBC, Sunday in the Arts, Max Allen, Jan.1993
CFTO News, Eye on Toronto, June 8,1992
City TV, FT Fashion Television, June 1992
CKLM, Art On Air, Sheila Gregory, Oct 28 1991

Print     ID Magazine, Nov., 1995
NOW Magazine, Dierdre Hanna, Dec. 31, 1994
NOW Magazine, Dierdre Hanna, June 16, 1994
The Globe And Mail, Kate Taylor, May 29, 1992
NOW Magazine, Dierdre Hanna, May 29, 1991

Magazine

/Journal    Careful, Daniel Baird, essay for Redhead Gallery, 2004
CD ROM, Red Head Gallery, 2001
THE BIRD HALL, Clair Christy, essay for Red Head Gallery, 2001
Flex, Carolyn Bell Farrell, essay for the Koffler Gallery, 1990
Fallen, Margaret Rodgers, essay for the Art On Public Lands Project, 2000
MIX Magazine, Winter 1995
C Magazine, Bikini, Artist Project, Winter 1995
Matriart, Sphere of Desire, Sylvie Fortin, Vol. 5. 2, 1995
Canadian Art, Tragically Hip, Gary Michael Dault, Vol. 11, No. 4, 1994
The House Project Catalogue, essays by Clair Christy and Sylvie Fortin
Essay for The Gallery, Brian Scott, 1993

Curatorial

2012,  The brickworks, Toronto

2002 Static, Red Head Gallery

1994 The House Project, Site Exhibition, 12 Washington Ave., Toronto, Ontario
1991-1992, Founder / Project coordinator for the Farrago Collective Exhibitions

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