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b. 1990, Montréal, Canada.


Education
2019.  Master of Fine Arts (ès Arts), UQÀM, Montreal, CA.
2014.  Freie Kunst (year of study in the BFA program), Bauhaus Universität, Weimar, Germany.
2014.  BFA, Studio Art, Concordia University, Montreal, CA.
2010.  Diploma of Collegial Studies in Music, Vincent-d’Indy School of Music, Montreal, CA.

Exhibitions
(solo)
2018.  Leurs ombres centenaires, Galerie de l’UQAM, Montreal, CA.

(group - selection)
2021.  (Upcoming) Matérialités, CIRCA Art Actuel, Montreal, CA.
2020.  (Upcoming) Private song, DOOSAN Gallery, Seoul, South Korea.
2019.  Radical Residency IV, Unit 1 Gallery, London, UK.
2019.  Between two Eternities : Alexia Laferté-Coutu + Jessica Williams, Projet Pangée, Montreal, CA.
2018.  Pour l’art, Galerie B-312, Montreal, QC.
2017.  D’un certain point de vue, Espace Cercle Carré, Montreal, CA.
2017.  Pavillon, ancienne École des Beaux-Arts, Montreal, CA.
2016.  Terrain (...), Cdex (Center of diffusion and experimentation for graduate students in Fine Arts, UQAM), Montreal, CA.
2014.  Stein, Schere, Papier, Die Other Music Academy, Weimar, Germany.
2013.  Ruins, VAV Gallery (Concordia University), Montreal, CA.

Fairs and Auctions
2020.  C Magazine Auction, Toronto, CA.
2019.  Vendu/Sold : Esse Auction, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, CA.
2019.  Papier Art Fair, Projet Pangée, Grand Quay, Port of Montreal, CA.

Residencies and Workshops
2019.  Radical Resicendy IV, Unit 1 Gallery | Workshop, London, UK.
2017.  Initiation to cast glass technique, intensive class directed by sculptor Gilles Payette, Espace Verre, Montréal, CA.
2017.  City Bureau Sound and Image Micro-School, workshop given by artist Caroline Boileau and cineast Oswaldo Toledano, Concordia’s Faculty of Fine Arts and the Institute for Urban Futures, Montreal, CA.

Awards and distinctions
2020.  Canada Council for the Arts, Research and creation Grant
2019.  Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, Mobility Grant
2019.  Nomination for the Plein sud Prize (Longueuil)
2018.  Jean-Marc-Eustache Grant in Visual Arts
2018.  Fondation UQÀM, Excellence Grant
2017.  FARE Excellence Grant for graduate students (UQÀM)
2014.  MELS, Mobility Grant
2013.  Finalist, « Lise-Hélène Larin and Cecil Buller Drawing Award » (Concordia University) 

Publications
Laferté-Coutu, A. Laferté-Coutu, M. (2017) « Correspondance » in Forum recherche-création. Édition 2017. Montreal : Association des étudiants de la Maîtrise en Arts visuels et médiatiques de l’UQAM. 18-24. [Text written in collaboration with Mérédith Laferté-Coutu (PhD student in Philosophy, PennState University, Pennsylvania, USA).]

Press
Hogeveen, Esmé. "Alexia Laferté Coutu and Jessica Williams : Between Two Eternities", Cmagazine (143), Toronto, CA, september 2019.
Azizi, Arshy. Critic’s Picks Montreal : "Alexia Laferté Coutu and JessicaWilliams", Artforum international, online at https://www.artforum.com/picks/alexia-laferte-coutu-and-jessica-williams-78572, New York, NY, USA, febuary 2019.
"Must-sees this week : May 10 to 16", Canadian Art, may 2018.
Gould, Trevor. (2013) "The Work: Exchange Interaction. Back to the Wall" in Sculpture 410, 68-69. PDF version online at https://issuu.com/christopherspears/docs/sculpture_410_-_final_draft_-_impos.
Russel, Jake. "Ruins"in The Link’s guide to Art Matters 2013, The Link, online at https://thelinknewspaper.ca/article/the-link-s-guide-to-art-matters-2013, march 2013.