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b. 1990, Montreal, Canada.


EDUCATION

2019.             Master of Fine Arts (ès Arts), UQÀM, Montreal, CA.

 
2014.             Bachelor of Fine Arts, Concordia University, Montreal, CA.


2013.             Freie Kunst (year of study in the BFA program), Bauhaus Universität, Weimar, Germany.

2010.             Diploma of Collegial Studies in Music, Vincent-d’Indy School of Music, Montreal, CA.


SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2019.             Between two Eternities
: Alexia Laferté-Coutu + Jessica Williams, Projet Pangée, Montreal, CA.

2018.             Leurs ombres centenaires, Galerie de l’UQAM, Montreal, CA.

2017.             D’un certain point de vue, Espace Cercle Carré, Montreal, CA.


COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS (Selection)

2021.             (Upcoming) Matérialités, CIRCA Art Actuel, Montreal, CA.

2020.             Private song, DOOSAN Gallery, Seoul, South Korea.

2019.             Radical Residency IV, Unit 1 Gallery, London, UK.

2018.             Pour l’art, Galerie B-312, Montreal, QC.

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.

                       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.


GRANTS, AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS

2020.             Canada Council for the Arts, Research and creation Grant

2019.             Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, Mobility Grant

                       Nomination for the Plein sud Prize (Longueuil)

2018.             Jean-Marc-Eustache Grant in Visual Arts
                       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, New York, NY, USA, febuary 2019.

                       https://www.artforum.com/picks/alexia-laferte-coutu-and-jessica-williams-78572

"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.
                       https://issuu.com/christopherspears/docs/sculpture_410_-_final_draft_-_impos.

RUSSEL, Jake. "Ruins"in The Link’s guide to Art Matters 2013, The Link
, march 2013.

                       https://thelinknewspaper.ca/article/the-link-s-guide-to-art-matters-2013