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FAUSTA FACCIPONTE


EDUCATION 
2016 LESLEY UNIVERSITY, Cambridge, MA, MFA in Visual Arts
1990 UNIVERSITY of TORONTO, Honors Bachelor of Arts, Specialist in Art and Art History


REPRESENTATION
Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, Ontario


AWARDS & GRANTS
2014 Merit Scholarship Award, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA
2014 Ontario Arts Council Mid-Career Artist Grant
2013 Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance
2011 Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance
2010 Ontario Arts Council Mid-Career Artist Grant
2009 Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance
2008 Ontario Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant
2008 Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance
2008 Jurors Award, Juried Exhibition Art Gallery of Brant (jurors: Carol Podedworny and Ryszard Sliwka)
2008 Jurors Award, Juried Exhibition, Grimsby Art Gallery (jurors: Tobi Bruce, Wayne Moore, Tobey Anderson)
2008 Jurors Award, 35th Annual Juried Exhibition, Art Gallery of Peel (jurors: Ivan Jurakic, Anna Yuschuk)
2008 Jurors Award, Through the Eyes of the Artist, Lakeshore Arts
2008 Honourable Mention, Beaux-Art Gallery Juried Show (jurors: Christine Boyanoski, Brian Smith)
2004 Jurors Award, 31st Annual Juried Exhibition, Art Gallery of Peel (jurors: Tobi Bruce, Harold Klunder)
1998 D.L. Stevenson and Son Artists Award
1987 Toronto Image Works Award
1987 Talens Bursary Award


CURRENT
2013 – present, Food Icons, Artwork collaboration with Bob Blumer, Gladstone Hotel, Room 403, Toronto


COLLECTIONS
McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton
PAMA (Art Gallery, Museum and Archives), Brampton, Ontario
The David Somers Collection on Paper, Brampton, Ontario
Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario
Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario
Private collections, national and international


RESIDENCIES and OTHER
2016   Resident Artist Critiques, Lesley University
2013   Mentorship with Suzy Lake, Burlington Art Centre Mentorship Program
2008   Sudbury Residency, Artist Exchange Program
1997   Theory and History of Photography, Sheridan College
1994   Independent Study with artist Paul Kipps 


SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014 Six Characters in Search of a Photograph, Contact Photo Festival, Art Gallery of Mississauga
2012 Narrative Transformations, Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford, Ontario
2011 Sleepy Eyes, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2010 Reliable, Preston Gallery, Cambridge, Ontario
2009 Reliable, McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, Ontario
2007 Bittersweet, Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, Ontario
2006 Peel Artist’s Series, Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, Ontario


GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016 Thesis Graduate Show, Robert and Raizes Galleries, Cambridge, MA
2015 20 Year Anniversary Exhibition, Stephen Bulger Gallery
2013 Allegory of the Cave, Art Gallery of Mississauga
2013 Uncanny, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario
2013 From Documentary to Idea, Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ontario
2010 Season Creep, AGO Art Rental and Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2010 Exchange, Art Gallery of Sudbury, Sudbury, Ontario
2010 Exchange, Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ontario
2009 Showcase 09, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, Ontario
2009 Fausta Facciponte & Rafael Goldchain, O’Born Contemporary, Toronto, Ontario
2008 Breaking New Ground, Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford, Ontario
2008 Addiction and Recovery, San Juan, Puerto Rico
2008 Addiction and Recovery, Rockville, Indiana, USA
2008 VAM 31st Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario
2008 A Month of Photography, Whitney Gallery, Brampton, Ontario
2008 Square Foot Show, AWOL Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2008 Biannual Juried Exhibition, Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Ontario Grimsby
2008 Through the Eyes of the Artist, Lakeshore Arts, Etobicoke, Ontario
2008 35th Annual Juried Exhibition, Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, Ontario
2008 Open Juried Show 2008, Beaux-Arts Gallery, Brampton, Ontario
2008 My City, Toronto, UrbanScape Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2007 Camera Works, Laidlaw Hall, Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, Ontario
2007 If 905 isn’t 416, why do we have YYZ?, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Ontario
2007 AAHLUMINEX, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Ontario
2007 34th Annual Juried Exhibition, Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, Ontario
2005 32nd Annual Juried Exhibition, Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, Ontario
2004 Photo Exhibition, Gallery Streetsville, Mississauga, Ontario
2004 31st Annual Juried Exhibition, Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, Ontario
2003 30th Annual Juried Exhibition, Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, Ontario
2002 Land-Remains, Contact Photo Festival, Toronto, Ontario
2002 Past Tense, Laidlaw Hall, Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, Ontario
2002 It’s in the Mail, Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, Ontario
1999 26th Annual Juried Exhibition, Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, Ontario
1997 24th Annual Juried Exhibition, Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, Ontario
1997 Fall Exhibition, Laidlaw Hall, Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, Ontario
1997 Into the Garden, Gallery at Fairways, Mississauga, Ontario
1997 Into the Garden, Kariya City Museum, Kariya, Japan
1994 21st Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts, Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, Ontario
1994 The Wedding, Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1990 Hart House Art Exhibition, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Toronto, Ontario


REVIEWS & PUBLICATIONS
Van Dijk, Vivian. EYES IN MAGAZINE. Fausta Facciponte Transforms Yesterday’s Objects, New York, 2013
Art Sync. CONVERSATIONS 2011-2012 SEASON, Toronto, 2012
Antonacci, J.P. THE MISSISSAUGA NEWS. Oh, You Beautiful Doll, 2012
Antonacci, J.P. BRANT NEWS. More than meets the eye at Glenhyrst, 2012
Vaughan, R.M. GLOBE AND MAIL. Double Visions and Scary Dolls, 2011
Laliberte, Mark. CAROUSELL MAGAZINE, The Nature of Existence, 2011
Whalen, Emily. PLAID MAGAZINE, The Eyes Have It, 2011
Vegh, Stephanie. AKIMBLOG Review, 2009
The John Hopkins University of Medicine. ART and ADDICITION, Maryland, USA, 2008
Kobayashi, Erin. THE TORONTO STAR, Brampton Throws an Artsy Bash, 2007
Schechter, Fran and Jager. David. EYE MAGAZINE, Contact Photo Festival: 25 Can’t Miss Shows, 2014
Somers, David. LIBRARY and ARCHIVES CANADA, Peel Artists: Fausta Facciponte and Deborah Moore, 2006
Millar, Sandy. MISSISSAUGA NEWS, Facciponte Looks at Our Changing Landscape, 2001
Michibata, Tom. MISSISSAUGA NEWS, Mom looks at Life through Lens, 2000
Szigeti, Steve. MEDIUM II, A Taste of Things to Come, 1989


INTERVIEWS
Isherwood, Barbara. ARTSYNC Interview, 2011
Ahluwalia, Gurdeep and McCleary, Kim, First Focus, Cable 10 News, 2008
Cable 10 Community TV, Daytime local talk show interview, 2007


PANEL DISCUSSIONS & ARTIST TALKS
Lesley University, Artist Talk, The Restless Still Life, 2016
Artist Talk, Professional Artist Development, Art Gallery of Mississauga, 2013
Canadian Art Foundation, Gallery School Hop, Artist Talk, 2011
Cambridge Art Galleries, Artist Talk, 2010
The Artist’s Project, Panel Discussion with Melanie Ward, Canadian Art Magazine, 2009
The Spoke Club, Panel Discussion with Rafael Goldchain and P. Elaine Sharpe, 2009
McMaster University, Artist Talk, Reliable, 2009


ART FAIRS
2012 PARIS PHOTO, Paris France
2012 AIPAD Photography Show, New York City
2011 PARIS PHOTO, Paris France
2011 AIPAD Photography Show, New York City
2010 PARIS PHOTO, Paris, France
2010 AIPAD Photography Show, New York City
2009 Toronto International Art Fair, Toronto
2009 The Artists Project, Liberty Grand, Toronto


AFFILIATIONS WITH ART ORGANIZATIONS
2008 – 2014 Board of Directors, PAMA (Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives)
2010 – 2015 Board of Directors, The Third of May Inc.


JURY ACTIVITY
Judge for Peel Board Art Show, 2013
Juror for Visual Arts Mississauga, Photographic and New Media Exhibition, 2008
Judge for Peel Board Art Show, 2007
Judge for Skills Canada Competition, Dufferin Peel Catholic School Board, 2007 & 2008
Juror for Gallery Streetsville, Youthful Expressions, 2006
Juror for Mississauga Arts Council Art Exhibit, 2006
Juror for Mississauga/Japan Art Project, organized by City of Mississauga, 2005
Juror for Gallery Streetsville, Photo Exhibition, 2004


ART RELATED
Founder of A Month of Photography, Peel Region Photo Festival 2005-2009
Project Co-ordinator, Art in the City, off site city exhibitions, 2004-2008
Guest curator Presence through Absence, Art Gallery of Peel, Museum and Archives 2009

 

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