CURRICULUM VITAE

SAMANTHA CHARETTE

b. 1991
London, Ontario, Canada

EDUCATION

2021- Master of Fine Arts Degree- University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
2016- Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree- University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
2010- High School Diploma- H.B. Beal Secondary School, London, Ontario

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021- The Gaps and Silences are Where You Find Yourself, The Nickle Galleries, Calgary, Alberta

2021- The Gaps and Silences are Where You Find Yourself, The Little Gallery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta

2020- To Take Care, The Little Gallery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta

2019- 3 Hour Walk, Gallery 621, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta

2019- In Conversation with Utopia, Large Gallery, Okotoks Art Gallery, Okotoks, Alberta

2018- With her, I am, Window Galleries, Arts Commons, Calgary, Alberta

2017- Multifaceted Self, ARTPOINT Gallery and Studio Society, Calgary, Alberta

2017- i/we, Alberta Printmakers +15 Window Gallery, Arts Commons, Calgary, Alberta

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022- Land as Muse: Contemporary Art Concepts from Edmonton, Harcourt House, Edmonton, Alberta (Forthcoming) 

2022- Portraits: Facing the Image, Alberta Society of Artists, AGA Community Gallery (Edmonton), Western GM Gallery (Drumheller) (Forthcoming)

2022- Cadavre Equis, Loft 112, Calgary, Alberta 

2020- WHY DO WE LOVE WOMEN, ONE UCalgary, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta

2019- Art & Martini, DLA Piper Canada LLP, Calgary, Alberta

2019- Post-Min Auction, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta

2018- Alberta Culture Days- CAAF Past Residences, cSPACE, Calgary, Alberta

2018- Evidence of Paint, Visual Arts Alberta- CARFAC, Northern Alberta Jubilee

           Auditorium (Edmonton), Southern Alberta Julbilee Auditorium (Calgary)

2018- Peoples Portrait Prize, cSPACE, Calgary, Alberta

2018- Bodies of Work, Leighton Art Centre, Leighton, Alberta

2017- Summer Artists Residency Exhibition, Alberta University of the Arts, Calgary, Alberta

2017- Impressions, Leighton Art Centre, Leighton, Alberta

2016- Not So Mini Print Show and Exchange, Alberta Printmakers Gallery, Calgary, Alberta

2016- The Fine Art of Schmoozy, Latitude 53, Edmonton, Alberta

2016- Summer Invitational, ARTPOINT Gallery and Studio Society, Calgary, Alberta

2016- Seasonal Featured Artist, Vertigo Theatre, Calgary, Alberta

2016- Denouement, FAB Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta

2016- Fresh Prints, SNAP Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta

2016- Annotations, Rutherford Library, Edmonton, Alberta

2015- Outburst, Telus Center, Edmonton, Alberta

2015- The Book as a Weapon, Rutherford Library, Edmonton, Alberta

2010- Invasion 101, arttLAB Gallery, Western University, London, Ontario

2010- Community, London Public Library- Central, London, Ontario

2010- Spring, Landon Public Library, London, Ontario

2009- People in the Picture, Museum London, London, Ontario

2007- Loose Leafs, St. Thomas- Elgin Public Art Center, St. Thomas, Ontario

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2022- Member, The Fem Assembly Artist Collective 
2022- Member, Harcourt House, Edmonton, Alberta 
2022- Member, Alberta Printmaker Society, Calgary Alberta 
2022- Studio Resident, Slate Studios, Calgary, Alberta 
2021- Selected Mural Workshop Participant, Burnt Toast Studios, Calgary, Alberta 
2020-2021- Gallery Coordinator, The Department of Art and Art History, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
2020- Panelist: Networks of Knowing, Making Art at the End of the World: Research Creation Conference, University of Calgary
2020- Panel Chair: Starting from Self, Making Art at the End of the World: Research Creation Conference, University of Calgary
2019-2021- Teaching Assistant, The Department of Art, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
2018- Presenting Artist, Contemporary Kids Programming, Contemporary Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
2018- Studio Resident, Untitled Art Society, Calgary, Alberta
2018-2020- Board Member, The New Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
2018- Residency, Calgary Allied Arts Foundation, Calgary, Alberta
2017- Residency, Alberta University of the Arts, Calgary, Alberta
2016- Utility Box Public Art Project, The City of Calgary and Alberta Printmakers, Calgary, Alberta

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2021- Individual Project Grant, The Alberta Foundation for the Arts
2021- ASA Graduate Scholarship 2021 Award, The Provincial Council of The Alberta Society of Artists
2021- Outstanding Student Award, The Department of Art and Art History, University of Calgary
2020- Alberta Foundation for the Arts Graduate Scholarship, University of Calgary
2019- Faculty of Graduate Studies Scholarship, University of Calgary
2016- The Elizabeth Ann Burgess Award in Contemporary Arts, University of Alberta
2014-2015- Jason Lang Scholarship, University of Alberta

PUBLICATIONS

2020- Featured Artist, NoD Magazine: Issue 26, University of Calgary, Alberta
2018- Exhibition Review: In Conversation with Utopia, Okotoks Western Wheel, Great
West Newspapers, Okotoks, Alberta
2018- Featured Artist Interview Publication, FREQ. Magazine, Calgary, Alberta
2018- Featured Artist, Issue 04: Power, Polemical Zine, Toronto, Ontario
2018- Featured Artist, Under the Radar, ArtSlant, Los Angeles, California