Melanie Authier

Vault, 2010
acrylic on canvas, 22 x 18 x 1.5 inches
courtesy the artist, Georgia Scherman Projects, and the Michael Gibson Gallery
value: $1,700

Melanie Authier was born in 1980 in Montreal. She received a BFA from Concordia University (2002) and an MFA from the University of Guelph (2006). Authier has exhibited across Canada, with recent solo exhibitions Chain Links at Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto (2009) and Vista Blitz at TNG/The New Gallery, Calgary (2008). Recent group shows include The Phoenix Art at Gallery Simon Blais, Montreal (2009), and Young Canada Presents: Barometric Reading Series 1 at LE Gallery, Toronto (2009). Publications include The Magenta Foundation Carte Blanche v.2 Painting, aceartinc's Paperwait and the Royal Bank of Canada Canadian Painting Competition - Ten Years. She is the recipient of the Honourable Mention Prize for the 9th Annual RBC Painting Competition 2007. Melanie Authier is represented by Georgia Scherman Projects and the Michael Gibson Gallery.