Gwenessa Lam

Permanent Faculty

Visual Art

Assistant Professor, Painting

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Gwenessa Lam has been a member of ACAD's Faculty since 2015.

Education:

MFA - Studio, New York University

BFA - Studio Art,  University of British Columbia

Selected Professional Activity:

Exhibitions

2016

In Search of Fire, Republic Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2015

Impermanence, Hammes Gallery, St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN

Edge State, (with Matilda Aslizadeh) SKOL, Montreal, QC

2013

The Painting Project, Galerie de l'UQAM, Montreal, QC

2012

Shadow, Truck Gallery, Calgary, AB

Selected Publications:

Gwenessa Lam 2004-2014. Vancouver: Republic Gallery, 2014 (catalogue).

Déry, Louise et. al, The Painting Project. Montreal: Galerie de l'UQAM, 2013 (catalogue).

Macqueen, Kathleen and Liz Park.  "Dots and Dashes,Crumbs and Ashes: Traces of Trauma's

Abstractions"  Intervalla, vol 2. 2014-2015.

HB, Number 2, Articule, September 2013.

Mezei, Kathy. “Shadows and Blindspots.” Fillip. Issue 14, Spring 2011.

Selected Awards:

2017

Malaspina Printmakers, Research/Collaborative Residency, Vancouver, BC

2016

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Bethea Scott Owen Fellowship, Amherst, VA

2014

ArtOmi Residency, Ghent, NY

2013

BC Arts Council Project Assistance for Visual Artists

Canada Council Travel Grant

Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

2012

Leon Levy Foundation Grant, MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH