Gwenessa Lam 

Permanent Faculty

Visual Art

Assistant Professor, Painting



Member of ACAD Faculty since 2015.


MFA, New York University

BFA, University of British Columbia

Selected Professional Activity:

ArtOmi Residency, Ghent, NY, 2015

Edge State (Exhibtion), SKOL centre des arts actuels, Montreal, QC, 2014

Projet Peinture (Exhibition), Galerie de l'UQAM, Montreal, QC, 2013

Bemis Center, Artist in Residence, Omaha, NE, 2011

Queens International, Queens Museum of Art, NY, 2006

Selected Publications:

Roy, Marina. Walls and Tower, Centre des arts actuels SKOL, (exhibition essay), 2014

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

Dennis, Katherine. House and Home, Campbell House, (exhibition esssay), 2013

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

Selected Awards:

BC Arts Council Project Assistance for Visual Artists (2013, 2011)

Canada Council Travel Grant (2013)

Canada Council Project Grant (2010, 2011)