The Canadian Art Database

Catherine Beaudette


April 21, 1958, Montréal, Québec


M.F.A., Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, 1998
A.O.C.A., Honors, Ontario College of Art, 1982


Associate Professor, Faculty of Art, Ontario College of Art & Design, 1990-present
Instructor, sessional, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design 1997-98


2004          Canada Council for the Arts, Creation Grant
2001          Canada Council for the Arts, Creation Grant
2000          The Canadian Emerging Artist Prize, RBC Connor Clark Private Trust
1994,'94,'87,'85 Ontario Arts Council Material Assistance Grant
1991          Ontario Arts Council, Project Grant
1986          Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant
1982          Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant
1982          W.O. Forsythe Award for Women Painters


2000-02     Lived / worked in Florence, Italy
2000-03     Heritage Structure Restoration, Newfoundland
1991          Lived / worked in Berlin, Germany
1984          Lived / worked in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
1981          Lived and worked in Quebec City
1980-81     Studied Fine Art in Florence, Italy


2003          LOOP Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. Anima L
2001          LOOP Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. Classified
2000          LOOP Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. The Trash Bin of History
2000          CAA - Canadian Archaeology Association Conference, Halifax NS
1999          St. Mary's University Art Gallery, Halifax NS. Tableau
1998          Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax NS. Set'
1997          Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax NS. Works on Paper
1994          The Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, Ontario. Catherine Beaudette - Paintings
1993          Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario. Views from Highway 10
1993          Magnum Books, Ottawa, Ontario. Sunset Boulevard
1992          Carnegie Gallery, Dundas, Ontario. Watercolors
1992          Wallace Avenue Studios, Toronto, Ontario. Before and After Berlin
1989          Algonquin Art Gallery, Brancroft, Ontario. Designer Food
1987          Weller-Potovsky Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. Contemporary Relics
1986          Weller-Potovsky Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. Hi Honey, I'm Home!
1985          Weller Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. The Neighbourhood Series
1984          Weller Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
1982          Gallery 76, Toronto, Ontario


2004          64 Steps Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. Natural History
2003          LOOP Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. Pulp
2001          SPIN Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. Don't give up you day job, because…
2001          a_level, Toronto, Ontario. Yoni Lingham Full Co Lo
2000          LOOP Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. Inaugural Exhibition
2000          Gallery Stratford, Stratford, Ontario. Arts2000
2000          The artFIRM, Toronto, Ontario. Knockout
1998          Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS. MFA Group Exhibition
1997          Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS. Thirteen
1996          Blackwood Gallery, Mississauga, Ont. Tell Tale - An exhibition of three painters
1995          Dufferin Mall, Toronto, Ontario. True to Form - seventeen painters
1994          179 John St., Toronto, Ontario. Posse
1994          Seoul, Korea. The Canadian-Korean Contemporary Art Show
1994          The Prairie Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta. Catherine Beaudette / Pam Pike
1993          Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, Ontario. Dundas Valley - On the Edge
1992          Hamilton Artist Inc., Hamilton, Ontario. Working Notes
1991          Tom Thompson Memorial Art Gallery, Owen Sound, Ontario. Juried Exhibition
1991          Tudor Hall, Montreal, Quebec. American Women's Club
1988          O'Keefe Centre, Toronto, Ontario. Group Show
1985          1087 Queen St. West, Toronto, Ontario. Art Department
1983          Here and Now Gallery, Toronto, Ontario


Art Gallery of Mississauga
Nestle Canada
Providence Centre
Kilmer Van Nostrand Co.
Towers Perrin Forster & Crosby
Sayers and Associates
Bishops University
Limner Investment
Husky Canada
Royal Bank of Canada Private Counsel
The Fortress of Louisbourg(Parks Canada


Gary Michael Dault,"Natural History at 64 Steps Gallery" The Globe and Mail, September 4, 2004
Gary Michael Dault, "Disturbing Exhibitions Reflect Anxious Times." The Globe and Mail, March 22, 2003
Gary Michael Dault, "Catherine Beaudette at LOOP." The Globe and Mail, May 19, 2001
Charles Hackbarth, "Review: Catherine Beaudette-Classified." Artfocus, Summer 2001
Sarah Nind, "The Museum, The Collection, and The Book of Knowledge Meditations on the work of Catherine Beaudette." Exhibition Brochure, April 2001
Gary Micheal Dault, "Inaugural Exhibition at Loop." The Globe and Mail, March 18, 2000
Dan Turner, "Catherine Beaudette: Tableau." ARTSatlantic, Fall 1999
"Edge of destruction: Artist celebrate the landscape of southern Ontario…" The Toronto Sun, February 1996
John Bentley Mays, "Two Shows that show the Unshowable." The Globe and Mail, September 9, 1995
Betty Ann Jordan, "Reviews - Dead Industry / Painting Disorders / Posse / Mud." Canadian Art, Spring 1995
Catherine Gibbon, "On The Edge: Artistic Visions of a Shrinking Landscape" Erin, Ontario. Boston Mills Press, 1995. P.66
David Somers, "Catherine Beaudette: Paintings." Art Gallery of Peel, Exhibition Brochure, August 1994
Paul Wysmyk, "Catherine Beaudette: Highways, Power Lines." Workseen, Summer 1992
Sheilagh Rogers "Art Department / alternative venues." CBC Radio interview, June 1985
not yet published…Gordon Laurin, "Tableau Exhibition Catalogue", Saint Mary's University Art Gallery


catalogue The Ken Roberts Anatomy Collection 1627-1934 commissioned by KB Roberts and Philips of London auction house. June 1998


2000 & 2002 Florence Program Coordinator, OCAD, Florence Italy
2000          Founder, LOOP Gallery Artist Collective, Toronto
1997          Research Residency, The Fortress of Louisbourg,Parks Canada - Archaeology. Cape Breton NS
1996          Panel guest, CBC Radio Morningside, "The State of Funding in the Arts." Toronto, February 29
1992          Invited Artist, On The Edge Art/Environment Project. Dundas Valley, Ontario


2002 & 2003 Go West OCAD Thesis Exhibition, numerous galleries, Toronto
1995          True to Form - 17 painters, Dufferin Mall, Toronto
1994          Posse - six painters, Isaacs, 179 John St., Toronto, Ontario.
1985          Art Department, inaugural exhibition at 1087 Queen St. West, Toronto