Born: Pakse, Laos. 1980

Lives: Toronto, ON. Canada

Education

2012        MFA, Studio Arts, Photography, Concordia University, Montreal QC

2003        AOCAD, Photography, Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto ON

Solo Exhibitions

2016       We’ll Get There Fast and Then We’ll Take It Slow, Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary

               Photography, Toronto, ON.

2015       Untitled, Loop Hole. Toronto, ON.

2014        Outdated, Updated, Renovated. ESP – Erin Stump Projects. Toronto, ON.

2012        Follow Suit, ESP - Erin Stump Projects. Toronto, ON.

2010        Meisai, York Quay Gallery, Harbourfront Centre. Toronto, ON.

2009        Tint, Board of Directors Gallery. Toronto, ON.

Group Exhibitions

2017   When Forms Become Attitude, Contemporary Calgary. Calgary, AB.

2016   Other Worlds, Lieutenant Governor Suite, Queens Park. Toronto, ON.

2016    Measured Time, Vitrines, Harbourfront Centre. Toronto, ON. 

2014    Uncanny Worlds, Onsite Gallery, OCADU. Toronto, ON.

2014    A Bridge Not Far: China, ArtPort Gallery, Toronto ON.

2014    Follow Suit, Centre A. Vancouver, BC.

2013    Welcome, Bull Mengers Project. Laven, Denmark.

2012    Collision 8, Parisian Laundry. Montreal, QC.

2011    Tabernac, Spark Video Art Space, Syracuse, NY

2011    K-Town, Angell Gallery, Toronto, ON.

2011    The Writing on the Wall, Drake Hotel, Toronto, ON.

2010    Silver Editions, Gallery TPW, Toronto, ON.

2010    Flash Forward, Traveling exhibition in Toronto, New York & London.

2009    Whitney’s Biennial, C.R.E.A.M Projects, Brooklyn, New York.

2009    Summer Reading, Jen Bekman Gallery, New York

2008    Empty, Push Gallery, Montreal, QC.

2007    Narrating Desires, York Quay Gallery, Toronto, ON. 

2007    Illuminations II, Prime Gallery, Toronto, ON.  

2006    Other Moments, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON.

2006    The Center Cannot Hold, Toronto Free Gallery, Toronto, ON.

2005    Art in the Air, Sound Art Festival, Struts Gallery, Sackville, NB.

2005    10 Days in July, Gallery TPW, Toronto, ON.

2005    Wallpaper, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON.

2004     Canadian Content, Photo Passage, Toronto, ON.

2003     New Work, Leo Kamen Gallery, Toronto, ON.

2003     Kyu, Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON.

2003     (Dis)appearing Acts, Gallery TPW, Toronto, ON.

2002     Proof 9, Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography, Toronto, ON.

2002     Adam & Eve, Art Systems, Toronto, ON.

Awards

2017       Ontario Arts Council Mid Career Grant

2016       Toronto Arts Council Mid Career Grant

2016       Canada Council for the Arts, Visual Artists Project Grant

2016       Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant – Gallery 44

2015       Canada Council for the Arts, Travel Grant

2014       Ontario Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant

2014       Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant – ESP

2014       Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant – Centre A

2011        Silver Medal, Graphic Design Photography. In collaboration with Gilbert Li Publishing.

2010        Roloff Beny Fellowship in Photography. Concordia University

2009        Faculty of Fine Art Fellowship, Concordia University

2009        Ontario-Quebec Exchange Fellowship

2007        Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant

2006        Ontario Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant

2006        Toronto Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant

2003        Trustee Scholarship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2003        Outstanding Achievement in Photography scholarship, Ontario College of Art & Design

2003        Polaroid Canada Inc. Scholarship, Ontario College of Art & Design

2002        George A. Reid Award, Ontario College of Art & Design

2001        Student Photo Award, Ontario College of Art & Design

Residency

2015      Banff Artist in Residence, BAIR. Banff Centre for the Arts. Banff, Alberta.

2013      Halka Arts Projects. Istanbul, Turkey.

Publications & Reviews

2014

“Kotama Bouabane at Erin Stump Projects” review by Terence Dick for Akimblog. Nov. 11

Flash Forward 10th Anniversary Book

 “Follow Suit” review by Jenni Pace in Art Papers Magazine. Mar/Ap.

2012

Flash Forward 2012 – Emerging Photographers from Canada, US & UK” Magenta Foundation

 “Fact Meets Fiction” Montreal Mirror. March 8. Sacha Jackson. Pg. 17

“Collision 8” Artichaut Magazine. March 9. Adeline Golliet. Pg. 8

2011       

“K-Town Five Karaoke Video by 5 Artist” Magenta Magazine.October 24. Luke Painter

2010

Flash Forward 2010 – Emerging Photographers from Canada, US & UK” Magenta Foundation

2008       

“Haaertz” Israeli Daily Newspaper.

“Jeunes Poussants” Voir. October 30. Nicolas Mavrikakis. Pg. 32

“Playful Type: Ephemeral Lettering and Illustrative Fonts” Die Gestalten Publishing, Berlin

2006       

“TOK” Diaspora Dialogues, Gilbert Li Publishing

“iBook” 1W1 Communications

“Carte Blanche” Magenta Foundation

2005       

“Wallpaper that isn’t boring to look at” The National Post. May 12. Julia Dault. Pg. AL10

“Portfolio : Chalkboard Series” Prefix Photo Magazine Issue #11

2003       

“Schools Out” Now Magazine, April 24. Thomas Hirschmann. Pg. 69

2002       

“Home” Fiat Lux: Shot Box 3, Post Card Set

Represented by ESP – Erin Stump Projects in Toronto.