Parc Offsite, Eli Kerr
eli[at]parc-offsite.ca



Currently lives in Rome, IT

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2024   Réplique/replica, Fonderie Darling, Montreal (upcoming)
2022   Untitled, Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, SIGHTINGS 36, curated by Julia Eilers Smith, Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montreal
2022   Outline of a Screenplay, Parc Offsite, Montreal
2021   For a few acres of snow, AXENÉO7, Gatineau, Canada
2020   COMÉDIE, Cassandra Cassandra gallery, Toronto
2019   Champs Élysées, Parisian Laundry, Montreal
2017   Bronze by gold heard the hoofirons, steelyringing, Raising Cattle gallery, Montreal
2016   SOIF, Centre d’art contemporain OPTICA, Montreal


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS

2022   Papier Art Fair, with Maggy Hamel-Metsos, Jean-François Lauda, Parc Offsite, Montreal, August 26 - 28

2021   La machine qui enseignait des airs aux oiseaux, curated by François LeTourneux & Mark Lanctôt, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal 
2021   Everything merges, appears, then fades again, curated by Milly-Alexandra Dery, Fonderie Darling - Place Publique, Montreal
2021   Maison Modèle III: House of Heartbreak, fundraising exhibition for Centre CLARK, Montreal

2019   Chicago Invitational Art Fair, Presented by NADA, Parisian Laundry, Chicago
2019   May West, VICKI, Newburgh, New York
2019   Le voile de l’illusion, curated by Jean-Michel Quirion, galerie Laroche/Joncas, Montreal

2018   Laboratorio Aperto, at Asilo Sant’Elia, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Lake Como, Italy
2018   Du Côté de chez Soon, galerie René Blouin, Montreal
2018   Épisode Laurier, Art Fair, various locations, Montreal
2018   In Practice: Another Echo, in collaboration with Elena Ailes, curated by Allie Tepper, Sculpture Center, New York
2018   When things become thoughts (…), organized by VIE D’ANGE, MAW gallery, New York

2017   Beau Travail, Beau Travail, Montreal
2017   Minimal(ist) efforts, Angell gallery, Toronto
2017   Indice Éternité II, organized by Dominique Sirois, The Ottawa School of Art gallery, Ottawa, Canada
2017   Glimmergate, Siliqoon/Qway publication & group exhibition, Marsèlleria gallery, New York
2017   Cas d’absence, with Claire Burelli & Caroline Mauxion, Centre Regart, Lévis, Canada

2016   Vie D’ange, curated by Eli Kerr and Daphné Boxer, VIE D’ANGE, Montreal
2016   INDEX, curated by Patryk Stasieczek, Gallery 295, Vancouver

2015   Viafarini Open Studio, Viafarini/Docva residency, Milan, Italy
2015   Video Store, curated by Suzanne Carte and Su-Ying Lee, The New Gallery, Calgary, Canada
2015   Connexions, screenings organized by David K. Ross, Centre Dazibao, Montreal
2015   MFA thesis exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago
2015   Monochrome, with Alain Urrutia and ATOI, Beers London gallery, London, UK

2014   EXPO Chicago Art Fair, curated by José Lerma, Chicago
2014   Surface Tension, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago

2013   46.18, -74.86, Les Territoires Gallery, Montreal
2013   Video Store, curated by Suzanne Carte and Su-Ying Lee, Access gallery, Vancouver 

2012   Combine 11, curated by Jake Moore, at FOFA Gallery, Montreal


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY, WRITING, LECTURES/TALKS

New Monograph. With writings by Dalie Giroux, Joyce Joumaa, Marie-Eve Beaupré and Vincent Bonin. Published by Parc Offsite (upcoming)

233 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL.. Screening and presentation by Simon Belleau. Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montreal. November 2022

Testimony-Images and Speculations (…), Espace Art Actuel Magazine. Text by Emmanuelle Choquette, Spring-Summer 2022

Artists in conversation with Daisy Desrosiers: Simon Belleau (in french). Artists’ interviews for the exhibition La machine qui enseignait des airs aux oiseaux, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal. Winter 2021

Exhibition catalogue, La machine qui enseignait des airs aux oiseaux, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal. 2021

Canadian Art Magazine: Features & text by Simon Belleau; Pasolini’s St.Paul. Winter 2020 Issue

How to Begin, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, XXIV CSAV - Artists' Research Laboratory, Invited Artist: Christina Mackie. Pages:116. Ed. Compagnia

Du Côté de chez Soon, galerie René Blouin, review by Marie-Ève Charron, Le Devoir. June 2018

In Practice: Another Echo, exhibition catalogue with text by Allie Tepper. Published by Sculpture Center, New York

Canadian Art: exhibition review for Bronze by gold heard the hoofirons, steelyringing at Raising Cattle, by Ji-Yoon Han, Spring 2018 Issue

Siliqoon Qway: Glimmergate 2nd issue, digital publication. May 2017

Canadian Art: Art in 2016 : A View from Montreal, by Loreta Lamargese

Art Viewer, Vie D’ange at VIE D’ANGE gallery

OFluxo, Vie D’ange at VIE D’ANGE gallery

SAIC MFA Catalogue, essay by Shawn Michelle Smith, May 2015

Book of Longing, edited and curated by Arièle Dionne-Krosnick, May 2014

SAIC MFA Catalogue, essay by MCA curator Karsten Lund, May 2014


EDUCATION

MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago. 2013-2015
BFA, Major in Studio Arts & Art History, Concordia University, Montreal. 2007-2010


RESIDENCIES

2023   CALQ Québec Studio in Rome, January-July residency, Rome, Italy
2022   Micro-publishing residency, Centre Sagamie, Alma, Canada
2021   AXENÉO7 residency, AXENÉO7, Gatineau, Canada
2019   Montreal studios residency, 3 years program (-2022), Fonderie Darling, Montreal
2018   Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Artists' Research Laboratory with Christina Mackie, Como, Italy
2015   Viafarini/Docva residency, Milan, Italy
2015   Vermont Studio Center residency, Vermont, USA
2013   Le Cabinet, Espace de Production Photographique Montreal
2013   Listhús Artist Residency Program, Olafsfjordur, Iceland


AWARDS AND GRANTS

2023   CALQ Studio in Rome grant, Quebec Arts Council

2022   Studio generously sponsored by Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
2022   Research and Creation Grant, Canada Council for the Arts

2021   Prix Pierre-Ayot, finalist, City of Montreal and AGAC
2021   Research and Creation Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2021   Studio generously sponsored by The Ouellette Family Foundation, Fonderie Darling

2020   Research and Creation Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2020   Research and Creation Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2020   Studio generously sponsored by the Audain Foundation, Fonderie Darling

2019   Research and Creation Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2019   Studio generously sponsored by the Audain Foundation, Fonderie Darling

2018   Travel Grant, Canada Council for the Arts

2017   Prix Pierre-Ayot, finalist, City of Montreal and AGAC

2016   Acquisition Grant, Quebec Arts Council
2016   Travel Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2016   Prix Jeune Tête d’Affiche, Centre Dazibao

2015   Research and Creation Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2015   Travel Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2015   Anna Louise Raymond Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2015   Luminarts Cultural Foundation Fellowship, nominee, Chicago

2014   Jacques and Natasha Gelman Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2014   Vermont Studio Center Full Fellowship award, VCS Residency Program, Vermont, USA

2013   Incentive Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2013   Project grant, LOGIQ, Les Offices Jeunesse Internationaux du Quebec


OTHER

Artist-in-Residence and Lecturer, Sculpture dept., Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, 2019-2021
Board of directors, Fonderie Darling, 2019-2022
Soon.tw gallery, co-director, Montreal, Canada 2017-2019
jeux d’été, artist/curatorial collective, co-director with Elena Ailes, Chicago
Curating project: Valérie Blass, solo show, jeux d’été, EXPANDED Art Fair, MANA Contemporary, Chicago
Curating project: As the World Turns, Agnes Bolt and Kevin Stuart, jeux d’été, Chicago
Curating project: The Coat, Corin Sworn and Tony Tomano, jeux d’été, Chicago







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