B. 1988, Gananoque, Ontario

EDUCATION

2012
BFA – Drawing and Painting, Ontario College of Art and Design University, Toronto, ON

2009 – 2010
The OCAD U Florence Off-Campus Studies Program, Florence, Italy

2007
Creative Arts Focus Program, Q.E.C.V.I., Kingston, ON
 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
The Good Glazier, Angell Gallery, Toronto, ON

2016
Midnight Bloom, Angell Gallery, Toronto, ON

2015
GRIT/SHEEN, Project Gallery, Toronto, ON
Become The Sky, Galerie Youn, Montreal, QC

2014
Soul Spectra, CFA Gallery, Toronto, ON
 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
Central-Eastern Canada: Out of the Bush Garden, Imago Mundi Collection, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, IT
The Inaugural Group Show, The Sussex Contemporary, Ottawa, ON
'O Canada', BEERS London, London, UK
No Vacancy II, Curated by Ballast Projects, Studio 929, Brooklyn, NY

2016
Full Spectrum, Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, ON
Summer Group Exhibition, Angell Gallery, Toronto, ON

2015
Younger Than George: 12 Painters in their 20s and 30s, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Summer Group Show, Angell Gallery, Toronto, ON
I <3 Paint II, Angell Gallery, Toronto, ON
15 Painters, Project Gallery, Toronto, ON
Nesting, Artscape Youngplace, Toronto, ON
Lacis, OCAD U Student Gallery, Toronto, ON
Inhabitance : Nest Collective, #Hashtag Gallery, Toronto, ON
Festival of The Body, OCAD U, Toronto, ON

2014
Lueur / Glow, Galerie Youn, Montreal, QC
7 Toronto Painters, Galerie BAC, Montreal, QC
Au Féminin – 13 Women Redrawing Boundaries, CFA Gallery, Toronto, ON
The Soul in September, 26, Toronto, ON
Summer Colours, CFA Gallery, Toronto, ON
Optic Elixer, Project Gallery, Toronto, ON
Young Collectors Exhibition, Walnut Contemporary, Toronto, ON
OCAD Alumni Association Exhibition, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON
From Yesterday to Tomorrow, CFA Gallery, Toronto, ON
Clarity, Project Gallery, Toronto, ON

2013
Little Salon: These Post-Neo-Pop Like Days, Walnut Contemporary, Toronto, ON
Fatal Abstractions, Project Gallery, Toronto, ON

2012
Vida de la Amazonia, La Patarascha Gallery, Tarapoto, Peru
Lluvia de Ideas, Castillo de Lamas, Lamas, Peru
New Biology 2, Moore Gallery, Toronto, ON
Art Barrage: Guest Room, p|m Gallery, Toronto, ON
The Next Generation, CFA Gallery, Toronto, ON
 

FAIRS / AUCTIONS

2017
Art With Heart, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON (October 2017)
Art Toronto, with Angell Gallery, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON (October 2017)

2016
Art With Heart, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
Art Toronto, with Angell Gallery, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON

2015
Art Toronto, with Galerie Youn and CFA Gallery, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON
Art With Heart, The Carlu, Toronto, ON

2014
SCOPE, with Blunt Collective, Miami Beach, Florida
Art Toronto, with CFA Gallery and Area GalleryMetro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON
Art With Heart, The Carlu, Toronto, ON

2013
Art Toronto, with OCADU and Galerie BAC, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON
Art With Heart, The Carlu, Toronto, ON

2012
Art Toronto, with Area Gallery, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON
The Artist Project - Untapped Emerging Artist Section, Queen Elizabeth Building – Exhibition Place, Toronto, ON
 

GRANTS

2015
Visual Artists: Emerging, Ontario Arts Council

2009
Kendra Jaal McCleskey Grant, OCAD U, Toronto, ON
 

AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS

2012
OCAD University Medal for Drawing and Painting, OCAD U, Toronto, ON
Nora E. Vaughan Award, OCAD U, Toronto, ON
Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Award, Toronto, ON
Spoke Club Membership Prize, Toronto, ON

2010
Karl Heinz Wiesen Memorial Award, OCAD U, Toronto, ON
Frances Lea Ziegler Scholarship, OCAD U, Toronto, ON

2009
Eric Freifeld Award, OCAD U, Toronto, ON
Carol & Morton Rapp Foundation Scholarship, OCAD U, Toronto, ON
“Best Drawing” in The Art of the Figure Exhibition, OCAD U, Toronto, ON

2008
Barbara Sauerbrie Memorial Scholarship, OCAD U, Toronto, ON
Jacques Dagenais Colour Scholarship, OCAD U, Toronto, ON

2007
OCADU Alumni Association Scholarship, OCAD U, Toronto, ON
 

COLLECTIONS
Toronto Dominion Bank
Holt Renfrew

RESIDENCIES

2018
In-Gallery Residency, The Sussex Contemporary, Ottawa, ON (Date TBD)
2016
Bill and Isabel Pope Painting Residency, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS
2015
Resident Exhibitor with Nest Collective, Artscape Youngplace, Toronto, ON
2012
Visiting Artist, Sachaqa Art Center, San Roque de Cumbaza, Peru
 

SELECTED PRESS

MURRAY WHYTE 'At the galleries: Abstraction, old, new and in-between: Erin Loree at Angell Gallery, Untitled 2011 at Paul Petro' The Toronto Star, January 11th 2017 <https://www.thestar.com/entertainment/visualarts/2017/01/11/at-the-galleries-erin-loree-carves-out-her-own-space-in-abstract-painting.html>

LIZZY HILL 'How a residency in the jungle taught this artist how to open herself up to the unexpected' CBC Arts, January 10th 2017 <http://www.cbc.ca/arts/how-a-residency-in-the-jungle-taught-this-artist-how-to-open-herself-up-to-the-unexpected-1.3929215>

RANDY GLADMAN 'The Incautious Abstractions of Erin Loree' Momus, January 29th 2016 <http://momus.ca/the-incautious-abstractions-of-erin-loree/>

SIMON TERMINE 'Interview with Erin Loree' Artoronto, January 21st 2016 <http://www.artoronto.ca/?p=32085>

MERAJ DHIR 'Erin Loree's Hyperbolic Abstractions' January 2016 <http://dk2l86f407zcv.cloudfront.net/pdf/news/e80adb355fb33be2daab46cba98ec149.pdf>

‘Artist Spotlight: Erin Loree’ Booooooom, January 8th 2016 <http://www.booooooom.com/2016/01/08/artist-spotlight-erin-loree/>

MURRAY WHYTE ‘Erin Loree upsizes her art’ The Toronto Star, December 28th 2015 <http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/visualarts/2015/12/28/erin-loree-upsizes-her-art.html>

‘Erin Loree: Intuition, Investigation and the Power of the Subconscious’ Lexiquette, December 17th 2015 <http://www.lexiquette.com/conversations/erin-loree>

SARA BARNES ‘Erin Loree’s Vibrant Abstract Paintings Seem To Glow From Within’ Beautiful/Decay, December 15th 2014 <http://beautifuldecay.com/2014/12/15/erin-lorees-vibrant-abstract-paintings-seem-glow-within/>

PRISCILLA FRANK ‘Electric Abstract Paintings Capture Life In A Constant State Of Metamorphosis’ Huffington Post, December 29th 2014 <http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/29/erin-loree_n_6382630.html>
 

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

2016 - 2017
Member of the Art With Heart Curatorial Committee, Casey House Fundraiser, Toronto, ON
2015 - 2016
Alumni Visiting Artist, OCAD University, Toronto, ON


LECTURES

2017
Artist Talk - Georgian College, Barrie, ON
BEING THERE, Artist Talk with Nicole Collins - The Artist Project, Toronto, ON
2016
Artist Talk - Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
Artist Talk - NSCAD University, Halifax, NS
2015
Visiting Artist Presentation - OCAD University, Toronto, ON