Jennifer Carvalho
b. Hamilton, Canada
Lives and works in Toronto, Canada


Education
2013  MFA, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
2006 H. B.A, Fine Arts, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
2003 H. B.A, Art History/English Literature, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON

Solo & Two Person Exhibitions (*indicates solo)
2019  Every Empire Has An End, with Jenine Marsh, Franz Kaka, Toronto, ON
2018  Night Thoughts, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, ON*
2017  Things slowly curve out of sight until they are gone, Hosted by Katie Lyle, Toronto, ON*
2015  As Above, So Below, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, ON*
2014  Seeing in, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, ON*
2013  Long Take, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph, ON*


Group Exhibitions
2020 Opening Night/Soiree D’Ouverture, Pop Art, Montreal, QE
2020 Dig Your Own Hole, Franz Kaka, Brooklyn, NY
2020 A New Light: Canadian Women Artists, The Embassy of Canada, Washington, DC
2017  Group show, curated by Jasmine Reimer, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, ON
2017  In Time, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, ON
2016  Sotto, Modern Fuel, Kingston, ON
2016  Works on View, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, ON
2015  Summer Exhibition, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, ON
2015  Beyond the Pines: Homer Watson and the Contemporary Landscape, The Art Gallery of
Mississauga, Mississauga ON
2014  Painting Hamilton, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON
2014  RBC Canadian Painting Competition, Montreal Museum of Fine Art, Montreal, QE
2013  RBC Canadian Painting Competition, The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON
2013  In the Outfield, Olga Korper, Toronto, ON
2013  Carmichael Canadian Landscape Exhibition, Orillia Museum of Art and History, Orillia, ON
2012  JUNGLE, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph, ON
2011   The Broth, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph, ON
2010  Biannual Juried Exhibition, Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby, ON
2010  The Kingston Prize, Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB
2010  The Kingston Prize, Waddington’s Auction Rooms, Toronto, ON
2009  An Alchemic Search, Concourse Gallery, Emily Carr, Vancouver, BC
2009  Undress, curated by Jennifer Aitken, Concourse Gallery, Emily Carr, Vancouver, BC
2009  The Kingston Prize, Acadia University Art Gallery, Wolfville, NS
2009  The Kingston Prize, The Grand Theatre, Kingston, ON
2006  SUMMA, McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, ON
2006  Paper Walls, The Print Studio, Hamilton, ON
2006  Young Emerging Artists of Hamilton, Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton, ON


Residencies
2020  Banff Artist in Residence, The Banff Centre, Banff, AB


Grants & Awards
2020 Vermont Studio Centre Merit Grant, Vermont Studio Centre
2020 Mary E. Hofstetter Legacy Fund for Excellence in the Visual Arts, Banff Centre
2019  Toronto Arts Council Visual Artist Program, Toronto Arts Council
2018  Research and Creation Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2017  Visual Artist Emerging Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2016  Toronto Arts Council Visual Artist Program, Toronto Arts Council
2015  Project Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2014  The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation
2014  Finalist, 16th Annual RBC Canadian Painting Competition
2013  Finalist, 15th Annual RBC Canadian Painting Competition
2012  SSHRC J. Armand Bombardier - Canada Graduate Scholarship
2012  Materials Bursary, University of Guelph
2011  Tony Scherman Graduate Scholarship, University of Guelph
2011  College of the Arts Dean’s Scholarship, University of Guelph
2011  Materials Bursary, University of Guelph
2010 The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation
2007 The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation


Bibliography
2020 Chris Hampton, ‘Art Trip: Care for Canadian women artists? Buy more work by them,’ The
Globe and Mail, 18 March.
2019 Angel Callander, ‘Inhabiting zones of estrangement,’ Public Parking, 10 July.
2019 Lucas Regazzi, ‘Toward a Contemporary Caprice: Every empire has an end at Franz
Kaka,’ Peripheral Review, 23 July.
2018 ‘Alumna Paints her way to International Coverage,’ Portico Magazine, 28 June.
2018 ‘Jennifer Carvalho’s ‘Night Thoughts’ at Georgia Scherman Projects,’ Blouin Art Info, 26
June.
2015 Robert Enright, ‘Jennifer Carvalho: The Landscape Going on Without Us,’ Border
Crossings, Vol. 34, Num. 3, Issue 135, Fall, p. 26
2013 James Adams, ‘RBC offers biggest-ever purse for painting prize,’ The Globe and Mail, 17
June
2013 Jessica Lovell, ‘Two U of G artists shortlisted for prestigious national award,’ The
Guelph Tribune


Catalogues/ Publications
2019 Social 2019 Auction, Canadian Art
2019 Annual C Magazine Contemporary Art Auction, C Magazine
2017 RBC Art Collection: Contemporary Works, RBC
2016 Art With Heart, Casey House
2016 Jam on Toast: Conversations Between Katie Lyle and Vanessa Maltese, Dave Hucal,
Hanna Hur, Jennifer Carvalho, Slow Editions
2015 Beyond the Pines: Homer Watson and the Contemporary Landscape, The Art Gallery of
Mississauga
2014 Painting Hamilton, Art Gallery of Hamilton
2014 RBC Canadian Painting Competition
2013 RBC Canadian Painting Competition
2009 The Kingston Prize
2006 SUMMA, McMaster Museum of Art


Curatorial Projects
2015 What she is not, what she is, what she can be, with Colleen Heslin, Katie Lyle, Jenine
Marsh and Shelby Wright, Garden Avenue, Toronto, ON


Artist Talk/ Panels
2020 Banff Artist in Residence, The Banff Centre
2017 Agnes Martin 1974: Screening and Discussion, Hosted by Jam On Toast
2017 What arises in the Process, Gallery A and Art Lab, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery,
Oshawa, ON
2015 Painting Hamilton, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON


Collections
RBC, Corporate Art Collection, Toronto, ON, Canada
TD Bank Financial Group, Corporate Art Collection, Toronto, ON, Canada
Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Scotia Bank, Corporate Art Collection, Toronto, ON, Canada