Abridged CV / CV abrégé

Photo credit: Sam Beitel

Education

1980      - Masters of Social Work, McGill University, Montreal, Québec

1990-99 - Bachelor of Fine Arts with Distinction, Concordia University, Montreal, Qc

Solo exhibitions

2019     - "Au-dessus & en dessous - Above & Below"  La Maison Trestler, 

                Vaudreuil-Dorion, Qc

             - "What We See"  Galerie Carlos, Mission Old Brewery, Montreal

2018     - "Shelley Freeman...Encore sous terre"   Maison de la culture Villebon,

                Beloeil, Qc

2017     - "Shelley Freeman & Alexandra McDougall" The Gallery at Victoria Hall, 

                Westmount, Qc

2007     - "The Space Within"  The Gallery, B.U.C., Beaconsfield, Qc

2006     - "Inner Dimensions"  G+ Galleries, Toronto, On

2005     - "Apertures - Aperçus"  Centre communautaire Elgar, Verdun, Qc

             - "Into the Empty II"  COOP Gallery, Toronto, On

2004     - "Into the Empty: explorations récentes"  Wilder & Davis Gallery, Mtl.

2001     - "Beyond the Surface"  The Gallery at Victoria Hall, Westmount, Qc

1999     - "On the Surface"  Galerie VAV Gallery, Concordia University, Mtl.

Group Exhibitions

2019    - “Le Cadeau / The Gift”  Beaux-arts des Amériques, Mtl.

            - “Encore vert”  Centre d’art E.K. Voland, Mtl.  

            - "Face to Face"  Beaux-arts des Amériques, Mtl. 

2018    - "Les choses importantes d'abord"  Beaux-arts des Amériques, Mtl.

2017    - "Nonesuch Art of Paper Awards"  Main & Station, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia      

            - "Nonesuch Art of Paper Awards"  110 Ann Street, Montreal, Qc 

2016    - "Forces irrésistibles"   Galerie de la ville, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Qc

2015    - "Salon de l’image spéléo 2015"  Société québécoise de spéléologie, Mtl.

2010    - "Association indépendante de l'Art"  (several shows)  Galerie l'Envol, Mtl.

2009    - "The Gallery Celebrates"  Galerie McClure, Westmount, Qc

1999    - "Encyclopedia Practica"  Galerie Art-Mûr, Mtl.

Public and private collections

  - Visual Arts Collection, McGill University, Mtl.

  - Gestion immobilière Quo Vadis, Mtl.

  - Diefenbunker Cold War Museum, Carp, Ontario

  - City of Verdun, Qc

Awards and grants

2003-04  - Grant for Creation/Production, Canada Council for the Arts, Ottawa

1986       - Award for amateur excellence, Artistes-peintres, créateurs associés 

                 du Québec, Ste-Eustache, Qc

Associations and volunteer work

2017-     - Member of Board of Directors, Canadian Artists' Representation / 

                 Front des artistes canadiens, as RAAV’s representative

2016-     - Member of Board of Directors, Regroupement des artistes en arts visuels            

2012-     - Member of English Language Arts Network (ELAN)

2003-08 - Co-organizer of ART@RCA artists' collective, Mtl.

2002-     - Member of la Société québécoise de spéléologie (SQS)

1999-     - Member of Le Regroupement des artistes en arts visuels du Québec

Above photo of Shelley in studio by Sam Beitel

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