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Curtia Wright

647-787-5162

Curtia_Wright@yahoo.ca

-Biography-

Born in Scarborough, Ontario.

Her art practice revolves around the idea that the human body is in constant collaboration with its surroundings; often in ways that exceed the boundaries of physical reality. She creates images that exist on both analog and digital planes through their production and execution; “I believe these alternating layers of production reference the discourse between the human body and environment.” She’s  interested in the way societies perceptions of bodies, specifically black bodies, have the ability to form and deform them while changing their narratives without consent.

-Education-

2010 Ontario College Certificate ; Art and Design foundations, George Brown College, Toronto, On

2015 BFA OCAD University, Toronto, On

-Exhibitions –

2017- No Vacancy, 1859 Kingston Road / Scarborough Arts, Scarborough, ON

2017- Mines is Yours, Yours is Yours, 56 Neilson Dr / Neilson Park Creative Centre, Toronto Ontario.

2017- Those Who Dance, 277 Augusta / White House Studio Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2016- Night Glow Fabric , 187 Augusta Ave /  Will’s Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2016- OH SO T.O, 86 Miller StKatzman Contemporary Toronto, Ontario

2016- Ike; Afro Futurist Art Show, 1226 Queen St W / Northern Contemporary, Toronto, Ontario

2016- Political Candy, 223A Augusta AvenueStudio 223A, Toronto, Ontario

2016 – Future 33 , 563 Dundas Street / Younger than Beyonce Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2016 –Black Toronto 2116 & Black Canvas 101, 585 Dundas St E / Daniel Spectrum, Toronto Ontario

2015 – Enough, 1292 Bloor St W, Toronto / DBeatstro, Toronto, Ontario

2015 –VIP YTB Gala and Art Party, 563 Dundas Street East / Younger Than Beyonce Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2015 – Why the @#&! Do You Paint, 1214 Queen Street West / Gladstone Hotel , Toronto, Ontario

2015 – Reversion: A figurative and portrait art Exhibition , 876 Bloor St. W/ Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. 

2015 – Omit Limitation Presents: Virtue – a female creative exhibit, 1176 St.Clair Ave West/ STUDIO1176,  Toronto, Ontario.

2015 – Scratching Where it’s Itching, 563 Dundas Street East / Younger Than Beyonce Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.

2015 – Bazaar by Bratlist, 876 Bloor St. W/ Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.

2015 –  Black Siren Ent. Presents: WOMEN IN MUSIC & ARTS (WIMA), 214 Wright Street / Emmanuel Howard Park United Church, Toronto, Ontario.

2015 –100th OCADU Grad show (Grad Ex),  100 McCaul/ OCAD University, Toronto, Ontario.

2015 – Black Future Month 3015,  100 McCaul/ OCAD University, Toronto, Ontario.

2014 –  OCADU Festival of the Body,  100 McCaul / OCAD University, Toronto, Ontario.

2013 – Ocadu Figure Show, 100 McCaul / OCAD University, Toronto, Ontario.

2011 – Contemporary Art Exhibit,   225 Confederation/ Cedar Ridge Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.

2010 Drawgasmic Art show, 2720 Cherokee/ Arts Dimensions Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri.

2009 –  Art Show & Sale , Creative Visions, Toronto, Ontario.