AMANDA BARON
amandaebaron@gmail.com
@abaronart

Education
OCAD University, Toronto
Drawing and Painting, Bachelor of Fine Art, 2013

Awards
Emerging Visual Artist, Mississauga Arts Council, 2014

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017  Day Trip, Gallery 555, Toronto, curated by Julie Gladstone. (upcoming)
          From the Skies, From the Ground, machineagemodern, Toronto, duo exhibition with Kate Simerson. (upcoming)
          Necessary Gestures, Visual Arts Mississauga, Mississauga, Juried.
2016 Dance of Duality, The Roncey Artist Studios, Toronto, curated by Amanda Baron.
          Ode to Folly, The Roncey Artist Studios, Toronto, curated by Fizi Sheik. 
          The Drawing Show, Gerrard Art Space, Toronto.
2015 JOINERY, machineagemodern, Toronto, curated by Kate Simerson and Amanda Baron.
          Senstation, Spazio dell-Arte, Toronto.
2014 Kalos Eidos, Nuit Blanche, Toronto, curated by Kate Hogg and Gabriella Borg.
          Wonder & Whimsy, Living Arts Centre Gallery, Mississauga, curated by Megan Press.
          Sensation, Spazio dell'Arte, Toronto.
          Happy Birthday Toronto: Celebrating 180 Years, Steam Whistle Brewery, Toronto.
          36th Annual Juried Arts Exhibition, Art Gallery of Mississauga.
2013 Exotic Forbidden Torrents, The Wrong: New Digital Art Biennale, Online
          Experiencing Perspectives, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Mississauga, Juried.
          AMPED, Project Gallery, Toronto, ON, curated by Allison Boddy.
          Reality vs. Illusion, Norman Felix Gallery, Toronto.
2013 Sensation, Spazio dell'Arte, Toronto, ON.
          Best In Show: An Annual Exhibition of Rising Stars, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, curated by James Hewitt.
          35th Annual Juried Arts Exhibition, Art Gallery of Mississauga.
2012 Awenda Inspired, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene.
          Awenda Inspired, Creatures Collective, Toronto.
          Waning Worlds, Embassy Bar, Toronto, Solo Exhibition.
          NOW PLAYING, Gallery 1313, Toronto.
          No End, Creatures Creating, Toronto.
          97th Annual Graduation Exhibition, OCAD University, Toronto.
2011 Vestiges, Great Hall: OCAD University, Toronto.
         Vestiges, OCAD University, Florence, Italy.

Curatorial Experience
2016
Dance of Duality, The Roncey Artist Studios, Toronto, ON
2015 JOINERY, machineagemodern, Toronto, ON
2013 Reality vs. Illusion, Norman Felix Gallery, Toronto, ON

Residencies
Off-Campus Studies, OCAD University, Florence, Italy, 2010-11

Publications
Experiencing Perspectives, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, 2013-2014
Open Minded/ Open Ended, OCAD University Drawing and Painting Graduate Catalogue, 2012
Spontaneous Combustion, Vol.12, August 2011

Murals
2016 Muralist, The City of Mississauga, Ward 10, Mississauga, ON
2015 Muralist, The City of Mississauga, Ward 10, Mississauga, ON