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B. 1989 TORONTO, ONTARIO

EDUCATION
2019 MASTER OF FINE ARTS CANDIDATE, CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY, MONTREAL (EXPECTED GRADUATION: 2019)
2012 BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS, DRAWING AND PAINTING. OCADU, TORONTO. 

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2016 BLANKING FIELD, PROJECT GALLERY, TORONTO, ONTARIO

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 BAD GEOMETRY, PROJECT GALLERY STUDIOS, TORONTO, ONTARIO
2017 FUTUR FUTURISTE, PROJET PANGEE, MONTREAL, QUEBEC 
2016 CHAPTER II, PDA PROJECTS, OTTAWA, ONTARIO
2016 LOOP DREAMS, 201 MULBERRY, NEW YORK, NY
2016 CHROMATIC, HANGAR 16, MONTREAL, QUEBEC 
2016 GEOGRAPHICALLY INDETERMINATE FANTASIES, PROVIDENCE COLLEGE GALLERIES, PROVIDENCE, RI/ONLINE
2016 AETHER INTO INFINITY, PDA PROJECTS, OTTAWA, ONTARIO
2015 THE OTHERS, THE WRONG BIENNIAL,ONLINE 
2015, SURFACE, 99 SUDBURY, TORONTO, ONTARIO
2014 META, GALERIA MUNICIPAL DE ARTE, ABRANTES, PORTUGAL
2014 SUPER HUMAN, PLUS GALLERY, DENVER, COLORADO
2014 AESTHETIC DIALOGUE, M CONTEMPORARY, THORNHILL,ONTARIO 
2014 BYOB T.O! III,POWER BALL,POWER PLANT,TORONTO,ONTARIO
2014 SIMULTANEO,SALA DE ARTE PÚBLICO SIQUEIROS,MEXICO CITY 
2013 UNCANNY VALLEY,MASSART,BOSTON,MASSACHUSETTS 
2013 EXOTIC FORBIDDEN TORRENTS, THE WRONG BIENNIAL,ONLINE
2013 PLEASED TO MEET YOU,2186 DUNDAS,TORONTO,ONTARIO
2013 AESTHETICS OF FAILURE,VIDEOFAG,TORONTO,ONTARIO 
2013 ART CLUSTER,MUSEO DE HISTORIA DE GIRONA,SPAIN
2013 MERGE, AGO SALES GALLERY, TORONTO,ONTARIO 
2013 BYOB ROTTERDAM,ROODKAPJE,ROTTERDAM,SOUTH HOLLAND


PUBLIC WORKS,INSTALLATIONS AND PROJECTS
2016 NUIT BLANCHE MONTREAL WITH CHROMATIC AND METROVISION
2015 NEW YORK FASHION WEEK WITH TUMBLR AND PRINT ALL OVER ME
SELECT PRESS: THE VERGETEEN VOGUEELLE MAGAZINETIME MAGAZINE
2015 SYNTHETIC LANDSCAPES, DRAKE TV, THE DRAKE HOTEL
2014 FRIDAY FLASH NO6, DENVER, COLORADO 
2013 PARASIFTER,CLOAQUE.ORG

AWARDS AND GRANTS
2017 LILLIAN VINEBERG AWARD IN PAINTING AND DRAWING, CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY
2016-2017 CONCORDIA MERIT SCHOLARSHIP – FACULTY OF FINE ARTS, CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY
2016 TOM HOPKINS MEMORIAL GRADUATE AWARD, CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY
2016 ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL EMERGING ARTIST GRANT
2014 TORONTO ARTS COUNCIL EMERGING ARTIST GRANT
2012 W.O FORSYTH AWARD


AUCTIONS
2018 ENCAN CLARK 29, CLARK CENTRE, MONTREAL, QUEBEC (FORTHCOMING)
2016 ART ATTACK!, BUDDIES IN BAD TIMES THEATRE, TORONTO, ONTARIO
2016 AFCY AUCTION, THE SPOKE CLUB, TORONTO, ONTARIO
2014 ART ATTACK!, BUDDIES IN BAD TIMES THEATRE, TORONTO, ONTARIO

COLLECTIONS
EQUITABLE BANK - TORONTO , CANADA
TUMBLR INC. - NEW YORK, NY

ARTIST RESIDENCY PROGRAMS
2015 STUDIO BEAT’S DIGITAL ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, TORONTO, ONTARIO
2014 THE ROUNDTABLE RESIDENCY, TORONTO, ONTARIO
2012 KAUS AUSTRALIS GUEST ARTIST,ROTTERDAM,SOUTH HOLLAND

ARTIST LECTURES AND PANELS
2016, ARTIST TALK, UNIVERSITÉ DE MONTRÉALDÉPARTEMENT DE COMMUNICATION, UNIVERSITÉ DE MONTRÉAL, MONTREAL, QUEBEC
2014 POWER BAR, HAZELTON LANES ART FESTIVAL,TORONTO,ONTARIO 
2012 ARTIST TALK, HET WILDE WETEN, ROTTERDAM, SOUTH HOLLAND

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
2016 TEACHING ASSISTANT, CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY
2014 CONTINUING STUDIES INSTRUCTOR, OCADU
2012-2016 CLASS ASSISTANT, OCADU
2012 OCADU GRADUATE GALLERY ASSISTANT

PUBLICATIONS
2013 AKIN COLOURING BOOK
2013 RIVET VOLUME 2, OCADU STUDENT PRESS
2013 ABSOLUT 2140, GUILLÓ, DAVID QUILES, SÃO PAULO,BRAZIL. 
2013 M/I/S/C/ MAGAZINE, SPRING ISSUE 
2012 WEIJIA QUARTERLY V1. BRUNNING, SARAH & MANDUS, SARAH, MONTREAL,QUEBEC.

PRESS
NEON-STREAKED PICTURES BLURS BOUNDARIES BETWEEN PAINTING AND DIGITAL ART, CREATORS PROJECT, FEBRUARY 21, 2016.
FORECAST II AT PROJECT GALLERY ARTORONTO. 
LAUREN PELC-MCARTHUR, EXPRESIONISMO ORGÁNICO-DIGITAL BELIO MAGAZINE. JULY 22, 2014.
PANGBURN, DJ. THE DIGITAL GLITCHES IN THESE OIL AND ACRYLIC PAINTINGS ARE JUST WONDERFUL. MOTHERBOARD (VICE). JULY 14, 2014.
SMAIL, CHRISTOPHER. VISUAL ARTISTS UNDER 30 TO LOOK OUT FOR. ILLUSION. MAY 1, 2014.
BLOGSFERA: EL TUMBLR LAUREN PELC-MCARTHUR. THVNDERMAG. NOV 9, 2013.
EISINGER,DAVE. THE BEST ARTISTS 25 AND UNDER. COMPLEX MAGAZINE. SEPTEMBER 9,2013.
VANHELMERT,KYLE.PAINTINGS THAT WALK THE LINE BETWEEN ANALOG AND DIGITAL.FASTCO DESIGN. FEBRUARY 12,2013
LAUREN PELC. TRIANGULATION BLOG. JANUARY 28,2013
LAUREN PELC - MCARTHUR. OFLUXO. JANUARY 8,2013
MITROVIĆ,SAŠA. LAUREN PELC-MCARTHUR: EXPLOSIVE DIGI ATTRACTIONS. NOPR MAGAZINE. DECEMBER 12, 2012.
HYDE-MOBBS,JUSTINE. LAUREN PELC – MCARTHUR. FASHION156. JUNE 29 2012.
HOSTELIER,JUSTIN. LAUREN PELC- MCARTHUR. THINK FAEST!. APRIL 6 2012
FALLAH,AMIR. LAUREN PELC – MCARTHUR’S PAINTING TURNED TO COLLAGE TURNED TO DIGITAL ART. BEAUTIFUL DECAY. MARCH 13 2012. 

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