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samuel Kasirer

Artist member since 2019
Westmount, Québec

My Name is Sam Kasirer-Smibert. I had my first solo show in November of 2015 entitled Atro Versiamo at the Victoria Hall art gallery in Westmount Montreal. I received a Bachelor's of Fine arts specializing in Painting and drawing this year 2019 from Concordia University. I am also part of a Montreal based inter-displinary art collective called; the Kalyx collective, and presented my first performative painting pieces during their event In Bloom, Flora and Labyrinth. I am based in Montreal I have upcoming shows at Victoria Hall art Gallery in westmount next summer from July 15-August 16, 2019, I am currently represented by Gallery 1313 in Toronto Ontario and had my first group show in New York at the age of 25 at Van Der Plas Gallery entitled New Beginnings. With my sights set on the parallax art fair in London (invitation pending)... Please support me by buying a piece for yourself so I can make this trip to London, England a reality.


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Q+A

Favourite medium

Oil on Canvas

What places do you hang out in Toronto?

I love the Toronto Islands where I've done two residencies at Gibraltar Point

Beverage of choice

coffee

Favourite musical artist / band right now

Chance the Rapper

When did you start making art, and why?

I was in a bus accident as a teenager and this near death experience was a catalyst for my art-making.

Favourite artist(s) right now

Harold Klunder, Lee Plotek, Guillaume Kloutier

Upcoming Exhibitions
December 2019

Galerie Usine 106u, Montreal
TBD

July 15- August 16 2019

Victoria Hall Art Gallery, Montreal

Select Past Exhibitions
2015

Victoria Hall Art Gallery Westmount
Atro Versiamo

2018

Gallery 1313
The Fell Site

2018

Van Der Plas Gallery, New York city
A New Beginning

2018

Van Der Plas Gallery, New York City
The Orchard

2018

Gallery 1313, Toronto, Ontario
Summer Emerging artist exhibition

Accolades
2011

St-Georges school of Montreal
Art Purchase award

Press
2018

T6
Luminous Bodies

Residencies
2018

Gibraltar Point, Toronto, Ontario
Luminous Bodies

2017

Gibraltar Point, Toronto, Ontario
Self Directed

Education
2019

Concordia University
BFA Painting and Drawing

2013

Dawson College
DEC Faculty of Fine arts

2010

St-Georges School of Montreal
High school Diploma

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