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Lora Northway

info@loranorthway.com

www.loranorthway.com

 

Education

2007      Honors Bachelor of Fine Arts, Lakehead University

2009      Certificate in Arts Education, York University

2016      Certificate in Critical Youth Work, York University

Exhibitions

2017      Upcoming, Buy Some Damn Art, Brooklyn

2017      Night Brats, Die Active Art Collective Group Show, Thunder Bay

2016      We Won’t Write On Walls, DieActive Art Collective Group Show, Thunder Bay

2015      New Artists, Sebastian Foster Gallery, Austin, Texas

2015      Black Night, Definitely Superior, Group Show, Thunder Bay

2014      Sophia Wallace & Regional Feminist Artists, Definitely Superior, Thunder Bay

2014      Lora Northway: Arvokas, Definitely Superior, Solo, Thunder Bay

2013      2-Pact, Die Active Exhibition, Definitely Superior, Thunder Bay

2012      Pact, Die Active Exhibition, Definitely Superior, Thunder Bay

2011      Urban Infill, St. Paul Gallery, Thunder Bay

2011      Juried Exhibition, Definitely Superior Art Gallery, Thunder Bay

2010      Drawn and Stained, Definitely Superior Art Gallery, curator/artist, Thunder Bay

2010      Juried Exhibition, Definitely Superior Art Gallery, Thunder Bay

2009      Good Winter, Calico, Thunder Bay

2008      Members Show 2008, Definitely Superior Art Gallery, Thunder Bay

2008      Lora Northway, Calico, Solo, Thunder Bay

2007      Retro- X, Definitely Superior Art Gallery, Thunder Bay

2007      Art Normanomalies, Calico, Thunder Bay

2007      Major Studio Exhibition, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay

2006      Soho Locale Exhibition, Soho Locale Gallery, Thunder Bay

2005      Salon Refuse, The Study Gallery, Thunder Bay

2004      Off the Wall, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay

 

Awards/ Grants /Residencies

2016      Northern Arts Grant, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto

2016      ARCCO Emerging Cultural Leader, Artist Run Centres & Collectives of Ontario, Toronto

2016      Quetico Artist Residency, Quetico Prov. Park

2015      Thunder Bay Weavers’ Guild, Intensive, Thunder Bay

2015      Northern Arts Grant, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto

2015      Visual Arts Grant, Emerging Artist, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto

2015      Cultural Educator Award, Arts and Heritage Awards, City of Thunder Bay

2015      Awarded Best Visual Artist, Walleye Magazine, Community Vote, Thunder Bay

2015      Award for Outstanding Community Project, Mayor’s Awards, Thunder Bay

2014      CRIA Grant through RCMP, Neechee Studio, Thunder Bay

2014      FVIF Grant through RCMP, Neechee Studio, Thunder Bay

2014      Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto

2013      Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, Laureate Winner for Arts Organization: Definitely Superior Art Gallery, Toronto

2012      City of Thunder Bay, Group Award, Die Active, Thunder Bay

2011       Northern Arts Grant, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto

2005      Excellence in the Arts, Trip Outdoors, Thunder Bay Art Gallery

 

Publications and Reviews

2016    Ontario Culture Strategy, Cover and Back Cover, Ontario Government

2016    Grain Magazine, Cover and Feature Artist, Issue 43.1, Saskatchewan

2015    Thunder Bay Artist Named Emerging Cultural Leader, CBC Radio/Web

2015     Ontario Arts Council Grants Listing Publication, Feature Artist, Toronto

2014-15  The Carolina Quarterly Art Magazine, Cover & Feature, North Carolina

2014    Art Hound, January 2nd, Feature on Solo and Body of Work, Brooklyn

2014    Kanadan Sanomat/Finnish Canadian Magazine, February 4, Feature on Solo, Toronto

2014    Wall Eye Magazine, February, Feature on Solo Show, p.26, Thunder Bay

2013    Every Day We’re Hustling, Supporting Youth Creative Work, Miranda Campbell, Toronto

2013    Shameless Magazine, Feature on Die Active, Toronto

2011-13    Broken Pencil Magazine, 2 Reviews of Die Active Art Zines, Thunder Bay

2010-14    Die Active Zine Iss. 1, 2, 3, 4, Thunder Bay

 

Projects/Talks/Juries

2016    TED X, Invited Speaker, Youth-Led Creative Production, Thunder Bay

2010-16  Ontario Arts Council Juror: Northern Arts (2), Emerging Visual Artists (2), Arts Service Organizations (1)

2015    Ontario Ministry of Arts and Culture, Culture Plan Talks, Artist Speaker, Thunder Bay

2015    Founder of inVISIBLEink, LGBTQ Art & Writing Collective

2015    Panelist on Emerging Ideas, The Northern Conference for the Arts, North Bay

2015    Die Active Graffiti Murals, Community Engagement Project, Thunder Bay, North Bay

2014    Waverley Library Graffiti Mural, Die Active Painting, 70 ft wall

2014    Director/Co-Founder of Neechee Studio, Indigenous Youth Art Collective

2013    New Generation Artist Consultation, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto

2013    Cooke Street Graffiti Project, Die Active Painting & Performance, 80 ft wall

2013-12  Mac’s Convenience Stores, Die Active Painting & Performance, 40 ft walls

2012    Mission Terminal Train Engine, Die Active Painting & Performance

2010-15  Die Active Painting & Performance, 22 walls

2010-16  Convening of Northern Arts Professionals (3 occasions), Ontario Arts Council, Toronto