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  Natalia Laluq
Curriculum Vitae



Education and Training

1987-93 Masters in Graphics, Faculty of Book Design and Illustration, Kyiv Polytechnic University, Kyiv, Ukraine. Studied advanced drawing, painting, composition, art history, printmaking, design and calligraphy. Specialized in book design and illustration.

1983-86
Olga Krylova Studio, Kyiv, Ukraine.
Studied drawing, painting, and composition


Solo Shows


2014 Tollermania, Toller Cranston Studio/Gallery, SMA, GTO, Mexico
2009
The Canadiana Project, Station Community Gallery, Whitby, Canada
2008
New Paintings & Ceramics, Laluque Atelier Gallery, Canada
2007
The Canadiana Project I, Laluque Atelier Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2005
Trypillia, ceramics, Laluque Atelier, Toronto, Canada
One-Stop-Transit, graphics, Die-HO Gallery, Westernhusen-Magdeburg, Germany
2004
Laluque at Coach House, paintings, graphics & ceramics, Toronto, Canada
Paintings, graphics & ceramics, Arta Gallery, The Distillery District, Toronto, Canada
2003
Paintings & Ceramic Sculptures, Ya Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine
2002 Paintings, Oder 24 Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2001 New Collection, paintings & ceramics, Honchary Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine
2000 Another City, paintings, Galerie Im Flur, AMO Culture and Congress House, Magdeburg, Germany
Steam Life, paintings, Artists in Residence Gallery, LaGrange, Georgia, the USA,


Group Shows

2010 Handle with Care, ceramic installation, within Nora, Leaving Torvald, Blackcurrant Productions and Laluque Atelier gallery as a part of Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2010, Toronto, Ontario
2009
The 48th Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, paintings, Toronto, Canada
2008
Art in the Fall at 401 Richmond: Art in the Halls/Nuit Blanche, Toronto
Holly Fuss, *Hotshot Gallery + Nobody's Business Theater, group exhibition within the play
"Muhammad of Yorkville" by Johnnie Walker, Toronto, Canada
Canadiana Project, paintings, The 47th Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Toronto, Canada
One Root, Many Routes, KUMF Gallery, curated by Olexander Wlasenko, Toronto, Canada
2007
Canadiana Project, paintings, The 46th Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Toronto, Canada
2006
The 0.7% show/fundraiser for HIV/Aids in Africa, curated by Antonia Lancaster, The Propeller Centre For Visual Arts, Toronto, Canada
2005
The 3th World Ceramic Biennale 2005 Korea (CEBIKO) International Competition , Icheon World Ceramic Center, South Korea
2003
Wendy Walgate & Natalia Laluque, ceramics, "New" Gallery, Toronto, Canada
The 53rd International Ceramics Competition - The Exhibition: "The shape between continuity and innovation", the International Museum of Ceramics, Faenza, Italy
The 2nd World Ceramic Biennale 2003 Korea (CEBIKO) International Competition,
The Icheon World Ceramic Center, South Korea
Decorative Art of Ukraine of the End of XXth Century, ceramics, the Ukranian House, Kyiv, Ukraine
The Cube, paintings, Art-club CULT, Moscow, Russia
2000
27th Annual Toys Designed by Artists Exhibition, ceramics, The Arkansas Arts Center, Decorative Arts Museum, Little Rock, the USA
5th Cairo International Biennale for Ceramics CAIRO 2000, National Center for Fine Arts, Giza, Egypt
25th International Gouds Pottenbakkers Festival, ceramics, Gouda, Holland
1997
Ceramics, Graphics & Space: Galerie im Flur, ceramics, The AMO Culture and Congress House, Magdeburg, Germany
Art-project Seasons, ceramics, EZ Gallery, Kiev, Ukraine
1993
Tea-Pot-93, ceramics, the Exhibition Space of Art Council of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine
1992
Studio-2, ceramics, Honchary Gallery, Kiev, Ukraine


Awards and Honorable Mentions

2013  Craft Projects Grant : Ontario Arts Council (for Tollermania)
2012 Exhibition Assistance Grant : Ontario Arts Council (for Tollermania)
2010 Exhibition Assistance Grant : Ontario Arts Council (Nuit Blanche)
2009
Exhibition Assistance Grant : Ontario Arts Council (Canadiana Project)
2007
Visual Arts Mid-Career Grant : Ontario Arts Council (Canadiana Project)
2005
The 3rd World Ceramic Biennale 2005 Korea (CEBIKO) International Competition - Honorable Mention, The Icheon World Ceramic Center, South Korea
2003 The 2nd World Ceramic Biennale 2003 Korea (CEBIKO) International Competition - Honorable Mention, The Icheon World Ceramic Center, South Korea

2001
Type Art International Competition, First Prize, Moscow, Russia


Catalogues


2009 The Canadiana Project, Station Community Gallery, curated by Olexander Wlasenko, Whitby, ON, Canada
2008
One Root, Many Routes, KUMF Gallery, The Ukrainian Canadian Art Foundation,
curated by Olexander Wlasenko, Toronto, Canada
2005
The 3rd World Ceramic Biennale 2005 Korea (CEBIKO) International Competition,
The Icheon World Ceramic Center, South Korea
2003
Decorative Art of Ukraine of the End of XXth Century, curated by Zoia Chegousova, Kiev, Ukraine
53rd International Ceramic Competition - The Exhibition "The shape between continuity and innovation", International Museum of Ceramics, Faenza, Italy
The 2nd World Ceramic Biennale 2003 Korea (CEBIKO) International Competition,
The Icheon World Ceramic Center, South Korea
2000
AIM for ARTS, International Competition, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver
5th Cairo International Biennale for Ceramics Exhibition CAIRO, National Center for Fine Arts, Giza, Egypt
1998
The Art of Ukraine of the XXth Century, Ukrainian House, Kiev, Ukraine


Commissions


2008 THE ROYAL ONTARIO MUSEUM: ceramic collection "Trypillia", "Mysteries of
Ancient Ukraine: The Remarkable Trypilian Culture (5400-2700 BC)", Toronto, Canada
2007
SYSCO INTERNATIONAL - Toronto: painting

Selected Bibliography

“Taste Canadian/Canadian tastes: Natalie Laluque at Station Gallery, Whitby”, Murray Whyte, the Toronto Star: Untitled, August 2009, www.thestar.blogs.com

“A Fresh Perspective: The Canadiana Project”, Andrea Carson, View on Canadian Art, August 2009, www.viewoncanadianart.com

“The Canadiana Series”, Mike Landry, Things of Desire - Canadian's Alternative Art Weekly, August 2009, www.thingsofdesire.ca

“Natalia Laluque - The Canadiana Project”, platform, Spring/Summer 2009, www.whitbystationgallery.com

Cover story: “Painting a masterpiece”, Simona Siad, The Canadian Immigrant magazine, volume 4, issue 12, 2007, Canada

“Natalia Laluque: Facets of Perfection on an Earthen Vessel”, Tatiana Tkachenko, Ceramics Art and Perception magazine, #63, 2006, Australia


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