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Born and raised in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Robbin Deyo now lives and works in Montreal, Québec. She completed a BFA at Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design, Vancouver, in 1995 and received a MFA from Concordia University, Montréal, in 1998. Her work has been presented in exhibitions across Canada, in the United States, and Europe. Among her recent solo exhibitions are Imaging the invisible, (Axeneo7, 2010), Spin (La Bande Vidéo, 2010), Flow (La Chambre Blanche, 2009) and sweet sensation (Southern Alberta Art Gallery, 2005). Group exhibitions include Artefact Montréal 2007 – Urban Sculptures, Specific Objects (Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver 2004) and the 1st edition of Manif d’art (Manififestation internationale d’art de Québec, 2000).

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2016 Still Moving, Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON, curator: Michelle Gewurtz
  • 2014 Starbursts and other Vibrations, Maison de la culture Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal
  • 2011 Spin, Truck Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
  • 2010 small revolutions, Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary, AB
  • 2010 Imaging the Invisible, Axenéo7, Gatineau, Québec (upcoming publication)
  • 2010 Spin, La Bande Vidéo, Québec, QC
  • 2009 Flow, La Chambre Blanche, Québec
  • 2008 Les petits bouleversements de la vie, Galerie Plein Sud, Longueuil, QC (publication)
  • 2007 Vistas, Galerie d’art Outremont, Montréal (off-site exhibition, Artefact Montréal 2007)
  • 2006 Skyscapes, Centre d’exposition de Saint-Hyacinthe, Saint-Hyacinthe, QC (publication)
  • 2005 sweet sensation, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta (publication)
  • 2004 Réflexions, Galerie Trois Points, Montréal
  • 2002 I want to be a princess, Le Réfectoire, Les Subsistances, Lyon, France
  • 2002 Fresh Cut Flowers, Galerie Trois Points, Montréal
  • 2001 Closet Paintings, petite galerie, Galerie L’œil de poisson, Québec
  • 2000 Wallflowers, Maison de la culture Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal
  • 1998 Painting is…, Galerie B-312 Emergence, Montréal (publication)
  • 1997 Sweetness and Light, Bourget Gallery, Concordia University, Montréal
  • 1996 High Tea, Maison de la culture Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montréal
  • 1995 CHOICE Tomatoes, multidisciplinary gallery, Galerie Optica, Montréal

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2017  L’art de la joie, Manif d’art 8 – Quebec City Biennial, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, curator: Alexia Fabre (catalogue)
  • 2015-2016 Op! L’art optique, Maison des arts de Laval, Quebec, curator: Andréanne Roy
  • 2015 January Blues, Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary
  • 2013-2014 Les Matins infidèles. L’art du protocole, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec, curator Bernard Lamarche (catalogue)
  • 2011 Les 20 ans de la galerie B-312, Maison de la culture Notre-Dame-de-Gräce, Montréal
  • 2011 Dessin à Dessein, Galerie Lilian Rodriguez, Montréal, curator Réal Lussier
  • 2010 Papier 10 Contemporary Art Fair of works on paper, Galerie Eric Devlin, Montréal
  • 2010 distant dialogue, with Karen Campbell, Galerie B-312, Montréal
  • 2009 Colour Aside, Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary, AB
  • 2008 Group Show, Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary
  • 2008 drawing distance, with Karen Campbell, Trianon Gallery, Lethbridge, AB
  • 2008 2ième Salon du Dessin contemporain, Galerie Eric Devlin, Paris, France
  • 2007 Artefact Montréal 2007- Urban Sculptures, Expo 67 Site, Île Sainte-Hélène, Montréal organized by CAP, Centre d’art public, curators Gilles Daigneault & Nicolas Mavrikakis (publication)
  • 2007 Petits Pavillons et Autres Folies, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal, QC
  • 2006-2008 Décoratif ! Décoratifs? Quatre questions autour du décoratif dans l’art québécois, traveling exhibition organized by the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec
  • 2006 Blanc Silence, Galerie Simon Blais, Montréal
  • 2004 Illusion of Sky – Shimmering Spectacles, with Shelley Ouellet, curator: Corrine Corey, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, British Columbia
  • 2004 GLOW, The Contemporary Arts Collective, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.
  • 2002 Specific Objects, Charles H. Scott Gallery, ECIAD, Vancouver (publication)
  • 2000 Manifestation Internationale d’art de Québec, curator: Andrée Daigle, organized by Galerie L’œil de poisson, Québec (publication)
  • 2000 Light Matters, with Mark Mullin, McClure Gallery, Westmount
  • 1998 Breathing Space, with Mark Mullin, espace 526 Belgo Building, Montréal
  • 1997 Blame it on Taboo, espace 412 Grover Building, Montréal
  • 1995 World Tea Party, Presentation House, Vancouver (publication)
  • 1995 World Tea Party, “Transculture” exhibition, Venice, Italy