Keer Tanchak b. 1977 North Vancouver, BC

Education
2003 M.F.A. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2000 B.F.A. Concordia University, Montreal, QC
1996 First Year Arts One, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.

Solo and Duo Exhibitions
2017 Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, TX (forthcoming)
2011 Lascivious, DEAN PROJECT, New York, NY
2010 The Velveteen Order, Johansson Projects, Oakland, CA
         Still Dreaming Life, Elissa Cristall Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2009 WOW, THE 809 GALLERY, Calgary, AL
2007 Sampling, Bjornson Kajiwara Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
         The Idea of Reflection, galerie sandra goldie, Montreal, QC
2006 Lifted Pictures, Navta Schulz Gallery, Chicago, IL
1999 Paintings, VAV Gallery, Montreal, QC

Selected Group Exhibitions
2016 FEATURE, Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, TX
         DAYADAHAHA, Beefhaus, Dallas, TX
2014 Starwalker, Three Walls, Chicago, IL
2012 Peep, a curious look into painting, Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA
2011 Remasters, PLUG PROJECTS, Kansas City, MO
2010 View, Elissa Cristall Gallery, Vancouver, BC
         Cynosure, Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA
         MACO Fair, DEAN PROJECT, Mexico City, Mexico
2009 Pleasure Paintings, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL
         RoCoCoPop, DEAN PROJECT and Art Crossings, Long Island City, NY
         Exporting Pop: A Western Fantasy, Kuwait Art Foundation Ltd., Dubai, UAE
         NEXT Fair, DEAN PROJECT, Chicago, IL
2008 New Work from Five Canadian Painters, Third Avenue Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
         SCOPE Basel, DEAN PROJECT, Basel, Switzerland
         Circa International Art Fair, DEAN PROJECT, Puerto Rico
         Dubai Exhibition Preview, DEAN PROJECT, Long Island City, NY
2007 Mulled Mix, Bjornson Kajiwara Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
         Biennial 24, South Bend Regional Museum of Art, South Bend, IN
         Artists for Artists, Playwrights Workshop, Saidye Bronfman Center, Montreal, QC
2006 SCOPE London, Navta Schulz Gallery, London, England
         Entre Chien et Loup, Bleu Acier Inc Tampa, FL
         Chicago Art Projects, NOVA Art Fair, Chicago, IL
         Four In Chicago, Navta Schulz Gallery, Chicago, IL
2005 Hot Touch, galerie sandra goldie, Montreal, QC
2004 Opening Show 2, galerie sandra goldie, Montreal, QC
         Casablanca, Three Walls, Chicago, IL
          Small Victories, Modest Contemporary Art Projects, Chicago
2003 Summer Group Show, Finesilver Gallery, San Antonio, TX
         MFA Thesis Exhibition, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2002 The Next Generation, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Evanston, IL
         Just Good Art, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
2001 Opening Show, galerie sandra goldie, Montreal, QC
         lls sont jeunes, Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal, QC
2000 Jeune Createurs en Art, Marche Bonsecours, Montreal, QC
         Visions, Galerie McClure, Montreal, QC
         Paint or Die, Peach Pit Pie Productions, Montreal, QC
         Denim Dreams, Museum of Contemporary Art, Montreal, QC

Bibliography
2012 Piatek, Eva, "Peep: A Curious Look into Painting", Title Magazine, (May, 2012)
        Quinn, Bryonny, "Charming, colour-soaked...", it'snicethat.com, (April 2012)
2011 Bembnister, Theresa, “Remasters’, Kansas City Star, (December 28, 2011)
2010 Cheng, Dewitt, "Velveteen Order.” art ltd. magazine, (July 2010)
        Hyslop, Lucy, “Blending the historical with the contemporary.” Vancouver Sun, (June 4, 2010)
        Urquhart, Kristina, “Hot Art: Candy-Coloured.” www.where.ca, (June 2010)
2006 Klein, Paul, “Art Letter - (12/01/06).” www.artletter.com, (December 2006)
        Hinkel, Joanne, “Is this the Most Wonderful Time of the Year?” www.centerstage.net
        Wu, Suzanne, “America’s Going to Hell in a Louis Vuitton Handbag.” UR Magazine, (April)
        Hinkel, Joanne, “Navta Schulz Gallery.” www.centerstage.net, (February 2006)
        Artner, Alan, “Concept of Non Place...” Chicago Tribune, (March, 2006)
2005 Solomon, Heather, “Panning for Talent.” The Canadian Jewish News, (March 2005)
        Seleanu, Andre, “Place aux Artistes Emergents.” Vie Des Arts, vol.198
        Woodley, Matthew, “Ring of Fire.” Montreal Mirror, (March 2005)
2003 Sundin, Elin, “Princessa på Vift.” Konstructiv, Högskolan på Gotland
        Burger, Meagan, “New Perspectives...” Evanston Roundtable, (January 2003)
2000 Lehman, Henry, “Artists preoccupied with stuff-lots of it.” The Gazette, (March 2000)
        Krishtalka, Sholem, “Painting in Large Numbers.” The Mirror, (March 2000

Books and Catalogues
2016 Wellesley, MA. Open Studios Press, New American Paintings, volume 126, Claire C. Carter
2009 Wellesley, MA. Open Studios Press, New American Paintings, volume 83, Lynne Warren
2008 Toronto, ON. Magenta Publishing for the Arts, Carte Blanche Vol.2-Painting
2007 Germany, Edition Mengès. Fragonard, regards croisés, Jean-Pierre Cuzin and Dimitri Salmon.
    Wellesley, MA. Open Studios Press, New American Paintings, volume 71, Elizabeth Dunbar.
2006 New York City, NY. LTB Publications, Gallery Guide: International Collectors Edition.
2005 Vancouver, B.C. Universal Productions, Toronto International Art Fair.
2003 Montreal, QC. Bibliotheque National du Canada, Salon du Printemps de Montreal, texts by Eric Devlin and Maurice Forget.
    Montreal, QC. McGill-Queen's University Press, The Once and Future Canadian Democracy: An Essay in Political Thought, text by Janet     Ajzenstat.
2000 Montreal, QC. Peach Pit Pie. paint-or-die, text by Jody Pauline Patterson.

Awards
2009 Artists Fellowship Award, Illinois Arts Council
2007 Purchase Prize, South Bend Regional Museum of Art, South Bend, IN
2003 MFA Fellowship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
         The Brucebo, Brucebo Fine Art Foundation, Visby, Sweden
2002 International Graduate Student Scholarship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago,
2000 Concordia Studio Arts Award, Concordia University, Montreal, QC
1999 Heinz Jordan Painting Prize, Concordia University, Montreal, QC

Public and Private Collections
Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, Chicago, IL
Adolphus Hotel, Dallas, TX
Visby Kunstmuseum, Visby, Sweden
South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, IN
Royal Caribbean, Quantum of the Seas
L’Oreal, Toronto, ON
Hyatt, San Francisco, CA
Fasken Martineau, Montreal, QC
Heenan Blaikie, Montreal, QC
Warren Weitman* & Eve Reid, (*Chairman of North and South America, Sotheby’s)