Artist Bio

Stella Cade (1988, Toronto) has studied at the Art Students League, Concordia University and received her BFA from OCADU in 2013.  Her expressive figures create a dialogue regarding the complications of intimacy and identity. Cade was awarded the People's Choice Award at the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition in 2011 and The Donna Maclean Award for portraiture and representational painting from OCADU in 2013. Cade is the Co-Founder of Nest Collective. 

Stella Cade
www.stellacade.com

stellacade@gmail.com
@stellacade


Born

1988, Toronto

Education
2013 BFA, OCAD University

Galleries/Collectives
NEST Collective; founding member, Toronto



Exhibition of Work

-Solo Exhibitions

2016

Here Alone Together, 26 Art Space, Toronto

2015

Monster, Artscape Youngplace Hallway Galleries, Toronto
2009
Stella Cade; The Secret Loft, Toronto



-Group Exhibitions


2016

Works on Paper, Project Gallery, Toronto

2015

WT!DYP?, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto

Feminist Art Conference, OCADU, Toronto

Embodiment, Artscape Youngplace, Toronto

BODY.FORM.COLOUR, Yellow House Gallery, Toronto

Face/Off, PDA Projects, Ottawa

SHE IS EXPERIENCE (Stella Cade & Noriko Fukui) Black Cat Gallery, Toronto

Delta, Project Gallery, Toronto

You+Me, Navillus Gallery, Toronto

NESTING, Artscape Youngplace, Toronto

Nest Collective: Studio Portraits, Artscape Youngplace, Toronto

Inhabitance, #Hashtag Gallery, Toronto

The Festival of the Body: Whose Body?, OCADU, Toronto


2014

Soaring Ambitions: Emerging Artist show, Joseph D Carrier Gallery, Toronto

NEST collective and studios Open House, NEST Collective, Toronto

Community One Foundation Fundraiser, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Toronto

The Immaculate Selfie, The Black Cat Gallery, Toronto
Bodies in Motion, Project Gallery, Toronto

Optic Elixer, Project Gallery, Toronto

Maybe Memories, Yellow House Gallery, Toronto

The Artist Project; UNTAPPED Emerging Artist, Toronto
OCADU Alumni Show; The Gladstone Hotel, Toronto
Contemplation; Gallery M Contemporary, Toronto
Poetic Poverty; Creatures Collective, Toronto

2013
Collective Unconscious; Creatures Collective, Toronto
Optic Elixer; Creatures Collective, Toronto
In the Flesh; Project Gallery, Toronto
Summer Colours; Canadian Fine Arts Gallery, Toronto
MUSE; Moniker Gallery, Toronto
Semblance; Woman King Collective, Toronto
Contemporary Countenance; Creatures Collective, Toronto
Community One Foundation Fundraiser; Snell Hall, Toronto


2012
Best Of the Toronto Outdoor Arts exhibition; FCP Gallery, Toronto
97th Annual GradEX; OCAD University, Toronto
No End; Norman Felix Gallery, Toronto
Lady Parts; Normal Felix Gallery, Toronto
The Next Generation; Canadian Fine Arts Gallery, Toronto

2011
The Art of the Figure; OCAD University, Toronto

2010
The Art of the Figure; OCAD University, Toronto
SpeakEasy Fine Arts Show; The Gladstone Hotel, Toronto
Toronto Outdoor Arts Exhibition; Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto

Residencies

2015

Resident Exhibitor as a part of NEST Collective at Artscape Youngplace

Juries

2016

Juror Member for OCADU Drawing and Painting Undergraduate awards


2013

Juror; OCAD University Figure Exhibition





Speaking Engagements

2015

Panelist; Feminist Art Conference; Shattering Standards: Beauty In The Body; OCADU

Panel Discussion; The Festival of the Body: Whose Body, OCADU


2013
Guest Lecturer; Critical Response to Contemporary Figuration with Natalie Waldburger


Bibliography

2016

Stella Cade, Interview, http://cocoonblog.ca/2016/01/02/stella-cade/


2015

Interview with Stella Cade, http://www.artoronto.ca/?p=26604

2014

Alumni Exhibition Catalogue, OCAD University; Page 13


2013
Flare Magazine, December edition; Page 88

2012
Graduate Catalogue; OCAD University; Page 38


Awards
Donna Maclean Award for Portraiture and Representational Painting 2013
Award for Painting, Second Place; OCAD Figure Exhibition, 2012
Award for Painting, Second Place; OCAD Figure Exhibition, 2011
Prime Gallery People’s Choice Award; Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, 2011
Award for Painting, Third Place; OCAD Figure Exhibition, 2010





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