Artist Bio

Stella Cade Rotstein (1988, Toronto) has studied at the Art Students League, Concordia University and received her BFAfrom OCADU in 2013. Her work explores the intersections of trauma, ritual and healing. Cade was awarded the People's Choice Award at the Toronto Outdoor ArtExhibition in 2011 and The Donna Maclean Award for portraiture and representational painting from OCADU in 2013. Most recently Cade has exhibited at Katzman Contemporary and Angell Gallery. Her work has been included in the 2017 collections for Art with Heart, ArtsEffect and Art Gems. She is currently living in London, UK completing her MFA Fine Art at Goldsmiths College, University of London

Stella Cade Rotstein wishes to thank TheElizabeth Greenshields Foundation for its financial support. 

Born

1988,Toronto

Education

2019 Master in Fine Arts, Goldsmiths College, University of London, London, UK
2013 Bachelor of Fine Art in Drawing and Painting, OCAD University, Toronto CA

Exhibition of Work
-Solo Exhibitions

2019

Stella Cade; Hatch Gallery, Prince Edward County CA

2018

Everything is the Same Everything is Different; The Gladstone Hotel, Toronto CA

2017

Watermelon; Howard Park Institute, Toronto CA

2016

Here Alone Together; 26 Art Space, Toronto CA

2015

Monster; Artscape Youngplace, Toronto CA

-Group Exhibitions

2017

The Anxious Figure; Angell Gallery, Toronto CA

The Inaugural Group Show; The Sussex Contemporary, Ottawa CA

Drive-Thru; Katzman Contemporary, Toronto CA

Surface/Tension; Katzman Contemporary, Toronto CA

2016

Works on Paper; Project Gallery, Toronto CA

2015

WT!DYP?; Gladstone Hotel, Toronto CA

Feminist Art Conference; OCADU, Toronto CA

Embodiment; Artscape Youngplace, Toronto CA

BODY.FORM.COLOUR; Yellow House Gallery, Toronto CA

Face/Off; PDA Projects, Ottawa CA

SHEIS EXPERIENCE (Stella Cade & Noriko Fukui); Black Cat Gallery, Toronto CA

Delta; Project Gallery, Toronto CA

You+Me; Navillus Gallery, Toronto CA

NESTING; Artscape Youngplace. Toronto CA

NestCollective: Studio Portraits; Artscape Youngplace, Toronto CA

Inhabitance,#Hashtag Gallery; Toronto CA

TheFestival of the Body: Whose Body?; OCADU, Toronto CA

2014

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

NEST Collective Open House; NEST Collective, Toronto CA

The Immaculate Selfie; The Black Cat Gallery, Toronto CA

Bodies in Motion; Project Gallery, Toronto CA

OpticElixer; Project Gallery, Toronto CA

MaybeMemories; Yellow House Gallery, Toronto CA

TheArtist Project; UNTAPPED Emerging Artist, Toronto CA

OCADU AlumniShow; The Gladstone Hotel, Toronto CA

Contemplation; Gallery M Contemporary, Toronto CA

PoeticPoverty; Creatures Collective, Toronto Canada

2013
CollectiveUnconscious; Creatures Collective, Toronto Canada
Optic Elixer;Creatures Collective, Toronto Canada
In the Flesh;Project Gallery, Toronto Canada
SummerColours; Canadian Fine Arts Gallery, Toronto Canada
MUSE; MonikerGallery, Toronto Canada
Semblance; Woman King Collective, Toronto Canada
Contemporary Countenance; Creatures Collective, Toronto Canada

Auctions

ArtGems; Berkley Church, Toronto Canada 2017

ArtsEffect; Spoke Club , Toronto Canada 2017

Art with Heart; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto Canada 2017

Community One Foundation Fundraiser; Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Toronto Canada 2014

Community One Foundation Fundraiser; Snell Hall, Toronto Canada 2013

Residencies

2015

Resident Exhibitor as a part of NEST Collective at Artscape 

Juries

2016

Juror; 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

2017
        The Anxious Body, Essay by Bill Clarke for Angell Gallery
         Convos with Stella Cade,Interview, https://www.bitchesbewitches.com/healing-issue-15122017/2017/12/14/convos-with-stella-cade

          For Arts Sake, Design Toronto Winter2017/2018, https://issuu.com/movatohome/docs/toronto_winter_2017-18_digital/1?ff=true  page 79

         Art With Heart 2017 Catalogue, page 14

2016
        Stella Cade: here alone together, Essay by Michael Davidson for 26 ArtSpace

         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, OCADUniversity; Page 13


2013
         Flare Magazine, December edition; Page88

Awards

Elizabeth Greenshields Award 2019
Donna MacleanAward 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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