Laval, QC, Canada
Born in 1982 in Laval, Quebec (Canada), Mathieu Laca's work is professionally exhibited for the first time at the age of 17 at the Maison des Arts de Laval. In 2002, he is awarded the City of Laval Culture Prize and is selected by painter Marc Seguin to showcase his work in the group exhibition, Generation Montreal, featuring some of the most talented young artists from Montreal. In 2005, he graduates from Concordia University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. By 2010, Laca is featured in a number of solo exhibitions, including Quebec City's L'espace contemporain. In 2011, his work is represented in Ottawa at the Patrick John Mills Art Gallery and in 2012-2013, in Montreal's Modulum Gallery. Since 2014, Laca is represented by galleries in Montreal, Atlanta, Fort Lauderdale, Quebec city, Lévis and Bromont. His work is held in public and private art collections across Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Norway, Spain, Germany and Israel. Laca lives and works in Laval, Quebec.
2005 Bachelor in Fine Arts (Major Painting and Drawing), Concordia University, Montreal
2001 DEC en arts plastiques, Collège Lionel-Groulx, Sainte-Thérèse
2011 "100 Artists of the Male Figure" book, E. Gibbons, Schiffer Publishing, New York.
2002 Prize from the Conseil de la Culture de Laval
2013 Autoportrait en femmes, Modulum Gallery, Montreal
Selected solos: 2012 Mort ou vif, Modulum Gallery, Montreal
2011 Porn is not Art, Patrick John Mills Contemporary Fine Arts Gallery, Ottawa
2010 Songe d’une nuit d’été, L’espace contemporain Gallery, Quebe
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