Lorraine Simms Commented Visit of the Exhibition

Date(s): Nov 17th 2022 5:30 PM

Location:

Salle Daniel-Dion et Su Schnee

Event

Commented Visit of the Exhibition

Lorraine Simms, Antilocapra Americana,(Prong horned sheep skull, AMNH #130197, Wyoming), 2020. Photo : Paul Litherland

Artist Lorraine Simms talks about her practice and explains her process in a commented walk-through of her exhibition Eidolons, on view through December 10, 2022.

Commented Visit of the Exhibition

Lorraine Simms, Antilocapra Americana,(Prong horned sheep skull, AMNH #130197, Wyoming), 2020. Photo : Paul Litherland

Lorraine Simms is a Canadian artist based in Tiohtiá:ke/Montreal, the unceded Indigenous territory of the Kanien’kehá:ka Nation. It is with gratitude that she lives and works in this territory. 

Lorraine Simms has exhibited her artwork across Canada and in the United States over a career that spans more than 30 years. She has participated in notable residencies, including the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams, and the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Simms is the recipient of numerous grants from the Conseil des arts et des letters du Québec and the Canada Council for the Arts. She has held teaching positions at Concordia University and Dawson College in Montreal and curated numerous exhibitions. Important recent exhibitions of her drawings have taken place at the Canadian Museum of Nature (Ottawa, December 2021 – September 2022) and the Illingworth Kerr Gallery (Calgary, January – March 2022).  

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