DOMINIC LAPORTE – CV

   Ottawa, ON | C: 647-515-7692 | E: dominicillustration@gmail.com

 

   EDUCATION

-  Bachelor of Illustration Degree (with honors) - Sheridan College - Oakville, ON - 2015

-  Bachelor of Fine Arts - Concordia University- Montreal, QC - 2010 - Attended 1 year

-  High School Diploma - Canterbury High school - Ottawa, ON, Canada - 2008 - Graduate with

   Distinction from the Visual Arts Program

 

  GALLERY EXHIBITIONS

-  Upcoming group show at Aktivitat Gallery – Barcelona, Spain - 2017

-  Group show entitled ‘Figure Works’ at St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts – Ottawa, ON – 2016

-  Solo show entitled ‘Part & Parcel’ at Patrick Gordon Framing Studio – Ottawa, ON - 2016

-  Collaborative solo show entitled ‘Carry on Tradition’ at #Hashtag Gallery – Toronto, ON – 2016

Group show entitled ‘Unhinged 2.0’ at The Alexander – Vancouver, BC – 2016

-  Group show entitled ‘Unhinged’ at Saw Gallery – Ottawa, ON - 2016

-  Solo show entitled 'Face to Face' At Fall Down Gallery - Ottawa, ON - 2014

-  Group shows entitled ‘Collective Scene’ at Fall Down Gallery - Ottawa, ON - 2010 - 2014

-  Solo show at La Petit Mort Gallery - Ottawa, ON - 2011

-  Group show entitled ‘New Blood’ at La Petit Mort Gallery - Ottawa, ON - 2009

-  Group show entitled ‘City Life’ at Orange Art Gallery Ottawa, ON - 2009

 

   MURAL EXPERIENCE

-  12 x 20’ Mural for Beau’s Brewery and The House of Paint Festival – Ottawa, ON – 2016

-  15 x 40’ Youth Mural in conjunction with House of Paint and OSICO – Ottawa, ON - 2016

-  12 x 36’ Mural for the Canadian Museum of Science & Technology – Ottawa, ON - 2016

-  10 x 12’ Large Interior Mural at Sheridan College - Oakville, ON - 2015

-  10 x 10’ Mural done in Residential loft space – Old Port, Montreal, QC - 2015

-  8 x 102’ Mural for the City of Ottawa in conjunction with Ottawa Urban Arts - Ottawa, ON – 2014

 

   TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 -  Illustrative Mural Workshop at Orange Art Gallery - Beginner practises, technique and working at a

    large scale - Ottawa, ON - 2016

-  Mural Workshop at Sheridan College - Teaching the business and technique of public 

   murals to 4th Illustration students - Oakville, ON - 2015  

 

   AWARDS

-  First Place: Art Battle 309 – Ottawa, ON – 2015

-  Sheridan College Bachelor of Illustration Program Award - 2015

-  Sheridan Excellence Bursary Oakville, ON – 2013 - 2015

-  First Place: James Lee Foundation Scholarship for Art & Design - Vancouver, BC - 2013

-  Scholarship for Art & Design from the Pratt school of Design - Brooklyn, NY- 2009

-  Merit Scholarship for Art & Design from the Ohio College of Art & Design - Columbus, Ohio - 2009

 

   TRADITIONAL SKILLS

-  Traditional and Abstract Portraiture

-  Traditional mixed media work on canvas & wood surfaces

-  Traditional painting of large scale murals - Interior and Exterior

-  Image creation utilizing a wide range of mixed materials: Ink, Watercolor, Gouache etc.

-  Acrylic, collage, scratch board, various drawing materials etc.

-  Human and animal anatomy

-  Information illustration

-  Perspective drawing

 

  COMPUTER / DIGITAL SKILLS

-  Image creation using Adobe Photoshop

-  Animation & motion graphics using Adobe After Effects

-  Layout development & design in Adobe InDesign

-  Basic Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Cinema 4D and Sculptris