Assistant Professor, Painting; Associate Chair, School of Visual Art
Gwenessa Lam has been a member of ACAD's Faculty since 2015.
MFA - Studio, New York University
BFA - Studio Art, University of British Columbia
Selected Professional Activity:
In Search of Fire, Republic Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Impermanence, Hammes Gallery, St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN
Edge State, (with Matilda Aslizadeh) SKOL, Montreal, QC
The Painting Project, Galerie de l'UQAM, Montreal, QC
Shadow, Truck Gallery, Calgary, AB
Gwenessa Lam 2004-2014. Vancouver: Republic Gallery, 2014 (catalogue).
Déry, Louise et. al, The Painting Project. Montreal: Galerie de l'UQAM, 2013 (catalogue).
Macqueen, Kathleen and Liz Park. "Dots and Dashes,Crumbs and Ashes: Traces of Trauma's
Abstractions" Intervalla, vol 2. 2014-2015.
HB, Number 2, Articule, September 2013.
Mezei, Kathy. “Shadows and Blindspots.” Fillip. Issue 14, Spring 2011.
Malaspina Printmakers, Research/Collaborative Residency, Vancouver, BC
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Bethea Scott Owen Fellowship, Amherst, VA
ArtOmi Residency, Ghent, NY
BC Arts Council Project Assistance for Visual Artists
Canada Council Travel Grant
Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
Leon Levy Foundation Grant, MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH