Curriculum Vitae

Currently practices in Guelph, ON Canada

Education

2019 - Bachelor of Arts, Honours (Studio Art) - University of Guelph, Guelph ON

Solo Exhibitions

2020 - Dissimulate - Necessary Arts Gallery, Guelph ON

Group Exhibitions

2020 - Arts Effect - Fundraising Event by VIBE ARTS Toronto, Toronto ON

2020 - HOOP-LA Show & Sale - Necessary Arts Collective Gallery, Guelph ON

2020 - Traverse - Outdoor Bus Shelter Exhibition - Guelph ON

2020 - Art Battle Toronto - Invitational Leap Year Event - Longboat Hall, Toronto ON

2020 - Art Battle Toronto - Live Painting Exhibition - The Great Hall, Toronto ON

2020 - Expanding Styles - Necessary Arts Gallery, Guelph ON

2019 - Fall Print Sale - University of Guelph, Guelph ON

2019 - Art Battle Toronto - Live Painting Exhibition - The Great Hall, Toronto ON

2019 - 1/12 - Printmaking IV - Zavitz Gallery, Guelph ON

2019 - Loose Structures - Drawing IV - Boarding House Gallery, Guelph ON

2019 - Juried Art Show TOP TEN - Boarding House Incubator Gallery, Guelph ON

2019 - Strange Appetites - Painting IV - Boarding House Gallery, Guelph ON

2019 - 51st Annual Juried Art Show - University of Guelph, Guelph ON

2019 - Winter Print Sale - University of Guelph, Guelph ON

2018 - Fall Print Sale - University of Guelph, Guelph ON

2018 - Red Sock In My White Laundry - Zavitz, Guelph ON

2018 - 50th Annual Juried Art Show - University of Guelph, Guelph ON

2018 - Winter Print Sale - University of Guelph, Guelph ON

2017 - Fall Print Sale - University of Guelph, Guelph ON

Awards / Nominations / Events

2020 - Champion/Event Winner - Art Battle Toronto - Live Painting Exhibition - Toronto ON

2020 - Top 4 Finalist - Art Battle Toronto - Live Painting Exhibition - Toronto ON

2019 - Dean's Honours List - University of Guelph, Guelph ON

2019 - BMO 1st! Award Invitational Competition - Painting Nomination

2019 - Sixth Place - 51st Annual Juried Art Show - University of Guelph, Guelph ON

2019 - Drawing Award - University of Guelph, Guelph ON

Publications

2020 - "Where Are They Now?"

https://www.kaleidoscopemag.com/post/interview-where-are-they-now-chanel-desroches

2020 - "New art gives Downtown Guelph walkway a new look"

https://www.guelphtoday.com/arts-culture/new-art-gives-downtown-guelph-walkway-a-new-look-8-photos-2748119

2020 - "Traverse Transit shelter artist showcase and self-guided ward tours"

https://guelph.ca/living/arts-and-culture/special-projects/traverse-transit-shelter-artist-showcase-and-self-guided-ward-tours/

2020 - "A work of art in progress", Guelph Today, June 2020

https://www.guelphtoday.com/following-up/a-work-of-art-in-progress-2447108

2020 - “Paper & Ink: Printmaking at Guelph”, The Ontarion, January 2020

https://theontarion.com/2020/01/27/paper-ink-printmaking-at-guelph/

2019 - "September Feature Artist", Otherwise Studios, September 2019

https://otherwisestudios.com/featured-artists/september-featured-artist/

Professional Experience

2020 - Present - Studio Director & Owner at Necessary Arts Collective, Guelph ON

2018 - 2019 - Marketing Artist with the University of Guelph Diversity & Culture Club, Guelph ON

2015 - Present - Manager & Designer at Platinum Kitchens Baths & Beyond Inc, Milton ON