Artist News & Events
Out 2023 | Group exhibition
C.O.A. launches its annual program with the third edition of Out, a critical exhibition about singularity and inclusion. The works of four artists, two of whom are neurodivergent, are brought together. This approach, from an aesthetic, but also societal point of view, is more important than ever in a world where neurodivergence is still perceived as a stigmatizing otherness. Beyond the artistic gesture, Out 2023 proposes a series of human encounters and a privileged opportunity to open up to the beauty of an atypical creation. ...
Out 2021 | Group exhibition
Throughout this exhibition, C.O.A. advocates for awareness: nine artists take over the walls of the gallery, five of whom have an intellectual disability and/or an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Because there is no longer any question of drawing a distinction between these creators, the focus isn’t on the marginal status of some. Whether paintings or sculptures, only the aesthetic qualities and intrinsic properties of each work are recognized. ...
Out | Group show
In 2020, Galerie C.O.A sets aside the established frameworks and opens its doors to the marginal art of the outsiders. At a time when outsider art is invading the most emblematic museums, and in reaction to a society where the image is systematically standardized, the floor is given to singular artists. Six of them take over the gallery walls – including four with intellectual disabilities – from Quebec, France, Belgium, Denmark and the United States.
Hélène Cenedese | E V E R Y D A Y
For the first time, the Galerie C.O.A is hosting a solo exhibition of Hélène Cenedese, an artist from Montreal. The exhibition will occur from march 15th to april 21st and spotlights her last drawings and paintings, plastic testimonies of a daily routine comon to all.