JULIANE FORONDA / b. Manila, PH, based between Tkaronto/Toronto & Glasgow


16-18 MA in Fine Arts, Iceland University of the Arts, Reykjavík, Iceland

09-13 Honours BA in Studio Art, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada


2019 how to be closerin Vesturbær, Reykjavík IS – organized by Sophie Durand

2018 how to be closer, Underpinning, Aberdeen UK – curated by Kirsty Russell

2018 DRIVE IN, Surnadal Billag AS, Surnadal, Norway – with Sihan Yang

2018 Instant Empathy Center, Listasafnislands.is, Reykjavík, Iceland – with Clara Bro Uerkvitz, organised by Sindri Leifsson

2017 the shape of the space between us, Gallerí Bokboden, Bergen, Norway

2016 Mixed Tape, Roadside Attractions, Toronto, Canada

2014 SemiCycle, Xpace Cultural Centre (External Space), Toronto, Canada

2013 Axis Up to Joint, *QueenSpecific, Toronto, Canada – Curated by Stefan Hancherow & Jennifer Simaitis


2018 Maybe it’s the weatherKosminen, Helsinki, Finland - Curated by Sohpie Durand, Brontë Jones & Ana Victoria Bruno

2018 Djúpþrýstingur/Pressure of the Deep, Nýlistasafnið/The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland

2018 Platforms Project, Nikos Kessanlis Exhibition Hall (Athens School of Fine Art), Athens, Greece – Curated by Scott McGovern for Ed Video Media Arts Centre (Platforms Project curator: Artemis Potamianou)

2018 MA Graduation Exhibition, Gerðarsafn Art Museum, Kópavogur, Iceland – Curated by Brynja Sveinsdóttir

2018 this will never finish, Support, London, Canada – Organized by Liza Eurich

2016 Hvolfspegill, Sigurjóns Ólafsson Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland – Curated by Anna Leif Elídóttir

2016 Triada, Centro Cultural Casa Baltazar, Córdoba, Mexico – Curated by Scott McGovern

2016 DIY, MKG127, Toronto, Canada – Curated by Dave Dyment

2015 theSHOW.15, Idea Exchange, Cambridge, Canada – Curated by Iga Janik

2015 Art-Athina Platforms Project, Faliro Pavilion, Athens, Greece – Curated by Scott McGovern for Ed Video Media Arts Centre (Platforms Project Curator: Artemis Potamianou)

2015 Making Do (Or, How to Turn Lead Into Gold), Kazoo! Fest, Guelph, Canada – Curated by Danica Evering

2014 Signed, Sealed, Delivered, Cameron Gallery, Durham, USA

2014 Carte Blanche, DNA Artspace, London, Canada

2014 DIALOGUE, The Dragon Academy, Toronto, Canada

2014 it wasn't supposed to be like this, Videofag, Toronto, Canada – Curated by Amber Landgraff

2013 Night/Shift, Registry Theatre, Kitchener, Canada

2013 Stranger Stranger, The Boarding House Gallery, Guelph, Canada

2013 Someone Else's Home, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph, Canada


2020 Artist-in-residenceLademoen Kunstnerverksteder, Trondheim, Norway (upcoming)

2018 Arts Abroad Residency Grant, Canada Council for the Arts

2018 Artist-in-residence, Surnadal Billag Residency, Surnadal, Norway

2018 The Contemporary Art Field in Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia (KUNO workshop mobility grant recipient)

2017 CIRRUS Express Mobility Grant for curatorial travel to Bergen, Norway

2014 Artist-in-residence, The Roundtable Residency, Toronto, Canada

2013 Emerging Artist - Video Competition Winner, City of Kitchener Arts and Culture

2013 College of Arts Dean's Scholarship, University of Guelph

2012 Gordon Couling Memorial Scholarship, Guelph Creative Arts Association

2009 College of Arts Scholarship, University of Guelph


2018 Maybe it’s the weather, published by Sophie Durand, Brontë Jones and Ana Victoria Bruno (launched concurrently at Cool Change Contemporary, Perth AU, Good Press, Glasgow UK and OPEN, Reykjavík IS)

2018 Episode 7: Juliane Foronda, Overly Dedicated Podcast, moderated by Claire Scherzinger

2018 this will never finish at Support in London, by Kim Neudorf, Akimbo review

2016 Hvolfspegill catalogue, curatorial text by Anna Leif Elídóttir

2016 Triada, curatorial essay by Scott McGovern

2016 Marked Landmark, Published by Nothing Else Press, Toronto (published edition)

2016 Hart House Review 25th Anniversary Issue, edited by Blair Swann

2015 SHOW.15 catalogue, curatorial essay by Iga Janik

2015 Making Do (Or, How to Turn Lead Into Gold), Kazoo! Fest Line-up, curatorial text by Danica Evering

2014 2014 Critics Picks, by Kim Neudorf, Akimbo review

2014 SemiCycle, by Joële Walinga, Volume Issue 5 + xpace.info

2013 From A to Zavitz: Small Farewells From Specialized, by Angel Callander, The Ontarion


2017 Dear Wilson, RÝMD, Reykjavík - organizer with accompanying text (of solo exhibition by Ieva Grigelionyte)

2017 she moves through this space, RÝMD, Reykjavík – accompanying text to performance by Elísabet Birta Sveinsdóttir

2017 Strange weather, isn’t it?, RÝMD, Reykjavík – curator, w/ accompanying essay

2016 On & On (& On & On): Yoko Ono’s ONE MORE STORY at the Reykjavík Art Museum, Artists’ Books and Multiples | artistsbooksandmultiples.blogspot.com – guest writer

2016 Semiopaque, G Gallery, Toronto – organizer

2016 Paul + Wendy Projects Pop-up, G Gallery, Toronto – organizer

2013 LETTERS FROM SPACE CAMP, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph – curator, with Vikki Dziuma


2018 Programme Assistant, Joya: arte + ecología, Velez Blanco, Spain

2018 Artist Talk, Trondheim Academy of Fine Art, Trondheim, Norway

17-18 Director, RÝMD, Reykjavík

2017 Teaching Assistant for Bjarki Bragason, Listaháskóli Íslands/Iceland University of the Arts, Reykjavík

2017 Programme Trainee, Hospitalfield Arts, Arbroath, Scotland

14-16 Board of Directors, G Gallery, Toronto

13-16 Freelance Studio and Installation Assistant, Toronto

12-16 Gallery Assistant, MKG127, Toronto

12-16 Studio Assistant for Roula Partheniou, Toronto

2014 Sponsored Artist Membership, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto

2009 Education and Youth Council Intern, The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

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