Marianne Chemla

2025 Parthenais Street #315 Montréal (Québec) H2K 3T2
(514) 589-0657 | |



2001 Bachelor of Fine Arts – Art Education Programme Concordia University, Montreal
1995 Diplôme d’études professionnelles – Ceramics Programme, Centre Céramique Bonsecours, Montreal
1994 Bachelor of Arts – Economics and International Development, McGill University, Montreal


2010 Silkscreening techniques for ceramics surfaces, Atelier Gaïa, Montreal.
2009 Korean and Japanese ceramics techniques, with a focus on teabowls and teapots, with Master Potter Lee gyu Tak, in Icheon, South Korea.
2008 Traditional and contemporary Korean ceramics techniques, in KangJin, South Korea.
2005 Alternative firing techniques with ceramist Wally Hawes, in Mie, Japan.
2004 Japanese teabowl (chawan) workshop with Master Potter Matsuzake Ken, in Mashiko, Japan.

Solo Exhibitions

2012 Ceramics exhibition Whispers at QSpace Gallery, Toronto.
2010 Ceramics exhibition Maisons at the Maison de la culture, St-Leonard.
2007 Photo exhibition Stuff at the Galerie de la cuisine, at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal.
2004 Ceramics exhibition Horizons at Navarre Gallery, Mashiko, Japan

Group Exhibitions

2015 Exhibition Blanc, SalonB, Montreal.
2015 Salon des métiers d’art, Montreal.
2014 One Of A Kind Christmas Show, Toronto.
2012-14 La Virée des ateliers, Montreal.
2009 2011 4 + 1 at Kozen Gallery, Montreal.
2007 Celadon Ceramics Festival, Gang-Jin, South Korea.
2006 Le Bienfait de la terre, Montreal.
2005 2006 ARTView, Washington D.C.
2004 Message in a Bowl at Manu-reva gallery-boutique, Montreal.
2003 Ceramics Exhibition at Kozen Gallery, Montreal.
2003 Mixed-media installation Coquilles at Gallery 3273, Montreal.
2002 Video installation Métamorphose (Corps+Machine) created with a group of youths at the Contemproray Museum of Art, Montreal.
2002 Photo Exhibition Prendre Position at the Maison Cormier, Montreal.
2001 Photo installation (auto) portraits created with a group of youths at the Côte-des-neiges Black Community Centre, Montreal.
1999 Ceramics Departmental Exhibition at the Concordia University VA Gallery, Montreal.
1996 1997 1001 Pots, Val David, Quebec.


2009- Studio ceramics sculpture, hand-building and throwing teacher for children and adults, Montreal.
2013-15 Ceramics and sculpture teacher for adults at the Centre d’apprentissage en parallèle, Montreal.
2014-17 Art Teacher for youth at the Visual Arts Center, Montreal.
2011 Co-creator and designer of an interactive visit and School Programme for the temporary exhition Manga – Art in Movement at the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec, Montreal.
2002-2004 & 2006 Art Educator and Facilitator/Tour-Guide for the Education Department at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal. Research, design, development and implementation of programs for various clienteles.
2006 Community and School Art Educator for the contemporary artist-run centre Skol, Montreal.
2002 Active Member of the Centre Turbine, an organisation that promotes the production, research and diffusion of visual and media arts, creating links and stimulating cultural exchanges between artists, schools and the community, Montreal.
2000-2003 Creator, Coordinator and Teacher of an after-school art program for at- risk youths at La Voie High School, Montréal.
1999 Photography Faciltator for youths who were victims of violence, participating in the Leave-Out-Violence (L.O.V.E.) photo journalist program, Montreal.

Awards and Bursaries

2001 Concordia University Art Education Departmental Graduating Award
1999 Concordia University Internal Bursary