Photo Credit: Lisa East
LatinX Canadian visual artist
MFA, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
BFA (Drawing and Painting), Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, ON, Canada
BA (Classical Studies & World Religions), Western University, London, ON, Canada
(upcoming), curated by Karly Boileau, Cambridge Art Galleries, Cambridge, ON.
aquí y allá: una manera de ser (here and there: a way of being), MFA Thesis Exhibition, Gales Gallery, York University, Toronto, ON.
Patria Potestas, Northbound Gallery, Toronto Centre for the Arts, Toronto, ON.
Thesis Award Show, ARTiculations, Toronto, ON.
Selected Group Exhibitions
Drawing 2023, John B. Aird Gallery, curated by Giuseppe Di Leo, online.
Figureworks 2022, Wallack's, Ottawa, ON.
Making Spaces, Sur Gallery, Toronto, ON.
Colores De Latinoamérica, TAP Centre for Creativity in Conjunction with TD Sunfest 20, London, ON.
Art as Activism: Truth, Survivance and Resilience, Guelph Museum, Guelph, ON,
Show. 19, Idea Exchange, Cambridge, ON.
Colores De Latinoamérica, TAP Centre for Creativity in Conjunction with TD Sunfest 19, London, ON.
Figureworks 2018, presented by Wallack's, Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts, Ottawa, ON.
Experiencing Perspectives, Mercedes-Benz, Mississauga, ON.
Impact 2018, Neilson Park Creative Centre, Toronto, ON.
The Next Big thing, Living Arts Centre Gallery, Mississauga, ON.
Fresh Meat Collective, Delisle Space, Toronto, ON.
OCAD University’s 103rd Graduate Exhibition (GradEx), Toronto, ON.
Colores De Latinoamérica ’18, The Arts Project in Conjunction with TD Sunfest 18, London, ON.
Living Mosaic: The Cartography of Origins and Settlements, Riverdale Gallery, Toronto, ON.
In Negative Space, Ada Slaight Student Gallery, Toronto, ON.
Festival of the Body, Ontario College of Art and Design University, Toronto, ON.
OCADU First Year Art Celebration, Ontario College of Art and Design University, Toronto, ON.
Drawing at First Sight, Ontario College of Art and Design University, Toronto, ON.
Research and Creation Grant, Canada Arts Council
Visual Artists Grant: Creation, Toronto Arts Council
Elizabeth Greenshields Grant, Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation
Nancy Petry Award, administered by Joe Plaskett Foundation (Jurors: David Blatherwick,l Kym Greeley, Charlene Vickers)
Visual Artists Creation Projects, Ontario Arts Council
Joseph Armand Bombardier (SSHRC), Canada Graduate Scholarship- Master’s (CGS M), York University
Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS), York University
York Domestic Master’s Fellowship, York University
Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council
First Place, juried show, "Impact 2018," Neilson Park Creative Centre
Donna Maclean Award, Ontario College of Art and Design University
Duncan Macpherson Scholarship of Excellence, Third Year Drawing & Painting Scholarship
University Women’s Club Heritage Fund Scholarship
Monsignor Feeney Fine Arts Award
Ontario College of Art and Design University
Oct 2022, Issue 2.2 Healing Across Generations, Living Hyphen
Mar 2021, "Identity and art as tools of change | Portraits of two Latin Canadian artists," Radio Canada Internacional, rcinet.ca
Jan 2020, "Connecting with Heritage from Afar: Latin American Artists Showcase Work at London exhibition," CBC NEWS
June 2019, PERIPHERAL ARTERIES CONTEMPORARY ART REVIEW, BIENNIAL EDITION, 2019, issuu.com/artpress/docs/biennial.edition.vii
Spring 2019, "Spring 2019 Edition," The Humming Collective Magazine, thehummingcollective.com
May 2019, "Artist: Michelle Peraza," Multiplicityto, www.multiplicityto.com/michelle-peraza
Mar 2019, "PHOTO SHOOTS: North York artist paints portraits of Latino men in her family, " Dan Pearce, toronto.com
Feb 2019, "Political," Murze Magazine, issue four
Jan 2019, "Latin heritage celebrated at Colores de Latinoamérica art show in London," London Free Press, joe Belanger, lfpress.com
May 2018, "THESIS STUDENT ADVICE AND EXPERIENCES," Chiaroscuro Magazine, chiaroscuro-magazine.com
Jan 2018, Colores De Latinoamérica ’18 Catalogue
Jan 2018, “Colores de Latinoamérica features works of six artists of Latin American heritage,” Joe Belanger, lfpress.com
"In Conversation with Michelle Peraza," Interviewed by Tammer El- Sheikh, York University's School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design, Toronto, ON. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8No_HheWrw
"Portfolio Review," Sur Gallery, Toronto, ON.
“Making Spaces: Artist Panel Discussion,” Sur Gallery, Toronto, ON.
Co-Curator. Narrative Healing, Feminist Art Collective 2020 Festival, Ontario College of Art and Design University. https://www.factoronto.org/2020-artists
Arquetopia Foundation, Puebla, Mexico
El Sur, Mexico City, Mexico
Vermont Studio Centre, Johnson, Vermont, United States
Mauser EcoHouse Artist Residency, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
Sur Gallery Mentorship Program, Sur Gallery, Toronto, ON.
Photo Credit: Lisa East