Born in Hamburg, Germany, Angela Grauerholz has lived and worked in Montréal since 1976. Recipient of several awards, including the prestigious Scotiabank Photography Award in 2015, she has participated in many international events including the Biennale of Sydney (1990), DOCUMENTA IX in Kassel (1992), the Carnegie International in Pittsburgh (1995), the Biennale de Montréal (2004). Solo exhibitions include the Westfälischer Kunstverein (Münster), the MIT List Visual Arts Center (Cambridge), the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery (Buffalo), the Power Plant (Toronto), and the Museum of Contemporary Photography (Chicago), and a retrospective show in 2010 at the National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa). From 1989 to 2016 Grauerholz was a full professor at the École de design of the Université du Québec in Montréal, where she taught typography and photography.
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