bio& cv

Kendra Sartorelli

Born in Belleville, Ontario, Canada

Lives & works in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 

Best known for her textured acrylic paintings of original monsters, Kendra Sartorelli is a Toronto-based artist who has been showing locally for several years. She received her BFA degree from OCAD University in 2007 and has since shown her artwork in several solo and group exhibitions, most recently at Propeller, The Art Room, Super Wonder Gallery, Imagine Cinemas, See-Scape, The Mod Club, Black Cat Gallery, and Project Gallery.  Originally from Belleville, Ontario, she now lives in Toronto with her husband, artist Joel Sartorelli.

CV

Education

Bachelor of Fine Art

OCAD University, 2007

Major: Drawing and Painting

 

Solo Exhibitions

Monster Mania!, The Art Room, Toronto, 2018

We Need Monsters, Imagine Cinemas, Toronto, 2017

She Makes Monsters, Above Ground Art Supplies, Toronto, 2014

A Thing of Beauty!, Propeller, Toronto, 2011

Media, Monsters & More, Ben Navaee Gallery, Toronto, 2011

We Live For This!, Propeller, Toronto, 2010

Hot New Bod!, Old York Tavern, Toronto, 2008

Various Voices, Gorilla Monsoon, Toronto, 2006

Retrospective, Gorilla Monsoon, Toronto, 2006

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

Taste of Art in Little Italy, Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto, 2019

The Amazing Sci-Fi Show, Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto, 2019

Blue/Bleu Impulse, Propeller, Toronto, 2019

Boogie Horror Expo, Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto, 2017

The Skull and Bones Show, Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto, 2017

The Amazing Sci-Fi Show, Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto, 2017

Holiday Rawk, The Mod Club, Toronto, 2016

The Million Dollar Monster Show, Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto, 2016

Deck the Walls, Project Gallery, Toronto, 2014

Monstrum, The Black Cat Gallery, Toronto, 2014

Holiday Pop-Up Show, Propeller, Toronto, 2013

Imagined Nature, Propeller, Toronto, 2013

Life Serial, Propeller, Toronto, 2012

Intersecting Messages, Propeller, Toronto, 2011

15 Year Anniversary Exhibition, Propeller, Toronto, 2011

Salon V, Propeller, Toronto, 2011

The One I Love the Most, Propeller, Toronto, 2011

Get Your Feet Wet, Propeller, Toronto, 2009

Salon 3, Propeller, Toronto, 2009

Gallery Artists, Ben Navaee Gallery, Toronto, 2008

Queen West Benefit, Reverb/Holy Joe’s, Toronto, 2008

Salon 2, Propeller, Toronto, 2008

Workx4, Ben Navaee Gallery, Toronto, 2007

Monsters!, Gorilla Monsoon, Toronto, 2007

Gallery Artists, Ben Navaee Gallery, Toronto, 2007

Tour de Force, OCAD University, Toronto, 2007

Follow the Paint, OCAD Transit Space, Toronto, 2007

New Brand of Pop, Gorilla Monsoon, Toronto, 2007

The One I Love the Most, Gorilla Monsoon, Toronto, 2007

Salon, Propeller, Toronto, 2007

Pop Machine, OCAD Transit Space, Toronto, 2006

Additions, Gorilla Monsoon, Toronto, 2006

Contemporary Collage Methodologies, OCAD Great Hall, Toronto, 2006

Buzz Festival, Toronto, 2005
 

 

Relevant Experience

Artist Member, Propeller, Toronto, 2009 - 2014

Curator, Public Health Agency of Canada, Art in the Workplace Program, Toronto, 2008 - 2009

Curator, Canadian Heritage Office, Art in the Workplace Program, Toronto, 2008 - 2009

Art Teacher, Canadian Mental Health Association, What’s Next Program, Toronto, 2007 - 2008

Curator, Gorilla Monsoon Restaurant, Toronto, 2006 - 2008

Co-founder, Rock n Roll Puppetshow Productions, Toronto, 2001 - 2004

Co-founder, Babies with Rabies, Toronto, 1997 - 2001