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Emma Welch is an artist residing in Toronto, Canada. Her practice circulates around a process of production she calls field psychedelia. Her work has been recently shown at Hunt Gallery (Toronto), Project Underwing (Toronto), Galerie Nicolas Robert (Montreal), Erin Stump Projects (Toronto), Spacemaker ll (Toronto), and Egret Egress (Toronto).

She is a co-founder and collective member of the plumb, an artist-run project space.

Emma Welch
Lives and works in Toronto, ON

2016 BAH in Studio Art, University of Guelph

Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions
2023, Eyespots, Hunt Gallery, Toronto, ON
2022, Mane Pattern, Project Underwing, Toronto, ON
2021, Tending..., (with Daniel Griffin Hunt) Spacemaker ll, Toronto, ON

Group Exhibitions
2024, Nocturne, Andrew Rafacz, Chicago, US
2023, Cruel to be Kind, Stewart Hall Art Gallery, Quebec, ON
2023, 15 Paintings, Hunt Gallery, Toronto, ON
2022, Tattarrattat, Hunt Gallery, Toronto, ON
2022, Paradeisos, Galerie Nicolas Robert, Montreal, QC
2022, Giving Entry, Namara Projects, Toronto, ON
2021, Brutus Porous, Egret Egress, Toronto, ON
2020, Pits, Seeds, the plumb, Toronto, ON
2018, the ratio of an earthworm, hosted by Patrick Cruz and Larissa Tiggelers, Toronto, ON

2023, Art Toronto, presented by Andrew Rafacz, Toronto, ON
2021, Art Toronto Off Site at Erin Stump Projects, presented by Erin Stump Projects, Toronto, ON

2023, Marcin Kędzior, Review, ‘Eyespots’, C Magazine
2023, Eyespots at Hunt Gallery, Art Viewer
2022, Tattarrattat at Hunt Gallery, Art Viewer
2021, Lauren Lavery, Review, ‘A Mediated Decay, Brutus Porous at Egret Egress’, Cornelia Magazine
2021, Angel Callander, ‘BLOOMDOOMROOM: Face to Face with the Slow Apocalypse’, Femme Art Review
2021, BLOOMDOOMROOM at the plumb, Art Viewer

Publications, Talks & Interviews
2023, Artist Talk, OCAD University
2023, Artist Talk, University of Toronto
2023, SUM #2, Designed and produced by Brennan Kelly, full colour print on newsprint
2022, Opportunity Knocks Panel, Panelist, The Art Gallery of Guelph
2021, Art in the Spotlight: the plumb, Virtual Talk, Art Gallery of Ontario
2020, the plumb: virtual presentation, RBC Emerging Artist Network at The Power Plant

Grants and Awards
2023, Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2022, Career Catalyst: Project Grant for New Generation Artists, Ontario Arts Council
2022, Research and Creation Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2022, Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2021, Visual Artists Creation Projects Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2020, RBC Emerging Artist Network at The Power Plant

Equitable Bank Art Collection, Toronto, ON
Royal Bank of Canada, Corporate Art Collection, Toronto, ON
Scotiabank Fine Art Collection, Toronto, ON