Andrea Szilasi

Biography - Andrea Szilasi

Andrea Szilasi lives and works in Montreal. She holds an MFA in Studio Arts (Photography) from Concordia University (2016), a BFA in Studio Arts (Painting and Drawing) from Concordia University (1991), and a BA in Film Studies and French Language and Literature from the University of Toronto (1988). Andrea Szilasi is a photo-based artist whose work examines the representation of the human body in the photographic medium.

Since 1994, her work has been presented in many solo and group exhibitions across Canada, the United States, Mexico and Europe. Szilasi’s work has been most notably shown at Joyce Yahouda Gallery since 2003 (Canada), the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (Canada, 2016), the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (Canada, 2015), the Musée d’art contemporain de Baie-Saint-Paul (Canada, 2015), the Rencontres internationales de la photographie en Gaspésie (Canada, 2015), Spacewomb Gallery in New York (United States, 2015), the Musée régional de Rimouski (Canada, 2006), the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography (Canada, 2000), Kunstverein das weisse haus (Austria, 2008), and Centro de la Imagen (Mexico, 2000).

Szilasi’s work has been featured in several publications including Femmes artistes du XXe siècle au Québec, published by the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, and the Musée virtuel de la photographie québécoise published by Vox Populi.

Andrea Szilasi’s work is included in several public and private collections including the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography (of the National Gallery of Canada), the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, the Laurentian Bank of Canada, Cirque du Soleil, and Loto-Québec.

Andrea Szilasi is represented by Joyce Yahouda Gallery.


Exhibitions at the gallery

October 15 – November 19, 2016
August 1 – September 6, 2014
March 1 – 29, 2014
January 22 – February 20, 2010
October 8 – November 5, 2005

Extra muros exhibitions

April 25 – 28, 2013
April 16, 2013 – February 1, 2014
April 16 – 18, 2010
October 23 – 26, 2008
June 12 – 15, 2008
September 27 – 30, 2007
June 14 – 17, 2007


Andrea Szilasi @ Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal

Exhibition: SHE Photographs

Andrea Szilasi @ LeBoutillier & Brothers wharehouse, Paspebiac

Exhibition: Plotter Prints

Event: Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie en Gaspésie

Andrea Szilasi @ Librairie Formats, Montreal

Exhibition: Format - X

Curator: Sophie Jodoin

Andrea Szilasi @ Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Québec

Exhibition Incarnations

Photographs from the MNBAQ from 1990 to today

Andrea Szilasi @ Maison de la culture Marie-Uguay, Montreal

Exhibition: Il était une fois dans le sud-ouest II

Andrea Szilasi @ Georges-Vanier Cultural Center, Montreal

Exhibition: Once Upon a Time in the South-West

Andrea Szilasi @ L'Œil de Poisson, Quebec

PEUT MIEUX FAIRE - Cahiers d'exercices

Andrea Szilasi @ Stewart Hall art Gallery, Pointe Claire

Family Ties

Andrea Szilasi @ Cinéma du Parc, Montreal

Kamera Hungarica

Andrea Szilasi @ Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec

Femmes artistes. L’éclatement des frontières, 1965-2000