Born in 1969 in Toronto, Andrea Mortson lives and works in Sackville, New Brunswick. She holds a BFA from Queens University. She was a finalist in the 2004 RBC Canadian Painting Competition and longlisted for the 2008 Sobey Art Award.

Selected Exhibitions

Oh, Canada, MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts [curator: Denise Markonish]

Free Parking, Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown [curator: Pan Wendt]
Signs & Symbols: Paintings by Andrea Mortson, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville [curator: Gemey Kelly]

Kosmos, Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa [curator: Emily Falvey]

Selected Bibliography

Markonish, Denise, et al. Oh, Canada, North Adams: MASS MoCA; Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2012, 400 pp.

Kelly, Gemey, Denise Markonish and John Murchie. Signs and Symbols: Paintings by Andrea Mortson, Sackville: Owens Art Gallery, 2011, 27 pp.

Landry, Mike. “Deviated Truths,” Telegraph-Journal (Saint John), February 12, 2011, p. F4.

Roenisch, Clint, and Jane Urquhart. Carte Blanche: Vol. 2 – Painting, Toronto: Magenta Publishing for the Arts, 2008, 328 pp.

Falvey, Emily. Kosmos, Ottawa: Ottawa Art Gallery, 2006, 68 pp.