The Painting Project: A snapshot of painting in Canada is a virtual exhibition produced by the Galerie de l’UQAM. It was also an exhibition held at the Galerie de l’UQAM from May 1st to July 6, 2013, with the publication of a major catalogue (available on

The Galerie de l’UQAM gratefully acknowledges the financial investment by the Department of Canadian Heritage in the creation of this on-line presentation for the Virtual Museum of Canada.

Direction: Louise Déry
Curated by: Julie Bélisle
Coordination: Julie Bélisle
Research: Marie-Eve Beaupré, Julie Bélisle
Texts: Marie-Eve Beaupré, Julie Bélisle
Research assistance: Gina Cortopassi, Maxime Moinet, Anne Philippon, Valérie Pineau
Biobibliographies: Pascale Tremblay
Education content: Ève Dorais
Image calibration: Louis-Philippe Côté
Filming and editing of the videos: Frédéric Lavoie
French editing: Magalie Bouthillier
English editing: Donald Pistolesi
French translation: Frank Norbert
English translation: Marcia Couëlle
Proofreading: Julie Bélisle, Ève Dorais, Philippe Dumaine Yvon Gagnon, Audrey Genois

Audiovisual and multimedia production services, UQAM
Project manager: Pierre-Gilles Lavallée
Design: Jean-Michel Pépin
Web development: Yadisleyvi Capote Chavez, Aude Crispel, Alex Grenier, Jean-Pierre Roy

Michel Boulanger, artist and professor, École des arts visuels et médiatiques, UQAM, Montreal
Geneviève Goyer-Ouimette, freelance curator, Montreal
David Liss, artistic director, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto
Nicolas Mavrikakis, art critic and professor in art history, Montréal
Jonathan Shaughnessy, assistant curator, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Wayne Baerwaldt, director/curator, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary
Ray Cronin, director, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax
Jeff Nye, program coordinator, Last Mountain Lake Cultural Centre, Regina
Ann Webb, executive-director, Canadian Art Foundation, Toronto
Pan Wendt, curator, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown