VISUAL ARTS AWARDS
Presently holding the position director at the Centre de design de l'UQAM (since 2008), artist/photographer and graphic designer, Angela Grauerholz is Full professor at the École de design at the Université du Québec à Montréal, where she has taught typography and photography since 1988. Her photographic work has been exhibited and collected nationally and internationally, and she has participated in many important art events including the Sydney Biennale (1990), documenta IX (1992), the Carnegie International (1995) and the Montréal Biennale (2004). In 2006, she was awarded Québec's Prix Paul-Émile Borduas for her accomplishments in the arts, and most recently, in 2010, the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography mounted a retrospective exhibition of her work at the National Gallery of Canada. Along with her purely photographic work, she has worked on different types of photographic archives, addressing notions of memory, of space and place, as well photographic representation.