Corno

Born in 1952 - Canada

BIOGRAPHY

Joanne Corno studied at the University of Quebec in Montreal where she obtained a BA in Fine Art turning to a full time painting career in her early 20s. Her first representation was at the Clarence Gagnon Gallery in Montreal.

By the late 1980s, she had become the darling of Montreal collectors and one of the most sought-after Quebec artists. Her reputation was quickly growing across Canada with shows in Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary and Vancouver. She was the featured artist at the Quebec Pavilion at Expo 86 in Vancouver which propelled her visibility to new heights. During this period and into the early 90s, she was represented by Yves Laroche Gallery and was becoming one of the most well-respected Canadian artists.

With a strong market in Canada, Corno turned to the US and had shows at the Morgan Gallery in Boston and San Diego State University. But New York City was an irresistible magnet, so she moved there in 1992. To jump start her career, she participated in group shows and various art events. Following in the footsteps of O'Keefe and Dali, she was the featured artist at the prestigious Steuben Glass. Things just kept getting better and better!

The new millennium brought Joanne Corno to Opera Gallery in NYC which began representing her work worldwide. In a few years, she became their best-selling contemporary artist. Her work is now on permanent display in all their prestigious locations: Paris, London, Monaco, Singapore, Venice, Geneva, Miami, Hong Kong, Seoul, and Dubai.

Playing a balancing act of high energy dichotomies that stimulate the imagination and throw the viewer off balance, her new expressionist style superimposes itself over underlying intricate figurative details. The resulting fusion has a contemporary resonance and appeal. A superb colorist, she incorporates intense textures into her surfaces and uses bold brush strokes.

Joanne Corno’s works can be found in museums, corporate collections and private collections all over the world. In 2009, she was chosen by MORE MAGAZINE to be among the Top 40 over 40women in Canada. Chatelaine Magazine included her in their list of the Top 100 Women in Quebec. After much hard work, she never takes her success for granted and encourages young artists to follow their dream because sometimes... dreams really do come true

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EXHIBITIONS

SELECTED SOLO SHOWS

2011
Corno: Recent Works - AKA Gallery, Montreal, QC
Art and Desire - AKA Gallery, Montreal, QC
2010
Corno - Opera Gallery, New York City, NY
Corno: Marilyn Monroe Portraits - AKA Gallery, Montreal, QC
2009
Corno - AKA Gallery, Montreal, QC
Corno: Recent Paintings - AKA Gallery, Montreal, QC
2008
Corno: Recent Work - AKA Gallery, Montreal, QC
Corno: In Colour - AKA Gallery, Montreal, QC
2007
Corno: New Works - AKA Gallery, Montreal, QC
All Quebec… All the time - Thompson Landry Gallery, Toronto, ON
2006
CORNO - Left Coast Galleries, Studio City, CA
AKA Gallery Opening - Corno: One Woman Show - AKA Gallery, Montreal, QC
2004
CORNO – Recent Paintings - Opera Gallery, New York City, NY


SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2010
50 artistes pour 50 ans - Centre national d'exposition Ville de Saguenay, Ville de Saguenay, QC
In the Mood for Art - Pacific house, Shop 20, Hong Kong
2009
Corno & Eduardo Guelfenbein - Opera Gallery, London
Corno & Wang Yehan - Opera Gallery, Dubai
Corno & Ali Esmaeilipour - Takashimaya Shopping Centre, Singapore
2008
Roc-Roussey & Corno - Opera Gallery, New York City, NY
Ruby Green Foundation - Ruby Green, Nashville, TN
Corno & Moz - Pacific house, Shop 20, Hong Kong
Made in NY - Opera Gallery, New York City, NY
All Quebec… All the time - Thompson Landry Gallery, Calgary, AB
2006
All Quebec… All the time - Thompson Landry Gallery, Toronto, ON
2005
Kaléidoscope - Opera Gallery, Paris

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