paloisi@faculty.ocad.ca
OCAD University
Paul Aloisi
Instructor
Faculty of Design
paloisi@faculty.ocad.ca

Area(s) of Expertise

environmental design, Public Intervention, Site Specific Installation

Overview

 

Toronto-born, internationally-exhibiting artist, Paul Aloisi, works across several disciplines including mixed media/collage and sculpture/installation. His current work explores human interaction and communication through investigations of public space, architecture, text and their relationships. He frequently works in the public realm; his projects have engaged the public and required their participation. Through experience of his work he aims to reveal the participant's impact on and connection with public space and the social collective.

Education

2003: BDes OCAD Enironmental Design - OCAD Medal recipient

2000: Intl. Exchange Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)

2008:York University Arts Education Certificate

Professional Experience

Commissioned works for:

Evergreen Brickworks, CBC/Radio Canada, Aldo Shoes, Nike, M-One-11, Bell Canada.

Arts Education Programs for:

Luminato Festival, Toronto District School Board, Ontario Arts Council 'Artist in Education', Area Odeon (Monza, Italy)

Selected Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions:

July 2009 - Trafacka Gallery, Prague (CZ)

May 2009 - Fragile Continuo, Bologna (ITA)

Awards \ Grants

2011: Ontario Arts Council - Visual Artist Grant

2010: Ontario Arts Council - Artist in Education Grant

2009: Toronto Arts Council - Visual Artist Grant

2008: Ontario Arts Council - Artist in Education Grant.

2003: OCAD Medal, Environmental Design.

Commissions

Commissioned works clients including: CBC/Radio Canada, Novo Mode, Aldo Shoes, Nike, M-One-11, Bell Canada.

Selected Publications

Toronto Star, Now Magazine, Eye Magazine, Where, National Post, Citadino (Italy) , Il Giornale di Monza (Italy), A2 Magazine (Czech Republic)