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Paul Fenniak was born in 1965 in Toronto, Canada. He received a Bachelor of Fine Art degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, and a Master of Fine Art degree from Concordia University, Montreal. He is represented by Forum Gallery in New York where three solo exhibitions of his work have taken place to date (’99,’04,’09). Two solo shows were held at Galerie de Bellefeuille in Montreal (’96,’02).
In 2000 a traveling exhibition of his work was organized by two Canadian museums: The Mendel Art Gallery in Saskatoon and The Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa. He has participated in many group exhibitions in museums across the United States such as “New Old Masters” (2006) at the Naples Museum of Art in Florida, which featured work by John Currin, Julie Heffernan, Vincent Desiderio and Odd Nerdrum among others, and “Enchantment” (2010) at the Joseloff Gallery at the University of Hartford CT., which explored links between the work of contemporary figurative painters and 19th century artists. He has received awards from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, and the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation.