Ron Loranger

Ron Loranger

Originally from Kapuskasing, Ron Loranger is a Franco-Ontarian visual artist based in Toronto. His practice, usually entitled “Blobettes”, involves watercolour and India ink on Arches paper, but also takes the shape of painted installations in urban settings.

Loranger is very much involved in the world of artist-run centres: indeed, he has been part of several boards and committees, such as B.R.A.V.O.-SUD, Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario (GN-O) and Le Labo. His professional experience includes exhibits in private galleries in Toronto, New York City and Berlin, and in public galleries, such as Kapuskasing’s Galerie Paquin, the Sudbury Art Gallery and the Glendon York University Gallery.

He also took part in the Biennial of Textile Art in San Jose (Costa Rica) and the Fair of Alternative Art of Sudbury (FAAS). His works are part of private collections throughout North America and Europe.

Ron Loranger
 

Ron Loranger

 
 
 

Biography

Originally from Kapuskasing, Ron Loranger is a Franco-Ontarian visual artist based in Toronto. His practice, usually entitled “Blobettes”, involves watercolour and India ink on Arches paper, but also takes the shape of painted installations in urban settings.

Loranger is very much involved in the world of artist-run centres: indeed, he has been part of several boards and committees, such as B.R.A.V.O.-SUD, Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario (GN-O) and Le Labo. His professional experience includes exhibits in private galleries in Toronto, New York City and Berlin, and in public galleries, such as Kapuskasing’s Galerie Paquin, the Sudbury Art Gallery and the Glendon York University Gallery.

He also took part in the Biennial of Textile Art in San Jose (Costa Rica) and the Fair of Alternative Art of Sudbury (FAAS). His works are part of private collections throughout North America and Europe.

 

Curriculum Vitæ

Education

1985-87 Ontario College of Art
1990-93 Anthroposophical Colour Theory with Regine Kurek

Solo Exhibitions

2012 “Blobette nochmal”, SLaM , Berlin Germany
2012 “Blobette, plus”, Galerie Glendon, York University
2010 Katharine Mulherine, Toronto
2010 Paul Petro Special Project space ( PPSP ), Toronto
2010 “New Blobettes Again”, PPSP, Toronto
2009 “New Blobettes”. PPSP, Toronto
2005 Zsa Zsa Gallery, Toronto
2004 Zsa Zsa Gallery, Toronto
2003 Mind Control Gallery, Toronto
2001 Zsa Zsa Gallery, Toronto
1999 1080 Bus Katherine Mulherin, Toronto
1998 Galerie Celline Allard, Centre francophone de Toronto Métropolitain
1997 Galerie Paquin Kapuskasing, Ontario
1996 O'Connor A Gallery, Toronto
1986 Xiphotek, Toronto

Group Exhibitions (selected)

2012 Luminato Festival Toronto Tent City 1812
2010-11 Members show Le Labo, Toronto
2009 “10 Years”, Katherine Mulherin, Toronto
2009 “Chilling the Warm Heart of the Earth”, Toronto
2007 “Static”, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
2006 “Year Book”, Spin Gallery Toronto
2003-4 Mind Control, Toronto
2002 “Grotto”, Jessica Murray Projects, New York, New York
2000 Money House Toronto
2000 “Pat McDermott and Ron Loranger”, Robert Birch Gallery
1998-9 Simcoe Gallery, Toronto
1996 Wynick-Tuck Gallery Toronto
1996 “L'atopie”, Herménégilde Chiasson
1986 Founder's Gallery, York University, Toronto