Karen Trask

Karen Trask is a multidisciplinary artist born in Fergus, Ontario, currently living in Montreal. She studied at the University of Waterloo (BFA) and Concordia University, Montreal (MFA).

Creating works in video, installation, artist-books and performance, she has had numerous solo and group exhibitions in Canada and around the world: Where the words go, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Gallery, Corner Brook, Nfld. Histoires de lumières, Gallery Clark, Montreal, Cette nuit, Défaire, La Centrale, Montreal, Lit de Proust : en attente d’un baiser, Dare-Dare, Montreal, Toucher du bois/Touch Wood, Galerie B312 and The Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ontario, En obscurité, Les Territoires, Montreal, Trafic'Art, Saguenay, Runoutta ohi mennessä, Taidehalli, Helsinki, Finland, International Sculpture Symposium, Kochi, India, Museo publico de arte contemporaneo de Tlalpan, Mexico City, Biennale internationale du lin, Deschambault, Québec, Holland Paper Biennale, Apeldoorn, Holland. Her videos have been presented at the Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois in Montreal and at FIFA International Festival of films on Art, Montreal. Her work can be found in public and private collections.


Sweet Nothings

2012, colour, English

Painting with Pastels

2012, 05:00 minutes, colour, English

Unlearning the Piano

2011, 05:00 minutes, colour

Paysage nocturne: touche impossible

2011, 03:00 minutes, colour, Silent

Speed of Light

2010, 08:00 minutes, colour

2009, 13:00 minutes, B&W


1999, 11:00 minutes, colour, English & French