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1993-1998: Rhode Island School of Design. Bachelor of Fine Arts. Major in paint, minor in glass. (International Scholarship)       

2020: Research and explore grant. Canada Council for the Arts.

2014: Research and development grant. Canada Council for the Arts.

2013: Helen Frances Gregor Scholarship/Prize from the Ontario Craft Council

2012: Studio Upgrade Grant from SODEC
2009: Research and Creation grant from CALQ.
2006: Research and Development grant. Canada Council for the Arts.


2020: “Second Life”, CTCM Gallery, Montreal, QC

          “Second Life”, Maison de la Culture Mont Royal, Montreal, QC
2008: “Crucial Minutiae” Canadian Clay and Glass Museum, Waterloo, Ontario.
          “Objets Critiques” Maison de la Culture Riviere des Prairies, Montreal,                   Quebec.
2007:  “Animalcules”. Centre de Creativite Gesu. Montreal, Quebec.
2006: “More Or Less?” Maison de la Culture Marie-Uguay. Montreal, Quebec.
2005: “Chariots of Desire” McClure Gallery. Montreal, Quebec.


2019: “Ombre et Lumiere” Espace Verre, Montreal, QC

2018: “Needles on Fire”, Materia, Québec, Quebec

2017 “Toronto International Art Fair”, Galerie Pierre François Ouellette, TO, ON

         “Le domaine au-delà du territoire”, Galerie Pierre François Ouellette, Mtl.

         “Voyons Voir” Maison de la Culture NDG, Montreal, QC

2014  "A Sentimental Journey" The Guild Shop Gallery, Tonronto, ON

         "Discoveries" Elena Lee Gallery, Montreal, QC

2013  "Kaleidoscope" Musée National des Beaux Art du Québec, QC, QC
2012  “The J Show” The Long Haul Gallery, Montreal, QC
         “Heir Looms” Studio Beluga, Montreal, QC (catalogue)
2011  “SOFAexpo New York” Option Art gallery, The Armoury, NYNY, USA
2010  “Kaleidescope”, Espace Création (Galerie LOTO Québec), Montreal, QC
         “Le Verre dans tous ses éclats”, Gallery Noel Guyomarc’h, Montreal, QC
         “The Slanguage of Glass”, Harbourfront Center, Toronto, ON
         “Canadian Craft”, Museum of Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
2009 “ SOFA Chicago”, Option Art Gallery, Chicago, USA
         “Toronto International Art Fair”, Prime Gallery, Toronto, ON
         “The Cheongju International Craft Bieniale”, Canadian Pavillion, Cheongju,            Korea (catalogue)
         “SOFA expo New York” Option Art Gallery. The Armoury, NYNY, USA   
         “Palm Beach Contemporary Art Fair” Crea Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida,                USA

2008  “SOFA Chicago”, Option Art Gallery, Festival Hall, Navy Pier, Chicago,                  USA
         “Fusion, l’artiste et le feu” Espace Création, Galerie Loto Quebec,                      Montreal, QC





2019 : Le Musée des Maitres et Artisans du Québec, Monteal, QC

2010: Le Musée National des Beaux Arts du Quebec’s permanent              collection, Québec, QC.
2007: City of Montreal’s permanent Collection.
          The Fitzhugh Collection, Montreal, QC.
2006: The Segal Collection. Montreal.
2005. The Rice Collection. Illinois. USA.
2003. The Mendel Collection. Montreal.
1999/2002/2003/2005. The Katsoff Collection. Montreal.



-Jean-Paul, Katia. "Vanessa Yanow - Artist at Work" Urban Expressions website, April 2014, Montreal.

- Greenaway, Katherine. "Material Girl" Montreal HOME magazine. Fall 2013 issue. pgs.162 - 169
-Campbell, James. “Microcosms in Fiber and Glass” Fiber Arts Magazine (USA), Sept/Oct 2009. Pgs. 44&45.
-Lewis, Christian. “Handcrafting Concept” Glass Quarterly Magazine (USA), Summer 2009, pgs. 38,39,40,41.
-Productions Teridan. 12 Minute profile for an episode of “Expressions” a series on Quebec Artists aired on TV5. 2008.
-Yamada, Yukio. “Lucent, a Survey of Contemporary Canadian Glass” 2007 (catalogue) page 13.
-Mendelssohn, Maxine. Style File, Arts & Life, The Gazette. May 15th, 2007. Page D3.
-Tousignant, Isa.  “Mysterious Ways” Visual Arts, The Hour, April 19th, 2007. Page 19.
-Gagnon, Myriam. “Vie Culturelle” Elle Quebec. December, 2006, page 52.
-Campbell, James.D. “In Review”  Canadian Art Magazine. Fall 2006. Volume 23, number 3, page 154.
-Longchamps, Denis and Paterson Cheasley,  Elaine. “Savoir Re-Faire la Tradition” (catalogue) pages 33 & 62
-“Glasscraft Emerging Artist Award” Flow Magazine. Fall 2006. Volume 3, Issue 2, Page 53.


-Board member and seed founder of The Parc Extension/Villeray Consultation Table for the Arts 
-Co-Founder and director of The Long Haul/Le Corrid’art
-Member of Conseil des métiers D’art du Quebec
-Member of RAAV (Regroupement de Artistes en Arts Visuels)


CALQ 2016, 2018

2010 - present

2010 - present

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