Alumna Paints Her Way to International Coverage

Jennifer Carvalho’s recent exhibition Night Thoughts at Toronto’s Georgia Scherman Projects¬†received international attention. A series of paintings of moody and evocative forest interiors, Night Thoughts¬†was written about in BLOUIN ARTINFO International, an art magazine and website based in New York City.

Carvalho received her MFA in studio art at U of G, and has received numerous grants and awards from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council and the Toronto Arts Council. Originally from Hamilton, Ont., she lives in Toronto.

A black-and-white portrait of the artist.
The artist.

Her paintings have foreboding undertones, exploring themes of time, darkness and withdrawal through images heavy with ecological destruction.

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