Mélanie Rocan

Mélanie Rocan (b. 1980, La Broquerie, MB) is a Franco-Manitoban artist. She has a BFA from the University of Manitoba (2003) and an MFA from the University of Concordia in Montreal (2008). Rocan is a three-time semi-finalist in the RBC Painting Competition. In 2012–13 her work was the subject of a survey exhibition, Souvenir involuntaire, organized by the Doris McCarthy Gallery, which then toured to the Kenderdine Art Gallery (Saskatoon, SK) and Plug-In ICA (Winnipeg, MB). Rocan is the recipient of awards and grants from the Canada Council, Manitoba and Winnipeg Arts Council. Her work has been included in numerous group exhibitions and collections across Canada.

Mélanie Rocan
Mélanie Rocan, The Nothing, 2017. (oil and acrylic on canvas). Courtesy of the artist and Paul Petro Contemporary Art

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