Chantal Khoury is a Lebanese Canadian artist born and raised in Fredericton and currently based in Montreal. Her work examines rootedness, pulling from intersecting cultural narratives. She holds a BFA (with distinction) from Concordia University and is an MFA candidate at the University of Guelph. As she asserts “my roots in the Maritimes don’t run deep, but they run strong,” her paintings focus on themes and archetypes of water, nature and nostalgia. Her most recent work explores the Lebanese diaspora (within Canada and New Brunswick specifically), with a narrative that speaks as both a tourist and a resident in Canada.
Curated by John Leroux and organized by the Beaverbrook Art Gallery.