Senior Saskatoon artist Marie Lannoo studied at York University, University of Saskatchewan and attended Emma Lake workshops. Recipient of many SAB and CC grants, Lannoo has exhibited provincially, nationally and internationally. In 2010, Lannoo opened an artist studio space at 330 Avenue G South and in 2012, 330g, an independent, self-curated project space of local, national and international artists.
Lannoo was invited to represent Canada and Saskatchewan in China at the Tao Hua Tan International Artist Retreat in 2018. She has been a guest speaker at both arts and scientific conferences and continues to mentor emerging artists through organized programs and independently. Selected exhibitions include Hong Kong Arts Centre, Wei Gallery, China, Elaine Jacob Gallery, Detroit, the Lightbox, NYC, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Yellowknife Art Gallery, McLaren, Barrie, Mendel, Saskatoon, Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown. Selected reviews have been included in Canadian Art Magazine, Border Crossings, Galleries West and newspapers across the country.
Selected Collections include Canada Council Art Bank, Saskatchewan Arts Board, Remai Modern, Mackenzie Art Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, University of Regina, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Art Gallery of Alberta, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Canada House, London, UK, Canadian Embassy, Hong Kong and corporate and private collections in Canada, US, Britain, Asia and the Middle East.
Publications include Abstract Painting in Canada by Roald Nasgaard (Lannoo is the only female abstractionist from Saskatchewan included) and two acrylic technique books by Rheni Tauchid along with several exhibition catalogues.
A forthcoming solo survey, The Architecture of Color, will be held at College Art Galleries, University of Saskatchewan from September-December 2019. The Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina will launch their first online project with Lannoo’s 330g in October, 2019.