Vincent Grenier Films

Visiting Artists & Designers

Vincent Grenier

Vincent Grenier was born in Quebec City, Canada. He has made experimental films and videos since the early seventies when he received an MFA at the San Francisco Art Institute. Grenier's films have been shown in the United States, Canada and Europe at showcases such as the Museum of Modern Art in NYC, the Anthology Film Archives, the Pacific Film Archives, the Collective for Living Cinema and Cinéma Parallel in Montréal. His films and videos have earned him production grants from the Canada Council, and in New York State, from CAPS, NYFA, and ETC. His films and videos include: TABULA RASA (2004), 2nd prize Media City Festival, Windsor, Canada, Views from the Avant Garde, New York Film Festival and Onion Film & Video Festival; HERE (2002), Awarded Gold for best Experimental film, New York Film Expo; COLOR STUDY (2000), Rotterdam Film festival, London and Toronto Film Festivals, Lincoln Center, Second prize at the Black Maria Film Festival; MATERIAL INCIDENTS (2001), Rotterdam Film Festival. & New York Video Festival; FEET (1994) 2nd prize at the 1995 Black Maria; OUT IN THE GARDEN (1991)--Best Documentary, 1992 Ann Arbor Film Festival, Best Experimental Documentary, 16th Atlanta Film/Video Festival, shown on WNET and London Film Festival; YOU (1990)--Black Maria Festival; TIME'S WAKE--(1987) Prize Winner Black Maria Festival. Seven of his films & videos were curated in the Whitney Museum of American Art 1970-2000 American Century Film program. Films by Grenier are in the collections of the Donnell Media Library in NYC, the National Film Archive, Ottawa, the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, and AGO, Toronto. Grenier is on the faculty in the Cinema Department at Binghamton University and lives in Ithaca, New York.