Rosalie Lam was born in Vietnam, in the ethnically Chinese city of Cholon. There, she received eight years of training in classical French painting. She moved to Canada, graduated with a degree in Architecture from McGill University, and has been involved in numerous community arts groups. She studied for two years at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, and for two years at the Sangeet Shyamala Centre in New Delhi. She has exhibited her work in Canada, China, and India. Rosalie Lam lives and paints in Toronto.
Rosalie Lam is passionate about drawing and painting. She seeks the challenge of painting and searching for visual expressions. Since she moved to Toronto in 2009, Rosalie has become an active participant in the vibrant art community of Toronto. She had two solo exhibitions, one at the TSA Launch gallery and the 2nd one at Fran Hill gallery. She also has taken part in numerous group shows throughout the city. She is a founding member of the Markmakers6, an artist group who meets to share visual art interest and to stage shows together. In addition, Rosalie participated in the Mural Route projects and organized “Drawing Club” at Withrow Public school.
Rosalie Lam has received two commissions to paint traffic control boxes for the City Of Toronto as part of the City’s Street Art program. They can be viewed in her online Portfolio and in person at the corner of St. Clair West and Keele, and near Trinity Bellwoods Park at the corner of Shaw and Lobb.