Linda Martinello received an MFA from the University of Waterloo, an HBA from the University of Toronto, and a Certificate of Advanced Visual Studies from the OCAD University Florence Program. Her work is in numerous prominent private, public and corporate collections, including Cadillac Fairview, BMO Financial Group, CIBC Bank, TD Financial Group, TELUS, and The Donovan Collection at the University of Toronto. She is the recipient of several awards and research grants, including a 2022 Canada Council for the Arts Explore and Create Grant, a 2022 La Napoule Art Foundation Residency in the south of France, SUMMART Art and Culture Turkey – Canada Residency at OCAD University in Toronto, Ontario Arts Council Grants, Toronto Arts Council Grants, SSHRC Graduate Research Scholarship, and the University of Waterloo President’s Graduate Scholarship among other awards. Martinello lives and works in rural Caledon and teaches at the Ontario College of Art + Design University and the University of Guelph. She is represented by Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto.
Linda Martinello acknowledges the generous support of the Canada Council for the Arts.