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Curriculum Vitae

LINDA CLEMENTINA TORRES MARTINELLO

b. 1980 Toronto, Canada

EDUCATION 

2012      Masters of Fine Arts, University of Waterloo, Canada

2006      Postgraduate Advanced Visual Studies, OCAD University Florence Program, Italy

2004      Honours Bachelor of Arts, University of Toronto, Canada

2004      Contemporary Art and Politics, University of Guadalajara, Mexico

2001      Medieval Art and Architecture, University of Siena, Italy

REPRESENTATION

Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2022     Current, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto

2018     Sotterranea, Gallery Jones, Vancouver

2018     Matera, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto

2018     Città Rinata, Latcham Art Centre, curated by Elisa Coish, Stouffville

2015     Chambers of Indefinite Extent, p|m Gallery, Toronto

2014     Gallery Page and Strange, Halifax

2012     Four Corners Gateway, University of Waterloo Art Gallery, Waterloo

2012     Amorphous Arenas, Rumi Galleries, Port Credit

2011     Edward Day Gallery, curated by Claire Christie, Toronto

2010     Aegean, 301 Projects, Toronto

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022      Open Studio, La Napoule Art Foundation, Mandelieu-la-Napoule, France

2022      Art Toronto, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto

2022      Season Preview, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto

2021      Drawn to the Horizon, Art Gallery of Northumberland, Cobourg

2021      Art Toronto, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto

2021      Season Preview, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto

2021      Art Toronto, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto

2020      Art Toronto, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto

2019      Art Toronto, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto

2019      On Paper, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto

2018      Art Toronto, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto

2018      The Big Picture, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto

2017      Art Toronto, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto

2017      Season Preview, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto

2015      Art Toronto, p|m Gallery, Toronto

2015      Interrupted Landscapes, Living Arts Centre, curated by Megan Press, Mississauga

2015      Exchange, PAMA Peel Art Gallery, curated by Gerrie Loveys, Brampton

2015      Capital One Gallery, curated by Tracey Capes, Toronto

2014      Art Toronto, p|m Gallery, Toronto

2014      7 Peintres Torontois, Galerie BAC, Montreal

2014      Experiencing Perspectives, Mercedes-Benz, Mississauga, ON

2014      Ten Year Show, p|m Gallery, Toronto

2014      Redrawing Boundaries, CFA Gallery, Toronto

2014      Art Toronto, Rumi Galleries, Toronto

2013      Experiencing Perspectives, Mercedes-Benz, Mississauga, ON

2013      Art Toronto, Rumi Galleries, Toronto

2013      Papier, Birch Libralato, Montreal

2013      Dream Baby, CART NY, The Armory Show, New York

2013      Local Call II, Telephone Booth Gallery, Toronto

2011      Conference, Telephone Booth Gallery, Toronto

2009      Points of Departure, Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton

2009      AAHMEX, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga

2009      Cinque Terre, Whippersnapper Gallery, Toronto

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

2022     La Napoule Art Foundation, Château de La Napoule, Mandelieu-La Napoule, France

2014     Fusion of Art and Culture: Turkey – Canada, SUMMART / OCAD U, Toronto
 

PUBLIC ART

2023      Semi-Finalist, Kitchener Public Library (KPL) Southwest, Kitchener

2022      Lobby Commission, TD Centre, Cadillac Fairview, Toronto

2021      Lobby Commission Semi-Finalist, CIBC Square, Toronto

PRESS AND PUBLICATIONS 

2021     Drawn to the Horizon, Exhibition Catalogue, Art Gallery of Northumberland. 

2018     Galleries West, Linda Martinello: Sotterranea, Nov 24.
             Dick, Terrence, Season Two Episode 05: Painting 2: Memories, Jul 29.
             Canadian Art, Linda Martinello: Matera, Jun 29.
             Mellor, Annapurna. Painting Matera: An Interview With Linda Martinello, ROAM Magazine, Jun 7.
             The Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Matera: an exhibition by Linda Martinello, Ju
n 6.
             Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Five Questions With Linda Martinello, May 22.
2017
     Akimbo Connects, Work in Progress by Linda Martinello, Dec 29.
             Artist Showcase 2017, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, 2017.
2015
     Blouin Artinfo, Linda Martinello: Matera at Nicholas Metivier Gallery, May 28.    

             Spencer, Jason. Room for Interpretation at LAC, Mississauga News, Apr 25. 
             Caledon Enterprise, Interrupted Landscapes, April. 
             Horne-Gaul, Laura. Interview, Tussle Magazine, March 21.
             Canadian House & Home Magazine, January Issue
             Caledon Citizen, Celebrate winter at Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives, January 28.
2014
     Depth Perception, Fusion of Art and Culture: Turkey – Canada, SUMMART/
OCAD, June. 
             Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Linda Martinello - Cavern Switchback, 2014.
 
            Canadian Architect, OCAD University’s Project 31 Auction, March 6.
2012
     MFA Graduate Catalogue, University of Waterloo Art Gallery, March. 
 
            Monoholias, Voula. Where Creative Works, The Standard, November 5.
 
            Mississauga News, Rumi Galleries explores new landscapes, September 11.
2011
     Boon, Trish. In Conversation with Canadian Contemporary Art, November 23.
             Eye Weekly, Best Bets! 'Conference Call', December 8.
2010
     Vaughan, R.M. ' Artworks to Salve the Wintry Canadian soul', The Globe and Mail, Dec. 17.

2009     Daley, Judy, Curator, Points of Departure, Curatorial Essay, Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, ON.

             Brampton Guardian, 'Artistic Journey with Points of Departure at The Art Gallery of Peel.' Feb. 19.

             Ito, Mary. CBC Living in Toronto, 'Points of Departure', Art Gallery of Peel, Mar 15.

             Caledon Citizen, 'Take an artistic journey with points of departure at Art Gallery of Peel', Mar 12.

2009     Dault, Gary Michael, Gallery Going, Visual Arts, The Globe and Mail, Mar 29.

AWARDS & RESEARCH GRANTS

2022      Canada Council for the Arts, Research and Creation Grant

2017      Ontario Arts Council, Emerging Visual Artist Project Grant

2015      Toronto Arts Council, Emerging Visual Artist Grant

2015      Ontario Arts Council, Emerging Visual Artist Project Grant

2014      Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2012      Toronto Arts Council, Emerging Visual Artist Grant

2012      Ontario Arts Council, Emerging Visual Artist Project Grant

2011      SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship 

2011      University of Waterloo President's Graduate Scholarship

2011      Shantz Fellowship Scholarship, University of Waterloo

2011      Ontario Graduate Fellowship, University of Waterloo

2011      Year One MFA Award, University of Waterloo

2010      Ontario Graduate Scholarship, University of Waterloo

2010      Textbook and Technology Grant, University of Waterloo

2010      University of Waterloo Graduate Entrance Scholarship

2009      Toronto Arts Council, Emerging Visual Artist Grant

2006      OSOG Ontario Student Opportunity Grant, Ontario Ministry of Education 

2005      Ontario Student Assistance Fund, Florence Program Bursary, OCAD University

2005      Ontario Millennium Bursary Award, OCAD University

2004      Dr. Annie Smith Scholarship, University of Toronto

2004      University of Toronto Undergraduate Grant

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Armco, United States

The Aimia Collection, Toronto

BMO Corporate Collection, Toronto

BMO Institute for Learning, Toronto

Cadillac Fairview, Toronto

Cenovus Energy Inc. Calgary

CIBC Corporate Art Collection, Toronto

Encana Corporate Collection, Calgary

Norwegian Cruise Line, Florida, US

PAMA Peel Art Gallery Permanent Collection, Brampton

The Framework Foundation, Toronto

The Donovan Collection, Toronto

TD Bank Corporate Art Collection, Toronto

TD Waterhouse, Ottawa

TELUS, Toronto

Torys LLP, Toronto

University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Private Collections (Canada, USA, Mexico, Bahamas, France, Italy)

 

TEACHING

2012 – present    Adjunct Professor, Drawing & Painting, Faculty of Art, OCAD University, Toronto
2019                    Sessional Instructor, Studio Art, School of Fine Art and Music, University of Guelph, Guelph
2012 – 2014        Sessional Instructor, Studio Art, Fine Arts, University of Waterloo, Waterloo

With thanks to the generous support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

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