Curriculum Vitae

Born in Toronto, 1980


Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, ON 


2012      University of Waterloo, Masters of Fine Arts, Waterloo, Canada

2006      OCAD University, Post Graduate Advanced Visual Studies, Florence, Italy

2004      University of Toronto, Honours Bachelor of Arts, Toronto, Canada

2004      University of Guadalajara, Contemporary Art and Politics, Guadalajara, Mexico  

2001      University of Siena, Medieval Art and Architecture, Siena, Italy


 2022     Current, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, ON 

2018     Sotterranea, Gallery Jones, Vancouver, BC

2018     Matera, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, ON

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

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

2014     Gallery Page and Strange, Halifax, NS

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

2012     Amorphous Arenas, Rumi Galleries, Port Credit, ON

2011     Edward Day Gallery, curated by Claire Christie, Toronto, ON


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

2021      Season Preview, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, ON

2020      On Paper, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, ON

2018      The Big Picture, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, ON

2017      Season Preview, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, ON

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

              Mississauga, ON

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

2015      University of Waterloo Graduates, Capital One Gallery, curated by Tracey

              Capes, Toronto, ON

2014      7 Peintres Torontois, Galerie BAC, Montreal, QC

2014      Ten Year Show, p|m Gallery, Toronto, ON

2014      Redrawing Boundaries, CFA Gallery, Toronto, ON  

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

2013      Local Call II, Telephone Booth Gallery, Toronto, ON

2011      Conference, Telephone Booth Gallery, Toronto, ON


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, June 7.
             The Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Matera: an exhibition by Linda Martinello, June 6.
             Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Five Questions With Linda Martinello, May 22.
     Akimbo Connects, Work in Progress by Linda Martinello, Dec 29.
             Artist Showcase 2017, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, 2017.
     Blouin Artinfo, Linda Martinello: Matera at Nicholas Metivier Gallery, May 28.    

             Spencer, Jason. Plenty of 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.
     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.
     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.
     Boon, Trish. In Conversation with Canadian Contemporary Art, November 23.
             Eye Weekly, Best Bets! 'Conference Call', December 8.
     Vaughan, R.M. 'Art works 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, February.

             Brampton Guardian, 'Take An 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', Arts & Entertainment, Mar 12.

2008     Dault, Gary Michael, Gallery Going, Visual Arts, The Globe and Mail, Mar 29.


2012 – present    Sessional Instructor, Drawing & Painting, Faculty of Art, OCAD University,

                            Toronto, ON
2019 – present    Sessional Instructor, Studio Art, School of Fine Art and Music,

                            University of Guelph, ON
2012 – 2014        Sessional Instructor, Studio Art, Fine Arts, University of Waterloo, ON


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

2014      Ontario Arts Council, Emerging Visual Artist Project Grant

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      Ontario Graduate Scholarship (declined)

2011      Shantz Fellowship Scholarship, University of Waterloo

2011      Ontario Graduate Fellowship, University of Waterloo

2011      Year One MFA Award, 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


2022     La Napoule Art Foundation, Mandelieu-La Napoule, Côte d'Azur, France

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

             Toronto, ON


2022      Lobby Commission, TD Centre, Cadillac Fairview, Toronto, ON

2021      Lobby Commission, CIBC Square, Toronto, ON (Shortlisted)


Armco, United States

The Aimia Collection, Toronto, ON

BMO Corporate Collection, Toronto, ON

BMO Institute for Learning, Toronto, ON

Cadillac Fairview, Toronto, ON

Cenovus Corporate Collection, Toronto, ON

Encana Corporate Collection, Toronto, ON

Norwegian Cruise Line, Florida, US 

PAMA Peel Art Gallery Permanent Collection, Brampton, ON

The Framework Foundation, Toronto, ON

The Donovan Collection, Toronto, ON

TD Bank Financial Group, Toronto and Ottawa, ON 

TD Waterhouse, Ottawa, ON

TELUS, Toronto, ON

Torys LLP, Toronto, ON

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

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

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

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