Curriculum Vitae


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, Ontario, Canada

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

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



 2022     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, Mississauga, ON

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

2010     Forum Romanum, 301 Projects, 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, Ontario

2015      Capital One Financial Gallery, curated by Tracey Capes, Toronto, ON

2014      7 Peintres Torontois, Galerie BAC, Montreal, QC

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

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

2011      MFA Group Show, University of Waterloo Front Gallery, Waterloo, ON

2010      Incontra, Italian Heritage Canada, Vaughn City Hall, Vaughn; Toronto City Hall, Toronto, ON

2009      Points of Departure, Art Gallery of Peel, curated by Judy Daley, Brampton, ON 


2019      Art Toronto, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, ON

2019      Art on Paper, Gallery Jones, PIER 36, New York, NY

2018      Art Toronto, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, ON

2017      PULSE, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Miami, FL

2017      Art Toronto, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, ON


2017      Lobby Commission, TD Centre, Cadillac Fairview, Toronto, ON

2015      Lobby Commission, CIBC Square, Toronto, ON (Short-Listed)


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


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


2018       Dick, Terrence, SEASON TWO  EPISODE 05: Painting 2: Memories, Jul 29.

2018       Mellor, Annapurna, Painting Matera: An Interview With Linda Martinello

              ROAM Magazine, Jun 7.

2018       Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Five Questions With Linda Martinello, May 22.

2018       Blouin Artinfo, Linda Martinello: Matera at Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, May  28.

2018       Akimbo Connects, Work in Progress by Linda Martinello, Dec 29.

2015      Horne-Gaul, Laura, Interview with Linda Martinello, Tussle Magazine, Mar 21.

2012      Monoholias, Voula, Where Creative Works: Cory Blackburn and Linda Martinello,

              The Standard, Nov 5.

2011      Boon, Trish, Linda Martinello, In Conversation with Canadian Contemporary Art, Nov 23.

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

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


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

2019                  Sessional Instructor, Studio Art, University of Guelph, Canada

2012 - 2018       Workshop Facilitator, Admissions & Recruitment, OCAD University, Canada 

2015 - 2016       Assistant Professor, Florence Program Coordinator, OCAD University, Italy

2012 - 2014       Sessional Instructor, Fine Arts, University of Waterloo, Canada


Armco, United States

The Aimia Collection, Canada

BMO Corporate Collection, Canada

BMO Institute for Learning, Canada

Cadillac Fairview, Canada

Cenovus Corporate Collection, Canada

Encana Corporate Collection, Canada

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, United States 

PAMA Peel Art Gallery Permanent Collection, Canada

The Framework Foundation, Canada

The Donovan Collection, University of Toronto, Canada

TD Bank Financial Group, Canada

TD Waterhouse, Canada

TELUS, Canada

Torys, Canada

University of British Columbia, Canada

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.