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,
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
SELECTED REVIEWS, INTERVIEWS 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, 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.
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. Plenty of room for interpretation at LAC, Mississauga News,
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,
2014 Depth Perception, Fusion of Art and Culture: Turkey – Canada, SUMMART /
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. 'Art works to salve the wintry Canadian soul', The Globe and Mail,
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,
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
SELECTED 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
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,
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.