LINDA CLEMENTINA TORRES MARTINELLO
b. 1980 Toronto, Canada
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
Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
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
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
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
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, Jun 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
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
Torys LLP, Toronto
University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Private Collections (Canada, USA, Mexico, Bahamas, France, Italy)
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.