Gavin Lynch – Curriculum Vitae


Education

2012                Master of Fine Arts, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario

2009                Bachelor of Fine Arts, Emily Carr University of Art & Design,

Vancouver, B.C.

 

Solo & Two Person Exhibitions

2018                Letting go is hard, Angell Gallery, Toronto, On (forthcoming)

2018                Crossfaded (with Colin Dorward) Michael Gibson Gallery, London, On

2017                Land of the Midnight Sun, Peter Robertson Gallery, Edmonton, Ab

2017                Total Eclipse of my Heart, Angell Gallery, Toronto, On

2016                The Prelude & The Recluse, Angell Gallery, Toronto, On

2015                Art Toronto, w/ Angell Gallery, (Solo Booth)

2015                For Janus, Angell Gallery, Toronto, On

2013                Old Magic, Elissa Cristall Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.

2012                Questionable Inheritance, AXENEO7, Gatineau, Quebec

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018                We’ll All Become Stories, Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, On (forthcoming)

2017                Paper Cuts, curated by Kristian Day, Tripp Gallery, London, UK

2017                Art Toronto: Toronto International Art Fair, Metro Convention Centre, Toronto, On, with Angell Gallery

2016                Art Toronto: Toronto International Art Fair, Metro Convention Centre, Toronto, On, with Angell Gallery

2016                Summer Group Exhibition, Angell Gallery, Toronto

20th Anniversary Exhibition, Angell Gallery, Toronto

2015                This is Us Now, City of Ottawa Public Art Program Collection Exhibition, Karsh Masson Gallery, Ottawa, On

Beyond the Pines: Homer Watson and the Contemporary Canadian Landscape, Mississauga Art Gallery, Mississauga, Ontario

Big Bang, SAW Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario

Human Nature, Curated by Corinna Ghaznavi, Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, On

2014                Art Toronto: Toronto International Art Fair, Metro Convention Centre, Toronto, On, with Angell Gallery

2014 Royal Bank Painting Competition, Montreal Musée des Beaux Arts, Montreal, QC

I Heart Paint, Curated by Kim Dorland, Angell Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

Winter Exhibition, Elissa Cristall Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.

2012                Summer Views, Elissa Cristall Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.

2011                Art Toronto: Toronto International Art Fair, Metro Convention Centre, Toronto, On, with Elissa Cristall Gallery

Fresh Paint, New Construction, Art Mur, Montreal, Quebec

 

Awards & Scholarships

2016                Canada Council for the Arts Project Grant

2015                Ontario Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant

2015                Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant

2014                Canada Council for the Arts Project Grant

2014                Royal Bank Painting Competition Finalist

2013                Ontario Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant

2012                Michel Goulet Prize for Outstanding Master’s Thesis Presentation University of Ottawa

2011                Ontario Graduate Scholarship

2011                Excellence Scholarship, University of Ottawa

2010                Entrance Scholarship, University of Ottawa

2008                Takao Tanabe Painting Scholarship, ECUAD

2008                Helen Pitt Bursary Fund Award, ECUAD

2007                Maisie Anne Robertson Memorial Scholarship, ECUAD

2007                Helen Pitt Bursary Fund Award, ECUAD

 

Collections

Air Canada

Royal Bank of Canada

Nordstrom

City of Ottawa Public Art Collection

ALDO Group

University of Toronto

Simon Fraser University Permanent Collection, B.C. Hall

Toronto Dominion Bank

 

Selected Bibliography

2017                Tussle Magazine, Total Eclipse of My Heart:Gavin Lynch interview 03/01/2017

2017                Toronto Life, Going Out: Gavin Lynch 02/01/2017

2017                Vue Weekly, Gavin Lynch: Beauty of the Yukon 05/12/2017

2017                Where Magazine, Gavin Lynch: Land of the Midnight Sun 05/13/2017

2016                Toronto Star, Gavin Lynch, The Prelude and the Recluse 02/01/2016

2016                ARToronto.ca Gavin Lynch: The Prelude & The Recluse

2015                Ottawa Citizen, Capital! Ottawa Favorites in Visual Arts 2015, 23/12/15

2015                Ottawa Citizen, City Shows off New Art Collection, 14/12/15

2015                Artsy, Top Ten Canadian Artists to Watch at Art TO 2015, online

2015                Toronto Now, The Creative Class, August 2015

2015                Ottawa Citizen, A Very Big Bang of Ottawa Art, Peter Simpson, 21/08/2015

2015                Studio Sixty-Six, Interview with Jason St. Laurent, 10/09/15

2015                ARTORONTO.CA, GAVIN LYNCH: For Janus at Angell Gallery, 03/01/15

2014                ARTORONTO.CA, I HEART PAINT/Opening Recption, 05/08/14

2014                The Globe & Mail, See the 15 Painters Shortlisted for the $25,000 RBC Painting Competition, 06/14/14

2014                Canadian Art, Canadian Painting Competition Finalists Announced, 06/14/14

2013                Canadian Art Magazine, Smart Guide to Canadian Art Schools, Winter Issue

2012                Vanier Now, At Home with Gavin Lynch, online, 01/13/13

2010                The Drawing Room Exhibition Catalogue, Pendulum Gallery, Vancouver

2009                From the Tropics to the Herbarium, by Joshua Holmes and Robin Selk, Helen Pitt Gallery

 

Speaking Engagements

2016                Why MFA? with Cara Tierny and Laura Taler, The Ottawa Art Gallery

2015                Why Painting Now? with Eric Fischl, Canada Council for the Arts, Art Bank, Ottawa, On

2013                Algonquin College, Ottawa, On