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Michael Dumontier MKG127

Michael Dumontier

Michael Dumontier CV, PDF file


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Articles and Reviews
+ Plug In Institute for Contemporary Art – Michael
   Dumontier, A Moon or a Button

+ Canadian Art - Michael Dumontier: From Miffy to
   Minimalism

+ Toronto Star – Giving life to the spring art season
+ The Globe and Mail, Gallery Going – Michael Dumontier at
   MKG127

+ Canadian Art Online – Michael Dumontier:
   Drawing on Minimalism, and Maturity

+ Border Crossings - If Fred Astaire Could Draw...
   The Elegant Artworks of Michael Dumontier

+ Border Crossings – Michael Dumontier

 
Untitled (rocks and paper), 2013
paper, MDF, coloured pencil



Michael Dumontier's work is marked by a process of reduction, material experimentation and minimal intervention. A multidisciplinary artist, his practice encompasses drawing, painting, sculpture and collage. His use of simple gestures and subtle cues may occasionally offer a minimal narrative. Michael lives and works in Winnipeg, MB.
Much of Dumontier's practice involves collaboration, most notably by being the founding member of the Royal Art Lodge collective. Although RAL concluded officially in 2008, he continues to collaborate with Neil Farber, and the two come together every Wednesday to paint and write. Michael also maintains an ongoing collaboration with Toronto-based artist Micah Lexier. Other past collaborators include Tom Elliott, Todd Martin, Paul Butler and Guy Maddin (The Keyhole Experiment).
Michael has had solo exhibitions in Winnipeg, Toronto, New York, Boston, and Padua, Italy. The Royal Art Lodge has had solo exhibitions in New York (The Drawing Center), Toronto (Power Plant), Los Angeles (MOCA), Dublin, Madrid, Brussels, Burgos, London, and produced a major commission for the 2008 Liverpool Biennial. Dumontier's work is part of numerous international private and public collections such as The National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa), The Winnipeg Art Gallery, The Vancouver Art Gallery, Folkwang Museum (Essen, Germany), FRAC Picardie (Amiens, France), Fondation Antoine de Galbert (Paris, France), and Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos (Burgos, Spain).



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