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Matthew Catalano

Artist member since 2020
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Toronto, Ontario

Matthew Catalano was born in Oshawa Ontario and received his BFA from the University of Waterloo. He currently lives and works in Toronto Ontario.

The new work is playing with the idea of still-life, landscape and pattern. I have been mildly obsessed with the Rococo as of late and can see parallels between that age and our own. Social media is the new garden party or fête galante heralding the Nurococo.


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Q+A

Best season of the year in Toronto

All have their moments.

In a previous life I was (a) ...

A terrible wedding DJ

What do you listen to when you work?

I put on movies and TV series I've already seen and just listen.

Why is it important for people to have art in their home or life?

Engages the brain and expands your perspective.

Favourite medium

Paint in all its incarnations.

Beverage of choice

Hot water, fresh ginger, lemon and honey = elixir

Upcoming Exhibitions
2021-03-10

Propeller Gallery, Toronto
Salon 15

Select Past Exhibitions
2019

Cedar ridge cultural centre, Scarborough
New Works

2017

Rotunda Gallery, Kitchener
Myths and Confetti

2015

Gallery A Robert RMG, Oshawa
Arbour Nimbus

2014

Project Gallery, Toronto
Post- Digital

Artist Project, Toronto
Artist Project

Art Interiors, Toronto
Festival of Smalls

Accolades
2015

Ontario Arts Council
Exhibition Grant

Press
2015

Slowcity.ca
Trees a Crowd

Residencies
2017

Muong Cultural Centre, Hoa Binh City
Studio artist

Education
1994

University of Waterloo
MFA

2005

Western University
BEd

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