Nicholas Metivier Gallery

Solo Exhibitions

2017 Many Feet Have Crossed This Stream, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
2015 Introducing Matt Bahen, Claire Oliver Gallery, New York, NY
Ark, LE Gallery, Toronto, ON
The Curve of the Earth, Claire Oliver Gallery, New York, NY
2014 Sometimes Comes the Mother, Sometimes Comes the Wolf, Munch Gallery, New York, NY
2013 Striking Fire Out of the Rock, LE Gallery, Toronto, ON
Gravity's Faith, The MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON
2012 The Weight of Light, Much Gallery, New York, NY
After Wolves, LE Gallery, Toronto, ON
2010 Run with the Hunted, Moore Gallery, Toronto, ON
2008 The River, Moore Gallery, Toronto, ON
2007 Marlow, Moore Gallery, Toronto, ON
2006 God and Country, Hampden Gallery University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA
No Picture, le. Gallery, Toronto, ON
2005 Straw Dogs, Moore Gallery, Toronto, ON
2004 Fatal Surveillance, A Space, Toronto, ON
2002 Run with the Culture Gun, S.P.I.N. Gallery, Toronto, ON
Terminal Playback, Gallery 401, Toronto, ON
2001 The Raphaels' Annual Extravaganza, Toronto, ON
Direct Access, Gallery 401, Toronto, ON

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Season Preview, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, ON
Summertime Cookout, Claire Oliver Gallery, New York
2016 My Landscape, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, ON
2013 Gallery Artists, Munch Gallery, New York, NY
2012 60 Painters, Humber College School of Arts and Media, Toronto, ON
2011 Introducing Matt Bahen and Katie Pretti, James Baird Gallery, Pouch Cove, Nfld
2010 Merge, Art Gallery of Ontario art rental and sales gallery, Toronto, ON
2006 God and Country, Harcourt House, Edmonton, Alberta 
Winter Show, Moore Gallery, Toronto, ON
2005 Summer Show, Moore Gallery, Toronto, ON
2004 ARC, Festival for Human Rights in Canada, Toronto, ON
Summer Show, Moore Gallery, Toronto, ON
Mix Magazine Show, Mind Control, Toronto, ON
A Space Windows, Collaboration with John Scott, A Space, Toronto, ON
New York Art Expo, New York, NY
Thought Crimez, London Fog Building, Toronto, ON
Thought Crimez, Zero to One, Kitchener, ON
Gallery Artists, Moore Gallery, Toronto, ON
2003 Team Apocalypse, Project for C magazine summer 2003 issue Alabama International Art Fair, Birmingham, Alabama
Drawing Attention, S.P.I.N. Gallery, Toronto, ON
The Annual Nervous Breakdown, Zero to One Gallery, Kitchener, ON
Toronto Social Forum, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON
2002 Collaboration – The 3rd Montreal Biennale John Scott & Team Apocalypse, Montreal, Quebec 
H.Y.P.E. (Graffiti Artist), Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
Juggernaught Cocktail, Angell Gallery, Toronto, ON
Annual Graduate Exhibition, O.C.A.D, Toronto, ON
Go West, S.P.I.N. Gallery (in conjunction with O.C.A.D./ Thesis Exhibition), Toronto, ON
2001 And Infinite Justice for All, Art System, Toronto, ON
A Dark Wave, Art System, Toronto, ON
Mini Me, S.P.I.N. Gallery, Toronto, ON
Hell in a Rain Slicker, the O. C. A.D. Gallery, Toronto, ON
The Annual Figure Drawing and Painting Exposition, Atrium Gallery Café, O.C.A.D., Toronto, ON
Bodies of Artifice, Atrium Gallery Café, O.C.A.D., Toronto, ON
2000 Triptych, Atrium Gallery Café, Atrium Gallery Café, O.C.A.D., Toronto, ON
Testosterone: The Man Show, Art System, Toronto, ON
Utopia A.D, Art System, Toronto, ON
The Annual O.C.A.D. Student Exhibition, Toronto, ON


2012 The John Hartman Award, MacLaren Art Centre
2002 O.C.A.D. – Figure Drawing + Painting Award
2001 The Hungarian Helcion Society Scholarship of Excellence in Drawing and Painting
2000 The Sully Corth Memorial Fund Scholarship


2017 Blouin Artinfo, 'Matt Bahen: Many Feet Have Crossed This Stream' at Nicholas Metivier Gallery', Nov. 21, 2017
2015 Tussle Magazine, Hourne-Gaul, Laura, "ARK an interview with Matt Bahen", March 15, 2015
2014 Whitehot magazine, Sarah Elise Hall, "Matt Bahen at Munch Gallery", May 2014
The Chronicle Herald, Elissa Bernard, "Vanderpolder, Bahen reinvent landscape," June12, 2014
2013 Magenta Magazine, Carol-Ann Ryan, Summer 2013
Studio Beat, "Studio Visit: Matt Bahen, Painter," June 19, 2013
2012 The Globe and Mail, R. M. Vaughan, March 31, 2012
Culture, Bradley Rubenstein, September 13, 2012, Allison Meier, "Three LES Shows Reveal a World of Hidden Details", September 20, 2012
ARTE FUSE, arte fuse,  "Munch Gallery Shares Their Latest Installation, September 26, 2012
Culture, Nicole Casamento,  "Culture Grinder of the Month: Matt Bahen", September 27, 2012
2010 Arkylic,com, Randy Gladman, "Matt Bahen at Moore Gallery," April 28, 2010
2008 The Globe and Mail, Gary Michael Dault, "Gallery Going", December 20, 2008
Phil, "Unspeakable History Painting", Phil Irish, December 16, 2008
2007 The Globe and Mail, Gary Michael Dault, "Gallery Going", March 17, 2007
2006 Canadian Art, Sally Mckay, “Matt Bahen Le. Gallery Toronto”, Summer 2006, Volume 23 Number 2 
The Globe and Mail, Gary Michel Dault, “Matt Bahen at Le Gallery”, February 11, 2006
2004 Bits, Tomo Lennon, “Fatal Surveillance”, May 18, 2004  
The Globe and Mail, Gary Michael Dault, “Predator Prey and Sensuous Paint”, May 22, 2004
Mix Magazine, Artist Profile, Spring Issue
Shift Japan,, Mickey Richardson, Thoughtcrimez
2002 NOW Magazine, “Best Show of the Year” (Best Art Space- S.P.I.N. Gallery) October issue
CBC Evening News, (Artist Profile) – “Juggernaught Cocktail” , July 2002
NOW Magazine, Thomas Hirschman, “Juggernaught Cocktail”, August issue
2001 The Ottawa Sun, Becker, Jeannie, “The Military in Fashion”, July 24, 2001
2000 The National Post, Buttery, Helen, “Art with a Message”, February 24, 2000
Catholic New Times, Jalonen, Dean, “Arts and Culture”, October 21, 2000


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