Nicholas Metivier Gallery


2004 Diploma in Illustration, Sheridan College, Oakville, Canada


2015 Sigillum, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2013 Erratus, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto Canada
2011 Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2009 The Invisible College. Narwhal Art Projects, Toronto, Canada
Long Time Listener, First Time Caller, Giant Robot, New York City, USA
2008 Tell Me Lies, Tell Me Sweet, Pretty Lies, Sid Lee Collective, Amsterdam, NL
Kitschy, Gay and Over in A Second, Magic Pony, Toronto
The Nortammag Archives, Magic Pony, Toronto
2007 Fancy Action Now, Magic Pony, Toronto
2006 Team Macho is A Tough Man, Magic Pony, Toronto
2005 Friends For Life, Magic Pony, Toronto


2016 About Face, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
2014 Editions, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
2013 Season Preview, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
2012 Team Macho's "Axis Mundi', Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto 
2010 Hibernation Sickness: Narwhal Art Projects, Toronto
2009 Sitting Pretty: The Enduring Role of Portraiture in Contemporary Art, Red BullProjects, Toronto
2008 Foreign Legionnaires: Art Collectives at Work, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto
Halo Halo Exhibition, UrbanSpace Gallery, Toronto
Spread the Lead, Gallery Hanahou, New York City
2007 Illuminato, Outdoor Mural, Distillery District, Toronto
Knock Your Socks Off, Headquarters Galerie & Boutique, Montreal, Canada
Summer Sanctuary, Gallery Hanahou, New York City
2006 Getting To Know You, Headquarters Galerie & Boutique, Montreal
Team Macho Draws Similar Conclusions, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto


2016 Rinaldi, Luc. “Face Value: Nicholas Metivier’s weird and wistful portrait collection.”   Toronto Life, January 2016, p. 88-89.
2015 Whyte, Murray. “In Studio: Stephen Appleby-Barr’s Sigillum.” The Toronto Star, September 15.
“Best of Fall 2016 – Art: The Creative Class,” Toronto Life, October 2015, p.120.
Kingwell, Mark. “’I See For Miles’: Stephen Appleby-Barr’s Fantastic Vistas,” essay written for Stephen Appleby-Barr: Sigillum, August 2015.
2013 Whyte, Murray, “Top 8 artworks at Toronto galleries in 2013.” The Toronto Star,  December 27.
Whyte, Murray, “Stephen Appleby-Barr at the Nicholas Metivier Gallery and Marcel van   Eeden at Clint   Roenisch Gallery: reviews.” The Toronto Star, October 25.
2011 Balzer, David, “Figuratively speaking.” Eye Weekly, March 23.
2009 “Questions of culture.” The National Post, November.
“Daily Artist Profile.” Now Magazine, November.
“The Invisible College: Stephen Appleby-Barr.” The Toronto Star, November.
“Art Barr None!” Elle Canada, October.
“Team Macho.” The Gutenberg’s Quarterly Concern on Illustration & Surroundings, June.
2008 “Instant Magic.” ROJO Magazine, September.
Turner, Leah. “Helter Shelter: Team Macho.” Color. No 6, Issue 3. (Summer)
Knutzen, Bertie. “Team Macho Artist Profile.” Charm Offensive. July.
Bilton, Chris. “Team Macho: The Men of Fancy Action.” Slash. Winter.
2007 Burman, Monika. “Recipe for Macho.” MASS Art Guide. May.
2006 Whyte, Murray. “Artful Bond of Men.” Toronto Star. April 27.
2005 Sung, Hannah. MuchMusic television interview. August 5.
Terauds, John. “Illustrator gang feeds on whimsy.” Toronto Star. June 23.


2009 Peter Thaler and Lars Denicke, eds. Pen To Paper. Berlin: Pictoplasma Publishing
2008 Mattus, Matt, ed. Beyond Trend. Cincinnati: HOW Design Books.
Team Macho. Precious Gems. Toronto: Koyama Press.
2007 Magic Pony. Fancy Action Now: The Art of Team Macho. Magic Pony Publishing.