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Brandon Steen - Artist Biography / Exhibitions

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Artist Biography 

Brandon Steen is a contemporary painter born in 1970 and raised in Toronto. Brandon’s contemporary paintings are deeply multi-layered and place focus on the historic qualities of his beloved Toronto. His love affair with the city where he grew up is evident in the striking and realistic compositions. He uses rich colour palettes and a pentimento cast to his under paintings that peels back the focus to bring new perspective to some rather old places in the city.

Brandon was educated at both the University of Windsor and George Brown College.

Solo Exhibitions

2008 Gunky Gave Me Cash Show at The MModern Gallery (Palm Springs, CA)
2006 The Bump Show at The Compound Gallery (Portland, OR)
2005 Ghouls, Goblins, Ghosts and Gourds Show at AWOL Gallery (Toronto, ON)

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 June Show at The Elaine Fleck Gallery (Toronto, ON)
2016 12x12 Show at The Abyss Gallery (Montréal,QC)
2014 Rock’Em Sock’Em Show at AWOL Gallery (Toronto, ON)
2014 Salon Show at The Pentimento Gallery (Toronto, ON)
2014 Save The Bees Show at Alexi Era Gallery (St. Louis, MO)
2013 Northern Lights at Rotofugi Gallery (Chicago, IL)
2013 Beer Is Art Show at La Luz De Jesus Gallery (Hollywood, CA)
2011 Everything But The Kitschen Sync Show at La Luz De Jesus Gallery (Hollywood, CA)
2011 North Start Show at The White Wall North Gallery (Toronto, ON)
2010 Krampus at The Resistor Gallery (Toronto, ON)
2010 Lovable Bad Ass Show at The Narwhal Gallery (Toronto, ON)
2009 Art Basel Miami with The MModern Gallery (Miami, FLA)
2009 Broken Promise Of The Flying Car Show at The MModern Gallery (Palm Springs, CA)
2008 Crimes On Canvas Show at The MModern Gallery (Palm Springs, CA)
2008 Cheap Date Show at The Steam Whistle Gallery (Toronto, CA)
2008 Lowbrow On The High Seas 5 Show at The Tart Gallery (Vancouver, BC)
2008 Tiki Show At The MModern Gallery (Palm Springs, CA)
2008 Hot Rods and Cool Brods Show at The Tart Gallery (Vancouver, BC)
2008 Abstraction Distraction Show at The MModern Gallery (Palm Springs, CA)
2008 Everything But The Kitschen Sync Show at La Luz De Jesus Gallery (Hollywood, CA)
2008 Under The Influence - Tribute to Stan Lee Show at Gallery 88 (Los Angeles, CA)
2007 Everything But The Kitschen Sync Show at La Luz De Jesus Gallery (Hollywood, CA)
2007 Picks Of The Harvest Show at Thinkspace Gallery (Hollywood, CA)
2007 The Rising Show at The Wind Up Gallery (Phoenix, AZ)2007 Collabro at The Showroom Gallery (New York, NY)
2007 Pervasive Art North at La Petite North Gallery (Ottawa, ON)
2007 Munny Show at Kid Robot (New York, NY)
2006 Valentine at The Compound Gallery (Portland, OR)
2006 Skate Deck at The Knoxville Museun of Fine Arts (Knoxville, TN)
2006 Everything But The Kitschen Sync Show at La Luz De Jesus Gallery (Hollywood, CA)
2006 Collabro at The Subject Matter Gallery (Costa Mesa, CA)
2006 Pirate Show at The Tart Gallery (Vancouver, BC)
2006 Square Foot Show at AWOL Gallery (Toronto, ON)
2006 Give A Little Show at The Magic Pony Gallery (Toronto, ON)
2005 Beer Mat at The Alicante Gallery (Alicante, SP)
2005 Square Foot Show at The Project Spaceman Gallery with AWOL Gallery (Brooklyn, NY)