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Bronson Smillie 

b. 1992


Solo Exhibitions

2023  Almost Begin, Afternoon Projects, Vancouver, BC

2023  A Place for Everything, april april, Brooklyn, NY 

2022  Tempo 85, Espace Maurice, Montreal, QC 

2019  Forever is Closing in, MoMAPS311, Ottawa, ON 

Group Exhibitions

2024  Soul Jubilee, Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto, ON

2024  ahr-kahyv, curated by Pieter-Jan De Paepe, Ghent, Belgium

2024  Also a good place to sulk, Zalucky Contemporary, Toronto, ON (curated by Anaïs Castro)

2024  Maison Modèle VI, Centre Clark, Montréal, QC  

2023  Cruel to be Kind, Stewart Hall Gallery, Pictura Biennale, Montréal, QC

2023  a broad private wink, Nicelle Beauchene, New York City, NY (organized by april april)

2023  Modular Storage, LVL3, Chicago, IL

2022  appairage, peering, pairing, AXENÉO7, Gatineau, QC

​​2021  Where the Sun Sets and Where it Rises: Chapter 12, Petrohradská Kolektiv, Prague, Czechia

2021  Where the Sun Sets and Where it Rises: Chapter 11, Petrohradská Kolektiv, Prague, Czechia

2019  Nothing Happens, Five AM, Calgary, AB

2018  Quartier Générale ArtPop, Studio Rialto, Montréal, QC

2018  A Fine Tool, Untitled Arts Society, Calgary, AB

2017  Things Repeated, Eastern Bloc, Montréal , QC 


2024  NADA New York with april april, New York City, NY 

2023  Plural with Espace Maurice, Montréal, QC

2022  NADA New York with april april, New York City, NY


2021  Petrohradská Kolektiv AiR, Prague, Czechia

2018  Comics Workbook Rowhouse Residency, Pittsburgh, PA

Curatorial Projects

2021  Cover Story, Art POP, Studio Rialto, Montréal, QC

2020  Opening Night, Art POP, Studio Rialto, Montréal, QC 



2024  Canada Council for the Arts: Explore and Create

2023  CALQ Travel Grant

2022  ARTCH Emerging Artists Grant

2021  CALQ Travel Grant

2019  Concordia University Travel Grant

2019  Fine Arts Reading Room Publication Grant

2018  Concordia University Travel Grant

2015  FFAR Print Media Paper Grant



2024  Artoronto, “Also a Good Place to Sulk at Zalucky Contemporary”, review by Rashana Youtzy

2023  Tzvetnik, “Almost Begin” at Afternoon Projects
2023  Art Viewer, “Almost Begin” at Afternoon Projects

2023  C Magazine, "Tempo 85" Review by Rosemary Flutur

2022  LVL 3 Chicago, "Artist of the Week Interview"

2018  Calgary Journal, “Flip into zine culture: Mini magazines are making a comeback”

2018  Broken Pencil, “When the Party’s Over brings out the whimsical… and the dark”

2017  CBC Arts, “Calgary’s Zine scene gives a home to those ‘fed up with the city’s corporate




2020  BFA Concordia University, Studio Arts and Art History

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