Bronson Smillie (he/him)

b. 1992



​​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

2021  Cover Story, Studio Rialto, Montréal, QC (curator)

2021  Partition, AXENÉO7, Gatineau, QC (postponed)

2020  Opening Night, Studio Rialto, Montréal, QC (curator)

2019  Nothing Happens, Five AM, Calgary, AB

2019  Forever is Closing in, MoMAPS311, Ottawa, ON * solo

2018  Quartier Générale ArtPop, Studio Rialto, Montréal, QC

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

2017  Things Repeated, Eastern Bloc, Montréal , QC


Professional Experience

2020 —  Curator of Visual Arts Programming, Pop Montréal, Montréal, QC

2020 —  Market Research Assistant, Robin Rosenberg Fine Art, Montréal, QC

2020       Outreach and Communications Specialist, Centre Turbine, Montréal, QC

2017 - 2020  Director of Programming, We Are Not an Island Queer Zine Fair, Calgary, AB



2021  Petrohradská Kolektiv AiR, Prague, Czechia

2018  Comics Workbook Rowhouse Residency, Pittsburgh, PA



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



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




2016 — 2019  BFA Concordia University, Studio Arts and Art History