Brendan Flanagan

Brendan Flanagan


2014 MFA from Concordia University, Montreal
2007 BFA from the Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto
2004 The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Solo Exhibitions:

2016 Dense Hands, Thick Clouds, FOFA Gallery, Montreal
2015 Preset Mispronounced Division Gallery, Toronto
2014 Nothing But Foam Jean Brillant, Montreal
2011 Sightlines. Thierry Goldberg, New York
2010 Interiors. Angell Gallery, Toronto
2009 Revenant. Angell Gallery, Toronto
2008 Black Bay. LE Gallery. Toronto

Two Person Exhibitions:

2016 Brendan Flanagan/ Jean Francois Lauda, Vie d’Ange, Montreal

Group Exhibitions:

2015 Surface and Stratagem , Division Gallery, Toronto
2014 Composed of Superposed Layers That Sometimes Partially Merge, Circa Montreal
2014 Invisible Heavy Hand - French Restaurant, Montreal
2014 Six Peintres - Galerie B312, Montreal
2013 RBC Painting Prize Nominee - National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
2013 Shape Shifters - Division Gallery, Toronto
2013 D3 - Drawing Lab Dessin, Montreal
2013 Fresh Paint - Art Mur, Montreal
2012 Lived Labour - 135 Van Horne, Montreal
2010 Architectures - Division Gallery, Montreal
2010 Red Carpet - Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto
2010 After the Dust Settles - Angell Gallery, Toronto
2009 Toronto Pavillion - Mediamatic. Amsterdam
2009 Works on Paper - Angell Gallery. Toronto
2008 Emergence - Elliott Louis Gallery. Vancouver
2008 Highway Child - Kollektiv Berlin. Berlin, Germany

Art Fairs:

2014 Feature Art Fair, with Division Gallery
2013 Art Toronto, with Division Gallery
2010 Next Chicago, with Charest Weinberg Gallery
2009 Pulse Miami, with Angell Gallery
2009 Pulse New York, with Angell Gallery
2009 Art Toronto, with Angell Gallery
2008 Berlin Kunstsalon, with Kollektiv Berlin
2008 Toronto International Art Fair, with LE Gallery

Grants and Awards:

2015 Canada Art Council Project Grant
2014 Claudine and Stephen Bronfman Fellowship in Contemporary Art
2011/12 Tedeschi Fine Arts Fellowship
2011/12 Concordia Fine Arts Fellowship
2009 Toronto Arts Council: Visual Arts Grant
2009 Ontario Arts Council: Visual Arts Grant


2017 Artist in Residence at the Banff Centre
2013 Digital Atelier at OCAD University

Teaching Experience:

2016-2014 Sessional Instructor at Concordia University, Montreal
2012-2014 Teaching Assistant at Concordia University, Montreal

Lectures and Panels:

2016 Concordia University, Artist Talk for the Painting and Drawing Department
2015 Galerie B312, Panel discussion for Six Peintures
2015 Concordia University, Artist talk. Instructor Eleanor Bond
2014 OCADU, Artist talk for the Painting and Drawing Department
2011 OCADU, Artist talk for the Painting and Drawing Department


Exhibition: Brendan Flanagan, Canadian Art Magazine, Winter 2015

Slideshow: RBC Canadian Painting Competition Finalists, Canadian Art Magazine, June 17, 2013

Beautiful Decay / #8 / 2012

Color Magazine / 9.2 / Leah Turner / 2011

Magenta Magazine / Trish Boon / November 30th, 2010.

The National Post / Leah Sandals/ “Shape shifting.” The National Post October 3rd, 2009.

The Globe and Mail / Gary Michael Dault/ “Gallery Going.” October 3rd, 2009

Carte Blanche: Vol. 2 / Magenta Publishing For The Arts, 2008 p. 60

The Globe and Mail / Gary Michael Dault /. “Gallery Going.” December 6th 2008.

Casey House Art with Heart catalogue / Represented by LE gallery, 2008

The Vancouver Sun / Lloyd Dykk / “Young Artists Emerge in East Vancouver.”
August 19th 2008 / Johann Haehling von Lanzenauer / “Highway Child.”