Caitlin McDonagh

 

/  ARTIST STATEMENT & C.V. 

Caitlin McDonagh is a visual artist and illustrator born and raised on Vancouver Island, and resides in Montreal, Quebec. She creates intricate illustrative works that are deeply inspired by folklore, storytelling, traditions, architecture as well as various real and un-real sources. She works in a base of acrylagouache paints that lend well to her attention to detail, pattern work, and vibrant colours.

Exhibition History:
* Indicates solo exhibition

Upcoming:
*In These Places, Burnaby Public Library, Vancouver BC.
Chromatic, Alto Gallery, Denver CO
Floriography, Gristle Gallery, Brooklyn New York

2017:
CONSTELLATIONS, Gristle Gallery, Brooklyn New York
Trading Card Art Show, Gristle Gallery, Brooklyn New York
The Devil's House, Stephan Romano Gallery, New York
Cult of Meow, Gristle Gallery, Brooklyn New York
WISH 150, The Roundhouse, Vancouver BC
Atavisme, Regart, Levis Quebec.
Print Ready, Dynamo Art Association, Vancouver BC.

2016:
A Group Thing, Thomas Young Gallery, Boston MA.
*Fabulous Beasts, Possible Worlds, Ottawa ON.
*Golden Hour, Reading Frenzy, Portland OR.
Dystopian Forest, Gristle Gallery, New York.
*Behold, we live, Pony Club Gallery, Portland OR.
Pulp and Process, Madrona Gallery, Victoria BC
*In The Air, Gam Gallery, Vancouver BC.

2015:
 PHOSPHENES, Willingdon Gallery, Powell River BC.
 Scorpione, Joy Gallery, San Francisco CA
 Caitlin McDonagh, Luke Ramsey & Meghan Hildebrand, Outerspace Gallery, Powell River BC
 *Spirit Life Becoming, Outerspace Gallery, Powell River / Mayne Island / Victoria BC

2014:
Paper Presents, Gam Gallery, Vancouver BC
*Tall Tales, OuterSpace Gallery, Victoria BC
Again and Again w/ Ola Volo, Andrea Wan and Caitlin McDonagh Gam Gallery, Vancouver BC
Start With Art, Seymour Gallery, Vancouver BC
 $100, Parentheses Gallery & Art Projects, Halifax NS
 FUTUREPAST, The Ministry of Casual Living, Victoria BC

2013:
 Watercolor and Ink, The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria BC

 2012:
*GUTS, The Fifty Fifty Arts Collective, Victoria BC
HEADSPACE, Rifflandia Music Festival, Victoria BC
 DRAW, Souvenir Gallery, Victoria BC

Press and Print: 

Maisonneuve Magazine, December 2017 
SAD Magazine, SPACE Issue, December 2017 
Spirituality and Health Magazine, November 2017
Ballpit Mag, April 2017 
UPPERCASE Magazine, Issue 33, April 2017 
CBC Arts, March 2017 
Makers Movement, February 2017 
Buzzfeed, February 2017 
CBC Arts, February 2017 
Powell River Living, February 2017 
The Creators Project, VICE, January 2017 
Ello Artist Interview, Ello, November 2016 
CBC, Creative Class, October 2016 
Take a Peak, Powell River Peak, July 2016
Powell River Living,  June 2015
Monday Magazine, M Awards, August 2013 
Times Colonist, December 2012 


Clients and Illustration: 
Aritzia
Maisonneuve Magazine
Ello
WHY? (musician)
Valley Cruise Press