Caitlin McDonagh



Caitlin McDonagh is a visual artist and illustrator born and raised on Vancouver Island who 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.

Her work is in the City of Burnaby Permanent Art Collection at the Burnaby Art Gallery as well as numerous private collections around the world.

Exhibition History:
* Indicates solo exhibition

GIFC Montreal, L'innconue, Montreal QC
Velvet Ropes, Martha's Contemporary, Austin TX
Trading Card Art Show, Gristle Gallery, Brooklyn New York


Sketch Show, MURAL festival, Montreal Quebec
Head In The Hole, MURAL Festival, Montreal Quebec
Floriography, Gristle Gallery, Brooklyn New York
Chromatic, Alto Gallery, Denver CO
*In These Places, Bob Prittie Library, Burnaby BC
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.

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.

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

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

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

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

Press and Print:

Journal L'Etiquette, 2018 House of Vans, March 2018
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, Collaborations and Illustration: 

Brasserie Dunham
The Mountain Goats (band)
Maisonneuve Magazine
WHY? (musician) 
Valley Cruise Press