Mitch Robertson

One Copeland Ave
Toronto Ontario Canada 
M4C 1A9


Birch Contemporary

129 Tecumseth Street
Toronto Ontario Canada
tel: 416.365.3003

Represented by: Birch Contemporary Gallery, Toronto

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

Astronomy Degree, Birch Contemporary, Toronto, ON
Never let the truth stand in the way of a good story SAAG, Lethbridge, ABA Bit of Luck Woodstock Public Art Gallery, Woodstock, ON
As The Story Goes, Birch Libralato, Toronto, ON
A Bit of Luck WKP Kennedy Art Gallery, North Bay, ON
A Bit of Luck Thames Art Gallery, Chatham, ON
A Bit of Luck, Birch Libralato, Toronto, ON
GVSB, Canadian Heritage Building, Toronto, ON
5,6,7: Economies of Good & Evil Kenderdine Gallery, Saskatoon, SK
5,6,7: Economies of Good & Evil Tom Thompson Memorial Gallery, Owen Sound, ON
Up Helly Aa, Birch Libralato, Toronto, ON
5,6,7: Economies of Good & Evil St. Mary’s University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS
5,6,7: Economies of Good & Evil Oakville Galleries, Oakville, ON
5,6,7: Economies of Good & Evil Plug In Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
GVSB, Birch Libralato Gallery, Toronto, ON
Winners & Losers, TrepanierBaer, Calgary, AB
S&P 100, Koffler Gallery, Toronto, ON
Some Days Are Better Than Others, Robert Birch Gallery, Toronto, ON
Original Copy, Arts Place Gallery, Annapolis Royal, NS
Landscapes, TrepanierBaer, Calgary, AB
Landscapes, Blue Oyster Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand
Landscapes, High Street Project, Christchurch, New Zealand
Drake Hotel, One of 10 hotel room shows for TIAF Gala at the Drake Hotel, Toronto, ON
…and tomorrow the world, Galerie Sans Nom, Moncton, NB
Original Copy, Woodstock Public Art Gallery, Woodstock, ON
What Once Was, Solo Exhibition Space, Toronto, ON
Original Copy, Gallery TPW, Toronto, ON
Int. Ice Hockey Fed. Museum, (Museopathy), Agnes Etherington Gallery, Kingston, ON
Stories for Grandchildren, Forest City Gallery, London, ON
Stories for Grandchildren, The New Gallery, Calgary, AB
Stories for Grandchildren, eyelevelgallery, Halifax, NS
People I Know, High Street Project, Christchurch, New Zealand
People I Know, Platform, Melbourne, Australia
Redbird Paparazzi, The Physics Room, New Zealand
Stories for Grandchildren, RM3, Auckland, New Zealand
Redbird Paparazzi, Galerie Sans Nom, Moncton, NB
Mitch Robertson 1974-1999, Galerie Sans Nom, Moncton, NB
Mitch Robertson 1974-1999, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
Mitch Robertson 1974-1999, Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON
Redbird Paparazzi, Proposition Gallery, Belfast, N. Ireland
famous, Galerie Dare-Dare, Montreal, PQ
famous, Latitude 53, Edmonton, AB

Selected Group Exhibitions:

Three person show, McLaren Art Gallery, Barrie, ON
Two person show (With Katie Bethune-Leamen), Open Studio, Toronto, ON
Oh boy, oh boy. Galerie Roger Belmare et Christian Lambert, Montreal, QC
All of a sudden. Platform, Winnipeg, MB (curated by Collin Zipp)
Travelling Wishing Well, Supercrawl, Hamilton, ON2011 
Modular Church, Toronto International Art Fair – special projects, Toronto, ON
Art at Work, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, ON (curated by Geraldine Davis)
Wish You Were Here, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON (curated by Katharine Mulherin)
Group show, Spoke Club, Toronto, ON
Storefront – Artist Multiples from the Library Collection, National Gallery, Ottawa, ON
Group show, Koch und Kesslau, Berlin Germany
Samplesize, Mount Saint Vincent Art Gallery, Halifax, NS (curated by Kelly Mark) 
Nothing From Nothing, Katherine Mulherin Gallery
Contemporary Art from Joe Friday’s Collection, Carleton U. Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON
Outdoor Sculpture Biennale, Gallery Stratford, Stratford, ON
Quoting Commercialism, Thames Art Gallery, Chatham, ON
Past Standing, The Changing Room, Stirling, Scotland
Quoting Commercialism, Moosejaw Art Museum, Moosejaw, SK
Group Show, Trepanier Baer, Calgary, AB
Group Show, Wynick Tuck Gallery, Toronto, ON
Room + Board, Forest City Gallery, London, ON
Quoting Commercialism, Art Gallery of SW Manitoba, Brandon, MB
Quoting Commercialism, The Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, AB
Room + Board, Galerie Dare-Dare, Montreal, PQ
Room + Board, The New Gallery, Calgary, AB
Room + Board, Proposition Gallery, Belfast, N. Ireland
Room + Board, Static, Liverpool, England
257, collaboration with Kelly Mark, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto
Multiples Show, Ivan Anthony Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
15 Minutes, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, ON
Group Show, Double Pleasure, New York, USA
Supermarket, Espace Forde, Geneva, Switzerland
Double Your Pleasure, Cold City Gallery, Toronto, ON

Articles & Media Related:

Cochrane, Steven Leyden. Anticipation and Aftermath, Winnipeg Free Press, Sept 26
Mabell, Dave. Canadian Artist tells stories through various media, Lethbridge Herald, July 5
Wilson, Codi. Homegrown artist brings work back to Woodstock, Sentinel Review, April 7
Whyte, Murray. “Things I am glad to have not missed Part 1”, Toronto Star blog, June 17
Vaughan, RM. “Mitch Robertson at Birch Libralato” Globe & Mail, June 5
Jager, David. “How lucky can you get” NOW magazine June 3-9
Algie, Jim. “Art Gallery Demystifies Religion” The Sun Times – Owen Sound, January 22
Goddard, Peter. “Of butternuts and burning boats” Toronto Star, April 17
Sandals, Leah. “At The Galleries” National Post, April 5
Dault, Gary M. “Mitch Robertson at BirchLibralato” Globe & Mail, March 22
Landry, Mike. “Economies of Good & Evil” The Walrus –online, March 10
Abramson, Stacey. “Good vs. Evil done in shades of grey” Uptown, Winnipeg June 7
Roberts, Lorne. “Exhibit Encourages Viewers To Search Out Answers” What’s On Winnipeg, May 31
Auyoung, Exan. “Interview” Bravo Television News, June
Sandals, Leah. “Religion in a Box”, National Post, May 25
Dault, GM. “Colour Coded Messages”, Globe & Mail, June 9
Vaughan, RM. “The Prime of Mitch Robertson”, Canadian Art Magazine, Spring 
Jager, David. “Art as a Tourist Trap“, Now Magazine, Sept 2-8
Dault, Gary M. “Salt & pepper people to shake us up” Globe & Mail, July 24
Dault, Julia. “Shaking up souvenir kitsch” National Post, July 22
Meditskos, S. “Questioning authentic travel experience in art” N. York Mirror, July 21
Osborne, Catherine. “Mitch’s 16th Minute”, National Post, Jan. 03
Dault, Gary M. “World’s Greatest Satirist of Tourist Dreck”, Globe & Mail, Dec. 27
Jordan, Betty Ann. “Art Preview”, Toronto Life Magazine, December issue
Barnard, Elissa. “Two Rooms With a View”, Chronicle Herald, Oct. 5
Hirschmann, Thomas. “Wild Yonders” Now Magazine, August 14-20
Buckley, Craig. “Addressing Infrastructure…” Fuse Magazine (cover article), Vol.26 no.4 March
Campbell, Joanne. "Art Seen" Otago Daily Times, Dunedin, New Zealand, Feb. 13
Mousseau, Sylvie. “Regard sur l’obsession de la gloire”, L’Acadie Nouvelle, Moncton, NB, Oct 4
Romann, Alfred. “Picture Imperfect” Sentinel Review, Woodstock, ON, Sept. 13
McIntyre, Sally. “Review”, The Package, Christchurch, New Zealand, April 18-24
Tousley, Nancy. “Sympathy, Empathy, Museopathy”, Canadian Art, Spring
Vaughan, RM. “Winter of Contentment”, eye magazine, Feb 7-13
Goddard, Peter. “Art by Numbers”, Toronto Star, Feb 2
Dault, Gary M. “When art imitates a postcard”, Globe & Mail, Jan 19
Goddard, Peter. “Travelling Man” Hummingbird Centre Performance Magazine, Dec.
Redfern, Christine. “Riot at the Vernissage” Mirror, Oct 25
McVeigh, Jennifer. “Shelter in a suitcase” FFWD, Oct 18-24
Denniston, Stan.  “Claims to Fame”.  C Magazine #71, Sept.
Dyment, Dave. “About Face”. Lola #10, Sept.
Milroy, Sarah. “Please Mess With the Museum” Globe & Mail, July 28
Hanna, Deirdre. “Tall Tales” NOW magazine, July 26
Doyle, Sharon. “Going Against the Flow“ Macleans, July 9
Mehra, Sandra. “Kingston’s heritage sites are where the art is” Kingston Whig-Standard, June 22
Arps, Dan. “Christchurch Roundup” LOG Illustrated, issue #10
Matotek, Jennifer. “N. American artists get their 15 minutes at the AGM” The Medium, Oct. 2
Bouchi, Camille. “De L’Avante-Garde a L’Arriere-Garde” Vie Des Arts, Spring
Usher, Robin. "Review" Virtual Buzz column, The Press, New Zealand, March 15.
Wright, Nik. "The Artstars Indy 500", Pressto, New Zealand, March
Hoult, Sarah. Radio Interview.  Magnet RDU 98.3, New Zealand, Feb. 24
DeFrieze, Sonya. City Life talk show, New Zealand, Feb. 24                                                       
Wawzonek, Donna. "Review" Lola (issue #5), Winter
Godin, Stephanie. "Red Bird Paparazzi, Y que c'est beau" Le Front, Oct 20-27
Mousseau, Sylvie. "Regardez-moi", L'Acadie Nouvelle, Oct 15
Saucier, Carole. "Artist Takes Unusual Steps…" Times & Transcript, Oct. 14
Whittacker, Rhonda. "Do-it-yourself Hype" Times & Transcript Editorial, Oct. 9
Smith, Colin. "Creepy Cuteness".  Saint John Times Globe, Sept. 23
Douglas, JC.  Broadcast. CTV Breakfast Television, Sept. 16
Kyte, Lindsay. "All He Ever Does Is Mitch, Mitch, Mitch" The Coast, Sept. 15-22
Barnard, Elissa. "Have Mugs, Will Travel" The Chronicle Herald, Sept. 12 
Cranston, Marla.  "Sensible Schmooze Column" The Daily News, Sept. 11
Osborne, Catherine.  “Keeping It Real” Broken Pencil, Winter 
Wells, Mark.  “Commercialism Takes Over Latitude 53” Gateway, Sept. 15
Sidhu, Sonny.  Preview spotlight on “Wired”, A Channel TV, Sept. 9
Fones, Robert.  “Toy Box Junkies”, C Magazine, September
Fitzpatrick, Andrea. “famous artstars” Lola,  Summer 
Dault, Gary M.  “Mitch Robertson at the AGO” Globe & Mail, June 27
Gopnik, Blake. “famous artstars” Globe & Mail,  May 16 
Mark, Lisa Gabrielle.  “Letter From Toronto” C Magazine, April 1998


Miller, Earl. Catalogue essay for "Star Values", Open Studio, 2014
Dyment, Dave. Catalogue essay for “A Bit of Luck”, Thames Art Gallery, 2012 
Elgstrand, Gregory & Dave Dyment. One For Me And One To Share, YYZ Books, 2012
Lerner,Loren. “Rejection & Renewal: Art & Religion in Canada 1926-2010" Journal of Canadian Art History, 2012
Davis, Geraldine. Art at Work, Art Gallery of Mississauga, 2011
Matijcio, Steven. “567: Economies of Good & Evil”, Plug In ICA & Oakville Galleries, 2007
Drobnick, Jim & Jen Fisher. “Museopathy”, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 2002
Reid, Chris. “Quoting Commercialism”, touring exhibition, 2002
“Stories for Grandchildren”, self published, May 2001
Reid, Stuart. “15 Minutes”, Art Gallery of Mississauga, 2000
Various writers. "Dialogue" West Space, Australia, 1999

Public & Corporate Collections:

TD Canada Trust
Royal Bank of Canada

National Gallery of Canada
McCarthy Tetrault
Osler Hoskin & Harcourt
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin – Calgary
University of Toronto Art Collection
Micro Target Media
Edward R. Kelley & Partners
Art Gallery of Ontario - E. P. Taylor Research Library
Concord Adex
Macdonald Stewart Art Centre

Selected Artist Talks:

AGO’s smART group at TD Canada Trust, September 2014
Gushul Studio, Blairmore, June 2013            
Woodstock Art Gallery, Woodstock, May 2013
Kenderdine Art Gallery, Saskatoon, February 2009     
The Power Plant (on Simon Starling), April 2008
The Power Plant. Toronto, ON (on Simon Starling), 2008 
St. Mary’s University. Halifax, NS, 2008 
Plug In ICA. Winnipeg, MB, 2007 
York University. North York, ON, 2005 
Koffler Gallery. North York, ON, 2004 
University of Toronto - Hart House. Toronto, ON, 2003 
Thames Art Gallery. Chatham, ON, 2003 
Toronto Life “Young Collectors Group”. Toronto, ON, 2003