Born in 1973 in Oshawa, Ontario, Chris Kline lives and works in Montreal. He studied at Queen’s University and Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. A finalist in the 2005 RBC Canadian Painting Competition and longlisted for the 2011 Sobey Art Award, he is represented by Galerie René Blouin, Montreal. 

Selected Exhibitions

Know-how or no-how?, Galerie der HBKsaar, Saarbrücken, Germany
Chris Kline: Dividers, Diaz Contemporary, Toronto

Bright Limit, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge (2012); Oakville Galleries, Oakville (2011-12)
The Quebec Trienniale 2011: The Work Ahead of Us, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal [curators: Marie Fraser, Lesley Johnstone, Mark Lanctôt, François LeTourneux and Louise Simard]

Chris Kline, Galerie René Blouin, Montreal

Selected Bibliography

Horne, Stephen. “Chris Kline: Dividers,” Art Papers, vol. 36, no. 3 (May/June 2012), p. 55.

Fraser, Marie, Lesley Johnstone et al. The Quebec Triennial 2011: The Work Ahead of Us, Montreal: Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, 2011, 500 pp.

Bock, Anja. “Chris Kline,” Canadian Art, vol. 28, no. 1 (Spring 2011), p. 120.

Horne, Stephen. “Chris Kline,” Border Crossings, vol. 28, no. 2 (May 2009), pp. 99-100.

Milroy, Sarah. “Curatorial Celebrations? Try Inventory Stockpiles,” Globe and Mail (Toronto), November 22, 2008, p. R13.