Michael Dumontier, born in 1974, and Neil Farber, born in 1975, were founding members of The Royal Art Lodge and have continued to work together since the collective disbanded in 2008. They live and work in their hometown of Winnipeg. Both hold a BFA from University of Manitoba and they are represented by Division Gallery, Montreal.

Selected Exhibitions

Perfect Day, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam

My Winnipeg, Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, Winnipeg (2013); La maison rouge, Paris (2012); Musée international des arts modestes, Sète, France (2011-12) [curators: Paula Aisemberg, Hervé di Rosa and Anthony Kiendl]

Dear Project Lodge, Project Lodge, Madison, Wisconsin

The Metaphysical Bullet, Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Geneva
Michael Dumontier & Neil Farber, Salon du dessin contemporain, Carrousel du Louvre, Paris

The Royal Art Lodge: Learned Helplessness, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London

Selected Bibliography

Dahle, Sigrid, Robert Enright, et al. My Winnipeg, Lyon: Fage; Paris: La maison rouge; Sète: Musée international des arts modestes; Winnipeg: Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, 2011, 248 pp.

Dumontier, Michael, and Neil Farber. Constructive Abandonment, Montreal: Drawn and Quarterly, 2011, 64 pp.

E. P. “Michael Dumontier & Neil Farber Corp.,” Juxtapoz, no. 111 (April 2010), pp. 48-49.

Walsh, Meeka. “If Fred Astaire Could Draw: The Elegant Artworks of Michael Dumontier,” Border Crossings, vol. 27, no. 3 (August 2008), pp. 74-85.

Davey, Ali. The Royal Art Lodge: Serpentine Musings, Dublin: Douglas Hyde Gallery, 2005, 32 pp.