Born in 1977 in Ottawa, Mike Bayne lives and works in Kingston, Ontario. He holds a BFA from Queen’s University and an MFA from Concordia University. The winner of the 2011 Kingston Prize for Canadian portraiture, he is represented by Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects, Toronto.

Selected Exhibitions

Watch This Space: Contemporary Art from the AGO Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

Kingston Spring and Muffler, Mulherin + Pollard Gallery, New York
The Kingston Prize: Canada’s National Portrait Competition, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto
Small Works, Couture Galleri, Stockholm

Oil Paintings by Robert Ayre, Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects, Toronto
Observant, ISE Cultural Foundation, New York [curator: Vicki Sher]

Conteneurs et contenants, Galeries Roger Bellemare et Christian Lambert, Montreal

Selected Bibliography

Armour, Nicole. “Preview: Mike Bayne,” Square2 Magazine, no. 5 (July 2011), pp. 363-374.

Enright, Robert. “Detailesque,” Border Crossings, vol. 28, no. 3 (June 2009), p. 18.

Whyte, Murray. “The Tiny World of Mike Bayne,” Toronto Star (blog), March 13, 2009. http// online (accessed April 12, 2012).

Roenisch, Clint and Jane Urquhart. Carte Blanche: Vol. 2 – Painting, Toronto: Magenta Publishing for the Arts, 2008, 328 pp.

Rogerson, Stephanie. “Painting Mimico,” Now Magazine, vol. 26, no. 7 (October 19-26, 2006).