Martin Golland was born in Montpellier, France in 1975 and has lived in Turkey, Puerto Rico, Miami, and Toronto before moving to Ottawa.
Golland received his MFA from the University of Guelph (2006) and his BFA from Concordia University (1998). Golland has exhibited
nationally and internationally. Solo exhibitions include Vignettes and Aggregates, Birch Contemporary (2018); Now, as before, Galerie
Antoine Ertaskiran, Montreal, (2017); Facades and Panoramas at Galerie Michel, Quebec (2017) and DARK TOWN at the Felix Ringel
Galerie, Dusseldorf (2007). Group exhibitions include Àdisòkàmagan/Nous connaître un peu nous mêmes/We’ll all become stories at the
Ottawa Art Gallery (2018); An Alternate Landscape at Birch Contemporary, Toronto (2018); Escaping Gravity at Felix Ringel Galerie,
Dusseldorf (2016) and Human Nature at the Carleton University Art Gallery (2015).
He has received the prestigious Honorable Mention Prize at the 11th Annual RBC Painting Competition; exhibited in various
museums and galleries across Canada, including the National Gallery of Canada, the Power Plant Toronto, the Musée D’art Contemporain
in Montreal, and the Contemporary Art Gallery in Vancouver.
Recent reviews include Nouveaux noms, nouveau lieu pour la Foire en art actuel by Josianne Deslodges in the Le Soleil newspaper, May
27, 2018 (Lesoleil.com/arts) and Canadian Painter Martin Golland Opens in Montreal in Whitehot Magazine (whitehotmagazine.com) with
essay by critic James D. Campbell (2017).
Golland is an Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa.