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Gallery:

Currently represented by The Canadian Sculpture Center in Toronto.

Education:

2008, Art History and Visual Culture: 1850 to Present, Central Technical School, Toronto.
2003, Drawing and Sculpture, Saidye Bronfman School of Fine Arts, Montreal.
2001-2002, Painting, Art Academy, Honolulu.
1998, Drawing and Sculpture, Visual Arts center, Montreal.
1992, Furniture production and Design, George Brown College, Toronto.
1989, Wood Carving, Centre Culturel, Longueuil.

Upcoming Solo Exhibitions:

2020, Eugene-Racette Art Gallery, Ottawa.

Solo Exhibitions:

2019, Interlude, Canadian Sculpture Center, The Distillery District, Toronto.
2010, Isoloir, Celine-Allard Gallery, Toronto.
2004, Au Debut, Gallery 306, Montreal.

Group Exhibitions:

2019, Sculpture Expo, Horticulture Building, Lansdowne Park, Ottawa.
2019, Arteast Juried Awards Exhibition, St. Laurent Complex, Ottawa.
2019, Tuning In, Marianne van Silfhout Gallery, Brockville.
2019, Now at The Distillery District, Canadian Sculpture Center, Toronto.
2019, Mosaic-Mosaique, Trinity Art Gallery, Ottawa.
2018, Holiday With You, Canadian Sculpture Center, Toronto.
2018, 90… And Still Going Strong, Pierre Leon Gallery, Toronto.
2018, 90… And Still Going Strong, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto.
2018, You + Me = Us, Canadian Sculpture Center, Toronto.
2017, Facing You, Canadian Sculpture Center, Toronto.
2017, Outcomes from the Edge/ Reflexions en Marge, Gallery Pierre Leon, Toronto.
2013, 85… And Still Going Strong, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto.
2012, Sculptors Do It In 3D, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto.
2011, Small Treasures, Canadian Sculpture Center, Toronto.
2011, Infinity3, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto.
2011, Sculpture Mix XII, Canadian Sculpture Center, Toronto.
2010, Small Works, Canadian Sculpture Center, Toronto.
2010, Critical Mass, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto.
2010, Lust, Canadian Sculpture Center, Toronto.
2010, Sculpture Mix XI, Canadian Sculpture Center, Toronto.
2009, Mistletoe Magic, John B. Aird, Toronto.
2009, Octogeni + 1, John B. Aird, Toronto.
2009, EarthLink, Canadian Sculpture Center, Toronto.
2009, Face to Face, Canadian Sculpture Center, Toronto.
2009, Hot Stuff, Canadian Sculpture Center, Toronto.
2008, New Members, Sculptors Society of Canada, Toronto.
2007, SOFA, Palm Beach 3, Option Art, Montreal.
2006, SOFA, Chicago, Option Art, Montreal.
2005, 15 Sculpteurs Exposent, Studio 261, Montreal.
2005, Le Sixieme Sens, Studio 261, Montreal.
2005, Le Choix de Nos Artistes, Studio 261, Montreal.
2003, Evenement Journal Intime, Journee de la Culture, Montreal.
2003, Saidye Bronfman School of Fine Arts, Montreal.

Exhibition Awards:

2019, Best in Show and 1st place Three Dimensional Artworks for “On Edge”, 38th Annual Arteast Juried Awards Exhibition, Ottawa.
2019, 3rd prize for “Tension / On Edge”, Tuning In, 12th Annual Alumni Exhibition, St. Lawrence College, Brockville.

Grants:

2019, Exhibition Assistance, Ontario Arts Council.
2010, Exhibition Assistance, Ontario Arts Council.

On Display:

2011, 141 Adelaide West, Toronto.
2011, 720 King Street West, Toronto.

Commissions:

2010, ” Being “, Toronto.
2005, ” Genevieve “, Montreal.

Collections:

Private and corporate collections in Canada, United States, and Europe.

Memberships:

Sculptors Society of Canada, elected member, since 2008.

National Capital Network of Sculptors.

Canadian Artists’ Representation/Le Front des artistes canadiens (CARFAC).

Arteast.

Arts Network Ottawa | Réseau des arts d’Ottawa.

Professional experience:

Councillor-at-Large, Executive Board, Sculptors Society of Canada, 2019 – present.

Secretary, Executive Board, Sculptors Society of Canada, 2010.

Studio assistant, Jean-Louis Emond, 2004 – 2006.

Sculpture Studio Assistant, Saidye Bronfman School of Fine Arts, 2003.

Bibliography:

Sculptors Society of Canada, 90th Anniversary Exhibition catalogue, 2018.

Sculptors Society of Canada, 85th Anniversary Exhibition catalogue, 2013.

Print Media:

Pacelli, Jean-Marc. ” Un sculpteur d’Orleans expose ses oeuvres a Toronto “. L’Orleanais, August 22, 2019.

Gheeraert, Benoit. ” Bastien Martel presente ses oeuvres a la Galerie Celine-Allard “. Le Metropolitain, October 13, 2010.

Muller, Vincent. ” Bastien Martel a la Galerie celine-Allard “. L’Express Toronto, Number 40, October 12, 2010.

Tasse-Themens, Jean V. ” Le Franco-Ontarien Bastien Martel est nomme member de la Societe des Sculpteurs du Canada “. Le Metropolitain, Volume 17, Number 5, February ,2009.

Muller, Vincent. ” Deux membres de plus a la Societe des Sculpteurs du Canada “. L’Express Toronto, Number 50, December 2008.

Broadcast Media:

Bouchard, Carl. ” Y’a pas deux matins pareils “. Radio-Canada, Premiere Chaine, October 13, 2010.

Morel, Lauriane. Choq-FM, October 8, 2010.

Jmac. Inside Fine Art, ThatChannel.com, September 21, 2010.

Leroux, Catherine. ” Estiva “. radio-Canada, premiere Chaine, July 28, 2009.

Bitamba, joseph. ” Panorama ” TFO, February 19, 2009.

Boily, Line. ” Les arts et les autres “. Radio-Canada, Premiere Chaine, January 6, 2009.