EDUCATION

2018 - 2020 MFA Candidate, Studio Arts - Sculpture, Concordia University, Montréal, QC
2015 Valedictorian, Dean’s List, NSCAD University 
2011-2015 BFA in Intermedia / Drawing NSCAD University, Halifax, NS


GRANTS / AWARDS

2020 - 2021 Fonds de Recherche du Québec - Société et Culture (FRQSC)
2019 - 2020 Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (SSHRC)
2018 Dale and Nick Tedeschi Arts Fellowship
2016 Creation Grant, Grants to Individuals, Arts Nova Scotia
2015 - 2016 Media Art Scholarship, Centre for Art Tapes
2015 New York Studio Residency Program Scholarship
2014 Xerox Canada Scholarship
2014 Joseph Beuys Memorial Scholarship
2014 Effie May Ross Memorial Scholarship
2014 FUNSCAD Scholarship, NSCAD University 
2012 Premier's Centennial Arts Scholarship, Saskatchewan Arts Board


RESIDENCIES

10 - 12/2017 Studio Residency, Céline Bureau, Montréal, QC
8 - 11/2015 Robotics Residency, Khyber Center for the Arts, Crit Paper, Pleiades, Halifax, NS 
1 - 5/2015 - New York Studio Residency Program, School of Visual Art, Dumbo, NY


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

11-12/2019 HEAVY FABRIC, AXENÉ07, Gatineau, QC
10/2018 PORTABLE CLOSETS, Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John’s, NL
9/2018 PORTABLE CLOSETS, Centre Clark, Montréal, QC
3/2018 PORTABLE CLOSETS, Stride Gallery, Calgary, AB
11/2015 EQUIPMENT - Residency Exhibition, Khyber Center for the Arts, Halifax, NS 
10/2015 Studies of Intercourse and Water, Corridor Gallery, VANS, Halifax, NS
6/2015 DOCUMENTS, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS

DUO EXHIBITIONS / GROUP EXHIBITIONS / PERFORMANCES

9/2020 Opening Night, Art Pop, Rialto Theatre, Montréal, QC
7-8/2020 En bonne compagnie, Bradley Ertaskiran, Montréal, QC
3/2019 Maureen IV, Yves Laroche Gallery, Montréal, QC
2-3/2019 Ignition, Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montréal, QC
8/2016 Ritual / Virtual Group Show, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
8/2016 Pumped, A Video Curation by Coral Shorts, Kleiner Salon, Berlin, Germany
5/2016 Out of the Centre, Centre for Art Tapes, Halifax Central Library, Halifax, NS
12/2015 Art in Drag, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
5/2015 PEEL (Duo Exhibition), Art in Fest Exhibition, The Fruit Stand Gallery, Halifax, NS
5/2015 NSCAD University Graduation Group Show, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
5/2015 POTLUCK Group Show, NYSRP, Dumbo, NY, USA
4/2015 PERFORM: Vol 2, Khyber Center for the Arts, Halifax, NS
3/2015 Made in Brooklyn, NYSRP, Dumbo, NY, USA
12/2014 RED Group Show, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
9/2014 Over the Hills Performance Series, Eyelevel Gallery, The Halifax Citadel, NS
7/2014 GreatLife! Group Show, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
6/2014 Wishing You Were Here, West Wing Gallery, Swift Current, SK
6/2014 Y-Level Group Show, Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, NS
5/2014 CSCE Art Competition Finalist, Maritimes
4/2014 Intermedia General, NSCAD Academy Building, Halifax, NS
4/2014 RIPA - Rencontre Interuniversitaire de Performance Actuelle, UQAM, Montréal, QC
1/2014 Altered Landscapes / Imprinted Matter, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
12/2013 Gender Pit: Queer Gestures Enacting Utopias, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
12/2013 Media Landscape Group Show, Khyber Center for the Arts, Halifax, NS
10/2013 Media Landscape Artist Group, Urban Encounters, Scotia Square, Halifax, NS
7-9/2013 The Southwest Open, West Wing Gallery, Swift Current, SK
4/2013 Idea and Process, NSCAD Academy Building, Halifax, NS
12/2012 Language into Art and Friends, Khyber Center for the Arts, Halifax, NS
9/2012 World Portable Gallery Convention, Velcro Gallery, Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, NS
7/2012 Curators Craig Leonard and Max Freiheit, Friends of Freiheit, North Adams, MA, USA


PUBLICATIONS / PRESS - PRINT / ONLINE

9/2018 Exhibition Essay, Centre Clark by Mikhel Proulx
8/2018 Understanding the Turtleneck, Luma Film and Media Art Quarterly by NIK
9/2017 Peeling Objects for Queer Play - Esse Arts + Opinions by Genevieve Flavelle
11/2016 Parking Lot: Kyle Alden Martens - Public Parking by Luther Konadu
2/2016 New Art: Kyle Alden Martens - The Coast
11/2015 Interview with Kyle Alden Martens - The Arts Abstract
11/2015 Must-sees November 12 - 18, 2015, EQUIPMENT  - Canadian Art
10/2015 Review by Anna Taylor, Akimbo, Halifax
7/2015 CRITpaper, VIRTUAL BODIES - Khyber Center for the Arts Publication
6/2015 Must-sees June 18 - 24, 2015, Khyber Center for the Arts Perform Vol. 3 - Canadian Art
2015 NSCAD Graduation Publication 
2015 FreeCoffee - NSCAD Student Publication
11/2014 RIPA - Rencontre Interuniversitaire de Performance Actuelle Publication
9/2014 Hill Communication, The Coast
9/2014 Over the Hill Performance Series, Eyelevel Gallery
9/2014 Must-Sees This Week: September 18 - 24, 2015, Canadian Art
5/2014 CRITpaper Vol 2 Issue 2 - Khyber Center for the Arts / NSCAD University Publication
2014 FreeCoffee - NSCAD Student Publication
8/2013 The Periodical Project Issue 7 : The Natural World
2/2013 The Periodical Project Issue 5 : Distance
2013 FreeCoffee - NSCAD Student Publication


ARTIST TALKS / WORKSHOPS / SPEECHES

3/08/2020 What Worked for Me 3, AirCRAFT Emerging Artist Residency, NSCCD, Halifax, NS
10/10/2018 Artist Talk for PORTABLE CLOSETS, Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John’s, NL 
9/8/2018 Artist Talk for PORTABLE CLOSETS, Centre Clark, Montréal, QC
3/21/2018 Visiting Artist Talk, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB
9/11/2017 What Worked for Me 2, AirCRAFT Emerging Artist Residency, NSCCD, Halifax, NS
10/2017 Kyle Alden Martens & Emily Lawrence Interview by David Dahms - Visual Arts NS
12/9/2016 What Worked for Me, AirCRAFT Emerging Artist Residency, NSCCD, Halifax, NS
12/2015 Donor Appreciation Reception, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS
11/30/2015 EQUIPMENT - Residency Exhibition, Khyber Center for the Arts, Halifax, NS 
10/18/2015 Khyber / Pleiades Panel Discussion, Halifax NS
6/2015 DOCUMENTS, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
9/2014 Over the Hill Performance Series, Eyelevel Gallery


WORK EXPERIENCE

9 - 12/2020 Part-Time Professor, SCUL 210, Sculpture and Material Practices, Concordia University, Montréal, QC
1/2020 - 4/2020 Teaching Assistant to Lorraine Oades, Concordia University, Montréal, QC
5/2019 - 1/2020 Research Assistant to Kelly Jazvac, Concordia University, Montréal, QC
9/2019 - 11/2019 Teaching Assistant to Karen Kraven, Concordia University, Montréal, QC
1/2019 - 4/2019 Teaching Assistant to Mary Sui Yee Wong, Concordia University, Montréal, QC
7/2015 - 6/2016 Administrative Coordinator - Mary E Black Gallery, Halifax, NS 
5/2013 - 9/2015 Installation/Archiving Assistant - Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
5/2015 - 9/2015 & 6/2016 Casual Studio Assistant to Eleanor King, Halifax, NS
4/2014 - 12/2015 Lighting Technician - Mary E Black Gallery, Halifax, NS
11/2013 - 3/2014 Art Sale Associate - Seeds Gallery, Halifax, NS
10/2010 - 7/2011 Paid Intern - Art Gallery of Swift Current, Swift Current, SK


COLLECTIONS

Private Collections




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