Michael Batty

Bio

Michael Batty graduated from Emily Carr College of Art and Design in Vancouver in 1989 with a major in painting. He has attended the renowned artist workshops in Emma Lake, Saskatchewan under the tutelage of the likes of Anthony Caro, William Perehudoff and Dorothy Knowles. He also studied printmaking at The Art Institute at Capilano College in Vancouver. Batty’s paintings can be found in collections around the world, including the Waldorf Astoria in Beijing, China, W Guangzhou, China, Four Seasons, Dubai, UAE, and Bank of Montreal in Calgary and Toronto, among many others.

Michael Batty | b. 1967

EDUCATION

2004
The Art Institute, Printmaking, Capilano College, North Vancouver, (Wayne Eastcott, Instructor)

1993-1995
The Art Institute, Printmaking, Capilano College, North Vancouver, (Wayne Eastcott, Instructor)

1993-1994
Emma Lake Artists Workshop, Saskatchewan University. Guest Artists: Medrie McPhee, Lee Tribe, Lynn Donoghue, Janet Fish & Vic Cicansky

1992
Emma Lake Artists Workshop, Saskatchewan University. Guest Artists: Evan Penny, Suzanna Heller, Anthony Caro, William Perehff, Dorothy Knowles

1985-89
Fine Arts Diploma, Major Painting, Emily Carr College of Art & Design, Vancouver, BC

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
Recent Work, Franc Gallery, Vancouver B.C.

2011
Drawn, Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary

2009
New Work, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver

2001
Prospect, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver
Prospect, Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary

2000
Open, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver

1996
Sources, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver
Selected Works, 1991-1995, The Art Institute, Capilano College, North Vancouver, B.C.

1995
The Collective Spirit, Richmond Art Gallery, B.C.

1996
Standards Vol. 1, Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary

1990
Recent Paintings, Patrick Doheny Fine Art Ltd. Vancouver

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Papier Art Fair, Franc Gallery, Montreal , QUE

2015
The Line , Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary, AB
Summer Exhibition 2015, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, AB
ON PAPER, Sala Romana, Barcelona, Spain
Along Modernist Lines, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2014
Closing Exhibition, Douglas Udell Gallery , Vancouver B.C.

2013
Masters of Abstraction , Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary AB
Sunscreen , Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary AB

2012
Cut and Paste Equinox Gallery , Vancouver B.C.

2011
Sunscreen , Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary

2010
Sunscreen , Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary

2004
Sunscreen , Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary

2000
Scream Art Auction, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver
Toronto Art Fair, Douglas Udell Gallery, Toronto
Graduated Perspectives, Capilano College, North Vancouver

1997
Inargural Exhibition , Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary
The Last Picture Show Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary

1996
Possessions and Obsessions, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver
Splash 96 Art Auction, Hong Kong Bank of Canada & Performance Works, Vancouver

1995
1st Tokyo International Mini-Print Triennial, Tama Art University, Tokyo
Printmaking, The Art Institute, 1995 S.N.A.P. Gallery, Edmonton
Canada in Abstraction, Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver
Printmaking 1995 The Art Institute, Presentation House, North Vancouver
Standards Vol.2:Three New Prints, Newzones Gallery of Contemporary, Calgary
Splash 95 Art Auction, Hong Kong Bank of Canada & Performance Works, Vancouver
Art Fair / Seattle, Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Seattle

1994
Splash 94 Art Auction, Hong Kong Bank of Canada & Performance Works, Vancouver

1993
Field and Forest, Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver
Masters of Abstraction/Newzons Today, (Jack Bush, William Perehudoff, Kenneth
Noland, Jules Olitski & Helen Frankenthaler), Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary
Michael Batty, Margaretha Bootsma Vancouver Art Gal, Vancouver B.C.

1992
New Faces, Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver
Tribute, Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver
Endeavours Art Auction 1992, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver

1991
Summer Exhibition, Patrick Doheny Fine Art Ltd., Vancouver
Paintings and Sculpture, DeYonge Galleries, Vancouver

1990
ECCAD Graduates of 1989, Maple Ridge Art Gallery, Maple Ridge
5 New Painters, Patrick Doheny Fine Art Ltd., Vancouver

1989
Graduate Show 1990, Emily Carr College of Art & Design, Vancouver
Artists in the Square 89 Robson Square Media Centre, Vancouver

AWARDS

1996
Shirley Eastcott Memorial Scholarship, Capilano College, North Vancouver

COLLECTIONS

Sapa Anodizing Inc., Vancouver B.C.
Glen Garry Resources, Vancouver B.C.
Broncann Developments, Vancouver B.C.
Douglas Symes & Brissenden Barristers & Solicitors, Vancouver B.C.
Waterfront Centre Hotel, Vancouver B.C.
Owen Bird Barristers & Solicitors, Vancouver B.C.
Lawson Lundell Lawson & McIntosh Barristers & Solicitors, Vancouver B.C.
Lando & Company Barristers & Solicitors, Vancouver B.C.
The Art Institute, Capilano College, North Vancouver B.C.
Norcen Energy, Calgary AB
RXN Visions, Calgary AB
Tama Art University, Tokyo Japan
Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond B.C.
Lake Okanagan Resort, Kelowna B.C.
X-Dream, Calgary AB
VanCity Credit Union, Vancouver B.C.
Wajima Holdings, Calgary AB
Euro-Pacific Capital, Vancouver B.C.
Harrahs, Lake Tahoe, Nevada
CADVision, Calgary AB
Bank of Montreal, Calgary AB
Bank of Montreal, Toronto , ON
Beach House, Bal Harbour , Florida
Four Seasons, Dubai , UAE
Manpower Calgary AB
Waldorf Astoria, Beijing , China
Waldorf Astoria, Guangzhou , China
TD Bank, Toronto, Ontario