Biography

Biography

Born in Ottawa, but passed the most part of his life in Montreal, Other did a lot a graffitis mostly on trains. This passion for trains suits very well his bohemian lifestyle. He has exhibited his work throughout a large number of venues around the world and got many artist residencies. His work has been featured in art magazines and won many awards. He also received different grants for his work, most of them from the Canada Council for the arts. He’s currently living in California.

Artist CV

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS                        

 

2008-2009                              

Dec – Installation, Royal Ontario Museum, Institute For Contemporary Culture, Toronto,

 

2007                                    

Nov – Mural, Barcelona Festival of Contemporary Art, CCCB, Barcelona, Spain

 

2006                                    

Nov – Hope& Despair, The Bernard Shaw, Dublin, Ireland

 

2005                                                                          

Dec – Painting Under Pressure, Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada

Nov – Hinterland Who’s Who, Upper Playground, San Francisco, CA, USA

Nov – Moniker, Webb Gallery, Waxahachie, TX, USA

Sept – Static-Free, Space Gallery, Pittsburgh, CO, USA

April – Off Grid, Ottawa Gallery of Art, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Aug – Untitled, 401, Pr1mary Space, Detroit, MI, USA

2004                                  

June – Opposition Party, Saw Gallery, Ottawa, ON, Canada

April – Tundra Kids, Objex Artspace, Miami, FL, USA

 

2003                                    

Sept – Hype, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON, Canada

March – Pretty Gritty, Rayko Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA

Jan – The Language of the Railroad, Gallery Lombardi, Austin, TX, USA

 

2002                                  

July – Perfect Day, Sanctuary Gallery, Burlington, VT, USA

Jan – Yobro at the Oboro, Oboro Gallery, Montreal, Canada

 

2000                                    

March – Out For Fame, Transart, Montreal, QC, Canada

 

1997                                    

Aug – Soy and Other, Isart Gallery, Montreal, QC, Canada

 

AWARDS AND GRANTS

 

2008                                    

Canada Council of the Arts – Production grant to create a hand made book about trains.

 

2007                                    

Canada Council of the Arts – Travel grant from the for Nov-Dec. to create a mural within the Centre de Cultura Contemporania De Barcelona in Spain.

 

2006                                    

Quebec – Ameriques pour la Jeunesse – Travel grant to work in Lima, Peru on a mural project with local young aspiring muralists during the month of February.

 

2004                                  

Canada council of the arts – Travel grant in October.

Participation in a panel discussion on the role of street art in today’s society at the Institute of Contemporary Art in London, England.

 

2002-03

Canada Council for the Arts December 2002 – Travel grant to attend the group art show “The Language of the Railroad” in Austin, Texas from Jan.9th – Jan.30th 2003.

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