Alexander McLeod

Born 1984, Canada

Yeates School of Graduate Studies, Toronto Metropolitan University, Master of Digital Media 2016
Ontario College of Art and Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts 2007

Liquid, Gold - Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, 2024
NECROFLORA - Gallery Jones, Vancouver 2021
GHOST STORIES - Division Gallery, Toronto 2019, Montreal 2019-20
ALEX MCLEOD - Park House, Dallas 2019
NPC HELL - Foothills Art Center, Golden 2019
GLAMOUR MODELING - Postmasters, New York 2018
PHANTASMAGORIA - Art Gallery of Surrey UrbanScreen, Surrey 2018
HISTORY OF THE WORLD - Galerie Division, Montréal 2017
SPOTLIGHT - Harbourfront Centre, Toronto 2016
HONEYMOON - Division Gallery, Toronto 2015
MYTH - Galerie Trois Points, Montréal 2014
Fan Fiction (w/ Brendan Tang) - Gallery Jones, Vancouver 2014
Lovechild (w/ Brendan Tang) - Red Deer Museum, Red Deer 2014
The Future is Already Here (w/ Brendan Tang) - Art Gallery of Surrey, Surrey 2013
OUTWORLD - Angell gallery, Toronto 2013
Legendes Oubliees - Galerie Trois Points, Montréal 2012
Distant Secrets - Angell Gallery, Toronto 2011
Imperial Lands - ROJO artspace, Barcelona 2010
Spectral - Angell Gallery, Toronto 2010
Estates of the Splendorous & Secret - Anno Domini, San Jose 2010

Leisure Centre - Public Works Administration, New York 2024
To go boldly - Varley Art Gallery, Markham 2024
Sommet de la Finance Durable - Art Souterrain, Montreal, 2024
20th ANNIVERSARY SHOW - Gallery Jones, Vancouver 2024
Ingenium/The Canadian Agriculture and Food Museum, SPAO, Ottawa 2024
PABLO'S 21ST BIRTHDAY - pablo's birthday, New York 2023
Gas Station - Postmasters, New York 2021
The Worlds Within - Palazzo Brancaccio, Rome 2021
Liquid Crystals - MOMENTA Biennale de l'image, Montreal 2021
The Shape of Gold - Buildingbox, Milan 2021
Surreal System - Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA 2021
Exposition Quartier Latin, Art Souterrain, Montreal 2020
Sky Fine Foods x CADAF, VR 2020
In Pursuit of A Meaningful Mark - Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami 2020
Lovechild, with Brendan Tang - Museum of Anthropology at UBC, Vancouver 2019
Human Factors - Alexandrinen Str. 4, Berlin 2019
Multi Layered Surfaces - Prince Takamado Gallery, Denchu Hirakushi House, Nihonbashi Institute of Contemporary Art, Tokyo 2018
Lacroix Digital Oasis - Ancienne École des Beaux-Arts, Montreal 2018
Simulation(s) - Mécènes du Sud, Montpellier 2017
12 Trees - Gardiner Museum, Toronto 2017
Felled Trees - Canada House, London 2017
Ways of Something - The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. The Photographers' Gallery, London 2016
the - Bronx Art Space, New York 2016
Unbound - Arvada Center, Arvada 2014
Glam North - Doris Mccarthy Gallery, UTSC, Toronto 2014
Curiosity - MASS MOCA, Massachusetts 2013
Live-Love-laugh: Field Trip Project - Roppongi Art Night, Grand Hyatt Tokyo, Tokyo 2013
Summer Spirit - Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary 2013
Mirage - Plus Gallery, Denver 2013
Field Trip Project - Hiyori Art Center, Joshibi Art Museum, Enokojima Art Center, Japan 2012
Tree Project - McMichael Collection, Kleinburg 2012
Brave new worlds - Museum London, London 2012
New Landscape - The Art Gallery of Guelph, Guelph 2011
Real Fake - California State University, Sacramento / William Paterson University, New Jersey 2011
Another Universe - University of Waikato, Hamilton New Zealand, 2011
Empire of Dreams - Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto 2010
Six Degrees of Separation - Claire Oliver, New York 2010

Select Clients
Kelly Rowland, Nelly Furtado, Lido Pimienta, Bomba Estereo, Gord Downie, Nike, Samsung, Cadillac, Nissan, Toyota, Condé Nast

Music Videos
River Don't Care - Gord Downie 2020, 2:25, Arts & Crafts Records
Mozart Requiem, K. 626: III. Sequenz, 6. Lacrimosa - Tafelmusik 2020, 2:55, Sony Music
breath - Gavin Whelehan, Panqueque, Meghan Lindsay, Juan Gabriel Olivares 2020, 6:00, Ottawa Chamberfest and New Art / New Media
mosquito touch - Arie Verheul van de Ven, Jonathan Stuchbery 2020, 9:00
bottoms up - Gurpreet Chana, 2020, 5:44,
gratitude - Gurpreet Chana 2020, 10:51,
House of Fame - Psychobuildings 2020, 4:22
Augua - Deja - Soledad - Ahora - Se Acabó - Profundo - Tierra - Conexión Total - Amor Amor - Como Lo Pedi - Tamborero - Lento (lyric videos) Bomba Estereo, 2021, Sony
Te Queria - Eso Que Tu Haces - Coming Thru - Resisto Y Ya (lyric videos) Lido Pimienta 2020, 4:12, ANTI
Vanilla - Harrison feat Ryan Hemsworth, 2016, LAST GANG

Integrated Art
A Place for us, Manulife Financial, Waterloo, 2023
GREEN HILLS DISCOVERY, The Bentway, Toronto, 2018
PATHWAYS - CAMH, Toronto, 2018
SECRET PARK GATE - Metrolinx, Davenport Diamond, Toronto, 2018
AQUATICA - Dream, 150 York Street, Toronto, 2018
PASSAGE - TD Bank, 394 Bay Street, Toronto, 2017
ANCIENT HILLS - Drake Hotel Inc, Drake Commissary, Toronto 2017
UNTITLED - TD Bank, TD Tech Hub, Waterloo, 2015

BICA Starring Buffalo 2022
MUTEK virtual market 2020
WNWTF - Alex McLeod, Refraction Festival 2020
CYCLES The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt New Zealand 2019
READY TO DIE - TRANSFER DOWNLOAD, NADA, New York, 2018 - Thoma Foundation, Santa Fe, 2018/19
Reality Bytes - RedLine, Denver 2018
ELEVATION - DESIRE LINES, Nuit Blanche, Toronto 2017
SISYPHUS - In/Future Cinesphere, Toronto 2016
CONVERGENT EVOLUTION - The Banff Centre, Banff 2016
Otherworld - Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga New Zealand, 2016
FINAL FANTASY - Nuit Blanche, Drake Hotel, Toronto 2015
Penetrating Surfaces - The Austrian Film Museum, Vienna 2014
Postcards from the Future - Nuit Blanche, Drake Hotel, Toronto 2013
Frozen Cascades - Leap, Berlin 2011
Artpad SF - Phoenix Hotel, San Francisco 2011
ROJO nova - Museum of Images and Sound, Sao Paulo. Full Pull, Sweden 2010

Fair booths
Plural, Gallery Jones, 2024
Daata Miami, Postmasters Gallery, 2020
Dallas Art Fair, Division Gallery, 2017-9
Art Toronto, Division Gallery, 2014-9
Expo Chicago, Division Gallery, 2018
NADA New York, Transfer Gallery, 2018
ZⓈONAMACO, Division Gallery, 2018

Collections & Commissions
The Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto, Surrey Art Gallery, Global Affairs Canada, Royal Bank of Canada, TD Bank, BMO Financial Group, Fidelity International, Capital One, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Telus, Doris McCarthy Gallery University of Toronto, Manulife, Princess Margaret Hospital, Bentall Kennedy

University of Toronto 2015/2019/2024
TMU (formerly Ryerson University) 2017/2020/2024
Ontario College of Art and Design 2009/2020
The Art Institute of Chicago 2018
Nihonbashi Institute of Contemporary Arts 2018
George Brown College 2017
FITC, Toronto 2014
Design Exchange 2014
University of Denver 2013
Art Gallery of Surrey 2013
Hiyori Art Center 2013
Digifest 2012
University of Waikato, Waikato Museum 2011
Pratt Institute 2011
William Patterson University 2011
Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art 2010

Nissan Is Auctioning off an Exclusive NFT of the 2021 GT-R NISMO, Shawn Ghassemitari, Hypebeast, Sep 29, 2021
Watch Gord Downie’s Animated Video for ‘River Don’t Care’, Angie Martoccio, Rolling Stone, October 21, 2020
...Well Now WTF is a strong start for a net art revival, Paddy Johnson, The Art Newspaper, April 17, 2020
Well Now WTF?, Leah Sandals, Canadian Art, April 4, 2020
This art show was made for the internet... Leah Collins, CBC, April 3, 2020
Artist, neighbourhood residents fuming over cancellation of mural for Davenport Diamond rail bridge, Ben Spurr, The Star, August 21, 2019
Canadian landscape or the best video game? Alex McLeod's worlds make you want to live in both, Priscilla Galvez and Jeff Pavlopoulos, CBC, June 26, 2019
With integrated artwork, Alex McLeod polishes Metrolinx’s Davenport Diamond, Chris Hampton, The Globe and Mail, March 29, 2018
New York's March fairs aim to seize market moment, Gabriella Angeletisarah P. Hanson James H. Miller Ivy Olesen, The Art Newspaper, March 2018
Interior Design, Volume 88 Number 10 August 2017
Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905-2016, Whitney Museum of American Art, Chrissie Iles, Yale University Press, 2016
Research Methods for Digitising and Curating Data in the Digital Humanities, Matt Hayler, Gabriele Griffin, Edinburgh University Press, 2016
Collins Leah, Alex McLeod's wild fantasy landscapes, CBC, October 16 2015
Corsano Otino, All That Is Solid, MOMUS, October 7 2015
Beckett Mufson, If 'Skyrim' Were a Fine Art, It Might Look Like This, The Creators Project, September 2 2015
Murray Whyte, At the galleries: Alex McLeod,... Toronto Star, August 26 2015
Mallika Rao, The Kids are ALL-CAPS, The Huffington Post, April 8 2015
Beckett Mufson, Snow Falls Like Gems, The Creators Project, March 4 2015
Jessica N. Bloom, Alex McLeod Digital, Studio Beat, November 23 2014
Eric Clement, Alex McLeod et Vicky Sabourin: La Presse, September 13 2014
Kevin Holmes, Explore Psychedelic 3D Chambers, The Creators Project, August 20 2014
Yannick LeJacq, Psychedelic Art , kotaku, August 20 2014
Marina Galperina, ARTIST'S NOTEBOOK: ALEX MCLEOD, Animal New York, May 27 2014
Leigh Silver, The Funniest Artists to Follow on Twitter, Complex Magazine July 23 2013
Rea McNamara, An Artist Through the Mirror: Five "Selfies", ArtInfo, April 26 2013
Jared Leto, Alex McLeod’s Digital Landscapes, Notes from the Outernet, April 23 2013
Priscilla Frank, Uber Art-Savvy Tweeters to Follow in 2013, The Huffington Post, December 28 2012
Paddy Johnson, The 10 Best Exhibitions of 2012, The L magazine, December 17 2012
Whitney Kimball, This Weeks Must See Art Events, Art F city, November 14 2012
Sky Gooden, Alex McLeod Talks "Stoner Art" on the Eve of Montreal Solo Show, Artinfo, May 26 2012
Somewhere Over The Rainbows, idn, 2012
Hybrid Spaces From Another Universe, Art News New Zealand, 2011
Kevin Holmes, A Tech Q&A With Alex McLeod, The Creators Project, October 19 2011
Hyperrealistic 3d Lansdscapes, Computer Arts, October 2011
Kevin Holmes, Step Into A Kitsch Animated Wonderland, The Creators Project, September 20 2011
Cliff Kuang, Gorgeous Dioramas You Can Control With Your Mind, Fast Company, September 15 2011
Leah Sandals, Breathing New Life, National Post, May 21 2011
RM Vaughan, The Familiar Transformed Into The Mysterious, The Globe & Mail, May 6 2011
Canadian Press, TTC to Display Artists Work On Screens, CBC, April 25 2011
Alex McLeod's Dark and Whimsical Worlds, The Huffington Post, February 28 2011
Ten Artists First Time Buyers Should Invest In Now, Toronto Life, 2010
David Liss, Empire Of Dreams, Canadian Art, 2010
QBN, Alex McLeod, 2010
Peep Show: New Artists Exposed!, Canadian Art, August 27 2009
Michael De Feo and Alex McLeod from the Streets to Self-Portraiture, Canadian Art, August 20 2009
Murray Whyte, Manufactured Landscapes and Dark Transparency, Toronto Star, August 13 2009
3D Work of Alex McLeod, Kanye West blog, May 22 2009 

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