Gillian King is a painter and multidisciplinary artist, curator, and art educator from Winnipeg, Manitoba. King is a recent MFA Graduate from the University of Ottawa (2016). She has shown in various galleries nationally and internationally and has recently completed residencies at The Banff Centre (Banff, Ab) and Sparkbox Studios (Picton, On). In 2016, she exhibited her latest work at PDA Projects (Ottawa, On) and Karsh-Masson Gallery (Ottawa, On) for the City of Ottawa Annual Acquisitions Exhibition 'Souvenirs' (November, 2016) as well as 'The Full Catastrophe' (March, 2016). King also exhibited a solo show entitled, Becoming Animal, at the Ottawa Art Gallery in August, 2016.
In the upcoming year she has been chosen as the Ontario representative in the Robert McLaughlin Gallery's 50th Anniversary Exhibition, 'Ab NEXT' (Oshawa, On / April 29 - Sept 3, 2017) featuring five emerging abstract painters from across Canada. She also looks forward to two solo shows at the University of Marinette Wisconsin (Mar 8 - April 7, 2017) and PDA Projects (Ottawa, On / Sept 2017). King will also be participating in a group show entitled 'Peau' at La Maison des Artistes (Winnipeg, Mb / April 27 - May 27, 2017).