EDUCATION
2014 - 2016 University of Ottawa, Ottawa, On, MFA Graduate`
2007 - 2011 University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Mb, BFA First Class Honours in Painting

AWARDS & GRANTS
2017 Nancy Petry Award Recipient
2017 RBC Emerging Artist Award Ottawa
2017 Ontario Arts Council Emerging Artist Creation Grant
2014 - 2016 University of Ottawa, Full Attendance Scholarship

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2020  [Upcoming], Ottawa Art Gallery Annex, Ottawa, On
2018  Ghosts, PDA Projects + General Assembly, , Ottawa, On
2017  University of Wisconsin-Marinette Fine Art Gallery, Marinette, WI
2016  Becoming Animal, Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, On
2015  Skinned, Gallery 115 - University of Ottawa, Ottawa, On
2014   MAIM, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa, On

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019  [Upcoming], Terramatter, City Hall Art Gallery, Ottawa, On
2018  Coetus Floreus, Galerie Nicolas Robert, Montreal, Qc, July-September
2017/18  Longevity, City of Ottawa Annual Acquisitions Exhibition, Karsh-Masson Gallery, Ottawa, On
2017  Peau, La Maison des Artistes, Winnipeg, Mb
2017   Ab NEXT, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, On
2016  Chapter 2, PDA Projects, Ottawa, On
2016  Curing Soil, PDA Projects, Ottawa, On
2016  Souvenirs, City of Ottawa Annual Acquisitions Exhibition, Karsh-Masson Gallery, Ottawa, On
2016  Aether into Infinity, PDA Projects, Ottawa, On
2016  Full Catastrophe, Karsh-Masson Gallery, Ottawa, On
2015  Destabilizing Dystopia, DC3 Art Projects, Edmonton, Ab
2014  Flesh Garden, Milk Gallery, In collaboration with La Petite Mort Gallery and Mimik Magazine, Amsterdam, Nl
2014  Rectory Art House, Doors Open Ottawa, Ottawa, On
2014  Chinatown Remixed, Ottawa, On
2014  Occam’s Razor: Art, Science, and Aesthetics, !dea Gallery, Toronto, On
2014  Occam’s Razor: Art, Science, and Aesthetics, Propellor Gallery, Toronto, On
2014  La Petite Mort Gallery, Gaze: A Female Perspective, Ottawa, On
2013  Rectory Art House, Open House, Ottawa, On
2013  Colonel By Pilot Lab - University of Ottawa, Breaking Point, Ottawa, On

COLLECTIONS
2017  City of Ottawa, Direct Purchase Acquisition, Ottawa, On
2016  City of Ottawa, Direct Purchase Acquisition, Ottawa, On
2013  Artists Pension Trust, New York, NY
2012 - present Various Private Collections across Canada

RESIDENCIES
2018  Artist in Residence, Earth-Based Spirituality and Art, Artscape Gibralter, Toronto Island, On
2018  Artist in Residence, NES Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland
2014  Artist in Residence, Sparkbox Studio, Picton, On
2012  Artist in Residence, The Banff Centre, Banff, Ab

PRESS
Akimbo, Coetus Floreus at Galerie Nicolas Robert, August 2018, Tammer El-Sheikh
Create! Magazine, Sustainable Painting Practices: Interview with Gillian King, April 2018, Ekaterina Popova
Centertown News, Local Artist to Show Off New Artistic Flair, April 12, 2018, Emma Jiayue Liu
Ottawa Arts Council, Gillian King: Moving Forward in a Destructive Time, March 27, 2018
Akimblog, Work in Progress: Gillian King, March 16, 2018
Normale Magazine, A Conversation with Gillian King, April 13, 2017, Cayllan Cassavia
The Fulcrum, This Month at the Ottawa Art Gallery: Becoming Animal, Sept 8, 2016, Anchal Sharma
La Rotunde, Gillian King: Animal in Search of Humanity - Human Looking Animal, Jan 26, 2015, Maude Erica-Desjardins
Friday Special Blend March 93.1FM CKCU, Mar 14, 2014, interview with Susan Johnston
goodthingsottawa.tumblr.com, Gillian King, Feb 7, Feb 9, & Mar 14, 2014, Kristina Corre
University of Ottawa Gazette, Chemical Engineering Through the Eyes of an Artist, Dec 18, 2013, Jennifer Larocque

PUBLICATIONS
Featured works in Create! Magazine, April 2018
Featured works in Herd Magazine, August 2014
Featured works in Rip/Torn Magazine, June 2014
Featured works in Soliloquies: 17. 1, 2013
Featured works in Feminist and Queer Collective Annual Publication, 2012

CURATORIAL WORK
You Maniacs You Blew It Up!, works by Philippe Caron Lefebvre (Montreal, CA), Emily Jan (Montreal, CA), Jesse Stewart (Ottawa, ON), PDA Projects, Ottawa, On, July 2015 [upcoming]
SANCTUM, works by Nick Cave (Chicago, US), Teresa Braun (New Jersey, US), Beth Frey (Toronto, CA), Anna J Eyler & Nicholas Lapointe (Ottawa, CA), La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa, On, September 2014
24 CATS, works by Beth Frey, Ben Clarkson, Dayna Danger, Elle Chae, Aitch, Saddo, Anna Jane MacIntyre, Dany Reede, Kara Passey, Michelle MacKinnon, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa, On, October 2013