Biography

Graham Hall (b. 1975, Oshawa, ON), has been exhibiting actively since 1995. His work has been shown at 1080Bus Gallery in Toronto (The Foreign State of Heads, 2001;  Drawings, 2002; The Gathering Shadow, 2003), the Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa (Energy Implosion:  the (905) Imagination, 2001), and Monastiraki in Montreal (Environs, 2012;  2013, 2014; Optimistic Panorama, 2015), as well as at various other venues, including non-traditional spaces and events. Since 2003 Hall has been a regular exhibitor at Montreal’s small press and zine fair, Expozine. From 2003 to 2010 he was the front-man and songwriter for garage punk band The Captains, performing in and around Montreal. Hall was an active member of Articule artist-run centre from 2003 to 2014. In addition to sitting on the Articule Board of Directors from 2004 to 2009, and as President from 2006 to 2009, he was particularly active as a member of numerous programming committees, fundraising activities and the centre’s writers’ club, producing texts to accompany several exhibitions. Since 2010 Hall has been a member of the Board of Directors of Archive Montreal, the organization behind Expozine and the Distroboto network of art vending machines. He is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design (AOCAD Drawing and Painting, 2000), and of OCAD’s off-campus Florence programme (Advanced Visual Studies in Florence Certificate, 2001). He lives and works in Montreal.