MIKE FANTUZ

1978 Born Guelph, Ontario, Canada


SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2024 Further Views, Revelstoke Public Art Gallery, Revelstoke, BC 

2023 Places We Are Found, Christina Parker Gallery, St. John’s NL

2021 Where Lights Meet, Ian Tan Gallery, Vancouver BC

2014 Imagined Homelands, Solo, Christina Parker Gallery, St. John’s NL

2012 Between Tides, Solo, Christina Parker Gallery St. John’s NL

2010 The Resettlement of Grand Bruit, Solo, Christina Parker Gallery, St. John’s, NL

2006 Two Perspectives, Gander Arts and Culture, Gander NL2005 The Loop, Solo Exhibition, Gander Arts and Culture


ART FAIRS

2023 Art Toronto, Christina Parker Gallery, Toronto ON

2022 London Exhibition, London UK

2022 Affordable Art Fair Battersea, London UK

2022 Affordable Art Fair NYC, New York, USA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2023 The Last Show of the Year, Christina Parker Gallery, St. John's NL

2022 The Last Show of the Year, Christina Parker Gallery, St. John's NL

2022 Summer Group Exhibition, Ian Tan Gallery, Vancouver BC

2022 Winter Group Exhibition, Ian Tan Gallery, Vancouver BC

2021 The Last Show of the Year, Christina Parker Gallery, St John’s NL

2021 Summer Group Exhibition, Ian Tan Gallery, Vancouver BC

2020 Winter Group Exhibition, Ian Tan Gallery, Vancouver BC

2020 Summer Group Exhibition, Ian Tan Gallery, Vancouver BC

2017 A Year End Celebration, Christina Parker Gallery, St. John’s NL

2017 Revisiting the Rural, group, Christina Parker Gallery, St. John’s NL

2010 Arts and Letters, The Rooms, St. John’s, NL Group Exhibit

2009 Arts and Letters, The Rooms, St. John’s, NL Group Exhibit

2009 Craft Council Annual Fair, St Johns Arts and Culture Centre, St. John’s, NL

2008 Craft Council Annual Fair, St Johns Convention Centre, St. John’s, NL

AWARDS

2023 Explore and Create Grant, Canada Council for the Arts

2010 Commission for album cover Newman Sound Men’s Choir

2009 Commission for design and presentation of logo art for the Gander Triathlon

2009 Newfoundland and Labrador Arts and Letters Award, senior division visual art “Delta to the Narrows”

2008 Newfoundland and Labrador Arts and Letters Award, senior division visual art “South Shore Fire, 1901”

2006 Adjudicators Choice, “All around the Circle”, Gander Arts and Culture

2005 People's Choice, “All around the Circle”, Gander Arts and Culture


BIOGRAPHY

2024 Revelstoke Mountaineer, Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre showcases Further Views

2024, Revelstoke Review, 6 Artists Featured at Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre Exhibition

2023, AOPA, Portfolio: Mike Fantuz, Painting from a Drone Perspective

2023, West Coast Curated, Collaborating on a Sense of Place With Emilie and Mike Fantuz

2023, Island Arts Magazine, Places We Are Found

2023, Newfoundland Quarterly, Mike and Emilie Fantuz: Places We Are Found

2023, The Telegram, Vivid and Engaging Exhibition

2023, Creative Boom, Emilie and Mike Fantuz evoke as sense of place in their palette knife paintings

2023, Airkule, "Combined Aviation and Art"

2023, General Aviation News, "Picture of the Day: Painting with Drones"

2023, Hyperallergic, "A View From The Easel"

2023, Skies Magazine, "A Journey Through Aviation and Art"2022, Color by Felix Podcast, "Art Connects Us! With Emilie and Mike Fantuz"

2022, Marcus & Millichap Multifamily Group (cover)

2021, Island Arts Magazine, "Palette Painting by Mike Fantuz"

2021, North Shore News, "Massive Murals Dazzle in West Vancouver"

2021, Opus Art Supplies, "The Creative Life of Emilie and Mike Fantuz"

2021, Never Call Me Again Podcast, "Fantuz Artist & Aviator"

2019, Border Crossing Magazine, “The Oil Paintings of Michael Fantuz”

2014, Radio Canada International, Interview with Marc Montgomery

2013, Arabella Magazine, “Artist to Collect”, Kylie Serebrin

2012 Riddlefence issue 19 art contributor

2010 The Telegram, Visual Arts Top Ten, Joan Sullivan

2010 The Telegram November 2010, review for solo “Settled”, Joan Sullivan

2010 The Newfoundland Herald, “A Portrait of Resettlement”, Sarah Shepperd

2009 Interview with Gander Beacon, Arts and Letter Award

2005 Interview with CBC radio Michael Aucoin for “The Loop”

2005 Skywave’s Gander, television interview with Gina Brown for solo show “The Loop”


PUBLIC ART

2021, West Van Odeon Theatre Mural, Commissioned by the Ambleside Dundarave BIA, West Vancouver, BC


COLLECTIONS

City of St. John's

Fortis (BC and NL)

Fortis Newfoundland and Labrador

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

The Delta Hotel, St. John's, Newfoundland

Memorial University Permanent Collection

Newman Sound Mens Choir

Central Health Foundation

Gander Hospital

Town Square Family Dental, Gander

Gander Massage Therapy

Marco Construction

Private collections across Canada, United States, Norway, Italy, England