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Toronto-based Artist working with photography, painting, performance and installation.

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Off the road - New mixed media painting

This piece I started last fall but had to put it on hold when we were in Costa Rica over the winter. I just recently completed it in a home that we are renting in the High Park neighbourhood. The trees and amount of wildlife (especially birds) is inspiring. SOLD through Canvas Gallery.

                                  Off the road, oil and acrylic on panel, 90 cm x 120 cm, 2020

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Gallery 1313 show recap

Thank you to everyone who came out in late October and early November to see my exhibition, "Sleep on it. It will come to you" at Gallery 1313. I had the opportunity to share the space with Sally Holcomb Blackman. who exhibited in the Cell gallery and Lina Faroussi, Irit Epstein and Elham Hazfi who shared the main gallery. Here are a couple of images of my work displayed in the Process Gallery.

Monday, November 4, 2019

222 Mill Road

This piece was part of my most recent show at Gallery 1313.

222 Mill Road, mixed media on panel, 13" x 15" x 2", 2013 and 2019. SOLD

Monday, October 14, 2019

9 random numbers between 0 and 9

The following piece will also be featured at Gallery 1313, from October 23rd through Nov 3rd.

"9 random numbers between 0 and 9", mixed media on panel, 12" x 9", 2019. SOLD

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Sleep on it! It will come to you. Exhibition at Gallery 1313

I am pleased to announce an exhibition of new work that I have completed over the past 12 months. For more information about the exhibition, see details below or you can visit the Gallery 1313 website

Monday, September 30, 2019

Monday, September 23, 2019

16 random numbers between 0 and 9

16 random numbers between 0 and 9, mixed media on canvas, 16" x 12", 2019, $375. Available through Canvas Gallery.

This piece I did first as a portrait in 2003. I reworked it 3 times in 2004, 2013 and finally in 2019. I feel the piece is finally finished. This will also be featured in an exhibition that I will be having at Gallery 1313 from October 23 through Nov 6.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

168 letters drawn at random

168 letters drawn at random, oil and acrylic on canvas, 48" x 42" x 2", 2013 and 2019, $2400. AVAILABLE through Canvas Gallery

I reworked this piece that I painted in 2013. This will also be featured in an exhibition that I will be having at Gallery 1313 from October 23 through Nov 6.

Sunday, July 21, 2019

I am pleased to announce that I will have 3 pieces on display at Propeller Art Gallery until July 28th (30 Abell Street, in the Queen and Gladstone neighbourhood).

Bayview and Eglinton, Mixed media on panel, 6" x 6" x 2", 2018-2019, Available

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Pi to 79 decimal places

Pi to 79 decimal places, 2018. Oil and acrylic on canvas, 150cm x 120cm x 3cm. SOLD

I created this painting by randomly laying down the first 79 digits of the number Pi.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Fibonnacci 17

This painting depicts the first 17 terms in the Fibonacci series. The next term is the sum of the previous two terms. There are numerous applications of this series in math, architecture and nature. I enjoy bringing math into my artwork when I am inspired in this way. Available through Canvas Gallery.

Fibonacci 17, oil and acrylic on panel, 60 cm x 45 cm x 3 cm, 2018. Available.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Summer 2018 - New painting

These are several new pieces that I started working on during the school year that I finally had time to finish off.

Bayview and Eglinton, 2018, acrylic on panel, 15 cm x 15 cm, 2018, SOLD

Dundas West and Bloor, 2018, acrylic on panel, 15 cm x 15 cm, 2018, SOLD

Lansdowne and College, 2018, acrylic on panel, 15 cm x 15 cm, 2018, SOLD

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Uxmal 1998 available through ArtBomb

This latest piece was made by reminiscing about my visit to the mayan archaeological site, Uxmal. I am very much inspired by the layout of this site, the shape of the buildings and the numerous geometric patterns that are visible in the architecture. I have had the opportunity over the past 25 years to visit quite a few of these sites. Uxmal is a very special location that often takes a back seat to the more popular, Chichen Itza.

Uxmal, 1998, mixed media on panel, 10" x 8" x 2", SOLD

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Copan, 1989 available through Canvas Gallery

This is my most recent painting that is currently available through Canvas Gallery.

Specs: Copan, 1989, Mixed media on panel, 8" x 8" x 2", 2016, $140, SOLD

About: The text laid down behind the graphic images is part of the wikipedia entry for the number 8, as this piece was created on an 8 x 8 panel. The glyphs or symbols laid down over top were done while reminiscing about a visit to the mayan ruins in Copan, Honduras in the summer of 1989. I was particularly intrigued by a hieroglyphic stairway there which seemed to be composed of rectangles within a rectangular staircase.

Monday, December 12, 2016


Kleescape, mixed media on canvas, 16" x 12" x 2", Available through Canvas Gallery

Background: This piece is inspired by the colour palette of Paul Klee. Each individual rectangle is in the same proportion as the canvas as a whole.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Pi to 79 decimal places

Here is a piece I have been working on over the summer. It is titled, Pi to 79 decimal places. I started laying down the numbers and when I got to 79, I felt the piece was finished. However, as with Pi, I could easily have kept on going.

Pi to 79 decimal places
Mixed media on canvas
150 cm x 120 cm, 2016

Friday, August 21, 2015

Sunday, August 9, 2015



Here are two new pieces that are available at Canvas Gallery.

A. Famous Artist Cityscape, acrylic and graphite on panel, 9.5" x 20", 2015, SOLD

B. Mandala Cityscape, acrylic and graphite on panel, 12" x 20", 2015, SOLD

Monday, April 14, 2014

A couple of my newer works are on exhibit at ArtDealers Galeria in the Monterrey area of Mexico.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

New works in acrylic on panel. Here are three of my most recent paintings created in Feb 2014.

Top image: 222 Mill Road, acrylic on panel, 11.5" x 15", 2014, $365, SOLD
Middle image: Pottery Barn Road, acrylic on panel, 10" x 19.5", 2014, $395, SOLD
Bottom image: Sunny side up in the 1970s, acrylic on panel, 9.5" x 22", 2014, $410, SOLD

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Saturday, July 6, 2013

A few pieces that are resonating with visitors at this weekend's Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition

Durabond 90, 24" x 38", oil, graphite and plaster on panel, 2012, $1200
Black in black, Oil and tempera on canvas, 48" x 42", 2013, $2675
One can of Montana Alien, aerosol on canvas, 46" x 42", 2011, $1200

I will be at Nathan Phillips Square Sunday July 7th from 10:30 am to 6:30 pm. For further enquiries, please email me at: michaeljeremybrown@gmail.com. It has been a pleasure talking with friends and meeting new Artists and collectors this weekend.

Saturday, June 22, 2013

New work at the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, July 5, 6 and 7, Nathan Phillips Square

The 52nd Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition is happening at Toronto City Hall on July 5th, 6th and 7th from 10 am to 6:30 pm. This is the premiere outdoor exhibition every year in Toronto. 400 Artists are selected in a variety of media. I am fortunate again to have been selected and will be exhibiting in the White section, booth 148. My booth is on the East side of City Hall, easily accessible from Bay Street.

Sunday, March 24, 2013

New mixed media painting at To Go Foodbar

New painting at To Go Foodbar, 1133 Yonge Street, Toronto. I have 17 new pieces up at this cafe in the heart of Rosedale.

Image: Cars buried in a Russian snow storm, oil on panel, 9" x 22", 2013

To Go Foodbar is open Monday to Friday from 7 am to 4:30 pm, Saturday from 8 am to 3 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 2 pm.

Friday, February 1, 2013

My piece "Titanium White" (third from the left above) was featured on HGTV.com on Jan. 31st. Th piece was included in a feature on the online gallery "ArtBomb" of which I have twice had work shown.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Holiday Exhibition Arta Gallery, November 29th - December 16th

Please join me this Thursday night from 6 pm - 8 pm at Arta Gallery for a group exhibition featuring the works of:

Greg Benz, Marilyn Blumer Cochrane, Sharon Barr, Michael Brown, David Brown, Bob Carnie, Tania Guzmán, Adriana Joshua, Salomon Khammi, Babar Khan, Olga Kotova, Marina Hanacek, Jayne Libby Sims, Steve Levinson, Carolanne Maclean, Despina Moschos, Sassan Nassiri, Laura Patterson, Aaron Robbins, Kurt Rustek, Momcilo Simic, Ivo Stoyanov, Karen Taylor, Mei Zi

Arta Gallery
55 Mill Street
Toronto, ON

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Remembering the Uptown Backstage Cinema

I painted this box this week as part of a Bell Box beautification project in the Yonge and Bloor area. I based the piece on the signage of the Uptown Backstage theatre which was demolished about 10 years ago.

A big thank you to 6 St. Joseph House for securing the funding to make this project happen.

As part of this project, Artists had to choose a historical photograph from the City of Toronto archives to base their artwork on. As I am a big fan of abstract and text-based art, I steered clear of horse and buggy photographs and went for some bright colours instead.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition - Booth White #106


Please join me at the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition to view new mixed media work:

Friday July 6, 10:30 - 7:30
Saturday July 7, 10:30 - 7:30
Sunday July 8, 10:30 - 6:30

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Recently appearing in Canadian House and Home

My painting, "What does a tube of Titanium White look like?" appeared in the February issue of Canadian House and Home.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Holiday Show at Arta Gallery in the Distillery District

This Friday December 2nd from 6 to 8 pm, Arta Gallery holds its annual Holiday Exhibition. My piece, Fibonacci, will be on display.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Nuit Blanche - this Saturday October 1st from 7 pm to 7 am

This Saturday evening starting at 7 pm, Nuit Blanche takes over Toronto. I will be part of an interesting interactive exhibit at Propeller (984 Queen Street West). If you are in the neighbourhood, drop by and say hello. I will be in the gallery from 7 pm to 9 pm and then out taking in the festivities. My piece, the first 32 prime numbers, will be on display. For directions to propeller, click here; for help planning your Nuit Blanche evening, click here.