Moira Ness

b. 1990 Toronto, Canada | | 647.234.9541

Solo/Duo Shows

2019      Maladaptation, BBAM Gallery, Montreal

2019      I Hit My Head And Everything Changed, collaboration with Brian Harman and Esprit Orchestra, Koerner Hall/The Royal Conservatory, Toronto 

2019      HEX II, Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, Northern Contemporary, Toronto 

2019      Revelation, Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, The Gladstone Hotel, Toronto

2018      Darling…, BBAM Gallery, Montreal

2018      Nightscapes, Akasha Art Projects, Toronto

2018      HEX, Lakeshore Arts, Toronto

2018      Moira Ness + Keight Maclean, Black Cat Gallery, Toronto

2017      Nightscapes, Cedar Ridge Gallery, Toronto

Group Exhibitions

2020      Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto

2020      Rebel Lens – Lonsdale Gallery, Toronto (Contact Photography Festival Feature Exhibition)

2020      SNAP! Live Auction for ACT, Toronto

2020      StudioShowcase, Northern Contemporary, Toronto

2019      Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto

2019      proudTObe, Northern Contemporary, Toronto 

2019      Inaugural, 2 Gallery, Prince Edward County

2019      Main Street Arts Residency Alumni Exhibition, Main Street Arts, Clifton Springs, NY

2019      GRAND, Northern Contemporary, Toronto

2019      [ click here to edit ], OCADU, Toronto

2018      Swash & Serif 5, Toronto Design Directory, Northern Contemporary, Toronto

2018      Causality Loop, BUMP TV, Toronto

2018      Tension Becomes Wrinkle, Narwhal Contemporary, Toronto

2018      Black and White, Pia Bouman, Toronto

2018      YD Square Digital Screen Exhibit, Younge-Dundas Square, Toronto

2018      Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto

2018      Salon 44, Gallery 44, Toronto

2018      The Artist Project, Better Living Centre, Toronto

2018      SCAN – HOLD RESIDENCY - Cargo Collective

2018      I Live Here and I Am Here, Arts Etobicoke, Etobicoke

2017      Festival of Smalls, Art Interiors, Toronto

2017      Art Interiors Pop-Up, Hazelton Lanes Yorkville, Toronto

2017      Denial as the Leading Principle, 222lodge, Netherlands

2017      DIS[ ] : ARBITRATION Pavilion, The Wrong’s New Digital Art Biennale (forthcoming)

2017      Extend @ TIFF, The Great Hall, Toronto

2017      Slideshow, Roman Susan Gallery, Chicago

2017      Carmichael Canadian Landscape Exhibition: Tradition Transformed, Orillia Museum of Art and History, Orillia

2017      Format: Top Talent Salon, Unloveable Gallery, Toronto

2017      repost_modern, OMNI MODERN, Austin, Texas

2017      SURGE: Emerging Artist Exhibition, Propeller Gallery, Toronto

2017      Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto

2017      NordArt, Büdelsdorf, Germany

2017      The Amended Landscape, Latcham Gallery, Stouffville

2017      Ontario Society of Artists Juried Exhibition, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto

2017      Unseen / Seen 3, Studio 42, Toronto

2017      Loosen Art Group Exhibit, Loosen Art Mag and Gallery, London, Milan, Cagliari 

2017      The World Through Your Eyes, WTC Centre, Wilson, North Carolina 

2017      Just Another Road Side Attraction, Neighbourhood Gallery, Toronto 

2017      Framed: Shadow and Light, Black Box Gallery, Portland, Oregon 

2017      The Alternate Self, Blue Door Gallery, Yonkers, NY 

2017      Deep Roots, Living Arts Centre, Mississauga 

2017      Visual Arts Mississauga 39th Juried Show of Fine Arts, Art Gallery Of Mississauga

2016     Concept Winter Exhibition, CICA Museum, Seoul, South Korea

2016     Dirty Talk Art 004, Dirty Talk Gallery, Toronto 

2016     The Human Condition Revealed, Neighbourhood Gallery, Toronto 

2016     Snap To Grid, Los Angeles Center For Digital Art, Los Angeles 

2016     Stage Against The Machine, Oddville Studios, Los Angeles

2016     9 x 12 Works on Paper Show – Fort Worth Art Centre, Forth Worth, Texas 

2016     New York International Photography Show, Flushing Gallery, NYC

2016     Bright Lights – Nuit Blanche, The Red Head Gallery, Toronto 


2018     Memorandums, Peripheral Forms Online Residency

2018     Catherine Bratty Award for Best of Art Fair, judged by Bruce Eves, Toronto Outdoor Art Fair, Toronto

2018     Main Street Arts Residency, New York, USA

2017     The Emerging Artist Award at the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition

2017     The 108 Residency - New York, USA

2017     Shortlisted for The Royal Photographic Society’s International Photography Exhibition 160, Bath, UK

2017     SNAP! 2017 – Finalist for SNAP! 2017 Photo Auction Gala 

2017     The Artist Project - UNTAPPED Emerging Artists Competition finalist and winner, Toronto

2017     OAC Provincial Government Exhibition Assistance 

2016     RMG Exposed- Finalist, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa 


2020    "Cancellations, unpaid bills, eviction threats: Inside the grim reality of being an artist right now", CBC Arts, article

2020    EDGE: Youth Art Show Critique, Artscape Youngplace, Toronto

2019     RBC Newcomer Artist Mentor, Toronto Arts Foundation

2019     Appointed to Arts Etobicoke Gallery Committee

2019     EDGE: Youth Art Show Critique, Artscape Youngplace, Toronto

2019     Main Street Artist Residency Artist Panel, Clifton Springs, Toronto 

2018     Booth Camp 2018 Panel, Toronto Outdoor Art Fair, Toronto

2018     Nightscapes Workshop, Main Street Arts, Clifton Springs, NY

2018     CyberArts Workshop, Lakeshore Arts and Lakeshore Collegiate Institute, Toronto

2018     EDGE: Youth Art Show Critique, Artscape Youngplace, Toronto

2017     Appointed to Arts Etobicoke’s Board of Directors


2017     “Nightscapes”, Culter and Gross, Toronto 


2018     Moira Ness: Nightscapes / Akasha Gallery, review, ArtToronto

2018     How 20 Artists See the Color Red, article, Format Magazine

2018     30 artists to look for at the Toronto Artist Project, article, blogTO

2017      "Pure in existence, wild in form": an interview with Moira Ness, interview, Split Lip Magazine

2017     Surge: Emerging Artists Exhibition, article, NOW Magazine 

2017     TOAE: Award Recipients 2017, article, Akimbo

2017     Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, 2017, article, Art Toronto

2017     What To See At The Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, article, blogTO

2017     Must-Sees This Week: July 6 to 12, 2017, article, Canadian Art

2017     Latcham Gallery exhibit to portray human effects on environment, article, Metroland Media

2017     The Amended Landscape: Edward Burtynsky, Moira Ness, Eve Gane, Marco Francisco, Shavon Madden, article, Akimbo

2017     The Artist Project, article, Faulhaber Communications

2017     Explore Hot 2017 Art Trends at the Artist Project, article, Reno and Decor Magazine


2018     Cyclical, Uppercase, Magazine 

2017     WOTISART August, Arts and Literary Magazine

2017     I SAVED EVERYTHING, Split Lip Press, Arts and Literary Magazine

2017     A5 – Portfolio #3, Art Magazine

2017     Die Angst, Art Magazine

2016     The Woven Tale Press, Arts and Literary Journal

2016     Novelty Magazine, Arts and Literary Magazine

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