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Kyle Yip

Artist member since 2019
Toronto, Ontario

Kyle Yip is a Canadian hypersurrealist artist recognized for his exact reproductions of visual art, music and film conceived from his dreams. Since a 2006 Arts York Visual Arts Graduate Exhibition at Group of Seven artist Frederick Varley’s residence in York Region, Yip’s work has been widely exhibited internationally in solo and group exhibitions.

As a young artist, Yip was included in many exhibitions including ​Nuit Blanche​ at The Red Head Gallery in 2015, ​Geoform​ at JanKossen Contemporary Art Gallery, New York City in 2017, ​Lab Art Show​ at the Chinese Cultural Centre, Vancouver in 2017, ​Nuit Rose at Artscape Youngplace in 2018, ​Vexillum​ at Black Cat Showroom in 2019, and ​Daegu Art Fair ​at EXCO, South Korea in 2019.

Yip received the JUNO Award Nomination for best Electronic Album of the Year from The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences for his debut album The Midas Touch in 2016. In July 2018, Spotlight Contemporary Art Magazine published Kyle Yip’s first ever two-page spread in its print edition. In 2019 he received publications in IGGY Magazine, Exclaim!, and Toronto Art Newspaper. He accepted a Finalist Award for Artist of the Year​ and an Honorable Mention Award from the Circle Foundation for the Arts, and Slate Asset Management’s Rotating Public Art Grant​. He also received an award nomination for Keepin' It Weird from the Austin Music Video Festival​ and ​Best Cinematography from the ​Kinsale Shark Awards International Festival of Creativity alongside artists such as Prince and The Chemical Brothers in 2019. In 2020, he was given an ​Honourable Mention Award from the Ontario Society of Artists and official selection at NewFilmmakers Los Angeles and Toronto Lift-Off Film Festival.


Work


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MUTUO Art Gallery, Barcelona
PORTRAYALS OF FLESH

2020-09-24

Ignite Gallery, Toronto
LOREM IPSUM - PART ONE

Select Past Exhibitions
2020

Gallery 1313, Online
Coming Home

2020

Beaux Arts Gallery, Online
A-Typical Shift Virtual Art Exhibition

2020

Akin Collective Saint Clair, Toronto
Akin Vitrine Gallery

2020

DesignTO, Toronto
TRANSITioning Mount Dennis

2020

Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre, Toronto
OSA 2020 Emerging Artist Juried Exhibition

2019

Exco, Daegu
Daegu Art Fair

2019

Art San Diego
World Wide Art Artavita Booth

2019

Artscape Youngplace, Toronto
Nuit Rose: Arcade

2019

2 Saint Clair Avenue West, Toronto
Rotating Public Art Gallery Exhibit

2019

Black Cat Showroom, Toronto
Vexillum

2018

Neilson Park Creative Centre, Etobicoke
3rd Annual Overzealous Fine Art Exhibition

2018

Gallery 1313, Toronto
Summer Emerging Artist Exhibition

2018

Art Bar, Toronto
Nuit Rose: Tapette Pop-up Art Party

2018

Artscape Youngplace, Toronto
Nuit Rose: Unbound

2018

The Latcham Gallery, Stouffville
Annual Juried Exhibition

2017

Arte Ponte, Miami Beach
SCOPE International Contemporary Art Show

2017

Chinese Cultural Centre, Vancouver
Lab Art Show

2017

Port Moody Art Center, Vancouver
Can You See Us Port Moody?

2017

JanKossen Contemporary, New York
FRESH! Annual Summer group show "GEOFORM"

2017

Propeller Gallery, Juried Exhibition, Toronto
150 Years of Light in Canada,

2017

GAS Inc., Toronto
The Painting Show

2017

Akin Collective Dupont, Toronto
Akin Vitrine Gallery

2016

The Red Head Gallery, Toronto
Bright Lights at Night, Nuit Blanche,

2015

The Red Head Gallery, Toronto
Insomnia Salon Soirée, Nuit Blanche

2015

Ryerson Artspace, Toronto
The Black Cat’s 2nd Year Juried Exhibition

2007

Wellington Art Gallery, Aurora
Class Act III

2006

The Kathleen Gormley McKay Art Centre, Markham
Arts York Visual Arts Graduate Exhibition,

Accolades
2020

Toronto Lift-Off Film Festival
Official Selection

2020

NewFilmmakers Los Angeles Virtual Film Festival
Official Selection

2020

Honourable Mention Award
The Ontario Society of Artists

2019

Experimental Dance & Music Film Festival
Official Selection

2019

Austin Music Video Festival
"Keepin' It Weird" Award Nomination​

2019

Kinsale Shark Awards International Festival of Creativity
Best Cinematography,​ ​Shortlist​

2019

Circle Foundation for the Arts
Art San Diego Competition Finalist Certificate

2019

Encore Equities Inc.
Slate Asset Management Rotating Public Art Grant

2019

Circle Foundation for the Arts
Honorable Mention Award

2019

CFA Artist of the Year Award
Finalist Certificate

2018

Circle Foundation for the Arts
Spectrum Miami Art Fair Competition Finalist Certificate

2016

Radio Starmaker Fund
JUNO Awards Week Travel Bursary

2016

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
JUNO Award Nomination

2007

Best Composition Wellington Art Gallery’s Class Act III
Juror’s Choice Award

2006

Arts York Visual Arts Advisory Council
Graduate Scholarship

2006

Unionville High School​
Technological Design Award​

Press
2020

RICE Contemporary Art Magazine​
PORTRAYALS OF FLESH

2020

Data Transmission Radio​
Metaphysical with Discrete

2020

Discobelle
Discrete - Tell Me

2020

OverCurrent
OverCurrent Mix Series 032

2020

The Artist & The Viewer​ ​Toronto Art Newspaper
The state of the arts​ or the arts at stake

2019

Exclaim! Magazine
Best of 2019

2019

Le Mellotron
Global music radio from Paris

2019

The Artist & The Viewer Toronto Art Newspaper
Best of What does it mean to have a Biennial?2019

2019

Conceptual Records
Conceptual Podcast​

2019

Trax Magazine
À Voir: Discrete - In My Room

2019

Respect My Region
Discrete Toes the Line of Sanity in New Video “In My Room”

2019

Tome to the Weather Machine,
Discrete - "In My Room”

2019

Queen City Sounds and Art,
Discrete’s Video for “In My Room” is an Urban Subterranean Science Fiction Horror Story

2019

Summer ▽
Video Of The Day

2019

IGGY Magazine
Discrete Dévoile Le Clip Vidéo Extrait De Son Titre In My Room

2019

Do The Dance
Watch This!

2019

Deep MVMT
Deep MVMT Podcast #127

2019

YINYANG Podcast
YY podcast #124

2019

Microtechno Podcast
Microtechno Podcast

2019

blogTO
10 things to do in Toronto today

2019

Only in Toronto
Vexillum

2019

Spotlight Contemporary Art Magazine
Circle Foundation for the Arts

2019

Patagonia Label
Patagonia Label Podcast 026

2019

Merger Music
MergerCast057

2018

Toronto Star
City Nights: Emerging artists exhibition

2018

Spotlight Contemporary Art Magazine
Circle Foundation for the Arts

2018

Timelapse
Timelapse.043

2018

Resident Advisor Pick
Klubnacht: A Queermo Fetish All-Night Rave

2018

Apparel Music
Apparel Radio Show #187: Discrete

2017

Hunt & Gather
Podcast #13 Featuring Discrete

2017

Carte Blanche Montréal
Podcast XXI by Discrete

2017

Tri-City News Vancouver
Do you see us, Port Moody?

2017

You Plus One
Shift 003 - Discrete

2017

Modern Ritual
Censored / MDRN_RTL Podcast #26

2016

Electro WOW
Questions And Answers With Discrete

2016

BRASH! Magazine
Deep House….Discrete

2016

Off Centre DJ School
New Album from JUNO Nominee & Off Centre Alumnus Discrete

2016

The 45th Annual JUNO Awards Calgary 2016
Nominees catalogue

2016

CTV
JUNO Awards Red Carpet

2014

Reprezent 107.3 FM
The Forecast Mixtapes 008: Brabe × Discrete

2013

Colouring Book: A Project by Akin Collective
Home Alone

2012

Global News
Selling art by the pound

2010

Total Kiss.FM
The Loose Cannons Show

2008

BBC Radio 1
Kissy Sell Out’s Killer Remix Of The Month

2006

CP24
Markham’s second Environmental Art Event,

2006

The Official Newsletter of the Markham Arts Council
alance: Consumer vs Nature

Residencies
2019

Ossington Studios, Toronto
Akin Collective

2018

Dupont Studios, Toronto
Akin Collective

2016

The Junction Studios, Toronto
Area 51

2015

Dufferin Studios, Toronto
Akin Collective

2014

Studio 6, Toronto
Project Gallery

2011

GoodFellas Gallery, Toronto
36 Chambers

Education
2017

Open Studio
CMYK Screenprinting

2015

Ontario College of Art & Design University​
Art and Design Studio Skills Certificate,

2012

Toronto School of Art​
Collage Explorations

2012

Liaison of Independent Filmmakers
DSLR Cameras for Video, Final Cut Pro X, Interactive Arduino and Processing

2008

Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Bachelor of Animation Program

2006

Unionville High School​
Arts York Visual Arts Diploma

2005

MEI International Academy
Grade 12 Visual Arts U/C Credit

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