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1985                 Born, Corner Brook, NL, Canada


2010                 MA Fine Art, Central Saint Martins, London, England

2008                 B.ed (Intermediate/Secondary), Memorial University of Newfoundland, St.John’s, NL

2007                 B.F.A. (Visual Arts), Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Corner Brook, NL

2006                 B.F.A. Art History & Architecture Courses, Harlow England (MUN Campus)


2019                 Certainty of Tides, Jones Gallery, Saint John, NB

2018                 The Impression of Something Real, Christina Parker Gallery, St. John's, NL

2017                 This Place Will Follow You, Fisher's Loft Conference Centre, Port Rexton, NL

2016                 how we get there, Christina Parker Gallery, St.John's, NL

2014                 We Made This Our Home, Christina Parker Gallery, St.John's, NL

2013- 14           Retrace,The Rooms: Provincial Art Gallery, St.John's, NL

2013                 Surfacing, Christina Parker Gallery, St.John's, NL


2019                 Affordable Art Fair Hong Kong, Artspace Warehouse, Los Angeles, CA

2013 -18           ART TORONTO 2018, Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Toronto ON

2017                 Imago Mundi, Curated by Francesca Valente. Venice, Italy

2016                 Architec Tonic, 2 Rooms Contemporary Art Projects, Duntara, NL

2015                 Narrative, NL, Grenfell Art Gallery, Memorial University

2015                 Paper, Christina Parker Gallery, St.John's, NL

2014                 Changing Tides: Contemporary Art of Newfoundland and Labrador, The McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Ontario, Canada

2014                 Keeping Current: Art work from our country's eastern edge, Abbozzo Gallery, Toronto, ON

2013                 A Celebration of Gallery Artists, Christina Parker Gallery, St.John's, NL

2011                 Toronto International Art Fair, Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Toronto ON

2011                 Arts and Letter Exhibition, St.John’s, NL : winning entry

2011                 City of St. John's Art Procurement Exhibition. St. John's City Hall. St. John's NL

2010                 Gift: Annual Selection of Graduates, 10 Vyner Street Gallery, London, UK, 2010

2010                 Central Saint Martins MA Fine Art Degree Show, CSM Charing Cross Rd., London UK

2010                 Nothing to be done, Empire Gallery, London, UK,

2010                 Necessary Illusions, CSM Interim Show, currated by the Chelsea School of Art Curatorial Critical Framework Course London, UK.

2010                 25 for 25, 25th Anniversary of The Provincial Art Bank, The Rooms, St.John’s, NL, Touring Exhibition.

2009                 Time After Timeline  Eastern Edge Gallery, Members Exhibition, St.John's NL.

2007                 Segment, B.F.A Graduation Exhibition, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery, Corner Brook,NL

2006                 Student print exhibition in conjunction with print biennially, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, NS


2016                 2 Rooms Contemporary Art Projects, Residency, Duntara, NL

2013                 Elbow Room Studio Residency, The Rooms, St.John's, NL

2012                 NLAC - Professional Project Grant

2011                 NLAC – Professional Project Grant


2016                Martin Poole, The Recent Art of Mike Gough, Cuss Journal

2016                Gloria Hickey, A Break-through Solo Show for Mike Gough, Gloria Hickey craft writer

2016                Joan Sullivan, Artist Mike Gough depicts scenes of where he has been, The Telegram

2016                Eva Crocker, “Best Local Artist” Mike Gough on “How We Get There,” Opening Tonight at Christina Parker Gallery, The Overcast

2014                Lizzy Hill, The National Gallery of Canada Magazine,

               , Rugged Nonconformity: The Art of

                        Newfoundland and Labrador

2014                 Chad Pelley, The Overcast, Issue 1, Visual Arts Interview,

                A Chat with Mike Gough

                         On His New Exhibit, RETRACE, at The Rooms

2013                 Joan Sullivan, The Newfoundland Quarterly, Volume 106, Visual Arts Review, Mike Gough - Retrace

2013                 Joan Sullivan, The Telegram, Visual Arts Review: Pulled From White

2013                 Joshua Jamieson, NLAC project feature, , Four Walls: The Unmade Bed Project

2013                 Lauren Power, The Scope, Best of St. John’s, , Most Exciting Visual Artist: Mike Gough

2012                 Joan Sullivan, The Telegram, Visual Arts Review: "Echoes and Refractions”

2011                 Geoff Bartlett, The Newfoundland Explorer, Visual Arts Review. “The Art of Mike Gough’’

2009                 Joan Sullivan, The Telegram, Visual Arts Review: "Speaking Gough’s Language”

2009                 Charissa Reeves, The Current, Visual Arts Review. “Please Write."


Global Affairs Canada

City of St.John’s

Provincial Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Permanent Collection, Corner Brook, NL.

Husky Oil Corporation Permanent Collection Exhibition, Husky Oil Corporation.

Mischon De Reya, Solicitors, London

McInnes Cooper, St.John’s, NL

Humber College, Toronto Ontario


The Rooms, Permanent Collection

Cox & Palmer, St. John's, NL

Bank of Montreal

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