M I K E   G O U G H         

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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,

                        http://www.ngcmagazine.ca/correspondents/rugged-nonconformity-the-art-of-newfoundland-and-labrador , Rugged Nonconformity: The Art of  

                        Newfoundland and Labrador               

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

                         http://theovercast.ca/chat-mike-gough-new-exhibit-retrace-rooms/ 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, http://www.nlac.ca/feature/gough.htm , Four Walls: The Unmade Bed Project

2013                Lauren Power, The Scope, Best of St. John’s, http://thescope.ca/bestofstjohns/most-exciting-visual-artist-2 , 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