Adrian Norvid was born in London, England and lives and works in Montreal. He received his MFA from York (Toronto) and has a BFA in Music also from York. Norvid has shown widely in Canada including solo shows at Galerie B312 (Montreal), AXE Neo7 (Gatineau), La Mussee de Joliette (Joliette), AKA (Saskatoon) and Julia Garnatz (Cologne.) Norvid’s traveling exhibition Showstoppers, Whoppers, Downers and Out of Towners traveled to the Rooms (Newfoundland), The McIntosh Gallery (London Ont.), The Robert McLaughlin Gallery (Oshawa) and the Art Gallery of Windsor (Windsor, Ont.). Group exhibitions include The Quebec Triennial at The Musee d’Art Contemporain de Montreal, “Installations On A Large Scale” at the Musee National Des Beaux Arts Du Quebec, Jessica Bradley Art and Projects (Toronto), and L’Oeil De Poisson (Quebec City.) Norvid has given performances in L’Ecart in Rouyn/Noranda, The Rooms in Newfoundland, the Joyce Yahouda Gallery (Montreal) the ODD Gallery in Dawson City (Yukon), L’Oeil De Poisson (Quebec City) and Galerie Clarke (Montreal). A solo exhibition opens in February 2018 at the Parisian Laundry in Montreal.
Norvid has participated in residencies at the Gushul Studio (Blairmore, Alberta, the Symposium Internationale d’Art de Baie-Saint-Paul in Quebec and the Oberfalzer Kunstlerhaus in Schwandorf, Germany.
Adrian Norvid’s works are in the collections of the Musee D’Art Contemporain De Montreal, la Musee National Des Beaux Arts Du Quebec and the Colart Collection. He has received numerous grants from the Conseil des arts et des letters du Quebec.
Norvid’s first book Nogoodniks was published by Drawn and Quarterly press in Montreal in 2011 and a second book The Fake Lake Bottom Feeder (also Drawn and Quarterly) is due out in the summer of 2019.