BIO


Megan Majewski is a pop surrealist artist who has been featured in prominent galleries around the world.  Over the years, her paintings have graced the walls of Gallery 1988, Ayden, La luz De Jesus, C.A.V.E. Gallery, and many more.  The dark and beautiful characters in her work evoke human emotions in exquisite surreal detail.  Surrealism mines dreams and the unconscious while popular culture is concerned with the phenomena of our mainstream culture.  Bringing the two together creates a dreamlike world that resembles our own.

Megan started her career in animation after attending the Vancouver Film School.  Her short film "Spook" has gone to many festivals including Annecy, and was also used as a music video for the UK band Tunng.  She has worked in all areas of CG from films like IRobot to television series such as Battlestar Galactica, to cartoons like Viva Pinata.  After a few years working on cartoons and movies, she left animation to pursue her painting career full time.

Since leaving the 3D industry, she has been showing her work in solo and group shows around the world.  Including a recent solo show at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles where she completed "100 Paintings in 100 Days" for the second time in her career.  The popularity of her work stems from the intricate dreamscapes that blend life with death, and dark mythical characters with a touch of delicate elegance.  From here, she will continue to paint the odd, morbid and beautiful things that come from the dark depths of her mind.

 

 

SOLO AND FEATURE ARTIST SHOWS

 

2016   Beautiful Monsters – Saint Germain Gallery, Penticton Canada

2015   Inflorescence – Ayden Gallery, Vancouver Canada

2015   100 Paintings in 100 Days – Gallery 1988, Los Angeles USA

2013   Feature artist show at the CAVE Gallery, Los Angeles USA 

2012   Beautiful decay of life - Ayden Gallery, Vanouver Canada

2011   Untitled show (One of four featured artists) - C.A.V.E. Gallery, Los Angeles USA

2011   Indulgence - Pop Gallery, Vancouver Canada 

2010   Robots & Monsters (Featured artist) – Ayden Gallery, Vancouver Canada

2009   Doll parts (Art and fashion show) – Celebrities, Vancouver Canada

2008   Flowers, willows, and the Dead Sea – Ruban Rat Gallery, Sydney Australia

2006   Dolls and Halloween – Bardel Studio, Vancouver Canada

2005   100 Paintings in 100 days – Soho, Vancouver Canada   

 

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

 

2016   "Imaginary Friends" – Saint Germain Gallery, Penticton Canada

2016   "30 Years Later" – Gallery 1988, Los Angeles USA

2015   "Portrait show" – Baker Hesseldenz Gallery, Tucson USA

2015   "Storybook" – Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco USA

2015   "Nightmare in wonderland" (Tim Burton Tribute) – Rotofugi Gallery, Chicago USA

2014   "10 Year Anniversary Show" – Gallery 1988, Los Angeles USA

2014   "Hellboy 20th Anniversary Show" – Hero Complex Gallery, Los Angeles USA

2013   "Zodiac" -  Auguste Clown Gallery, Melbourne Australia

2013   "Crazy 4 Cult" - Gallery 1988, Los Angeles USA

2013   "Crazy 4 Cult" - Presented by Gallery 1988 Pop Up Gallery, New York USA

2013   "Bad Robot" (tribute show) – Gallery 1988, Los Angeles USA 

2012   "Crazy 4 Cult" - Gallery 1988 - New York USA

2012   "The Surreal and Strange Symposium" - The Fall Gallery, Vancouver Canada

2012   "Pandacorn Park" (Kristian Adam's feature show) - Ayden Gallery, Vancouver Canada

2012   "Triumphs & Tragedies" - Tasty Gallery, Seattle USA

2012   "Fairy tales & Fables" - Tasty Gallery, Seattle USA 

2011   "Flombagoo" - Kristian Adam's featured show - Ayden Gallery, Vancouver Canada

2011   "Robots & Monsters" - Ayden Gallery, Vancouver Canada

2011   "Indulgence" - Pop Gallery, Vancouver Canada

2011   "Garbage Pail Kids" - Gallery 1988, Melrose Los Angeles USA

2011   "I know you're art, but what am I?" (Peewee Herman tribute show) - Gallery 1988, Venice Beach USA

2011   Seven (Ayden Gallery anniversary show) – Ayden Gallery, Vancouver Canada

2011   Animalopolis – Ayden Gallery, Vancouver Canada

2010   Untitled show (One of four featured artists) – C.A.V.E Gallery, Los Angeles USA

2010   Ampersand collaborative paintings showing – Shudder Gallery, Vancouver Canada

2010   Freaks and geeks – The Fall Gallery, Vancouver Canada

2010   Everything but the kitchen sync – La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles USA

2010   Hot one inch action – Gallery Gachet, Vancouver Canada

2010   Carded Show – Jacana Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver Canada

2010   Ladies first – Ayden Gallery, Vancouver Canada

2010   He-man masters of the universe tribute show– Gallery 1988, Los Angeles USA

2009   Brush Fire – C.A.V.E Gallery, Los Angeles USA

2009   Across the board – Chapel Arts, Vancouver Canada

2009   Girls Girls Girls – Jem Gallery, Vancouver Canada

2009   Dream to Dreams – Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles USA

2009   Carded Show – Little Mountain Studios, Vancouver Canada

2009   100 Amigos – El Kartel, Vancouver Canada

2009   Hot one inch action – W2 Community Media Arts Society Perel Gallery, Vancouver Canada

2009   State of the Art – Telus Conference Centre, Whistler Canada

2008   Midway Mania – Looks Could Kill Art Boutique, Calgary Canada

2008   Hot one inch action – Gallery Gachet, Vancouver Canada

2007   Lowbrow on the high seas – Gem Gallery, Vancouver Canada

2007   Murder of crows – Subeez, Vancouver Canada

2007   Viva La Weirdo – Fish out of water Gallery, San Diego, USA

2007   Hot one inch action – Gallery Gachet, Vancouver Canada

2007   Merge – Ayden Gallery, Vancouver Canada

2006   Munny show – Voltage, Vancouver Canada

2006   Hot one inch action – Gallery Gachet, Vancouver Canada

2006   Project Sno – Ayden Gallery, Vancouver Canada

2006   Robots and Monsters – Ayden Gallery, Vancouver Canada

2006   New Tiny Tiki IV – New Tiny Gallery, Vancouver Canada

2005   Merge – Ayden Gallery, Vancouver Canada

 

MISCELLANEOUS 


2010-16 Live artist painting demo at Opus Granville Island in Vancouver 
2010      Ampersand live collaborative painting 
2010      Designed a shirt for "Plum", a local clothing company    
2010      Vancouver 2010 Olympics Live Painting Showcase - Cypress Mountain, Canada 
2010      Shaw commercial "Together is amazing" (One of the artists in the commercial) -Vancouver 
2010      Vancouver is awesome online magazine - Artist feature 
2010      Cargoh - Interview for the curated online marketplace  
2009      Skewed Magazine - Cover artist for online art magazine 
2009      Book cover for "Max & the Siamese twins" By Max Stout 
2009      Cover artwork for children's literature magazine "Crows Toes Quarterly" 
2004-5   Short film "Spook" screened in film festivals around the world 
2004      Short film "Spook" adapted to a music video for the UK band "Tunng" 
2003-8   Worked in the 3D industry as a VFX artist and animator.  Working on movies and TV shows