Case MacKeen Biography & Works

Case MacKeen b.1977

Case MacKeen lives and works in Toronto. As a notable pioneer of Canadian graffiti art, he continues to merged his graffiti experiences and his studio study into a style that integrates both classical and street art, while continuing to explore the industrial medium of spray paint .

His work has been exhibited and published both nationally and internationally, selected examples include: Carmichael Gallery of Contemporary Art (Hollywood CA), Cutlog NY, Frieze Week (NYC); The Armoury show (NYC), The Royal Ontario Museum (Toronto ON); and Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto ON). His work has been featured in Rutgers Journal of Comparative Literature, The Toronto Star, Graffiti World (Nicholas Ganz), Toronto Graffiti: The Human Behind The Wall (Yvette Farkas), as well as being a subject in a variety of documentaries in the late nineties.

MacKeen is an award winning director, receiving a Juno Award for Video of the Year for The Arcade Fire’s “Neighborhood #3” in 2007 and the “Young Guns” award in 2004 and from the Art Directors Club of New York
EXHIBITIONS

2018 Toronto ON, Hey Y’all, Only One Gallery
2017 Toronto ON, POP Transfer, Hashtag Gallery
2016 Toronto ON, Over The Shoulder, Gallery 50
2015 NewYork NY, The Armoury Show
2014 NewYork NY, Cutlog NY, Frieze Week
2013 NewYork NY, Kilowatt Gallery,Fountain Fair
2013 Toronto ON, Mischeif Over,Twist Gallery
2012 Miami FL, Gallery 4, Art Basil
2012 Toronto ON Best on Show, The Gladstone
2011 Pittsburgh PA, Exile on Dufferin, Gallery 4
2009 Toronto ON, Shelter, Royal Ontario Museum,
2008 Toronto ON, Marc Ecko Unlimited, Street Art Expo
2008 Toronto ON, House Paint, Luminato
2008 Hollywood CA, Carmichael Gallery, Delirium Tremens
2008 Toronto ON, Manifesto, Well and Good Art space
2007 Toronto ON, Foundations, Whippersnapper Gallery
2007 Toronto ON, Ignite: Arts Forum, Gladstone Hotel Gallery
2005 Pittsburgh PA, Static Free, Space Gallery
2004 Amsterdam, Netherlands, Graffiti World, GO Gallery
2003 Toronto ON, Walsh/Mackeen, Here and Now Gallery
2003 Montreal, Ottawa & Toronto M16-War Child Canada
2003 Toronto ON, HYPE 3, Art Gallery Of Ontario
2002 Toronto ON, HYPE 2, Art Gallery Of Ontario
2001 Chicago IL, Diversity, 13th Floor Gallery
2000 Montreal QC, Out For Fame, Transart Gallery
2000 Toronto ON, Decked, Art Gallery Of Ontario
2000 Toronto ON, Activation, Art System, OCADSU
1999 Toronto ON, Case, James Allan Fine Art Gallery
1998 Toronto ON, Bombs Away, The Low Art Gallery

Subway Window 2

Case MacKeen

Subway Window 2

2018
Spray Paint on Birch Panel
36" x 36"
91.4cm x 91.4cm
$950

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Subway Window 1

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Subway Window 1

2018
Spray Paint on Birch Panel
36" x 36"
91.4cm x 91.4cm
$950

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Dufferin After Dark

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Dufferin After Dark

2018
Spray Paint on Birch Panel
18" x 24"
45.7cm x 61cm
$1200

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Bloor Station Rush Hour

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Bloor Station Rush Hour

2018
Spray Paint on Birch Panel
30" x 60"
76.2cm x 152.4cm
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Passing Me By

Case MacKeen

Passing Me By

2018
Spray Paint on Birch Panel
18" x 24"
45.7cm x 61cm
$1200

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Eastbound From Dufferin

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Eastbound From Dufferin

2018
Spray Paint on Birch Panel
18" x 24"
45.7cm x 61cm
SOLD

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The Elevated

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The Elevated

2018
Spray Paint on Birch Panel
36" x 36"
91.4cm x 91.4cm
$1400

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The Yellow Dress and The Black Jacket

Case MacKeen

The Yellow Dress and The Black Jacket

2018
Spray Paint on Birch Panel
24" x 30"
61cm x 76.2cm
$1400

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Interchange Line 2

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Interchange Line 2

2018
Spray Paint on Birch Panel
18" x 24"
45.7cm x 61cm
$1200

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The Underground

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The Underground

2018
Spray Paint on Birch Panel
36" x 36"
91.4cm x 91.4cm
$1400

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Bloor Westbound

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Bloor Westbound

2018
Spray Paint on Birch Panel
18" x 24"
45.7cm x 61cm
$1200

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The Yellow Dress From Dufferin Street

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The Yellow Dress From Dufferin Street

2018
Spray Paint on Birch Panel
18" x 24"
45.7cm x 61cm
$1200

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Purgatory

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Purgatory

2018
Spray Paint on Birch Panel
18" x 24"
45.7cm x 61cm
SOLD

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Interchange Line 1

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Interchange Line 1

2018
Spray Paint on Birch Panel
18" x 24"
45.7cm x 61cm
$1200

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Bay St East Platform

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Bay St East Platform

2018
Spray Paint on Birch Panel
18" x 24"
45.7cm x 61cm
SOLD

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