Represented by

Forum Gallery, New York
(212) 355 4545

Literary Agent

Folio Literary Management
Emily Van Beek






1990-1995 Ontario College of Art, Toronto, ON, majoring in sculpture and printmaking

Solo exhibitions

2015  Cybèle Young: New Paper Sculpture, Some Changes Were Made, Forum Gallery, NYC

2012  Paperspective, Preston Gallery, Cambridge, ON 
Cybele Young new works, Newzones Gallery, Calgary, AB

2011  Cybele Young-paper conversations, Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London, UK

2010  Cybele Young-new works, Gallery Jones, Vancouver, BC

2009  Cybele Young, Forum Gallery, New York
Cybele Young, the Visual Arts Centre of Clarington, ON 
We just missed it, Queen Specific, Toronto, ON

2008  Cybele Young-Introducing, two-person show, Forum Gallery, L.A.
Cybele Young-“Are you finished with that?” Open Studio Gallery, Toronto, ON

2007  Cybele Young-Fated Compositions, Newzones Gallery, Calgary, AB
Cybele Young, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, ON

2006  Cybele Young: New Works, Gallery Jones, Vancouver, B.C.

2005  Next in the Gallery... Cybele Young, Herron Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana
New Prints, Open Studio Print Sales Gallery, Toronto, ON

2004  Is it then already?, Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary, AB

2003  Introducing Cybele Young, Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary, AB
Toys that Linger: recent prints, constructions & bronzes, Prime Gallery, Toronto, ON

2002  Let’s go this way: recent print constructions, Prime Gallery, Toronto, ON (catalogue)
What Happened To My House?, Open Studio Gallery, Toronto, ON

Group Exhibitions

2013  Works on Paper, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Singular Vision, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2012  Uncommon Ground-Alternative Realities, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Paper Doll, Mendel Gallery, Saskatoon

2011  Vantage Point, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Small Works - Swedish and Canadian artists, Couture Galleri, Stockholm
Paper Doll, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB

2010  The Metamorphic Object, Dunedin Fine Art Center, Florida
Art at Work, (catalogue) Art Gallery of Mississauga, Ontario

2008  Retelling Anne, (catalogue) MacDonald Stewart Art Center, Guelph, Ontario

2007  Cheongju International Craft Biennale, (catalogue) Cheongju, Korea

2006  Group Show, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, ON
The Power of Two, Clarington Art Centre, Bowmanville, ON
Illumination Escapade, Bishop’s University, Foreman Art Gallery, Sherbrooke, QUE

2005  Art on Paper Fair, Royal College of Art, Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London, England
Group Show, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, ON
Palm Beach Contemporary Art Fair, Rebecca Hossack Gallery, Palm Beach, FLA

2004  Happy Art for a Sad World, Spike Gallery, New York, NY
Manifesta: vision and mastery in contemporary craft, Gallery Stratford, Stratford, ON

2002  Filling the Void, Art Gallery of Ontario, Art Rental and Sales Gallery, Toronto, ON

2001  Transformed Images, The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA
Paper Stories, York Quay Centre, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON

2000  The Great Canadian Printmaking Competition, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, ON
The Art of Reading: Books and Non-Books, ICA, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

Annual Exhibitions

Art Hamptons, Dallas Art Fair, Art Naples, FLA, Works on Paper, NY, Affordable Art Fair, NY, Art LA, Art Chicago, Toronto International Art FairArt London, Art Miami, FLA, San Francisco International Art Exhibition, Scope L.A., Sculpture Objects and Functional Art, Texas Contemporary

Grants, Awards & Competitions

2015  Ontario Arts Council “Mid-Career Project Grant”

2014  Canada Council for the Arts “Project Grant”

2013  Toronto Arts Council “Mid-Career Level II Artist Grant"
Ontario Arts Council “Mid-Career Project Grant” 
Nomination – Sylvia and Ruth Schwartz Award for ‘A Few Bites’ Groundwood Books 

2012  IBBY Canada Cleaver Award for ‘A Few Blocks’ Groundwood Books 
Amelia Frances Howard Gibbon Award – shortlist ‘A Few Blocks’ Groundwood Books 
Canadian Booksellers Assoc. – Libris Award – shortlist ‘Ten Birds’ KidsCanPress

2011  Governor General’s Award for Illustration – ‘Ten Birds’ KidsCanPress
Canada Council for the Arts “Paris Residency Grant” (May-Aug 2011)

2010  Toronto Arts Council “Mid-Career Level II Artist Grant”
Ontario Arts Council “Exhibition Assistance Grant”
Ontario Arts Council “Mid-Career Project Grant” 
K.M Hunter Award – shortlist

2009  Toronto Transit Commission St Clair W. Streetcar Shelter Public Art

2008  Ontario Arts Council “Exhibition Assistance Grant” – x2
Ontario Arts Council “Mid-Career Artist Grant” 
K.M Hunter Award – shortlist
Open Studio Print Award – honorable mention

2007  Open Studio Nick Novack Scholarship 2007-2008 
Ontario Arts Council “Exhibition Assistance Grant”
Canada Council for the Arts “Project Grant”

2006  Toronto Arts Council “Mid-Career Level II Artist Grant”

2004  Ontario Arts Council “Emerging Artist Grant” 
Canada Council for the Arts “Emerging Artist Grant”

2001  Toronto Arts Council “Emerging Artist Grant” 
Canada Council for the Arts “Emerging Artist Grant”

2000  Ernst & Young Great Canadian Printmaking Competition 2000 – 2nd prize
Nominated – Governor General’s Award for Children’s Book Illustration – Pa’s Harvest


2014  Paper Play, Sandu Publishers, China

2012  Koval, Ann, Paper Doll, Owens Art Gallery, Mendel Art Gallery –Catalogue 
Baxter, Meaghan, The Bold and the Delicate, Fast Forward, March 2012

2010  Cherry, Maralynn, Cybele Young, Visual Arts Centre of Clarington –Catalogue
Lettingwell, Edward, National Review-Cybele Young, Art in America, May 2010

2008  Dault, Gary Michael, The Wonders of Washi, Globe and Mail, June 2008
Perfect Paper, PageOne Publishers, Singapore

2007  Madsen, Bjarke, Miniature Works Score Big, Now Magazine, July 2007
Dault, Gary Michael, Review, Globe and Mail, July 2007
Goddard, Peter, Review, Toronto Star, August 2007

2005  Kennedy, Carolyn, Stealing the Show, Canadian Home & Country, April 
Inspiration: Keeping Up Appearances, Wish Magazine, September

2004  Dault, Julia, Five Exemplary Exhibitions, The National Post, Oct. 14 
Wagman, Shawna. Small World, Elle Canada, September

2003  Canadian Art Magazine, summer, page 20
LeManne, Michelle. Hot Ticket, Avenue Magazine, June (text and image p.22)
Jordan, Betty Ann. Art, Toronto Life Magazine, spring.
Cameron, Amy. Good Things Come in Small Packages, Maclean’s Magazine, May 26
Isherwood, Barbara. It’s a Small World After All, Fiberarts Magazine, March/April

2001  Jordan, Betty Ann. Drawing Conclusions, WHERE Toronto, March

Collections – Select/Corporate Government

Ernst & Young – Art Bank of Canada – Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs – Gryphon Capital Management, CA – OMERS – BMO

COLLECTIONS – Select Private

The Japanese Empress Michiko Shōda, Ben Stiller, Noah Baumbach

Published Books

2015  Some Things I’ve Lost, Groundwood Books
The Queen’s Shadow, KidsCanPress

2014  Nancy Knows, Tundra Books

2013  Out the Window, Groundwood Books
Ten Birds Meet a Monster, KidsCanPress

2012  A Few Bites, Groundwood Books

2010  Ten Birds, KidsCanPress, Governor General’s Award Illustration – Winner
A Few Blocks, Groundwood Books

2007  Jack Pine, Groundwood Books (written by Christopher Patton)

2000  Pa’s Harvest, Groundwood Books, Governor General’s Award – Nominee (written by Jan Andrews)

Literary Readings

2013  ALA Philadelphia with Groundwood Books
Animal Stories – Gardiner Museum, Toronto

2012  McNally Jackson, NYC
‘Neighbourhood School’, NYC
‘Let’s Read’, Kitchener/Waterloo
Word on the Street, Toronto
Small Print Toronto – C.A.K.E, Block Letters-Culture Days, Lillian H Smith, Toronto

2011  Small Print Toronto – Block Party, Toronto
Word on the Street, Toronto


2014  Publishers Weekly/ SLJ/*starred* – ‘Out the Window’
Kirkus Reviews/SLJ/ *starred* – ‘Nancy Knows’

2013  Kirkus Reviews/ Toronto Star/ SLJ – ‘Ten Birds Meet a Monster’

2012  Michelle Landsberg – Top Five Children’s Book picks 2012 CBC – ‘A Few Bites’
Kirkus Reviews (starred) – ‘A Few Bites’
Publishers Weekly (starred) – ‘A Few Bites’
Quill and Quire ‘The Art of the Matter – Cybèle Young’ – Leah Sandals

2011  Kirkus ‘Best of 2011’ – ‘A Few Blocks’, ‘Ten Birds’ – Vicki Smith, editor
New York Times – ‘A Few Blocks’
Publishers Weekly (starred) – ‘A Few Blocks’
Kirkus Reviews (starred) – ‘A Few Blocks’, ‘Ten Birds’
Globe and Mail – ‘A Few Blocks’, ‘Ten Birds’ – Susan Perren
Toronto Star – ‘A Few Blocks’, ‘Ten Birds’ – Deirdre Baker