Alastair is a designer and artist working in Toronto. His art and design practice explores the boundaries between objects by engaging materiality, methods of display, and support structures. 
Alastair is a founding member of the 24 Cariboo Studio Collective where he works on personal and comissioned projects.



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Alastair Martin
(b.1988) Bangkok, Thailand
Working in Toronto, Canada
Email: alastairmartindesign@gmail.com
Instagram: @alastair_martin
Project: @Interobject


Studio
2011 - Present - 24 Cariboo Studio Collective: founding member


Employment
2021 - Present - Studio Paolo Ferrari: Production Manager & Industrial Designer
2012 - 2020 -  Eventscape: Senior Industrial Designer and Product Developer


Education
2017 - Bachelor of Fine Art: Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto
2011 - Advanced Diploma: Furniture Craft & Design, Sheridan College, Oakville


Solo Exhibitions
2021 - Old Forms / New Designs, Made Design, DesignTO, Toronto
2017 - Tacit Bodies, Abbozzo Gallery, 401 Richmond, Toronto


Goup Exhibitions
2020 - Themselves, Stackt Market, DeignTO, curated by Thethethe, Toronto
2019 - The Yard, Private exhibition curated by Thethethe, Toronto
2017 - Peinture Fraîche et Nouvelle Construction (13e édition), Art Mur, Montreal
2017 - OCADU Graduate Exhibition (102nd), Toronto
2017 - 50th Anniversary Alumni Exhibition, Sheridan College, Oakville
2017 - Art and Martinis, private exhibition curated for Gowling WLG, Toronto
2016 - Tables, Chairs, and Other Unrelated Objects 5, OCADU Student Gallery, Toronto
2015 - 30 Under 30, Curated by Gary Michael Dault, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto
2015 - Exhibit A (Life), OCADU Student Gallery, Toronto
2011 - The Shape of Things, Ontario Crafts Council, Toronto


Awards
2017 - Haydn Davies Memorial Award
2015 - Sully Corth Memorial Fund Sculpture Scholarship
2011 - Betty Kantor Silent Night Award for Excellence in Furniture Design


Press
2020 - Thethethe.ca - Briar Gill & Thomas Kim
2017 - Designlinesmagazine.com - Eric Mutrie
2016 - Metalmagazine.eu - Adriana Barreno 



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