Gallery Exhibitions

Wild Alchemy and the Global Grove, a traveling exhibition presented by the NRCC and the Broken Forests Group

Tour Dates:

the Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr, Etobicoke, ON –

Opening Reception: Thursday, April 4, 6-8pm

Takedown: Friday, May 10, 1:30pm pick-up

Viewing: April 3 to May 9, 2024

Timmins Museum and National Exhibition Centre, 325 2nd Ave, Timmins, ON P4N 8A4

Opening Reception: Saturday, June 15, 1-3pm

Takedown: Friday, August 23, 3:30pm pick-up

Viewing: June 18 to August 20, 2024

NOVAH Gallery, 176 Lakeshore Drive, North Bay, ON P1A2A8

Opening Reception: Saturday, November 2, 1-3pm

Takedown: Friday, January 3, 2025, 3:30pm pick-up

Viewing: November 2 to December 20, 2024


This show features 26 artists from seven countries and four video installations from forests around the world. Images on this page are by: Leslie Putnam, Pearl Van Geest, Paul Walde,


Wild Alchemy and the Global Grove, an International Online Exhibition

a Broken Forests Exhibition featuring selected artworks created at and for the Endangered Boreal Art and the Environment Tour, August, 2022

Site url: Wild Alchemy and the Global Grove 

This Online Exhibition runs until October, 2023. We open the show at NOVAH Gallery and Whitewater Gallery in November!

Sturm und Wald – Artist friends from Germany have just installed a wonderful exhibition in Bonn.  Storm and Forest Group artists are showing new works inspired by and from the forests of the area. Here is a link to a video of the exhibit:

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Old Growth – Resurrection, Regeneration, Intervention
August 3-23, 2022

Broken Forests Group is raising awareness through art and art actions, nurturing the growth of all wild places, and affecting an increase in forest biodiversity around the world. This exhibition shines a light on exploitative forces that are destroying forest species and ecosystems and draws attention to the need to protect the wilderness and ancient sites that we hold to be spiritually significant.

Works in two locations:
Installations in High Park – Toronto Ontario
Painted works & Performances at the Propeller Gallery – Toronto Ontario




the Broken Forests Group presents:

a virtual exhibition entitled,

The Embrace/El Abrazo


Featuring Artworks by:

  • Norma Vieira (Brazil)
  • Ernest Daetwyler (Canada)
  • Simon Frank (Canada)
  • Cecilia Stellini (Brazil)
  • Casey Earle (Chile)
  • Mike Matthews (Canada, United States)
  • Diane Colwell (Canada)
  • Alessandra Bisi (Italy)
  • Don Chretien (Canada)
  • Roberto Caironi (Italy)
  • Daniela Gilardoni (Italy)
  • Dory Perdomo (Mexico)
  • Ruth Vigueras Bravo (Mexico)
  • Matthias Reis (Brazil)
  • Dermot Wilson (Canada)
  • Cesar Forero (Canada/Colombia)
  • Alex Boudreault (Canada)
  • Neryth Yamile Manrique Mendoza (Colombia)
  • Yun-Shan Lee (Taiwan)
  • Paul Smylie (Canada)
  • Joanna Szostak (Poland)
  • Paweł Rubaszewski (Poland)
  • Jerzy Plucha (Poland)
  • Urszula Olczyńska (Poland)
  • Ilona Irmina Iwanska (Poland)
  • Marek Mikrut (Poland)
  • Oliwia Hildebrandt (Poland)
  • Jacek Balicki (Poland)
  • Artur Bartkiewicz (Poland)
  • Mateus Stellini (Brazil)
  • Leszek Zuber Zebrowski (Poland)


Norma Vieira is one of the Broken Forests Group’s founding members. Here is a walkthrough of her Gallery and Studio in Brazil.

An “in-studio” performance and prepared video projection by Ruth Vigueras Bravo, a Broken Forests Project artist from Mexico.

Performance Documentation from Broken Forests artists: Cesar Forero, Alex Boudreault and Mateus Stelini.

NEW ARTISTS @ WORK – Several artists have been added to the Broken Forests Group. Please follow this link to take a look at their work and statements.

New Artists Pages LINK

Curators, Artists and Collectives – creating statements and expressions for Broken Forests. 

Project sites related to Broken Forests Group, blogs, Facebook Groups and the artist’s or gallery’s websites and contact links.

A bunker and Junk Art from Lublin, Poland

The Broken Forests Artists/Curators Group includes:                                           

Artists/Performers: Cesar Forero, Dermot Wilson, Leszek Zuber Zebrowski, Daniela Gilardoni, Cecilia Stellini, Norma Vieira, Yun-shan Lee, Roberto Caironi, Artur Bartkiewicz, Alessandra Bisi, Marek Mikrut, Simon Frank, Ernest Daetwyler, Jacek Balicki, Neryth Yamile Manrique Mendez, Mateus Stellini, Mathias Reis, Ruth Vigueras Bravo, Don Chretien and Alex Boudreault.

Curators:  Dermot J.M. Wilson –  Leszek Zuber Zebrowksi – Cecilia Stelini – Cesar Forero –

Exhibitions Featuring Broken Forest Group Members


Cesar Forero, performances and exhibition in Mexico!

Reconstruyendo Metafores

What are Meta-forests? Beautiful new work from Brazilian Broken Forests artists.

El Mensaje

An new exhibit and performance featuring Cesar Forero and Alex Boudreault.

Acid Flowers

A video by Alessandra Bisi, artista Milanesa

The Forest’s Hotline

a Video about how trees communicate

Reforestation, one Family at a Time

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Bosques Nativos de Chile

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Nipissing Region Curatorial Collective

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Jumbo Wild Area SAVED!

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Odin Association – for the Promotion of Contemporary Art

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