Michael Caines is a New York/ Toronto based artist working in drawing and painting. He has exhibited at galleries in Canada and the US, and at many international art fairs with Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects. Caines has participated in a number of artist residencies, including the Bemis Center, the Millay Colony, and the Santa Fe Art Institute. Among other awards, he has received Avery and Chalmers Fellowships. Caines first solo exhibition in New York, “Perfect Happiness”, took place in December of 2010 at Mulherin Pollard Projects. “Wild/Tame”, a selection of animal/human themed work from the past ten years of his practice, is on exhibit at the Art Gallery of Peterborough until March 6th. His satirical book of drawings, “Revelations and Dog” launches this March in New York at Mark Batty Publisher.