Reilly Knowles








Reilly Knowles is an emerging artist and curator who was raised in Milton on Treaty Fourteen Territory, and who currently resides in Treaty Six Territory, otherwise known as London, Ontario.

Knowles began his art training with local artists Tatiana Pastor and Fedor Yatsik, and was a member of the Fine Arts Society of Milton before relocating to London to attend the University of Western Ontario. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2020, and has held solo shows at Forest City Gallery, Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Centre, and Spencer Gallery. A member of Good Sport Gallery & Studio, he is currently developing a painting exhibition for the space inspired by Southwestern Ontario witchcraft folklore, to be presented in October 2023.

Knowles is a returning artist to Arts Milton’s Exclusively Inclusive programming, having designed a traffic box mural which appears at Louis St Laurent Avenue and Leger Way. His mural work can also be found in Old East Village in London, where he collaborated with Robin Henry to illustrate hope and renewal for the neighbourhood.