Thursday, September 25, 2014

Gwen MacGregor participating in the upcoming Nuit Blanche Panel Discussion Series

 
Gwen MacGregor will be a panelist alongside Murray Whyte and Janine Marchessault as part of the Nuit Talks Series, Nuit Blanche 2014.  Leah Sandals will be moderating the panel which will be held at OCAD University, Auditorium Room 190, 100 McCaul Street on Wednesday, October 1st from 12-1:30pm.  Be sure to check it out!


Monday, September 22, 2014

Jayce Salloum in The Militant Image at Camera Austria

Jayce Salloum is included in the exhibition The Militant Image.  The project is curated by Urban Subjects (Sabine Bitter, Jeff Derksen and Helmut Weber) in collaboration with Camera Austria in Graz.  Other artists in the exhibition include Harun Farocki, Alfredo Jaar, Sharon Hayes and Raymond Boisjoly. The Militant Image opens on September 27th and continues until November 16, 2014.  On September 25th at 5pm there will be an artist talk with Jayce, Paola Yacoub and Urban Subjects.


Tuesday, September 16, 2014

MKG127 Artists and the Canadian Art Hop Gala Dinner and Auction



Roula Partheniou and Joy Walker, in collaboration are creating the environment for the 2014 Canadian Art Gala Dinner and Auction.


David R. Harper's Simulacra (Swan) is included in the works available at the auction. The event is being held at Kool Haus on Thursday, September 18th beginning at 6pm. Tickets to the auction are still available and can be purchased HERE.


On Saturday, September 20, MKG127 is included in the Dundas West tour of Canadian Art's Gallery Hop Day. Led by curator Stefan Hancherow, the Dundas West tour begins at p|m Gallery (1518 Dundas St. West) at 4:30pm. Join Stefan in viewing Gwen MacGregor's new work in the main space, Roula Partheniou in the front space, as well as our new lightbox project by Ken Lum.


Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Adam David Brown at Trinity Square Video


Trinity Square Video's upcoming exhibition TWO-D: Sculptural Video is a series of themed video commissions exploring the bridge between sculpture and video. Among the works is Adam David Brown's Solar Systemwhich utilizes elements of Marcel Duchamp's Roto-Relief combined with graphic elements of op-art to construct a celestial orbit of psycho-spatial distortions. TWO-D: Sculptural Video opens on September 13, with a reception from 6-9pm and runs until October 17.

Friday, September 5, 2014

David R. Harper nominated for Ceramic Art Prize

David R. Harper is one of five artists who have been nominated for the RBC Emerging Artist Ceramic Art Prize.  Harper was nominated by Virginia Eichhorn, Director of the Tom Thomson Art Gallery.  In relation to the RBC prize the nominated artists have their work exhibiting at the Gardiner Museum until October 14, 2014.  Public voting is open until October 12, the winner will be announced on the final day of the exhibition.  Cast your vote for Harper HERE.

Bill Burns in TBD opening at MOCCA tonight

Bill Burns  is included in the exhibition "TBD" at MOCCA opening tonight from 5 - 8 PM.  Burns will be amongst a variety of artists interested in challenging the power structures within contemporary art galleries, visualizing new avenues and possibilities for artists and galleries within the community.  TBD is curated by Su-Ying Lee and will on view from September 6 - October 26.
Keep an eye open for Bill Burns' project on electric billboards which can be seen on freeways in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal from September 15-October 15, 2014.  The 22 billboards are a project with MOCCA (Toronto) and ALLVISION's Paint the City programme (New York) and are produced in English, Portuguese, French, Standard Chinese and Punjabi.

A review of the TBA exhibition can be found here at: The Globe and Mail 

Liza Eurich and John Marriot in a group show at Justina M. Barnicke Gallery

Liza Eurich and John Marriot, along with eight other artists will be exploring the playful and humorous side of minimal art in Why Can't Minimal at Justina M. Barnicke Gallery. Curated by John G. Hampton, the exhibition runs from September 2 through October 19, with the opening reception on Thursday, September 11 from 6-8pm. John G. Hampton will be giving a curator's tour on September 20th at 2pm. A review of the exhibition by Murray Whyte of the Toronto Star can be read HERE.