Friday, December 4, 2009

Sara Graham Exhibition at Convenience Gallery














Sara Graham's Department of Systems Oversight 1968-1973 is the current exhibition at Convenience Gallery. The exhibition opened on November 16 and continues until December 15.

Saturday, October 31, 2009

Jayce Salloum : history of the present (selected works 1985 - 2009) opens at Kamloops Art Gallery


Jayce Salloum : history of the present (selected works 1985 - 2009) opened at the Kamloops Art Gallery on October 25. This retrospective exhibition is accompanied by a catalogue and will be touring Canada during 2010 -11. In Kamloops the exhibition continues until January 3, 2010.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Sara Graham Exhibtion at Dalhousie Art Gallery

Department of Systems Oversight is a new exhibition by Sara Graham at Dalhousie Art Gallery in Halifax.






The exhibition opened on October 23 and continues until November 29.


Thursday, October 1, 2009

Dave Dyment & Roula Partheniou in Infinite Egress at Surrey Art Gallery














Dave Dyment & Roula Partheniou's collaborative film,
Super Infinity is included in the exhibition, Infinite Egress
at Surrey Art Gallery.
The exhibition began on September 26th and continues until December 13th.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Canadian Art Gallery Hop Events This Week

This Thursday evening is the 15th annual Canadian Art Hop Gala Dinner and Auction at Guvernment and Koolhaus in Toronto. This year's events celebrate 25 years of Canadian Art magazine.
















Sky Glabush
Lombardo House, 2009
Oil on panel
24” x 30”














Roula Partheniou
Untitled, 2009
Acrylic on canvas
9” x 7”

















Adam David Brown
Ontology, 2009
40 pages of Canson paper, holes
26” x 31” x 2”

Four MKG127 artists have work in the auction. Besides the works shown above, there is also a piece by Michael Dumontier.



















Laura Kikauka
Try Harder, 2009
Mixed Media

This Saturday, as part of the Canadian Art Gallery Hop, there will be a tour of Ossington Avenue galleries from 2:30pm to 3:30pm. At 3:00, collector and writer Bill Clarke will be in conversation with Laura Kikauka discussing her exhibition, For the Love of Gaud (Damiens Worst) currently up at MKG127.
The tour begins at 2:30 at Gallery TPW, 56 Ossington Av.

Saturday, September 19, 2009

September 2009 A Busy Month For MKG127 Artists


Adam David Brown's Index is included in the exhibition Logotopia: The Library in Architecture, Art and the Imagination which opened on September 10th at the Maclaren Art Centre in Barrie, Ontario. The exhibition includes work from many prominent architects, artists and writers. It continues until November 1st.

Roula Partheniou's exhibition, Circular Logic opened on September 12 at Cambridge Galleries Queen’s Square in Cambridge, Ontario. The exhibition features a new work from Partheniou's Handmade Readymade project and is an adjunct project of CAFKA.09: Veracity. The exhibition continues until October 4.


Kelly Lycan of Instant Coffee has a solo exhibition just down the street from MKG127 at Gallery TPW. WHITE HOT is a monochromatic installation and photo-based exhibition of recycled objects and re-visioned collections. Lycan manages the WHITE HOT flea market every Saturday at the gallery. Shopping is encouraged. The exhibition continues until October 10.



Kristiina Lahde's work, Delete is included in the exhibition, Fall Out which began on September 14th at the Blackwood Gallery at the Mississauga campus of the University of Toronto. Fall Out will be followed by a second exhibition, Fall In which begins on October 26th. Artists in the second exhibition will respond to the works in the first exhibition. During Fall In both will coexist in the gallery. Roula Partheniou is included in Fall In and will be responding to work by Zilvinas Kempinas. Both exhibitions continue until December 13.

Dave Dyment has created a new work, Sidereal Time for the LOLA Festival that began in London Ontario on September 17th. The work consists of a constellation of dozens of mirror balls suspended by a crane and lit by powerful search-lights, similar to those used to announce casino or nightclub openings.
Laura Kikauka is also included in the exhibition, Guided By Voices at the Forest City Gallery. The exhibition, that opened on September 11th, was curated by Jason Schiedel and Paul Walde in conjunction with the LOLA Festival. The exhibition continues until October 16th, LOLA continues through the weekend.

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Dave Dyment in Bowie exhibition at Clark & Faria



Dave Dyment's Fifteen Minute Fame is included in the exhibition, Bowie at Clark & Faria in the Distillery.
The exhibition opened on July 30th and continues until September 6th.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Instant Coffee, Shake -n- Make in Foreign Legionnaires exhibition at Edward Day Gallery

Collectives Instant Coffee and Shake -n- Make are included in the exhibition, Foreign Legionnaires at Edward Day Gallery.

Also included in the exhibition is work from FASTWÜRMS, Toronto Terrarea Club and Team Macho.
The exhibition opens on Thursday, August 6th from 6 - 8 pm and continues until September 6.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Adam David Brown in Above and Below at Foreman Art Gallery of Bishop's University in Sherbrooke, Quebec



Adam David Brown is exhibiting his Time Piece in Above and Below at Foreman Art Gallery of Bishop's University in Sherbrooke, Quebec.


The exhibition is curated by Vicky Chainey Gagnon and also includes work by Martha Fleming & Lyne Lapointe, Inger Lise Hansen, Véronique La Perrière M., Penelope Stewart and Irene F. Whittome.

The exhibition starts July 18 and continues until September 12, 2009.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Jayce Salloum in Artspeak's Territory


Jayce Salloum is included in Territory, a new publication from Artspeak in Vancouver.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Adam David Brown 2009 Artist Grant recipient from TFVA

Congratulations to Adam David Brown who is the 2009 Grant recipient from the Toronto Friend of the Visual Arts.

Adam, 2003 grant recipient Gwen MacGregor, 2009 finalists Kerri Reid and Jon Sasaki, 2006 grant recipient Anitra Hamilton.

Adam is currently included in the exhibition, Novel Ideas at Oakville Galleries, Centenniel Square. If you haven't see this exhibition yet, you should !

Bill Burns in Denmark


Bill Burns is currently the International Visiting Artist thanks to an award from the Danish Arts Agency. He is working in Copenhagen and Skive, Denmark.
His current project, Souvenirs of Guantanamo Bay will be exhibited at Kunsthall KBH in Skive, Denmark opening on May 29.

Friday, May 8, 2009

Kristiina Lahde - Hive at Convenience Gallery


Make sure to check out Kristiina Lahde's new sculpture Hive at Convenience Gallery.
Kristiina is scheduled to exhibit at MKG127 in January 2010.

Instant Coffee Disco Fallout Shelter at Toronto Sculpture Garden


The Instant Coffee Collective 's Disco Fallout Shelter opened at the Toronto Sculpture Garden this week.

Nuclear Fallout has never looked more fun !

Jayce Salloum portfolio in Prefix Photo

A portfolio of images selected from Jayce Salloum's Location/Dis-location(s) exhibition ( MKG127 Sept.13 - Oct.13, 2007) has been published in the current issue of Prefix Photo magazine.



Jayce is also included in the exhibition, What Moves Us, at the Western Front in Vancouver from June 5 - June 27.

Jayce is scheduled to exhibit again at MKG127 in November 2009.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Roula Partheniou is the first artist featured in YYZUNLIMITED initiative


In conjunction with it's thirtieth anniversary, YYZ Artists' Outlet is presenting a new initiative entitled, YYZUNLIMITED utiltizing their front window space. The first artist selected is MKG127 artist Roula Partheniou.
Saturday, May 02, 2009 to Saturday, June 13, 2009


Also, in Vancouver at Artspeak, Literally: Aaron Carpenter, Joel Herman, Roula Partheniou continues until June 6, 2009

Dave Dyment in current Mercer Union exhibition



Dave Dyment has contributed new work to the current Mercer Union exhibition, Goodbye to Romance, curated by Elaine Gaito.

 Dave is scheduled to exhibit at MKG127 again in April 2010.

Interview with Sky Glabush in current issue of Border Crossings