Tuesday, November 22, 2016

MKG127 Back at UNTITLED Art Fair

MKG127 is returning to UNTITLED Miami Beach for the third year in a row. We are in Booth D7 this year. Press and VIP preview is next Tuesday November 29 and the fair is open to the public from Wednesday November 30 to Sunday December 4. We hope to see you in Miami !

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Jayce Salloum Lecture at Ryerson School of Image Arts

The School of Image Arts Visiting Artist Program at Ryerson University is presenting a lecture by Jayce Salloum on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 - 7pm at the School of Image Arts, Room IMA 307, 122 Bond in Toronto. The talk is free & open to the public

Bill Burns at the Royal Ontario Museum

Bill Burns' Great Goat Milking takes place at 1 & 3 PM today at the Royal Ontario Museum. On December 4, the Dogs and Boats and Airplanes Choir will debut The Great Chorus,  a libretto inspired by the ROM’s collections.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

MKG127 Back at Art Toronto for Ninth Consecutive Year

MKG127 is returning to Art Toronto for the ninth consecutive year. You can find us at Booth C26 this year. There will be a reception at the gallery on Friday, October 28 from 8 - 10 PM as part of a west end gallery hop.

Friday, October 7, 2016

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Instant Coffee Wins 2016 Vancouver Mayor’s Arts for Public Art

Instant Coffee, Perpetual Sunset, reflective mylar disks, dibond, plastic pins, aluminum frame, Richmond BC, 2012
Congratulations to Instant Coffee, who have just been awarded the 2016 Vancouver Mayor's Arts Award for Public Art, in recognition of their significant contributions to public art in Vancouver and beyond!

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Roula Partheniou and John Marriott in Form Follows Fiction: Art and Artists in Toronto

Roula Partheniou , Dopplekopf, acrylic on wood, altered found objects, double-sided mirror, vitrines, 2013

Work by MKG127 artists Roula Partheniou and John Marriott can currently be seen in the exhibition Form Follows Fiction: Art and Artists in Toronto at Art Museum at the University of Toronto curated by Luis Jacob, which opened September 6th and will run until December 10, 2016. 

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Gwen MacGregor in Regina

Gwen MacGregor, Workparty: The Little People (detail), multimedia installation, 2013/2017
Gwen MacGregor is showing a new version of a 2013 work created in collaboration with Workparty titled The Little People as part of Pop Up Downtown in Regina. The work will be on view in storefronts beginning Thursday September 15, and will run until the end of the year. The project was carried out in consultation with Colonialism No More.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Risa Horowitz at Idea Exchange

Risa Horowitz, Omega Centauri Globular Cluster, cross stitch, 2014

Risa Horowitz is part of the group exhibition Fibreworks 2016 at Idea Exchange in Cambridge, ON which opened Friday September 16 and runs until November 13.

Liza Eurich and John Mariott in Why Can't Minimal at Open Space, Victoria

Liza Eurich, Bad Rainbows, black marker on paper, 2010
Liza Eurich and John Marriott have work in the travelling group exhibition Why Can't Minimal, curated by John G. Hampton. The exhibition opened Friday September 16 at Open Space in Victoria, BC and continues until October 22.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Four MKG artists to show work for in/future Toronto

Adam David BrownDave DymentKristiina Lahde, and Gwen MacGregor are exhibiting work as part of in/future Festival of Art & Music at Ontario Place from September 15 – 26. The festival opens Thursday September 15, 6-8 and runs until September 25.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Jayce Salloum at Galerie oqbo, Berlin

Jayce Salloum's work is included in the exhibition Racontres improbables (the secret encounters of Kusama Kalthoum) at Galerie oqbo, Berlin, on view until October 1. The exhibition is co-curated by Jayce and Mlreille Kassar.

Roula Partheniou at Dunlop Gallery, Regina

Roula Partheniou's solo exhibition Chalk to Cheese is on until October 26 at the Dunlop Art Gallery. The exhibition is curated by Jennifer Matotek.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Bill Burns' Power 100 on Resonance Radio London

Those Who Have Helped Me, Those Who Have Wronged Me, and Those in Whom i Still Hold Hope
Wavelength on Resonance Radio 104.4 FM London will present the Art Review Power 100 List sung as Georgian Chant and other new works for radio by Bill BurnsThe series will  run on Friday July 22 and July 29 from 2:30-3:30 GMT

Bill Burns thanks the Ontario Arts Council for its support of this project.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Sara Graham at Art Spin

Sara Graham will be participating in Art Spin's group show "Imagined Spaces : Spaces Imagined". The show runs July 14th - August 22nd at Markham House - 610 Markham Street, Toronto.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Dave Dyment at Gagosian Gallery

Dave Dyment will be part of the exhibition “Ed Ruscha Books & Co.,” at Gagosian Gallery's Beverly Hills location from July 28 - Sept 9 (opening July 28, 6-8pm). The exhibition will include Dyment's book 'Every Building in the Sunset Strip' which chronicles stories about the history of every location photographed in Ruscha's original 1966 publication 'Every Building on the Sunset Strip'.

Friday, June 17, 2016

Jayce Salloum and Monica Tap Exhibiting in Dallas

Jayce Salloum and Monica Tap are included in the exhibition The Thirteen Most Beautiful... at Cydonia Gallery in Dallas, Texas. The exhibition opens on June 18 and continues until July 31.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Liza Eurich Exhibition Staging at Open Studio

After completing an artist residency at Open Studio, Liza Eurich's exhibition, Staging opens on June 17 at 7 PM following an artist talk at 6 PM. The exhibition continues until July 16.

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Liza Eurich in Magenta

Making Strange is a feature article on the work of Liza Eurich written by Jamie Faye Ryan in the current issue of Magenta Magazine.

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Bill Burns Busy in Europe

This summer, Bill Burns will be working on three new projects in Amsterdam, Barcelona and London.

The first event is in Amsterdam, where Bill's work will be on the covers and throughout two issues of Kunstlicht. Based on the theme of the artists' personae, the double issues will be launched on May 18th at the Poetry Theatre Purdu, Amsterdam.

Bill is spending July as an Artist-in-Residence at the Davis Museum in Barcelona. The Museum combines the idea of ready-made and that of a cultural institution. He will be going research about contemporary networks related to post war avant-garde traditions. Bill has done a previous project with Davis Museum, which can be seen here.

Finally in August, Bill will be producing a series of new works for the Wavelength radio on Resonance FM in London, UK. His new project will involve readymade public addresses, singing, shouting and some litigation. Bill will also include some recent work that he made for the Bienal do Asuncion in Paraguay last year that was made for airports and train stations.

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Liza Eurich and Tegan Moore at G Gallery

Semiopaque brings together new work by Liza Eurich and Tegan Moore. The exhibition opens at G Gallery on Thursday, May 12th from 6-8pm and will continue until June 25th.

Geoffrey Pugen included in Mercer Multiplier

Geoffrey Pugen is one of 25 artists included in Mercer Multiplier, a benefit for Mercer Union. Each artist has donated a work on paper in an edition of 5, and a ticket guarantees you one of the works to be selected by a numbered draw on the night of the event.

Mercer Multiplier is on Wednesday, May 11th at 6pm.

Friday, May 6, 2016

MKG127 interview for Gallery Monthly

Gallery Monthly, an online magazine based in Dallas, Texas just published an interview about MKG127, the first non-Dallas based gallery to be featured on the site.

Bill Burns exhibiting at the Textile Arts Center, NY

Bill Burns is one of ten artists exhibiting work at the Textile Arts Center this weekend!  Greater Toronto: New Artist Textiles will run from Friday, May 6 - Sunday, May 8, 2016, at the Textile Arts Center, 26 W. 8th Street, New York, NY 10011.  The opening reception will be held from 6:00-8:30pm tonight.  

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Kristiina Lahde at the Idea Exchange

For the Lack Thereof, Because You Don't Think Of Me Often is a group exhibition at the Idea Exchange in Cambridge, Ontario including: Barbara Hobot (Kitchener, ON), Kristiina Lahde (Toronto, ON), Jennifer Rose Sciarrino (Toronto, ON), Adrienne Spier (Guelph, ON).

For the Lack Thereof opened on April 15 and runs till June 18 2016

Roula Partheniou collaborates with Cynthia Daignault in There is Nothing I Could Say That I Haven't Thought Before

In There Is Nothing I Could Say That I Haven't Thought Before, Cynthia Daignault collaborates with Cory Arcangel, Sadie Barnette, Carol Bove, Andy Coolquitt, Sara Cwynar, Jessica Eaton, Josephine Halvorson, Peter Harkawik, Matthew Higgs, John Houck, Allan McCollum, Josephine Meckseper, Jonathan Monk, Roula Partheniou, Magali Reus, Jenna Rosenberg, Erin Shirreff, Julia Wachtel, Stanley Walukau-Wanambwa, and Letha Wilson.

The Exhibition runs April 19 to May 05 2016 at Stems Gallery in Brussels.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

MKG127 Returning to the Dallas Art Fair

MKG127 will be at the Dallas Art Fair once again in 2016.
The Preview Gala is Thursday, April 14 and the fair continues until Sunday April 17.
We are in booth D-12 again. Hope to see you there !

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Jayce Salloum 2016 Scotiabank Award Finalist

The Scotiabank Photography Award has announced the finalists for the 2016 Award: Pascal Grandmaison (Montreal), Suzy Lake (Toronto) and Jayce Salloum (Vancouver). The winner is to be announced May 3. Congratulations and Good luck, Jayce !

Thursday, February 18, 2016

YYZ Presents Bill Burns and Dan Adler in Conversation

Bill Burns and Dan Adler will be in conversation at YYZ Artists Outlet on Tuesday February 23 2016 at 6:00pm. Bill's book,  Hans-Ulrich Obrist Hear Us will be the focus of discussion.

Dan Adler is an associate professor of modern and contemporary art at York University in Toronto. 

Friday, February 5, 2016

Adam David Brown at the Art Gallery of Ontario

Adam David Brown is included in the exhibition, Many things brought from one climate to another at the Art Gallery of Ontario until June 12, 2016.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Roula Partheniou - Inventory at Contemporary Calgary

Inventory is a survey exhibition that recontextualizes a selection of works made by Roula Partheniou between 2010 and 2015. 
The exhibition opens at Contemporary Calgary on Thursday February 4 at 7pm and continues until March 13, 2016. Roula will be giving a talk at the Alberta College of Art on Friday February 5 at 2 PM.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Jayce Salloum Nominated for Scotiabank Photography Award 2016

Jayce Salloum is nominated for this years Scotiabank Photography AwardThe 2016 Scotiabank Photography Award Nominees represent the result of an annual Canada-wide search for excellence. 

Announcement of the 2016 Scotiabank Photography Award winner takes place on May 3, 2016.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Risa Horowitz, Imaging Saturn (Modeling Views)

Risa Horowitz is exhibiting a new installation at PLATFORM centre for photographic + digital arts in collaboration with Video Pool Media Art Centre in Winnipeg.  The mixed media work  examines Saturn's appearance during its orbit.  Imaging Saturn (Modeling Views) opens on Friday, January 29th at 7pm and will continue until Saturday, March 12th.  Risa will be giving an artist talk on Saturday, January 30th at 2pm. 

Monday, January 18, 2016

Three MKG127 artists in Showroom at UTAC

Bill BurnsRoula Partheniou and Laurel Woodcock are included in the exhibition, Showroom, a survey exhibition of Toronto artists at the University of Toronto Art Centre curated by Sarah Robayo Sheridan.
Opens Thursday January 21, 7-9
Runs January 21 - March 5, 2016

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Five MKG127 Artists in Exhibition at Open Studio

Bill Burns, Risa HorowitzGwen MacGregor, Monica Tap and Joy Walker are among the artists included in À la recherche (in search of practice-based research), an exhibition at Open Studio Gallery curated by Barbara Balfour. There is an opening reception Friday, January 8 from 6:30 -8:30 PM. The exhibition continues until February 6.