Canadian event listings for gallery shows, festivals, readings … anything creative! Have an event you’d like listed? Drop us a line!
The Tamblyn Show
Conceived at a family dinner over Christmas last year, “The Tamblyn Show: Trees and Trains” will finally come to life on the walls of The Arts Project from November 1st -12th, 2011.
Dream On, Little Ghosts: New Illustrations by Andrea Wan
Fascinated by the blunt emotions and sincerity found in children’s artwork, Andrea Wan revisits recurring subjects from her childhood drawings for Dream On, Little Ghosts. By giving them a new context, desire, fear and unfulfillment are reflected through the exploration of one’s own reality. Constantly adapting and learning, roles change as they migrate through dreamscapes and challenges.
Speakeasy Illustration Show
Take a peek inside the collective imaginations of 24 talented illustrators, whose work features original styles, techniques and media. SpeakEasy has a reputation for showcasing the talent of Toronto’s best illustrators. This colourful event is sure to be a myriad of fun in typical SpeakEasy Fashion.
Winnie Truong, The Fringes
September 8th – October 2nd, 2011
Opens: Thursday September 8th, 6-9pm
1086 ½ Queen St. W. Toronto, ON
Hours: Wed – Sat 12-6 p.m. & Sun 1-5 p.m.
In her new series The Fringes, Winnie’s pencil crayon portraits of tender young outcasts continue to explore the liminal space between the beautiful, the grotesque, the discomforting and the familiar.
This Place In Time
September 16 – October 8, 2011
Ben Oakley, Cleon Peterson, Henry Gunderson, Jenn Sciarrino, Jeremy Jansen, Jimmy Limit, Marissa Textor, Mirak Jamal, Ryan Travis Christian, Ryan Wallace, Sara Swynar, Tibi Tibi Neuspiel.
Rajni Perera: The New Archeology / The New Ethnography
The New Archeology / The New Ethnography represent two separate yet overlapping bodies of work on paper. With expert use of imagery and colour emerging Toronto artist Rajni Perera interrogates and juxtaposes two methods of taxonomic culture-making to reflect female identity, sexuality and power while critiquing aspects of pop-culture, history and religion. The resulting images are powerful, playful, beautiful and sure to seduce the viewer.
Carly Waito – Specimens
Narwhal Art Projects is pleased to present Specimens, an exhibition of works by Carly Waito from Sept 8th to Oct 2nd, 2011. More details to be announced.
Thurs Sept 8th
Julie Moon – Pretty, Strange
Narwhal Art Projects is pleased to present Pretty, Strange, an exhibition of works by Julie Moon from August 11th to September 4th, 2011.
Alex McLeod – Distant Secrets
ANGELL GALLERY is pleased to present Alex McLeod’s second solo exhibition, Distant Secrets, in the West Gallery from August 25 to September 24, 2011. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, August 25 from 6-9pm.