PARADISE NOW acknowledges the generous support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the City of Toronto, C Magazine, YYZ, and OCAD University, the sponsorship of the Cameron Hotel and the Rivoli, and the following art galleries and art centres who are participating in Paradise Now programming:

Toronto Free Gallery (TFG), A Space, Red Head Gallery, The Other White House, Butcher Gallery, Gallery West, Sketch and Friends, WARC (Women’s Art Resource Centre), XPACE, Fly Gallery, Cameron, Rivoli, Christopher Cutts Gallery

PARADISE NOW thanks our curators – Henrjeta Mece, Guillermina Buzio, Xenia Benevolski, and our research crew – Denise Ryner, Brian Burnett and Diane Pugen.

We thank Rosemary Donnegan for letting us have her article, “What Ever Happened to Queen St. West” , and the following who permitted us to interview them – Vera Frenkel, Peggy Gale, Linda Griffiths, John Brown, Charles Pachter, Matt Harley, Jim Mysek, Kim Todd, Jenny Dean, Lorne Wagman, George Whiteside and Andrew Paterson.

And we thank the artists, dreamers and visionaries working behind the scenes.

Watch for: Videography by Keith Holding of the events as they occur on