Exhibitions

Word Magic: Toronto 1970s

Christopher Cutts Gallery Wednesday June 29, 2011 to Saturday July 30, 2011 Opening Reception: Wednesday, June 29, 6 to 9 p.m. Exhibition of work by alumnus Dennis Burton Christopher Cutts Gallery presents Word Magic: Toronto 1970s, an exhibition of work by Dennis Burton, (AOCA, Drawing & Painting, 1956). The show is co-curated by Faculty of Art member Diane Pugen and

Cold cold water: a screening of complete works by Jamie Ross

Friday, June 17 8 – 11pm “When everything else has gone from my brain – the President’s name, the state capitals, the neighborhoods where I lived, and then my own name and what it was on earth I sought, and then at length the faces of my friends, and finally the faces of my family – when all this has

Archiving the 80′s

Curated by Henrjeta Mece June 1 – June 18 Opening Reception: June 3 Toronto Free Gallery 1277 Bloor Street West Archiving the 80s  engages with posters and ephemera from the period. Dormant for over twenty years, Toronto’s unique downtown culture rematerializes throughout this exhibition, opening-up the historiographic experiences of Queen Street West during the 80’s. With a fascinating end of

The Legend is Black

Curated by Xenia Benivolski June 4 – June 18 Opening Reception: June 4 7 – 11 pm 4 Northern Place Toronto, Ontario M6K 2T9 South of Dundas West, just east of Lansdowne THE LEGEND IS BLACK at Butcher Gallery examines the visual elements of punk rock culture in Toronto in the 80s. Often it feels like these elements are lost

HAUNTING: Prints by Derek Caines

Curated by Henrjeta Mece June 10 – August 31 Opening Reception: June 24 A Space Vitrines 401 Richmond St. West Places disappear; oral histories fade away; only images remain, to haunt the present. Using various printing techniques, Derek Caines presents a vivid record of a series of events that took place in downtown Toronto three decades ago – marking an

XPACE What Goes Around Comes Around

Participating Artists: Life of a Craphead, Joshua Barndt, Geoffry Pugen, Jeremy Bailey and Melissa Fisher Curated by Derek Liddington and Jennie Suddick June 18th – August 19th, 2011 Opening Reception: July 8th In recent years artists, curators and critics have made attempts to to document and capture Toronto’s vibrant, energetic and rich visual arts scene, both past and present. This

Sketch at the Cameron

Organized by Natalie Pegler and Rae Johnson Mid-June to the end of August. Natalie Pegler, a Third Year  OCAD University  student, is leading a site-specific mural project with her colleagues from SKETCH inside of the historic Cameron Hotel on Queen St. West at Spadina Avenue.  These young artists will bring their aesthetic sensibilities of Toronto streets into the Cameron. SKETCH

The Legend is Black Part 3: Jonathan Mayhew

June 23 – July 2nd Opening reception June 23 GALLERYWEST 1332 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario www.1332queenwest.com jonathanedwardmayhew.com  

Paradise Lost

Fly Gallery group exhibition in conjunction with Paradise Now/This is Paradise Paradise Lost June 24 – Aug. 13 Fly Gallery (a window for art) 1172 Queen St. W. See the Flickr gallery! Fly Gallery is a storefront window, offering a free alternative exhibition space for artists. Tanya Read www.mrnobody.org and Scott Carruthers www.scottcarruthers.com are the co-directors. After 12 years Fly

Dennis Burton: The New School and 1970′s Toronto

Opens June 28.  Until July 18. Christopher Cutts Gallery 21 Morrow Avenue Toronto, ON M6R 2H9 (416) 532-5566 www.cuttsgallery.com  

Dialogues on Uncertainty

An Exhibition by Henrjeta Mece July 18 – August 8 RED HEAD GALLERY 401 Richmond Street West redheadgallery.org  

The Legend is Black Part 1: Jamie Ross

THE OTHER WHITE HOUSE STUDIO PROJECT Screening (date TBD) #277.5 Augusta Ave. Toronto, Ont. www.theotherwhitehouse.ca www.jamieross.org  

The Films of Joyce Wieland

WARC GALLERY June 25 – July 16 Opening Reception: June 25th 2 – 5 pm Guest Curator Guillermina Buzio in Conversation with Su Rynard: June 25th 3:30 pm Intervening the Frame: An homage to Joyce Wieland’s film legacy The late Joyce Wieland (1931-1998) remains a seminal figure in contemporary Canadian, as well as international art history. She was a pioneer

Lisa Marie Diliberto and Fixt Point

Will be popping up at Paradise events – Performance described as a traveling “speakers corner”. Flaming Feather Eco Boho Legend Lofts on sale now! Condo Developer Clare on site throughout the festival to set you up in a model suite named after Queen West iconic artists. (an incidental performance by Lisa Marie DiLiberto, FIXT POINT) Incidental performance and traveling speakers