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Category Archives: Conceptual Sciences

Trevor Gould: Darwin’s Nose
February 24 to April 15, 2012

Dunlop Art Gallery
Regina Public Library, Central Branch
2311 – 12th Avenue
Regina, Saskatchewan
http://dunlopartgallery.org/

Info obtained from http://www.akimbo.ca

Scott Bergey describes his work as contemporary with a familiar retro feeling. The southern Ontario based artist started painting as a hobby and today “builds from simple things – a piece of paper, a brush – but challenge myself to explore.”

For more on The Many Faces Of Scott Bergey go to: http://canadianartjunkie.com/2012/02/09/the-many-faces-of-scott-bergey/

Art Film & Video Festival
Join Cambridge Libraries & Galleries for an Art Film & Video Festival geared to enlighten audiences on the creative process of artists and how histories in art are created.
@ Cambridge Galleries Queen’s Square
FEBRUARY 17 & 18

For more info go to: ww.cambridgegalleries.ca

Claire Desjardins: Ebb & Flow
February 2 – 23, 2012
Reception Friday February 3, 6-9 pm

“I wish to explore the concept of my own existence in this common space we call earth: sometimes I blend and flow with the environment that surrounds me; sometimes I feel as though I am floating in a completely separate space of my own.”

1230 Yonge St Toronto
http://www.musegallery.ca
Info obtained from http://www.akimbo.ca

MAX DEAN until January 28

As an artist Dean sees his life through the lens of the object; they are vessels for many different stories. He states “Objects wait, they wait for us to interact with them, they are stand-ins for thoughts and feelings.”

Nicholas Metivier Gallery
451 King St W
Toronto
info@metiviergallery.com
Info obtained from http://www.akimbo.ca

CYPRIEN GAILLARD
Artist Talk
EMILY CARR UNIVERSITY
Vancouver, B.C.

Between iconoclasm and minimal aesthetics, romanticism and Land Art, the work of Cyprien Gaillard questions man’s traces in nature with an archeological approach to recent history. Gaillard examines the relics of our built environment with an entropic view of destruction as the starting point of renewal.

For more info go to: http://www.ecuad.ca/about/events/191597
Info obtained from http://www.akimbo.ca

FLATMEN: ALEXANDER IRVING
Jan 28 through Mar 3, 2012
Reception Sat Jan 28 from 3-6 pm

Irving’s recent paintings are full. Irving’s paintings explore the fullness of the flat—the ways in which flatness can be ripe, round, rough and uneven.

GENERAL HARDWARE CONTEMPORARY
1520 Queen St. W.Toronto
generalhardware.ca
Wed – Sat 12-6pm by appointment

Info obtained from http://www.akimbo.ca

Ur sound, or, the noise no writing can store
Mitchell Akiyama
January 20 – February 21, 2012
1265 Bloor St W Gendai Workstation

For more info go to: http://www.gendaigallery.org
Info obtained from http://www.akimbo.ca

PAINT AS OBJECT: JEREMY HOF & SASHA PIERCE

January 14 to February 11, 2012

Paint As Object brings together the work of two emerging painters who use inventive approaches to their material. Existing between painting and sculpture, here paint performs a double role; as a surface that produces trompe l’oeuil-like optical effects and as a solid material – an object.

1450 Dundas St W
Toronto
http://www.jessicabradleyartprojects.com
Info obtained from http://www.akimbo.ca

The art and science of remembering everything. Mind mapping is a memory technique commonly linked with mnemonist Tony Buzan to create various associative hooks to help sink in images of a particular concept.

For more on this go to: http://seejy.wordpress.com/2012/01/11/book-review-moonwalking-with-einstein/