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Category Archives: Sculpted Thoughts

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

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Cerebral Arena
February 24th-March 17th 2012
Opening Reception February 24th at 7pm
Cerebral Arena is a collision between phsyical and virtually constructed worlds: renovating drawings and digital projections inviting the viewer into an alternate reality.

Chose
February 24th-March23rd 2012
Opening Reception February 24th at 7pm
Chose are familiar objects stripped of their function, these ‘symbols’ create a lexicon of personal iconography, intentionally vague in meaning.
For more on the gallery go to: http://xpace.info/

In 1979, art critic and theorist Rosalind Krauss published her groundbreaking essay Sculpture in the Expanded Field which addressed the new ways in which artists were engaging with the idea of sculpture. Since this time, the term sculpture has “expanded” even further and now encompasses such a wide range of practices that its identity has become unclear.

For more info go to: http://nscad.ca/en/home/galleriesevents/events/eventdetails.aspx?ec=bW9kZT0zJmV2ZW50PTQ3MCZkdD0yMDEyLTAzLTMwJmNhdElEPTA_

Colour and texture pull me in and keep me up at night until I’ve figured out how to make them mine; and then how to picture them so that others can see what I see, be it beautiful, political, sentimental, funny or just a scintillating juxtaposition of bits and pieces that somehow please.

For more on this go to: http://canadianartjunkie.com/2012/02/03/robin-laws-field-scintillating-juxtaposition/

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

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

Losing Parkdale focuses on the neighborhood of Parkdale as a community of woodworking talent. The exhibition showcases a few hugely talented artists and craftspeople that have made their living in this part of Toronto.

Ontario Crafts Council Gallery
990 Queen St W
Toronto, Ontario
http://www.craft.on.ca
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/

Christine Negus
you can’t spell slaughter without laughter

January 19 – February 18, 2012

Gallery TPW is pleased to present a solo exhibition by emerging artist Christine Negus. Negus’ works range from ephemeral objects, including glittery party banners, neon signs and artificially flowered memorial wreaths, to video works steeped in sweet sadness.

For more info: http://www.gallerytpw.ca
Info obtained from http://www.akimbo.ca