Opening Reception: Thursday October 2nd (6-10pm)
Exhibition Dates: October 2-8, 2014
This exhibition will feature a variety of gold-leaf artworks by Christina Ott. The body of work that has been developed for this exhibition is focused on imagery of maps and ships, navigating themes of identity, history, and exploration in a potent, accessible and contemporary way.
Christina Ott has worked as an interior designer in New York and Toronto, she spent five years at a local art studio working with designers and architects on art installations for high end commercial projects. Her studio crow art design build (www.ilovecrow.com) started in 2010; primarily working with art consultants and the design community to create one-of-a-kind art installations for hotels, restaurants and retail spaces around the world. Completed projects include work at City Center Las Vegas, Trump Hollywood, Four Seasons Hotels, Holt Renfrew, Louis Vuitton, The Edition Hotel Miami, Loews Hollywood LA, Four Seasons Hotels: Dubai, Toronto, New Delhi, Shanghai, Orlando; Dalloyau Hong Kong, Waldorf Astoria Beijing, The W Hotel: Taipei, Guangzhou, Viceroy Hotel Maldives, New World Hong Kong, Stratus Restaurant Toronto, George Restaurant Prague, Atlantic Grill Lincoln Center, NYC and Shinsegae Gangnam Seoul.
Christina Ott is a Toronto based artist/designer whose own work has been displayed at Come Up To My Room (2008-2010), Toronto; the Museum of Art and Design in Los Angeles (2009) and MADE, Toronto (2013). She has permanent work installed at 2968 Dundas Street West, Edmond Place, the Daniels Lightbox and 40 Oaks TCRC building; all in Toronto. In 2013 she participated in the Stellar Living Auction for the Mercer Union, Toronto and in 2014 she took part in the DU Design exhibition on Dundas St, Toronto. Ott holds a BA in Politics from McGill University and a BID from Ryerson University.