Past Exhibitions

GALLERY

  • hahahahuh, – Tessar Lo: Aug 31 – Sept 23

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    Opening Reception: Thursday Aug 31st 6-9pm (RSVP)
    Exhibition Dates: Aug 31 – Sept 23, 2017

    hahahahuh, is a series of paintings inhabiting the literal and figurative space where the humourous and mysterious overlap-
    these works were made as a reflection and meditation of these times; a little awkward, a bit laughable, and very often bewildering.

    Tessar Lo reaches for that mysterious place that exists within the liminal, his vision and approach is constantly evolving.

    Born in Indonesia and raised in Toronto, Lo blends themes endemic to his Asian heritage with Western pursuits or direct expression and materiality. Working with a variety of media, he uses acute marking, colour and texture to draw the viewing inward and create an awareness of surface and story.

    By stripping his work of artifice and relying on instinct, he aspires to turn seemingly mundane subjects – a corner of the backyard, a bunch of fruits, a childhood toy – into sources of humour, sensation and potential. Around familiar motifs, he constructs unfolding mythologies that site the reservoirs of foolish wonder, and constants that lie buried within being.

    Since Graduating from Ontario’s Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advance Learning with a BAA in Illustration, Tessar Lo has exhibited in galleries worldwide, from Toronto solo and group exhibition in Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, San Francisco, Miami, Barcelona, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Amsterdam.

      Opening Reception: Thursday Aug 31st 6-9pm (RSVP) Exhibition Dates: Aug 31 – Sept 23, 2017 hahahahuh, is a series of paintings inhabiting the literal and figurative space where the humourous and mysterious ...
  • Atmosphere and Ambience: Kevin Columbus, Aug 12 – 26
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    Opening Reception: Saturday Aug 12th 2-5pm (RSVP)
    Exhibition Dates: Aug 12 – 26, 2017

    Columbus’s paintings emphasize the quality and uniqueness of light in landscape. The interest in unique light effects create scenes that convey more than just the subject matter but more importantly they convey a sentiment. By creating ambience and atmosphere through the emphasis of fog, haze, sunrise, sunset, dawn, dusk and twilight the paintings revive memories, and feelings of nostalgia. The work reinforces the metaphor that one’s memories fade and become hazy just like sunlight. The landscapes also serve as a moment to another time and place from one’s past.

    Kevin Columbus is an artist based in Toronto, Ontario. He studied at The Ontario College of Art and Design and graduated in 2012. Even though Kevin lives in Toronto, he has spent many summers painting in central and northern Ontario. He has enjoyed extended time studying Renaissance and Italian Art in Florence, Italy, and has spent the past several years refining his understanding of perceptive drawing and painting. While in Italy, he also assisted and studied under the Italian painter, Massimo Giannoni. Kevin continues to embrace the influences of Italian art, while maintaining his natural inclination towards the northern Ontario landscape.
    His recent work has built upon his growing understanding of form, colour and the medium of oil paint. He combines what he’s learned in traditional oil painting with his close inspection of master works; he does this alongside his continuous exercises in the plein-air technique to create contemporary imagery. He appropriates some recognizable elements from these pre-modern masterpieces and combines them with his personal memories, subconscious impulses and varied subject matter.

    Project Gallery is located at 1210 Dundas St E and open Tues-Sat 11am-6pm

    Direct inquiries to devan@projectgallery.ca

    Opening Reception: Saturday Aug 12th 2-5pm (RSVP) Exhibition Dates: Aug 12 – 26, 2017 Columbus’s paintings emphasize the quality and uniqueness of light in landscape. The interest in unique light effects create ...
  • Summer Group Show: Aug 3-10

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    Opening Reception: Thursday Aug 3rd 6-10pm (RSVP)

    Join us for the grand opening of Project Gallery’s new 2,500 sq ft space at 1210 Dundas St E on Thursday August 3rd from 6-10pm.

    On display will be works by represented artists:

    Kevin Colombus
    Camille Jodoin-Eng
    Ness Lee
    Sarah Letovsky
    Jean-Luc Lindsay
    Tessar Lo
    Greg McCarthy
    Sara Pearson
    Callen Schaub
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    Project Gallery is located at 1210 Dundas St E and open regularly Tues-Sat 11am-6pm and by appointment. Please direct inquiries to devan@projectgallery.ca

     

    Opening Reception: Thursday Aug 3rd 6-10pm (RSVP) Join us for the grand opening of Project Gallery’s new 2,500 sq ft space at 1210 Dundas St E on Thursday August 3rd from ...

STUDIOS

  • Body of Colour – Callen Schaub x Stef Eleoff

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    Opening Reception: Friday May 5, 6-9pm
    Exhibition Dates: May 6-28, 2017

    Presented in conjunction with CONTACT Photography Festival
    http://scotiabankcontactphoto.com/2017/open-exhibition/project-gallery-studios-body-of-colour

    PROJECT STUDIOS 184 Munro St.
    (back entrance near the loading bay)
    $5 cover
    19+ event

    OPENING RECEPTION
    Friday May 5th, 6-9pm
    Live model painting performances at 6:30pm & 8:30pm
    $5 cover
    19+ event
    By Appointment May 6th-28th, 2017
    Contact callenschaub@gmail.com | 647.377.1677

    Body of Colour is a collaboration between abstract painter, Callen Schaub and fashion photographer, Stef Eleoff. The exhibit focuses on the mixing and pouring of paint over the human form. Paint covered models are spun and photographed, captured in moments of elegance and wonder. Schaub and Eleoff both push their artistic practices by collaborating on this new and experimental project.

    Callen Schaub x Stef Eleoff ‘Body of Colour’   Opening Reception: Friday May 5, 6-9pm Exhibition Dates: May 6-28, 2017 Presented in conjunction with CONTACT Photography Festival http://scotiabankcontactphoto.com/2017/open-exhibition/project-gallery-studios-body-of-colour PROJECT STUDIOS 184 Munro St. (back entrance near the loading bay) $5 ...
  • ’flō\ – a performative site specific installation by Nadine Bariteau

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    \’flō\ is a performative site specific installation by Nadine Bariteau that will take form between the 17th and the 21st of April 2017

    The installation will occur over the course of a week and will culminate with a Spring Reception on Friday 21th at 8:00pm

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    To see the installation in progress: from 18th to 20th at 8:30pm
    Last chance to meet with the artist when she teardown on Sunday 23rd at 8:30pm

    Direct inquiries to devan@projectgallerytoronto.com

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    \’flō\ is a performative site specific installation by Nadine Bariteau that will take form between the 17th and the 21st of April 2017 The installation will occur over the course of ...
  • Where No One Will Find Us – Alli Boddy Solo Exhibition

    Exhibition: Fri, February 3 – Sun, February 26
    Reception: Fri, February 3 6-10pm

    Alli Boddy’s solo exhibition ‘Where No One Will Find Us’ explores the intersection of figure and landscape. Inspired by her personal connection to nature, her figure/landscape narratives represent the lived experience. Her subjects, which include herself and those close to her, all appear to exude a freedom of spirit. Alli is a strong believer in nature’s ability to transcend and portrays her subjects not gazing at the viewer, but focused in their own moment, venturing off into forests or teetering on cliff’s edge.

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    Exhibition: Fri, February 3 – Sun, February 26 Reception: Fri, February 3 6-10pm Alli Boddy’s solo exhibition ‘Where No One Will Find Us’ explores the intersection of figure and landscape. Inspired by ...