Guests delight in exhibit How to Breathe Forever

Dark room with people in foreground and works of art, neon light
Thursday, January 17, 2019

Close to 300 people escaped the cold and enjoyed the opening night of Onsite Gallery’s latest exhibition, How to Breathe Forever. The group exhibition underlines the importance and interconnectedness of air, animals, land, plants and water. Featuring work by local, national and international artists, How to Breathe Forever invites visitors to consider an expanded personhood that attentively collaborates and exchanges with living things.

Curated by Lisa Deanne Smith, Onsite Gallery’s Curator, features the work of international artists including OCAD U alumni Rouzbeh Akhbari, Mary Anne Barkhouse and Maryanne Casasanta, alongside DaveandJenn, Li Xinmo, Qavavau Manumi, Felix Kalmenson, Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa, Ningiukulu Teevee and Flora Weistche.

The public opening reception featured remarks by Archer Pechawis. A performance artist, new media artist, filmmaker, writer, curator and educator and member of Mistawasis First Nation, Saskatchewan, Pechawis thanked Onsite Gallery, OCAD U and the exhibiting artists for their creativity and vision. President Sara Diamond congratulated Lisa Deanne Smith, who personally thanked the exhibitors in attendance: Mary Anne Barkhouse, Maryanne Casasanta, DaveandJenn, Rouzbeh Akhbari and Flora Weistche.

The exhibition is presented with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council and Nexus Investments, the free exhibition runs through to April 14, 2019.

Poster: 
Archie Pechawis speaking at podium in gallery
Sculpture of a rabbit looking down at a prone rabbit

ARTWORKS 2018: Opening Reception

ARTWORKS 2018 Banner Image, alumni association
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Please join us for the Opening Reception of The Bi-Annual Alumni Exhibition, ARTWORKS 2018. This exhibition will run from November 29 to December 2, 2018 in the Great Hall at OCAD University, 100 McCaul Street and be juried by Stephen Ranger (Waddington's), Professor Anda Kubis (OCAD U) and alumna Maggie Broda, AOCA '72. Curated by Virgina Trieloff, (BFA, Drawing & Painting, 2005) President, OCAD U Alumni Association. 

Light Refreshments and Cash Bar

Venue & Address: 
Great Hall, 2nd Floor, 100 McCaul Street
Website: 
https://www.ocadu.ca/alumni/alumni-association/alumni-exhibition.htm
Email: 
alumni@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416 977 6000 ext. 4780
Cost: 
Free

ARTWORKS 2018 Alumni Exhibition

ARTWORKS 2018 Banner Image, alumni association, alumni events
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 9:00am to Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 11:00pm

The Bi-Annual Alumni Exhibition, ARTWORKS 2018, will run from November 29 to December 2, 2018 in the Great Hall at OCAD University, 100 McCaul Street. This exhibition will be juried by Stephen Ranger (Waddington's), Professor Anda Kubis (OCAD U) and alumna Maggie Broda, AOCA '72. Curated by Virgina Trieloff, (BFA, Drawing & Painting, 2005) President, OCAD U Alumni Association.

Venue & Address: 
Great Hall, 2nd Floor, 100 McCaul Street
Website: 
https://www.ocadu.ca/alumni/alumni-association/alumni-exhibition.htm
Email: 
alumni@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416 977 6000 ext 4780
Cost: 
free