Shary Boyle Artist Talk

The Cave Painter by Shary Boyle installation detail
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 6:30pm

All are welcome

Shary Boyle’s practice includes drawing, painting, sculpture and performance. Based in Toronto, Boyle’s work is exhibited and collected internationally, with pieces in the National Gallery of Canada, The Art Gallery of Ontario, Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art, La Maison Rouge Foundation in Paris and the Paisley Museum in Scotland. The national touring exhibit of her work "Flesh and Blood" opened at the Art Gallery of Ontario in fall 2010. “Everything Under the Moon”, her first major theatre performance in collaboration with Christine Fellows, was commissioned by Habourfront World Stage in 2012. Boyle is the 2009 recipient of the Art Gallery of Ontario’s Iskowitz Award and the 2010 Hynatyshyn Award for her outstanding contribution to the visual arts in Canada. Shary Boyle represented Canada at the 2013 Venice Biennale with her project “Music for Silence”.

2013, The Cave Painter, installation detail. Plaster, hair, wood, foam, latex, glitter, glass, epoxy, overhead projections. 301 x 427 x 457cm

Photography by Rafael Goldchain c 2013.

 

Free

Venue & Address: 
Auditorium 100 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario

In Conversation: David Mirvish and Dan Solomon

In Conversation: David Mirvish and Dan Solomon
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 5:00pm

A couple of old friends talk about art

Presented by the DRPT Thesis and Advanced Painting

OCAD U Community and invited guests

Dan Solomon is a painter and professor in the Drawing and Painting program at OCAD University. He worked full time at the David Mirvish Gallery from 1968 to 1970, and exhibited there in 1977 and 1978.

David Mirvish opened his gallery in 1963 and focused on exhibitions of Color Field artists. Since closing the gallery in 1978 he has worked primarily in the theatre and has continued to collect, building on the foundation of artists shown in the gallery. He is currently planning the creation of a museum to exhibit the collection in the Mirvish/Gehry project on King Street West. The project includes the Princess of Wales entre for Visual Arts at OCAD U.

David Mirvish and Dan Solomon have been friends since 1968; soon after, Dan moved to Toronto from Portland, Oregon.

 

Free - Limited to OCAD U students

 

Venue & Address: 
Auditorium 100 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario

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