The Sunshine Eaters Tour to OCAD U Community


We're happy to invite the OCAD U community to a special introductory tour of Onsite Gallery's The Sunshine Eaters exhibition, led by curator Lisa Deanne Smith.

 
DateThursday, January 11, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Phone

416-977-6000 x456

Cost

Free

Email

onsite@ocadu.ca

Website

www.ocadu.ca/onsite

Location

Onsite Gallery: 199 Richmond St. W., Ground Floor

Please join OCAD University in celebrating the launch of The Sunshine Eaters, Onsite Gallery’s second exhibition in its new location!

We're happy to invite the OCAD U community to a special introductory tour by the exhibition's curator, Lisa Deanne Smith.

The Sunshine Eaters is an original multi-sensory exhibition that highlights how artists and designers look to the land and its plants, flowers and trees as a means to imagine and conjure hope in the face of local and global crises.

Featuring work by: Shary Boyle, Nick Cave, Robert Holmes, Jim Holyoak, Brian Jungen, Jessica Karuhanga, Alexandra Kehayoglou, Nina Leo and Moez Surani, Tony Matelli, Alanis Obomsawin, Ebony G. Patterson and Winnie Truong. Curated by Lisa Deanne Smith.

Exhibition runs January 10 to April 15, 2018.

 

The Sunshine Eaters launches to the public with an early evening artist’s conversation and a party as detailed below. All are welcome!

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2018:

  • Nick Cave and Ebony G. Patterson in Conversation: 6:30 to 8 p.m.
    OCAD University
    100 McCaul St., Auditorium, Room 190

    ASL interpretation provided
    No RSVPs are required, however, we recommend you arrive early as seating will be limited.
     

  • The Sunshine Eaters Exhibition Opening Reception: 8 to 10 p.m.
    Onsite Gallery
    199 Richmond St. W.

The Sunshine Eaters is produced with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts and Nexus Investments.

 

About Onsite Gallery – www.ocadu.ca/onsite
Onsite Gallery is the flagship professional gallery of OCAD U and an experimental curatorial platform for art, design and new media. Visit our website for upcoming public events.

 

Support
We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.
Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 153 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.

The Sunshine Eaters is also produced with the support of Nexus Investments.

Onsite Gallery gratefully acknowledges that the new gallery construction project is funded in part by the Government of Canada's Canada Cultural Spaces Fund at Canadian Heritage, the City of Toronto through a Section 37 agreement and Aspen Ridge Homes; with gallery furniture by Nienkämper.



The Sunshine Eaters
DateThursday, January 11, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Phone

416-977-6000 x456

Cost

Free

Email

onsite@ocadu.ca

Website

www.ocadu.ca/onsite

Location

Onsite Gallery: 199 Richmond St. W., Ground Floor

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The Sunshine Eaters
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Please join OCAD University in celebrating the launch of The Sunshine Eaters, Onsite Gallery’s second exhibition in its new location!

We're happy to invite the OCAD U community to a special introductory tour by the exhibition's curator, Lisa Deanne Smith.

The Sunshine Eaters is an original multi-sensory exhibition that highlights how artists and designers look to the land and its plants, flowers and trees as a means to imagine and conjure hope in the face of local and global crises.

Featuring work by: Shary Boyle, Nick Cave, Robert Holmes, Jim Holyoak, Brian Jungen, Jessica Karuhanga, Alexandra Kehayoglou, Nina Leo and Moez Surani, Tony Matelli, Alanis Obomsawin, Ebony G. Patterson and Winnie Truong. Curated by Lisa Deanne Smith.

Exhibition runs January 10 to April 15, 2018.

 

The Sunshine Eaters launches to the public with an early evening artist’s conversation and a party as detailed below. All are welcome!

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2018:

  • Nick Cave and Ebony G. Patterson in Conversation: 6:30 to 8 p.m.
    OCAD University
    100 McCaul St., Auditorium, Room 190

    ASL interpretation provided
    No RSVPs are required, however, we recommend you arrive early as seating will be limited.
     

  • The Sunshine Eaters Exhibition Opening Reception: 8 to 10 p.m.
    Onsite Gallery
    199 Richmond St. W.

The Sunshine Eaters is produced with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts and Nexus Investments.

 

About Onsite Gallery – www.ocadu.ca/onsite
Onsite Gallery is the flagship professional gallery of OCAD U and an experimental curatorial platform for art, design and new media. Visit our website for upcoming public events.

 

Support
We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.
Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 153 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.

The Sunshine Eaters is also produced with the support of Nexus Investments.

Onsite Gallery gratefully acknowledges that the new gallery construction project is funded in part by the Government of Canada's Canada Cultural Spaces Fund at Canadian Heritage, the City of Toronto through a Section 37 agreement and Aspen Ridge Homes; with gallery furniture by Nienkämper.

Venue & Address: 
Onsite Gallery: 199 Richmond St. W., Ground Floor
Website: 
www.ocadu.ca/onsite
Email: 
onsite@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 x456
Cost: 
Free
The Sunshine Eaters
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