Perspective of three: HenryCM

April 1-10, 2021                                                                                                                   Abbozzo Gallery
401 Richmond St W, Suite 128
Tuesday – Saturday, 11am – 5pm
abbozzogallery.com

 

The Conditioned Human: Samatha Hurst, Hayley Myatt, Robert Gordon Ridgway, and Zoë Santo

April 1-10, 2021                                                                                                                    Beaver Hall Gallery
29 McCaul St.
Thursday – Saturday, 11am – 5pm
www.beaverhallgallery.ca

The Conditioned Human uses the body as material and metaphor to explore human relationships to self and others; mental health and addiction; and societal and political responsibilities.

Samantha Hurst:

Hayley Myatt:

Robert Gordon Ridgway:

Zoë Santo:

BEING IN THE WORLD : Janeen Gilbert, Velta Vikmanis, Nabeela Malik and an online participation by Andrea Veintimilla

BEING IN THE WORLD is connecting with nature, with land, with others, and with our past. It is acknowledging who came before us with gratitude and respect. Being in the world is connecting to our senses and our surroundings. It is being able to feel the sublime and the uncanny in relation to place.

Being in the world is a commitment to actively engage with everything and a desire to connect with other individuals. Being in the world encourages viewers to reflect on their presence and spiritual experience of being in the world. Through creative environments that explore living and nourishing ourselves as souls that have bodies rather than bodies that have souls. Being in the world is being present, reflective, authentic, aware, and empathetic. All of this is BEING IN THE WORLD.

Janeen Gilbert:

Velta Vikmanis:

Nabeela Malik: 

Andrea Veintimilla: 

With Templo de Reflejo, I want to spatially represent land, the sacred, and the cultural ancestry of the Ilaló Mountain. My work is a public art proposal for the Ilaló Mountain called Templo de Reflejo. It is a space to contemplate land, connect with the sacred, and ancestral culture. The space connects the viewer with nature and incites feelings of belonging and care.

https://beingintheworld.format.com/templo-de-reflejo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZVMPOGiKYQ&t=4s

To Retrieve a Possible Heirloom : Kristi Chen

To Retrieve a Possible Heirloom
Kristi Chen
Mar 18-27th
https://chen-kristi.format.com/

Abbozzo Gallery
401 Richmond St W, Suite 128
Tuesday – Saturday, 11am – 5pm
abbozzogallery.com

An heirloom, a memento to keep a legacy alive. Passed down from generation to generation through words and objects, these are the gestures that provide us archives to carry knowledge. Nevertheless, the system of capitalism, mass – industrialization, colonialism, hierarchal structures, and technological advancement has disrupted many individuals’ abilities to pass down certain legacies. A product of my ancestors, this has left me to wonder how one retrieves the loss of inter-generational knowledge and create a possible heirloom.

 

 

I’m sick of talking weather, : Gina D’Aloisio

I’m sick of talking weather,
Gina D’Aloisio
March 4 – 13, 2021

Beaver Hall Gallery
29 McCaul St
Thursday–Saturday, 11am–5 pm
beaverhallgallery.ca

It has been clear to scientists for many years now that climate change poses a serious and existential threat to humankind. So why has there been no drastic measures taken to prevent this issue? I’m sick of talking weather, seeks to answer this question by investigating the strategies used by systems of power to mislead, and pacify the public, while questioning how this cause and effect leads to a cycle of disfunction which damages our environment. To explore these themes, I use everyday objects connected to both weather and climate, in conjunction with the body, replicated in silicone. By using irony to destabilize these objects and tropes, I destabilize my audience encouraging them to question their environments.

around the corner : Julien Woolley-Fisher

around the corner
Julien Woolley-Fisher
March 4 – 13, 2021

Abbozzo Gallery
401 Richmond St W, Suite 128
Tuesday–Saturday, 11am–5 pm
abbozzogallery.com

 

Today, Tomorrow & The Next Day


OCAD University’s Sculpture/Installation Program— in collaboration with Abbozzo Gallery and Beaver Hall Gallery— is pleased to announce the 2021 Sculpture/Installation Thesis Exhibition Series titled Today, Tomorrow & The Next Day Taking place from March 4 to April 10,this series of six solo and group exhibitionswill feature the multi-media artworks of 4th-year Thesis students in Toronto galleries. It has been made possible by the generous support of the Nora Vaughan Bequest to the Sculpture/Installation

As of Thursday April the 8th, 2021 both galleries will not be allowing public access,  in accordance with the provincial stay-at-home orders.

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March 4 to 13around the corner

Julien Woolley-Fisher 

ABBOZZO GALLERY
401 Richmond Street West, Suite 128
Tuesday to Saturday, 11 am to 5 pm
Tel.: 416 260-2220

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March 4 to 13I’m sick of talking weather,

Gina D’Aloisio

BEAVER HALL GALLERY,
29 McCaul Street
Thursday to Saturday, 11 am to 5 pm

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March 18 to 27To Retrieve a Possible Heirloom

Kristi Chen

ABBOZZO GALLERY
401 Richmond Street West, Suite 128
Tuesday to Saturday, 11 am to 5 pm
Tel.: 416 260-2220

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March 18 to 27Being ithe World

Janeen Gilbert
Nabeela Malik
Velta Vikmanis
and online participation by Andrea Veintimilla 

BEAVER HALL GALLERY
29 McCaul Street
Thursday to Saturday, 11 am to 5 pm

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April 1 to 10Perspective of three

HenryCM

ABBOZZO GALLERY
401 Richmond Street West, Suite 128
Tuesday to Saturday, 11 am to 5 pm
Tel.: 416 260-2220

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April 1 to 10The Conditioned Human 

Samantha Hurst
Hayley Myatt
Robert Gordon Ridgway
Zoë Santo

BEAVER HALL GALLERY,
29 McCaul Street
Thursday to Saturday, 11 am to 5 pm