Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Nikki Woolsey

Artist: Nikki Woolsey
Title: Sponge II (2011)
Medium: Glass, sponge, sandpaper, string
Dimensions: 7" x 5" x 1"

Brett Despotovich

Artist: Brett Despotovich
Title:This is now flesh of my flesh, bone of my bones
Medium: Acrylic, charcoal, conté on mylar
Dimensions:  12” x 9”

Work is framed

The work of Brett Despotovich (b.1982) draws from the liminal space between the
physical and metaphysical.
Brett is a multidisciplinary artist living in Toronto. He studied at OCAD before leaving to
work on the multi-award winning feature documentary FLicKeR (NFB/Bravo! 2008). He
organized Toronto's seminal alternative figure drawing event 'Dr Sketchy's Toronto' from
2007-2011. Brett currently works as the 'Head of Visitor Services and Gallery Operations'
at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art.

Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Faye Mullen

Artist: Faye Mullen
Title: à jamais.
Medium: Still from a performance-based three-channel video installation.
Dimensions: 33" x 21.5"
Work is framed

Often through a dissection of space, Faye Mullen employs the body to speculate theories concerned of loss, lack and limitation. Her work has been informed by her sculptural practice and is often combined with performance, video and installation. Her phenomenological investigations are articulated through durational and poetic imagery. Mullen grew up in the Niagara Region, Canada. She studied studio art at l'école National Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, at the Ontario College of Art & Design where she received her BFA and the University of Toronto, where she earned her Masters. Mullen has exhibited internationally in solo and curated group exhibitions in Paris, Seoul, Portland, Melbourne and Toronto and has participated in residencies in Canada, United States and South Korea. She is the founder of minnow & bass Gallery, a nomadic artist-run space (currently dormant). Currently, Faye situates her practice in Toronto.

Sarah D'Angelo

Artist: Sarah D'Angelo
Title: After Midnight
Medium: Copic Marker on Paper
Dimensions: 10.5" x 13.5"
Work is mounted

Sarah D'Angelo is a multi-disciplinary artist working out of The White House Studio Project. She approaches her work with a whimsical attitude, aiming to pull narratives from the fragmented space of the subconscious. She is currently working on a Bachelor of Design in Illustration at OCAD University.

Friday, 25 May 2012

Philippe Blanchard

Artist: Philippe Blanchard
Title: Untitled (Caveman Contemplating Fire, Orange Version)
Medium: 4 Colour Screenprint on Paper (print 5 out of edition of 20)
Dimensions: 17" x 21"

Philippe Blanchard is a Toronto-based artist, animator and teacher. His diverse creative background (film production, digital visual effects, studio arts) has informed an interdisciplinary practice combining animation, installation, light shows, drawing, painting and printmaking. His recent projects include Quest for Fire, LAN PartyMass Hypnosis and Time Tunnel: expanded animation installations featuring screen-printed imagery animated by coloured light.  

Philippe Blanchard's animation work has been shown at Hirshhorn Museum (Washington DC), National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington DC), LACMA, Cal Arts, Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston), Impakt Festival (Netherlands), Center for Contemporary Arts (Glasgow), InterAccess, Angell Gallery and AGYU.

Julian Higuerey

Artist: Juliam Higuerey
Title: Postcolonialism: Victoria Day Dance Party
Medium: Screen printed dust and dust ink
Dimensions: 30" x 22"
Work is framed

Julian Higuerey Núñez was born in London, England in 1983, but was raised in Caracas, Venezuela. After dropping out of Physics School he turned to Fine Arts, and has recently completed an MFA degree at OCAD University. His work has been exhibited in both solo and group shows internationally, and his interest lay in the convergence of research, craft, critical and theoretical inquiry, economics, affect and labour, as part of a contemporary art practice. He currently lives and works in Toronto.

Thursday, 24 May 2012

Jennie Suddick

Artist: Jennie Suddick
Title: Bigfoot Trap Matchstick Model Kit
Medium: Hand printed and constructed box, screenprinted blueprints, 300 matchsticks, wood glue, acetate sheet Dimensions: Variable, Box: 25 cm x 16 cm x 7.5 cm

Jennie Suddick is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Toronto, Canada.
Her work has been exhibited in Canada, The United States, Germany and
Italy. She received both a BFA and Advanced Visual Studies Certificate
from OCAD University She went on to receive her Masters of Fine Art at
York University in Spring 2009. She creates work in print, photography and
sculpture, which deals with issues of Canadian identity, cryptozoology,
museological display, and hyper reality.