Events: April 2011

It’s hard to think about shows in April when CONTACT is just around the corner – they’re releasing all the info April 1st! However, there are great shows aplenty until then, so be sure to get out there and have a look. I am especially excited to see the Function Exhibition, run by the team behind Ryerson’s photo, new media, and film magazine – Function. There is always a broad range of work and in past years there have been some great deals on prints.

Function Exhibition (Group)

Opening: Wednesday, April 6 at 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Runs: April 6 – April 29

Gallery: Steam Whistle Brewery – 255 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto, ON

Description: “Function is exhibiting work from 48 photographers in the Image Arts program at Ryerson.” Get to know the next wave of Toronto’s top photo talent.

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Photopia 2011 (Group)

Opening: Friday, April 15 6pm – 9pm

Runs: April 15 – April 21

Gallery: Gallery 44 – 401 Richmond Street W., Suite #120, Toronto, ON

Description: “Photopia is Gallery 44’s annual spring fundraising exhibition that features photographic works by members and friends of Gallery 44 and a lottery draw for over $6000 in prizes!”

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Maps (Tessar Lo)

Opening: April 1, 7pm – 11pm

Runs: April 1 – May 1

Gallery: Show & Tell Gallery, 1161 Dundas St. W, Toronto, ON

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To What Earth Does This Sweet Cold Belong? (Group)

Artists: Andrea Carlson, Annie MacDonell, Kevin Schmidt, Jennifer Rose Sciarrino, Erin Shirreff

Runs: March 11 – May 29

Gallery: The Power Plant – 231 Queens Quay W, Toronto, ON

Description: “The artists in this exhibition craft topographies of the imagination detached from geographic reality and the experience of actually being there.”

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Eight Days (James Lahey)

Runs: April 7 – April 30

Gallery: Nicholas Mativier – 451 King Street West, Toronto, On

Description: “In late May to early June 2010 James Lahey and his brother rode the famed Route 66 on their motorcycles. Starting in Chicago and ending in Santa Monica, the journey took eight days.”

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