Events: August 2011

For those going back to school August marks the last month of freedom before plunging head first into assignments and projects. Be sure to get out, look at some work, and attend talks to get you inspired! Also, remember that we post events throughout the month to our Facebook page, additionally we’ve started posting calls for submissions, job openings, and other opportunities. Like it up!

James Marshall & Greg Lamarche

Show & Tell Gallery

Runs: July 22 to August 31, 2011

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

Description: “Exhibiting these distinct artists together creates a powerful dynamism based on the collision of James Marshall’s graphic geometries with Greg Lamarche’s typographic savvy and cut-paper collage technique.”

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Summer Group Show

Angell Gallery - Andrew B. Myers

Runs: July 23 to August 20, 2011

Gallery: Angell Gallery – 12 Ossington Avenue, Toronto, ON

Description: “the artists in this show, both in their own right and installed next to each other on the walls of Angell Gallery, all generate a unique and engaging conversation with the viewer. Many surprises are in store.”

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Book: Burning Questions

Book - Burning Questions

Event Date: August 11, 2011

Location: Design Exchange, 234 Bay Street, Toronto, ON

Description: “ A panel discussion on the future of the book and book industry welcomes experts from the publishing, graphic design and cultural sector. The panel will explore issues of digitization, access, cultural shifts in reading and storytelling, and will consider new trends in book design.”

Cost: $10 (DX and RDG Members Free)

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Lorène Bourgeois – Vestiaire / Cloakroom

Lorene Bougeois - Vestiaire / Cloakroom

Runs: June 18 to September 25, 2011

Gallery: Harbourfront Centre (project room) – 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON

Description: “Vestiaire / Cloakroom presents a series of large-scale drawings and a video, based upon the subject of clothing and its relation to the human body and head.”

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Abstract Expressionist New York

Jackson Polluck - AGO

Runs: May 28 to September 4, 2011

Gallery: Art Gallery of Ontartio (AGO) – 317 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON

Description: “The exhibition celebrates the monumental achievements of a generation of artists who catapulted New York to the centre of the international art world in the 1950s and left as their legacy some of the 20th century’s greatest masterpieces.”

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Please let us know of events you’re looking forward to in the comments!