Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Happy New Year and all that jazz

Things come quickly and time passes it is suddenly the middle of January 2007.


Opening happening this week in Toronto you might want to know about. Andrea Vander Kooij from Montreal e-mailed me the following information.

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition: Award Winners 2006
January 15,2007 - February 23,2007,
FCP Gallery

Don’t miss the First Canadian Place’s annual presentation of innovative works by Award Winners from the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition 2006.

opening reception is on January 18 from 6-8pm,

The work she is showing here is embroidery on vintage bed

linens. It is being held at the First Canadian Place

Gallery. The gallery is located in First Canadian

Place, 100 King Street West on the main floor. The

best way to get to the gallery is to enter via the

entrance on the south side of Adelaide Street, just

west of the corner of Bay and Adelaide. Enter through

the first door and go down a short flight of steps.

The gallery will be on your left.

Top of Form

Bottom of Form

Then, the next night Andrea is part of the opening at Harbourfront

Centre. I am part of a show called Object(s) of Longing.

I will be exhibiting a finely crafted fire extinguisher

made entirely out of velvet.

The Opening Reception is on Friday, January 19, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

at York Quay Centre.

York Quay Centre Visual Arts - Winter Exhibitions

Saturday, January 20 - Sunday, March 11, 2007

Public Opening Reception: Friday, January 19, 6 - 9 pm

Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto, Canada M5J 2G8 | Telephone: 416-973-4000


If These Walls Could Talk: Genviève Jodouin

Material Overtures: Anne Fauteux, Corwyn Lund, Sandy Plotnikoff, James Wright Curated by Kim Simon

Call Centre: Warren Quigley

Insert A into B: Lindsay MacDonald & Rob Peyregatt

A Rose is a Rose...is a Rose?: Lindsay Montgomery

Brain Freeze: Allyson Mitchell

Beasts of Burden: Jamie Campbell

Re-collect: Kai Chan, Susan Coolen, Doug Guildford, Andrew Hunter, Anne O'Callaghan, Liz Parkinson, Sylvia Ptak, Stephanie Shepherd.
Curated by Pat Macaulay

Susanne Carlsen.

Object(s) of Longing: Tiana Roebuck, Colleen Baran, Norah Deacon, Suzanne Carlsen, Coe (Alissa) + Waito (Carly), Anneke van Bommel, Andrea Vander Kooij and Pascale Faubert
Curated by Melanie Egan

If you happen to be in Kitchener/ Waterlou on Thursday 18 or anytime in the next few weeks go to

RENDER @ University of Waterloo

January 18 - February 24, 2007
The Hive Dress (La robe-ruche)
Héloïse Audy and Julie Faubert H

located 200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
519 888 4567 ext 33575
contact us | http://www.uwaterloo.ca
In the dull grey building on the other side of the tracks

RENDER's main presentation space is the UW Art Gallery located in East Campus Hall (ECH) on the eastern edge of the University campus. The street address is 263 Phillip Street. Turn off of University Ave. West at Phillip Street. ECH (a long low grey building) is the first University building on Phillip Street. Take the first ECH driveway. Parking Lot B is adjacent to the UW Art Gallery doors. The gallery doors are red and are marked by a large RENDER banners

Also look for

You can attend


if you are head to the Textile Museum to see Cloth that Grows on Trees

you should also mark January 24th on your calendar and attend the opening of

Colour & Light: Embroidery from India and Pakistan

Dress (detail), Jat, Gujarat, mid to late 19th century, gift of Dr. Howard Gorman. T85.0335 Textile Museum of Canada.

Guest curated by Dale Gluckman. Colour & Light presents a dazzling array of embroidered textiles drawn primarily from the Textile Museum of Canada's rich South Asian holdings. A video installation of contemporary voices brings personal commentaries to textiles traditionally made for clothing, household decoration and cultural expression, reflecting the multicultural environment of today's Canada.

January 24 to July 8, 2007

Opening Reception: Wednesday January 24, 2007, 6:30 pm

For more information visit Dispatch and or the Textile Museum’s website

This just the information that has been e-mailed in the past few days

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arlee said...

And may we see the extinguisher please? It's a loooooooooong way to Ontario from here :}

Judy Martin said...

Joe, I am so glad that you are back at your blog. Even though I don't get to Toronto nearly enough, I still love (need) to see what is happening there in our field. THANK YOU!