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.
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.
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. sarahaha.com
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 Party, Mass 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 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.
Artist: JennieSuddick 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
JennieSuddickis 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.