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Half Way There

We’ve now reached the half-way point of our trip and things are going smoothly. Elise managed to fix her camera and is shooting with film once more; Jillian continues to dye canvases; and I’m fabricating and sewing as always. We’ve also managed to link up with some art students here who are interested in our

Paola Savasta

Paola SavastaCouches for the Liberated ELEVENTH ANNUAL WILLIAM HUFFMAN AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN STUDIO PRACTICE KWT Contemporary July 7 – 30, 2011Exhibition Opening: July 7, 2011: 5 -7 p.m. The faculty of the Art and Art History Program – a joint BA offered by the University of Toronto at Mississauga and Sheridan Institute of Technology


XPACE will be OPEN from 2pm-6pm on Thursday June 30th, 2011. Jon McCurley (one half of LIFE OF A CRAPHEAD) will be present to talk about CRAPHEAD’s movie project: bugs, in production at XPACE’s Main Space. Melissa Fisher will be present to chat about her ongoing installation: lately I’ve been wondering if you feel it

Michael Abraham’s Transformation of XPACE

Michael Abraham toronto, Canada Mixed-media artist / fabricator currently enrolled at OCAD University. Contact: Website: Wednesday, June 22, 2011 Get Slanty Framing almost done. . . laying down the OSB. Slanted floor I designed and built for Amy Lam and Jon McCurley. Aproximatly 28′ x 21′ with a 4º slant, this installation spans

Life of A Craphead & No Reading After the Internet.

THIS is happening TONIGHT at 7pm!Free Admission. …more installation shots… This one looks like a fancy New Wave sandal. Racing stripes in the wok, and Amy painting. The props are being blocked into the set before a new layer of paint is applied to the floor. Laura and Michael getting things done.  

XPACE is hiring.

XPACE Cultural CentreCommunications AssistantDEADLINE: June 30th, 2011XPACE is looking to hire a Communications Assistant to work with the XPACE Director andProgramming Coordinators.This position is a 30/hr a 6 week contract beginning July 2011.Is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employmentThis part-time contract position pays $13.00/hour at 30 hours per

Sobey Art Award Long List @ Oakville Galleries

Aleesa Cohene, Gareth Long, Derek Sullivan, Josh Thorpe, and Daniel Young & Christian Giroux. 25 June – 3 September 2011Oakville Galleries in Gairloch Gardens and at Centennial SquareCurated by Marnie Fleming Here are a few snapshots from the reception: Josh Thorpe Daniel Young & Christian Giroux Gareth Long Derek Sullivan Aleesa Cohene -Cameron

Gallery Hours

XPACE is currently closed to the public, for the installation of Phase One of WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUNDThe gallery is open by appointment only.Open house: Join us on Thursday June 30th from  2 pm- 6pm. Check out the work Life of A Craphead and their crew have constructed in the Main Space. XPACE will

In The Studio

Two weeks in and we’re still having a great time. After experiencing some technical difficulties with her camera, Elise is taking shots again in the studio. Jillian continues to paint, render and assemble objects, and I’m putting the finishing touches on a series of flags and sculptures. Moreover, we’re working on a title for our

quick snap from spark

hello from the studio!