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Syracuse SPARK Resident – Ursula Handleigh

Jessica Cappuccitti:  What was your favourite part of this residency? Ursula Handleigh:  Experiencing a new city, especially one like Syracuse which was nothing like what I had expected.  I wasn’t expecting it to be so abandoned and so big… so different from Toronto. JC:  What was your favourite thing about Syracuse? UH:  I biked around

Syracuse SPARK Resident – Adrienne Crossman

Upon their return from Syracuse, I sat down to chat and catch up with our SPARK Residents, Adrienne Crossman and Ursula Handleigh.  Both artists discussed the important influence of their surroundings on the artwork they created and the unique shared experience in Syracuse.  They also gave me a sneak peak into the work they created


Friday September 7, 2012 Artists Involved: MANGO PEELER and Exploding Motor Car 5PM  Tour Commences at OCADU (100 McCaul Street, out front of the main doors)  6PM – 10PM  Tour gets to XPACE Cultural Centre (58 Ossington Ave.), party starts!  As a feature of OCAD U’s Orientation Week, First Year OCAD U students will be

September Programming at XPACE Cultural Centre

Upcoming events and exhibitions at XPACE! Opening Reception: Friday September 14, 2012 – 7pm – 11pm Ursula Handleigh, Mirror Mirror, 2012   MAIN SPACE Neither Here Nor ThereAdrienne Crossman and Ursula HandleighSeptember 14th- October 6th, 2012 Based around a residency in Syracuse, NY at SPARK Contemporary, Adrienne Crossman and Ursula Handleigh created work responding to

Zines, Zines, and more Zines!

Come check out our newly catalogued zine collection! Our extensive zine collection here at XPACE is continuously expanding, so to keep up with it and provide user-friendly access, we catalogued it.  Our Summer Gallery Assistant Joanna Labriola, a 4th year printmaking student at OCAD U tackled this project head-on!  Visitors are now able to easily browse the collection and read about the

The Last Art College

The Last Art College: Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, 1968-1978 by:  Garry Neill KennedyMIT Press, 2012   Garry Neill Kennedy’s book, The Last Art College: Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, 1968 – 1978 is a rich, detailed archive of ten of the most interesting and active years in NSCAD’s history.  The


Last Satuday’s papermaking workshop with Elija Montgomery was a huge success!  Here are some pics…                

Opening – Whippersnapper Gallery – tonight 7pm-10pm

Richard Muller Sunrise SunsetOpening – Thursday August 23, 2012  7pm-10pmWhippersnapper Gallery594b Dundas Street West Richard Muller, Sunrise Sunset (photo:       

PAPERMAKING WORKSHOP – Saturday August 18 – 1-5pm

Papermaking Workshop with Elija Montgomery Saturday August 18th, 20121-5pm here at XPACE!58 Ossington Ave. Space is limited – please RSVP to For more info:

FEAST IN THE EAST – Tomorrow!!!! Friday August 17th, 9PM

Burn Down The Capital & Eastern Promises present:Feast in the East 16Friday August 17th, 20129pm at Polyhaus388 Carlaw Ave. Tickets: $7available at Circus Books and Music, The Film Buff, and Soundscapes Free Italian dinner by Anni Spadafora (with advanced tickets) For more info: