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Facet & Scale

The Al Green Gallery presents
“By Facet & Scale” by David Trautrimas

Opening Reception: Thursday, February 23, 6-8 PM
February 23, 2012 – March 24, 2012
Artist Talk: Saturday February 25, 2PM

“By Facet & Scale” highlights the artist’s photo-based techniques of digitally fabricating natural and manmade environments, as revealed, for example, in his transformation of modern appliances into re-imagined architectural structures and in his crafting of atmospheres reminiscent of aerial and satellite mappings. David Trautrimas fuses his technological and artistic skills to push the boundaries of photographic capabilities, ultimately providing an alternate understanding of architecture & landscape. Presented in collaboration with LE Gallery.

David Trautrimas, an honours OCAD graduate, is the recipient of numerous grants, awards and commissions. His work has appeared in both group and solo exhibitions around the world, including Toronto’s LE Gallery, The Museum of Canadian Contemporary Art, Brooklyn’s KlompChing Gallery, the Photo Eye Gallery in Santa Fe, Oakland’s Johannson Projects, DNJ Gallery in Los Angles California, Queensland Center for Photography, Australia, Eckhart Gallery in the Hague, Netherlands and the Korean Arts Center in Seoul, Korea. He has received international acclaim from publications such as Art News, The Globe and Mail, NOW Magazine, Germany’s Immobilien Zeitung, China’s Can Magazine, the New York Times, and has been featured on major online websites such as Designboom, Dezeen, and Gizmodo. He is represented by LE Gallery in Toronto, Photoeye Gallery in Santa Fe New Mexico, and DNJ Gallery in Los Angeles California.

Proceeds from the exhibition will be donated in part to OCAD University, The Al Green Gallery Student Bursary, a non-repayable award given primarily on the basis of financial need. The Ontario government through a program called “Ontario Trust for Student Support” matches all private donations.

The Al Green Gallery is located at 64 Merton Street, Toronto.