50.2014 An Exhibition of 50 Artists

March 14, 2014

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To launch their new gallery enterprise, INDEX G is presenting 50.2014, an exhibition of 50 artists. The gallery invited 25 artists to exhibit a piece of work and asked each of the 25 artists to invite one other artist to exhibit a piece as well.  The result is 50 works by 50 artists.

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50 Artists: Amy Wong, Andrew Yeung, Andjelka Jovanic, Arthur Thorpe, Ben Green, Christine Peterson, Colleen Buzzard, Elizabeth Greisman, Erik Jerezano, Fiona Smyth, Frog King, Gaye Jackson, Han Xu, Hiroshi Yamamoto, Holly Lee, Irina Schestakovich, Isabelle Jackson, Janet Potter, Jeff Jackson, Jenal Dolson, Jesi The Elder, Jose Ortega, José Teodoro, Juana Zuniga, Kai Chan, Kayoko Tanaka, Kurt Ketchum, Laura Baron, Lee Ka-sing, Hua YiLiu, Loretta Firmani, Lulu Ladron de Guevara, Lisa Cristinzo, Li Kam-fai, Marina Black, Mark Connery, Maureen Nathan, Millie Chen, Noriko Saito, Normand Rajotte, Patrick McCue, Sally Ayre, Sal Aprile, Shelley Savor, Sio, Tina Oehmsen-Clark, Tomio Nitto, Uros Jelic, Warren Quigley, Ximena Berecochea.

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Opening Reception: Saturday, 15 March, 3-6 pm
Gallery 50
50 Gladstone Avenue
Toronto

The show runs from March 15 to March 30
Wednesday to Sunday 1-5 pm

R.O. Blechman Retrospective

March 11, 2014

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If Walls Could Talk at The Gladstone Hotel

March 6, 2014

Tonight at the Gladstone Hotel is the opening of curator Leila Courey’s If Walls Could Talk, a juried exhibition of experiential illustration that features work by emerging and established artists. The show is on public display at the Gladstone Hotel from March 6–16, 2014. The projects use illustration and other art forms related to it, to occupy and alter the hotel’s 2nd floor gallery and public spaces.

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Art Work by Alena Skarina

The show features the work of Beata Kruszynski; Betty Zhang; Jen Spinner & Hazel Eckert; ‪Jennifer Ilett‬; ‪‪Kat Gomboc & Rebecca Ladds‬‬; ‪‪Kerry Zenter‬‬; ‪‪Mike Ellis‬‬; ‪‪Min Gyo (Daniel) Chung; Nat Janin; P.K. (Adam Hilborn); Rachael Ashe; Sawhorse Design with Adrian Forrow & Tyler John; and Selena Wong.‬‬

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Art Work by Jen Spinner & Hazel Eckert

Fiona Smyth CHEEZ! Number 340

January 28, 2014

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CHEEZ was originally a monthly drawing published in Canada’s Exclaim Magazine over a ten year period from 1992 to 2002. Fiona continues the work is every week as part of Index G’s Monday ArtPost where Fiona publishes the new CHEEZ drawing with the same numbering sequence.

A collection of the first one hundred strips is available as CHEEZ 100 published by Pedlar Press.

Nitto miniatures

December 12, 2013

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Over the years Tomio Nitto has created many miniature works of art.

Wu Wing Yee, Henrik Drescher and Tofu

December 4, 2013

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Mustard and Mayo by Alena Skarina

November 21, 2013

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Halloween 1997

October 31, 2013

Back in the day, one Halloween Eve, the Reactorites were at the launch of Canada Post’s Halloween 1997 stamps. Louis Fishauf was the series art director and designer. Jamie Bennett, Simon Ng, Tom Hunt and Blair Drawson created art for the Werewolf, the Goblin, the Ghost and Dracula. City TV attended the launch of The Haunted Stamp collection at Reactor’s studio and featured an interview with Louis and a representative from Canada Post. The project included the four stamps, a first day cover featuring glow-in-the-dark illustrations by Jamie Bennett, and Haunted House commemorative packaging.

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Riff Raff

October 24, 2013

Reactor intern and long time longboarder, Benji Andringa has been on a cross Canada camping trip. He staying in Banff for the winter. Before he left, he spent some time working with Lunar Caustic Press and created this little letterpress book of his illustrations and design work.

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Print on line

October 9, 2013

Click on the image below and link to Print on line. Steve Heller features R.O. Blechman on The Daily Heller.

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