Photopia 2015: G44

Brendan George Ko, ʻulu (Artocapris Altilis), 2015, 11x14 inch framed edition: 1/1, available in 16x20 inch edition of 4.

Photopia 2015
March 13 - 21

Opening reception and raffle draw
Friday, March 13
6 to 9 pm
Free Admission

Sale continues to March 21
Tues-Sat, 11 am - 5 pm

We’re punching up Photopia this year with tropical drinks, new featured artists and extended exhibition dates.

Photopia is your chance to see the best and brightest from emerging and established photo artists, while celebrating Gallery 44’s 35th anniversary! With an exciting selection of framed and unframed artwork, affordable editions, and one-of-a-kind photo and lens-based pieces, you can treat your walls to new artwork, and yourself to a fun night out at Gallery 44!

Featuring artwork by: Tobi Asmoucha • Marc Audette • Sally Ayre • Jason Brown • Marco Buonocore • Jamie Campbell• Miles Collyer • Phillipa Croft • Robyn Cumming • Nathan Cyprys • Brandon Davis • Alice Dixon • Pete Doherty • Katyuska Doleatto • Ethan Eisenberg • Aaron Vincent Elkaim • Vid Ingelevics & Blake Fitzpatrick • Colwyn Griffith • Randy Grskovic • Felix Kalmenson • Alex Kisilevich • Brendan George Ko • Anthony Koutras • Jennifer Long • MarcLosier • Christopher Katsarov Luna • Peter Lusztyk • Matt Macintosh • Virginia Mak • Isabel Martinez • Sanaz Mazinani• Colin Miner • Steve Payne • Susana Reisman • Darren Rigo • Derek Shapton • Peggy Taylor Reid • Evan Tyler • Shelley Wildeman • and more to be announced!

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C. Badanjak, Photopia lottery, 2013

Photopia also features an exciting lottery, with over $6000 in prizes that will help you…

Mark Anthony Brands - case of wine ($225)
Front Door Organics - grocery delivery ($150)
Solo Bace Salon - salon services ($150)
Skyzone Indoor Trampoline Park - gift certificates ($130)
Mama Earth Organics - grocery delivery ($121)
Minimioche - gift basket ($100)
Union Social Eatery St.Clair - restaurant gift certificate ($100)
Deborah Kanfer Fine Art - keepsake jewellery ($100)
Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Co. - tickets ($95)
The Gladstone Hotel - restaurant gift card ($80)

CONTACT Photography Festival - Ken Lum print ($750)
CONTACT Photography Festival - Max Dean print ($1000)
The Power Plant - framed print by Candice Breitz ($1300)
The Power Plant - dual membership + publication ($150)
Black Dog Publishing - art books ($380)
Ryerson Image Centre - publications + swag ($340)
Anchorless Press - photobook: Luke Strosnider ($65)
PREFIX Photo - magazine subscription ($30)

Sony Music Canada - vinyl record gift set ($300)
Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto - workshop ($200)
Open Studio - printing workshop ($190)
Images Festival - passes + swag ($150)
Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival - passes ($100)
Smokestack Studio - printing services ($100)

Lottery tickets are $10/each and are available at G44.

Thank you to our participating artists and prize donors. The funds raised at Photopia directly benefit artists by supportingProof, our annual exhibition of photo-based work by Canadian emerging artists, and OUTREACH, our photography program for underserved youth in our community.

See you at Photopia!


For more information please contact:
Robyn York, Head of Communication and Development
(416) 979-3941 ext. 4

Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography
401 Richmond Street West, Suite 120
Toronto, Ontario M5V 3A8

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Gallery 44 is open Tuesday to Saturday 11 am to 5 pm | Free admission

Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography is a non-profit artist-run centre committed to photography as a multi-faceted and ever-changing art form. Founded in 1979 to establish a supportive environment for the development of photography, Gallery 44’s mandate is to provide a context for reflection and dialogue on contemporary photography and its related practices. Gallery 44 offers exhibition and publication opportunities to national and international artists, award-winning education programs, and affordable production facilities for artists. Through its programs, Gallery 44 is engaged in changing conceptions of the photographic image and its modes of production.