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.


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You are invited to Wall to Wall—OFF THE WALL!
print sale + party
Steven Beckly
Steven Beckly, Untitled (Somewhere), 2013, digital c-print, paper size 14" x 11", unframed, limited edition, $90, 3 available

Stop by Gallery 44 on Thursday, December 5, grab your favourite piece OFF THE WALL before someone beats you to it, and stay for the party of the season! Doors open at 6.

Sale continues to December 14
Tuesday to Saturday, 11 am to 5 pm
Admission is free 

With hundreds of collectable artworks at accessible prices, OFF THE WALL lets you build your collection while supporting artists at all stages in their careers. This print sale of photo-based work by Gallery 44 members boasts a diversity of photographic media including gelatin silver prints, chromogenic prints, archival pigment prints, alternative processes, many of which were created in Gallery 44's production facilities. 

Featuring works by: Mina Ao • Tobi Asmoucha • Kim Atkins • Sally Ayre • Neil Barbisan • Michael Barker •Steven Beckly • James Blake • Peter Bogaczewicz • Dean Bradley • Linda Briskin • Stephen Brookbank • Mirna Chacin • Nicole Croiset • Nathan Cyprys • Brandon Davis • Saman Deilamani • Sheryl Dudley • Sharon Erlichman• Adolfo Fernandez • Richelle Forsey • Michael Fraser • Sylvia Galbraith • Carlos Garate • Mary Elizabeth Grace •Shayne Gray • Jonathan Groeneweg • Toni Hafkenscheid • Tim Johnston • Bahar Kamali • Deborah Kanfer •Janet Kimber • Anthony Koutras • Kelly Lamorie • Alexandra Majerus • Virginia Mak • Steve Payne • Adrienne Marcus Raja • Kye Marshall • Christine Marshall-Smith • Duncan McLaren • Sanjay Mehta • Victoria Menelaou •Oliver Pauk & Michael Vickers • Jordan Nahmias • Marilyn Nazar & Brian Piitz • Jerzy Pawlowski • Peggy Taylor Reid • Tom Ridout • Darren Rigo • Branimir Ruzic • Chris Shepherd • Laurence Siegel • Anna Snyder • Jean Paul St. Onge • Barbara Staulus • Edie Steiner • Steve Stober • James Sutherland • Oz John Tekson • Jessica Thalmann • Sarah Tothill • Alex Turner • Louise Vezina • Monica Vichar • Abelardo Villalon • Richard Vincil •Shelley Wildeman • Drew Williamson • Joan Lillian Wilson    and more!
OFF THE WALL is a fundraiser for Gallery 44's award-winning education and exhibition programs. Committed to photography as a multi-faceted and ever-changing art form, Gallery 44 offers exhibition and publication opportunities to national and international artists, education and workshop opportunities, programming to students, youth, and community partners, and affordable production facilities for artists.
We hope you can join us for the print sale + party of the season!

- Lise, Noa, soJin, Stu, Robyn

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