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Posted: October 1, 2013
Art Toronto 2013

My work will be in Art Toronto this year courtesy of WAAPART (Wil Aballe Art Projects).

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Posted: June 27, 2013
Contemporary Art Gallery Vancouver 25th Annual Gala and Art Auction

A Painting of Mine will be included in the auction this year.
Event takes place November 2nd at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia, 801 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC.  Contemporary Art Gallery:  555 Nelson Street, Vancouver.

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Posted: June 26, 2013
Shortlisted for 100 Painters of Tomorrow Book

The 100 Painters of Tomorrow open-call ran from 15 January to 22 March 2013, and received over 4200 submissions from painters from 105 different countries – literally half the world.  The selection process to find the 100 most exciting painters has now begun and the announcement date for the final 100 will be released shortly.  We are delighted to announce that the short-list for 100 Painters of Tomorrow is now ready for release. Of more than 4300 entries, 427 artists from more than 47 countries caught the eye of the jury.

Jurors: Kurt Beers, Suzanne Cotter, Jacky Klein, Tony Godfrey, Yuko Hasegawa, Suzanne Hudson, Gregor Muir, Valeria Napoleone, Sir Norman Rosenthal, Barry Schwabsky, and Philip Tinari.

Published by Thames & Hudson.

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Posted: February 6, 2013
Sargasso Space
WAAPART, Vancouver Curated by: Wil Aballe.

Solo exhibition – April 4 – May 11, 2013.  Opening reception: April 4th, 5:30-9PM.
Hours: Saturday 1-5PM, Tuesday 6-9PM, or by appointment. 2050 Scotia Street, Suite  #528, Buzzer #189, Vancouver.  See website for parking instructions and map.  Contact Wil Aballe –

Text by Jon Davies:

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Posted: February 5, 2013
Relax A Little; One Of Your Most Celebrated Nervous Tics Will Be Your Undoing
Narwhal Projects, Toronto Curated by: Kristin Weckworth and Jon Davies.

Nadia Belerique, Matthew Brown, Jennifer Chan and Christian Maychack

March 21st – April 14th, 2013

Opening reception: Thursday, March 21st, 6-10PM

Narwhal Art Projects, 2988 Dundas Street West, Toronto

Gallery Hours: Thu – Sat: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Sun: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm read more

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Posted: February 4, 2013
Hold Them Up in Good Light: Access Gallery’s Annual Auction
Access Gallery, Vancouver, BC

Friday February 22nd, 2013, 8 – Midnight. 222 East Georgia St., Vancouver

An auction of works by over 30 artists including: Neil Wedman, Anne Low, Matthew Brown, Nicole Ondre, Rachelle Sawatsky, Ryan Peter, Alison Yip, Jonathan Syme, Erica Stocking, Sydney Vermont, Kaeli Robinsong, Kate Moss, Elizabeth Zvonar, Guadalupe Martinez, Jenine Marsh, Aja Bond, Marc Losier, Erin Riley, Val Nelson, Sylvain Sailly, Shannon Oksanen, Mohammed Salemy, Ali Ahadi, Sheila Spence, Hamish Buchanan, Randy Grskovic, Kalli Niedoba, Marilyne Blais, and many more!

Auction Preview: Friday February 15th, 8-11pm

Entry – $15

More information to follow in the coming weeks.

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Posted: January 1, 2013
Review of De-Accessioned
Steven KadoArt Forum Online

This is a surprisingly ambitious group show that doesn’t deal with deaccessioning as a reality (à la Michael Asher) but instead mines that term for the institutional mystery and intrigue it suggests. Deaccessioning is the shadowy process whereby museums get rid of works in their collections. As such, many of the works in this show are packed for transport—either rolled up, crated, stacked, or leaning against the walls. While some pieces overlap (notably Laura McCoy’s thickly worked foamcore boards resting within Georgia Dickie’s tape outlines), even those that are relatively clearly displayed are still essentially read more

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Posted: December 14, 2012
Cooper Cole , Toronto Curated by: Lucas Soi.

December 14, 2012 – January 19,  2013
Opening reception Friday, December 14, 7pm – 11 pm

Matthew Brown, Georgia Dickie, Charles Gute
Colleen Heslin, Lili Huston-Herterich, Laura McCoy, Abby McGuane, Tegan Moore, Les Ramsay, Sean Weisgerber and Jay Wilson

“The big exhibition has no form.” – Roger Buergel & Ruth Noack
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Posted: November 30, 2012
The Last Vispo Anthology: Visual Poetry1998-2008
Various Authors, Fantagraphics Books

The Last Vispo features a drawing by The Lions.  Various authors, edited by Crag Hill  and Nico Vassilakis.  Softcover (8″ x 10″), 336 pages, colour and black & white.  Published by Fantagraphics Books.  ISBN-13: 978-1-60699-626-3.  Click here to order directly from Fantagraphics Books.

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Posted: December 11, 2011
Vancouver Art Gallery Aquires Painting From Unreal Exhibition
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver

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