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FREE drop-in yoga classes Tickets
Sep 25 @ 3:00 pm – Dec 2 @ 4:00 pm

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Sep
30
Mon
FREE drop-in yoga classes Tickets
Sep 30 @ 3:00 pm – Dec 7 @ 3:00 pm

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Oct
7
Mon
FREE drop-in yoga classes Tickets
Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm – Dec 14 @ 3:00 pm

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Oct
21
Mon
FREE drop-in yoga classes Tickets
Oct 21 @ 3:00 pm – Dec 28 @ 3:00 pm

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Oct
28
Mon
FREE drop-in yoga classes Tickets
Oct 28 2019 @ 3:00 pm – Jan 4 2020 @ 3:00 pm

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Nov
4
Mon
all from one – an exhibition of large scale found object paintings by Catherine Hois Tickets
Nov 4 – Nov 14 all-day
Mother Nature’s Hand, by Catherine Hois, 2018, 4ft.5”x 6ft.1”, found object painting

all from one is an exhibition of large scale found object paintings by 4th year visual art studio student Catherine Hois exploring the artist’s fascination with the everlasting connection of all living things to the earth.

Artist Statement: This group of works represents my belief that we are protected and taken care of by the earth, because we are connected to the earth as living beings.  Why are humans provided everything we need to survive and live a healthy life on earth? Is it coincidence? I believe that is it not. All species on this planet are genetically connected; we are a part of the harmony and flow of life, not apart from it as superior beings, and all atoms that make up life are in constantly rearranging from one living thing to another. Humans are organisms that consist of many functions; we ingest food, absorb nutrients, and excrete waste, we have senses, we have memories, we get sick when we are poisoned, along with many other functions. I think of Mother Nature; life itself as one organism with many functions as well; similar to our own bodies. My inspiration sprouts from these themes and phrases: Intertwine, interconnected, “circle of life,” and “All from one.”

My art works connect to these concepts with the materials I use, the colours, the gestural brush strokes, and the overall unity that I aim for in every piece. The found objects I use are all recycled materials, for example plastic bags, water bottles, plastic containers, old toys, old Christmas decorations, egg cartons, old Tupperware, broken instruments (the list goes on and on). My idea was not only to be less wasteful, but to bring life to the items that would have gone into the trash and disguise “garbage” as lively works of art. In creating these works, I tried to be as environmentally friendly as possible, from using empty paint containers, paint rags, coffee cups, and even snack wrappers; all waste that I produced throughout my painting process.

Gallery Hours:
Monday to Friday, 9am – 4pm

Admission is free and all are welcome.

 

Lifelines (Hilda) – solo sculpture and time based art show by Kristen Elizabeth Donoghue-Stanford Tickets
Nov 4 – Nov 14 all-day
Detail from A Lament, by Kristen Elizabeth Donoghue-Stanford, 2019, Acrylic Yarn, 15ft x 5ft x 10ft

Detail from A Lament, by Kristen Elizabeth Donoghue-Stanford, 2019, Acrylic Yarn, 15ft x 5ft x 10ft

Lifelines (Hilda) is a solo sculpture and time based art installation by Kristen Elizabeth Donoghue-Stanford focused on the theme of lamentation and mourning of someone who is no longer present.

Artist statement: The exhibition will focus around ideas of life, death, loss, and remembrance, interplaying with one another. 87 knitted tubes in neutral colours will be suspended within the gallery space, arranged to create guided pathways and a knitted canvass for video projection.

The installation will be curated in order to showcase a metaphorical image of the lifelines of a particular life; that of a woman named Hilda, whom the footage collected belonged to. 87 knitted tubes will be used within the installation showcasing the number of years Hilda lived until she passed away on January 6th, 2019. The video shows Hilda and her family throughout several years of their lives and will be played on loop throughout the exhibition. A slight distortion will be used in order to hide or blur certain images within the video frame, as well as the projection onto the knitwork will add its own distortion. This is meant to symbolize the memories we don’t always get to keep with us, even when someone has left us.  As one of Hilda’s favourite pastimes and a skill that she passed onto the next generation of her family, the knitwork could not more perfectly summarize the complicated, yet beautiful framework of a life. In this installation we experience the feelings of remembrance and loss and face the concepts of life and death as we witness the lifelines of somebody who is no longer with us through the process of lamenting.  It opens the possibility for reflection and the ability to express gratitude towards such a life.

Gallery Hours:

Monday-Thursday, 9am – 4:00pm

Free admission

Reception: Thursday, November 14, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

FREE drop-in yoga classes Tickets
Nov 4 2019 @ 3:00 pm – Jan 11 2020 @ 4:00 pm

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Nov
11
Mon
FREE drop-in yoga classes Tickets
Nov 11 2019 @ 3:00 pm – Jan 18 2020 @ 4:00 pm

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Nov
13
Wed
York University Chamber Choir Tickets
Nov 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The York University Chamber Choir
Master’s Recital
Craig Garnham, guest conductor
Edward Moroney, piano

The choir will be performing works by Palestrina, Schütz, Monteverdi, Mendelssohn and Britten.

Ticket Admission:$15 adults | $10 students & seniors
Box Office: Purchase tickets online or call 416-736-5888