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Jan. 16 - 23 2015
Posters for Toronto

11 am – 7 pmUnion Station Great Hall
Toronto

A project for VILLA TORONTO

C Magazine presents Posters for Toronto a series of 6 artist posters specially commissioned and published for VILLA TORONTO. Featuring works by Dave Dyment, Vanessa Maltese, Kelly Mark, Niall McClelland, Brad Phillips and Elizabeth Zvonar, each poster is printed in a limited edition of 150.

Released daily from January 16 to 21, the posters will be available for free in limited quantities on-site at the Art Metropole Structure in Union Station, posted for viewing online at cmagazine.com and cmagazineart.tumblr.com, and available for purchase as a collectable set at the Art Metropole structure and C Magazine for $40, beginning on Thursday January 22.

Posters for Toronto is published and presented by C Magazine for VILLA TORONTO and is generously sponsored by Akimbo and Paper Pusher, curated by Leah Turner and designed by Raf Rennie.

Release Schedule
  1. Dave Dyment, Friday January 16
  2. Elizabeth Zvonar, Saturday January 17
  3. Kelly Mark, Sunday January 18
  4. Vanessa Maltese, Monday January 19
  5. Niall McClelland, Tuesday January 20
  6. Brad Phillips, Wednesday January 21
  7. Set of 6 Posters, Thursday January 22: Featuring Dave Dyment, Elizabeth Zvonar, Kelly Mark, Vanessa Maltese, Niall McClelland, Brad Phillips. Curated by Leah Turner. Designed by Raf Rennie. Printed by Jp King for Paper Pusher, 15×10” each. Published by C Magazine. $40 at Art Metropole.
Artists

Dave Dyment is an artist whose practice includes audio, video, photography, performance, writing and curating, and the production of artists’ books and multiples. Dyment’s work has been exhibited across Canada as well as New York City, Philadelphia, Chicago, London, and Dublin. Recent projects include a solo exhibition at UWAG, Waterloo and the Montreal Biennale. Dyment is represented in Toronto by MKG127.

Vanessa Maltese (b. 1988, Toronto, Canada) holds a BFA from OCAD University. She is the National Winner of the 2012 RBC Canadian Painting Competition. Maltese has had solo exhibitions at Cooper Cole, Toronto, Canada; ITP, Jackson, WY; and Halsey McKay, East Hampton, NY, USA; she was included in the group show One, and Two, and More Than Two curated by Micah Lexier at The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada. Maltese currently lives and works in Toronto and is represented by Cooper Cole.

Kelly Mark received her BFA from NSCAD in 1994 and has exhibited work at Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto); The Power Plant (Toronto); Contemporary Art Gallery (Vancouver); Museé d’art contemporain de Montréal; Henry Art Gallery (Seattle); Bass Museum (Miami); Ikon Gallery (UK); and Lisson Gallery (UK). Mark represented Canada at the Liverpool Biennale (2006) and the Sydney Biennale (1998). Catalogues include the recently published Kelly Mark, Everything is Interesting (Toronto: Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, 2014). Mark is based in Toronto and is represented by Diaz Contemporary.

Niall McClelland (b. 1980) creates drawings, paintings and objects in ephemeral, often neglected materials. Solo exhibitions include Envoy Enterprises (New York), Eleanor Harwood (San Francisco), and Clint Roenisch Gallery (Toronto). His work has been included in recent group exhibitions at Mercer Union (Toronto), Gallery Nosco (London), P.P.O.W (New York City), MOCCA (Toronto), The Power Plant (Toronto), Plug­in ICA (Winnipeg). His work has been published in ArtNews, Modern Painters, Canadian Art, and Dazed among others. McClelland lives in Toronto and is represented by Clint Roenisch Gallery.

Brad Phillips (b. 1974, Canadian) has been included in The Painting Project, Galerie de l’UQAM, Montreal (2013), and in group exhibitions at Museum London (2013); Oakville Galleries (2012); Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver (2010) and the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (2006, 2002). Phillips’ work is in the collections of Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, the RBC Collection, Toronto, and private collections across North America and Europe. Phillips will have his first solo exhibition in March 2015 at Jessica Bradley Gallery in Toronto.

Elizabeth Zvonar (b. 1972) graduated from the Emily Carr Institute in 2001. Her work has been the subject of solo and group exhibitions at Canadian and international museums and institutions, including the Contemporary Art Gallery, The Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery and Western Front, Vancouver; Cohan and Leslie, New York; Geisai, Tokyo and The Museum of Longing and Failure, Bergen, Norway. Her work has most recently been exhibited in Canada in group shows Freedom of Assembly at Oakville Galleries, and Parallels, Biography of the Image at Audain Gallery Simon Frasier University. Elizabeth Zvonar is represented by Daniel Faria Gallery.

A roving art event that moves from city to city every few years, the VILLA project works with international art galleries to create a temporary, ongoing art community that is dynamic and ever-expanding. VILLA TORONTO, presented by Warsaw’s Raster Gallery in association with Toronto’s Art Metropole, brings over twenty local and international art galleries to the Great Hall of Union Station from January 16 to 23, 2015. Accompanying this presentation, in cooperation with local art organizations, there will be a series of special events throughout the city. The one-week program is free and open to the public.