HOUSEWARMING
    

JANUARY 19 - MARCH 2, 2019

Opening Reception: Thursday, January 24th, 6 - 9 PM

CO Space Gallery, Craft Ontario
1106 Queen Street W., Toronto

Juried by: Suzanne Morrisette, Susan Fohr, and Sajdeep Soomal

Housewarming explores the idea of home through objects that make references to habitational spaces, activated through the routines of day-to-day life.

Works in this exhibition range from functional to representational forms, and many share a relationship to the body through suggestions of sustenance and care. Other works may problematize the idea of the home, gesturing instead towards a subversion of stereotypical images, questioning whether or not these are always welcoming spaces.

All of the work in the exhibition shows a skillful deployment of materials in ways that speak to varied and complex relationships with the idea of home.

ARTISTS:

 

Amanda McCavour
Andreas Krätschmer
Chiho Tokita
Elycia SFA
Holly Fedida & Christopher Mendoza
[Nicholas] Hamilton Holmes
Judy Martin
Laura Pitkanen
Matthew McIntyre
Micah Adams
Queenie Xu
Rachael Wong
Wanxing Wang
Vanessa Dion Fletcher

 

 

 

 

 


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Photo credits (from top to bottom): Chiho Tokita, Holly Fedida,
[Nicholas] Hamilton Holmes, Rachael Wong

Banner image: Matthew McIntyre

 

 

       

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