New Exhibition / Nouvelle exposition

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My new exhibition will take place at Propeller Gallery in Toronto. The exhibition will run from November 1 to 12, 2017. Opening reception will be on November 4. There will be an art talk on Sunday November 12.

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Ma nouvelle exposition aura lieu à la galerie Propeller de Toronto. L’exposition se déroulera du 1er au 12 novembre 2017. La réception d’ouverture aura lieu le 4 novembre. Il y aura une causerie le dimanche 12 novembre.

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Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition 

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This weekend, I will be participating in the 2017 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition (TOAE).  The weather is forecast to be in the mid twenties and mostly sunny, so it’s a great weekend to show art and see art. This is my third participation in the TOAE.  You can find me in booth P-086.

The exhibition will be held at Nathan Phillips Square, just in front of Toronto City Hall on Friday, July 14 (10:00 to 7:00), Saturday, July 15 (10:00 to 7:00) and Sunday, July 16 (10:00 to 5:00).

“The Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition is Canada’s largest, longest running juried contemporary outdoor art fair. Founded in 1961, Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition was established to nurture artistic excellence and artists’ entrepreneurial spirit, and to showcase contemporary art to the general public. This free public event showcases works by over 320 contemporary visual artists and makers, ranging in medium from painting, photography, and mixed media to jewellery and ceramics, and attracts 100,000 visitors each year to Nathan Phillips Square.”

 

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Ce week-end, je participerai à l’exposition Toronto Outdoor Art Exposition (TOAE). On nous annonce du beau temps – température dans la vingtaine, et généralement ensoleillé – donc c’est un excellent week-end pour présenter de l’art et voir de l’art. C’est ma troisième année dans cette exposition. Je serai au kiosque P-086.

L’exposition se tiendra à la place Nathan Phillips, juste devant l’hôtel de ville de Toronto le vendredi 14 juillet (10h00 à 19h00), le samedi 15 juillet (10h00 à 19h00) et le dimanche 16 juillet (10:00 à 17:00).

L’exposition d’art de plein air de Toronto (Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition) est la plus grande et la plus longue exposition d’art de plein air contemporaine au Canada. Fondée en 1961, l’exposition Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition a été créée pour favoriser l’excellence artistique et l’esprit d’entreprise des artistes et pour présenter l’art contemporain au grand public. L’événement public présente des œuvres de plus de 320 artistes et créateurs visuels contemporains, allant de la peinture, à la photographie et des médias mixtes aux bijoux et à la céramique, et attirent 100 000 visiteurs chaque année sur la place Nathan Phillips.

Curated Exhibition 

I’m pleased to announce that my painting “Just Like Yesterday” was selected for Toronto’s Propeller Gallery curated exhibition “Live Longer, Piss Off Your Heirs”.   The exhibition runs from March 22 to April 2, 2017.  The opening reception will be on Thursday, March 23 from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. There will be an artist talk at the gallery on Sunday, April 2 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.  

Propeller Gallery is located at 30 Abell Street in Toronto, around Queen Street West and Dovercourt Road.  You can find more information on the Propeller Gallery site at propellerctr.com. 

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition – 2016

16-25 No Man's Land 24 x 30I’m very pleased to announce that I have been selected to participate in this year’s Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition (TOAE). I was also privileged to be part of the exhibition in 2015.

This year’s event will take place at Nathan Phillips Square (at the corner of Queen Street West and Bay Street, in front of Toronto City Hall), on July 8, 9 and 10, 2016.  The exhibition will run from 10:00 to 20:00  on July 8 and 9, and from 10:00 to 18:00 July 10.  Please visit the TOAE web site at torontooutdoorart.org for more information.

The Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition is Toronto’s first, largest, and longest running outdoor art fair showcasing the work of visual artists in every discipline from painting to sculpture to fabric arts. The TOAE attracts an audience of over 100,000 people annually.  The TOAE is celebrating its 55th anniversary this year.

If you’re in  Toronto in early July,  come by to say hello.  I will be in booth 17, located just west of the entrance to the City Hall building.  I look forward to seeing you then. Until then, drop me a line at jdcoto950@gmail.com if you’re looking for art, or if you just want to see what I’ve been up to.

 

 

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition – 2016

16-25 No Man's Land 24 x 30I’m very pleased to announce that I have been selected to participate in this year’s Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition (TOAE). I was also privileged to be part of the exhibition in 2015.

This year’s event will take place at Nathan Phillips Square (at the corner of Queen Street West and Bay Street, in front of Toronto City Hall), on July 8, 9 and 10, 2016.  The exhibition will run from 10:00 to 20:00  on July 8 and 9, and from 10:00 to 18:00 July 10.  Please visit the TOAE web site at torontooutdoorart.org for more information.

The Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition is Toronto’s first, largest, and longest running outdoor art fair showcasing the work of visual artists in every discipline from painting to sculpture to fabric arts. The TOAE attracts an audience of over 100,000 people annually.  The TOAE is celebrating its 55th anniversary this year.

If you’re in  Toronto in early July,  come by to say hello.  I will be in booth 17, located just west of the entrance to the City Hall building.  I look forward to seeing you then. Until then, drop me a line at jdcoto950@gmail.com if you’re looking for art, or if you just want to see what I’ve been up to.

 

 

Exhibition in Toronto – Beyond Landscape

Sundown

Sundown, Oil painting on canvas, 24″ x 36″ (60 cm x 91 cm)

I am please to announce that I will have an exhibition of my recent paintings at Propeller Centre for Visual Arts in Toronto, from April 6 to April 24, 2016.

The new paintings, while continuing my exploration of abstraction and representation in landscape, introduce bolder colours, bolder texture, bolder lines than I’ve generally used recently.

The gallery is of course open to all.  I will generally be at the gallery on Sundays.  If you plan to visit, send me a note or a text and I’ll try to come by to say hello.

Here are the details:

 Propeller Centre for Visual Arts

30 Abell Street, Toronto, ON

416-504-7142

www.proplellerctr.com

Gallery Hours

Wednesday to Saturday – 12:00 to 18:00

Sunday – 12:00 to 17:00

Opening

Thursday, April 7, 2016  – 18:30 to 21:30

Artist Talk / In Conversation

Sunday, April 10, 2016 – 15:00 to 16:00

Contact me

 by email at jdcoto950@gmail.com

or

 text me at 416-706-2072