Recap: Studio: Luke Painter and Faith La Rocque

Ministry members were invited to an intimate and informative studio visit at the home of artists Luke Painter and Faith La Rocque. Each working in an entirely different manner in terms of their chosen media and conceptual concerns, the artists toured The Ministry around their home, discussing their art practices and providing an illuminating perspective of their work.

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Recap: Access: Dominic Nahr at O’Born Contemporary

This past Wednesday, Ministry members were invited to an exclusive preview of acclaimed photographer Dominic Nahr‘s latest exhibition, Fracture, at O’Born Contemporary. Members were given a private tour of the show a day before it opened to the public, accompanied by Nahr who answered questions and spoke about his extraordinary career and experiences as an international photojournalist.

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Recap: Tour: The Galleries of Tecumseth Street

On Thursday, July 19, members of the Ministry participated in a walking tour of Toronto’s west end contemporary art mecca, the galleries of Tecumseth Street. Between Niagara and Queen St. W, five of the cities most exciting spaces opened their doors to Ministry members for private tours of their current exhibitions. Starting at Diaz Contemporary, the group then made their way to the Birch Libralato Gallery, followed by Georgia Scherman Projects, Susan Hobbs Gallery, concluding the excursion at Narwhal Art Projects/Magic Pony. 

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Recap: Access: Souther Salazar at Narwhal Art Projects

On June 18th, members of the Ministry were invited to view American mixed media artist Souther Salazar‘s latest exhibition at Narwhal Art Projects. A tour of the work was led by Salazar himself, followed by a question and answer period that allowed for the members to gain valuable insight into his work. Kristin Weckworth of Narwhal Art Projects was also in attendance to discuss her organization.

Souther Salazar’s You and Me (and the Mouse in the Moon) at Narwhal Art Projects runs from June 16-July 15, 2012

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