in//habit

October 5 - NOVEMBER 3, 2019 / Lyceum Gallery

Opening reception October 5th - 6pm onwards with a special performance at 7pm BY THE AMBROSIA COLLECTIVE.

IN//HABIT

IN//HABIT

The Ambrosia Collective presents In The Time Being: Three Iterations

A dance/music collaboration using mind maps and graphic notations inspired by Marina Dempster’s textile work.

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upcoming

Focused on the present.


/PREVIOUS

2019 (Aug 24-Oct 1) TD Thor Wealth Management 15th Annual Juried Exhibition, Quest Art (Midland, Ontario)
2019 (January 16-27) - Counsel - Black Cat Artspace (Toronto,Ontario)
2018 (October 19) - Re-emergence + In•Habit - D'Arcy Symposium, Nuit Blanche -(Toronto,Ontario)
2016 (April 16 - Feb 17) - “Strung Together-Beads, People, and History" - The Museum of Natural & Cultural History (Eugene, Oregon)
2014 (Sept 13-Dec 13) - “Embellished" - The Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts (Melbourne, Florida)
2011 (April 30-July 31) - “The Perfect Fit" - The Boise Art Museum (Boise, Idaho)
2011 (February 5 - April 3) - “The Perfect Fit" - The Kimball Art Center (Park City, Utah)
2010-11 (October 16-January 2) - “The Perfect Fit" - The Albany Institute of History & Art (Albany, NY)
2010 (April 30-September 12) - “The Perfect Fit: Shoes Tell Stories" - The Nicolaysen Art Museum & Discovery Centre (Casper, WY)
2010 (May 9-August 29) - “The "Shoe" Must Go On!" - Morris Museum (Morristown, NJ)
2010 (January 13-April 17) “Art of Craft" - Museum of Vancouver (Vancouver, BC) (group exhibition)
2010 (January 5-January 31) “BODY + OBJECT" - The Ontario Crafts Council (group exhibition)
2009 (June 6, 2009 - January 3) “The Perfect Fit: Shoes Tell Stories” (group exhibition) – Fuller Craft Museum (Brockton, Massachusetts)
2009 (September 23-November 1, 2009) “Unity and Diversity” - Canadian Pavilion of the Cheoungju International Biennale (Cheoungju, South Korea)
2009 (May 1-May 31) (group photography exhibition) - Bookhou Shop (Toronto)
2008 (September 4-14) "Hands On" (group exhibition) - Gallery 1313
2008 (May 16-August 24) “Seams: Contemporary Art to Wear” (group exhibition) – The Noyes Museum of Art (Oceanville, New Jersey)
2008 (May 29-June 1) “SOFA New York 2008” - The Annual International Exposition of Sculpture Objects & Functional Art (represented by Option Art) – Park Avenue Armory (New York)
2008 “It's About Time II” (group show) – *new* gallery (Toronto)
2008 “(the return of) 3-D Exquisite Corpses” (group show) – Swizzle Textile Studio (Niagara Arts Centre)
2007 "OBJECToronto" (group Art Exposition of Contemporary Craft + Design) - The Gladstone Hotel (Toronto)
2007 "Whisper + Clang" (group show) - York Quay Centre, Harbourfront (Toronto)
2007 “3-D Exquisite Corpse” (group show) – Swizzle Textile Studio (Kincardine)
2007 "Translations" - The Bata Shoe Museum (Toronto)
2006 "Carapace Volitilis" - The Farnham Maltings (Farnham, Surrey, United Kingdom)
2005 "The Shelf Project" (group show) - C1 Art Space (Toronto)
2005 "TELL" (group show) - Uncommon Objects, Harbourfront Centre (Toronto)
2005 "Square Foot" (group show) - A.W.O.L. Gallery (Toronto)
2004 “Dreaming in Colour” - Palace Contemporary Art & Fine Craft (Toronto)
2003 “Dreaming in Colour” - Balzac’s (Toronto)
2004 “reflets et profondeur” (group show)- Vieux Presbytère, (Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Quebec)
2002 “Dos Fuentes” (with Alec Dempster) - Espacio Mexico (Mexican Consulate-Montreal)
2002 “Dos Fuentes” (with Alec Dempster) - Galérie RaDa (Montreal)
2001 “The Embrace” (with Eleni Mokas) - Arcadia (Toronto)


Curated Exhibitions at The Common Room (self-owned gallery space)
2004 “Un inglès convencional” (woodblock prints) Alec Dempster
2004 “The best they can do is hiss and grunt” (pen & ink drawings) Carrie Walker
2004 “El Living” (photographs) Patricio Davila


Residencies:
Artist-in-Residence, The Lyceum (current)

Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto Ward's Island, (August 2018)
The Farnham Maltings, Surrey, United Kingdom (January 2006)