3 Exciting Artists Exhibiting at Art Toronto 2018

Art Toronto, Canada’s international fair for modern and contemporary art, is heading into its 19th year of showcasing Canadian and international artists. Taking place on October 26-29, the event will include 102 exhibitors from seven countries and 28 cities. The fair will be divided into four sections: “Main” will include 70+ established galleries from around the world; “Verge” will be compromised of new galleries and emerging artists; “Solo” will feature 12 galleries presenting the work of a single artist; and “Focus” will showcase artists and galleries from California. Here, we spotlight three talented exhibitors from Canada and abroad.

Meryl McMaster

“Ancestral 9”, 2008 © Meryl McMaster / courtesy of Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, Pierre-Francois Ouellette Art Contemporain, Montreal

Meryl McMaster is an Ottawa-based artist whose body of work is predominantly photography that includes props, sculptured pieces, and performance. Each image aims to carry the viewer out of the normal into a state of examination of oneself and the world.

Tyler Los-Jones

“As Lichens no. 7” archival inkjet print, 30.5 cm x 35.6cm, 2017 / courtesy of Jarvis Hall Gallery (Toronto)

Tyler Los-Jones is an artist from Calgary who creates artifacts, objects, and images from his home in the Rocky Mountains. With his art, he wants to complicate our assumptions about the environment.

Regine Schumann

“Color Satin and Glow After Madrid”, 10 parts, Acrylglas (fluoreszierend), each 31 x 15 x 5 cm, 2018 / courtesy of Axel Pairon Gallery (Knokke)

German artist Regine Schumann focuses on light effects caused by fluorescent materials in relation to Goethe’s theory of colour. She employs the use of a blacklight to create contrast in her work.

Art Toronto will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from October 26‐29, 2018. 

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