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February 28 - March 23

Being Scene 2019

Hosted by Workman Arts


32 Lisgar Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

February 28 – March 23
Daily from 12-6 PM

Workman Arts presents BEING SCENE, a sweeping exhibition encompassing over 100 artworks by 60+ artists that examine all facets of mental health and addiction experiences. Being Scene covers a wide range of conceptual and material approaches, giving voice to unique life experiences.

Exclusive VIP Preview: Wednesday, February 27, 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Opening Reception: Thursday, February 28, 6-9 PM
With performance by James Buffin

Artist Activation – Kat Singer: Unravelling Stories
Saturday, March 9, 3-5 PM

Meet-The-Artist Talks & Acoustic Performance by Simone Schmidt (AKA Fiver)
Saturday, March 16, 1-5 PM

Resistance/Acceptance: works that live beyond the gallery walls
Saturday, March 23, 3-4 PM
Panellists: Claro Cosco, Paula John and claude wittmann
Moderator: Sean Lee

Art Cart Showcase
March 13 – 23
Reception: Wednesday, March 20, 6-8 PM
TMAC – Gamma Gallery Space

More information on the Workman Arts website
More information on Facebook

Featuring work by:
Ashmeed Ahamad, Stephanie Avery, Wendy Belcourt, Mel Bender, Cathy Bennett, Diana Bershadsky, Jenny Chen, Coley, Claro Cosco, Eve Crandall, Trinley Dorje, Jean Fode, Sylvia Frey, Gaetan Genesse, Genova, Kate Gorman, Eduardo Hatch, Hanan Hazime, Paula John, Robin Ashley Jones, Andrew Johnston, Naomi Hendrickje-Laufer, LAVEH, Esmond Lee, Fiona Legg, Jaqueline Lewis, Wendy Lu, Elaine Lum, Lorette C. Luzajic, Karine McDonald, Gregg Allan McGivern, Claire Mercer, Rick Miller, Michael Morbach, Brad Necyk, Amy Ness, Alan Parker, Neri Paul, John Perera, Ben Priede, Marisha Pula, Susana Rizzi, Kurt Rostek, Moshe Sakal, David Salazar, Jepherson Salazar, Chris Scott, Annette Seip, Simon Shimout, Laura Shintani, Kat Singer, Leslie-Anne Smith, Emily Sweet, Jan Swinburne, Monika Szopinska, Apanaki Temitayo, tired bees, Jace Traz, Toshio Ushiroguchi, Véronique Vallières, Lisa Walter, claude wittmann, TK Workman

Free. ASL interpretation at the opening reception on February 28 and the panel discussion on March 23. Wheelchair accessible venue. Accessible washrooms. Elevator. Being Scene 2019 Access Guide is available as a PDF.