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May 6 - 27

Tim Deverell - 
Excess and Equilibrium

... paintings and works on paper

"Fragments of your own life becoming more minute, scattered into one collage whole, indistinguishable from banalities and trivia. Faces peer out which are not recognizable, sources lost, meaning torn apart." Tim Deverell 2017


TD 2017 

above: Tim Deverell 2017




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The Front Row

above: The Front Row , 10 x 8 inches, acrylic/collage on canvas




April 1- 29 - 2017

robert chandler : verisimilitude

recent paintings

"Chandler’s execution of geometric layers allows the paintings to evoke a sense of urban cityscape: not only of the aesthetic but also of the mindset of urban dwellers. Like in our busy city there is non-stop flow of stimulation in the painting, both positive and negative.” Sunny Kim, Art Toronto, Nov. 2015
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Robert Chandler 2017



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Frail Nest

above: Frail Nest, 24x30 inches, acrylic on canvas







March 4 - 25 - 2017

CLAUDE BREEZE - TOYBOX

"Toybox has been a series of recent work using children's toys that became metaphors towards a broader and darker meaning."
Claude Breeze, 2017

This exhibition will include three large works on canvas along with a series of signed, limited edition prints of all works in the series.




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Claude
                                                          Breeze 2017

above: Claude Breeze in his studio, 2017.






February 4 - 25 - 2017

Tim Noonan - ABSTRACT URBAN NATURE

new paintings

        Tim Noonan 2017
              above: Tim Noonan 2017



Review: Tim Noonan: Abstract Urban Nature at Yumart   by Jordan Fee  - In these paintings we see Noonan going above and beyond, achieving a level of abstract clarity that is uniquely his....

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Tim Noonan 2017

above: Garden Swoosh 2013, acrylic on canvas, 40x40 inches








January 14 - 26 - 2017



I n t e r l u d e

WORKS ON PAPER BY GALLERY ARTISTS
Interlude




November 5 - 26 - 2016    

Peter Templeman
- In My Room - New Paintings

"There is a world where I can go and tell my secrets to, in my room, in my room. " The Beach Boys

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"Improvisation draws from experience and knowledge to create, unplanned.
Spontaneity and playfulness combined with craft come together in the artwork.
Painting, like life, should be experienced.
The paintings in this exhibition use knives, brushes, oil colour and canvas.
Representation and abstraction are embraced." Peter Templeman 2016



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Untirled
                                                          2016


Painting #1 2015-2016, oil on canvas, 18x14 inches.








October 8 - 29     
Y.M. Whelan - Landscape, Portrait, Landscape

YM 2016

above: Y.M. Whelan, 2016


"The new acrylic on canvas paintings were inspired by a recent sojourn in Ireland - the semi-opaque jade green of the sea at dawn, the purple of the bones of the mountains and the grey moisture-laden quality of the ever present mist and rain. The title of this exhibition refers to the orientation of the works themselves rather than the content, although the works are definitely informed by the visuals of the landscape and the absence of people therein" Y.M. Whelan 2016

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Y.M. Whelan: Landscape, Portrait, Landscape at Yumart by Elizaveta Mironova at ARTORONTO.CA

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YM STUDIO 2016

above: Whelan studio interior, September, 2016
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Sept 10 - October 1 - 2016
Eugene Knapik
New Encaustics and Drawings
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yumart gallery is pleased to present our season opener: "New Encaustics and Drawings" by Canadian artist Eugene Knapik.
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above: Eugene Knapik Clawhammer

"The encaustics are on shaped pieces of wood, built up in layers using brushes, knives and scraping tools. These images are layered up in a series of studio sessions, working on multiple paintings at the same time, such that ideas emerging in the various paintings inform one another. In these paintings I've continued to develop a personal or imaginary or interior painterly landscape."

Eugene Knapik 2016




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Eugene Knapik_Ahoy

above: Eugene Knapik Ahoy, 2016, encaustic on carved wood, 11 3/4 x 13 1/2 in.



August 4 - Aug 20 - 2016      


SUMMER SALON


Group exhibition organized by William Huffman

This exhibition weaves together multiple streams of conversation between a range of aesthetic concerns. Featuring the work of 12 artists, this visual narrative explores, the possibilities of colour and the complexities of form, a fascination with the body, stark minimalism counterpointed by the opulent and how two dimensional practices can speak to the sculptural world. Largely a celebration of gallery artists Claude Breeze, Robert Chandler, Tim Deverell, Christopher Kier, Eugene Knapik, Lee Lamothe, Erin MacKeen, Tim Noonan, Joe Rosenblatt, Peter Templeman, Deirdre Tara Whelan and Y.M. Whelan, the presentation also features the work of late Inuit artist Jutai Toonoo. Represented by four stone carvings, Toonoo's truly unique brand of Cape Dorset expression infuses the show with a dynamic north/south dialogue. Sometimes introspective, other times bold, punctuated by moments of levity and containing ample contradictions, Summer Salon creates the space for a lively visual exchange.

William Huffman is an arts administrator, curator, educator and writer. He is currently the Marketing Manager with Dorset Fine Arts, a division of Cape Dorset's West Baffin Eskimo Cooperative.

Founded in 2013, yumart is one of only two commercial gallery spaces at 401 Richmond Street - the gallery represents a roster of 12 artists working in a variety of media.


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Summer Salon
                                                          2016 Lamothe
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above:Summer Salon 2016 - Image: courtesy Cheryl Rondeau Photography





July 2 - 23 - 2016      

Lee Lamothe       

WE ARE THE MAD COLLAGES OF EACH OTHER   



"Nothing vanishes. We aggregate. All is trace. Trace and particulate. The ending of one thing makes the birth of another. Begat begat and begat. We're the mad collages of each other. We are created of motes and orts. Cells and dust. Pixels, grains, specks, particles, scraps. We are of the decomposition of all that came before us; we are of shapings of what's to come. We are the soil of the future.  We are the mad collages of each other". Lee Lamothe 2016



An exhibition of new photomontage works by best-selling author Lee Lamothe.


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Read the Interview with Lee Lamothe by Nika Teper at ARTORONTO.CA


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Lee Lamothe 2016

We are the Mad Collages of Each Other, 2016, photomontage 17 x 14 3/4 inches






Jun 4 - 25 - 2016
       

Deirdre Tara Whelan

yumart gallery is pleased to present  "Leviathan", an exhibition of new works on canvas by Toronto artist Deirdre Tara Whelan. Exploring archetypal imagery (the sea, baptism, emergence) and incorporating archival bookbinding thread and wire, Whelan creates delicate bas relief surfaces to tell the story of her dreams.

"I used to paint my dreams, now my dreams paint me". Deirdre Tara Whelan 2016


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The Net

The Net, 2016, mixed media on canvas, 18x18 inches.






May 7 - 28 - 2016       

Joe Rosenblatt    "Angels, Demons and Spirits"


Rosenblatt is a Canadian artist and poet who lives in Qualicum Beach, British Columbia. His "line drawings, paintings, and sketches often illustrate his own and other poets' books of poetry. He is a winner of Canada's Governor-General's Award and British Columbia's B.C. Book Prize for poetry.

Born in Toronto in 1933, Joe started writing seriously in the early sixties, and in 1966 his first book, "The L.S.D. Leacock", was published by Coach House Press. Since then he has published more than a dozen books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction, complete with his own illustrations.

This exhibition will include drawings and paintings as well as a selection of illustrations from his latest poetry collection "The Bird in the Stillness (Forest Devotionals)" published by The Porcupine's Quill.

Joe will do a reading from his new collection at the opening reception, and books will be available for sale at the gallery (cash only).



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Joe Rosenblatt Passion in Plumage

19. Passion in Plumage, 2016, mixed media on paper, 8.5x11 inches

$370.00





April 9 - 30       


Erin MacKeen     "Two Februarys"



MacKeen continues to explore the delicate subtleties of line, form, and colour in minimalist abstract works on canvas and paper. Layers of hard-edge geometric shapes in carefully composed acrylic paintings play with movement, space, and surface tension. Oil pastels are used as the primary medium for works on paper that engage with similar concerns of composition in carefully ordered pictures that celebrate the constant comfort of rows.


 
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Erin MacKeen - Choices

Choices, 2015 acrylic on canvas 20 x 20 in.





March 5 - April 2



Claude Breeze

An exhibition of photo-based mixed media collage on printed canvas with  crayon, acrylic gel, and charcoal. Primarily smaller scale figurative images in a pictorial environment that are manipulated and transformed to challenge visual thinking and meaning for the viewer.   

Claude Herbert Breeze is a Canadian artist and Professor Emeritus at York University in Toronto, Canada. He is also sometimes known as C. Herbert.

Breeze has exhibited his paintings in numerous solo and group shows around the world. His work is found in public, corporate and private collections, including Canada's National Gallery. Among his works are several pieces of public art, including Spacing... Aerial Highways, a 300-foot ceramic tile mural at Lawrence West subway station in Toronto.

Breeze is a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. He was awarded the Queen's Jubilee Medal in recognition of his work and his contributions to the visual arts in Canada.

 

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Don't Forget Me

Don't Forget Me
2015, 27x19 inches, crayon, charcoal, on printed canvas

 


February 6 -27

Tim Noonan "Slipping Into Abstract"

The exhibition comprises a selection of recent paintings on canvas and works on paper which reflect an innovative exploration of technique and process as related to the objective and non-objective rendering of the picture space.  The works reveal an interest in developing the push/pull relationship between the figure/ground subject and the abstract manipulation of colour and brush stroke. Referencing juxtaposed aspects of both nature and the urban grid, the works display a highly focused energy and excellent colour dynamic.

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Tim Noonan: Slipping into Abstract at Yumart by Meghan O'Callaghan
Stepping into Yumart's space at 401 Richmond you are drawn immediately to the far end of the gallery, where two large paintings hang both featuring a national icon, the Canadian goose, in mid flight. It is a fitting beginning ...(click on this ARTORONTO link to read the rest of the article). 


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Two Geese Return To The North, 2011 acrylic on canvas 48 x 48 in.





January 9 - 30, 2016

Reconnoitre

An exhibition of gallery artists Deirdre Tara Whelan, Robert Chandler, Tim Noonan, Y.M. Whelan, Peter Templeman, Erin MacKeen, Tim Deverell, Lee Lamothe, Eugene Knapik, Joe Rosenblatt, a.k.a. yum and Christopher Kier, showcasing works on paper, including painting, drawing, illustration, mixed media, printmaking and photography.

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December 5 - 19

Holiday Salon

Gallery artists Deirdre Tara Whelan, Robert Chandler, Tim Noonan, Y.M. Whelan, Peter Templeman, Erin MacKeen, Tim Deverell, Lee Lamothe, Eugene Knapik, Joe Rosenblatt, a.k.a. yum and Christopher Kier are joined by guest artists Claude Breeze, Tony Calzetta, Sheila Gregory, Brent Roe, Gabrielle de Montmollin, Katharine Bemrose, Richard Bonderenko, Dawn Mourning, Wayne Moore, Larry Dickison, Sunny Kim, Karen Miranda Augustine, Beverley Rosenberg, Robert Nowacki, Mark Gerula, Raffael Antonio Iglesias, Mark Isaac, Alan Glicksman, Alice Burton and Brigitte Nowack.

A fabulous eye-candy salon style hanging with 50+ works of art including painting, drawing, illustration, photography, printmaking and sculpture.

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Holiday
                                                          Salon 2015

Holiday Salon 2015




Nov 7 - Nov 28

Robert Chandler
- "something happened"

new paintings, abstract and not.


In this current body of work, Chandler continues his exploration of line, paint and abstraction; figurative elements pit themselves against the non-figurative mark making that has been a consistent part of his art practice for three decades.



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Read the feature article by Sunny Kim :

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Robert Chandler: "Something Happened" at Yumart
Through the title and the percussive musicality in his paintings, Robert Chandler showcases colorful abstract works that are geometrically distinct, and intuitively spontaneous ...

(click on this ARTORONTO link to read the full article).  




Trouble
                                                          Shall Follow
 
Trouble Shall Follow, 2015, acrylic on Canvas 16" x 16"




... urban abstraction, and the follies of sport and war.



Oct 10 - Oct 31, 2015


Christopher Kier - camouflage
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"... in this current body of work, entitled "camouflage" I continue exploring architectural iconography, along with my ongoing preoccupations with place, time, and detritus.
Intricate detailing from 19th and early 20th century buildings and monuments as well as design lines of mid 20th century dwellings, are utilized along with more primitive universal representations of refuge.
Juxtapositions of these computer manipulated 'remnants' with clean, enveloping linear housings create a dialogue which ponders the facade of architecture and its human connection.
The use of disguise in shelter, what is projected outward, and what is kept protected and hidden 'under camouflage', to me creates a reliquary, an echo, or imprint worthy of investigation."

Christopher Kier, 2015



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Christopher Kier at yumart Gallery, 2015



Sept 12 - Oct 3, 2015

Tim Deverell -
Collage Paintings

Deverell has been exhibiting his work since the early sixties, primarily in NYC, where he was living at the time. A member of the Arts Student League NYC, his exhibitions have been widely reviewed in such publications as Art News, NY Times, Herald Tribune, Arts Magazine and Art Forum. Returning to Canada in the seventies, he has continued to exhibit work in Toronto, Vancouver, and New York City.


As reviewed at ...

ARTORONTO



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Detail


10. Way Of Being, 2015, 29 x 17.5 inches, oil/collage on canvas


$1,200.






July 30 - August 8, 2015

Gallery Artists Group Show "Adios Amigos - Farewell to 101"

Selected works by gallery artists: Robert Chandler, Christopher Kier, Peter Templeman, Y.M. Whelan, Tim Noonan, a.k.a. yum, Eugene Knapik, Erin MacKeen, Joe Rosenblatt, Tim Deverell, Lee Lamothe and Deirdre Tara Whelan.

This will be yumart's final exhibition at 101 Spadina Avenue before moving to our new location at 401 Richmond Street West.


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Adios Amigos


yum art gallery - Street Level Entrance - Summer 2015





July 4 - 25, 2015

Lee Lamothe - Everything is Material

Using found imagery from magazines, posters and scraps of printed matter, Lamothe creates dark and mysterious digital collage. The resulting photographs are printed in a small edition of three each. With a nod to film noir, each image tells a
haunting and elusive story.


   Lee Lamothe 2015
Lee Lamothe - Studio Steps - 2015
  

   

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Lee Lamothe, Tattoo Hand, 2015  






June 6 to June 27, 2015

Peter Templeman - NEW PAINTINGS

This series of new oil on canvas paintings reflects an ongoing interest in improvisation and discovery through the manipulation of line, form and colour.

 

"This is the nature of abstract painting. It is open to interpretation."

Peter Templeman 2015



Peter Templeman, 2015    


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Peter Templeman in his Toronto studio, May, 2015.
 







May 9 to May 30, 2015

Sibling Revelry ...

An exhibition of new paintings and works on paper by Deirdre Tara Whelan and Y.M. Whelan.

Sibling Revelry                            
photo credit: SpiteClassic
                                                                                                        

The sisters are back with a third two person exhibition showcasing new paintings and works on paper.

Deirdre Tara Whelan has been exhibiting in Toronto since 1996 after graduating with Honours from the Ontario College of Art. Her works combine a lyrical, delicate touch with fierce painterly mark making.

Y.M. Whelan, is a mid-career painter and has exhibited in numerous solo and group shows throughout Canada and in the United States. Her paintings are defined by bold geometric compositions with overlays of translucent colour washes that create a surface constantly in flux - soft-edge/hard-edge paintings that move the eye forward and backward.

Opening reception Saturday May 9th, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
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D Whelan Installed




YM Whelan Installed



April 11 to May 2, 2015

Ways of the World
 an exhibition of new paintings by Eugene Knapik

An accomplished banjo and accordion player, Knapik is also an exceptional painter, with thickly textured and many layered works.

This series of new paintings continues the artists' explorations in colour, texture and composition.
Eugen
                            Knapik 2015    Eugene Knapik, Ways of the World
 "Some of the painting titles (but not all of them) for this exhibition are from fiddle tunes. That includes the title of the exhibition, Ways of the World. It also includes Duck River, Whiskey Before Breakfast and Half Past Four. Don't You Rock 'em Daddio is from the chorus of an Old Time tune called Sail Away Ladies.
It's safe to say that most of these paintings were made with fiddle and banjo blasting in my ears.... Some of the titles don't fall into this pattern....I just made them up because it felt right." Eugene Knapik, 2015


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Awkward Moment

Eugene Knapik, Awkward Moment, 2015, oil on canvas, 14 x 18 in.   






March 7 to 28, 2015

Richard Bonderenko / Wayne Moore

MISCELLANY

Wayne Moore is an award winning painter, sculptor, printmaker and instructor. He has been showing his work for 30 years and has had numerous solo and group shows.

Wayne's work is in corporate and private collections in USA, Holland, Japan and Canada.



For this exhibition Wayne will be showing a selection of unique monotype prints, ceramic and stone sculpture.

Richard Bonderenko was born in London, Ontario in 1950. He is a veteran of the London art scene, and accomplished painter. His art can be found in public and private collections throughout Canada and the United States.
 


For this exhibition Richard will be showing a diverse and eclectic selection of paintings, from this past
decade up to the present.



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Nightwatch
 
Wayne Moore, Night Watch, 2015, 12x9.5", monotype


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Richard Bonderenko, Studio Interior, 2015







February 7 to 28, 2015
Tim Noonan

BEYOND THE PARK: NEAR SCAPES

This series of recent acrylic, oil and watercolour paintings on canvas and paper are interpreted from the fringe landscape. The abstractions are comprised of simplified shapes, patterns and enhanced colour to evoke both the mood and texture of a near scape with urban inclusions.



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Above: The Grid Exchange, 2015, acrylic on canvas, 20 x 16 in.






January 10 - 31, 2015


Ghosts and Echoes

yumart is pleased to present  "Ghosts and Echoes", an exhibition of works on paper by Brent Roe, Joe Rosenblatt, Randal Gordy Lee, Y.M. Whelan and Larry Dickison.

Playful, mysterious, delicate, whimsical - a variety of ideas and themes explored through various mediums including pen and ink, mixed media, print and paint.


Click here to see works from the exhibition      Ghosts and Echoes
Gator
above: Joe Rosenblatt, Zen Bird, 2009




November 29th to December 20th, 2014

Light and Shadow

yumart is pleased to present Light and Shadow - an exhibition of small works from
gallery artists and selected guests.


Works in the salon exhibition include painting, photography, constructed objects and illustration by contemporary Canadian artists:
Deirdre Tara Whelan, Robert Chandler, Tim Noonan, Y.M. Whelan, Peter Templeman, Erin MacKeen, Tim Deverell, Lee Lamothe, Eugene Knapik, Larry Dickison, Wayne Moore, Dawn Mourning, Richard Bonderenko, Robert Schwager, Keli Maksud, Sandra Lewis, Brent Roe,  Christopher Arnoldin, Francisco A.G. Rocha, Gary Michael Dault, Karen Miranda Augustine, Randal Gordy Lee, Joe Rosenblatt and Breanne Craig.

Opening reception - Saturday November 29th from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Light and Shadow will be the final exhibition of 2014 for yumart, the show marks the end of year two for the gallery. yumart is delighted to announce the gallery will continue in this location for another year of what promises to be exciting, fresh and innovative exhibitions.

Happy Holidays, and an illustrious New Year to all! We will look forward to seeing you again when the gallery re-opens January 10th, 2015.




Light and Shadow

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Light and Shadow




November 1 - 22, 2014


Erin MacKeen - Imperfection


Continuing her explorations of colour and unpredictable palettes, MacKeen introduces fresh neon shades
to this body of new work. "Imperfection" is MacKeen's second solo show at yumart: a follow-up to her
successful exhibition of 2013.



Works in the Exhibition ..   Lying with J


Imperfection 2014   Pics from the opening reception - (Saturday Nov. 1st, 2:00-5:00 p.m.)

erin MacKeen - Imperfection - 2014

Erin MacKeen - Imperfection




October 4 - 25, 2014


Deirdre Tara Whelan
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Unearthed

An exhibition of recent acrylic on canvas paintings.

Referencing both nature and metallurgy, Whelan's most recent abstractions are the stuff of dreams. Employing fragile lines
and the materiality of paint, she reveals a world of magic and wonder on an almost excavated surface.

Winner of the Ontario College of Art medal for printmaking in 1996, she has exhibited extensively in Toronto in many group shows and two person shows: this is her first solo exhibition with a commercial gallery.

Please join us for the opening reception on Saturday October 4th, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Exhibition will continue until October 25th, 2014


Works in the Exhibition ...


                    


above: installation shot - Deirdre Tara Whelan - Unearthed








Sept 6 - 27, 2014
Robert Chandler -urbanity

Polite abstraction ... paintings, and other select work.

This will be Chandler's first solo exhibition with yumart and features a cross section of select works produced by the artist over the last ten years. Curated by YM Whelan. 

Opening Reception: Saturday September 6th, 2014, 2:00-5:00pm.


Works in the Exhibition...



                                                            
Robert Chandler - urbanity

above: gallery view, Robert Chandler, urbanity, Sept 6-7, 2014









July 26th to August 16th, 2014


Summer Salon

yumart is pleased to present  the 2nd annual Summer Salon. The exhibition will showcase a diverse selection of painting, photography, installation and illustration from a variety of senior, mid-career and emerging Canadian artists.

Exhibiting artists include Isaac Applebaum, Christopher Arnoldin, Karen Miranda Augustine, Carlos Bique, Richard Bonderenko, Robert Chandler, Gary Michael Dault, Tim Deverell, Larry Dickison, Stephen Forsyth, Ashley Johnson, Stuart Kinmond, Eugene Knapik, Lee Lamothe, Sandra Lewis, Erin MacKeen, Mahmoud Meraji, Wayne Moore, Dawn Mourning, Tim Noonan, Brent Roe, Joe Rosenblatt, Robert Schwager, Peter Templeman, Deirdre Tara Whelan, Y.M. Whelan and a.k.a. yum. Also included in the salon will be works from the yumart permanent collection including Ronald Bloore, David Bolduc and Richard Gorman.



                    
Summer Salon 2014

The Summer Salon featured an eclectic mix of art and artists.





June 28th to July 21st, 2014

The Larry Dickison Project with a.k.a. yum

"The Larry Dickison Project with a.k.a. yum" began in 2008, over copious quantities of beer and wine at the historic Cameron Public House in downtown Toronto. Discovering that they both had a love of, and a long history in illustration, Dickison and a.k.a. yum decided to create a series of works that would complement each other and possibly become something in the future...


Works in the exhibition ...

Opening Reception, Saturday June 28th, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.



The Book

The exhibition will be highlighted by the launch of "The Larry Dickison Project with a.k.a. yum", a limited edition book to be published under the new yumart press imprint - the first of hopefully many more such publications to come.

The book is illustrated throughout with all the drawings in the show, plus more.


BOOK LAUNCH DATE ...


Monday July 21st, 2014 - 6:30 to 8:00pm.


Book is available for purchase .... $30.00 (plus tax)
 Dickisonyum

above L-R: Larry Dickison Space Cowboy, 2008, ink on illustration board 8 1/2 x 11 inches,
a.k.a. yum On The Other Hand, 2009 ink on paper  11 x 14 inches






May 24th to June 20th, 2014


Tim Noonan & Lee Lamothe




Tim Noonan "New Small Paintings and Works on Paper"

 
Noonan's small works exhibition presents an exploration of several materials, mediums and modes of application. The show features oil on panel and canvas, acrylic on canvas, watercolour and ink on paper. The new works have maintained a scape feel which ventures into abstraction by the simplification of shapes and the enhancement of colour and equilibrium to suit individual pieces.





Lee Lamothe "RetroDigitalCollage"

Lamothe is a Toronto based writer/photographer. In this show he will be exhibiting a selection of his most recent photo based works. The new digital collage prints indicate a renewed intimacy with his subject matter that suggests a narrative that is familiar but foreign.




Works in the Exhibition ...


Tim Noonan, Urban Flowers, 2014, 16 x 20 inches, oil on canvas




Lee Lamothe, Untitled, 2014, digital collage print, 6 x 9 inches



April 26 to May 17, 2014

Eugene Knapik:
Paintings From The Lost Forest
 
Spanning a number of years, the works selected for the exhibition comprise a mix of both new and older works. "Paintings From The Lost Forest" provides a stunning and comprehensive overview of Knapiks' art practice.


Works in the Exhibition ...


Cernunos

The Sky Is Falling, 2013, oil on canvas, 14 x 11 in.



March 29 to April 19, 2014

Y.M. Whelan: New Paintings

The artists' first new acrylic paintings on canvas since the "Book of Dreams" exhibition at Fran Hill Gallery in 2012.

Inspired by vintage hand-tinted postcards of Celtic crosses in County Wicklow, Ireland, the works have evolved beyond their original source material, employing what Roald Nasgaard (Abstract Painting in Canada, 2007) calls
" Y.M. Whelan's tense geometric space, free paint application, and her entirely personal colour sense."

Opening Reception - Saturday March 29th, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.


Works in the Exhibition ...




Cernunos

Cake, 2014  acrylic on canvas  18 x 14 in.

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March 1 to 22, 2014

PETER TEMPLEMAN
PAINTINGS

New oil paintings created in 2013 and 2014 that continue the artists' explorations of colour, texture and form.

"I am becoming more interested in a practice that conveys a fluid state of becoming, reflective of my intellectual and emotional place. The later pieces in the show employ a more gestural approach than the earlier works, the sense of a search for freedom of execution through improvisation or action painting. I believe that my work describes a dialogue with my inner self, bringing order out of chaos." Peter Templeman


Works in the exhibition ...


As reviewed on Eugene Knapik's 27th Street Blog  






Bird, 2013 - oil on canvas - 19 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches

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February 1st to 22nd

The Not Really For Sale Show
    
An exhibition designed to showcase the diversity and excellence of abstract art in Toronto, gathered over many years, both from commercial galleries and directly from the artists' themselves.
Highlights include historically significant works by important Canadian painters such as Ronald Bloore, Richard Gorman and Rita Letendre. "The Not Really For Sale Show" also includes works by David Bolduc, Jordan Broadworth, Alex Cameron, Robert Chandler, Tim Deverell, Katja Jacobs, Eugene Knapik, Erin MacKeen, Ron Martin, Elizabeth McIntosh, Alex Rdest, Rupen, Sakis, Dan Solomon, Peter Templeman and Deirdre Tara Whelan.

                                                       

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Richard Gorman


above: detail from Richard Gorman, New Light, 1981, oil on canvas, 20 x 16 inches


photo credit: Jerzy Galecki




January 4th to 25th, 2014

GOAT SONG

An exhibition of drawing, painting, illustration and photography. Twenty-one  artists are presented in this randomly revolving January group show, ranging from emerging to senior artist status:

Eugene Knapik, Deirdre Tara Whelan, Tim Noonan, Erin MacKeen, Robert Chandler, Larry Dickison, Wayne Moore, Peter Templeman, Dawn Mourning, Richard Bonderenko, Y.M. Whelan, Robert Schwager, Tim Deverell, Sandra Lewis, Lee Lamothe, Stephen Forsyth, Brent Roe, Ashley Johnson, Jerzy Galecki, Isaac Applebaum  and Patrick James Wilkie.


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Beware of
                                                          Artists






November 30th to December 21st, 2013

"Without Explanation" a group show of 15 Contemporary Canadian artists:

Deirdre Tara Whelan, Erin MacKeen, Larry Dickison, Wayne Moore, Peter Templeman, Dawn Mourning, Richard Bonderenko, Robert Chandler, Y.M. Whelan, Robert Schwager, Tim Noonan, Tim Deverell, Sandra Lewis, Lee Lamothe, and Stephen Forsyth.


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November 2nd - 23rd, 2013

Tim Deverell

Paintings 2000 to 2013


Deverell has been exhibiting his work since the early sixties, primarily in NYC, where he was living at the time. A member of the Arts Student League NYC, his exhibitions have been widely reviewed in such publications as Art News, NY Times, Herald Tribune, Arts Magazine and Art Forum. Returning to Canada in the seventies, he has continued to exhibit his work in Toronto, Vancouver, and New York City.

Deverell says "My work has developed through landscape and figuration towards an urban iconography. Forms vary between a non-specific array of geometries to recognizable elements suggesting city-scapes or crowds. My proclivity has been towards an all-over saturation of surface. Each painting is a distinct entity. I do not work within a predetermined concept or serial progression. Each painting finds its own completion through the working process."



Read an interview with Tim Deverell
in the November
issue of
 

Numero Cinq

Numéro Cinq


Click here for pictures from the exhibition








October 5th - 26th, 2013



Y.M. Whelan - Beautiful Beasts and Fierce Creatures

An exhibition of figurative work on canvas and paper by Toronto based artist Y.M. Whelan.  Known primarily for her abstract paintings, Whelan has nonetheless continued to work with the figure throughout her art practice. The pieces selected for this exhibition include several early prints and drawings from the 1980's, paintings from the 1990's and 2000's through to works on paper created in 2013. 



opening reception Saturday October 5th from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

YM Whelan
Green Woman (Dauraug) 1993,
Peerless watercolour, 19.5 x 12 inches




September 7 - 28, 2013

Erin MacKeen - New Paintings


Opening reception  Saturday September 7th 2:00 - 5:00

MacKeen combines gorgeous colour, a crisp balance of soft
and hard-edge line, and an undeniable joy of painting
in this selection of new works.







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Erin MacKeen

Miami Night - 2013
20in. x 20in. acrylic on canvas






August 10th to August 30th, 2013


" ... AND THE LIVIN' IS EASY ..."


yumart is pleased to present  "...and the livin' is easy...", an exhibition
of painting, photography and illustration.

The first annual summer salon with over 30 Toronto based artists
presenting their work, including Deirdre Tara Whelan, SpiteClassic,
Robert Chandler, Stephen Forsyth, Richard Bonderenko,
Wayne Moore, Dawn Mourning, Karen Miranda Augustine,
Les Paterson, Tim Deverell, Gabrielle de Montmollin, Tony Calzetta,
Lee Lamothe, Susan Szenes, Andrew James Paterson, Erin MacKeen,
Tim Noonan, Janis Warren, Y.M. Whelan, Betty Kaser, Blaise deLong,
Barry Coombs, Caroline Ross, Sheryl Dudley, Sandra Lewis,
Joseph Lammirato, Kevin McBride, Larry Dickison,
Peter Templeman and Andrew Shay Hahn.


Works in the Exhibition ...



The event was published in SNAP Downtown Toronto.
More photos at the link below:
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and the livin is easy




July 17th - August 3rd, 2013


I SAW WONDERLAND


Children's Illustration from yum Studio


Inspired by the great illustrators of the 19th and
20th centuries - Kay Neilson, Arthur Rackham and
Aubrey Beardsley among others - yumart studio
renders fairytale, myth and magic with a decidedly
Celtic flair. 







wonderland


above: Sleeping Beauty 2000  coloured inks on paper  13 x 17 in.


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June 19th - July 13th, 2013

Two Sisters x Two

an exhibition of paintings on
canvas, wood and paper.

Deirdre Tara Whelan and Y.M. Whelan
reprise their successful two person
show at Fountain Gallery (2007) with
new works and a new venue


Deirdre Tara Whelan

Y.M. Whelan
 





be funky

Two Sisters x Two reviewed in Snap

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May 15th - June 8th, 2013

Ghost City

An exhibition of reprographic and photographic
images: moments from the conscious/subconscious
that haunt our waking dreams.

Steve Rockwell
Y.M. Whelan
Stephen Forsyth
Gabrielle de Montmollin

Robert Chandler
Deirdre Tara Whelan
 
Dawn Mourning

Lee Lamothe





Ghost City

above: installation view Ghost City



April 17th - May 11th, 2013

Emporia

A group exhibition of 10 select artists
working in a variety of styles and media.

Robert Chandler
Larry Dickison
Deirdre Tara Whelan
Tim Deverell
Robert Bachalo
Karen Miranda Augustine
Peter Templeman

Wayne Moore
Richard Bonderenko
Yumart

Works ranging from cyberpunk
black and white line drawings to
sumptuous floral offerings and
geometric studies of line, plane and form ...





The Art  ...



 Robert Chandler 



  Larry Dickison



 Deirdre Tara Whelan  



  Tim Deverell



 Robert Bachalo  

 








Above
(left to right): Tim Deverell, Robert Chandler, Wayne Moore









  Richard Bonderenko  


   yumart                                         



   Wayne Moore



 Peter Templeman  



  Karen Miranda Augustine


March 21st - April 12th, 2013

The Geography of Dreams:
paintings past and present

YM Whelan

This exhibition will include new paintings as well
as a selection of works spanning several decades.
The selected paintings were created at specific
studios in Toronto throughout the artists' career.
Manville in Scarborough, Artscape at King
& Dufferin, 401 Richmond and the Beaver
Hall artists co-op on McCaul.






Saturday November 24th, 2012
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.


Gallery Fundraiser & Silent Auction

The Ice Cream Paintings

Y.M. Whelan

Beaver Hall Art Gallery
29 McCaul Street - Main Floor
Toronto, ON M5T 1V7

An exhibition and fundraiser for the new yumart art space.
  • Paintings
  • Silent auction
  • Refreshments





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