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Sunday, 05 April 2015 15:10

Lauren Satok : The Cabin Variations

Richard's Cabin | Oil 12x24 Richard's Cabin | Oil 12x24 Lauren Satok

Saturday, April 25 – May 3, 2015
Artist reception Saturday, April 25, 4 – 6pm

Lauren Satok studied Environmental Studies at Guelph University. With roots in biology and ecology informing her eco-social lens, she pursued studies in the arts: Canadian Art History with Dennis Reid, Contemporary Art History with Lisa Steele; painting with Graham Coughtry; Andy Fabo and Joanne Todd. Her intent is to resist modernization by combining methods in historical Canadian painting while giving valence to local, emotional and contemporary issues.

By disrupting space though strategies of colour and compositional tension, anxieties about ownership and economies are played out in narratives on the canvas.

Through subverting and blurring the traditional, economically useless land, controversial sites and inappropriate signage suddenly break down creating irreverent and structured chaos.

In dialogue with past and present, Satok contributes to the development of Canadian landscape painting as a genre. Her subjects emerge from her sojourns to Northern Ontario, an ongoing artist residency on Manitoulin Island and from work on organic farms.

Canadian Fine Arts 
577 Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto

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Cyndy Calder - 1955-2017

It is with great sadness that we share with the community the passing of Cyndy Calder, owner of "The Bead Goes On". Cyndy passed away peacefully at Princess Margaret Hospital after a brief battle with cancer.

She was a vibrant personality and a vital part of our community. She will be greatly missed by her colleagues, friends & customers in the Mount Pleasant Village. Our hearts go out to her family. 

A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, March 18th from 2-4pm at Cedarbrae Golf and Country Club at 55 Mac Frost Way in Scarborough. Condolences, photos and memories may be offered at www.aftercare.org

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