Hangman Art Gallery, An Artists' Network Initiative
756 Queen St. East (east of Broadview Ave), Toronto M4M 1H4
Hours: Tues-Sun 12-5 T: 416-465-0302
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Rob Croxford "Town & Country" July 17- Aug 5th, reception Thurs July 19, 7-9pm
Exploring the relationship between the city and country Rob juxtaposes retro-styled imagery with urban and rural landscapes. Humour and word play is used to address environmental and sociopolitical issues in a highly accessible way. Rob refers to this as the "spoon-full of sugar" approach to activism.
Looking into the past to shape the future these retro-styled paintings engage the viewer while providing a platform for political commentary. The work "Town and Country" is a combination of collage-like mixed media with a vintage 'poster art' look. The intention of the artist is to entertain but also to challenge people to re-examine their opinions about our values, traditions and community/world.
Hangman Art Gallery is located in the middle of an exciting neighbourhood of creative and visual arts professionals. It is the home of the Artists' Network.
It supports a thriving fine arts community by providing exhibition spaces to connect art lovers and collectors with Artists' Network members and non-members alike. It is a venue where artists from all stages of their career can meet and showcase their personal perceptions of the realities of contemporary life.
If you are interested in exhibiting, please see our submission process online www.artistsnetwork.ca/hangman
Artists' Networking Session: Legal Considerations for Visual Artists WEDNESDAY July 18th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Hangman Art Gallery @ 756 Queen St E., Toronto
Mr. Paul Sanderson, LLB will present Legal Matters that are significant to the Visual Artist.
Paul's focus for this presentation is to 'hit the tops of the waves' on issues that visual artists need to consider when conducting their art business. He will discuss such topics as contracts, including liability considerations; copyright including artist's rights, intellectual property and image distribution rights through web/print media. There will be a Q & A; members are welcome to bring their legal questions for Paul to answer.
Please click here to register online: http://www.artistsnetwork.ca/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=452
Artists' Network Members: free, Non-members: $25
Paul Sanderson Bio:
Paul was called to the Ontario bar in 1983. Since that time he has been in private practice and has advised visual artists, art galleries and arts associations on contract and copyright matters, including large public commission contracts for venues such as the Ontario Science Centre. He has also assisted in the establishment of and provided ongoing legal advice re: copyright collectives in the visual art field.
Mr. Sanderson has lectured at over a dozen post-secondary institutions in Ontario including most of the leading legal and arts campuses. Paul is committed to the practice of law as a profession, not just as a business. He is co-founder of ALAS (Artists' Legal Advice Services), Canada's first summary advice legal service which offers free legal advice for artists of all disciplines and has published many articles on visual art law. He is co-author of "Artist Agreements: Contracts for Visual and Media Artists" published by CARFAC Ontario, which is now in its second edition and has been in print since 1982.
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Further information about the Artists' Network and the Hangman Art Gallery, including upcoming exhibitions and networking seminars can be found at www.ArtistsNetwork.ca.