Saturday, April 17, 2010

Mark Adair & Mary Catherine Newcomb in conversation with Gordon Hatt.

Join us at Loop Gallery TODAY Saturday April 17th for a Question and Answer session at 3pm. Gordon Hatt will facilitate the discussion with Mark Adair and Mary Catherine Newcomb.

Mark Adair is a Toronto artist who does charcoal works on paper and makes sculpture. His work was recently featured in the Patrick Jenkins documentary, Death Is In Trouble Now, airing on BRAVO! Television, which was also the basis for a 25-year retrospective of Adair's work mounted at Brock University's Rodman Hall Arts Centre. Adair is a graduate of York University, Toronto (BFA 1979) and the University of Victoria (MFA 1982). He is a founding member of the Torontoniensis Collective with whom he has exhibited since the mid 1990's. He has exhibited with Loop since 2004.

Mary Catherine Newcomb was born and raised in Montreal. She received her art education at University of Waterloo and York University. She currently works and resides in Kitchener, Ontario. She has received numerous grants and awards and her work has been exhibited internationally.

Gordon Hatt is an independent arts writer and curator living in Kitchener, Ontario. He was the Director/Curator at Rodman Hall Arts Centre in St. Catharines from 2004 to 2007 and before that the Curator of Temporary Exhibitions at Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge Ontario.

Mark Adair's Death's Children & Mary Catherine Newcomb's Chocolate exhibitions run until Sunday April 18th. Gallery hours are:  Saturday, April 17th 1-5pm and Sunday, April 18th 1-4pm