Curated by Simone Rojas-Pick and Chad Wolfond
June 22 – July 10, 2022: Exhibition @ Propeller Art Gallery | Online June 22 – September 22
Opening Reception: Friday, June 24: 6 – 9 pm
From the and all of a sudden Call for Submissions, artists were invited to reflect and respond to how uncertainty, instability and perhaps failure can act as an impetus for artistic experimentation and innovation. From 196 Submissions the following 35 artists were selected featuring 38 works in a wide range of mediums.
Em Leighton Hern
Chad Wolfond is the Director and Founder of Lonsdale Gallery, established in 1995, Lonsdale Gallery is dedicated to the presentation of fresh and exciting contemporary art that reflects the pulse of our rapidly changing world, believing art is experiential and carried in a person’s mind. Wolfond is a graduate of the University of Toronto, where he studied Economics and Social Anthropology. There, his passion for the arts grew stronger and became the catalyst that sparked his support and promotion of arts education, a commitment that now spans over thirty years. Exhibiting installation, sculpture, painting and experimental photography, Wolfond has established a reputation for being a risk taker, fostering new and exciting talent. He is a strong supporter of artists developing their own creative language and unique perspectives. When not at the gallery, Wolfond can be found expanding his cultural reach as the Chairman of 918 Bathurst Centre for Culture, Arts, Media and Education.
Simone Rojas-Pick is the Manager and Curator at Lonsdale Gallery, where she brings her passion working with clients and connecting the public to unique and innovative works by contemporary artists. She possesses a background in Art History, Museum Studies, and Criticism & Curatorial Studies; and is a graduate of the Sotheby’s Institute of Art course in Running a Contemporary Art Gallery. Prior to joining the Lonsdale Gallery team, she held positions at a number of public and private art galleries and cultural organizations. In her spare time, she is an avid film buff and consumer of pop culture and media criticism podcasts.