Two Artist Talks â€“ One Night
When: Wednesday February 15th, 6 to 9 pm.
Where: Â Toronto School of Art,Â 410 Adelaide St. West, Toronto.
Johnson NgoÂ is currently performing at the 33rd Rhubarb Festival at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. A Toronto sculptor and performance artist, Johnson is the co-chair of Trinity Square Video Board of Directors and a guardian at the Feminist Art Gallery. He has shown extensively in Toronto over the last five years as well as the Spark Contemporary Art Space in New York. Johnson, together with Jess Dobkin are the first to be partaking in the New Professional Artist Residence at the Toronto School of Art from February to April.
Daryl VocatÂ is currently exhibiting at Blackburn 20/20 in New York City as well as the New york Public Library abd will be opening at KWT Contemporary in Toronto on February 23rd. Daryl Vocat, born in Regina, Saskatchewan, is a visual artist living and working in Toronto. He completed his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at the University of Regina in Saskatchewan, and his Master of Fine Arts degree at York University in Toronto. His main focus is printmaking, specifically screen printing. He works out of Toronto's Open Studio.
His solo exhibitions include Thrush Holmes Empire, Open Studio, and York Quay Gallery in Toronto, SNAP gallery and Latitude 53 in Edmonton, Eastern Edge Gallery in St John's, Blackburn 20/20 in New York City, and Malaspina Printmakers Gallery in Vancouver. He has participated in several group exhibitions both in Canada and beyond, including an internationally touring exhibition titledÂ Further, Artists From Printmaking at the Edge.
His work has been acquired by the New York Public Library Print Collection, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives, The Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop in NYC, The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery permanent collection in British Columbia, The Saskatchewan Arts Board permanent collection, and the City of Toronto Fine Art collection. His artwork has been published inÂ YYZineÂ from YYZ Gallery in Toronto, andÂ Printmaking at the EdgeÂ by Richard Noyce, published in Great Britain.