Current, Upcoming, and Past Events

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Proyecto´acePIRAR – EXPLORATION RESIDENCY
I have been invited for a Exploration Residency from August 21th to September 14th, 2018 to develop my project “Lanscape: a Space of Flows” having just finished my research during LABVERDE in Brazil. In conjunction with this work produced during the residency will be exhibited in the Políglota Room, main gallery of Fundación’ace, opening Wednesday September 12th, 7 pm to 10 pm.
LABVERDE residency
LABVERDE is designed for artists and creators who are eager to reflect on nature and landscape. The program will promote an intensive experience in the Amazon rainforest aiming to explore the connection between science, art and the natural environment. I will be working on my project Fluidity: Nature as a space of flows in the summer of 2018.
The Players: Women
Progressing Human (In)Security by NATO Association of Canada Fri, 31 March 2017 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT The Grand Ballroom 519 Church Street Toronto, ON M4Y 2C9 A selection from my 2009 The Players: Woman body of work was chosen by the jury for this show. Detail:http://natoassociation.ca/events/upcomingevents/progressing-human-insecurity/
Fluidity: Actual Entities & Occasions of Experience
The Artist Project: Installation Zone February 19-22, 2017 Better Living Center Exhibition Place, Toronto My work was selected to be part of the Installation Zone where I will be featuring a selection from my Fluidity: Actual Entities & Occasions of Experience series. Details: http://www.artslant.com/trn/events/show/392579-fluidity-actual-entities-occasions-of-experience
Research
I'm currently focusing on writing about my experiences in South America while researching and volunteering at a Biological Station Un poco del Chocó Ecuador, Esperanza Verde conservation project and surfing in Canoa. I will be posting regularly on my blog. I also have work which I made during my travels and will present it in the near future. Thank you for your interest.
Research residency for “The Shape of Loss”
Biological Station Un poco del Chocó Ecuador, South America January 3rd - Febuary 3rd 2016 I will be conducting research into the loss of biodiversity as it relates to the development of my next body of work which will continue to work with Fluidity as an aesthetic combining sculpture-installation-watercolours.
Research residency for “The Shape of Loss”
Esperanza Verde conservation project in the Amazon Basin Peru, South America February 13th - March 12th 2016 Their website: http://esperanzaverdeperu.com/en/ I will be conducting research into the loss of biodiversity as it relates to the development of my next body of work. I will continue to work with Fluidity as an aesthetic combining sculpture-installation-watercolours.
Fluidity: Actual Entities & Occasions of Experience
A Solo show at JOSEPH D. CARRIER ART GALLERY Upper Gallery/Atrium A September 3 – October 5, 2015 Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday 10 – 5 Opening Reception September 3rd 630pm - 9 pm Details: http://www.artslant.com/trn/events/show/392579-fluidity-actual-entities-occasions-of-experience
50.2014
The official launch of Gallery 50 showcasing New Work by 50 invited artists. Exhibition runs from 15 to 30 March, 2014 Opening Reception: Saturday, 15 March, 3-6 pm 50 Gladstone Avenue Toronto http://oceanpounds.com/gallery50/event.asp
Wish You Were Here 13
Once again I have a piece in this show benefiting the A.I.R. Fellowship Program for Emerging and Underrepresented Artists. Opening Reception: Thursday, June 26, 6-8pm Brooklyn, NY - June 2014, Gallery III from June 26 – July 20, 2014. Details: http://airgallery.org/exhibitions/wish-you-were-here-13/
Art Brownie Zoo 2013
Where: INDEXG, 50 Gladstone Ave When: July 20 - August 24, 2013 The gallery invited me to present a solo series in the up coming Art Brownie ZOO exhibition. Inspired by a TED talk by David Gallo, I painted ten miniatures of deep ocean life forms which posses the ability to create their own light through bioluminescence. Opening: Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 3-6 pm Gallery Hours: 1-5 pm (Wednesday to Sunday) http://xpia10.com/artbrownie/shop/shop_detail.asp?item_id=6755&artist=Sio
Sunnyside Juried Art Show
I have been asked to create a special project for this years show. I will construct onsite a 10:1 version of Fluid Shape #1 reflecting the tranquil setting of the show. Fluid Shape #10 will be built out of discarded cardboard boxes, newspapers and wheat paste promoting the three R’s, Reclaiming, Reusing and Repurposing materials while limiting the use of chemicals. May 31 - June 2, 2013 Friday 4 pm - 8 pm Saturday 11 am - 8 pm Sunday 11 am - 6 pm official site: http://www.artinitiatives.ca/sunnyside/home.html
ChildSight:28th Annual Juried Exchibition
Where: Papermill Gallery, Todmorden Mills, 67 Pottery Road, Toronto When: March 13 – 24, 2013 Opening Reception: Thursday, March 21, 6:30 – 8:30. Details: http://scarborougharts.com/2013/02/27/childsight-28th-annual-juried-show/
Show of Art Works By NABET 700 CEP Technicians
Where: Gerrard Art Space/GAS 1390 Gerrard Street East When: January 9th - February 3rd ,2013 Opening reception, Friday January 11th, 6-9pm. Details: http://gerrardartspace.blogspot.ca/
White Water Gallery/Black Water art
Where: 143 Main St. W., North Bay, ON When: January 18 - February 16, 2013 Opening Reception: January 18th @ 7pm Details: http://whitewatergallery.com/?ai1ec_event=black-water-art-2&instance_id=44
In High Orbit
Where: Influx Creative Space, 141 Spadina Ave, second level When: December 7 - 16, 2012 Opening: Friday December 7th 6pm - 9pm with a musical performance by Kelly Bella at 8pm Gallery hours Saturday December 8th - Saturday December 15th, 2 - 7pm Closing party: Sunday December 16th 2 - 5pm The show is featuring work by Adrian Hales, Gosia Komorski, Hazel Bell-Koski, Kelly Ross, Loretta Firmani and Sio. Url: http://influxcreativespace.com/category/blog/
Art Brownie GALAXY 2012
Where: INDEXG, 50 Gladstone Ave Opening reception: Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 3-8 pm Exhibition runs through December 31, 2012 The exhibition features hundreds of miniature artworks created on wooden blocks, each measures 2.5 x 2.5 inch square, 1.5 inch high. Details: http://artbrownie.com/
IRQ
When: Saturday, November 10, 2012, 9pm-2am Where: Norman Felix Gallery 627 Queen West, Toronto Details: http://www.facebook.com/events/446985808669937/ I will be showing work from Fluid and Fluid Shapes bodies of work.
Dada Reboot – Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2012
When: September 29 – 30, 2012 Where: Stirling Room (map) Details: http://www.facebook.com/dadareboot I will be making a live collage using local newspapers and magazines.The works main goal is to simply continually evolve for the duration of 12hrs. The subtext is the “hands on” approach and human interaction with information in a digital and increasingly virtual world.
Sunnyside beach juried art show & sale
When: September 21 - 23, 2012 Where: Sunnyside Pavilion 1755 Lake Shore Blvd. (map) Details: http://www.artinitiatives.ca/sunnyside/home.html I will be exhibiting “Fluid Shapes”, the newest installment in my developing Dodalism style of work. The work builds on what I started doing in my "Fluid" drawing series reinterpreting the theme through three dimensional shape and dynamic works colour.
IRQ
When: July 7 – July 18, 2012 Where: Fountain - 1261 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario Hours: 7pm - 2am What: Electronic Art Festival Work showing: "Fluid" drawing with rotation system URL: http://www.facebook.com/events/257609281005942/?ref=nf
Wish You Were Here
When: June 21 - July 15, 2012 Where: 111 Front Street, #228 Brooklyn, NY11201 What: Fundraiser for the Air Gallery Work showing: Fluid Shape. Urethane + acrylic paint and Varnish on Lauan URL: http://www.airgallery.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=main.page&pagename=Wish_You_Were_Here_II&pageid=313
“Bringing It Home” Brunch and Auction
When: Sunday, December 4th, 2011 at 11 a.m., 2011 Where: Lithuanian House Banquet Hall,1573 Bloor St.W. Tickets: $40 per person Details: A fundraising event featuring Sunday Brunch, Live and Silent Auctions, a photo exhibit and live music. I am donating a painting inspired by Meghan Brasil's photos from Nicaragua which I am painting specifically for this event. Url: http://www.thecasa.ca/casa-canadiense-bringing-it-home-brunch-and-auction
Dodalism Painting Performance @ Culture Days
When: October 1, 2011 Where: Richview Library, 1806 Islington Ave. Details: http://www.culturedays.ca/en/2011-activities/view/4e31a9eb-198c-401b-83b5-70464c4a89be This will be the third installment in an ongoing project "In the beginning there was nothing..." The Dodalistic painting will center around my newest theme in Dodalism: "Fluid". I am encouraging people to come down and add to the piece by writing or scribbling something on the canvass with the markers I will be providing. Hope you can make it.
Sunnyside beach juried art show & sale
When: September 9 - 11, 2011 Where: Sunnyside Pavilion 1755 Lake Shore Blvd. (map) Details: http://www.artinitiatives.ca/sunnyside/home.html I will be exhibiting “Fluid”, the newest installment in my developing Dodalism style of work. Overall, these works are the most colorful and dynamic works to date, interpreting time, space, form, color & gesture through the theme of “Fluid”.
Email auction
Who: Sio Art What: Drawing auction for the Phase II construction of 3 new classrooms for the Kahuzi-Biega Environmental School When: Until June 12th 2011 Where: Online through email sio@sioart.com Contribution: Proceeds from the sale of drawing made for the event Drawing URL: https://www.andrzejtarasiuk.com/artwork/various-drawings-2005-to-2009 School Url: http://great-apes.com/programs/kahuzi-biega-environmental-school/ At the end of the bidding deadline the drawing has not sold. Currently it is available at $100. The proceeds from the sale of this drawing will be donated towards the Kahuzi Biega Environmental School
Congo classrooms for a Brighter Future
Who: Canadian Ape Alliance What: Fund raiser for the Phase II construction of 3 new classrooms for the Kahuzi-Biega Environmental School When: Thursday May 19th, 2011 Where: Revival Bar can be found at 783 College Street Contribution: Proceeds from the sale of drawing made for the event Drawing URL: https://www.andrzejtarasiuk.com/artwork/various-drawings-2005-to-2009 Event Url: http://great-apes.com/news-and-publications/congo-classrooms-for-a-brighter-future/ School Url: http://great-apes.com/programs/kahuzi-biega-environmental-school/
Tools for success
Who: Quo Vadis 3 What: Interactive expose & grazing Lunch Exhibiting the State of Young Polonia When: Saturday May 14 2010 Where: University of Toronto, Hart House - Great Hall Contribution: I will be exhibiting some of my "The Players - Women", I also designed an award for the organization which do to time constraints will not be used this year. URL: http://www.quovadisconference.com/index.php
Changing the Picture
Who: jhr (Journalists for Human Rights) What: Charity Art Auction When: Thursday December 9th, 6:30-10:00pm Where: Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, 984 Queen Street West Why: Raise money for jhr while also supporting the local art community How: Admission is $10 online. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door for $15. Juried Work Showing: The Players & The Players - Women
Art Look 2010 group show
Opening: December 2, 2010 7pm - 10pm When: December 3 - 31 by appointment - info@colinstark.com Where: The Mindful Movement Center Adress: 68 Scollard Ave (North of Bay & Bloor) What: Group show of Paintings photography and Drawings Work Showing: New and old Dodalisms
Painting during the Safehaven 20th Aniversery Gala
When: November 5 Where: Bellvue Manor in Woodbridge What: 20th anniversary gala for Safehaven Work Showing: A live painting performance with audience participation URL: http://www.safehavenproj.org/events.html
Off Camera 2010
When: October 22 - November 6 2010 Where: 725 Queen St. East What: Group art show from artist working in Film, Television and Theatre Work Showing: A piece or two from "Nuclear Enlightenment" body of work on glass URL: http://offcameraatbluemoon.blogspot.com/
Scotiabank Nuit Blanche
When: October 2, 2010 Sunset to Sunrise Where: 206 Beverley St. Toronto Ontario What: Group art show and music Work Showing: Dodalism URL: http://www.scotiabanknuitblanche.ca/home.shtml
Wish You Were Here 9
When: June 23 to July 18 Where: 111 Front Street, #228 Brooklyn, NY11201 What: Fundraiser for the Air Gallery Work showing: Mixed - Media Triptych URL: http://www.airgallery.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=main.page&pagename=Home&pageid=141
TBA Collective
When: Saturday, June 5th: 10 p.m. – 2 a.m. Where: 165 Augusta Ave. Kensington Market What: Art, Music, Poetry URL: http://www.methinkspresents.org/project165/?page_id=3
Hey Come Inside
When: Friday, May 28: 2-6 p.m. Saturday, May 29: 4:30 – 7 p.m. Sunday, May 30: 12 - 8 p.m. Where: 165 Augusta Ave. Kensington Market URL: http://www.methinkspresents.org/project165/?page_id=3
Sunnyside Beach Juried Art Show & Sale
When: Friday, May 28: 2-6 p.m // 6-9 Opening Gala Saturday, May 29: 11-6 p.m. // 6-8 p.m. Award Ceremony Sunday, May 30: 11-7 p.m. Where: Sunnyside Pavilion 1755 Lake Shore Blvd. URL: http://www.artinitiatives.ca/sunnyside/home.html
Dream in Colour
What: WICC 14th Annual Fundraising Gala Dinner When: April 14, 2010 Time: 5pm - 7pm Where: Westin Harbour Castle Hotel Address: 1 Harbour Square · Toronto My role: Live Painting performance which will be donated to the fundraising efforts with other work on display. URL: http://www.wicc.ca/dinnerevent.asp
The Shape of Things
What: Volition Theater Co-op production When: February 23rd to March 7th 2010 Time: 8pm Tuesday - Sunday Where: DeLeon White Gallery Address: 1139 College Street My role: A brand new “Zappa” cut-out piece is being used as a backdrop to a scene in the play. URL: http://www.volitioncoop.webs.com/
A Note From the Universe
What: An Art Gala in Honour of CAMH When: Sunday December 6th, 2009 Where: Dolce Social Ballroom Address: 647 King Street West My role: Live Dodalism Painting and display of multiple artworks.
Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2009
What: 1. "Dialogue with the City" - Music Performance Detail : 1.Drumming backup, in full costume, to Mike Parsons drawing a giant mural. What: 2. Moon-een on McCaul - Drawing Projections Detail : 2.As part of "An atmospheric cacophony of surrealistic imagery surrounding OCAD...created by artist/curator team Claude Miceli and Jean-Christian (JC) Knaff." When: Saturday October 3rd, 2009 Where: 1. Zone B, 2. Zone A
Wish You Were Here 8
What: Fundraiser for A.I.R. Gallery When: June 23, 2009 Where: A.I.R. Gallery Address: 111 Front Street, #228 Brooklyn, NY11201 Work shown: Illustration