Call for Submissions: PIGMENT

 

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PIGMENT is a group show that will be installed for the CONTACT Photography Festival April-May, then pop up in New York at the end of March during the AIPAD Photography Show.

Each of the twenty artists will have two prints in the show, fitting into our 20×24 rental frames. The theme is colour, explored through the alternative printing process, gum bichromate.

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Call For Submissions: Emergence

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Emergence

December 1-January 8 2018 | Opening December 15 2017 6-9pm

The Connections Gallery is seeking submissions for our annual Emergence photography group show in December 2017. This twelve person group show showcases artists who are new to the gallery or have new work.

Four artists will be chosen by a jury to exhibit their work in Montreal in Spring 2018.

This show will also be advertised in the Winter issue of Canadian Art.

 

Submission guidelines

If interested please submit the following

4-5 JPEGS

Layout proposal

Printing and framing proposal

Fees Per Artist

Space rental/marketing/reception- $460

 

Spots are booked on a first come first served basis.

Contact: carissa@dylanellisgallery.ca

Alternative Photo Revolution Spotlight 5

May 15-June 17

Opening May 18 from 6-9pm

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The Dylan Ellis Gallery (soon to be renamed Connections) is happy to present the Alternative Photo Revolution, a group show featuring the work of 40 photographers.

Popping up in Glen Echo, Maryland and New Orleans, this exceptional show will be installing at 1840 Danforth in Toronto for CONTACT Photo Festival.

The prints in this exhibition are printed entirely using alternative printmaking processes, whether it be gum over palladium, silver gelatin or lumen.

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Ron Erwin

Title: Someone Lived Here | Print Type: Duo Tone Gum Over Palladium

Photographers Location: Toronto

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Salina Kassam

Title: Kumbh Mela 46 | Print Type: Duo Tone Digital Silver Print

Photographers Location: Toronto

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Alternative Photo Revolution Spotlight 4

May 15-June 17

Opening May 18 from 6-9pm

Spotlight

1 | 2 | 3| 4| 5

The Dylan Ellis Gallery (soon to be renamed Connections) is happy to present the Alternative Photo Revolution, a group show featuring the work of 40 photographers.

Popping up in Glen Echo, Maryland and New Orleans, this exceptional show will be installing at 1840 Danforth in Toronto for CONTACT Photo Festival.

The prints in this exhibition are printed entirely using alternative printmaking processes, whether it be gum over palladium, silver gelatin or lumen.

 

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Lisa Murzin

Title: Untitled: Farming  | Print Type: Duo Tone Gum Over Palladium

Photographers Location: Toronto

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Madeleine Marcil

Title: Coton 1 of 5  | Print Type: Duo Tone Digital Silver Print

Photographers Location: Quebec

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What is Connections?

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We are undergoing a lot of changes here at 1840 Danforth! We have a new brand name, Alternative Photo Services, which encompasses the gallery, print shop and pop up shows. Within this new brand is Connections.

Carissa and Bob are very excited about this new venture, and hope you are too! Here they give a bit of history surrounding Connections, and what to expect!

 

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How did Connections come to be? 

 Connections is Carissa’s name, but the concept is a very long time coming for me.

When I started my company in 1991 I only did film and contacts.  My loyal customers have kept asking me to do more, like print portfolios, print exhibits, frame and mount, this led to the Elevator Gallery at 9 Davies in 1998. This experience showed me the difficulties of running a gallery but as well the need for a place for photographers to exhibit.

Now we see the need for our artists to exhibit and be known in other markets, which enhances their visibility and builds solid CV’s and reputation as a reliable working photographer who exhibits work.

The move to the Danforth, and building the gallery (which is above our printing and framing facility) was the first step.

The addition of Carissa and her marketing abilities allowed us to first work with groups in Montreal, now Washington, New Orleans and five other locations swirling around in her brain.

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2017 Call for Submissions

The Dylan Ellis Gallery is seeking submissions for several group and solo shows in 2017.

As a rental gallery, we promote photographers in various stages of their careers with the hope that are able to successfully meet their goals. No commission is taken on sales.

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Bob Carnie

Available shows and dates

Group shows

Each exhibition will be a curated eight person show. Each photographer will have five feet of wall space to showcase their framed images. Photographers can book more than one spot.

Spots are booked on a first come first served basis.

Landscape
July 3-August 28 | Opening July 21 from 6-9pm

Abstract
September 1-September 27 2017 | Opening September 7 2017 from 6-9pm

Urban
October 1-October 30 2017 | Opening October 12 2017 from 6-9pm

Emergence
December 1-January 8 2018 | Opening December 15 2017 6-9pm

Solo Show

This space can be used to launch a new body of work or provide a more formal presentation for gallery’s and curators.

November 1-November 29 2017 | Opening November 9 2017 from 6-9pm

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Alt Photo Revolution does New Orleans!

The second stop on the US tour is to New Orleans to visit our friends at the New Orleans Photo Alliance!

On March 31st, we will be hosting a VIP reception for curators and collectors who will come see the show and view portfolios. April 1st will be open to the public, with general viewing in the afternoon and a reception in the evening. We will be taking advantage of the Julia Street First Saturday’s, a monthly event where all of the gallery’s on Julia Street have their openings at the same time.

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