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Shaun Gladwell: Video Art, Skateboarding, Opera and So much More

Posted by Mia Nielsen, 3 hours, 37 minutes ago

In anticipation of our live performance of Shaun Gladwell's epic video artwork Skateboarders vs Minimalism at The Drake Commissary's June 24th block party, in partnership with Luminato, Mia Nielsen shares a conversation she had with the artist some months ago in London, UK as they began to plan his Toronto takeover.


a chat w/ Pixel & Bristle founder Christopher Rouleau

Posted by Stacie Ant, 1 day, 23 hours ago

Pixel & Bristle is Toronto’s most exciting design & typography market. This summer, we are excited to welcome them to our pop up series, where you can purchase outstanding works from Toronto's most talanted artists and designers!

Pixel and Bristle

The Heart of Heart On: A chat w/ Elisia Mirabelli

Posted by Stacie Ant, 1 week, 3 days ago

Meet Elisia Mirabelli, the founder of Heart On - a screening series that celebrates the works of female filmmakers and artists. We are super excited to have a Heart On party, EARTH ANGEL, in the Drake Underground on May 22nd. Join us for an evening of film and art fashioned by a posse of heavenly babes whose work is nothing short of magic.

heart on

Talking Venice Biennale w/ William Huffman

Posted by Mia Nielsen, 2 weeks, 3 days ago

Ahead of this year's Venice Biennale, our head curator, Mia Nielsen takes a moment to chat with William Huffman of Dorset Fine Arts on this year's debut of Inuit art on a global stage.

 Kananginak Pootoogook

Studio Visit with AKIN artist Adria Mirabelli

Posted by Stacie Ant, 3 weeks, 1 day ago

Adria Mirabelli is a visual artist working in textile. We are excited to see her beautiful work on June 29th at The Drake Hotel lobby and on August 12th at Drake One Fifty. She is also a part of our upcoming show Earth Angel, presented by Heart On. The show features female identifying visual artists and filmmakers. Join us for an evening of film and art fashioned by a posse of heavenly babes whose work is nothing short of magic.

Adria Mirabelli

Where are they now: Q+A w/ Drake AV O.G. Alec Emery

Posted by Stacie Ant, 4 weeks, 1 day ago

"If I'm ever forcibly ejected from a space, I'll know I've succeeded" Alec Emery shares his philosophies on art and experience as a former Drake AV member.

alec emery