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Drake Lab Update: Cameron Lee's Instant Fashion Show

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 4 months ago

On Jul 21, the Drake Lab played host to Instant Fashion Show, an event that’s part of the public programming coinciding with Cameron Lee’s behind the curtain Drake Lab residency. Our assistant curator, Rea McNamara, provides a recap of the event.

Cameron Lee Instant Fashion Show Group

Five Artist Residencies Worth Travelling For

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 5 months ago

Pursuing a career in the arts? Forget a MFA. If you're looking to mix your travel with your studio time, here's a selection of five artist residencies worth checking out.

Summer Residencies Banff Art Centre

Marlon Griffith Kicks Off Drake Lab Summer Artist in Residence Programme

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 6 months ago

In 2012, we launched the Drake Lab, which expanded upon our Artist in Residence programme in providing free street-side open studio to artists and collectives to create, play and explore. This summer, we’re very excited to re-launch our pop-up space with Marlon Griffith.

Marlon Griffith Powder Box Documentation

Experiencing Sky Yard Art Garden

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 6 months ago

Drake's Sky Yard Art Garden will feed your mind, body and soul with a communal outdoor space, yet again setting the bar for cultural rooftop experiences.

Luke Ramsey Sky Yard Art Garden

Install In Progress: Luke Ramsey and Julia Dickens Murals

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 6 months ago

Somewhere in between the last dredges of winter's polar vortex and cooler spring temperatures, the Drake Hotel's curatorial team has been hard at work overseeing the installation of three new public murals by Julia Dickens, Micah Lexier, and Luke Ramsey.

Luke Ramsey SY Mural Full Shot

The Stunning Canvas of Public Spaces

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 9 months ago

Street art gets a bit of a bad rap, and an unfair one at that.

Stunning street art on the buildings of Poland