Catherine Schmid

Biography Catherine Schmid was born in Toronto, Canada in 1942. She studied at the University of Toronto, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree. She began her career in the teaching profession, while travelling extensively, painting and exhibiting her work in many countries. During the 1980s she painted mainly

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REFLECT:TROPIC

Christie Lau and Kirk Mechar Running from: November 18 - December 16 Navillus Gallery is pleased to present Christie Lau and Kirk Mechar’s Reflect:Tropic, with selected small to large size paintings and sculptural pieces. The two artists find their inspiration within nature; however, they explore their mediums in drastically different

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Patricia Avellan and Catherine Schmid

New York City-based Artist Patricia Avellan, and France-based, Canadian Artist, Catherine Schmid return to Navillus Gallery with an exhibition of new work! The show runs from October 14th to November 5th, 2016. The pieces will range from small to large, done in acrylic and oil that are primarily in black,

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FLUX

Navillus Gallery is pleased to present FLUX, an exhibition featuring the work of Contemporary Canadian Artist Russna Kaur. Toronto – 9 July – 8 August 2015 Through a variety of media, Toronto-based artist Russna Kaur bridges the gap between art and design, believing that one always inspires the other. She leans towards

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There’s a Party in My Paints!

Navillus Gallery proudly presents There’s a Party in My Paints!, an exhibition featuring the work of Canadian Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Painter, Zac Kenny. Toronto – 11 September – 1 November – There’s a Party in My Paints!  features the work of Zac Kenny, an artist who draws inspiration from the belief that people,

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Swimming with Sharks?

Anyone who has ever heard of the mind-blowing prices fetched by contemporary works on art market has undoubtedly wondered why is that piece worth so much? The art market is not only the largest unregulated area of trade; one filled with legends, mystery and shock, controlled by the worlds most

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Contemporary Art and Consumerism: From Damien Hirst to Curtis Kulig

This past summer the Tate Modern exhibited a Damien Hirst retrospective. Perhaps the most popular room in the exhibit was the last: the gift shop. Here, one could purchase Damien Hirst ceramic plates, cufflinks, silk scarves and skateboards, deckchairs and clocks, among numerous other nik-naks (including limited edition plastic skulls

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Six International Art Fairs You Should Know About

Around the beginning of every December, when the prospect of winter begins to strike fear into the hearts of most Torontonians, you may notice a great number of people suddenly taking off to Miami. They are not, however, going for the palm trees and beaches – they are going for

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History, Intrigue, and Fiction: Contemporary Pop Art by the 5STooGES

The French population loved to hate Marie Antoinette throughout her 18th-century reign. Pop Art by The 5STooGES re-assesses and re-contextualizes accepted histories and popularized "facts" about her.

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