Primary Exhibitions

Major shows in museums and galleries across Toronto highlight the Festival’s focus on Canada

Group Exhibition The Family Camera: Missing Chapters Art Gallery of Mississauga
Mark Lewis Canada Art Gallery of Ontario
Unknown photographer Free Black North Art Gallery of Ontario
Group Exhibition Photography Collection 1840s to 1880s Art Gallery of Ontario
Group Exhibition It's All Happening So Fast: A Counter-History of the Modern Canadian Environment Art Museum at the University of Toronto
Jules Elder, Eddie Grant, Diane Liverpool, Al Peabody… Jim Russell Ears, Eyes, Voice: Black Canadian Photojournalists 1970s-1990s BAND Gallery
Celia Perrin Sidarous a shape to your shadow Campbell House Museum
Petra Collins Pacifier CONTACT Gallery
Dana Claxton, Stephanie Comilang, Kapwani Kiwanga, Dylan Miner… Martine Syms, Tania Willard What does one do with such a clairvoyant image? Gallery 44 / Trinity Square Video
Luis Jacob Habitat Gallery TPW
Johan Hallberg-Campbell Coastal Harbourfront Centre
Robert Burley An Enduring Wilderness: Toronto’s Natural Parklands John B. Aird Gallery
2Fik His and Other Stories Koffler Gallery
Finn O'Hara, Steve Driscoll Size Matters McMichael Canadian Art Collection
Michael Snow Newfoundlandings Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art
Group Exhibition The Family Camera Royal Ontario Museum
Suzy Lake Scotiabank Photography Award Ryerson Image Centre
Max Dean As Yet Untitled Ryerson Image Centre
Jeff Barnaby, Michelle Latimer, Kent Monkman, Caroline Monnet Souvenir Ryerson Image Centre
Robin Cameron Right Now Scrap Metal
Katherine Knight Portraits and Collections Textile Museum of Canada

Public Installations

Site-specific projects in urban spaces throughout Toronto and billboards in eight cities across Canada

Petra Collins Jackie and Anna (rainbow tear) 460 King St W, north façade
Steven Beckly New Romantics Billboards at Dovercourt Rd and Dupont St
Valérie Blass Nous ne somme pas des héros Brookfield Place
Seth Fluker Blueberry Hill Cross-Canada Billboard Locations / Billboards on Lansdowne Ave at Dundas St W and College St / AKA Artist-Run
Shelley Niro Battlefields of my Ancestors Fort York National Historic Site
Johan Hallberg-Campbell Coastal Harbourfront Centre, parking pavillion
Jalani Morgan The Sum of All Parts Metro Hall
Naomi Harris OH CANADA! North York Centre
Vid Ingelevics Great Lake/Small City Oxford Art Tablet
Spotlight Canada: Faces That Shaped a Nation Ryerson Image Centre, west façade
Shelley Niro Battlefields of my Ancestors Ryerson University
Lori Blondeau Asiniy Iskwew Ryerson University - Devonian Square
Chris Lund Canada in Kodachrome: Imaging Pleasure and Leisure St Patrick Subway Station
Andrew Blake McGill Two Half-Hitches Could Hold the Devil Himself - Photographs from Glencoe, Ontario, Canada St. Lawrence Market
Maria Hupfield Bound, Hupfield 2017 The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, South Façade
Sam Cotter On Location TIFF Bell Lightbox
Sarah Anne Johnson Best Beach Westin Harbour Castle Conference Centre

Open Exhibitions

Gathered from a call for participation, diverse venues showcase photography across the GTA.

Jacob Robert Whibley dot-dot-dot 8eleven
Peter Dusek Serenity Abbozzo Gallery
Sandy Middleton All the LIGHT she cannot see Akasha Art Projects Inc
Group Exhibition Sound Image 2017 Analogue Gallery
Dan Hudson Measures of Time Angell Gallery
Group Exhibition Toronto in an Instant Annex Photo (Concept by Fujifilm)
Myles, Bruno, Henry, Raz… Theo, Ty, Bella, Nyella, Connor, Leo, Monty, Mathus, Jeremy, Jude The Visionary Mammals Archtop Café & Music
Parvaneh Radmard ANOTHER BIRTH Art Metropole
SPAO at the Contact Photography Festival Arta Gallery
Radha Chaddah Exodus Arta Gallery
Brianne Carroll, Juliana Cirinna, Chrysant Jonatan, Olivia Lam… Heather Shanahan, Ariel Wang, Andrew Watson, Audrey Yip Attic Salt Arts Etobicoke
Ashlyn Abbott, Andrew Alburger, Ben Alexandor, Linda Badgley… Kasia Borkowski, Julia Bradshaw, Jamie Brennan, Gemma Brown, Liam Carley, Ava Cvitkovich, Hannah Da Silva, Dakota Dimson, Grier Drummond, Ruby Evers, Jelena Gajdel, Charlotte Gregg, Emma Guy, Julianna Ham, Mikayla Harrison, Reed Hollett, Sam Holzberg, Catriona Iozzo, Liam Macaloney, Georgia Mackay, Josie Marshall, Max Martin, Michael Mazzei, Eliza McFarlane, Aoife O'Mahony, Krystyna Poremba, Alicia Salvador, Quinn Spurrell, Adrian Stathoukos, Basia Thompson, Gill Thorne, Emma Thomlison, Lianna Turone, Gloria Vytas, Lily Watson, Kennedy Wheller, Jada White, Sean Wilson, Xin Xin 99 Artscape Youngplace - 1st, 2nd & 3rd Fl Hallway Galleries
Teresa Ascenção, Stephanie Avery, Marco Buonocore, Cara Cole… Heather Fulton, Sheldon LaPorte, Esmond Lee, Barbara Mann, Jaye Martin, Anita McKernan, Brad Necyk, Annette Seip, Julie Riemersma, Tanya Louise Workman MINDSET Artscape Youngplace - 2nd Fl Hallway Galleries
Dan Eldon The Journey is the Destination Artworld Fine Art Gallery
Lora Moore-Kakaletris, Dominick Petrungaro, Elycia SFA Human Landscapes Artworld Fine Art Gallery
Group Exhibition Beaux-Arts Annual Open Juried Photography Show Beaux-Arts Brampton
Danielle Da Silva, Misha Masek, Gita Defoe, Kristi Odom Photographers Without Borders presents - Sumatra: Conservation is our Future Boehmer Art Space
Group Exhibition 150 Years of Language in Toronto Canadian Language Museum (Glendon Gallery - Glendon Campus)
Kye Marshall Web Design Canadian Music Centre
Dario Fresco Queen Street West Century 21 Regal Realty
Hu Yang Canadian Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto
Shlomi Amiga, Vlad Antaki, Bret Archangel Menezes, Cosmo Calisse… Ryan Emberley, Michael Glassman, Aneta Iwaniszczuk, Pamela Julian, Michael Libis, Mike Morris, Jordan Nahmias, Adam Reid, Scott Ross Talbot, Andy Smith This City II Coldstream Fine Art
Group Exhibition Portraits Continuing Studies at OCAD University
Lindsi Hollend Lindsi Beth Perspectives Creeds Coffee Bar
Dale M Reid Whimsical Dale M Reid Photography Studio
Henry VanderSpek Taxi Drivers of Toronto Daniels Spectrum
Maya Fuhr MALLEABLE PRIVILEGE Darren Gallery
David Dunkley, Kristina Laukkanen Cartography, Millinery & Portrait - A Journey David Dunkley Fine Millinery
Matthew Kudelka Urban Angels II David Kaye Gallery
Jordan Nahmias The New (Old) Dimensions Custom Framing & Gallery
Will Gill A Foundation of Ash Dylan Ellis Gallery
Group Exhibition Alternative Photo Revolution Dylan Ellis Gallery
Bruno Lessard Borderlands Evergreen Brick Works
Blake Morrow Return to Twin Peaks Field Trip Cafe
NPAC Members NPAC - National Pictures of the Year 10th Anniversary First Canadian Place - Main Lobby
Lesia Miga, Morgan Sears-Williams, Nazila Niazi, Meghan Boyle Bed of Roses Fleishman Gallery
Eliot Wright On Dupont Galleria Shopping Centre
David Brandy, Ted Scott, Ulla Djelweh, Joachim Oepkes… Marcin Kaczor, Deborah Kanfer, Sylvia Galbraith, Eric Garsonnin, Jude Marion, Katherine Childs, Lisa Binnie, Margarita Macdonald, Seth Vane, Sofie Sharom, Trevor Ydreos Spectra: Gallery 44 Members Show Gallery 1313
Chris Blanchenot, Dean Bradley, Linda Briskin, Keith Davidson… Dennis Duncan, Paul Mansfield, Kye Marshall, Jack Martin, Eliza Moore, Atia Pokorny, Janne Reuss, Alexander Rocco, James Sutherland, Annie Tong, Drew Williamson Spectra Part II – Gallery 44 Members Show Gallery 1313
James Niven Enchanted Encounters Gallery 50
Gulbin Ozdamar Akarcay My Self-reflexive Diary: Balkans Gallery Hittite
Dina Goldstein Fallen Princesses Gallery House
Heinrich Zille FUN FAIR Goethe-Institut
Fu Meng Parallel Space IDO Art Gallery
Gang Li, Hui Gao, Shan Jiang, Xudong Yang Dialogue IDO Art Gallery
Group Exhibition Narratives of Home Ismaili Centre Toronto
Brian Naimer Space & Time - The Landscape IX Gallery
Yuuko Konagai, Yuriko Kubota, Haruna Murota, Miki Shinozaki PHOTOLAB II Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre
Mystical Toronto: The Oculis of Donna Lypchuk Jinks Art Factory
Tara Wilkinson AMORE Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery
Chico Taeuschel EMBODY Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery
Marco Buonocore, Alice Dixon, Aaron Friend Lettner, Kirby Pilcher… Luke Strosnider, Anthony Randall, Robyn York Projects for the Page Junction - ARTiculations, Earl Selkirk Gallery
Mark Robinson Visions of a Dynamic Earth Junction - Axis Gallery & Grill
Richard Kuzniak night vision Junction - Coolearth Architecture Inc.
Linda Briskin aqua botanica Junction - Helen + Hildegard
Brian Anderson, Golrokh Keshavarz, Michael Lindon City Life / Rural Life Junction - Latitude 44
Phillipa Croft That Night We Forgot To Dance Junction - Phillipa C. Photography
Krista White Toronto at Night with Available Light Junction - Vesuvio's Pizzeria and Spaghetti House
Jim Blomfield Grand Motion Junction - West Toronto Paint
Kristin Sweetland Sweetland, Canada Junction – Dirty Food Catering
Lesia Maruschak KRAINA KUMF Gallery
Jill Tonini Hot Water Le Baratin
Sandra Rauch, André Wagner, Heinrich Heidersberger, Thomas Eigel… Horst P. Horst, Sabine Wild German Haus: Art and Photography / Kunstwerk und Fotografie LUMAS Gallery
Summer Leigh The Past is Never Far Mackenzie House
Group Exhibition PineRidge Arts Photography Exhibition McLean Community Centre
Victor Helfand Women of the Bimah Miles Nadal JCC
Annie Tong Where Care Connects: 365 Moments From Across Sinai Health System Mount Sinai Hospital
Zain Bhanapatel Humans of Inglenook Nook Space Art Gallery
Adeyemi Adegbesan, Alen Palander, Cameron Bartlett, Caroline Brassard… Celia Spenard Ko, Che Kothari, Emma Kreiner, Gillian Mapp, Hassan Badran, Jober Guevarra, Nasuna Stuart-Ulin, Sean Lawrence #Havana7 Northern Contemporary
Various OCAD Students & Faculty Photography By Design OCAD U
Andrew Owen A01 SOLARGRAPHS: Massive Camera-less Photographs Only One Gallery
Glenn Bloodworth, Freeman Keats, Bill McCloskey, Maureen Murphy… Richard Perron, Lise Presseault, Richard Robesco DistURBANce Ontario College of Teachers
Donald Bray High Multiples Peter MacKendrick Community Gallery at Artscape Wychwood Barns
Stef Eleoff, Callen Schaub BODY OF COLOUR Project Gallery Studios
SoTeeOh ICON Project Gallery Toronto
Sheila Jonah, Natalie Draz, John Drajewicz Abandoned Sentries PROOF Studio Gallery
Luca Hiroyuki d'Addario The Macro Flow Perception Provo Foodbar
De/Generative: The Queer Jewish Photography of Oscar Wolfman Queen Gallery
David Kaufman The Posthumous Landscape: Jewish Historical Sites in Western Ukraine Reuben & Helene Dennis Museum, Beth Tzedec Congregation
Jeff Powis THINGS JUST HAPPEN Rooster Coffee House
Group Exhibition Ateliers Studios: Creative Spaces Royal Canadian Academy of Arts | Académie royale des arts du Canada
Group Exhibition Maximum Exposure 22 Ryerson University School of Image Arts
Sandro Camilli, Sarah Claydon, Conor DeVries, Talia Eylon… Lauren Gilles, Tara Hakim, Bill Herta, Cynthia Johnston, Katie Latimer, Sara Naimpour, Sylvia Nowak, Kaveh Partovi, Jeremie Warshafsky, Peter Watson, Winnie Wu 150 Ryerson University School of Image Arts
Pavel Muller Living Wood Second Cup
Grade 8 Students at St. Leo Catholic School, Grade 8 Students at Christ the King Catholic School, Grade 8 Students at Second Street Junior Middle School, Grade 8 Students at James Culnan Catholic School In Focus Smith Zone Gallery at Lakeshore Arts
Robert DiVito Huit Jours Dans un Taxi Haïtien Society of Sound Studio
Leala Hewak, Don Hewak The Weight of Air/Camelot Sony Centre for the Performing Arts – Main East Lounge
Guillaume Simoneau Experimental Lake Stephen Bulger Gallery
Alex Nirta Model Mountains Studio 67
Kimberley Spencer An Equine Photographic Journey Studio 888 Gallery
Michal Jaworski HER Sub-Zero and Wolf Showroom
Giovanni Capriotti Boys Will Be Boys The 519
Michel Caron Portraits of a Building in Transformation The Avenue
Alexa Mazzarello, Jen Arron THE DREAMING PLANT x WEAVE ME The Black Cat
Sara Shirley Reflections The Centre for Social Innovation
Sonja Ng Morning Wonders: The Don Mills Diary The Donway Covenant United Church
Sheridan College's Photography Graduates Sheridan College Honours Bachelor of Photography 2017 The Gallery @ 99Sudbury
Lisa Robertson, John Davidson The Allure of the Forest The Great Escape
Miro Ito National Treasures at Todai-ji Temple, Nara The Japan Foundation, Toronto
Paul Casselman Transient Topography The PATH at One York Street
Teri Donovan Predicament The Red Head Gallery
Stephanie Foden Saudade da Bahia The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
Maha Munaf Finding Home Toronto Centre for the Arts
Linda Ward Selbie POSTGRAPHY Toronto's First Post Office
Group Exhibition Do Photo: Happy Birthday! Trinity Bellwoods BIA
Phil Desjardins Grasslands and Ghostlands Twist Gallery
Tommy Keith Don't Forget to Wave Unlovable General & Gallery
Alex Turner, Chris Hominuk, Karen Silver, Maria Ricossa WATER: SUSTAINING LIFE Urban Gallery
Derek Heisler The Colour of Personality Vistek Downtown
SoTeeoh, Anser Luminous Vistek Mississauga
Ella Morton, Gonzalo Bénard, Hyla Levy, Maia… Katie Bruce, Nava Waxman and Heidi McKenzie, Teresa Ascenção Space Within Walnut Contemporary
WAAC Members Now and Then: Celebrating 130 Years Women's Art Association of Canada
Judith Carol Coulter Elemental Yorkminster Park Gallery
Rosa Park Israel, The Holy Land Yorkville Jewish Centre