The McMichael: Celebrating the Group of Seven with Jon Sasaki
Join Sarah Milroy, Chief Curator, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, in conversation with Toronto-based artist Jon Sasaki on the 101-year anniversary of the Group of Seven’s first exhibition, where they will be discussing reframing the genre of landscape painting through the lens of photography. Moderated by Jennifer Withrow, Head of Exhibitions & Publications, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, this virtual talk will mark the opening of the exhibition Jon Sasaki: Homage.
Jon Sasaki is a Toronto-based multidisciplinary artist who explores many concurrent streams of inquiry that regularly intertwine in surprising ways. His work has been exhibited in solo exhibitions at The Esker Foundation, (Calgary, AB); The Richmond Art Gallery; The Rooms (St. John’s Nfld); and the Art G allery of Ontario. Sasaki has participated in recent group exhibitions at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, (Seoul, South Korea); The Bentway, (Toronto); The Canadian Embassy in Japan (Tokyo); The Nihonbashi Institute of Contemporary Arts, (Tokyo) and the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (Toronto, ON). Sasaki holds a BFA from Mount Allison University (Sackville, NB) and is represented by Clint Roenisch Gallery in Toronto.