A new fundraising event and silent auction in support of Gallery TPW
Thursday, June 8, 2023
6:00 – 9:00 PM
Ace Hotel Toronto
Interspace (B2 level)
51 Camden St
TPW Friends: $35 each
TPW Supporters: $225 each, includes admission and a limited edition print by either Tizzi Tan, Tom Hsu or Clea Christakos-Gee
We are delighted to invite you to a new fundraising event in support of Gallery TPW’s programming! Please join us for a celebratory cocktail party and silent auction at the Ace Hotel Toronto, with special honouree Michèle Pearson Clarke!
Proceeds from ticket sales and the silent auction will go towards Gallery TPW’s charitable mandate, allowing us to meaningfully support artists and promote a space for exhibitions, screenings, performances, commissioned writing and educational programs.
Artist talk with Michèle Pearson Clarke and Gabrielle Moser at 6:30pm
Music by: Simon Fuh and DJ Hadara
Bid on our incredible selection of studio visits, unique experiences, artworks, wine tastings, art trips and so much more from our generous supporters including Grape Witches, MOCA, Art Metropole and Burdock.
Auction runs from June 5th at 10am to June 12th at 10am and is not exclusive to ticket holders.
Born in Trinidad and based in Toronto, Michèle Pearson Clarke is an artist and educator working in photography, video and installation. Clarke’s work positions grief as a site of possibility for social engagement and political connection, with a particular focus on Black and queer experiences of longing and loss.
Clarke has exhibited both nationally and internationally in cities including Chicago, Lagos, Los Angeles and Montréal, and she was the second Photo Laureate for the City of Toronto from 2019 to 2022. She holds an MFA in Documentary Media Studies from Toronto Metropolitan University, where she is currently an Assistant Professor of Photography. Most recently, Clarke was long-listed for the 2023 Sobey Art Award.
Gabrielle Moser is an art historian, writer and independent curator.