Artist of the Month - Valeria Nova

Valeria Nova is a Russian-born artist who lives and works in Toronto, Canada. Valeria graduated from Ontario College of Art and Design in 2007. Her work questions the parallels between painting and pornography – both are considered visual sources of pleasure. Valeria’s lush paintings combine figuration and abstraction, as she explores the world of pornography…

Voluptuous Panic - The Erotic World of Weimar Berlin

Based on the book of the same name by the scholar, activist, writer and teacher, Mel Gordon, this new exhibit is being touted as a “celebration of sexual positivity” in the years before Hitler’s reign. “Surely, people are acquainted with the movie ‘Cabaret,’ and have probably seen or read about some of what was happening…

Artist of the Month - Elizabeth A. Johnson

Artist of the Month Multimedia artist Elizabeth A. Johnson has been exploring gender and sexuality through her photography and sculpture for nearly a decade. She focus’ heavily on representational form, and utilize bright colors with heavy contrast through light and shadow. Her goal is to promote tolerance through familiarity and exposure. Her installations allow the…