Danforth Collegiate art students present annual art exhibition at Papermill Gallery in Todmorden Mills from May 10 to June 4

Anya Krylova's Morning Cottage will be among art works exhibited by Danforth Collegiate and Technical Institute students during the XHIBITART23 show from May 10 to June 4 at the Papermill Gallery in Todmorden Mills. Inset photos at bottom of story show some of the other student art works to be exhibited at the show.

By JACK SKINNER

Students in the visual arts department at Danforth Collegiate and Technical Institute (C.T.I.)  will host their XHIBITART23 show from May 10 to June 4 at the Papermill Gallery in Todmorden Mills.

The annual art exhibition will showcase the work of senior visual art students at the school.

“We have been exhibiting senior student artwork at Todmorden Mills since 2008,” said visual arts teacher Carol Jokinen in a note to Beach Metro Community News.

This will be the 12th annual art show by Danforth C.T.I. The show could not take place in 2020 and 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We are all very excited to once again be able to showcase all the impressive work created by Danforth students,” said Jokinen.

There are expected to be close to 300 works exhibited in the show ranging from paintings, photography, printmaking, ceramics, digital media and drawings.

The XHIBITART23 Opening Gala will start on Thursday, May 11, at 5 p.m., at the Papermill Gallery and will continue until 8 p.m.

The opening gala reception will be catered by Danforth C.T.I. hospitality students. Music at the reception will be performed by music students from the school.

The Papermill Gallery is located within Todmorden Mills, 67 Pottery Rd., and the gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday.

For more on XHIBITART23, contact Danforth’s visual arts department at 416-393-0620.

Student Martin Heimberg’s Elephant in the Room.
Student Kaia McMurty-Moran’s ceramic work Desert.
Student Claire Tsai’s Fantasy Frame Digital Media work will be on display at the show.
Student Safwan Arefeen’s silver print photography work Back Flip will be exhibited at the show.

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