Exhibit : Uno Prii
March 7 - April 18
310 Bloor St W
Madison Avenue Entrance
Thursday, March 7 at 7pm, the photography exhibit “Uno Prii” with photos by William Eakin, Leala Hewak, and Craig Rodmore will be opened. Q&A with photographers. The book on the architecture exhibit from 2017 – “To the New World: Estonian Architects in Toronto” – will also be released.
Admission by donation.
William Eakin was born in Winnipeg in 1952. He studied at the Vancouver School of Art from 1971 – 74, and subsequently for a year at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Other than a five year period during which he worked in the film industry (including a brief period as a film and sound editor with CBC Winnipeg and the NFB), and some time spent teaching photography at the University of Manitoba, he has worked exclusively on his photography. Eakin has had more than 50 one-person shows over the course of his career and has participated in an equivalent number of group exhibitions. He has been the recipient of a number of Canada Council grants, as well as grants from the Manitoba Arts Council. He was awarded the “Arts Award of Distinction” by the Manitoba Arts Council, in recognition of his lengthy and significant contribution to the arts in Manitoba
Leala Hewak is a Toronto-based photographer. She obtained a BFA from York University, and went on to law school. She continued her art practice throughout her law career, founding Cream Gallery in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 2004. In 2017, Hewak obtained an MFA in Documentary Media from Ryerson University in Toronto. She is the recipient of Ontario Arts Council and Canada Council awards, and has exhibited in numerous solo and group shows.
Craig Rodmore takes photos, creates books etc.