Workshops

Gallery 44 workshops provide unique opportunities for artists in all stages of their careers to learn, create, connect and be inspired. Sign up for weekday or weekend workshops, taught by national and international practicing artists, writers or curators with in-depth knowledge of the subjects they are teaching. Learn in small-group settings with others who share your love and passion for photography!

Upcoming

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In Person Workshop

September 19, 2020 11:00 AM

Working in-the-field on the Toronto Islands, participants will learn how to expose, manipulate and develop their own lumen prints using a variety of photographic paper types and foraged/found materials.

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In Person Workshop

October 3, 2020 1:00 PM

Discover the wonder of Instant Photography with Merlin, a collector and lover of Polaroid Instant film cameras, as he discusses different formats of this semi-extinct technology, and his creative practice. Learn how this magical medium came into existence, and experience some of the quirky cameras Polaroid produced in its time, which we will have on hand for you to check out.

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In Person Workshop

November 18, 2020 6:00 PM

In conjunction with the exhibition Silvia Kolbowski: A Few Howls Again, the workshop Making Arguments in Space workshop will explore strategies of critical curating with a focus on spatial dialogues. This workshop will assist participants in defining their own curatorial practice that is actively engaged in the politics of display.

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Online Workshop

November 25, 2020 6:00 PM

Robyn Zolnai, the sales manager and communications officer at the Stephen Bulger Gallery, offers her first-hand expertise in the photography art market to those pursuing a practice as a professional photographer.

TESTIMONIALS

"The workshop was very fun, I met like-minded photography enthusiast and I feel confident with printing and processing film." Darkroom Basics Workshop Attendee

"Great workshop! The history of using light (was) well covered, different techniques/schools and awesome intro to the equipment and techniques. Thanks!" Intro to Studio Lighting Workshop Attendee

"I loved the combination of an artist talk and critique, it gave us an opportunity to make connections to the theme, content and connecting to the larger context/framework to contemporary art. " Constructing Blackness Workshop Attendee

"great workshop to ease your mind and to look at your work from a new angle" Unstuck Workshop Attendee

"Learning from an experienced photojournalist was extremely helpful and insightful as Kiana gave us a look into her process beyond technical details… advice that you wouldn’t hear elsewhere.” Long-term Documentary Photography Workshop Attendee

“This was a fantastic opportunity to engage with the physical materiality of photography!”​ - The Photobook as Art Object Workshop Attendee

"Robyn was friendly and incredibly knowledgeable. I gained so much insight from this workshop that would have been really difficult to find on my own. Easily one of the most helpful workshops I’ve taken at G44.” - Gallery Practices for the Emerging Photographer Workshop Attendee

Past Workshops

NEW! In Defense of the Poor Image
May 23, 12:00PM
Jessica Thalmann

This online workshop re-examines and celebrates the much maligned low res, pixelated or “poor” image.
NEW! Deconstructing Images and Personal Archives | Criticality of Digital Images as Tools for Artmaking
May 9, 1:00PM
Julius Poncelet Manapul

For this online workshop, Julius will be exploring the way archived photos and digital data images inform his art practice and execution of work.
Low Res: Photo Intensive Course
April 19, 11:00AM
Darren Rigo

An 8-week conceptual and professional development course including portfolio reviews and a final exhibition.
Intermediate Black and White Darkroom
March 14, 12:00PM
Ruth Kaplan

The Intermediate Black and White Workshop is designed for those with some basic darkroom experience looking to learn more advanced and archival techniques in the darkroom to further develop th
NEW! The book is always in dialogue
March 4, 6:00PM
Grayson James

The book is always in dialogue
Where is the value of independent publishing?
NEW! Collaging in Unity
February 19, 6:00PM
Jawa El Khash

In this workshop, we will be working with Photoshop and Unity to integrate JPGS and PNGS into Unity to use as textures.
Darkroom Basics: Shooting, Processing & Printing
February 8, 10:00AM
Ruth Kaplan

This hands-on workshop is intended for photographers interested in working with a 35mm manual camera, processing their own film and enlarging their negatives.
Mat Cutting and Mounting *for G44 Members only*
January 22, 6:00PM
Marco Buonocore

Using Gallery 44’s production facilities, participants will learn how to cut window mats for their photographs with precision and how to use the dry mount press to mount photographs. Instructo
Digital to Darkroom: Digital Negatives & Enlargements
November 23, 11:00AM
Andre Laredo

With the production of high quality digital transparency film, it is now possible to make analog prints using the contact method or a 4x5 negative for enlarging.
NEW! Strangers Within
November 20, 6:00PM
Laurie Kang

Working with feminist scholar Karen Barad’s notion that "theories are living and breathing reconfigurations of the world", this experimental workshop will be part reading group and part darkroom pl
NEW! Initiation a la photo argentique noir et blanc (Co-presented with Le Labo)
November 16, 10:00AM
November 17, 12:00PM
Lise Beaudry

Initiation pratique à la photographie noir et blanc pour les artistes qui s’intéressent à l’analogue.  L’atelier comprend le fonctionnement de l’appareil photo, développement des films, tirage
Intermediate Black and White Darkroom
November 2, 12:00PM
Ruth Kaplan

The Intermediate Black and White Workshop is designed for those with some basic darkroom experience looking to learn more advanced and archival techniques in the darkroom and further develop t
NEW! Fade Resistance: Reframing the Black archive as a site and practice of care
October 29, 6:00PM
Zun Lee

What happens to family photographs when the original owners lose them and once-private images come into public circulation?
Imacon Scanning: Best Practices
October 9, 6:00PM
Brendan George Ko

Learn the ins and outs of G44’s Imacon 949 scanner: learn an in-depth practice of scanning film and adjusting them for later work in Photoshop.
Darkroom Basics: Shooting, Processing & Printing
October 5, 10:00AM
Ruth Kaplan

This hands-on workshop is intended for photographers interested in working with a 35mm manual camera, processing their own film and enlarging their negatives.
The Photographer and the Internet (MEMBERS ONLY)
October 3, 5:00PM

This workshop will cover various options available to showcase, promote and sell your work online.
NEW! Street Signs and Telephone Wires: A Photo Walk
September 22, 12:00PM

This workshop is part in-class lecture and part guided photo walk exploring vernacular architecture, signage and urban ephemera of the streets of Toronto.
Introduction to Lumen Printing
September 21, 12:00PM
Julie Pasila

Often referred to as a solar photogram, lumen printing is a cameraless, experimental image-making technique that exposes black and white photographic papers to daylight.
NEW! Results from the act of doing: Creating experimental photo–based forms
May 30, 6:00PM
Miles Collyer

Photographers, sculptors, interdisciplinary artists and those interested in challenging the traditional boundaries of photographic practice through the creation experimental photo–based are encoura
Intermediate Black and White Darkroom
May 25, 12:00PM
Ruth Kaplan

The Intermediate Black and White Workshop is designed for those with some basic darkroom experience looking to learn more advanced and archival techniques in the darkroom and further develop t
NEW! Developing Agents: Working in and with photographic archives
May 22, 6:00PM
Gabrielle Moser

Photographic archives are unusual spaces where knowledge is ordered and histories are narrated.
The Photobook as Art Object
May 19, 12:00PM
Jessica Thalmann

This workshop, re-examines the photobook as an object/sculpture while considering its subject matter, style and content.
Cyanotypes: Alternative Photographic Process
May 18, 10:00AM
Sally Ayre

Learn to create beautiful cyanotype prints with deeper blues and a longer tonal range using the modern cyanotype printing process in this hands-on workshop.
Pieces of Water: Cameraless Water Photograms
May 15, 6:00PM
Jeremy Lynch

“You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes the cup. When you pour water in a bottle, it becomes the bottle.
NEW! Photo-based Screenprinting (Co-presented with Open Studio)
May 11, 11:00AM
Jess Palmer

In partnership with Gallery 44, Open Studio is offering a 1 day, photo-based screenprinting workshop. Participants will use photo stencil methods to transfer ink onto paper.
Darkroom Basics: Shooting, Processing & Printing
May 11, 10:00AM
Ruth Kaplan

This hands-on workshop is intended for photographers interested in working with a 35mm manual camera, processing their own film and enlarging their negatives.
NEW! Working with Space: Installation Strategies for Photographers
May 8, 6:00PM
Steven Beckly

This workshop looks at diverse approaches to installing and exhibiting photographs with an emphasis on working with space.
NEW! Long-term Documentary Photo Practices: Ethics in Storytelling
May 7, 6:00PM
Danielle Da Silva

How do we tell stories that make change? What kind of change are we trying to create? And how do we go about telling such stories ethically?
Wetplate Collodion
May 4, 10:00AM
Rob Norton

Travel back to the mid-1800s and experience the magic in making tintypes and ambrotypes!
NEW! Looking & Layering: Collage as a Medium
April 10, 6:00PM
Aaron Jones

A practice in looking and self-reflection, artist Aaron Jones will guide participants through exercises in examining images and the personal impact they continue to have even in an image-saturated
NEW! Studio Lighting Workflow: Portraiture
March 30, 10:00AM
Toni Hafkenscheid

In this full-day intensive, instructor Toni Hafkenscheid will teach the ins and outs of studio lighting, with a focus on portraiture, followed by post-processing.  Participants will take a han
Darkroom Basics: Shooting, Processing & Printing
March 16, 10:00AM
Ruth Kaplan

This hands-on workshop is intended for photographers interested in working with a 35mm manual camera, processing their own film and enlarging their negatives.
NEW! Beyond The Singular image: Techniques for Combination Analogue Printing
March 12, 6:00PM
Katelyn Gallucci

This is a semi-advanced darkroom workshop intended for photographers looking to learn how to combine multiple digital and analogue negatives together to create a single print using a variety of mas
NEW! Digital to Darkroom: Digital Negatives
March 5, 6:00PM
Andre Laredo

Discover a whole new approach to analog printing and alternative processes, by adding the flexibility of digital editing.
NEW! Pieces of Water: Cameraless Water Photograms
February 26, 6:00PM
Jeremy Lynch

“You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes the cup. When you pour water in a bottle, it becomes the bottle.
Surreal Worlds: Intro to Photomanipulation
February 19, 6:00PM
Alice Zilberberg

Learn Photomanipulation with surreal artist and photographer Alice Zilberberg in this workshop. Participants will explore alternative image-making processes and receive specific
Mat Cutting & Mounting *For G44 Members Only*
January 22, 6:00PM
Marco Buonocore

Using Gallery 44’s production facilities, participants will learn how to cut window mats for their photographs with precision and how to use the dry mount press to mount photographs.  Instruct
NEW! Framing Identity: A Conceptual Look at Portraiture
December 6, 6:00PM
Wynne Neilly

Human identity and gender expression is extremely complex and unique to each individual.
NEW! Advanced Digital Processes
November 27, 6:00PM
Toni Hafkenscheid

This course is geared towards participants with a strong knowledge of the Photoshop basics, as taught in Digital
NEW! Gallery Practices for the Emerging Photographer
November 21, 6:00PM
Robyn Zolnai

Robyn Zolnai, the sales manager and communications officer at the Stephen Bulger Gallery, offers her first-hand expertise in the photography art market to those pursuing a career as a professi
Intermediate Black and White Darkroom
November 17, 12:00PM
Ruth Kaplan

The Intermediate Black and White Workshop is designed for those with some basic darkroom experience looking to learn more advanced and archival techniques in the darkroom and further develop t
NEW! Narrative and Fiction for Artists
November 13, 6:00PM
Alvin Luong

This workshop is directed at artists of all mediums who are interested in developing narrative and introducing fiction into their art practices.
NEW! The Photobook as Art Object
November 10, 12:00PM
Jessica Thalmann

This workshop, re-examines the photobook as an object/sculpture while considering its subject matter, style and content.
NEW! Basic Digital Workflow: From RAW to Final Image
October 30, 6:00PM
Toni Hafkenscheid

In this 3-hour intensive, Toni Hafkenscheid will walk participants through a comprehensive digital workflow from RAW to final image in Photoshop.
8x10 Paper Negatives
October 21, 11:00AM
Phillip Chin

Learn how to use an 8x10 view camera!
Darkroom Basics: Shooting, Processing & Printing
October 13, 10:00AM
Ruth Kaplan

This hands-on workshop is intended for photographers interested in working with a 35mm manual camera, processing their own film and enlarging their negatives.
NEW! Long-Term Documentary Photo Practices: Building Narratives
October 9, 6:00PM
Kiana Hayeri

Lead by international photojournalist and documentary photographer, Kiana Hayeri, this workshop will guide photographers interested in exploring and developing a strong visual narrative and complex
NEW! Creative and Cost efficient Professional Presentation of Photography (MEMBERS ONLY)
October 2, 6:00PM
Randy Grskovic

This workshop will help you address the ever-changing standards of contemporary photographic presentation.
Portraiture through the Medium Format Lens
September 22, 11:00AM
Brendan George Ko

In this one-day workshop participants will learn technique and philosophy behind the use of medium format film with a focus on portraiture.
Unstuck: Getting through your creative lull
May 29, 6:00PM
Lyla Rye

Being creative is hard, and staying creative over the long term can be difficult.
Painting with Light
May 28, 6:00PM
Phillip Chin

Participants can let their imagination run wild with this fun and playful class. Instructor Phillip chin will teach a step-by-step how to use handheld lights to create light painted images.
Medium Format Tintypes
May 27, 10:00AM
Phillip Chin

In this medium format tintype workshop, participants will go back in time with Instructor Phil Chin and photograph using medium format size plates.
Encaustic Photography
May 26, 11:00AM
Phillip Chin

Welcome to the world of encaustic wax photography!
Darkroom Basics: Shooting, Processing & Printing
May 19, 10:00AM
Ruth Kaplan

This hands-on workshop is intended for photographers interested in working with a 35mm manual camera, processing their own film and enlarging their negatives.
Wetplate Collodion
May 12, 10:00AM
Rob Norton

Travel back to the mid-1800s and experience the magic in making tintypes and ambrotypes!
Touching Other People’s Things
May 8, 6:00PM
Lee Henderson

A workshop on found images, documents, archives
Artist Residencies 101
May 6, 12:00PM
Elise Rasmussen

Residencies are a fantastic opportunity to challenge an artist’s practice in a manner that is stimulating and focused in a unique environment.
Beyond the Flat: Photography as Sculpture
May 5, 12:00PM
Jessica Thalmann

This workshop is suitable for photographers, collage, installation and interdisciplinary artists as well as anyone interested in alternative photographic practices and the creative potential in deg
Imagining Places: Alternative Approaches to Landscape Photography
May 1, 6:00PM
Ella Morton

This workshop, led by artist Ella Morton, will introduce participants to a range of techniques photographers can use to reinterpret their landscape images.
Intermediate Black and White Darkroom
April 21, 10:00AM
Ruth Kaplan

The Intermediate Black and White Workshop is designed for those with some basic darkroom experience looking to learn more advanced and archival techniques in the darkroom and further develop t
Labour and Love: On the Intersections of Parenthood and Artistic Practice
April 15, 11:00AM
Shani Parsons and Leah Sandals

Despite well-documented actions and attempts by individual artists and collectives over the past 60 years (and longer) to dismantle patriarchal attitudes toward mothers/caregivers in the
Grant Writing
March 21, 6:00PM
Lise Beaudry

As an artist, art administrator, educator, Lise Beaudry has extensive experience writing grants as well as serving on granting juries.  In this workshop, Lise will talk about the process
Cyanotypes: Alternative Photographic Process
March 17, 10:00AM
Sally Ayre

Learn to create beautiful cyanotype prints with deeper blues and a longer tonal range using the modern cyanotype printing process in this hands-on workshop.
NEW! Advanced Photoshop: Masking
March 13, 6:00PM
Darren Rigo

Ready to step up your Photoshop game?
NEW! Advanced Polaroid Emulsion Lift
March 12, 6:00PM
Phillip Chin

Shoot instant film and learn how to make unique artworks by transferring the photographic emulsion onto various materials!
NEW! 4x5 Paper Negatives
March 10, 11:00AM
Phillip Chin

In this 4-hour workshop, instructor Phillip Chin will show participants how to use a 4x5 camera to capture and develop 4x5 b/w paper negatives and contact prints!
Darkroom Basics: Shooting, Processing and Printing
March 3, 10:00AM
Ruth Kaplan

This hands-on workshop is intended for photographers interested in working with a 35mm manual camera, processing their own film and enlarging their negatives.
NEW! Unstuck: Getting through your creative lull
February 28, 6:00PM
Lyla Rye

Being creative is hard, and staying creative over the long term can be difficult.
NEW! Sprocket Holes & Speech Bubbles: Where Comics & Photography Meet
February 27, 6:00PM
Jessica Thalmann

Explore the intersection of photography and comics, graphic novels and cartoons!
Creative Art Writing
February 13, 6:00PM
Alex Bowron

A workshop designed for artists, writers, and curators wishing to develop a more creative approach to writing about art, and/or writing for artists, and/or writing as artists.
NEW! Introduction to Photoshop
February 7, 6:00PM
Darren Rigo

Get a handle on the essential tools for editing files in Adobe Photoshop!
NEW! What Next?: Navigating through your Artistic Path
February 6, 6:00PM
Lyla Rye

This career-planning workshop is geared towards artists and creatives.
NEW! Cameraless: Experimenting with Photograms and Solarization
January 24, 6:00PM
Robert Caspary

Create photographic images without a camera in this exciting new experimental hands-on workshop!
Star Discovery: Intro to Astrophotography
November 29, 6:00PM
Nathan Cyprys

In this classroom based workshop, Gallery 44's Members' Gallery artist-in-residence Nathan Cyprys will teach the basics of astrophotography, illustrating this discussion with historical images as w
NEW! Imagining Places: Alternative Approaches to Landscape Photography- PART 2
November 8, 6:00PM
Kotama Bouabane

This hands-on workshop, facilitated by artist/educator Kotama Bouabane will examine various strategies photographers have used to challenge traditional landscape photography.
Cut, Fold, Scratch: How To Lovingly Degrade And Manipulate Your Photographs
November 4, 12:00PM
Jessica Thalmann

This workshop will guide participants as they transform their photographs through a process of degradation and manipulation.
NEW! Imagining Places: Alternative Approaches to Landscape Photography- PART 1
November 1, 6:00PM
Kotama Bouabane

This workshop, facilitated by artist/educator Kotama Bouabane will examine various strategies photographers have used to challenge traditional landscape photography.
Basic Black & White Darkroom: Shooting, Processing and Printing
October 28, 10:00AM
Ruth Kaplan

This hands-on workshop is intended for photographers interested in working with a 35mm manual camera, processing their own film and enlarging their negatives.
NEW! 8x10 Paper Negatives
October 19, 6:00PM
Phillip Chin

Learn how to use an 8x10 view camera!
Building Narratives: The Art of Documentary Photography
October 17, 6:00PM
Surendra Lawoti

This hands-on workshop will focus on creating compelling documentary narratives through editing and sequencing of photographs for a book work.
Ambrotype
September 24, 10:00AM
Phillip Chin

In this 4x5 ambrotype workshop, participants will go back in time and photograph using 4x5” glass plates!
Polaroid Emulsion Transfer
September 21, 6:00PM
Phillip Chin

Shoot instant film and learn to make unique artworks by transferring the photographic emulsion onto art paper!
NEW! Thieves Like Us: A Workshop with Aleesa Cohene
September 5, 6:00PM
Aleesa Cohene

Join us for a workshop with media artist Aleesa Cohene!
Subject and Subjectivity: The Complexities of Photographing Communities (Co-presented with Circuit Gallery)
May 30, 6:00PM
Naomi Harris

LA-based photographer Naomi Harris will lead this exciting workshop, co-presented by G44 and Circuit Gallery, in an attempt to unravel the intricacies and complexities of working photogra
Cyanotype: Alternative Photographic Process
May 27, 10:00AM
Sally Ayre

This workshop offers the experience of combining contemporary image-making with one of the earliest photographic printing processes.
InstaFilm: Large Format 8x10 Impossible Film
May 23, 6:00PM
Phillip Chin

Learn how to use an 8x10 view camera!


4x5 Tintypes
May 20, 11:00AM

In this one-day hands-on workshop, you will use a 4x5 camera to shoot a tintype and develop it.
Reconstructing Blackness: Michèle Pearson Clarke on Portraiture and Identity
May 9, 6:00PM
Michèle Pearson Clarke

Gallery 44 is thrilled to host this new workshop led by current artist-in-residence, Michèle Pearson Clarke who will discuss her practice and lead an informal critique of participants’ work.
Wet Plate Collodion
April 30, 10:00AM
Rob Norton

Travel back to the mid-1800s and experience the magic in making tintypes and ambrotypes!
Politics + Play: A Workshop With Artist-Duo Bambitchell
April 18, 6:00PM
Bambitchell

This workshop will look at the research-based, site-specific practice of the artist-duo Bambitchell in order to examine the historical and political narratives that take precedence in their work.
Demystifying The Art Market
April 4, 6:00PM
Juliana Zalucky

This workshop is designed for artists interested in learning how to navigate the art market in Toronto. Space for this workshop is limited.
Creative Art-Writing For Artists
March 28, 6:00PM
Alex Bowron

A workshop designed for artists, writers, and curators wishing to develop a more creative approach to writing about art.
Pricing Artwork
March 14, 6:00PM
Erin Stump

Pricing artwork is tricky and there is no formulaic process.
Advanced 4x5 Camera
March 11, 12:00PM
Paul Sergeant

This workshop builds off of the Introduction to the 4x5 camera workshop. Participants will learn about the full camera movements associated with a large format camera.
Family Matters: Incorporating the Personal Into Your Art Practice
March 7, 6:00PM
Erika DeFreitas

In this workshop, Erika will guide participants through her own work and that of other contemporary artists to discuss the layers and intricacies of bringing the personal into one's art practi
Poetics of Objects, Performance and Memory : Discussion and Critique with Maria Hupfield
February 22, 6:00PM
Maria Hupfield

This workshop is an incredible opportunity to hear New York based Anishinaabe performance artist Maria Hupfield speak about her art practice and facilitate an informal critique of participants
Contemporary Collage with Juan Ortiz-Apuy
January 12, 6:00PM
Juan Ortiz-apuy

Costa Rican-born, Montreal-based multidisciplinary artist Juan Ortiz-Apuy will walk participants through a presentation on contemporary collage and then facilitate a hands-on collage party for part
LONG-TERM DOCUMENTARY PHOTO PROJECTS: CRAFTING A COMPELLING VISUAL STORY
December 3, 12:00PM
Laurence Butet-Roch and Ian Willms

Hosted by two members from the Boreal Collective in Toronto, this workshop will help photographers who are interested in developing long-form photo essays and personal projects in articulating
Grad School Applications
November 29, 6:00PM
June Pak

This workshop is designed to guide and outline the basic requirements of Graduate Schools in Fine Arts/Visual Arts in various Canadian post-secondary institutions.
Artist Residencies 101
November 26, 12:00PM
Elise Rasmussen

A workshop designed to introduce participants to artist residencies, application procedures and tips, strategies for securing funding and helpful resources when considering national/internatio
NEW! Art and Parenthood: Little People, Big Questions
November 20, 12:00PM
Shani Parsons and Leah Sandals

A new, participatory workshop addressing the layered relationship between art and parenthood through discussion, a look at case studies and some thought-provoking exercises
The Photobook
November 12, 12:00PM
Christopher Manson

A workshop aimed at photographers with completed projects who wish to make their first photobook mock-up.


Performance, The Body and The Lens: a workshop with Copenhagen-based artist Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen
November 6, 12:30PM
Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen

Gallery 44 and Critical Distance are pleased to co-present this new workshop, exploring the dynamic relationship between performance art, the body and the lens.
NEW! Online Fundraising for Artists
October 25, 6:00PM
Randy Grskovic

A workshop to help artists learn clever online ways to help fund their art projects.
Black and White Darkroom Printing
October 22, 12:00PM
Ruth Kaplan

This workshop will cover the basics of printing analog photographs in a black and white wet darkroom, intended for those who have never been in the darkroom or those in need of a refresher.
Advanced Imacon Scanning
October 10, 6:00PM
Darren Rigo

Learn the ins and outs of G44’s incredible Imacon 949 scanner: learn how to set up custom film profiles, scan, import and process raw FFF files in Flexcolor.
Rosalie Favell on Portraiture and Identity
September 24, 12:00PM
Rosalie Favell

Gallery 44 is thrilled to host this new workshop led by renowned artist, Rosalie Favell who will discuss her practice and lead an informal critique of participants’ work.
Photo: The Aturquesada Performance, St Jamestown by soJin Chun, 2014
Solidarity Economy for Artist Projects
September 7, 6:00PM

Are you an artist with a vision for a project but lack the resources to make this happen? Have you envisioned a sustainable economic model outside of the Western capitalist system?
Grant Writing
August 30, 6:00PM
Lise Beaudry

As the former director of Gallery 44, artist/educator Lise Beaudry has extensive experience writing and receiving grants as well as serving on granting juries.
BEST SCANNING PRACTICES
June 28, 6:00PM
Darren Cerkownyk

This workshop will explore advanced scanning techniques using the Imacon and Epson V700 scanners.
Black and White Darkroom Printing
June 25, 12:00PM
Ruth Kaplan

This workshop will cover the basics of printing photographs in a black and white wet darkroom, intended for those who have never been in the darkroom or those in need of a refresher.
Book Arts Workshop
June 18, 1:00PM
Christopher Manson

Please join us for our free all ages Book Arts Workshop as part of the inaugural Toronto Art Book Fair!
Creative Art Writing for Artists
June 8, 6:00PM
Alex Bowron

‘The text you write must prove to me that it desires me’ – Roland Barthes


Best Scanning Practices
June 1, 6:00PM
Toni Hafkenscheid
This workshop will explore advanced scanning techniques using the Imacon and Epson V700 scanners.
Photo Etching
May 28, 12:00PM
June 4, 10:00AM
Anna Gaby-Trotz & Jonathan Groeneweg

Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 10am to 4pm

This workshop is in collaboration with Open Studio.  Open Studio members also pay members' rates.
Cut, Fold, Scratch: How To Lovingly Degrade And Manipulate Your Photographs
May 21, 10:00AM
Jessica Thalmann and Ryan Van Der Hout

Artists Jessica Thalmann and Ryan Van Der Hout lead a workshop with participants interested in taking their photographs and transforming them through a process of degradation and manipulation.&nbsp
Grant Writing
May 19, 6:00PM
Lise Beaudry

Former director of Gallery 44, Lise Beaudry has extensive experience writing and receiving grants as well as serving on granting juries.
Tintype
May 8, 10:00AM
Rob Norton
Instructor, Rob Norton will share with participants the knowledge and the history of this antique process, as well as its contemporary uses.
Critical Issues in Curatorial Practice
March 23, 6:00PM
Peggy Gale
Please note that the workshop has been moved from March 15 to March 23.

Critical Art Writing
February 23, 6:00PM
Sky Goodden


Alternative Uses for Instant Film
February 20, 10:00AM
Christine Lucy Latimer

In this workshop, instructor Christine Lucy Latimer will demonstrate alternative use of instant film and instant film cameras to produce contemporary artwork.
Mat Cutting & Framing *For G44 Members only*
January 19, 6:00PM
Marco Buonocore

Using Gallery 44’s Fletcher 2100 mat cutter, participants will learn how to cut mats for their photographs with precision.  Instructor, Marco Buonocore will show participants the principals an
Preparing Digital Files for Printing
November 18, 6:30PM
Darren Cerkownyk
This workshop introduces attendees to best practices when editing digital files and preparing files for printing.
NEW! Props and Chops: Staging Photo or Video Based Works in an exhibition
November 7, 10:00AM
Oliver Husain
A production workshop about staging photo or video based works in an exhibition.
NEW! Grad School Applications
October 20, 6:00PM
June Pak
This workshop is designed to guide and outline the basic requirements of Graduate Schools in Fine Arts/Visual Arts in various Canadian post-secondary institutions.
Portraiture with Medium Format Cameras
October 4, 10:00AM
Surendra Lawoti
The one-day workshop will introduce participants to the methodology for making portraits with medium format cameras.
Photo by Katherine Asals at Gibraltar Point Residency 2014
Landscape: Site and Place Residency
September 4, 12:00PM
April Hickox

The second annual residency held at Artscape Gibraltar Point will once again be
Long-Term Photo Documentary Projects: Establishing Your Visual Language
July 21, 6:00PM
Christian Rodriguez
One of the biggest challenges for a photographer is to establish a visual language while navigating through a sea of personal experiences.
D.I.Y. Outdoor Installations
July 18, 5:00PM
Cecilia Estalles
We have the power to create a gallery or an art platform accessible to the public. We can take our art, identity, vision, and manifestos to a place that is witness to the everyday, the streets.
Abstractions in Photography
June 9, 6:00PM
Gabrielle Moser
Focusing on critical theories and ideas that shape photographic practice, this workshop investigates the (relatively) recent turn to abstraction in photography.
Experimental Film & Paper Techniques
May 20, 6:00PM
Christine Lucy Latimer
Using an array of simple techniques, this workshop demonstrates rule-breaking in black and white wet darkroom practice to produce unique alternative images.
The Photobook
May 6, 12:00PM
May 7, 12:00PM
Alejandro Cartagena

Mexican artist Alejandro Cartagena will teach a two day workshop focused on photobook history, edit and sequencing methods.
Painting and its Darkroom Double
May 3, 12:00PM
Wil Murray

In Wil Murray’s first workshop for Gallery 44, he will lead participants through processes that extend the brush strokes of painting into the darkroom.
Image and Text
March 17, 6:00PM
March 24, 6:00PM
Simon Glass

Please Note: there are 2 parts to this workshop.
Wall to Wall 2012, C. Badanjak.
Social Media 101
November 12, 6:00PM
James Fowler

Developed for artists, designers and cultural organizations, this hands-on workshop will show participants the basics of using social media effectively and efficiently.

Learn to:
Step-by-Step to Artist Residencies
September 23, 6:00PM
Kadija De Paula

Artist residencies provide the time and space for creative people to reflect, investigate, exhibit and produce in a new context.