1 April to 30 April 2016
Opening Friday 1 April from 6 to 8 pm

Kelly Mark: Curmudgeon

FUCK INSTAGRAM FUCK PINTEREST FUCK TWITTER FUCK LINKEDIN FUCK REDDIT FUCK ICLOUD FUCK ETSY FUCK SELFIES FUCK TWEETS FUCK HASHTAGS FUCK PINS FUCK LIKES FUCK FOLLOWERS FUCK UPDATING FUCK NETWORKING FUCK SHARING FUCK TRENDING FUCK GOING VIRAL FUCK ALL SOCIAL MEDIA FUCK LOL FUCK WINKS FUCK EMOTICONS FUCK TYPING IN ALL CAPS FUCK AUTO CORRECT FUCK POPUP WINDOWS FUCK APPS FUCK MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS FUCK SPINNING BEACH BALLS OF DEATH FUCK WAITING FUCK AGREEING TO I HAVE READ AND AGREE TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS WHEN I DIDNT READ THEM FUCK PISTACHIOS THAT WONT OPEN FUCK THE WORD MILK FUCK SUMMER FUCK SITTING IN THE BACK SEAT FUCK BAD WATER PRESSURE FUCK SLOW ELEVATORS FUCK OTHER PEOPLE’S DRYER LINT FUCK ICKY SPIDERS FUCK THOSE WHO SAY YEAH BUT SPIDERS EAT OTHER BUGS WHEN DUH IM NOT AFRAID OF THE OTHER BUGS FUCK CENTIPEDES EVEN MORE THAN SPIDERS FUCK ALL BUGS WHILE WERE AT IT FUCK CATCH AND RELEASE FUCK HAVING TO TAKE MY SHOES OFF FUCK REMEMBERING TO TAKE MY PILLS FUCK WHERE ARE MY GLASSES FUCK HIGH HEELS FUCK THINGS THAT NEED THOSE STUPID SQUARE BATTERIES FUCK ORGANIC ANYTHING FUCK TOFU FUCK BOTTLED WATER FUCK PANCAKES AND CREPES I DONT KNOW WHY THEY JUST PISS ME OFF FUCK GRANOLA FUCK CHOPSTICKS FUCK TASSIMO FUCK KEURIG FUCK CRAPPY COFFEE AND BEING TRENDY FUCK HOCKEY FUCK THE FACT THAT IT’S SUPPOSEDLY OUR NATIONAL PASTIME FUCK I JUST DONT GET IT FUCK AUTOTUNE FUCK DOWNLOADING A SONG YOU DIDNT KNOW HAD AUTOTUNE TILL THREE MINUTES IN FUCK THE PRICE OF CIGARETTES THESE DAYS FUCK VOTING FUCK HAVING TO GO OUTSIDE FOR ANYTHING FUCK RUNNING OUT OF CIGARETTES AT THREE IN THE MORNING WHEN IM IN THE MIDDLE OF A DRAWING FUCK BEING PATIENT FUCK THE EXPERTS AT HOME DEPOT FUCK HARVEY’S FOR CHANGING THEIR TOPPINGS FUCK ALL CHANGE FUCK TECHNOLOGY FUCK TRYING TO KEEP UP WITH IT FUCK IRONY FUCK AIR FRESHENERS FUCK HAVING TO PAY EXTRA FOR UNSCENTED FUCK SLOW TAXI DRIVERS FUCK VANCOUVER FUCK DRAMA FUCK THAT STUPID DOUBLE CHEEK KISS THINGY THAT PEOPLE ARE ALWAYS TRYING TO FORCE ME TO DO FUCK SOCIAL NORMS FUCK EXPECTATIONS FUCK THE RULES FUCK ITALICS IT JUST LOOKS CROOKED TO ME FUCK THOSE DAYS WHERE YOU KEEP DROPPING SHIT OVER AND OVER AGAIN FUCK SLEEP FUCK INSOMNIA FUCK NOT REMEMBERING WHERE YOU LEFT SOMETHING YOU JUST HAD LIKE NOT EVEN TEN SECONDS AGO FUCK STORES BEING CLOSED ON HOLIDAYS I DONT CARE ABOUT FUCK THOSE SILLY FAMILY PARKING SPOTS FUCK CYCLISTS FUCK DRIVERS FUCK OTHER PEDESTRIANS FUCK JUST GET OUT OF MY WAY FUCK THE PAST FUCK THE LATEST THING FUCK UGGS FUCK WHATEVER THE NEW UGG IS FUCK THE FOLLOWERS OF FASHION FUCK PEOPLE WHO DON’T ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU’VE HELD THE DOOR OPEN FOR THEM FUCK SLOW PEOPLE FUCK LOUD PEOPLE FUCK PEOPLE WHO SPIT FUCK WEIRD PEOPLE FUCK PEOPLE WITH NO SENSE OF HUMOUR FUCK PEOPLE WHO ALWAYS COMPLAIN ABOUT THE WEATHER FUCK PEOPLE WHO WON’T DRIVE ME TO IKEA FUCK CHICKS WHO STILL REFER TO THEMSELVES AS FEMINISTS FUCK HIPPIES FUCK HIPSTERS FUCK HATERS FUCK PEOPLE WHO STAND IN LINE FOR ANYTHING FUCK NEW PARENTS FUCK PEOPLE NOT ON MY SCHEDULE FUCK EXTREMELY NEGATIVE PEOPLE FUCK PEOPLE IN GENERAL FUCK PEOPLE THAT ARE OFFENDED BY THIS FUCK GETTING OLD FUCK DEATH FUCK ME FUCK YOU FUCK THE WORLD FUCK THAT FELT GOOD FUCK YEAH

Kelly Mark (b. Welland, 1967) received her BFA from NSCAD in 1994 and has exhibited widely across Canada, and internationally. Such venues include: The National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa), Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto), The Power Plant (Toronto), Contemporary Art Gallery (Vancouver), The Darling Foundry (Montreal), Musee d'Art Contemporain (Montreal); MSVU Art Gallery (Halifax), Bass Museum (Miami), University of Houston (Texas), Real Art Ways (Hartford), The Henry Art Gallery (Seattle), Ikon Gallery (UK), Dundee Contemporary Arts (Scotland), Netwerk Centre for Contemporary Art (Belgium). Mark represented Canada at The Sydney Biennale (1998) and Liverpool Biennale (2006). Catalogues include the recently published 250 page hard cover survey: Kelly Mark, Everything is Interesting (Toronto: Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, 2015).