AVAILABLE WORKS ONSITE ART TORONTO 2021
Pitch Sets (2017) $450
High calcium limestone and petroleum pitch. Numbered 1-16 based on specific configuration.
The constructive role of an ordering of a specific collection of elements.
First exhibited as part of his 2017 Central Art Garage solo exhibition ‘A Good Perch for a Stretch’, Leonard’s Pitch Sets continue his exploration of possible configurations within a set of parameters.
Each numbered Pitch Set is a sculpture created from eight existing industrial man-made objects whose original purpose was based on it’s inherent breakability and impermanence.
These objects are fragile, and the assigned stacking renders an instability to the sculptures. Leonard imbues the owner with a responsibility to maintain the piece, not only as a precarious object, but to adhere to the assigned rules of assembly.
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ABOUT THE ARTIST
Craig Leonard is an artist and musician living in Nova Scotia. He has taught intermedia at NSCAD since 2006. Leonard was included in the Oh, Canada! retrospective at MassMoCA and has had solo or two-person exhibitions at Central Art Garage (Ottawa), Anna Leonowens Gallery (Halifax), Mercer Union Centre for Contemporary Art (Toronto) and Acme Project Space (London, UK). His publications include Ironwork for Dirac House (Canadian Art Magazine) and The Halifax Conference. Leonard’s numerous curatorial projects include Minimal and Conceptual Art for the Collection of the Gilman Paper Company, and NSCAD Printed Matter for the NY Art Book Fair.
CURRICULUM VITAE (Downloadable PDF)
Also visit Craig Leonard’s Artist Page Central Art Garage’s main website.
October 19, 2021