We’re really hoping this photo means someone is making a Cat-Chronicles of Narnia.
You know what feels really really good on a hot Friday?
Grabbing a window seat in our perfectly air conditioned Cafe and ordering the Cumbrae Farm Steak + Frites ($25).
Topped with preserved lemon brown butter and cooked to taste (mid-rare for me), this Cumbrae farm-fresh steak literally melts in your mouth. Add in sauteed honey mushrooms and handcut fries and you’ll forget all about the humidex. It really is the best summer indulgence.
Barr Gilmore is a Toronto-based designer, artist and half of Ghost Design with Michel Arcand–the creative force behind The Blue Line Room 318.
Gilmore graduated with a BFA in sculpture and printmaking from UBC, Vancouver, studied architecture at TUNS in Halifax and Furniture Construction & Neon Sculpting at the Academy of Art College in San Francisco during the 80s. He was also the Studio Assistant to the renowned Canadian art collective General Idea (1991-95) and a Senior Design Associate at Bruce Mau Design (1996-2005).
The Sketchbook Project is a mobile library of handmade sketchbooks contributed to by thousands of creative people from across the globe. The Project encourages everyone — from anywhere — regardless of their creative background, to create and share their process with the public.
Participants sign up online (2013 registration now underway) to receive a blank sketchbook, then fill it with artwork and mail it back. The results are cataloged in the Brooklyn Art Library’s permanent collection, displayed online in the Digital Library, and exhibited at museums and arts festivals from coast to coast including right here at The Gladstone July 19th (opening reception), 6-10pm at the 2nd floor gallery.
Demonstrating the power of collaboration: when 10,000 people get together with a common purpose, we can create something uniquely awesome, here’s a look at Gyula Gefin for The Sketchbook Project 2012. Theme: Great Hopes and Massive Failures, titled We Don’t Bleed – When We Don’t Fight. Location: Montreal, Canada.
2nd Floor Gallery:
July 19th (opening reception), 6-10pm
July 20th-22nd, 2-6pm