Past Workshops

Past Workshops

November 23, 11:00AM

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.

November 20, 6:00PM

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

November 16, 10:00AM
November 17, 12:00PM

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

November 2, 12:00PM

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

October 29, 6:00PM

What happens to family photographs when the original owners lose them and once-private images come into public circulation?

October 9, 6:00PM

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.

October 5, 10:00AM

This hands-on workshop is intended for photographers interested in working with a 35mm manual camera, processing their own film and enlarging their negatives.

October 3, 5:00PM

This workshop will cover various options available to showcase, promote and sell your work online.

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.

September 21, 12:00PM

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.

May 30, 6:00PM

Photographers, sculptors, interdisciplinary artists and those interested in challenging the traditional boundaries of photographic practice through the creation experimental photo–based are encoura

May 25, 12:00PM

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

May 22, 6:00PM

Photographic archives are unusual spaces where knowledge is ordered and histories are narrated.

May 19, 12:00PM

This workshop, re-examines the photobook as an object/sculpture while considering its subject matter, style and content.

May 18, 10:00AM

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.

May 15, 6:00PM

“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.

May 11, 11:00AM

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.

May 11, 10:00AM

This hands-on workshop is intended for photographers interested in working with a 35mm manual camera, processing their own film and enlarging their negatives.

May 8, 6:00PM

This workshop looks at diverse approaches to installing and exhibiting photographs with an emphasis on working with space.

May 7, 6:00PM

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?

May 4, 10:00AM

Travel back to the mid-1800s and experience the magic in making tintypes and ambrotypes!

April 10, 6:00PM

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

April 7, 11:00AM
June 2, 11:00AM

A 10-week conceptual and professional development course including portfolio reviews and a final exhibition.

March 30, 10:00AM

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

March 16, 10:00AM

This hands-on workshop is intended for photographers interested in working with a 35mm manual camera, processing their own film and enlarging their negatives.

March 12, 6:00PM

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

March 5, 6:00PM

Discover a whole new approach to analog printing and alternative processes, by adding the flexibility of digital editing.

February 26, 6:00PM

“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.

February 19, 6:00PM

Learn Photomanipulation with surreal artist and photographer Alice Zilberberg in this workshop. Participants will explore alternative image-making processes and receive specific

January 22, 6:00PM

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

December 6, 6:00PM

Human identity and gender expression is extremely complex and unique to each individual.

November 27, 6:00PM

This course is geared towards participants with a strong knowledge of the Photoshop basics, as taught in Digital

November 21, 6:00PM

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

November 17, 12:00PM

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

November 13, 6:00PM

This workshop is directed at artists of all mediums who are interested in developing narrative and introducing fiction into their art practices.

November 10, 12:00PM

This workshop, re-examines the photobook as an object/sculpture while considering its subject matter, style and content.

October 30, 6:00PM

In this 3-hour intensive, Toni Hafkenscheid will walk participants through a comprehensive digital workflow from RAW to final image in Photoshop.

October 21, 11:00AM

Learn how to use an 8x10 view camera!

October 13, 10:00AM

This hands-on workshop is intended for photographers interested in working with a 35mm manual camera, processing their own film and enlarging their negatives.

October 9, 6:00PM

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

October 2, 6:00PM

This workshop will help you address the ever-changing standards of contemporary photographic presentation. 

September 22, 11:00AM

In this one-day workshop participants will learn technique and philosophy behind the use of medium format film with a focus on portraiture.

May 29, 6:00PM

Being creative is hard, and staying creative over the long term can be difficult.

May 28, 6:00PM

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.

May 27, 10:00AM

In this medium format tintype workshop, participants will go back in time with Instructor Phil Chin and photograph using medium format size plates.

May 26, 11:00AM

Welcome to the world of encaustic wax photography!

May 19, 10:00AM

This hands-on workshop is intended for photographers interested in working with a 35mm manual camera, processing their own film and enlarging their negatives.

May 12, 10:00AM

Travel back to the mid-1800s and experience the magic in making tintypes and ambrotypes!

May 8, 6:00PM

A workshop on found images, documents, archives

May 6, 12:00PM

Residencies are a fantastic opportunity to challenge an artist’s practice in a manner that is stimulating and focused in a unique environment.

May 5, 12:00PM

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

May 1, 6:00PM

This workshop, led by artist Ella Morton, will introduce participants to a range of techniques photographers can use to reinterpret their landscape images.

April 21, 10:00AM

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

April 15, 11:00AM

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

March 21, 6:00PM

 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

March 17, 10:00AM

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.

March 13, 6:00PM

Ready to step up your Photoshop game?

March 12, 6:00PM

Shoot instant film and learn how to make unique artworks by transferring the photographic emulsion onto various materials!

March 10, 11:00AM

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!

March 3, 10:00AM

This hands-on workshop is intended for photographers interested in working with a 35mm manual camera, processing their own film and enlarging their negatives.

February 28, 6:00PM

Being creative is hard, and staying creative over the long term can be difficult.

February 27, 6:00PM

Explore the intersection of photography and comics, graphic novels and cartoons!

February 13, 6:00PM

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.

February 7, 6:00PM

Get a handle on the essential tools for editing files in Adobe Photoshop!

February 6, 6:00PM

This career-planning workshop is geared towards artists and creatives.

January 24, 6:00PM

Create photographic images without a camera in this exciting new experimental hands-on workshop!

November 29, 6:00PM

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

November 8, 6:00PM

This hands-on workshop, facilitated by artist/educator Kotama Bouabane will examine various strategies photographers have used to challenge traditional landscape photography.

November 4, 12:00PM

This workshop will guide participants as they transform their photographs through a process of degradation and manipulation. 

November 1, 6:00PM

This workshop, facilitated by artist/educator Kotama Bouabane will examine various strategies photographers have used to challenge traditional landscape photography.

October 28, 10:00AM

This hands-on workshop is intended for photographers interested in working with a 35mm manual camera, processing their own film and enlarging their negatives.

October 19, 6:00PM

Learn how to use an 8x10 view camera!

October 17, 6:00PM

This hands-on workshop will focus on creating compelling documentary narratives through editing and sequencing of photographs for a book work.

September 24, 10:00AM

In this 4x5 ambrotype workshop, participants will go back in time and photograph using 4x5” glass plates!

September 21, 6:00PM

Shoot instant film and learn to make unique artworks by transferring the photographic emulsion onto art paper!

September 5, 6:00PM

Join us for a workshop with media artist Aleesa Cohene!

June 27, 6:00PM

This workshop is directed at artists who want to ignite or strengthen their artist statement (it also proves useful for gallerists, curators, and critics), in distinguishing the structures and

May 30, 6:00PM

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

May 27, 10:00AM

This workshop offers the experience of combining contemporary image-making with one of the earliest photographic printing processes.

May 23, 6:00PM

Learn how to use an 8x10 view camera!

 

May 20, 11:00AM

In this one-day hands-on workshop, you will use a 4x5 camera to shoot a tintype and develop it.

May 9, 6:00PM

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.

April 30, 10:00AM

Travel back to the mid-1800s and experience the magic in making tintypes and ambrotypes!

April 18, 6:00PM

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.

April 4, 6:00PM

This workshop is designed for artists interested in learning how to navigate the art market in Toronto. Space for this workshop is limited.

March 28, 6:00PM

A workshop designed for artists, writers, and curators wishing to develop a more creative approach to writing about art.

March 14, 6:00PM

Pricing artwork is tricky and there is no formulaic process.

March 11, 12:00PM

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.

March 7, 6:00PM

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

March 4, 10:00AM

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.

February 22, 6:00PM

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

January 12, 6:00PM

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

December 3, 12:00PM

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

November 29, 6:00PM

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.

November 26, 12:00PM

A workshop designed to introduce participants to artist residencies, application procedures and tips, strategies for securing funding and helpful resources when considering national/internatio

November 20, 12:00PM

A new, participatory workshop addressing the layered relationship between art and parenthood through discussion, a look at case studies and some thought-provoking exercises

November 12, 12:00PM

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

 

November 6, 12:30PM

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.

October 25, 6:00PM

A workshop to help artists learn clever online ways to help fund their art projects.

October 22, 12:00PM

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.

October 10, 6:00PM

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.

September 24, 12:00PM

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
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?

August 30, 6:00PM

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.

June 28, 6:00PM

This workshop will explore advanced scanning techniques using the Imacon and Epson V700 scanners.

June 25, 12:00PM

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.

June 18, 1:00PM

Please join us for our free all ages Book Arts Workshop as part of the inaugural Toronto Art Book Fair!

June 8, 6:00PM

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

 

June 1, 6:00PM
This workshop will explore advanced scanning techniques using the Imacon and Epson V700 scanners.
May 28, 12:00PM
June 4, 10:00AM

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

This workshop is in collaboration with Open Studio.  Open Studio members also pay members' rates.

May 21, 10:00AM

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

May 19, 6:00PM

Former director of Gallery 44, Lise Beaudry has extensive experience writing and receiving grants as well as serving on granting juries.

May 15, 10:00AM

Utilizing the studio space in Gallery 44’s production studio, artist, educator and photographer, Toni Hafkensheid will lead participants on an adventure in lighting.

May 8, 10:00AM
Instructor, Rob Norton will share with participants the knowledge and the history of this antique process, as well as its contemporary uses.
March 23, 6:00PM
Please note that the workshop has been moved from March 15 to March 23.
 
February 23, 6:00PM

 

February 20, 10:00AM

In this workshop, instructor Christine Lucy Latimer will demonstrate alternative use of instant film and instant film cameras to produce contemporary artwork.

January 30, 10:00AM

Travel back to the mid-1800s and experience the historical process of the tintype and ambrotypes

January 20, 6:30PM

Digital Negatives for Historical and Experimental Processes.

January 19, 6:00PM

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

November 18, 6:30PM
This workshop introduces attendees to best practices when editing digital files and preparing files for printing.
November 7, 10:00AM
A production workshop about staging photo or video based works in an exhibition.
October 20, 6:00PM
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.
October 4, 10:00AM
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
September 4, 12:00PM

The second annual residency held at Artscape Gibraltar Point will once again be lead by A

July 21, 6:00PM
One of the biggest challenges for a photographer is to establish a visual language while navigating through a sea of personal experiences.
July 18, 5:00PM
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.
June 9, 6:00PM
Focusing on critical theories and ideas that shape photographic practice, this workshop investigates the (relatively) recent turn to abstraction in photography.
June 2, 6:00PM

Participants will learn how to transform digital files into strong black and white photographs.

May 20, 6:00PM
Using an array of simple techniques, this workshop demonstrates rule-breaking in black and white wet darkroom practice to produce unique alternative images.
May 6, 12:00PM
May 7, 12:00PM

Mexican artist Alejandro Cartagena will teach a two day workshop focused on photobook history, edit and sequencing methods.

May 3, 12:00PM

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.

March 17, 6:00PM
March 24, 6:00PM

Please Note: there are 2 parts to this workshop.

Wall to Wall 2012, C. Badanjak.
November 12, 6:00PM

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

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September 23, 6:00PM

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

April 26, 10:00AM

Go back in time with this workshop and experience one of the earliest photographic printing processes.