BRING IT: The Toronto Alliance of Art Critics
The newly formed Toronto Alliance of Art Critics steps forward to say
7 of Toronto’s art critics fess up about galleries, artists, art dealers, art fairs, art shows and press releases.
DAVID BALZER's writing on visual art, film, and theatre has appeared in Toronto Life, Canadian Notes and Queries, Cinema Scope, Maisonneuve, and EYE WEEKLY, where he is arts editor and "Galleries" columnist. He recently finished a short-fiction collection entitled Artists in Peril.
OTINO CORSANO is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art, University of Toronto and Otis College of Art in Los Angeles. His art writings and artist interviews are published in artUS magazine and has taught at the University of Toronto and the Ontario College of Art and Design.
ROSEMARY HEATHER is the former editor of Mix Magazine (2002-2003) and C Magazine (2004-2009).
CHARLENE K. LAU is a Toronto-based art writer whose reviews have been published in Canadian Art, C Magazine, Akimblog and Fashion Theory (forthcoming). She is curatorial assistant at the Textile Museum of Canada.
LEAH SANDALS is a freelance art writer and editor based in Toronto. She contributes regularly to the National Post and NOW, and is also associate editor for Canadian Art's website. Her geekier free-associations are forever on view at http://neditpasmoncoeur.blogspot.com.
MURRAY WHYTE covers visual arts for the Star. He's also a feature writer for the Saturday and Sunday Star. He has written about art for the New York Times, Canadian Art magazine, the National Post and many others.
Moderated by Gonzo journalist and host of ArtStars* NADJA SAYEJ, http://artstarstv.com