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James Legaspi

Artist member since 2019
Brampton, Ontario

James Legaspi is an emerging Filipino-Canadian multimedia artist currently completing an undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto and Sheridan College, living and working in Brampton, Ontario. Recent activity includes work exhibited at the Art Museum at the University of Toronto and Gallery 44, and curatorial work at the Blackwood Gallery. Legaspi is currently completing an internship at Vtape and a residency with Visual Arts Mississauga.


Inside the Studio


Q+A

Favourite artist(s) right now

Emily Vey Duke & Cooper Battersby

During my breaks, I tend to ...

Sleep

Favourite book

Claudia Rankine: Don't Let Me Be Lonely

Beverage of choice

Water

Coffees per day and from where

6-10, Pilot

Least favourite movie

Adam Sandler's filmography

Upcoming Exhibitions
2021-05-19

Art Museum @ UofT
2021 University of Toronto Shelley Peterson Student Art Exhibition

Select Past Exhibitions
2021

Visual Arts Mississauga at Riverwood, Mississauga
friend of a friend

2021

The Tiny Fist Gallery, Oakville
presence, or lack thereof

2021

Take Action GAllery, Mississauga
tissues and magnolia petals

2021

DesignTO, Toronto
song of the shirt

2020

Gallery 44, Toronto
OUTREACH Online: Envision

2020

Hart House, Toronto
Re:Locations: Navigating Visions of the Asia-Pacific

2019

The Tiny Fist Gallery, Oakville
breathing room

2019

Trinity College, Toronto
Trinity Art Show 2019: Statements

2018

Sheridan College, Oakville
Seasonal Æffective Painting

2017

Sheridan College
Absolute Garbage

Accolades
2020

Blackwood Gallery
Curatorial Project Award

2020

Canadian Art
Canadian Art Award in Recognition of Excellence in Volunteerism

2020

YYZ Artists' Outlet
YYZ Artists' Outlet Award

2020

Sheridan College
Faculty Award for Excellence in Video & Sound

2020

Sheridan College
Faculty Award for Excellence in Painting 4

2020

Department of Visual Studies Student Society
Best Cinematography

2020

Department of Visual Studies Student Society
Best Sound & Music

2019

Sheridan College
Faculty Award for Excellence in Drawing 3

2019

Akimbo
Let's Talk About Me for a Minute Award

2018

Sheridan College
Faculty Award for Excellence in Design 1

2018

Sheridan College
Faculty Award for Excellence in Painting 2

2018

Canadian Art
Canadian Art Award for Excellence in Volunteer Contribution

2017

D. L. Stevenson & Sons
D. L. Stevenson & Sons Award for Excellence in Painting 1

2016

University of Toronto Mississauga
University of Toronto Mississauga Entrance Scholarship

Press
2021

BUFF
James Legaspi

2021

Watch Your Head
Performance: James Legaspi

2020

Modern Mississauga
VAM's Creative Residency

2020

University of Toronto Mississauga
Blackwood Gallery students publish digital collection exploring time and place during COVID-19

2020

Propeller Art Gallery
summer small works show

2019

Canadian Art
2019 University of Toronto Shelley Peterson Student Art Exhibition

2019

blogTO
Trinity Art Show 2019: Statements

2019

The Medium
Four UTM students exhibit work at Trinity Art Show

Residencies
2021

Visual Arts Mississauga, Mississauga
Visual Arts Mississauga's Creative Residency

Education
2021

University of Toronto
Honors Bachelor of Arts

2021

Sheridan College
Diploma in Art & Art History

2021

University of Toronto
Certificate in Curatorial Studies

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