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Walter Segers

Artist member since 2019
Toronto, Ontario

Walter Segers emigrated from Belgium in 1993 and currently lives and works in Toronto. He graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design University in 2008 with honours and received OCADU’s prestigious M.C. McCain Post Graduate Photography Residency in 2009. His art practice is located at the Museum Of Contemporary Art Toronto (MOCA) through Akin studio programming. He has exhibited his photo-based works at Spin, Gallery Thirteen Thirteen, Lonsdale, The John B. Aird Gallery, Propeller, The Window Gallery YYZ, P|M Gallery and the Gladstone art hotel in Toronto. In Ontario he exhibited at Open Studio at Cambrian College in Sudbury, FHM in Cambridge, Markham Museum and Lilliput Gallery in London, ON. His work has been shown internationally at Leslie Lohman Annex Gallery in NYC, Peter Deckers in Belgium, Galerie AMU in Prague and Galerie 12 in Zlín in the Czech Republic. Segers’ work is published in ArtWindsor, muse magazine (Canadian Museums Association) as well as the online magazines Wondereur, Frank by The Genteel, and Pixie & Rotter. His photo-based works explore issues surrounding gender, sexuality, immigration and identity.


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Inside the Studio


Q+A

Favourite movie

Pedro Almodovar - High Heels (Tacones Lejanos)

When I'm not making art, I'm (a) ...

reading, cooking and gardening

What artists do you admire right now?

Moses Salihou, Abraham Oghobase, Luke Austin, Jeff Bierk, thePAsystem

Describe the person your work appeals to in 3 words

witty, charismatic, detail-oriented

Favourite medium

photography

Describe your home in 3 words

gallery, welcoming, food

Upcoming Exhibitions
MOCA

Toronto
tba-July/Aug 2019

Select Past Exhibitions
2019

Pegasus, Toronto
What I Did On My Summer Vacation

2018

Lilliput Gallery, London, ON
the soul of the amethyst

2018

George Brown College, Toronto
50X50

2018

John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto
The Views Are Different Here

2017

Markham Museum, Markham, ON
Guys As Dolls

2017

The Window Gallery YYZ, Toronto
What I Did On My Summer Vacation

2016

Fashion History Museum, Cambridge, ON
What I Did On My Summer Vacation

2016

Propeller Art Gallery, Toronto, ON
Come Together

2015

Heist Op Den Berg, Belgium
Double Vision

2015

John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto
Queer Landscapes, Queer Journeys

2015

Open Studio - Cambrian College, Sudbury, ON
Queer Landscapes, Queer Journeys

2014

Propeller, Toronto (Nuit Rose)
The Sex Offensive

2014

P|M Gallery, Toronto
Hit Parade

2013

Show Gallery, Toronto
Bend Over

2013

Gladstone Hotel, Toronto
10x10 Queer Portraits

Accolades
2017

Ontario Arts Council
Exhibition Grant

Press
2018

Exhibition Catalogue
The Views Are Different Here

2017

muse magazine (Canadian Museum Association)
Guys As Dolls

2015

ArtWindsor
Art Meal

2015

Exhibition Catalogue
Queer Landscapes, Queer Journeys

2014

Sketch, OCADU
Artist Profile

2013

10X10 #3
Queer Portraits

2013

Pixie and Rotter UK
Punk and Queer issue

2013

Wondereur Online
What I Did On My Summer Vacation

Residencies

MOCA Toronto
one year resident artist via Akin Projects

Education

OCAD University
Bachelor Fine Art - Photography

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