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Come Up To My Room 2019

  • Gladstone Hotel 1214 Queen Street West Toronto, ON, M6J 1J6 Canada (map)

Which room is for you:

”*Banner image artwork by Whyishnave Suthagar.

Discover 4 floors of immersive art & design at the Gladstone Hotel.

Come Up To My Room invites artists and designers to create a 4-day site-specific, immersive installations that stimulate the imagination and encourage discussion and dialogue between contributors and visitors alike. #CUTMR2019 will feature over 20 projects with over 50 participants! Join CUTMR2019 curators Jana Macalik, Jennie Suddick, and Lee Petrie in celebrating 16 years of art and design at Toronto’s leading art hotel.


Space and scale are twisted and reimagined through interactive and tactile installations at this year’s Come Up To My Room! As an antidote to our current uncertain times and gloomy contemporary issues, these works revel in playfulness and lightheartedness. Here, artists and designers are the optimistic superheroes we need- providing us with creative solutions and shifts in perspectives through these spaces that remove us from our everyday. Light, colour, and sound are warped to create fun (yet at times uncomfortable) spaces that bring familiar elements and creative approaches to life in unexpected ways. KABLOOEY!

Exhibition Dates

January 17 - 20, 2019

Exhibition Hours

Thursday January 17: 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Friday January 18: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

Saturday January 19: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm, with celebration 7:00 - 10:00 pm, and free Love Design Party 10:00 pm til late

Sunday January 20: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

General admission: $10
Family of 4: $25
School groups: $25 (advance booking only)
Students: $5 (Friday January 18 only, with valid student ID)

Participating Aritists 2019:
-Alesha Aquino
-Jasmine Cardenas
-Chromatic Aberration (Becky Lauzon, Johnny Cann, Michael Rennick)
-Five Percent [Arshdeep Boparai, Xinxin (Tina) Cui, Xinran (Irene) Liu, Qian (Jenny) Yang, Danielle Zandueta]
-Sonia Gemmiti + Christy Stoeten
-Ilze Godlevskis
-Kristina Guison + Mehrnaz Rohbakhsh
-Cleo Halfpenny
-Haliburton School of Art + Design: Faculty + Alumni of the Integrated Design Diploma Program
-Natalie King
-Charlize Nhung
-[R]ed[U]x Lab (Vincent Hui with Martina Cepic, Monika Mitić, Nan Xiao, Adrian Chîu, Arnel Español, Casey Li, Henry Mai)
-Anna Rose
-Arshia Salesi
-Shelter Bay
-Cole Swanson
-Alex R.M. Thompson
-Georgina Lee Walker + Youri Makovski
-Safoura Zahedi”

Later Event: January 18
Dyke City: Episodes 1 & 2