Callum Schuster

Callum Schuster’s art practice pivots around his interests in the psychology of space, perception and its effects on peoples behaviour. He explores this idea by collecting materials from his environment and turning the things he finds into paint. The paint and colour become symbols for the external world and ones internal beliefs. The relationship between spaces becomes important as binaries are blended and ones idea of a thing is met with the thing itself represented in a pure form, its essence in colour and texture. Schuster graduated from OCADU's Drawing and Painting program in 2011. His work has been exhibited in a number of solo and group exhibitions, including Palindrome Dome Metronome Home at O'Born Contemporary (Toronto), More Than Two (curated by Micah Lexier) at The Power Plant (Toronto), an off-site exhibition at the Havana Biennale, as well as public installations for the City of Toronto's Nuit Blanche and WayHome Music and Arts Festival.