Alea Drain is an artist based in Toronto, ON primarily working in pen and ink, acrylic and embroidery with influence from textile techniques and pattern.
She is a graduate of OCAD U with a major in Drawing & Painting and a minor in Material Art & Design in Fibre.

Currently represented by #Hashtag Gallery

Select prints for sale at:

www.hashtaggallery.com

www.artzila.com

 

Recent Commission: TSO New Creations Festival 2016

 

Solo Exhibitions:
 

#Hashtag Gallery, 2015

#Hashtag Gallery, 2015

Of A Kind, 2013

Of A Kind, 2013

Gallery 129 Ossington, 2011

Gallery 129 Ossington, 2011

Solo Exhibitions:

2014                  Life As A Bubble, #Hashtag Gallery, Toronto, ON
2013                  bead & reel, Of A Kind, Toronto, ON
2011                  Threaded Lightly, Gallery 129 Ossington, Toronto, ON
2008                 Off-Set & Washed Out, V. Central, Toronto, ON


Selected Group Exhibitions, Awards & Residencies

2015                  Local Flora, #Hashtag Gallery, Toronto, ON
                          3rd Anniversary Show, #Hashtag Gallery, Toronto, ON
2014                  OCAD U Alumni Association Exhibition, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON
                          Untapped Emerging Artist Competition Prize Winner, The Artist Project 2014
2013                  The Salon Prize, Finalist, Studio 22 Gallery, Kingston, ON
2012                  Fall Residency Award Winner, Spark Box Studios, Picton, ON
                          OCAD U Alumni Association Exhibition, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON
2011                  Salon 6, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, ON
                          The Next Big Thing, OCAD Student Gallery, Toronto, ON
                          96th Annual OCADU Grad Ex: The Show Off, Toronto, ON
2010                  OCAD Retrospective, Great Hall, OCAD U, Toronto, ON
                          Square Foot Show, AWOL Gallery, Toronto, ON
2008                  Square Foot Show, AWOL Gallery, Toronto, ON
                          The Figure Show, OCAD U, Toronto, ON
2007                  Sample Return, The Blue Moon Pub, Toronto, ON

Press

The Artist and the Symphony, Mima Culture blog post

Room Magazine, Trespass 38.3 Issue 

Meet the Artists: Love Art Fair

Toronto Craft Alert

 Blog The Good - THE GOOD ARTIST

The Paper Place

Ettagirl

Spark Box Studio 

Anahita Azrahimi