Kristan Horton


Mango Coupling
Color ink-jet print, 17 X 17
courtesy of the artist and Jessica Bradley Art + Projects
value: $500 unframed

Kristan Horton creates artworks in diverse media that examine aspects of translation, imitation, and transformation. The source of Horton's works include audiobooks, film, advertising, magazines, and catalogues which serve as starting points to investigate how we engage the world of representations and how this process is vulnerable to disruption. Horton's work has been presented in solo exhibitions at VOX Contemporary Image, Montreal (2009), White Columns, New York (2008); the Art Gallery of York University, Toronto (2007); Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto (2007); Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver (2007); YYZ Artist Outlet, Toronto (2006); Mercer Union, Toronto (2005); and Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto (2005). His work has also been included in group exhibitions at the Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal (2008), Blackwood Gallery, Mississauga (2008); Artspeak, Vancouver (2007); Albright Knox, Buffalo (2007); and the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto (2006).