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Jordan Nahmias

Artist member since 2018
Thornhill, Ontario

Jordan Nahmias is a photographer living and working in Toronto, Canada. Traditionally capturing images of places and things which he comes across in travel and daily life, Jordan’s evolving practice uses photography to investigate history, memory and nostalgia while simultaneously speaking to issues of solitude, loss and abandonment. His most recent solo show was a part of Contact 2017, and he has participated in numerous curated group shows, including at Gallery 44, Red Head Gallery and Coldstream Gallery.


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Q+A

Describe your home in 3 words

Cozy, clean, quirky.

Favourite movie

The Big Lebowski

Coffees per day and from where

1, and I make my own!

How long have you been creating art?

10+ years

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

lawyer

Why is it important for people to have art in their home or life?

It's important for people to have art in their home and life because art causes us to be present - we can, even briefly, leave aside the distractions of our workdays, family lives, and so forth, and instead pay attention to what is in front of us which, ideally, is an image/creation that we've chosen to live with and enjoy.

Upcoming Exhibitions
2019-02-22

Toronto
The Artist Project

Select Past Exhibitions
2017

Dimensions, Toronto
The New Old; Contact 2017

2017

Gallery 44, Toronto
On Process and Practice

2017

Coldstream Gallery, Toronto
This City II

2017

Scarborough Arts, Toronto
Scarborough Arts 31st Annual Juried Exhibition,

2016

Richard MacLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa
RMG Exposed

2016

Redhead Gallery, Toronto
Get Noticed

2015

The Spoke Club, Toronto
New and Unseen Works

Press
2018

Style at Home (Print)

2017

CBC (Online)
"Their challenge? Represent all of Toronto in a single photo"

2017

Toronto Guardian (Online)
"Inspiring Creatives from The Artist Project 2017 in Toronto"

2018

BlogTO (Online)
"Thirty Artists to Look For at The Artist Project 2018"

Education
2008

University of Toronto, Faculty of Law
JD

2005

Huron College at the University of Western Ontario
BA (Hons)

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