Dis/Mantle: Meet the artists with
Gordon Shadrach, Christine Nnawuchi and Moraa Stump
Feb 4, 1 to 3 p.m. @Spadina Museum, 285 Spadina Road
Space is limited. Pre-register for your free ticket
Artist Gordon Shadrach sits down to have a conversation with
Christine Nnawuchi and Moraa Stump on their contributions to
Dis/mantle. After the conversation there will be the chance to see
Part of Toronto History Museums Good Vibes programming for Black
History Month. Good Vibes is an intimate atmosphere that educates
and honours Black Freedom through music, culture and storytelling
that uplifts and warms the soul.
Toronto-based artist Gordon Shadrach was born and raised in
Brampton, Ontario in 1966. Gordon works from photographs and paints
in oil and acrylic on wood. He has exhibited in solo and group art
shows in Canada and the United States. He received his B. Des.
(MAAD) from OCAD University and has a Master of Education degree
from Niagara University. He is currently represented through United
Contemporary Gallery in Toronto.
Moraa Stump is a Kenyan and Canadian material artist based in
Toronto, having grown up and spent her formative years in
Mozambique and eSwatini. Moraa is interested in race, notions of
safety, and physical space. She primarily works in quilting, using
re-purposed materials to create sculptures and installations.
Christine Nnawuchi is an award winning self taught contemporary
artist, working primarily in porcelain. Her practice celebrates the
beauty in imperfection, reminiscent of an ancient time. She is
inspired by primal ideas, cultures and principles which she fuses
with fictional narratives to create objet d’art with their own
tales and history. Christine has exhibited at The Artist Project,
The Harbourfont Centre and TOAF and has been featured in several